booking lines: 0800 215 5674
01613 720 048

Minoa Palace Resort & Spa

Star Rating: 5 star

in Platanias, Crete, Greek Islands

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Minoa Palace Resort & Spa details

The grand and elegant Minoa Palace is a newly built hotel with a complex of cottages in the town of Platanias. The vistas are staggeringly beautiful with the White Mountains giving way to sandy beaches and cerulean waters. The service here is bar none, and the number of amenities and activities is impressive: for a start, there are the swimming pools, a tennis court, a beach volleyball court, water sports, and spa treatments. If you want a holiday to remember, the Minoa Palace is an excellent choice.


• Set landscaped gardens • On the sandy beach • 100m to bars, restaurants & cafés • 800m to resort centre of Platanias

Transfer time

1 hour

Swimming pool

• 3 swimming pools • Indoor heated pool, for over 16s • Sunbeds and parasols • Bridge to the bar • 2 whirpool baths


• Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in one of 4 restaurants • Waiter service and gala dinners also available


• Sauna, whirlpool bath and fully-equipped spa wellness centre - for over 16s • Tennis • Games room • Table tennis and darts • Gym


• Live music several times a week • Cretan and folklore themed nights • Piano bar

For families

• 2 children's pools • Hotel-run children's club, May-Sep • Playground • Cots and highchairs provided

Other facilities

• Wi-Fi in public areas • Internet room • 24-hour reception • Money exchange • Laundry service • VIP lounge • Jewellery shop • Mini-market • Hairdressing salon • Manicure and pedicure • 24-hour room service

Room facilities

All rooms have air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, phone and hairdryer. In the UK, only the Thomson Group offers rooms in the main building at this hotel. Mountain-view double rooms sleep up to 3 people with either twin beds or a double bed, an extra bed in bedroom and a balcony or terrace. Mountain-view double rooms for sole occupancy are also available.

We also offer Pool-view rooms, Garden rooms, Double rooms with private pool and Pool-view suites.

Garden rooms sleep 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults.

Double rooms with private pool sleep up to 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children in a double bed, extra bed in lounge and child bed in bedroom.

Pool-view suites sleep up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in a double bed, extra bed in separate living room and have a balcony with pool views.





Official rating:

5 Star

Extra Local Charges

Some facilities may incur extra local charges, please see the A-Z Guide

Hotels similar to the Minoa Palace Resort & Spa:


Tip: Tell us what Date you would like to go on Holiday

Choosing a Date allows us to show you prices that are accurate for when you want to go. Adding Flexibility helps you find a cheaper deal if you can travel a few days either side.

Who's going?

Tip: Select how many people are going on holiday

This helps us narrow down the offers, making it easier to find the right room and best deal for your group size.


Tip: Choose Airports near you

Selecting one or more Airports means you'll only see offers that are relevant to you.


Tip: How many Nights would you like to stay for?

Whether it's 7, 10 or 14 Nights, add as many as you like to compare prices for each. Try selecting a Board Basis as well to get the best comparison!


Tip: All Inclusive or just somewhere to rest your head?

From Room Only to All Inclusive, choose as many options as you like to compare prices and find the best deal.

Departure time

Tip: Early birds or want a nice lie in?

Choosing a departure time can make sure you don't have to get up too early, but check the return flight by clicking "More Info" on each offer as well.

Travel agent

Tip: Go with the same Travel Agent each year, or looking for something new?

Choose one or more Travel Agents to just see offers from them and compare the prices!

Thomas Cook Skyscraper - Sept