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Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete, Plaka Near Elounda

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Enjoy breathtaking views to the sea and Spinalonga island. Enjoy breathtaking views to the sea and Spinalonga island.
Enjoy stunning sea views from the Lounge Bar Enjoy stunning sea views from the Lounge Bar
Many rooms and suites come with the luxury of their own private pool Many rooms and suites come with the luxury of their own private pool
A choice of five restaurants offering a variety of cuisine A choice of five restaurants offering a variety of cuisine
Relax on the private pebble beach Relax on the private pebble beach
Unwind at the beachfront Elounda Spa Unwind at the beachfront Elounda Spa

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Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

Rated amongst the best places to stay in Greece by the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List for two consecutive years, the Blue Palace blends curved walkways with lawned gardens, and the 142 private infinity pools appear to merge seamlessly with the sea. Its long private beach is adorned with smooth white pebbles and its clear waters and stunning vistas evoke a feeling of bliss. Stylishly-designed suites and bungalows combine contemporary décor and flawless finishing touches, each one the ultimate in comfort and luxury, taking in uninterrupted views over Spinalonga Island. Upgrade to half board and experience varied dishes in all the restaurants, including inspired cuisine at the beachside taverna or the Steakhouse Flame. For a true Cretan beach experience, unwind at the Isola Beach Club with its privileged setting and desirable mix of beachside music, refreshments and dining, while the Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy provides a heavenly escape with the gentle sound of waves acting to sooth and calm. Traditional ingredients meet state-of-the-art facilities to encourage a total sense of well-being. A trip to Plaka is not to be missed, just a short taxi ride or scenic walk away, this idyllic fishing village offers traditional tavernas with Spinalonga views and delightful gift shops.

  • Flight time: 4 hrs 10 mins.
  • Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.
  • Transfer time from Heraklion airport: 1 hour.
  • The hotel has 251 rooms, 2 floors and 4 lifts.
  • Official Rating 5 Star.

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Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete by Sovereign

Our close relationship with Blue Palace together with our team of dedicated experts with their exceptional knowledge and enthusiasm ensure great service and value is offered to our customers.

Welcome Gift
Sovereign guests receive a complimentary bottle of Cretan red wine in room on arrival.

Added Value

Room discount
Save up to 20% on the hotel price for holidays between 01 September - 30 October 2016 booked by 30 October 2016.

Board offer
Guest receive a free upgrade to half board for holidays between 29 September - 30 October 2016 booked by 30 October 2016 (half board is offered as buffet service in Olea restaurant for dinner only).

Family offer
Up to Two children aged 12.99 and under stay free on bed and breakfast basis when sharing a Suite with two adults for holidays between 01 September - 30 October 2016 (offer applies to a Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool and Island Luxury Suites Sea View Heated Private Pool) booked by 30 October 2016.

Family Offer
First Child aged 12.99 years and under stay free on a bed & breakfast basis when sharing a room with two adults for holidays between 01 September - 30 October 2016. Excludes Classic Rooms, Two Bedroom Deluxe Room and Villas.

Save up to 50% on the hotel price on a second room for children (up to 17 years) for holidays between 01 October - 30 October 2016. Excludes Classic Rooms, Two Bedroom Deluxe Rooms and Villas.

Honeymoon offer
Guests receive a special turn-down service on the 2nd night of their stay with flower decorations, One bottle of champagne and traditional Cretan wedding treats. (offer must be requested at the time of booking and wedding certificate to be presented in resort) for holidays between 21 April - 30 October 2016.

A minimum of 5 nights stay applies unless otherwise stated. Please contact our expert team on 01293 733729 to help you find your best holiday offer or use our on-line search.

Please note that not all offers are combinable.

What you will find at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

  • Private beach

    Beach & Pools

    • Relax on the private beach or by one of the hotel's many swimming pools.
    • Private Beach & Swimming Pools

      Water is ever present at the Blue Palace with more than 140 private plunge pools and three main outdoor swimming pools, one sea water and two heated freshwater, located at the Arsenali Lounge Bar, Votsalo Bar and at beach level. An indoor heated pool is also available at the Elounda Spa and children can enjoy two of their very own outdoor swimming pools.

