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The Traditional Caique Experience

Travel on the crystal-clear waters around the Mirabello Gulf and unlock some of the most authentic surroundings. Set off from the hotel’s own jetty aboard our quintessentially Greek fishing boat and sail around the coast of Elounda and the isle of Spinalonga. Find yourself surrounded by fresh air, remote beaches, cobalt waters, and an abundance of fascinating energy. Indulge yourself in detached surroundings – where it does not mean you are isolated from the pleasures of living – & savor a selection of Cretan wines and a platter of cheese locally sourced from dairy farms.

If the breeze is off the land, you will find yourself further seduced by the scents of warm earth, wild thyme, sage, dittany, lavender and citrus groves. Intoxicating, even without the fizz.

Swim and sunbathe at remote beaches and unlock some of the most authentic surroundings. Enjoy a delicious lunch, with a selection of homemade dishes, light snacks, and fresh bread, all packed in a traditional picnic basket. You may complement your meal with a selection of Greek wines from our wine list. Enjoy this picnic lunch on our traditional caique, sailing around the coastline of Elounda and the island of Spinalonga. It is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in an al fresco romantic meal for couples or the perfect opportunity for some family bonding, where you will be able to reconnect with nature by rejuvenating peace of mind.
Duration: 2-hour trip
Embark on your personal sea adventure that will take you around the rugged beautiful coastline to indigenous natural beaches only reachable by boat. Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring landscapes and pristine blue waters for utmost serenity and solitude. And when the fresh sea breeze has awoken your appetite – it is time for a lunch break. You will anchor in the wonderful beach of Kolokytha, where the Byzantine chapel of St. Fokas, that bears a magnificent story, nestles, and enjoy a mouth-watering BBQ prepared by our chef, only for you, at the spot.
Duration: 4-hour trip
Get on board with our sommelier, to delight in a wine tasting of the island’s most celebrated wine varieties. Savor the richness of the Cretan earth in wines from small local producers, snack on local full-flavored cheeses and listen to the peaceful sounds of the sea. Take the time to enjoy good company and a wine guide for true submersion into the Cretan wine culture.
Duration: 1-hour trip
Spend the evening sailing aboard our traditional caique surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of the Elounda coastline and Spinalonga island. Set off from the resort's jetty with chilled champagne and chef’s selection of local-flavored treats, for an intimate interlude at sunset.
Duration: 1-hour trip
Enjoy a unique fishing experience via the most traditional of methods, in the crystal blue waters of the Mirabello Gulf. Complete fishing equipment is available on board, along with light snacks and refreshments, to keeping endurance and anticipation up as you await your Cretan catch.
Duration: 2-hour trip
An Exclusive Escapism In Cobalt Waters
Truly mesmerizing and reserved experiences, exclusively reserved for the distinguished guests of Blue Palace. Savour a unique sense of freedom and unlock some of the most authentic surroundings, as you set off for a cruise aboard our traditional caique.
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