Situated between the cities of Chania and Rethymnon, in the Georgioupolis area, noted for its breathtaking scenery, the resort covers an area of 150,000 square meters with beautifully landscaped grounds, flower gardens, spreading from olive groves and avocado trees, to a long, private sandy beach, extending 7 km of natural beauty. Inspired by nature’s gift to the local environment, colored by its rivers and streams, Kournas lake, and the Cretan sea, the hotel’s design concept is to offer the guest direct access to water the lagoon central pool and many smaller pools, as well as the stunning seawater of the bay.
Pilot Beach Resort offers to its guest a choice of charming bungalows and suites to meet individual needs and preferences, including luxury suites with private pool. Almost all bungalows overlook a pool or are situated by the sea. The resort’s fine restaurants tempt the senses with authentic Greek cuisine, Italian delicacies and an international, a la carte menu.
Additionally, a trendy SPA and a variety of activities ensure that guests always have something new to experience and enjoy. An award-winning resort noted for the quality and scope of its services, Pilot Beach Resort offers excellent facilities and services, which turn every occasion into a memorable experience on Crete.
On the northwest coast of the legendary island of Crete in the Gulf of Almiros, on one of the best sandy beaches of Greece, near the fishing town of Georgioupolis, is the SPA resort Pilot Beach Resort & SPA. 42 km from the airport of Chania and 98 km from the airport of Heraklion.
The hotel’s private sandy beach on the shores of the famous Aegean Sea has a length of 400 m, being only a small part of the 7 km Georgioupolis beach.
RESTAURANTS AND BARS
- Kronos Restaurant: The main restaurant of the resort, with spacious and comfortable verandas, offering beautiful, panoramic view to the central pool which is charmingly illuminated in the evenings, the Cretan Archipelago and the White Mountains. The menu is inspired by the Mediterranean as well as international cuisine, also vegetarian and vegan options available. Full American Breakfast served daily offering a vast choice of dishes, fresh homemade pastry and grocery of our own production. Dinner is offered in Buffet style including a great variety of salads, starters and main dishes with Cooking-Grill show. Oen: 05:30 –07:30 Continental Breakfast 07:30-10:00 Full American Breakfast 10:00-11:00 Continental Breakfast 18:30-21:30 Dinner Buffet .
- Ariadni Greek Restaurant with Italian Corner: Τheme restaurant named after Ariadni, daughter of Cretan King Minos, Αriadni restaurant provides a private and comfortable set up. Traditional design with view to the central pool, provides exceptional service with a private atmosphere. Exceptional Greek cuisine served in lunch and dinner buffet, inspired by different locales in Greece with a variety of three main specialties, including meat, fish, or a vegetarian course. A selection of hors d’oeuvres, salads and desserts are available from the buffet.In the Italian Corner is available, for lunch and dinner, freshly made pizza, pasta and homemade gelato. Open: 12:30-15:30 Lunch Buffet , 19:00-22:30 Dinner Buffet.
- Almyra Restaurant: Discover one of the finest dining experience in Crete and live the unique Cretan sunset. Our Chef’s creative own approach combines local specialties of fresh fish and the Japanese sushi traditions accompanied with exclusive wines in a panoramic terrace of stylish design, situated between the sea and the mountains. Almyra a la carte restaurant offers a breathtaking surrounding view on the wide sandy Georgioupolis beach and Almyrida bay and accompanied by romantic music and the sounds of the evening sea, makes it the perfect place for a romantic dinner or special occasion. Open: 19:30-23:30 a la carte.
- Gialos Beach Restaurant: Seaside restaurant with stunning views to the Cretan Archipelagos and the beach pool. An array of Greek specialties, savoury grills, tempting hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, sumptuous main dishes, fresh salads, luscious desserts, fruits and wines, vegetarian and vegan options also available. Open* for breakfast buffet lunch a la carte and dinner buffet. You will also enjoy romantic theme nights with live music at the seaside Gialos restaurant : Wednesdays Cretan Nights and Saturdays Lobster Evenings. The restaurant is also available for special events. Open: 08:00-10:00 Full American Breakfast, 12:30-16:00, Lunch a la carte 19:00-21:00 Dinner Buffet.
