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Cretan Gem – Elounda Mare Hotel

Elounda Mare Hotel

On the native island of Zeus, the King of the Greek gods, sits the 5* Elounda Mare Hotel, with its white cottages that look out onto the turquoise waters of the Mirabello Bay. Since 1988 it has been a member of the international Relais & Chateaux hotel group. With its award-winning restaurants, comprehensive leisure facilities and exquisite design, it is the ideal choice for the discerning traveller seeking a relaxing holiday in a serene and intimate setting.

Elounda Mare Hotel
Elounda Mare Hotel

An ethereal light bathes this retreat and its maze of sweet-smelling gardens. The spacious and intimate bedrooms, the bungalows, all different but all with a private pool, enjoy magnificent panoramic views. Elounda Mare is a delight of traditional Cretan architecture and interior design. The typical whitewashed surfaces bind harmoniously with the brown and grey rock walls and the local carob and olive trees. The decoration is exclusively antique pieces of folk art: carpets, chests, tapestries, mantelpieces, and fine Cretan marble throughout the halls and salons.

Elounda Mare Hotel
Elounda Mare Hotel

The hotel’s location is the perfect place from which to discover Crete and its legends, monasteries and chapels bequeathed by the Byzantine civilization. There is even a chapel overlooking the hotel’s private bay, offering stunning vistas of the Mediterranean.

Elounda Mare Hotel
Elounda Mare Hotel

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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