Elounda Mare Hotel - Relais & Chateaux
Greece, Crete, Lassithi, Elounda
Address: [Elounda, Crete]
Type: [Hotel - Bgls - Villa - Suites]
Chain: [Relais & Chateaux]
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Developed on 30,000 m2 of gently sloping land with a private coastline of 300 metres, the Elounda Mare is 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.
Rooms equipped with:
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:
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 adults
Bungalows are divided into the following categories:
A. Bungalows Private Heated Swimming Pool - Front Sea View
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 room.
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
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.
Restaurants "Deck" Breakfast buffet and five course table d'hôte dinner as well as à la carte dinner "Yacht Club" A la carte lunch and dinner "Old Mill" Drinks & light meals during the day. Fine dining à la carte restaurant
Elegant attire in all restaurants (no swimming suits; no shorts or T-shirts in the evening)
Bar 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 early evening.
Breakfast: A rich buffet and freshly prepared dishes are served at the ”Deck” restaurant in the main hotel. Room service is also available.
Lunch: 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.
Dinner: 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.