From £517 per person – hotel and flight
The stunning five-star Mitsis Royal Mare is positioned on a sandy beach in Limeneas, Hersonissou on the famous island paradise of Crete. Situated near to cool water and lush green gardens, this luxurious retreat offers 341 guestrooms in total, with the world’s finest thalassotherapy centre (a Greek tradition of using sea water for wellness treatments), gourmet dining with Cretan and international cuisine and traditional Cretan hospitality. The hotel has its own private sandy beach set on Crete’s northern coast and just 2km from the pretty village of Hersonissou.
The Mitsis Royal Mare offers contemporary suites with king size or double beds, air conditioning, marble bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, hair dryer, magnifying mirror, satellite TV with music channels, mini bar (on request, extra charge), telephone, safe and free Wi-Fi. Rooms and suites come with coffee and tea making facilities, a welcome package with bathroom amenities including slippers, bathrobes and more.
This is a fantastically well-equipped hotel with two large outdoor pools, one open-air whirlpool bath, a heated indoor pool and no less than 25 outdoor pools (shared and private) for VIP rooms and suites.
There is also a private sandy beach with pebbles, pool and deck chairs, outdoor showers, games room, two table tennis tables, Golf Academy, beach volleyball, fitness centre and bridge room. Families with children can make use of the buffet, Mini Club, a children’s restaurant, outdoor children’s pool, play area, sports and entertainment activities as well as babysitting and baby cots available on request.