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Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort

Crete, Elounda

Baby Friendly
Toddler Friendly
Child Friendly
Teenager Friendly
Family Suites
Sports Academies
Private Pools
Swim Up Rooms

  • A beautiful coastal location complete with a private sandy beach
  • Featuring Crete’s only private golf course
  • Award winning spa, named by the Sunday Times as ‘Best Spa in the World’
  • Each room or suite has its own stunning sea views

With views that’ll have you reaching for your camera again and again, it’d be easy to just lie back and drink in the scenery at the Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort but there’s plenty more to it than that. Whether you fancy a little activity on Crete’s only private golf course or putting in some dressing gown hours at the impressive spa there’s plenty to keep you busy.

Ideal for families, the Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort offers a unique range of activities and clubs for children aged four months to 18 years meaning those travelling with older children can give them plenty of independence. There’s even a child-friendly spa treatment menu allowing guests age 5–12 to experience the world-class wellness facilities.

Fancy exploring a little? The pretty village of Elounda is just three kilometres away, head to the main square for authentic tavernas and a smattering of stylish bars or take a boat trip over to the famous island of Spinalong, a former leper colony, it’s the location for Victoria Hislop’s best-selling book The Island.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2–11 years. The hotel has 140 rooms, 6 floors, and 3 lifts.


Bars & Restaurants

Dine Around

Guests can upgrade to the Dine Around option, which is available during high season (between 01 May - 30 September). It includes meals at the à la carte restaurants in Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, the Elounda Mare Hotel Relais & Chateaux and the Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel. Guests will be provided with vouchers for the relevant restaurants on arrival at the hotel. Drinks, certain dishes and fish night are excluded. Children who have been accommodated for free must also pay the supplement for the dine around option. 

Aglio & Olio

This casual al fresco restaurant serves snacks and drinks during the day and delicious Italian cuisine by night.

Open: 19.00-22.00 in high season and 12.30-15.30 in low season

Beach Bar

Perfectly located next to both the sandy beach and the pool, the Beach bar serves snacks and drinks, including cocktails, all day.

Open: 10.00-18.00 (closes at 22.00 on selected days)

Kirki Bar

Enjoy a pre or apres dinner drink on the beautiful terrace at the Kirki Bar; open until late it’s the perfect place to watch the sun set.

Open: 18.00-02.00

Nafsika Restaurant

Serving a buffet breakfast and dinner, Nafsika restaurant offers a generous selection which is sure to please everyone.

Open: 07.00-10.30, 19.00-21.30. Dinner is served from 18.00 for children

Meals are included for half board guests. 

Odysseus Restaurant

Make the most of the views at this waterfront restaurant serving fresh seafood and traditional Greek cuisine.

Open: 12.30-15.30

Beach & Pools


The private Blue Flag awarded sandy beach is a peaceful and inviting place to while away the hours of sunshine. 

Swimming Pools

Choose from the main swimming pool, the family-friendly children’s pool or the indoor and outdoor pools at the Six Senses Spa.

For Families

Family Services

Families are well catered for, with a selection of services to delight children and parents alike. Services include a welcome gift bag, slippers and daily luxury toiletries in the room, a separate children's dining room which is open every evening from 6pm, children's menus and fresh baby food at the onsite restaurants, babysitting in the evening and a nanny service during the day.

Guests can also rent items for in-room use, including: steriliser, bottle warmer, buggy, potty, step stool and baby bath. You may also ask for the room to be baby-proofed upon booking. This includes making plugs, corners and doors safe for little ones. 

Kid’s Ark Crèche

For younger children the crèche provides six day a week care with indoor and outdoor play areas and two shallow pools.

Ages: 4 months – 4 years

Open: 10.00-18.00 (closed on Sundays)

Kid’s Ark Juniors Club

From beach Olympics to treasure hunts, there are never two days the same at the Kid’s Ark Juniors Club. 

Ages: 5-12 years

Open: 10.00-18.00

Six Senses Kids’ Wellness & Lifestyle Experience

Introduce your children to the world of wellness with this exclusive day-long programme.

Ages: 5-12 years

Teenagers' Centre

Older children relax here and use the Wi-Fi, play computer games and take part in water sports activities or other sports.

Ages: 13-18 years

Open: 13:00-23:00

Spa & Wellness

Six Senses Spa

Spread over an incredible 2200sqm it’s easy to see why this impressive spa has been singled out as the ‘Best Spa in the World’. With a full menu of face and body treatments one visit probably won’t be enough.

