Porto Platanias Beach Hotel

In a peaceful, colourful area of Chania with excellent views and attractive gardens

Description

The luxurious Porto Platanias Beach Resort & Spa is set in a quiet location on the beach of Platanias, one of the most colourful areas of the Chania region, only 10 kms from the picturesque town of Chania, about 20 kms from Chania International Airport and a short drive from all major points of interest of Western Crete. The hotel has been elegantly designed with comfortable accommodation, excellent views, attractive gardens and a wide range of facilities, restaurants and bars. The Sparkling Spa offers pampering treatments and impressive five-star facilities. With the beach only moments away this is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday in pleasant surroundings.

Accommodation

Twin bedded rooms sleep 2/3 and are spacious and equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, radio, hairdryer, small fridge or mini bar (on request), safety deposit box, marble private bathroom and balconies with garden or pool view. Twin bedded rooms sleep 2/3 with side sea or sea view are also available at a supplement. Maisonettes sleep 3/4 with split-level rooms comprising of a living room with two sofa beds (one single, one double) on the lower level and a twin bedded room on the upper level with a wooden staircase connecting the two levels. Large marble bathroom and a terrace with pool view. Studios sleep 2/3 and are a one-room apartment with kitchenette and fridge with pool or garden view. Single rooms with inland view are also available at a supplement.

Amenities

  • 4 restaurants
  • 5 bars (one lobby bar, two pool bars, one beach bar and the roof garden bar)
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Lounge
  • Mini market
  • Conference room/equipment
  • Hairdresser (by appointment)
  • Business centre
  • Internet spot and wireless internet access at the lobby, the bars and around the pool area
  • Air conditioning
  • Free use of gym
  • Free use of kindergarten
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safe boxes (payable locally)
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas.

Cuisine

- Five restaurants. Breakfast and dinner are served in a delicious buffet style. Dinner options include fresh salads, cheeses, local and international specialties, pastries and fruits (long trousers are required for men during dinner)
- Theme nights include Greek night (occasional) in the Roof Garden Bar
- Lunch is served around the pool area with a good variety of light dishes
- The a la carte restaurant is open for dinner.

Entertainment

- Daytime animation programme
- Evening soft animation
- Musical evenings (occasionally)
- Cretan night (during middle and high season) with special buffet, folklore dances, Greek and international music (payable locally).

For Children

- 4 Children's pools
- Playground (parents must supervise)
- High chairs in the restaurant
- Mini Club for 5-12 years (open 4 hours per day)
- Cots available in rooms
- Babysitting available (on request, one day in advance).

Leisure Activities

- Five freshwater swimming pools
- Sun beds and umbrellas (by the pool free of charge, at the beach payable locally)
- Darts
- Billiards
- Table tennis
- Boccia
- Water polo
- Water gym
- Aerobics
- Beach volleyball
- The Sparkling Spa with indoor heated pool, fitness room, Jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, hydrotherapy, treatment rooms for massage, face & body treatments, vichy shower, couples suite, VIP suite and hairdresser (by appointment). Please note some leisure activities are payable locally.

Spa

The Sparkling Spa is 800 sq.m of inspiration drawn from the natural beauty of Crete. The spa includes a 90sq.m heated indoor pool with natural lighting, a communal hydrotherapy area that reflects the difference between hot and cold. The hydrotherapy area includes a Turkish hamam (steam room) and a sauna. Foot baths are also included with hot and cold water (Kneipp Therapy), an ice cave for improvement of blood circulation and an 'experience shower' with various programs designed to waken your 5 senses. The spa also has a specially designed relaxation area, bar with a variety of warm and cold drinks, 5 specially designed rooms for body massage and facial treatments, an executive private suite for 2 with Jacuzzi for massage and facial treatments, a specially designed room for body scrubs with the use of the 'Vichy shower', specially designed room for body wraps with the use of the 'Dry floating bed', hydrotherapy rooms, hair salon with manicures and pedicures. The VIP private suite for 2 with Jacuzzi sauna and experience shower is a luxury room where visitors will experience rituals with durations from a few hours to a whole day. A couple can choose between the various massages and enjoy a special pampering.

Sparkling Spa Signature Treatments
Divine Bath 40 min
Deep relaxing bath in our hydro massage tub, with a personal choice of aromatic oils based on Cretan herbs, the perfect start of a unique experience at our Spa.

