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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

We went here last year for a week, 2 adults,16Y old and a 3Y old, the whole family loved it so much we went back this year for 2 weeks. The whole workforce there are amazing and very hard working, room service staff are welcoming, Chefs can really prepare great food and a great choice, Waiters and Waitresses are polite...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 12 August 2015

If you are looking for a complete quiet and relaxation this is the place for you. Away of any main roads, noise and mass tourism here you can enjoy. The premisses are very clean and well kept and the sea is two steps away. The beach is far from the best on the island but still you can enjoy the...

1Thank trusted777
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just wrapped up a great 5 days at Caretta Beach. The resort is small but lovely and immaculately maintained. Barbara and Thea were excellent hosts. We ate at the resort a few times and were very impressed with the delicious food, greek salads, souvlaki and the best beef stifado I have had thus far on our...

4Thank Lindsay D
Reviewed 22 May 2015

My partner and I stayed at Caretta Beach for 5 days and had a wonderful time. All of the staff, especially Barbara and Thea, were so welcoming and kind. Upon arrival I informed Barbara of my gluten allergy and she was able to accomodate me, adjusting dishes as necessary to make sure I always had a full, happy tummy. She...

4Thank Justine A
Chania Prefecture, Greece
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I've stayed in that hotel last August with my wife and my young kid! It was everything so nice, and clean! The hotel is near Platanias Area next to the sea. It was so quite and relaxing! I will definitely return!! Thanks to all the staff for your amazing service!

1Thank TaxiLimoChania G
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We are now planning our third vacation for our family to Caretta Beach. Very nice rooms, peaceful pool area and a private beach. The staff is very friendly and the food is excellent. If you want to have a relaxing vacation in a peaceful environmet, Caretta Beach is an excellent choice!

1Thank Paavo123
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My wife, daughter and I stayed here for two weeks in August and the first thing I would say is that the people working here are the most considerate and genuine people, for whom nothing was too much trouble. Its a very quiet resort, with a hotel quite close by, on either side. But it's a rural beachside setting and...

4Thank Guyhamilton
Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We stayed there last summer (we came from Lithuania, the owners organized us a taxi to and from the hotel) and were more then happy about everything, especially location and restaurant food. Owners were just fantastic. It is a really wonderful small family hotel. Barbara cooked every day for our one year baby boy and we enjoyed all the meal....

1Thank Dianele75
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We have been 1 week in this hotel very close to Platanias. The staff is very kind and always for help and suggestions. Rooms are ok. The hotel has direct access to the beach, where you can get 1 umbrella and 2 beds for 2.5 €. Also, the location of the hotel is very convenient since it is easy to...

Thank Federico P
Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Very friendly and attentive staff, fantastic/picturesque location, couldn't ask for more. Room was small/basic, but had everything we needed & really only treated as a place to crash at night anyway. My daughter was over the moon to have seen a turtle on the beach - even though it was an injured one being re-released after treatment.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crete, the island of King Minos, of hospitality and blessed nature, invites you to spend your vacations in a calm and pleasant way. Allow us to introduce you to your holiday paradise. In the western part of the biggest Greek island, the island of Crete, in the footholds of the White Mountains, directly on the mile long Chania beach, in Gerani village near Platanias, we welcome you at the Hotel Apartments Caretta Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caretta Beach

Address: Kydonias, Gerani, Crete 730 14, Greece
Region: Greece > Crete > Chania Prefecture > Gerani
Price Range: ₹ 3,780 - ₹ 8,059 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caretta Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Caretta Beach Gerani, Crete - Chania
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Gerani
#1 Family Hotel in Gerani
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Gerani
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“The seaside Suites offer the best sea view”
 of 5 bubbles PeterMaier83, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Top floor, south side”
 of 5 bubbles BoS30, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Go for appartment 203. It has the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles 14j_rgenz, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Rooms in front building have view of Med Sea; I do not think room in back buildings really do. By booking early we got CENTER TOP; a most amazing view of pool/beach/sea.”
 of 5 bubbles UpstateRob, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Staff will give you a set of keys and a "key for electricity" and tell you mustn't detach any of them. But if you want to keep the air con on, while you are away, simply detach that "key for electricity" and lock the door. Keep the shutters closed in the heat, OK this obscures the lovely view, but really makes a difference. Hotels helps in arranging taxis, booking cars, but honestly there are some crazy drivers in Greece - speeding and driving right next to the boot of the other car. Our taxis almost got invloved in an accident... Yes, we were with two small kids, but that detail wouldn't make the driver drive more carefully. No entertainment for kids (no slides, nothing)”
 of 5 bubbles IwonaH_13, 12 Jan 2013 | Read review
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