Open: 10.00-18.00 (Closed Tuesdays)

Children under the age of 11 are not permitted in the spa. Older children can enjoy treatments but must be accompanied by an adult.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports Facilities

From a PADI certified dive centre to a private 9-hole golf course there’s a whole host of sporting activities to enjoy. Play a few sets on one of the three AstroTurf tennis courts, try your hand at wakeboarding or just play a few relaxed games of pool.

Valencia Soccer School Camp

Children aged 5-16 can brush up their football skills with this professional coaching programme. 

About the location
Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort can be found on the north east coast of the Greek island of Crete. It’s in the pretty outskirts of Elounda, where you’ll find a selection of beaches, perfect for rest and relaxation. Head into the town for bars, restaurants, shops and a picturesque marina area full of luxury yachts and boats. 

When it comes to culture, take a boat trip across to Spinalonga Island, which is a former leper colony and home to an ancient fortress. The historic windmills along the bay provide a picturesque view, while Aghios Nikolaos is just a short drive away. Here you’ll find a sparkling lake, Venetian architecture and a further selection of shops, bars and restaurants. 
Transfer time
Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort is an hour’s drive from Crete Heraklion Airport. 
Porto Sea View Room

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Porto Sea View Rooms have two beds plus a sofa bed, deluxe marble bathroom with bathtub and shower, and a balcony or terrace with sea views.


Porto Sea View Interconnecting (1 Pair)

Max 2 adults, 3 child

Porto Sea View Interconnecting Rooms combine two of the popular Porto Sea View Rooms in order to offer a spacious accommodation option for larger groups and families.

x2 37m²

Porto Sea View Room Shared Pool

Max 3 adults

Porto Sea View Rooms with Shared Pool have a seating area, walk-in shower and a spacious terrace with direct access to a large seawater pool, which is shared between 6 to 8 rooms.


Porto Sea View Superior Room with Individual Pool

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Porto Superior Rooms with Individual Pool have recently been renovated and feature spacious accommodation with a large balcony or terrace with fantastic views across the Aegean Sea and direct access to an individual pool.


Porto Sea View Suite

Max 3 adults

Porto Sea View Suites have a spacious bedroom and a separate living room as well as a private veranda with outdoor furniture.


Porto Sea View Suite Shared Pool

Max 3 adults

Porto Sea View Suites with Shared Pool have a spacious bedroom and a separate living room as well as a furnished terrace with direct access to a large seawater pool, which is shared between 6 to 8 rooms.


Porto Sea View Suite Individual Pool

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Porto Sea View Suites have a spacious bedroom and a separate living room as well as a private veranda with outdoor furniture and an individual plunge pool.


Porto Sea View Two Bedroom Suite

Max 5 adults, 1 child

Porto Sea View Two Bedroom Suites have two bedrooms and two bathrooms and a separate living room, all with spacious furnished verandas.


Porto Sea View Two Bedroom Suite Private Pool

Max 5 adults, 1 child

Porto Sea View Two Bedroom Suites have two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a separate living room as well as a spacious veranda with a direct access to a private seawater swimming pool.


Half Board
A buffet-style breakfast and dinner in the Nafsika restaurant. There is plenty of choice including international dishes, as well as local cuisine. Guests receive a credit when dining in the a la carte restaurant. Please note, drinks are not included in any restaurant.
Full Board
Guests can enjoy a delicious continental buffet and cooked breakfast options, plus an international buffet for dinner. These meals are served in the Nafsika restaurant. Lunch is served at the beautiful seaside restaurant - Odysseas. To upgrade to Full Board, please speak to the concierge or let us know before you book. A supplement will apply and drinks are not included.
Dine Around
Should guests want plenty of choice for their meals, they can choose the Dine Around option, which includes meals at the à la carte restaurants in Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort and sister hotels. Pease note, drinks are not included and supplement will apply to upgrade to this option.
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Five star it is not and even even four is a stretch
PetriL634, Moscow, Russia
Tripadvisor review Nov 11 2021
We arrived in mid August in one evening after quite an exhausting trip. We settled in the room and immediately felt a sort of damp air that goes together with poor (non existent) ventilation. We...
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Freezing main pool & only space for 10 in kids club
JEBsussex, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tripadvisor review Oct 23 2021
We???re here for this October half term break. It???s a lovely location, the staff are friendly, but the main swimming pool by the beach is absolutely freezing. The hotel advertises this as being heated...
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