Perched on a clifftop overlooking the azure Aegean Sea, the Sea Side Resort & Spa offers the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday among breathtaking vistas. With three outdoor saltwater pools, one indoor pool, and the Mononaftis Beach just a short walk away, you can lounge in the sun or take a refreshing dip when the temperatures get a bit too high.
The Sea Side Resort & Spa also boasts an outdoor Jacuzzi, a hair salon and a spa centre for when you feel the need to be pampered.The hotel’s main restaurant has numerous local and international dishes to be sampled, and there are also Chinese and gourmet á la carte restaurants. Furthermore, there are three bars located across the estate, perfect for a nightcap as the sun sets on the Aegean horizon. If you’re seeking to explore Crete further, then the island’s capital, Heraklion, is only a 25-minute drive from the Sea Side Resort & Spa – where you can indulge in historical buildings and ruins, interesting museums and quirky shops
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete has maintained a strong sense of its cultural roots for almost 5,000 years. Various empires have made their impressions on the island over the years and today the place is a vibrant blend consisting of equal measures of history, culture, great food, lots of sun and heaps of opportunities for complete relaxation. Once the centre of Minoan culture, the island of Crete is today a haven for those with an interest in archaeology and classical history. On Crete, you can visit the Minoan palaces of Phaistos and Knossos, the ancient Roman city of Gortys, the Venetian castle at Rethymno and lots of other fantastic ruins that have their own mythological past. Explore the caves of Diktaion and Psychro, as well as the famous Gorge of Samaria. Travel back to the present day by returning to the main city of Heraklion and sample the local art at the Museum of Visual Arts. After a day of exploring, you can take a dip in the water or test your skills at various water sports that are available at most beaches and resorts along the Cretan coastline.