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Iolida Beach is a seaside five- star hotel in Chania. It is situated in the centre of Agia Marina, one of the most popular summer resorts of northern Crete, which during summer months is bustling with life, offering its visitors qualitative choices of food, drink and recreation. This luxurious hotel is an exquisite member of “Smile Hotels”, a public limited company set by Mr.Karavakis, which has been successfully bestirring in the touristic field in Chania since 1989. Iolida Beach has opened its gates in 2002 with an underlying philosophy to offer hospitality in accordance with international standards, impeccable service and cordiality ordained by the famous Cretan hospitality. This venture had an amazing appeal and led to the expansion of the hotel, in 2009, due to constantly increasing demand. The seaside hotel Iolida Beach is situated in a prestigious position in front of the beach of Agia Marina, boasting vast views on the sea and occupying at the same time an outstanding place in the memory of all its visitors who have enjoyed its hospitality. It consists of two buildings with modern-refined architecture, interconnected with an impressive airlift that overpasses the old national road of Chania- Kastelorizo. The five- star hotel Iolida Beach is an ideal choice for couples and families who look for a peaceful, elegant and state-of-the-art hospitable environment combined with a discreet luxury and finesse for their vacations. At the same time, its position- by the central, north roadway of Crete- makes it the ideal starting point for excursions and outings throughout the island. Enjoy unforgettable holidays in a cosmopolitan environment with elegance, good taste, summer colors, comfort and a friendly atmosphere. Gaze at the wonderful sea and enjoy your swim in the private beach of the hotel. 

Experience the renowned Cretan hospitality in its best and relish precious holiday moments. 


Crete is world famous for its beauties as well as the wonderful hospitality of its inhabitants. Dozens of historical and natural sightseeing, exquisite landscapes, exotic beaches, quaint little villages, famous local products and the Cretan cuisine that constitutes the base of the Mediterranean diet are all there for you to experience and relish. The Municipality of Chania is one of the most beautiful and popular places of the island and the five-star Iolida Beach Hotel, in Agia Marina, makes the perfect starting point to get to know Chania and Crete well. A great advantage of the hotel position is that it lies very close (10 minutes by car) to the northern roadway of the island, which crosses Crete and is the main roadway that connects the largest cities of Crete and some of its most popular sightseeing.

Distances from the hotel:

  • Touristic resort Platanias 1,5 km.
  • City of Chania 8km.
  • Chania Airport(Daskalogianni) 22 km.
  • Chania Port 16 km.
  • Rethymno 78 km.
  • Heraklion 156km.
  • The Minoan Knossos Palace 148 km.
  • Cretaquarium “Thalassocosmos” 164 km.
  • Agios Nikolaos 225 km.

The five-star Iolida Beach Hotel in Chania allots 49 single studios that are the ideal choice for small families and small groups of friends that consist of three persons most. Every studio stretches to 28-34 m² and has both a bedroom and a bathroom. Top aesthetics, summer colors and sample comfort compose a smart, cozy and familiar stay environment that will satisfy your needs and respond as well to your high expectations in the best possible way. State-of-the-art provision of service in our rooms, modern service, impeccable facilities and the unparalleled service rendered by our highly specialized personnel will harmonically compile the environment of your best vacations in Chania.

The 88 spacious apartments, of the luxurious Iolida Beach Hotel in Chania, are absolutely recommended for families and groups of friends, as they can host up to 4 persons. As they occupy 39 m², they have a bedroom, a sitting room and a bathroom. The interior of the rooms is characterized by high artistry. Modern decoration with innovated tints and contemporary aesthetics create a wonderful summer mood and a stay environment that will certainly excite you and will build up the best prerequisites for you to relax and enjoy your holidays.

For larger families and higher stay demands, our hotel has a large triple apartment with a sitting room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The amenities in all the rooms, the amazing view on the large swimming pool and the impeccable, friendly service compose a cozy, family atmosphere of hospitality that will certainly make you feel at home. 