      If you fancy a swim in the sea, head to the 200m private pebble beach, surrounded by wooden decking and grass areas and relax on the luxurious sun loungers under the umbrellas. You can also enjoy refreshing drinks and tasty snacks from the Isola Beach Bar.

      'The Haven' is an area of the beach that is reserved exclusively for those staying in an Island Luxury Suite or Private Villa. An elite beach team are on hand and guests are treated to Cretan baskets filled with goodies including magazines, fresh towels and aromatherapy spritzes. Private gazebos await for guests that have booked a Private Villa.

  • Superior Bunglaow Sea View

    Rooms

    • Enjoy the inviting luxury beds with 320 thread count pure cotton sheets.
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      Classic Room Side Sea View Size: 39m˛

      Decorated in natural colours, the Classic Rooms offer a king size or two twin beds, comfortable sitting area, marble bathroom and a balcony with side sea view.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool N
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      Superior Bungalow Sea View Size: 40m˛

      Enjoy the stunning sea views from the private balcony of your Superior Bungalow Sea View. Featuring a king size or two twin beds with luxurious cotton sheets and pillow menu, these rooms come equipped with marble bathrooms and comfortable sitting area with coffee table and writting desk.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool N
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      Superior Bungalow Sea View Private Pool Size: 40m˛

      With stunning views of Spinalogna island, these Superior Bungalows offer a private veranda with sun loungers and 22m˛ plunge pool in addition to all other amenities found in standard Superior Bungalows.

      Bungalows with heated plunge pool are available at a supplement.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • Two Bedroom Deluxe Private Heated Pool Size: 79m˛

      Ideal for families, the Two Bedroom Deluxe is situated over two floors with veranda offering a private heated plunge pool and views over the landscape. The lower level offers a spacious bedroom with king-size or two twin beds, en-suite bathroom with bathtub and separate shower and an additional guest cloakroom. Upstairs, there is an airy master bedroom with king-size or two twin beds and a shower room. Staircase is fitted with childproof gates.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • View floorplan

      Junior Suite Sea View Size: 58m˛

      Varying in layout between open-plan, bi-level and one bedroom, Junior Suites include a bedroom with king-size bed or two twin beds, spacious sitting area with contemporary furnishings and a veranda with beautiful sea views.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool N
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      Junior Suite Private Heated Pool Size: 54m˛

      The one-bedroom or open plan style Junior Suites offer an expansive veranda with private heated plunge pool and views over the landscape. Inside, the bedroom is equipped with king-size or two twin beds, marble bathroom and a comfortable sitting area.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View Private Pool Size: 70m˛

      Mediterranean Maisonettes are set over two floors, featuring a spacious bedroom with a king-size or two twin beds facing the terrace on the first floor, a living room on the ground floor, a luxurious bathroom with a whirlpool bathtub and separate shower, a small second bathroom and a marble and wooden deck leading to a private seawater infinity pool of approximately 22m˛.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • View floorplan

      Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool Size: 68m˛

      Deluxe Suites have a bedroom with a king-size or two twin beds, a luxurious bathroom with a whirlpool bathtub and separate shower, a spacious living room, two large terraces and a seawater infinity pool of approximately 44m˛.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine N
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • View floorplan

      Island Luxury Suite Sea View Heated Private Pool Size: 72m˛

      Island Luxury Suites feature a bedroom with a 4 poster king-size bed, two dressing areas, a luxurious bathroom, living area and a large terrace with a heated pool of approximately 30m˛ with sea views.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • Villa Almyra Size: 110m˛

      The Villa Almyra is a contemporary two bedroom villa, furnished in a modern Oriental Mediterranean style. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. The sitting area leads to the veranda with private heated pool (28m˛).

