Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza in Aghia Marina, Crete, Greek Islands

Guests love...

  • Excellent

    Family Hotel

What guests say...

  • Location 4.8
    30 reviews
    ‘Excellent location close to the beach.’
  • Breakfast 4.4
    23 reviews
    ‘Tasty breakfast.’
  • Service 4.1
    46 reviews
    ‘Reception is decent, with overall friendly and professional service.’
Read all

Good to know...

  • Professional service
  • Beach nearby
  • Friendly atmosphere

When to go

(°C) Avg. High Temp

graph comparing fluctuations of price and temperature for Aghia Marina

Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza

  • 20m to beach
  • 8Km to town centre
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
TripAdvisor Traveller rating:
439 reviews

The Santa Marina Plaza is a 4 star hotel complex located on the long and sandy beach of Agia Marina Village, just a short journey to Chania city centre. This large com... ... Continue reading

‘Very good family hotel. Fantastic service. Great location. Beautiful beach.’
Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza in Aghia Marina, Crete, Greek Islands

The Santa Marina Plaza is a 4 star hotel complex located on the long and sandy beach of Agia Marina Village, just a short journey to Chania city centre. This large complex offers a serene atmosphere, a large outdoor pool and a number of other holiday-crucial facilities, like spa treatments and adult only relaxation.

There are only 51 rooms at this hotel, guaranteeing relaxation and peace. All of the rooms are furnished in a Cretan style, modern and airy. Most of the rooms either have views over the landscaped gardens, the pool or the sea. You can see a full list of the room facilities below.

Other great facilities at the Santa Marina Plaza hotel include, as we already mentioned, the large outdoor pool, which is serviced by a pool bar where you can enjoy drinks and snacks. More information below! There's also a fitness room, a Jacuzzi room and even a conference room. You'll feel the romance in the candle-lit gardens & can enjoy a dinner for two overlooking the Cretan Sea, and after dinner revel in an outdoor massage.

Agia Marina Village has a famous beach, and you'll understand why. It's gorgeous, sandy and long, offering up some fantastic Greek sun. You'll find the town bustling with restaurants, bars and cafes, and a host of different activities to try, from water sports to hiking.



  • 24hr reception
  • Fax and photocopier facilities (available at reception)
  • Beach towels (refundable deposit)
  • Laundry / Dry Cleaning service (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi at lobby
  • Luggage storage (at reception)
  • 24 hrs Room service (surcharge)
  • Late check-out facilities (showers and change rooms)
  • Internet corner at reception/lobby (coin operated)

Main facilities

  • Private guest parking
  • Fitness Room
  • Indoor Jacuzzi Room for 2 persons (complimentary for guest use)
  • Outdoor Massage services (surchage)
  • Spa Facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool.

Pool and wellness

  • Fitness centre
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Massage (Additional charge)
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Shallow end
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Swimming pool

Sports and leisure

  • Banana Boat
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Canoe
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking
  • Diving
  • Gym
  • Horse Riding
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jet Skiing
  • Massage
  • Outdoor Pool(s)
  • Parasols
  • Pool bar
  • Speed Boating
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Entertainment & Wellness programmes
  • Evening entertainment at the pool bar/main bar
  • Further entertainment at sister hotel, Santa Marina Beach Hotel (200m)
  • Conference room
  • Tennis courts at sister hotel Cavo Spada Luxury Resort & Spa (transfer service)

Food and Drink

Main Restaurant

  • Buffet style breakfast
  • Show cooking
  • International & Cretan cuisine
  • Poolside dining with views to the sea

  • Breakfast (buffet) 07:45 – 10:15

  • Lunch (A’ la Carte) 13:00 – 16:00
  • Dinner (buffet) 19:00 – 21:30
  • Dinner (A’ La Carte – max.15 person) 19:00 – 23:00

Beachfront Azzuro Restaurant

  • Opening times: 13:00-16:00 & 20:00-23:00
  • Private setting/exclusive
  • A la carte Med/Cretan/International dishes

Pool Bar

  • Opening times: 10.00 - 1.00
  • Snacks
  • Light meals
  • Cocktails

Main Bar

  • Opening times: 11.00 - 1.00
  • Indoor bar
  • More sophisticated atmosphere

Other Information

Payment facilities include Visa Card and Euro/Master Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Check in is at 15h00 and check out is at 12h00

Overnight Stay Tax", charged per night, per room. The amounts are detailed below and are to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-in:

Hotel Accommodation:

5 Star: €4.00

4 Star: €3.00

3 Star: €1.50

1-2 Stars: €0.50

Furnished Rooms/Apartments:

4 Keys: €1.00

3 Keys: €0.50

1-2 Keys: €0.25

Other facilities

  • Beachfront
  • Garden
  • Private beach area
  • Sun terrace

Room facilities

  • 1 Direct-dial Telephone
  • Bath-robes
  • Bathroom with bathtub (and glass panel for showers)
  • Coffee & Tea making facilities
  • Enriched Bath amenities
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Ironing facilities upon request
  • Full-length mirror
  • Furnished balcony/terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Mini Bar (extra charge)
  • Safe box (extra charge)
  • Satellite flat screen TV
  • Shaving socket
  • Slippers
  • Softer matress available
  • Wi-Fi internet access

Points of interest

  • Bars - 500m
  • Chania Airport - 1 hours 15 minutes
  • Heraklion Airport - 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Public Transport - 100m
  • Resort Centre - 2km
  • Restaurants - 500m
  • Shops - 500m

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

To make booking a holiday at Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza in Aghia Marina easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Hotel address : Agia Marina, Aghia Marina, Crete, Greek Islands, 73014

Please wait while we load the map for Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza

A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Beach Front Double or Twin Room
    • Number of bedrooms: 1
    • Room size (sqm): 20

Questions and Answers about Giannoulis Santa Marina Plaza

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or if you have a question about this specific hotel, please get in touch via the Add a Question button below. Our knowledgeable team will aim to respond to your question within 72 hours. In the meantime, previously asked questions can be found below and answers to some of the most commonly asked questions can be found on our FAQs page.

0 Questions | 0 Answers
Sign up to our Newsletter!
Sign up to our emails to hear about our amazing deals!