Stella Island Luxury Resort and Spa, Crete

From €195
Per Night (All Inclusive)

Opening its doors in 2017, the adult-only Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa is in a league of its own when it comes to romantic couple getaways.

Opening its doors in 2017, the adult-only Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa is in a league of its own when it comes to romantic couple getaways.

Bathed in natural light, this stylish resort is located in Analipsis, Hersonissos - the perfect holiday base for soft golden beaches, stunning coves, buzzing towns, archaeological treasures, majestic mountains and deep gorges. Combining its location with luxurious design, this stunning resort boasts extraordinary dining, sleek and spacious accommodation options and world-class hospitality services with a unique eye for detail.

This 5-star retreat has mastered the perfect balance between tranquillity and sublime opulence, offering generous all-inclusive services, chic spa indulgences, a fitness centre and marvellous lagoon pools that stretch throughout the resort. Add to the mix an excellent variety of different restaurants, cuisines and bars and it becomes clear why you are bound to fall in love with Stella Island.

Inspired by the endless deep blue of Greece and it's authentic culture, this honeymoon haven will make you fall in love over and over again.

Fact Sheet


  • Personal concierge service
  • Fitness centre
  • Beach Volleyball, Tennis courts & Football Pitch.
  • Daily Sports activities
  • Limo service
  • Yachting and helicopter service
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service
  • Doctor on call
  • Private Dining (upon request)


Boasting 6 stunning restaurants, guests are spoiled for choice. From International Cuisine Buffets and Aegean Seafood à la carte to Traditional Japanese gastronomy and Mexican fusion, your taste buds will be tingling 24/7.


The lagoon-style pools will rejuvenate your body and the stunning Cretan scenery will wash any lingering stress away. Spend your days under the shady umbrellas and the comfortable loungers or swim in the pool under the bright sun.


There are 225 elegant rooms and villas offering luxury services and a variety of restaurants aiming to indulge your senses


Stella Island boasts 5 amazing bars - from elegant poolside lounges, chilled music and cocktail bars to pre-dinner sunset options and exclusive event spaces, there are plenty of options for everyone to quench their thirst. Once a week, you will even be treated to live music and themed nights.


Stay fit during your stay with a visit to the Resort’s fitness centre. From personal training sessions to group yoga and pilates, the resort professional trainers will encourage you to maintain your health goals throughout your stay. At the Resort, there is also a whole array of sports including aqua aerobic, tennis, beach-volley, football and outdoor activities.

Spa & Wellness:

Re-energize mind, body and soul in the Anassa spa thanks to its calming atmosphere , top-notch facilities and world-class treatments.

The spa includes:

  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • SPA suite
  • Jacuzzi, hammam & sauna
  • Fitness Center
  • Five Luxurious Treatment Rooms
  • One Double Suit e f o r Couples
  • Manicure

A Little Extra:

A stunning on-site Fashion Boutique & Convenience Store for your comfort.

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An island drenched in mythology, history, local traditions, culture and unique landscapes, is the stunning Crete islands. Boasting majestic mountains, golden beaches, sparkling seawater, wild nature, this paradise island is blessed with sunshine during most of the year.

The town with the most incredible nightlife in Crete, Heraklion, offers many chances for an amazing night out. The night entertainment consists of modern and traditional spots to choose from. There is an interesting variety of bars and clubs which are located in Heraklion Town, Malia, Hersonissos and other places. Malia, Stalis and Hersonissos are the busiest nightlife spots of Heraklion. In the other tourist places of Heraklion, you may find few all-night clubs but mostly you will find bars that stay open till 2-3 o’clock in the morning. These bars play lounge or loud music.

For a more peaceful night out, you can have dinner at the many taverns around the prefecture of Heraklion. These taverns have delicious local dishes, local wine and traditional raki.

Distance from:

  • 5 km to Hersonissos town
  • 25 km to Heraklion
  • 19 km to Heraklion Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” (approx. 30 minutes)
  • 20 km to Heraklion Port

Luxury Pool View:

Located on the upper floor, these stunning luxury rooms provide the perfect vantage point for taking in the picturesque lagoon-style pool views. Boasting luxury amenities and chic furnishings, you will all in love with this little gem.


1x Double Bed


Magnificent Pool Views


Maximum of 2 People


En-Suite With Shower

Something Unique

Private Balcony With Chairs & Table

Premium Pool View:

The Premium Pool View rooms feature a Queen Size bed, a large bathroom and floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal the magnificent view over the lagoon-style pool from their private balcony. Available in either a double bed or twin beds, with a comfortable sitting area, Premium Pool View rooms can comfortably accommodate up to 3 people if necessary.

