The Pilot Beach Resort offers a unique combination of tradition, hospitality and luxury with the comforts of a state of the art hotel. This resort is perfect for a family holiday, with plenty of activities for the children. There is space for children in all of the room types.
The resort offers spacious luxurious public areas and unique Cretan architecture, set in an area of olive and avocado trees right on the sandy beach of Georgioupolis. Pilot Beach Resort is considered among the finest five star hotels in Crete, offering high standards of service and spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and the famous White Mountains.
The resort’s private, sandy beach covers 400 meters and represents only a small stretch of the famed, 7km long Georgioupolis Beach. The Hotel’s beach holds the Blue Flag for maintaining the high standards of the international Blue Flag Organization regarding safety, quality of waters and the general infrastructure of the beach.
Pilot Beach Resort’s lifestyle is close to nature and the sea. Guests enjoy the warm atmosphere of private bungalows and suites in a uniquely beautiful setting.
In harmony with the locale, blessed by a wonderful sea, serene, mountain lake and flowing rivers, the hotel’s dominating characteristic is water.
The resort’s private, sandy beach on the shores of the beautiful Aegean Sea, covers 400 meters and represents only a small stretch of the famed, 7 km long Georgioupolis Beach, classified by the EU under Natura 2000 for its wonderful natural beauty. The Hotel’s beach is also awarded with the Blue Flag for maintaining the high standards of the international Blue Flag Organization regarding safety, quality of waters and the general infrastructure of the beach.
Organized, with all facilities and a wide range of water sports including windsurfing, water ski, pedal boats, and canoes , the beach offers stunning views of the White Mountains and the picturesque fishing village of Georgioupolis.
The resort’s 4 outdoor swimming pools cover an impressive, 2.800m² of total water area. The free form, main swimming pool, covering a water surface of 1800m², is situated between the lovely gardens and Bungalows. This lagoon-shaped swimming pool features a small island, a footbridge and children’s pool. Its beach-like, grass-covered area offers an oasis of relaxation for swimming and sunbathing.
The beach swimming pool is located in the beach area of the resort, in front of the endless, sandy beach. Conveniently situated next to the Gialos seaside taverna and Aura pool bar, the beach pool is an ideal choice for sociable moments under the warm, Cretan sun.
Two additional free form, swimming pools are situated among the residential areas of the resort reflecting the tranquillity of the lush green setting and promising refreshing moments under the warm Cretan sun, only few steps away from the balconies of the guest rooms or suites.
Free beach towels are provided for guests, as well as recliners around the swimming pools. Entertainment Programs are presented by the pools, for adults and children. A heated indoor pool, located next to the resort’s exclusive Health Club, covers 100 square meters of the naturally lit area. Perfect for winter-swimmers and hours of well-being in a charmed atmosphere. The pool is heated from October to April.
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Kronos restaurant is the main restaurant of the resort, with spacious and comfortable verandas, offering beautiful, panoramic view to the central pool, the Cretan Archipelago and the White Mountains.
The menu is inspired by the Mediterranean as well as international cuisine. Dinner is offered in Buffet style including a great variety of salads, starters and main dishes with Cooking-Grill show. American style breakfast is also served in the restaurant.
Greek, theme restaurant named after Ariadni, daughter of Cretan King Minos. Exclusive environment, with view to the central pool, with special private atmosphere. Exceptional Greek cuisine, with a variety of three main specialties, including a vegetarian dish.
A selection of hors d’oeuvres, salads and desserts are available from the buffet. Every day a different menu, inspired by different locales in Greece.
The Trattoria Italian Restaurant, with view to the central pool, offers refined dining, convivial atmosphere and attentive service, so that guests can enjoy the Italian Chef and assistants while preparing Italian pasta and delicious pizza.
The Children’s buffet, especially created to satisfy our young guests, offers delicious, healthy menus, in an amusing, group environment.
Seaside restaurant with stunning view of the hotel’s seaside pool overlooking the Cretan Archipelagos. An array of Greek specialties, savoury grills, tempting hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, sumptuous main dishes, fresh salads, luscious desserts, fruits and drinks create a memorable experience in island dining. Open for breakfast during high season (June until the end of September), lunch and dinner. You will also enjoy theme nights at the seaside Gialos restaurant.
Lobby bar with luxurious lounges and sociable atmosphere. The bar is joined with the Bridge Room where you can play your hand in a good game of cards. The bar opens on to a lovely outdoor lounge area, perfect for watching the sunset and evenings of entertainment, such as Greek nights with live music and traditional dances, magician acts, cabaret and animation entertainment, or simply romantic evenings.
Aura Cocktail Bar
Truly relax in the bar’s island setting with a view to the hotel’s seaside pool and the glittering sea, in the daytime atmosphere of a pool bar and, at night, a luxurious lounge. In the morning and afternoon, enjoy snacks, desserts, refreshments, ice cream or your favourite drink around the pool. In the evenings, delight yourself in an exotic cocktail, within a pleasant, quiet setting.
Hermes Music Bar
The bar offers an ideal setting for evenings under the stars, with a view to the White Mountains and the magic of the hotel’s lighted central pool. Enjoy exotic cocktails, excellent drinks in a pleasant environment, with dance music. Open only at nights.