Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort***** | Wellbeing Escapes

Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort

Elounda, Greece

Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa
Porto Elounda Golf & Six Senses Spa

Overview

Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort is an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking a beautiful private bay. It’s located in Crete and enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year. It’s home to the famous Six Senses Spa so you can expect a high level of experience and service. Spa facilities are vast and include a hydro pool, various saunas and an authentic Turkish hammam. As well as the spa, there are plenty of fitness classes and places to explore nearby. The views over the sea and distant mountain ranges are simply beautiful.

**The hotel is open between 18 May - 28 October 2023 **

When to go

Crete enjoys a Mediterranean climate all year round so tends to be warm for most of the year. January is usually the coolest month.
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What we love

  • The award-winning Six Senses spa which offers a range of holistic treatments and therapies aimed to rejuvenate and relax
  • The beautiful views across the sea and distant mountains
  • The thalassotherapy outdoor pool which is ideal to use in-between treatments. 

Who should go

  • It’s a great choice for families who want to keep busy and there are plenty of children's activities 
  • Independent solo travellers looking to de-stress and relax
  • Yogis will love the dedicated yoga and Pilates programme here.

Offers

  • Early Booking Offer 2023: 
  • - 20% discount on accommodation if booked and paid by 31 Jan. Valid for stays between 18 May - 28 Oct
  • For booking with NO spa programme:
  • - Spa credit voucher of €50 per person (5 or 6 night stay) 
  • - Spa credit voucher €70 per person (min. 7 night stay)
  • For booking with pre-purchased spa programme:
  • - 1 Complimentary full body signature massage (50 minutes)
  • - Min stay 3 nights between 15 May - 22 Jun & 8 Sept - 28 Oct
  • - Min stay 5 nights between 23 June - 07 Sept
  • Free access to Thalassotherapy pool and thermal suites - 2 hours per person per day (with or without pre-book package)
  • Free room upgrade - subject to availability at time of arrival (min stays 5 nights stay, not valid between 23 June to 07 September 23)
  • Repeat client offer - for those who stayed at Porto Elounda with us in the past:
  • - Stay 7 Pay for 6 nights (not valid between 07 July - 24 August 23). Please contact us to make a booking
Have a question?
This hotel is not fully available from 19/10/2022 until 01/05/2023. Please email or call us on +44 (0)20 3735 7555 to find our more details about availability.

Bed & Breakfast Stay

Just the hotel, no programmes
£83
per person
Spa credit voucher up to €70

Discover Yoga 3 day Retreat

Immerse yourself in a daily practice of hatha yoga to maintain body and mind balance. Ideal for complete yoga novices and guests looking for alternative body and mind practice, the Discover Yoga program combines private sessions of hatha yoga, meditation and pranayama (breath regulation) with Six Senses signature treatments. Minimum stay is 3 nights.
£567
per person

Sense of Greece

The most popular programme! A sweet combination of various spa treatments - wrap, facial, massage, exfoliation and salt bath will relax your body and mind. Minimum stay 5 nights.
£669
per person

Healing with Ayurveda Aromatherapy 3 day retreat

Ayurveda aromatherapy is the marriage of two sciences Ayurveda & Aromatherapy. Subtle Energies have been pioneers in reviving the science of using rare & unique essential oils, long forgotten in traditional Ayurveda practices today. In Aromatherapy Ayurveda the traditional techniques & benefits of Ayurveda are combined with the added benefits of aromatherapy & Marma techniques using the rare and unique flora pharmacy of the Indian essential oils providing a holistic sensory experience . The ultimate goal is to help you enhance your self-reliance , energy, vitality and mental health and lead to a better state of well-being.
£712
per person

Discover Yoga 5 day Retreat

Immerse yourself in a daily practice of hatha yoga to maintain body and mind balance. Ideal for complete yoga novices and guests looking for alternative body and mind practice, the Discover Yoga program combines private sessions of hatha yoga, meditation and pranayama (breath regulation) with Six Senses signature treatments. Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£851
per person

Flexible Fitness

Our signature flexible fitness programme gives you a choice of one daily private fitness activity for 5 day. Each class is 60 minutes long and you can mix and match the way you like. Increase your overall fitness, try something new or simply have fun! Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£897
per person

Tennis programme

Tennis programme includes 5 private lessons and is suitable for a tennis beginner as well as advanced player. Programme also includes a wellness consultation with measurements of heart rate and body fats and pa treatments . Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£897
per person

Yogic Detox 5 day retreat

The programme is ideal for yoga aficionados and guests looking for less punishing detox programs. Yogic Detox combines aspects of asanas (hatha yogic postures), pranayama (breath regulation), meditation and a balanced diet along with sat kriya (movement and breath exercise) to offer a profound experience. Minimum stay 5 nights
£1,114
per person

Healing with Ayurveda Aromatherapy 5 day retreat

Ayurveda aromatherapy is the marriage of two sciences Ayurveda & Aromatherapy. Subtle Energies have been pioneers in reviving the science of using rare & unique essential oils, long forgotten in traditional Ayurveda practices today. In Aromatherapy Ayurveda the traditional techniques & benefits of Ayurveda are combined with the added benefits of aromatherapy & Marma techniques using the rare and unique flora pharmacy of the Indian essential oils providing a holistic sensory experience . The ultimate goal is to help you enhance your self-reliance , energy, vitality and mental health and lead to a better state of well-being.
£1,295
per person

