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.

Rent a car in Elounda

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.

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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

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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.

Daily trips in Crete, from Elounda

So, after you have rested, you can start exploring the island of Crete with your rental car from AutoRentals Crete.
One of the most famous excursions for someone holidaying in Elounda is in the surrounding area.
So, driving north you have an amazing view of the bay of Merabelo that will leave you speechless with its beauty.
Continuing, you will come across many small traditional villages with Vrouchas being the largest.
An important stop is in Fourni, a favorite destination for those who love photography.
After, you will meet Neapolis, a picturesque town with a long history.
Then, you can head west where you will reach the monastery of Agios Georgios Selinaris where a visit is a must.
Very closeby is the beautiful harbour of Sissi and the beach of Boufos where you can enjoy your swim.
You can also take wonderful photos and enjoy delicious traditional mezedes in one of the many taverns in the village.
Then, continuing East you will come across the fishing village of Milatos.
From there you will go uphill and arrive at Neapolis again where you can return from the National Highway through Agios Nikolaos to Elounda.

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