Holiday to Elounda
Elounda is situated in the east of Crete, 6 miles from Aghios Nikolaos. Originally a small fishing village, the resort of Elounda has retained much of its traditional charm with a mix of the old and new.
Why visit Elounda
With a beautiful coastline and attractive harbour, Elounda is a lovely resort to visit and remains a peaceful retreat in the early and late season whilst becoming more lively in the height of the season.
Eating out in Elounda
The main area around the harbour in Elounda has plenty of waterfront bars and cafes where you can sit and relax or visit the main square in the town but this can get very busy and be a little noisy.
Eating out in Elounda tends to be in traditional Greek tavernas and cafes but if you are looking for a more international menu you can pay a visit to a restaurant in one of the many de-luxe hotels to be found in and around Elounda
The coastline at Elounda
The coastline around Elounda tends to be rocky and the beaches are not the main attraction as they tend to be small and manmade. However the area provides some pretty coves with beautifully clear water attractive for bathing and in particular, snorkelling, especially in the area around the old sunken city of Olous.
Out and about around Elounda
In the surrounding area of Elounda you can find some interesting archaeological sites and for walkers, there are some good trails to follow.
On holiday in Elounda you can take boat trips and fishing trips from the harbour or visit the former leper colony on Spinalonga Island with its old Venetian fortress. For history lovers, visit the ancient Minoan palace of Knossos and archaeological museum in Heraklion.
Book a Holiday to Elounda
The larger hotels open in time for Easter so you can book a holiday to Elounda from 01 April to 31 October with Voyager Travel Direct. You can search on this website or give one of our friendly Travel Consultants a call.
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