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A ROYAL EXPERIENCE
Welcome to the Mediterranean retreat of Blue Palace, Resort & Spa at Elounda, Crete. A resort of exceptional quality and style set in mythical surroundings to sooth and inspire. Take pleasure in the dramatic views from your luxury bungalow, suite or villa; dive into the crystal clear blue waters of the Mediterranean.
Blue Palace, Resort & Spa is a proud member of the prestigious Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels and Resorts as of year 2004.
If there is a reason to visit BLUE PALACE, Resort & Spa it must be its unparalleled location with breathtaking views BLUE PALACE, is situated just 3 km from the village of Elounda and within a few hundred meters of the fishing village of Plaka, where life still moves along to the rhythm of another era.
The natural beauty of the area is enhanced by the hotels stylish design and by its gardens built as attribute to the local vegetation. The resort unfolds in small units of bungalows that merge harmoniously with the serene and sensuous ambiance. Nestled on a small cliff, the resort leads down to a 200-meter long beach. A panoramic lift has been built to ensure effortless access to the beach from all levels of the hotel, while a number of electric cars are also available.
The resort overlooks the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea and sits opposite the isle of Spinalonga with its medieval fortress. Spinalonga’s story dates back to the Venetians and Turks, conquerors of Crete, and is nowadays a unique historical attraction protected by the Greek Society of Byzantine Antiquities.
The Blue Palace is indeed blue...
• One main large swimming pool with sea water and one more with fresh water
• One heated indoor pool with fresh water
• 106 private “infinity” pools that look like they merge seamlessly with the sea
Our Thalassotherapy Spa is located by the beach with state -of-the art facilities. Spread in three levels and offering beautiful views to the gulf and Spinalonga, it is a sanctuary for the senses. Our spa created together with the French experts of Thalgo, combines the seriousness and effectiveness of Thalassotherapy and the healing properties of pure seawater with the pampering approach of a modern day spa. Two to six days specialised programs and an extensive list of a la carte treatments are offered.
The Arsenali Lounge, situated at the lobby area serves exotic cocktails, coffees and light snacks throughout the day. Enjoy your drinks in the relaxed comfortable white couches overlooking the gulf or lay on the comfortable Moroccan lounges indoors. The Isola Beach Bar on the beach, near the watersports, offers cocktails, soft drinks and snacks with beach service.
At the BLUE PALACE, Resort & Spa we give emphasis to the food and cuisines. Our executive Chef, Mr. Alexandros Lefkaditis who has won many awards, prepares with his team delicious dishes in one of the resorts five restaurants. BLUE PALACE’s cuisine is largely influenced by the Mediterranean cuisines and our Chefs combine in their recipes the Greek tradition with pure Cretan produce. A rich selection of wines both local and international is available to accompany your meal.
Olea Main Restaurant
The Olea is situated at the upper level of the hotel lobby. A rich American Buffet Breakfast is available at Olea daily, while at its beautiful terrace our guests can enjoy their dinner with buffet for starters and a choice from the day specials for their main course.
On the stylish veranda of L'Orangerie, enjoy a starlit dinner of exquisite quality and taste. L’Orangerie is our awarded Gourmet Restaurant set in a beautiful environment with pebble mosaic terraces and large Cretan pots. Our Chef prepares delicious dishes inspired from around the Mediterranean Sea, which can be accompanied by an exquisite selection of wines suggested by our Sommelier.
Asia Blue is our new restaurant offering fusion cuisine, including sushi dishes for dinner. Our Chef prepares inspired dishes from the Asian tradition including Polynesian, Chinese and Japanese plates. Set in an elegant environment with impressive view to the beach.
Blue Door is our tiny Greek Tavern situated right at the water’s edge. It offers the daily catch and delicious Greek dishes for lunch and dinner.
Isola Grill is a casual option for lunch and favourite poolside snacks throughout the day by the beach and one of the main pools.
Dedicated 24-hour Room Service is available for private dining in the comfort of your room.
A low calories menu is available for lunch and dinner for our guests that follow a healthy diet. Children’s menus are at your disposal for both dinner and lunch, while vegetarian plates are also available.
Beach & Access
The resort is located right on a private beach, which is equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas, free of charge for our guests. For effortless access to the beach level, a panoramic lift carries guests from the lobby of the hotel to the beach, spa and other facilities.
• Two Floodlit Tennis Courts • Sailing Skipper
• Gym located in the Spa • Pedalo
• Table Tennis • Banana and Ring
• Water Skiing • Canoe
• Wind Surfing • Scuba diving
Set in picturesque location at the beach front, St. Titos chapel is the most romantic place for a wedding or renewal of vows.
Enjoy a sunset boat trip around the medieval isle of Spinalonga and the coast line of Elounda, while sipping champagne.
Helicopter transfers can be arranged upon request ensuring one more way to connect with mainland and the islands.
A supervised Kids' Club is available for constructive entertainment of children within the premises of the resort. Children's playground and pool are also located nearby. Babysitting can be arranged upon request.
Our Meeting room “Spinalonga Hall” covers a total space of 220 sq. meters. It is equipped with cutting edge technology and benefits from natural daylight and a foyer. The room is suitable for meetings of up to 230 people auditorium style, 200 people for cocktail and 120 for banquet. A number of other in door or out door areas are also available for smaller or bigger functions within the hotel.
Jewellery Shop, leather goods Boutique and Newsstand are available within the resort. The BLUE PALACE, Resort & Spa offers stylish beachwear and accessories. In the spa, our guests can also buy the range of products of renowned French Laboratories Thalgo used for the Thalassotherapy Spa treatments.
• Airport transfer on request
• Welcome basket with seasonal fruits, mineral water & wine upon arrival
• Twice daily maid service
• Beach Service
• Wi-Fi enabled in public areas
• Events and Weddings organisation