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Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

‘Private Villas, Award-Winning Spa’

On the coastline of Elounda, overlooking the gulf of Mirabello, Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete offers a luxurious getaway. Rooms and suites incorporate a simple, yet elegant theme, complete with a balcony or terrace. 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. Activities include water sports, a spa, and the resort has it's own yacht.



In Our Opinion

‘Travelling as a family? An on-site kids club will have your little ones having all sorts of fun. Madly in love? Take advantage of Blue Palace’s three wedding packages and tie the knot while being pampered!’

  • 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
  • Marble bathroom with bathtub & shower
  • Small sitting area
  • Veranda with daybed or sofa
  • Sea views

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
  • Bathroom with seperate shower/WC/tub
  • Living room
  • Private veranda
  • Sea views

Junior Suite private heated pool

The open plan Junior Suite features a 21sqm 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
  • Bathroom with shower & twin vanity
  • Living room
  • Private 21sqm heated pool
  • Veranda
  • Resort view

Superior Bungalow Sea View private pool

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

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom wirh seperate shower and tub
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Approx. 22sqm pool (heated in selected bungalows)
  • 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. Each suite is equipped with a private infinity pool.

FEATURES

  • 70sqm
  • One top floor bedroom with king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Small second bathroom on lower level
  • Living room on lower level
  • Veranda with daybed
  • Balcony on upper level
  • Private 22sqm infinity pool
  • Spinalonga and sea view

Superior Bungalow Sea View private heated pool

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

FEATURES

  • 40sqm
  • One king size or two twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Approx. 22sqm pool (heated in selected bungalows)
  • Sea & Spinalonga Island view

Deluxe Suite Sea View private pool

This suite features a furnished stone veranda and a corner infinity pool of 44sqm along with a seperate bedroom and living room.

FEATURES

  • 68sqm
  • One bedroom with king size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
  • Marble bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub & separate shower
  • 44sqm corner infinity pool
  • Furnished stone veranda
  • Separate living room
  • Sea views

Island Luxury Suite Sea View private heated pool

Each Island Luxury Suite features a 30sqm private heated pool and spacious patio. There's a separate living room and bedroom with a four poster bed while the bathrooms have an  egg shaped bathtub or Jacuzzi.

FEATURES

  • 72sqm
  • One bedroom with four poster bed
  • Maximum occupancy 4 persons
  • Bathroom with egg shaped bathtub, or Jacuzzi & outdoor shower
  • 30sqm private heated pool
  • Separate living room
  • Spacious patio with sunbeds
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • Spinalonga and sea view

2-Bedroom Deluxe room private heated pool

Spread over two levels, this room features two bedrooms and its own 21sqm private heated pool. Each bedroom has its own en-suite facilities and a veranda offers views of the surrounding mountains.

FEATURES

  • 79sqm
  • Two bedrooms, one double and twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 5 persons
  • En-suite bathrooms with bathtub & shower
  • 21sqm private heated pool
  • Veranda & patio
  • Childproof staircase
  • Mountain view

Two Bedroom Suite Sea View Private Heated Pool

Complete with two bedrooms and a seperate enlarged living room, the Two Bedroom Suite features an extensive veranda and two infinity private heated pools.

FEATURES

  • 108sqm
  • Total of two bedrooms, each with a double bed
  • Maximum occupancy 5 persons
  • Two en-suite bathroom facilities
  • Two infinity private heated pools
  • Enlarged living room
  • Private furnished veranda
  • Sea views

  • 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 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

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 pool of 28sqm.

