Aldemar Knossos Royal

  • 25Km from Heraklion International Airport (HER)
  • 3Km to town centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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At the Aldemar Knossos Royal hotel time moves at a different pace giving you elegant and comfortable guest rooms with incomparable views of the azure sea and crystal-clear pools. ... Continue reading

At the Aldemar Knossos Royal hotel time moves at a different pace giving you elegant and comfortable guest rooms with incomparable views of the azure sea and crystal-clear pools. Enjoy the superb sports facilities and matchless restaurants - here the pleasure and relaxation may never end. Superbly situated right on the beach, the elegant Knossos Royal comprises of stylish luxury guest rooms in two storey buildings. The hotel offers a host of facilities, excellent local and international cuisine and personalised service.

This lovely hotel is located in Limenas Hersonissou on the island of Crete, 25 km from the city of Heraklion and 2 km from Hersonissos. A super choice for a luxury holiday in Crete!


Sandy beach, Waterslide (45 metres), beach and pool deck chairs & umbrellas, outdoor showers, changing rooms, WC (main pool and beach), 2 quartz sand tennis courts, 2 table-tennis, water games, water polo, mini golf, Fitness Centre, exercise programmes with trainers, dance competitions, traditional Greek dance lessons (syrtaki), quizzes, bingo, a fully equipped Tennis Club, and the Thalasso Spa Centre. Horse riding centre (22 km from the hotel) local charge, an 18-hole golf course (7 km from the hotel), local charge, and the Crete Aquarium (10 km from the hotel) local charge.

Tennis Club and Thalasso Centre are located in the premises of sister & neighbor Hotel Aldemar Royal Mare (600 meters walking distance from Knossos Royal)


Children's Childrens buffet, 2 swimming pools (sea water), playgrounds and a Mini Club for 4-12yrs with animation and entertainment.


At the Aldemar Knossos Royal hotel : Main Restaurant, Restaurant Fontana Amorosa, Taverna Artemis, Snack-Bar / Restaurant,  Beach Restaurant & Bar, Kafeneio - Main Bar, Pool Bar, Room Service (extra charge) and two buffet theme nights per week at the main restaurant. Guests should note that the hotel operates a strict dress code (smart casual) for evening dinner and men must wear long trousers. 

All Inclusive


  • Breakfast, Buffet, Restaurant, Daily: 07:30 - 10:00.
  • Late Breakfast, Continental, Daily: 10:00 - 11:00.
  • Lunch, Daily: 12:30 - 16:00.
  • Dinner, Buffet, Main Restaurant, Daily: 18:30 - 21:00.
  • Dinner, A la Carte; Greek, Reservations Required, Once per stay.
  • Dinner, A la Carte, Restaurant (Gala with live music, 4 course menu); Reservations Required, Once per stay.
  • Late Snacks, Buffet, Daily: 22:00 - 00:00.
  • Snacks, Snack Bar, Daily: 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Snacks, Bar (unlimited snacks from the Bar Manitari), Daily: 11:00 - 17:00.


  • Locally produced Alcohol; Locally produced non Alcohol; International, Bar (Bar Manitari (11:00 – 17:00), Pool Bar (11:00-17:00), Open Disco (June – Sept), Night Club (occasionally April, Nay and Oct), Beach party (June-Sept) every week with listed drinks.
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  • Locally produced Alcohol; Locally produced non Alcohol; International, Soft drinks; Hot drinks; Cold drinks; Beer; Red Wine; White Wine; Rose Wine; Wine; Spirits; Juices; Liquers; Draught Beer; Vodka; Gin, Lobby Bar, Daily: 18:00 - 00:00.


  • Tennis; Football; Volleyball; Table Tennis; Animation; Mini golf; Boccia; Darts; Organised activities and entertainment; Fitness Centre, Minimum of four sports and leisure activities.


Room facilities

The Aldemar Knossos Royal hotel offers Double Rooms with either a garden view (some with connecting door), sea view or VIP sea front with sharing pool. There are also Family Rooms with 1 bedroom, 1 bedroom / sitting-room, and 1 bathroom with access doors from both rooms, for 2-4 persons.  All have 24hr air-conditioning (mid-May to mid-September, min), twin beds, a sofa-bed, bathroom with bathtub and hair dryer, satellite TV with music channels, direct dial telephone,  refrigerator (mini-bar on request / extra charge), safe box and a furnished balcony or veranda. 

Other Information

Guest Relations Service, Internet corner, free WiFi internet access in reception area, the hotel's conference centre and in all rooms and common areas, 24-hour hotel security, first aid, beach lifeguards, luggage room, car, motorbike and bicycle hire, currency exchange, laundry & dry-cleaning service (extra charge),  transportation to and from Royal Mare Thalasso centre, daily bus service to and from Hersonissos once per day (no charge), daily coach services to and from Heraklion and Aghios Nikolaos (extra charge), taxi's (on request), limousine (daily, once, extra charge), organised excursions (extra charge), Conference centre and Wedding Packages are available (extra charge).

All guests are invited, once a week, to participate in Master Class Show Cooking and taste the different Greek plates that our Chef is making.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Aldemar Knossos Royal in Anissaras. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Aldemar Knossos Royal in Anissaras easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Aldemar Knossos Royal with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

27°C Low 13°C
Today: Wed 25 May
25°C Low 15°C
Thu 26 May
26°C Low 15°C
Fri 27 May
27°C Low 16°C
Sat 28 May
29°C Low 16°C
Sun 29 May

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Questions and Answers about Aldemar Knossos Royal

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3 Questions | 6 Answers

Hi Jane, the hotel is beachfront so a few steps from the hotel and you will be on the sands. Kind Regards

Added 2 months, 2 weeks ago.

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By Gemma.Larder, team member

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Hi Jane
The hotel is located right next to the beach
Regards Sally

Added 2 months, 2 weeks ago.

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By Sally.Dademo, team member

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Yes these are provided, thanks Esther

Added 1 year ago.

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By Esther, team member

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Hi Mike, Pool towels are available to hire from the hotel. Regards

Added 1 year ago.

By Leanne, team member

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Hi Wendy, There is a number of restaurants/tavernas within a mile to a mile but a wider selection is available in the main town of Hersonissos which is 3km away. Thanks

Added 1 year, 5 months ago.

By Leanne, team member

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Yes there are tavernas close by, thanks Esther

Added 1 year, 5 months ago.

By Esther, team member

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