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Knossos Beach water activities

Water activities

Water sports

The Knossos Beach Hotel provides guests with a selection of water sports free of charge:

  • Windsurfing
  • Pedaloes
  • Canoing

Professional instruction in a variety of water sports, and the use of the following motorized activities are offered at an additional fee:

  • Water-skiing
  • Jet-ski
  • Banana
  • Parachute (parasailing)

Aqua exercises

The buoyancy offered by the water causes less strain on your joints and muscles. It is not essential to be a swimmer to participate in water aerobic exercise.

Enjoy our weekly Aqua Gymnastics & Aqua Aerobics in the beautiful water of Knossos Beach.

The secluded bay provides the advantage of calm waters, ideal for everyone to exercise in a natural environment.

SCUBA Diving & Snorkeling

Enjoy snorkeling at the beach of the hotel or nearby. SCUBA diving courses (with PADI certfication) are also possible. Experience a connection with nature, a feeling of freedom, and transformation.

Island tours - Santorini island*

A visit to the world famous island of Santorini will be cherished forever. The unparalleled view of the Caldera and the magical atmosphere that the island reveals, will calm your senses.

Island Dia*

Sail across Crete to the natural park island of Dia, with very clear and transparent waters to enjoy a full day of swimming, sunbathing and relaxing on the boat.

Chrissi Island*

Chrissi lies 8 miles away from the south coast of Crete. It is an almost flat island with colorful volcanic rocks covered in gold sand, purple shells and rolling sand dunes. An ideal place for swimming, snorkeling, walking or just relaxing and day-dreaming.

Aghios Nikolaos, Elounda - Spinalonga

Discover the magnificent shoreline between the cosmopolitan town of Ag. Nikolaos and Elounda in a boat trip that will take you to the island of Spinalonga, a stronghold of the Venetians and Europe’s last leper colony, narrated in Victoria Hislop’s best seller novel “The Island”.

Sailing & Cruising**

Sailing: a wide range of sailing boats are available for chartering. You can either join the crew or just lay back and let your skipper sail with the winds!

  • Private sailing courses (beginners, advanced)
  • Sailing trips (half day, full day)
  • Sailing tournaments (if adequate number of people)

Cruising: Escape with friends or just with your loved one and venture into the Mediterranean. Motor boats & yachts can be rented with advanced notice for:

  • Half day cruises
  • Full day cruises
  • Cruises to nearby islands

*All water activities & cruises are subject to the weather conditions and may change accordingly if deemed necessary at any time without advanced notice.

**If you are interested in sailing tournaments or yacht charter, you are kindly requested to contact us at least one month prior to your arrival date, in order for us to make all necessary arrangements. We look forward to hearing from you at:
Tel. +302810761000, Fax. +302810761610, Email:

  • Water sports
Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites, Kokkini Hani, Kato Vathia, Heraklion Crete, Greece, Tel: +30 2810 761 000, +30 2810 761 204, Fax: +30 2810 761 610, E-mail:

Η επιχείρηση ενισχύθηκε για τον εκσυγχρονισμό της στο πλαίσιο του Επιχειρησιακού Προγράμματος «Ψηφιακή Σύγκλιση». Με τη συγχρηματοδότηση της Ελλάδας και της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης

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