Hotels in Crete for families with children – TOP 10 best

A trip to Crete is an opportunity to combine a rich excursion program and a comfortable beach holiday. After looking at our rating of hotels in Crete for families with children, you can easily find the best hotel option taking into account your budget and requests.

On the island there are fashionable hotel complexes “All Inclusive”, original bungalows on the beach, secluded guest houses in quiet areas.

Well, shall we go?

Thalassa Boutique Hotel

Featuring a private beach area, this hotel is close to popular attractions. Renting a car, you can visit a lot of unique historical sites, castles, museums, city parks.

At your service – several heated swimming pools, diving, fishing in the open sea, horse riding lessons. You can order a group or individual excursion tour at the reception.

Luxury apartments will please you with modern repairs, high-quality sound insulation, the presence of all necessary household appliances and upholstered furniture, a chic view of the sea. Please note that baby cots are not available.

The restaurant serves delights of Greek, Italian, traditional European cuisines. The menu includes many seafood dishes prepared on the grill.

Albert, Odessa: “Very cozy hotel. Hospitable staff is always ready to help in any matters – from ordering excursions to organizing meals. Clean sandy beach with clear water and a gradual increase in the level of depth is ideal for relaxing with a child.”

Grecotel LUX. ME White Palace

A few kilometers drive from the hotel complex there are two picturesque beaches with white sand. During your holiday on the coast, you can order soft drinks and desserts at the bar, do water sports, play beach volleyball.

Choosing Grecotel LUX. ME White Palace,guests with children note the convenient location. There are no noisy nightclubs nearby, so no one will prevent you from relaxing peacefully. Tourists can visit ancient castles, an archaeological museum, book an excursion to the island of Spinalonga, arrange a family walk, taking bicycles at the rental office.

Overlooking the floral garden and the seaside, the air-conditioned rooms allow you to maintain a comfortable temperature at all times.

There is a restaurant and a bar on site. The menu always includes fresh pastries, a large selection of meat and fish dishes, salads and original desserts.

Boris, Murmansk: “The rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Near the stunning beach, many cafes and restaurants. The hotel staff treats guests politely and friendly.”

GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel

The hotel is located in the most popular tourist city of Heraklion. Guests with children are advised to visit the local water park. Exciting water slides, labyrinths, play corners for the little ones, attractions for fans of extreme sports will not leave anyone indifferent.

The hotel has an original rooftop pool – despite this location, it is completely safe for young bathers.

The rooms are well soundproofed, air-conditioned, plasma TVs, supporting and children’s channels. But separate cots for babies are not provided.

Food in the main restaurant is delicious and familiar to tourists. Breakfast is always served cereals, pastries, desserts, fresh fruit. The rest of the time guests are served à la carte.

Lika, Baku: “A cozy hotel at an affordable price. Breakfasts liked the diverse range and quality of dishes, there is always something to feed the child. The central square of Heraklion is only five minutes walk. »

Lavris City Suites

Comfortable hotel with many interesting sights in the area. You can rent a car on site. Fans of educational recreation will be interested to visit the historical museums of Crete, the art gallery, the seaport of Heraklion, the famous Palace of Knossos.

There are a lot of leisure options for young travelers in the hotel: sea fishing from a boat, scuba diving, tennis, bowling. And you can complement the pleasant impressions of relaxation by looking into the massage room.

Unbelievable, isn’t it?

Rooms “Standard” and “Suite” with sea view are suitable for accommodation with small children. If necessary, the apartments will additionally install a baby cot.


Breakfast is available on request. If you come with an infant, you should take care of the baby’s nutrition in advance, since there is no children’s menu in the restaurant. However, everything you need can be purchased in a supermarket, located just a stone’s throw from the hotel.

Vladimir, Moscow: “Friendly, friendly staff, the rooms are clean and cozy, the windows offer a very beautiful view. The centre can be reached on foot in a few minutes. Too bad we didn’t stay here for long!”

