Crete, Greece

Daios Cove Mansion

Price per night from$8,289.78

Price information

If you haven’t entered any dates, the rate shown is provided directly by the hotel and represents the cheapest double room (including tax) available in the next 60 days.

Prices have been converted from the hotel’s local currency (EUR7,935.00), via, using today’s exchange rate.


Cretan country house


Quiet cove’s edge





Caramel-coloured Daios Cove Mansion is a multi-level luxury villa on the edge of Daios Cove Resort in Crete. The sprawling, family friendly stay has sea-view living spaces and three bedrooms – each with a private terrace. On the lower level, there’s a private spa with an indoor heated pool, sauna, fitness room and treatment area – in-villa massages can be arranged on request (just ask your dedicated villa concierge). Outside, a large terrace frames the tiered infinity pool. In the evenings, enjoy leisurely alfresco meals from your private retreat, or take your pick of the resort’s restaurants, a short stroll away.

Smith Extra

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Champagne on arrival; an hours' session for each adult in the Spa Suite (excludes treatments). For stays of five nights and more, four crèche sessions or two hours' babysitting (advance booking required)

First Glance

  • This 850sq m stacked-stone stay is on the hillside above Daios Cove.
  • The spacious open-plan living space is split over three levels and has floor-to-ceiling windows and Aegean views throughout.
  • There’s a bright lounge area with butterscotch-hued leather sofas, and a sea-view dining area with a table that seats up to eight guests.
  • The fully equipped kitchen has plenty of modern kit, including a wine fridge.
  • The private spa has a heated indoor pool, steam bath, sauna and massage area. There’s also a fitness room with Technogym equipment and Aegean views.
  • Separate staff quarters are available

Villa highlights

  • Dedicated concierge
  • Private spa area
  • Two swimming pools

Sleeping arrangements

  • The 50sq m open-plan master bedroom has exceptional views and a private terrace with sunloungers. Inside, there’s a super-king-size bed, a lounge with a pair of cloud-white sofas and a large ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.
  • Bedroom 2 (25sq m) and has a private terrace, a super-king-size bed and a large ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.
  • Cove-view Bedroom 3 (25sq m) has a private terrace with sunloungers, a super-king-size bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub and walk-in shower.

Key kit

  • WiFi throughout
  • Harman/Kardon sound system
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Apivita bath products
  • Minibar service
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Laundry service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Safe
  • All manner of baby kit, including bottle warmers and sterilisers, baby bath, highchairs, buggies, and pool and stair fences can be provided on request


  • There are two: one cliffside outdoor pool and one sea-view indoor pool in the villa’s lower level.
  • The tiered outdoor infinity pool is lined with cerulean tiles. There are sunloungers and an outdoor sofa on the pool terrace.
  • The 40sq m Bisazza-tiled heated indoor pool is 1.2m deep throughout and has four loungers at one end.


  • The secluded hillside grounds are dotted with olive trees and have uninterrupted Aegean views.
  • There’s a long table with six wicker chairs under the covered alfresco dining area.
  • The large terrace has two four-poster sunbeds with billowing drapes.
  • Daios Cove resort also has a saltwater infinity pool with views of the bay and a private sandy, child-friendly beach.
  • There are five car parks at the resort.


  • The closest international airport is Heraklion; hop on the hotel’s minibus from the airport (€165 for up to five people, €200 for up to 19; book a week in advance), or have Smith24 arrange transfers for you.
  • Chania airport is three hours away by car.
  • If you’re driving, be prepared for dirt roads; free valet parking is available when you arrive at the resort.

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