This 850sq m stacked-stone stay is on the hillside above Daios Cove.

The spacious open-plan living space is split over three levels and has floor-to-ceiling windows and Aegean views throughout.

There’s a bright lounge area with butterscotch-hued leather sofas, and a sea-view dining area with a table that seats up to eight guests.

The fully equipped kitchen has plenty of modern kit, including a wine fridge.

The private spa has a heated indoor pool, steam bath, sauna and massage area. There’s also a fitness room with Technogym equipment and Aegean views.

Separate staff quarters are available

Rooms: 3 bedrooms

Location: Crete, Greece

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The closest international airport is Heraklion and luxury chauffeur transfers will be organised prior to arrival. e transfers for you.

Chania airport is three hours away by car.

If you’re driving, be prepared for dirt roads; complimentary valet parking is available when you arrive at the resort.


The secluded hillside grounds are dotted with olive trees and have uninterrupted Aegean views.

There’s a long table with six wicker chairs under the covered alfresco dining area.

The large terrace has two four-poster sunbeds with billowing drapes.

Daios Cove resort also has a saltwater infinity pool with views of the bay and a private sandy, child-friendly beach.

Pool Serenity

There are two to choose from: one cliffside outdoor pool and one sea-view indoor pool in the villa’s lower level.

The tiered outdoor infinity pool is lined with cerulean tiles. There are sunloungers and an outdoor sofa on the pool terrace.

The 40sq m Bisazza-tiled heated indoor pool is 1.2m deep throughout and has four loungers at one end.


Facilities within the villa  included:

WiFi throughout, Harman/Kardon sound system, Air-conditioning throughout, Daily housekeeping, Nespresso coffee machine, Apivita bath products, Minibar service, Complimentary tea and coffee, Laundry service, 24-hour room service, Safe, Sauna & Steam room, Indoor Pool and all manner of baby kit, including bottle warmers and sterilisers, baby bath, highchairs, buggies, and pool and stair fences can be provided on request

*Some items will be chargeable and payable in the resort


The 50sq m open-plan master bedroom has exceptional views and a private terrace with sunloungers. Inside, there’s a super-king-size bed, a lounge with a pair of cloud-white sofas and a large ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.

Bedroom 2 (25sq m) and has a private terrace, a super-king-size bed and a large ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.

Cove-view Bedroom 3 (25sq m) has a private terrace with sunloungers, a super-king-size bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.

Drink & Dine

Make the most of being on a 5* resort by exploring the delicious cuisine at one of the resort restaurants or relax in the seafront Bar.


Pangaea is the main restaurant, where buffets are served in a setting that’s perfumed with fresh flowers. There’s a pasta bar, salad bar and spread of meat, fish, vegetarian and sweet options.

Taverna serves casual Greek and Mediterranean dishes, great salads and delicious seafood for lunch and dinner.

For fine dining, there’s the smartly styled Ocean restaurant, which overlooks the pool and serves a creative Italian menu (dinner only) by a Michelin-starred chef. Try the catch of the day, fresh pasta or the delicious desserts. 

Rustic open-air restaurant the Beach House serves Mediterranean and Asian-fusion dishes from its beachfront cabanas. Signature dishes include soba noodles with salmon tartare and grilled tuna fillet with smoked aubergine purée; there’s also a selection of refreshingly creative cocktails and freshly pressed juices.



Crystal Box overlooks the bay, and has a soundtrack of lounge music as a relaxed accompaniment to the champagne and cocktails served here. If guests get hungry, they can order from the bar menu, which includes piadas (thin Italian flatbreads), sandwiches and salads. 

Order refreshing cocktails straight to your sunlounger from the seafront Beach Bar, or snag a bar stool and snack on savoury nibbles while sipping your fruity drinks in the shade.  

Ocean Wet Bar, by the pool, is even more chilled, with drinks delivered directly to guests’ sunloungers. Athens-based cocktail crafters the Clumsies have dreamed up the Beach House’s innovative cocktail menu, which includes the honey and basil-infused Cretan Smash and the gin-based Green Colada, with avocado, coconut and sage.

A tropical soundtrack is provided by in-house DJ’s – chilled and breezy beats by day and house tunes after the sun sets. Children are allowed in all bar areas. 

*Some items will be chargeable and payable in the resort


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