Considered to be one of the finest hotels in Crete, Elounda Beach Hotel – a member of Leading Hotels of the World – occupies a prime spot amid 40 acres of colourful, landscaped gardens on the island's stunning northeast coast. The resort sits right on the waters edge and features two private sandy beaches and a tranquil marina.

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Luxurious accommodation is divided across several buildings, suites and villas within the hotel's picturesque grounds. The 27 different categories all come with their own balcony or terrace and offer plenty of privacy –. indeed, no two rooms directly overlook another. No matter which you choose, you'll be treated to stylish, spacious interiors and all those little extras you'd expect from a leading, five-star hotel. To step up the luxury, go for one of the bungalows, suites or 'Yachting Villas', which make up the Waterfront Dreamline – all feature private pools and an enviable location directly on the waterfront complete with direct access to the sea.

The dining here is varied and superb, with a wide range of excellent a la carte options. Enjoy elegant Mediterranean dining, fine wines and a peaceful courtyard setting at the wonderful Dionysos; experience unique Peruvian-Japanese cuisine at the Blue Lagoon; head to The Argonaut for a little slice of Italy; or explore the traditions of Cretan cuisine at Kafenion. There's also a comprehensive selection of bars to choose from, with the chance to enjoy a cooling drink by the pool, on the beach or in the hotel's stylish lobby. Looking for more? Guests also have access to the bars and restaurants at the neighbouring Elounda Bay Palace, part of the same group.

Families and couples are both well catered for at Elounda Beach and a supervised children's club and playground give parents a much-needed chance to relax and enjoy some of the resorts many facilities. Water sports are among the many popular activities on offer and include waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing and a PADI certified dive centre. For pure relaxation, head to the Espace Vitalité Chenot Spa, which features 12 treatment rooms, a massage suite, indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, beauty parlour, hairdresser and gym. There's also the chance to enjoy mini-golf, badminton, tennis, basketball and mini-soccer.


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Pricing information

7-night luxury holiday from £1,405 pp incl. flights & transfers

10 Apr - 12 May / 30 Sep - 29 Oct 2023 from: £1,405 pp
13 May - 16 Jun / 16 - 29 Sep 2023 from: £1,605 pp
17 Jun - 17 Jul / 02 - 15 Sep 2023 from: £1,900 pp
08 - 21 Jul / 19 Aug - 01 Sep 2023 from: £2,145 pp
22 Jul - 18 Aug 2023 from: £2,495 pp


  • Complimentary UK lounge access at departure airport
  • Return flights from the UK to Crete
  • Private return transfers to the hotel
  • 7 nights accommodation based on a Classic Bungalow with Sea on a BB basis
  • Free seasonal fruits and a bottle of wine or champagne upon arrival in all rooms.

We can offer all of the hotel's many room types, please call for upgrade prices.

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