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Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort, Heraklion, Crete

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The lure of luxury family holidays and breaks with more than a hint of bling bring wealthy Russians to the Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort, located on its own peninsula on the northern coast of Crete, though other nationalities are well represented.

In addition to two hotels, it has three ‘neighbourhoods’ with rooms, suites, bungalows, villas and maisonettes (some with private pools) and its own zoo and Minoan-themed amusement park (the Minoan palace of Knossos is nearby).

Kids are well catered for - especially babies and teenagers. The creche runs daily for those aged 6-months up to 3 years and handy essentials can be hired in-resort to save you packing everything but the kitchen sink. On the other end of the age spectrum, teens are spoilt with the wealth of activities on offer, including the chance to learn how to cook Greek cuisine, the opportunity to step-up their football and tennis skills and the option take part in various competitions. But the big draw at Out of the Blue are the Escape Rooms; the new interactive real-time game where some very handy skills will need to be used to make ths most of this fun experience.

And if you want to get out as see more of the area, why not take a walk across the beach of Aghia Pelagia fishing village and enjoy it’s calm, crystal clear waters along with some traditional taverns.

What to Expect:
  • Sleigh ride
  • Beach
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Cooking
  • Cots
  • Crèche
  • Educational
  • Family rooms
  • Great for babies
  • Great for teens
  • Indoor play
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids' club
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor play area
  • Kids' pool


Crèche (ages 6 months to 3 years; open daily 10am - 6pm; extra cost; 24hr notice in advance).

Teenagers club (specialised activity programme; football lessons, Greek cookery, tennis lessons, mini soccer, pastry lessons, fashion shows, football and chess competitions).

Babysitting service available (extra charge; 24 hours notice required).

Supervised children’s entertainments/activity program.


465 guestrooms in 3 neighbourhoods and 2 hotels. Including family bungalows and private pool-villas. Cots, bottle-warmers, sterilisers, baby baths, potties and stairgates available for hire.

Eternal Oasis Neighbourhood - has bungalows, bungalow-suites and maisonettes is popular with families. It is next to the zoological park, children’s pool, private hotel beach and the Capsis Minoan Amusement Park. 

The Ruby Red, Regal Hotel - a boutique hotel. With a private fresh-water swimming pool, bar, lobby, restaurant (for private events) and a TV room with library, chess and cards tables 

Crystal Energy Hotel - has spacious and luxurious suites. It is an ideal hotel for those who love activities & the cosmopolitan lifestyle. 

Divine Thalassa Neighborhood (part of the OH! All-Suite Hotel) - situated on the sea-front. Has a mix of luxurious suites and maisonettes. 

OH! All-Suite Hotel - exclusive and VIP-section of the resort. With private restaurant, bar and lobby area. A private and gated hotel with luxury suites, maisonettes and villas with private Jacuzzi or private pool.


Childcare (see above).

Baby care equipment (hire fee; portable changing table; baby seat; microwave; cot; bottle warmer; push chair; food steamer; kettle; blender; steriliser; bed barrier).

Minoan-themed amusement park (including playground and pool for kids 4–10, with a replica of Ulysses’ boat).

Games room; teens’ playroom.

Outdoor play area (interactive escape room game; suitable for older kids).


Open-air theatres.

Botanical park with zoo.

5 pools (1 indoor pool and 1 for kids; the pools of the resort operate during specific months of the season and are accessible based on guests’ accommodation).

Private beach and 1 public beaches, one with watersports centre offering jetskiing, water-skiing, banana boats, and more.

Restaurants (1 adult only); children’s menu in buffet restaurant (restaurants operate during specific months of the season and hours of the day; some open subject to weather conditions; highchairs)

Indoor and outdoor theatres.

Scuba-diving centre; water-skiing; paragliding.


Billiards; table tennis; darts room, virtual bowling, virtual games room.

Spa, beauty and fitness centre.

Yoga lessons.

On-site shop.

Car-seat loan.

Budget guidance

Want further information, prices and availability for Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort, Heraklion, Crete?

To check availability or to make your reservation over the phone, please call 0203 633 0653

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Out of the Blue is about 100m from the village of Aghia Pelagia in the north of Crete, 25km from Heraklion International Airport.

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