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Daios CoveGreece

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  • Exquisite
  • Peaceful
  • Luxurious

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Daios Cove is nestled in Crete’s extraordinary landscape. The views are spectacular and the attention to detail for luxury family holidays second to none. This is truly where you can go on holiday and relax in the knowledge your children are well looked after and enjoying themselves – which allows you to relax in the fabulous surroundings that is Daios Cove.


For Kids

  • The Crèche Club for babies and toddlers is run by UK childcare experts Worldwide Kids Co, with qualified nursery staff meeting UK standards and regulations. Crèche Club (4 months–4 years) - at extra charge (unless you stay in a family villa when it is included in the cost).
  • Older kids (4-12 years old) can check in for fun at the well-equipped Children’s Club where friendly, highly trained multilingual staff will make them feel at home and provide games and activities.
  • Daios is geared up for families, with a child-friendly beach, pool games and babysitting services - so safe and secure fun is child’s play.
  • Baby products can be provided – please see the family villa description for a full list of what can be provided by the hotel.
  • There are even activities organised for the teenagers.
  • Babysitting service can be arranged at additional charge, reservation required.
  • Children’s outdoor playground.
  • Pool games in hotel’s children's pool.
  • Special children’s menus.
  • 24 hour medical care.
  • High chairs at all restaurants.
  • Well-equipped with toys for indoor and outdoor activities which comply with European safety standards.
  • Child friendly beach.


For Adults

  • You can escape for a little bit of ‘us’ time, secure in the knowledge that your children are being looked after by a dedicated team of childcare specialists.
  • State-of-the-art spa which offers a range of revitalising and purifying products that have been especially created by global skin and bodycare specialist, Germaine de Capuccini; while the luxurious surroundings include two exclusive spa suites, a Finnish sauna, hydro-massage and a Thai massage studio.
  • Technogym with its cardio-fitness equipment, then totally de-stress with a luxuriant spa treatment. The perfect way to wind down — and chill-out.
  • Relax on the sandy beach, where you can have your sun beds, umbrellas and towel service to enjoy a day by the beach while you can taste delicious cocktail & snacks.
  • Infinity seawater swimming pool with amazing views to the private cove - part of which is reserved for little ones.
  • Two indoor pools with fresh sea water in our state-of-the-art Spa, for those seeking the perfect way to wind down.
  • Check out the experiences at the hotel including private yachting excursions and gastronomy experiences.


Choose from a range of room and suite options – many having private pools. The family villas and suites have child care included and the hotel can provide a variety of baby products. See each room category for more detail.

The Deluxe Sea View 
are elegantly designed rooms with amazing views to the dazzling waters of the Mediterranean Sea, consisting of one spacious bedroom, with living room in open plan style, lavish marble-lined bathroom with separate bathtub, shower cabin and private balcony. This room category sleeps 2-3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child/infant.

Sea Room View with Pool has sophisticated contemporary décor, these rooms comprise one bedroom with living room in open plan style, lavish marble-lined bathroom with bathtub and separate shower cabin. The private balcony leads to an individual sea water swimming pool and offers wide views to our private cove and the Mediterranean Sea. This room category sleeps 2-3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child/infant. The heated pool supplement for rooms is 79,00 euro per day for up to 25 degrees. Pool temperature can reach up to 7 degrees above the outside temperature, with maximum water temperature of 28 degrees, depending on the outside weather temperature and conditions.

Sea View Room with Individual Heated Pool – this is the same as the above room category but the price includes the cost of heating the pool. 

The Junior Suite Sea View with Private Pool is a spacious room combined sitting area and bedroom in open plan style. This room category sleeps 2-3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child/infant.

The one-bedroom Suite Sea View is spacious and consists of one bedroom, separate living room, lavish marble-lined bathroom with separate bathtub and shower cabin and a private terrace with endless view to our private Cove and Mediterranean Sea. This room category sleeps 2-3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children or 2 adults + 1 child + 1 infant . Please note the heated pool supplement for suites is 79,00 euro per day for up to 25 degrees. 

You could alternatively choose a one-bedroom Villa.The residents of the villas will enjoy the exclusive Cove Club Service (see below for more detail) next to the private sea water swimming pool, located on the villa’s spacious terrace. Swim in your private heated seawater swimming pool and relax overlooking the sea of Crete on the sundeck of this amazing villa at a stone’s throw from Agios Nikolaos. This villa sleeps 2-3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children or 2 adults + 1 child + 1 infant.

At the most exclusive and private area of the resort, you will find the Two-bedroom Villa with private pool. Enjoy the spacious and private sundeck area, as well as a large seawater swimming pool. This villa can accommodate up to 7 guests in its two sea view bedrooms, each with its own bathroom.

