Luxury Holidays at Domes of Elounda Resort, Crete

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Domes of Elounda Resort is a luxury suites , villas with pools and Spa Resort in the area of Elounda on the magical Greek island of Crete.

What we say : ‘If privacy and seclusion within a luxury 5 star family friendly resort is what you are looking for then look no further than the Domes of Elounda on Crete.’

The Domes of Elounda Resort offers 80 luxury hotel suites, 4 Domes of Elounda villas , Domes of Elounda Residences plus a fabulous selection of 20 Domes of Elounda Luxury Residences with their own private pools.

Each of the accommodation at Domes of Elounda Resort offers an exceptional standard of quality and service and with the magnificent beach this is quite possibly one of the best luxury family beach resorts in Europe let alone Crete.

Domes of Elounda is located on the Greek island of Crete. It is about 3 km away from the village of Elounda and 12 km far from the town Agios Nikolaos. Domes of Elounda overlooks Spinalonga and its Venetian castle. Domes of Elounda is an ideal resort destination for individuals, couples, and families.

Domes of Elounda is just one hour away from the second-largest airport in all of Greece, Heraklion. Visitors can fly directly to Crete, from just about anywhere in Europe. Domes of Elounda can provide transportation from the bus terminal of the Airpot in Mercedes E Class, for a fee.

Domes of Elounda can be located from the airport by following these directions: From Heraklion airport take the National Road to Agos Nikolaos, at Nikolaos there’s a crossroad with traffic lights – take a left turn here and then right at the next set of lights ahead, and head on straight to Elounda village, with the aid of the signs pointing in that direction. On reaching Elounda, you’ll find the village’s port; look out for signs here leading all the way to Plaka. Before reaching Plaka, you should see a sign showing the way to Domes of Elounda.

At Domes of Elounda, there are 4 restaurants – Tholos, Yaosai, Blend, and Topos 1910 – where guests can savour the taste of rich and alluring Greek cuisine, Italian cuisine, seafood, and local delicacies of the Cretes. Away from Domes of Elounda, into the village of Elounda, there is Olondi restaurant, serving fresh fish and Greek wine; another local shop Nikos serves grilled octopus and stuffed vine leaves.

Domes of Elounda makes provisions for everyone, making it one of the top spots for family vacations. Domes of Elounda has a Kids’ Club, Dome’s Creche, a Teenager’s Club, an outdoor theatre and loads of activities, to keep children occupied all day, and there are activities designed for adults too.

Domes of Elounda’s The Core, is a place where a variety of activities are performed, to the delight of guests, from music and entertainment to art, design , fashion, and a host of others. The Core’s core features include open-air festivals, sports facilities stores, playground, and relaxation areas.

Tourists can also take advantage of activities around Domes of Elounda, like exploring the sea on Minos Boats, engaging in Plaka Watersports in Plaka Marina, visiting Plaka Beach, or hopping on the Happy Train.

Domes of Elounda has a number of awards to its credit, they are: Europe’s Leading Family Resort 2017, Greece’s Luxury Spa Resort 2017, Greece’s Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 2016, Trip Advisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence, Greece’s Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 2018.

While at Domes of Elounda, visitors can also explore the island, to see amazing structures like the birth place of Gyesod Zeus in Lasithi Plato, the Palace of Knossos in Heraklion, and Vassilakis Estate in Neapoli.

Domes of Elounda Resort Accommodation

Choose between one of 80 luxury Domes of Elounda Hotel suites, 4 Domes of Elounda villas , 8 residences at the Domes of Elounda Resort plus a fabulous selection of 20 Domes of Elounda Luxury Residences with their own private pools– all offering stunning luxury accommodation.

Domes of Elounda Resort Suites – Domes of Elounda Hotel                       

The Domes of Elounda Hotel Suites offer fabulously elegant Mediterranean interiors, decorated with hand-picked local art, earth colours, hand-carved wooden furniture and designer fabrics. The Domes of Elounda Hotel luxury suites offer real ‘home from home’ environment and will leave you feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated whilst on holiday. All suites offer stunning views of the Elounda landscape and sea or the island of Spinalonga.

