Embark On a New Wellness Journey This Summer at ACRO Suites, Crete

Five-star luxury boutique wellness resort launches new restaurant & yoga sessions for 2023

by Adam & Megan

Opened in April 2022, ACRO Suites is a five-star luxury boutique wellness resort set on the rocky cliffside of Mononaftis Bay on the much-loved Greek island of Crete, designed for those seeking travel experiences that are far from the ordinary.

The property consists of 49 bespoke suites and villas, all designed to create a memorable experience that is the apotheosis of relaxation. From suites nestled into the cliffside, furnished with natural and bohemian elements, to contemporary villas with private infinity pools, and breathtaking views of the Aegean, ACRO Suites is the perfect hideaway to reconnect to oneself.

Re-opening on 20th April 2023, ACRO Suites is introducing its newest addition, a brand-new restaurant offering intimate dining experiences with a twist, plus yoga sessions that tap into the concept of mindfulness.

ACRO Suites © Nick Kontostavlakis, Anima Vision

Only a short distance from Heraklion International Airport and set in the tranquil and picturesque region of Agia Pelagia, this luxury hideaway is nestled within the cliffside and boasts panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.

Muted tones, sleek décor and minimalistic aesthetics run throughout each accommodation option, from sea view suites with private infinity pools to the Sunset Villa on the West Cliffside, offering a divine mix of ocean blue and golden sunset views.

A firm favourite for many guests is the Cave Suite featuring custom-made wooden furniture, stone, and natural elements throughout, raw silk bed covers, spectacular sea views and a private pool. With sustainability playing a fundamental role in the hotel’s ethos, the Cave Suites have been built so that they maintain a stable and pleasant temperature year-round, with no air conditioning or heating needed.

Cave Suite © Giorgos Sfakianakis

This season, ACRO Suites introduces its new restaurant, Elaionas, based on an exclusive, fine-dining experience.

To reflect its name, Elaionas (meaning “olive grove” in Greek) is to be located in a pretty olive garden and accompanied by panoramic sea views. The menu will feature a variety of traditional Cretan dishes and guests can also indulge in olive oil and wine-tasting experiences.

New for 2023, the Cretan retreat will also introduce a weekly Yogic Deep Relaxation session on Sunday evenings that taps into the practice of yoga nidra which is a conscious yogic sleep, induced by guided meditation. The sessions will be taking place in the hotel’s Asana Yoga Shala, one of the hotel’s signature spaces dedicated to wellness built entirely out of bamboo.

The Bath House © Giorgos Sfakianakis

Another key asset to the cliffside property is the Bath House, a dedicated spa for total relaxation and a space to lift your spirit. Inspired by the notion of hammams and purifying the soul, the Bath House has been created to pamper you as much as possible in the most natural and organic way, featuring an authentic Byzantine Hammam, a dry sauna, an outdoor pool, and several treatment rooms. From tension-melting massages to radiance-boosting facials, the spa’s extensive menu offers a plethora of holistic experiences to choose from.

ACRO Suites is a 20-30 minutes’ drive from Heraklion International Airport, the island’s capital. Mononaftis Bay, where the property stands, is in the picturesque area of Agia Pelagia; offering access to several beaches, seaside cafes and restaurants to be enjoyed.
For more information, please visit: https://acrosuites.com

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