Best Hotels in Paleochora Crete Greece

Exquisite Paleochora is not in vain nicknamed the “Nymph of the Libyan Sea”. The resort is 75 km from Chania. The very location on the cape, washed on three sides by the warm sea, makes you wonder whether to spend a vacation here. The former fishing village today has turned into a large resort complex. Tourists have the impression that there are only hotels, restaurants and shops with car rental. By and large, it is. Resort tourism is the main method of earning for the local population, and the infrastructure of guest service is the economy of the town.

Vacationers from different countries of the world come here. The audience is motley and multinational. In the morning you can meet a huge number of people jogging. In the afternoon, surfers appear on the beach. The waves here are such that sometimes they just can’t stay on their boards, especially if there is no experience. There are two main beaches in the village – sandy Pachia-Ammos and pebble Halikia. Outside the town there are the beaches of Cape Grammeno and a lot of coastal areas that nudists have chosen. In the evening, vacationers fill the taverns. Hotels include breakfast in the price, lunch and dinner guests take care of themselves.

For this reason, rental housing at the resort is presented in the form of apartments or studio apartments. There are small hotels, private villas and houses that are rented. The priority of tourists is the presence of their own kitchen and a grocery store nearby. This is well known to the locals, creating conditions for a full and inexpensive rest of their guests. The rating describes the best accommodation options in Paleochora.

Libyan Princess

The hotel (4 stars) is close to the idyllic beaches of southern Crete and the wild landscapes of canyons, hiking trails. It is an ideal starting point for exploring the beauties of the sea and mountains in the area. Every morning, from 7:30 to 10:30, guests can enjoy a rich and delicious breakfast with the best local produce. The menu is updated daily. For accommodation provided 34 suites with modern amenities and appliances. The spa offers wellness, rejuvenating and relaxing treatments. The hotel was built in 2010 by the Papadakis family on a small peninsula prominent in the sea. The priority direction of the concept is comfortable accommodation and prompt service.

“The main wealth of the Libyan Princess is its staff. Many Cretan hotels sin by recruiting untrained servants. In this case, it is the porter, maids, waiters, bartenders who make the rest unforgettable and very comfortable” Rosanna, UK



Amphitheatre Suites

The comfortable apartments are located 400 metres from Pachia Ammos Beach. All 7 rooms are equipped with the highest class. There is a full kitchen, a terrace with a private pool or jacuzzi, a solarium area and relaxation in the open area, full access for people with disabilities. Free parking is available in the courtyard. Guests highly appreciated the hotels on several parameters, in particular, comfort, service, high-speed Internet, cleanliness and location. Most guests find the set cost of livingadequate. There are very chic conditions, fashionability at the level of world standards.

“The infinity pool made the stay even more enjoyable than expected. We had an unforgettable honeymoon and plan to return here soon» Yvan, France



Aristea Apartments

A 5-minute walk from the city centre are cosy apartments. Prices are slightly lower than in the previous hotel, but the distance to the beach is 700 m. The rooms are spacious, bright, with panoramic balconies, which provide a recreation area. The kitchen corner is equipped with a stove, refrigerator, kettle, there is a full set of dishes. The bathroom comes with a washing machine. The ground floor apartments have their own outdoor terrace. Practical people who are not used to overpaying like to stay here. It is best to come by car. Free parking is available on site. Having your own transport at hand, you can choose any of the beaches of Paleochora or go sightseeing.

“It’s clean, lots of space, check-in is fast. If you come by car, it is best to relax on the beach Grammeno. It is located west of Pachia-Ammos. There is convenient parking and a couple of inexpensive taverns. If you go to the nearest beach, the way there will go down, and back you will have to climb the hill, which is not very fun in the summer heat” Lucy, UK




For lovers of a comfortable secluded holiday on the beach for living offers a private villa of 100 square meters. m The house has three bedrooms, living room, kitchen. Each room has a private bathroom, climate control system. there are blackout curtains on the windows. The outdoor terrace is equipped with summer furniture. A private beach is 50 metres from the entrance. The solarium area with sun loungers can be covered with a protective awning at any time. Guests also note the original appearance of the villa. Its architecture combines modern trends and traditional Cretan flavor. The house has a convenient entrance from the roadway. The owner provides free parking spaces.

“The house stands on the outskirts, about half a kilometer from the village. Paleo is a 10-minute walk along the shore. The owner keeps the villa running to make sure everything works, is proper, and we feel comfortable at home” Margus, Estonia



Blue Horizon

Very compact hotel is 20 metres from Pachia Ammos Beach. The unique location makes guests close their eyes to some of the limitations in terms of space and seating areas. The rooms consist of standards and studios equipped with a kitchenette. In the morning, a rich breakfast is served for all guests, about which almost all guests respond positively. The bar is located on the roof of a two-storey house. It is considered the perfect place for breakfast overlooking the Libyan Sea and dinner with a glass of wine in hand. Pachia Ammos is one of the best wild beaches of the coast. Shallow water and flat bottom make this place attractive for parents with small children. The shore is covered with fine sand, which provides a beautiful natural area for games, building castles, sunbathing.

