Elounda located behind the Kolokytha Peninsula and Spinalonga Island, 10 km from Agios Nikolaos on the north coast of eastern Crete Island.
Protected by Cape Agios Ioannis, the waters are tranquil and calm and it is something that you must see at least once in your lifetime.
Elound has become famous for the many luxury resorts dotted along the water’s edge, and some high value properties.
As a result, the beach facilities, are very well maintained and the tavernas and boutiques are very stylish. There are buses every hour from Agios Nikolaos to this beach.
Elounda beach is kept clean and environmentally sound, so that it has been awarded a Blue Flag. Wildlife abounds in the islets off the coast, and nearby cliff edges, where birds including Eleanora’s Falcon, hunts and nests. The mountains hide ancient sites and histories of Crete.
Of the various accommodation options, you can always choose a smaller, boutique guest house in this up-market, cosmopolitan spot, the Elounda Palm Boutique Hotel is a charming small hotel which actually combines the luxurious amenities with the traditional beauty.