Venue & Accommodation

The venue for the 4th Hybrid Power Systems Workshop is the Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, Greece:

Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort
Aghia Pelaghia
Malevizi 715 00
71500 Heraklion Crete – GREECE

Please note that accommodation is not included in the workshop registration fee. All participants are responsible for paying their own travel and hotel expenses.


Conference Hotel

Overlooking Heraklion Gulf, the Out of the Blue Capsis Resort is located about 30 km west of the international airport Heraklion (HER), 11 km from the Museum of El Greco and 24 km from Koules Fortress.







Images: © Capsis


Accommodation & Booking

Conference Hotel:

For a reservation at the Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort, use this direct booking link or contact the reservations department by email or phone ( +30 2810 811212).

Rate for single occupancy: EUR 197.00 per room/night (valid from 20th May to 23rd May 2019 and subject to availability at the time of booking request).

This rate includes:

  • American buffet breakfast at hotel main restaurant during operational hours
  • Free Wi-Fi, all guestrooms & meeting room according to Resort’s infrastructure (2Mbps)
  • 13% VAT and 0,50% municipality tax. In the event of VAT or municipality tax increases, the HOTEL reserves the right to adjust rates accordingly
  • Check In: 14:00: Check out: 12:00

To be added:

  • Accommodation tax (applicable on  the whole island of Crete): As of 01.01.2018, an accommodation tax of € 4.00 per room per night will be automatically charged to the guests extras invoice and will be payable by the guests arrival.


How to get to the Conference Venue

From the Airport HER – Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” :

The conference hotel is located close to Heraklion, less than 30 km away from the airport and can easily be reached by taxi in about 30 minutes.

Taxi transfers from/to airport: 45 € per way.


Alternative Accommodation

Sea Side Resort & Spa

The hotel is situated at Mononaftis bay in a quiet place of Agia Pelagia area, 22 km West of Heraklion airport and 18 km of Heraklion city center. The distance to the conference hotel is about 3.5 km.

For a reservation at the special discount rate please contact the hotel directly via email or phone (see below) and use the booking reference: “Hybrid Power Systems Workshop 21-23/05/2019”

The special rate is available now for bookings from 17-26 May 2019:

Double Land View for double use: EUR 150.00 per night and room

Double Land View for Single use: EUR 125.00 per night and room incl. breakfast

Extra supplement for superior sea view rooms €15.00 per night, on Bed & Breakfast basis


Sea Side Resort & Spa
Aghia Pelagia
Crete, Greece 71500


Phone: +30 2810 812 202

Cancellation Policy: No free cancellation is allowed for this rate, special conditions apply.

Alternative Hotels:

If you are looking for a different accommodation, please visit:

Please note: As of 01.01.2018, an accommodation tax of €4.00 per room per night will be automatically charged to the guests extras invoice and will be payable by the guests arrival.


Useful Travel Information

Low Cost Airlines:

Within Europe you can find several low cost airlines flying to and from Crete as it is a popular travel destination. Find below a selection of airlines:

  • TUI, Vueling, easyJet, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Norwegian Air International, eurowings, smartwings, jet2, Iberia, …

You may use Skyscanner to look for your international flight.