Elounda Mare

Set slightly apart from its sister hotels, Elounda Mare Hotel has a peaceful, elegant ambience.

Why you'll love it here

  • This unique hotel has a village-like setting overlooking the Aegean Sea
  • Wander the grounds to find an art gallery, boutique, jewellery shop and church
  • Get closer to nature and enjoy the surrounding gardens, scenery and beach
  • Many of the accommodation options have fantastic sea views


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This luxurious Relais & Châteaux hotel looks out over staggeringly blue waters of the Aegean Sea and Mirabello Bay; an area of outstanding natural beauty. 

With a peaceful, elegant ambience, Elounda Mare Hotel has the feel of an intimate, quiet holiday base, whilst at the same time benefiting from many extensive resort-style facilities at its sister properties, Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort and the Elounda Peninsula All-Suite Hotel. 
Rooms here are spacious and accommodation options diverse. In the hotel's main building you'll find a charming selection of rooms and suites, appointed with a contemporary style that is augmented with traditional Cretan flourishes. Around the hotel's immaculate grounds you'll find luxury bungalows, with a choice of one to three bedrooms, each boasting its own private pool. Or if you're looking for the ultimate in spacious, luxury living, choose the individually appointed Minoan Royalty Suites. Wherever you stay here, you'll enjoy gorgeous sea views. 
Guests here might like to take a stroll through the tranquil gardens or along the rugged coastline with its tiny coves and private, Blue Flag sandy beach. The large, seawater swimming pool and paddling pool for children are inviting in themselves, and then there are the extended lawns that lead down to the crystal-clear Aegen waters. Going paddling, take a dip, or choose something more adventurous at the watersports facility; they have everything from pedaloes to scuba tuition!
If you'd like to explore a little further, there's a fantastic sailing yacht and a cruiser that are are available for charter. This is a great way to explore nearby islands and view the stunning coastline from a different perspective.  
The indulgent Six Senses Spa™ is located at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort and is well worth a visit during your time here, whether to simply relax in the peaceful atmosphere or take advantage of the extensive range of beauty and wellness treatments, all of which use natural and environmentally friendly products.
Plenty of entertainment for youngsters of all ages can be found at the Kids Ark, an extensive facility that is also over at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, with programmes to suit tots, children and teens.
Last but not least, we must mention the food! As a Relais & Châteaux hotel, foodies are guaranteed a sumptuous selection to tempt them.
At the Yacht Club, you can enjoy fresh seafood right at the water's edge, whilst at Old Mill, you'll experience Cretan fine-dining that is second to none. Even breakfast is special when guests enjoy an al fresco, a la carte offering at The Deck. At Elounda Mare Hotel you can also eat at nearby sister hotels, making eight eateries in all to choose from.

Elounda Mare, a paragon of environmental responsibility, goes the extra mile to preserve nature's beauty. Their dedication to sustainability is evident in their exclusive use of chemical-free and biodegradable cleaning products, ensuring a gentle touch on the environment.

Taking a stand against plastic waste, the resort employs laundry bags made from recycled paper, minimizing their ecological footprint while maintaining their commitment to luxury.

Elounda Mare's contribution to the local community is commendable – they provide valuable job opportunities for locals, bolstering the regional economy. Their restaurant reflects this ethos, sustainably sourcing food from nearby farmers and producers, offering guests a farm-to-table experience that champions local flavours.

To reduce energy consumption, the resort has implemented cutting-edge energy-saving systems, showcasing that luxury can be both opulent and eco-conscious. Elounda Mare stands as a beacon of environmental stewardship in the world of luxury hospitality.

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