Petra Mare

  • Distance to Heraklion international airport 100Km
  • Distance to Heraklion city center 102Km
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The Petra Mare Hotel is situated on the south east coastline of Crete, next to the small town of Ierapetra. Ierapetra is approximately 20 miles from Agios Nikolaos and has a ... Continue reading

The Petra Mare Hotel is situated on the south east coastline of Crete, next to the small town of Ierapetra. Ierapetra is approximately 20 miles from Agios Nikolaos and has a selection of shops, bars and restaurants as well as a Venetian castle and a Turkish mosque. The centre of Ierapetra is a fifteen minute walk from the Petra Mare Hotel.

The hotel itself has 227 guestrooms spread across five floors. All rooms are air conditioned and have a balcony, most have a sea view. In addition to comfortable spacious rooms the Petra Mare Hotel Crete has excellent facilities, including a pirate ship and pool to keep the little ones entertained.

The hotel also has a gym, sauna and Jacuzzi and there is a hair and beauty salon. You can find holiday essentials in the hotel mini market and there is a gold shop where you can purchase a special reminder of your holiday. Breakfast and dinner can be enjoyed buffet style in the restaurant and there are also two taverns and two bars for your convenience.

To entertain younger visitors there is a playground and you can play table tennis and billiards onsite. Just a short distance from the hotel there are tennis courts and for cooler days there is an indoor pool. Entertainment is varied with a different programme of events daily including games, competitions, shows and dancing.

On the nearby sandy beach you can find sun umbrellas, lazy chairs and water sports including canoes, windsurfing and pedaloes. There is also a diving centre for those in search of a little adventure.


  • Beachfront
  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Entertainment staff
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Skiing
  • Table tennis
  • Water sport facilities (on site)

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace


  • Air conditioning
  • Car hire
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Gift shop
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Mini-market on site
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shops (on site)

Food and Drink

The breakfast type is Buffet and it is provided from 07:30 - 10:00. The hotel has one restaurant. A snack bar is also available throughout the day. All-Inclusive: All-Inclusive includes wine (Service Hours: 10:00 - 00:00), coffee and tea (Service Hours: 10:00 - 00:00), snacks (Service Hours: 10:00 - 18:00), local spirits (Service Hours: 10:00 - 00:00), softdrinks (Service Hours: 10:00 - 00:00) and beer (Service Hours: 10:00 - 00:00).

Other Information

The following payments are accepted: Euro/Master Card and Visa Card. Additional fees may apply for certain facilities, amenities or activities.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Petra Mare in Ierapetra. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Petra Mare in Ierapetra easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Petra Mare with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

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Questions and Answers about Petra Mare

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or if you have a question about this specific hotel, please get in touch via the Add a Question button below. Our knowledgeable team will aim to respond to your question within 72 hours. In the meantime, previously asked questions can be found below and answers to some of the most commonly asked questions can be found on our FAQs page.

3 Questions | 3 Answers

Junior suites are bigger & decorated to a higher standard, thanks Esther

Added 1 year, 5 months ago.

By Esther, team member

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Hi! Thanks for your question. There is a children's club at the hotel including a specially designed play room for the kids with staff supervision. Hope that helps! Regards,

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

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By Emily, team member

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Hi Jess, This hotel is only available on All Inclusive board basis. Regards

Added 1 year, 6 months ago.

By Leanne, team member

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