Arina Sand Resort

  • 10km from Heraklion Airport (HER)
  • Beachfront location
  • 14km to town centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Aquis Arina Sand is ideally situated in the beach front, with recently renovated (2011) guestrooms. This unique holiday resort has been designed with the emphasis on relaxation and ... Continue reading

Aquis Arina Sand is ideally situated in the beach front, with recently renovated (2011) guestrooms. This unique holiday resort has been designed with the emphasis on relaxation and fun. Set in magnificent gardens, dotted with palm trees and colorful flowers overlooking the stunning Cretan sea is giving you the opportunity to enjoy amazing beauty and crystal clear waters.

Aquis Arina Sand offers an abundance of facilities combined with excellent standards of accommodation and service, ideal for families and couples of all ages who are in search of a welcoming, friendly atmosphere. The property consists of 236 rooms, all fully renovated and nicely decorated to deluxe standards targeting the up market clientele with wide assortment of amenities to provide to its guests a comfortable stay within a relaxed surrounding. All rooms offer: mini fridge(empty), in room safe deposit box (extra charge), individually controlled air-conditioning, hairdryer, balcony or terrace furnishings, LCD TV, DVD player and Free Wi- Fi Internet access.

Situated only 14 km from Heraklion city with frequent bus service and easy access to the main points of interest as Knossos, Gortys & Festos. This property as being part of Aquis Hotels and Resorts is aiming to exceed guests' expectations by providing superior quality of services and facilities within an advanced concept of beach holidays along with its unique location.


  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Darts
  • Games room
  • Massage
  • Private beach area
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Water sports facilities on site

Other facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Car hire
  • Currency exchange
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Heating
  • Lift/elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Shops in hotel
  • Soundproof rooms

All Inclusive


  • Early breakfast, buffet, main restaurant: 07:00-07:30.
  • Breakfast, buffet, main restaurant: 07:30-10:30.
  • Lunch, buffet, main restaurant: 13:00-15:00.
  • Afternoon tea & snacks (cake, biscuits, tea, coffee): 16:00-18:00
  • Dinner, buffet, main restaurant: 19:00-21:30.
  • Selection of ice cream: 10:00-21:30.
  • BBQ night at extra charge.
  • Theme buffet nights (Italian, Greek Night, etc.) once per week.

Pool Bar

  • Sandwiches, coffee, drinks: 10:00-18:00.
  • Hot and cold snacks: 11:00-16:00.
  • Lunch: 12:30-15:00.
  • Seasonal fruits and hot dog: 15:30-17:30.
  • Hot Beverages: tea and filter coffee, espresso, cappuccino.


  • During meals local drinks (draft beer, wine by glass, soft drinks, tap water, tea and filter coffee).
  • Beverages: 10:00-23:00.
  • Selection of local alcoholic drinks: draft beer, wine by glass, liqueurs, soft drinks, still tap water: 12:00-23:00.
  • Liqueurs, brandy, snaps: 12:00-23:00.

Sports and activities


  • Mini club activities
  • Tennis
  • Free sunbeds - umbrellas by the pool and the beach (extra charge required for the reserved area of the Beach Bar)
  • Beach towel service (payable only in case of loss)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Darts
  • Entertainment - occasional evenings
  • Fitness equipment
  • Mini Club
  • Parking
  • Table tennis
  • WiFi internet connection


Room facilities

Whatever accommodation guests choose, they'll have free internet access so they can easily catch up with their emails. The Aquis Arina Sand Hotel provides elegant double sea view rooms and larger sea front double bungalows with terraces, both of which have air conditioning, a TV and phone, a DVD player, a hairdryer, and a fully equipped private bathroom. Accommodation also includes a handy mini-fridge, attractive modern furnishings, and an optional laundry service (fee).

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Arina Sand Resort in Kokkini Hani. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Arina Sand Resort in Kokkini Hani easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Arina Sand Resort with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

22°C Low 16°C
Today: Tue 25 Oct
22°C Low 15°C
Wed 26 Oct
24°C Low 17°C
Thu 27 Oct
Light rain
20°C Low 14°C
Fri 28 Oct
18°C Low 13°C
Sat 29 Oct

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