The Hotel is an All Inclusive Resort, 300 meters from the sandy beach of Mades in Lygaria. The 5-star Hotel is about 5 km away from the town of Agia Pelagia and about 18 km west of the city of Heraklion.

Athina Palace has three swimming pools, a hot tub, private beach area, a restaurant and various bars.

Each room offers a cable TV, safe, radio and mini fridge. Free toiletries and a hairdryer stock the bathroom. Some include a terrace or balcony with inland or sea views.

The restaurant at Athina Palace consists of international and local cuisine and provides panoramic views from its indoor and outdoor dining area. Refreshing drinks and beverages are served by the pool, the main bar and the beach bar.

Region: Crete

Category: 5* Stars



  • There are 355 rooms in total:
  • Standard Room Promo (patio view, rooms without balcony, main bed - 2 single beds, additional - single bed or sofa, max. 2+1 pax, 20-30 sq.m.)
  • Standard Room LV (overlooking the patio or surroundings, the main bed - 2 single (double on request), ext. - folding bed, max. 3 pax, 20-30 sq.m.)
  • Standard Room SV (sea view, master bed - 2 single (double on request), ext. - folding couch and folding bed, max. 4 pax, 25-30 sq.m)
  • Family 2 Bedrooms Maisonette Style SV (sea-view, duplex, the upper level: guestroom with extra beds - fold-out sofa and fold-out bed, WC; the lower level: in the bedroom a main bed - 2 single beds (double on request), a bathroom, max. 4 pax, 30-35 sqm)
  • Family 2 Bedrooms SV (sea-view, two bedrooms with door (some without door), main bed - 2 single beds (double on request), extra - folding sofa and folding bed, 1 bathroom, max. 4 pax. 30-35 sq.m.)
  • Vip Suite LV (overlooking the area, two-room suite, bedroom with door, living room, king-size bed, max. 2 pax. 35-40 sq. m)
  • Junior Suite LV (overlooking the neighborhood, one-room suite, bedroom with living area, main bed - double, max. 2 pax, 25-30 sq. m.)
  • Vip Master Suite SSV (side sea view, 2 bedrooms, living room, 2 bathrooms, double bed, max. 4 pax, 70-90 sqm)
  • *No pets allowed.
  • In Room
  • Individual Air Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi internet (free)
  • Satellite TV (1 in Russian)
  • Phone
  • Safe (free of charge)
  • Shower or bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom accessories
  • Balcony or terrace (excluding Promo Rooms)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Linen is changed (3 times a week)
  • Change of towels (daily)
  • Floor (ceramic tiles, parquet in suites)
  • *Guests staying in VIP (Suite) rooms in the main building receive extra service:
  • Daily mini-bar refill with water and soft drinks
  • Unlimited a la carte restaurant (dinner, reservation required)
  • Daily change of beach towels in the room
  • Exclusive bathroom amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Tea and coffee set
  • CD/DVD player


Restaurants and Bars
Main Restaurant (early breakfast 05:00-07:00, breakfast 07:30-10:00, dinner 19:00-21:30)
A la carte restaurants (Mediterranean cuisine)
Bars: 4 (Lobby Bar, 2 pool bars, Brunch 10:00-11:00, Beach Bar)
Snack Bar (lunch 12:00-14:30)
Swimming pool
Outdoor pools: 3 (fresh water)
Indoor pool (heated, heated until 15 May and after 15 October, free of charge)
Children's pool
Sun umbrellas, sun loungers (by the pool, free of charge)
Towels (poolside, deposit required; towel change at poolside)
Wi-Fi Internet (in the lobby, free of charge)
Internet club
TV lounge
Conference Rooms: 2 (up to 350 pax)
Currency Exchange
Shop (mini-market)
Hairdresser (on request, extra charge)
Laundry (upon request, extra charge)
Sports and entertainment
Tennis court (2 courts, free of charge)
Gym (free)
Table tennis (free of charge)
Animation (sports entertainment programmes during the day, evening animation programmes for adults and children, free of charge)
Themed parties (with live music, barbecue, free of charge)
Aerobics (free)
Water polo (free)
Yoga (free)
Billiards (free)
Basketball (free)
Diving lessons (free of charge)
Darts (free)
SPA & Wellness
Spa (250 sqm, adults only)
Massage (chargeable)
Sauna (charge)
Jacuzzi (outdoors)
Turkish bath (hammam, chargeable)
Doctor's office (charge)
Kids Club (from 4 to 12 years)
Babysitting services (on request, extra charge)
Baby cot (on request, baby cot, free of charge)
Baby-sitting service (upon request, deposit required)
Baby high chairs in the restaurant
Playground (on the beach)
Pebble (small beach in a cove with a descent to the beach on the way down)
Sea entrance (sandy-pebbly)
Bus to the beach (every 20 minutes)
Umbrellas, sun loungers, showers (on the beach, free of charge)


All Inclusive


Crete island, Agia Pelagia village
The hotel is located in Crete, 15 km from Heraklion International Airport, 8 km from the resort of Agia Pelagia, next to the village of Ligaria, on an elevated position. Bus stop in front of the hotel (scheduled bus service). Evening entertainment Agia Pelagia 8 km, Heraklion 15 km
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