Elounda Holidays, Crete
Once a fishing village, Elounda has developed into a tourist attraction that is famous for its beautiful scenery and many luxurious hotels. It's a holiday destination for those with money and power, from world leaders to celebrities. Although it may be a destination for the rich and famous, it does offer simple joys for everyone.
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Situated in one of the finest holiday resorts in Crete, this hotel exudes beauty in its modern architecture and stylish interiors.
7 nights, 2 adults from only £390
Offering great cuisine and an award winning spa, featured on Conde Nast Traveller’s Gold List in 2013 and 2014.
7 nights, 2 adults from only £1197
Enjoy the view
Take a whole lot of pictures when you're in Elounda. The spectacular mountain views and gorgeous sea views along the 11km journey that leads from Agios Nikolaos to Elounda are just magnificent.
Go to Spinalonga Island
Spinalonga Island has long been the subject of culture, be it from writers or musicians. The island has been romanticised over the years, and you can see why. The setting for 'The Island' by Victoria Hislop is easily accessed by boat from Elounda. It is an ancient fortress with so much history.
Enjoy a literary splurge
The Eklektos Bookshop in Elounda offers a diverse range of literature for you to enjoy. You can even ask recommendations from the proprietors who are very helpful. The shop offers titles in several languages, including English, French, German, Dutch and Russian. Both fiction and non-fiction books are offered along with tour guides and maps.
Discover delights by walking
Walking is one of the best ways to enjoy Elounda. Walk along the sandy beaches and the centre. Savour the culinary delights in the bars and restaurants you see.
When you want a seaside holiday in a location that's not too busy, but not that isolated as well, heading to Elounda in Crete should be on your list.