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Aquila Elounda Village

Aquila Elounda Village, Crete

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An adult only hotel, well presented and with a relaxed atmosphere. Daily fitness activities are offered, and the many steep steps will improve fitness levels. The main infinity pool offers attractive views.  The property provides entertainment most evenings.

Popular with

Aquila Elounda Village is exclusively a couples hotel. Predominantly Europeans from France, Germany and Britian.


This establishment is on the edge of the peninsula and built into the rocks, 4km from Elounda. There are some high end luxury hotels in the area but little in the way of amenities, other than a mini-market 2km away. A public bus operates twice daily to Elounda from the entrance during high season.

Aquila Elounda Village Crete

Amazing infinity pool


The hotel boasts a small private artificial sandy beach. Entrance to the sea is via ladders, from a concrete walkway around the rocks. Sunbeds and umbrellas are free to guests, watersports are offered, and a beach bar is built into the rocks.


The main infinity pool has a spacious surround, with plenty of spaced out sunbeds, and trees to offer shade. Two further pools are small and have small sunbathing terraces built into the cliff face. Additionally there is a heated indoor pool.

Leisure & Entertainment

There is a daily activity programme consisting of mainly fitness classes. Evening entertainment includes live music, theme nights in the restaurants, karaoke and quiz’s.

Aquila Elounda Village

Aquila Elounda Village

Access & Mobility*

The Aquila Elounda is not recommended for those with mobility issues due to many steep steps.

Key Points

  • Simpler five star than its neighbours.
  • Adult only hotel.
  • Evening entertainment and some daily activities.
  • Salt water pools.
  • Private man made beach area.
  • Very few British guests.



Public Facilities

  • Bar
  • Food Outlet
  • Sport Leisure Facilities
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool Bath
  • Gym
  • Internet Terminal
  • Wifi Free
  • Parking

In-room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar Fridge
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea Coffee Making
  • Wifi