Get an overview of this hotel5-star hotel with pools, private beach, full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
On private beach

Location

Located in Kolymbari, this beachfront hotel is connected to the convention center, 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Orthodox Academy of Crete, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Afrata Beach and Ravdouha Beach. Platanias Beach and Platanias Square are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

Spend the day relaxing at Avra Imperial Hotel's private sand beach, practicing your swing on the golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 328 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include furnished balconies or patios, minibars, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the sand beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. Summer fun is a breeze at Avra Imperial Hotel, where you can play a round of golf at the golf course, cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, and enjoy a treatment at the full-service spa.

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 4 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. This luxury hotel also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Avra Imperial Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free valet parking 
  • On private beach 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 92 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 328 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Beach bar 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 995 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Minibar 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Basilico - Overlooking the pool and garden, this buffet restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Blue Dong - Overlooking the pool and garden, this sushi bar specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Al Fresco - This poolside restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Basilico Annex - This diner serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, a golf course, and outdoor tennis courts are featured at the hotel. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna, a fitness center, and a children's pool.

Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

USPA has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
A tourism tax ranging from EUR 0.25 to EUR 4 per accommodation per night will be applied on all stays starting on January 1, 2018 and is collected at the property. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Hotel Registry Number - 1042K015A0208201

Hotel Name

  • Avra Beach Imperial
  • Avra Imperial Beach
  • Avra Imperial Beach Platanias
  • Avra Imperial Beach Resort
  • Avra Imperial Beach Resort Platanias
  • Avra Imperial Resort
  • Avra Imperial Hotel Platanias
  • Avra Imperial Platanias
  • Avra Imperial

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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