Avra Imperial Hotel is a milestone in modern luxury accommodation offering comfort, entertainment and relaxation. Nestled between the picturesque bay of Kolymvari and the idyllic beaches of the Rodopou Peninsula, οverlooking the resplendent turquoise waters of the Cretan sea, the hotel is a haven for sunseekers and beach enthusiasts.

Avra Imperial Hotel boasts 328 luxurious rooms and suites, top class facilities including mega swim-up pools, restaurants with luxurious buffets, fancy à-la-carte outlets, vibrant bars, sports & leisure facilities, crèche & children’s club, a rejuvenating state-of-the-art wellness center and unrivalled conference center facilities.

The unique character of the resort, inspired by the structural features of the ancient Minoan palaces, combines style, luxury and comfort, creating the ideal environment for you to share special moments with your loved ones.
Avra Imperial encapsulates the essence of family holidays, while offering the perfect choice for couples to enjoy some quality time together.

Its culinary outlets offer a dynamic dining experience at Avra Imperial Ηotel. With a chic beachfront lounge, fancy open-air restaurants and casual poolside bars, the hotel covers all tastes, from romantic private dining to luxurious breakfast buffets.


The foundations of our hospitality are our Greek origins and traditions. We value the authentic Greek hospitality that comes from our heart, creating inviting atmosphere and memorable moments for our guests.

We perceive each guest's unique wishes and desires. Our dedicated team is committed to providing eclectic services and unique experiences, as well as to bringing guests of all ages in touch with the Cretan cultural heritage.



  • 328 rooms & suites
  • 118 shared & private pools
  • 3 outdoor pools for adults & 2 children’s pools
  • 2 buffet restaurants & 4 à-la-carte restaurants
  • 4 vibrant bars
  • Beach right next to the hotel
  • Wellness & Fitness Center with heated indoor pool
  • State-of-the-art Conference Center
  • Business Center
  • Crèche & children's clubs
  • Children's playground
  • Open-air amphitheater
  • 2 tennis courts
  • Private chapel
  • Rent-a-car desk powered by Traffic
  • Mini Market
  • Beauty & Hair Salon
  • Apivita Natural Greek Cosmetics shop
  • Indoor & outdoor hotel parking
  • ATM within the hotel premises


  • Weddings, Meetings & Special Events services
  • Private dining
  • Babysitting
  • Indoor & outdoor activities for toddlers & children
  • Specially designed fitness activities for adults
  • Laundry & dry cleaning
  • 24-hour reception
  • Porter service
  • PCR / Rapid Test on site
  • Doctor on call
  • Toddlers equipment
  • Hotel App
  • Boat trips
  • Equipment & facilities adapted for disabled people



Experience a carefree escapade in the magnificent island of Crete! Avra Imperial Hotel is here to take your next holiday to a whole new level. All you have to do is sit back and let us take care of all the little details that will rejuvenate you and make your long awaited summer break truly memorable.

Soothe yourself in the stunning swimming pools, soak up the sun at the naturally beautiful beach of Kolymvari, have unique culinary experiences in our restaurants and special moments in the bars,and keep your body, mind and soul well balanced with our fully equipped sports and leisure facilities.

Furthermore, a vast array of special facilities and services located within the hotel premises will make your life easier. You can visit our APIVITA® cosmetics shop, hair salon, mini market, ATM and rent-a-car service desk powered by Traffic, throughout the day at your own convenience.

  • Dogs are allowed up to 6kg, one pet per stay.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas.
  • For more information relating to bookings and extra costs regarding the hotel’s services, please contact our Concierge desk by dialing 10436 from your room. Alternatively you are kindly requested to send an e-mail at

Beach & Pools

Avra Imperial Hotel certainly makes the most of its unique location and harmonious surroundings providing a wide range of swimming facilities and options for an elevated swimming experience. From the imposing central swimming pools to the numerous polished private and shared pools, Avra Imperial offers the luxurious touch you would expect from a pool lovers' paradise. Alternatively, you can take in the sun and treat your eyes with magnificent views over the Cretan sea at the unspoiled Kolymvari beach next to the hotel, with its crystal clear water and serene atmosphere.