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The Wonder of the Seaside

An Island-like 5 Star Hotel in Crete

Surrounded by the crystalline waters of the sea and glistening pools, Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa offers a Greek island experience like no other, seamlessly connecting guests with the soothing element of water. The name, “Insula Alba,” is Latin for “White Island,” inspired by the pristine white colour that defines this luxurious 5-star adults-only hotel in Crete. Nestled in the sprawling resort of Hersonissos, our mission is to provide discerning guests with the epitome of luxury accommodation in Crete, distinctive facilities, and exceptional service all enveloped in a captivatingly serene environment. Spanning 28,000 square meters of breathtaking landscapes, Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa is a luxury resort standing as a radiant beacon of hospitality, dedicated to ensuring that every guest revels in the ultimate comfort and convenience. Our unwavering commitment to warm, attentive service is the hallmark of our identity, affording guests an unrivalled opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate within the carefully curated luxury that defines Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa. Here, in this enchanting 5- star hotel in Crete, considered one of the top hotels in Crete island, we craft an exclusive adult-only environment, a tranquil sanctuary for those seeking indulgent and attentive holidays.

An Idyllic Adults-only Hotel in Crete

Every facet of this luxury hotel, from our meticulously designed rooms and suites to the common areas and open spaces, exudes the essence of modern minimalism, artfully weaving the calming influence of water into the very fabric of our ambiance. Our 5-star hotel in Crete boasts 182 thoughtfully crafted rooms and suites, each with its unique theme and decor, embodying a contemporary, minimalist island aesthetic. Whether you opt to bask in the Mediterranean sun by the pool, take a refreshing dip in the inviting indoor pool, savour culinary delights at our Main Restaurant, or immerse yourself in the exquisite offerings of our A la carte restaurant, Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa offers an array of experiences tailored to satisfy your every desire. Additionally, our Spa and Fitness Centre are poised to pamper you with relaxation and wellness, while our pool and piano bars beckon guests to lounge the day away in absolute bliss. In this adults-only hotel in Crete, every moment is thoroughly crafted to perfection, beckoning adults to unwind and fully savour the beauty and serenity of this enchanting Greek island.

A Stunning 5-star Resort in Crete, Greece

Idyllically situated within the charming village of Analipsis in Hersonissos, a mere 20 kilometres east of Heraklion’s airport and the vibrant city of Heraklion, our sea view hotel serves as the quintessential gateway to unforgettable island adventures. Our prime location places you at the crossroads of exploration and relaxation, making Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa an impeccable choice for your Cretan holidays. For those with an appetite for discovery, the treasures of Crete are at your doorstep. Just 5 kilometres away, the renowned Aquaworld Aquarium invites you to delve into the mesmerizing underwater world, while the Crete Golf Club challenges golfers to test their skills on its splendid greens. These captivating attractions are but a stone’s throw from our resort, ensuring that your days are filled with exhilarating experiences. Welcome to Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa, one of the best hotels in Crete for adults seeking a relaxing escape where top-tier quality and comprehensive service await at every turn.

Rooms & Suites


Situated on both the upper and ground levels, our Classic rooms showcase a blend of modern elegance and comfort in their design.


Our upper-level suites are a testament to modern elegance and minimalist design. These unique suites feature a king-size bed, a stylish sitting area, and a thoughtfully designed bathroom with a walk-in shower.



Get ready to savor a symphony of flavors and aromas from the Greek, Italian and international culinary scene that will excite your gustatory palates. From light snacks, comfort food and gastronomic masterpieces to ice-cold beverages and divine cocktails, every bite and sip is a treat to the senses.


Prepare to balance your mind, body and soul in the abyss of the spa, sooth your senses with spa rituals and treatments inspired by international spa trends and the Greek philosophy of the good life.

Indoor Activities


Experience the wealth of impeccable facilities and services that await you at Insula Alba Sea Side Resort & Spa. From the moment you arrive, you’ll experience a world of luxury and convenience designed to elevate your stay to new heights. Whether you’re looking to unwind in elegant lounges, savour exquisite dining experiences, relax by the pool, or pamper yourself at our spa and wellness centre, our resort has everything you need to make your stay unforgettable. Explore our exceptional offerings that cater to your every desire and create cherished memories during your time with us.

Welcome to Crete

Get ready to experience the world within Crete, unravel the history, myths and local traditions, savor mouthwatering Cretan delights, visit the most renowned sites and attractions, discover the picturesque mountain and seaside villages and swim in the emerald waters of the island’s world-renowned beaches.


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