When it comes to luxury, it takes more than a nice pool and decent view to stand out from the rest.
A five star hotel on Crete offer unparralleled comfort, service and location to its guests.
In 16th place of Europe's top-25 hotels, we find The Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort Spa, Elounda.
Crete's spectacular Blue Palace resort on the Elounda coast is a tranquil hideaway.
The beachside spa focuses on saltwater healing, while the suites have their own privates pools.
Rooms from £230.
The list, compiled by Business Insider, rounds up the top 25.