Blue Palace, Elounda, Crete - ££££
Built in tiers into the hillside on the pretty Elounda coastline on north-eastern Crete, the Blue Palace is a delightful beach front resort with stunning sea views over to the nearby island of Spinalonga. Justifiably proud of its renowned, award-winning spa and Thalassotherapy centre, the Blue Palace also offers excellent water sports and excursions from its large, pebble beach, and the Kids Club has a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities for children ages 3 to 12. There are 251 spacious rooms, suites and villas, almost all with a full sea view and many with their own private plunge or infinity pool. There are also three outdoor pools, a heated indoor pool, two tennis courts and five exclusive restaurants serving a variety of cuisine including traditional Greek/Cretan, Italian and Polynesian.
£££ Great quality at reasonable prices
££££ Fairly priced, excellent accommodation
£££££ Top dollar for the very best in class