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Blue Palace

Crete, Greece

Pricing

Stay 7 nights from £1,460 p.p. (Low Season) and from £2,492 p.p. (High Season) in a Deluxe Bungalow Sea View.  
Flights available at an additional cost..

Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.
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Luxury Holidays At Blue Palace

Crete is an isle of authenticity and adoration. Azure blue waters, rich history and the genuine warmth of Greek hospitality greet guests as soon as they arrive on the island. At the water's edge in the Aegean Sea, Blue Palace is a family-run boutique gem that encapsulates the island's essence— offering heartfelt hospitality, soulful experiences and a heritage deeply rooted in its surroundings.

This unmistakably Greek retreat invites guests into thoughtfully designed rooms adorned with natural materials and local influences. The white pebble beach, complemented by wooden walkways, beckons leisurely coastal strolls. Authentic experiences await, allowing visitors to uncover the true heart of Greece.

Celebrating togetherness and creating a sense of place, Blue Palace places a focus on an intimate feel, personalised service and transformative experiences. Whether dining under the stars with your family, exploring ancient monuments like Knossos Palace, or indulging in a Greek cooking lesson, your escape to Blue Palace promises to leave a piece of your heart behind.

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  • Type: Luxury Hotel With Villas
  • Summary: A blissful beachfront retreat for both couples and families
  • Feature: Personalised service and transformative experiences 
  • Rooms: 48 bungalows, suites and villas
  • Nearest airport: Heraklion Airport
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Location and transfer

Approximately 60 minutes by private car transfer from Heraklion Airport 

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With Mediterranean-style accents and distinctive furnishings, the accommodations at Blue Palace seamlessly blend tradition with contemporary luxury. All rooms feature non-allergenic lux mattresses by Simmons, customised pillow menus, luxurious bath amenities, marble bathrooms, yoga mattresses and plenty of modern facilities, such as flat-screen LED televisions, Nespresso coffee machines with capsule refills and an in-room safe.  

   Deluxe Bungalow Seaview:expand_more
  • Size: 39m²
  • Room View: Ocean view
  • Facilities: With space for up to two guests and boasting a fresh interior with elegant touches, the Deluxe Bungalow Seaview promises a sumptuous king-size bed, an expansive marble bathroom with bath and shower, a private furnished balcony and plenty of modern amenities.
   Deluxe Bungalow Seaview with Private Heated Pool :expand_more
  • Size: 39m²
  • Room View: Ocean view
  • Facilities: Offering the ideal mix of indoor and outdoor living, the Deluxe Bungalow Seaview with Private Heated Pool promises an intimate space that features a king-size bed, an expansive marble bathroom with bath and shower, modern Greek touches and a private furnished veranda complete with sunbeds, lounger and a private heated pool.  
   Deluxe Suite Seaview :expand_more
  • Size: 50m²
  • Room View: Ocean view
  • Facilities: Overflowing with light and authentic local touches, the Deluxe Suite Seaview offers guests a contemporary bedroom with a king-size bed and an expansive marble en suite with bath and shower, separate bathroom facilities, private furnished balcony, separate living room with pull-out sofa bed and expansive veranda with sunbeds and loungers.
   Junior Suite with Private Heated Pool :expand_more
  • Size: 54m²
  • Room View: Mountain view
  • Facilities: The perfect blend of tranquillity and sophistication, the Junior Suite Private Heated Pool boasts space for up to three guests within its spacious interior. Guests can expect a sumptuous king-size bed, an expansive marble bathroom with bath and shower, a living space with a pull-out sofa bed, a private balcony with incredible views over the Cretan mountains and a spacious veranda with sunbeds, loungers and a private heated pool.
   Blue Maisonette Suite with Private Heated Pool :expand_more
  • Size: 67m²
  • Room View: Mountain view
  • Facilities: Secluded and spread across two floors, the Blue Maisonette Suite with Private Heated Pool is ideal for families and can sleep up to four adults. Guests can expect fresh interiors, a comfortable king-sized bedroom with a private balcony and en suite, a comfortable sitting area with a pull-out sofa bed, a separate bathroom and a spacious veranda complete with a dining table, loungers and an expansive heated pool.
   Island Suite Sea View with Private Heated Pool :expand_more
  • Size: 60m²
  • Room View: Ocean view
  • Facilities: Boasting plenty of space and thoughtful touches, the Island Suite Sea View with Private Heated Pool offers guests a sumptuous king-size bed, two marble bathrooms, a comfortable sitting area with a convenient pull-out sofa bed, original artwork by Greek artist Philippos Theodorides, a private balcony offering incredible views over the ocean and a large veranda complete with sunbeds, loungers and an inviting heated pool.
   Royal Blue Villa :expand_more
  • Size: 290m²
  • Room View: Ocean view
  • Facilities: The heart and soul of Blue Palace, the Royal Blue Villa is sure to impress. Expansive and opulent, it features three comfortable bedrooms with views over the Aegean Ocean, an airy open-plan living area complete with modern facilities, marble bathrooms with luxury bath amenities and a Jacuzzi bath, access to your own private chef and butler, expansive balconies and a private veranda complete with a private dining area, barbeque facilities, sitting area, garden and heated pool.
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With a keen focus on fresh flavours and local ingredients, dining at Blue Palace is an experience in itself. From meals inspired by home-cooked classics to contemporary Cretan cuisine, there is something for everyone here. With award-winning chefs and innovative food concepts, the dining choice at Blue Palace is truly exceptional.

