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Grecotel Creta Palace Luxury Beach Resort

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One of Crete's most celebrated luxury properties, this ultra-premium pick boasts a magnificent location in Platanes, just steps from miles of golden sands. With first-class dining and a wide range of amenities for all ages, it's perfect for a romantic escape or a family adventure - the choice is yours.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel lies on a sandy, Blue Flag-awarded beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is 71km from Chania Airport, and 78km from Heraklion Airport.


The hotel’s beautifully-presented Double Rooms boast a contemporary décor with a luxurious metallic colour scheme, to create a truly elegant atmosphere. Further features include a marble bathroom with robes, slippers and a hairdryer, along with air conditioning, an LCD satellite TV, a safe and a fridge. Each room additionally leads to a spacious balcony/terrace with garden or sea views - and you’ll be treated to a host of extras, including a personal escort to your room, and welcome gifts including fresh fruits and wine.

If you’re in the mood for even more luxury, there’s a wide range of upgraded rooms on offer - including colourful Bungalows and Maisonettes, and stunning Palace Rooms and Junior Suites. Or, for the ultimate indulgence, why not opt for a Private Pool Suite or Villa - boasting exquisite sea views and a range of exclusive perks, they’re the perfect way to add that finishing touch to your stay.

Food & Drink

There are ten superb dining venues to choose from at the Creta Palace Luxury Beach Resort, from the stylish main restaurant, Labyrinth, to a la carte venues specialising in Asian and seafood flavours. Plus, you can savour gorgeous aromas at the Kafenion coffee house, or sample gourmet menus at the regal brasserie - and for more laidback fare, the beachfront Caretta-Caretta bar is the perfect place to relax. Little ones are also well-taken care of, thanks to the hotel's dedicated mini buffets - and for a romantic indulgence for two, there’s the chance to enjoy a private dining experience under the stars.

All Inclusive Food & Drink

Upgrading to the Comfort All-In package means you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main buffet restaurant, along with selected drinks, drinks and snacks at the Beach Bar, and selected drinks at the Lobby Bar. Comfort Package customers can also dine at the a la carte restaurants for a reduced fee.

Sports & Entertainment

There are three stunning pools to choose from at the hotel, including a super-sized main pool, a children’s water-slide pool, and a cosy indoor pool which is heated in October and April. On dry land, there’s plenty more to explore, with a range of activities such as fitness classes, beach volleyball, table tennis and climbing - whilst fitness fans can check out the premium gym. For children, there’s also a host of exclusive activities, from sports academies (local charge), to the super-friendly Grecoland clubs for ages 4-6 and 7-12 (year-round) and 13-17 (seasonal). Plus, to keep connected, free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the complex.

If you’re in need of some R&R after all that action, the hotel’s sumptuous spa is on hand to rejuvenate both body and mind. Complete with a Jacuzzi, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, experience showers and relaxation spaces - along with fabulous treatments for a local charge - it’s a truly serene space for a spot of me-time. Guests can also find the Agreco Farms close by and a golf course around 89km away. A 24-hour WhatsApp Concierge and Guest Portal Online information and services are also provided.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Aerobics
  • Air Conditioning
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Beach Bar
  • Beach Football
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Beauty Salon
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Cinema
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • High Chairs
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shops
  • Spa
  • Sports Facilities
  • Steam Bath
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool (Salt Water)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Terrace
  • TV Lounge
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool
  • Wifi