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Creta Maris Beach Hotel 5 Star

The perfect choice for a relaxing getaway set in a beautiful area with great facilities


Creta Maris Beach Resort is situated next to Hersonissos, just 25 minutes from the Heraklion Airport.
A blend of traditional and luxury, sitting on a beautiful beach among crystal clear waters, where guests can experience authentic Cretan hospitality. Creta Maris, a small village with quaint twisting paths, small piazzas filled with the scents and colours of a wide variety of trees and flowers, is a unique combination of Aegean Architecture, Cretan hospitality, green oriented environment, and high quality All Inclusive service.
Creta Maris Beach Resort is located in front of a Blue Flag awarded beach offering:

  • 680 rooms, suites, bungalows 
  • 2 main restaurants
  • 4 thematic restaurants
  • 7 bars
  • 6 outdoor and 1 indoor swimming pools
  • 6 children’s swimming pools 
  • Mini Waterland with slides
  • Fitness centre and Hammam Spa
  • Asterias Children’s Club
  • Internet Corner, WiFi in all rooms and common areas
  • Tennis courts, Mini Soccer Court
  • Mini Golf, 2 Theatres

…and many areas for outdoor and indoor activities for children and adults!

At Creta Maris, the choices for fun, entertainment, sport activities, but also relaxation, exercising, and beauty are endless!

Creta Maris is a member of Maris Hotels.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Classic Main Building rooms with bath/shower, mini-fridge, satellite TV, hairdryer, telephone, individually controlled air 'conditioning, safe deposit box, balcony or terrace. Classic Main Building rooms are with sea view.  Classic Bungalow Sea View, Classic Suites Sea View, Deluxe Bungalow water front,  Deluxe Suites with sea view,  Deluxe Bungalow Sea View or Garden View,  VIP Suites, Top VIP Suites, Creta Maris Pool Villa and single rooms are also available.

Please note, Classic room types are located at the upper side of the resort either at the Terra Building or the Bungalow area. Deluxe room types are located at the lower side of the resort at the Maris Main Building or the Bungalow area.


  • 24 hr reception
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars
  • 3 Pool bar
  • 1 Beach bar
  • TV/video lounge
  • 58 Conference rooms
  • Hairdresser (extra charge)
  • Boutique
  • Shops
  • Beauty salon (extra charge)
  • Laundry service (extra charge)
  • Breakfast Room service 7:00-11:00 (extra charge)


Four thematic restaurants and 2 main restaurants: Cosmos Restaurant & Estia Restaurant, the two main restaurants serving Local & Mediterranean cuisine (Estia restaurant operates for dinner as Italian Buffet restaurant); Cochlias atmospheric water front ΒΒQ buffet restaurant; Platia, a quiet restaurant by the old chapel, overviewing the pool of Terra building serving Mezes/ Tapas; Pithos, the Traditional Cretan Bio-tavern overlooking Hersonissos village; Almyra serving Light Souvlaki Lunch. All ingredients cooked in all restaurants are locally produced following traditional recipes. Dress code applies in all a la carte –themed restaurants


  • Disco
  • Open air cinema - two free tickets per person, per stay for the Open-Air Cinema "Cine Creta Maris" (from June to September)
  • Greek dancing lessons
  • Cooking lessons
  • Cretan & Greek dishes)
  • Greek Languages lessons
  • Karaoke
  • Sport Tournaments
  • Water Polo
  • Darts
  • Greek & Cretan annual activities

For Children

  • 6 children's pools
  • Asterias Kids Club (4 years till 11 years)
  • Playground
  • Children's playroom
  • Highchairs available in restaurants
  • Babysitting (upon request, extra charge)
  • Waterslides Group: Experience some of the wildest water slides around. Innovative technology propels you up and down on jets of water launching you into a new world of adventure at the main Start Tower of the waterpark. The slide complex offers endless thrills with a selection of adrenaline-pumping rides, speedy slides and more. Aquatower Pool: Designed with younger guests in mind, the new fun-tastic aqua tower with more than 50 water games in an approximately a 500 m² paddling pool will entertain all little adventurers. A multi-level play structure including waterfalls, jets, slides and a water volcano is awaiting the little ones at the Water Park. Kids! Brace yourselves for the ultimate shower – an enormous tipping bucket of fun sends several hundred liters of water gushing down from above. Get ready for the ultimate fun on climbing nets and waterslides and take your adventure to the next level. Spray Action Zone: And that’s not all! Spray Action awaits all little guests. A fun place with aqua spray games designed for more enjoyable experience. 

Leisure Activities

  • 6 outdoor swimming pools
  • Bridge room
  • Health & fitness center (extra charge)  
  • Spa center offering variety of treatments, massages, sauna & Jacuzzi (extra charge)
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Games room
  • Mini golf
  • Watersports available on the beach ( extra charge) • Mountain bike hire
  • Diving Water sports’ center (payable locally extra charge)
  • Crete Golf Club (18 holes, desert style) approx. 7 km (extra charge)
  • Mini Football (5x5)
  • Archery
  • Beach Volley
  • Petanque Courts
  • Darts
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Pool tables (extra charge)
  • Tennis Lessons (extra charge)

All Inclusive

Summer 2019 All Inclusive programme:

Meals: Served in Cosmos Main Restaurant

Early breakfast (on request one day in advance) 06:00 – 07:30 continental

Breakfast 07:30 – 10:30 Buffet

Lunch: 12:30 – 14:30 Buffet

Dinner: 18:30 – 21:30 Buffet

Dress codes apply in all restaurants for dinner – no flip flops and swimwear for women & men and tailored shorts and closed shoes for men.


Ammos – Main Pool – serving coffee, soft drinks, international spirits, beer, cocktails, sweet and salty snacks, fruits. From 10:00 – 18:00 (18:00 – 24:00 mid-June to mid-September).

Kourites (Terra Building) 10:00 – 18:00 (18:00 – 24:00 mid-June to mid-September).

Spira (Maris Building – Beach), serving coffee, soft drinks, international spirits, beer, cocktails from 10:00 – 18:00

Idaia (Terra Building) 18:00 - 02:00

Romantic Bar (Maris Building) serving coffee, soft drinks, international spirits, beer, cocktails from 09:00 – 00:30

Steki (Bungalows) serving coffee, soft drinks, international spirits, beer, cocktails from 10:00 -18:00


Childrens Disco 6 times per week 20:30 – 21:00, , Nights (adult) Disco 23:00 – 01:00

Open Air Theatre ‘Antigoni’ 3 times per week from mid June to mid September, Terra Building. Nights shows 

Kids club (4 years to 11 years)

Teenagers club (12 years to 15 years old) July and August only.

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