Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete
88% recommend this hotel
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Wed, Jan 24, 2018 - Thu, Jan 25, 2018
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We recommend flying into Heraklion International Airport, airport code HER, which is 78 kilometers or an approximate one hour drive from the resort.

Guests may arrange transfer by sending a written request to our concierge at or by calling (30)(2841) 065500.

Please request early, to ensure availability.

If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions, from the airport or any other location.

Getting Here


N. Kazantzakis Airport (HER)

Travel Distance: Approximately 75.64 km/47.0 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Private Helipad
  • For Helicopter transfer fees, please contact hotel guest services.
  • 24 hours
  • 17 minutes
  • Onsite;

    Regularly scheduled international and domestic flights run daily to Heraklion. During spring, summer, and autumn, jet stream aircrafts run regularly from Heraklion to other Greek islands.

    Additionally, the resort offers a private helipad, available upon request. For more information or for airline recommendations, please contact the concierge. Advance reservations are advisable.

  • 105 EUR; Fee is subject to Greek transportation laws and may change without prior notice.
  • 24 hours
  • 60 minutes
  • Onsite;

    All taxis provided by the hotel are guaranteed Mercedes Benz E-Class, air-conditioned and are chauffeured by an English speaking driver. Mercedes Benz S-Class vehicles are also available for an extra fee.  Reservations in advance are required to avoid delays.

    A hotel representative will greet guests upon arrival at the airport and direct them to their awaiting vehicle. Taxis carry a maximum of four people and three pieces of luggage.


Port of Piraeus

Travel Distance: Approximately 12.0 km/7.46 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Ferry Boat
  • Rates for ferry boat tickets vary according to ferry company.
  • 24 hours
  • 6 - 10 hours
  • Ferry boats run regularly from Piraeus to Heraklion and Agios Nikolaos. Travel time is between six and ten hours, depending on the schedule.

    From June to September, ferry boats and hydrofoils run to and from other Greek islands.

    Reservations can be made through the concierge desk.

Port of Aghios Nikolaos

Travel Distance: Approximately 12.0 km/7.46 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Mercedes Taxi
  • 21 EUR
Port of Heraklion

Travel Distance: Approximately 83.0 km/51.58 miles

Options for getting to and from the hotel include:

Mercedes Taxi
  • 105 EUR
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes

Getting Around

By Taxi

  • 24 hours
  • Our concierge is happy to arrange a Mercedes Limousine E-Class taxi for transport to any destination.

By Rental Car

Hertz Rental Car
  • Fee is subject to Hertz pricing policy. No comission is charged on behalf of the hotel.
  • 24 hours
  • Rental cars are available either at the airport or the Hertz Rental Car office, conveniently located in the hotel lobby.  An International Driver’s License is required for non-EU citizens.

    Reservations can be made through the hotel Hertz desk or Hertz central reservations system. 

Note: Estimated charges, fees and schedules are not guaranteed by hotel. Driving distance may be affected by local conditions and traffic.

Parking Information

Additional Information

If you require transportation assistance, or if you have any additional requests, please feel free to contact us at (30)(2841) 065500.