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Leof. Andrea Papandreou 74, Amoudara, Crete 714 14 Greece
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 02/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#3 of 37 hotels in Amoudara
Travellers' Choice
The Civitel Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows is a 4 –star resort hotel offering spacious accommodation and an array of facilities on the 9km white sandy beach of Ammoudara. Free Wi-Fi access is provided, and free on-site parking is possible. Heraklion City is 5 km away. This holiday hotel has a great selection of guest accommodation on offer. Guests can choose between the standard guest rooms or the pretty bungalows which are situated in the hotel’s gardens. Set close to the beach, the main restaurant boasts Aegean Sea views and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner on buffet style. The a-la-carte restaurant offers delicious Greek and international dishes, appetizers salads and desserts. Leisure facilities at the hotel include a large swimming pool and sun-bathing area, tennis courts and beach volleyball. There is also evening entertainment. For children, there is a separate swimming pool and a mini-club. The Civitel Creta Beach Hotel is well-positioned for exploring the surrounding area
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Children's playground
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Mini golf
Tennis court
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Banquet room
Facial treatments
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, German, Greek


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Charisma o wrote a review Jun 2022
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My wife and I had our honeymoon in the Civitel Creta Beach Hotel. And what can we say, it was just wonderful. The beach is beautiful, everything is clean (and kept clean), the restaurant is top notch and the service awesome. Special mention needs to go to Maria and Leotine from the wellness department. They are so kind and helpful. And Leotine works wonders with her hands, my wife had no pain in her spine after a massage by Leotine. Amazing! We will definitly come back next year! Santa & Matthias
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
luckas wrote a review May 2022
Neoules, France3 contributions4 helpful votes
All was perfect, the animation, the restaurant… Barman was Perfect special thanks to Mario, Gianis and Maria for all the good jobs he do, greece was my dream and Creta Beach doing this better than my dream, thanks you continue on this perfect way
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Go in this hôtel is very good!
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Ann wrote a review Nov 2021
4 contributions
We stayed here for a week the end of October into November. Not great weather, but not the hotels fault. First impressions were good. We were told we had been upgraded to a superior bungalow. Entering the room we thought 'nice', bejou, until you want to plug the kettle in! The furniture had to be rearranged because the sockets are in ridiculous places!! The bedside lamps were never on as these had to be used for charging our phones. The outside space was limited, to say the least & constantly wet as water dripped from the roof. It was a muddy walkway used as a short cut next to conifer trees. This made the room dark so we had to have the lights on all the time when in. The hotel Is in a lovely location, right on the beach. They have great outdoor furniture on the terrace & around the pool. It was a shame the cushions weren't taken in when it rained. We struggled to find a dry bed when it was warm enough to sunbathe or just sit out (I got bit to death by mossies using them) The food was OK but could have been hotter. Its a shame the couldn't use space in the restaurant to cook fresh eggs ect. I must say we enjoyed the soup & the food in the a la carte was first class. It's also a shame there is nowhere but a toilet cubicle (next to a cubicle of the opposite sex) to refresh for travelling home after having to check out at 11am on our final day. We were allowed to keep our towel until departure but nowhere for a freshen up. I did feel as though they were winding down for the end of the season as there was only entertainment on two nights (which wasn't the best) & the gardens were full of weeds.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Nenad R wrote a review Oct 2021
Thessaloniki, Greece2 contributions
How to express excellent experience we had at Civitel Creta Beach! Such a hospitality…!!! From the first minute we entered the reception till last minute we left the hotel everything was amazing! Staff, including hotel manager Mr. Perakis, was professional, extremely polite, helpful and always at your disposal at any time. Bungalows are spacey, CLEAN and very nice furnished. There are plenty animations for children, big clean swimming pool, while the beach is sandy. We had all inclusive program, while from the hotel we got one a la crate dinner free of charge. The restaurant has many choices for each ones taste for all meals. Additionally, on the pool bar you can enjoy your coffee or drink accompanied with various snacks (cakes, pizza, sandwich etc). Furthermore, everyday hotel has different happenings such are Greek night etc. definitely we will visit them again very soon!
