Minos Palace Hotel & Suites - Crete, Greece


Nestled in a private peninsula near the picturesque towns of Agios Nikolaos and Elounda, the adults only 5 star Minos Palace 360° sea view resort is rightfully regarded as one of the best hotels in Crete. With its thoughtful aesthetic & design, Minos Palace hotel & suites is purposed to provide the comfort & pleasure of a beachfront setting, that embodies the Cretan appeal.


Minos Palace hotel invites you to experience the ultimate adults-only luxury seafront accommodation in Crete. Wake up to the sunrise and unplug in your private or shared pool, staring deep in the horizon. A private accommodation, with ethereal spaces and panoramic sea views, are designed to restore balance to your body and soothe the mind. We were blessed to spend our stay in a suite with a private pool and catch incredible sunrises and sunsets.


Perched serenely on the edge of the hotel’s private beach, the Island Beach Bar invites guests to unwind in view of the endless blue of the sea, all whilst enjoying a glass of chilled local Cretan wine, a cocktail from our signature menu with ingredients from their herbal gardens. The hotel offers special classes and enjoy a day filled with activities and fun; rise and shine with our invigorating yoga mornings.


Minos Palace hotel & suites offers 23 suites sharing swimming pool (7 junior suites sea view & 16 junior suites ocean view). A luxury spa complete with hammam, sauna, detoxifying facials and Mediterranean wellness massages awaits. The hotel's fully-equipped gym makes it easy to stay fit.


Dining at Minos Palace Hotel ensures a delicious culinary journey through the tastes and flavours of the Mediterranean. Dine at some of the best hotel restaurants in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, from the peaceful Amalthea main restaurant with it’s beautiful terrace overlooking the Mirabello Bay and menu of Greek and international dishes, to the Inblu All day lounge Bar Restaurant, where alfresco lunches are served on an idyllic, seafront location.

~Prawns with Ouzo~

~Traditional moussaka~


After staying in a suite with a private pool, we cannot say anything negative about five star Minos Palace. The sea views, gorgeous infinity pool and perfect dining make this adults only hotel an ideal place to stay on the island. If you want to treat yourself to maximum comfort, we highly recommend choosing one of the suites.