Iolida Beach Hotel is a beautiful  resort celebrating facilities, services and amenities that make it a summer heaven for both young and old. Access to a private beach ideally situated in a place that provides amazing views on the Cretan Archipelago, with its beautiful crystal teal waters, equipped with sun beds and lovely beach umbrellas, while summer sports for those who enjoy having fun and playing out in the sunshine filled with an extra dose of adrenaline, are but a few of the things you will love during you stay in Chania. It also has two swimming pools for adults and two swimming pools for children, in which both sun beds and beach umbrellas are free for our guests. By the children’s swimming pool, which lies by the sea, there is a state-of-the-art, safe children’s playground where kids will enjoy playing in a lighthearted way, under their parents supervision as they sunbathe at the beach. These alternatives for adults along with the numerous and safe possibilities for fun and recreation for children of all ages, are the best proof that Iolida Beach Hotel constitutes the ideal choice for family holidays in Chania.

For sports lovers and fitness enthusiasts who do not wish to abandon their everyday physical exercise program while on holiday, the five-star Iolida Beach Hotel has a lot to offer. Our hotel celebrates a modern, fully equipped gym, in which our visitors can work out on a daily basis. On Agia Marina beach, there is a wide range of water sport suggestions for the avid fans of adrenaline. Since yet, during vacations, rest and relaxation are the order of the day, while after working out these two attributes are a necessary well being prerequisite, our hotel offers whole body treatment (massage) at our guests’ rooms, upon request. 

For rejuvenation and beauty our fully specialized Aegeo Spas experts offer customized service and treatments designed to improve overall health and well being.

Iolida Beach Hotel is well known in the area not only for the provision of the impeccable service it offers, but also as it excels at hosting business meetings and events. For that reason, facilities to host 350 persons have been created in order to respond to any given event or conference need. An absolutely functional place, in combination with the impeccable planning of all types of staging along with state-of-the-art technological equipment and appropriate lightning techniques yet above all the assistance of experienced conference personnel, all are in favor of planning and executing perfectly each event. For more detailed information on all types of staging events you wish to plan, please contact or get information from our reception desk. 

Food & Beverages

Relish the luxury, the comfort, the exquisite service and above all the excellent gastronomic suggestions of the chef, in an ideal environment by the beach of the hotel, admiring the incredible view on the sea and the island of Agii Theodoroi. This is a milestone suggestion, which will lift off let alone enrich your savory experience. It lies by the pool bar Marina, where you will linger over an aperitif or drink before or after a rich meal. Our famous restaurant serves a deliciously rich breakfast on a buffet, while lunch includes a wide range of healthy culinary suggestions inspired by the Cretan, Greek and international cuisine. 

Marina pool bar, lying by the private beach of the hotel in the coast of Agia Marina in Chania, boasts astounding sea views as it muses over the Cretan archipelago. It is an exquisite summer suggestion, a reliable and absolutely pleasant break from the summery action in the swimming pool and the sea. The smell of coffee overflows the area and a variety of fresh juices, beverages of all kinds, refreshments along with healthy snacks and impressive cocktails come and go. Take a break from the bright sun to rest in the elegant, cool environment of the pool bar in order to refuel your energy reserves and animate yourself for the rest of the day.

Check-in / Check-out Policy

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


Wheelchair Accessible Laundry & Dry Cleaning Pets Partially Allowed Shopping Spa / Thalasso Babysitting Car Parking Bar Cafeteria / Snack Bar Internet Access 24 H Room Service No Smoking Rooms Massage Beach in the Proximity Garden Library Billiards Room Bicycle for Rent Sitting Area Private Gym Sharing Pool Video Game Restaurants Fitness Room Conference Business Centre / Services Wi-Fi

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Open: April - October...The five- star hotel Iolida Beach is an ideal choice for couples and families who look for a peaceful, elegant and state-of-the-art hospitable environment combined with a discreet luxury and finesse for their vacations.

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