Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda

Elounda, Greece

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in room people served in Olea Restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay not valid in hotel shops, not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 251 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Sophisticated
Beach Seclusion Wellness

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Elounda

Address:
P.O. Box 38
Elounda, 72053
Greece
Nearest Airport:
Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER)
30 mi / 48 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Children's Programs
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Library
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Villas
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping -- Twice Daily
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Salon
  • Shoeshine Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Fitness Center
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Butler Service
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

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. ACCOMMODATION Each of the 251 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, comprising elegant bungalows, exclusive suites and four stunning private villas, overlooks the incandescent Aegean Sea, whereby 142 of them boast private pools that appear to flow directly to the sea. Premier facilities, unbeatable service and a romantic atmosphere set the idyllic resort apart. DINING & WINING Showcasing exquisite cuisine in a myriad magical settings, the Blue Palace features five exclusive restaurants offering a variety of cuisine from traditional Greek at the Blue Door Tavern by the sea to Mediterranean at the Steak House Flame, Asian and Italian; three distinct bars and lounges. SWIMMING POOLS 3 main outdoor swimming pools, 1 heated indoor pool ; 2 outdoor children’s pools PRIVATE BEACH Private pebble beach landscaped with sprawling wooden decks, each equipped with sun beds and an umbrella. Beach service pampers guests with refreshments and finger food. THE ELOUNDA SPA AND THALASSOTHERAPY 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. FITNESS CENTER 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 SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Tennis courts, table tennis, scuba diving, full range of water sports, billiards and Crete Golf Course (18 holes) / 40 minutes drive CHILDREN FACILITIES Children welcome package, bathroom amenities and bathrobes, babysitting services, high chairs, kid’s menu, kid’s pools, playground, supervised kid’s club with daily activities. SHOPPING Boutique, jewelry shop, boutique with fur coats and press corner, Felea (Cretan and Greek Food products) ENTERTAINMENT Cooking lessons and wine tasting, traditional caique for a half day or full day cruise to a remote beach with our chef’s lunch basket, an ultimately romantic sunset champagne cruise, on selected evenings, nightly entertainment of live jazz, piano and saxophone accompany your evening INTERNET Complimentary wifi is available in all rooms, suites and private villas as well as in the lounge areas. EVENTS and WEDDINGS 6 meeting rooms with a total of 537 m2 / 5,780 ft² of function space. Day incentive activities and spouse programs. Romance Department, private chapel, dedicated wedding planner. TRANSPORTATION Heraklion International Airport (HER), 78 km or a one hour drive from the Resort. Airport transfers with a private Mercedes taxi car are available on request.

Best of the Best

Escape to the wild beauty and unrivaled island style of a bohemian luxe hotel on a private beach, with incomparable views and crystal waters. The 251 luxuriously appointed guestrooms, suites and private villas (142 of which boast private pools); the inspired cuisine; the award-winning Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy; premier facilities; and unbeatable service set this idyllic resort apart. Enjoy private boat cruises around the gulf of Elounda, a barbecue lunch on an isolated beach after snorkeling in turquoise waters or simply gaze at the island of Spinalonga around an open-air fire at the Isola Beach Club.

Hotel Tip

Read The Island by Victoria Hislop, then take a private excursion to this famous isle off Crete, Spinalonga, to discover its true history and beauty.

Location

Address
P.O. Box 38
Elounda, 72053
Greece
Nearest Airport
Nikos Kazantzakis Airport (HER), 30 Miles / 48 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Superior Bungalow Sea View

Superior Bungalow Sea View

Upgrade: Superior Bungalow Sea View private pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Superior Bungalow Sea View Private Pool

Superior Bungalow Sea View Private Pool

Upgrade: Superior Bungalow Sea View private heated pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Superior Bungalow Sea View Private Heate

Superior Bungalow Sea View Private Heated Pool

Upgrade: Junior Suite Sea View

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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2 Bedroom Deluxe Room Private Heated Poo

2 Bedroom Deluxe Room Private Heated Pool

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Junior Suite Sea View

Junior Suite Sea View

Upgrade: Junior Suite Private Heated Pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Junior Suite Private Heated Pool

Junior Suite Private Heated Pool

Upgrade: Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View Private Pool

  • Mountain View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View

Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View Private Pool

Upgrade: Deluxe Suite Sea View private pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool

Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool

Upgrade: Island Luxury Suite Sea View private heated pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Island Luxury Suite Sea View Private Hea

Island Luxury Suite Sea View Private Heated Pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Villa Almyra & Thalassa

Villa Almyra & Thalassa with Sea View and private heated pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Grand Villa SV Indoor & Outdoor Pool

Grand Villa SV Indoor & Outdoor Pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Royal Blue Villa Heated Pool

Royal Blue Villa Sea View Privated Heated Pool

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Total 12 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Seclusion, Wellness
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 251
Check-In Time 2:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Early check-in is subject to availability at the time of arrival. Late check-out is subject to availability at a charge.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

A deposit of 2 nights is required to guarantee a reservation.

Special terms & conditions may apply to various promotions and special offers

Cancellation Policy

For all room types except villas: No cancellation fee will be charged on cancellations received at the hotel within 16 days prior to the day of arrival, - in writing/fax, e-mail. For any cancellations received within 15 days prior to the day of arrival the hotel will retain 90% of the total room revenue incl. BB. No-shows or Early Departures will be charged in full.

Private Villas: Apr 21-Jul 27 & Aug 26-Oct 31, 2018 Cancellation up to 45 days prior to arrival, no cancellation fee is required. Cancellation within 44 days prior to arrival, the amount of 50% of the hotel room revenue will be charged as cancellation fee. No Show or Early Departure - whole amount will be charged. During the period of Jul 28-Aug 25,2018: Cancellation up to 65 days prior to arrival, no cancellation fee is required. Cancellation within 64 days to 9 days prior to arrival, the amount of 50% of the hotel room revenue will be charged as cancellation fee. Cancellation within 8 days prior to arrival, No Show or Early Departure - whole amount will be charged.

Special terms & conditions may apply to various promotions and special offers.

Accepted Forms of Payment

All major credit cards are accepted.

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal Operation from April to end of Oct each year.

Seasonal Operation for 2017: April 21 to October 31 , 2017 (last departure date)

Seasonal Closure Dates for 2018: Blue Palace is closed from 31st October 2017 until 20th April 2018 incl. and closing again on 31st October 2018.

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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018:

  • Upgrade on arrival subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in room people served in Olea Restaurant
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay not valid in hotel shops, not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Kuff Greece/Paris Trip

By: Mitchell


Reviewed on: 30 Sep 2017

This hotel resort is perfect in every way.
Travel Advisor:  Eileen Schlichting
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Israel-Hubbard

By: Sue


Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2017

BP is lovely, great staff, but we have decided we prefer smaller hotels.