Phaea Blue Palace Hotel

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4.5 Star Hotel

Plaka, 72053 Elounda, Crete, Crete, Greece

Overlooking the bay, this resort features views of the island of Spinalonga. Beginning in May 2024, experience a new and more intimate side to Crete as Blue Palace begins anew as Phaea Blue Palace, a luxury boutique hotel.

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Hotel Details


Hotel Description

The celebrated, family-run Blue Palace hotel has been synonymous with luxury service and an authentic Greek experience for over two decades. The hotel re-opens in May 2024 as Phaea Blue Palace boutique hotel following a major renovation with 47 bungalows and suites, embodying PHAEA's commitment to conscious luxury hospitality and a deeper connection to Greece's timeless heritage. The hotel will offer refreshed interiors and will provide a more intimate, personalized experience in the same majestic location.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 60 Minutes
  • Distance from Pier: 60 Minutes
  • Area: Elounda
  • Number of Rooms: 47
  • Number of Floors: 2
  • Elevator(s)
  • Last Renovation: 2024
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • No Wheelchair-Accessible Rooms Available
  • Meal Plans Available
  • Nonsmoking Property


  • Air-Conditioning in Public Areas
  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • ATM
  • Bar(s)
  • Beach (swimmable)
  • Beach (swimmable - nearby)
  • Children's Club - See Below
  • Children's Playground
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Health/Fitness Facility
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Parking (self)
  • Parking (valet)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor

  • Children's Club Information: The children's club is made available for those ages 3 - 10, Tuesday - Sunday.
Features for a Fee
  • Babysitting
  • Beauty Salon
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Laundry Facilities (self-service)
  • Massage
  • Medical Facility (nearby)
  • Aerobics
  • Bicycles
  • Billiards
  • Canoeing
  • Golf (nearby)
  • Kayaking
  • Pilates
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/Boogie Boarding
  • Table Tennis
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga


Anthos:  Local farms, seasonal produce and signature after-dinner drinks. At Anthos' table, being together is what truly matters and every meal is a fresh, local and flavorful story waiting to unfold.

  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: Greek
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire | No Beachwear | No Shorts

Blue Door:  Incorporating the resort's signature color, the Blue Door is a typical Greek Taverna with a beach-front location. As part of its mission to remain true to island roots, Phaea Blue Palace has transformed an old fisherman's stone house into the renowned Blue Door Taverna. The traditional Greek cuisine features a daily catch from the local fishermen, cooked over the open grill accompanied by Greek Meze.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: Greek
  • Dress Code: No Beachwear | Footwear Required

Phaea Farmers Feast Pop Up:  The absolute farm-to-table experience. Celebrating the farm-to-table ethos and set amidst the magical organic garden, this event allows guests to handpick the freshest ingredients alongside a Phaea Farmer and Phaea Blue Palace's Executive Chef.

  • Meals Served: Lunch
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Required
  • Cuisine Type: Greek
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire | No Beachwear | No Shorts

The captivating allure of the Aegean Sea and Spinalonga Island unfolds before you, embraced by the artful design of the serene bungalows where the contemporary ambiance is delicately woven with subtle hues and Mediterranean-style accents, inviting you to feel just at home. In addition, bath amenities, plush bathrobes and slippers are available.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Crib
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Mini-Bar
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Housekeeping - Daily

Signature Room

An airy refuge, the Signature Room has been designed for lazy summer days and soft nights, with an extra touch of sophistication. Details in the room have been hand-picked to reflect its Greek personality and every piece has a story to tell.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Deluxe Sea-View Bungalow

An intimate refuge on the land of Crete where a fresh interior with elegant details opens up to breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. Embrace the Greek summer and unwind on your private balcony, taking in the view of the sea and Spinalonga Island. Every detail within the room is curated to echo its distinctive Greek personality, to enhance the room's aesthetic and reflect the cultural essence that defines the space.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Deluxe Sea-View Bungalow with Private Heated Pool

This bungalow is a world of elegant summer ease, indoors and outdoors. Equipped with its own private pool and spacious outdoor area with views to the Aegean sea, it invites guests to an intimate summer space where connection with the magnificent nature surrounding it, is the only aim. The bungalow's interior is curated to reflect a focus on Greek craftsmanship, and the details have been handpicked to inspire the feeling of a thoughtful host.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Deluxe Sea-View Suite

Take a deep dive into the Greek summer in the Deluxe Suite, designed for those who wish an elevated spacious experience. A blend of refined and contemporary style, with local design details, this suite puts emphasis on natural materials and luxury textures, accentuated by the breathtaking panoramic views. The large outdoor terrace showcases large Cretan ceramic pots and space for a family to lounge.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins

Junior Suite with Private Heated Pool

The perfect blend of tranquility and sophistication, this is a true summer hideaway. The interior of the suite combines white Greek marble details and original ceramics, fabrics with textures and details that create the sense of a home. Its outdoor space is a true sanctuary of relaxation and peacefulness. A captivating experience.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins and Sofa Bed

Blue Maisonette Suite with Private Heated Pool

The bi-level suite offers a sense of airiness and a true connection with nature. Expect white fresh interiors with splashes of blue colour, Greek marble tabletops and original Greek artwork. The beautiful living room leads out to an intimate lush garden The private terrace unfolds to the perfect outdoor space with an intimate garden and a private heated pool. The suite can be extended into a two-bedroom family space. It'll all paint the perfect Greek summer canvas.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins and Sofa Bed

Island Luxury Sea-View Suite with Private Heated Pool

Each suite is named after a Greek island and its bright and spacious spaces make up our extraordinarily beautiful interior, which unfolds to an expansive outdoor area with breathtaking vistas to the surrounding lush gardens and the endless blue. Designer furnishings, original artwork by Greek artist Philippos Theodorides, luxurious textures and locally handcrafted details make up spacious areas lead out its focal point – the spacious outdoor, inviting private pool and breathtaking views to the endless blue. For an additional peace of mind, the Island Suites are tucked away to ensure a sense of peacefulness.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Bedding: King or Two Twins, and sofabed

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