Esperides Crete: An Authentic Cretan 5* Resort in the heart of Koutouloufari Village

Located in Koutouloufari Traditional Village, just 0.9 km from Hersonissos Beach, Esperides Resort Crete is an Authentic Cretan 5* Resort, that offers the optimum island experience for the most relaxed Greek Holidays.

Preserving a “village-like” ambience inspired by Local Architecture, Esperides Resort Crete features stone-built green gardens, a central square with a pool, a secluded quiet zone, a natural spa, and a collection of Rooms & Suites with Private Pools & Jacuzzis, all embraced with a characteristic cosy Design that makes all guests feel like home.

Considering Food as an important part of the holiday experience, Esperides Resort Crete offers an ultimate Mediterranean Buffet Experience through local recipes for breakfast & dinner, an Original Cretan Tavern within a traditional setting, and a laid-back Lounge Terrance with stunning sea views. Moreover, Esperides has specified a series of in- & out-of-hotel food experiences, like the “Cretan Welcome Treat”, a specially-designed “in-room Dining Experience”, and curated Food Tours to the nearby villages.

With Cretan Hospitality being the most recognizable symbol of the island, the hotel’s people care for every detail, providing handpicked concierge recommendations with the top things to do in the area and organizing all the services that the guests may need during their stay — from transfers to private experiences.




Food for Esperides Crete is one of the most important factors that affect its guests' staying experience. Therefore, we have made sure to provide the highest level of local - Greek & Cretan - cuisine, as well as a wide selection of international tastes and dishes. Our two restaurants will cover your dining needs throughout the day in the most delicious way, while our renowned breakfast will become the ideal start of your every day in Crete!


Esperides Crete features two outdoor, Sea view bars, each one with a distinct character and style. In both bars, you are able to enjoy local spirits and drinks, as well as original cocktails and finger food, always overlooking the endless blue of the sea. Luna Rossa Food & Cocktail Bar offers a selection of local wines and cheese platters, as well as refreshing cocktails and drinks, while Shisha Bar, located at the Hotel's highest terrace, invites you to an 'Oriental' experience, accompanied by raki and local snacks.



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