The aptly named Aquasol, which means water-sun, provides exactly that a wonderful environment to take in the island's ocean and sunshine.The veteran hospitality staff is exceedingly friendly and they seem to put a premium on delivering comfort with speedy efficiency, which is always a plus. They are also welcoming to families with kids. The hotel provides many welcoming flourishes such as complimentary beverages upon arrival, ice cream for the kids and so on.Of course Crete has ideal, year round weather for swimming so you can usually expect the pool area to be well populated. If you aren't into swimming then just relax beachside with a book and a sunny lounge chair. Of course, while in Elounda you will want to be sure to provide ample time to sightsee and take in the surrounding culture, fishing, and cuisine.Enjoy this comfortable, welcoming and fairly affordable little getaway destination.