Sophisticated. Elegant. Serene. Discover the luxury hotel that set new standards for luxury accommodation in western Crete, and unfold your own summer story with us.
Built in 2011, Avra Imperial Hotel is a 5-star luxury hotel on the picturesque bay of Kolymbari, 23km west of Chania, in Crete. The state-of-the-art 5-star hotel, was created on the vision of becoming a milestone in modern luxury accommodation in the wider region of Chania. The unique architectural design of the hotel, inspired by the structural features of the ancient Minoan palaces, combines style luxury and comfort, creating an ideal environment in which to share some special moments.
Basilico Main Buffet Restaurant: The main restaurant of the hotel with an impressive terrace overlooking the main infinity-style glass swimming pool, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in buffet style. Operating hours: 07:30 – 10:30, 12:30 – 15:00, 18:30 – 21:30.
Xatheri Cretan Buffet Restaurant: Start the day with an authentic Cretan breakfast experience as Xatheri Restaurant greets you with carefully selected produce of the Cretan land. Operating hours between 07:30 – 10:30.
Taverna Origano: The à-la-carte option for lunch, offering light meals, wood-fired pizza, and fresh salads with Greek and Mediterranean flavors. Operating daily between 12:30 – 15:30.
Al Fresco Italian A-la-carte Restaurant: A taste of real Italy during the evening, with the Italian Chef preparing fresh pasta and demanding dishes in this elegant and romantic restaurant almost “gliding” on the sea water pool. Open daily between 19:00 – 00:00.
Blue Dong Asian A-la-carte Restaurant: The Asian à-la-carte restaurant of the hotel with flavors that reminiscent the East! Open daily between 19:00 – 00:00.
Room Service: In-room dining is available daily, between 07:30 – 00:00.
Dress code during the evening: Casual chic attire. No beachwear or shorts are allowed during the evening in all restaurants & bars.
Prior reservation required in all à-la-carte restaurants.
Gluten free dishes are available in all à-la-carte restaurants.
Kid’s buffet in the main restaurant.
Kid’s menu in all à-la-carte restaurants.
Le Bar: The lounge bar in the hotel’s lobby, featuring a wonderful piano. Live music nights during several nights of the week. Operating hours between 17:00 – 01:00.
Aura Pool Bars: The lively pool bars by the 2 main pools of the hotel. Fancy cocktails and freshly prepared snacks are available throughout the day. Operating hours between 10:00 – 18:00.
Blu Beach Bar: Located on the unspoiled beach of Kolymbari, Blu Bar is the stylish beach bar of Avra Imperial Hotel. The cocktails and refreshments, the carefully prepared snacks, the wonderful music, the gorgeous views of the sublime bay of Kolymbari, they all make Blu Beach Bar the ideal setting by the beach to hang out and relax during the day. Operating hours between 10:00 – 18:00.
Committed to the well-being of its guests, Avra Imperial invites you into a journey of the senses in the serene world of its state-of-the-art wellness center of 1,900m2. In our APIVITA Spa, you will find a range of soothing massages and treatments designed by the Greek APIVITA brand, using natural products that feed your skin and leave you feeling wonderfully refreshed and revitalized.
1,900m2 wellness center
200m2 indoor heated swimming pool
Relaxation and Therapy Zone
Indoor heated swimming pool of 200m2 with surrounding cascade
6 stainless steel hydro massage loungers
2 pool water jets
Water Zone: 6m long foot path with wall-mounted water jets for a medium intensity foot massage, mist shower, bithermal shower, Scottish shower and cold rain shower
Jacuzzi for up to 8 persons
Temperature Zone with steam room, Finnish sauna and ice making equipment
Relaxation and Therapy Zone, offering healing body and face treatments, Vichy shower, body massages, Asian treatments, and special packages for couples, pregnant ladies and brides-to-be. The special color therapy & aromatherapy area is available for use after the treatment, featuring heated loungers and a tea corner.
Fully equipped gym with space for aerobics
Massage & various treatments are provided at extra cost.
APIVITA natural products are used for all treatments.
Children under 14 years old are not allowed to use the spa facilities.
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