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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 hotel offers direct access to three different beaches ideal for swimming and snorkeling due to their protection from the frequent northeastern winds that regularly affect the North of Crete.
How far is the nearest beach?
Surrounded by two beaches this hotel is an ideal location for all you beach lovers.
Distance from Airport
Chania airport is roughly 128km away and Heraklion's airport is roughly 29km.
The hotel is compromised of two main buildings and several groups of Bungalows with great views of the sea. In total the hotel offers 250 guest rooms of various types. All of which are equipped with a Balcony, Patio, Telephone, LCD Television, Satellite Channels, Air Conditioning, Hairdryer, Bathroom, Bath or Shower, Complimentary Toiletries, Refrigerator, Electric Kettle, Wake up Service, Safety Deposit Box. Wi-Fi is also available in rooms at a small extra charge. A housekeeping service is provided 6 days a week (excluding Sundays).
Food & Drink
The hotel restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, in a buffet format which can all be enjoyed with the spectacular view of the sea. The Menu is greatly influenced from the traditional Greek and Cretan cuisine however certain more contemporary choices are also available. During breakfast, lunch and dinner a number of live cooking stations operate and as well as live grill station that operates every day during dinner. Drinks, snacks and light meals can also be enjoyed at the 4 bars available:
The Lobby Bar - located in the hotel main building, near the reception and offers coffee, drinks, a variety of cocktails.
The bar operates throughout the entire season from 18:30 – 24:00.
The Snack Bar – The Snack Bar is located next to the central pool under a large pergola. It operates in the daytime and offers coffee, drinks, a variety of snacks, and light meals. It is ideal for relaxing and enjoying your coffee after a dive in the pool.
The bar operates throughout the entire season from 09:00 – 17:30.
The Pool Bar – The open-air Pool Bar is the hotel’s largest bar and includes the theatre and dancing stage. It is where the animation team performs each night and where all our guests gather in the evening. This bar also offers a great panoramic view of the sea and offers a variety of refreshments and exotic cocktails.
The bar operates throughout the entire season from 17:00 – 01:00.
The ‘Tsimento’ Beach Bar – Our beach bar is unique in that it is a concrete platform situated literally next to the sea. It is very popular amongst locals and may get quite busy on weekends. It is the ideal place to swim, relax under the sun, and enjoy your coffee with the tranquil view of the sea. It is ideal for those who do not like pebbles and sand and just want to swim. The bar offers a variety of dishes, drinks and cocktails and operates during the summer months from 10:00 – 19:00. Sun beds and umbrellas are available at an extra charge.
Sports & Entertainment
There is 2 outdoor swimming pools (one with fresh water and one with sea water and both offering excellent sea views and 2 adjoining children pools).
Sport facilities at the hotel include pool games, coffee games, table tennis, 2 tennis (prior reservation), 1 multi-use court, darts, tournaments, competitions, selection of board games, volleyball, billiards (except 14:00-18:00), water ball, gymnastics, etc. The Peninsula Hotel has elevators, registration / hospitality, tour desk, money exchange and a chapel. A local bus service connects the hotel to town. A variety of beauty and wellness therapies can be found in the Spa and Wellness centre, there is also a indoor heated swimming pool. For the little ones there is a children’s mini club and playground. Wi-Fi is available in all public areas of the hotel and is free of charge. The animation program organizes a variety of different activities everyday for both children and adults.
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.
Peninsula Resort and Spa is as relaxing and enjoyable hotel as it is scenic. We enjoyed a two week all inclusive stay at the hotel. Although there is much to be said about the location, room...
Peninsula Resort and Spa is as relaxing and enjoyable hotel as it is scenic. We enjoyed a two week all inclusive stay at the hotel. Although there is much to be said about the location, room, restaurant, entertainment and activities within the hotel, more is to be said for the members of staff for their exceptional customer service as well as their extensive knowledge of the town (Agia Pelagia) and Heraklion itself. Thanks to which, we were able to make the most of our holiday as a whole. So if you are looking for a memorable and accommodating getaway, then I would definitely recommend Peninsula Resort and Spa.
My wife and I spent a week in Peninsula hotel in July.Very nice hotel with and friendly staff.Rooms are modern and very clean.ALL INCLUSIVE IS WAY TO GO..Food and drinks are very good.Relaxing place...
My wife and I spent a week in Peninsula hotel in July.Very nice hotel with and friendly staff.Rooms are modern and very clean.ALL INCLUSIVE IS WAY TO GO..Food and drinks are very good.Relaxing place with grate view.We really enjoyed our stay.
Me and my wife spent one week in The Peninsula hotel in july.Very nice hotel with great view,friendly staff.Very modern and clean rooms.All inclusive is the way to go.Food and drinks are very good.We...
Me and my wife spent one week in The Peninsula hotel in july.Very nice hotel with great view,friendly staff.Very modern and clean rooms.All inclusive is the way to go.Food and drinks are very good.We really enjoyed our stay.
A large and rambling hotel. Rooms are fairly plain with white walls and simple furniture but are kept spotlessly clean every day. Meals are buffet style with a huge quantity of choices for both...
A large and rambling hotel. Rooms are fairly plain with white walls and simple furniture but are kept spotlessly clean every day. Meals are buffet style with a huge quantity of choices for both breakfast, lunch and dinner, prepared and displayed excellently. Quite possibly the most comprehensive buffet I have ever come across in my travels. Bars however could be improved as there is only one brand of beer available and complimentery drinks ( if you are on a fully inclusive basis ) only cover locally produced wines and spirits. Bar service can be painfully slow at times.Staff are very obliging and friendly.