This brand-new club resort was built in 2010 and brings together traditional Cretan architectural forms and avant-garde design overlooking a private bay. It is a sanctuary of 300 spacious rooms, suites and villas, 165 of which have independent swimming pools. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned beach hotel include a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom, lift access, a newspaper stand and a hairdressing salon. A children's playground and kids' activity club are provided for younger guests. Furthermore, there is a café, bar, disco and restaurant on site, and business travellers are sure to appreciate the conference facilities and Internet access (the latter for a fee). Room service, a laundry service and bicycle hire are also available, and those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the hotel car park or garage.
The villas and pools of the resort follow the natural contours of the hillside and the picturesque Daios cove. The resort is just 7 km away from the famous area of Aghios Nikolaos where shops and the tourist centre can be found, and 14 km away from luxurious Elounda, an area emerging as the Aegean's premier luxury destination. Attractions in the vicinity include the Minoan Palace of Knossos (around 70 km), the Byzantine Church of Panaghia Kera (around 10 km) and the traditional village of Kritsa (around 15 km away). Heraklion Airport is approximately 65 km away.
The rooms are elegantly designed, consisting of one spacious bedroom with a living room in open-plan style. A lavish marble-lined bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower as well as a hairdryer features as standard. In-room amenities include a king-size bed, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio, hi-fi and wireless Internet access. Furthermore, a safe, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and individually regulated air conditioning/heating are provided. The private balcony offers an endless view of the Mediterranean Sea.
The resort comprises 2,500 m² with a spa area, tennis courts (for a fee), water sports and scuba diving. Facilities and services available include a hot tub, sauna, steam room, massages, spa treatments and biking. The 2 indoor swimming pools and 2 outdoor swimming pools with a view of the blue waters, the gym, aqua gym and pilates are all available free of charge. All other services, as well as access to the fully equipped wet treatments area are offered for an extra charge. These include 3 saltwater pools, 4 heated swimming pools, a children's swimming area, poolside snack bar, sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols, diving, sailing, catamaran boating, canoeing, pedal boating, and an entertainment programme for adults. Sun loungers and parasols are available on the sandy beach, also for an extra fee. The nearest golf course is around 5 km away (fees apply).
The hotel offers a delicious breakfast buffet. Lunch and dinner may be enjoyed à la carte, from a buffet or as a set menu. Special dietary requirements are also catered for. There is a Greek taverna with local specialities.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment.
From Heraklion Airport, follow the motorway in the direction of Sitia. After the traffic lights at Aghios Nikolaos, travel for 7 km to where the resort is located.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed