ELOUNDA CRETE

Where we are

Elounda Heights is situated on top of a small but steep hill which rises above the quaint fishing village of Elounda. A five-minute downhill walk brings you to the heart of the village where there are many shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars and a long sandy beach.

The cosmopolitan town of Agios Nikolaos is just ten kilometres away while Heraklion International Airport and Heraklion Port are about 70 kilometres away.

Sights to Explore

Crete is an island of heritage, unparalleled coastal beauty, rugged mountains and crystal blue waters.

Spinalonga

Spinalonga Island

Since ancient times, the island was site to a fortress that protected the port of Olous from marauding pirates, while in the 20th century it was used for the exile of patients suffering from Hansen’s disease (leprosy). Nowadays, it is a remarkable site where little boats will take you all season long to learn more about its intriguing history.

Plaka Village

Opposite the island of Spinalonga, a fishing village with traditional seaside homes, and whose tavernas serve the freshest fish throughout the year.

Knossos Palace

Heraklion Town

Heraklion is the biggest town of Crete and home to the palace of Knossos, the best example of Minoan civilisation and the impressive archaeological museum.

There are many other sites to visit, hiking trails to explore and beaches to soak up the rays. Just ask Vangelis and he will guide you to whatever takes your fancy.

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