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Chris R wrote a review Oct 2021
Lytchett Matravers, United Kingdom155 contributions59 helpful votes
We visited for October half term. The hotel is nice but doesn't live up to the pictures or some of the reviews online. This is what we liked: 1. The staff are lovely and very friendly. If you ask for something it gets done, quickly. In fact everyone we met in Crete is very friendly. 2. The location is great, right on the beach, with shops and restaurants within a short walk 3. It's clean everywhere. 4. The restaurant has plenty of hot and cold fresh food and drinks. 5. They are very Covid safe, with face masks required in all communal areas and plastic gloves to serve yourself from the buffet. 6. In room facilities includes a kettle and hair dryer. There were a few niggles: 1. The bungalow rooms look way better in the pictures. In reality they are basic with not enough furniture to store clothes for a couple for 1 week. 2. The beds are set up as 2 singles, and the mattresses are firm. We asked for them to be made into a double and a mattress topper was provided. 3. The drinks in the fridge are not replenished every day. I had to ask at reception for more water, and ask the cleaner for more coffee. 4. Only 1 pillow per person is provided so sitting up in bed to read is painful. The cleaner provided a second pillow each on request. (note the pics show 2 pillows and cushions on the beds which are NOT provided) 5.Ants in our childrens' room. Reported to reception so let's see if that gets sorted. 6. The pool: not heated so a bit chilly in October. No doubt refreshing in August. 7. The restaurant food is OK, not great. Salad bar is excellent, desserts too. Some of the mains taste mass produced and lack seasoning. The spaghetti with pesto has virtually no pesto! 8. No archery "because of Covid"! I didn't realise archery makes you more vulnerable to Covid. Yet you can get a massage!!! 9. Nothing to do indoors if it is cold/raining (except eat/drink). Would be good to have a gym and games room. 10. The hot water is warm, not hot so showers are cool. Again probably welcome in August but not in October. So we probably wouldn't stay again because we were expecting 4* but if you're OK with 3* then you won't be disappointed.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Cecile H. wrote a review Oct 2021
3 contributions
Such an awesome place with beautiful bungalows and super friendly stuff. Food is great and the beach and the pool area is awesome. The only really annoying thing is cocktails only starting 6pm at the bar inside. So no cocktails at the pool bar with all inclusive. Never had that before in another hotel in greece and for me a very important part of an all inc. trip. So this is not all in for me. But anyway, all other things were great.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Dainis B wrote a review Oct 2021
1 contribution
Superb location, wonderful premises, great staff! Maybe we were lucky, but we got the newest bungalow near the sea shore. Everything was great. And the location of the hotel allowed to both enjoy the sea in a comfort and quickly get to Heraklion. If you are considering this hotel - based on our experience, it is a great choice.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Maria Kander wrote a review Sep 2021
2 contributions
What a great experience it was! It is the second time we visited this beautiful place and honestly we would like to visit again and again! Amazing people, beautiful bungalows, very clean and tidy, super helpful employees and amazing food (buffet and a la cart restaurant!) The pool is very clean, kids pool and access to the beach! There are also plenty of activities and golf court. So BIG THANK YOU to all of the employees and the amazing and kind hearted hotel manager! Highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
lwitk0wski wrote a review Sep 2021
Bielsko-Biala, Poland1 contribution
Very nice stay in July 2021 (tourists from Poland)! 👍 Very friendly and helpful Staff, delicious food, perfect location of the hotel, we were really impressed by the grill party at the pool one evening. Thank you ❤️
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Date of stay: July 2021
Petix s wrote a review Aug 2021
Roztoky, Czech Republic1 contribution
Wonderfull! Best Barmans in the world, Mario and Jannis. Best Mochito in the world also!😀 The pool had very good temperature also the sea. The hotel rooms were very comfortable. Drinks at the bar for free when you have all inclusive. I will have really good memories.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
$85 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
creta beach hotel and bungalows
Creta Beach Hotel & Bungalows
GreeceCreteHeraklion PrefectureAmoudara
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Frequently Asked Questions about Civitel Creta Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Nearby attractions include Senses Club (1.2 km), Ammoudara Beach (0.9 km), and Reef Sound Cafe & Cocktails (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Civitel Creta Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thigaterra, Kritiko Spiti, and Aris Katerina.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Civitel Creta Beach have airport transportation?
Yes, Civitel Creta Beach offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Civitel Creta Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Civitel Creta Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Greek.
Are there any historical sites close to Civitel Creta Beach?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Castello del Molo (Koules) (5.1 km), Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis (4.6 km), and Loggia (4.9 km).