Golden Sand Hotel 5-Star

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About the 5* Golden Sand Hotel

The Golden Sand is a special, exquisite hotel, built on a sandy beach of 400 metre, ready to offer leisure and hospitality, in accordance with the famous Cretan tradition. On this golden beach, the Mediterranean Sea turtle “CARETTA-CARETTA” have nested since antiquity.

The hotel has espectacular facilities for everyone's entertainment and leisure such as three outdoor swimming pools including a children's pool, children's club, restaurants, bars and a 100 metre private beach and offers a six days light international animation programme day and night.
Some of this activities and facilities are part of the ALL-INCLUSIVE PACKAGE.

In addition, the hotel has a multi-lingual staff, friendly, expert and dedicated, ready to offer you the very best services and a variation of room types and suites to cover all your needs during your stay at the magnificent Golden Sand Hotel.

Distance from Airport:
30 miles (Approximately) from Heraklion Airport

Golden Sand hotel has 68 rooms, double, three-bedded, family rooms Junior Suite and Sharing Pool Rooms, all with elegant furnishings, with balcony or terrace and views direct or side sea view.

All rooms, irrespective of their type, boast an impressively elegant interior design and all the modern amenities of a five-star hotel: Individually adjustable Air-Conditioning, refrigerator,satellite TV, balcony or terrace with table and chairs, bath / Shower, direct dial telephone, telephone in the bathroom, as well as, electronic safety deposit box, hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers, security locks, internet connection, afternoon maid service and 220V power supply.

Transfer time:
30 minutes (Approximately)

Location and Resort:


All indoor seating is non smoking

Long trousers and appropriate dress code for dinner only

Breakfast (07.30-10.00)

•At the Main restaurant: indoor with air-conditioning
•Buffet Style
•Sunday Brunch (08.00-10.00) with local champagne & salmon
•Early continental breakfast (05.00-07.30)
•Late continental breakfast (10.00-11.00)
•Early breakfast and lunch basket upon reservation till 18:00 one day before

Lunch (12.30-14.30)

•At the Main Restaurant: indoor with air-conditioning
•Buffet style
•Self Service for Food. Service for all drinks: Bottled Wine & Water, Beer and soft drinks

At the Snack Bar (12:00-15:00) with grill (meat, fish & vegetables), spaghetti, pizza, gyros, pommes frites, sandwiches, fresh salads and desserts (Reservation required).

Snacks (11.00-17.30) A wide range of snacks, pizza, deserts, ice cream at the Pool Bar

Coffee-Tea time (15.00-17.00) daily at the Pool Bar

Dinner (18.30-21.30)

•Seven different theme nights at the Main restaurant: indoor with air-conditioning:
•According to night: Theme Buffet, daily different salads, cold and hot starters, fruits,
•Cretan corner, Diet Corner
•Self Service for Food. Service for all drinks: Wine (bottled), Water (bottled), Beer and soft drinks.

Special events on extra charge:

•Lobster candlelight dinner
•Sea Food and day catch fresh fish dinner


Pool Bar (10.00-01.00)
Main Bar (18.00-01.00)

In all inclusive formula bars we serve (from 10.00 till 23.00) a choice of local spirits, cocktails, long drinks, beers, local wine, filter coffee, Nescafe, espresso, cappuccino, ice coffee, cacao, tea soft drinks and juices.

All pool bars are opened according to the weather conditions

Drinks on extra charge:

•Import and Premium drinks such as red and black label whiskies, malt or bourbon whiskies, champagne, etc
•Fresh juices are also on extra charge
Main Bar (23.00-01.00)
•Pool Bar (23.00-01.00)

**Hotel reserves the right to choose the brands of imported or local spirits, soft drinks, coffees, beers and water**


• Babysitting (on request)
• Room Service
• Day use (according to availability)


• Aerobic/step or water aerobics
• Gymnastics
• Darts
• Water Polo
• Volley Ball
• Basketball
• Table tennis


•Activities and sport games during day and light program during the night.


• Sailing material
• Water skiing
• Banana boat
• Pedaloes
• Canoes


• Safe Deposit Box in the room
• Internet access in the rooms
• Sun beds & umbrellas at the pools and the beach
• Beach towels


• Doctor 24 hours
• Billiards & Electronic games

Eating and Drinking:
LOBBY BAR (Operation hours: 18:00 - 01:00): The Lobby bar is located in the central building of the hotel. The best way to finish your day by relaxing with good company. Enjoy evenings overlooking the swimming pools and the blue sea.

POOL BAR (Operation hours: 10:00 - 01:00):You do not have to walk away from the beach. The Pool bar offers everything you could want: water, coffee, soft drinks, ice cream, beer, snacks, wine, long drinks, Cocktails, etc.

In all inclusive formula bars we serve (from 10.00 till 23.00) a choice of national spirits, cocktails, long drinks, beers, local wine, filter coffee, Nescafe, espresso, cappuccino, ice coffee, cacao, tea soft drinks and juices.

**Drinks on extra charge: Premium drinks such as red and black label whiskies, malt or bourbon whiskies, champagne.

**Fresh juices are on extra charge.

Wonderful Greek and international taste experiences, in the right atmosphere to enjoy them. Central Restaurant Operation hours:

07:30 - 10:00 Breakfast American buffet,
10.00-11.00 late sleepers with continental breakfast,
12.30-14.30 Lunch and;
18:30 - 21:30 Dinner

In othe central restaurant you can have your meals in a pleasant and cool environment.

Swimming pools:
The hotel has three outside swimming pools. Two of them are for adults and one is for children. The space next to the swimming pool has all necessary for the ultimate relaxation: sunbeds, umbrellas and side tables. It also has Children play ground.

Additionally, the hotel has a private sandy beach, with a length of approximately 100m, the rest of the 400m beach is public. The beach is equipped with deck chairs and umbrellas and their use is free of charge. Upon arrival, our guests take from the reception of the hotel special cards (against a guarantee amount), that they can exchange for pool and beach towels. A lifeguard service is available on the beach.

Right choice:
Excellent choice for those looking for a luxurious beachfront accommodation with spacious, modern, comfortable and relaxing rooms and also; plenty of amenities and facilities on-site the hotel and nearby entertainment, bars, clubs and much more.

Suitable for:
Families, couples, groups, lone, senior and disabled travellers.

Hotel 24 Hour Reception
Hotel Bar
Hotel Beach Volleyball
Hotel Beachfront
Hotel Buffet Restaurant
Hotel Cafe/Snack Bar
Hotel Couples
Hotel Currency Exchange
Hotel Direct Access to the Beach
Hotel Families
Hotel Internet Access
Hotel Lounge
Hotel Near to beach
Hotel Outdoor Pool
Hotel Play Area
Hotel Pool Bar
Hotel Pool/Billiard Table
Hotel Restaurant
Hotel Separate Children's pool
Hotel Snack Bar
Hotel TV room
Room Air Conditioning Room
Room Bath
Room Fridge
Room Hairdryer
Room Internet Access
Room Safe
Room Satellite TV
Room Telephone

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