Welcome to Aquis Arina Sand
The hotel has a superb beachfront location and it is famous for its good food, spacious accommodation and the entertainment on offer there. It is only 8 km from Heraklion city with the frequent bus service meaning this is easy to reach. Other places of interest such as Knossos, Gortys and Festos are also easily accessible. Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport is 12 km away.||This beach hotel consists of 236 fully renovated and spacious rooms (of which 22 are in waterfront bungalows, maximum 15 m from the beach). It is spread out over 10 acres of beautiful gardens and lush vegetation, making it an ideal choice for both families and couples. It is air-conditioned and has a lobby with 24-hour reception, as well as bar, dining and conference facilities. Internet access (subject to fee), mini market, souvenir shop, laundry and dry cleaning services, parking, babysitting, rent-a-car are also available.||All rooms come with en suite bathroom, heating, air conditioning, direct dial phone, music channel, mini-fridge, satellite TV, hire safe, hairdryer and either a balcony or terrace.||The hotel offers 2 tennis courts, basketball, beach volleyball, water polo, mini golf, giant chess, archery, darts, snooker, table tennis, windsurfing, canoes and pedaloes. Water skiing, jet skiing, paragliding, diving lessons are also available though subject to fees. A gym, aqua gym, splash dance, aerobics and step are also available. There is large saltwater swimming pool with plenty of canvas shade, sun beds and umbrellas. A children's pool and children's whirling paddling pool, as well as a free beach towel service are also offered.