All About Crete Weather. Weather in Elounda. This detailed 10 Day Weather Forecast in Crete for Elounda, Lassithi Prefecture is prepared for the local ex-pat residents and holidaymakers. Elounda (Greek: Ελούντα) is to Greece to what the French Riviera is to France. Elounda is the richman's playground and holiday home to establishment families, artists, painters, academics and politicians. Part of the reason is that the area is stunningly beautiful. Luxury is the name of he game in Elounda. A number of British residents live in the area and well known UK package tour groups put their guests into Elounda hotels. Holiday Weather Tip: When the waters are calm in the bays around Elounda, take the plunge and do some snorkelling around the underwater ancient city of Olous. It is a unique experience for the underwater archaeologist.