Discover the Bold New Shade of Luxury

Designed by esteemed architecture firm 3SK Stylianidis, Gran Melia Crete evokes the intimate charm of the traditional villages found throughout the Greek isles, expressed in an elegant, contemporary aesthetic. In this dramatic setting of incomparable beauty, Gran Melia delivers a bold new statement on the nature of hospitality.

General Information

  • Panoramic view

Located in the privacy of a pristine cove in Vathi, Daios Cove luxury resort in Crete is the perfect choice for travellers seeking 5-star accommodation in Agios Nikolaos. The unique location, along with the striking architecture, which ingeniously integrates the resort into its surroundings, creates a natural hub of beauty and serenity. 

This 5-star luxury hotel in Crete offers impressive sea views and easy access to the private beach, inviting you to fully unwind while enjoying 24-hour support from our fully staffed reception and concierge. Electric mobility, a state-of-the-art spa, a sea water infinity pool, a water sports centre, a fitness area, tennis courts, and opportunities for recreation and excursions to Crete’s must-see hotspots, historical sites and archaeological treasures, all come together to ensure an unforgettable stay.

Attention to detail and exquisite aesthetics play an integral part in the Daios Cove philosophy. The sun-filled lobby, for instance, with its carefully selected and placed works of art along with the contemporary furnishings highlight the resort’s eye-catching, eclectic design.

Daios Cove also offers an exceptional dining experience in all 6 restaurants and bars, where you can savour everything from exquisite nouvelle cuisine dishes to traditional delicacies with a modern twist. 

Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas welcome you to experience the holidays of a lifetime.

Other Information

  • Deluxe rooms with pool


  • Ballroom outdoor and rooms

Crete island
Also known as the cradle of Western Civilisation, the island of Crete overflows with history, tradition and culture, a region blessed with abundant virtues and natural wonders. The centre of the Minoan civilisation, Crete is well known for its unspoiled beaches, its exceptional cuisine and authentic heritage; and for its fortresses, gorges and mountains and folklore tradition with its distinctive Mantinades poems and Pentozali dances. 

Daios Cove 5-star luxury hotel in Crete welcomes travellers to the largest island in all of Greece and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean and makes the most of their stay in Vathi with tailor-made excursions, sightseeing tours and sailing trips to the island’s most renowned attractions and concealed treasures. Let Daios Cove beach resort in Agios Nikolaos lead you through the paths of history, introduce you to the Cretan way of living and show you the island’s unique heritage, fascinating secrets, enchanting nature and vibrant night-life.

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Gran Melia Crete, Resort & Luxury Villas, Daios Cove, Crete - Greece