Hotel Zorbas Beach Village
The hotel offers the unrivalled Cretan hospitality and the feeling of being at home, not far away from the picturesque city of Chania in Crete. Conveniently located 12 km from the airport and only 13 km from Chania city, it offers the ideal combination of accessibility and tranquillity.
Set right a few steps from clean and well maintained scenic beaches, the hotel is surrounded by an unspoilt natural area which protects it from the city's noise and crowds. The crystal sea in front of it, the excellent home-made traditional food, a very personal approach, as well as the comfortable apartments and studios will make your stay an unforgettable one.
The hotel complex is ideal for everybody, including families with children, providing total peace and seclusion. It is also remote enough for a romantic getaway.
Our place is located by Stavros beach that became famous and known across the world in 1964 when Anthony Quinn portrayed legendary Alexis Zorbas (known as Zorbas the Greek) in the film of the same name. The well known, iconic film sees Alexis Zorbas instructing the tradition Greek dance 'syrtaki'
Visit Zorbas Beach Hotel and let yourself relax in a truly welcoming environment where you'll find history, beauty, meticulous care, serenity and genuine hospitality all around you.
The rooms are in perfect harmony with the environment and are designed in traditional Cretan style with spacious terraces, most of them overlooking the sea and Akrotiri's landscape. All of them are level with the ground with private entrance. They are situated right on the beachfront, just a few steps from sandy beaches. They are fully equipped to cater for every need, providing guests with the most relaxed atmosphere.
All rooms with:
Individual controlled air conditioning (upon request, extra charge, 8 euros per day, payable on spot)
Kitchenette with cooking sets
Microwave & fridge
Bathroom with shower & hairdryer
Bedside direct dial telephone
Wireless internet connection
Secure Safety Box
Big verandas covered with ceramic tiles
Clothes iron facilities
Baby cot (on request basis)
Daily cleaning service (change of liners & towels every 2 days)
The hotel's privileged location right in front of the beach, in a calm and quiet area, gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy an earthly paradise and experience a unique hotel stay.
All of the apartments and studios offer privacy and are just a few steps from a sandy beach, clean and safe for children. The organized beach is equipped with free sun-beds and umbrellas and it is perfect for water sports. There are also some other sandy and rocky beaches just a second stroll from the rooms, ideal for fishing and diving facilities.
The deck area of the swimming pool gives the opportunity to spent fantastic evenings watching dusk fall over the Cretan Sea. Relax by the pool, dive in its cool waters or sip some refreshing drinks; enjoy some Cretan delights at our kitchen area and discover the beauties of the nearby hotel area, its idyllic beaches and traditional villages, taking advantage of the hotel's ideal location to organize expeditions.
Amenities of the Beach Complex:
Sea water swimming pool for adults and separate for children (1000 m2)
Outdoor dining area at the pool with high quality Cretan cuisine
Pool barstools, free pool umbrellas & sun beds, pool snack bar
High speed wireless internet access in the entire hotel complex
Free internet corner at the reception/lobby
Free parking area
Children's outdoor playgrounds
Outdoor chess board
Laundry and dry cleaning service
Organized sandy beach with free umbrellas and sun beds
Airport/ Port transfer service
Small library corner at the reception/lobby
Colorful gardens with local flora
Doctor (external collaborator)
Taxi and car rental services
Credit card accepted, fax & photocopies services
Fishing, bicycling and jogging activities
Hotel Zorbas Beach is built on the beach of Stavros, a short walking distance from the village of Stavros in the peninsula of Akrotiri in Chania.
The Peninsula of Akrotiri, located north east of Chania, is known for its calming and relaxing way of life. It offers some of the most stunning and scenic beaches of all Chania. The most beautiful include Kalathas beach, Ag. Onoufris, Maherida beach, Tersanas beach, Marathi beach, Loutraki beach and of course our very own Stavros beach located just a few steps from the hotel.
Located just 13km from the city centre of Chania and 12km from the International Airport of Chania, the hotel will pleasantly surprise you.
For all of your everyday needs the village of Stavros offers access to supermarkets and taverns/restaurants. Just a short journey 6 km away you can find the village of Kounoupidiana which is host to a larger variety of shops and amenities including banks, post office and supermarkets in addition to other shops and outlets.
The area is close to the historical and archaeological sites and in ideal location from which to explore Western Crete. The friendliness and Cretan hospitality of our hotel stuff can be very helpful for the arrangement of car rentals and excursions to worth visiting places.
The impressive Monastery of Gouverneto also known as the Monastery of 'John the Hermit' stands close to Hotel Zorbas Beach and just a little further you can visit the Monastery of Catholicon which is beautifully built in the depths of a wild gorge and can be viewed by all.
There is a regular bus service from the hotel to the centre of Chania and vice versa. Bus schedules vary in frequency depending on the season.