Dessole Dolphin Bay Resort

The beach resort lies directly on the beach of Amoudara, 7 km from the centre of Heraklion. The centre of Amoudara is within walking distance while the city centre of Heraklion is 20 minutes away by public transport. Heraklion International Airport is situated at a distance of approximately 12 km.Comprising a total of 259 guest rooms, the property welcomes guests in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. The hotel offers a non-smoking restaurant, self-service restaurant, café, main bar, pool bar, beach bar & wine bar, amphitheatre, meeting facilities, parking, shops and a children's club and playground. In addition, lift access, wi-fi access in all premises and a laundry service are provided. For a gentler pace guests can enjoy electronic games or relax in the TV room.All the rooms are spacious and tastefully furnished to provide a pleasant and comfortable stay. They are equipped with a refrigerator and individually controlled air conditioning and heating, as well as a hairdryer, satellite flat 32''TV, safety deposit box and a balcony or terrace. The en suite bathrooms are fitted with a shower and bath. Double 7 twin beds, a direct dial telephone also feature as standard.There are plenty of recreational facilities on offer within the complex. There are 2 swimming pools one with waterslides and 1 paddling pool for kids, parasols and sun loungers around the pools on the sun terraces and the beach (sun loungers & umbrellas free of charge). In addition 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, table tennis, beach volley, pool/snooker are available. A variety of water sports are available nearby. A daily and evening entertainment programme is arranged for adults and children. Spa center with massages, Sauna, steam bath, jaguzzi etc. are also provided on site.The hotel offers a variety of beverages served in all bars, while breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets are served at the main restaurant of the hotel or with reservation at the beach tavern.

Flight + Hotel

7 Nights All Inclusive

from £300 per person

Secure today from £39pp

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Hotel only

All Inclusive

from £24 per person per night

Secure today from £10pp

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    Kids pool
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    Kids Entertainment
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    Kids play area
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    Outdoor pool
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    Water slides
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Amoudara, Crete, Greece

Address: 71414, Melinas Merkouri 1, Heraklion, Crete, Ammoudara, Greece

Phone: +302810821803


Tripadvisor rating



510 reviews

Location - 4.0


Sleep Quality - 4.0

Sleep Quality

Rooms - 3.5


Service - 4.5


Value - 4.0


Cleanliness - 4.0


Amazing family holiday with a small kid

Sep 2021 | 744milan_
We spent an amazing week with our 3yo kid in the Dolphin Bay resort. Although the room equipment is slightly aged, you swiftly forget that when meeting the friendly staff (animators and bartenders...

Awesome Animation Team

Sep 2021 | Andreiio15
Stiv, Marika, Federico, Mimo, Natalia and all the other awesome people from the animation team made me feel young again. Morning stretching followed by aqua gym with Stiv helped me start a great day...

Nice value for money resort

Sep 2021 | darkom166
Close to the airport, very very friendly staff (across the Hotel). Appartment was cleaned daily. WiFi was perfect (even Netflix streaming was possible). Beachbar food was delicius. Beach was clean...