Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

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On the coastline of Elounda, overlooking the gulf of Mirabello, Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete has so much to offer including a private beach, spa and excursions across to nearby Spinalonga. Rooms and suites come complete with a balcony or terrace and villas are on another level. The Grand Villa, for example, offers a 31sqm outdoor hydro jet pool, indoor sauna, large lounge area and access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively available to guests staying in villas and the Island Luxury Suite. There are a number of restaurants and bars offering Asian, Greek and Cretan dishes.



In Our Opinion

‘There is nothing more enjoyable then relaxing in your private pool (if you choose one) and gazing out over the sea and Spinalonga island with so much history to it’

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  • Air-conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Shaving / dental kit
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • 24 hour in-room dining
  • Pillow menu
  • Safe
  • Television with satellite channels and PPV movies
  • Twice daily maid service
  • Turndown service
  • Beach towels
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • Premium bathroom amenities

Superior Bungalow Sea View

The Superior Bungalow Sea View has a marble lined bathroom accompanied by the bedroom and small sitting area.

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons & 1 infant
  • Marble bathroom with bathtub & separate shower
  • Sitting area
  • Private furnished balcony
  • Sea views

Superior Bungalow Sea View private pool

Spread throughout the resort and offering varied sea views with a 22sqm pool and private veranda.

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with separate shower and tub
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Private swimming pool
  • Sea & Spinalonga Island view

Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View private pool

Split over two levels, this suite features a bedroom that leads to a veranda on the top floor and a lounge, with a small bathroom on the bottom. 

FEATURES

  • 70sqm
  • One top floor bedroom with king-size bed & balcony
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults & 1 infant or 2 adults, 2 children & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with Jacuzzi tub & shower
  • Small second bathroom on lower level
  • Dressing room area
  • Living room on lower level with sofa bed
  • Veranda with daybed
  • Private infinity pool

Superior Bungalow Sea View private heated pool

This superior bungalow features either a king-size or twin beds, a private veranda and plunge pool.

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with separate shower and tub
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda with day bed, sofa bed or sunbed
  • Private heated swimming pool
  • Sea & Spinalonga Island view

Junior Suite Sea View

The Junior Suite Sea View rooms have a private veranda and views of the sea.

FEATURES

  • 58sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with separate shower & tub
  • Living area
  • Private veranda
  • Sea views

Junior Suite private heated pool

The open plan Junior Suite features a 22qm private heated pool with resort views from a veranda.

FEATURES

  • 54sqm
  • One bedroom or open-plan with king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with shower & tub
  • Living area
  • Private 22sqm heated plunge pool
  • Private furnished veranda
  • Resort view

Superior Family Room Sea View

This Superior Family Room features two bedrooms and two sitting areas along with two private balconies with sea and Spinalonga views.

FEATURES

  • 80sqm
  • Two bathrooms with tub & shower
  • Maximum occupancy 5 persons & 1 infant
  • Two separate bedrooms with king-size beds
  • Two balconies
  • Two sitting areas
  • Aegean Sea and Spinalonga views

2-Bedroom Deluxe room private heated pool

Spread over two levels, this room features two bedrooms and its own 21sqm private heated pool with childproof staircase with safety gate. 

FEATURES

  • 79sqm
  • Two bedrooms, one king-size and one twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
  • Two bathrooms with tub & shower
  • 21sqm private heated swimming pool
  • Private furnished verandas & patio
  • Mountain view

Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool

This suite features a furnished stone veranda and a corner infinity pool  along with a separate bedroom and living room.

FEATURES

  • 68sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons & 1 infant
  • Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi tub & separate shower
  • Dressing room area
  • Living area
  • Corner infinity pool
  • Furnished stone veranda
  • Sea view

Island Luxury Suite Sea View private heated pool

Each Island Luxury Suite features a private heated pool with patio, living area and bedroom. 

FEATURES

  • 72sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathroom with egg-shaped tub or Jacuzzi & separate shower
  • Second bathroom with shower
  • Living area with privacy wall
  • Private heated pool
  • Patio with sunbeds
  • Outdoor sitting area with dining table
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • Spinalonga and sea view

  • Air-conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Shaving / dental kit
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • 24 hour in-room dining
  • Pillow menu
  • Safe
  • Television with satellite channels and PPV movies
  • Twice daily maid service
  • Turndown service
  • Beach towels
  • Telephone with voicemail
  • Premium bathroom amenities

Villa Almyra 2 Bedrooms, Sea View, private heated

Perched above the Aegean Sea, this two bedroom villa offers two contemporary bedrooms, a sitting area leading out to a veranda and a heated swimming pool.