Open Plan Domes of Elounda Hotel Suite with Jacuzzi – 70 m2 overlooking Spinalonga / Indoor space 55 m2
Balcony or terrace ( between 12-15 m2)

1 bedroom Domes of Elounda Hotel Suite with Jacuzzi or private pool – 80-85m2 1 bedroom and separate living room
Indoor space 55 m2 / Balcony terrace (25m2)

Domes of Elounda Hotel Family Suite – 2 inter connecting rooms 65m2 with Balcony terrace

Family 2 bedroom Domes of Elounda Hotel Luxury Suite – 2 bedroom 100 m2 / Indoor space 75 m2 / Balcony terrace (25 m2)

Domes of Elounda Hotel Honeymoon Suite – 1 bedroom with living area 85-90 m2 / Indoor space 55 m2  Balcony terrace 25 m2)

All Domes of Elounda Resort Hotel Suites offer:

  • Broadband internet access (Complimentary)
  • Air-conditioning/heating (individual per room)
  • Luxury bathroom amenities by  Pascal  Morabito
  • International direct-dial telephone
  • Twice daily maid service
  • Full length bathrobes and sleepers
  • First aid box
  • Pillow selection  menu
  • Mini bar cabinet stocked with premium brands
  • Fine  luxurious linen
  • Hairdryer
  • Electronic safe (complimentary)
  • Bottle of special Greek wine or champagne
  • Mineral water replenished daily
  • Basket of fruit upon arrival
  • Daily newspaper service on request
  • In-room beauty & wellness treatments (upon request)
  • DVD / CD player (upon request)
  • In-room private dining service on the suites terrace or balcony (upon request)
Luxury Villas Crete - Elounda Villas

Luxury Villas Crete – Elounda Villas

Domes of Elounda Villas

Domes of Elounda Resort offers 3 villas and 1 royal villa perched on top of the hill at Elounda, ideal for guests wishing to enjoy the executive lifestyle and ultimate privacy. Each Domes of Elounda Villa is free standing, individually designed with a fully equipped kitchen, working fire place, bedrooms with en suite bathrooms (shower cabins including steam bath) and its own verandas, terraces, private heated swimming pool (over 25sqm) and panoramic views of Spinalonga island.

Designed in sumptuous Mediterranean Style, the Domes of Elounda Villas offer stunning architecture such domed ceilings, pyramidal roofs, creamy colours and cosy patios. Large windows and terrace doors lead on to spacious balconies for relaxing or romantic dining by your private pool.
Villa Elisso –  The Domes of Elounda Villas(140 – 150 m2)
2 bedroom villas
Villa Aptera – The Domes of Elounda Villas (130 – 135 m2)
2 bedroom villas
Villa Ariadne (130 – 135 m2)  & Royal Dome Villa – The Domes of Elounda Villas (230 m2)
3 bedroom spa villas

Guests staying in the Domes of Elounda Villas can enjoy

  • 24 hour butler service
  • Welcome canapes and champagne by the villa pool
  • Complimentary photo session
  • Daily selection of fresh fruit
  • Indoor pool and in villa spa
  • Private pool
  • En-suite jacuzzi and bathtubs
  • Telescope to view the shooting stars and beautiful clear skies

Domes of Elounda Residences

The Domes of Elounda  Residences offers 8 luxurious villas in a choice of 2 or 3 bedroom all with stunning private pools and spectacular gardens. Each Residence villa is elegantly designed and affords breath taking views over the Elounda bay.
2 Bedrooms Villas – The Domes of Elounda  Residences
85m2 on two levels, private pool 35m2 and offers a depth of 1.40 metres, sleeps 4 persons
3 Bedrooms Villas – The Domes of Elounda  Residences
152m2 on two levels, private pool 35m2 and offers a depth of 1.40 metres, sleeps 6 persons

*The private swimming pools of the Domes of Elounda Residences can be heated in April and May only at an additional charge of €100 per day Villas, payable locally.

Domes of Elounda Luxury Residences

Offering a choice of 20 stunning luxury residences each with sea view / own private pool with access to the central shared pool, and concierge reception.