Botanical Face Radiance 55 min
Inspired by the power of nature, this facial treatment will deeply moisturize your skin, leaving it with a stunning glow, healthy and rejuvenated.

Earth Spirit 75 min
Spoil yourself with our outstanding body treatment inspired by the essence of the Mediterranean. Consisting of a body peeling with aromatic essential oils, followed by a body wrap re hydrating and nourishing, this treatment prepares both body and mind for those long, lazy sunny days.

Scalp Massage 20 min
Scalp massage that releases tension. Ideal for people suffering from migraines and headaches.

Back and Neck Massage 30 min
Deep tissue relaxing massage for the back and neck, performed to give your body immediate relief from pain and stress.

Deep Relaxing Massage 55 min
Classic relaxing massage that goes deep into the muscles and tissue for immediate relieve of pain and tension. This massage is for you who have special needs and a more individual treatment along with your own choice of Sparkling Spa oils.

Hot Stone Massage 1 hr 30 min
With the heat and energy released from the volcanic stones in combination with special massage techniques, this treatment aims to total harmony and peace of mind.

Sparkling Mom 1 hr 30 min
A unique therapy for all pregnant women who is in need of that little extra pampering touch for body and mind. A back and leg massage that will revitalize the body, relax tensions and minimize the problem with swollen feet. Combined with a calming scalp massage this treatment is perfect to obtain a harmonic balance and good energy. Please note that this treatment is performed only after the first stage of pregnancy (at least 3 months pregnant).

Water Treatments
Japanese Bath 30 min
Experience a bath with the choice of aromatic essential oils suiting your mood in our hydro massage tub.

Revitalizing Bath 20 min
Based on fresh algae extracts, sea water and marine minerals this bath in combination with specific hydro massage will detoxify your skin and revitalize your body.

Add- on treatments
Sparkling Spa Facial Mask
Sparkling Spa Eye Mask

Facial Treatments
Super hydrating glow 35 min
Express facial which despite its short time, rejuvenates, moisturizes and nourishes your skin, leaving it with a perfect healthy glow.

Purity of the Alps (deep cleansing) 1 h 15 min
Deep cleansing treatment, using herbs from the Alps and water from the glaciers of Switzerland. Soothing and calming, bringing back the harmony of the hydro lipid membrane.

Ritual Fleurs de Bali 45 min
Classical facial treatment based on tropical flowers traditionally used in Bali, for a deep cleansed and radiant skin in combination with a relaxing back and neck massage by Cinq Mondes.

Taoist Face-care & Massage 1 hr
Complete face care ritual with a stress relieving acupressure massage inspired from China which aims to regulate and balance the energy flow. The products are based on Chinese medical herbs and with the addition of a special serum your skin will be perfectly moisturized and radiant.

ICCT Lift 55 min
New sensational therapy thanks to real jellyfish collagen in combination with a lifting and firming massage. Strong pressures, pinching and smoothing motions. Your skin will regain its firmness while wrinkles and fine lines fade out.

Vitality of the Glaciers collagen treatment 1 hr 20 min
Treat yourself with a 'biological lifting and deep hydration facial treatment with spectacular results based on Swiss tradition and research in cellular rejuvenation. A patented pure collagen mask is applied along with a special facial massage technique, smoothing fine lines, restoring tone, glow and firmness.

Add- on treatments
Eye brow shaping
Upper lip hair removal
Eye Regenerating Collagen mask by Valmont works wonder against dark circles, puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles on the sensitive eye area.
Hair & Scalp Stimulating Ampoule by Valmont Stimulates the hair growth and decreases hair loss.
A relaxing treatment with a fabulous scalp massage.

Body Treatments
Energizing Chocolate Experience 55 min
Body peeling with raw sugar, cinnamon and vanilla, followed by a rich and nourishing chocolate wrap with a slimming effect. The treatment is finished with a moisturizing cream.

Summer Bliss 55 min
Full body scrub with natural papaya extracts inspired from Siam which softens and rejuvenates the skin. A fresh cocooning wrap with orange and Shea butter brings back the original elasticity and health of your skin.

Spicy Brazilian Ritual 1 hr 20 min
Body ritual starting with an aromatic spice scrub from the island of Java, Indonesia. Preparing the skin for the following detoxifying and firming body wrap with coffee, algae's and mud.

Anti-cellulite Crystal treatment 1 hr 30 min
With the power from the sea, this scrub based on unrefined sea salt replenish and softens your skin thanks to Calendula oil, perfect before or after exposure to the sun. The wrap is based on algae and Eucalyptus which increases the cell metabolism through sweating. This treatment is highly detoxifying and will immediately minimize problems with cellulites.

