Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas 5 Star

Excellent standard of accommodation with friendly staff.


The Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas is a luxury resort nested on a hillside overlooking its private tranquil bay on the north-east part of Crete, just 10 minutes away from the cosmopolitan town of Aghios Nikolaos and 20 minutes from the village of Elounda. Located right on the waterfront with a private sandy beach, masterfully blending the surrounding landscape together with its unique private bay and direct access to the crystalline waters, the resort represents the perfect integration between architecture and design with the surrounding environment. It evokes the intimate charm of the traditional villages found throughout the Greek isles, expresses in an elegant, contemporary aesthetic. The 300 rooms, suites and villas designed by the prestigious bureau 3SK Stylianidis, including Deluxe Ocean View Rooms (min. 42sqm) and Red Level Suites & Villas boast spectacular views of the cove and turquoise seas waters while most featuring private seawater swimming pools.

Olympic Rating: 5 Star

Official Rating: 5 Star


Promo deluxe rooms sleep 2/3 with air conditioning, safety deposit box, satellite television, LCD media-hub TV in bedroom and living room, free WiFi internet, ipod station, tea & coffee facilities and a balcony or terrace with sea view. Promo Deluxe Rooms with individual pool, 42sqm sleep 2/3, Deluxe room sea view sleep 2/3, Deluxe room with individual pool 42sqm sleep 2/3, one bedroom suites with sea view and one bedroom suite with private pool 65sqm, sleep 2/4 with sea view, junior suites of 42 sqm sleep 2/3 with sea view and private pool, one bedroom villas of 95 sqm with sea view sleep 2/4 with private pool, two bedroom villas of 115 sqm with sea view sleep 2/4 with private pool, two bedroom family villas of 125sqm sleep 2/4
with private pool and sea view, three bedroom villas of
130 sqm sleep 6 with private pool are also available at a supplement 

Cove Club services applies to villas only

A range of services exclusively created for villa guests:

— Breakfast service in the Ocean Restaurant
— Villa guests’ section at the beach
— Personalised air-scent with essential oils
— Preferential bookings for the à la carte restaurants, the spa, activities and excursions
— Heated private pool (maximum water temperature 25C degrees)
— Pillow menu
— Farewell gift
— Children’s welcome gift
— Dedicated guest concierge
— Designated parking
— Daily newspapers


  • 24hr Reception
  • Bar(s)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Lobby bar
  • Beach bar
  • Ocean club wet pool bar
  • @ Bar with free computers and internet access
  • Conference & business facilities
  • Room services 24hrs
  • Boutique & shops
  • Doctor on call (24hrs)
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Free WiFi in public areas.


The exceptional dining venues offer a range of fine cuisines in settings to suit any occasion.

  • 'The Taverna' overlooking the beautiful cove serves Cretan and Greek cuisine, fish and sea food specialties served with chilled raki, ouzo or white wine.
  • 'Ocean Restaurant' Mediterranean cuisine iwith a fine dining twist in a spectacular setting, specialising in fun, fresh fare and mouthwatering culinary surprises. 
  • 'Pangea' buffet style food bazaar, offer spectacular specialties from all over the world.
  • 'Ocean Wet Bar' enjoy your favourite refreshment along with a snack - without leaving the pool!
  • 'Crystal Box' the place to be for night-time cocktails, occasional live chill out music (with our own Djs) and dancing.
  • 'Beach Bar' free your senses to the sound of the waves whole enjoying refreshing cocktails on our exclusive sandy beach throughout the day.


  • Weekly activities program
  • Theme nights
  • Light entertainment in the evenings.

For Children

  • Babysitting (upon request)
  • Kids' menu available
  • Highchairs available
  • Childcare from (4 months - 12yrs)
  • Supervised children's club (4 months -4yrs, payable locally, 4yrs - 12yrs free of charge)
  • Playground
  • Part of infinity pool reserved for kids'.

Leisure Activities

  • Infinity seawater pool overlooking the sea
  • Adults-only pool with signature wet bar
  • Private white sand beach with sun beds and umbrellas with fitted mattress
  • Two tennis courts
  • Free wi-fi
  • Water sports and diving centre
  • Sailing and motor yacht rental
  • Car hire
  • Spa (2,500 sqm) by Anne Semonin including a state of the art fitness centre with indoor and outdoor studios, two saunas, a steam room and thermal shower and a professional salon with hairdressers, facials and body treatments (all treatments are subject to availability and payable locally).