Santa Marina Resort

P.Box 32 - Gazi, AmmoudaraAmoudara Heraklion71414Greece
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About Santa Marina Resort

Conveniently situated directly on the Amoudara Beach and a short drive from Heraklion, Santa Marina Resort offers modern accommodations and nearby recreational activities, including water skiing and windsurfing.

All rooms have air conditioning, plasma TVs, refrigerators, private bathrooms, furnished balcony's, phones, and hairdryers. Free Wi-Fi is available in rooms.

All rooms have air conditioning, plasma TV, refrigerator, private bathroom, furnished balcony, phone, and a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available in rooms.

A full American breakfast mixed with authentic Greek pastries is offered each day. The onsite hotel restaurant serves a wide range of dishes for lunch and dinner, including Greek, Italian, and Asian specialties. All 3 onsite hotel bars serve refreshing drinks and cocktails for guests.

Nearby attractions include Historical Museum of Crete and Pankritio Stadium.


P.Box 32 - Gazi, Ammoudara, Amoudara Heraklion, 71414, Greece
Telephone: +30(2810)261103 | Fax: +30(2810)261369 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Bell service
  • Bungalows
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel bar on the beach
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Kids' club
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly staff

Many guests like that the hotel staff is attentive and helpful, noting that the front desk staff is fast with the check-in and assists guests with their luggage. Others compliment on the restaurant service, commenting that waiters are friendly and the service is fast.

Fantastic entertainment in the evenings

Most guests appreciate the hotel animation team and the entertainment program in the evenings. Others love that the entertainment programs are suited for children and adults.

Great location

Many guests enjoy the hotel location and say there is a bus stop just outside the property, offering transportation to the Heraklion. Others love that the beach is just a few steps from the hotel and comment that free sun loungers and umbrellas are always available.

Negative Reviews

Problems with air conditioning units

Several guests report that air conditioning in rooms is turned down in the evenings and the temperature in rooms increases, making it impossible to get a good night's sleep. Others feel that air conditioning is a bit noisy during the day.

Not enough sunbeds around the pool

Some guests say that the seasonal outdoor pool is spacious and clean, however, others point out that there are not enough sunbeds around the pool. Others cite that the pool bar staff could be more attentive and the cocktail list is nothing special.

Average food

While some guests note that the breakfast in the hotel is good, others feel that there are not a lot of dining options for vegetarians, and that the portions could be larger. Several guests also mention that it is impossible to book an early breakfast for guests who have to check-out early in the morning.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 510 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    8.7 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 510 reviews