Aldemar’s Royal Mare Hotel Scoops ‘World’s Leading Thalasso Resort 2012’

For the 6th year running the 5* Aldemar Royal Mare hotel on the island of Crete has picked up the award for ‘World’s Leading Thalasso Resort’ at this year’s annual World Travel Awards.

Aldemar Hotels ( is one of Greece’s leading hotel groups offering eight, 4* and 5* properties in Crete, Rhodes and the West Peloponnese. The group have been pioneers in Thalasso therapy for almost 15 years and the flagship Aldemar Royal Mare hotel, was the first hotel to open a Thalaso / spa centre in Greece.

The Thalasso / spa centre has repeatedly won international awards and is one of the most highly regarded centres in the world. The Royal Mare Thalasso centre takes great pride in its top notch facilities and treatments, as well as its well trained, professional and multi lingual staff who aim to make guests feel at home.

Alexandros Angelopoulos, executive director of Aldemar Hotels & Spa said: “We are absolutely delighted to pick up this award for the 6th year running. It’s a great credit to the 62 wonderful and professional spa staff that includes doctors, hydro therapists, beauticians and a nutritionist that the centre continues to  be recognised as the world’s leading Thalasso and spa resort.

“Now more than ever with the current economic climate in Greece, it’s important Greece’s tourism products retain their high quality standards to attract guests from all over the world. Tourism is the key to Greece’s recovery and it’s what the country does exceptionally well. With prices more competitive than ever and increased flight options, it’s a great value destination for 2013 and we look forward to welcoming many more guests to our hotels next year.”
The centre itself is 5,000 sq.m and includes the AquaRoyal master hydro massage pool (350 s.q), Aquagym-Aquastream and Aqua Bike, plus a beauty centre that includes 11 individual beauty care cabins, exclusive massage area ‘ZEN’. There is also a fitness centre that includes exercise and muscle sculpting areas, Turkish baths, sauna, squash courts, natural solarium and Hammam Oriental.
The Aldemar Royal Mare Hotel is located on the coats of northern Crete, just 25 minute transfer from Heraklion, in the resort of Anissaras and 2.5 kms from Hersonissos. It offers 385 luxury rooms, including VIP rooms and those that connect straight to the Thalasso Centre, for guests that want complete privacy during their stay. Facilities include 11 tennis courts and a Tennis Centre, golf, numerous swimming pools, windsurfing, water skiing and scuba diving, plus six restaurants offering international as well as Cretan cuisine – renowned for being one of the healthiest diets in the world.
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