Porto Veneziano Hotel

The stylish hotel complex is located near the landscaped beach with golden sand. On the coast there are several bars, restaurants, sports equipment rental points.

If you do not want to spend time organizing leisure activities on your own, book a tour directly at the hotel reception. Professional guides will offer a lot of exciting programs that will be remembered by you and your child.

The apartments are designed for tourists with any level of budget. At your service – comfortable rooms from standard to chic “luxury” options with panoramic windows and a huge bathroom. Extras include baby cots, high chairs and other furniture.

Breakfast is included in the booking price and is served on a buffet basis. There are always hearty homemade dishes, sweet and meat pastries, fresh fruits, sweets. After a meal, you can rent bicycles and go for a walk with the whole family.

Sascha, Warsaw: “One of the best hotels in Crete. Breakfasts pleasantly surprised with variety and quality. The rooms are small but very cozy, with modern renovation, and most importantly – always clean.”

Elia Bettolo Hotel

An important advantage of the hotel is the proximity to attractions. You can book a sightseeing tour or rent a car to see mountain lakes, explore temples, museums, take a walk in the botanical garden. In the vicinity there are several beaches that are completely safe for swimming with young children.

The hotel has children’s channels. Also at the service of young travelers are board games designed for teenagers and preschoolers, diving lessons, numerous master classes. For those who like active leisure, hiking trips to the mountains can be arranged.

The hotel administration has taken care of high-quality noise insulation in the apartments. If you need a baby cot, discuss this point in advance – special furniture for babies is available upon prior request.

The buffet restaurant offers young guests and their parents full-fledged delicious breakfasts. The menu includes cereals, dairy products, sandwiches, pastries, many drinks and desserts.

Anya, Kyiv: “The hotel is located in the city center, which is very convenient – at any time you can walk. Employees are always ready to help in solving any issues. Separately, I would like to note the breakfasts – in addition to the usual cereals, omelets, sandwiches, there have always been traditional Greek dishes on the tables. “

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central

Guests of the hotel note the good location – just a couple of steps walk from the lively Heraklion Square. The territory of the complex is cozy and well-maintained. There is a beautiful garden, a bicycle rental office, a spacious guarded parking lot. Very close by there is a market and a supermarket.

Each room is equipped with a TV, safe, mini fridge and balcony overlooking the beach. Strollers, furniture for feeding babies, protective barriers to the bed are provided free of charge. And if you want to relax with an “adult” company, a nanny will look after your child.

Each client chooses the power system independently. Only breakfast, full board, breakfast and dinner can be ordered. An impressive range of dishes in the restaurant of European cuisine will allow you to feed even the most capricious baby.

Tatiana, Minsk: “There is a central street nearby, a good beach, many shops and restaurants. The rooms are clean and spacious. The helpful and courteous staff are ready to accommodate any requests from the guests.”

Palazzino Di Corina

A worthy choice for a family holiday. It features an outdoor pool with a modern water purification system. And if you want a snack, you can visit the snack bar, order a refreshing drink or ice cream.

The nearest beach is very close. Golden sand, clean, clear water, a convenient descent with a gradual increase in depth is an ideal place for those who prefer to swim in sea water. You can dilute the rest with water sports – equipment rental points are located right on the coast.

All rooms have comfortable upholstered furniture, plasma TVs. If you need an extra bed for a child, please indicate this when booking your apartment.

The restaurant serves delicious dishes for every taste: delights of Mediterranean cuisine, fresh seafood on the grill, original desserts. Traditional English breakfasts are served each morning, while guests can enjoy an à la carte menu.

Laura, Astana: “In the vicinity there are many restaurants, clubs, entertainment centers, there is always where to spend time. The staff is polite and hospitable. Cleaning and changing of towels is done daily.”

Kastro Hotel

Just a 15-minute drive from the hotel there are many unique attractions, such as the Palace of Knossos, the historical and archaeological museums, the art gallery. You can get to the nearest beach even faster.

