Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa is quite simply one of the best 5-star luxury hotels for families to stay at in Crete. Located on the beautiful Elounda coastline, it offers breathtaking views, a private beach, infinity pools, a kids club, and watersports – What more could you ask for?
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa in Elounda is about an hour’s drive from the airport at Heraklion.
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa is part of the ‘Luxury Collection’ of hotels managed by Marriot. It boasts contemporary styling mixed with traditional touches, and accommodation comes in the form of suites and bungalows, many of which have private pools. This hotel is popular with families, due to the supervised kids club and watersports facilities.
There are 251 suites and bungalows at Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, all of which are airy and bright. Each room has a king sized bed (twin beds optional), a sea view, marble style bathroom, and balcony. Many of the rooms also have a plunge pool. The top of the line is the 3 bedroom Royal Blue Villa!
The hotel complex has numerous facilities designed to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. There are tennis courts, a spa, water sports center, fitness center, and the kids club in addition to bars and restaurants.
What to do in the area around Blue Palace with kids
Active families will enjoy using the facilities at Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, but there are also plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area.
The island of Spinalonga is just a short trip away, and the village of Plaka can easily be reached on foot. To make the most of your holiday in Crete though, we strongly recommend that you rent a car so that you can see some of the attractions. Click here to see great ideas on things to explore during a road trip in Crete.
If you would prefer to take private guided family tours from the Blue Palace, we can easily arrange those for you. With our extensive contacts all over the island, we have handpicked guides that specialize in family tours and excursions. For a taste of some of the tours we offer, take a look at our suggestions for tours in Crete.
Elounda is situated on the northeast coast of Crete, and many places of interest such as the Lassithi Plateau and Cave of Zeus are within easy reach.
Kids are always warmly welcomed and looked after in Crete, but the Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort and Spa takes it to the next level. With family rooms, high chairs, kids menus, and of course the kids club, it is the number one choice for family-friendly accommodation in Crete,
Families should know
- The number one luxury family destination in Crete
- Awesome Kids Club
- Private pebble beach
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