Arina Beach Hotel & Bungalows

Hotel star rating:

  1. Kokkini Hani
  2. Crete
  3. Greek Islands

Why book with us?

  • Low Deposits
  • Price Match Guarantee
  • Secure Booking
  • Monthly Payments available

Guests love...

  • Good Beach Hotel
  • Good Family Hotel

What guests say...

Food 4.4/5691 reviews
Delicious food
Breakfast 4.3/525 reviews
Tasty breakfast
Location 4.3/5402 reviews
Great location

Good to know...

  • Good access to airport
  • Recreation staff is nice
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
Arina Beach Hotel & Bungalows
Arina Beach Hotel & Bungalows
Arina Beach Hotel & Bungalows
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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 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.

Top Facilities
  • 1Km to town centre
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Hire
  • Currency exchange
  • Family Rooms
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Terrace
    • Facilities

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

      • Beach Volleyball
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Children's Entertainment
      • Children's Pool
      • Darts
      • Entertainment Programme
      • Massage
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis
    • Activities

      • 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

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
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
  • 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
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Room facilities

Make yourself at home in one of the 295 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary bottled water.

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.

Enjoy international cuisine at Ariadne, one of the hotel's many dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Wind down with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges or 2 poolside bars.

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

Other Information

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Karteros Beach - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Watercity Waterpark - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
Dinosauria Park - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Gouves Beach - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Ekklisia Agios Konstantinos - 7.3 km / 4.6 mi
Eleftherias Square - 12 km / 7.5 mi
Museum of the Battle for Crete and National Resistance - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Kornarou Square - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
18 Anglon Square - 12.5 km / 7.8 mi
Bembo Fountain - 12.5 km / 7.8 mi
Vikelaia Municipal Library - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
St. Mark's Basilica - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Heraklion Municipal Art Gallery - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Italian Archaeological School - 12.6 km / 7.9 mi
Manos Hatzidakis Theatre - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi

The preferred airport for Arina Beach Resort is Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER) - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi

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

Points of interest
  • Chania Airport 2h 25m
  • Heraklion Airport 45m

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