Aquis Arina Sand Hotel kokini-hani, Crete
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An older style 4-star hotel with featureless buildings, set in pleasant, spacious grounds in an appealing beachfront location. Internal areas are generally unelaborate, with standard furnishings and decor.
Suitable for all age groups, including those with children as there are family bungalows, a sizeable children’s club and separate pool. Although there are no specific disabled rooms the property has ramps throughout and disabled toilets.
Bland looking main buildings are slightly worn in places, painted in off white and pale blue. All rooms have reasonably sized balconies with railings. Single level bungalows are spread along the sea front with terraces leading directly onto a lawn.
Property type: Hotel
Balcony/Terrace: All rooms
Built Year: 1975
Bright and airy reception leads to corridors, with floor to ceiling windows, upholstered seating and a compact wooden bar. The floor below accommodates the main bar in an internal courtyard with wicker furnishings and leads to the pleasant main restaurant in pale colours with atmospheric spotlighting. There is an entertainment room with a stage and spacious children’s club.
Spacious, with lawned areas and palm trees. Tiled poolside area and adjacent lawn have plenty of space for sunbeds and is overlooked by the large functional pool bar with plain wooden furnishings which also overlooks the sea to the rear. A further sail-shaded terrace extends from the main bar.
Pool has walk-in entry and an activities area, with a separate pool for toddlers and children. Massages are available under a shaded beachfront area.
Area Type: Aquis Arina Sand Hotel is on the outskirts of the resort, 300 metres from the centre, directly on a sandy beach and coast road. Surrounded by other hotels, there are a few tavernas, bars and small tourist shops a 5 minute walk away. Bus stop for other coastal resorts is 50 metres from the hotel entrance.
Nearest beach: Immediate (Kokkini Hani)
- All Inclusive
- All inclusive available
- Poolside bar
- Main Bar
- A la carte restaurant
- Angular (40 yards)
- Children’s pool/section
- Public facilities
- Children’s daytime entertainment
- Children’s playground
- Evening entertainment
- Fitness room/gym
- Indoor games
- Internet terminal(s)
- Tennis courts
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- TV (English language)