      This room type will be known as a Two Bedroom Villa Sea View Private Heated Pool from 21st April 2017.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • Villa Thalassa Size: 110m˛

      The Villa Thalassa has 2 bedrooms with en-suite marble bathrooms. Inspired by Oriental Mediterranean style with hand-picked pieces from Morocco and Greek Isles, designed to combine indoor & outdoor living. The veranda with sea views has a dining area, sunbeds and boasts a 30m˛ heated private pool.

      This room type will be known as a Two Bedroom Villa Sea View Private Heated Pool from 21st April 2017.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • The Grand Villa Size: 220m˛

      The Grand Villa has 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Day beds surround the 31m˛ hydro jet pool which offers sea views, a second heated pool of 18m˛ is indoors offering the ultimate relaxation. The Grand Villa also boasts a private sauna, message area and gym equipment.

      This room type will be known as The Grand Villa - Two Bedroom Sea View Indoor & Outdoor Heated Pool from 21st April 2017.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool Y
    • Two Bedroom Suite Sea View Private Heated Pool Size: 108m˛

      Two Bedroom Suites Sea View Private Heated Pool measure 108m˛ and have elegant and fine decor. The suites have large facilities including two bedrooms, a living room, large furnished veranda with infinity pool and sea views.
      The suite is equipped with a mini bar, safe, bathrobes and slippers, pillow menu and hairdryer.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool
      • Y
    • The Royal Blue Villa - Three Bedroom Sea View Private Heated Pool Size: 290m˛

      The Royal Blue Villa - Three Bedroom Sea View Private Heated Pool measures 290m˛ and has three bedrooms all with marble en suite bathrooms, living room, dining room and private heated pool. The suite is equipped with an outdoor BBQ, complimentary Wi-Fi, iPod docking station, Nespresso coffeeŽ machine and a Play station. Guests have upgraded dining options including access to the VIP Breakfast Section of Olea Restaurant, in-room dining from any of the resort's restaurants, daily chef's treat and butler service.

      • Air conditioning Y
      • Satellite TV Y
      • Wi-Fi Y
      • Minibar Y
      • Daily bottle of water Y
      • NespressoŽ coffee machine Y
      • Tea & coffee facilities Y
      • Safe Y
      • Bathrobes & slippers Y
      • Hairdryer Y
      • Premium bath amenities Y
      • Bathtub Y
      • Separate shower Y
      • Balcony Y
      • Individual pool
      • Y
  • Lounge Bar

    Dining & Bars

    • Enjoy a variety of cuisine, from Greek to Asian and Italian.
    • Flame

      Flame specialises in expertly cooked steak dishes prepared from finest quality, locally sourced meat and local seasonal produce.

      Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant.
      Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers at dinner.

      Opening Hours
      June - Mid September
      7pm - 11.30pm

      May & Mid September - October
      6.30pm - 11pm
      Closed Tuesdays & Fridays
    • Olea

      Hotel's main restaurant serving daily American buffet breakfast with French champagne as well as occasional buffet dinner.

      For 2016, a private breakfast section has been introduced for guests staying in an Island Luxury Suite or a Private Villa. In addition to the extensive buffet, guests will be offered an additional breakfast menu including a selection of signature dishes.

      Opening Hours
      7.15am - 10.30am
      6.30pm - 9.30pm
    • Blue Door

      A Greek taverna situated at the water's edge, offering the 'catch of the day' and Greek specialities, complemented by live entertainment on Mondays and Fridays.

      Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant or switch their dinner for lunch.

      Opening Hours
      midday - midnight
      Closed Wednesdays
    • Asia Blue

      An elegant restaurant, offering pan-Asian fusion cuisine in an intimate setting overlooking the sea, featuring dishes ranging from Japanese to Thai.

      Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant.

      Opening Hours
      June - Mid September
      7pm - 11.30pm

      May & Mid September - October
      6.30pm - 11pm
      Closed Thursdays & Sundays
    • Isola

      Located by the main pool, this Italian restaurant offers relaxing lunches taking in panoramic views as well as elegant dinners.

      Guests on half board can eat dinner at this restaurant or switch their dinner for lunch.

