New Openings & Refurbishment News across Greece from Olympic Holidays Plus Sales & Incentives Update
With optimism high for a bumper summer of travel ahead, Olympic Holidays, the island specialists have added a couple of brand-new openings to their portfolio, namely Domes Aulus Zante, a sophisticated, laid back ‘Cool Inclusive’ hotel on the doorstep of Zante’s longest beach & Domes Aulus Elounda Crete, an adults only property with stunning views of the Mirabello Gulf of Elounda and the Island of Spinalonga. There are also big changes afoot at the Alkyon Hotel, Skiathos which is undergoing a huge renovation and upgrade ready for the 2022 season.
Michael Vinales, MD Olympic Holidays comments ‘As we move into Spring, we’re excited to be ramping up our engagement and incentives for our loyal trade partners. Positivity and confidence for summer bookings has most definitely emerged recently confirming a 17-night booking to Grecotel Amirandes Boutique Resort, Crete through the trade along with a number of summer bookings made over the weekend to destinations including Zante & Santorini on the back of an agent’s Greek window display. For 2022, Olympic Holidays is continuing to offer price parity, deposits from just £89 and the flexibility of being able to choose from a variety of airlines, durations and departure airports along with new incentives for our trade partners. Just yesterday, Olympic Holidays launched a 2-month, mini campaign for four of our key hotel collections, and we will start with promoting the NEW Domes Aulus Elounda and Domes Aulus Zante along with Domes of Corfu via our trade partners, so get booking to earn those Love2Shop vouchers!’
The two 5-star Domes properties are both part of the new ‘Aulūs’ brand (pronounced Olūss). They offer signature experiences and hassle-free, Cool Inclusive convenience for couples and families a like. Expect the comfort of home, with the luxury of a curated holiday, a touch of Greek summer and unlimited food and beverage offering. And there’s more, one of the main USP’s of the brand is the ‘Cool Living Selection’ offers a hotel within the hotel concept, unlocking a world of unlimited privileges and exclusive benefits under one roof. Reserved only for those who wish for top tier accommodation, access to all areas, superior service including 24/7 access to dedicated concierge staff, a private lounge with tablets, magazines and coffee table books, and premium living. In addition to all-inclusive meals, non-alcoholic & alcoholic beverages and upgraded welcome and bath amenities, you can also book a wide selection of tailor-made epicurean experiences; from mixology evenings to local cuisine explorations, and from healthy options that cater to all dietary requirements, to cool food & beverage experiences such as picnics and cooking classes.
Domes Aulūs Zante by Domes Resorts (formerly Zante Beach Hotel), opens its doors to a new premium “Cool Inclusive” concept on 10th July 2022, oozing with understated comfort-luxury for the eco conscious lifestyle traveller, featuring four restaurants, bars including Adults Only plus pool & beach bars, renowned SOMA Spa and within steps of a 60m wide golden sandy natural beach with a plethora of waterfront activities to enjoy one of Greece’s best and most famous beaches.
Families can take advantage of the KiEPOS kids club, operated by Worldwide Kids, a heated family friendly swimming pool and rooms which sleep up to 6 persons. For non-families, there is an entire wing dedicated to Adults Only which includes access to an Adult Only pool and bar.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays) offer 7 nights at Domes Aulūs Zante by Domes Resorts from £1,332pp staying in a Tropical Nest on an All-Inclusive basis including flights from Gatwick, travelling July 2022.
Domes Aulūs Elounda by Domes Resorts, Crete (formerly Elounda Blu Beach Hotel), opens its doors to a new Adults Only “Cool Inclusive” concept for Summer 2022 (15th June for standard rooms, with the ‘Cool Living Selection’ room types opening from 1st August), oozing with understated comfort-luxury for the eco conscious lifestyle traveller, featuring four restaurants, three bars, renowned SOMA Spa and two outdoor pools.
The architecture of Domes Aulūs Elounda is complimented by natural paints and local stone specifically chosen to reflect its natural surroundings including Spinalonga itself and with a wide selection of rooms including outdoor jacuzzi, shared and private pool options, the term “comfort luxury” could not be more apt for this hotel.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays) offer 7 nights at Domes Aulūs Elounda by Domes Resorts from £1,075pp staying in a Tropical Nest on an All-Inclusive basis including flights from Gatwick, travelling July 2022.
Alkyon Hotel, Skiathos
Newly renovated for 2022, the new-look Alkyon Hotel has removed everything unnecessary, combining natural materials and light with blue-green and turquoise colours to dominate the well designed and comfortable lounge areas and offering bright and spacious rooms with enviable views across the sea, creating a new contemporary 4 star hotel.
Although the hotel itself has been refreshed and upgraded, the aim remains as strong as it always has for the thousands of holiday makers that have visited over the years – to offer authentic Greek hospitality, providing intuitive and memorable guest services to ensure memories that last and ensure you want to return again and again. Soak up the heat on the sun terrace around the pool in a cool waterfront location whilst the roof garden offers fantastic views of the boats to-ing and fro-ing from the harbour while lush greenery contrasts perfectly with the crisp, blue waters. Authentic Greek specialities are freshly cooked at the on-site restaurant while a snack bar offers delicious treats and refreshing drinks during the heat of the day. The bustle of Skiathos Town is just a five-minute walk away boasting shops, bars and restaurants aplenty. After dark, the town comes alive with a buzzing nightlife as the fun spills onto sidewalks. A choice of sandy and shingle beaches can be easily accessed on foot or by bus or taxi so, get out and about to discover your favourite spot.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays) offer 7 nights at Alkyon Hotel from £727pp staying in a Standard Inland Pool Room on a B&B basis including flights from Gatwick, travelling June 2022.