Discover Yoga 7 day Retreat

Immerse yourself in a daily practice of hatha yoga to maintain body and mind balance. Ideal for complete yoga novices and guests looking for alternative body and mind practice, the Discover Yoga program combines private sessions of hatha yoga, meditation and pranayama (breath regulation) with Six Senses signature treatments. Minimum stay is 7 nights.
£1,516
per person

Wellness

True to its Six Senses origins, the wellness approach is holistic with a variety of therapies from Tai Chi, Reiki and oriental massages – there is something for everyone. A Greek flavour has been added with the use of natural Greek products using locally sourced ingredients.Facilities include the largest seafront pools in Crete, with an outdoor swimming pool for adults, an indoor swimming pool for all guests plus 2 outdoor pools for children. All pools, except for one outdoor children's pool, are heated up to 25°C during spring and autumn, although a lifeguard isn't present in any month. There is also a Turkish hammam, a Caldarium (traditional Roman steam room), Finnish sauna, ice plunge pool, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, treatment rooms with sea views and a state-of-the-art gym. Please note that the spa is closed every Tuesday. 

* Please note that due to current Covid government regulations in Greece the indoor Thalasso facilities and some treatments might not be available. You will be offered the best alternative option. *

Example treatments at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort
  • Indian leg and foot massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Face detox 
  • Detox body buff 
  • Traditional hammam 
  • Acupuncture 


Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Porto Golf Club 
  • Wakeboarding
  • Water skiing
  • Scuba diving 
  • Yachting 
  • Biking trails 
  • Tennis 



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Visit Plaka which is a traditional fishing village to try some of the freshest fish 
  • Scuba diving in the crystal clear waters 
  • Spinalonga island, the former leper’s colony, just a short boat trip away
  • Visit the city of Aghios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) and explore the cafes, shops and bars

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga (Hatha, Vinyasa, Core)
  • Aqua yoga
  • Power walk
  • Water aerobics

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort has 133 rooms and suites. All rooms and suites have sea views and a balcony overlooking the bay of Mirabello. Porto Sea View Suites have extra living space. Two Bedroom Porto Sea View Suites and the Porto Exclusive Suite are even more spacious and have a private pool, so if budget allows, we suggest upgrading for an extra treat. 
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Porto Sea View room
Porto Sea View rooms are 37m2 and have a private balcony overlooking the bay. They have either queen-size or twins beds. Connecting rooms are also available. 

The en-suite bathroom has a shower (some have a bath tub), bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.

Facilities include LCD flat screen TV with satellite channels, music channel, DVD/CD player, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit box and optional 24-hour room service, plus a daily turn-down service.

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Porto Sea View room with Shared Pool
Porto Sea View Shared Pool rooms are 40m2 and have a private furnished terrace which leads directly to a shared seawater swimming pool. They have queen-size or twins beds plus a living area within the room. 

The en-suite bathroom has a shower (some have a bath tub), bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.

Facilities include LCD flat screen TV with satellite channels, music channel, DVD/CD player, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit box and optional 24-hour room service, plus a daily turn-down service.


Porto Sea View Superior with Individual Pool
Porto Sea View with Individual Pool rooms are approximately 55m2, with a private furnished terrace looking across the private golf course, towards the sea, which leads directly to a private seawater swimming pool. They have queen-size or twins beds plus a small living area within the room. 

The en-suite bathroom has a shower (some have a bath tub), bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.

Facilities include LCD flat screen TV with satellite channels, music channel, DVD/CD player, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit box and optional 24-hour room service, plus a daily turn-down service.


What’s on the menu

The Cretan diet is one of the healthiest in the world and there is plenty of choice for you to enjoy at this resort. The menu includes fresh seafood and Greek dishes so expect to find lots of vegetables, vibrant salads and fruits. The restaurants, lounges and bars enjoy stunning sea views, either nestled in olive groves or right by the water’s edge.  

Resort runs 3 theme nights a week - 'Cretan night' (bringing the music and dance of Crete to the beach of the resort), 'Opa night' (traditions and fun of Greek culture in Elies Restaurant including a Greek tradition of smashing plates) and 'White night' (wear something white and enjoy live music and local fish & sea food menu). 

Your stay comes automatically with breakfast but you can choose from 2 different meal plans:

Dine Around - experience all dishes in all restaurants as well as themed nights

Diner Around Selective - experience selected dishes from menus at a la carte restaurants: Nafsika, Yacht Club, Elies Beach, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro. 

Nafsika
Nafsika
Located by the pool and with a terrace overlooking the sea, this restaurant serves international cuisine for buffet breakfast and opens again for dinner.
Aglio & Olio
Aglio & Olio
Surrounded by olive groves, Aglio & Olio serves authentic Italian cuisine. It’s open for lunch and dinner. Head here in the evenings for a Aperitivo.
Odysseas
Odysseas
Located directly by the water-front, Odysseas serves traditional Greek favourites. It’s open in high season only and only for dinner.

Location

Porto Elounda Golf & Spa is in the north-east of Crete in Greece. It overlooks the Mirabello Bay and has it’s own private beach.

Nearest airport

The transfer time is approximately 1 hour from Heraklion Airport. There are many flights to Heraklion throughout the year. The flight time is approximately 4 hours from London. 
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Families, Children & Infants

Everyone is welcome at Porto Elounda. There are creche facilities (4 months - 4 years) run by professional nannies. 5 -12 years old can enjoy water slides in the morning hours and supervised activities at Kid's Ark. There are also activities for teenagers. 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.