      Opening Hours
      12.30pm - 4pm

      June - Mid September
      7pm - 11.30pm

      May & Mid September - October
      6.30pm - 11pm
      Closed Mondays & Saturdays
    • Arsenali Lounge Bar

      Furnished with sofas and Moroccan lounges overlooking the sea, the Arsenali Lounge Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing cocktail. Complimentary wifi is available.

      Opening Hours
      9.30am - 1.30am
      Snacks served 1pm - 9pm
    • Votsalo Bar

      Contemporary and relaxing, the Votsalo Bar is offering beautiful views of the resort as well as complimentary wifi. 

      Opening Hours
      7.30pm - midnight
      Closed Thursdays & Sundays
    • Isola Beach Club

      Newly designed in 2016, the Isola Beach Club offers a selection of snacks and drinks as well as pool and beach service. Guests can relax on one of the daybeds, sun loungers or swings and listen to the sounds of a DJ whilst sipping a refreshing cocktail or two.

      Opening Hours
      9.30am - 6pm
      Snacks served 1pm - 4pm
  • Spa

    Spa

    • Enjoy the selection of luxurious Valmont beauty treatments and Thalassotherapy.
    • The Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy

      Situated on the beach, the Elounda Spa is the perfect place to unwind, featuring 23 treatment rooms, couple's suite, indoor swimming pool, hammams, JacuzziŽ, saunas, hairdresser and fully equipped fitness centre, offering regular fitness classes such as water aerobics, pilates and yoga.  

      Offering the traditional Thalassotherapy, using the healing powers of water in combination with natural elements such as seaweed, thermal clay and plankton, the spa is perfect for weight loss, muscle and joint pain and more. An array of treatments promises tantalising massages, retitilising facials and signature treatments using traditional Creten ingredients such as olive oil or Raki.
      Opening hours:
      Spa Facilities: 9am - 9pm
      Spa Treatments: midday - 8pm
      Fitness Centre: 24 hours
      Ages:
      Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the spa facilities between midday - 8pm. 
  • Traditional Caique

    Activities & Entertainment

    • From watersports to yoga, the activities at Blue Palace are endless.
    • Activities & Entertainment at Blue Palace

      If you can leave the relaxing spa and pools behind, there are plenty of other things to keep you entertained. Explore the underwater world with the PADI certified diving centre or head to the watersports centre to try your skills in water skiing, wake boarding, knee boarding and more. Set sail on a traditional caique and explore the hidden coves and beaches around the Gulf or Mirabello. 

      Two flood-lit tennis courts with panoramic views are available as well as table tennis and billiards and children will love the supervised kids club with plenty of activities, including dance lessons, biking and watersports.

Hotel Features

  • 3 Outdoor swimming pools
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • 5 Restaurants
  • Restaurant theme nights
  • Beach and pool bar
  • Lounge bar
  • Pianist
  • Weekly cocktail party
  • Private chapel
  • Car hire service
  • Shops
  • Bicycle hire
  • Table tennis
  • Watersports
  • Thalasso spa with sauna and hammam
  • Gym
  • Children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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What our customers say about Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Crete

  • The service was excellent. The room and view were idyllic. The housekeeping was excellent. I would recommend this hotel.

    C Reynolds

  • Absolutely amazing hotel, wonderful location, clean spacious rooms, excellent food and friendly, welcoming helpful staff and service - cant praise them enough.

    N Sinclair

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  • You can choose from a variety of rooms to suit all family sizes and maybe treat yourself to a room with a private pool. Great service from the staff and 80% of them have been there since it opened.  More from Clare
  • This is a beautiful hotel with stunning views of the sea and Spinilonga island. Meat lovers have to go the Flame restuarant and try their amazing steaks and burgers.
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  • If you are looking for a relaxing and a stylish resort, The Blue Palace is for you. It is traditionally Greek with lots of choice of beautiful restaurants and if fresh fish is your thing, then don't miss it. Rooms are gorgeous and the service is absolutely phenomenal; every employee was very keen and always willing to help. More from Sam

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