Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort is situated 25km west of Heraklion international airport in Crete, and lies in a unique location with a breathtaking view, on the exquisite sandy beach of Fodele area (birthplace of the world-wide famous painter Dominikos Theotokopoulos, well known as EL GRECO).

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Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort is built in the Renaissance style, the rooms in the form of bungalows, spring up from gardens of incomparable beauty.

The five-star Fodele Beach has 412 rooms and was renovated in 2014. The hotel is situated in close proximity to several cities, including Heraklion (25km) and Rethymno (50km). This is a luxurious and well-equipped hotel with 2 fresh-water swimming pools and a separate children’s pool, as well as access to a water park with 6 pools and 7 slides which is open every day free of charge for the hotel’s guests. There is a poolside bar on site at the hotel, perfect for getting a drink to sip as you lounge in the sun by the pool. Sunshades and sunbeds are available free of charge at the beach and the pool. The hotel features a TV lounge and parking lot, as well as an on-site mini market to shop for essentials.

Staff at this lovely hotel speak English, Russian, Italian, French and German, meaning there’s always someone on hand to help out with enquiries or assistance with directions. Other hotel facilities include air conditioning, car hire, a chapel and shrine, family rooms, gift shop, lift, newspapers, non-smoking rooms, packed lunches to take on day trips, safety deposit boxes and on-site shops.

The hotel has 3 restaurants and serves breakfast (buffet style) and a snack bar throughout the day. All-inclusive guests get soft drinks, snacks, local spirits, coffee and tea. There’s plenty on offer in the way of relaxation at this hotel with lovely green gardens, an all year round outdoor pool and sun terrace. If you’re keen to relax on holiday the hotel offers a sauna, spa and wellness centre and massage.

More active guests will enjoy the hotel’s wide range of sporty leisure activities including billiards, darts, diving, a fitness centre, mini-golf, table tennis and a tennis court. For a fun adrenalin-pumping experience, head to the hotel’s water sports facility to try your hand at some water band sports.


  • Beachfront Billiards Children’s playground Darts Diving Evening entertainment Fitness centre Games room Kids Club Massage Mini golfSauna Spa and wellness centre Table tennis Tennis court* Water sport facilities (on site)

Other facilities

  • Garden Outdoor pool (all year) Sun terrace* Terrace


  • Air conditioning Car hireChapel/shrine Family rooms Gift shop Lift Mini-market on siteNewspapers Non smoking roomsNon smoking throughout Packed lunches Paid WiFi Safety deposit boxShops (on site) WiFi for which charges are applicable

Food and Drink

The hotel has 3 restaurants. A snack bar is also available throughout the day. Evening drinks can be enjoyed at the lobby bar. All-Inclusive: All-Inclusive includes snacks (Service Hours: 10:00 – 18:00), local spirits (Service Hours: 10:00 – 23:00), coffee and tea (Service Hours: 10:00 – 23:00), softdrinks (Service Hours: 10:00 – 23:00), wine (Service Hours: 10:00 – 23:00) and beer (Service Hours: 10:00 – 23:00).


  • Pools
    • The Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort is proud to offer its guests three swimming pools. Among other uses, the pool can be used by the animation team for water sports and other activities.
  • Beach
    • The sunny beach in Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort is always warm and welcoming for everyone who wishes to enjoy it. With a lifeguard watching you and the water sports to amuse you, you will enjoy the Cretan sea like never before.
  • Kids Club
    • Playtime is an essential part of your children’s daily routine. Therefore, for your comfort and your children’s enjoyment we have developed a well-organized, supervised kindergarten and Kids Club with playground and children’s swimming pool, available exclusively for our younger guests of all ages*, offering excellent children’s facilities, education activities and a skilful animation team.
    • Children can enjoy a full day of play, interactive video, arcade games, and beach games. During the summer period, a team of professionals offers excellent children’s facilities, educational activities and an animation program. For your convenience, babysitting services can also be arranged through the Guest Relations desk.
    • The staff at the Fodele Beach & Water Park Holiday Resort are committed to ensuring that every guest, especially junior guests, enjoys the best of their vacation. At our hotel, fun rises with the sun!
  • Fitness Room
    • Keep your Fodele Beach holiday from turning a guilt trip by visiting our brand new fitness center (fully equipped with Cybex and Technogym gear) for a personal training session, or by taking a yoga or boxing course.
    • Experience the full range of activities, events and adventure pursuits at our 5 star all-inclusive resort.
  • Spa & Wellness
    • We welcome you to step into the world of our wellness center, a specially created environment devoted to pamper you with Local and Special Treatments. The wellness center offers holistic treatments and therapies that go beyond beauty and focus on health, stress reduction, recuperation, anti-age and well being by using pure and natural environmentally-friendly products.
    • We have created the “Cretan Signature Treatment Collection” based on Cretan herbs, honey, pure olive oil and grapes with excellent results. This collection is prepared for our center and is unique in the world for our guests to enjoy. Our Wellness center is specially designed multiple treatments such as face and body massages, face and body beauty treatments scrubs, wraps, manicure and pedicure.
    • Our team is highly skilled, specialized and trained. Our professionals will guide you to select therapies to suit your specific and individual needs and requirements. Our Wellness center is under the supervision of the Spa Expert Team of Aegeo Spas.


  • Main Restaurant
    • Maintaining the Greek decor of the hotel, the Main Restaurant is the main breakfast room, offering unlimited choice of fresh fruit, hot and cold dishes to start the day.
    • There are special theme nights featuring mouth-watering dishes from such places as Spain, Mexico and the Orient. The Main Restaurant is open daily for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Ambrosia
    • The a La Carte restaurant, Ambrosia offers fine dinning with a relaxed, sophisticated Greek ambience and is open in the evenings only. Let yourself enjoy the taste of international cuisine and the fine service experience.
  • Elia
    • This unique restaurant, will offer you a great taste experience, inspired by Greek cuisine. It is open in the evenings and it aims to give you the best of traditional Greek cuisine which is combined with the hospitable ambience.
  • All Day Restaurant
    • This is an exquisite self service restaurant with complete natural daylight, complimented by an extensive terrace overlooking the sea, the gardens and the pool.


  • Main Bar
    • Opened from early afternoon onwards, is equipped with an elegantly decorated indoor lounge and a beautiful outdoor terrace overlooking the main pool and Fodele’s Gulf. It is the perfect spot for a pre or after dinner drink.
  • Starlight Bar
    • Our Starlight Bar, situated right next to the main pool, offers an array of drinks and refreshments from afternoon until midnight. You could sit and enjoy the magnificent view of the Cretan Archipelagos while flavouring a delicious long drink prepared by our staff. A special meeting point that will simply take your breath away.
  • Starfish Beach Bar
    • The Beach Bar offers a selection of drinks and snacks and is an ideal quick break for all those guests enjoying the hot sun and the beautiful sea view.