Aquis Arina Sand hotel, a part of Aquis Hotels and Resorts is built on the shore of Cretan Sea. The hotel has 236 rooms and spread across five floors. Keeping in mind to offer a memorable and a relaxing stay to its customers, the hotel is built right facing the Cretan Sea with lots of recreational facilities. This all-inclusive hotel is designed with facilities including; children's club, fitness centre, two swimming pool, gaming room, three conference rooms, two tennis courts, a mini club and an onsite. Few amenities offered include, beach umbrellas, sun loungers, luggage storage, laundry service and more — there are certain facilities such as babysitting that come only on request with an additional charge.
Rooms are neat and comfortable, and classified as Bungalow Water Front and Double Sea View. Both the types are furnished with LCD TV, DVD Player, free Wi-Fi, direct dial phone, mini fridge and hairdryer. Bungalow Water Front rooms are built facing the sea, and are fitted with double bed, attached bathroom, and furnished terrace, and can accommodate up to four people. Double Sea View rooms offer a better view of the sea and the surroundings, and are more spacious. An en suite bathroom with a bathtub is an extra feature in these rooms — can accommodate up to 4 people.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
Arina Sand Hotel has two restaurants and three bars — food and beverages is a key feature of the hotel. Ariadne Restaurant located on the lower ground floor offers a panoramic view of the sea. It serves an assortment of local and international speciality; even serves only vegetarian meals and special meal for diabetic patients. Deadalus Bar serves an array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including ice-cream. White Sand (Another eatery), serves light refreshment by the beach; and Minos Pool Bar serves exotic cocktails by the pool. Note: Try not to wear shorts and slippers to the dining room: extra charges may apply on special dishes and beverages.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
Activities you may look forward in the surrounding areas are; ziplining, segway tour scuba diving, water skiing and beach volleyball.
One of the most renowned tourist destinations is Heraklion, which is only 12 km ways. Places such as Gortina, Knossos and Festos are also located minutes away from the hotel.
Distance to Beach (Metres):50
Time to Beach (Walking):1
Distance to Shops and Restaurants (Metres):700
Time to Shops and Restaurants (Walking):15
Check-in From 15:00 hours
Check-out Until 12:00 hours