There are seven swimming pools on the hotel grounds:5 of the pools are saltwater and 2 with fresh water
Beautiful beach in front of the hotel
Waterslide 45 metres long
Beach/ pool deck chairs & umbrellas
Outdoor showers, changing rooms, WC ( main pools & beach)
Two tennis courts (Quartzsand)
Beach volleyball court
Athletic tournaments Work-out programmes with fitness instructors
Giant outdoor chess board
Large-screen TV & DVD room
Beach Towels (with deposit)
Sports and Activities (At extra charge)
Night tennis (floodlit courts)
Seven tennis courts (Clay, at the neighbouring hotel Royal Mare Village)
Horse riding centre is available 22km from the hotel
18-hole golf course is 7km from the hotel
Crete Aquarium is 10km away
At the Royal Mare Thalasso Spa Centre 500m away. Guests can take a golf cart from the hotel reception
Evening entertainment is available at the open air amphitheatre (weather permitting)
Daily animation programme suited to both adults and children
Giant outdoor chessboard within the resort gardens
Large-screen TV and DVD Room
Games Room with arcade, internet stations and pool tables
Dance competitions, Greek dance lessons and cooking lessons
Quiz, bingo and competitions
The ever popular Knossos Beach Party
Yoga Lessons are run by the highly trained Benedette Langer who is a professional Jivamutki Teacher. These lessons will be held on a daily basis, they are aimed at preparing mind, body and spirit for another day in paradise!
There are also extra optional night lessons which will concentrate on relaxation and stretching, leaving you totally relaxed and empowered after your exciting day.
These complimentary classes are aimed at all levels of participant, so there is no need to be nervous or intimidated at these classes which are also a great option for beginners and advanced Yogis.
Within the grounds of the resort there is:
A Mini-market for your every day needs
Traditional art and craft boutique
*Some departments may operate periodically, depending on weather conditions and occupancy.