Sofia Beach Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Sofia Beach Hotel Rethymnon
Travel Blogs from Rethymnon
... baby on the way. We stopped at a taverna by an amazing beach. The food was very average, the beer was good, the water looked several shades of turquoise & quite choppy, the sand was golden and Lance got a rusty nail through his foot. Luckily his tetanus is all up to date. The beach was located close to the islands airport. The planes were coming in to land what seemed like every couple of minutes. It was a lovely spot to cool off and watch the sea and ...
... time walking around. I would have loved to have spent longer here as it looked a really interesting town but unfortunately time would not allow. We made it back to the boat just in time as we were the last lot back on board . Tonight was the last night movie we would be watching . As we had had such a long day David said he had selected a short movie for us. it was his silent movie Buster Keaton's The navigator. It tells the story of two people stranded on a cruise ship on their own ...
... or spaghetti". We choose chicken, which was an excellent choice. This really felt like a home cooked meal as Maria cooked the food ten feet from us in her oven and brought the salad to our table with the small glasses for wine. All told, for wine, water, chicken, potatoes, salad, raki (geek alcoholic drink) for FOUR people the total bill was only 42 euros. We also had some extra entertainment as across the street at the ...
... at night, the air was filled not with the sounds of commerce and groups of tourists, but with the authentic cacophony of Greek locals sitting around outside, making conversation as the day draws down. Kids, too. Kids in Greece stay out late. Surprisingly late. The result of a dearth of electronics and limited cable/internet I'm sure.
The couple next to me is now arguing about Santorini.
Guy: "What do you hope to accomplish there? It's nothing, it's barren"
... tour buses there by the time we arrive at 8.30am (another hot tip from those in the know). Still the crowds weren't too bad at all. We opted not to have a tour guide. There are explanatory signs are nearly every major brick or fresco, so its pretty easy to get around yourself and work out what you are looking at. Its an amazing place if you are a history buff. Lots of columns and arches and frescos, all very well preserved. It always blows my mind that ...