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Abaton Island Resort and Spa

Crete, Hersonissos

Good for Couples
Private Pools

  • Offering a stunning beachfront setting with impressive views of the Aegean Sea
  • Featuring a stylish world-class spa using award-winning Elemis products
  • Complete with a choice of five restaurants offering everything from sushi to classic Cretan cuisine
  • Elegantly decorated throughout

For a real ‘get away from it all’ break the Abaton Island Resort and Spa is made for couples and small groups of friends seeking true relaxation. Stylish and sophisticated, the crisp lines of the property are beautifully complemented by the chic white décor.

Offering high levels of seclusion and privacy, each room choice, from guestroom or suite to private villa, comes with its own outdoor terrace, hot tub or private pool. By day you can relax by the pool and enjoy the oceanic views of the Aegean Sea or head to the impressive spa for an array of Elemis treatments.

By night it’s time to try out one of the five restaurants. Choose Wow Sushi and Steak for a buzzy fashionable dinner, Elemes Cretan Cuisine for a taste of authenticity or Bony Fish for classic seafood with a twist. Once dinner is done head to one of the two fun bars for a laid-back nightcap.


Bars and Restaurants

Main Restaurant

This relaxed restaurant offers a choice of terrace or indoor seating and serves a variety of local produce for breakfast and dinner.

Open: 07.00-10.30 and 18.30-21.30

The dress code is smart casual. 

Bony Fish Seafood Restaurant

Seafood always tastes better by the sea and at Bony Fish it’s exceptional. Think classic seafood dishes with a fresh Cretan twist.

Open: 12.30-17.00 and 19.00-23.00

The dress code is smart casual. 

C'est La Vie Beach Club

Enjoy casual all-day dining at this fashionable beach club. With panoramic views it’s the perfect place to grab some shade. 

Open: 10.00-01.00

The dress code is casual.


Elemes Cretan Cuisine

For a fun night of local culture Elemes offers a truly authentic Cretan experience, with all ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

Open: 08.00-12.00 and 19.00-23.00

The dress code is smart casual. 


Ladies and Gentlemen Lobby Bar

The perfect place to start or finish the night in style, this cosmopolitan cocktail bar is the ideal meeting place for your evening. 

Open: 09.00-01.00

The dress code is smart casual. 

Wow Sushi and Steak

Fun and lively, the on-trend pairing of succulent steaks with fresh sushi makes for a stylish dinner out.

Open: 19.00-23.00

The dress code is formal. 


Beach and Pool


The golden sands of the beach are located right in front of the hotel, with striking views from many of the rooms and a chance to relax on the sun loungers. 

Swimming Pool

The picture perfect pool with its unbroken sea views is made for poolside posing, relaxing in the sun and swimming.

Spa and Wellness


With an impressive amount of Technogym equipment, fitness addicts needn’t compromise their routine on their holiday.


Indulge in a variety of face and body treatments at the world-class spa. With a menu designed to work in natural synergy with your mind and body you’ll emerge de-stressed and glowing.

Activities and Entertainment


Fancy a little retail therapy? There’s a wealth of shopping options onsite, including a men’s tailor made shirt shop, fashion store, women’s boutique and tobacco store.

Sports Facilities

Tennis courts and water sports are available for active guests. Please note: there is an additional charge for some sports and activities. 

Abaton Island Resort and Spa is located in the lively town of Hersonissos, along Crete’s sandy north coast. It’s in the ideal location for both families and couples, with opportunities to explore some of the area’s historic towns, as well as being within easy reach of two water parks. Spend the day enjoying slides and rides, or watching your little ones play in the wave pools. 

Hersonissos itself offers a choice of three excellent beaches, as well as a thriving waterfront area with bars, restaurants, shops and yachts. If you prefer to explore the history of the area head into Rethymnon, where you’ll find Venetian architecture and a lovely waterfront. 
Transfer Time
Abaton Island Resort and Spa is a 25 minute drive from Crete Heraklion Airport.
Deep Blu Deluxe Sea View Guestroom

Max 2 adults

Deluxe guestrooms featuring furnished balconies and unobstructed views of the Cretan Sea.

32m² indoor ( 42m² including balcony)

Thalassa Deluxe Seafront Guestroom

Max 2 adults

Contemporary and luxurious seafront guestrooms with furnished balconies.

37m² indoor ( 47m² including balcony)

Luxury Guestroom with Private Outdoor Jacuzzi

Max 2 adults

Guest rooms featuring a private outdoor Jacuzzi tub.

32m² indoor ( 56m² including balcony)

Loft Deluxe Sea View Guestroom

Max 2 adults

Deluxe split-level accommodation, featuring a separate upper level living room, a roomy bedroom and a furnished balcony with 180° sea views.

44m² indoor ( 48m² including balcony)

Luxury Guestroom with Sharing Pool

Max 2 adults

Swim-up units offering direct access to a shared pool.

32m² indoor ( 57m² including balcony)

Abaton Collection Suite with Private Outdoor Jacuzzi

Max 3 adults

Dual level units featuring a separate bedroom and living area, an outdoor private Jacuzzi and endless sea views. 

45m² indoor ( 70m² including balcony)

Abaton Collection Suite with Sharing Pool

Max 2 adults

Swim-up, split-level suites featuring a ground floor living area, an upper floor with open-plan bedroom, access to a shared pool and panoramic sea views.

45m² indoor ( 73m² including balcony)

Luxury Guestroom with Private Pool

Max 2 adults

Spacious guestrooms featuring a 15 m² private pool on a secluded patio.

37m² indoor ( 86m² including balcony)

Abaton Collection Suite with Private Pool

Max 3 adults

Split-level accommodation with separate bedroom, upper level living space, private pool, furnished patio and boundless sea views.

45m² indoor ( 126m² including balcony)

Luxury Seafront Guestroom with Private Pool

Max 2 adults

Spacious guestrooms featuring a 15 m² private pool on a 70 m² private patio.

45m² indoor ( 126m² including balcony)

Special Offers

Please call our Trusted Advisers for details of the latest special offers at this property.

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Beautiful new hotel with a few staff issues
Tripadvisor review Oct 09 2019
Average rating for the amount you are spending. After a rather lengthy journey we arrived at the Abaton to be greeted by a beautiful view from the reception area and a half hearted hello from a lady...
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Tripadvisor review Sep 27 2019
My daughter has just had the most magical wedding on the 6th of September in this gorgeous hotel .It is pure luxury a massive thank you to the amazing SOFIA she dealt with everything we...
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