Award – Certification for the Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa beach as Costa Nostrum Sustainable Beach of 3 seahorses

Press Release 01/08/2019

On Thursday, 01 August 2019, the beach award ceremony of Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa took place, as Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beach Sustainable Beach. The beach at Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa received a total score of 95.5 out of 100, which corresponds to 3 seahorses.

This rating is the highest rating achieved to date, either on public or privately operated beaches, according to the evaluation criteria of the Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches protocol.

The event concluded with the official Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches flag ceremony and the delivery – receipt of the corresponding certificate. 

About Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa: Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa is located on the long beach of Amoudara a few kilometers outside the city of Heraklion and a few minutes from famous archaeological sites such as Knossos and other places of special natural and cultural interest.

With 336 rooms – making up the main building – and all 3 bungalows, the hotel offers all the necessary amenities for a pleasant and unforgettable holiday in Crete.

Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa is a member of the Cyan group of hotels that was founded in 1977 and owns three hotels. Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa – 5 *. star hotel with 336 rooms, Santa Maria Beach – 4 star with 208 rooms and Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa – 5 star with 161 rooms. The group employs over 350 employees. The hotels are located in Amoudara, Heraklion and Sitia. 

About Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches: The Certification Standard for Sustainable Management and Development of the Mediterranean Beaches – Costa Nostrum Sustainable Beaches is a pioneer and innovative certification protocol that can objectively guarantee the sustainable development of the Mediterranean beaches, primarily by defending the environment, greatly contributing to the financial development of the region around certified Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches by creating a very powerful bond between bather and beach and a very personalized tourist experience.


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