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Daios Cove

Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece

Overview

This well known luxurious 5 star hotel is a real gem on the Greek Island of Crete. Previously known for being an amazing spot for family vacations they recently made huge efforts to accommodate all those who want to enjoy wellbeing holidays too! The newly renovated 2,500 SqM spa looks out over the pristine waters of Daios Cove and offers cutting edge technologies that the whole wellness world is currently talking about! If you are into latest trends you surely want to put this place on your travel list. The hotel prides itself on honoring Greek history and traditions and this really shines through. Whether you are serious about your health and wellbeing or just looking for luxury holidays on the beach, this is location has everything to offer!


N.B. The hotel is closed for winter season between 5 November 23 - 12 April 24

When to go

Crete enjoys a Mediterranean climate all year round, so tends to be warm for most of the year. January is usually the coolest month.
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What we love

  • The cleansing and healing properties of therapeutic waters with the water circuit 
  • The care taken to preserve Greek tradition and heritage
  • All the latest wellness trends under one roof - cryotherapy, colonics, epigenetics, hyperbaric oxygen chamber - you name it, they have it!

Who should go

  • Those who want a comprehensive wellness break, but also want a beach holiday at the same time
  • Families looking for a break to focus on some self care, while the little ones enjoy the kid's club
  • Those who are looking to delve a bit deeper into their health and take advantage of the high tech tools and latest gadgets the spa offers

Offers

  • Exclusive Wellbeing Escapes benefit (applicable to all bookings):
  • - 15% discount on single occupancy rooms in summer season 2024
  • - €100 Spa credit - to be used on treatments only, not applicable on products, min stay 5 nights 
  • Loyalty offer - for those who stayed at the hotel with Wellbeing Escapes previously: all above + free room upgrade (subject to availability at the time of arrival) 
  • Special offers (2024, double or twin rooms )*
  • - Up to 40% discount on Rooms, Suites & Villas (except Mansion), valid for stays between 12 April - 2 November 24
  • - Book a Deluxe Sea View Room & Deluxe Sea View Room With Individual Pool on Half Board and receive a free meal plan upgrade to Full Board, valid for stays between 12 April - 05 July and 01 September - 02 November 24
  • -must be booked and paid by 22 April 24, not available for single use rooms T&C apply

*Offers are not combinable 

Have a question?

Stay without Programme

Just the hotel, no programmes
£203
per person

Renewed Living 1 day retreat

The Renewed Living program helps guests improve their state of mind through commitment and focus on themselves, no news, no social media. Renewed Living focuses on mitigating the effects of stress and strengthening emotional wellbeing, helping guests step away from their everyday stressful lives and take their focus inwards.
£511
per person

Exclusive Wellbeing Booster

Our signature wellbeing booster programme promises to relax your body and soothe your soul. Relax with hand-picked spa treatments and stretch your limbs with a private yoga, Pilates, PT or an Aqua gym session. Minimum 3 nights stay.
£917
per person

Exclusive Flexible Fitness

Our signature flexible fitness programme gives you a choice of 4 fitness activities of your choice. Each class is 60 minutes long and you can mix and match the way you like. Increase your overall fitness, try something new or simply have fun. You will also benefit from a personal fitness consultation with a 3D scanner and soothing massage. Minimum stay is 4 nights.
£1,374
per person

Exclusive Comprehensive Wellbeing Booster

The comprehensive Wellbeing Booster programme is for those who wish to maximise their spa experience. This programme includes 4 hand picked spa treatments and 1 private fitness activity of your choice. Minimum stay is 5 nights.
£1,564
per person

Ultimate Rejuvenation 3 day retreat

The primary objective of this program is to mitigate the effects of ageing, externally on an aesthetic level as well as internally through specific nutrition and dietary solutions, coupled with an in-depth view on how stress and external factors can play a part in the aging process. With this understanding the wellness program can then be customized in relation to the guests needs to address and treat the areas of external aesthetics, nutrition, fitness and lifestyle, leading to measurable results and providing insights for guests to utilize long after their stay. This retreat is based on 3 days.
£1,653
per person

Optimal Wellbeing 3 day retreat

Encompassing a diverse selection of wellness modalities such as nutrition and lifestyle consultations, fitness and body composition assessments, IV infusions, colon hydrotherapy, cryotherapy and Infrared Sauna, amongst other wellbeing and lifestyle options. This combination of treatments has been selected to support guests on their journey towards improved health and wellbeing or perhaps a complete change in lifestyle.
£1,741
per person

Active Movement 3 day retreat

The active movement program combines a variety of movement and fitness classes with the goal of improving overall fitness levels and mental agility focusing on improving strength, stamina, cardiovascular health and posture. The Wellbeing Program and Lifestyle Coach along with the Personal Trainers will assesses each guest individually prior to recommending modalities that target specific needs of the guests objectives and fitness goals.
£1,767
per person

