A perfect blend of tradition and luxury on a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters, where guests can experience the authentic Cretan hospitality. Creta Maris Beach Resort originally launched in 1975 is situated next to Hersonissos.
With a 680-room capacity, Creta Maris Beach Resort originally launched in 1975 is situated next to Hersonissos, just 25 minutes (24km) away from the Heraklion Airport.
A perfect blend of tradition and luxury on a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters, where guests can experience the authentic Cretan hospitality.
24 km from the airport of Heraklion, 40 km from the center of Agios Nikolaos, 500 m from the center of Hersonissos, on the seashore. Evening entertainment: Chersonissos (0.5 km).
The sandy beach, the open coastal strip with a length of 350 m and rocky - 100 m is equipped with everything necessary for comfortable rest. The entrance to the sea is sand.
We welcome you to our unique Hammam Spa, a sanctuary of relaxation and wellness. The Spa design reflects devotion to luxury and is wonderfully decorated with purple and grey marble, beautiful colors and state-of-the-art furniture.
The Spa offers a wide range of services that go beyond beauty and focus on health, stress reduction, recuperation and well-being by using pure and natural environmentally-friendly products.
The Hammam Spa consists of Spa Treatment rooms specially designed and fully equipped for multiple treatments, face and body massages, face and body beauty treatments & scrubs.
Innovative and multiple wet facilities are expanding all over the Hammam Spa offering a unique experience. Our well-trained experts will guide you to the paths of beauty through divine traditional treatments. Spa facilities are offered on extra charge.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
- COSMOS: Tempting choices, prepared on a daily basis by the hotel's chef, will entice you with their variety, taste and quality of local products. The extensive buffets for breakfast and dinner will prove to be a temptation very hard to resist. "Cosmos", one of the two Main Restaurants located in Maris Building, serves dishes from the local & the Mediterranean cuisine. Early Breakfast: 06:00 – 07:30, Continental Breakfast: 07:30 - 10:30 Buffet, Lunch: 12:30 - 14:30 Buffet, Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30 Buffet.
- ESTIA: Tempting choices, prepared on a daily basis by the hotel's chef, will entice you with their variety, taste and quality of local products. The extensive buffets for breakfast and lunch will prove to be a temptation very hard to resist. Estia, located in Terra Building, is the second Main Restaurant of the Resort. Breakfast: 07:30 - 10:30 Buffet, Lunch: 12:30 - 14:30 Buffet, Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30.
- COCHLIAS: In an idyllic atmosphere, overlooking the sea, with the moon reflecting on the water’s surface, "Cochlias" is expecting you to enjoy a special BBQ dinner. Grilled food has always been a typical dish in gatherings, weddings, christenings and other such events in Crete. Grilled meat, seafood, or fish is an excellent main ingredient to be combined with tasty salads, traditional appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. At Cochlias, located in the Bungalows Area, next to the sea, you will enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner, while indulging yourselves with a breathtaking view of the Cretan sea. Dinner: 19:00- 22:00.
- PITHOS: With a panoramic view and a traditional Cretan style, Pithos à la carte restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy the delicacies of the Cretan cuisine. Pithos is located by the Bungalows, next to the swimming pool. Since 2012, Pithos has been certified by Bio Hellas for the use of organic products. In Pithos you will taste a rich dinner with specially selected and presented Cretan tastes, and you will experience the Cretan eating rituals. Dinner: 18:30- 22:30.
- ALMYRA: Almyra, an All-Day restaurant surrounded by the big blue of the sea and the main swimming-pool of Maris Building. Almyra is open daily for Breakfast and All-day dining. Breakfast 08:00 – 11:00 Buffet, All day dining 12:30 – 24:00 Buffet.
- PLATIA: Platia Restaurant, located by the main swimming pool of Terra Building, offers Creative Greek Bio Cuisine. In Platia, guests will be able to taste a gourmet menu of Greek traditional cuisine with pure organic products, in unexpected and inspired combinations, with originality in texture and presentation. Olive oil, feta cheese, garden vegetables, salads, herbs, fish and seafood and dozens of local traditional products from every corner of Greece will be presented in Platia dishes. Dinner: 18:30 - 22:30.
- ROMANTIC BAR: With a view of the sea, the swimming pool, the gardens, and the bungalows, under the bright sunlight or the soft flickering of the candle flames, the wonderful atmosphere of the Romantic Bar at Maris Building will fascinate you. Open: 09:00 – 00:30.
- IDEA BAR: At Terra Building, with a panoramic view of the sea, the swimming pool, the gardens, and the bungalows, under the bright sunlight or the soft flickering of the candle flames, the wonderful atmosphere of the Idaia Bar will fascinate you. Open: 18:00 – 02:00.
