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Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9 AM to 7 PM, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

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Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Costa Varnali street, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete Island

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationStar Beach Water Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationAquaworld Aquarium17 min walk
  • Popular LocationSarakino3 min drive
  • AirportHeraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis)16 min drive

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About this area

Koutouloufari

Located in Hersonissos, Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience is in a rural area and near the beach. Star Beach Water Park and Crete Golf Club are worth exploring if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Aquaworld Aquarium and Acqua Plus Water Park. Travelling with kids? Consider Dinosauria Park and Watercity Waterpark. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and snorkelling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and horse riding.

What's nearby

  • Star Beach Water Park - 15 min walk
  • Aquaworld Aquarium - 17 min walk
  • Sarakino - 3 min drive
  • Lychnostatis - 3 min drive
  • Port of Hersonissos - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • MAIN RESTAURANT 'NATURA' — 1 min walk
  • Luna Rossa — 1 min walk
  • Nikos the Fisherman - 2 min walk
  • Pithari - 2 min walk
  • Steki Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience

4-star, family-friendly hotel near Star Beach Water Park
3 restaurants, 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a swim-up bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 96 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and pillowtop beds. Guests can enjoy heated floors, and other standard amenities include furnished balconies or patios, Netflix and LCD TVs.
Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience offers 96 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix.

Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

A children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Health First (Greece)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free 24 hours off-site parking within 98 ft
  • Street parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 poolside bars, 3 bars/lounges and 1 swim-up bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Concerts/live shows
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub
  • Table tennis
  • Winery release events

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • High chair
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Lockers available
  • Reception hall
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Books
  • Communal living room
  • Couples dining
  • Renovated entire property – January 2019
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Netflix
  • Satellite channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Heated floors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4 per accommodation, per night
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: EUR 40 (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle transfer per child: EUR 0 (one-way), (up to 12 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
Property registration number 1039K033A0034000

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from April to November
Pool access available from 9 AM to 7 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Esperides Villas Apartment Chersonissos
Esperides Villas Chersonissos
Esperides Villas Apartment Hersonissos
Esperides Villas Apartment
Esperides Villas Hersonissos
Esperides Villas
Esperides Villas Hotel Chersonisos
Esperides Hotel Hersonissos
Esperides Villas Koutouloufari, Crete
Esperides Villas Hotel Hersonissos
Esperides Villas Hotel
Esperides Resort Hersonissos
Esperides Resort
Esperides Hersonissos
Esperides Resort Spa
Esperides Crete Resort The Authentic Experience
Esperides Resort Crete The Authentic Experience
Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience Hotel
Esperides Crete Boutique Resort The Authentic Experience
Esperides Resort Crete, The Authentic Experience Hersonissos

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 29 out of 53 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 16 out of 53 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 53 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 53 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 53 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The resort is well situated and the entire staff was awesome. A short walk or quad ride from the beaches. The town outside the Resort is full of pleasant shops and restaurants. Perfect for an evening walk. Perfect place stay and enjoy a vacation with the family.
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Établissement au top, service impeccable et personnel prévenant. A réserver les yeux fermés !
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020