Elounda Akti Olous Hotel
With beautifully-decorated rooms in a Mediterranean design, a roof garden with a pool and panoramic views over the bay, the adults-only Elounda Akti Olous Hotel is the complete romantic destination.
Encouraging a laid-back, relaxed vibe, the adults-only Elounda Atki Olous Hotel has its own small, private sandy beach with views over the bay. Gorgeous rooms, a pool and roof garden add to the romance.
The Blue Sea a la carte restaurant serves delicious Greek cuisine and has an outdoor dining area – the range of mouthwatering breakfasts has become a particular favourite for guests, many of whom make return visits. For an evening cocktail, the Sky Bar is another popular venue.
The family-run hotel is renowned for cleanliness and a welcoming atmosphere. The friendly and efficient staff add to the holiday experience while the hotel features of the rooms with large beds, walk-in showers, and some balconies with garden or sea views. Work out in the gym and fitness studio and if you want to keep in touch with friends and family there’s excellent wifi coverage.
The hotel is close to more lovely, sandy beaches and the village centre with tavernas, the harbour and a range of shops.
Elounda, on the north-east coast of Crete within the prefecture of Lassithi, is just a few miles north of the nearest large town, Agios Nikolaos with its fine beaches. Other attractions are picturesque Lake Voulismeni, where a small church is built into a cliff face, and the archaeological and folk art museums, including Minoan artefacts and Byzantine and Cretan art, embroidery, handicrafts, manuscripts and books.
Olympic Rating: 4 Star
Official Rating: 4 Star
Twin bedded rooms with air conditioning, bathroom, direct dial telephone, music, safety deposit box, fridge, tea and coffee facilities, satellite TV, hair dryer and a balcony or terrace with inland or sea view.
Superior rooms with an inland view (sleep up to 3 people) and single rooms with garden view are also available at a supplement.