Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

Crete, Greece

Boutique villa-hotel overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello

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At a glance

28 rooms

With just 18 private villas, each with its own private infinity pool and ten stylish suites, Elounda Gulf Villas clings to the cliff face overlooking the Aegean Sea and the Gulf of Mirabello with spectacular views towards Spinalonga Island. This prestigious property provides two à la carte restaurants, a spa, a gym and of course, a host of water sports.

Location

Island of Crete, in the cosmopolitan fishing village of Elounda, near Aghios Nikolaos town for tavernas and restaurants and one hour drive from Heraklion city for Crete’s world-famous archaeological museum and the Knossos Palace. 70 kms from Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis International Airport.

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Things to enjoy

Spa treatments in the privacy of your Spa Villa, candlelit dinner at your pool terrace, chef in your villa, diving lessons in your private pool, sunset cruises, sailing excursions.

In detail

Utterly stylish and sophisticated, all the suites at Elounda Gulf Villas are decorated in soothing colours, and have a balcony or terrace. Each of the stunning villas has a spacious living room with a fireplace, a whirlpool bath and a kitchen. Some even have a private sauna, a gym room and patios with sun beds.

Enjoy a massage in the privacy of your suite or villa before relaxing with a signature cocktail by the main infinity pool and the cascading waterfall. Spend the afternoon scuba diving or sailing and in the evening, enjoy gourmet cuisine on the spacious veranda of the Daphni Restaurant.

Rooms

In line with our commitment to offer our guests both choice and diversity, Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties offer a range of room categories for you to choose from.

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

1 BD Deluxe Suite sea view 60-75 sq.m

One master bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom with air bath and living room separate to bedroom. Coffee and tea facilities available. Terrace or balcony, sea or garden view. Approximately 60-75 sq. metres.

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

2 BD Deluxe Family Suite sea view 100-120 sq.m

Two master bedroom suite with en-suite bathrooms, both with air bath. Living room with coffee and tea facilities. Balcony with sea view or garden view. Approximately 100-120 sq. metres.

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

2BD Elounda Pool Villa sea view 180 sq.m

Two master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private pool with Jacuzzi and panoramic sea views over the Mediterranean Sea. The Villa offers a spacious living room with fireplace and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. 180 square meters

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

3 BD 2 BATH Aegean Pool Villa, sea view, 200 sq.m.

One master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two further bedrooms with sharing bathroom, private pool with Jacuzzi and panoramic sea views over the Med Sea. The Villa offers a spacious living room with fireplace and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. 200 square meters

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

3BD 3BATH Mediterranean Pool Villa, sea view, 200 sq.m

Three master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private pool with Jacuzzi and panoramic sea views over the Med Sea. The Villa offers a spacious living room with fireplace and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. 200 square meters

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

2 BD 2 BATH Executive Spa Pool Villa, sauna, steam bath, gym room, sea view, 200 sq.m.

Two master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private pool with Jacuzzi and jet for swimming against the stream. Panoramic sea views over the Gulf of Mirabello. The Villa offers a spacious living room with fireplace and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. Special features include a private gym room, sauna and steam bath. 200 sq.m

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

3 BD 3 BATH Presidential Spa Pool Villa, private pool, gym room, sauna, steam bath, sea view, 250 sq.m

Three master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, private pool with Jacuzzi and jet for swimming against the stream. Panoramic sea views over the Med Sea. The Villa offers a spacious living room with fireplace and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. Special features include a private gym room, sauna and steam bath. Private pool can be heated. 250 sq.m.

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

4 BD 4 BATH Royal Spa Pool Villa, private pool with 2 Jacuzzi tubs, gym room, sauna, steam bath, sea view, 350 sq.m

Four master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Private infinity pool with two built-in Jacuzzi bath tubs. The bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the lower level while the upper level has a spacious living room with fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. A fully equipped kitchen is also provided. The Villa has its own private gym room with TV as well as its private sauna and steam bath rooms. 350 square meters

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

1 BD 1 BATH Deluxe Spa Pool Villa, private pool with Jacuzzi, gym room, steam bath, sauna, sea view 200 sq.m

The Deluxe Spa Villas provide one master ensuite bedroom with ensuite bathroom, private infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi, private sauna, steam bath and gym. The Villas offer spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen. The pool can be heated. The views over the Mediterranean Sea are superb! 200 square meters

Services

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, the award winning, family owned and run luxury boutique villa-hotel of just 10 suites and 18 villas, all with private pools with Jacuzzi, offers all discerning guests the independence and privacy found in a Villa holiday combined with all the services of a deluxe hotel! There is a real passion here that can only come from private ownership. It shows in the grand design and right down to the most meticulous detail. Even in the humblest suite, the amenities exceed expectations. For privacy, space and chic with an Olympian view, as well as personalised service this is a sybarite's paradise. Even the restaurants can justly claim to be one of the best on the island. A summer palace fit for the gods!


