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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 laid-back 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. Upgrading to the Comfort All-In package means you can enjoy lunch, drinks and snacks on top of all other Half Board Dine Club benefits during your stay.

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