“There are no complaints about the service. Towels are changed on time, cleaning is clean, beds are comfortable, there is enough space for everyone. Special respect for breakfast. A large number of dishes are always served with a choice of fresh ingredients. Coffee is also amazing” Eileen, Austria



Relax Apartments and Studios

The three-storey aparthotel is 50 metres from the beach and 100 metres from the village centre. The owners initially focused his work on the reception of parents with children. The rooms have the possibility to install extra beds, there is a kitchenette, a balcony with outdoor furniture. The hotel is considered the best on the coast due to the improved and budget rooms for couples, single tourists and families. Facilities include free parking, swimming pool, children’s pool, sun loungers and parasols to relax next to the pool. In the morning, everyone is invited to a shared breakfast. For all guests, a choice of one of three breakfast restaurants, books, laundry services (surcharge), car and bicycle rental (surcharge) and a beautiful garden are available.

“Economy class hotel suitable for unassessing people. It has everything you need to relax on the sea and the beach. If you want to take a boat ride, the reception staff will organize a boat trip. Here everything is very simple and human, without frills and claims” Mar, Greece



Poseidon Studios

Even cheaper will cost 15-meter studios in “Poseidon Studios”. The compact rooms are equipped with furniture made of natural wood, a kitchen area, a furnished balcony. The beach is 100 metres away. The foundation consists of 8 apartments and 6 studios, they are surrounded by a beautiful garden and are ideal for a family holiday. Each apartment has a living/dining room and one bedroom, it can accommodate up to 4 people, while the studios can accommodate 2-3 people. The property offers free parking. Taverns, restaurants and bars can be found just 150 metres away. There are several supermarkets nearby.

“Exceptionally good location, a few meters from the beach. There is a place where to cook food and sit in the fresh air in the shade. The hostess is friendly. Facilities and furnishings in the rooms are thought out. Places are few, but not crowded” Vitali, Belarus



Gonis Suites

The apartments are a few metres from the popular Halikia Beach. This is a small pebble area, which has repeatedly been awarded the Blue Flag for ecology and cleanliness. On the snow-white pebbles there are sun loungers and umbrellas, behind them there are numerous bars, cafes and eateries. On the beach are equipped: parking, changing cabins, shower, toilet. In the “Gonis Suites” parking is not provided, so here come lovers of a good beach holiday, warm sea and sunbathing. There is nothing extraordinary about the décor of the rooms. The design uses warm pastel colors, natural wood, high-quality textiles. Some apartments are duplex.

“Very inexpensive hostel near the sea. I liked what they take with dogs. For the accommodation of animals money is not taken. For relaxation there is an outdoor terrace. There is a bar nearby serving the best breakfasts on the coast» Lorna, Ireland



Harbour Studios and Apartments

A residential complex of studios and apartments is located opposite the Old Harbor. It offers a breathtaking view of the Libyan Sea. Along the harbor stretches a busy promenade, so guests will not feel disconnected from the world. An ideal place for those who wish to spend their holidays in an exclusive location, overlooking the shore and in close proximity to the city center. Bakeries, supermarkets, restaurants and bars are within walking distance of the apartments. Rooms have a kitchenette, a furnished balcony and a private bathroom with shower. there is no parking. Two popular beaches of Paleochora are within walking distance. There is no on-site parking.

“Nancy is a charming hostess, always friendly and helpful. She beautifully organized the patio on the outdoor terrace overlooking the sea. Paleochora is a tiny town where it is never boring. I will definitely come here in the autumn for an art festival and stay in Harbour” Michael, Switzerland



Gonis Grand Luxury Suite

A few steps from the pebble beach of Halikia, in the city center is rented a house of 100 sq. m. Two-storey apartments consist of two bedrooms with private bathrooms, a common living room, kitchen, outdoor terrace with outdoor furniture. The place is perfect for a large family or a group of friends. If necessary, the owners will provide an additional Euro-clamshell. None of the guests will be left because of the accommodation. All three living rooms are equipped according to the comfort class Suite. On the ground floor are fully provided conditions for the stay of a person with disabilities.

“This is a luxurious choice right in the heart of Paleochora! Modern and comfortable furniture, full provision of household appliances. Very cozy and beautiful. The house is on the street with a roadway, but the rooms are not noisy. From the balcony it is very convenient to admire the sea and local landscapes” Stella, Switzerland



If there is a desire to spend a vacation in nega and complete relaxation, then it is best to opt for Libyan Princess. Other hotels are quite suitable for a normal vacation with children or friends. For travelers staying in Paleochora passing by, it is advisable to book rooms where there is a private parking.