TAILOR YOUR STAY
Private Airport Transfers & Chauffeured Services are provided to our travelers with our exclusive Mercedes-Benz black-car vehicles & stylish concierge-drivers. Our Deluxe Business & Leisure Transportation Services in Crete Island are fully personalized to our clients' needs.
Private Customized Tours & Guided Excursions are offered to our travelers who wish to live Greece Authentic Experiences. Our travel experts will assist you in personalizing your dreams!
Lifestyle Concierge Management is available for our travelers who wish to experience their Greek Holidays with comfort, style, and the finest travel services!
Why We like It
Beachfront Resort Hotels
Number of Rooms
SUPERIOR BUNGALOW PV/GV
Superior Bungalows (approximately 30m²) overlook the resort’s swimming pools or are nestled among the gardens. The bungalows offer a choice of ground floor accommodation, with direct access to pools and gardens or upper level accommodation, with large balconies providing garden or pool view. Ground floor bungalows, with pool view, are literally a step away from the pools and are described as “swim up rooms”. All Superior Bungalows feature the following conveniences to ensure the comfort of leisure at every turn.
BUNGALOW ON THE BEACH SV
These Bungalows (approximately 24m²) are in close proximity to the resort’s sandy beach and have wonderful sea views either if they are located on ground floor or on upper level.
FAMILY JUNIOR SUITE 2-BEDROOM
Family Junior Suites (approximately 42m²) are situated around the pools or within the resort’s beautiful gardens. Ground floor suites offer direct access to the pools or to the gardens, upper level suites offer spacious balconies with garden or pool view. The Family Junior Suites consist of two bedrooms and one bathroom. The master bedroom offers the luxury of a king- size bed, while the smaller bedroom is furnished with two single beds. Family Junior Suites feature all the amenities to create a holiday home.
JUNIOR SUITE BEACH FRONT
The Beach Front Junior Suites (approximately 34m²) feature a modern open plan design with unified bedroom and lounge area which are modernly decorated, as well as Wooden Deck verandas. All Beach Front Junior Suites are located on the ground floor directly on the sand. They are all fitted with a king-size bed and one or two sofa-beds. The Beach Front Junior Suites are designed with every feature for relaxing holiday living.
SUITE BEACH FRONT
The Beach Front Suites (approximately 34m²) are distinguished by a modern design, consist of a bedroom with king- size bed, stylishly appointed, separate living-room incl. two sofa-beds, a bathroom with Jacuzzi and or Hydro massage Shower , luxurious décor and Wooden Deck verandas. All Beach Front Suites are located on the ground floor directly on the sandy Beach of the Resort. Beach Front Suites are designed with every feature for relaxing holiday living.
PANORAMA PV BUNGALOW SUITE
The Deluxe Panorama Suites (60m²) offer an exquisite environment featuring luxurious décor and a wonderful view to the pools or gardens. Suites consist of a bedroom with king- size bed, stylishly appointed, separate living-room, a bathroom with Jacuzzi, as well as generous balcony with a panoramic view of the hotel’s swimming pools or garden. All Suites are located on the upper floors. Deluxe Panorama Suites offer a world of luxury for your enjoyment.
BUNGALOW SUITE SV
The Sea Front Bungalows (approximately 24m²) are directly next to the resort’s sandy beach. Ground floor bungalows have direct access to the sea front gardens and the beach. Upper level bungalows have balconies with wonderful sea views.
AQUA SUITE – BUNGALOW SUITE SV PRIVATE POOL
Our most exclusive and luxurious accommodation The Aqua Suites with Private Pool overlook the resort’s sandy beach. The Suites offer a spacious interior (approximately 55m²) and 100 square meters of outdoor private garden. There is also a private swimming pool and a stylishly appointed outdoor lounge that features sofas, armchairs and sun beds. The Aqua Suites provide every amenity to add to the beauty of your stay.