Elounda Gulf Villas

Location: Crete & Corfu | Greece

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

The family-owned and run Elounda Gulf Villas is an award-winning member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. It is set in a spectacular location, offering the privacy of a villa with the hospitality of a hotel. Quirky touches keep each villa individual, while butler service spoils you rotten. A home from home, only better.
Perfect forThis hotel an idyllic retreat for both couples and families looking for exclusivity, luxury and superb views.
In the knowThe hotel's private beach club is just a 10-minute drive away (reached via a daily private and complimentary shuttle service), ensuring you're guaranteed seclusion as you relax on a sunlounger under an umbrella, overlooking the sea.

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • Honeymoon
  • Romantic
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Elounda Gulf Villas has a spectacular setting overlooking the Gulf of Mirabello, 2km from Elounda Village and 8km from the pretty town of Agios Nikolaos, which has an abundance of boutiques and restaurants.

Rooms at Elounda Gulf Villas

The luxurious suites, which are close to the hotel's main pool, the pool suites and the pool villas, which have one to four bedrooms, are stylishly decorated in signature Grecian blues and whites and plush Italian fabrics, and have light, airy and spacious living, kitchen and dining areas. There are luxurious touches throughout - even the bathrooms have marble features and handpainted ceilings.

The pool villas have private seawater infinity pools and Jacuzzis and the spa pool villas also have private spa facilities including a gym room, sauna and steam room, while the pool suites have their own private heated pool and a hydro Jacuzzi, as well as floodlit infinity pools. 

For a perfect start to the day, your butler will bring you your breakfast - enjoy it on the terrace while taking in the stunning sea vistas.

Food & Drink

Combine the independence and flexibility of self-catering with the excellent restaurants at the hotel. Tuck into the delicious Greek and international buffet at Argo (which has a different theme each evening), while the award-winning Daphni is the place to be for gourmet Greek and Mediterranean cuisine accompanied by the ubiquitous sea views. Alternatively, enjoy a specially prepared meal on your private terrace.

Visit the Argo Bar for sunset cocktails and snacks.


Relax and unwind in style with a spa treatment or a massage, which you can enjoy in the spa or in the privacy of your room. 

For babies and children, there's a creche and a kids club to keep them entertained.

Activities at Elounda Gulf Villas

Golf and a range of water sports are on offer nearby, plus much more. Visit vineyards and olive farms, dine in traditional tavernas and take in centuries of history at fascinating archaeological sites and museums. Explore the coast in a private yacht, on scenic routes around beaches, coves and islands, including the famous Spinalonga, and see Crete from above on a helicopter tour. You could even take a trip to beautiful Santorini, a 40-minute flight away.

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Hotel location

Elounda Gulf Villas is 45 minutes from Heraklion International Airport and the port. Private transfers can be arranged.

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