These rooms can also come with a exterior jacuzzi on the balcony make this room ideal for couples. Please ask for more information upon enquiry.


1x Queen Sized Bed or Twin Beds


Stunning View of Lagoon Pool


Maximum of 3 People


En-Suite With Either Shower, Steam Bath or Stand Along Bath (please tell us your preference at time of booking)

Something Unique

Big Private Balcony, Indoor Sitting Area and Private Jacuzzi.

Luxury Swim Up:

Located on the ground floor, these luxury swim up rooms have a direct access to the lagoon-style pool from your very own wooden patio with sun loungers and seating. This option is perfect for those who want direct access to the swimming pool. Simply slide open your doors and jump straight in.


1x Double Bed


Gorgeous Swim up Pool & Resort Views


Maximum of 3 People


En-Suite With Shower

Something Unique

Amazing Swim-Up Pool Desk With Sun Chairs & Table

Premium Swim Up:

These Premium rooms also have direct access to the pool, allowing the guests to drive straight in to the stunning turquoise waters from their private wooden deck. A master bedroom with a day bed, a Queen-size bed, a flat-screen TV and an open plan bathroom consisting of a walk-in shower and double sinks, compose the premium room.


1x Queen Sized Bed


Gorgeous Swim up Pool & Resort Views


Maximum of 3 People


En-Suite With Shower

Something Unique

Amazing Swim-Up Pool Desk With Sun Chairs & Table

Over Water Bungalow:

For those wanting a little extra. These Over Water Bungalows add an extra dimension to a holiday on Stella Island Luxury Resort. Decorated with wood and glass, in tropical scenery, guests have direct access down from each sunbathing deck to the pool below. The bathroom consist of a walk-in shower and double sinks - perfect for your romantic honeymoon getaway.


1x Double Bed


Sublime Swim up Pool & Resort Views


Maximum of 2 People


En-Suite With Shower

Something Unique

Private Veranda Deck To Lagoon With Sun Loungers, Chairs & Table

Grand Overwater Bungalow with Jacuzzi:

This exquisite new signature overwater bungalow invites you to enjoy its beautiful interiors fitted with items of stylish furnishings. The spacious layout maintains a premium feel, which allows pure relaxation in the comfort of your private sanctuary and boasts a personal jacuzzi on the deck - the perfect end to the day. Dive from your bedroom straight into the infinity pool or lounge on your very own overwater hammock.


1x Queen Sized Bed


Unbeatable Swim up Pool & Resort Views


Maximum of 2 People


En-Suite With Shower

Something Unique

Large Private Balcony with Jacuzzi, Sofas, Tables & Hammock

Island Villa Private Pool:

Sleek and elegant villa with a private pool that sets the scene for romantic evenings under the starlit sky. The Island Private Pool Villa is bringing opulent design to the striking beauty that Stella Island is known for. These villas ensure a space filled with privacy and tranquillity, where time slows down and couples truly connect. Ideal for honeymooners, couples, and all others who wish to have intimate evenings spent outdoor during their dream holiday in Stella Island.


1x Queen Sized Bed


Private Terrace With Pool


Maximum of 2 People


En-Suite With Shower & Bathtub

Something Unique

Private Pool & Large Outside Seating Area

World-Class Dining:

Kimata Crete Cuisine: Nourish yourself in a refined culinary experience with flavours from around the world, chilled music and stunning waterfront views. This international cuisine buffet restaurant is located in the perfect location overlooking the resort pool and even boasts an incredible wooden deck, extended over the water. Experience the delicious selection of specialities from “Show Cooking”, as well as an extensive choice of desserts and seasonal fruits.

Oceania Art Cuisine: Experience an exquisite selection of Seafood dishes in an idyllic romantic setting. This rooftop restaurant is the ultimate place to enjoy the sunset in Crete while indulging in exceptional tastes and eclectic wine from the private cellar. Open for Dinner only.

Vegera Cretan Stories: Immerge in the authentic Cretan Cuisine while surrounded by olive trees next to the Aegean style chapel of St. Andreas. A natural dining experience where dishes are prepared with simplicity and respect to tradition. Open for Dinner only.

