Proudly listed among Top25 Best Hotels for Romance in Greece by TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards
Proud winner of Fodors 100 Best Boutique Hotels 2014!
Nestled in the pedestrian cobbled streets of Rethymno, the Avli Lounge Apartments or else the Avli Kriti, once the home of a Venetian Lord, is a secluded boutique hotel with a unique architectural mix of Cretan, Venetian and Turkish elements, ideal for guests who seek to relish the rich history and taste of the island within a luxurious hideaway.
Domes, Venetian arches, fountains with running water, cool cellars, antique furniture, paintings and works of art all set the scene for an escape with exceptional gastronomic delights in the gourmet – award winning – restaurant offering “Creative Cretan Organic Cuisine” based on Traditional Cretan recipes using local ingredients and supporting local producers. In 2012, Avli Lounge Apartments was awarded with the BIOKOUZINA award for the bio cuisine of the restaurnat, and for the GREEK BREAKFAST prepared with authentic Greek and Cretan Products.
The Avli Kriti is the perfect setting for a voyage to the magical atmosphere of Crete if you’re looking for a great hotel to combine cultural tours and a culinary trip, and participate into the Gourmet Cooking Lessons of Avli, and the Wine Testing at the “Fusion Enoteca”, taste Cretan products at the ʽRaw Materialsʼ, and enjoy authentic cretan entertainment at ʽRaki-Barakiʼ.