Elounda Bay Palace Hotel

Elounda, Crete, Greek Islands
Beautiful beach. Delicious food. Tasty breakfast. Great location. Fantastic service. Great amenities.

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.

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. 

Most popular facilities

  • Private beach
  • 3 pools
  • State-of-the-art Spa
  • Great dining scene
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Car Hire
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Family Rooms
  • Fitness Centre
  • Gym
  • Kids Club
  • Non Smoking Rooms
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
    • Facilities
      • 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
    • Pool and wellness
      • Back massage
      • Beauty Services
      • Body Treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Body wrap
      • Couples massage
      • Facial treatments
      • Fitness
      • Fitness centre
      • Fitness classes
      • Foot massage
      • Full body massage
      • Hair colouring
      • Hair cut
      • Hair styling
      • Hair treatments
      • Hand massage
      • Head massage
      • Indoor pool (all year)
      • Kids' pool
      • Manicure
      • Massage (Additional charge)
      • Neck massage
      • Outdoor pool (all year)
      • Pedicure
      • Personal trainer
      • Pool/beach towels
      • Sauna
      • Spa Facilities
      • Spa and wellness centre (Additional charge)
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area
      • Steam room
      • Sun loungers or beach chairs
      • Sun umbrellas
      • Swimming pool
      • Waxing services
      • Yoga classes
    • Sports and leisure
      • Aerobics
      • Badminton
      • Banana Boat
      • Basketball
      • Beach Volleyball
      • Billiards/Snooker
      • Canoe
      • Catamaran
      • Children's Entertainment
      • Children's Pool
      • Cycling/Mountain Biking
      • Diving
      • Golf
      • Gym
      • Indoor Pool
      • Jet Skiing
      • Massage
      • Minigolf
      • Outdoor Pool(s)
      • Parasols
      • Pool bar
      • Sailing
      • Sauna
      • Steam bath
      • Sun loungers
      • Sun terrace
      • Surfing
      • Swimming Pool
      • Table Tennis
      • Tennis
      • Water Skiing
      • Windsurfing
    • Activities
      • 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
    • Entertainment
      • Babysitting/child services (Additional charge)
      • Indoor play area

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.

Points of interest

  • Chania Airport 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Heraklion Airport 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Public Transport 1.5km
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A selection of available rooms is shown below. There may be more options available, shown after you've made your flight selection.
  • Superior Bungalow with Shared Pool Terrace and Sea View
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
  • Junior Suite with Garden Building with Shared Pool Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • No.Bathrooms: 2
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Terrace
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Deluxe Bungalow with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Shower
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Deluxe Suite with Shared Pool Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Bathroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Jacuzzi
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Shower
    • Terrace
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Villa with Private Pool Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Jacuzzi
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • No.Bathrooms: 2
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Shower
    • Terrace
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Executive Suite with Terrace and Pool View
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Terrace
  • Family Suite with Balcony/Terrace and Garden View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Shower
  • Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Mountain View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Balcony
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Side Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Balcony
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
  • Classic Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Balcony
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Bungalow with Shared Pool Terrace and Sea View
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • Shower
  • Two Bedroom Family Room with Balcony/Terrace and Garden View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Balcony
    • Bathtub
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
  • Superior Bungalow with Side Sea View
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Safe (free of charge)
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony/Terrace and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • TV (SAT TV)
  • Deluxe Suite with Balcony and Sea View
    • Additional Beds: 1 Sofa Bed
    • Air-Conditioning (Individual)
    • Balcony
    • Bathroom
    • Bathtub or Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet (free of charge)
    • Jacuzzi
    • Mini Bar (extra fee)
    • Phone
    • Safe (free of charge)
    • TV (SAT TV)
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  • Pay Monthly
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What guests say...

  • Beach4.5/598 reviews

    Beautiful beach

  • Location4.5/5107 reviews

    Great location

  • Service4.3/5177 reviews

    Fantastic service

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  • Great view
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Great menu
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