The Royal Mare Hotel is located right on a sandy beach in Limenas, Hersonissou on the island paradise of Crete. Beautifully situated near cooling water and verdant gardens, this 5 Star retreat offers a total of 341 guestrooms along with the world's finest thalassotherapy centre, fine dining with Cretan and international cuisine, along with traditional Cretan hospitality. This hotel has its own private sandy beach set on Cretes north coast just two km from the charming village of Hersonissou. the airport is a 23 km from the hotel.
Local Tips: Famous attractions include the archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos, Gortys. However, many other places, such as the Venetian castle in Rethymno, the Samaria Gorge and many other minor gorges (Agia Irini, Aradena, etc), are also of interest.
Added value: The Aldemar Royal Mare offer complimentary Yoga classes with Bernadette Langer between 11th and 31st July 2012.
Food, drink and entertainment: Bed and Breakfast accommodation with an option for Half Board and Full Board. A La Carte is also avaliable at the restaurant at an extra charge. There are several dining choices with the Candia gourmet Restaurant for international cuisine, Symposio Restaurant with terraces overlooking the sea, the cool seaside restaurant Albatros serving lunch, and the Taverna 'El Greco' as a traditional place for dinner. Bars including poolside and restaurant bar (Sushi!). Music (live and DJ) and dance evenings during the week. Guests are kindly requested to ensure that they are appropriately dressed in all restaurants and bars (shorts and bathing costumes are not permitted).
Sports, games and activities: Two large outdoor pools, one open-air whirlpool bath, one heated indoor pool, 25 outdoor pools (shared and private) for VIP rooms and suites, sandy beach with pebbles, pool and beach deck chairs and umbrellas, outdoor showers, changing rooms/WC on the beach, games room, two table tennis tables, Aldemar Golf Academy, beach volleyball, Fitness Centre, and bridge room. The Aldemar Tennis Club is part of Royal Mare and has 7 international standard clay courts (charge for facilities at this club). Thalassotherapy treatments are at the Royal Mare Thalasso Centre (local charges) and watersports are on the beach (local charge).
For the Kids: Mini Club Aldy (4 to 12 years, 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm), mini buffet at the mini club (snacks in the morning and afternoon), children's Restaurant Aldy with special menu, outdoor childrens pool, play area, sports and entertainment activities, multilingual supervisors, babysitting on request with charge, baby cots available on request.
Additional: 24-hour reception services, Personal Guest relations service, organized excursions, late checkout upon availability, 24 hour security, first aid kits, beach lifeguard, luggage service and room, Limousine transfer to and from the airport (upon request at extra charge), laundry and dry cleaning service (at extra charge), VIP Breakfast in the Candia Gourmet Restaurant (only for VIP rooms & Suites), Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel(free of charge), Internet corner, transportation to and from Knossos Royal Conference centre, daily bus service (once a day) to and from Hersonissos, daily coach services to and from Heraklion and Aghios Nikolaos (with charge), taxi on request, car, motorbike and bicycle hire, two business meeting rooms (capacity of 80 people each), Aldemar Knossos Royal Conference Centre at the neighbouring sister hotel Knossos Royal with capacity of 900 seats.
The Royal Mare Hotel offers 341 guestrooms decorated in contemporary style with a king size or two double beds, air-conditioning, marble bathroom with bathtub and separated shower, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, Satellite TV with music channels, direct dial telephone, Mini Bar upon request / extra charge, safe and free Wi-Fi. VIP Rooms and Suites with coffee and tea making facilities, welcome package with bath amenities, bathrobes, slippers, and more.
Room categories available are Double Bungalow Garden View or Sea View (max 2adult and 1 child), Double Bungalow VIP Sharing Pool (max 2adult and 1 child), and Double Bungalow Single Use Garden View. VIP Sharing Pool Rooms receive daily: Breakfast in gourmet restaurant Candia, refill of tea and coffee facility, fresh fruit, mineral water and afternoon maid service.
Please collect your keys from reception.