Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas

Crete, Greece

Located in the privacy of a secluded cove in Vathi, Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas in Crete is the absolute choice for travellers seeking 5-star luxury accommodation in Agios Nikolaos.

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The resort’s exclusive location boasts a selection of rooms, suites, and Villas with their own private pools, giving clients the optimum in privacy and luxury.  Amongst its offering’s clients can enjoy dining in a choice of 5 A La Carte restaurants, a heated all year round infinity pool including an adult only area, tennis courts, a 2,500sqm spa, beauty salon and a UK run kids club, creche and babysitting service. 

With a range of tailormade experiences including land rover, rib boat and charted catamaran there is something for everyone if guests wish to experience what the island has to offer.



Distance from Airport

34 Miles from Heraklion Airport

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Food and Drink

The Beach House Spa 

Located on the isolated coastal cove of the resort, The Beach House invites you to indulge in a luxurious yet unpretentious lifestyle. Destined to stir the senses, nourish the soul and immerse you in the quintessential Cretan way of vitality and simplicity. Our cuisine reflects our respect for seasonality as we fuse locally grown and sourced ingredients with the culture of the Mediterranean. Reminiscent of a bohemian modesty within a tranquil space on the sea – our Beach House beckons you.

The Ocean Restaurant 

A fresh oasis of bold colour, life and warmth, the Ocean Restaurant juxtaposes Mediterranean wit with Cretan authenticity in style and design. The breathtaking backdrop of the cove immerses our guest in awe of nature while the courtyard and terrace make one feel as though suspended in mid-air.

Dishes are tailored by the exceptional team at Ducasse Conseil drawing inspiration from the Greek sea and land whilst displaying artistic flair and passion for seasonal, sustainable ingredients. Your go-to place for a vibrant, sophisticated dining experience.

Greek Tavern

Taverna is a Greek à la carte venue overlooking the cove offering a special ambience, particularly at night. Taverna serves superb local specialties with a fine selection of Greek and international wines. Fish is a must-taste dish here with a fresh catch arriving every day by kaiki boats.


An enchanting spot to enjoy the landscape of the cove, this international food bazaar boasts dishes from around the world including delectable vegetarian and vegan options. The Pangea features a contemporary and elegant design with a buffet menu which take alfresco dining to another level. In the grill corner, our chefs cook meat and fish to the mesmerizing rise and fall of the flames over natural wood fire. Your go-to place for breakfast and dinner.

Crystal Box

The Crystal Box is a bar with its own contemporary and comfortable outside lounge, offering a spectacular panorama of the bay — the perfect place to sit, sip a signature cocktail and unwind. You can also relax in its cool, stylish and elegant interior, and see those incredible views from another perspective: framed through dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows.

The colourful cocktail menu is constantly enriched with our mixologists’ inspirations featuring Daios Cove signature cocktails. The local herbs add a new twist to some old time classic recipes, for that authentic Cretan experience. Ask for a cocktail to be based on your favourite herb and enjoy it ice-cold on a hot summer night.

Ocean Pool Bar

An effervescent space where the infinity pool, bar, lounge and relaxation areas all blend in seamlessly to create a carefree ambience on holiday. Layer upon layer of creative elements at the Ocean Bar replicate the stunning rugged nature surrounding the cove.

The sublime cocktail list and refreshing beverages are created by mixology superstars The Clumsies with mouthwatering light bites by Ducasse Conseil. A day in the sun, lounging around the Ocean Bar is what a holiday should feel like. Tranquil, elegant and warm inside.


Daios Cove Goco Spa 

Immerse yourself in a world of pure relaxation and health. Crete, a place where both health and an active, enjoyable lifestyle come together. This is the philosophy at the heart of GOCO Spa Daios Cove.

Spa Rituals

Choose from privileged use of your very own sauna, steam bath and hydro-massage bathtub in the wellness spa suite, or explore a unique mix of chromotherapy, music therapy and aromatherapy in the Raxul Spa Suite.


A fusion of east and west, traditional and modern. Our treatments take you on a journey to a healthier, more relaxed you. our experienced and dedicated wellness team deliver an Asia-inspired service ritual to create a true sense of relaxation. Experience Thailand’s healing tradition in our dedicated Thai massage room.

Therapeutic Water Circuits

Let the healing attributes of water relax and energise. Our heat and water facilities provide for a truly bespoke thermal experience either as a complement to a treatment journey or as a treatment experience in itself.

Our wide range of world-class facilities incorporates a 146 sqm heated pool for swimming and hydro movement as well as a 94 sqm vitality pool. We combine the pools with our Finnish sauna, Soft Sauna, Mediteranneo and Nimfea reaction showers to create tailored therapeutic circuits that detox, invigorate, balance weight or support restful sleep.

Fitness & Movement 

Start your fitness journey with a consultation and full-body scan using advanced diagnostics equipment. Then, put your fitness plan into action with the latest cardiovascular and weight equipment from Technogym, a movement studio with a Kinesis wall, a Pilates and yoga studio with serene views of the cove, or a deck for outdoor training and other specialised equipment for one-on-one and group exercises.


Local Area

Crete is a remarkable place to visit. We present to you the gems we would ourselves suggest to friends and family on the island, be it the sightseeing, history or a plethora of activities catering for every taste. We hope you thoroughly enjoy your time here and experience the true spirit of Cretan hospitality in and around Daios Cove.

Agios Nikolaos

Built around the tranquil and picturesque Lake Voulismeni, Agios Nikolaos is a lively shopping and dining destination by day that turns into a buzzing entertainment centre by night. No trip to Agios Nikolaos is complete without a visit to the carefully preserved Byzantine chapel of St Nicholas, built during the 7th century AD.

Luxury Rib Boat Excursions in Crete

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a sea excursion with a private skipper who will take you to calm, secluded beaches in and around the Cove area. This is the ideal trip for a special occasion or simply an indulgent escape with friends and family in the luxury and safety of our Technohull RIB Boat.

Land Rover Trips

The Land Rover Experience Greece is a unique opportunity to discover this part of the country, off the beaten track. Drive through quaint mountain villages and explore the untouched nature and stunning landscapes of Crete in the comfort of a Land Rover Defender.


Get in touch

If you would like to book your next holiday or are looking for inspiration please to get in touch with our team. We look forward to booking your next escape!
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