AutoRentals Crete in Elounda
Elounda is a seaside resort 70km away from Heraklion airport and 10km from Agios Nikolaos.
Elounda Village is located in east Crete, north of Agios Nikolaos and south of the seaside resort of Plaka in Crete.
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It started as a picturesque fishing village in Mirabello Bay and it has developed in a world famous seaside resort
with many well known luxury hotels and beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear waters.
Elounda is also a natural harbor and the island of Spinalonga with the Venetian fortress
and with the relics of the ancient sunken city of Olous.
Elounda is also the place from where you can catch a boat to the famous island
of Spinalonga which was a leper colony for the whole of Greece from 1913 until 1957.
Hundreds of lepers lived and died there, quarantined from the rest of the world.
You can stroll around the island, see the Venetian Fortress and the houses that lepers lived in.
In Elounda you can also visit the relics of the ancient sunken city of Olous,
a very important trading center from 500 to 200BC with a population of 40.000 people.
Its a really good place for snorkelers and divers.
Elounda has relaxed vibes and very beautiful nature and there are plenty of restaurants,
tavernas and cafes to enjoy the local food as well as a variety of hotels,
apartments and studios to accommodate the tourists
We will meet you at the lobby of your hotel
The way from Elounda throught Plaka to Vrouhas till Neapolis show you a piecee of wild nature in Crete.
Ierapetra and the boat excursion to Chrisi island is a must, also the guided boat trip to Spinalonga island.
The visit to Sissi harbour as a stop to the excursion to Lasithi plateau and the Zeus cave will let you with very memorable pictures.