The Creta Maris Beach Resort is situated at Hersonisos in Heraklion. The hotel’s philosophy is “Green Cretan All-inclusive, meaning high quality All-inclusive services, showing respect to the environment in an authentic Cretan hotel. It has a capacity of 675 rooms, suites and bungalows, six restaurants, seven bars, seven swimming pools, a fitness center, a Spa, a Children’s Club and many areas for indoor and outdoor activities for children and adults.
At breakfast guests may find selected products of Crete in a rich Cretan buffet with references to some other dishes from other parts of Greece, popular in Crete. The buffets are arranged by product categories, such as bakery products and Cretan bread, fruits, jams, cold cuts and cheeses, cereals, salads, omelettes, hot dishes, pies, “loukoumades” (honey dumplings) prepared on the spot, desserts from Crete and the rest of Greece etc. Cretan dairy products such as sheep’s yoghurt, “oksygala”, gruyere, “ksynomizithra” cheese stand out. Greek cereals include oat, cookies and biscuits crumbs with cinnamon, oil and honey pumpkin seeds, sesame, hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios from Aegina and many others.
The hotel's Greek breakfast includes among others:
Cretan orange pie
“Tsoureki” (sweet bread)
Whole wheat bread
Extra virgin olive oil
Dittany (Diktamo, Erondas)