Gay Crete · Hotels

Gay Crete · Hotels

Crete is packed with culture, history and some excellent hotels. It's the largest Greek island.

Our 2022 top Crete hotels for gay travelers are listed below.

Why this hotel?: Award-winning interior and exterior design. Close to cosmopolitan Chania and Samaria Gorge.

This 5-star, gay-friendly, and adults-only luxury resort offers its guests private access to a sandy beach in Agioi Apostoloi, Crete.

Awarded for its novel interior and exterior design, Domes Noruz is the perfect starting point to explore the multicultural town of Chania, or the wild beauty of Samaria Gorge.

All elegantly designed rooms feature free wifi, A/C, modern bathrooms, flatscreen TV, minibar, and Nespresso coffee machines.

Guests can relax with the hotel’s luxurious wellness offering – sauna, hammam, and hot tubs – and have access to two pools overlooking the sea and surrounding islands, and a fitness center. Enjoy stunning views from the relaxed all-day restaurant, or sip cocktails and eat seafood by the outdoor pool bar.



hotel, restaurant, bar, pools, spa, parking, a/c, 24h room service,

5 Strati Pantelaki Street, Chania, Crete


Based on 158 votes

Why this hotel?: 5 Star luxury gay-friendly resort in the heart of Crete.

Esperides Resort is a gay-friendly 5 star luxury resort near the stunning Hersonissos Beach in the heart of Koutoulafari, Crete.

The resort serves up a village style feel with many traditional buildings across a large complex, dotted with gardens, a pool, quiet zones and even a natural spa!

Within this homely feel at the resort accommodation starts at Deluxe level and rooms come with either an outdoor jacuzzi or private pool. Free wifi as well as all room amenities are taken care of with the concierge at the resort available to arrange tours and transfers for you if needed. There is also access to an indoor and outdoor spa as well as indoor and outdoor gyms and yoga classes.

Food is also at the heart of the resort with an Asian and Italian restaurant on-site, Mediterranean buffet recipes for breakfast and dinner provided in the restaurants as well as an original Cretan Tavern, Monastery Cretan Eatery, with sea-view lounge to enjoy throughout your stay.

The hotel can also provide added extras on request such as surprise gifts in rooms as well as in-room dining options to make your stay truly unforgettable, as well as private daily shuttle service to the resorts private beach with reserved sunbeds combining clifftop views and easy beach access.

In the local town the resort also has a lively bar and nightclub to visit, New York Beach Club.

Esperides Resort is offering a Stay for 7, pay for only 5 new year offer:

Stay Window: 01/04-24/05/2022 incl.
Booking Window: up to 06/05/2022
Please get in touch with them for further details to redeem this offer.

bar, lounge, restaurants, private pool/jacuzzi, spas, gyms, yoga, wifi, concierge, luxury

Costa Varnali Street, Koutouloufari,, Hersonissos, Crete

Galini Breeze is a gay-friendly, adults-only (21+) studio hire resort on the hills of Agia Galina, Crete. The property has stunning views to offer of the Mediterranean and is 1 hour from Heraklion airport on arrival.

The resort offers 4 studios with an 8 person limit or a villa with a capacity of 2-6 people.  All accommodation comes with sea and mountain views themed to Coast, Forest, Mountains and Sky. Amenities include well-equipped kitchenette, bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities, bottled water, TV, safe, air-con, wifi and private parking space. A free breakfast is also provided on arrival at the resort but all studios are self catering.

Galini Breeze also has a communal pool in the gardens of the resort, with sunbeds and outdoor showers with towels included. There is a pool bar on the resort’s sun terrace and a designated smoking area as the studios and terrace are strictly non-smoking areas.

Galini Breeze Resort can also arrange massage, mani-pedi treatments, yoga sessions and champagne on request with an extra charge.

For July and August 2022 Galini breeze is exclusively available for groups! Privately hire the entire property (4 studios and villa for 4) with 12 guests enjoy the open plan kitchen, BBQ, and pool bar (with seating for 12) whilst also having the option to have breakfast and dinner at your rooms private terrace, offering optimal flexibility and combines privacy with group experience.


parking, no smoking, internet, washer & dryer, heated swimming pool, wheelchair accessible, coffee maker, toaster, refrigerator, balcony, private roof terrace for studio accomodation

Agia Paraskevi Street, Agia Galini

A secluded and relaxing double villa in the mountains, not far from the most astonishing and beautiful places on Crete. Both sides of the villa have their own pool and two bedrooms with balconies, 2 bathrooms and an open kitchen in the living room. If you rent the entire villa you will have 4-6 places. You can also rent 2 villas reaching a capacity of 12 guests.

The villa is located in the village of Elos, a very quiet and relaxing place where you can spend time with friends or family. The stunning coastline of the wild southern-west part of Crete are just 25 minutes drive from the villa. You will reach beaches like Elafonisi and Kedrodasos within 20-25 minutes driving from the villa. They also offer an experience package including trips on luxury boats, concierge and butler service, private drivers and private guides on the best trekking routes.


private bathroom, shared bathroom, breakfast included, kitchen, parking, pet-friendly, air conditioning, bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, massage, jacuzzi / hot pool, sun terrace, beach, free wifi

South West Crete, Crete

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