SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa   Crete, Greece
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SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa

SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa is a family-friendly and trendy All Inclusive-hotel, just a few minutes' walk away from the beach. The hotel has five restaurants, a café, four bars and several pools. For those who want a wider choice of restaurants, bars and entertainment, the town centre of Ierapetra is situated a short drive from the hotel, and can easiest best reached by bus or taxi. The entertainment team arranges various activities and fun for all ages, and the younger guests are welcome to join the fun and make new holiday-friends at the hotel's kids' club.

  • On the beach location
  • Spacious family rooms
  • Great choice of sport facilities

Location & Surroundings

SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa is located directly on the sandy pebble beach in green and calm surroundings just outside Ierapetra. It is characterized by a large hotel area with several buildings. From the buildings located most far away from the sea it is ca. 250m. The public bus stops 100m away from the hotel at the main road. Heraklion Airport is about 95km from the hotel.


SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa comprises of 345 rooms and guests can choose between the following types of rooms:

  • Double room (22-24m²) with sea view for 2-3 persons, including 1 child
  • Double room (22-24m²) facing surroundings for 2-3 persons, including 1 child
  • Superior double room (32-38m²) facing surroundings for 2-3 persons, including 1 child
  • Family room (58m²) for 2-5 persons, including 1 child with two bedrooms (one room with twin beds and sofa bed)
  • Family room (78m²) for 2-6 persons, including 2 children with two bedrooms and one living room with sofa bed

Rooms are furnished with:  

  • Balcony
  • Safety deposit box (against extra charge: 15€/week)
  • Single beds in some rooms
  • Queen size bed in some rooms
  • Folding bed as extra bed
  • Cot (upon request)
  • Satellite TV
  • Fridge
  • Bathroom with shower
  • WC
  • Hairdryer

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Food & Beverage

At SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa guests can enjoy an extensive all-inclusive holiday with the following components:

  • All meals served in buffet form
  • The Orion buffet restaurant serving breakfast 7.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. lunch 12.30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. and dinner 7.15 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
  • Taverna Theatro Snack Restaurant serving simple breakfast 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m., lunch and snacks 12.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. and coffee, tea and biscuits 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Water, soft drinks and locally produced alcoholic drinks from 10.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.
  • One complimentary dinner per stay at the Aeolus à-la-carte restaurant
  • Gala dinner once a week
  • Barbecue night once a week at La Taverna, at 7.30 p.m. Dress code: all white. The buffet restaurant will be closed.

Please note: The above mentioned times are subject to change.

Restaurant & bar facilities:

  • Orion buffet restaurant
  • Aeolus, à-la-carte restaurant offering Greek specialties in the evening (reservation required)
  • Thalassa, à-la-carte restaurant offering sea food (reservation required)
  • Taverna Theatro, serving snacks
  • Maestro Traditional Restaurant
  • Amora Dessert House
  • Mistral lobby bar
  • Astral lounge bar (adults-only, 18+)
  • Onar bar
  • Vitamin bar
  • Highchairs available at the Orion main restaurant

Please note: Reservation for dining at the à la carte restaurants is required. Please note that Thalassa requires guests to wear long trousers at dinner. We recommend you to make any dining reservations as early upon arrival to the hotel as possible.

Pool & Beach

The inviting pool area of SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa features a pool bar and five freshwater pools, (all are sweet water pools) plus one adults-only pool and a kids pool with waterslide. Two of the pools are heated during the beginning and at the end of the season*. Sun loungers are available by the pool, pool and beach towels are provided against extra charge.

* The Pool at the Pool Bar area is heated from April 1st to May 15th, and from October 1st until October 31st.

The closest beach is a mix of dark sand and pebbles in front of the hotel. Sun loungers and parasols are available free of charge. During periods of hard wind, there may be ocean currents and high waves, and due to the stony sea floor, it is recommended to wear water shoes at all times. Further beaches are along both sides next to the hotel beach . Sun loungers and parasols are offered against charge at public beaches.





Sports, Relaxation & Entertainment

SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa offers numerous activities and a wide range of sports for all ages. Sports include aerobics, archery, table tennis, tennis, football, mini-golf and beach volleyball. Dancing and cooking lessons are available as well. Additionally, water sports, such as wind surfing, canoeing, aqua cycling and sailing are available at the beach against extra charge. Please note: Some offers are adults-only (16+ or 18+).

The younger family members (4-10 years) are welcome to make new holiday-friends and join in on activities and fun at the Lollo & Bernie Kids Club. Slightly older children (12-17 years) are welcome to chill out at the Teen Lounge.


Free WiFi is offered throughout the entire hotel area.

Additional Information

  • Reception
  • Mini market
  • Laundry service (against extra charge)
  • ATM
  • TV area in the lobby
  • Doctor (on demand)
  • Luggage room
  • Parking facilities (on availability)

There is a new tax as of 1/1/18 which requests per room night €0,50 for 1* & 2* hotels, €1,50 for 3* hotels,  €3,00 for 4* hotels and around €4,00 for 5* hotels according to their official ratings.


SunConnect Ostria Resort & Spa
Katharades Ierapetras
Greece , Crete
72200 Ierapetra, Kreta

Telephone +30 28420 25711
Fax +30 28420 25710
E-mail ostriahotel[at]

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Weather & Climate

Air (°C) 15.2 15.5 16.8 20.2 23.5 27.3 28.6 28.4 26.4 23.1 20.1 17
Sunshine hours per day 3.8 4.3 5.7 7.6 9.7 11.7 12 11.2 9.4 6.4 5 3.9
Water (°C) 16 15 16 16 19 22 24 25 24 23 20 17

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