Two-bedroom Family villa with private pool is designed to feel like a home-away-from-home, this exclusive villa accommodates up to 7 guests. There are two well-appointed bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and an airy and beautiful decorated living room.

In addition the hotel can provide: 

Baby phones
Bottle warmer/sterilizer
Baby bath/changer
High chair
Toilet seat
Baby potty
Food set
Stool for the wash basin
Pool fence
Staircase fence

The Wellness Villa with private pool area also includes Finnish sauna, Technogym treadmill and oversized round bathtub. This villas sleeps 2-4 Adults or 2 Adults + 2-3 Children/Infant.

Three-bedroom Family Villa with private pool is also designed to feel like a home-away-from-home, this exclusive villa accommodates up to 7 guests. There are three well-appointed bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and an airy and beautiful decorated living room.
Again the hotel can provide in addition the family services mentioned above. This villa can sleep 2-6 adults or 2 adults + 4-5 children/infants

Cove Club Upgrade Services 

Breakfast service in Ocean Restaurant
Villas' section at the beach
Personalized air scent with essential oils
Pillow Menu
Farewell gift and children's welcome gift
Dedicated guest concierge
Designated parking
Daily newspapers
Preferential bookings for the à la carte restaurants, the spa, activities and excursions
Private heated seawater pool

Room features



A Greek à la carte venue overlooking the cove which has a special ambience, particularly at night. Taverna serves superb local specialties with a fine selection of Greek and international wines. Fish is a must-taste dish here with a fresh catch arriving every day by kaiki boat, destined for your plate.

Ocean Restaurant 
Overlooking the infinity pool and the cove, the Ocean Restaurant is a picturesque setting for à la carte dinner, with a menu which offers a taste of Italy with a fine dining twist. The Ocean also serves breakfast exclusively to Villa guests.

A truly international buffet-style food bazaar, offering a tasty array of spectacular delicacies from all over the world — and special theme nights, too.

Varka Restaurant 
Cretan food is famously healthy — and distinctively delicious. That’s why the hotel's newest restaurant, Varka, showcases the best local Cretan delicacies and traditional tastes, serving them with raki or local and international wines. Located near Daios’ private beach and with a spectacular view of the cove, this is a must-visit dining experience. 



At Daios Cove there’s an endless supply of top-class sporting activities to amuse guests of every age, from water-skiing, pedalos, canoeing and scuba diving to tennis, fitness training, yoga and pilates. 

There’s also a full range of entertainment available, including tailor-made excursions to the most famous places on the island, and in-resort cookery lessons, cocktail-making lessons and wine-tasting sessions. 

Plus, when the hot sun goes down, there’s a cool programme of DJ nights, dancing and live events, with guest artists playing latin, funk, soul, jazz and traditional Mediterranean and Cretan music under the stars. Wet or dry, Daios Cove offers the opportunity to blend familiar favourite activities with fascinating and exciting new experiences.

Water sports centre 
With expert tuition and supervision from trained water sports staff, guests can take a fast trip around the bay on a water-ski or fun-ride or take it easy in a canoe or pedalo. Private yachts, motorboats and catamarans are available for rent and sail too.

Scuba diving 
Both novices and veteran divers can experience an unforgettable undersea adventure at Daios Cove. The diving centre features approved coaching from trained PADI diving professionals for all levels, from beginners through to expert. Underwater excursions, including a visit to a shipwreck, are also available.

Tennis courts 
Whatever your level — be it a serious tennis pros or just-for-fun player — tennis fans will love the two tennis courts with artificial grass surfaces. These are floodlit, too, so games don’t have to be played in the heat of the afternoon sun.

NOTICE: Tennis equipment and floodlit courts at extra charge.

Fitness, Yoga & Pilates 
Guests can work up a sweat in the state-of-the-art fitness studio, equipped by Technogym training equipment, with personal trainers on hand. It’s not all about working out, though: there’s wind down time, too, courtesy of a yoga or pilates class.

Culture at the Cove 
For guests who prefer a less hectic time, there’s a whole range of entertainment available at Daios Cove. Create a bespoke excursion to one of the many must-see locations on Crete; or book a cookery lesson, experience a cocktail-making masterclass or enjoy a wine-tasting session. Then there’s a programme of music, including DJ nights and the Culture at the Cove live events under the stars, featuring everything from traditional Greek to latin and jazz. 


Top Tips

The Dine Around programme applies to the Pangea restaurant, the Ocean Restaurant, Varka Restaurant and the Taverna, exclusively for dinner.The half board meal allowance can be used in the à la carte restaurants — which will be deducted from the total bill (20€ per person and 10€ for children).



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