Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete

  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete Gallery - Europe: Greece: Crete
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Greetings from the Hotel General Manager

A very warm welcome from Crete the island of Zeus!

Please make yourself at home and let the Blue Palace and its people introduce you to the most relaxing and enjoyable beach & spa vacation! Enjoy an unforgettable cruise on board our private traditional boat around the island of Spinalonga with its Venetian and Ottoman monuments, while sipping wine and tasting freshly produced Greek delicacies.

Looking forward to meeting you in person
Sotiris Kremastiotis
General Manager

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Insider Tip
  • Guests can enjoy sunset cruises along the Elounda coast and around the isle of Spinalonga aboard the resort's traditional Caique (fishing boat). While taking in the stunning views, guests are treated to champagne and gourmet canapés.
Hotel Overview
  • Dramatic sea views
    Just 2 miles from the village of Elounda, this resort overlooks the sparkling sea and sits opposite the isle of Spinalonga with its medieval fortress.
  • Balconies, terraces
    251 contemporary bungalows, suites, and villas feature balconies or terraces, marble bathrooms, LCD TVs, wireless Internet access, and traditional Greek liquor, a selection of seasonal fruits and local delicacies upon arrival.
  • Private beach, pools
    Guests can enjoy water sports at the private beach, swim in one of two pools, dine at five on-site restaurants, or indulge in a treatment at the spa.
What to Expect:
  • Located on Crete's northern coast in the elite Elounda resort area, Blue Palace Resort and Spa welcomes guests with a dramatic arched lobby and spectacular views of the Gulf of Mirabello and isle of Spinalonga. Upscale yet relaxed, the resort attracts honeymooners, celebrating couples, and families seeking relaxation.
Amenity Highlights:
  • Guests can relax on sun beds at the private beach, participate in water sports, or take a dip in one of three pools including a seawater pool with underwater music. The expansive spa includes Turkish steam baths, indoor and outdoor spa tubs, a fitness center, and two hydrotherapy pools (surcharge). Other resort features include a kids' club, a concierge desk, and 24-hour room service.

Location:

P.O. BOX 38
Elounda, Crete, 72053
Greece

Region: 
  • Crete
  • Airport:

    Heraklion Airport HER
  • The Blue Palace offers 251 bungalows, suites, and villas. Individually decorated in an elegant, contemporary style, all accommodations feature balconies or terraces; most feature sea views. Marble bathrooms include plush bathrobes, slippers, and beach towels, plus complimentary designer toiletries. All rooms are equipped with wireless Internet access, LCD TVs with satellite channels and pay movies, and multi-line phones with voice mail. All heated pools are available without extra charge and can be heated up to a specific temperature according to the guests requirements. Amenities include minibars and welcome amenities including traditional Greek liquor, a selection of seasonal fruits and local delicacies.
  • Villa Thalassa -

    Villa Thalassa is comprised of a master bedroom on the first floor, a bedroom on the ground floor, a large living room with a 32" plasma TV, DVD and full audio system, and 2 marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi and separate shower. There is also a guest bathroom on the ground floor and a fireplace in the living room and master bedroom. An exterior staircase between the first and ground floors. The private infinity pool is a perfect compliment to the verandah and courtyard.

  • Villa Almyra -

    Villa Almyra is comprised of a master bedroom on the first floor, a bedroom on the ground floor, a large living room with a 32" plasma TV, DVD and full audio system, and 2 marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi and separate shower. There is also a guest bathroom on the ground floor. The private infinity pool is a perfect compliment to the veranda and courtyard. This villa features a heated pool.

  • The Grand Villa -

    Close the gate to the Grand Villa and escape into your private world of luxury and elegance. This villa, with its earthy welcoming colours and large Cretan pots, invites you to its spacious rooms overlooking a charming patio with pebble mosaic. Enjoy its relaxing outdoor area which ideally combines in-door and out-door living. For guests who decide to have a private dinner or function in the Grand Villa, our Chef can prepare delicacies in the outdoor kitchen.

  • Superior Bungalow Sea View -

    Superior Bungalow Sea View units are open plan with sitting area and marble bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. They are presented with spacious balconies offering amazing views to the cobalt sea.

