If you’re in a mood for a quiet holiday in Crete, do check out Apollonia Resort & Spa. This destination is celebrated among couples, honeymooners and families who wish to experience authentic Mediterranean culture and serenity. It offers bed & breakfast and all-inclusive boarding options, along with pleasant hospitality.
Apollonia Resort & Spa is a four-star property that features Standard Rooms (3 adults), Family Rooms (4 adults), Bungalows (3 adults) and Suites (4 adults). Bright and breezy, rooms come furnished with air conditioning, WiFi internet, telephone, en suite with bath amenities, hairdryer, TV with satellite, fridge, and balcony. Rooms are also stylish and modern, built overlooking the pool, sea and valley depending on the location—it offers disabled-friendly facilities too.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Aphrodite is the main restaurant that serves continental breakfast (7am to 10am), lunch (12:30pm to 2:30pm) and dinner (6:45pm to 9:30pm) in buffet style. It hosts theme dinner thrice a week where Mediterranean, Greek and international cuisines along with chef’s specialities are presented. Ambrosia is a tavern that caters to all-inclusive guests—it serves Greek specialties between 7pm and 10:30pm. In addition, the Al Capone serves Italian cuisine for dinner from 7pm to 10:30pm and the Anjin San serves Asian flavours for dinner between 7pm to 10:30pm—drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic are serves in all the restaurants.
Apollonia Resort & Spa is four-star destination located about 10 metres away from the beach, in Amoudara. It houses 334 rooms, suites and bungalows perched across five storeys main buildings and three bungalows. Built within the National Park of Almyros, the hotel offers various trekking and camping destinations in the nearby surrounding. And in case you feel like travelling to other towns, there is a bus-stop right outside the hotel—places of interest are Heraklion Village (7 km), archaeological site of Knossos (7 km) and Phaistos (30 km). There are plenty of restaurants and shops around the corner, but if you need to visit a bigger market, Gazi is about 2 km away—the Heraklion Airport is 15 km away.
Distance to Beach: 10 metres
Time to Beach (walking): 1 minute
Distance to Shops and Restaurants: 400 metres
Time to Shops and Restaurants (walking): 5 minutes
Sports, Games and Entertainment
The hotel also features 1 saltwater pool, 2 freshwater pools, 1 saltwater paddle pool and 1 freshwater paddle pool—sunbeds and umbrellas are complimentary. In case you’re a fitness conscious traveller, there is a fitness centre, but for relax and rejuvenate, head to the luxurious spa. There is a game room where you’ll find billiards, table tennis, darts and cards and board games. And some popular activities are gymnastics, step aerobics, Zumba, beach volleyball, mini golf, water aerobics, canoe, pedal boat, windsurfing and tennis. Night discos are held regularly, and in the evenings live performances are shown at the amphitheatre.