Crete has inspired artists and poets throughout the ages with its breathtaking scenery, ancient culture and relaxed pace of life. A warm welcome awaits from the islanders who are renowned for their hospitality and joie de vivre.
Crete is extremely popular with our client's thanks to its warm and exceptionally dry climate; a warmth matched in the friendly welcome of the local people. With a tradition that embraces the simple pleasures in life, you'll be delighted by the delicious food, friendly hospitality that is built around family, and a peace and calm that can be felt throughout your stay. Our properties are all exclusive enclaves where you'll really feel as if time is standing still thanks in part to the beautiful setting on the protected north eastern fringes of the island, and the seamless service that you'll enjoy from our in-resort team. Coming soon to Porto Elounda and Elounda Peninsula is the largest seafront pool on the island of Crete. The Kokotos family have collaborated with award-winning London designer WATG producing a new pool concept. With gentle curves winding through the native trees, comfortable loungers in the shallows and an indulgent hydro-massage area, this new feature is really something special. There will also be a new heated children's pool, featuring an ideal layout of shallow and safe waters. WATG has created a variety of levels and areas around the pool, whether you are relaxing on a day bed or taking some respite from the sun under a Cabana there is increased privacy and sea views from every corner. Launching in May this year this exciting new pool is something not to be missed.
We carefully select our hotels visiting each property and researching it in great detail before ever sending a client. Our hotels are hand-picked for their unparalleled accommodation, cuisine and facilities as well as first-class service.
Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort
On the northern coast of Crete lies Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, a beautiful seaside retreat in an extraordinary setting. Accommodation is available in both the main hotel and more secluded suites.
The Peninsula all-suite hotel is one of the most exclusive hotels in Greece, offering a range of luxurious suites and additional facilities, whilst guests still enjoy all the benefits of the main hotel at Porto Elounda.
Overlooking the Mirabello Bay on the north coast of Crete in an area of outstanding natural beauty is the Elounda Mare. The hotel has an unparalleled reputation for its attentive and personalised service.
This picturesque fishing town is home to some of the best restaurants, that use quality fresh produce in their recipes to create some of the healthiest menus around. Below you'll find a selection of restaurants we believe no trip to Elounda is complete without a visit to.
Pelagos, Agios Nikolaos
Located in the larger of the local towns, Pelagos is set back and offers beautiful dishes on its secluded terrace. Stop here on your day out in Agios Nikolaos or make an evening of it and let the team babysit for you. All of the fish offered here is caught fresh the same morning.
The Ferryman, Elounda
Set on the waterfront, The Ferryman is a lovely taverna offering fantastic seafood, meat, and mezze style dishes. With a stunning atmosphere and excellent service from Akis and his team, it's an ideal place for a family night out or a romantic escape for two. We can even arrange for you to arrive by boat, direct from the hotel.
Barko, Agios Nikoloas
This restaurant serves seafood, meat dishes with an Asian influence and excellent Greek wines. We recommend this restaurant for adults only.
You'll be struck immediately by the beautiful light, the open space and the glorious views out over the pretty bay. The Elounda hotels offer the perfect place to retreat and relax, and with the kids kept busy in our exclusive programmes by day; you'll have no trouble finding a relaxing spot to while away the hours on the secluded beach, around the pool or on a lounger in your private garden. The sense of serenity is enhanced by the exceptional Six Senses Spa which offers extensive facilities and therapies to soothe even the most world-worn of travellers. Our in-resort team is always on hand with transport around the island and they'll arrange activities and reservations for you throughout your stay to suit your needs.
Elounda Golf Course
Six Senses Spa
We appreciate that it's only when the kids are happy that parents really switch off and enjoy their holiday too. Creating the right environment where everyone feels their needs are being met and that they can enjoy themselves is the key to our success. Find out below which of our programmes we'll be running in Elounda this summer.
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