Where else can you lie in bed and hear the waves gently lap beneath your private balcony?
El Greco's many returning guests will be pleased to see that there is now an All-Inclusive option so guests may now choose between half-board and all-inclusive option at this favourite family hotel. With so many new dining and drinking options, guests will be delighted with the NEW look in the Lobby area, bar and lounges. A refreshing sea front Pool Brasserie and pool bar to sip cocktails and revel in the beautiful sea views with the impeccable service you've come to expect from Grecotel.
Nestled on the beachfront and framed by fields of golden wheat and red poppies, it offers spectacular sea views from every corner of its magnificent landscape. Stretch out by the pool or stake out your favourite spot on a 400-meter velvet-smooth sandy beach. Long, leisurely strolls in the gentle surf and lazy days spent splashing around in the poolĒs shimmering turquoise waters will set your spirits soaring.
It would be easy to do nothing more than sit back and enjoy the excellent service, but this would mean missing out on all El Greco has to offer. ThereĒs an enormous swimming pool, childrenĒs pool, and two sea-front garden pools as well as a tennis club. Hire a mountain bike and explore the area, while lovers of water sports will be in an aqua heaven.
DonĒt think adults have all the fun, though. The Grecoland Club offers organized activities for children aged three to twelve years and Tasty Corner offers kids wholesome meals and snacks for free!
* NEW ALL INCLUSIVE OPTION 2009 * Built along the beach coastline * On a beautiful, sandy beach * NEW LOOK in the lobby area, bar and lounges * Infinity pool, tropical seawater pool & sundeck, children's & paddling pool * Spacious airy rooms including family rooms * Choice of waterfront dining & the Agreco farm culinary experience * Tasty Corner - free kids dining, Grecotel value, Grecoland & TeenagersĒ Club 4U * Wide range of sport & water sport facilities * Day & evening entertainment * Guests return year after year * Best sunsets on Crete * Environmentally awarded hotel
Elegantly appointed waterfront guestrooms offer a range of accommodations in the main building and the bungalows. Walk-on terraces and thick lawns linking bungalows make for seamless transitions between indoor and outdoor living. They also offer direct access to the beach and seafront pools so you can make the most of every moment of your holiday.
ALL ROOM TYPES INCLUDE: Balcony/Terrace Bath/Shower/W.C. Hairdryer Direct dial telephone Satellite TV Music channel Air-conditioning/heating Refrigerator Safe
ACCOMMODATION FOR THE DISABLED The hotel is suitable for guests with mobility impairments. There are ramps throughout the hotel.
FACILITIES & SERVICES
Around the clock, the experienced hotel personnel offers discrete, professional and very attentive service.
* Beautiful sandy beach * Airy guestrooms including family rooms and poolfront bungalows * Infinity pool, tropical seawater pool & sundeck, children's & paddling pool * Tasty Corner - free kids dining, Grecotel value, Grecoland & TeenagersĒ Club 4U * Sun-filled Lounges * Lounge Bar with verandas overlooking the Cretan sea * Main Restaurant with no smoking area * Brasserie Self Service Restaurant * Taverna * Beach Bar * Cafeteria * Wide range of sport & water sport facilities * Bridge Room * Games Room (with electronic games) * Mini Market-Boutique * Jewellery shop * Internet Corner (extra charge) * Cash dispenser at the hotel * Spacious conference room with technical equipment
* Guest Relations & Privilege Club services * Multi-lingual Staff * Reception/Concierge services include: Messages, Car Rental / Excursions, Airline information, Porter * Money: All major credit cards are accepted, Money exchange at reception, nearest bank/Auto bank, 9km, cash dispenser at the hotel * Medical Services: 24hr Medical cover, doctor on call, chemist 2km, hospital 9km * Cafeteria * Room service - breakfast only * Children's services include: Baby sitting, cots, baby food, early dinners * Postal Services - Express Courier Service * Dry cleaning-laundry * Day & Evening entertainment * WI-FI Internet connection in the lobby area upon charge (free for Privilege Club members)
Animals are not permitted in the hotel
WINING & DINING
NEW: All Inclusive option 2009!
El Greco's many returning guests will be pleased to see that there is now an All-Inclusive option so guests may now choose between half-board and all-inclusive option at this favourite family hotel. The well-known Grecotel all-inclusive offers all meals, snacks and drinks.
The culinary temptations are endless at Grecotel El Greco! You can try a variety of local dishes and international specialities in the different venues and a never ending parade of special events in the restaurants.
