Conference Venue & Accommodation

The 2023 EC³ will be held at the Out of the blue resort, one of the finest in Crete.


On a private peninsula, Out of the blue resort is a high-end resort community with a large spa and conference facilities. It is tucked away in a 17 hectare botanical park. This is the ideal haven for the most genuine Cretan hospitality, just five minutes’ walk from the historic fishing hamlet of Aghia Pelaghia and 30 minutes’ drive from the international airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” and Heraklion’s downtown.

Conference Hotel and Accommodation

Out of the blue resort, which specialises in outstanding corporate events, has a large facility and an exhibition space with cutting-edge technology. Depending on the configuration, a team of professionals with extensive experience organising international and European conferences is available to suit all requirements.

For the accommodation of conference guests, a pre-set number of rooms have been allocated at discounted rates. The following are the reduced conference rates per room, per night:

  • Classic Double Room Garden View Single-use (including American Buffet Breakfast) 200 Euros
  • Classic Double Room Garden View Double-use (including American Buffet Breakfast) 220 Euros

At the following link, it will be possible to book a limited number of rooms at a discounted rate: EC3 2023

If you have reservation issues, Please contact the reservations team (Mrs. Litsa Vlahaki, and her associate Mrs. Maria Kalokiri )

The following services are included with every reservation:

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access 
  • Coffee facilities
  • 07:00 till 23:00 Room Service
  • 10% in all Spa treatments
  • Room upgrade upon availability on arrival date

The prices listed above are for one room, one night, and include VAT, municipal tax. The American buffet breakfast is available to all guests of registered rooms.

The aforementioned rates are applicable from July 3 through July 13, 2023.

The Government tax of Euros 4 per room, per night, has to be settled at the time of checkout.

Travel Information

A) Taxi
Taxi is the most convenient way for travelling. The rates are more or less fixed for all taxi companies. Transfer by taxi from Heraklion airport to Capsis Out of the Blue Hotel is 45€ per transfer and 38€ from the hotel to Heraklion airport. We can arrange for taxi sharing with other participants arriving on the same flight, where possible.  This can be arranged through the conference secretariat:

B) Car Rental
Car rental is a convenient way to travel and there are multiple car hire companies offering special deals.
We propose the agency: “Traffic” Rent a Car. Traffic combines a modern fleet, with a wide range of choices from conventional to luxury vehicles. Please visit the following page for more information: or contact Mrs. Kristi Vogiatzaki directly at: and at: +30 6936785547.