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Daios Cove Mansion

Crete, Greece

The Mansion at Daios Cove, Crete is a 600sqm private residence with spectacular views, heated pool, staff quarters, gym and spa. Combine this with resort facilities and an exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers kids club, it's ideal for that special occasion.

At a Glance

  • Superb private luxury house sleeping 6, located on within the prestigious Daios Cove resort.

  • Beautifully designed with private heated pool, indoor pool, spa and staff quarters

  • Scott Dunn Explorers kids club location and Resort Manager services

  • Access to all the resort facilities and services at Daios Cove Resort

  • Excellent location offering great privacy and easy access to the sandy cove and other amenities

Beach, Family, Parties & events, Villa

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Daios Cove Mansion

Description

Elegant in style and with every detail designed to offer a feeling of serenity and calm, the Mansion at Daios Cove oozes luxury throughout. Light wood floors, marble and glass feature in all the rooms and there is a great feeling of space, both inside and out. Floor to ceiling windows make the best of the hilltop position and offer breathtaking views from every room.

The Mansion is split over three levels and measures 600sqm. There are three spacious en-suite bedrooms, which are complemented by a fully-equipped kitchen, large outdoor heated pool, private spa with an indoor heated pool, steam bath, a sauna with a massage and relaxation area plus a Technogym equipped workout area. There are also separate staff quarters, for guests to utilize.

The exquisite design and latest technology cater for your every need, and there are some stylish touches to make your stay more memorable, with Bang & Olufsen entertainment and music systems and furniture designed by B&B Italia and Maxallto.

Daios Cove has three restaurants, all of which have a children’s menu. To experience a true taste of Crete, the Greek Taverna serves local specialties and fresh fish and is open from midday to midnight. For modern Mediterranean cuisine, with a fun fresh fusion, the Ocean restaurant is a popular choice. Pangea serves a variety of international cuisine with theme nights.

The traditional Cretan fishing village of Plaka, opposite the island of Spinalonga, with its authentic tavernas and local artisan shops is well worth a visit. Slightly closer are the bustling shops, bars and restaurants around the marina of Agios Nikolaos.

Daios Cove is a firm favorite for families wanting a relaxing vacation, versatile accommodation and excellent childcare. Our Scott Dunn Explorers kids club looks after children from as young as four months and up to 11 years. It's run by our highly experienced childcare team who organize fun filled days with a huge variety of exciting activities and games to ensure your children have an amazing vacation whatever their age.

Accommodation

There are three spacious bedrooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms and waling wardrobes. The open-plan Master Bedroom is located on the top floor, at the far-right corner of the Mansion, which has breathtaking views of the Agean Sea and the sandy cove. Designed to the highest specification with marble, wood and glass throughout, there is a glass partition to the en-suite bathroom which enjoys picture perfect views from the both the bath and the shower. In addition to the master, there are two further bedrooms, staff quarters, a 56sqm outdoor pool and a sumptuous spa level with a 20sqm indoor heated pool. Guests can relax and unwind in the steam bath, enjoy a massage or indulge in an Anne Semonin facial. For the energetic there is a gym, fully equipped with the latest technology from the Technogym brand. Personal training sessions as well as yoga or pilates can be arranged.

Childcare

Scott Dunn provides childcare for children aged from 4 months to 11 years in our exclusive Explorers kids club. A dedicated indoor and outdoor space and located in an easily accessible part of the resort, it’s full of toys and games for every age. It’s staffed by UK qualified nannies and rangers who organize fun and exciting activities for all ages, from archery and trips to a local olive farm for the older children, and treasure hunts and games on the beach for our younger guests. Each day has a different program of creative and sporting activities, guaranteeing your children have a fun-packed vacation.

Both parents and children love the Explorers kids club at Daios Cove, guaranteeing a fun and relaxed family vacation. More information about our childcare services in Daios Cove can be found here.

Babysitting

Babysitting is available in the evenings on a request basis and is chargeable per hour.

Adventurers (3-4 yrs)

Adventurers are kept busy with lots of fantastic activities. Children can get creative with fantastic art equipment, bake delicious cakes or take part in games in the garden organized by our amazing childcare team.

