Asterion Beach Hotel & Suites is a family-friendly 5-star hotel offering deluxe beachfront accommodation in Platanias, on the northwest coast of Crete. Highlights include onsite dining, a large outdoor swimming pool, gym and spa complex and an excellent beachfront location. Platanias is a small tourist resort with an idyllic beachfront approximately 15km west of Chania. Regional places of interest include Chania town and harbour, the Botanical Park of Crete and traditional villages Balos, Elafonisos, Gramvousa and Hrisoskalitissa. Local bus services provide fast and easy access to other popular Crete destinations. The hotel is housed in a collection of modern, low-rise buildings with balconies. Facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool, hair-salon, gym and spa complex offering a range of massages and wellness treatments. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Garden View rooms are decorated in a modern style with light tones, tiled flooring and bright, patterned fabrics. They comprise a small sitting area and balcony offering views of the hotel gardens. Amenities include air-conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar, safe and an en-suite bathroom. Oceanis serves international buffet-style cuisine in a casual setting next to the pool whilst Koralia Tavern serves Cretan specialities in a stylish dining room with sea views. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at the Lobby Bar and Pool Bar. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.