Crete is the Island of the Gods

Welcome to Crete, the largest island in Greece, and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture. Crete is, after all, a small universe teeming with beauties and treasures that you will probably need a lifetime to uncover!

A warm welcome to Crete at Blue Palace Resort

Hospitality is the immediate feeling of having arrived at someone’s home and is thought to be a milestone in Greek culture.

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Catch the Sun in Greece

Explore the endless summer in Athens, Crete, Costa Navarino, Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini. Reserve now your Greek getaway and enjoy complimentary breakfast, Internet access and more.
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Suite Summer

Get more from your stay in Greece. Discover more luxury and more room to relax. More distance between you and the same old, same old.
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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.

Spinalonga Island

Spinalonga, which translates to “long thorn” fell to the ottomans in 1715 before becoming one of the last leper colonies in Europe.

Kritsa Village

The village of Kritsa is 8 kilometer south west of Agios Nikolaos and it is a traditional mountain village with lots of narrow streets and several Byzantine churches.

Knossos

Explore Knossos, the largest bronze age archaeological site on Crete and considered Europe’s oldest city.

Guests at Blue Palace Resort and Spa can learn how to cook like a Greek, focusing on authentic flavors and traditional recipes of this beautiful island.

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