Kernos Beach Hotel

The Cretan hospitality...

Kernos Beach is a 4,5-star hotel complex nestled on an expanse of gorgeously landscaped acres of Mediterranean gardens, with its very popular long sandy beach, offering to its guests assured comfort and Crete’s warm hospitality. Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday, it consists of 287 rooms, bungalows and suites.

Chauffeured service is available for airport and port transfers and local transport by taxi. Car hire can also be arranged.

airport / port
32 km (25 minutes drive) from Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis”, which is served by several daily flights from Athens (40 min) and other major European cities
35 km (30 minutes drive) from Heraklion Port, offering also connections to nearby islands


The philosophy of our restaurants is to offer a selection of traditional cuisine, carefully prepared with home - made fresh products.

  • Main Restaurant is spacious with a large veranda overlooking the Aegean Sea and offers Breakfast and Dinner for Half Board meals.
  • The Fish Restaurant located on the sea front offers a wide range of seafood and fish delicacies for lunch (extra charge).
  • The Tavernaki (Snack-Bar) located on the sea front offers a variety of snacks, salads and grilled food for a light lunch in the outdoors with the fresh sea - breeze (extra charge).
  • The Kafenion situated in the small square and under the vines, where Greek coffee or ouzo can be enjoyed (at extra charge).
  • The Cafeteria offers a frontal sea view and a selection of hot and cold beverages as well as a choice of local and international sweets (extra charge)
  • The Main Bar offers drinks prior to and after dinner (extra charge)

recreation & leisure

  • Secluded long white sandy beach, umbrellas & sun beds (complimentary)
  • One outdoor freshwater Swimming pool
  • One children’s freshwater Swimming pool & one baby pool
  • Two Tennis Courts (extra charge)
  • SPA / treatments (extra charge)
  • Gym Room, Mini Golf, Table Tennis
  • Billiards (extra charge)
  • Greek Night with live music at extra charge (outdoors / weather permitting)

guest services

  • Chauffeured Airport Transfers (extra charge)
  • Car Hire (extra charge)
  • Parking (free)
  • A doctor is available on call on a 24 hour basis, from the nearby Medical Center (extra charge).

conference facilities

The meeting room “Pasiphae” at the Kernos Beach can cater up to 160 delegates and can be set to different styles of configuration arranged to your specifications. Audiovisual equipment can be arranged upon request.
Special Theme events and Gala Dinners, each with entertainment, arranged upon request, can be set within the premises of the Hotel.

local interest

Located just a walking distance from small towns, where there are many shopping and night - life possibilities. Group excursions to archaeological sites such as the Minoan Palaces at Malia, Knossos or Festos, can be arranged by our Front Desk.


The Crete Golf Club is located only 12 km from the Kernos Beach Hotel and has 18 holes.
The Front Desk will be pleased to make all arrangements.


Facilities & Services

  • 24-Hour Reception / Front Desk
  • Airport / Port Transfer Service
    extra charge
  • Baby Chairs at the Restaurant
  • Beach Sunbeds & Umbrellas
  • Billiards
    extra charge
  • Cafeteria
    extra charge
  • Car & Motorbike Rental
    extra charge
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Doctor available on call 24/7 from the nearby Medical Center
    extra charge
  • Extensive gardens with walking paths
  • Fish Restaurant
    extra charge
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Greek Night with live music
    extra charge
  • Gym
  • Kafenion
    extra charge
  • Lobby Lounge
  • Main Bar
    extra charge
  • Main Restaurant
  • Mini Golf
  • Parking Area
  • Pool Sunbeds & Umbrellas
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Secluded long white sandy beach
  • Swimming Pool (Fresh Water)
  • Swimming Pool for babies
  • Swimming Pool for children
  • Table Tennis
  • Tavernaki (Snack Bar)
    extra charge
  • Tennis Courts
    extra charge
  • Travel Desk

Check-in policy

Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Check-out time: 11:00 AM

Operating period

Our property operates from Apr 13 to Oct 31.

Contact information

  • Address: Malia
  • Postal code (ZIP): 700 07
  • City/Location: Heraklion - Crete
  • Phone: +30 28970 27800
  • Fax: +30 28970 31774