Every day is a new discovery and a continuous adventure at Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa for our younger guests.
KIDS CLUB – (for children 3 to 12 years old) Our supervised Kids Club guarantees our youngest guests get all the attention they deserve and ensures that they are happy, safe, and cared for. Upon arrival at the club, each child receives a surprise welcome package. We offer a number of engaging activities including theatrical play, painting, crafts, Greek dancing, mythology and doll making. Kids Club is available only to children aged 3 to 12-years-old. Opening days and hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:00-17:00.
WATER SPORTS – Teenage guests can choose from a wide range of water sports including kayaking, canoeing, waterskiing, windsurfing and diving in the calm, crystal clear blue waters of our 200m private beach and in the gulf of Elounda.
PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS – This 45-minute private lesson in one of our pools ensures children learn the basic skills to enjoy safely the clear blue waters.
FAMILY TIME on TRADITIONAL CAIQUE – Get on board our traditional caique “Meraki. Swim and explore remote beaches. Children can spend the day diving, snorkeling and fishing on board while the rest of the family sunbathes and enjoy the magical surroundings. Our chef will prepare a delicious lunch, with a selection of homemade dishes, light snacks anf fresh, all packed in a traditional picnic basket. It is the perfect opportunity for some family bonding!
FAMILY EXCURSIONS – Let us organize an excursion for the whole family. Just forty minutes away from the Resort our young guests along with the rest of the family can try their hand at golfing, horseback riding and go carting! Cretaquarium, one of the largest and most modern aquariums in Europe, awaits just a few kilometers outside Heraklion and so does Animal Park Amazonas, featuring animals from four continents. Our Ultimate Guest Service is at your disposal to create your personal itinerary based on your family’s needs and interests.
TENNIS – Every Wednesday from 18:00 until 19:00 children 5 years old and older enjoy a free tennis lesson with our tennis instructor. Teenagers can participate at the weekly tennis tournament organized among resort’s guests.
CRETAN DANCE LESSON - Our specialized instructor guides our young guests to the intricacies Cretan culture. Children of all ages can take part in this 45-minute fun and creative class where they will learn to dance some of the most popular and impressive Cretan dances like pentozali, sousta and syrtos.
BIKING – Rent a bike from the resort and begin a seaside adventure exploring the hidden sights of the Mirabello Gulf. Bike rentals, maps, helmets, and locks provided.
FITNESS CENTER – Teenagers (16 years old and older) can access our Fitness Centers offering a professional selection of exercise equipment and a wide variety of aerobics and specialized exercise classes. Personal training in our Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy combines fitness and health programming customized to meet the needs of each guest.
THE YOUNG TRAVELLER'S SPA COLLECTION - Our award-winning Elounda Spa & Thalassotherapy awaits our younger guests, for a relaxing experience. The use of the therapeutic elements of the Cretan olive oil create a feeling of supreme serenity and body balance. Book the double suite for a serene bonding experience with our parent-child massage package.
Kids Yoga can be organized for a group of children at the spa. (16 years and older)
FOR LARGER GROUPS OR OLDER CHILDREN - The Blue Palace team can be very creative depending on the preferences of guests.
For a larger group with children we can organize a visit to Knossos and private tour with guides, while the children will enjoy a specially designed kids tour.
Enjoy the ultimate adventure: A guide can take kids to discover traces of animals and wild plants on a small island across from Blue Palace.
Local Culture: A special day trip to the local oil farms for kids (and their parents) to see how olive oil is produced; or enjoy a visit to local pottery makers and ceramic artists and see how pottery is made!