Relaxing and peaceful
You will find accommodation on your Elounda holidays varied with self catering apartments dotted in and around the village and hotels appearing to get more affluent the higher into the hills you go. Shopping is limited in Elounda, but a trip to nearby Aghios Nikolaos will find locally produced oil based creams and soaps, raki and local wines.
Nightlife is lively without being too over the top. Bars and cafes overlook the waters and many hotels have chic clubs open into the early hours. A holiday to Elounda is really what you want to make of it, relaxing and peaceful, yet energetic and vibrant, families will love the clean beaches and calm blue waters, youngsters will love the water sports on offer, and couples will love the romantic atmosphere. Book holidays to Elounda online here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Places to Visit
– Facing the village of plaka and Elounda lies Spinalonga Island which has a modern recorded history dating back over 8 centuries. Acquired from the Byzantine Empire at the start of the 1200s it became a crucial part of the Venetian power base on Crete, for the next 400 years. Huge fortifications still domainate this small but strategically important outcrop of rock.The island was a refuge to Christians under threat from Saracens.