Guests 2 adult, adults, 1 child children

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Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas *****

5 Vathi | 72100 Agios | Nikolaos | Greece (Crete) |

"Certificat d'Excellence"

TripAdvisor, 2016
From 300€/room

KIDS LOVE

  • The nursery (from 4 months) and the kids-club
  • The suites with a private pool
  • The games and toys provided upon arrival

PARENTS LOVE

  • The 2500 sqm of spa area
  • The dive centre at the PADI World Federation
  • The sophisticated ambiance of the Crystal Box lounge bar

 

LOCATION

Daios Cove is a luxurious 5-star hotel located not far from the town of Agios Nikolaos in Crete. Considered one of the cradles of our civilization, Crete is rich in stories that you can tell your children. That of Icarus for example, and wings manufactured to escape a terrible labyrinth.

The Daios Cove is known for being one of the most beautiful hotel from Greece and the best hotel of Crete. It is particularly convenient for families because of its housing infrastructures (villas with private pool, family rooms etc.), its incredible nursery and its beautiful kids-club, but also and above all, its numerous activities for children and for parents.

From Heraklion International Airport, it takes only 57 minutes to reach the hotel.

 

DESCRIPTION

Nestled along a white sandy beach, in a protected cove with turquoise waters, the Daios is a real paradise where you can relax with your family.

The villas and buildings of the hotel are built of natural stone and blend in perfectly with the beauty of the area. Inside, contemporary works of art, carefully chosen furniture and large bay windows to let in the light create a bright and elegant ensemble.

The establishment offers its guests : 261 rooms, suites and villas, 6 restaurants and bars, 2 tennis courts, 1 spa, 1 fitness center, 1 water sports center, 1 kids-clubs (from 23 months to 11 years old) and 1 splendid private beach.

 

ROOMS & VILLAS

Light colors, shades of blue reminiscent of the nearby Mediterranean, contemporary furniture and bedding with ultimate comfort, these are the main features of the rooms and villas of the Daios.

As its name suggests, the Junior Suite Sea View has its own private pool ! The living room, the bedroom and the bathroom with separate shower and bath offer 42 sqm (452 sqft) of indoor space plus 30 sqm (323 sqft) of outdoor space. Two adults and one child can stay there.

Ideal for families, the 1 Bedroom Sea View Suite with private pool (65 sqm – 700 sqft – interior and 50 sqm – 538 sqft – terrace) offers everything you could wish for: 1 luxurious bedroom, 1 living room, 1 marble bathroom with shower and separate bath and 1 pool of seawater just for you! The outdoor terrace allows parents to relax with views of the cove, while children paddle in the pool. The suite allows the stay of 2 adults and 2 children.

Finally, the Premium Suite and its 84 sqm (904 sqft) is decorated with contemporary and refined Italian furniture. This suite consists of 1 master bedroom, 1 generous living room with 1 double bed cleverly concealed in a wall, 1 dining area and 2 bathrooms, each with a bath and a shower separated. The terrace of 16 sqm (172 sqft) overlooking the Mediterranean complete the picture of this luxury cocoon. The space is also provided for 2 adults and 2 children.

The Daios villas are spacious and designed especially for families. The goal? That you feel like you’re at home… As long as he/she weighs less than 5kg, you can even bring your pet. Among these splendid villas, allow us to particularly underline the 2 Bedroom Family Villas with private pool: within their 115 sqft (1237 sqft), 2 Bedroom Family Villas provide comfort and privacy for the whole family. They have an outdoor area of ​​50 sqm (538 sqft), 2 adults and 3 children can easily stay there.

The 3 Bedroom Family Villas with private pool: the 150 sqm (1614 sqft) of these exceptional villas provide the family with enough space to accommodate 2 adults and up to 5 children! The private pool, the bathrooms with separate shower and bathtub complete the comfort of this villa. Not to mention the heated seawater pool.

Finally, The Mansion (600 sqm – 6460 sqft) is a real gem of contemporary architecture with clean lines and large bay windows extending its splendor over 3 floors. You will find 3 bedrooms, 1 living room, 1 dedicated staff area, 1 private spa area including 1 sauna, 1 hammam, 1 heated indoor pool and 1 treatment area. An outdoor pool, also heated, is obviously waiting for a swim with views of the Mediterranean.

All the villas offer families a full service with all the necessary for the stay of the youngest kids such as baby phones, adapted baths or protective barriers for the pool, etc.

 

GASTRONOMY

The 6 restaurants and bars of Daios offer guests a true festival of flavours. The Taverna overlooks the creek and offers a splendid view of the sea, the beach and surrounding nature. You will enjoy typical Greek cuisine based on freshly caught fish, accompanied by the best local and international wines.

The Restaurant de l’Océan, adjacent to the infinity pool and overlooking the sea, serves refined and creative cuisine with Mediterranean accents. Guests at the suites and villas can enjoy their breakfast here.

Pangea specializes in generous buffets served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Ocean Bar, by the pool, offers you delicious refreshments, surprising cocktails but also gourmet snacks on the go.

At the Crystal Box, the atmosphere is a bit more sophisticated, the elegant sofas complete the lounge atmosphere. You can settle there for an aperitif at sunset.

Finally, the Beach Bar ensures your place in the sun. No need to move, everything is at hand: drinks and snacks.

