Crete’s Most Welcome New Addition: Santa Marina Beach Resort
April 19, 2018
Families looking for the ideal Grecian holiday destination need look no further. Having recently opened following an extensive renovation and refurbishment, Santa Marina Beach Resort in Chania combines the very best of Mediterranean style in a relaxed, vibrant and historical setting. A charming retreat with a luxurious feel, the resort offers an effortless fusion of superb dining and impeccable service, matched only by the stunning views over the calm waters of the Chanion Bay.
A bright and airy resort with a relaxed and calming air, the 212 rooms are spacious and stylish, including those in the new luxury ‘Pearl Wing’: 24 elegantly designed rooms featuring private balconies and terraces with breath-taking views of the Gulf of Chania and direct pool access; a delightful option for those with a firm appreciation of the finer things in life.
Ideal for local exploration, every stay at Santa Marina Beach Resort is an immersion into the spectacular Cretan culture. With wine and olive oil tasting for adults, cooking lessons for all ages and cultural concerts to make the spirit soar, each activity offered is designed to provide an authentic insight into the storied and ancient traditions of the region.
A haven for sports enthusiasts and adventure seekers, Santa Marina offers unspoilt and natural beauty to climb, cycle or trek through with sweeping ocean views along the way. Boasting access to a range of bespoke bike tours in the surrounding natural beauty and World’s Biosphere Reserve, there are an impressive range of daily cycling programs: 16 tours to choose from and 999 places to explore. Routes are designed for all levels and combine both rides by the sea and those alongside mountain paths. The Chania region is particularly stunning, with mountains, coastline, rivers and gorges waiting to be discovered – along with the ideal weather for outdoor exploration.
Epicures will swoon to discover the dining options here – in addition to an array of delectable local eateries in the surrounding area, the resort is home to two superb restaurants that offer an endless choice of delicacies, traditional Greek dishes and international favourites from both the Mediterranean and Italian regions. An ideal dining destination for families looking for togetherness, both of Santa Marina’s restaurants offer tasty and exotic food in an airy and relaxing setting, promising great moments to be savoured and enjoyed.
Travellers seeking authentic experience and a beautiful destination will delight in the natural beauty and wonders of this corner of Crete – and Santa Marina Beach Hotel is the perfect destination for in which to explore this stunning and unspoilt region.
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Written by Ashley Pearson for Luxuria Lifestyle