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The Resort on the island of Crete known for its excellence, pleasant environment, proximity to famous archaeological sites and its buzzing Capital, Heraklion. Built on a promontory in traditional Aegean architecture and overlooking the deep blue bay of Aghia Pelagia, the Peninsula Hotel is surrounded by two unique beaches that offer a wide range of water sport facilities for all age groups, as well as a completely certified diving centre.

How far is the nearest beach?
Surrounded by two beaches this hotel is an ideal location for all you beach lovers.

Distance from Airport
The Airport is 25 km away.

The Peninsula Hotel offers 250 double rooms and 16 family rooms. All of which are equipped with Cretan decor, a private bathroom, balcony or terrace, telephone, refrigerator, air conditioning, a radio and safety box (with extra charge).

Food & Drink
All Inclusive Food & Drinks
The AI programme consists of breakfast (07:30-09:45), lunch (12:30-14:00) and dinner (19:00-21:00), all buffet style, served in the main restaurant. During breakfast coffee, tea and juices are offered; during lunch & dinner, wine from the barrel, draught beer, natural water and soft drinks (lemonade, coca cola, fanta). Tea & coffee time with cake & biscuits is daily from 10:00-17:00 at the tavern/snack bar. Locally produced alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks like whiskey, gin, vodka, rum, tequila, brandy, ouzo, raki, long drinks, draught beer, wine from the barrel, soft drinks, tin juices, coffee and tea are served till 23:00 at the snack bar (10:00-17:00, weather permitted), the pool bar (17:00-23:00, weather permitted), and the lobby bar (17:00-23:00, in low season).

Sports & Entertainment
Sport facilities at the hotel include pool games, coffee games, table tennis, tennis (prior reservation), darts, tournaments, competitions, selection of board games, volleyball, billiards (except 14:00-18:00), water ball, gymnastics, etc. There are also umbrellas & deck chairs around the swimming pool. The Peninsula Hotel has elevators, registration / hospitality, tour desk, money exchange and a chapel. Conference facilities for up to 80 persons are available upon request. A local bus service connects the hotel to town. Other services on request with extra charge include special treatment for honeymooners, birthdays, and wedding anniversaries.

Chargeable Extras
Espresso coffee, the Pergola bar, the beach bar, all drinks after 23:00, Scuba diving courses, umbrellas & deck chairs at the public beach & on the plateau in the hotel area, laundry service, doctor or medical services, car rental, telephone, fax, email service, safety deposit boxes and mini market are available at a charge.

The AI guests must wear the special bracelet in order to benefit the AI concept. All drinks are self service.


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Additional Information

  • Timezone Europe/Athens
  • Language Greek is the official language of Greece and is spoken by about 99.5% of the population.
  • Currency Euro


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Basketball
  • Beach Bar
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Currency Exchange
  • Darts
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Football
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Mini Market
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Private Beach
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sport Facilities
  • Sunbeds
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • TV Lounge
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Tourist Information


All travellers are advised to ensure that tetanus and polio vaccinations are kept up to date. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all travellers over one year of age coming from infected areas.


The power supply in Greece is 220 V AC at 50 Hz. You may require an adapter for the round two-pin sockets in use in Greece. Power cuts are not uncommon.


Many visitors to Greece will not need to obtain a visa for visits to Greece of up to 90 days.