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 veranda
  • Outdoor sitting area and dining table
  • Infinity edge plunge pool approximately 28sqm
  • Sea view

The Grand Villa 2 Bedrooms, Sea View, Indoor & Out

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 5 persons
  • Bathrooms with bathtubs & showers
  • Living room with Nintendo & PlayStation consoles & iPod docking station
  • Outdoor sitting area with day beds
  • 31sqm outdoor hydro jet pool
  • 18sqm indoor private pool with sauna, massage area & gym
  • Private gate
  • Private parking
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • 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 6-8 persons
  • Master bedroom features Jacuzzi bath tub
  • Two bathrooms with tub and separate rain shower
  • 35sqm private heated infinity pool
  • Stone patio gardens
  • Open air dining and BBQ space
  • Large lounge area with Nintendo & PlayStation consoles & an iPod docking station
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Separate staff entrance
  • Access to The Haven, a beach space exclusively for guests of Blue Palace
  • 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
• 168sqm fitness centre
• Water aerobics
• Yoga
• Pilates
• Private beach

Services

• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
• Concierge
• 24-hour front desk
• Laundry and dry cleaning
• Express checkout
• Doctor on-call
• Currency exchange service
• Hair salon

Land Sports

• Tennis – two floor lit tennis courts and tennis tournaments held every Sunday
• Table tennis
• Billiards
• Backgammon and cards tables

Water Sports

• Water skiing
• Snorkelling
• Knee boarding
• Wake boarding
• Pedalo
• Canoeing
• Kayaking
• Windsurfing
• Jet skiing

Yacht Ferretti Altura 52

For a truly unique experience, take a voyage on Blue Palace’s prestigious flagship yacht, Tatiana. Sail along the coast of the Mirabello gulf, or choose your destination elsewhere, like Santorini, Chania, or Heraklion.
Both half day (4 hour) and full day (8 hour) cruises are available.

Golf

Around 30 mins away from the hotel in the direction of Heraklion, the Crete Golf Club is a full 18-hole course built to international PGA standards by architect Bob Hunt.

The course is built on a length of 6.430 yards and features panoramic dramatic views. You can also play 9 holes on the course and a golf academy is available for beginners or advanced players, adjusted to European standards with a double ended 200 yard covered driving range.

Spa

Blue Palace’s award winning spa has products that are organic and Thalassotherapy, the use of seawater, is a huge part of the spa.

Valmont skin care and Cing Mondes are two exclusive brands that provide products to the spa. Signature treatments, massages and rejuvenating facials are the order of the day, while the pampering skin care and beauty salon will leave you feeling like a new person.

Treatments are available for children from the age of 8 up to 16. Manicures, pedicures, massages and waxes can all be enjoyed by your little ones.

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Bed & breakfast

Other options include:
Half board

Flame

Olea

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

Flame

Flame serves traditional Cretan and international dishes with a focus on steaks. Open Monday to Sunday 19:30 – 11:30. Closed Tuesdays and Fridays.

Asia Blue

Asia Blue serves Asian dishes, including Japanese, Thai and Polynesian cuisine along side a sushi bar. Open 18:30 – 23:00.

Blue Door

Once an old fisherman’s stone house, the Blue Door is a Greek themed restaurant on the beachfront. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and the cuisine is typical Greek tavern of grilled dishes and catches from the local fishermen. Open 12:00 - midnight.

Isola

Enjoy Italian dishes with a Cretan twist with  an expanded veranda and views of the sea. Open Tuesday to Sunday 12:30 – 16:00 and then Tuesday to Friday & Sunday 19:00 – 23:00.

Arsenali Lounge Bar

Arsenali serves tea, scones, cream and jam are must haves here and, if not, then you need a cocktail in hand. Open 09:30 – 13:30 and snacks served 11:00 – 21:00.

Votsalo Bar

The Votsalo Bar is a contemporary establishment and is open 19:00 – 23:00. Closed Thursday and Sunday.

Isola Beach Club

The Isola Beach Club serves snacks, cocktails, coffees and ice creams.  Open 09:30 – 18:00 daily and snacks served 11:00 – 17:00.

Private Dining

Dine in your own suite, or beneath the stars in complete privacy. Order a five course gourmet menu, set with candles and flowers to ensure a romantic experience.

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.
• Heraklion Airport – 44 miles
• Elounda – 2.7 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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