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Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites - Luxury holidays to Crete

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  • About this holiday

    Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites is a family owned and run property with outstanding views over the beautiful gulf of Mirabello from a superb hillside location. With a mere 28 villas and suites, there is a definite exclusivity to this Cretan retreat, emphasised by the newest addition of the Private Beach Club about five minutes away. Suites and villas provide ample space with up to four bedrooms, and sea views are pervasive throughout the resort – including the two restaurants.

    The journey and how you get there


    Access to Spa, PC Corner, Beach Club, and minivan transfer to beach. Free WiFi access included.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include bed and breakast, private car transfers and scheduled flights London to Heraklion with easyjet.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room.
    From £825 per person for 5 nights in a luxury senior suite.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Up to 20% Late Booking Offer Crete for summer 2018
      Book before 30 June 2018 and receive up to a 20% discount on stays until 31 October 2018. Selected rooms only. Restrictions apply.
    • Up to 35% last minute offer Crete for June 2018
      Book now and receive up to a 35% discount, and complimentary Half Board, on stays until 30 June 2018. Restrictions apply.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    Exclusive villas and suites in a beautiful hilltop location in Crete.

    Hotel description

    Overlooking the beautiful gulf of Mirabello from a superb hillside location, the family owned and run Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites offers a unique and peaceful hideaway on the island of Crete. With 18 villas and 10 suites, the hotel combines the services and facilities of a luxury hotel with the peace and exclusiveness of a private home. The buildings have been designed in a modern Grecian style, with bright white walls that offer a wonderful contrast against the dazzling blue of the sea. The interiors are also bright and light, with classic yet contemporary furnishings. The swimming pool is bordered by a beautiful garden and commands a stunning vista of the surrounding area. You can also venture further afield to seek Elounda Gulf Villas’ Private Beach Club, which is an exclusive addition to the service. The private beach is around a five minute drive from the resort – served by a shuttle bus – and once here you are made comfortable with the provision of sunbeds, sunshades and beach towels as well as cocktails and fresh fruits. Water sports are also available here upon request. Back on site, food of the highest quality is served throughout the day and evening in the Argo Restaurant, which makes use of the best local produce and the finest ingredients, whilst The Daphni Restaurant offers a gourmet dining experience. All accommodation has been individually designed and furnished so that no two residences are the same. The furnishings complement the outdoor natural beauty, with soft colours and elegant Italian fabrics. The suites range in size (1 or 2 bedrooms), each with a separate living room and a balcony or terrace that offers either sea or garden views. The villas provide between 1 and 4 bedrooms, each with a fully equipped kitchen, living room, private swimming pool and a Jacuzzi with wonderful sea views. The Spa Villas have private spa facilities. Perfect for a luxurious and private holiday.


    Elounda, Crete, Greece

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    25 March to 31 October

    Distance from airport

    About 60 minutes by car.

    Closest airport


    Room types

    10 luxury Suites and 18 Pool Villas, divided into the following categories:
    Deluxe Suites - senior or family suite options
    Massage Suite - with private heated pool and massage room
    Luxury Pool Villa - with private pool including jacuzzi
    Luxury Spa Villa - with private heated pool and private spa
    Elounda Beach Front Villa - with private heated pool (located at sister property) 

    Hotel facilities and services

    Two a la carte restaurants, Lounge bar, Swimming pool, Children’s pool, Private Beach Club, Minivan beach transfers daily, Fitness, Spa, Creche, Babysitting, Shopping delivery, Transfers, PC Corner.

    Water sports

    Water sports available upon request at the Private Beach Club.

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Picturesque lake in the town of Ag. Nikolaos, Elounda’s 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.

    Sports nearby

    Water sports, diving, sailing and boat excursions, tennis, golf (30 minutes drive).


    Children 3 and under stay free in selected suites. Baby cots and kid's menus can be provided. A kids' club and creche run at the hotel.

    Minimum stays

    3 nights minimum stay applies to Suites. 5 nights minimum stay applies to Villas. 7 nights minimum stay applies to Elounda beach Front Villa.

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