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The Essentials

  • pool, Beachside, spa area
  • Hotel Type: Beach, Romantic, 5 star, Boutique, Design
  • Hotel size (number of rooms): 135
  • Check-in: 13:00 o'clock | Check-out: 12:00 o'clock
  • Spoken languages in the hotel: German, English, French, Greek, Russian


  • Right by the sea
  • The nearest village is a few minutes by foot
  • Pristine gardens with various art features
  • Diving, snorkelling, watersports in hotel’s own Dive Center

Good to know

  • Smoking is not allowed in the public areas but there is a separate open air smoking area as part of the restaurant
  • There are two small sandy beaches and a stone platform reached via small ladder
  • More suited to couples than to families with children


wireless LAN
wireless LAN in lobby
air conditioning
in all rooms
night porter
guarded parking, valet service, parking spaces, free parking spaces
laundry service
garden / outside area
sunbathing area
barbecue area
restaurant Bacchus Restaurant Breakfas & Dinner
restaurant Ambrosia Restaurant dinner
restaurant Terpsis Cretan Restaurant end may - beginning October
restaurant La Bouillabaisse Mediterranean Gourmet June - September
closed Mondays, closed Sundays
24 hour reception
evening entertainment
at extra charge
tour and excursion bookings
room service


Akti Ilia Sotirchou
72100 Aghios Nikolaos
Crete, Greece
right on the beach
sandy beach
medium fine sand
beach use free of charge
hotel's private beach
sun beds
1,5 km (Aghios Nikolaos - Heraklion)
65 km (Heraklion Airport)
70 km (Heraklion Harbour)
nearest city
1 km (Agios Nikolaos Town)
nightlife district
0,8 km (Agios Nikolaos town)
0,5 km (Agios Nikolaos Town)
golf course
40 km (Crete Golf Course Hersonissos)
historic district
12 km (Spinalonga Island)
tourist sights
75 km (Knossos archaeological site)
city center
1 km (aghios Nikolaos)

Hotel description

A huge Mediterranean garden, a wonderful view of the Mediterranean Sea, direct access to the beach, 5 star service and exquisite, elegant design all make the Minos Beach Hotel in Crete the ideal luxury hotel for a beach vacation on the largest of the Greek islands in the Mediterranean.
The Minos Beach Art Hotel
The Minos Beach luxury hotel is located only a few kilometers outside of the center of the city of Aghios Nikolaos, a picturesque town east of Heraklion. Perched up on its own little peninsula, the beach hotel in Crete is a large complex consisting of several scattered bungalows, the main building, direct access to the beach and the lush green garden oasis. The Minos Beach Art Hotel truly lives up to the “art” in its name. The luxury hotel displays a unique and impressive design, right down to the smallest detail, combining discreet elegant luxury with select original decorations.
The Facilities of the Luxury Hotel
The 5 star hotel Minos Beach not only provides its own beach, but also includes a seawater swimming pool, a sauna, a fitness studio and a spa area! The spa offers guests of the Crete hotel numerous massages and treatments – perfect for restoring the natural harmony to your body on a relaxing vacation. For more active types, the beach hotel offers excellent watersports, including water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing in the Pegalos dive center in the hotel grounds.
The Rooms of the 5 Star Hotel Minos
The Minos Beach Hotel has 129 spacious and excellently furnished rooms altogether, in different categories ranging from suites to bungalows and regular double rooms. The rooms and suites are found in the main building of the 5 star complex, and the bungalows are scattered over the hotel’s peninsula, the most exclusive are found down close to the water. These feature (along with the standard amenities such as air-conditioning and heating, a minibar, a safe and a TV with satellite reception) their own swimming pool! The furnishings of the rooms and bungalows includes everything you would expect from a 5 star hotel. With a touch of exquisite minimalism, the rooms are decorated with fine fabrics and linens, plenty of attractive polished wood and select design elements for a perfect unforgettable beach vacation.
Four Different Restaurants
The Minos Beach Hotel in Crete has four different stylish restaurants, either right on the water or back in the beautiful garden. The restaurant Terpis offers traditional cuisine from Crete, while La Bouillabaisse is the true gourmet restaurant of the 5 star hotel. The third restaurant is Ambrosia, with its grilled specialties awaiting you, and the last restaurant at the Minos Beach Hotel is Bacchus, where there is a gala dinner and a theme buffet offered every week!

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Frequently asked questions

The following parking options are available: guarded parking lot and free parking space

The following pools are available onsite: outdoor pool

The hotel has the following restaurants: Bacchus Restaurant Breakfas & Dinner, Ambrosia Restaurant dinner, Terpsis Cretan Restaurant end may - beginning October and La Bouillabaisse Mediterranean Gourmet June - September

The hotel has 135 rooms in total.

Check-in: 13:00 o'clock | Check-out: 12:00 o'clock

Yes, breakfast is offered: breakfast buffet

The hotel is suitable for the whole family and also offers activities for children. These include, for example: child care

All rooms come equipped with air conditioning.

The airport Heraklion Airport is 65 km away.

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