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  • Welcome to The Royal Blue Resort 5*, a super luxurious, beachfront hotel with amazing sea views!
  • Stay in a choice of elegant rooms or suites in this exclusive location, while making use if the fantastic facilities of the resort. 
  • Our members will enjoy Half Board dining, giving them a change to indulge in delicious cuisine throughout their stay!

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Your Holiday

Your Destination

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands and is packed with culture, history and heritage. The Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa is located in the small traditional village of Panormo on Crete's north coast. 

Only 22 km away from the picturesque & historical town of Rethymnon and 55km from the island capital city, Heraklion, you have easy access to many of the island’s most beautiful villages, cities and monuments.

There is so much to explore on the island - seek out vineyards, olive groves and the mountainous interiors like the locals do, on a moped! Or hire a car, take a coach trip or climb aboard a boat. Numerous excursions can be booked via the hotel reception.

The Royal Blue Resort 5*

This tranquil, luxury resort has its own private bay and offers endless views of Crete's beautiful blue waters. The decor is contemporary and sophisticated, with clean lines and simple architecture letting the amazing views take centre stage.

The numerous swimming pools, natural stone, waterfalls and colourful gardens, create the perfect setting for your well-being and relaxation. Varied bars and restaurants, a state of the art spa, tennis courts and a private beach will leave you spoilt for choice when it comes to 'me time'.

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Superior Garden View Room, a Superior Sharing Pool Garden View Room, a Superior Waterfront Sea View Suite or a Luxury Sea View Suite with Private Pool.

Superior Room

Wake up to spectacular views of the luscious gardens in this beautiful Superior Room. Combining comfort with luxury and contemporary design with elegance, your room is equipped with a king or twin size beds, ensuring the optimum relaxation during your holidays in the hotel. With soothing tones and light decor, your room boasts all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Sharing Pool Garden View Room

Gaze over the luscious gardens views from your private terrace, and take a dip in the shared pool that is just on your doorstep. In these impressive rooms, spend cosy evenings in twin or king size beds, which offer luxurious comforts and high quality amenities, creating a serene ambiance for your stay.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Superior Waterfront Sea View Suite

These waterfront suites, located on the 1st floor, offer you a spacious living room, a private balcony with breathtaking panoramic sea views, and a comfortable bedroom. The bedroom is adorned with a king size bed and offers you the a luxury and exclusive stay during your holidays.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults Adults
4 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Luxury Sea View Suite with Private Pool

Luxury Suites with Individual Pool are located on the ground floor of a two story building, directly by the waterfront. The modern interior of the comfortable Sea View Suites reflects a distinctive architecture with clean lines and simple design, which complements the exterior space and nature. The Suites offer the luxury of a spacious living room, a bedroom with king size bed, high quality amenities and a marble-lined bathroom with a separate shower cabin.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults Adults
4 Adults
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on a Half Board stay (Breakfast and evening buffet meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks).

With a rich offering of cuisines from around the world and a wide choice of settings, The Royal Blue Resort has menus to please everyone. 

Symposium - Combining the best Cretan ingredients with International flavours, here you will find something to suit everyone. Indulge in the healthy Mediterranean diet of fresh fish, home baked breads, olive oils, and ripe and varied seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Eora - Delight in fresh Mediterranean cuisine by the pool and enjoy two separate lunch and dinner menus.

Elia - The finest creative Cretan cuisine with a strong emphasis on local produce and traditional methods. Here you can also explore Greek wine and local spirits such as raki.

Cave This mystical restaurant located above the beach offers an upgraded luxury dining experience, for adults only.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only. Hotel management asks that long trousers are worn for gentlemen in the main restaurant.

Your Time

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Complimentary thalassotherapy per person per stay
Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat or family getaway in the sun, escape to The Royal Blue for moments of rest and relaxation. Boasting 38 pools (central, shared and private), a private beach, tennis courts and kid's club, there is something for all. 

The Pure Senses Spa is an expansive, state of the art facility, offering a variety of treatments and facilities to relax, rejuvenate and invigorate. Make sure you don't miss out on its sensational facilities including a 700 m2 fitness centre with sauna & hammam, an indoor heated pool with sea water, private treatment rooms for individuals or couples, a relaxation lounge and a hair & nail studio.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability. 