FOR THE KIDS

  • Baby-club
  • Kids-club
  • Teens activities
  • Sports activities
  • Kid's excursions
  • Crafts
  • Games and books
  • Connecting rooms
  • Baby-sitting
  • Kid's menu
  • Allergen-free menu
  • Welcome gift
  • Emergency baby bottle
  • Bottle warmers
  • Baby phone
  • Baby cosmetics
  • Baby bath
  • Baby cribs
  • Stroller
  • Baby chair
  • Emergency pacifier
  • Shuttle with baby seat
  • Potty
  • Kid's shop
  • Lifeguard
  • Nearby Hospital
  • Nearby doctor

 

IN FAMILY

The Daios is tailor-made for families ! It starts free concerning the stay and meals for children from 0 to 2 years old. In the Deluxe rooms, children from 0 to 2 years stay free, the same applies to the first child between 2 and 12 years old if he / she is staying in his / her parents’ room. In suites and villas, children from 0 to 2 years old and all children from 2 to 12 are accommodated free of charge.

Upon arrival in the room, each family will find everything they need for a carefree stay: baby bottle warmers, high chairs, baby phones, baby baths, adapted toilet seats, safety barriers for swimming pools private and stairs, games and toys to European standards…

Smaller guests receive a welcome gift upon arrival and strollers are available for family walks through the alleys, along stone beautiful residences lined with various cactuses.

Child supervision is complete and covers the needs of babies to pre-teens. The different kids-clubs are open 6 days a week from April to November (closing day is Wednesday, family day). During the summer holidays (July and August) the clubs are open 7 days a week. The day is divided into two sessions : the morning session from 10h to 13h and the afternoon session from 15h to 18h. Between 13h and 15h the Lunch Club serves delicious meals, count 20€ for the session, plus the cost of the meal. In the evening, in addition, from 18 to 19h a supervised meal is also organized.

The nursery of the Daios is subdivided into two groups: 4-23 months (40€ per session) and 2-3 years (56 € for two sessions on the same day: morning and afternoon).

The Daios Cove kids-club is open for children aged 4 to 11, free of charge (some activities such as water sports may be at an extra cost). The nurses and assistants at the kids-clubs are hand-picked and everything is done so that each child has all the attention necessary for his/her age. The quotas are as follows: 1 adult for 3 children for the youngest, 1 adult for 4 children for 2-3 years and 1 adult for 8 children for 4-11 years. During their day the youngest will be able to indulge in various sports and manual activities: awakening and psychomotricity for children, treasure hunts and crafts for adults. Delicious snacks are served during each session (mineral water, fresh fruit).

In order to have peace of mind and ensure a place for your little one, a reservation in advance is recommended.

A babysitting service allows parents to have a one-on-one dinner or a surprise tour. Babysitters are selected according to strict criteria. The Daios will ensure that each family can enjoy the same babysitter throughout their stay. The rates are as follows: 12€/h for 1 child, 16€/h for 2 children, 18€/h for 3 children. After 23h, add 15€ charge for the taxi back for the babysitter.

 

EXPERIENCES

Crete has an extremely rich cultural and natural heritage. Preserved beaches, abandoned coves, gorges, cliffs…lovers of walks in the countryside will not be disappointed. From small churches to ancient fortresses, you can also discover the history of the island, considered as one of the cradles of our civilization. The four biggest cities of the island are: Chania (3h30 drive from Daios), Rethymno (2h30), Heraklion (1h) and Agios Nikolaos (15 minutes).

According to your wishes, the Daios team will be happy to create personalized excursions, adapted to your wishes. Only a 1-hour drive away, we recommend visiting Heraklion with its famous Palace of Knossos, its fortress and its archeology museum.

If you have time to take a break on the road to Heraklion, the Dinosauria park (about 40 minutes from the hotel), will entertain the little adventurers. During a walk in a beautiful park you will cross the path of life-size dinosaurs!

For fun with the family, many water sports are offered by the Daios such as pedalo, canoeing or water skiing. So many ideal and refreshing options on a hot summer day. The facility also offers a diving centre patented by the PADI World Federation, the opportunity to explore the underwater wonders of the region for the most experienced and to try this magical sport for novices (from 8 years). The two tennis courts and the many group classes (yoga, pilates) also give athletes the opportunity to enjoy themselves.

 

FOR THE PARENTS

At sunset, the Daios offers evenings with live music and DJ sets. Jazz, Latino nights, traditional music of the region: the programs are varied and guarantee you unforgettable evenings under the stars, embellished with delicious cocktails.

Many activities can be tailor-made for Mom and Dad such as tastings of the best wines of the region.

The GOCO Spa immerses you in 2500 sqm (26910 sqft) of relaxation and voluptuousness. While the house Anne Semonin (Paris) offers you its best products, some massages invite you to travel and experience all the know-how of Asian massage. The sauna, steam room and indoor pool complete your wellness experience. Each treatment can be personalized according to your desires and needs.

The gym, equipped with the latest Technogym innovations, awaits you for a sporting and invigorating session.

 

  • 24/24 check-in
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Beauty salon
  • Billiards
  • Boutique
  • Business center
  • Concierge
  • Conference room
  • Fitness room
  • Hairdresser
  • Indoor Pool
  • Library
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Private pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Tennis
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • WiFi
  • Yoga