Discover the experience of luxury hospitality at the “Gran Melia Resort & Luxury Villas Daios Cove Crete”

Tuesday 27, April 2010


Discover the experience of luxury hospitality at the “Gran Melia Resort & Luxury Villas Daios Cove Crete”


Sol Melia, one of the leading hotels and resorts chains in the world, introduces one of its top brands in the Greek market. The first Gran Melia resort of the country, Gran Melia Resort and Luxury Villas Daios Cove Crete, began its operation on the 22nd of April 2010, delivering a brand new statement of hospitality in Greece.



The luxury resort, nested on a hillside overlooking Daios Cove, adornes one of the country's most beautiful spots: the area of Aghios Nikolaos in Crete. Located right on the waterfront, Gran Meliá offers its guests direct access to the crystalline waters, through its unique private beach. The access to the resort is very easy, as it is 15 minutes away from the fishing town of Elounda, 5 minutes from the cosmopolitan town of Aghios Nikolaos and less than an hour from Heraklion Airport.


At Gran Meliá Resort and Luxury Villas Daios Cove, guests can choose from 300 accommodations, including 243 rooms, 18 suites and 39 villas all of them with Private Sea Water Heated Swimming Pools, amongst which the "Daios Mansion" Presidential Suite that offers in its 550 m2 interior premises 3 Bedrooms, 1 interior swimming pool, Sauna, Hammam, Gym, Dining Room, Sitting Room, lift for easy access. The Verandas and gardens lead to the 2 outside Swimming Pools.


All rooms, suites and villas of the resort have spectacular views to the Mediterranean Sea and offer all contemporary facilities, from the Deluxe Sea View Rooms, with or without pool, up to the Villas with pool. They all stand-out for their contemporary minimal style, which is highlighted by the discerning Italian-design furniture. The resort has been carefully designed by the architectural bureau "3SK", led by Antonis Stylianidis.


The internationally recognized concept of "White Glove" service, along with the glamorous ceremony of the "Red Carpet" are woven together to create Gran Meliá Hotels and resorts signature Red Glove Service which comes to life at Daios Cove through all of the employees portraying the perfect timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair.


Another trademark of the Gran Meliá Daios Cove Crete and all Gran Meliá resorts around the world is RedLevel, an upgraded service and accommodation program, exclusively offered to the customers of suites and villas. RedLevel takes luxury service to an even higher level, ensuring a unique hospitality experience, delivered by specially trained staff. RedLevel features a variety of exclusive services, such as discreet and dedicated assistance of personal Butlers throughout the guests' stay, exclusive access to the Red Level Lounge, where guests can enjoy daily continental breakfast, coffee and beverages all day, and evening cocktails with hors d'oeuvres, preferential reservations for dining, spa treatments and activities, access to computer terminals with complimentary high-speed internet, access to the RedLevel parking area and many more privileges.


The resort offers a great variety of discerning services and facilities, amongst which a 2,500 square meters spa, with the signature of Germaine De Cappuccini, designed to awaken the senses of all guests, a fully equipped fitness centre, two tennis courts, as well as a congress and conference centre founded to exceed the expectations of the most demanding events. Furthermore, daily activities are organized within the hotel with daytime and evening entertainment program, special activities for children, and many different internationally inspired theme nights.


Great cuisine is also one of the most outstanding features of the Gran Meliá Resort and Luxury Villas Daios Cove, given that the resort offers a selection of restaurants and bars, including a beachfront Greek tavern, our Ocean Club Restaurant, where the oriental flavors blend with the tropical and our Pangea Restaurant, an international food bazaar. Three bars along the hotel from the beach through the pool to our Cristal Box Bar at our lobby area, where you can enjoy a large and exiting variety of cocktails.


Undoubtedly, Gran Meliá Resort & Luxury Villas Daios Cove in Crete is the resort that combines the famous beauty of the Cretan landscape with the architectural mastery, the warmth of the renowned Cretan hospitality with the guarantee of the Gran Meliá brand, the simplicity of natural beauty with the luxury of modern facilities that will, definitely, become a top-of-mind option for the demanding travelers this summer.




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