Excursion to Discover Crete

Your Optional Excursions
Created exclusively for Voyage Privé guests, this tour will take you through utter paradise! Experience the tranquillity, beauty and hospitality of Crete. The start of this tour will take you to a hidden-away convent, only known to locals. The path up to the monastery is surrounded by stunning nature and immaculate gardens, while the monastery itself is home to beautiful mosaics. Stop to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee made with Cretan herbs and spices, while you admire intricate architecture at the monastery.

After this spiritual visit, you will meet Katerina, a Cretan artist. She is a mother of three who followed her heart and utilised her talent to open a small workshop in a traditional house, where she lovingly restores beautiful jewellery. You'll also learn about the traditional "Komboloi" - where pearls are threaded to pass time or calm nerves. You’ll also get to make your own "Komboloi". Lastly, you will walk along a small street that leads to the picturesque "kagenion" of Katerina's mother, where you will enjoy a home-made Cretan lunch while enjoying views of Heraklion. 

Information about this excursion: 
- Included: Transfer, driver, lunch, wine and water, Komboloi workshop. 
- Not included: Tips, any personal expenditure. 
- Lunch Menu: 
- Starters: Tzatzíki, Greek salad, pork traditionally cooked with wine and tomato sauce, split peas. 
- Main course: Stuffed vegetables, wine and water. 
- Children are not allowed on this tour. 

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Your Journey to The Royal Blue Resort 5*

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: It may be possible to add private or shared transfers at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.

Car Hire: For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, car hire may be added at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability).

Weather

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 


Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on.


If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Greece. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Greek Foreign Ministry.

Health 

For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries. 

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Brexit 
If you are travelling to the EU, the UK government recommends that you have six months left on your passport on the date of your arrival to an EU country. You should also check when your passport was renewed.

If you renewed a 10-year adult passport before it expired, extra months may have been added to your passport’s expiry date. These extra months over 10 years will not count towards the 6 months that must be remaining. The UK Government has published a website tool to check the validity of your passport under these rules: https://www.passport.service.gov.uk/check-a-passport

You can renew your passport online or by going to a Post Office with a Check and Send service: https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport/renew

If your passport does not meet the criteria for third-country nationals, you may be denied entry to any of the Schengen area countries. 

Please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/passport-rules-for-travel-to-europe-after-brexit for further information.

Location Information

The address of your property: Panormo Geropotamou, 740 57, Greece.

Distance from Heraklion Airport to The Royal Blue Resort: 65 km / 55 minutes.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is accessible to those with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 190
Check-in time: 2 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax of 4€ per room per night payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).


Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • 24hrs Reception
  • Express Check-In - Check out
  • Wi-Fi Internet Connection
  • Internet Corner
  • Parking
  • Car Rental services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Guest Relations
  • Doctor on call
  • Destination Assistance
  • Postal Services
  • Security services
  • 'Gems and more' Jewelry Shop
  • Mini Market
  • Library with Wi-Fi Internet
  • Dry / Laundry cleaning service
  • Luggage transportation
  • Laptop or tablet use, pending availability
  • Complimentary Satellite TV services
  • Towel change by request
  • Boutique
  • Wake-Up Call service
  • Turn Down Service

General Room Facilities

  • Central Air conditioning, individually controlled
  • LCD Flat Screen - Satellite TV
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Internet Connection
  • Laptop Size Electronic Safe
  • Fully Equipped Mini bar
  • Spacious Bathrooms with Music from TV Channels
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Amenities
  • Scales
  • Magnifying Mirror
  • Tea & Coffee Station

Restaurants

  • Symposium International
  • Cave
  • Eora Mediterranean
  • Elia
  • Sunset Lounge Bar
  • Island Bar
  • Ammos Beach Bar
  • Enoteca Wine Cellar

Leisure Facilities

  • 38 Central, Shared and Individual pools
  • Private Beach
  • Kid's Club
  • Pure Senses Spa
  • 700 m2 Fitness Center
  • Sauna
  • Hammam
  • Indoor Heated Pool with Sea Water
  • Beauty and Hair salon
  • Gym
  • Tennis & Soccer courts

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in Greece is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on the collection of the vehicle and in some cases, a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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