Chc Athina Palace Resort & Spa

Lygaria Heraklion,Lygaria,71500
Flight+Hotel from £ pp
Hotel only


Check-in From 2:00 PM

Check-out Until 12:00 PM

Pets Pets are not allowed.



Located hilltop with picturesque views of sand and sea, Athina Palace is a part of CHC Hotels. This five-star property offers all-inclusive, half board and bed & breakfast accommodations, and is an ideal destination for a relaxing holiday with friends, family or spouse. 

Room Types

The hotel boasts total 355 guestrooms immaculately dressed in vibrant and cheerful colours, opening out on a balcony or terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Guestrooms are divided into double rooms with land/sea view, family rooms and suites. All rooms come with air conditioning, mini refrigerator, satellite television, in-room safe box, telephone, hairdryer, coffeemaker, etc. Double rooms with sea or land view have double or twin beds and can accommodate up to five guests including children. Family rooms have two bedrooms with one double and two single beds and accommodate up to four guests at max. Suites vary in terms of number of bedrooms and can accommodate from two to six guests. Free access to internet is available in all rooms, whereas services such as laundry, babysitting, etc. can be availed at an extra cost.                          

Food, Drink and Entertainment

The main restaurant Zeus serves breakfast and dinner buffet style with rich Mediterranean items and display cooking, while Hera is an a la carte place which serves dinner. Themed nights are a speciality at Hera where you can enjoy dishes such as lobster or fish, caught and cooked afresh. Ermis is a snack bar with items like pizza, salads, grilled meat, etc. for buffet lunch along with your choice of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. There are four bars including Ermis which have an array of beverages on the menu. The beverages range from soft drinks, juices to special cocktails and wines.

Sports, Games and Entertainment

The hotel features a large outdoor swimming pool, an indoor pool and a paddle pool for children, along with indoor and outdoor games, such as table tennis, darts, tennis, volleyball, etc. There are animation programs with karaoke, dancing and cabaret, kids club with lots of activities, a playground near beach for children, spa and fitness centre, etc. You can enjoy sunbathing on the sunbeds arranged along the pebbled beach. Water sports such as diving, snorkelling, etc. can be enjoyed on the beach too.              


Athina Palace is located about 27 km from Heraklion Airport. The hotel has its own beach at around 100 metres from the main complex. A small village Mades with beautiful sandy seashore and shops is about 1 km from the hotel. A little ahead, you will see another city Ligaria where you can find shops, bars, cafes, etc. Mononaftis Bay (10 km) from the property is another beautiful place to hang out at. There are plenty to do when it comes to sports, nature and adventure. Alternativley, water sports such as sea diving, snorkelling, or simple leisurely stroll on the smooth sandy beach along the blue sea water are few more activites that can be enjoyed.  

Other Information

*Dress code applicable to all

Distance to beach: 100 metres

Time to beach: 1 min

Distance to market: 1 km

Time to market (walking): 10 min


Key features
  • Outdoor Pool (seasonal)
  • Sun Deck
  • Kids Play Area
  • Bar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Beach Area
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Pool Table
  • Ping-Pong
  • Spa Facilities
  • Massage
  • Hot Spring Bath
  • Car Hire
  • Sauna
  • Shops (on site)
TV / Internet
  • Free WiFi available in public areas
Hotel Services
  • Restaurant
  • Free private parking available on site (reservation not required)
  • Room Service
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Babysitting Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Greek
  • German
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • Free private parking available on site (reservation required)
  • Shuttle Bus (additional charges apply)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Tour/Sightseeing desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Ironing Service
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Arabic
Other Amenities
  • Grounds
  • Terrace
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Family Room(s)
  • Lift(s)
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wheelchair Accessible Facilities
  • Heating
100% ATOL protected
Years of experience
Millions of happy customers
90% Rated good or excellent by our customers
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Happy Customers in the millions
20+ years experience in travel
100% ATOL protected
Years of experience
Millions of happy customers
90% Rated good or excellent by our customers
Full protection with ATOL & Travel Trust
Happy Customers in the millions
20+ years experience in travel