- AMMOS BAR: Iced coffee, soft drinks, juices, drinks, cocktails, snacks, and fresh homemade desserts can be found at Ammos swimming pool bar, at Maris Building. Open: 10:00 – 18:00.
- KOURITES BAR: Iced coffee, soft drinks, juices, drinks, cocktails, snacks, and fresh homemade desserts can be found at Kourites swimming pool bar, at Terra Building. Open: 10:00 – 18:00.
- SPIRA BAR: At Maris Building, right next to the sea, surrounded by tropical palm-trees and an enormous garden, Spira bar is an oasis of coolness for those who need a break from the beach. Open: 10:00 – 18:00.
- STEKI: Right next to the bungalows’ swimming pool, the traditional Steki is the perfect choice for a break from swimming or sunbathing. Relax and enjoy Greek ouzo, local tsikoudia or your favorite coffee, soft drinks and other international spirits and cocktails. Open: 10:00 – 18:00.
- DISCO: Enjoy the surprises and the shows at the Creta Maris disco. Give in to the temptation of karaoke night, try the amazing drinks and have fun dancing to the latest hits, as well as to the rhythm of the oldies. Located in Maris Building, there is a Mini Disco for children in the evening and a Disco for adults at night. DISCO (6 times a week), Evening (children) Mini Disco 20:30 – 21:00, Night (adults) Disco 23:00 – 01:00.
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Number of Rooms
DELUXE ROOM SV/MV/PF/GV/SF
Deluxe rooms are located at the lower part of the resort at the main building or the bungalow area, closer to the sea, and include one bedroom, bathroom with bathtub or shower, balcony or terrace, view to the sea, garden or pool front, and accommodate 1 up to 3 adults + 1 baby cot.
There are equivalent rooms for physically challenged guests, with shower.
CLASSIC ROOM SV
The Classic Sea View rooms, located at the upper side of the resort, at the Terra Building, can accommodate 2 up to 3 adults, containing one bedroom and one bathroom with bathtub, balcony or terrace with view to the sea.
For physically challenged guests, there are equivalent rooms with shower.
FAMILY ROOM OPEN PLAN
The Family Rooms Open Plan are located in the Terra building or at the Bungalows at the upper side of the resort, while they are ideal for a 2 Adults & 2 Children, a 3-adults and 1 child family (minimum capacity is 4 persons), consisting of one open plan room including one double or twin beds & two sofa beds, bathroom with bathtub, and a balcony or terrace with view to the mountain/ garden.
FAMILY ROOM 1-BEDROOM
The Family Rooms – 1 Bedroom are located either in Maris Building, Terra Building or at the Bungalows, while they are ideal for a 2 Adults & 2 Children, a 3-adults and 1 child or a 4 adults’ family (minimum capacity is 4 persons), consisting of one bedroom, 1 or 2 bathrooms with bathtub, a sitting room and a balcony or terrace with view to the garden.
The Suites Sea View, located either at the Maris building, Terra Building or the bungalow area, are composed of one bedroom and 1-2 bathrooms with bathtub or shower, Sitting room, balcony or terrace and host 1 up to 4 adults.
The Suites Sea View, located either in Maris Building, Terra Building or at the Bungalows, spacious and full of daylight, create an atmosphere of coziness, while offering unique view of the sea.
The beautiful and spacious Unique Suites offer a wonderful sea view, 1-2 bedrooms, 1 sitting room, 2 bathrooms with bathtub or shower, balcony or terrace, and can accommodate 2 up to 4 adults in a spacious area of 139m2. All Unique Suites are located at the lower part of the resort.
The beautiful and spacious Collection Suites offer a wonderful sea view, 1-2 bedrooms, 1 sitting room, 1-2 bathrooms with bathtub, balcony or terrace, and can accommodate 2 up to 4 adults in a spacious area of 53m2 - 103m2. All Collection Suites are located in the Bungalows, at the lower part of the resort.
CRETA MARIS POOL VILLA
A waterfront Villa that will exceed your expectations with the spectacular view of the vast blue and the discreet luxury. The private pool and all the comforts & standards will keep you calm and relaxed enjoying the privacy of this exclusive Creta Maris Pool Villa.
Four adults may live the ultimate experience of the two-leveled suite, that provides unique facilities. On the ground floor, there is one bedroom with walking closet and a bathroom with sauna, a dining room hosting 8 persons, kitchenette, Lounge and a visitors’ WC. The ground floor outdoor area consists of private garden, outdoor dining area, deck chairs, outdoor shower, private swimming pool and direct access to the beach. On the first floor, there is a second bedroom with walking closet, a bathroom with Jacuzzi and Sauna, a lounge with mini bar and balcony with sea view.