The five-star Fodele Beach has 395 rooms and has undergone a recent renovation, meaning that most room types are brand new. Rooms are excellently equipped with flat-screen TVs, Air Conditioning, an electronic safe free of charge, coffee and tea making facilities, bath amenities, beach towels, hair dryers, mini fridges, daily housekeeping and a laundry service (for which there is an extra charge). WIFI in the rooms comes at an extra charge but is of exceptional fibre optic quality (free WIFI can be found in some public areas).
The hotel is situated in close proximity to several cities, including Heraklion (25km) and Rethymno (50km). This is a luxurious and well-equipped hotel with 2 fresh-water swimming pools and a separate children’s pool, as well as access to a water park with 6 pools and 7 slides which is open every day free of charge for the hotel’s guests. There is a poolside bar on site at the hotel, perfect for getting a drink to sip as you lounge in the sun by the pool. Sunshades and sunbeds are available free of charge at the beach and the pool. The hotel features a TV lounge and parking lot, as well as an on-site mini market to shop for essentials.
Staff at this lovely hotel speak English, Russian, Italian, French and German, meaning there’s always someone on hand to help out with enquiries or assistance with directions. Other hotel facilities include air conditioning, car hire, a chapel and shrine, family rooms, gift shop, lift, newspapers, non-smoking rooms, packed lunches to take on day trips, safety deposit boxes (free of charge) and on-site shops.
The hotel has 3 restaurants and serves buffets style breakfast. All inclusive guests get soft drinks, snacks, local spirits, coffee and tea. There’s plenty on offer in the way of relaxation at this hotel with lovely green gardens, an all year round outdoor pool and sun terrace. If you’re keen to relax on holiday the hotel offers a sauna, spa and wellness centre and massage.
More active guests will enjoy the hotel’s wide range of sporty leisure activities including billiards, darts, diving, a fitness centre, mini-golf, table tennis and a tennis court. For a fun adrenalin-pumping experience, head to the hotel’s water sports facility to try your hand at some water sports.
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:
5 Star: €4.00
4 Star: €3.00
3 Star: €1.50
1-2 Stars: €0.50
4 Keys: €1.00
3 Keys: €0.50
1-2 Keys: €0.25