Map & Directions


We recommend flying into Heraklion International Airport, airport code HER, which is 78 kilometers or an approximate one hour drive from the resort.

Driving Directions

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

Plaka, Elounda

Crete, 72053 Greece

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Transportation Options


Helipad

If you are seeking ultimate comfort and speed, then the most convenient way of travelling to or from our resort is by helicopter. A private helipad is part of our premises for guests who wish to travel by helicopter to the mainland or other islands. We can arrange for our guests helicopter flights directly to the hotel`s own helipad.
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Airport Information

Heraklion Airport (HER)

HER

Airport Phone: +30 281 039 7129

Hotel direction: 72 km W

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Mini Van; fee: 170 EUR (one way) ;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 115 EUR (one way)
Visit HER airport website

Driving directions

Take the Main Exit from Heraklion Airport towards the National road (E75) with direction to Aghios Nikolaos driving to the east. Continue this route for approx. 60 km (37.2 mi.) and as soon as you approach the town of Aghios Nikolaos, before entering the town, there is a crossroad with traffic lights where you turn left. After 150 meters (0.1 mi.), at the next set of traffic lights, turn right following the signs towards Elounda. Drive through Elounda, following the signs towards the village of Plaka, along the coastal line. In about 4 km (2.5 mi.), Blue Palace is on the left side.

Chania International Airport (CHQ)

CHQ

Airport Phone: +30 2821 083800

Hotel direction: 218 km W

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Mini Van; fee: 460 EUR (one way) ;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 290 EUR (one way)
Visit CHQ airport website

Driving directions

From the exit of the airport turn left on the National road Souda airport. Follow the road until the square intersection, take the first exit and follow the road until the second intersection in about 4.5 km (2.8 mi.). On the second intersection take the second exit and follow the Akrotiriou street for 3.1 km (1.9 mi.). Turn left to Papanastasiou street and follow the road until the main intersection, where you will go under the bridge and turn left on the first exit to the National road (E75). You will pass Rethymno town after 70 km (43.5 mi.), Heraklion town after 148 km (92 mi.). After 208 km (129.2 mi.) you will approach the town of Aghios Nikolaos and a crossroad with traffic lights. Before entering the town, turn left at these lights and after 150 meters (0.1 mi.), at the next set of traffic lights, turn right following the signs towards Elounda. Drive through Elounda, following the signs towards the village of Plaka, along the coastal line. In about 4 km (2.5 mi.), Blue Palace is on the left side.

Parking

Complimentary on-site parking

Complimentary valet parking

Other Transportation

Car Rentals

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Hertz

15, Akti I. Koundourou

Ag. Nikolaos, M 721 00

Phone: +30 2841 028311

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