Choose from 2,3 & 4 bedroom Luxury Residences these are widely regarded as the best accommodation at Domes of Elounda.

Features include :

  • Twice Daily Maid / Turn Down
  • Your own concierge manager
  • Service Multi-channel LCD 47” smart TV set with satellite channels, pay per view prime selection movies and integrated music channels
  • Separate LCD 40” smart TV sets in bedrooms
  • CD player with audio system
  • COCO-MAT® sleeping experience beds
  • Fine luxurious linen
  • Uniquely designed marble bathrooms features a bathtub, a separate rain shower and a make-up mirror
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Full length bathrobes and slippers
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Two ring cooker with oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Washing machine
  • Storage area for luggage and a plethora of wardrobes and drawers
  • Smart lightning system (4 scenarios: full, reading, mood, no lights)
  • Microwave oven
  • Kitchen appliances (filter coffee maker, Bueno espresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster, fruit squeeze)
  • Eco-heated 55m2 private pool with a whirlpool and a waterfall
  • Private terrace with a pergola, fitted with a table, 2 sofas and 4 lounge chairs
  • Wired or wireless internet access (complimentary)
  • Air-conditioning/heating (individual per room) and a fan
  • International direct-dial telephone
  • First aid box
  • Hairdryer
  • Electronic safe (fits netbook)

*All Design Holidays clients may use the courtesy chauffeur driven golf buggies at Domes of Elounda.

Domes of Elounda Resort Restaurants

There are 4 restaurants available at the Domes of Elounda Resort staffed by the finest chefs who prepare a mouth watering selection of fabulous cuisine using only the finest in fresh local ingredients.

*Free Half Board offers are taken at the Tholos buffet restaurant
*All Half Board stays at Domes of Elounda including breakfast and evening meals, evening meals cannot be changed to lunch

Tholos Restaurant – The Domes of Elounda Resort
09.00 – 11.00 Breakfast/18.30 – 21.30 Dinner
*Included in half board basis
Tholos is the main restaurant at Domes of Elounda, serving both a breakfast and dinner service.
For Breakfast guests can enjoy a rich buffet with a huge variety of cold meats, cereals, pancakes and a selection of hot food cooked specifically to your liking.
The evening meal is again a rich buffet. Choose one of the many options or choose either a fish or meat dish cooked fresh to order by the resident Chef.

Anthos – The Domes of Elounda Resort
12.00 – 18.00 Lunch/19.00 – 23.00 Dinner (Open twice every week for dinner)
Located adjacent to the pool area in this luxury resort, Anthos serves an expertly prepared menu of Progressive Greek Cuisine, specially designed by Michelin awarded chefs for the Domes of Elounda Festival de la Gastronomie.

Topos 1910 Restaurant – The Domes of Elounda Resort
12.00 – 17.00 Lunch/19.00 – 23.00 Dinner
The Topos 1910 Restaurant is a traditional Greek seafood Taverna, serving a selection of freshly caught fish prepared with delicious traditional recipes. A particular speciality of the Topos 1910 restaurant is the pasta dishes, in particular the ‘lobster pasta’ which is guaranteed to impress.With stunning views of Spinalonga Island and the crystal clear sea, this is the perfect environment for a romantic meal for two or spend a fabulous evening with friends. What we say : ‘watch out for the fabulous BBQ / Greek dancing night – once a week.

Mesoyios Restaurant

8.00-10:30 Breakfast & 19:15-21:15 Dinner

Mesoyios fusion restaurant brings a unique approach to Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, with fresh and scrupulously selected local ingredients. Located next to the residences, this is a perfect choice for breakfast or dining by the pool.

In Room Dining – The Domes of Elounda Resort
Guests on holiday at Domes of Elounda can choose to dine inside their own suite, villa or private residence. Choose from the exclusive menus which feature fish, meat and vegetarian options and let the award winning chefs astonish you with their culinary delights. This is a truly unique experience, you will be well looked after by your own waiter or waitress in the comfort of your own suite. Relax and enjoy your evening and each other.

