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All things Ikos
Ikos resorts are known for their luxury all-inclusive offerings, with stunning settings and an array of experiences to make your trip the most memorable. Additionally, the dining offerings are a standout feature at any Ikos property, with options varying from Michelin-starred menus to local restaurants that give you a true feel for the resident culture. We’ve pulled together a roundup of upcoming and existing Ikos properties so that you can find the best fit for you.
Ikos resorts carry our Green Leaf logo thanks to their commitment to ensuring they operate as sustainably as possible.
Their initiatives include:
- Meeting over 60% of their resorts needs through local producers
- Using 100% renewable energy
- Banning single-use plastics
NEW: Ikos Odisia
On a tranquil bay on the island’s Ionian coast, framed by fragrant woodland, it’s just 20km from the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Old Town of Corfu, the group’s second property is on the beguiling island of Crete and will open in May 2023.
Offering the same alluring cocktail of ingredients as its sister properties: Michelin-starred menus, a spa by Anne Sémonin Paris, dining out at local restaurants at no extra charge, a vast cava and wine list, and complimentary local driving adventures, Ikos Odisia is not one to miss…
NEW: Ikos Porto Petro
Opening in 2023 as the first Ikos on Mallorca, the sleek Ikos Porto Petro will sit on one of the Balearic island’s best-preserved sites, beside both gorgeous Mondrago Natural Park and cosmopolitan Porto Petro Marina.
On the waterfront between two stunning beaches, Calo dels Homes Morts and Calo de Sa Torre, it will also boast a spa by Anne Sémonin, menus by Michelin-starred chefs and other trademark Ikos offerings. Rooms, suites and villas will come with terraces and, in some cases, private pools.
Get under the skin of this enchanting part of the Spanish mainland, including charming cobbled-street Estepona. Activities are alluring: plump for yoga, Pilates or TRX sessions, and try beach volleyball, biking, tennis and water sports. There are also complimentary green fees at the exclusive Los Naranjos Golf Club and inclusive childcare.
Set on a private sandy beach with waiter service, this is also the place for water-sports fans, with windsurfing and diving tuition and water-skiing. Fitness classes include yoga and Pilates. There’s also mountain-biking and even a complimentary full-day’s use of a MINI so you can explore the surrounding landscapes, charming villages, mythical sites including the ancient Sanctuary of Asklipieion, and capital Kos Town with its vibrant café culture.
In the spectacular settings around the Mediterranean, Ikos Dassia is on its own exclusive beach area on the island’s Ionian coastline, framed by fragrant pine forest and olive groves, stands out for its inclusive activities and outings including exploring the island on a mountain-bike and even a full day’s out seeing the sites at the wheel of a complimentary MINI, alternatively, private boat tours and yacht rental are also on offer at this exquisite property. Visit an array of on-site restaurants offering everything from authentic regional cuisine to Michelin-starred dining, but also the option to dine in specially selected local restaurants serving traditional Greek dishes.
One of the Ikos collection of multi-award-winning luxury all-inclusive resorts in spectacular settings around the Mediterranean, the Ikos Oceania was ranked among the top five all-inclusive resorts in Europe in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020.
This understated resort sits amongst the iconic backdrop of Mount Olympus and boasts a lush spa with treatments by French brand Anne Semonin. For extra pampering, upgrades to the Deluxe Collection includes spa treatments, a private dinner on the beach, champagne on arrival, and access to an exclusive pool and area of the beach.
This fabulous property is also renowned for its diving and mountain-biking, and for its childcare and children’s activities including a football academy, a crèche, kids’ and teen clubs and three children’s pools. It’s a great option for family reunions and multi-generational holidays as it includes bungalow-style suites sleeping up to six people.
To book your stay, or for more advice on the best Ikos resort of you, call your Travel Counsellor today.
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