Elounda is a Greek community located in the eastern part of Crete, where Mirabello Bay (the place of the best beaches) is located. Elounda resort is considered one of the elite places where all famous politicians, businessmen, singers and actors have a rest. The cliffs reliably protect the bay from the winds, which is why it is always calm, sunny, the azure sea is transparent and has sea walks.
You can always rent a yacht in Elounda and see Mirabello Bay in all its glory: quiet and calm early in the morning or incredibly colorful and multifaceted Elounda in the late evening. The former fishing village has become a real gem of tourism, there are luxury hotels, magnificent villas, snow-white yachts and excellent Mediterranean cuisine.
Like any resort place, Elounda attracts tourists, although it cannot boast of a large number of attractions. One of the most interesting and visited places are the ruins of the city of Olus. By renting a yacht in Elounda you can see them yourself.
Once upon a time, Venetian merchants founded a port called Olus, which developed rapidly and flourished. Then, as a result of a powerful earthquake, he went under water and only Spinalonga Island and the gulf remained, and the ruins of ancient buildings can be seen in the water, since the water is very clean and clear .
The history of these places itself is tragic: at first there was a fort guarding the bay, then the pirates chose Elounda for raids, then a leper colony was built where leprosy patients lived. It was they who were able to rebuild the community, and after the 50s of the 20th century the state took over all the buildings, this is a Venetian fortress and an old church, the interior decoration of which will surely appeal to lovers of architecture and antiquity.
The community itself hosts various sporting events such as golf, tennis, basketball, volleyball, helicopter rides and boat trips on yachts. If you do not have your own boat, you can always rent a yacht in Elounda , join a walk and enjoy the incredibly beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Resorts located near the community are famous for their attractions, you can also see them: the ruins of the city of Dreros, Lake Vulizmeni, Agios Nikolaos - a place where a large number of monuments of ancient Greek architecture and history are collected.
If you rent a yacht in Elounda , then you can go on a trip to the most romantic and beautiful city in Greece - Santorini. The contrast of white houses, blue roofs and the azure sea is bewitching, and if you are observing this beauty with a glass of soft drink, you can say that your day will pass perfectly!
This resort place attracts tourists with its mild climate, clear sea, beaches, where sand dunes are replaced by pebbles, a huge selection of water activities, and of course, Mediterranean cuisine. You can rest in Elounda from May until the end of October, when the sun is not so hot and the water in the sea is warm. September is the best month for holidays, ideal to rent a yacht in Elounda and go on a boat trip, catch the wind and feel completely free from worries. Depending on how far you are going to sail from the shore, the size of the vessel depends on whether it is a boat, a motor boat or a two-decker beauty with all the amenities.
Whatever yacht you rent in Elounda, you can definitely enjoy the versatility and beauty of Greek nature and architecture, incredibly delicious cuisine and wine, see the sunken ancient monuments, and most importantly - feel like a free and happy person, ready to conquer the seas and oceans.
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