BEST HOTELS IN CRETE

Nestled between the famed coast of Elounda and the relics of storied Spinalonga Island, Blue Palace Resort and Spa is the perfect hideaway combining island luxe accommodations with breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. A resort of exceptional charm, architecture and style, it provides premier facilities, unbeatable service, and a romantic atmosphere. A luxury beachfront hotel in Crete, Blue Palace Resort and Spa offers a soothing retreat on one of the most enchanting islands.

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Enjoy the ultimate in indulgence and elegance in the family-run boutique Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites. It is an ideal destination for anyone with high expectations of a special holiday thanks to a rare combination; the facilities and services of a deluxe hotel and the warm, but exclusive ambiance of a private home. Expect your dream holiday to come to life at Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites where your pleasure is the staff’s only concern.

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Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel is one of the most exclusive hotels in Elounda. Positioned on a peninsular stretch of land, it enjoys an outstanding location overlooking the Bay of Elounda, Mirabello Bay, and the expanse of the Aegean Sea. Founded on a tradition of excellence by services unparalleled in Greece, the dedicated staff offers in suite dining, private training, spa treatments, and children's care, making it a top choice for luxury hotels in Crete.

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Built as a Cretan mansion, the Elounda Mare Hotel is a jewel of traditional architecture and design, with gems of antique furniture and artwork adorning the halls and accommodations. Each lounge and open space reflects the integrity of style and originality of expression that make the hotel so adorable. It is no wonder that many guests consider it their home away from home, and their favorite choice for a luxury hotel in Crete.

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On Europe's southernmost island is a resort designed to cover your every need in the lap of luxury. A seaside paradise in an extraordinary setting, Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort offers its enormous variety of services in a unique local atmosphere and ambiance. This luxury hotel in Crete inspires new experiences and feelings and leaves wonderful memories and emotions to all. This is Elounda; a little corner of the world that will endear you like no other.

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Cretan Malia Park is a beachside place buttressed by rugged mountains, the location presents a well-placed base camp from which to explore the island or to simply bask in the beauty of this corner of Crete. Cretan Malia Park welcomes guests to relax and recharge. Retro yet refreshingly original, designed and furnished to reflect a sustainable, nature-inspired approach to holistic relaxation and effortless elegance, the rooms, bungalows and suites are created with a relaxed, earthy, slightly bohemian mood in mind.

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Steeped in history and situated in the heart of Chania, the Casa Delfino Boutique Hotel, is within walking distance of many of the city’s attractions. Completely restored to its former glory, its tastefully refurbished and signature guestrooms and suites combine classic décor with modern standards of comfort, offering incredible views of the courtyard or the narrow alleys of the “Old Town”. Casa Delfino reflects its architectural heritage and is an epitome of luxury.

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Abaton Island Resort & Spa, a luxury hotel that lets you bask in the comfort of its stylish seafront accommodation complete with luxury services and a variety of restaurants. Nestled right by the water’s edge, it offers a gorgeous setting for you. Featuring fourteen different open floor plan room types with oversized outdoor areas and balconies, the hotel’s multi-room portfolio lets you find the perfect match for your travel needs.

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Avli is housed in a cluster of beautiful Venetian buildings of the 16th century offering the visitor an authentic Cretan experience. The suites in AVLI Lounge Apartments take advantage of the traditional elements incorporating many of its original features, such as bare stone walls and beamed ceilings and blending them with modern luxury. This high-end boutique hotel includes a courtyard and garden, as well as a rooftop terrace with a jacuzzi while the hotel restaurant is well-respected for its immersive Cretan dining experiences.

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Located in a dreamy seaside setting, Domes Noruz Chania Autograph Collection is a lifestyle resort awarded for its innovative design which combines a modern Greek style with a wide array of experiences and a cosmopolitan view of the world. By embracing the past and the present of the city Noruz offers a fresh, contemporary way for design-savvy guests to explore Chania in a non-traditional way. The hotel's close proximity to the city makes it even more ideal, as Chania is amongst the Mediterranean’s ‘must-see’ cultural destinations.

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Perfectly located in the vibrant heart of the medieval city of Rethymno, the Rimondi Luxury Boutique Hotel stands across from some of the island’s most important landmarks, including the 16th century Fortezza (fort), the Venetian Loggia, the elegant Fountain Rimondi and the church of St. Francis. It is an exclusive intimate retreat offering ultimate relaxation and impeccable facilities and amenities. Boasting 20 sophisticated rooms and 13 luxury suites, the palatial building complex reflects strong influences from the Renaissance.

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Situated on a pristine stretch of Cretan coastline this beachfront resort has been designed in the style of the ancient Minoan palaces. Sleek low rise buildings are surrounded by extensive ornamental lagoons, palm trees and flowering gardens. Distinctive furnishings and collectables, including ancient ceramics and vibrant coloured wall hangings, give local colour to the chic clean lines of the overall property design.

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