Holistic Detox 3 day retreat

The focus of this program is to rejuvenate and recharge the mind & body by reversing the build-up of toxins created in the day to day living, as well restore the natural state of heat and wellness through a prescriptive cleansing diet, combined with holistic treatment therapies and mindful activities.
£1,794
per person

Ultimate Rejuvenation 5 day retreat

The primary objective of this program is to mitigate the effects of ageing, externally on an aesthetic level as well as internally through specific nutrition and dietary solutions, coupled with an in-depth view on how stress and external factors can play a part in the aging process. With this understanding the wellness program can then be customized in relation to the guests needs to address and treat the areas of external aesthetics, nutrition, fitness and lifestyle, leading to measurable results and providing insights for guests to utilize long after their stay. This retreat is based on 5 days.
£2,586
per person

Optimal Wellbeing 5 day retreat

Encompassing a diverse selection of wellness modalities such as nutrition and lifestyle consultations, fitness and body composition assessments, IV infusions, colon hydrotherapy, cryotherapy and Infrared Sauna, amongst other wellbeing and lifestyle options. This combination of treatments has been selected to support guests on their journey towards improved health and wellbeing or perhaps a complete change in lifestyle.
£2,586
per person

Active Movement 5 day retreat

The active movement program combines a variety of movement and fitness classes with the goal of improving overall fitness levels and mental agility focusing on improving strength, stamina, cardiovascular health and posture. The Wellbeing Program and Lifestyle Coach along with the Personal Trainers will assesses each guest individually prior to recommending modalities that target specific needs of the guests objectives and fitness goals.
£2,630
per person

Holistic Detox 5 day retreat

The focus of this program is to rejuvenate and recharge the mind & body by reversing the build-up of toxins created in the day to day living, as well restore the natural state of heat and wellness through a prescriptive cleansing diet, combined with holistic treatment therapies and mindful activities.
£2,849
per person

Wellness

The team at Daois Cove have created a pioneering wellbeing hub in the form of their KEPOS by Goco Spa which combines holistic approaches with innovative technology. Their focus is on offering treatments that boost immunity, improve stamina and make you glow from the inside out with methods solidly based on proven breakthroughs in science and medicine. These revolutionary innovations and cutting-edge treatments include cryotherapy, hyperbaric oxygen chamber sessions, colonic hydrotherapy and thorough diagnostic tests including epigenetics.


The therapeutic water circuit uses thermal waters which consists of a thermal bathing suite with Finnish sauna, steam room, soft sauna, experience shower walk and steam room. There is also a heated vitality pool with neck and back jets. 

If you are into fitness you will be happy to hear that Daios Cove partnered with BXR London - a high end boxing gym to offer very comprehensive training experience. The gym has state-of-an-art training tools and equipment. There is also an outdoor training area and a cardio area. The mind & Body studio offers yoga, Pilates, aerial yoga, sound bath healing and gyrokinesis. 

As well as all this the spa has 9 treatment rooms, 2 double wellness suites, leisure pool, private hammam suite and Thai massage suite. There are number of non invasive facials and body treatments for those who want a bit of pampering, as well as a beauty salon. 


Example treatments at Daios Cove
  • Cryotherapy chamber session
  • Aroma massage
  • Thai massage
  • Volcanic thermal stones
  • Molecular hydration facial
  • Cell epigenetic analysis

Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Fitness training
  • Water-skiing
  • Paddle boarding
  • Canoeing
  • Tennis
  • Biking
  • Hiking



Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Visit Plaka which is a traditional fishing village to try some of the freshest fish
  • Take a luxury RIB boat excursion around Mirabello bay and visit Spinalonga Island
  • Scuba dive in the crystal clear waters
  • Visit the city of Aghios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) and explore the cafes, shops and bars

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Gyrokinesis
  • Aerial yoga
  • Sound bath healing
  • Stretching
  • Cooking classes at the culinary school

*some activities are for free and some chargeable. The activity schedule is updated daily on Daios Cove phone app. 


Rooms

Daios Cove has 165 rooms, 85 suites and 40 villas (of which 165 have either Individual or private pools) as well as a three bedroom mansion! All rooms have sea views overlooking the secluded bay and many have private, individual pools! Each room has a private balcony, living area and bathtub. The rooms are designed in a typical Cretan style with the elements of water and earth in mind. 



Deluxe Sea View Room
Deluxe sea view rooms (42 SqM) have private, furnished balconies (8 SqM), open-plan living areas and en-suite bathrooms. 

They have either king or twin beds lined with Egyptian linen and memory foam pillows.

The en-suite marble-lined bathroom has a shower cabin with separate bathtub.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV, high-speed wifi, complimentary tea & coffee services, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating

This room comes with half board meals. 

Deluxe Sea View Room with Individual Pool
These deluxe sea view rooms  have furnished balconies leading to salt-water pool, open-plan living areas and en-suite bathrooms. 

