Civitel Creta Beach

Hotel star rating:

  1. Amoudara
  2. Crete
  3. Greek Islands

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  • Low Deposits
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Guests love...

  • Excellent Beach Hotel
  • Excellent Resort Hotel
  • Excellent Wellness Hotel

What guests say...

Service 4.7/5527 reviews
Fantastic service
Cleanliness 4.7/5261 reviews
Location 4.6/5358 reviews
Great location

Good to know...

  • Good access to airport
  • Recreation staff is nice
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Clean hotel facilities
Civitel Creta Beach
Civitel Creta Beach
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The Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows is a 4 –star hotel complex , situated only 5 km west of the city of Heraklion and 12 km from Heraklion international airport Nikos Kazantzakis, in the coastal area of Ammoudara.
The 150 renovated rooms and bungalows, amidst splendid gardens and palm trees offer garden or sea view, harmoniously fit into the natural environment, offering the guests a feeling of peace and relaxation.
All rooms are with balcony or terrace, individually controlled air conditioning, bath or shower, hairdryer, direct-dial telephone, safe, TV with satellite channels, music programs, refrigerator and beach towels. Ideal for families as well as for the guest who wants to relax in a peaceful atmosphere .Due to its central location, the hotel offers easy access to the historical sights of the city of Heraklion and other places of interest all over the island.
The central restaurant close to the beach and overlooking the Aegean Sea, offers breakfast (American Breakfast Buffet), lunch and dinner. Delicious Greek and international dishes, appetizers salads and desserts offered from the buffet of the restaurant. Special theme evenings (Greek, Italian, and Mediterranean) are organized each week for our guests while in the Amphitheatre theatrical and traditional Greek nights will be performed.
Enjoy your coffee or drink on the large veranda of the central bar while enjoying a splendid sea view. Various snacks, ice-cream, juices or other refreshments can also be enjoyed in the pool bar. Sun beds and umbrellas are provided free of charge in the pool area and on the sandy beach. A Tennis Court, mini –golf, ping - pong, beach - volleyball, mini - football, billiard and a children’s playground exist for entertainment and exercising. The animation team of the hotel organizes an interesting program with different activities and events for the guests and their children.

Top Facilities
  • Distance to International Heraklion airport 12Km
  • Distance to Heraklion city center 5Km
  • Bar
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Terrace
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    • Children

      • Babysitting service (fees may apply)
      • Children’s swimming area: 1
      • Children playground
      • Kids’ club
    • Sports

      • Archery
      • Beach Volleyball
      • Children's Entertainment
      • Children's Pool
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis
    • Activities

      • Diving (fees may apply)
      • Table tennis
      • Aerobics
      • Archery
      • Basketball
      • Volleyball
      • Beach volleyball
      • Billiards
      • Bocce
      • Mini golf
      • Tennis
    • Leisure

      • Private beach area
      • Outdoor freshwater pool: 1
      • Outdoor saltwater pool: 1
      • Sun loungers
      • Parasols
      • Massage (fees may apply)
      • Spa treatments (fees may apply)
    • Entertainment

      • Entertainment programme for adults
      • Entertainment programme for children
      • Theatre / auditorium

What's this hotel doing to help you have a safe stay?

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Room facilities

Make yourself at home in one of the 150 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Food and Drink

All-inclusive rates are available at this hotel. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite with local and international cuisine at Main Restaurant, a beachfront buffet restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the garden view, and dine alfresco. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary local cuisine breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Other Information


Creta Beach Hotel is located in Ammoudara Resort just 5km away from Heraklion City. It is well-positioned for exploring the surrounding area with many shops, taverns and bars within walking distance.


With its stone bungalows just a few meters away from the shore, superb rooms and a terraced restaurant where you can hear the gentle waves roll over the sand, Creta Beach presents a surreal experience that combines the natural playground of the Cretan gods with the lovely little city of Heraklion and its very vibrant culture, just a few minutes away by car.


On the outside, the modest-looking buildings and bungalows are set discretely among the palm trees to blend in with the environment,many embellished only with natural Greek stone and whitewashed walls as found in many Cretan villages. The inside offers a very different story with completely renovated interiors, first-class amenities and an amazing ambiance that matches the seaside experience.Internet is available in all public spaces for free, as well as in the rooms for a very reasonable fee. Room types available:standard rooms with garden view, bungalows with garden view, superior bungalows with garden view and waterfront view rooms.

Free Sports/Wellness:

swimming pool, beach side volleyball

Sports and Wellness Fee:

mini golf, tennis, archery, ping pong, petanque, mini soccer, Water sports


darts, international dance shows and sketches or local Cretan folklore dances, Internet corner, TV lounge, Billiard table

For Children:

Baby chairs at the restaurant, Children swimming pool, Playground, Babysitting service upon request, Cribs / baby cots


The culinary delights at Creta Beach will overwhelm the guests with a world of mouthwatering choices at the main restaurant. Breakfast is served in rich buffet style, offering a variety of continental and American favorites, but also many Cretan delicacies such as cheese, desserts, rusk bread, olives and other delights eaten around the Mediterranean for Breakfast. The rich culinary experience is extended to lunch and dinner where the famous Cretan diet plays an important role in salad, main meal and dessert buffets, but western specialties such as pasta, meats and sweets are plentiful as well. After dinner, the main lounge bar welcomes guests for a leisurely get-together, with the outdoor terrace by the sea being especially popular. During the day time guests can head to the pool bar-cafe fora sandwich, salad, ice cream or refreshing drink.

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Points of interest
  • Chania Airport 1h 10m
  • Heraklion Airport 50m

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