Out Of The Blue, Capsis Elite Resort

Crete is a mosaic of sandy beaches, ancient ruins and breathtaking landscapesTuesday, 6 August 2019

By National Geographic Traveller The Collection

Crete is a mosaic of sandy beaches, ancient ruins and breathtaking landscapes. Its lively cities and picturesque villages are inhabited by people that keep their traditions alive and offer their heavenly cuisine and proud way of life to all visitors.

The town of Heraklion, Crete’s capital city, is a vibrant mix of culture, history and art. Attractions include museums and archaeological sites, while the Venetian architecture of surviving buildings is also a must see. Heraklion is the island’s biggest city, with many options for entertainment and nightlife. Some 12 miles west of Heraklion, the traditional fishing village of Agia Pelagia offers sandy beaches with cool waters and seafront taverns serving locally caught fish. In ancient times, Agia Pelagia was named Apollonia, and is considered to have been an important hub at the time, with many antiquities discovered in the surrounding area. The location kept its important role throughout the ages and nowadays it’s an ideal place for a relaxing holiday, on the midpoint of Crete’s northern shore, perfect for day trips and excursions all over the island.

The first and largest resort in the area, Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort sits on a private peninsula of just over 40 acres. The resort cultivates its own organic vegetables, which are used in its seven restaurants, providing local flavour to the cuisines on offer. The range of facilities is extensive and primarily geared towards couples and young families. Guests can choose between a dip in one of the seven pools spread across the resort or lounging at the hotel’s private beach.

The resort’s award-winning Everlasting Euphoria concept combines spa treatments and services with medical wellness and fitness programmes. The spa is staffed with an in-house clinical nutritionist, while the medical wellness centre provides anti-ageing, slimming and firming treatments under the supervision of a plastic surgeon. The spa’s indoor pool offers sound and colour therapy and the medical centre concentrates on non-invasive treatments. The fitness centre and the personal training studio is also perfect for people wanting to maintain their training schedule during their holidays.


The Detox 5+, an award-winning detoxification programme combining an organic Cretan diet with specialised treatments


• 465 rooms
• Seven restaurants
• Six bars
• Four outdoor pools
• Three children’s pools
• Private beach
• Spa and medical wellness centre
• Fitness centre
• Wedding and event services

• Detox 5+
• Face lifting and body contouring
• Non-invasive fat reduction
• Abrasion-free exfoliation and deep pore cleansing
• Non-invasive anti-ageing treatments
• Nutritional programmes
• Hydrotherapy & Wellness Capsule


T: +30 2810 811 112/+30 6936 757 947
E: reservation@capsis.gr

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