The village

The small fishing port of Kolymbari is still relatively unaffected by tourism and it has very good restaurants and tavernas, cafes and all kind of accommodations from luxury quality hotels with excellent services to simple, family owned rooms.
In Kolymbari village you can warm yourself with the Cretan sun and local hospitality and enjoy the peaceful village atmosphere.

Where to stay

The OAC Conference Venue provides accommodation in 2 chapters. There are still available:

  • 21 rooms in the 1st chapter

  • 12 rooms in the 2nd chapter

Since the number of rooms in the OAC Conference Venue is limited, you are advised to book your accommodation the earliest possible, by sending an email to us (

Otherwise, within 5-10 min walking from the Conference Venue there is a wide selection of hotels and rooms (from 5 star resorts to simple pensions) that can be found through all Web searching engines.

Some of the recommended hotels are listed below.

5* Avra Imperial Beach resort & Spa

4* Grand Bay Beach Resort

Villa Disegno

3* Chryssana Beach Hotel

Casa di Akis

Panthea Suites

Aphea Village

It is recommended to ask for a quotation directly from the hotels since frequently you can get lower prices than through booking sites. As usual early reservations are offered at a significantly lower price.