Our Group of Companies
K. BADOUVAS S.A operates in multiple segments of the travel industry and comprises the below companies, complementing one another to provide complete and unique solutions for our partners’ operations in Greece.
Our partners benefit from key advantages as the synergistic effect of our Group allows us to deliver the highest quality of services at the most competitive rates, while we retain personal service that both our partners and mutual customers are entitled to.
Incoming Agency
Cretan Holidays, an established brand name in the Greek Tourism industry with 50 years of operation, is active in 12 major Greek destinations and serving more than 500.000 guests annually. Our unparalleled experience and extensive know-how in the field, enable us to constantly deliver high level products & services at the most competitive rates. Our service portfolio includes but is not limited to Charter Operation Handling, Hotel Contracting Support, Flash Sales, Transfers (own bus fleet), Excursions, Groups & MICE, Shorex, Destination Weddings, Special Interest Travel, Car Rental and Representative Services.
Car Rental
One of the leading car rental companies in Greece, providing a wide range of car rental services, with a fleet of more than 1.000 owned cars. Head offices are based in Heraklion-Crete, and rental stations are operated all over Greece (Athens, Thessaloniki, Chalkidiki, Kalamata, Rhodes, Kos, Corfu, Zante, Santorini, Mykonos, Crete (Heraklion, Rethymnon, Chania, Agios Nikolaos, Agia Galini, Hersonissos). The fleet consists of the newest vehicle models ranging from small basic (economy) cars to Jeeps, SUV’s, minibuses, and luxury cars. Safety and reliability, combined with highly competitive rates and outstanding customer service have contributed to the successful operation since 1980.
Hotels
Built in 1987, the 4* Paralos Kosta Mare is the first hotel property of the K. Badouvas Group. A casually elegant Beach Resort Hotel, built in contemporary Mediterranean style, offering 140 beautifully decorated double rooms & family rooms, situated on the shores of Anissaras, with its long dramatic coastline and beautiful sandy beach coves. Operating on AI basis, the hotel offers a wide range of facilities such as 2 outdoor pools, 1 indoor pool, tennis court, main buffet restaurant, a la carte Italian & Cretan restaurants, playground, spa center, a fully equipped gym room, a spacious veranda lobby bar and a relaxing all day pool bar.
A cutting-edge 5* Design Hotel, completely renovated during winter 2021-2022. Located in the picturesque and traffic-free village of Analipsi on the north coast of Crete, Paralos Venus Suites invites guests into a modernist structure of natural elements and spacious suites with pristine pools. The Adults Only Hotel offers 65 elegantly furnished rooms & suites, some with private or shared pool. It operates on BB and offers an extraordinary range of facilities and upscale handcrafted services, such as distinctive culinary experiences in the a la carte restaurant, wine cellar for wine tasting, roof top gym with state-of-the-art equipment, a rooftop lounge, and a massage room.
The most recent acquisition of the K. Badouvas Group in 2019, that has been completely renovated and transformed into an exclusive Beach Resort Hotel. A stylish collection of 148 rooms and luxury suites exclusively designed and surrounded by a sparkling set of swimming pools. Perfectly located on the sandy beach of Amoudara on Crete's northern coastline. The Adults exclusive Hotel operates on HB and offers bespoke services, fine dining outlets, 2 outdoor pools with elegantly designed Bali beds, beach bar and an outdoor fitness area, all set within a stylish luxurious and cozy atmosphere.
Hotel Management Company
A newly established Hotel Management Company, a joint venture which involves the K. Badouvas Group, offering a range of outstanding management services including, Sales and Marketing, Operation, F&B, Human Resources, Supplies, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Paralos Hospitality offers a new concept of innovation, progress, and development in hospitality management with authentic values and practices. The hotel portfolio currently consists of 4 hotels, from which 3 are the above-mentioned privately owned properties of the K. Badouvas Group and 1 more project in progress.

Paralos Hospitality has been founded with view to provide even more superior services of same standards throughout the properties, along with a shared marketing & sales policy. All these within a concept that corresponds to the needs of the modern traveler in terms of local gastronomy, fitness & wellness as well as local experiences, embraced by the warmth of the authentic Cretan hospitality.