All rooms are freshly renovated and have private access to a terrace or balcony. The fact that you will need children’s furniture must be warned in advance.

Guided tours for the whole family can be booked at reception. If you are used to traveling on your own, you will be offered to rent a car.

Buffet breakfasts will delight young and adult guests. On the tables there are always hearty dishes, light snacks, exquisite desserts and freshly squeezed juices.

Mark, Moscow: “The rooms have new furniture, high-quality appliances in working condition. Breakfast exceeded all expectations – the variety of dishes just runs away eyes. To the equipped beach only five minutes walk.”

Kydon The Heart City Hotel

The beach next to the hotel complex will please you with cleanliness and landscaped territory. And when swimming gets bored, you can visit a museum, an art gallery, or just walk through the central square.

Family rooms with views of the Cretan Sea coast and the Old Town are equipped with good noise insulation, so your child will sleep peacefully. And while you enjoy relaxation in the massage room, relax in a bar or restaurant, the baby will be looked after by a nanny. Strollers, folding cots, feeding furniture, baby kits are provided free of charge.

The hotel has children’s TV channels, young guests are provided with game consoles, and if you and your child like to relax actively, you can rent bicycles at the rental offices.

The main restaurant serves Greek breakfasts with hot pastries, desserts, fruit salads, dairy products. For the little ones there is a special menu.

Dima, Samara: “Comfortable rooms with stunning views, there is free parking. All attractions within walking distance and the town beach is only 15 minutes walk.”

For your convenience, we have compiled a comparative table that will help determine the choice of hotel.

НазваниеРасположениеНомераУдобстваРазвлеченияСтоимость проживания с детьмиПроживание с животными
Thalassa Boutique Hotel 35 км от аэропорта Люкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Бассейн Спорт Дайвинг Рыбалка Экскурсии По запросу (только с 16 лет) Нет
El Greco Hotel 35 км от аэропорта Семейный Улучшенный Делюкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Велопрокат До 2 лет бесплатно Нет
GDM Megaron, Historical Monument Hotel 3 км от аэропорта Стандарт Полулюкс Люкс VIP Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Бассейн Экскурсии По запросу Нет
Lavris City Suites 3 км от аэропорта Люкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Боулинг Рыбалка Спорт Дайвинг До 8 лет бесплатно (при размещении на детской кровати – 15 евро/сутки) Нет
Porto Veneziano Hotel 11 км от аэропорта Эконом Стандарт Полулюкс Люкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Экскурсии До 2 лет бесплатно Нет
Elia Bettolo Hotel 11 км от аэропорта Люкс Стандарт Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Детское ТВ Спорт Концерты Мастер-классы Экскурсии Дайвинг Велопрокат Настольные игры До 2 лет – 7 евро/сутки Нет
Ibis Styles Heraklion Central 4 км от аэропорта Делюкс Представительский Стандарт Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Детское ТВ Экскурсии Велопрокат До 12 лет бесплатно Нет
Palazzino Di Corina 37 км от аэропорта Стандарт Полулюкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Бассейн До 2 лет бесплатно Старше 2 лет – 30% от стоимости номера Нет
Kastro Hotel 4 км от аэропорта Стандарт Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Экскурсии До 2 лет бесплатно Нет
Kydon The Heart City Hotel 11 км от аэропорта Комфорт Полулюкс Семейный Люкс Кондиционер Сейф Wi-Fi Звукоизоляция Детская мебель Велопрокат Детское ТВ Игры До 2 лет бесплатно Нет

Editor’s choice

The Lavris City Suites hotel in Heraklion is the best solution for a family holiday in Crete. Tourists with children will be pleased with the location, proximity to the coast and attractions, improvement of rooms.

To make the most of sea bathing and the pleasant Mediterranean climate, we recommend that you go on a trip between May and September.


Alina Abramova

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