FEATURES

  • 110sqm
  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with double bed
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons & 1 infant
  • Bathrooms with separate shower & Jacuzzi tub
  • Sitting area
  • Private terrace with dining area
  • Outdoor sitting area and dining table
  • Private heated pool
  • Sea & Spinalonga view

Villa Thalassa 2 Bedrooms, Sea View, Indoor & Outd

The villa has two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a grand living room. Greeting you outside are beautiful terraces overlooking the sea, a veranda with dining area and sunbeds surrounding a 30sqm heated pool.

FEATURES

  • 110sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
  • Bathrooms with shower & separate WC with phone
  • Sitting area
  • Playstation & ipod docking station
  • Daily Chef’s treat
  • Private furnished spacious veranda
  • Outdoor sitting area and dining table
  • Infinity edge plunge pool approximately 28sqm
  • Sea view

The Grand Villa 2 Bedrooms, Sea View, Indoor & Outdoor Heated Pool

The Grand Villa combines an 18sqm indoor pool, as well as a 31sqm hydro pool and private courtyard.

FEATURES

  • 220sqm
  • Two bedrooms each with one four-poster king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons & 1 infant
  • Master bathroom with round Jacuzzi and gazebo with separate WC and shower
  • Second bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower
  • Living room with Nintendo console & iPod docking station
  • Fireplace on lower level
  • Outdoor sitting area with sun beds
  • 31sqm outdoor hydro jet pool
  • 18sqm indoor private pool with sauna, massage area & gym
  • Private gate & courtyard
  • Outdoor sitting & dining area
  • Private parking/valet/self-parking
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • Complimentary access to Elounda Spa
  • Use of tennis courts
  • Spinalonga and sea view

The Royal Blue Villa 3 Bedrooms, Sea View, private

On the edge of the resort, in complete privacy, the Royal Blue Villa is a three-bedroom residence and each of the three bedrooms has its own marble bathroom and access to a private veranda or garden.

FEATURES

  • 290sqm
  • Total of three bedrooms
  • Master bedroom with four poster king--size bed
  • Second bedroom with double bed
  • Third bedroom with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 6 persons & 1 infant
  • Master bathroom with Jacuzzi & shower
  • Two bathrooms with tub and separate rain shower
  • Living room with Nintendo console, CD/DVD player and fireplace
  • Private terrace
  • 35sqm private heated infinity pool
  • Open air patio for dining and BBQ space
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Separate staff entrance
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • Private car parking
  • Use of tennis courts
  • Complimentary access to the spa
  • Spinalonga and sea view

Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete makes an ideal choice for a romantic occasion; the resort offers the following to help you celebrate:

Refined Package
Before the Wedding

• Special rates for a wedding block of 8 rooms
• Room upgrade for the couple
• Special room rate for the groom for the night prior to the wedding
• Arrangement of documents
• Florist consultation
• Pampering ritual at Elounda Spa and Thalassotherapy
• Pressing of wedding dress and groom’s suit
• Wedding dinner menu tasting

On the Wedding Day
• Separate room for the groom to change available from 14:00
• Dressed chairs
• Bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom
• A bottle of Champagne and wedding cake in the room on the night of the wedding
• Romantic turndown service on the evening of the wedding

After the Wedding
• Breakfast in bed the next morning of the wedding
• Roundtrip transfer to the town hall for the wedding registry and wedding certificate

Opulent Package
Before the Wedding

• Special rates for a wedding block of 8 rooms
• Room upgrade for the couple
• Special room rate for the groom for the night prior to the wedding
• Arrangement of documents
• Florist consultation
• Pampering ritual at Elounda Spa and Thalassotherapy
• Bride’s hairstyling rehearsal
• Bride’s make up rehearsal
• Wedding dinner menu tasting

On your Wedding Day
• Separate room for the groom to change available from 14:00 until wedding time
• Brides hairstyling
• Bride’s makeup
• Manicure and pedicure for the bride
• Beautiful wedding location within the hotel premises & decoration
• Dressed chairs at the ceremony
• Bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom
• Decoration of bridal club car
• Music for the wedding ceremony
• Bottle of Champagne and wedding cake in the room on the night of the wedding
• Romantic turndown service on the evening of the wedding
• Wedding gift

After the Wedding
• Breakfast in bed the next morning
• Roundtrip transfer to the town hall for wedding registry and wedding certificate
• Private photo shooting of the wedding couple within hotel premises including 12 digital or printed photos

