Minos Palace Hotel & Suites

Crete, Aghios Nikolaos

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  • Five-star hotel with sensational facilities
  • Adults-only with a focus on luxury wellness
  • Two bars and two delectable restaurants
  • Freshwater swimming pool and private Blue Flag beach
  • World-class spa
From the moment you arrive, the adults-only Minos Palace Hotel & Suites welcomes you to the most sensational wellness stay in Crete. The beautiful natural design features with water displays throughout will have you relaxing in no time. 

Situated in Aghios Nikolaos—one of Crete’s most luxurious resorts, this five-star hotel is the epitome of opulence with the perfect combination of elegance and nature. Minos Palace Hotel & Suites is all about wellness, relaxation, and sensational spa treatments to have you feeling rejuvenated. 

The onsite freshwater swimming pool offers exquisite views of the surrounding ocean, while the private Blue Flag beach is the ideal place to soak in the sunshine. For those looking for some adventure, there are a range of water sports on offer, including diving facilities. 

Foodies are in for a treat with the two onsite restaurants serving creative local favourites and world-class dining experiences. There are also two bars offering some of the best cocktails and local wines in Crete. Whether you want to relax or get your feet moving to some local beats, there are options for everyone. 

When it comes to keeping fit, Minos Palace Hotel & Suites has got you covered with an onsite fitness centre, wellness classes, volleyball, and tennis courts.


Bars & Restaurants

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites offer four onsite restaurants and bars that invite you to savour the very best of Crete. The two restaurants present some of the best farm-to-table cuisines, using herbs from the onsite herb garden and the freshest local ingredients. 

Inblu All Day Lounge Bar Restaurant

Overlooking the sensational ocean of Mirabello Bay, Inblu All Day Bar Restaurant offers creative Greek cuisine. Let your tastebuds awaken with the secrets of al fresco dining and Cretan fusion mixology. 

Bacchus Lounge Bar

Relax and unwind at the Bacchus Lounge Bar. Overlooking the gorgeous swimming pool, it’s time to chill out in style while enjoying the classy innovative cocktails and delectable light snacks. If you want to get your feet moving, there are also live DJ sets and bands. 

Amalthea Restaurant

Foodies are in for a treat at Amalthea Restaurant. Here, you can enjoy the best of Mediterranean and Greek cuisine from the live cooking stations and buffet, all while soaking up the 360° view of the magnificent ocean. 

Island Bar

Perfectly perched on the hotel’s private beach, you’re invited to sit back in style while savouring the best local wines and crafty cocktails, overlooking the glistening ocean. 

Beach & Pools


Minos Palace Hotel & Suites is home to its very own private Blue Flag beach. It is the ideal place to rest and rejuvenate with the sound of the surrounding ocean rolling in. If you’re looking for a little adventure, there are a host of water sports on offer, as well as diving facilities.

Swimming Pool

The freshwater outdoor swimming pool is the perfect place to relax while soaking in the beautiful Cretan sunshine. The comfortable loungers and umbrellas invite you to lie back and enjoy the gorgeous green surroundings.  

Spa & Wellness


The onsite spa is where you want to be for a range of luxurious treatments that can be enjoyed alone or alongside the one you love. 

Fitness Centre

If staying in shape is a top priority on your Crete holiday, the onsite fitness centre has got you covered. 

Activities & Entertainment

Volleyball Court

The volleyball court is a fun way to stay active while enjoying the soft sand. 

Tennis Court

The tennis court is great for meeting others while keeping your body in tip-top shape. 

Eco Activities

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites offers a range of eco-activities for you to experience the true Cretan way of life. From traditional olive oil-making and Cretan pottery lessons to traditional cheese-making and loom-weaving lessons, each activity is a great way to connect with your surroundings while learning about this incredible destination. 


There is onsite parking available at the front of the hotel.

About the location

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites is situated within the luxury resort of Aghios Nikolaos on the northeast coast of Crete. Surrounded by beautiful beaches, turquoise oceans, and fantastic dining experiences, this is the ultimate location for a relaxing Crete holiday. The surrounding area offers some sensational restaurants that are within walking distance. The streets of Aghios Nikolaos are full of history and culture, so be sure to leave some time for exploring the beautiful colourful Venetian houses. 

  • Minos Palace Hotel & Suites is located on the beachfront
  • 15 minutes walk to the nearest supermarket/shop
  • 20 minutes walk to the nearest town - Aghios Nikolaos
  • 10 minutes walk to the nearest restaurant
  • 15 minutes walk to the nearest bar
  • 30 minutes walk to the nearest pharmacy

Transfer time

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites is about an hour’s drive from Crete Heraklion International Airport.
Zen Double Room

Max 2

Each room features a partial sea view, a walk-in shower, and a comfortable king-size double bed. 


Zen Sea View Room

Max 2

Each room features a stunning sea view, a walk-in shower, and a king-size double bed. 


Sunrise Sea View Room

Max 2

Sunrise Sea View rooms each feature spectacular sea views, a king-size double bed, and a walk-in shower. 


Sunset Sea View Room

Max 2

Each Sunset Sea View Room offers fantastic views of Mirabello Bay, a king-size double bed, and a walk-in shower. 


Infinity Blue Room

Max 2

Each Infinity Blue Room offers wonderful ocean views, a king-size double bed, and a walk-in shower. 


Bungalow Sea View

Max 2

Bungalow Sea View rooms feature twin beds, a bathtub, and sea views. 


F Zeen Sea View Suite With Garden

Max 2

Each F Zeen Sea View Suite With Garden features a comfortable king-size double bed, sensational sea views, and a walk-in shower.


Infinity Blue Suite With Sharing Pool

Max 2

Each suite features a shared pool with the other suites, a king-size double bed, a walk-in shower, and wonderful sea views.


Euphoria Suite With Private Pool

Max 2

Each suite offers fantastic views of Agios Nikolaos, a private pool to relax in style, a walk-in shower, and a king-size double bed.


Waterfall Suite With Private Pool

Max 2

Your private pool with a waterfall awaits, along with gorgeous views of Mirabello Bay. Each suite features a king-size double bed and walk-in shower.


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Elegant perfect spot in Crete

S7570WEjonw, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Jan 07 2024
Great view, impeccable rooms, great service overall but the main strength remains the inblu team! Barman knows of to feel the vibe of the day, food is amazing and the service is close to perfection.
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The ABSOLUTE Hermitage!

Σμαράγδα Σ,

Tripadvisor review Nov 14 2023
Minos Palace Hotel is the ideal place to book for your stay at Agios Nikolaos. Very privileged location offering unobstructed sea view while the green surroundings of the hotel with hundreds of...
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