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About the hotel
Agapi Beach Resort, located in Crete; nearest Airport is Heraklion (approx. 15 minutes transfer)
SETTING & STYLE
A great choice for families, Agapi not only is a short transfer away from the airport and right on a sandy beach but it also features a kids’ club jam-packed with activities, a teens’ club as well as a variety of water sports facilities, bike rentals and tennis courts to keep everyone entertained. Family Bungalows cater for little ones, while the all-inclusive plan staves off relentless hunger pangs – without breaking the bank. The vicinity to Heraklion lends this resort for interesting and cultural visits to museums and archaeological sites such as the Bronze ruins of Knossos.
RESTAURANTS & BARS
Agapi Beach Resort offers an all-inclusive formula to guests across five restaurants and four bars which range from buffet to traditional Cretan to Italian so that all tastes are satisfied.
Main Restaurant – Offering buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner the main restaurants has a casual yet sophisticated ambiance with indoors and outdoors seating area. Featuring a show kitchen and a children’s dedicated buffet area.
Taverna Akrogiali – Serving an authentic and traditional Cretan menu, Taverna Akrogiali offers a buffet style lunch and an a la carte menu for dinner in a traditional taverna style pergola. During the day light snacks and ice creams are available for guests.
Piazza d’Italia- A stylish and romantic restaurant offering a sophisticated Italian menu within a beautiful lit garden by the pool. Fine Italian and Greek wines are available for an extra charge.
Taka – Taka - an exciting new street food-style restaurant, specializes in Mediterranean favourites – from Greece’s famed gyros and delicious Cypriot halloumi to superb Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish and Moroccan dishes. Dine in the open air!
1978 Lobby Bar – the resort’s main bar offering a wide selection of cocktails, draft beers, soft drinks and refreshments either indoors or in the outdoor lounge area.
Pool Bar – Enjoy a drink and a bite without leaving the pool at this inviting bar, which serves cocktails, draft beer, hot and cold snacks, coffee and ice cream.
Garden Theater - Open during live performances only, the Garden Theater offers a selection of international and local alcoholic drinks, cocktails, draft beer, soft drinks and refreshments.
Beach Bar – A laid-back Beach Bar serving a selection of refreshments, international and local alcoholic drinks. During the summer months, the bar plays host to exciting events including beach parties and cocktail nights (surcharges may apply.)
The resort offers 3 outdoor freshwater swimming pools as well as a children’s padding pool. With a wide calendar of water activities.
Health & Spa
Aegeo Spa offers a full menu of relaxing facials and invigorating body treatments, performed by expert therapists in the privacy of an open-air spa gazebo. Treatments are inspired by the Greek elements of Earth and Nature, and feature only the purest ingredients.
The resort features a private sandy beach with shallow waters with luxurious loungers and parasol dotted around the beach for guest’s comfort and relaxation.
The resort’s fitness center provides guests with the latest in fitness technology.
Treadmills, elliptical trainers and a range of cardio training and strength improvement machinery offer the most entertaining and fulfilling experience.
Located by the hotel gardens near the swimming pool, the Kid’s Club is the perfect place of Crete family resorts, featuring a wide range of fun activities for children ages 4 to 12, and is supervised by highly trained staff.
- Room Facilities:
All rooms have: air-conditioning/heating, flat-screen television, minibar, mineral water, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, in-room safe, private furnished balcony/terrace.
Double Room: This comfortable room features picturesque views of the resort gardens from a furnished balcony. They include twin size beds, an indoor seating area and a marble bathroom with a bath or shower. Maximum occupancy 2 guests. 20m²
Double Room Sea View: This comfortable room features beautiful sea views from a furnished balcony. They include twin size beds, an indoor seating area and a marble bathroom with a bath or shower. 23m²
Premium Sea View: Located on the fourth and fifth floors of the main building and boasting unspoiled views over the sea, the resort’s sandy beach, lush gardens and up to Heraklion town. Each accommodation includes twin size beds, an indoor seating area, an elegant marble bathroom with a bath or shower and a private furnished balcony. 23m²
Bungalow Garden: With views over one of the resort’s gardens, these fully renovated bungalows feature a private outdoor space, twin size beds, indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in shower. 25m²
Bungalow Pool View: With views over one of the resort’s pool and wonderful gardens, these fully renovated bungalows feature a private outdoor space, twin size beds, indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in shower. 25m²
Bungalow Side Sea View: located within the resort’s garden with side views towards the beach, these fully renovated bungalows feature a private outdoor space, twin size beds, indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in rain shower. 25m²
Bungalow Sea Front View: Tucked within the resort gardens, these recently renovated island-inspired, peaceful bungalows offer proximity to the seafront. They are ideal for couples or families. They include a private outdoor space, twin size beds, indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in rain shower. 25m²
Family Bungalow: These renovated bungalows are ideal for families, with three twin beds and a balcony overlooking the sea or the resort pool or gardens. They also include an indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in shower. 32 m²
Exclusive Bungalow: These renovated bungalows provide direct access to one of the resort’s pool. Each bungalow features a private furnished balcony or veranda, an indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in rain shower. 30 m²
Exclusive Bungalow Pool Front: These bungalows have views of one of the resort’s pool. Each bungalow features a private furnished balcony or veranda, an indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with a walk-in rain shower. 30 m²
Two Bedroom Maisonette: these newly renovated bungalows consist of two exclusive bungalows maisonette style with a shared entrance. Each bungalow offers a private furnished balcony, indoor seating area and an elegant marble bathroom with walk-in shower. 60m²
Deluxe Suite: the Deluxe Suite boasts elegant Mediterranean design and modern furniture with tones of blue and white. Each suite features a private furnished balcony, indoor seating area and a marbled bathroom with walk-in shower. 35m²