Directory of services

  • Anti allergy amenities inroom
  • Butler service
  • Car Parking ( complimentary )
  • Car rental service
  • CD / DVD library
  • Chauffeur driven car
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge
  • Daily maid service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Doctor on call
  • DVD /CD Library
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Internet / E-mail terminal
  • In-villa dining
  • Laptop Rental
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage services
  • Nanny service
  • Room service - restricted hours
  • Wake up calls
  • WI-FI in public areas
  • WI-FI in guest rooms
  • Wine, flowers & fruits in-room

On-site facilities

  • Fitness Facility
  • Gym/studio (unsupervised)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Seawater swimming pool
  • Spa (unsupervised)

Family facilities

  • Baby listening
  • Baby sitting
  • Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Children's Meals
  • Pool
  • Sofa beds

Languages spoken

  • English

Dining

Argo Restaurant - An "a la carte" restaurant offering delicious international and mediterranean dishes and a selection of desserts cooked by our experienced and continuously trained chef. Children menu also available. An extensive wine list is also offered. Daphni Restaurant - Experience gourmet delights in the lovely terrace of the a la carte Daphni restaurant. Extensive wine list also offered. The restaurant can be booked for private dinning as well. Gala Dinners by internationally known chefs are also organised- contact the Hotel directly for more info. Reservations accepted.


Argo a la carte Restaurant

The internationally educated and trained chef de hotels prepares delicious International, mediterranean and local dishes. Special attentions is given to local products and ingredients. Children menu is also provided. Special requests can be prepared given some notice. Worldwide known chefs awarded with Michelin Stars prepare gala dinners specific dates throughout the Season. An extensive wine list is offered with international but also greek and local wines.

Restaurant details
Type: International
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 16:00 & 19:00 to 23:00
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Daphni a la carte Restaurant

The a la carte outdoor Daphni Restaurant offers gourmet dishes to our guests prepared by our experienced chef. Also the Restaurant can be booked for exclusive events and meals. As a restaurant it is open only for dinners, for exclusive use it can be booked other times as well.

Restaurant details
Type: International
Dress Code: n/a
Opening Hours: 19:00 to 23:00
Smoking: No (Non-Smoking)

Spa

Full Body Massage / Head Massage / Craniotherapy / Back Massage/ Reflexology/ Ht stone massage


Elixir Spa Gallery

Spa Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Swedish massage

Leisure

Hotel has 14 private outdoor sea water swimming pools all with Jacuzzi and some with jet for swimming against the stream, as well as 1 outdoor sea water swimming pool with Jacuzzi and jet for swimming against the stream for the use of all of its guests.. Main water sports available nearby. Sailing and yachting facilities available nearby.


Activities

  • Bike Riding
  • Hairdresser
  • Horse Riding
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging Track
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Seawater Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing

Meetings and Business

Full Range of Computer equipment and support. Wi-Fi internet access. Fax machine. Printer. Complimentary receipt of faxes and e-mails. For extra requests please contact the Hotel directly.

Caring Luxury

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites recognizes that the pursuit of excellence does not need to be at the expense of the environment or of the local community. For this the Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites management team has adopted a responsible environmental practise which demonstrates that luxury can be both enriching and rewarding without compromising the comforts and services of a luxury hotel experience. Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites’ Green Attitude includes the following measures: Caring for the local community - Local shopping and hiring to support the local community - Local produce is preferred and widely used in the Hotel Restaurants - Continuously educate the management and the staff with environmental issues and new measures to be taken - Regularly donate to Greek Charity Energy and water saving - In Villa/Suite electrical systems operated by magnetic keys - Use of energy light bulbs where possible - Solar system for provision of hot water - Automatic garden irrigation systems - Re-use of the waste water for garden irrigation - Guests’ choice to have towel washing every other day Waste saving - Chemical free and biodegradable cleaning products - Recycle disposables - Use of natural paint - Laundry bags made out of recycling paper

Getting there

Hotel Address

Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites
Elounda 72053 Crete. Greece Elounda72 053Greece

Transportation

International Airport: Heraklion Airport, 65 kms/40 miles away, 1 hour by car. Local Airport: Heraklion Airport. Taxi fare - airport: 60 euros one way. Pick up service: Yes. Helipad: at Heraklion Airport and Elounda

Airports

Nearest international airport: Heraklion Airport (HER) (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Heraklion Airport (HER) (More than 50 Km.)

Directions

On leaving Heraklion airport you get on to the main road in the direction of Ag. Nikolaos, going away from the town of Heraklion. Continue on this road for approximately 60 kms passing the towns of Hersonnissos, Malia and Neapoli. On approaching the town of Ag. Nikolaos you will come to a set of traffic lights. Turn Left at the traffic lights following the signs posted to Elounda. At 50m you come to another set of traffic lights, turn right again and you are on te road to Elounda approximately 7 kms. You will go up and over a hill and on the other side have a magnificent view of Elounda and the islands. Going down the hill you take the 1st turning to the right with a small cream and red coloured supermarket on the corner. The Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites are just there on the right-hand side, reception is just through the wooden electronic gates.

Near Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

Water sports, waterpark, golf, diving, tennis, local tavernas, Island of Spinalonga, Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Minoan Palace of Knossos.


Landmarks

  • Agios Nikolaos Lake
  • Brachasi Village
  • Elounda Traditional Fishing Village
  • Heraklion Archaelogical Museum
  • Iraklion Archaelogical Palace
  • Knossos Archaelogical Palace
  • Lassithi Plateau
  • Monastery of Areti
  • Spinalonga Island
  • Traditional Village of Kritza
  • Vai Palm Forest

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