Aldemar Royal Olympian | Wellbeing Escapes

Aldemar Royal Olympian

Peloponnese, Greece

Overview

On the west coast of the Peloponese, overlooking the longest stretch of sands in Greece, sits the Royal Olympian, part of the Aldemar Resorts group. The hotel complex was named Europe's Leading Beach Resort in 2012 and benefits from the front beach location and enjoys the cooling breezes of the Ionian sea. The resort offers a huge variety of activities such as water sports, tennis, biking or even horse riding on the beach. If you want to venture out, this part of Greece will not disappoint either with ancient ruins and other sighs nearby. And let's not forget the spa! Their Thalasso Centre is one of a kind using the healing powers of sea water. If you need a relaxing but active spa break on the beach come to Aldemar Royal Olympian.

** Hotel is open from 26th May to 8 October 2021 **

When to go

This part of Greece enjoys a Mediterranean climate all year round so tends to be mild for most of the year. Hotel is operating seasonally from May to October.
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What we love

  • Aqua Royal® is an aquatic circuit with seawater heated up to 32-33 degrees which is great for improving blood circulation, easing of muscles and stimulating of tissue to treat cellulite and help slimming 
  • Range of hotel activities will please anyone who likes being active on holidays - choose from tennis, windsurfing, water-skiing, parasailing, kite surfing, canoeing, horse riding on the beach, biking, or volleyball to name a few!
  • Hotel is set in a region with exciting history - site of Ancient Olympia, Byzantine monastery, the Frankish castle, ancient monuments and temples are close by.

Who should go

  • If you love Thalassotherapy or want to give it a try – you will not be disappointed
  • Independent solo travellers who want to invest in their wellbeing or perhaps just escape for a few days to de-stress
  • Couples will love how much there is to do here – you certainly won’t be bored with activties or local history.  

Offers

  • Free spa credit €50 per room (min 5 nights stay)
  • 8% discount if booked with Thalasso programmes (min 4 nights, valid only for 'room' bookings) - contact us to make a booking
  • Early bird discounts 2021:
  • - 10% off on accommodation if booked in March (on all seasons)
  • - 10% off on accommodation if booked in April (for stays between 25 - 29 May & 22 Sept - 8 Oct) 
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Bed & Breakfast Stay

Just the hotel, no programmes
£54
per person

Exclusive Wellbeing Booster

Essential oils, seaweeds, aromatic fragrances and massages will awaken your senses and carry you away into the beautiful world.
£376
per person

Exclusive Beauty Booster

Enjoy a successful blend of Thalasso/Spa and beauty care treatments. The gifted hand of in-house beauticians will fulfill your expectations of outward radiance.
£394
per person

Thalasso Mediterranean 4 day package

The Mediterranean programme includes soothing Thalasso treatments. For 4 days, you'll have 3 Thalasso treatments; a hydrotherapy session, a invigorating swimming pool treatment and a massage. The power of water has plenty of health benefits including back and muscular pain, artritis and stress.
£645
per person

Wellness 4 day package

Energizing, regenerating and soothing your body in order to regain its optimal condition through a combination of relaxing or revitalizing programmes. The Wellness programme will revitalize, loosen slowly all kind of stiffness and erase the effects of stress and chronic fatigue. This feeling of well-being will last long after the treatments are completed!
£727
per person

Vein Tone Vitality 4 day package

A variety of seawater treatments improving blood circulation with fabulous phlebotonic watercourse in the AquaRoyal® pool, vein-tonic hydro-jet bath, Thalaxion bath combined with the pressotherapy & manual therapeutic lymphatic drainage massage, cold seaweed wraps… a relief for swollen legs!
£757
per person

Body Shape Fitness 4 day package

Combine the benefits of the reinforcing seawater treatments, seaweed body wraps, toning massages, associated with the Cellu M-6 (Endermology- LPG) device with its firming results. A programme for persons committing themselves to new experiences.
£762
per person

Prestige Silhoutte 4 day package

Refine your figure, shape and firm your body. Invigorating Spa/Thalasso treatments combined with revitalizing seaweed body wraps, firming body massages with organic essential oils and the Cellu-M6 (Endermology-LPG) device will increase your skin’s elasticity and improve your blood circulation.
£782
per person

Marine Remineralisation 4 day package

An exclusive THALION programme, concentrated in marine magnesium and calcium with important effects on your body and mind, among others: remineralization action, maintenance of the bone structure, joints – muscular pains (anti-inflammatory), insomnia (general fatigue), special Zen minded (overworked), skin hydration, sports recovery. A real source of well-being with a remarkable result!
£787
per person

