Domes of Elounda

Leading luxury hotel located in cosmopolitan Elounda – Eastern Crete. Domes is the first property to become a member of Marriott International’s ‘Autograph Collection Hotels’ in Greece.


Elounda is a destination that continues to be the secret holiday hideout of the most elite members of the international jet set since 1970’s.

It is surrounded by mountains in a secluded bay of crystal waters on the island of Crete and was originally chosen by Greek Hoteliers as the most blessed spot in Greece.  Elounda has the most stunning and desirable climate in the country with 7 months a year of perfect temperatures, summer breezes and sunshine guaranteed. The hotel is approximately one hour away from the airport Heraklion.

Domes of Elounda is set on the most privileged hill, isolated from the other resorts and with the closest breathtaking views of the Venetian castle and the Aegean Sea. Dome of Elounda is a unique, award-winning retreat, designed under the concept of proving both quiet zones and family friendly public areas, it is ideal for families and couples.

The essence of the concept is to provide guests with all the amenities of a resort while offering an abundance of living space, privacy and extraordinary service.

Minimally interfering with the natural habitat and harmonically blended with their surroundings, the domed structures emerge from the ground, respecting its natural contours and creating a Mediterranean on an amphitheatre of flower gardens.

Each suite and villa find its roots in architecture from Greece, Carpath and Syria, borrowing features such as domes and pyramidal ceilings that cool rooms capturing sea breezes and create organically shaped living spaces at a human scale.

Mild earth tones are found throughout, embellished with works of art from internationally recognised art houses as well as one of the kind pieces from local artists.

Authentic Mediterranean architecture has traditionally been connected to the surrounding environment. Through over sized windows, spacious balconies and verandas, light and air penetrate flowing layers of curtain bringing you closer to nature as every glimpse is a painting of the deep blue sea scattered over a palette of vibrant colour.

All suites offer a sea view or garden view, private swimming pool or Jacuzzi on the balcony. Uniquely designed marble or granite bathroom features Jacuzzi for two persons with rain shower.

The Luxury family suites are only offered in one type: Luxury Family Two Bedroom Suite Sea View with outdoor Jacuzzi. For the more affluent families, this unique spacious luxury family suite is consisted from two separate bedrooms both with en-suite facilities and a separate large living room. Both bedrooms are elegantly decorated and reflect the luxurious design of Domes of Elounda and offer en suite bathrooms.

This spacious accommodation is ideal for families that do not wish to compromise on space are require maximum family luxury combining two en-suite bathroom bedrooms and large living room.

A complex of 8 luxurious and individual designed villas, all with private swimming pools, overlooking Elounda bay, designed for those who wish to have access to all the benefits of a five-star resort. Located over a vast area, each villa is elegantly designed and gifted with breathtaking views over Elounda Gulf.

Services for All Residences:

Private Swimming Pool
BBQ Area
24hr room service & in-villa dining

Part of the Haute Living Selection, and with a living area of 200 sq.m. this luxury residence offers a private heated pool, 2 bedrooms and oversized windows overlooking the sea. The ideal location offers villa privacy, elegance and full resort services.

Part of the Haute Living Selection, this is an ideal accommodation offers privacy and easy access to all the activities a family is seeking during a summer holiday, such as children’s pools, kids club, different restaurant.

Domes Luxury Villa, Two Bedroom Private Pool: The unique traditional architecture that matches perfectly with the Cretan land, combined with modern amenities makes this villa one of the best choices. Stunning views over the Elounda Gulf and 250 sq.m. of living area over two floors will satisfy the most demanding traveller.

Offering 450m2 of living space as well as the most dramatic views over the entire resort and the picturesque island of Spinalonga, it will seduce all your senses with this approach to design and luxury.

Haute Living Selection, a brand new concept that combines the best Domes has to offer in accommodation with exceptional high-end services. Comfort and luxury are combined in the most idyllic setting accompanied by uncompromising elegance and exclusive, tailor-made services. A selection of Ultraluxe Villas and Luxury Residences ranging from 200m2 to 450m2 of the living area give you ample space, total privacy and unparalleled views of the UNESCO protected islet of Spinalonga and the Mediterranean sea.

Dining at one of the four restaurants at Domes of Elounda is a culinary experience in itself. Whether a guest is looking for a casual beach side setting, Cretan Gourmet light meal or intimate romantic dining for two, the resort caters to all requests and desires. A spectacular variety of gourmet fish, Greek, Asian, International and Mediterranean cusisine is presented on signature menus that define each restaurant.

A hideaway in the heart of a land and culture that discovered the necessity of spa and set the standard for modern spa practice over 3000 years ago, Domes Spa is truly the secret of Domes of Elounda. Domes Spa restores what has been lost, delivers a level of absolute tranquillity and leads you to a stage of completeness. The ritual of original spa treatments and methods of the ancient Greeks is combined with the most recent healing techniques and ELEMIS premium beauty and wellness products. Let the balance of your body to restore in a place where ancient tradition inspires an aura of vitality.

Enchanting views of the Mediterranean Sea and landscape through the floor-to-ceiling windows were designed to bring together luxury, nature and the self. A black mosaic seawater pool surrounded by large tinted glass panels welcomes you to the spa experience. White Filifili lighting fixtures by Martinelli float above while objects and furniture by Moroso, Serralunga, and Bonaldo epitomize the new standards of luxury.