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  • Cuisine: Fresh take on contemporary Greek cuisine
  • Setting: An outdoor setting beside the fragrant organic herb garden with views over Spinalonga Island
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Phāea Farmers Feast:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Farm-to-table gastronomic experience with authentically Cretan flavours
  • Setting: Welcoming pop-up restaurant
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Blue Door Taverna :expand_more
  • Cuisine: Traditional Cretan cuisine using fresh ingredients from the hotel’s organic garden
  • Setting: Relaxed waterfront taverna
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
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Culture & History

Crete has long been synonymous with culture and history, standing as a timeless testament to ancient grandeur through its rich history. Renowned as the birthplace of the mighty Minoan civilisation, this Mediterranean gem unveils a legacy that dates back millennia. The island's historical narrative, adorned with ancient ruins, Byzantine treasures and Venetian fortresses, unfolds seamlessly against a backdrop of sun-kissed landscapes. Wander through the remnants of the legendary Knossos Palace, where the labyrinthine corridors are the home of tales of King Minos and the mythical Minotaur, immerse yourself in the island’s history on a trip to the Heraklion Archaeological Museum or discover old town quarters and ancient fortresses as you explore the charming streets of cities like Chania and Rethymnon, where Venetian and Ottoman influences are palpable.


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Hotel Experiences

Located between the small fishing village of Plaka and the chic town of Elounda, Blue Palace is perfectly placed for a multitude of experiences and excursions that will make your luxury retreat truly unforgettable. From embarking on a picture-perfect cruise around Spinalonga at sunset or wine tasting in the organic garden to a once-in-a-lifetime Greek cooking lesson with expert chefs, there is an experience for every taste. Those looking to learn more about Crete can enjoy discovering the island’s best-hidden gems with a ‘Secrets of Crete’ tour, nature lovers can spend time at the hotel’s bee hives where you can learn more about the organic garden and enjoy a mini-harvesting and honey tasting session or for those in search of something special, hop into the hotel's vintage Mercedes or Cadillac and take to the roads on a mini road trip through the traditional villages of Crete.


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Dining & Gourmet

Foodies will love their time at Blue Palace, not only for the incredible array of gastronomy in the hotel’s restaurants, but also for the range of gourmet experiences available to try. Grab your family and dine under the stars at a personalised private dining experience, where everything from the menus to the venue is bespoke to you. For those looking for a more hands-on experience, head to the kitchens for a masterclass from the hotel’s Executive Chef who will teach you insider secrets of traditional Greek cuisine and how to cook a classic dish - Prawn Saganaki. Alternatively, enjoy a celebration of Cretan cuisine with endless dancing, good music and large bonfires at Blue Door Taverna with a unique ritual, the Cretan Feast.


 
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