We wish to invite you to a little “palace”

On the beautiful island of Crete in the most peaceful spot of the cosmopolitan town of Platanias, Chania, with a view to the vast blue of the sea and the island of Agii Theodori (or “Thodorou” as it is known locally).

13 incredible 40m2 suites await you with their eccentric design

Choose the most comfortable pillow at Platanias Ariston Beach Resort. This is our way of wishing you a very good night: the pillow you find in your room is the comfort you desire.

You have your brush, you have your colors, you paint the paradise, then in you go.


Enjoy moments of tranquillity and relaxation in our dream-like swimming pool

the wonderful wooden decks and the sunbathing areas with the particular exotic furniture and the impressive Jacuzzi. You can also enjoy the Cretan sun on the wonderful beach

Mind, body, and soul

Things To Do

High mountains, wild gorges, famous archaeological sites , the biggest Greek island and one of the most fertile regions in Greece. Crystal clear blue seas with golden sandy beaches. Countless mountain ranges and impressive gorges and ravines. Warm hospitality and traditional villages where life is still going on in a relaxed and friendly manner.

botanical park & gardens of Crete- restaurant- Omalos Plateau

Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete Restaurant

…offers peace of mind and pleasure  of the senses , especially vision, as well as knowledge on plants regarding  their nutrients and benefits. It is one of its kind all over.

Samaria Gorge- Platanias Ariston

Samaria Gorge

The longest gorge in Europe is located 43 kms. away from the city of Chania. It starts at a trail named “Xyloskalo” on the southern part of the Omalos plateau.

Overall eco facilities

  • Eco Pool
  • Thermal insulation of buildings, door and window frames, resulting in zero heat loss fully adjusted to the latest strict legislation standards.
  • All the light bulbs used in the hotel are energy saving.
  • Air conditioning, with temperature control, depending on the outdoor temperature, and full insulation of the pipes.
  • Up to 100 % of water heating attained by use of solar energy during the summer months.
  • Free cloth shopping bags for our guests so as to eliminate the use of plastic bags for their shopping.
  • Notification to guests, by means of a special card, about changing of towels and sheets ( only after request)
  • Automatic sprinkler watering system for our gardens. This functions only in the evening hours so as to eliminate loss of water due to evaporation which may be caused by the summer heat – thus achieving high levels of water saving.
  • Connection to the local Drainage and Water Treatment system of the Municipality of Platanias
  • Shower cabins with modern “press- button” system.
  • Automatic power supply in all rooms, with the use of a magnetic card in order to automatically stop the functioning of all electrical appliances , except for the fridge and the TV.


  • Over-used , burnt oils
  • Plastic, paper, glass
  • Batteries
  • Used ink cartridges
  • Electric and electronic waste

+30 28210 68188

Platanias, Chania