Situated on Elounda bay, on a hill overlooking the islet of Spinalonga, is a holiday haven where Greek hospitality meets elegance. The CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa is a space where modernism blends so perfectly well with its ancient surroundings, boasting a total of 116 gorgeous rooms and suites.
This architectural wonder was designed to provide panoramic views of the natural beauty of the Greek islands, with floor to ceiling windows throughout. So, no matter where you turn, you won’t be able to miss the extraordinary landscape. In fact, all rooms, suites and villas comes with a stunning view of the Mediterranean Sea. Some even have private pools, which in the months of July and August can be heated at no extra charge. Immerse yourself into the luxury lifestyle with this for your holiday to Greece, with this Crete resort’s array of amenities.
Things to do at CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa
The on-site spa offers relaxing sessions to help rejuvenate your mind, body and soul, while the fitness centre provides a place for a range of guided workouts, including Yoga, Pilates, detox therapies, and vigorous cardio. The 3 communal pools of the resort include one family-friendly marvel where the whole family can swim and play. Don't leave without hitting the beach: a section with sunbeds and umbrellas at the nearby Plaka beach allow you and your travel companions bask in the Grecian sun, whilst the water calls out to be explored.
After a day of sunbathing, watersports, or even hiring a boat for charter, take advantage of the hotel's beach house where you can enjoy a meal, take a shower, change and head back to CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa, using the free shuttle service. The hotel's four restaurants, two bars and wine cellar will ensure that you are fully satisfied, refreshed and inspired by the cuisine and selection of beverages. Wind down and watch the sun set over a carefully-curated meal using locally-sourced ingredients, or just enjoy the view with a cocktail or two. Little ones in the family will enjoy the kids club and children's play area while grown-ups investigate all the resort has to offer, from the gym and its sea views to the new Greek taverna.
Discover Crete from CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa
Situated on north-eastern Crete in the quaint picturesque town of Elounda, the Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa is a wonderful centre point for daily excursions and sea-tours of the Greek isles. The islet of Spinalonga, a UNESCO World Heritage List nominee, is home to the ancient town of Olous. Visit the historical site by taking a ferry from Plaka harbour, located at the foot of the resort.
The small fishing village of Plaka at Mirabello bay can be found opposite of the islet of Spinalonga. Be sure to spend the day exploring the picturesque setting and trying out some of the local cuisine. For more information about the surrounding area, the friendly staff and the hotel's concierge will be happy to recommend other sites to visit during your holiday to Crete.
The resort is located about a 10-minute drive from the town of Elounda, and 30 minutes from the city of Agios Nikolaos. The closest airport to CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa is Heraklion Airport N. Kazantzakis which is about an hour’s drive to the hotel. If you are arriving by ferry and docking off at Heraklion, the resort is also an hour’s drive from the port.