Elounda Bay Palace Hotel

  • Private beach
  • 3 pools
  • State-of-the-art Spa
  • Great dining scene
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
TripAdvisor Traveller rating:
644 reviews

The five-star Elounda Bay Palace is a luxurious vacation retreat with breathtaking views over the Bay of Elounda on the beautiful island of Crete. The hotel is situated right on ... Continue reading

The five-star Elounda Bay Palace is a luxurious vacation retreat with breathtaking views over the Bay of Elounda on the beautiful island of Crete. The hotel is situated right on the beach, on the outskirts of the pleasant small village of Elounda and is only 7km from the city of Agios Nikolaos. This stunning hotel offers ultimate relaxation and indulgence with a range of elegant and modern guest rooms.

This is a very well-equipped hotel with modern amenities, gourmet dining facilities, first-rate spa facilities, leisure and sports opportunities and a warm hospitality. The hotel has everything you need for a wonderful vacation, including air conditioning, barber and beauty shop, bridal suite, car hire, chapel and shrine. Rooms come with Wi-Fi, room service, safety deposit boxes with a choice of family or VIP rooms. The hotel has a good facilities for disabled guests and offers on-site shops and packed lunches for trips out of the hotel.

The hotel is booked at half board accommodation, with a wide range of culinary delights on offer. There are seven fantastic restaurants in the restaurant with delicious seafood, Greek specialities, Polynesian delights, Mediterranean cuisine and Cretan dishes. Alternatively, there’s also the Sail-In Bar alongside the beach and the Poseidon Pool Bar for snacks and drinks, or guests can head to the elegant Erato Lounge to enjoy a relaxing evening and themed entertainment nights.

There’s plenty of leisure activities available at the hotel to keep you entertained on vacation, including bicycle rental, billiards, canoeing and darts. The hotel has a children's playground and a kids' club to keep the little ones occupied and staff put on entertainment nightly for everyone. If you are keen to take part in sporting activities you can play a game of tennis or table tennis in the hotel grounds. The hotel also has an indoor pool open year round and a spa and wellness centre with hammam, massage or fitness facilities for ultimate relaxation. If water sports are your thing the hotel has a private beach with plenty of water sports facilities including sauna, snorkelling and diving.


  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Canoeing
  • Children's playground
  • Darts
  • Diving
  • Entertainment staff
  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Hammam
  • Hiking
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Kids Club
  • Massage
  • Mini golf
  • Private beach area
  • Sauna
  • Snorkelling
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace


  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Packed lunches
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)
  • Soundproof rooms
  • VIP room facilities

Food and Drink

The Hotel is booked as Half Board accommodation. Elounda Bay Palace provides a culinary journey with authentic gourmet cuisine at 7 fabulous restaurants set onsite and also at the neighbouring Elounda Beach Hotel. Enjoy fabulous Seafood, Greek specialities, Polynesian delights, Mediterranean cuisine, and local Cretan dishes that will wake up any palate! The Sail-In Bar right next to the beach and the Poseidon Pool Bar are on hand for snacks and drinks, and guests can chill-out at the elegant Erato Lounge. Guests can enjoy themed nights.

Rates from Elite, Silver and Exclusive Clubs include American Buffet Breakfast served in Aretousaa main restaurant and a complimentary Dinner Credit of 25€ per adult, 15€ per child 3-14 years is offered per day, non transferable, against evening dinner valid in all the hotel A la Carte Restaurants on food items. Rates from Smart & Prestige Clubs include Half Board, offering rich American Buffet Breakfast and Dinner Buffet served in Aretoussa main restaurant. Alternatively, with a Supplement of 30€ per adult, 15€ per child 3-14 years, the guests can have evening Dinner Dine around in all the hotel A la Carte Restaurants on food items (excluding beverages).

Other Information

Famous attractions include Cretan Art Museum, as well as the archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos, Gortys. Many other places, such as the Venetian castle in Rethymno, the Samaria Gorge and many other minor gorges (Agia Irini, Aradena, etc), are also of interest.

24 hour reception, express check-in and check-out, sight-seeing excursions and travel desk, 24 hour room service, secretarial and business services, chauffeured airport transport, limousine, helicopter and private jet service, car and yacht hire, babysitting service, shopping arcade, Wireless in public areas, doctor on premises, hospital within 10 minutes of the resort, wedding services, spacious meeting rooms and conference centre, parking. Hotels4U guests enjoy a welcome drink on arrival as well as a free bottle of wine in room and fruit basket.

Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Elounda Bay Palace Hotel in Elounda easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Elounda Bay Palace Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Greek,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.87

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Hi the transfer is approx 1hours 15 minutes by a private taxi and approx 1hour 45 minutes by coach

Added 3 months, 2 weeks ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, loveholidays.com team member

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