They have either king or twin beds lined with Egyptian linen and memory foam pillows. Size of the room is 42 SqM and balcony is 8 SqM. 

Please note that pool heating service is not availabile in this room type. 

The en-suite marble-lined bathroom has a shower cabin with separate bathtub.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV, high-speed wifi, complimentary tea & coffee services, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating

This room comes with half board meals. 

Deluxe Junior Suite
This suite (42 SqM) has a private balcony (8 SqM) and a spacious bedroom with open-plan style living room. 

Suite has floor to ceiling windows and comfortable king size bed. 

The en-suite marble-lined bathroom has a shower cabin with separate bathtub.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV, high-speed wifi, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating, bathroom amenities, bathrobes, Nespresso coffee machine and tea-making facilities

This room comes with Residents' club access - All inclusive concept 

Deluxe Junior Suite with Individual Pool
This suite (42 SqM) has a private deck (8 SqM) with an individual swimming pool and a spacious bedroom with open-plan style living room.

Please note that pool heating service is not available in this room type. 

Suite has floor to ceiling windows and comfortable king size bed.

The en-suite marble-lined bathroom has a shower cabin with separate bathtub.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV, high-speed wifi, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating, bathroom amenities, bathrobes, Nespresso coffee machine and tea-making facilities

This room comes with Residents' club access - All inclusive concept 

Premium Junior Suite with Private Pool

These Junior suites (42 SqM) offer a spacious bedroom/living space in open-plan format with king size bed.
There is a generous terrace (30 SqM) with a private sea water pool. Pool can be heated at additional cost. 

A marble-lined bathroom with separate bathtub and shower cabin.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV, high-speed wifi, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating, bathroom amenities, bathrobes, Nespresso coffee machine and tea-making facilities

This room comes with Residents' club access - All inclusive concept 

One Bedroom Suite Sea View
Expensive room of 65 SqM consists of one bedroom and a separate living area and also has a private terrace (35 SqM) where you can sit back and enjoy views of private Cove andMediterranean Sea.

Lavish marble bathroom has a bathtub as well as a shower cabin.

Amenities include LCD satellite TV in both rooms, high-speed wifi, 24-hour room service, fully stocked mini bar, housekeeping twice daily, air-conditioning / heating, bathroom amenities, bathrobes, Nespresso coffee machine and tea-making facilities

This room comes with Residents' club access - All inclusive concept 

Two Bedroom Villa Sea View with Private Pool
Two Bedroom Sea View Wellness Villa with Pool

What’s on the menu

Daios Cove takes a contemporary and straightforward approach to food. Using local, seasonal ingredients under the watchful eye of award winning chefs, they deliver an exceptional array of dishes. They take pride in their local Greek recipes and stay true to their heritage and surroundings.  They have 6 main dining outlets and 2 bars offering a simpler fayre. They serve a variety of food from raw and marinated offerings at Rho to wood-fired Cretan classics. With kids menus in all the restaurants, families will be able to take their pick. Each restaurant's menu has a healthy dishes selection and in-house nutritionist can also help you with right choices for you in case you wish to follow any specific diet. 

If you book your stay in one of the rooms your price will automatically include half board which is breakfast and dinner at Pangea Restaurant (buffet). You can also opt for a dine around option which will allow you to eat in any a la carte restaurant for dinner with an allowance of €20 per person which will be deducted from your food bill. 

If you book your stay in suite or villa you will get the All Inclusive experience where your meals and selection of beverages will be included as well as the wellness-specific menu in each restaurant, curated by the team at KĒPOS by Goco, the pioneering hub of wellbeing at the Cove. 

Pangea at Daios Cove
Pangea
Pangea is where breakfast is served between 7.30 - 10.30. Pangea is also open daily for dinner, offering a buffet menu including a grill corner, vegetarian and vegan options.
The Ocean Restaurant
The Ocean Restaurant
This fine dining restaurant serves Cretan inspired dishes using locally sourced ingredients. With stunning views over the bay you can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner here.
RHO Restaurant
RHO
This is Daios Cove's newest restaurant serving raw and marinated food. Inspired by the sea and land of Crete this chic concept restaurant has some delicious offerings and is definitely worth a visit!

Location

Daios Cove is located on Crete Island in a beautiful and secluded bay in the town of Vathi, just outside Agios Nikolaos village which is 5 km away. To get around you will need to get a taxi or hire a car, there are no shops or restaurant walking distance. 


Nearest airport

The nearest airport is Heraklion which is only one hour's drive away. There are direct, daily flights from a number of UK airports (4 hours flight time). 

Families, Children & Infants

Daios Cove is also a great place for families! The kid's club has table tennis, billiards and video games for the older children and full supervision for little ones in the creche! 

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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

Wellness experts
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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
Value added benefits and discounts
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
Award winning service
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.