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Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites

Crete, Elounda

Hotel villas
Family suites

The exclusive Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites are beautifully located on the hillside overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello on the outskirts of Elounda. Boasting stunning, panoramic views across the bay and mountains beyond, this wonderful addition to the 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World' is a deserving winner of Greece's Leading Villa award. This intimate, family owned boutique villa-hotel perfectly combines the privacy and independence of a villa or suite with all the services and facilities of a deluxe hotel. Villas feature private pools with whirlpools, while some even boast their own spa. One or two bedroom suites are individually decorated and have a separate living area with access to the main pool and children's pool. The Elixir Spa is the perfect location to unwind, and with a choice of two restaurants and cosy lounge bar, guests of this superb resort are assured of a wonderful stay with a tailor-made and personalised service. Guests can also enjoy the private Beach Club whilst children will love having fun at the kid's club run by Worldwide Kids.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 3-12 years.

Some areas around the villas might not be suitable for unaccompanied children. Please be advised that balcony designs do vary in Crete and you are advised to ensure children are supervised at all times whilst on your balcony.

  • Family-owned, boutique villa-hotel
  • Panoramic views of the Gulf of Mirabello
  • Exquisite villas with up to three bedrooms
  • Complimentary use of the Elixir Spa
  • Private club at nearest beach


Bars & Facilities

Argo Restaurant

Opening Times:
Open all day

Open for breakfast and dinner, this elegant restaurant serves an international and Mediterranean buffet with inside and outside seating. It also has a children's menu.

Argo Bar

Opening Times:
Open all day

The hotel's lounge bar serving cocktails and refreshments all day.

The Bar at the Private Beach Club

Opening Times:

The Bar at the Private Beach Club serves snacks and refreshments all day between 11:00-17:00 which is located at the beach approximately a 10 minute drive away.

For Families

The Cool Creche and Cool Kids Club

Opening Times:
The creche and kids club are open 6 days per week (closed Sundays) and 7 days per week during July and August.
The Cool Creche and Cool Kids Club are supervised by the Worldwide Kids Company.

Professionally trained and qualified staff offer care to children at the Cool Creche aged between 4 months - 4 years. Three sessions are offered per day and pre-booking is highly recommended. The cost varies depending on the session booked.

The Cool Kids Club offers three sessions per day and are complimentary for children aged 4 - 12 years.

Spa & Wellness

Elixir Spa

Guests can enjoy massages and treatments at the Elixir Spa or in the comfort of their private villa or suite.

Activities & Entertainment

Private Beach Club

The hotel offers a complimentary daily shuttle to their Private Beach Club located 10 minutes away which is equipped with sunloungers, parasols and beach towels. Watersports and other services are available on request.

About the location
Once a down-to-earth fishing village, Elounda has blossomed into one of Crete's premier luxury resorts, pulling in a cosmopolitan brand of clientele. Like nearby Aghios Nikolaos, it's got a killer location, with the Bay of Mirabello on one side and hills blanketed in almond and olive groves on the other. A lot of the village's old-fashioned charm has been preserved, particularly in the main square, where you'll find a smattering of Greek tavernas and little shops, and a pretty church looking out over the harbour. Out in the bay is the mystical island of Spinalonga, a former leper colony and the subject of Victoria Hislop's best-seller, The Island. The ruins of its town and Venetian fortress are ripe for exploring - as are the calm waters around the Spinalonga peninsula, which hide the remains of the ancient city of Olous.
Transfer time
45 minutes from Heraklion airport.
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Excellen Views Over The Coast
rsoldcarbuff, Toronto, Canada
Tripadvisor review Mar 10 2018
This is a small boutique type hotel build on the side of a cliff and over looking the Mediterranean. The service is superb, food very good, and the buffet breakfast is as good as we have ever seen...
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Wish I had gone to Greece before
pamela r, milan
Tripadvisor review Mar 04 2018
This hotel is everything anyone could wish for. Every room is different and beautiful. The suites with private swimming pool and gym are fantastic. The staff is so friendly and helpful and the food...
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