Located on a leafy peninsula in the region of Agia Pelagia, Crete Island, Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort is a luxury beach resort constitutes of three different hotel types. A variety of luxury suites, maisonettes, and villas with private pools are at your disposal depending on your preferences and needs. Due to its privileged location Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort is only a short drive from important landmarks on the island.
Some of the most interesting ones are:
The Minoan Palace of Knossos
Ancient Knossos is about 30 min drive from Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort. The Minoan Palace of Knossos is strongly connected to many historical events plus a famous ancient Greek myth. According to that myth, Knossos is the place where the mythical creature Minotaur, half bull and half man, used to live until Thesseus killed him.
As excavations have revealed, Knossos was a thriving town during the Minoan times and had become especially wealthy due to trade in the Mediterranean Sea. Around 1,500 BC, the town was totally covered with volcanic ashes due to the eruption of Thera (Santorini island). The lava from the volcanic eruption of Thera destroyed Knossos, but kept it intact through time, until it was discovered by archaeologists.
The beaches of Bali
The region of Bali, about 30 min drive west of Agia Pelagia, is surely a great place to visit during your stay at Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort. Bali is among the most tourist places in northern Crete, but still keeps its natural beauty. It has many coves where visitors can enjoy a private swim in a small bay, or a long day at an organized beach. Take your time to relax under the beach umbrella and enjoy the Greek sun and the nice summer breeze that blows over the Aegean Sea.
Cretaquarium is definitely among the most impressive places to visit during your stay in Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort. Wouldn’t you like to visit one of the largest aquariums in Europe, with huge diversity of marine life and impressive presentations of natural landscapes? Founded in 2005, Cretaquarium is hosted at the Former American Base in Gournes, Heraklion region, just 40 min drive from Agia Pelagia.
Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
Apart from the aforementioned, Crete is rich with historical landmarks and natural sights which you explore during at the luxurious resort Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort. There are hundreds of traditional villages, cozy beaches and impressive sights to discover, in a short distance from our accommodation. Our concierge service will happily give you more suggestions on where to go and what to see.