Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

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Set on the north coast of Crete, with spectacular views across the Aegean Sea and Spinalonga island, Blue Palace Resort & Spa combines luxurious accommodations with award-winning cuisine, Elounda Spa a sanctuary of relaxation and revitalization - and authentic Cretan hospitality. Boasting a selection of stylish and generously proportioned luxury rooms, suites and villas – many with private infinity pools – featuring contemporary décor and flawless finishing touches, each one is the ultimate in comfort and understated luxury.

The resort affords guests numerous amenities and activities – including the chic Isola Beach Club, Elounda Spa, Kids Club and numerous water sports – and is ideally located for exploring the island of Crete, both by land and by sea. A wide breadth of restaurants and bars ensures gourmet dining and excellent hospitality amidst a laid-back and stylish aesthetic with healthy, local dishes that nod to international flavours and cultures.

The award-winning property is consistently rated amongst the best places to stay in Europe and Greece by the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, Travel + Leisure and Trip Advisor.

ACCOMMODATION

The resort comprises of 251 luxury rooms, 52 luxury suites and 4 private villas surrounded by beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea with secluded areas for complete relaxation. Many of the spacious rooms and suites boast private infinity pools that appear to merge with the sea, expansive verandas, sun drenched balconies or peaceful gardens. A fresh, clean palette punctuated by shades of blue, billowy fabrics, contemporary furnishings and unique decor combine to form a uniquely compelling and peaceful place to be.

The Haven Experience

The Haven Experience has all the ingredients for a luxurious Greek island vacation: bespoke decor, privacy and space, sparkling infinity pools, attentive services, emblematic sea views, all combined with the  resort’s amazing private beach experience at the Haven and the Havenly Breakfast at Anthòs restaurant. Individually designed for sophisticated well-travelled guests who appreciate old world hospitality and the feeling of being a guest at someone's private sanctuary.

GASTRONOMY

Our Chef, Athinagoras Kostakos represents the new era of Greek chefs and has curated menusthroughout the five restaurants of the resort, with items for all tastes and dietary requirements. His philosophy is to serve great quality, wholesome food, with fresh, locally selected produce and only the finest ingredients, with a blend of culture and the contemporary, focusing on travelers’ enjoyment in mind.

ANTHÒS - THE NEW GREEK CUISINE YOU ARE CRAVING

Sit by our organic garden and watch an entire cooking team in their open-air kitchen as they prepare an elaborate menu. Enjoy delicious meat and fish dishes, “Antikristo” lamb, a new extended wine list, the smells and sensations of the sea, the air and open fire. A truly unique experience!

BLUE DOOR TAVERNA - CRETAN INGREDIENTS FOR A CRETAN CUISINE

Traditional Cretan cuisine truly shines at Blue Door Taverna, a culinary treasure featuring well-kept family recipes with a contemporary twist by Chef Kostakos; right by the sea. It’s a labour of love!

ISOLA - ITALIAN BY THE BEACH

Isola offers a seasonal feast of vibrant summery salads and pizza, fresh seafood and contemporary dishes bursting with flavor; all shared in long leisurely lunches or dinners with postcard views amidst refreshing sea breezes.

ISOLA BEACH CLUB - ACCENTS OF THE SOUTH

Set amongst olive trees and overlooking the shore, our celebrated Isola Beach Club offers a relaxed bohemian ambiance paired with light and refreshing beachside dishes, served also at the privacy of your sunbed.

ASIA DEEP BLUE - ASIAN WITH A TWIST

Drawing on elements of the South East Asian tradition, Chef Kostakos and his team, create an inspiring new menu, which includes delicious gyozas, bao buns and classic sushi favorites.

OLEA - SEASONAL MEDITERRANEAN

The resort's principal restaurant features an impressive veranda with stunning views to  the sea and the isle of Spinalonga making breakfasts everyday a treasured moment.  In April, May and October an impressive buffet features inspired Mediterranean and  Greek cuisine with live cooking outdoors, based on seasonal produce, making it a  great experience for all.

HOLDAY HIGHLIGHTS

CRETAN FEAST

A celebrated epicurean expedition and the opportunity to discover a unique cultural and gastronomical ritual with roots to the Cretan rural family. Authentic local delicacies prepared on the spot, good music and endless dance – a once-in-a-lifetime truly Cretan experience.

WELL-BEING

The Elounda Spa offers three different pools and 24 treatment rooms. The 24/7 fitness centre opens onto both the beach and the gardens. Flooded with natural daylight. Guests may join a class or enjoy the services of a personal trainer, reenergize with a sunrise yoga session and an outdoor massage experience.

ACTIVITIES

Horse riding, golf and tennis lessons can be arranged, as can cycling, hiking, SUP, fly boarding, water skiing, diving, canoeing, and kayaking. If you wish to sail, dive, windsurf, fish or kitesurf your Concierge will find you the best equipment and instructors.

FOR THE FAMILY

Island escape with our traditional caique, guided tours to Spinalonga island, watersports for teens, arcade games, spa treatments for kids & teens and family excursions are only a few of the activities we invite families to experience and create memorable moments. Babysitting services, a Kids' Club, Children’s playground and Kids' pool are also available.


Facilities and Services

• Private beach
• The Haven, private beach area section, exclusively for private villas and Island Luxury Suites guests
• Watersports and Dive Center
• Four pools
• Two tennis courts
• Kids Club, Children’s playground, Baby sitting
• Entertainment Nights (Thematic cuisine, cooking courses, live music, etc.)
• Shopping


Working Period

May-October


Opening Hours

Mon-Sun 24/7


Crete, 38 Plaka, 72053, Elounda, ELOUNDA–AGIOS NIKOLAOS
T. 2841065500
Fax: 2841089712