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Domes Aulūs Elounda

Crete, Elounda

Good for Couples
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Spa
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Exclusively for Adults
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Private Pools

  • Private Beach only a short boat ride to the Venetian Castle of historic Spinalonga Island 
  • 360-degree caldera views of the Aegean and Cretan landscape with two cliffside swimming pools and pool bars overlooking the infinite blue waters 
  • Four Signature restaurants serving seasonal Greek, Cretan, and Mediterranean Cuisine  
  • Open-air boutique shopping, gourmet street food, under the stars cinema, and show-stopping events 

Domes Aulūs Elounda, inspired by the ancient city of Olos, offers premium accommodation must-haves with a new all-inclusive concept. Whatever your day-to-day consists of, escape it all and be swept up in the relaxing flow of Domes Aulūs Elounda. The luxurious comfort that this resort provides is perfect for hopeless romantics, pleasure seekers or those simply looking to recharge. All Domes Resorts guarantee a gold standard and five-star seal of approval and Domes Aulūs Elounda is no different. Feed your mind, body and soul through spiritual stimulation, mouth-watering cuisine, and the freedom to be yourself. Live this glamorous lifestyle amongst likeminded spirits. 
 
No extravagant or unnecessary frills. Just value for money, with the cool inclusive concept, providing you with the luxurious getaway you deserve. Domes Aulūs Elounda’s open-hearted staff will be honoured to have you and cannot wait to offer you a Greek welcome. 
 
Experience Greek Island living as you’ve never experienced before. You’ll find the culture, and traditions are consistently present, in the dining, architecture and attention to detail. Soak up the finest Greek hospitality with a luxurious backdrop for you to celebrate life. 
 
Domes Aulūs Elounda is a retreat situated in a privileged ecosystem, unique across the globe, aiming to inspire a new, environmentally conscious lifestyle and a true understanding of sustainability. 

Please note: This is an adult only hotel. The minimum age of guests is 16 years old.  

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Island Main Restaurant


Located in the main building, this buffet style restaurant offers Cretan and Mediterranean tastes and ambience. A simple yet evocative name for a restaurant that focuses on big, bright, fresh, fantastic flavours. This buffet-style eatery focuses on the best of Mediterranean and Greek cuisine with vistas remaining as captivating ever of the green trees meet the light blue sky of the island and reflect upon the clear waters. 
 
 
Cuisine: Greek & Mediterranean 
Open for Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner 

Mesimeri Grill Restaurant


Your new favourite midday haunt is located by the main pool. Unassuming and very welcoming, this food court serves a wealth of pick-me-ups throughout the day, including Greek grilled dishes, burgers, and salads made from local and organic products. Sunbathers may enjoy snacks, ice creams, and refreshing beverages by the pool. As the sun gives way to a warm evening breeze, we recommend a tropical cocktail to elevate your experience! 

Cuisine: Greek with local and organic products 
Open for Lunch, on an a la carte basis.  

Ammos Bar

Amazing times are just waiting to be had in the allure of the private shingle beach, where Ammos Beach Bar awaits to help you relax, hydrate, and enjoy. Chillout sounds, frozen cocktails, finger food, iced coffees and more of what you yearn for on the seaside. Put simply, you have just found your new favourite place in the world. 

Greco Levante Bar & Restaurant


Exclusive for Cool Living Selection guests, this brand-new poolside hybrid buffet / a la carte bar and restaurant prepares Cretan and Mediterranean food and drink that is as magnificent as its unforgettable sea views. 
 
Located at the top of the hill, it’s a setting where mouth-watering dishes are paired with signature cocktails and a stylish yet effortless ambiance that echoes the spectacular natural landscape surrounding it. 

Cuisine: Cretan & Mediterranean  
Open for Breakfast, on buffet basis, and Lunch and Dinner, on an a la carte basis. 

Agora


As contemporary as it is tempting, Agora is an excellent choice for lunch, or in the evening where you will be greeted with the reflection of the moonlight in the Aegean Sea below. On the rooftop of the main building, lays the open-air Marketplace that offers a vast variety of weekly theme nights such as Greek gyros, Asian, and Italian cuisine; and it serves fantastic wine and drinks, too all under a canopy of stars! 

Agora Bar offers spectacular 360° views of the Cretan sea. Enjoy the latest in mixology trends and classic cocktails at the newest hot spot in Elounda! Champagne tasting, guest mixologists, and DJ nights, will keep you entertained during your stay. 
 
 
Cuisine: International Gourmet Street Food 
Open for Lunch and Dinner, on an a la carte basis. 

Blu Bar

Recently renovated and more stylish than ever, Blu Bar is a modern venue to relax and socialise, right next to the lobby. As you admire the details of the décor, you will be treated to an extensive list of exceptional wines and spirits, as well as plenty of non-alcoholic options. Video wall, comfortable seating, and a serene colour palette take your relaxation further as the day turns into night. 