Globetrotters (4mths - 2yrs)

The Globetrotter area is a friendly and welcoming space designed with little ones in mind. From baby gyms to ride on trucks our youngest guests will always be entertained and having fun in the children’s club.

Pioneers (8-11 yrs)

A chill out zone with beanbags and games console provides the perfect place for Pioneers to relax in between their busy program of activities organized by the Scott Dunn childcare team.

Voyagers (5-7 yrs)

Voyagers spend much of their time out and about making the most of the exciting activities the childcare team have on offer. When they do have some chill out time an area full of toys and games welcomes them where they can catch up with their fellow Voyagers.

Facilities

Daios Cove has three restaurants to choose from, Pangea, a buffet restaurant, a traditional Greek Taverna and Ocean a, Mediterranean fine dining option, all of which have a children’s menu. 

Half board is standard which means guest enjoy dinner at Pangea, but can also benefit from an enhanced dine around program. This allows guests to dinearound at the other 2 a' la carte restaurants and enjoy a €30 credit per adult or €20 credit per child. Exclusive to Scott Dunn, guests may also dine at lunchtime or take the dine around credit in their room, from the room service menu. To take advantage of this arrangement, please contact the front desk who will make the necessary arrangements.

After dinner guests can unwind on the Crystal Box Terrace. Styled as a cosy lounge it has a relaxed atmosphere with panoramic views over the bay and offers signature cocktails, downtempo music and live music events.

The pool bar serves food and drinks from 10am - 6pm and the beach bar, from 10am - 7pm.

Please note that the resort restaurants open according to season and hotel occupancy.

Greek Taverna

The Greek Taverna has delightful sea views and serves local specialties and fresh fish.

Ocean Restaurant

Ocean restaurant overlooks the infinity pool and the cove and offers a picturesque setting for à la carte dinner. Mediterranean cuisine with a twist!

Pangea

Pangea, the buffet restaurant serves a variety of international cuisine with theme nights. Half board guests take evenings meals in Pangea or can opt to use a credit against Ocean or the Greek Taverna.

Activities

For guests wanting a change of scene from the beach or the pool, there are 2 tennis courts available and an impressive spa. The Spa by Germaine de Capuccini has a carefully selected variety of spa treatments designed with prestigious products to balance, revitalize and energize your whole body.

The hotel has a fantastic range of watersports on offer at their beach including water skiing, wakeboarding, wave runners, sailing and scuba diving and windsurfing all day. Speedboats, boats (15HP), paddle boats (pedalo), canoes, inflatable water toys and water skiing equipment can be rented by the hour and lessons can be booked.

Further afield beyond the hotel, there are a number of recommended excursions to suit a variety of interests.

Spa and Gym

As well as the Mansion Spa and Gym, the resort has it own Spa with various treatments available plus a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with Technogym, indoor and outdoor studios, Wet Area (Finnish sauna, soft sauna, Mediterraneo, Experience showers, Nimfea reaction Showers), Hairdresser, Manicure & Pedicure Studio.

Tennis

There are two tennis courts available at the top of the resort. Exclusively for Scott Dunn guests, these courts are available until 1pm on a complimentary basis, together with raquets and balls.

Services

The Mansion has full wifi, air-conditioning and all the services available at Daios Cove Resort.

Scott Dunn Guest Relations Manager

There is a UK Scott Dunn Guest Relations Manager based at Daios Cove, when our Explorer Programme is in operation. Our Manager is there to meet and greet Scott Dunn guests on arrival in resort and is available to assist with the smooth running and enjoyment of guests vacation.

Location & Directions

Crete, Greece

Daios Cove is located 10 minutes south of Agios Nikolaos. The hotel is situated around its own cove with the rooms on the hillside overlooking the cove.

When to go

The climate in Crete is warm and sunny for the majority of the year with the risk of the odd shower of rain and some cooler periods over the winter. From April/May onwards the weather settles but it can sometimes be cool in the evenings. By mid/end of May, the weather generally settles in a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August when it can be very hot. Rain is unlikely but it can happen from time to time. May and October are particularly pleasurable months.

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