The Phaea Blue Palace

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With its commanding and impressive arches, this resort's classical architecture is almost as captivating as its mesmerising views. For total indulgence, ask your Travel Specialist about a bungalow with private pool.

Why you'll love it here

  • Heart-warming hospitality and an authentic Greek experience
  • All rooms open to extended verandas with views of the Aegean Sea and Spinalonga Island
  • Home to one of Crete’s longest beaches, lined with olive trees and featuring private decks and beach service
  • Menus inspired by the unique characteristics of the surrounding area and focus on authenticity

Best For

  • Family, Toddlers (0-3),

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances and pre-selected seats
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Whether you choose to arrive by land transfer or by air to the island's very own helipad, you'll soon realise that this haven offers the ultimate in privacy, luxury and exceptional personal service.

The Phaea Blue Palace is a favourite with couples, families and spa lovers. The resort cascades down the hillside towards the beach, terraced accommodations all face the sea and feature spacious verandas, many boasting their own private plunge pools. Inspired Greek architecture with terracotta colours is delightfully combined with the endless blue reflected from over one hundred and forty private pools.

Part of a privately owned hotel group, the resort has free WiFi in all rooms, three main swimming pools, two heated freshwater and one seawater pool.

Soothe your senses at the magnificent Elounda Spa, a serene hideaway by the sea, offering an extensive list of signature treatments and programmes as well as Turkish steam bath, Jacuzzi's, Thalassotherapy pools and gym. A funicular will transport you from the main resort down to the 200-metre pebble beach where there are expansive grass areas and a sprawling wooden deck.

Dining at the The Phaea Blue Palace is a sublime experience. Fresh ingredients and authentic cuisine will inspire the senses, whilst theme nights offer a chance to enjoy the five restaurants at their best. The resort has a choice of two bars and the Isola Beach Club. The quaint fishing village of Plaka is a few moments walk away where there are a number of local restaurants and shops. 

THE HAVEN COLLECTION 

Enjoy these unique benefits when you book one of the Island Luxury Suites & Private Villas:

  • Dedicated The Haven Concierge
  • Personal Greeting by the General Manager
  • Elegant Welcome Box
  • Personalised Farewell Gift
  • Resort Credit 150€ per stay (with booking of 7 nights and more)
  • One Complimentary The Haven Lunch Experience (excluding drinks)
  • Participation in The Haven Members Events Calendar (Olive Oil Tasting, Wine Tasting etc.)
  • Complimentary ‘Touch of Cretan Nature’ Spa Experience (25 min. - per adult / per stay)
  • Complimentary Daily Morning Stretching or Yoga Sessions by the Beach (30 min.)
  • Exclusive Discounts for Resort Experiences – 10% discount on Wine & Olive Oil Tasting & 5% on Watersport Activities
  • Unique Discounts for Spa Services – 15% discount on all treatments & 5% discount on premium retail spa products

 

251 bungalows, suites and villas. Bungalows are equipped with marble bathrooms, furnished verandah and most have a private pool.

There are also 2-bedroom villas and the luxurious 3-bedroom Royal Blue Villa.

Superior Bungalow Sea View

Superior Bungalow Sea View

Sleeps: 3 Adults , 1 Child

Each spacious Superior Bungalow features summery décor, accentuated by an elegant earthy colour palette, and offers sea views from a private furnished balcony. Guests can choose to upgrade to a bungalow with a private pool, or private heated pool.
Two Bedroom Deluxe Private Heated Pool

Two Bedroom Deluxe Private Heated Pool

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 1 Child

These bi-level 2-Bedroom Deluxe Rooms come with two spacious bedrooms offers engaging landscape views. An enlarged veranda features a private heated pool
Family One Bedroom Suite Sea View

Family One Bedroom Suite Sea View

Sleeps: 3 Adults , 1 Child

Family One Bedroom Suites offer sea views from their private veranda and include a spacious lounge with contemporary furnishings and state-of-the-art technology. Guests may choose to upgrade to a suite that includes a private heated pool. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View With Private Pool

