The luxurious, 5-star Creta Maris Hotel in Crete is located just outside the popular tourist resort of Hersonnisos. This beautifully appointed hotel is the perfect base for a relaxing break on this stunning Mediterranean island.
The hotel has a total of 534 rooms, including 215 bungalows, 16 family rooms, 14 rooms for the disabled and 25 suites. Each and every room comes equpped with everything you may need for an enjoyable and comfortable stay, including a privately stocked bar, satellite TV, 24-hour room service, air conditioning and a balcony or terrace. The suites, with their spacious and airy lounges complete with fireplaces, are particularly grand.
Special mention should be made of the three most exclusive suites on offer at the Creta Maris. These include the Ambassadorial Suite, which features an outdoor jacuzzi and an incredible view, and the large desk, two phone lines and internet connection make it the perfect choice for annyone who needs to work during their holiday. The Presidential Suite boasts all of this and more, coming with its own private gym and sauna. There is also a recent addition in the form of the Suite On The Rocks, with it's secluded waterfornt location and private pool.
Outside the rooms, the hotel facilities include everything you would expect from a luxury resort and more. These include six restaurants, six bars, five swimming pools, various sporting facilities including tennis coutrs and watersports, and an open-air theatre. There is also a childrens club for 3- to 11- year-olds. The star attraction, however, is the spa and thalassotherapy center, offering a range of relaxing health and beauty treatments based around the rejuvenating properties of seawater.
Just about anything else you may need during your stay can be found at the nearby town of Hersonnisos. In addition to a glorious beach of white sand and clear waters, the town has a rich nightlife, with numerous restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and bars.
Distance from Airport:
15 miles - Heraklion Airport
All rooms come with a bathroom with either a bath or shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, air conditioning, bar, mini fridge, coffe-making facilities, telephone, safety deposit boxes, a telephone, a balcony or terrace and 24-hour room service.
Location and Resort:
The nearby resort town of Hersonnisos offers plenty to see and do during your stay, including beautiful beaches and several restaurants and bars. Children will enjoy the Aquaworld Aquarium, and the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum featuring a recreation of a traditional Cretan village. The town and it's surroundings are also steeped in history. On one of the streets is a Roman fountain with mosaics of fishing scenes, and nearby are the ruins of an early Christian basilica. Further afield, don't miss the astonishing Minoan palace of Knossos, three miles south of Heraklion.
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel offers six restaurants, including an Italian restaurant, a seafood restauarant, the Cochlias restaurant featuring live music and other entertainment, and the romantic, candlelit Pithos restaurant offering local Cretan cuisine. There are also six bars, including a pool bar, beach bar and disco, and the candlelit "Romantic Bar" overlooking the sea and the hotel gardens.
The hotel features two outdoor pools and an indoor pool with a jacuzzi, in addition to two children's swimming pools.
Whether you are looking to explore the sights of the historic island of Crete, or are just looking to relax in the Mediterranean sun, the Creta Maris offers everything you could possibly need.
Individuals, couples and families