**Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014**The family run Knossos Studios sit just footsteps from the beach, and offers a peaceful and relaxing environment for your holiday to Crete. With a cosy offering of just 15 studios, the hotel is a quiet haven away from the busier resorts that sit either side of it, Malia and Hersonissos.For those who wish to stay near the beach, these studios could not be more ideal, sitting just a stone¿s throw from the four kilometer sandy stretch of Stalis Beach. Here you will not only find an abundance of space for sun bathing and swimming, but also a good choice of water sports, such as water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, banana boating, pedalo boating and parasailing.At the hotel you can laze on the loungers on the sun terrace, which is where you will find a lovely outdoor swimming pool. A children¿s pool allows little ones to enjoy the water safely, and a poolside snack bar is on hand for refreshment and light bites as you enjoy the sun.The accommodation found at the Knossos Studios offers convenience and privacy, with room for two adults and a child. Each of the studios comes with a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchenette, which includes two cooking rings and a fridge, and a private balcony or terrace.You can enjoy cooking your own Cretan cuisine in the comfort of your apartment, or you can head into the resort centre, which is just 100 metres away. Here you will find a great choice of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.