Aquis Arina Sand Hotel - Crete Island  4 stars

Kokkini Hani, Crete Island, Greece, 71500  show mapSave
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Wi-Fi internet


24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool


Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Mini golf

Table tennis



Poolside snack bar

 Meeting facilities

Conference room


Aquis Arina Sand is located on the magnificent beaches. Renovated in 2011, the attractive hotel has welcomed guests since 1979.

This hotel is located in a resort area and 8.2km from The Palace of Knossos, Gournia and Knossos Archaeological Site. A short distance to a bus stop enables you to get to Venetian Walls, Municipal Museum of the Battle of Crete and the National Resistance and Castello del Molo (Koules) in no time.

This hotel is ideally based near palm trees.

Due to the hotel's beachfront location, it will only take you a 10-minute drive to get to Nikos Kazantzakis airport.


This property has 235 spacious guestrooms including Bungalow and Twin Room that are appointed with satellite TV, air conditioning, a telephone, a mini-refrigerator and a DVD player. They are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub in the en-suite bathrooms.


A buffet breakfast is offered at the restaurant. The gastronomic restaurant serves vegetarian dishes. Guests can relax in the swim-up bar serving soft drinks.


The hotel offers a souvenir shop, parking and a lift for general needs and a conference room, a business center and internet access for corporate travelers.


Guests will benefit from a cocktail lounge, mini golf and a saltwater pool. The hotel’s fitness center has a gym and an aerobics studio.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   236.

City Center Crete Island - 20.3 mi
Airports Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 1.9 mi, Souda (CHQ) - 57.7 mi
Restaurants Zorba's Family Restaurant (cuisine: Greek) - 400 ft, Alekos Taverne (cuisine: Greek) - 400 ft
Beaches Ammoudara Beach - 1.1 mi
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  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Aqua fitness
  • Table tennis
  • Mini golf
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • All inclusive
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
Children's facilities
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
Leisure facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Exercise gym
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • Sea view
Room facilities
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
Kitchen facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone



from  3 pm


until  11 am

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Local Attractions

  • Historical Museum of Crete
    5100 ft
    Sofokli Venizelou 27, Heraklion
  • Cathedral of St. Minas
    5100 ft
  • Museum of Cretan Ethnology
    1.1 mi
    Voroi Pirgiotissis, Heraklion
  • Ammoudara Beach
    1.1 mi
  • The Natural History Museum of Crete
    1.2 mi
    Sofokli Venizelou Ave., Heraklion

Near the hotel

  • Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini
    1000 ft
  • Iraklion Archaeological Museum
    3200 ft
    Xanthoudidou St, Heraklion
  • Museum for the Battle of Crete and National Resistance
    3300 ft
    Doukos Beaufort & Merambelou Sts, Heraklion
  • Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain)
    4300 ft

Restaurants Nearby

  • Zorba's Family Restaurant

    88% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek
    Price Range: USD 14 - USD 41

    400 ft

    Phone: 302241095225

  • Alekos Taverne

    96% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek

    400 ft

    Phone: +30-28920 91094

  • Brillant

    75% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Organic
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 31

    3000 ft
    15, Epimenidou street

    Phone: +302810334959

  • Herb's Garden

    80% likes this, based on 121 reviews
    Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Organic
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 31

    3200 ft
    15 Epimenidou St

    Phone: 30 2810 334971

  • Chopsticks

    73% likes this, based on 41 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

    3200 ft
    Sapfous 1 & Epimenidou

    Phone: +302810282861

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