Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa
An elegant retreat awaits in Crete, boasting an eco-friendly design and gourmet restaurants
Exclusive by name and exclusive by nature, the Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa promises a sophisticated stay in a popular area of Crete. The resort is set on the hillside of Elounda Bay, overlooking the Spinalonga islet and just a few minutes away from the pebbly Plaka Beach. Guests can expect to be just 550 metres away from Plaka’s village centre where plenty of restaurants, bars and shops can be found. The hotel prides itself on its eco-friendly design and striking architecture which draws inspiration from Greece’s ample sunshine and gorgeous natural surroundings. Unique artistry comes to life with the alluring interiors both in the public areas and the extensive room options. Guests can expect a collection of 74 luxuriously designed abodes that all come with gorgeous sea views as well as plenty of modern amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
The culinary options at Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa are second to none, offering a range of six restaurants and bars with menus curated by Michelin-starred chef Lefteris Lazarou. A must-visit is Kelari, a gourmet restaurant which serves creative interpretations of timeless traditional Greek recipes in an á la carte setting. Additionally, guests are invited to embark on a wellness journey at the spa which has an extensive menu of treatments while there are also two grand swimming pools framed by sunbeds and umbrellas. Other facilities include a fitness centre and an amphitheatre to enjoy theatrical and musical performances.
Olympic Rating: 5 Star
Official Rating: 5 Star
Superior Room Sea View (33m2) sleeps up to 2 persons. The room features Queen or 2 single beds with COCO - MAT mattress, fully equipped bathroom with shower, air conditioning, direct dial telephone, free wifi, 49 Smart TV, satellite channels, minibar, in-room coffee and tea facilities, free safety deposit box, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers and complimentary Cayo bath amenities.
Superior Room Private Pool Sea View (33m2) sleeps up to 2 persons. The room features an outdoor private pool with sunbeds and an outdoor shower. All the other facilities are as per the superior room.
Executive Room Private pool Sea View (33m2) sleeps up to 3 persons. The room features a private pool with a private furnished veranda with dining table and chairs, one queen or two single beds. All the other facilities are as per the superior room.
Premium Room Private Heated Pool Sea View (66m2) sleeps up to 4 persons. The room is much spacious in size and features an outdoor heated with sunbeds and outdoor shower, private furnished veranda with dining table and chairs and all the other facilities are as per the superior room.
Family Duplex Private Pool & Pool Basement Level Sea View (66m2) sleeps up to 4 persons. The family duplex is divided into two levels featuring two bedrooms and two ensuite bathrooms. The ground floor offers a separate exit. The pool's terrace and the upper level a fantastic sea view. On the lower level, a sizable pool window fills the room with natural light. The room has two queen beds or one queen bed and two single beds. All other facilities are as per the superior room.
Two Bedroom Interconnected Room Private pool Sea View (66m2) sleeps up to 4 persons. The room features a private furnished veranda with dining table and chairs, an outdoor heated pool with sunbeds and outdoor shower, there are two queen beds or one queen bed and two single beds and an interconnecting door that separates the rooms offering extra privacy and comfort. All the other facilities are as per the superior room.
Two Bedroom Premium Deluxe Villa Private Heated Pool (125m2) sleeps up to 6 persons. The spacious private furnished outdoor area with a heated swimming pool along with spacious sea view bedrooms with king size beds and ensuite bathrooms provide a relaxing atmosphere, making it the ideal place to unwind. Gym training equipment is provided at the lower level for your daily workout. The villas lower level features a double sofa bed, separate bathroom and a home cinema with a 55 inch smart TV. All other facilities are as per the superior room.
Premium Gaya Grand Villa Private Heated Pool Sea View (210m2) sleeps up to 6 persons. The villas bedrooms are arranged in 3 different levels connecting through an elevator and staircase. Its gorgeous design, inspired by traditional state of the art techniques, uses the finest materials. Stepping from the villas luxurious interiors to its elegantly designed private exteriors, a spacious heated awaits to inspire guests with an unparalleled view. Gym training equipment is found at the lower level for your daily workout. The villa's lower level features a double sofa bed, a separate bathroom, home cinema with a 55 inch smart TV. All the other facilities are as per the superior room.
Ambrosia Restaurant: The Greek word “Aμβροσία” means “immortality.” In Greek Mythology, the consumption of ambrosia was typically reserved for divine beings such as the Greek Gods. According to Homer’s poems, ambrosia and nectar were the Gods’ food and drink. The restaurant serves breakfast and dinner buffet.
Sage & Thyme Mediterranean Restaurant: Located in a beautiful area by the pool, it overlooks the famous islet of Spinalonga. Explore Cayo’s Mediterranean cuisine through an abundance of Mediterranean flavors, colors, and aromas promising to excite your senses. Serves pool snacks & lunch a la carte.
Kelari Gourmet Restaurant: As the sun sets, the light’s path and its reflections on the restaurant’s exterior spaces set an idyllic setting. Begin your evening with refreshing spirits. Savor a fiesta of Gourmet creative interpretations of timeless traditional Greek recipes directly from our Executive Chef’s hands.
Stone Beach House: From a fresh juice to a variety of authentic Cretan “meze” or signature cocktails, you’ll never run out of choices. Enjoy the day at CAYO’s seafront with a view of Plaka’s picturesque village and the famous islet of Spinalonga.
Emerald Bar: Cayo’s cozy and beautifully decorated lobby bar connects to a spacious outdoor patio (veranda). A magnificent view of the surrounding area and the islet of Spinalonga create the perfect setting to enjoy drinks and cocktails.
Enastron Bar: A few meters from Cayo’s grand swimming pools right next to beautiful loungers and umbrellas, the Enastron Bar offers cocktails that will delight your senses.