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Private beach, scuba diving, snorkelling, waterskiing
Private beach, scuba diving, snorkelling, waterskiing
Private beach, scuba diving, snorkelling, waterskiing
Indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, open 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, pool umbrellas

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
217 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air conditioning
Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPlaka Beach11 min walk
Popular LocationSpinalonga20 min walk
Popular LocationSpinalonga Castle6 min drive
AirportSitia (JSH)78 min drive

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  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Bi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsBi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 581 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)
  • Mediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsMediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 731 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Island, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIsland, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 624 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea View
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 1184 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsVilla, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Grand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2368 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsGrand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View
  • Royal Villa, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3122 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoyal Villa, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 2 Single Beds, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Bi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View

    Room amenities

    • 850 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsBi-Level Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Mountain View
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 581 sq ft
    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool (Heated Pool)
  • Mediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsMediterranean Maisonette Suite, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 731 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Island, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsIsland, Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Superior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Bungalow, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Sea View (Heated Pool)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 624 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 1184 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsVilla, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Grand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 2368 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsGrand Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Royal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3122 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoyal Blue Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool, Sea View
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Sea View

About this area

Agios Nikolaos

Located in Agios Nikolaos, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete is in the historical district and on a private beach. Spinalonga Castle is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Plaka Beach and Istro Beach.

Visit our Agios Nikolaos travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Plaka Beach - 11 min walk
  • Spinalonga - 20 min walk
  • Spinalonga Castle - 6 min drive
  • Hiona Beach - 10 min drive
  • Elounda Windmills - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Blue Door — 1 min walk
  • Brand -new dining concept — 1 min walk

About this property

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

5-star hotel with pools, private beach and full-service spa
Catch some rays on Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete's private beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants. All 251 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Minibars and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete offers 251 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

This Agios Nikolaos hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a kids' pool, other recreational amenities include a private beach, outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The Elounda Spa has 24 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveller Top 100 List.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • 5 restaurants
  • 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Aerobics classes
  • Bike hire
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Designer shops
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Indoor pool
  • Motor-boating
  • Motorised watercraft
  • Mountain biking
  • Pilates classes
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian

Business services

  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Business centre

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 24 treatment rooms
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests who book a half board inclusive rate plan receive breakfast and dinner at the property's buffet restaurant.
Please note: Guestroom photos are representative of rooms offered and may differ from the actual room received.
A credit card deposit is only valid when card and cardholder are present at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 70.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 70.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in is available
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines
The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Property registration number 1040K015A0000201

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 8 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort Elounda
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Elounda
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Resort Crete Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Crete Agios Nikolaos
Blue Palace Luxury Collection Crete
The Blue Palace A Luxury Collection Resort Spa Crete
Blue Palace a Luxury Collection Resort Spa
Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete and receive a full refund?
Yes, Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete?
As of 11 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete on 2 Sep 2020 start from £336, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Pool access is from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Is Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete located?
Located in Agios Nikolaos, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Plaka Beach and Spinalonga Castle. Istro Beach is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
172
4 - Good
32
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
2
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
5.0
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
eccelent

eccelent

Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Superb

Wonderful hotel- impeccable service, beautiful view, facility and beach. Highly recommended!

Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Blue palace

We were greeted at reception by Panos!!! He is great and very friendly and efficient. The beach is the best! If you stay here ...be sure to get a room aeay from the busy street.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2019