The Experience

Elounda Gulf Villas & Spa

Thought as “a home away from home” by the SO many regular guests, Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites is a family owned and run luxury boutique Villa-Hotel in the cosmopolitan Elounda of Crete, Greece. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and winner of Greece’s Leading Villa Award, by the World Travel Awards, as well as of the Five Star Diamond Award by the American Academy ofHospitality Sciences and the ONLY GREEK Hotel to make it to the elite echelons of the Tatler Travel Guide “101 Best Hotels of the World” for three consecutive occasions, it offers only 18 stylish Villas, all with private pools with Jacuzzi, 5 Massage Suites with private pool and 10 elegant Suites designed with the peacefulness and harmony of home in mind.

The SUITES (60-75 sq.m), residential in style and uniquely and beautifully decorated, range from 1 to 2 master bedrooms and all offer separate living room areas with tea and coffee facilities. They are close to the main swimming pool with Jacuzzi and are the ideal choice for cou  ples or small families, while the Massage Suites have their own private pool with Jacuzzi and private massage room with hammam.

The VILLAS (120-350 sq.m) offer 1 to 4 master bedrooms and all feature large private swimming pools with Jacuzzi and expansive terraces with wooden sun-beds and panoramic sea views. Luxury is prevailed throughout and attention to detail is evident everywhere. Soft and soothing colours create warm, bright and comfortable living rooms with open-plan fully equipped European style kitchens in all Villas. The brand new ultra luxurious SPA POOL VILLAS have the added pleasure of a private Spa: private gym room, sauna and steam bath, in addition to the private pool which can be heated!

2 a la carte RESTAURANTS serve superb cuisine in an exclusive ambience: international and Mediterranean dishes are offered using the finest ingredients as well as high quality local products. Gala dinners and theme nights are organised throughout the Season. The Argonauts LOUNGE BAR, with its sensual lighting and atmospheric chill out music, is ideal for enjoying cocktails overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello.

The ELIXIR SPA GALLERY is the perfect place to unwind, relax and recharge. Qualified wellness staff offer their services and special treatments that help guests revitalize. Creating a sanctuary for the body and mind, the Gallery offers complimentary to all guests a fully equipped gym room, sauna and steam bath, an outdoor heated Jacuzzi, and massage room.

In addition to all the above, there are the nothing-is-too-much-trouble services encompassing everything from room service to In-Villa massages, diving lessons in the private pool to sailing excursions in the surrounding area, private chefs for candlelit dinners at the pool terraces and many more to surprise and pamper all the discerning guests!

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites guests can unwind under the hot Greek sun and enjoy Crete’s naturally clear waters at the Hotel’s PRIVATE BEACH CLUB. Well equipped with sun beds, luxurious sunshades and plush beach towels, it has everything guests could ask for.

Located ten winutes’ drive from the Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, the Hotel offers daily private complimentary transfer to the beach. Water sports and other services are offered upon request.

Also a kids club will be available in the Hotel from April 2015.

At Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites, guests enjoy a unique vantage point from which to explore the sights, sounds and experiences of Crete. Local attractions include:  

• Picturesque Sea-Lake in the town of Ag. Nikolaos

• Elounda Traditional fishing Village

• Spinalonga Island

• Traditional Cretan Village “Kritza”

• Picturesque Village of “Mochlos”

• Monastery of Areti

• 18-hole Golf Course in Hersonissos

• Knossos Archaeological Place

• Archaeological Museum of Heraklion

• Vai Palm Forest

• Water Park “Aqua Splash”

Terms & Conditions

2014 Seasonal Closure Dates: Hotel is closed from end of October to beginning of April.  The Hotel will open on the 1st of April 2015.

An award-winning family-owned and -run boutique villa-hotel, Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites features 28 luxurious accommodations with magnificent views of the glittering Gulf of Mirabello. Of the 18 villas, the Spa Villas have a private gym room, sauna and steam bath, and all villas offer private pool and Jacuzzi. Ten elegant suites are situated near the main swimming pool and children’s pool. Elixir Spa Gallery offers a place to relax and unwind. At Argo Restaurant, dine on fresh Mediterranean dishes; the à la carte Daphni Restaurant is a popular spot for special-occasion and romantic dining. The beach and golf are just moments away.

Relax and unwind at your private pool and delight in rejuvenating treatments at your private in-villa spa.Distance from Heraklion Airport (HER): 40 mi/65 km Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary lunch or dinner for up to two people per room
    • once during stay, excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuities
  • Late check-out, subject to availability
    • a boat trip to the island of spinalonga for
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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