Located along the northern coast of Crete, an island renowned for its unspoiled coastal charm, natural beauty and rich culture lies the picturesque Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort and Spa. The hotel is perfectly positioned on a rocky peninsula with sandy beaches, coastal flora and sweeping views overlooking the Cretan Sea.
Our five-star hotel - steeped in the warmth of Cretan traditions and hospitality - brings luxury, romance and world-class services together to ensure an unforgettable holiday as our rich culture and unique traditions become part of your experience.
Whether you want to have a romantic sunset stroll and feel the sand between your toes or indulge in a Mediterranean feast made from the finest products at one of our restaurants, sip on a signature cocktail, simply relax or get pampered in The Aura Spa, Ikaros Beach can make your dreams come true.
With our eclectic mix of true Cretan architecture, outstanding services and amenities we bring you the best of both worlds; a chance to have an authentic experience with the option of choosing between our Bed & Breakfast, Half-Board or All-Inclusive packages as you enjoy our high-quality concierge and services.
With welcoming open arms - next to the cobalt water and right by a sandy beach, 35 km from Heraklion - your tranquil Greek delight awaits.
The International airport of Iraklion is 30 km away from Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa. You need about 30 minutes by car from Iraklion Town, the harbour and to the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos. Just a short walk away, is the town centre of Malia, an interesting shopping area and a lot of entertainment.
An explosion of traditional flavours await your taste buds as the best ingredients from all over the world and locally produced products from Greece’s farms are magically whipped up into gastronomic feasts.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, an extensive dinner buffet as well as the unique 14-day menu with theme nights that will take your palate around the world with Greek, Asian, Italian, Mexican, Cretan and seafood nights.
Here at the Olive restaurant guests with special dietary requirements can dine in ease with the menu’s numerous options to choose from.
Spoil yourself with authentic Mediterranean cuisine at the quaint Ayeri restaurant with its intimate atmosphere and incredible views of the deep blue sea. At Ayeri, guests residing in our suites can enjoy a VIP ala carte breakfast and dinner and indulge in our buffet of appetizers and variety of options on the a la carte main meal menu.
Ouzeri - Kafenion, a fish tavern in a unique setting at the edge of the sea is known for its splendid lunch and dinner views. This traditional Greek tavern is a favourite amongst all of our patrons because of its friendly atmosphere, meat dishes and the interactive dining experience of choosing a selection of fish and fresh seafood and enjoying the feast as our chefs prepare the meal right in front of your eyes.
Against the alluring background of the cobalt, sea is the gourmet dining restaurant, Veranda, which offers you a worldly mix and combination of gastronomic influences and ingredients from around the world. Food is presented in an artistic way to complement the distinctive taste experience and you can’t leave without trying the chef’s favourites: fresh pasta and sautéed lamb fillets in port wine. Veranda is a restaurant, as well as cocktail and wine bar, offering a la carte meals open from 6pm until midnight.
For unique Asian flavours, head to the very popular Sunset, another Ikaros Beach seaside restaurant where you can enjoy the fresh breeze with impeccable service and views as the sun waves goodbye behind Chersonissos Bay while the waves splash against our large windows.
Experience a mixture of American culture and Italian cuisine at En Lefko, a restaurant offering a selection of pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, burgers and grilled meat with elegant, simplistic features to complement the unique seafront setting and views.
Beautiful scenery awaits at Privée, a secluded gazebo for small gatherings for a party of 4 to 6 people offering interactive courses as well as specialised private services to celebrate the special moments in your life and make it last forever.
We believe that every drink is a piece of art and whether you want it shaken or stirred, on ice or neat, our bartenders’ excellent knowledge of cocktails will pour the right kind of perfect just for you because they have been trained by renowned mixologists. Wine connoisseurs can enjoy our great wine list which brings some of the world’s finest vineyards right to your glass to complement every mood and type of food.
Ikaros Lobby Bar
Whether you want to quench your thirst, celebrate, socialise or experience the art of cocktails, head to Ikaros Lobby Bar which serves our signature cocktails made by our talented and hands-on mixologists behind the bar.
When the sun is out the swimming pool awaits and at our hotel’s central Daedalos Bar with our renowned cocktail mixologists, you can take a dip and a sip at the same time. Come night or day; this is the place where you will be entertained with shows and performances.
Aeolos Pool Bar
Grab your bathing suit, gather the family, put on some sunscreen and spend your day by the pool at Ikaros Beach and enjoy the variety of nibbles from Aeolos Pool Bar and indulge in ice creams, light meals as well as drinks.
Veranda is a restaurant, as well as cocktail and wine bar, offering a la carte meals open from 6pm until midnight.
- 24-Hour Reception / Front Desk
- Airport / Port Transfer Service (extra charge)
- Baby Chairs at the Restaurant
- Baby Sitting (on request) (extra charge)
- Bar Restaurant
- Beach Bar
- Beach Sunbeds & Umbrellas
- Beach Towels
- Beauty Treatment (on request) (extra charge)
- Bell-Boy Service
- Billiard (Pool) Table (extra charge)
- Boat Trips
- Car & Motorbike Rental
- Doctor (upon request) (extra charge)
- Fax & Photocopy Service (extra charge)
- Interior Fresh-Water Swimming Pool
- Internet Corner
- Jaccuzi Swimming Pool
- Jewelry Shop
- Laundry & Ironing Service
- Lobby Lounge
- Massage (extra charge)
- Outdoor Playground
- Parking Area
- Pool Bar
- Pool Snack Bar
- Pool Sunbeds & Umbrellas
- Pool Towels
- Room Service
- Shower & Changing Room
- Snack Bar
- Spa (extra charge)
- Swimming Pool (Fresh Water)
- Swimming Pool for children
- Swimming Pool with Children's Area
- Table Tennis
- Travel Desk
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
The beautiful architecture of Ikaros Beach Resort and Spa is inspired by an authentic Cretan Village constructed with techniques from centuries ago. The elegance of the property is set in local materials with earthy tones from floor to ceiling, and the stone-built alleys create the sense of being in a traditional village, connecting you to the unrivalled natural beauty surrounding the island.
Between the landscaped gardens representing an unspoiled village with yards filled with local Greek flowers and herbs are a number of classically and modernly decorated room options such as the Classic Room in the main building, the Bungalows, the Family Rooms and the Suites. All accommodations at Ikaros Beach are fitted with private balconies or terraces in a relaxing environment while some bungalows come with private swimming pools and suites offer sea views, perfect to unwind your senses.
To make your holiday memorable and your stay a one-of-a-kind experience Ikaros Beach offers a variety of choices to suit your preferences and holiday style; there is no end to the exceptional service you’ll get to experience in Crete, and the staff of Ikaros Beach will attend to all your needs, day and night.