Minos Mare Hotel
LocationThis hotel lies by Platanias beach with a spectacular view of the emerald green-blue water on the island's north coast. Rethymnon can be reached within 4 km and the nearest entertainment facilities are around 200 m away. Links to the public transport network can easily be reached on foot, situated just 100 m from the hotel. Heraklion Airport can be reached within 80 km and Chania around 65 km, each taking around 2 hours with public transport.
Facilities300 rooms, including 127 double rooms, are located on 3 storeys and can be reached by lift. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour reception desk are happy to answer any questions. A baggage storage service, a safe and a currency exchange service are available. Wireless internet access in public areas (no extra charge) allows guests to stay connected. The tour desk offers assistance with booking excursions. A number of shops, including a supermarket, are great for shopping or just browsing. The grounds of the hotel feature a playground and a lovely garden. Additional amenities include a TV room, a playroom and a library. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park. Other services include a babysitting service, medical assistance, a transfer service, room service, an alarm call service and a laundry service.
RoomsAir conditioning and central heating ensure that rooms maintain comfortable temperatures. Guests can relax on the balcony or terrace. Children's beds can be requested for younger guests. A safe, a minibar and a desk are also available. Additional features include a refrigerator, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. Other features include a direct dial telephone, a television with satellite/cable channels, a radio, a CD player, a DVD player and WiFi (no extra charge). Slippers are included. A hairdryer and bathrobes are available in the bathrooms, which are equipped with a shower and a bathtub.
Sports/EntertainmentThere are indoor and outdoor pools and a children's swimming area. A short break or an entire afternoon on the sun terrace, which features sun loungers and parasols, is time well spent. There is a poolside snack bar as well. The wide range of activities offered at the hotel ensures that there is something new to do every day, including cycling/mountain biking, bocce, beach volleyball and golf. Water sports enthusiasts are offered aquafit. The hotel offers numerous indoor sports, including a gym, table tennis, darts and aerobics or, for a fee, billiards. A range of wellness facilities, such as a spa and a beauty salon, are offered at the hotel. For a fee, guests can also take advantage of a sauna and massage treatments. Activity coordinators organise an entertainment programme for adults and children.
MealsVarious dining options are available, including a dining room and a bar. A number of specialities await guests in the air-conditioned, non-smoking restaurant. Catering options include half board, full board and all-inclusive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will satisfy appetites big and small. The hotel also offers snacks. The hotel offers a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.