The Apollonia beach Resort and Spa is situated on the northern coast of Crete, on Ammoudara. The hotel has 140 double luxury rooms, 57 junior suites, 125 superior bungalows, 2 presidential suites. There are five restaurants, three bars, three outdoor and one indoor swimming pools, water slides for children, two children’s swimming pools, sports facilities, a spa and Wellness centre as well as a gym.
The Greek breakfast at the hotel begins with traditional beverages like Greek coffee, herbal teas (sage and “diktamo”), quince jam, honey, and continues with smoked sliced pork, cheeses like gruyere, sweet “myzithra” and “ksinomyzitrhra” (sour) and various olives. There are pies with greens and with “myzithra” cheese, Sfakia-style style pies, “sarikopitakia” (mini pies), “kserotigana” (fritters with honey), “loukoumi” (Turkish delight), halva, spoon sweets, and “tsoureki” (sweet bread). Breads include varieties with cheese, tomato, olives, onions or peppers. Guests may choose barley or wheat rusks, rusks with olive oil, breadsticks with sunflower seeds, Local specialties include “ksinohondro” and “trahana”(traditional pasta dishes) and the Cretan “sfouggato” (omelet with zucchini) seasoned with local oregano. Beverages are paired with a sweet treat like the”anevato skaltsouni”” or “lyhnaraki”, mini pie with sweet Cretan “myzithra” cheese.
The hotel's Greek breakfast includes among others:
Cretan graviera (PDO)
Cookies with raisins
Barley rusks (‘Krithina’ rusks)
Whole wheat bread
Mountain Tea (Malotira, Kalokimithia)