The 5* Elounda Mare Hotel overlooks Mirabello Bay on the north coast of the
island of Crete,
in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Since 1988 it has been a member of the international Relais
& Chateaux hotel group.
sophistication and exclusivity, the Elounda Mare Hotel has an
unparalleled reputation in Greece for its attentive and personalised service.
With its award-winning restaurants, comprehensive leisure facilities and
exquisite design, it is the ideal choice for the discerning traveller seeking a
relaxing holiday in a serene and intimate setting.
Elounda Mare is a delight of traditional Cretan architecture
and interior design. The typical whitewashed surfaces bind harmoniously with the
brown and grey rock walls and the local carob and olive trees. The decoration is
exclusively antique pieces of folk art: carpets, chests, tapestries,
mantelpieces, and fine Cretan marble throughout the halls and salons.
The main building lounges are centered around the Karavia Bar. The
Hotel has been awarded the European Blue Flag for the past 9
consecutive years in recognition of the continuous efforts to maintain the
environment in pristine condition, for efficient water management and wastewater
treatment, and for the participation in the rising of environmental awareness
among staff and the local schoolchildren.
Near the children's pool is a playroom and table tennis, whereas baby-sitting
services are available for the younger ones. Near the beach one finds the sauna
and steam bath facility, as well as the massage parlour.
Room service runs around the clock and bungalow guests can except full
service on the garden table next to their seawater swimming pool.
Rooms equipped with:
Satellite television with music channel
Direct-dial telephone, high speed internet connection
All rooms and suites in the main building face the sea and have a balcony or
terrace. The bungalows, which also face the sea, include a private seawater
swimming pool that can be heated during spring and autumn.
All accommodations in the main building offer wonderful sea views and are
divided into three main categories:
“ROOM”: One bedroom with en-suite marble bathroom and balcony or
“ SUITE”: Separate bedroom and sitting room, with en-suite marble
bathroom and balcony.
“SUPERIOR SUITE”: Larger and more luxurious than a normal suite,
enjoying the same facilities.
24 twin/double rooms with balcony or terrace (indoor space 30-35m2) up to 2
adults + 1 child
9 one-bedroom suites with balcony (indoor space 42m2) up to 3 adults
2 one-bedroom superior suites with balcony (indoor space 50-70m2) up to 3 adults
1 two-bedroom superior suite with balcony (indoor space 75m2) up to 5 adults
1 two-bedroom superior suite with private pool (indoor space 80m2) up to 5
10 deluxe bungalows with small garden/sun terrace and private pool,
indoor space 30-45m2, up to 2 adults + 1 child
10 superior bungalows with small garden/sun terrace and private
pool,(ndoor space 35-55m2, up to 3 adults + 1 child10
6 bungalow suites with 2 bedrooms, small garden/sun terrace and private
pool, indoor space 80-110m2, up to 5 adults
1 bungalow suite with 3 bedrooms, small garden/sun terrace and private
pool, indoor space 110m², up to 7 adults
7 presidential 1- or 2-bedroom suites with small garden/sun terrace and
private pool, indoor space 65-140m2
Bungalows are divided into the following categories:
A. Bungalows Private Heated Swimming Pool - Front Sea View
“Deluxe”: Either one spacious room with sitting area or separate sitting
room. En-suite marble bathroom, open fireplace as well as a furnished
private small garden/sun terrace and private sea water swimming pool.
"Superior": Similar to the “Deluxe” yet better located, offering much
privacy and wonderful view to the sea.
"Two- Or Three- Bedroom Suites: Each bedroom has its own en-suite
bathroom. Open fireplace, private furnished small garden/sun terrace and
private seawater swimming pool. Some have two floors (maisonette). Each of
these charming suites has been individually designed and decorated with
B. Presidential Suites Private Heated swimming Pool - Front Sea View
Uniquely designed suites with one or two bedrooms (each with its own en-suite
marble bathroom), spacious living room, open fireplace, private furnished garden/sun
terrace. They are located on the front row near the sea, offering unobstructed
views of the Aegean Sea and the ever-changing pale colours of the distant Sitia
Mountains. All have a private seawater swimming pool. The sun terrace and the
pool are much larger in Princess Ariadni Suite and King Minos Suite, the latter
offering its own fitness facilities as well as a sauna and Turkish marble steam
All accommodation types have air-conditioning/heating (individual units in
all bungalows), direct dial telephone, satellite television with music channel,
DVD/CD player, mini bar, electronic safe deposit box, hair-dryer, scales,
bathrobes and slippers. All rooms, main-building suites and most bungalows are
equipped with air-bath tubs and most have a separate shower. All bungalows are
equipped with a sunshade and deck chairs.
