Domes of Elounda, Crete

IMG_8457Set in the most breathtaking location overlooking the Unesco-protected island of Spinalonga and its Venetian castle, the 5 star resort Domes of Elounda with its own private beach, is the absolute summer destination that everyone is dreaming about. Whether you choose a private villa with a pool or a suite with an outdoor jacuzzi the experience is really close to paradise.

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FullSizeRender-86The resort offers an adult only swimming pool with an amazing sea view and of course a family one surrounded by beautiful gardens. One of the most amazing things, is that Domes of Elounda has a private beach with crystal clear waters overlooking Spinalonga and the gulf of Elounda.

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IMG_8810The architecture blends seamlessly with the beautiful Cretan land. The villas in light brown and baby blue colours has domes as a signature detail of the resort.

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FullSizeRender-87The spa of Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection includes an interior seawater pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub. It also offers rejuvenating therapies, such as facial and massage treatments.

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FullSizeRender-92My villa features a private pool with magnificent views, a large balcony, a garden, two bedrooms, a living room with a fireplace, kitchen and an indoor pool with hammam spa. Basically it has everything a dream house could have.

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FullSizeRender-93The four restaurants and the gastronomy culture, offer the best in Greek and international cuisine, while the wine-tasting evenings complete one’s adventures in taste. I had the pleasure to experience the new hotel’s new gastronomy entry. The fish barbecue nights with the absolutely delicious food was an unforgettable experience. Dining under the stars by the sea while live traditional cretan music was filling the air.

IMG_8494Minutes away from the resort is the famous island of Spinalonga. You can visit it with the resorts private boat or from the village of Plaka that it’s just a 10 minute boat trip.

IMG_8637Crete is so beautiful with very unique beaches and characteristic villages to explore.

FullSizeRender-81Domes of Elounda is a peace of heaven where you can enjoy the greek sun with stunning views and recharge your batteries. Not by luck it  has been honored for its distinct hospitality and been voted “Greece’s Leading All Suite Hotel”. It’s a luxury resort so well blended with the landscapes that actually looks like its been created by mother nature.

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