Esperides Resort Crete

The village style design of Esperides Resort Crete is inspired by the traditional village of Koutouloufari combined with modern facilities including rooms with private pools and a natural Spa.  The hotel has recently been nominated as one of the best 10% hotels in the world by Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice 2023.



Esperides Resort Crete with its village style design and breath-taking views of the Cretan Sea is an ideal choice for those looking to experience a mix of traditional Greek life with modern facilities.

The resort is surrounded by natural beauty and offers a wide selection of suites designed with beautiful aesthetics and equipped with every comfort to meet the needs of the modern traveller and facilities including an outdoor pool which is heated in early and late summer, Activity pool with an in-pool Jacuzzi, indoor and outdoor Spa, three bars and four restaurants offering Mediterranean, local Cretan, Italian and Asian dishes.

A highlight of the cuisine experience at Esperides Resort Crete is the ”Monastery Cretan Eatery”, a modern version of a traditional Cretan Taverna, located in the heart of Koutouloufari village, directly opposite Esperides Resort, where you can experience the best of the local Cretan gastronomy, including vegan and vegetarian dishes, complemented by the mesmerising sea views.

A stay at Esperides Resort Crete would not be complete without a stroll around the village of Koutouloufari and surrounding villages, known for authentic Cretan architecture, narrow streets and gastronomy. The livelier resorts of Hersonissos and Malia are approx. 10mins drive from Koutouloufari.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Deluxe Room Inland View (20m2) sleep up to 2 persons featuring double or twin beds, air conditioning, tea & coffee facilities, direct dial telephone, TV, complimentary bottle of water on arrival, mini fridge, beach towels, safety deposit box, bathroom with shower, balcony or terrace. Deluxe room with Sea View available at a supplement.

Premium Room Inland View (24-30m2) sleep up to 3 persons featuring a queen size bed plus sofa bed and same facilities as Deluxe room. Premium Room with Sea View and Premium Room with Private Pool and Inland View are also available at a supplement.

Premium Suite Sea View with Outdoor Jacuzzi (25m2) sleep up to 3 persons featuring a queen size bed plus sofa bed and same facilities as Deluxe room.

Luxury One Bedroom Suite Inland View (36-40m2) sleep up to 3 adults and 1 child featuring a bedroom with a Queen size bed and separate lounge area with sofa bed and same facilities as Deluxe Room.

Annex Luxury Split Level Suite Inland View (36-40m2) sleep up to 3 adults and 1 child featuring a bedroom on the upper level with double bed, lower level with lounge area and sofa bed, flat screen TV on both levels, private courtyard area and separate swimming pool for the annex residents and same facilities as Deluxe room.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Free wifi
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Parking
  • Car rental
  • Shuttle bus with sunbed and umbrella package available (payable locally)

Leisure Activities

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (heated early and later summer)
  • Outdoor Activity Pool area
  • Free sunbeds and umbrellas
  • Outdoor gym (16 years+)
  • Yoga classes
  • Sauna, hammam and Jacuzzi (payable locally)
  • Spa and massages (payable locally)

For Children

  • Children's swimming pool
  • Babysitting (upon request and payable locally)


The indoor Spa has been carefully designed to ensure the most relaxing and rejuvenating experience, featuring a fully-equipped massage room, a Hammam and a Sauna. In addition there is also an outdoor Spa Kiosk situated next to the main pool where you can relax and be one with nature. 


Natura Restaurant serving buffet style breakfast, lunch and dinner 

Monastery Cretan Eatery serving Cretan style dishes including seafood, souvlaki and homemade dishes

Lemoni serving Mediterranean cuisine

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