Futura Hotel is a modern art deco styled complex consisting of studios and apartments, the hotel complex is set amongst lush colorful landscaped gardens giving it, its private yet homely village style ambiance. It is centrally situated in the quiet coastal village of Maleme overlooking the sea with the soaring White Mountains behind in the distance. It is only a 5 minute drive by bus or taxi to the popular busy tourist village of Platanias where there is a buzz of activities with its abundance of taverns, clubs, bars and much souvenir shopping.
Maleme is located 15km from the main town of Chania westward along the very popular developed tourist area where everyone wants to be whilst on holiday. We have a long beach with a new promenade good for cycling, walks and pushchairs dotted with a variety of fish taverns set in grassed surroundings with playground equipment to entertain the children. Inland towards the hills of Maleme it is also pleasant to walk, drive or cycle to see the olive/orange groves and vineyards. Maleme village is historically known for the Invasion of Crete during the Second World War and to commemorate the many German paratroopers who lost their lives there is a war memorial on the hillside overlooking the historic airport. Maleme it is a well positioned with easy access to explore the famous exotic blue beaches of Falasarna, Gramvousa and Elafonisi, which all lie westward.
Futura h Hotel is popular amongst families young and old looking for quiet relaxing holiday. It is a home away from home experience where everyone feels an integral part of the Futura Family.
The main town of Chania is good to go in the late afternoon for a walk to the Venetian harbour with its rich history, museums, quaint cobbled streets, and its many interesting alleys filled with taverns and souvenir shops.
The Chania Region which is the western part of the island has its own unique natural lush beauty with its soaring mountain ranges/gorges, the most exotic blue beaches on Crete, its many small mountainous villages with their own cretan charm.
Crete the Island of the Gods is the largest of the Greek Islands with its soaring mountains and exotic blue beaches offers a tourist a truly relaxing, safe, carefree holiday with good, healthy natural cuisine with its excellent organic produce of olive oil, fruits, vegetables, wild herbs, mountain honey, fresh fish, mountain lamb/goat, home made cheese, fine local wines and tzikouthia ( homemade Cretan snaps) its crystal blue waters and a night life that goes on till the sun rises, and most importantly the islands safe crime free zone, the friendliness and hospitality of the local Cretan people which keeps tourists coming back again and again in true Cretan Hospitality.
The hotel accommodation comprises of 56 studios & apartments. (215 beds)
All rooms (studio/apartments) are modern in design, marble floors, fully air conditioned/heated and are equipped with a safe, fridge, stove, kitchen facilities, satellite television, music channel, direct dial telephones & a hair dryer. The rooms can accommodate a baby cot (on request) as well as an emergency fold up bed.
The studios are a ONE bed roomed apartment with a small living room which has a couch/sofa bed a small dining table, kitchen facilities, and a fridge. They are suitable for 2 persons or 2 persons with a child under 12 years. (They are 30-35 meters in size) They are located on the ground floor with a small garden, only one is located upstairs.
The apartments are a larger one bed roomed suite, (50 sq meters) with a separate bedroom and lounge area with 2 couches, which can be converted into two full sized beds. It is suitable for 2 persons as a suite or a family of 2 adults and two children. The lounge area has a dining table, kitchen facilities and a fridge. The apartments that are situated on the ground floor have their own small garden with a garden table and chairs. Those not situated on the ground have verandahs/balconies. Some apartments have sea views others garden views. There are also smaller apartments suitable for 2 & 3 persons on the upper levels with large balconies/terraces.
The facilities the hotel offers are:-
A large swimming pool with a smaller childs pool
A Continental Restaurant (Buffet breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner continental and Greek cuisine -a la carte, and buffet)
Pool Bar (cocktails, beverages, salads and light meals daily)
Food Market (Fresh bread daily, foodstuffs, souvenirs & beach equipment)
Game Room Electronic & video games for the teenagers
Childrens playground equipment
A pool table, soccer and hockey table as well as table tennis.
Back gammon, chess is available at the pool bar
Two large screen television to view sports and movies (Satellite)
Gym room with the service of masseur and beauty therapist (on request)
Internet facilities at reception & games room
laundry room : self service for the washing, drying & ironing of the guests personal clothes
Dry cleaning service also available
Kithen facilities (full crockery cutlery, pots, pans)
Two plate stove
Satellite TV channels
Garden or verandah with chairs & table
GREEK Evening is once a week (a barbeque / buffet with Greek dancers and a live band with the traditional bouzouki to entertain) a fun filled evening set around the swimming pool & restaurant enjoyed by young and old alike who learn to embrace the hospitality of the island and the Cretan culture.