Massage
Ayurveda Massage 1 hr
Based on the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda, this deep tissue hot oil massage will relieve muscle pains, relax and revitalize the body. Due to its special combination of slow and fast massage techniques this massage
re balances the body's energy flow.

Balinese Massage 1 hr
Inspired from Bali, Indonesia this relaxing massage is perfect for anyone suffering from stiffness and lack of energy. Deep with smooth moves in combination with gentle stretching techniques from the famous Thai massage makes it a unique experience.

Oriental Massage 1 hr
Traditional massage techniques from North Africa with a relaxing slow rhythm that will relieve you from everyday stress, suitable for those seeking a relaxing
moment.

Indian Relaxing Leg & Foot Massage 30 min
Draining, toning and circulation improving massage of the legs and feet, inspired from the traditions of Ayurveda. Performed with products based on Chinese medical herbs your legs and feet will feel lighter and ready for those long beach walks again.

Add-on treatments
Scalp massage 20 min

Hand & Feet Treatment
Spa Manicure 45min
The relaxing way of manicure, focusing on the health of skin and nails of your hands.

Spa Pedicure 1 hr
A nourishing and relaxing treatment for your feet which also have a full nail treatment. Aiming to give you
healthy and happy feet.

Sparkling Spa Package Treatments
All packages include free Spa entrance (sauna, hamam, foot basins, experience showers) the indoor heated pool, refreshment bar and the relax department.

One day packages:
Natures deep relax 2 hr
Welcoming Foot bath
Deep Relax Massage
Botanical Face Radiance

Totally summer 2 hr 10 min
Relaxing Bath
Orange Summer Bliss
Fleurs de Bali

Asian Relief 2 hr
Welcoming foot bath
Back & Neck Massage
Indian Relaxing Leg/Foot Massage
Taoist Face Care

Couples Treatments
Having selected a Couples Package gives you the opportunity to choose a light lunch from our special Sparkling Spa Cuisine menu. Enjoy this splendid
experience in full relaxing privacy in our VIP Suite.

Back to Eden 3 hr 30 min
Welcoming Foot bath
Totally Romance Bath
Private Sauna/ Experience
Shower
Oriental ritual
Scalp Massage
Secret of Eve Facial Treatment

Body & Mind Energizer 4 hr
Welcoming Foot bath
Relaxing Bath
Private Sauna/ Experience Shower
Energizing Chocolate Experience
Back & Neck Massage
Super Hydrating glow including Collagen Eye Mask by Valmont & Scalp Massage

Three Day Packages
Rejuvenation
Day 1
Welcoming Foot bath
Crystal Peeling
Purity of the Alps
Day 2
Sparkling Spa Bath
Ayurveda Massage
Day 3
Welcoming Foot bath
Summer Bliss
Botanical Face Radiance

Detox & Slimming
Day 1
Revitalizing Bath
Spicy Brazilian Ritual
Day 2
Welcoming Foot bath
Anti Cellulite Crystal Treatment
Fleurs de Bali Facial Treatment
Day 3
Welcoming Foot bath
Earth Spirit
Back & Neck Massage

Relax
Day 1
Relaxing Bath
Scrub Savon Noir
Oriental Massage
Day 2
Welcoming Foot bath
Deep Relaxing Massage
Taoist Facial Treatment
Day 3
Sparkling Spa Bath
Hot stone Massage

Nail Treatments & Waxing
Nail treatment
Express Manicure 25 min
Express Pedicure 30 min
French Nail 10 min
Nail Art 10 min
Paraffin treatment 20 min

Hair Removal/Waxing
Full leg
Half leg
Back or chest
Half arms
Full leg & bikini
Bikini
Full arms

Hair Salon
Hair wash & haircut for women
Hair wash, mask & haircut for men
Hair wash & haircut for men
Hair wash & styling
Hair wash, mask, haircut & styling

Valmont Solano Strength & Hair Repair 55 min
Double effect treatment, reducing the problem of hair loss and at the same time strengthening and thickening of the hair, immediately perfectly nourished and shiny hair. The treatment consists of of a special moisturizing oil, a hair mask, serum, cleansing shampoo and styling.

Make Up
Express 25 min
Evening 45 min
Wedding 1 hr
Eye brows & eye lash dye 20 min