Minos Beach Art Hotel, Crete, Greece

Best For

People who seek Luxury, Peace and Authenticity.

the Low Down

Minos Beach Art Hotel is a 5 star hotel located on the beautiful island of Crete. Described as a Hip Haven, this beautiful resort offers an authentic Greek experience at a sustainable cost to the planet. Boasting of an award winning restaurant and an extensive wine list, it would be hard not to enjoy this little greek treasure. The 19 room styles cater to even the pickiest of travelers needs, offering earthy tones, private pools and outstanding views of the Mirabello Bay. You can even take a short leap from your bed to med when you choose to stay in one of the instagram worthy Water Front Bungalows. Be sure to checkout the 5 star Spa on site, located on the most enchanted waterfront location of the island.

the Peaks Promise

complimentary experience

Each booking will receive a complimentary tour of the Open Air Art museum which features more that 50 art installations from leading Greek and international artists.

the Peaks Purse

60 USD to spend at the resort on whatever you wish!

The Best Room For You

  • The first luxury hotel in Crete, with two private beach locations.
  • Minos beach has complimented its 2.5km of Coastline with private Waterfront rooms, looking out to the Mirabello Bay.
  • 8 Dining facilities, which include award winning Restaurant La Bouillabasisse, a fine dining experience with mediterranean fusion, or taste authentic Cretan foods at the Terpsis Restaurant, where over 80% of the produce is locally sourced.
  • Explore the extensive wine list at La Cave De La Bouillabaisse or choose a cocktail or coffee at the Pure Lounge Bar.
  • Sustainability is a core value of Minos Beach Art Hotel. They aim to employ as many local staff as possible and conduct monthly chemical and microbiological analyses on the natural resources which ensures pollution is monitored and kept to a minimum.
• Accommodation:
The hotel has a 121 Bungalows and Villas, in 19 different styles which can accommodate larger groups or the solo traveller. You can choose a sea view and be just steps away from the ocean, or pick a private pool and relax alone. All rooms are styled in boho chic with earthy tones and ethereal spaces..
• Location:
Located on the shores of the Mirabello Bay, Minos Beach art hotel is just a few minutes away from the elegant resort town of Agios Nikolaos. Heraklion International Airport is 60km away or come by boat, with the port being 62km away.
• Getting there:
You can fly directly to the island of Crete from most European airports. If you are coming from afar, then Athens Airport offers great connections to the island. You can also choose to take a boat from Athens Port which can take from 7 to 12 hours. The boats run daily with more frequent itineraries in the high season.
• What to pack:
There is no official dress code in the hotel, however resort casual and elegant style is always a hit.
• Restaurants:
Minos Beach art hotel’s kitchen celebrates slow food and the ritual of cooking. An ode to Cretan and Greek cuisine, using locally sourced, seasonal and ingredients to create authentic flavours and provide the ultimate, farm-to-table experience. The vision is to offer guests a holistic Cretan experience in fine dining, introducing unique flavours and aromas. Passionate about food, Minos Beach Hotel cooks in style and delivers excellence.
• Spa:
Set in one of the most enchanting waterfront locations in Crete, the Ananea Wellness by Aegeo Spa at Minos Beach art hotel guarantees to introduce guests to a unique world of wellness and relaxation, a true 5 star spa hotel experience! Reinvigorate, revive and rejuvenate yourself with our extensive range of spa treatments and fitness activities.
• Signature Activities:
Free Hatha and Flow Yoga available daily on site. Get your insta worthy pick with a floating breakfast in your own private pool or perfect your wine pallet with the Wine Master Class. Watersports and diving activities are also available.
  • Accommodation rates are in Euros and include taxes (VAT 13%, City Tax 0.5%) and service charges. There is however a separate bill for the Tourism Tax, which is 4 Euros per a room per a night. This will be invoiced and paid separately by guests.
  • The hotel offers full cancelation up to 7 days prior to arrival.
  • Stays can be upgraded to half board with prices depending on the season. Half board upgrade charges are different for adults and children.
  • Villa bookings include complimentary airport transfer to and from Heraklion International Airport. Complimentary transfers not applicable to bungalow bookings.

There is no kids club available however babysitting is available upon request with an applicable charge.

Rates include:
Daily Breakfast (With option to upgrade to Half Board)
Amenities available for all rooms, including a bottle of Wine (Yes Wine), Water and Fruits.
Complimentary yoga classes

Average Temperature & Rainfall in Days

Starting Room Rates in USD

Rates based on double occupancy for a bed with Breakfast included.

Visa Cost

The cost of a Schengen visa fee is €80 per adult . For more information click here.

Top Tip

Rent a moped, it's a fun way to see the various towns and cities. You can usually rent a moped for around 14 EUR (16 USD) per day.

Local Currency

The local currency is Euros

Weather

The best time to visit Crete is from mid-May to June or Sept/ October. May brings with it warmer waters and beautiful wildflowers that can be spotted throughout the island'.

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