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kosta-mare-palace-poolParalos Kosta Mare Palace

The hotel, built in 1988, was completely renovated and extended from 2002 to 2004. The combination of the original buildings, kept in typical Mediterranean style, and the modern lines of the new buildings, offers not only comfort but also an ambient for relaxing and unforgettable holidays.


Our hotel is situated directly at the long beach of Anissaras, 20 km from Iraklion airport and just 4 km from the lively centre of Chersonissos.

The world-famous Palace of Knossos (centre of the Minoan culture) is only 25 km away and the excavations at Malia, 15 km east of the hotel.

Golf enthusiasts need only to drive 3km to find the Golf Club of Chersonissos. The same road there also leads to the Lassithi Plateau, where, according to Greek mythology, Zeus, the father of the Gods, was born.


The hotel offers a very elegant reception area, lobby bar with terrace, Internet-corner and TV-corner, impressive, air-conditioned restaurant, pool/snack bar, 2 freshwater, open-air swimming pools (one with hydro-massage), wellness and spa centre with indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, Hamam ,manicure - pedicure. For sport fans a fitness room, a tennis court and a mini soccer court are also available.

The enchanting children’s house, the playground and the amphitheatre, as well as the wonderful garden complete the portrait of the complex.


We offer our guests several different categories of rooms.

The standard rooms, furnished in summer fabrics, are suitable for 2 – 3 persons and have balcony or terrace, bath or shower/WC, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, Safe, refrigerator, SAT-TV with music channel, and centrally controlled air-conditioning (operates hourly). Sea view rooms in this category can be booked with extra charge.

Superior rooms are also for 2 – 3 persons and are elegantly furnished. They are equipped with the same facilities as the standard rooms, but have only bath/WC. Air-conditioning is individually controlled. Sea view rooms in this category can be booked with extra charge.

The family orientated hotel also offers rooms for 2 adults with 2 children. These rooms provide the same facilities as the superior rooms but they also have a separate bedroom and a living/bedroom with its own TV and air-conditioning.

In addition suites are also available with a Jacuzzi bathtub and DVD player in the living/bedroom.




In the impressive main restaurant “Neoria” breakfast and dinner are served in rich buffet style.

Our cuisine, inspired by the famous Cretan diet with the use of products of the best quality and native olive oil from the groves of the Badouvas family (owner of the hotel), offers a tasty and unforgettable gastronomic delight.

Guests can enjoy their lunch in the casual atmosphere of the snack bar with a view of the Cretan Sea.

With pleasure we invite you in the afternoon to take a cup of coffee and cake from our selection of confectionery.


A friendly, unobtrusive team of animators provides for daily and varied activities. Relax with powewalking and water gymnastics, play boccia at the beach or darts at the pool. For sport enthusiasts there is a choice of beach volleyball, tennis, mini soccer, table tennis or water polo and also free use of the fitness room.

In the evenings our team of animators presents entertaining shows.

Folklore evenings and live music events regularly complement the evening entertainment.

Other services:

  • Wellness and Spa treatments
  • Internet-Access
  • Medical assistance
  • Car and motorbike rental
  • Excursion reservations
  • Jewellers


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Contact us

74 Miltiadi Karatzi St. Nea Alikarnassos, 71601 Iraklion Crete,
Greece P.O. Box 117
TEL.: +30 2810.331.420
FAX: +30 2810.221.548
E-mail: contact@cretanholidays.gr