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Alianthos Beach Hotel is just 10 metres from Plakias Beach. It offers air-conditioned rooms with furnished balcony. Features include a large pool, and a Mediterranean restaurant. The spacious guest rooms have views of Plakias bay, or the surrounding hills. Each has free Wi-Fi, satellite flat-screen TV and a modern bathroom with tub or jet shower and hairdryer. Slippers and tea-and-coffee amenities are complimentary. The all-day restaurant serves a rich buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner, inspired by traditional Cretan, Mediterranean and international cuisine. Drinks are available by the poolside. The front desk can arrange for car rental and horse riding. Free private parking is available. Staff will be happy to assist with useful tourist information. The beaches of Amoudi, Souda, Skinaria, and the famous Preveli palm beach, are easily reached within a 5-minute drive. Rethymnon is 30 km away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Plakias, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Alianthos Beach Hotel has been welcoming guests since 16 May 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Plakias, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ilona
    The location was excellent, right by the beach, we could have even breakfast, lunch or dinner by the beach, excellent service from the friendly staff. Food was exceptional. One can feel the personal touch, they make us welcome all the time, like...
  • Phillip
    Friendly staff, comfortable bed, large spacious room
  • Pamela
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff went out of their way to be helpful. We loved that we could listen to the sea from our bed. The room was cleaned every day. The breakfast was fantastic. Loved this hotel and the staff.
  • Sanita
    Location-right next to beach, good restaurant, main street Comfortable bed, nice interior Good breakfast with view on beachfront Balcony with sea view
  • Julie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Alianthos is a beautifully situated, clean and friendly property with simple, well equipped rooms and comfy beds.
  • Lisa
    The staff is extraordinary friendly. They are the most lovely and friendly people working in a hotel / restaurant I have ever seen (and I have been to a lot hotels). My mother and me had so much pleasure because of you, thank you so much for...
  • Duncan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent breakfast. Extremely helpful & friendly staff . Location is very central to the resort & they have a really good restaurant. It was a bonus being able to use the pool at the hotel next door.
  • Julie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Superb beachside location. Natural shade under pine trees for outside dining at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Excellent meal choices and food quality for half board, with a menu that changed each day. Staff were all friendly and willing to put...
  • Mags
    Great location. Lovely clean hotel. Fantastic staff.
  • Ioannis
    Nice venue and great location. Hotel is in almost front of the beach (Main Street is between hotel and beach). sea view rooms have a picturesque view. Definitely would stay again to that hotel. Covid protocols are applied 100%.

Property questions and answers
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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Dear, Plakias is an ideal place from ealry in May till late in October
    Answered on 4 July 2022
  • Hi, I'm travelling with my two young children and I want to be in the same room.with them. Is it possible to have an extra bed?

    Dear Sir, many thanks for your e-mail and your interest to our place.For adult and two children is possible to book a double room and we will arrange to be an extra bed in the room.We look forward to hearing from you again .
    Answered on 25 July 2021
  • We are looking for a sea view/balcony - for 3 nights from Thursday Sept 10. Do you have anything?

    Dear guest , many thanks for your e-mail.We are very sorry for the requested dates we don't have availability for sea view.We have available standard double room.Thanks and many regards
    Answered on 8 September 2021

Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Greek • Mediterranean • International

Facilities of Alianthos Beach Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • ATM/cash machine on site
    • Luggage storage
    • Wake-up service
    • Tour desk
    • Car hire
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Room service
    Safety & security
    • Safety deposit box
      Additional charge
    • Air conditioning
    • Tile/marble floor
    • Soundproofing
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Outdoor swimming pool
    Additional charge
    • All ages welcome
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    • Sun umbrellas
    • Beauty Services
    • Sun umbrellas
      Additional charge
    • Sun loungers or beach chairs
      Additional charge
    Languages spoken
    • German
    • Greek
    • English

    House rules

    Alianthos Beach Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 21:00


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Alianthos Beach Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that the meal prices for children older than 3 years old are different.

    Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

    License number: 1041K012A0117300

    FAQs about Alianthos Beach Hotel

    • Check-in at Alianthos Beach Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Guests staying at Alianthos Beach Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Alianthos Beach Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant #1

    • Room options at Alianthos Beach Hotel include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Family
      • Triple

    • The prices at Alianthos Beach Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Alianthos Beach Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Alianthos Beach Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Beachfront
      • Horse riding
      • Swimming Pool
      • Beach
      • Private beach area
      • Beauty Services

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Alianthos Beach Hotel is 250 yards from the centre of Plakias. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.