Timeless Package
Before the Wedding

• Special guestroom rates for guests
• Room upgrade for the couple, excluding Island Suites and Villas
• Special room rate for the groom for the night prior to the ceremony
• Signature couple’s pampering at the Elounda spa

On your Wedding Day
• Separate room for the groom to change available 14:00 until ceremony time
• Dressed chairs at the ceremony
• Bridal bouquet and boutonniere
• Recorded music for the ceremony
• A bottle of Champagne and wedding cake in the room on the night of the ceremony
• Romantic turndown service on the evening of the ceremony
• Celebration gift

After the Wedding
• Breakfast in bed the next morning of the celebration event
• Romantic dinner for two persons in your room or restaurant

Leisure

 

  • Three outdoor swimming pools
  • Two outdoor children’s pools
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Private beach
  • Caique sailing experience (including Spinalonga)
  • Table tennis
  • Jogging/fitness trail
  • Two floodlit tennis courts
  • Biking trail
  • Rock climbing

 

Greek experiences

 

  • Therino - an open-air cinema on the beach
  • Apoella - a beach lifestyle concept shop
  • Talks by Greek artists - at Arsenali Lounge Bar once a week

 

Services

 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Concierge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Express checkout
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Currency exchange service
  • Hair salon
  • Car hire
  • Babysitting service

 

 

Water Sports

 

  • Water skiing
  • Snorkelling
  • Kneeboarding
  • Wakeboarding
  • Pedalo
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Jet skiing
Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Bed & breakfast

Other options include:
Half board

Blue Door Taverna

Olea

Olea serves an American buffet breakfasts with Champagne. Open 07:15 – 10:30. Themed buffet dinner 19:00 – 21:30.

Asia Deep Blue

Asia Deep Blue serves Asian dishes, including Japanese, Thai and Polynesian cuisine alongside a sushi bar. Open for dinner.

Blue Door Taverna

Once an old fisherman’s stone house, the Blue Door is a Greek taverna on the beach front. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.

Isola

Serving Italian dishes with a Cretan twist with an expanded veranda and views of the sea. 

Arsenali Lounge Bar

Arsenali serves afternoon tea including Greek herbal teas and coffee. There are also Sushi Evenings accompanied by the resort’s resident DJ.

Isola Beach Club

The Isola Beach Club serves snacks, cocktails, coffees and ice creams.  

Anthos

You can sit in the organic herb garden and watch the chefs make Greek dishes in an open-air kitchen using their own herbs from the garden along with regional farmers. A 'Havenly'  breakfast is available here for the Island Luxury Suites, Marriott Bonvoy Platinum guetsts and private villas.

 

Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete is on the east coast of Elounda on the island of Crete. The Hotel is roughly an hour away from Heraklion Airport and only 10 minutes away from the nearby town of Elounda. A private transfer from the airport via Mercedes taxi can be arranged on request.

Nearby Attractions

 

  • Spinalonga – 0.7 miles
  • Elounda – 2.7 miles
  • Lake Voulismeni – 7.2 miles
  • Heraklion Airport – 44 miles

Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

General
• Explore nearby remote beaches as a family on board a traditional caique. Spend the day fishing, snorkelling sunbathing and enjoy a packed lunch of fresh homemade dishes and light snacks.

Accommodation
• Baby cots can be provided if required for babies up to the age of 23 months
• Childproof staircase with safety gate in 2 Bedroom Deluxe Rooms Private Heated Pool

Dining
• High chairs are available
• Children’s menus are available

Activities
• Teenagers above the age of 16 can access the fitness centre
• All children can take part in a 45 minute Cretan dance class
• Rent a bike from the resort and adventure out to the sights of Mirabello Gulf
• Every Wednesday from 18:00 – 19:00, children over the age of 5 can enjoy a free tennis lesson / teenagers can take part in weekly tennis tournaments

Beach & Sea
• A beach is nearby
• Soft sand

Swimming Pool
• There is a children’s pool at Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
• 45-minute private swimming lessons can be arranged

Family Entertainment / Activities
• Family excursions to an aquarium, horseback riding, golfing, or go carting
• The Ultimate Guest Service can create a personal itinerary based on your family’s needs

Kids Club
Blue Palace Kids Club
Ages:
• 3 – 12
Opening times:
• Monday to Saturday 09:00 – 17:00
Cost:
• Free
Indoor activities include:
• Arts and crafts
• Theatrical play
• Greek dancing
• Doll making

On arrival to the club, each child is given a welcome package with a small teddy bear, a block for painting and crayons

Babysitting
• Babysitting can be arranged on request

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