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List of Best Luxury Hotels in Crete

1- Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection *****

Crete - Domes of Elounda

A warm, history-scented summer breeze wafts through the domed suites and villas of this Mediterranean haven. Overlooking turquoise waters with stunning views of the castle on Spinalonga Island, the domes of Elounda, suites, and villas – only, the luxury resort captures the essence of Crete with enchanting demeanor, meticulous service, and distinctive architecture. At night, our community gathers at CORE, an open-air, ancient Greek-style agora that combines pop-up shopping with street food, socializing, art, and a unique lineup of events.

Four restaurants with extraordinary ambiance combine what’s local with what’s timeless to create the next thing. Montessori inspires kids and teens with fun-filled activities and allows parents time to recharge in adult-only areas. Soma Spa offers outdoor renewal and connection through indigenous ceremonies.

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2- Nana Princess Suites Villas & Spa *****

Nana Princess Suites Villas & Spa

Nana Princess Suites, Villas & Spa is located in Hersonissos, in the countryside, and on a private beach. Boat tours offer a great opportunity to get out on the surrounding waters, or you can seek adventure with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. The hotel has 2 outdoor swimming pools with seawater, a health and spa center with an indoor heated pool, and a fully equipped fitness center.

Most Nana Princess Units have a private pool. Each has a 49-inch LCD TV with satellite channels, a smart lighting system, an electronic safe, and a Nespresso coffee machine. Nana Princess shares some sports facilities with its sister property, including tennis courts, beach volleyball, mini-football, and children’s animation programs and programs.

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3- Acro Suites – A Wellbeing Resort *****

Luxury Hotel - Acro Suites - A Wellbeing Resort

Acro Suites – A Wellbeing Resort features a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and bar in Agia Pelagia.  The bohemian luxury chic vibe will delight your aesthetic and eye for detail as well as welcome your body into the most relaxing and spiritual luxury experience.

Immerse yourself in this Crete hideaway with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. The well-kept secret reveals a paradise for all your senses. The Cave Suites, Wellness Spa, and Yoga Shala capture the raw aesthetic of the region in perfect balance. Definitely, the most beautiful accommodation guests have ever stayed at which an infinity pool directly off the cliff overlooking the ocean resides. The staff are super nice and helped with anything the guests needed.

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4- Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas *****

Crete Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas in Crete Nestled in the privacy of a secluded bay in Vathi, the resort’s unique location, along with its striking architecture that blends seamlessly with the rugged surroundings, provides a natural center of beauty and tranquility for you. Close to the town of Agios Nikolaos – but on the secluded beach of Vathi, this luxury resort in Crete is a uniquely beautiful and peaceful location.

There’s a large outdoor pool in case you don’t fancy your own, as well as two indoor pools, part of the extensive spa services. There are a handful of restaurants and bars on the resort’s terraces that make good use of local seafood. The hotel implements safety and cleaning measures in accordance with the Tablet Recovery Commitment.

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5- Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa *****

Crete Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa

Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa is located in Agios Nikolaos. Seek adventure with nearby horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking/biking trails. Overlooking the island of Spinalonga and the ever-calm Elounda Bay, Cayo Exclusive luxury is defined by both the beauty of the land and the luxurious facilities.

Blending harmoniously into its surroundings, the resort features stylish accommodations that offer luxurious living at its finest culinary offerings, a holistic spa experience, and ideal beach moments on the iconic Plaka Beach. The staff were absolutely amazing, and the receptionist who showed guests around made them feel so welcome.

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6- Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa (Adults Only) *****

Crete Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa

Modern facilities, excellent service, high quality accommodation, and a wide menu of benefits and services for adults only. Stella Luxury Resort & Spa has a giant swimming pool, five restaurants, and a state-of-the-art spa. The huge pool is flanked on one side by a series of swimming rooms.  Beautifully designed and impeccably furnished, all accommodation options offer direct access to the exclusive lagoon-style pool. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries, slippers, and toiletries.

The international cuisine buffet restaurant is beautifully located overlooking the pool and a wooden deck that extends over the water. Experience the delicious selection of “show cooking” specialties as well as a wide selection of desserts and seasonal fruits. Exquisite Mediterranean and Cretan cuisine can also be available, while the Cabana Bar offers plenty of refreshing drinks and light snacks.

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7- Paradise Island Villas *****

Crete Paradise Island Villas

It is an imaginable secluded island with bright white beaches, a lagoon full of deep blue waters, and towering coconut palms swaying in the breeze. A network of paved trails winds through the lush grounds, connecting oceanfront accommodations, gourmet dining, sports facilities, and an inspiring spa. Featuring a private pool, patio, and hot tub.

Paradise Island Villas Hersonissos is a 10-minute drive from Star Beach Water Park. Guests can use free Wi-Fi throughout the property. This residence is a 25-minute walk from Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre. This hotel is located within a 25-minute walk from the center of Hersonissos. Hypoallergenic sheets and pillows welcome you to a good night’s rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes, jetted bathtubs, and towels.

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8- Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection- Adults Only *****

Crete Domes Noruz Chania

Offering private access to the sandy beach at Agioi Apostoloi, Domes Noruz Chania is the first Greek resort to feature a state-of-the-art spa center and 2 swimming pools overlooking the azure waters and surrounding islands. You can enjoy good champagne and fresh seafood at the poolside bar. All accommodation types at Domes Noruz Chania feature spacious outdoor living areas with a variety of amenities, lounge furniture, outdoor bathtubs, and Jacuzzis or plunge pools.

Their architecture was inspired by the Venetian arsenals with Cretan sandstone as the prominent building material. The spa center, with a design inspired by embroidery and traditional local fabrics, has a bath, sauna, and jacuzzi. Rejuvenating massage treatments can also be provided. A variety of outdoor activities are offered, from yoga in the park to outdoor personal training sessions and other sports. The on-site fitness center is fully equipped.

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9- Blue Palace Elounda, a Luxury Collection Resort, Crete *****

Crete Blue Palace Elounda

The Blue Palace is a piece of pink stone and earthy colors that flow into the landscape. Bungalows, suites, and villas throughout the resort are your private retreats amidst fragrant gardens with spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and the island of Spinalonga.

Designed for people who want to spend a lot of time relaxing in their own private space, it offers a deep, understated luxury that is relaxing in a way that mere extravagance can never achieve. Porches, gardens, and private pools are designed to enhance the stunning views and sense of freedom.

A relaxed yet refined island aesthetic combined with natural materials, eclectic art pieces, a palette drawn from the surroundings, and a style seasoned with historic details, all in a uniquely compelling—undoubtedly Greek—private space.

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10- Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa *****

Crete Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa

Mitsis Laguna Resort & Spa has 7 restaurants including the main buffet restaurant and à la carte restaurants including Cretan Tavern, Tex-Mex, Pan-Asian, Italian, and Fish. It is a beach resort in Crete and a member of the Mitsis Premium Collection, with breathtakingly designed rooms and a magnificent Venetian-style pool view.

The hotel was opened in May 2011 on the Blue Flag beach of Anissaras in Hersonissos, Crete. Laguna features 351 luxurious rooms, 7 restaurants, and 5 bars, including new champagne, wine, and sushi bar, a state-of-the-art spa, and concierge and shuttle services. Sports and recreational facilities include an open access tennis court, a mini soccer field, water sports, and a spa center. There are 5 pools including a sea water pool, a fresh water pool with a slide, and a set of 3 pools.

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