At present, Giannoulis Hotels & Resorts comprises of four 4* hotels and one 5* resort on Crete Island in
Greece: Santa Marina Beach Hotel 4*, Santa Marina Plaza Luxury Boutique Hotel 4*, Grand Bay Beach
Resort 4*, Cavo Spada Luxury Resort & Spa 5* and Almyra Hotel & Village 4*.
Our main goal is to provide the best of accommodation experience to our guests and satisfy all their needs
by staying close and keep a fair relationship with all of our employees and the local community.
The protection of the local environment, the landscape and also our local tradition keeps the first place on
the way to achieve our main goals.
According to The United Nations’ definition of sustainability there are three individual dimensions that
compare together the form of a sustainable policy. These are:
• The environmental dimension – planet: the way in which measures specific to improving the
environmental impact of the processes and products of the company are regulated and executed.
• The social dimension – people: the way in which social equity and corporate governance are defined and
followed within the company.
• The economic dimension – profit: the way in which the company organises its position in the marketplace
to actively develop its sustainable profile by using its economic stability and profitability for continuous

Sustainable holidaying

We feel a great sense of responsibility when it comes to hospitality. Sustainability is something that characterises us across a spectrum of points. From the Blue-flag beaches of our beachfront, to procuring quality raw materials from local producers, our meticulous recycling practices and eco-friendly operation.

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Travelife: Travelife is an international certification scheme for hotels and accommodations that helps them to improve how they manage their environmental and social impacts, such as the way their energy or water consumption, or how they treat the people they employ or the local community where they operate.

Blue Flag: Blue Flag is a voluntary eco-label award which works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and
Information, Environmental Management, Safety as well as other Services.

We Do Local: We do local is a philosophy under which a company operates:

  • By spreading the local customs & traditions
  • By introducing local cuisine
  • By supporting local producers
  • With respect to the environment and sustainability
  • By supporting the local workforce

The Greek Breakfast is an initiative taken by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels which utilizes and connects the cultural – gastronomic wealth of the country with the Greek hotel business. It is a program designed by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels which has been in operation since 2010 and whose aim is to enrich the breakfast offered in Greek hotels with pure and unique Greek products as well as with traditional local dishes from every region of Greece.

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