Aldemar Knossos Royal 5 Star

In the welcoming realm of King Minos, blessed by the Gods of the sun and the sea, Aldemar Knossos Royal, in Crete, is a sumptuous five-star holiday palace.


On the beachfront, indulge in the elegance of Aldemar Knossos Royal, in Crete, where comfortable rooms have breathtaking views of the azure sea and crystal-clear pools.

Guests always love the two outdoor seawater pools, waterslide and the watersports/diving centre and there’s a gym and sauna for attention to well-being.

Families enjoy playing mini-golf, pool, table tennis and can join in sports tournaments while children also have their own pool, mini-club and dedicated restaurant.

Stay all-inclusive for easy budgeting! The Main Restaurant serves breakfast, dinner and international cuisine and there are buffet-style theme nights.  

Fontana Amorossa gourmet restaurant features a lobster night that’s really worth a treat and the Artemis Tavern serves traditional Greek cuisine. For casual dining there is a self-service restaurant and pizzeria if you want a quick bite to eat.

Evening entertainment includes a disco in the main bar and beach parties from June to September.

Aldemar Knossos Royal has two shopping arcades an a mini-market, a hairdressing salon and a laundry/dry cleaning so everything is taken care of in this five-star resort.

For those who want to get out and about, reception can help with car or cycle hire.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Double bedded rooms sleep 2/3 (with extra bed or sofa), bath/shower, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, wifi internet connection (free of charge, up to 200mb per day/per device), fridge, safe box, air conditioning (mid May through to October) and a balcony or terrace with garden view. Twin bedded rooms sleep 2/3 with sea front view, family rooms sleep 2/4 with inland view, double bedded rooms sleep 2 with sea view and single rooms with inland or sea view are also available at a supplement.

Royal Villas: Junior suites sleep 2/4 with shared pool, one bedroom suites sleep 2/4 with side sea view and maisonettes sleeping 2/4 with side sea view are also available at a supplement.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge in rooms
  • Free use of kindergarten
  • Free use of safe boxes
  • Wifi internet access in common areas and rooms (up to 200mb per day/per device)
  • Two shopping arcades
  • Mini market
  • Hairdresser
  • Conference centre
  • Laundry/dry cleaning
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Beach towels (with coupon)
  • Currency exchange
  • Car, motorbike and bicycle hire. Please note some amenitites are payable locally.


Main restaurant serving breakfast, dinner and buffet style theme nights including Italian and Greek. International and local delicatessen on special exclusive corners of the main restaurant. 'Fontana Amorossa' gourmet restaurant with lobster night and taverna 'Artemis' with Greek cuisine. Self service restaurant and pizzeria. Dress code: smart casual. Separate children's restaurant.

For Children

  • Children's pool
  • Highchairs
  • Children's menu
  • Baby sitting (on request, payable locally)
  • Children's Aldy mini club (4-7yrs & 8-12 yrs) with animation and entertainment team as well as Maxi junior club
  • Children's show time
  • Adventure playground/children's house
  • Video shows
  • Baby phones
  • Push chairs
  • Mini disco
  • Baby cot/playpen
  • Free use of kindergarten. 

Leisure Activities

  • Two outdoor pools (seawater)
  • Indoor pool
  • Water sports/diving centre (under separate management)
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Waterslide
  • Beach
  • Deckchairs and umbrellas (available by the pool and at the beach)
  • Mini golf
  • Billiards
  • Games room
  • Bridge room
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Tennis lessons
  • Special athletic tournaments (basketball, mini football, beach volleyball etc).

Please note some leisure activities are payable locally.

All Inclusive

Meals Breakfast: served in the main restaurant, early continental breakfast 07.00-07.30 (to be ordered in advance), American style buffet 07.30-10.00, late continental breakfast served at the snack bar 10.00-11.00. Lunch buffet served in the Main restaurant 12.30-14.45 or snack bar 12.30-15.30.

Dinner: served in the main restaurant 18.30-21.15 buffet style with 2 theme buffets weekly. Taverna Artemis with Greek dinner menu open 19.00-21.00 upon reservation, once per stay. Gala dinner with live music (mid May to end of September) upon reservation, once per stay.

Snacks: Light buffet with a variety of hot & cold snacks and ice-cream from 11:00-17:00 and coffee hour with pastries & cakes 16:30-17:30 at Manitari bar, Light snacks buffet from 16:00-17:30.

Drinks: Drinks during meals include water, local wine, beer, soft drinks and juice. Manitari Bar open 11.00-17.30, Snack Bar 10.30-17.30, Pool Bar 10.30-18.00, Main Bar 18.00-00.00 and Night Club 22.30-01.00 (Apr, May & Oct), Traditional Kafeneio 17.30-23.00 (end May to end September) serving tea, filter coffee, espresso, cappucino, water, soft drinks, local wine, local draught beer, tropical cocktails, fruit juice, listed tropical cocktails, local alcoholic drinks metaxa, ouzo, raki, brandy international branded alcoholic drinks and spirits; liqueur, gin, vodka, rum, tequila and whiskey. Drinks may vary between bars.

Entertainment & Activities: Open disco (Jun-Sept) 22.30-01.00 occasionally at the Main Bar, beach party (Jun-Sept) every week, canoes and pedalos, animation and sports activities. For Children: Aldy's mini restaurant dinner buffet.

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