  • Superior Bungalow Sea View w/Private Pool -

    Superior Bungalow Sea View with Private Pool units are stylish and consists of an open plan layout with sitting area, marble bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, and a spacious wooden deck extending from the room to the waterfront with a shaded area for in-room dining. The large veranda has an Oriental daybed and offers magnificent views of the island of Spinalonga. The private infinity pool looks like it merges seamlessly into the sea.

  • Superior Bungalow Sea View w/Private Heated Pool -

    Superior Bungalow Sea View with Private Pool units are stylish and consists of an open plan layout with sitting area, marble bathroom with bathtub and separate shower, and a spacious wooden deck extending from the room to the waterfront with a shaded area for in-room dining. The large veranda has an Oriental daybed and offers magnificent views of the island of Spinalonga. The private infinity pool looks like it merges seamlessly into the sea.

  • The Royal Blue Villa -

    The Royal Blue Villa is an opulent three-bedroom residence. Each bedroom houses an en suite marble bathroom equipped with separate rain showers and toilets. Situated on the edge of the resort, its astounding views and uncompromising privacy make it the top choice. Stone patio and private garden overlook the villa’s private heated infinity pool and open air dining area with barbecue facilities.

  • Mediterranean Maisonette Suite SV w/Pvt Pool -

    The Mediterranean Maisonette Suite presents a beautiful layout with the bedroom on the top floor and the living room on the ground floor leading to a veranda with stunning sea views and an infinity pool. The decoration and color combination is with whites and blues. There are wooden floors and a large marble bathroom with separate shower, as well as a marble guest bathroom. The balcony on the top floor is spacious and fit for a romantic dinner.

  • Island Luxury Suite Sea View w/Private Heated Pool -

    The Island Luxury Suites are the most spacious of the suites and the most elegant and luxurious in style. Guests enjoy a very personalized boutique feeling. Their spacious bedroom overlooks the sea and their elegant living room leads to a large veranda with a secluded private heated swimming pool surrounded by a spacious patio. It has an outdoor dining table and sitting area. There is a large marble bathroom with separate shower and dressing area. Each unit is named after one of the Greek Islands and features individual decoration with hand picked pieces from that island.

  • Junior Suite Sea View -

    The Junior Suites are open plan or composed of a bedroom with a separte living room in maisonette style or on the same floor. The are elegantly decorated with large veranda or terrace. The marble bathroom has double sinks, luxury bath amenities. All units have separate tub and shower.

  • Junior Suite with Private Heated Pool -

    The elegant room consists of one large space with stunning decor and a beautiful veranda with a private heated pool. A large luxurious bathroom is marble lined with double sinks, separate shower cabinet, toilet cabinet, bathtub, VIP amenities and magnifying mirror. A comfortable sitting area allows for beautiful views to the mountains. Their pool veranda is fully equipped with dining area, sunbeds and comfortable sitting area. Spacious walk in closets, dimmable lights, LCD satellite TV, CD / DVD, rain shower, pillow selection, satin bad sheets are some of the details intended to please our knowledgeable guests. The Junior Suites are located on the first floor (ground floor) at the back of the building and are privileged rooms in terms of location and a great choice for guests that wish to have a bigger accommodation and a heated pool.

  • Deluxe Suite Sea View w/Private Pool -

    The Deluxe Suite Seaview with Private Pool consists of a master bedroom, spacious marble bathroom with jacuzzi and separate shower, enlarged and luxuriously appointed living room, guest bath, and double dressing room. Two separate and spacious verandahs include a shaded area for private al fresco dining and offer spectacular views of the sea and the island of Spinalonga. A private infinity pool merges seamlessly with the sea and there is a sunny area by the pool for sunbathing.

  • 2-Bedroom Deluxe Family w/Private Heated Pool -

    The large room benefits from a beautiful design which allows a family to spend holidays under the same roof while ensuring privacy for parents and children. The room spreads over two different levels with an internal staircase and consists of two bedrooms. The main bedroom with en suite bathroom is located on the top floor with beautiful mountain views and open horizon. The lower level bedroom has a bathroom also. It consists of a king size bed or twin beds upon request, a sitting area and a balcony that leads to the large veranda surrounding the pool. The pool is individual and heated during colder months. Guests can request heated pool during summer at no extra charge. Bathroom is marble lined and luxurious with separate shower cabinet and magnifying mirror.

Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway beds
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens
Property Amenities
  • Situated along Crete's northern coast, this resort overlooks the Gulf of Mirabello and the isle of Spinalonga.

    Spa:

    Guests in search of health and beauty can indulge in a variety of wet and dry therapies and treatments at the Elounda Spa, which boasts three levels staffed by beauticians, nutritionists, doctors, and massage therapists. Treatments range from thermal body wraps and seawater hydromassage baths with marine algae to Balinese massage and marine exfoliation (surcharge). Elounda Spa and Thalassotherapy hours for spa treatments are from 11:00am to 8:00pm. Guests can also unwind in the sauna or hammam, take a dip in the pool, or sample fruit juices and herbal teas in the relaxation area from 9:00am to 9:00pm. Active guests can attend classes in aerobics, yoga, Cretan dance, or kinesiology. The spa fitness center is open to guests all day and night, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Children under 16 are not allowed in the spa facilities from 11:00am to 8:00pm.

    Business users will find fully equipped meeting facilities for up to 230 people available onsite.

    All taxis booked from the resort will offer guests unlimited Wi-Fi free of charge.

    The Kid's Club is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm everyday except Sundays.

    The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Billiards
  • Business services
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Conference room(s)
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fitness equipment
  • Full-service health spa
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed
  • Internet access in public areas - surcharge
  • Internet access in public areas - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking (free)
  • Pool table
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Sauna
  • Security guard
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
Number of rooms: 
  • 251
Policies
  • Extra person charges may apply depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaways and cribs may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Passport and credit card or cash deposit are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
    All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.

  • Pets not allowed
Check-in time: 
  • 2 PM
Check-out time: 
  • Noon
Dining
  • A complimentary breakfast is provided each morning.

  • Flame
    Blue Palace's new addition in 2012, Flame is a steakhouse that will offer a variety of locally grown and seasonal produce, ranging from locally raised meat and local cheeses to Crete’s liquid gold, its famous olive oil. The menu will be altered based on the seasonal offerings. Flame has taken exceptional care at reaching out to the best local producers and finding unique flavors available at the island of Crete. Through the “Meet our Farmers” program, visitors will get the chance to meet area farmers, cheese makers and independent purveyors who will be invited to present their products and outline their philosophy and process. In addition the new herb garden planted in front of the restaurant will cater as a resource for the chefs who will be using it in their daily cooking. The concept and menu has been designed by Chef Doxis Bekris. Chef Kostas Katsoulis will be in charge of the operation of Flame.
  • Olea
    Modern restaurant with olive-themed décor located on the upper terrace. Informal dining accompanied by panoramic sea views. Serves an American buffet breakfast and international buffet options with a selection of main courses in the evening.
  • Asia Blue
    Contemporary restaurant characterized by clean lines and high-contrast dark woods and light walls. Sea views. Chef prepares fusion dishes inspired by the gastronomic traditions of Japan, Thailand, China, and Polynesia. Open for dinner six days per week.
  • Blue Door Taverna
    Small Greek taverna-style restaurant at the water's edge. Intimate and authentic ambiance. Offers traditional Greek cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
  • Isola Italian Restaurant
    Serves a selection of pastas and salads for lunch and dinner daily. Located by the main pool overlooking the sea.
  • Arsenali Lounge
    Elegant lobby lounge overlooking the sea. Serves light snacks during the day. Open until late night.
  • Isola Beach Bar
    Serves beachside snacks and cocktails during the day.
  • Votsalo
    Poolside bar serving light snacks, fresh juices, and cocktails throughout the day.
Recreation
  • Guests can go wakeboarding, kayaking, water-skiing, open-water diving, or enjoy a private yacht excursion. Those preferring to keep their feet on dry land can play tennis on one of the two floodlit courts or visit the 18-hole Cretan Golf Course, 40 kilometres from the hotel.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Playground
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction
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