Creta Maris Beach Resort
Creta Maris Beach Resort with a capacity of 680 rooms, has been originally launched in 1975 and is situated next to Hersonissos, just 25 minutes (24km) from the Heraklion Airport.
A blend of tradition and luxury together on a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters where guests can experience the authentic Cretan hospitality. Creta Maris, a small village with quaint twisting paths, small piazzas filled with the scents and colors 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 services.
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
- 2 snack points
- 9 bars
- 6 outdoor & 1 indoor swimming pool
- 6 children’s swimming pools
- Open-Air Cinema “Cine Creta Maris,”
- Creta Maris Waterpark
- Fitness Center
- Hammam Spa
- Baby Room with toys (up to 5 years, July to August)
- Asterias Children’s Club (4 to 11 years)
- Teenagers’ Club (12 to 15 years from July to August)
- Internet Corner, High Speed Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas
- 2 Tennis courts, Mini Soccer Court (5x5)
- Mini Golf, Basketball (3x3), Petanque
- 1 Theater 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 Metaxa Hospitality Group.
Creta Maris has 680 rooms including rooms with different views, suites and bungalows. Lots of different room types within the two main buildings, Maris & Terra, and the bungalows, can accommodate approximately 1800 clients. All rooms are equipped with all necessary amenities and offer either a balcony or a terrace.
Deluxe rooms (27-30 m2)
Deluxe rooms with sea view, mountain view or pool front view, offer every amenity for a comfortable and pleasant stay. Deluxe rooms are located either at the Maris building, the Terra building or at the Bungalows (pool front rooms available only in Bungalows and Maris Building), and consist of one bedroom, a bathroom with bathtub or shower, a balcony or a terrace, view to the sea, mountain or pool front view, and accommodate 1 to 3 adults & 1 infant.
Family Rooms (38-73 m2)
Family Rooms - have been carefully designed and furnished to ensure that the whole family will feel comfortable. Located either at the Maris building, the Terra building or at the Bungalows with view to the mountain/garden, there arethree different family room types; the Family Rooms Open Plan, which are ideal for a 2 Adults & 2 Children, a 3-adults and 1 child family (minimum capacity is 4 persons), consisting of one open plan room including one double or twin beds & two sofa beds, bathroom with bathtub, the Family Rooms – 1 Bedroom, ideal for a 2 Adults, 2 Children & 1 infant, a 3-adults, 1 child & 1 infant or a 4 adults’ family with 1 infant (minimum capacity is 4 persons), consisting of one bedroom, 1 or 2 bathrooms with bathtub, and a sitting room, as well as the Family Connecting Rooms that are ideal for a family consisting of six persons (minimum capacity of 5 persons) and consist of 2 separate bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with bathtub and 2 balconies or terraces with view to the garden.
Deluxe Sea Front rooms (30 m2)
Deluxe Sea Front rooms are located at the lower part of the resort, either at the Maris building or at the Bungalows, in a minimum distance from the sea, and can accommodate 1 to 3 adults & 1 infant, as they contain one bedroom and one bathroom with bathtub, a balcony or a terrace with a direct sea view.
Suites Sea View (50-74 m2)
Suites Sea View, located either in Maris building, Terra Building or the bungalows area, consist of one bedroom and 1-2 bathrooms with bathtub or shower, a sitting room, a balcony or a terrace and can accommodate from 1 up to 4 adults & 1 infant.
Collection Suites (38-73 m2)
The beautiful and spacious Collection Suites offer a wonderful sea view, 1-2 bedrooms, 1 sitting room, 1-2 bathrooms with bathtub, a balcony or a terrace, and can accommodate from 2 up to 4 adults in a spacious area of 53m2 - 103m2. All Collection Suites are located in the Bungalows, at the lower part of the resort.
Unique Suites (38-73 m2)
The beautiful and spacious Unique Suites offer a wonderful sea view, 1-2 bedrooms, 1 sitting room, 2 bathrooms with bathtub or shower, a balcony or a terrace, and can accommodate 2 to 4 adults in a spacious area of 139m2. All Unique Suites are located at the lower part of the resort.
Creta Maris Pool Villa (160 m2)
A waterfront Villa that will exceed your expectations with its spectacular view of the big blue and its discreet luxury. The private pool and all the other facilities offered will keep you calm and relaxed, while enjoying the privacy of this exclusive Creta Maris Pool Villa.
- Individually controlled Air-Conditioning: Heating-Cooling
- Satellite TV, Radio or Music TV Channel
- WC / Bath or Shower
- Direct-Dial Telephone
- Free high-speed Wi-Fi
- Safety Deposit Box
- Laundry / Dry-Cleaning Service (upon request, extra charge)
- Iron and Ironing -board
- Mini Bar (once upon arrival, refilled once a week)
- Coffee & Tea Making Facilities
- Balcony or terrace
- Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurants and Bars
In the 6 restaurants found on the premises of Creta Maris Beach Resort, traditional cuisine meets with the "guests' cuisines" and offers wonderful gastronomical delights.
