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The Aquis Arina Sand has been designed with the emphasis on relaxation and fun and is set in magnificent gardens, dotted with palm trees and colorful flowers, overlooking the stunning Cretan sea.

Aquis Arina Sand invites you to celebrate the perfect holiday!

Check-in / Check-out Policy

Check-in: from 14:00 h
Check-out: until 12:00 h


Meeting Rooms Laundry & Dry Cleaning Shopping Entertainment / Animation Babysitting Car Parking Bar Cafeteria / Snack Bar Internet Access Restaurants Swimming Pool Sports Children Activities

Conference Amenities

Microphones LCD Projector Flip Chart Slide Projector



  • Internet corner
  • Laptop PC’s for rental*
  • Night security patrol
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service & dry cleaning services *
  • Wake up calls
  • Baby – sitting *
  • Luggage room
  • Pool towels
  • Doctor on call *
  • Parking

check-in time is after 3 p.m.
check-out time is 12 p.m

Mini Market


  • Swimming pool with seawater
  • Children’s swimming pool with seawater
  • Fully equipped large Mini Club (4-12 years old)
  • Playground
  • Massage*
  • Gym room
  • Two Tennis courts
  • Mini Golf
  • Open air giant chess
  • Basketball
  • Games room (electronic games*, table tennis, billiards)
  • TV room
  • Archery
  • Darts
  • Beach volley
  • Beach soccer
  • Windsurfing, Canoes, Pedaloes
  • Water sports* (motorized water sports such as Jet ski, Banana etc are available at extra charge)
  • Pool and beach sunbeds – umbrellas
  • Daily animation & entertainment program is offered by a multilingual animation team
  • Golf course 20 km from the hotel*


The hotel operates on All inclusive basis

  • Ariadne Restaurant: enriched buffet, breakfast, lunch & dinner with show cooking
  • “Olive Tree” a la carte Mediterranean restaurant offers drinks& snacks from 10:00-18:00 hrs and an a la carte Mediterranean menu for dinner from 19:00-22:00 hrs.** Reservation is required.
  • vegetarian menu
  • kids menu
  • Deadalus Main Bar
  • ''Kyma''- Kafenion beach bar
  • Nautilus lobby bar

* services require extra charge, payable locally
** For all-inclusive guests only: One dinner complimentary at the a la carte Mediterranean restaurant is included once a week.


800 m2 multi-function conference room & 3 syndicate rooms with total maximum capacity of 1200 delicates
Sound & light equipment available on request at extra charge

Congress in style at the Aquis Arina Sand
From exclusive board meetings, to product launches or corporate-wide celebrations, our conference center professionals will ensure all your events are memorably excellent.
Spread out in 10 acres of beautiful gardens on the famous and private 1,5 km Kokkini Hani sandy beach, Aquis Arina Sand provides its guests a unique atmosphere of cultural, sporting and relaxing activities, in superb combination of business and pleasure.
Conveniently located 8 km from the airport and with easy access to the city of Heraklion (12km) the archaeological site of Knossos and the Chersonissos golf course, offers 1850 sq.m. of state of the art flexible conference facilities in 9 multi-function meeting rooms, accommodating groups of 100 - 1.000 conferees.

Food & Beverages

The Aquis Arina Sand offers a good choice of Bars & restaurants with emphasis in Mediterranean Cuisine as well as to a great variety of local & International drinks

Ariadne Restaurant
The Ariadne restaurant, situated on the lower ground floor has a panoramic view of the Cretan sea and offers a wide selection of local and international specialties, buffet style, including diabetic and vegetarian meals.
Theme nights

  • Gala dinner
  • Barbeque
  • Italian
  • Cretan

“Olive Tree” Mediterranean restaurant
“Olive Tree” a la carte Mediterranean restaurant offers drinks & snacks from 10:00-18:00 hrs and an a la carte Mediterranean menu for dinner from 19:00-22:00 hrs.

Deadalus Bar
Open daily from 17.00 - 01.00 serving local & international drinks beer, juices, filter coffee, tea, sandwiches and ice cream.

Open air snack bar, offers local drinks, soft drinks, juices, sandwiches, pizza & spaghetti, open from mid May - September.

Nautilus, lobby bar
Nautilus, lobby bar is open from 17:00 to 01:00 hrs offering a wide variety of cocktails and drinks.
Enjoy a refreshing cocktail while sitting in our comfortable lobby and savor a tranquil atmosphere.

All Inclusive


The All inclusive package includes:

Buffet Breakfast:
from 07:00 hours to 10:00 hours

Buffet Lunch:
from 12:30 to 15:30 hours

From 11:00 hours to 16:00 hours (hot and cold snacks)

Afternoon Tea & snacks
from 16:00 hours to 18:00 hours (tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits, finger mini sandwiches and mini rolls)

Buffet Dinner:
from 18:30 hours to 21:30 hours

**One dinner complimentary at the Olive Tree a la carte Mediterranean restaurant is included once a week**

During meals, local drinks (Draft beer‚ carafe wine, soft drinks, still water, tea and filter coffee) are included.

Beverages & Ice cream
from 10:00 to 01:00 hours:

  • International brand spirits
    Aquis all inclusive drinks apart from the local (alcoholic and non alcoholic) offer to AI guests one predefined international brand for the following spirits (Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Tequila)
  • Local Drinks
    Draft beer‚ carafe wine, liqueurs, soft drinks, still water.
  • Cocktails menu: including five alcoholic and two non-alcoholic cocktails.
  • Hot Beverages: tea and filter coffee.
  • Ice cream: selection of different flavours

Entertainment Programme

  • Cretan evening with live music and folk dancers once a week
  • Theme buffet nights (Italian, Greek Night, gala dinner and barbeque) once a week


Double Sea View or SSV

Modern furnished comfort rooms situated either on the main building or in one of the side two-to-three floor low rise buildings and consist of one twin or double bedded room and en suite bathroom with bathtub. All rooms have a furnished balcony with direct or side sea view of the Cretan Sea. Some rooms can accommodate the 3rd and 4th person on a sofa bed. (4th person only in certain number of rooms)


In - Room Facilities & Services:

  •  individually controlled air-conditioning
  •  Free Wifi Internet access
  •  LCD TV
  •  direct dial phone *
  •  mini fridge
  •  hairdryer
  •  laundry service *
  •  safety deposit box*
  •  DVD player

Bungalow Water Front

Modern furnished waterfront bungalows with a furnished terrace offering sea views, twin or double bedded, bathroom with a bathtub and can accommodate up to 4 persons (3rd and 4th person on a sofa bed).

In - Room Facilities & Services:


  •  Individually controlled air-conditioning
  •  Free Wifi Internet access
  •  LCD TV
  •  direct dial phone *
  •  hairdryer
  •  mini fridge
  •  laundry service *
  •  safety deposit box*
  •  DVD player

* services require extra charge, payable locally

Room Amenities

Internet Access Bathroom with Shower or Bathtub Hairdryer TV Safe Box Air-conditioning Fridge DVD Telephone


The Arina Sand Hotel has a superb beachfront location and it is famous for its good food, spacious accommodation and entertainment.

It is spread out in 10 acres of beautiful gardens and lush vegetation making it an ideal choice for both families and couples.

It is only 8 km from Heraklion city with frequent bus service and easy access to the main points of interest as Knossos, Gortys & Festos.


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