Everyone knows about Crete’s incredible sunrises and delicious cuisine. But if you want to experience mind-blowing views, ultra-chic accommodation, and postcard-perfect pools check into Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas! This 5-star resort is located on a hillside on the beautiful northern coast of Crete, and if you’re planning a trip to Greece, then it should rank high on your bucket list.
And why’s that? Because Daios Cove is one of those dazzling and fascinating resorts that burrow deep into the psyche. So let me introduce you to this Greek jewel!
Several international celebrities and jet-setters have been spotted here in the last years… Well, no wonder – this resort offers one of the best sunrise views you will see in your life, and no, that’s not an overstatement. So leave your worries at the door from the moment you arrive at this family friendly resort – you’re here to enjoy the contagious Greek vibe, the amazing food and the fantastic staff.
When it comes to five-star luxury accommodation, Daios Cove rolls out the royal carpet! You have a choice of luxury villas, lavish rooms and stunning suites – many of them boast private sea water pools. It’s up to you how you plan to spend your dreamy nights, but if you want to go BIG, choose one of their villas!
The bedrooms feature wall-to-ceiling windows with awesome views over the Vathi bay. Best part? You’ll fall in love with the heavenly COCO-MAT beds – recognized as one of the best beds in the world. A wonderful night’s sleep is guaranteed.
And what’s HOT? Daios Cove is inviting villa guests to discover the Residents’ Club, the new all-inclusive gastronomic concept, featuring a range of exclusive benefits. Join the club and read more here!
Beach & Pools
Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas is set on a glorious white-sand beach, has a laid back ambiance and never feels crowded. So wake up and take a stroll on the private beach, and let the waves hit your feet before returning for a mouth-watering Greek breakfast.
This is what a vacation at Daios Cove is all about – total relaxation on one of Crete’s most dream-like beaches. Be sure to order a fancy cocktail at the Beach Bar, which will make your stay on this beach even more idyllic. It goes without saying that the service is second to none!
Head to the infinity pool and listen to an atmospheric lounge soundtrack – the fabulous pool meets the boundless sea to offer a panoramic view over the bay. It’s definitely one of the highlights of this luxurious resort.
Delicious Eats & Wining
Your designated restaurant for breakfast and dinner is Pangea, where there are regular themed buffets and live cooking shows at the food stations. And the attentive service adds extra points to the whole experience.
Last but not least, Daios Cove offers a Dine Around programme, so you’ll have endless options. For lunch head to the Taverna, a Greek à la carte restaurant overlooking the cove. The grilled octopus is a must-taste dish, as well as the fine selection of Greek and international wines.
Dress up for dinner, book a table at the excellent OCEAN restaurant and enjoy delicious fresh fish! For each dish, there’s the perfect accompanying wine. Just ask Katerina, the sommelier, for a recommendation from the extensive wine list – she will find the perfect wine for your taste buds… One special tip: you can’t go wrong with a chilled bottle of Jean-Marc Brocard, Chablis.
As an appetizer, have the Red shrimps tiradito with sushi rice & slow cooked egg yolk, spicy Korean pickled cucumber and sea urchin with bacon broth. And for a mouth-watering affair try the Fish of day fricassee with dashimaki tamago, oyster emulsion with melon & lovage, vegetarian dumplings and kimchi sauce! In short, you’ll be blown away by the quality, flavours and diversity of cuisine available at the OCEAN restaurant.
Crystal Box, which serves inspired cocktails, refreshments and light snacks, is the place where party begins as day turns to night. So don’t go to bed before experiencing this cosmopolitan bar! And if you’re lucky enough, you might meet Christos Tassakos, a true connoisseur of luxury lifestyle and royal protocol, who will make you feel like you’re in heaven – always willing to help and make your stay unforgettable.
“Daios Cove is not only about the spectacular nature and the secluded bay, or its fantastic architecture. Sculpted out of the hillside rock, every stone has been traditionally hand carved… it’s about the people who work here! Our dedicated team makes all your wishes come true! Here you can experience the genuine Cretan hospitality “ says Christos.
Wellness & Spa
You think Daios Cove is just about sun, sea and food? Think again. It’s also a spa-lover’s paradise. The wide range of facial & body treatments never ceases to amaze even the most seasoned wellness fans. Relax and allow yourself to indulge in the SPA, as Daios Cove is known as one of the leading spa resorts in Greece. Just click here and choose the spa treatment that suits you best.
To Dos While You’re Here
The terrific staff can help you organize everything from Scuba Diving, Water Skiing to Yoga & Pilates classes. Want my advice? Rent a luxury yacht! Your skipper will sail the yacht around your chosen destination.
Go on an adrenaline adventure with Daios Cove – the Land Rover Experience Greece tour! You’ll discover a fascinating side of Crete that you might never find on your own. Moreover, you’ll be in the driving seat, accompanied by an experienced Land Rover instructor. The Range Rover Evoque Convertible is ready for action!
To sum it all up: magnificient resort, superb hospitality, brilliant staff, fun activities – actually, I don’t have enough words to praise this iconic resort! And it’s not often I leave somewhere with the feeling that I KNOW I will return.
Daios Cove – I’ll be back for sure! Crete is an amazing travel destination, and I can’t thank you enough for this luxe experience!
This post has been created in collaboration with Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas. Opinions are, as always, my own.