The extensive buffets for breakfast and dinner will prove to be a temptation very hard to resist. "Cosmos", one of the two Main Restaurants located in Maris Building, serves dishes from the Mediterranean & International cuisine.
In an idyllic atmosphere, overlooking the sea, with the moon reflecting on the water’s surface, "Cochlias" is expecting you to enjoy a special BBQ dinner.
Pithos is a traditional Cretan taverncertified for using products of organic farming by Bio Hellas Institute, offering a la carte dinner.
Surrounded by the blue of the sea and the main swimming pool of Maris Building, Almyra buffet and a la carte restaurant offers you a cuisine that is based on seasonal, quality local ingredients that compose delicate Greek and Cretan flavors.
In Creta Maris, Platia restaurant is located by the main swimming pool of Terra Building, next to the Holy Trinity traditional chapel and is the central point for you to meet the Contemporary and Creative Greek Cuisine. In a Byzantine-decorated space, pure products from all over Greece are carefully chosen to prepare popular recipes in unexpected and inspired combinations, with originality in texture and presentation.
Estia, located in Terra Building, is the second Main Restaurant of the Resort. It offers extensive buffets for breakfast and lunch, while it operates as a thematic restaurant for dinner, offering a great variety of simple creative selections of Italian specialties, such as antipasti, fresh salads, and “a la minute” pizza & pasta.
Waterpark Kitchen & Bar
Waterpark Kitchen & Bar offers snacks, salads, pizza, burgers
Snack Point offersToasts & Hot Dogs
Children and Teens
Creta Maris is the ideal destination for family holidays! For infants there are baby cots and baby care stations.
- Teenagers’ club (12 to 15 years, from July to August, 6 days/ week, except from Sunday)
- Asterias Kids Club (4 to 11 years, 6 days/ week, except from Sunday)
- Baby Room with toys (up to 5 years, from July to August, 6 days/ week, except from Sunday,necessary presence of a parent/ guardian)
Creta Maris is a heaven on earth for the active and those who love sports. There is something for everyone: Swimming in the sea or in one of the swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, water-sports, and table tennis. Moreover, guests can have a game of golf at the Crete Golf Club, just 7km away from the resort.
- Creta Maris Waterpark (10:00 – 18:00)
Spay Action Zone
- 6 outdoor swimming pools & 1 indoor, heated swimming pool
- Umbrellas & Sun beds
- Beach Towels (provided in the room upon arrival - exchanged daily at a specific location and time)
- Tennis (2 Courts)
- Table Tennis
- Mini Football (5x5)
- Basketball 3x3
- Beach Volley
- Mini Golf
- “Hammam Spa” (Massage, Hydrotherapy, Hammam)
- Mini Market
- Jewelry shop
- “Agora” The real Cretan Open Market
- Water Sports Center
- 18-hole Golf Course Golf, at 7 Km
- Pool Tables
- Arcade Games
Animation team invites you to participate in a series of interesting activities for fun and entertainment. Exercising in the water or on the grass, games, even parties are just some of the activities included in the animation’s team program.
- Animation (6 days/ week, except from Sunday)
- Dancing lessons
- Cooking lessons (Cretan & Greek dishes)
- Greek Language lessons
- Sport Tournaments
- Water Polo
- Mini Disco (6 times a week)
- Night Entertainment shows (6 times a week)
- DJ Dance Floor (6 times a week)
Water Sports Center
Water Sports Center is located at the resort’s beach next to the lifeguard’s tower. Its with fully licensed and experienced multilingual staff provide safe, exciting activities and lessons for all levels in wide range of water sports.
Creta Maris Waterpark
The Waterpark is full of heart stopping, adrenaline pumping, record breaking waterslides, rides and aqua towers. This waterpark is a whirl of excitement waiting to be discovered in more than 4,000m2. It consists from a waterslides group, an aquatower pool and a spay action zone.
Cine Creta Maris
Cine Creta Maris located on Creta Maris Beach Resort premises has the largest space on a European scale, as well as all the necessary amenities for an ideal movie night; one of the best choices for a night out with friends and family. Guests may enjoy two free tickets per person, per stay from June till September.
The Spa offers a wide range of services that go beyond beauty and focus on health, stress reduction, recuperation and well-being by using pure and natural environmentally-friendly products.Creta Maris guests may enjoy one complimentary 15-minute Spa extension (applies to treatments over 45 minutes).Additionally, all guests, will benefit from a 15% discount applicable to all purchasable services provided by the Hammam Spa.
An innovative and fully equipped gym is available Fitness Center facilities are offered upon reservation and free of charge.
Due to Covid-19 some of the above mentioned facilities and services in 2020 season may not be available, while the operation hours may be altered as well.