Wild Beauty. Unrivaled Island Style. Lose yourself to a place where you can sense a truer, more timeless Greece. Escape to the wild beauty and unrivaled island style of this luxe resort with emblematic sea views, crystal clear waters, sparkling infinity pools, a cuisine that celebrates the region's gastronomic legacy personalized services; on an island brimming with history and culture. Combined with the resort’s beach experience, all this creates a unique setting, where time seems to standstill: Blue Palace, a setting of wild grandeur.
Experience the ultimate Mediterranean chic in a place of breathtaking natural beauty. A Resort of exceptional quality and style, Blue Palace is the perfect destination for those seeking a combination of deluxe accommodation with stunning sea views, the finest award-winning cuisine, and a world-class thalasso spa. The award-winning Elounda Spa and Thalassotherapy offers an extensive list of luxurious signature treatments with local products, including massages and facials, 23 treatment rooms, and 2 couple's suites. Fully equipped Fitness Center offers state-of-the-art machines in a spacious environment, complete with beautiful Resort and sea views; Access to all guests 24 hours on 7 days per week.
Rooms & Suites - The guest accommodations at Blue Palace include 52 suites and four private villas, with 142 private pools. These are all designed for people who want to spend a lot of time relaxing in their own private space, so they are generously proportioned, exquisitely decorated, and offer the kind of profound, understated luxury that is relaxing in the way that mere extravagance can never achieve. Guests in the suites and villas enjoy an array of exclusive services, including private seating and private menus at breakfast. Private verandas, gardens, and pools are designed to enhance the lovely views and the feeling of freedom. The tranquil aesthetic in each individually-designed space evokes calm and yet energizes. Natural materials, eclectic pieces of art, a palette drawn from the surrounding environment, and a style seasoned with historical detail all combine to make your suite or villa a uniquely compelling place to be.
Dining - The Creative Consultant Chef Athinagoras Kostakos in collaboration with Blue Palace’s Executive Chef Alexandros Lefkaditis, showcase their vision for quality food for one more season. With menus inspired by the surrounding area's unique characteristics and focus on purity, authenticity, and freshness, together, the chefs are set to cook up a storm across the resort’s kitchens. Showcasing exquisite cuisine in a myriad magical setting, the Blue Palace features five exclusive restaurants offering various cuisine from traditional Greek at the Blue Door Tavern by the sea to the Mediterranean at the Steak House Flame, Asian and Italian; three distinct bars and lounges.
The Elounda Spa - Whether you seek to spend quality time with someone special or wish to escape on your own, this oasis of serenity, directly on the beach with calming views of the blue Aegean Sea, is the ideal environment for one’s physical and mental renewal. From the beautiful aromas that scent the air to the water and nature sounds, every detail sets the stage for a truly peaceful and tranquil experience. Spa services include customized facials, couples massage, anti-aging treatments, one-day rituals, as well as a thalassotherapy collection, and beauty salon services. Spa Highlights: Ayurvedic treatments, Body scrub, Body wrap, Couple's Massage, Eye Treatments, Facials, Fitness classes available, Fitness counseling, Hair & scalp treatments, In-suite massage, Kids Services, Makeup Services, Manicures/pedicures, Massage lessons, Men's services, Separate Men's & Women's Lounges, Steam room, Therapy baths, Waxing, Spa Treatments & Packages and Thalassotherapy Experience.
Furthermore, the hotel features 3 main outdoor swimming pools, 1 heated indoor pool, 2 outdoor children’s pools, and a Private pebble beach landscaped with sprawling wooden decks, each equipped with sunbeds and an umbrella. Beach service pampers guests with refreshments and finger food. Other sports and activities include tennis courts, table tennis, scuba diving, a full range of water sports, billiards, and Crete Golf Course (18 holes) / 40 minutes drive. Further activities include cooking lessons and wine tasting, traditional caique for a half-day or full-day cruise to a remote beach with the chef’s lunch basket, and ultimately romantic sunset champagne cruise on selected evenings, nightly entertainment of live jazz, piano and saxophone accompany your evening. Additionally, children can enjoy a children welcome package, bathroom amenities and bathrobes, babysitting services, high chairs, kids' menu, kid’s pools, playground, and supervised kids' club with daily activities.
Area & Activities - Delight in Crete's pleasures, its flavors and fragrances, discover a land full of ancient myths. The Labyrinth, the Minotaur, King Minos, and the famous Palace of Knossos - the first European civilization's birthplace, the notorious Minoans, and culinary heritage anchored in a passionate love for the island’s stunning beauty and natural bounty.