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

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

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Secluded Aegean enclave.

Set on a beach on the Gulf of Elounda and built with local stone, the expansive Blue Palace offers a sense of seclusion and profound tranquility, just a short drive from Crete’s capital city.

Insider Tip

Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise in the the caique, a traditional fishing boat, around Spinalonga Island while gazing at the stars.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms and suites feature breezy, light-filled interiors with generous living areas as well as expansive outdoor terraces. Most accommodations have private pools. Select suites include whirlpool bathtubs, sea views, and fireplaces.

Where to Dine

Blue Door Taverna resembles a fisherman’s home and cooks the catch of the day over an open grill. Olea serves local classics with sea views from every table. Chefs at Asia Blue prepare Thai and Japanese dishes. Isola focuses on Italian flavors with a Cretan twist, while the beach bar offers relaxed bohemian ambiance. For a cocktail or iced coffee, head to Arsenali Lounge.

Where to Relax

The resort includes three outdoor pools, a children’s pool, an indoor Thalassotherapy pool, and a fitness center. The Aphrodite Beauty Ritual begins with a full body exfoliation with salt and essential oils, followed by a moisturizing massage, and finishes with a facial and cocooning hair mask.

Worth Experiencing

Explore Crete’s remarkable history, from the ruins of the Minoan Palace of Knossos to the Venetian fortresses of Rethymno. Visit ancient mosques and Byzantine monasteries. Sail to the island of Spinalonga for a picnic lunch. Take a cooking lesson and learn to craft Greek dishes.

Culinary Classes
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site
Private Villas

Elounda, Crete 72053 Greece

Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Unique Amenity

US$ 100 Property credit to be used during your stay

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