Umani Asian Robbata: A culinary hotspot, dedicated to Asian gastronomy, equipped with a modern Robata grill. This is Japanese fusion at its very best. Extravagant Asian cuisine is given a delicate twist and presented alongside a menu of high-quality cocktails. Open for Dinner only.

La Parrilla: A new age grill open-kitchen restaurant with contemporary design. Stella Island aims to bring beautiful slow-cooked quality meat cuts, a great variety of red wines, and a selection of premium whiskeys. Open for Dinner only.

Bars & Entertainment:

Cabana Cocktails & Bites: An elegant poolside lounge bar with chilled out music, light fare and refreshing drinks. Beverages and wines are complemented by a selection of light snacks. This all-day hot spot set an atmospheric mood for cocktails and shisha. Open 10:00am - 00:00am

Utopia All Day Lounge: Fine wines and spirits, innovative cocktails and other thirst-quenching beverages, all of which can be enjoyed as you watch the sunset over the water. Utopia is a prime destination for a pre-dinner cocktail or an after-dinner cognac. Open 09:00am - 01:00am

Umbra Shaded Oasis: Carefully selected cocktails, regular and premium spirits and coffee varieties! An elegant poolside bar with a lounge area provides the perfect atmosphere to relax and dream on. Open 10:00am - 22:00pm

Makuti Infinity Bar: The ideal spot to put your feet up and perfect the skill of doing nothing, catching your reflection in the infinity pool, sample the Haute cocktails that are the hallmark of this brand new pool bar and finding your favourite interpretation of classic cocktails. Open 10:00am - 22:00pm

Paraiso Party Garden: The Paraiso is our exclusive bar and event space that is the perfect place to spend the evening socializing. Our inspiration is vibrant, energetic with an edgy and sophisticated spirit. Open 18:00pm - 01:00am

Spa and Wellness:

A true sanctuary of pampered wellbeing evoking the warmth and hospitality unique to this enchanting little land. Utilizing indigenous, holistic and authentic techniques, this Spa encourages you to immerse yourself in the experience to truly understand and embrace the exquisite environment.

Techniques from around the world are designed to release tension and restoring body, mind and soul to a natural state of harmony.

The pampering treatment menu features complete lines of restorative therapies by Elemis, designed to invigorate the body, enliven the senses and soothe the mind after a day in the sun and sea. In the same area, guests can enjoy a great variety of services such as Sauna, Hammam, Jacuzzi, indoor heated pool, Massage rooms and Fitness room, along with the magnificent sea & pool views.

Sports/Water Sports:

At Stella Island, there is no doubt that you can spend your days relaxing by the pool with your favourite book in one hand and an exotic cocktail in the other. However, for those who want to exercise their bodies and indulge in fun activities, there is a whole array of sports in the hotel's Sports Centre including tennis, beach-volley, table tennis, football, mini-golf, petanque and basketball. What's more, there are also plenty of group activities such as yoga, TRX, Zumba, aerobic and much more.

Additionally, fans of water sports will not be disappointed in Hersonissos as there are many water sports centres in the area. Go-carts, parachuting, jet skiing, bungee jumping, football, scuba-diving and all other kinds of water sports such as water skiing, parasailing, banana, ringos or a pedalo, can be practised in the vast areas of these centres.

Scuba Diving:

The extremely beautiful and interesting terrain of Crete, allows you to explore the deep sea canyons, underwater cliffs, caves and shipwrecks, all hidden beneath the surface.

Book onto a guided drive (half or full day) and explore the underwater world of the Aegean Sea. First, you’ll be outfitted with gear and learn some scuba diving basics before navigating the top diving sites of Heraklion.

No experience is required; as your private instructors are there to explain safety procedures and how to use all the equipment.

Mountain Biking

Crete is the perfect place to be if you are a mountain bike lover. From mountain trails, road bikes, E-bikes or hybrid bicycles, cyclists are rewarded with a variety of amazing options.

Discover the beautiful island of Crete and learn more about the landscape, culture and the people who inhabit the Island. The bike hire centres on the island offer a wide variety of tours for everyone: from comfortable downhill bike trekking tours for the whole family to programs for top-performance athletes.

All you have to do is ask, and we deliver.

Horse Riding

If you enjoy the freedom of being on the back of a horse, this half-day trip is for you. Escape everyday life, as you walk, trot and canter through the stunning countryside and across the pearl-white beaches.

Discover luscious green hills, goat-trodden tracks, olive groves, herbs and wildflowers, lakes, waterfalls and hidden villages as you get lost in the wonders of Crete.