Harmonia 4 day package

o erase tension and regain calm and tranquility, Royal Olympian Spa & Thalasso created an original programme with traditional massages from all around the globe. Our exceptional Balinese massage, the Ayurvedic massages – Abhyanga (relaxing) and Vishesh (invigorating, muscle toning). Maximum refinement… ultimate joy!
£802
per person

Wellness

The Royal Olympian Spa & Thalasso Centre was named the World's Leading Spa Resort in 2007 at the World Travel Awards and is a true highlight of the hotel. The spa is a place for an ultimate relaxation, wellbeing and beauty. The Spa & Thalasso centre spreads over 2,800 sqm offering a wide range of massages, hydrotherapy and beauty treatments. The Thalasso spa specialises in improving circulation, reducing muscular and arthritic pain, chronic back pain or sleep issues. Wellness programmes include a range of sea-water based treatments which are rich in magnesium and calcium to help your recovery. Thalasso centre operated from early June to mid-September. 

Spa facilities include treatment rooms, Thalasso swimming pools for treatments, beauty and fitness facilities. 

Guests can enjoy 4 main outdoor pools and 1 main indoor pool which is heated. The hotel complex also has sharing or private pools which are designated for those guests who book higher room types such as pool front or suites. 

Fitness and sports facilities are plentiful and include indoor swimming pool, 4 floodlit tennis courts with professional instructors on hand, water sports school offering windsurfing, water-skiing, parasailing, kite surfing, pedal boats, wake-boarding, canoeing, horse riding on the beach or surrounding nature, biking, gym with muscular and cardiovascular machines, basketball court, beach volley and paintball. 


Example treatments at Aldemar Royal Olympian
  • Aromatherapy
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Inhalation relax
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Balinese massage
  • Aquastream 
  • Firming body wrap
  • Hands and foot care
  • Facial and beauty treatmetns
  • Body scrub
  • Men's beauty treatments 



Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Pool and beach
  • Tennis
  • Biking
  • Basketball
  • Beach volley
  • Table tennis
  • Mini football
  • Horse riding
  • Water sports 
  • Live music entertainment
  • Dance competitons
  • Greek dancing 



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Visit ancient Olympia
  • Market at Pyrgos
  • Walk around the harbor in Katakolon
  • Palace of Nestor 
  • Arcadia

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga
  • Aerobic
  • Water gym
  • Stretching
  • Water dance
  • Beach volleyball
  • Step aerobics
  • Latin dance
  • Water Pilates
  • Aqua fussion


Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

There are 218 rooms and suites in total which are surrounded by well maintained gardens and pools. Pool front rooms will give you a direct access to the pool from your room. Accommodation is elegant and traditional, offering views of the gardens, pools or the sea. All rooms are air-conditioned 24 hours a day (mid-June to mid-September, minimum).The leading room types are located in the main building and offer all comforts of a 5 star hotel you would expect. If you want to treat yourself, why not to book one of their suites? Each suite comes with daily fresh fruit platter and mineral water as well as salty snacks and afternoon turn down service. 

* Some departments or services may operate periodically and also depending on weather conditions.



Garden View Room (main building)

This room is 28.8 SqM, has a furnished balcony overlooking the garden or hotel surroundings.

Bed can be split into twins. Marble bathroom has a bathtub with shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, tea & coffee making facility, satellite TV, phone, safe, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, and bathroom toiletries.
Sea View Room (main building)
This room is 28.8 SqM, has a furnished balcony with lovely sea views.

Bed can be split into twins. Marble bathroom has a bathtub with shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, tea & coffee making facility, satellite TV, phone, safe, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, and bathroom toiletries.

Pool Front Room (main building)
This room is 28.8 SqM, has a furnished balcony or veranda and is located right in front of one of the pools. 

Bed can be split into twins. Marble bathroom has a bathtub with shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, tea & coffee making facility, satellite TV, phone, safe, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, and bathroom toiletries.

Suite (main building) Pool Front or Sea View
Suite is 53 SqM, capacity is 4 pax and are located in the main building. 

These suites offer either sea views or a direct access to the pool. 

Suite features 1 sleeping room, separate lounge area, bathroom with bathtub and toilet with shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

ILIS Suite
ILIS suite is 53 SqM and capacity is 4 pax.

Suite has a veranda with an access to the sharing pool. View is a pool view. 

