Elounda among the 10 most popular luxury destinations in Greece

The sunny island of Crete has evolved into a varied tourism hotspot and a sought-after destination for luxury vacation activities. Some of Crete's first luxury resorts were built around Elounda in the 60s, and today it offers many options for luxury getaways and experiences that can really enhance an island holiday. 

The enchanting Elounda is a pretty fishing village located in a unique coastal location in Crete, just a boat ride away from the storied UNESCO heritage site Spinalonga. Most of the five-star hotels and luxury villas in Greece are located here. VIPs, celebrities, presidents and prime ministers from all over the world enjoy a dream vacation and complete privacy. The crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mirabello invite the rich and famous guests for a cool dip, while they can even admire spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and Spinalonga Island from the comfort of a terrace. 

Elounda is the ideal luxury choice for those seeking a five-star relaxation in Crete; is never too crowded or commercialized. Here, the essence of redefined luxury is embracing history and local culture. The coastal paths are perfect for walking, and you can explore the surrounding area and get to know this part of Crete a bit better. Book a private dining experience in your villa or a romantic setting for two, a private BBQ or a party for more, or reserve a yacht for a romantic docked sailing dining experience to remember.

Elounda is a gift of nature and people with an authentic Greek feel. Although it’s a low-key place, you can find luxury suites and villas on the water, boutique hotels, gourmet restaurants, dreamy bars by the pool, spa, water sports, private sailing boat to sail and enjoy with your friends a luxurious vacation in the crystal clear waters of around coves and islets. 

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