Elounda area is located about 11km north of Agios Nikolaos and is well known for its coves and rocky coastlines as well as for the beautiful village of Elounda itself, which sits besides the sea and features a tranquil view of Elounda Bay and Spinalonga.

The fishing harbor, the sunken city of Olous and the remains of a Byzantine basilica all contribute to a picturesque area. Additionally, the village features a number of restaurants and tavernas and many quality hotels nearby.