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Candia Maris Resort & Spa Crete

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72 Andreas Papandreou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71414, Greece
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is very well kept. Clean beautiful pools, gardens, rooms and beach. The room we got is big comfertable and very clean. The food is plentiful and fresh. The problem is with booking the restaurants. .. the beach is great and everything including the next door village is not more than a ten minute walk. Last but not least... More 

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Middelfart, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed once more with Magic Life for 2 weeks and this time the "adult" resort was in Heraklion, Crete The Candia Maris Resort is really nice, very solid (sound proofed) and excellent facilities, rooms, aircon, restaurants, pools, fitnet room(s) and surroundings / area in general and for sure a great long beach, where you can enjoy the nice ocean.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We spent a day here to make a bit of a change from our villa holiday in Heraklion. A fee of €40 a head buys you everything you can eat, drink and use from 9am to 6pm. Terrific value indeed. Great service from guest relations lady Vefa, two beautiful pools and a beach for sunbathing, a fabulous buffet restaurant, pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

great hotel! very friendly and helpful staff at all levels. very comprehensive sports program. cozy, very clean , very nice kitchen with plenty of variety . Also people with allergies have no problem here if you want the vacation of your life you are at your place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

While we did not stay here, I felt a short comment worth bringing up. Our TUI bus picked us up at another hotel first, and it stopped here to pick up a large group of Germans. The porters were very helpful to bring the luggage to the bus and when everyone was loaded up, they held up a very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My husband and I booked through TUI for this resort based on the reviews, and we had a really great time (about a week). The majority (perhaps every one!) of the guests is German-speaking (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) so we joked that it was almost as though we had not left Germany. This was not a problem for us, as... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The hotel is indeed a multifunctional luxurious resort. Lots of sport facilities/wellness arangements/places to relax. The beach is beautiful. Our hotel balcony was overlooking the beach and sea. Nice location very close to Heraklion and kazanzakis airport.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

great pool, great beach, friendly staff. Not great food, but it was ok. Terrible drinks. The sodas and the wine is so bad that the only real choice was between beers and water! Even the coffee at breakfast was of the bad kind. The instant coffee in the rooms was better! There was a option to buy decent wine, but... More 

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Poznan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We spent there 2 weeks (June/August). Before we used to choose Magic Life on Kos but they moved the club to a different place, so we decided to change to Crete this year. We have the basis for comparison and here are pros & cons of Magic Life Candia Maris. The cons should be treated more as remarks for the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We booked this hotel to have a relax vacation with our little and very energetic daughter (1 year). The hotel is indeed a multifunctional luxurious resort. Everybody can find his way to have a perfect place to stay! Lots of sport facilities/wellness arangements/places to relax/enjoy the 3 restaurants. it is a bit confusing that this hotel is advertised as a... More 

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