Aldermar Knossos Royal

Bathed in sunlight and opening up to a spectacular Blue Flagged beach — is the idyllic, family-friendly Knossos Royal. Stylish, comfortable rooms, gleaming swimming pools and lush gardens create the perfect mood for relaxation. Sample traditional and international cuisine at our buffet and fine dining restaurants and enjoy a lively entertainment programme, including evening shows at our beautiful open-air amphitheatre. And while the little ones are kept amused at a fun-filled mini-club, you can take advantage of our exceptional sporting facilities or sit and sun-worship by the pool with a long, cool drink — the choice is yours. Whatever you decide to do first, Knossos Royal provides a blend of ingredients for a truly memorable holiday experience.

• Beach cleaning by staff and guests- Blue Flag award for 13 consecutive years
• Organizing environmental conscience events with local schools
• Recycling – paper, printer ink, cooking oil , batteries, lamps and PC equipment, glass, aluminum
• Mini club built with ecofriendly materials
• Monitoring consumption of non-environmentally friendly products & pesticides.
• Use of recycled products
• Management of energy resources: through the establishment of high technology systems (solar fields)
• Mechanism of tap water regulation, central electric switches in all rooms,
• Waste management devices equipment
• Monitoring energy consumption though smart meters in all refrigerators & freezers
• Water storage, clearing and use for irrigation purposes
• WWF Hellas – programme ‘check out for Thalassa’


Knossos Royal is located at Limenas Hersonissou on the island of Crete. It lies 23 km from Heraklion International Airport, 25 km from the city of Heraklion and 2 km from Hersonissos.

The hotel has 346 rooms, double and family, all in low building complexes, amongst lush gardens, with wonderful sea -and garden views. As for the VIP sea front and sharing pool rooms, they are simply… breath taking!

April – October

Knossos Royal Conference Center (seats 900).

Not available at the hotel.

Baby Cot/ Playpen free of charge & Baby sitting (on request/extra charge), Child minding (on request/extra charge), Baby phone (on request), 2 outdoor children’s pools (one with sea water), Waterslide, Children’s seats / Children’s play area, Pushchhair (on request), Mini club “Aldy” for children aged 4-12, seven days a week, Multilingual supervisors, Entertainment activities, Program for all ages, Children’s book corner, Mini disco, Mini Buffet at the mini-club “Aldy.

When it comes to food, variety – as the old saying goes – is the spice of life. At this beautiful beachside hotel, however, it’s more than just ‘spice’. It’s an essential element – a main ingredient. Because where some people eat to live, the Greeks live to eat, finding immense enjoyment in a variety of simple but delicious flavours. At Aldemar’s Knossos Royal, you can sample these for yourself in our many and varied restaurants, from the gourmet surroundings of Fontana Amorosa and the classic Greek cuisine of taverna Artemis to our authentic Italian Pizzeria. And for wining after dining there’s the Manitari Bar, the Cellar wine bar and Aquarius nightclub. And Greece wouldn’t be Greece without a ouzeri, of course…

Life’s a beach at Knossos Royal, where the focus is on sea, sand and long, golden, fun-filled days. Welcome to a first-class beachside resort with swimming pools, supreme facilities and an atmosphere that’s lush, lavish and laid-back. There’s so much to do – from tennis courts and mini-golf to beach volleyball, endless watersport options, a fitness centre and music and dance evening shows.

• Aldemar Shop
• Boutiques
• Folk art shops
• Jewelry shop
• Mini-market
• Hair salon


Aldemar Knossos Royal
Limenas Hersonissou 700 14, Crete, Greece
Tel. +30 28970 27 400 Fax: +30 28970 23 150 E-mail:

Aldemar, Head Office
262 Kifissias Ave., Kifissia 145 62, Athens, Greece Tel. +30 210 62 36 150 Fax: +30 210 80 17 451 E-mail: