The Former Leper Colony in Crete

Controlled by the Venetians in the 17th century, Spinalonga, which translates to “long thorn” fell to the ottomans in 1715 before becoming one of the last leper colonies in Europe.

The Haven Experience at Blue Palace

The Haven Experience has all the ingredients for a luxurious Greek island vacation: bespoke decor, privacy and space, sparkling infinity pools, attentive services, emblematic sea views, all combined with the resort’s amazing private beach experience at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete.

Anthós: The New Greek Cuisine Experience in Crete

This year, Anthos Restaurant, a unique gastronomical offer has been curated for the worshipers of Cretan cuisine by our celebrated chef, Athinagoras Kostakos.

An Adventurous Day Out in Crete

Gorgeous beaches, crystalline waters, fertile valleys and traditional villages; visitors to Crete can look forward to a slower pace of life.

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

Overlooking cerulean waters and featuring 142 private pools, Blue Palace Resort, elegantly blends Greek culture with outstanding service and grace. Escape to the wild beauty and unrivaled island style of a luxe resort, where time seems to stand still.

Crete

Welcome to Crete, the largest island in Greece where you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations and explore glorious beaches.