Domes of Elouda Resort Exclusive Picnics

The Domes of Elounda catering team can provide quality lunch packs for our Design Holidays guests.
Domes of Elounda Villas

Domes of Elounda Resort Spa

The Domes of Elounda Resort spa is located in a secluded corner of the resort. Guests will be transported to a world of serenity and comfort in this beautiful Spa which features a fabulous selection of spa facilities including a sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi. Revitalise and refresh in the black mosaic seawater pool or enjoy one of the indulgent treatments which combine traditional well known therapies with new with a touch of contemporary Mediterranean style. Please see the Spa Menu for more information –

The Domes of Elounda Resort spa is decorated with tinted glass panels that welcome you as you enter into a world of discovery. White lighting features and rounded shaped surfaces with dark ceramic mosaic tiles provide a warm atmosphere and sense of relaxation. Candle lit treatment rooms maintain the black and gold colour schemes, this combined with soothing music will sends you into a spiritual sensation of peace. Stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea can be enjoyed whilst enhancing your memorable spa experience at Domes of Elounda Resort.

Spa Facilities at The Domes of Elounda Resort

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Laconium
  • Tapidarium
  • Luxurious Treatment rooms
  • Beauty Hairdresser and salon
  • Locker Rooms
  • Highly qualified specialists
  • Tailor made packages
  • Private luxurious suites

Spa Treatments at The Domes of Elounda Resort

  • Facial treatments
  • Body treatments
  • Massage treatments
  • Pevonia Stone Therapy
  • Pregnancy treatment
  • Finishing touches

Domes of Elounda Kids Club

Domes of Elounda Resort has recently partnered with Worldwide Kids, a UK based childcare specialist, which now staff the Domes of Elounda Kids club with professionally trained childcare experts. The kids club has been expanded and custom designed to meet UK Ofsted childcare standards.

With the addition of Worldwide kids, Domes of Elounda Resort can now cater for children from 4 months old within their crèche which is available for children aged up to 4 years old. The Domes kids club is free of charge service for children aged 4 years upwards, with children under the age of 4 beinmg levied with the below charges:
Children aged 2-3 – €22 per session – €35 for 2 sessions in one day
Children aged 4 months – 2 years – €30 per session – €45 for 2 sessions in one day

Adhering to Ofsted standards the Domes kids club and creche maintains the following ratios throughout its children’s facilities
4 months – 2 years –1 : 3
2-3 years old – 1 : 4
Aged 4+ – 1 : 8

The Children “Edutainment” kids club offers various action and educational activities from professional child tenders, providing parents with the extra time to relax and enjoy their luxurious surroundings.

You can pre book the childcare facilities at Dome of Elounda Resort before you travel, and you will receive a booking confirmation from The Worldwide Kids Company.

What we say : ‘Booking early is advised as the Domes of Elounda kids club is extremely popular. Babysitting can also be arranged in the evening from €12 per hour or €14 per hour for 2 children or €15 per hour for 3 children’.

For teenagers there is a fabulous teenager bunker with table football, table tennis and more X boxes consoles than you shake a stick at.

If you have a young family and wish to play with them yourself, there is a superb child’s play area adjacent to the Domes of Elounda Kids Club.

Family Services at The Dome of Elounda Resort

  • Complimentary Daily 8-hour EDUTAINMENT kid’s Club
  • Welcome gift for children
  • Organic milk and biscuit turn down service
  • Kids snacks in mini bar
  • Nanny available upon request
  • Highchairs, buggies, baby baths, potties, WALKIE-TALKIE, sterilizers available from the nursery
  • Hot stream video games
  • X-box upon on request
  • Full-day trip with a visit to Crete’s Aquarium and waterpark upon extra charge
  • Baby Sitting services are available upon request at €12 Per Hour, Bookable and Payable in Resort

The Domes Kids Club is located in the centre of the Elounda beach, and is open every day except Sundays.

Domes of Elounda Resort is located in the Elounda area on the magical island of Crete (Greece) and the nearest airport is 75km away – Herraklion.

Transfers from Herraklion airport to Domes of Elounda Resort can be arranged from £180 return for a family of 4.

We also supply luxury villa holidays to  the Elounda Villas Crete.