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Private Escapes: Luxury Greek Villa 2021

8 days from $12,795 per person was $21,995

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Luxuriate for seven nights in a Grecian paradise all your own, a secluded three-bedroom villa on the sun-splashed isle of Crete that offers an ideal setting for a once-in-a-lifetime gathering with up to six family members or friends, and includes all meals and private transfers.

About Your Villa, The Mansion

The Mansion is part of splendorous Daios Cove Resort, which is situated on a private bay in Crete near Agios Nikolaos, overlooking an exclusive stretch of coastline and offering stunning views of the Aegean Sea. Featuring three bedrooms that comfortably accommodate up to six guests, the Mansion is caressed by soft sea breezes and the warmth of the sun, discreetly harmonizing with its unspoiled natural setting.

Its light, inviting interior exudes luxury in an understated, contemporary way, blending off-whites and wood tones for a calming, airy feel in keeping with the villa’s unmatched exclusivity. Nestled into this hillside oasis, guests can gaze out at the Aegean through panoramic windows, move easily around the villa’s spacious open floor plan and take time to appreciate the bespoke artwork adorning its walls.

There is a separate level dedicated to fitness and well-being where guests may enjoy an in-suite spa experience or work up a sweat in the fully equipped fitness studio, steam bath and sauna. Just outside, a private deck and heated sea-water pool await you, as you look out at the sea in complete serenity.

Guests enjoy an array of dining options, with included meals available at various Daios Cove eateries such as Ocean restaurant, which offers a meticulously curated menu, in a setting with bold, warm colors and a relaxing, luxurious atmosphere. There is also complimentary room service available 24/7, and an included drinks offering, ranging from signature cocktails and selected spirits to wine with lunch and dinner, and a stocked minibar in the Mansion, as well as ice cream and soft drinks for the young and young at heart.

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Days 1-8
Crete | Island Paradise with Wonders to Discover

Throughout your luxurious villa stay, options abound for exploring the best of Crete’s historical and cultural treasures. Let A&K tailor your day-by-day experience, whether you prefer to view the dramatic mosaic floors of the Palace of Minos, travel by fishing boat to the rocky island of Spinalonga with its stoic Venetian fortress or witness the craftsmanship of local artisan weavers in the village of Kritsa. A&K can also arrange for dedicated concierge services, such as a chef to prepare gourmet meals on site at your villa and expert daycare or tutoring for your youngest travellers.

The Mansion

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Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Discover the Palace of King Minos

Set out for historic Heraklion, viewing Minoan artifacts at the Archaeological Museum and visiting the Palace of Knossos, one-time home of King Minos, who mythology has it built the labyrinth that held the Minotaur, to view its impressive mosaic floor and throne complex. Afterward, savor a tasting at a local winery.

Explore the Island of Spinalonga

Board a fishing boat to the island of Spinalonga to view the remains of the Venetian fortress that was built in 1579 to defend the city of Elounda, and was later used as a leper colony. Walk along the ruined streets, visiting the local burial ground and hospital, and listening to stories of the remarkable people who created a life here.

Visit a Village Renowned for Traditional Weaving

Discover the village of Kritsa, where artisans still practice the craft of traditional weaving and see the church of Panagia Kera, with its venerated Byzantine-era frescoes. Then, drive to the ancient Minoan settlement and archaeological site of Gournia to learn what it reveals of ancient everyday life.

Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy for six guests.

  • 2021
  • Apr 03 - Apr 10
    Special Offer
    $12,795 was $21,995
    Sale Begins Nov. 30
  • May 01 - May 08
    New Date
    Special Offer
    $12,795 was $21,995
    Sale Begins Nov. 30
Special Offer Terms & Conditions

Promotion begins Monday, November 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CT and ends Friday, December 4, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT. Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to availability. International and internal air are not included. Full payment is due at time of booking and is non–refundable. For barge private charters, prices apply to use of the entire barge up to the published maximum capacity and a deposit of 25% of the total charter price is due at time of booking and is non-refundable. These offers are not combinable with any other offer, discount or promotion. Other restrictions may apply.

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Preparing for Your Journey

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