All guests enjoy an "elounda mare welcome gift" and "hospitality
surprise courtesies" during their stay
Services & Facilities
Access to Rooms: One guest elevator for the upper floors and stairs
leading to all floors
Chapel: Greek Orthodox, on hotel premises (St. Marina's square)
Check-out 12:00 Noon
Currency Exchange Available at the Front Desk
Golf for Hotel residents only: Private 9-hole, par-3 course with Pro
Shop and English-speaking resident PGA pro
at sister establishment porto elounda De Luxe Resort, at 500m
Laundry & Dry Cleaning: Same day or next day delivery except Sundays and
Leisure: Heated seawater swimming pool and children's paddling pool.
Private sandy beach with sunshades, deck chairs and beach service. Table
tennis, two tennis courts (tuition on site)
Room Service 24 hours
Sea Sports: SCUBA diving, yacht charter, windsurfing, sailing,
water-skiing and various other sea sports
Shopping: At Santa Marina Square by the beach and the “Yacht Club”, one
will find the Chapel, an Art Gallery, a Souvenir Shop and Boutiques. Close
to the “Old Mill” restaurant, there is a jewellery shop and newsstand.
Voltage 220V / 50Hz
Wellness: Six Senses Spas™ treatments and a state of the art 2.200m² Six
Senses Spa™ at porto elounda DE LUXE RESORT, with thalassotherapy
pool and thermal suite.
Gymnasium, sauna and steambath available on premises
In the main building, the lounges are elegantly furnished and decorated with
antiques throughout. There is also a television room, an Internet corner and a
lounge for playing card games.
A large heated seawater swimming pool with a paddling pool for children lies
in front of the main hotel. There are extended lawns and seaside sundecks along
the shore where sunshades and deck chairs are provided free of charge for
sunbathing. By the sandy beach, Sea Sports include water-skiing and SCUBA diving
tuition. There are also canoes, pedaloes and windsurfing equipment, as well as a
sailing yacht and a motorboat for charter.
Sports also include two artificial grass tennis courts with tuition
available, a fitness room and table tennis. At our sister property porto
elounda De Luxe Resort, only 500 m away, there is a nine-hole par-3 Golf
Course with Golf Academy and Pro shop.
Room service is available 24 hours a day, offering a wide selection of
food and beverages, served with courtesy and efficiency.
Please note that the operation of the outdoor restaurants during low
season is subject to weather conditions.
Bars & Restaurants
"Deck" Breakfast buffet and five course table d'hôte dinner as well as à la
"Yacht Club" A la carte lunch and dinner
"Old Mill" Drinks & light meals during the day. Fine dining à la carte
Elegant attire in all restaurants (no swimming suits; no shorts or T-shirts
in the evening)
The Karavia Bar is situated in the main hotel, with magnificent views over
the Mirabello Bay and Sitia Mountains, is enlivened with soft piano music in the
A rich buffet and freshly prepared dishes are served at the ”Deck”
restaurant in the main hotel. Room service is also available.
Served daily at the “Yacht Club” restaurant by the sea. Dress code is casual,
but swimming attire is not welcome. Refreshments and afternoon tea are also
served at the “Old Mill” restaurant near the swimming pool.
A five-course table d’hôte menu is served daily at the “Deck” restaurant in
the main hotel. An à la carte menu with local and international specialties is
also available. On alternate evenings, à la carte dining is available at the
renowned “Yacht Club”, serving seafood specialities, whilst the awarded fine
dining “Old Mill” restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine. A special
theme event, The Fisherman’s Eve, takes place weekly at the “Yacht Club”.
Elegant attire is expected in all restaurants. Guests are advised that T-shirts
or short trousers should not be worn in the restaurants for dinner.
on 30,000 m2 of gently
sloping land with a private coastline of 300 metres, the Elounda Mare
located 70 km to the east of Iraklion International Airport (a pleasant
one hour drive). The town of Aghios Nikolaos and the small village of Elounda
are at a distance of 7 km and 2 km away respectively.