The 5-star Terra 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 141 rooms, including 56 bungalows, 3 family rooms, 6 rooms for the disabled and 11 Junior 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, air conditioning and a balcony or terrace. 24-hour room service is also offered, where the friendly and helpful staff will be happy to assist you in any way they can. The suites also come with a jacuzzi.
Outside the rooms, the hotel facilities include everything you would expect from a luxury resort and more. These include four restaurants, two bars and four swimming pools. There are various sporting facilities, including three floodlit tennis courts with lessons available, and watersports such as windsurfing, waterskiing and scuba diving. Guests can also enjoy a lesson in Italian cooking at the hotel's Limoncello Restaurant.
For travelers with young children, there is also a childrens mini club, kindergarten and playground, as well as a mini waterpark and several children's pools. 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 the Limoncello Italian restaurant, a seafood restauarant, and the romantic, candlelit Pithos restaurant offering local Cretan cuisine. There are also two bars, the Tropical bar by the main pool and the Romantic bar in the hotel lobby.
The hotel features three outdoor pools and an indoor pool, in addition to four 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 Terra Maris offers everything you could possibly need.
Individuals, couples, families and groups