This suite consist of 1 sleeping room, separate lounge area, bathroom with bathtub and toilet with shower.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

Sea Front Suite
Sea Front suite is a bungalow complex with 55 SqM and capacity is 4 pax.

Suite has a sea views and an access to sharing pool and a balcony. 

This suite consist of 1 sleeping room, separate lounge area with dining and study corner and bathroom with bathtub.

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

ATLANTIS Suite (Family Suite)
Atlantic is perfect for families with 92 SqM spread over 2 floors. Suite has a furnished balcony or veranda and an exclusive use of the pool (shared). View is a pool view. 

Ground floor has sitting/dinning area, study and bathroom with shower.

Second floor has a bedroom and marble bathroom with jacuzzi bath. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

IRA Suite
Suite is 75 SqM and capacity is 4 pax.

Olympia suite has a veranda with an access to semi-private pool. 

This suite consist of 1 sleeping room, lounge with dining and office space, bathroom with jacuzzi bath and toilet with shower. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

OLYMPIA Suite
Suite is 75 SqM and capacity is 4 pax.

Olympia suite has a veranda with amazing views of the sea and its own private pool.

This suite consist of 1 sleeping room, 1 sitting room,bathrooms with jacuzzi and shower and office. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

PHAIDRA Suite
Suite is 110 SqM and capacity is 4 pax.

Phaidra suite has a veranda with amazing views of the sea and its own private pool.

This suite consist of 2 bedrooms (one with study), 1 sitting room, 2 bathrooms with bathtub and shower, 1 sitting room/dining room and home cinema. 

Facilities include air-conditioning, wi-fi, satellite TV, tea & coffee making facility, phone, safe, min bar (extra charge), hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, beach towels, VIP bathroom set, turn down service, express check-in/late check-out (extra charge). 

What’s on the menu

There are 8 restaurants and 8 bars at the resort so your choice for lunch or dinner will be plentiful. Chefs are using fresh and local produce to create healthy dishes inspired by classic recipes. Peloponnese cuisine is diverse and exciting, bringing abundant flavours. Olive oil is a trade mark and recipes use the local produce such as citrus fruit, eggplants or tomatoes to name a few. Menus at the hotel include vegetarian options as well as fish delights and different meats. 

Olympia is a main restaurant offering colorful buffet options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. La Pergola offers American style breakfast and buffet dinners. Sympossio is another restaurant serving breakfast and dinner buffets. Marina Restaurant is a gourmet dining option that serves modern Greek menu and is open for dinner only. Artemis is open for dinners and serves a la carte Italian and for a local taverna experience,  head to Abeliona. 

Half board is automatically included if you book one of the rooms. You can take your breakfast and dinner (both buffet style) at the Olympia restaurant. If you book one of the Suites, this will come on B&B basis. You can upgrade your meal plan and book on Elements All Inclusive basis. It's an all inclusive package which allows you to eat in any restaurant and if you book for 7 or more nights you will also get 1 relax massage (25 minutes), 1 Aqua royal (30 minutes) and 1 hydrotherapy treatment (20 minutes) complimentary. 

Advanced reservation for a la carte restaurants is recommended. 

Olympia Restaurant
Olympia Restaurant
Olympia is the main restaurant where your breakfast and dinner will be server if you booked on half board basis. Breakfast is a continental and American buffet selection served from 7 to 10am. Dinner will be a buffet service served between 7 - 9.30 pm. Restaurant is also open for lunch.
Marina
Marina
Marina is a gourmet restuarant which serves delicious Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist. Restaurant is open for dinners only from 7 pm to midnight.
Elements Pool Bar 'Avra'
Elements Pool Bar 'Avra'
This pool bar is open daily between 10 am to 6 pm and serves all goodness - herbal teas, fresh fruit juices, low-calorie drinks, smoothies, infused sparkling water and other non-alco drinks or drinks with low level of alcohol.

Location

The hotel is located along the west coast of the Peloponnese in Greece, 13 km from town of Pyrgos and 30 km from Olympia. The hotel benefits from a beachfront location with 2 km of golden sands and is surrounded by gardens and pools. There are private gazeebos on the beach available at a small charge. 



Nearest airport

Nearest airport is Kalamata which is 126 km away and transfer will take about 90 minutes. Easy Jet operates low cost flights between London and Kamalata during summer season. 

There is an option to arrive to Athens International airport. Transfer to the hotel will take about 3,5 hours. 


Families, Children & Infants

This is family friendly resort. There is a kids club for 4 -12 years old kids with supervised activities and snacks.

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