Mediterranean Maisonette Suite Sea View With Private Pool

Sleeps: 3 Adults , 1 Child

Grand two-floor residences with authentic island interiors, located on the top floor. Enjoy a spacious living area, bathroom, furnished veranda and private infinity edge pool on the lower floor and an additional bathroom, dressing room, bedroom, and balcony on the upper floor. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool

Deluxe Suite Sea View Private Pool

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 1 Child

These impressive suites offer 68 sq m space featuring separate lounge and bedroom areas and an oversized veranda with outdoor eating and seating areas. Selected suites benefit from a 22-44sq m corner infinity pool. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
Royal Blue Villa

Royal Blue Villa

Sleeps: 6 Adults , 1 Child

The Royal Blue Villa is a majestic 290 sq m three-bedroom residence unrivalled elsewhere on the island. Each bedroom has an en suite marble bathroom, some with their own fireplace and a private veranda with gardens. Situated on the edge of the resort, the villa's astounding views and uncompromising privacy make it the finest choice. The villa also features a private heated pool of 35 sq m within a private garden. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
Island Luxury Suite Sea View Private Heated Pool

Island Luxury Suite Sea View Private Heated Pool

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 1 Child

These extraordinary suites fascinate with their matchless sea views, enlarged private heated pool of 30 square meters and an outdoor private patio. Ideal for romantic breaks away with grand bedroom featuring an elegant four poster bed or pebbled headboard. Guests can also enjoy special access to the Haven, a private section of the beach. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
Two Bedroom Villa

Two Bedroom Villa

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 1 Child

Ideal for multiple couples or families, this villa provides space to a variety of different spaces to relax in. Features two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and personal living rooms. Guests can also enjoy exclusive access to the Haven, a private section of the beach. The Haven Collection additional benefits.
The Grand Villa

The Grand Villa

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 1 Child

Grand, private residence guests can treat like home. The ground floor features an expansive outdoor patio overlooking the sea and island of Spinalonga, with private Hydro Jet heated pool and outdoor dining area. The upper floor features an indoor sauna, massage area and heated pool. Guests can also enjoy exclusive access to the Haven, a private section of the beach. The Haven Collection additional benefits.

Spa

The Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy comprises 24 treatment rooms and is situated on the beach with calming views of the sea. A wide range of treatments at the spa includes Thalassotherapy, signature massages and facials. Facilities include a luminous relaxation pool, two traditional marrble Turkish Hammams, three thalasso pools, saunas and indoor Jacuzzis. All guests of Blue Palace Elounda have complimentary access to the spas wet areas. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the Spa facilities from 12:00-20:00

Anthos

Anthos

New for 2019, the Blue Palace Elounda present Anthós, where traditional Greek cuisine is reimagined with a modern twist by Athinagoras Kostakos. Sit nestled beside a fragrant organic herb garden as you watch the kitchen team prepare your meal in front of you in an open-air kitchen.

Blue Door

Blue Door

This typical Greek Taverna is set in a spectacular beachfront location, where you can enjoy top quality traditional Greek cuisine including Greek Meze of Tzatziki, fava and dolmadakia. Catch of the day from the local fishermen, cooked over an open grilled and favourites such as Moussaka are often on the menu. 

The Phaea Blue Palace embraces a holistic approach to sustainability, intertwining ecological responsibility with community engagement. By sourcing products from certified organic producers on the island, the resort contributes to local economies while upholding the values of environmental consciousness. They go a step further by operating open-air organic gardens, cultivating a diverse array of fruits, vegetables, and herbs synonymous with the region.

The Phaea Farmers Program stands as a testament to the resort’s commitment, empowering staff to practice sustainable and organic farming methods on its own lands. The Phaea Blue Palace extends its influence beyond its gates, making charitable donations, including hardware and food, to support local and international social care causes. The resort fosters a culture of volunteerism among its staff, encouraging active involvement in farming and environmental projects.

Moreover, The Phaea Blue Palace demonstrates its dedication to community education by hosting environmental awareness events for local elementary schools. By engaging with both the environment and the community, the resort stands as a beacon of sustainability and compassion on the island.

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