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Avra Imperial Hotel 5 Star

A family friendly resort in the scenic seaside village of Kolymbari


Nestled in the scenic seaside village of Kolymbari, west of Chania in Greece the Avra Imperial Hotel welcomes guests to a world of opulence and minimalist elegance with touches of fine marble, wood and natural local stone. This seaside resort is a family-friendly 5-star luxury property offering lavish guestrooms and top-class facilities complemented by a warm welcoming atmosphere. Ideally situated by the beach of Kolymbari the hotel is set in a peaceful location and offers the ultimate luxury Crete holiday.

Kolymbari, a small, quiet fishing village at the foot of the Rodopou peninsula on the island of Crete, it is a great place to get away and relax. The hotel is only 3 minutes walk from the picturesque village of Kolymbari and only 250 metres from the harbour where a number of quiet bars and restaurants can be found.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Deluxe Rooms Garden, Pool or Sea View (32m2) sleeps up to 3 persons with air conditioning, free wifi, safety deposit box, multimedia panel for in-room control of devices such as TV, mini-fridge, bathroom with bathtub and shower, Apivita bathroom amenities, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers and a balcony or terrace. Shared and private pool deluxe rooms are also available.

Family Room (40m2) sleeps up to 4 persons with the same amenities shown above.

Superior Room Private Pool (37m2) sleeps up to 4 persons with the same amenities shown above as well as tea and coffee making facilities and sunbeds for the private pool.

Deluxe Suite (60-62m2) sleeps up to 4 persons with a separate bedroom and lounge with sofa bed if required and a second bathroom. Amenities are as deluxe rooms. Private Pool Deluxe Suites are also available.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Free wifi
  • Car rental
  • Jewellery shop
  • Mini market
  • Hairdresser (payable locally)
  • Laundry service (payable locally)
  • "crEAT" Traditional Cretan Products Shop
  • "Jelly Jelly" sweet shop
  • Apivita Natural Greek Cosmetics Shop
  • Chapel

Leisure Activities

  • Three swimming pools
  • Sunbeds and umbrellas
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Two tennis courts
  • Game zone


Luxury Spa by Apivita: No true spa experience is a stand-alone experience; it is the combination of beautiful and elegant surroundings, together with the finest beauty ingredients that lead to the awakening of all five senses.

  • Full spa and wellness centre (1900m2)
  • Indoor heated swimming pool with water jets
  • Water Zone: 6m long footpath with wall-mounted water jets for a medium intensity foot massage, mist shower, biothermal shower, Scottish shower and cold rain shower
  • Six stainless steel hydro massage loungers
  • Jacuzzi
  • Temperature Zone with steam room, Finnish sauna and ice-making equipment
  • Relaxation and Therapy Zone, offering healing body and face treatments, Vichy shower, body massages, Asian treatments, and special packages for all. The special colour therapy & aromatherapy area is available for use after the treatment, featuring heated loungers and a tea corner.
  • Fully equipped gym with separate space for aerobics


  • Basilico Buffet Restaurant is an elegant and sophisticated restaurant that sits on a beautiful terrace with a magnificent view. 
  • Blue Dong Restaurant offers the very best of the Asian cuisine, with an impressive range of Japanese, Chinese and Thai fine dishes at the Asian à-la-carte.
  • Al Fresco Restaurant is the place to enjoy some of the best and authentic Italian tastes with a romantic setting.
  • Taverna Origino with the freshest ingredients and finest tastes of the Mediterranean.
  • Xatheri Restaurant offering a dining experience out of the ordinary, Xatheri restaurant introduces you to the secrets of the authentic Cretan cuisine.
  • Le Bar Lounge Bar
  • Aura Pool Bars
  • Blu Beach Bar

For Children

  • 2 children's pools
  • Playground
  • Alpha Creche (4 months-3 years)
  • Alpha Kids Club (4-11 years)
  • Teen Vault Club (12-17 years)
  • Children’s menu in all restaurants.
  • Baby chairs, baby cot, baby stroller and baby monitor available for rental.
  • Babysitting (upon request and payable locally)

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