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Centrally situated on the island of Crete, the Sea Side Resort & Spa offers an authentic, family-owned experience of Cretan hospitality. This property is set on a private peninsula, in a location that is close to historical sites and local attractions, as well as the traditional fishing village of Mononaftis. With beautiful views of the Aegean Sea and extensive gardens, this resort is especially suited to a romantic getaway with your partner or a relaxing family holiday.

## Please note that this hotel will operate as Adults Only from summer 2022. ##

How far is the nearest beach?

This hotel is located 60m from the beach.

Distance from Airport

It is 30km from Heraklion Airport and 128km from Chania Airport to the hotel.


The resort offers Double Rooms with land or sea views, Superior Double Rooms with sharing pool access and Junior Suites. A variety of suites are available, as well as Superior Rooms, some with a sharing pool.

All accommodation includes a mini-fridge (filled every other day with water), flat-screen satellite TV, safe, telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and a balcony or terrace.

Food & Drink

The main theme restaurant is called Veranda, which hosts indulgent buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with show cooking and themed corners. There are also three à la carte dining venues: Jasmine Asian Restaurant, Minoan Cretan Taverna and Kullinarium Gourmet Restaurant. Head to the pool bars or the

Panorama Main Bar for refreshments, entertainment and a welcoming atmosphere.

All Inclusive guests staying for 7 days or more can enjoy dinner at the Jasmin Chinese Restaurant, Minoan Greek Taverna and Kullinarium Gourmet Restaurant once per week under reservation (two days prior). Please note that long trousers, shirts and shoes are required at dinner.

A choice of local and international branded spirits, cocktails, long drinks, beers, local wine, a choice of coffee, tea, soft drinks and juices are available in All Inclusive bars from 10:00 – 18:00. All pool bars are opened according to the weather conditions.

Sports & Entertainment

The grounds of the resort feature three outdoor saltwater swimming pools: Pelagos – the main pool, a separate children’s pool and Thalassa – the Adults Only relax pool. There is also an outdoor Jacuzzi, sunbeds, parasols and a mini spa centre that offers massages and treatments (extra charge), as well as FREE Wi-Fi access in all public areas. There is a daily entertainment programme of games, sports, evening shows, karaoke and dancing. The resort also offers table tennis, darts, water polo, tennis and a gym. A variety of watersports are available for a local charge on the nearby Mononaftis beach. Please note that the heated indoor pool is Adults Only till 15th of May and after the 15th of October.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Currency Exchange
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Market
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Reception
  • Romantic
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Spa
  • Sport Facilities
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pool (Salt Water)
  • Table Tennis
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Terrace
  • TV Lounge
  • Wifi