Elounda is a fully developed resort
with: Banks, post office, clinic, pharmacy, tourist police, e.t.c.
Located within a sheltered position at the North West of the gulf of Mirambello the enclosed bay of Elounda is a true paradise of the Cretan sea. Here, the land reached out its arms and embraced a strech of sea. In this region lies the traditional village of Elounda. With the picturesque views of clean, blue sea and the nerby island of Kalidon / Spinalonga, the village offers a breathtaking sight of a Mediterranean landscape. The Minoan, Greek Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman Empires have all left their mark on Elounda's heritage. Elounda is host to two of the most importantant archaeological sites of Cretan history: the relics of the ancient sunken city of Olous and the Venetian castle on the island of Spinalonga