There is no better way to explore Crete than to walk off the beaten track, beyond places reached by cars.

Follow the ancient paths, explore the magnificent scents of herbs, discover canyons, climb to the tops of the highest mountains and enjoy views of the deep blue Cretan and Libyan Seas on the horizon beyond.

Thanks to an immense network of paths and trails in Crete, there is a large number of hiking routes on which you can get to know by foot.


Crete is rich in history and therefore boasts a number of incredible Museums. From the Archaeological Museum, where treasures of the Palace of Knossos can be found, to the Historical Museum with its various collections of first centuries A.D. delights, and the Battle of Crete and National Resistance Museums, we promise you will not be disappointed.

Other options include the church of St. Aikaterini of Sinai and the Museum of Natural History where representative samples of the flora and fauna of Crete are exhibited.


Hersonissos is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Crete, just 28km east of Heraklion. The calmer beaches are shaped in small coves located west of the port. East of the port there are the most popular beaches of the area. The first beach you come across the east of the port of Hersonissos is a long sandy narrow beach, which is flooded by thousands of people. It is very well organized and close to the amenities of the city.

Anissaras Beach is located 25 km to the east of Heraklion on the north coast of Crete. The beach is accessible to everyone and the amazing rocky shelves have creating amazing little coves and small pools for the small kids to explore.

Analypsi also has lovely beaches for swimming and a delightful little white and blue chapel named Agia Marina. In the western part of the beach of Analipsi there is the river mouth of Aposelemis. The river of “Aposelemis” is a natural border dividing the Municipality of Hersonissos and the Municipality of Gouves.

Sarantaris beach is located 25 km east of Heraklion town and 1 km west of Hersonissos. Sarantaris beaches are consecutive bays starting from Akrotiri Sarantaris and continue east. The main beach inSarantaris, which is the most beautiful, is organized with umbrellas, shower chairs with beautiful exotic sandy bottoms ideal for children. Next to this beach, there are restaurants and mini markets.

Last but not least Limanakia is a compilation of tiny, sandy beaches affected by the north winds. These beaches are not organized but you can easily find food and drink nearby. With no facilities at all, except for some umbrellas here and there, you will be able to enjoy the natural environment and the crystal clear sea.

Essential Information


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Travel With Confidence:

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of all of our travellers, leaders, suppliers and staff remains our top priority. Not only have we updated our booking policies so you can flexibly amend booking arrangements before departure and get the most out of your holidays while away, we have also introduced new measures and safety guidelines so you can travel with GoKo Travels safely and securely.

What does this new booking policy mean for me?:

Fully Flexible bookings for peace of mind - We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why GoKo Travels have updated our booking policies, so you now have full flexibility to change your travel plans if needed.

Our flexible booking policy includes:

(a) Free date changes up to 45days prior to departure - with no interest or added fees

(b) Full refund giving if you have to cancel the trip due to any COVID-19 related issues or international restrictions.

(c) You can now lock in your trip with a small refundable deposit and then pay the rest in instalments whenever you like, with no interest or fees.

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As part of our commitment to preserving planet earth, we donate 3% of our profits to GoKo Travel's registered non-for-profit, "The GoKo Earth Preservation".

The GoKo Earth Preservation has been set up to protect and preserve the natural habitats of our planet and to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of threatened environments and endangered species around the globe. This is achieved through rewilding, reforestation and marine conservation projects, alongside local community support.

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Support the purchase of our very own GoKo Rainforest reserve - preserving biodiversity and protecting endangered species in the world's most important habitat.

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Assisting Marine Conservation

With your help, we can buy boats to support marine conservation; securing the future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

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Creating New National Parks

By helping with the creation of new parks, we can support local economies, empower native communities and put healthy landscapes into permanent protection.

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Although all of our GoKo holidays promise to warm your hearts, we don’t want it to contribute to warming the planet.

Upon request, we can help you go Carbon Neutral. Thanks for our contacts, we can support a 3-step carbon offset scheme to calculate and neutralise your holiday footprint, allowing you to travel conscious free. This covers every step of the journey where you travel with us, from international flights to hotel heating, transport, food and more.

If requested, the GoKo Carbon Offsetting scheme does not focus on just planting trees, but rather the purchasing, persevering and protecting standing forests from deforestation and degradation - helping revive forests back to full health and avoiding the release of stored carbon. This also enables the regeneration of degraded habitats, which gradually re-absorb atmospheric CO2.

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