Special theme evenings are organised regularly in the poolside Taverna. The focal point and meeting place in the evenings is the Lounge Bar near reception. Sip an ouzo or champagne as the sun sets or enjoy an after-dinner drink accompanied by the nightly entertainment.
All seasonal salads are organic produce.
Guests at El Greco on half/full board and all inclusive basis wishing to take a la carte meals instead of their pension meal are entitled to a price reduction.
MAIN RESTAURANT All Day Dining
Inspiring setting evoking the welcoming cool sea breeze while having breakfast. Inside the impressive decorative styles with murals are beautifully detailed. Live cooking stations, gourmet buffet with fitness food and local corner with traditional Cretan products. Dinner includes 5 courses with a wide selection of cold and warm starters, salads, cheese and deserts from hot and cold buffet. Theme evenings are free of charge for guests in half/full board and all inclusive basis.
BRASSERIE Self Service Restaurant
This casual venue situated beside the beach offers light meals, sumptuous salads and tempting snacks. Guests will appreciate the opportunity to dine al fresco overlooking the Cretan Sea on the wide terrace bordering the sea front.
LOUNGE BAR Revel in the amazing View
Allow relaxing music to soothe your mind as you take in the panoramic views of the sea and the breathtaking Cretan sunset. Ideal for a cocktail before dinner or your favourite drink under the stars.
CAFETERIA By the Pool
Soak up the Cretan sun while relaxing on the pool terrace. The Cafeteria tempts the most determined sunbather with poolside favourites & snacks or a cool drink during the day.
TAVERNA Entertainment Venue This poolside open-air restaurant is the home of the evening special events programme. The sumptuous dinners range from Lobster Dinners, Barbecue, Fish Festival and Cretan Evening accompanied by live entertainment. Selected nights during the week. Theme evenings are with extra charge, while guests in half/full board and all inclusive basis are entitled to a price reduction.
BEACH BAR Under Sun & Stars
This uniquely appointed elevated beach bar surveys a view of seafront scenery. Enjoy a fresh juice or a thirst-quenching smoothie, while relaxing in the modern rattan lounges on the board terrace. On selected evenings guests can enjoy a truly unmatched entertainment environment with multi-ethnic live music shows.
Cretan Organic Dining
Selected as the “Best Organic Restaurant” according to Vanity Fair publication of Best List 2009 No trip to Agreco would be complete without a visit to the farmĒs Taverna, where a sumptuous six-course menu of Cretan dishes, based on the farmĒs organic produce, is matched by the view over an amphitheatre of vineyards and olive groves to the distant sea beyond. Guests at El Greco on half/full board and all inclusive basis wishing to enjoy AgrecoĒs unique culinary experience are entitled to a price reduction.
FREE TASTY CORNER-KIDS ALL INCLUSIVE A constant supply of fresh, tempting food and drinks! From 11.00 to 17.00, our younger guests (3-12 years) can eat as much, and as often, as they like: Crispy baguettes & sandwiches with fresh fillings & salad ingredients, French fries & pizza, Tasty crepes, Fresh yoghurt with honey or fruit, Cool dairy milk, Juicy fresh fruit salad, Refreshing soft drinks, fruit juices & a variety of ice creams
DRESS CODE Gentlemen are kindly requested to wear long trousers in all hotel departments.
The hotel is situated on 400m2 of beach, sand and pebbles with changing cabins and showers and sun beds.
BEACH This sandy beach is awarded with the European Blue Flag. El Greco supports the protection of the endangered sea turtle Caretta-caretta.
OUTDOOR POOLS 2 Seawater pools (480/407 m2) 1 Children pool, seawater (78 m2) 1 seawater pool (350 m2) located on the front row, for guests staying in the bungalows (Eastern area of the hotel)
FACILITIES: free of charge Sun beds Umbrellas Showers Beach towels
If you are looking for holiday action, the Grecotel El Greco provides a host of entertainment and sports options.
The hotel features:
2 Astroturf Tennis Courts with floodlights
ATLANTIS DIVING CENTRE nearby
PADI trained instructors
Beginners to advanced courses
Introductory lessons in pool
Dives in exotic locations off the Cretan coast
MOUNTAIN BIKE CENTRE nearby
BEACH & POOL FACILITIES
3 outdoor pools (fresh water)
Sunbeds & umbrellas
ENTERTAINMENT The hotel's entertainment team offers a variety of activities from morning gym to evening shows from the rich tradition of the island.