Arminda Hotel & Spa

Low-rise and peaceful are the watchwords for this little Cretan hotel in easy reach of the beach.

This small, whitewashed hotel has a couple of pools and a low-key activities and entertainment portfolio.

It’s quite an away-from-it-all place, though the sandy beach is just a few minutes’ walk away. The local bus can take you to laidback Stalis in about 10 minutes, or the livelier Hersonissos in about 20 minutes.

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  • 199Rooms
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All Inclusive - Here's what you get


Full Board buffet meals. Snacks 10.00-18.00. Afternoon cakes, cookies and ice-cream.


Locally produced alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including gin, vodka, raki, ouzo - until 23.00, thereafter*.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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Outdoor pool

These premier sea-view suites are decorated in natural tones throughout. They feature a TV, lounge, balcony, and kitchenette. Additional benefits include an iPod docking station, Wi-Fi*, bathrobes and slippers, plus VIP amenities. These sleep 3 with 1 sofa-bed in the lounge.

Pool bar

These bright, stylish junior suites come with a balcony or terrace offering views of the ocean. They have a twin bedroom, and a lounge area with a sofa-bed. And you'll also find air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a minibar, and satellite TV available.

Kids' club

This plush family suite sleeping up to 5 adults, includes a double bedroom and 2 extra beds along with flat screen TV and terrace - perfect for entertaining.

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twin room with pool view for up to 3

Twin room with pool view sleeps up to 3 with twin beds, extra bed is permanent. Table and chairs come with the balcony or terrace. Cots are available on request.

twin room for up to 3

Twin room sleeps up to 3 with twin beds, extra bed is permanent. Table and chairs come with the balcony or terrace. Cots are available on request.

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Lovely place, great service :)

We went there on our honeymoon in actual June 2014 (forgot to review this place then) This was the most amazing stay we ever had:) We arrived 4am, check in was quick and we were shown to the restaurant with lots of food waiting for the arrivals. The rooms were cleaned very day (and the cleaner left us a good bye note on our last day:)) all people were just lovely and really looked after us all the time. 2 swimming pools were enough to have your own space and there was always plenty of food and drink to choose from. Evening entertainment was nice - but we weren't really in the hotel most of the nights exploring Hersonissos and local night life. Taxi to Hersonissos was 7€ so not bad and if you ask the taxi driver he will take you to few good night clubs. We have done loads from boat trips, horse riding, visiting towns, water parks, Greek nights etc for a decent price, also the hotel spa was a good relaxing day. It wasn't the cheapest - we took the half day package - but we had the steam room just for ourselves and the massage was nice :) There is a little town/village just 5-10 minutes walk away where you can buy loads of souvenirs, get good deals on daily trips (we organised it our self - not through the rep as it was cheaper), eat great food. Loads of restaurants have free wifi.The only thing I might not recommend is the car and quad rental company located on the opposite side of the street from the hotel - their machines are not in good condition and it was a struggle to drive it- we gave up and returned the quad earlier than we thought we will. The great guy we met was Nikos - the owner or the horses based locally - with good sense of humor and great personality ! Prices were also good. Even though you can see some abandoned buildings here and there - I really loved this place - fell in love with Greece and I would definitely go back to there any day!More

Anna_W_27_12, Peterborough, England, United Kingdom

Family vaccation

We arrived at midday and were happily surepriced that we hade the possibility to choose from 2 different rooms, We were a company of 8 people there to celebrate my 50 birthday. After checking in we had lunch at the restaurant , a great choice of good food for everyone. All fresch and tasty, all the people in our group could eat and feel fine. Drinks were ok,and a nice varaity also. Nice rooms with A-C and clean. Good pools and areas to sit and relax in. A rather small beach ,but nice to sit by in the evening. Nice people and serviceminded all the time. The only negative thing is the use of the "upper pool" in the middle of the night (03-05) by jungsters that had been out partying,and no controll of this. otherwise really good stay,and good price for "all-inclusive" Higly recommend this for familys with children or like us with grandchildren.:)More

Spellevink2014, Veberod, Sweden


Stayed here August last year. Great hotel, reception staff extremely helpful. Very clean hotel. Plenty of food choice. The only downside is the All inclusive drinks. Not much is included. We have booked again this year. Highly recommendedMore

Lorraine H,


Room was standard but clean all come with air con so no sleepless nights, just how trip advisor had explained to us and why we decided to go here not disappointed at all, Great food good variety fresh fruit and help yourself wine, beer,soft drinks, obviously on all inclusive. Would definitely go there again the 4 star rateing was spot on I gave it 5. Familys Catered for ie childrens pool ,Family pool & deep adult pool. Hire car across road no quibble full insurance reasonable rates for exploreing crete.More

steve g, Derby, United Kingdom

Nice hotel.

Nice hotel. Good food with a lot to choose from. Close to a couple of good beaches, though the one next to the hotel is not that great. Decent rooms. Hotel staff is very sweet and helpfull - would come again! Good pools aswell. Have to write 200 words.More


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Arminda Hotel & Spa
Rated: 4.0 /5 based on 272 customer reviews
from £405.55