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Aldemar Knossos Royal | Facilities

There are seven swimming pools on the hotel grounds:

  • Direct access to sea with life guard
  • Two central outdoor pools (sea water)
  • One indoor pool (fresh water)
  • Waterslide 45 meters
  • Two outdoor pools for the exclusive use of Sea Front rooms (sea water)
  • Two outdoor children’s pool (one with fresh water)
  • Beach and pool deck chairs & umbrellas
  • Outdoor showers, changing rooms, WC (main pool & beach)
  • Beach Towels (with deposit)
  • Gazebos (extra charge)

Sports and Activities

Beautiful beach with pebbles in front of the Aldemar Knossos Royal

  • Two tennis courts (quartz sand) – (on request)
  • Two table tennis – Mini Golf
  • Fitness Center
  • Special athletic tournaments
  • Seven tennis courts (clay) – in neighboring Royal Mare (extra charge)
  • Night Tennis (floodlit courts) – Tennis Lessons (extra charge)
  • Squash court (extra charge)
  • Work out programs with fitness instructions
Aldemar Tennis Club

The Tennis Club is part of the neighboring Aldemar Royal Mare 5* and has seven international-standard clay courts, the main court seating 250 spectators. There is also a practice court with training wall. The club offers a range of facilities, including a lounge area with television, changing rooms and toilets, pro’s shop, partially-covered veranda and parking.

The Tennis Club is open every day between 07:00 – 00:00 from April to October.

Water sports centre:
  • Diving (extra charge)
  • Water Polo
  • Beach Volley
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
  • Water skiing
  • Pedal boats
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing catamaran
  • Banana-rides
  • Ringos
Thalasso programmes:

Model Thalasso Spa Center “Royal Mare Thalasso” (World’s Leading Thalasso & Spa Resort every year since 2006, World Travel Awards), for relaxation, well-being and beauty treatments, at the neighboring hotel, Aldemar Royal Mare.

Recreation and Entertainment

  • Evening entertainment is available at the open air amphitheatre (weather permitting)
  • Large-screen TV & DVD Room
  • Bridge Room
  • Work out programs with fitness instructors
  • Daily entertainment options (live music program, open disco night etc) – drinks extra charge
  • Dance competitions, cooking lessons
  • Quiz, Bingo, Competitions
  • Beach Party (extra charge)
  • Billiards (extra charge)
  • Sauna (extra charge)
  • Games Room (extra charge)
  • Theme nights (upon reservation - extra charge)
  • Special Private Dinner (upon reservation - extra charge)

Other Services

Free of Charge

  • Guest Relation Services
  • 24-hour hotel security
  • Beach Lifeguard
  • First Aid
  • Luggage service and room
  • Wireless internet access in rooms and common areas free of charge (premium packages available with extra charge)
  • Transportation to and from Royal Mare Thalasso Center

On Request at Extra Charge

  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry / Dry cleaning service
  • Car, motorbike and bicycle hire – Limousine Transfer
  • Taxi – Daily coach services to and from Heraklion & Ag. Nikolaos
  • Organized excursions
  • Horse riding center (22km from the hotel)
  • Wedding packages
  • 18-hole Golf course (7km from hotel)
  • Crete Aquarium (10km from the hotel)


Within the grounds of the resort there is:

  • A Mini-market for your every day needs
  • Hair salon
  • Jewellery shop
  • Traditional art and craft boutique
  • Aldemar shop

*Some departments may operate periodically, depending on weather conditions and occupancy.

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