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Aldemar Knossos Royal

Experience the epitome of luxury at Aldemar Knossos Royal - your five-star holiday palace in Crete!



Knossos Royal is located near the upbeat town of Hersonissos. Bathed in sunlight and calmed by the gentle waves of the Aegean Sea—within easy reach of a spectacular beach—rests the idyllic and stylish Knossos Royal Beach Resort in Crete, Greece. Minoan-style architecture combined with elegant and comfortable rooms with stunning view, crystal clear swimming pools, lush gardens, superb sports facilities and matchless restaurants will put you in the perfect holiday mood. 

 Whatever you decide to do; burn some energy in our sporting facilities or simply relax by the pool to catch some sun, rest assured that your young ones are having the time of their lives at the mini club, trying out a wide range of fun-filled activities.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Double Bungalow Garden View (25 m2) Sleeps up to 3 persons. These bungalows combine luxury and comfort and offers everything needed for a summertime experience. The rooms feature two twin beds plus a sofa bed, luxury marble bathroom with bathtub or shower, bath amenities, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, beach towels, flat screen satellite TV, direct dial telephone, air conditioning, fridge, coffee and tea facilities, safety deposit box, private balcony with furniture offering relaxing views of the beautiful garden and a mini bar (upon request and payable locally). Sea view rooms are also available at a supplement.

Double Bungalow VIP Sharing Pool Sea Front (25 m2) Sleeps up to 3 persons. Spend your holidays at the sea front, wake up with beautiful sea views and start your day with a refreshing dive in your rooms sharing pool. The room features two twin beds, bathroom with shower cabin, mini bar (filled with refreshments upon arrival) and all the other facilities as per the double bungalow garden view. 

Bungalow Sharing Pool Garden View (25m2) sleeps up to 3 persons featuring king sized bed or twin beds, modern bathroom with walk in shower, furnished veranda or balcony that leads to the shared pool. All the other facilities are as per the double bungalow garden view.

Two Bedroom Family Room (35m2) sleeps up to 4 persons featuring one bedroom separated from the sitting area equipped with two single beds, a large marble bathroom with two doors for easy access from both rooms, a dining table and a private furnished balcony or veranda overlooking the lush gardens. All the other facilities are as per the double bungalow garden view. 

Two Bedroom Family Room Sharing Pool (40-47m2) sleeps up to 4 persons featuring one bedroom, sitting room equipped with two beds, large marble bathroom with two doors for easy access from both rooms, furnished balcony that leads to a shared pool. All the other facilities are as per the double bungalow garden view. 


  • 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
  • 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 amenities are payable locally.

Leisure Activities

  • Two outdoor pools (seawater)
  • 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 (beach volleyball etc).

Please note some leisure activities are payable locally.

For Children

  • Children's pool
  • Highchairs
  • Children's menu
  • Baby sitting (on request, payable locally)
  • Children's Knossos Kids 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
  • Baby phones
  • Push chairs
  • Mini disco
  • Baby cot/playpen
  • Free use of kindergarten. 


Our experienced chefs are proud to serve inspiration on every plate. By using fresh, local products to create inspired and healthy versions of classical recipes, food is rightfully Aldemar’s trademark. Your only dilemma? Which venue to choose of course.

Fotona Amorasa: New Italian Cuisine.

Beach Restaurant: Enjoy the “beside-the-seaside” charms of the Beach Bar Restaurant, for the best sea delicacies for lunch

Artemis Restaurant: At the beautiful and tranquil ambience of “Artemis” restaurant, authentic local cuisine is a mouth-watering speciality.

Rizes Gourmet Restaurant (open daily 19:00-00:00): A gastro-story like no other, our Rizes Gourmet Restaurant is the symbol of taste and elegance at one of the most privileged settings of the resort.  Situated at a premium location on the seafront with mesmerising views of the Cretan Sea and a feast of colours when the sun sets in the sea, is a gastronomic experience on its own.  A field-to-fork cuisine and an exceptional a la carte menu await to amaze you with a selection of handmade and absolutely fresh dishes.

Beach Bar: Alcoholic drinks, cocktails, filter coffee, espresso and cappuccino, instant coffee, Greek coffee, water, soft drinks, tea, fruit juice, selection of pastries and cakes (self service)

Kafeneio: Experience the traditional Greek way of enjoying drinks & beverages in good company

Please note: For dinner, guests are kindly requested to ensure that they are dressed appropriately at the bars and restaurants.

All Inclusive

All Inclusive Plus package includes: 

Welcome package on arrival: Fruit, mineral water, bottle of wine, minibar (2 bottles of water, ice tea, orange juice and variety of refresments).

Daily refill: Coffee and tea making amenities.

Main Restaurant: Breakfast (07:00 -10:00) Dinner (18:30 -21:15)

Snack Bar: Breakfast (10:15-11:15) Buffet Lunch (12:30-15:30) 

Beach Restaurant A la carte lunch 3 course meal (12:00 -16;30) Once per stay for a minimum of 7 night stay. Pre booking is required.

Drinks included: water, glass of wine, beer, soft drinks, juice, coffee and a selection of teas.

Coffee time served (11:15-12:30 & 16:30 -17:30)  Snack time (15:30 -17:30)

Dinner A la Carte restaurants below open (19:00 -21:30). 3 x times per stay for a minimum of 7 night stay. Pre booking is required. 

  • Taverna Artemis
  • Gourmet Restaurant
  • Italian Restaurant Fontana Amorosa
  • RIZES Gourmet Restaurant

Drinks for the a la carte restaurants include bottle of wine, bottled beer, water, soft drinks, fruit juices, local spirits, coffee and tea. 

Please note:

  • some services may operate periodically depending on hotel's occupancy and on weather conditions
  • Guests are entitled up to 2 drinks per order
  • Dress code: Smart casual (no shorts or sleeveless t-shirts) in all restaurants and bars during dinner. (Bermuda trousers exceptionally allowed)
  • Wearing an all-inclusive bracelet plus is obligatory in order to be served. The bracelet must be returned to the reception upon departure.
  • Lost bracelets should be reported to the reception immediately in order to receive new.

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