Elounda Peninsula – Crete

Best For: Families and all types of luxury travelers

Location:CreteHotel Style:ModernRating:

About Elounda Peninsula

A luxurious beachside property, this all-suite hotel was carefully designed to make the most of the dazzling turquoise water it faces, boasting panoramic views from every suite’s infinity pool. It also offers a wealth of activities that make it one of the top picks on Crete from fitness classes and scuba lessons to yachting, windsurfing and massage.

Overview

Popular with jetsetters since opening in 2003, the Elounda Peninsula enjoys a breathtaking setting overlooking Mirabello Bay, the Aegean Sea and Sitia Mountains. A luxury retreat that harmoniously blends with the natural beauty of the island, suites feature floor-to-ceiling windows, and many come with their own private saltwater pool and direct access to the beach. There are practically endless ways to relax or get active, including a private nine-hole golf course with mountain and sea views, windsurfing, scuba diving lessons, a magnificent yacht available for charter and two massive main pools along with two small protected beaches. Enjoy pampering at the Six Senses spa, soaking in the Turkish hammam, or indulging in a facial and body scrub that uses locally-grown Greek ingredients. There’s even a 50-seat IMAX theater for catching a movie. The dining options are impressive too, including the upscale waterfront Koh.

Location:

The Elounda Peninsula overlooks Mirabello Bay on the northeast part of the island, about an hour east of Heraklion Airport and Crete ferries.

Accomodation details

  • Many rooms with direct beach access and a private saltwater pool
  • Satellite TV with DVD/CD player
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Jetted tubs
  • Air conditioning
  • Free bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Espresso maker

Dining Facilities

  • Romantic Old Mill for elegant, modern Cretan fare
  • Yacht Club restaurant serving Mediterranean-inspired seafood dishes overlooking the beach
  • Buffet breakfasts with a sea view at The Deck
  • Koh Pan-Asian restaurant with a sea view
  • Seaside Odysseus restaurant serving traditional Greek favorites
  • Italian cuisine served al fresco at Aglio e Olio
  • Nafsika poolside restaurant

Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Separate kids’ pool
  • Pool bar
  • Nine-hole golf course
  • IMAX theater
  • Multiple water sports options
  • Dry cleaning and laundry services
  • Free parking
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Children’s club for additional fee
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk