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Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa (Adults Only)

Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa (Adults O

Crete / Rethymnon / Panormo

Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa (Adults Only)

Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa (Adults Only)
Address: Panormo Geropotamou, 74057 Rethymnon, Crete
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The 5* Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa, is a tranquil exclusive resort on the northern coast of the island of Crete that allows you to lose yourself in authentic luxury & quiet sophistication. With its own private bay and an endless horizon of Cretan Blue, where the sea meets the sky in a harmonious kaleidoscope, you will find your getaway to an unparallel sensorial journey.

The complex consists of numerous public and private swimming pools as well as colorful gardens which extend throughout the resort fulfilling the senses with a unique blend of well-being and relaxation. Natural stone has been used extensively with dedicated passion for detail, in the decoration of all outdoor areas, thus creating the perfect mix between sophistication and natural elegance.

Guests will be pampered beyond conventional luxury with singular service standards and the renowned Cretan hospitality. The understated elegance of the 190 rooms, suites and villas, which have been built in a Mediterranean Village style, the uncompromising unique flavors of the resort’s cuisine, the unique settings for the organization of your events and the mystical magic of the Pure Senses Spa are just the introduction to an experience that extend beyond the realms of a luxury resort.

Additional Information


The 5* Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa lies on the northern coast of the island next to the small traditional village of Panormo, only 22 km away from the picturesque & historical town of Rethymnon and 55km from the island capital city, Heraklion.



Your home at the sea… This is exactly what all the guestrooms, suites & villas are designed to be! Α haven of relaxation and recreation, the ultimate paradise to relax, unwind and indulge yourself in luxury. The fusion of traditional and contemporary design with all comforts of a luxury resort, create an atmosphere like home, a place you would never want to leave.

Retreat to one of the 190 modern rooms, suites and villas, acquire the sense of luxury and simplicity at the same time and experience the most picturesque accommodation experience with a view of the endless horizon of the sea and sky!!

Superior Guestrooms (Sea View / Side Sea View)

The stylishly decorated in warm and soothing tones superior guestrooms (approx. 30 sq.m.) offer luxurious settings and elegant amenities to ensure an experience of absolute comfort.
Gloriously situated overlooking the sea *, all rooms dispose king or twin size beds and simple designer interiors, that will offer you the utmost relaxation and serenity that is dominant throughout the resort. Do not miss to linger in the air-massage bathtub and indulge yourself in the luxury, that only a five star hotel can offer.

* Side Sea View Superior Guestrooms overlook the sea from the side of the balcony.

Superior Guetsrooms– Garden View

The stylishly decorated superior guestrooms (approx. 30 sq.m.) offer luxurious settings and elegant amenities to ensure an experience of absolute comfort. Room colors, straight from nature’s table – brown, beige and cream –complemented by the colorful views of the resort’s rose gardens that give away the most enchanting scent will help you lose yourself in the utmost relaxation and serenity that is dominant throughout the resort. Available with twin or king size beds and spacious bathroom with air-massage.

Superior Guestrooms with sharing pool

The elegantly designed superior guestrooms of 35 sq.m, with twin or king size beds, offer luxurious comforts and elegant amenities that create the sensation of utmost serenity and relaxation. Their private balcony offers impressive sea views or refreshing rose garden views and is open to a spacious terrace with a sharing pool furnished with sunbeds and umbrellas for all neighbouring rooms, where guests can enjoy the sun, at a more private and secluded space.
Enjoy your dive in the pool, relax and unwind! And of course don’t miss to take pleasure in the luxury of the air-massage in your bathtub with a glass of wine, for the absolute sense of relaxation and fulfillment!

Luxury Guestrooms waterfront with Pool

The comfortable and elegantly appointed Luxury Guest Rooms with a size of 35sq.m, are located at the waterfront of the hotel looking out to a breathtaking panoramic view of the Aegean Blue!
With the luxury of an individual pool, terrace and garden you will lose yourself into the magnificent views of the Aegean Sea. Relax on the beautiful terrace and enjoy the peacefulness of the blue horizon of the sea and sky that will enchant your stay! Take the time to enjoy the sun together with a dive in your pool or make your terrace the ideal setting for the most unique and private al fresco dining experience! And of course spend some quality time in your room!
Furnished in a minimal style with king size bed and sofa bed together with the marble bath with elegant amenities and air- or hydro- massage, the room will be your absolute haven, a place that feels just like home!

Superior Suites waterfront

These waterfront sun-filled superior suites with a size of 55sq.m each are located on the 1st floor of a two story building. Each one composes of a spacious living room with private balcony with outdoor Jacuzzi and a bedroom with king size bed and amazing sea views.
With its modern décor, relaxing furniture and elegant amenities it is designed to offer guests the most upscale comforts of a luxury holiday resort. Lounge on your bamboo parlor on the balcony, enjoy a Jacuzzi ‘session’ overlooking the endless horizon of the sea and sky or just snuggle up indoors. Unwind, forget time and relax...

Luxury Suites waterfront with Pool

The modern design of the Luxury Suites interior reflects a distinctive architecture with clean lines and simple tranquility which complements the exterior space and nature. Luxury Suites with a size of 55sq.m are located directly at the waterfront, on the ground floor of a two story building and offer the luxury of a spacious living room, bedroom with king size bed, marble-lined bathroom with hydromassage, as well as a separate shower cabin.
Further accentuating your luxury, all suites are complemented with an individual pool with sun beds, terrace with lounge chairs and lawn area. Soak up the sun from your own private pool or enjoy a romantic candle light dinner under the stars, just a few meters from the sea! Or just pull back the curtains, lay back on your comfortable couch or bed, let the sunlight fill your room and lose yourself into the endless horizon of blue, where the sea meets the sky in a harmonious kaleidoscope.

Luxury Villas  waterfront with Pool

Refreshing and serene colors, contemporary décor highlights, sun filled rooms that feature gorgeous sea views: Luxury Villas, on maisonette style with a size of 58sq.m, are located at the waterfront, offer a deluxe home away from home and are especially designed for guests seeking luxury and exclusivity.
Each villa consists of an elegantly appointed living room with TV and a bathroom at the ground floor, as well as a spacious bedroom with a king size bed and bathroom with air- or hydro- massage at the first floor. To further enhance the sense of luxury, the villas are open to a terrace with a private pool with sun beds, as well as a lawn area with flowers.
Savor romantic dinners under the starry sky, dip into your private pool or just lounge in your bamboo furniture with a cocktail in hand, mesmerized by the stunning views of the breathtaking sunset, with the sun diving into the sea right before your eyes!
If you wish to stay indoors, plump up the pillows, pull back the shadings and let the sunlight fill the room, as you lay bewitched by the beauty of the sea and sky! Our luxury villas are the ideal place to unwind and relax in privacy and style, a place where nothing has been left to chance, a place that feels just like home!

Royal Suite

The Royal Suite more than lives up to its name, as it is a suite of upgraded aesthetics, décor highlights, sun-filled rooms and stunning views, designed with respect and harmony to the surrounding nature.
At approximately 450 sq. m. the Royal Suite is the epitome of sophistication, a 3-story building of unrivaled splendor, featuring:

-a spacious living room with welcoming lounges
-an office for private meetings
-a master bedroom with open bathroom and jacuzzi
-two spacious bedrooms with sea view
-a separate floor with Gym, Sauna and indoor swimming pool
-a fully equipped kitchen for private chef with separate entrance for the staff and battler service (upon request)
-extensive gardens with flowers
-a private entrance
-two parking spaces
-two swimming pools and a kid’s pool
-a jacuzzi on the balcony|
-a BBQ with all relevant amenities and services,
-a terrace with bamboo furniture, sun beds and umbrellas.

Nothing is left out and everything has been appointed and designed with special care to detail. Luxury meets romance and elegance in this super premium residence exuding refinement. The Royal Suite is meant to be your haven for lavish living with breathtaking views of the sea and sky, where you can forget time, relax and enjoy the most unforgettable experience of your life!

In room amenities

  • Air condition
  • LCD Flat Screen
  • Satellite TV
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Internet Connection
  • Laptop Size Electronic Safe
  • Fully Equipped Mini bar or mini Refrigerator
  • Spacious Bathrooms with two washbasins & music
  • Hairdryer
  • Shaver Outlet
  • Telephone in bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Elegant Amenities
  • Laundry Service
  • Tea & Coffee Station
  • Weight Scales
  • Lighted magnifying mirror in bathroom .

Room Amenities

Internet Access Bathroom with Shower or Bathtub Hairdryer Bathrobes & Slippers Satellite TV Mini Bar Safe Box Air-conditioning Telephone


Guest Services & Facilities

At Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa there is a wide array of services and facilities for all the discerning guests, so that the utmost pleasure and satisfaction is achieved. The staff, highly committed to excellence, is at your disposal to make your stay an unforgettable experience!

  • Private Beach
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Mini Golf Court
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24hrs Room Service
  • Guest Relations
  • Doctor on call
  • Baby sitting on call
  • Private Dining options
  • Destination Assistance
  • Special Meals upon request
  • Dry / Laundry cleaning service
  • In House Villa Treatments upon request
  • FunLand Kid’s Club
  • Wi-Fi Internet Connection
  • Internet Corner
  • Postal Services
  • Parking
  • Express Check In – Check out
  • Private Dining in Room upon request
  • Business center & secretariat services upon request
  • Beach services
  • Security services
  • Tennis lessons upon request 
  • ‘Gems and more’ Jewelry Shop
  • Mini Market & Holiday Boutique

Receptions & Social Occasions

‘Sparkle under the stars as you celebrate your special day at Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa!!!

Weddings & Social Occasions at the Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa... Whether for an intimate gathering or a large reception, the staff’s commitment to superior service will make your celebration uniquely your own! Enjoy a chic cocktail soiree or intimate gathering & cast a spell on your guests. Overlooking the stunning infinity edge sea view your elegant social event reception awaits. Three spacious Outdoor Areas with breathtaking views capable to cater up to 450 persons.

Business meetings & conferences

‘When you need to talk business, be somewhere that inspires conversation!!!’

The fresh and contemporary meeting rooms of Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa, capable to support every special demand, are located at the main building of the hotel.

All conference rooms are ergonomically designed, offer state-of-the-art audiovisual & technical equipment, as well as spreads of tantalizing treats, that add an extra element of prestige to large board meetings and a touch of class to intimate brainstorming sessions. The dedicated and experienced staff will help you design a well organized and unforgettable event.

Panormitis Conference center features the following meeting & banquet facilities:

  • Foyer & Exhibition Space measures 185 square meters
  • Fortezza Meeting Room measures 143 square meters for up to 180 persons in theater style with natural light
  • Arkadi Meeting Room measures 230 square meters for up to 230 persons in theater style
  • 3 Breakout rooms measures ~75 square meters each for up to 85 persons in theater style
  • Spacious Outdoor Area with breathtaking views capable to cater up to 450 persons.

Pure Senses Spa

Slip into the Pure Senses Spa world. A world that encompasses the best of nature to obtain unique well-being.
Centrally located at the hotel Royal Blue Resort & Spa, Pure Senses Spa is a place where you will find the most incredible, unique sensations, where mind, body and spirit converge to feel unforgettable, pleasurable experiences.
The exquisite fragrances throughout the place, let the imagination fly into new cultures and worlds full of exoticism. The combined use of products from different origins such as marine, natural or exotic and the inspiration in various massage techniques that combine tradition and innovation are the basis of “Pure Senses Spa”: a new day of experiencing the most authentic sensations.

The Pure Senses Spa Premises include:

  • 700 m2 Fitness Center with Sauna & Hammam
  • Indoor Heated Pool with Sea Water
  • Complete Massage Treatments menu
  • Complete Face Treatments menu
  • Private Treatment Rooms for individuals or couples
  • Changing Rooms & Private Lockers, separate for men and women
  • Relaxation Salon, lounge to distressing rhythms
  • Hair & Nail Treatments
  • Hairdressers studio.


Newspaper Stand Mini Golf Gourmet Restaurants Indoor Heated Swimming Pool Massage Hammam Beach in the Proximity Garden Shuttle Service Dining Area Sitting Area Play Area Satellite TV Music System Coffeemaker Safe Box Air-conditioning Laundry & Dry Cleaning Medical Services Shopping Spa / Thalasso Babysitting Car Parking Bar Cafeteria / Snack Bar Internet Access 24 H Room Service No Smoking Rooms Conference Restaurants Swimming Pool Fitness Room Meeting Rooms Sauna Tennis Court Business Centre / Services Children Activities

Conference Amenities

Microphones PC - Printer Booths for Simultaneous Interpreting LCD Projector Xerox Copier

Food & Beverages


Delve into new tastes and enlightened experiences at Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa with a view of the big blue of the sea and sky. With a rich offering of cuisines from around the world and a wide choice of settings, there is a dining option sure to please even the most discriminating palate.
Epicurean delights with dishes grilled to perfection at the Symposium main restaurant and magnificent three a la carte restaurants, Junsui Asia, Il Posto Azzuro and Kulinarium will impress the most discerning of guests.

The delightful dining options at Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa include:


Symposium is an electric mix of live cooking station, a true assault on all your senses, making your dining experience an exciting journey from entrée through to dessert. Savour the fresh approach to food and cooking styles from China and Japan or indulge in authentic Greek, Italian, Spanish and European flavors. Alternatively, experiment with Indian sensations or sample the purity of seafood or meat; the choice is varied and diverse.

Guest may dine inside in a smoke-free environment or enjoy the outdoor terrace with breathtaking sea views.

Cuisine: International Buffet
Dress Code: Casual Smart
Entertainment: Background music and occasionally live music
Capacity: Restaurant - 440 persons.

 Il Posto Azzuro

Italian recipes are mostly about antipasti, pizza, pasta & risottos. Enjoy authentic Italian dishes and unique flavors with a gourmet touch at the Italian Spot of Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa.
Il Posto Azzuro is an incompatible restaurant of impeccable character where you will experience a refined good taste. Ideal for lunch next to the pool with a breathtaking view, exudes warmth and elegance.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
Entertainment: Background music
Capacity: Restaurant – 80 persons.


Junsui Asia

Polynesian flavors and décor reflects stunning blends of Asian Fusion complemented by a sophisticated yet tropically modern, relaxing and fun dining experience.
The Japanese word for ‘pure’, Junsui is a new, authentic Asian restaurant set within the opulent interiors of Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa. With breathtaking view over the sea and an upper-stylish dinning surrounding, Junsui is the definitive Asian restaurant in a setting which is a pure delight. The Culinary team prepares a wide selection of Japanese, Chinese, Thai and Polynesian dishes that will surpass your expectations.

Guest may dine inside in a smoke-free environment or enjoy the outdoor terrace with the outstanding sea view.

Cuisine: Polynesian, Thai, Chinese & Japanese
Dress Code: Smart
Entertainment: Background music
Capacity: Restaurant – 80 persons.


A fantastic voyage through the flavours and aromas of the countries facing on the magical Mediterranean Sea. Mediterranean cuisine, simple but so rich, containing all the flavours of the sea and nature, all the goodness of simple preparation and genuine ingredients. Inviting and fragrant, light hearted and colourful, based on generally simple dishes that require little cooking time, a style of cooking that prefers vegetable fats and for this reason nutritionists all over the world recommend.
Kulinarium will create an unforgettable experience to its dinners at the edge of the resort facing the blue crystal waters of the main swimming pool and the endless blue of the Cretan Horizon…. A fantastic voyage through the flavours and aromas of the countries facing on the magical Mediterranean Sea. Mediterranean cuisine, simple but so rich, containing all the flavours of the sea and nature, all the goodness of simple preparation and genuine ingredients. Because, delicious food starts with fresh & high quality ingredients; in other words, the best of nature in your dish!

Cuisine: Mediterranean with a Cretan touch
Dress Code: Casual Smart
Entertainment: Background music
Capacity: Restaurant – 100 persons.


Bars with a difference; pure elegance, relaxation n & class at the bars of Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa.
The hotel’s seamark Blue Time Lounge Bar offers 10 modern and 10 classic cocktails that will intrigue even the most demanding palettes. Stop by the Cigar Bar for unique single malt whiskeys & superb premium cigar selections. Stylish and warm, Kafeneio is the perfect place to indulge with friends, relish a Greek coffee made in Hovoli, taste traditional spoon - sweets and enjoy the sporting fun on the big screen. And last but not least, unwind with a drink, enveloped in the exotic ambience at the Pool or Beach Bar.

Blue Time

Blue Time is the hour that you can watch the sun setting in the sea and the sun rising from the sea. A truly unique view, accompanied with a cocktail, a special selection of the best 10 classic and 10 modern cocktails. You can either enjoy a spotless cappuccino by our specialists Baristas, or a refreshing Royal Blue Fruit Feast. And all that in a spacious modern and luminous area at the lobby with breathtaking views of the sea & sky.

Bar List: 10 Best Modern & 10 Best Classic Cocktails, Speciality Coffees and a lot more.
Dress Code: Casual Smart
Entertainment: Background music, occasionally live music & DJ Nights
Capacity: 200 person.

Cigar Bar

‘Cigars are a sign that one takes the time to enjoy something’

The ideal location for patrons to savour cigars that aficionados recognize to be amongst the finest produced. Complemented with an extensive single malt whiskey or a cognac, patrons can enjoy a game of chess or just the reading of a book from the library, available there. Elegant, stylish and classy ambience, a place to remember, a place that travels you to another era of aesthetics.

Bar List: Cigars, Single Malt Whiskies & Cognacs
Dress Code: Casual Smart
Entertainment: Background music
Capacity: 50 person.


A unique Cretan ambience, surrounded by the Greek coffee aromas and homemade traditional desserts will indulge your summer evenings. You may also enjoy sports nights with an ouzo or raki and meze.

Bar List: Greek Coffee in Hovoli, Greek traditional delicacies
Dress Code: Casual Smart
Entertainment: Background music, Big screen for sports
Capacity: 50 persons

Pool Bar- Beach Bar

Located next to the 2 main hotel pools, offering all day cold drinks and homemade snacks. Ideal for a mojito or a watermelon salad on a hot summer day!

Bar List: Variety of snacks and Cold Drinks
Dress Code: Casual
Entertainment: Background music, Occasionally DJ music
Capacity: 200 persons


With a variety of more than 80 different labels from all over the world, in a classic ambience, perfect for wine tasting and selection, you will certainly find your match. Allow us to take you a wine trip in the roads of Greek wine. Can be booked for private dining upon request.

Wine List: Greek and International
Dress Code: Casual
Entertainment: Background music
Capacity: 10 persons.

Check-in / Check-out Policy

Check-in: from 12:00 h
Check-out: until 10:00 h