The Ultimate Cretan Romantic Getaway

When it comes to the best of romantic destinations, Minos Beach Art Hotel in the beautiful location of Mirabello Bay in eastern Crete, offers the chance of holidays that dreams are made of. The hotel specially caters to newlyweds and the celebration of romantic milestones, offering the ultimate in luxury in a stunning setting in the Mediterranean sunshine of this Greek island paradise. The five-star establishment is a member of the bluegr Hotels & Resorts, which is a private, family-owned Greek hotel and tourism company, as well as a member of Design Hotels.

Minos Beach Art Hotel offers the ultimate in privacy and relaxation in a breathtaking natural setting on the waterfront. The traditional Cretan architecture combines with neutral tones and bespoke furnishings to create luxury holiday accommodation and the authenticity of Cretan culture.

The hotel also has an added special extra – a unique connection to art and culture. Their Open Air Art Museum features more than 50 contemporary installations which have been commissioned from renowned local and international artists. Each piece of art makes its own strong statement and adds individual value to the already stunning environment.

There’s a wide range of accommodation options to suit everyone. These include suites, bungalows, and villas with private bools. Waterfront bungalows come with a sea-facing terrace and steps leading straight into the sea while villas with their own pools offer the ultimate in privacy in the sun. All rooms are air-conditioned and have ensuite bathrooms with rainfall showered and tub combinations.

To ensure the epitome of privacy and tranquility, guests have exclusive access to two private beaches and the nearby bar. There is also a pool with sun loungers and cabanas for lazy days of relaxation. And the perfectly manicured gardens offer the perfect place for a calming stroll in nature.

For on-site dining options at Minos Beach Art Hotel, guests are truly spoilt for choice with five restaurants and three bars on the estate. The hotel’s main restaurant, Bacchus and Terpis which specialises in Cretan cuisine, offer lavish buffet selections to suit every taste. And for a gourmet treat, the open air La Bouillabaisse offers a delightful Mediterranean la carte menu to satisfy the most discerning of diners.

There are also plenty of other activities to enjoy. Guests can take part in a variety of water sports including snorkeling, water skiing and scuba diving as well as fishing and tennis. Further afield there is also plenty to discover. The hotel is just half a mile from the historical town of Agios Nikolaos which is popular for its collection of excellent tavernas and restaurants. The Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos is also worth a visit – opened in 1969 and is considered one of the most significant of its kind in Crete.

With so much available to make guests dreams come true, Minos Beach Art Hotel undoubtedly provides every customer with the chance to create their very own fantasy getaway. So, it’s not surprising that they have been chosen to receive a prestigious award. The panel of experts at Luxury Lifestyle Awards have selected Minos Beach Art Hotel as a winner in the category of Best Luxury Honeymoon Hotel in Greece 2021. A worthy beneficiary of a reward that recognises the hotel’s commitment to excellence.

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