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Shellharbour, Australia
Reviewed October 22, 2016

I've stayed here before and I love it!! Absolutely beach front, with umbrella-covered lounges on the sand. Sea water is warm, with cool spots, due to a river flowing into the water further up. The owner, Chris, exudes hospitality. He remembers you from trip-to-trip and does everything in his power to ensure that you have a great stay. The rooms...

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Paris, France
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Right on the beach, the view from the room is astonishing. I spent a week there and the staff and owner made me feel like I was home. There's a direct bus that will get you in the center in 10 minutes. The food is good and affordable, as well as the breakfast buffet. The beach is made of fine...

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Thank Yves H
Reviewed October 12, 2016

First of all, it is only fair that I mention that we were in one of the last rooms to be renovated. That said.... If your dream vacation consists of laying on the beach from dawn to dusk then staying in the hotel may be the place for you. The beach is, literally, just across the street. That fact, a...

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I'm just back home, and I can't wait to be back at the Aptera Beach Hotel. The place itself it's amazing, so close to the beach you sleep lulled by the sea, but seriously it's the staff making it so gorgeous: Christos, both the Vassilis, Jane and all the others. Personally I found a little heaven, but I suggest everyone...

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Thank silviper
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent completely gobsmacked. Best experience of the holiday. Very friendly service. Really good food must give it a go if in the area. Beautiful dog great beach sea gorgeous. Vlad is really going to give up smoking

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Cazalla de la Sierra
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had a choice: two superior double rooms with sea view or a triple room with an extra bed with mountain view. We knew from the reviews that the superior rooms were better, but since we were on a low budget trip we choose the other option. The room was ok for the price we paid and being on the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 9, 2016

I had just a night and two days here as it was my final port of call back to London. It was at the end of a desolate road overlooking the beach for which I had intended. The Host was lovely who checked me in and out - so genuine! The Sea view unfortunately was a side sea view, so...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Our hotel instructed us for this beach site, arriving we easily find free parking and we managed to find a spot with shadow, believe me it was so hot that if you leave the car in the sun you better walk back. The sits become so hot. The back is split in this part, with many beach bars offering sun...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I was surprised at the quality of my room given that the rates were not very expensive. I had a great view of the (not too crowded) beach with a lot of space. The staff was always very friendly and accommodating. It was the perfect location to relax and enjoy while still being relatively close to city. The next time...

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Pamplona, Spain
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for three nights and our experience was incredible. I highly recommend this place, the owners: Christos, Vasilis and Nicolas are really kind and friendly and they gave us a lot of help. Vasilis speaks a perfect Spanish and he gave us great suggestions about what to see in Crete. The hotel has an excellent location, just in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A nice relaxing hotel 40 meters from the sea of amoudara, ten minutes of the center of heraklion, easy transportation from and to the international airport of heraklion, all the rooms have nice sea view, tasty greek and mediteranean food, free wi-fi, elevator, air condition, cable tv, snack bar and beach bar! Value of money! All you want for nice and quality vacations are here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aptera Beach

Address: Dios Str. 24, Amoudara, Crete 715 00, Greece
Location: Greece > Crete > Heraklion Prefecture > Amoudara
Price Range: $41 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aptera Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Aptera Beach Crete/Amoudara
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Amoudara
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Amoudara
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“Sea View Rooms are better at the front!”
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“Room 306 is updated, IF you must stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexParas, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
“Ask a room with a view on the see (most of the rooms are like this)”
 of 5 bubbles Cicmak, Sep 11, 2013 | Read review
“Room 308 is considered to be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles PyeRoad, Jun 19, 2012 | Read review
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