The Elounda Olive Garden Studios is a dream vacation retreat situated 300 m from the beach and 800 m from the centre of the charming village of Elounda on the island paradise of Crete. Idyllically set in between colourful Mediterranean olive gardens and built in traditional Greek style, this 2 Star complex offers relaxing and comfortable accommodation with well-appointed Studios and One-Bedroom Apartments, and a range of facilities and activities at the adjacent sister hotel, the Elounda Residence. Experience Cretan hospitality as its best! Getting to the hotel: Heraklion International Airport is 72 km from the Elounda Olive Garden Studios. Local tips: Famous attractions include Cretan Art Museum, as well as the archaeological sites at Knossos, Phaistos, Gortys. Many other places, such as the Venetian castle in Rethymno, the Samaria Gorge and many other minor gorges (Agia Irini, Aradena, etc), are also of interest. FACILITIES:Food, drink ans entertainment: Elounda Olive Garden Studios is booked as Self-Catering accommodation. Guests are welcome to enjoy their meals at the sister Elounda Residence with its Main Restaurant Ariadne (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) offering a delicious menu prepared with natural ,fresh, Cretan ingredients, and a children's menu. The Veghera Bar & Pool Bar has a large sea viewing terrace, and there is also the Traditional Tavern Argo for a la carte lunch & dinner. Sports, games and activities: Guests can enjoy the facilities at Elounda Residence with a big swimming pool with sea water and a jet stream, children's playgrounds, indoor and outdoors, play room which includes table tennis, table football, air hockey, pool tables and kids games, Internet corner & electronic games, Satellite TV, Mini Golf, Multi Use Tennis Court, 'Aphrodite' Beauty & Spa Center & Jacuzzi, fully equipped gym (no observation), soft animation and sports activities for the whole family, and a Kids Club ( Available for July & August). Additional: Reception (limited hours), currency exchange, Internet Corner, help with excursions, babysitting on request with charge, daily housekeeping service, shuttle bus to sister hotel Elounda Residence, free Wi-Fi Internet access, car, motorbike and boat rental. Guests have access to the services at the Elounda Residence including the meeting room Athena for up to 80 people, Mini Market & Souvenir Shop, private church, and laundry service (extra cost).