Our garden of Cretan delights

Perfectly harmonized with its natural surroundings thanks to its lean Aegean style of architecture, the five-star Knossos Beach hotel overlooks the turquoise beach of Kokkini Hani, a sandy shore with shallow waters, fully organized, with its own beach club.

Creating a relaxing atmosphere, taking loving care of you: Hotel facilities include 2 outdoor swimming pools with brackish waters and a children’s pool, Spa & Wellness facilities featuring a heated indoor pool, BioSauna and Tropical Rain zone for body & face treatments, hair salon area and boutique, wedding halls and conference rooms.

Into a romantic or festive mood? The beautiful sandy beach offers an idyllic spot perfect for weddings, beach parties or a romantic dinner for two by the sea and under the stars…

Taste makes the greatest memories: Our two a la carte restaurants “Swell” & “Si-La” take you on a delicious gastronomic journey of re-invented traditional Cretan – Mediterranean cuisine under the high supervision of renowned and awarded chef Christoforos Peskias.

A location blessed by the gods: Situated on the road axis connecting the major cities of Crete, at the center of the island, Knossos Beach provides easy access to the largest city of Crete, Heraklion as well as to the major archeological sites of the Minoan civilization and other attractions of the island.

Crete is the largest of the Greek isles with an area of 8,336 square kilometers and a coastline of 1100 km. The island’s location, the Mediterranean climate of long summers and mild winters, its natural beauty and unique cultural and historical treasures attribute to its status as a much sought-after holiday destination.

Arrival Information

“Nikos Kazantzakis» (HER) airport is the closest to the hotel, while Heraklion Port is the nearest port. Knossos Beach Bungalows & Suites is located 10 km east of the airport and 12 km east of the port.

Route from Heraklion airport/port takes you to the exit to E75 National road eastbound to Agios Nikolaos for a stretch of 3km, then, after reaching the Shell petrol station, you follow the exit to Karteros / Episkopi, turn left under the bridge, then take a right turn and you will reach Knossos beach on your left side of the road after 4 km.