Cool Living Selection

Cool Living Selection - What's Included?

The Cool Living Selection experience unlocks a world of unlimited privileges and exclusive VIP benefits under one roof. Reserved for those who wish for top-tier accommodation, access to all areas, superior service, and premium living. Staffed with a dedicated Cool Living Selection manager, your needs come first. 

The following services are included: 

▪ A fully personalised service 

▪ Hand-picked, delicious food and beverages 

▪ Cool Living Club 

▪ Concierge service and dedicated Cool Living Manager 

▪ The Insiders Program will cater to every one of your wishes and whims, arranging your activities and providing insider tips on Crete, surrounding nature, secret beaches, ancient landmarks, and more 

▪ Fantastic and diverse evening entertainment, from sunset parties, wine tastings, VIP champagne celebrations, movie nights, artisanal experiences, and more, delivering hands-on local flair and immersive Cool Living culture. 


The Cool Living Club

The Cool Living Club is an exclusive lounge area, only accessible to Cool Living Selection guests. 

Cool Living Club Highlights: 

▪ 24/7 CLS guest access 

▪ Dedicated concierge staff 

▪ Ultra-comfortable lounge area with a rich variety of tablets, magazines, and coffee table books 

▪ All day hot and cold snacks, fruits, salads, traditional delicacies 

▪ Branded evening spirits 

▪ Tea varieties and freshly made coffee 

▪ Branded wines, beers, soft drinks, and juices 

▪ Complimentary high speed, wireless internet 

▪ Complimentary in-room open bar upon arrival (1st-day usage) 

▪ Daily room replenish coffee, tea, juice, cocktail along with the exclusively made nibbles & bites by the executive chef 

▪ Mixology cocktail, chefs’ tailor-made snacks inspired by local cuisine at selected hours and quick bites all day along, served in the Cool Living Club 

Beach & Pools

Beach


The hotel has its own private shingle beach, with crystal-clear waters of Elounda Bay. Equipped with extravagant sunbeds, cooling umbrellas and Ammos beach bar - the perfect setting for relaxing from morning till sunset with cocktails and light snacks. 

Swimming Pools


The hotel has two main pools, a seawater swimming pool, accompanied by a chill-out pool next door. It is an intimate boutique setting where sunbeds and umbrellas provide comfort, and the attentive staff serves you everything from exotic signature cocktails to great iced coffees and delicious poolside snacks. 
 
The Main Pool is heated between 22 September - 31 October 
 
There is an additional pool for Cool Living Selection guests - the Cool Living Pool. 

Spa & Wellness

Soma Spa

The Mediterranean climate, the air, and the Aegean Sea have healing powers and rejuvenating traits that will restore your balance and eliminate stress so that you can return inspired. From fresh juice, energy bowls, and best-rated smoothies you will discover your best self at Domes Aulūs Elounda. 
 
In an evocative setting that awakens all the senses and speaks to your inner self, the award-winning, signature, Domes Soma Spa delivers revitalising treatments, beauty rituals, and expert massages that are made to eliminate tension and recharge your body and mind. Exquisitely designed, encouraging a self-care attitude and life-changing, take-home daily rituals, this oasis of serenity, wellness, and inner peace is personalised to your needs, melting your stress away to reveal a better, brighter you. With the inspiration in the rituals of Ancient Greece's spa treatments and methods, combined with the most recent healing techniques, state-of-the-art technology, contemporary science, and result-oriented products. 

Fitness Centre

You will have a chance to work out in the indoor gym or outdoors – from the beach or aqua yoga to garden training sessions, sunrise meditation with mesmerising views – aligning your soul with the rhythm of nature and allowing yourself to re-centre body, mind, and spirit. 

About the location
Starting out as a simple fishing village, Elounda has now become Crete’s best kept secret. This picturesque seaside town on Crete’s northwest coast, is a bucket list destination if you are looking for a romantic getaway like no other.  

Fall in love with this upmarket paradise. Elounda still marvels in its authentic charm that originally sparked its popularity with visitors. Explore the post-card perfect harbour and the main square where authentic Greek tavernas await to welcome you. 

Let the hours pass by on Elounda’s sandy beach with views of the Islet of Spinalonga. Feeling more adventurous? Don’t just admire the islet from afar, explore it for yourself. After a short boat ride from Domes Aulūs Elounda, you could be ambling around the Venetian castle and stands there.  
Transfer time
1 hour from Heraklion Airport
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Sapphire Zen Suite with Outdoor Jacuzzi - Cool Living Selection

Max 2 adults

Earthy and blue hues blend with the surrounding Cretan nature, offering a serene and romantic stay. These suites offer amazing sea views that can be admired from the outdoor jacuzzi, providing those intimate moments of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Part of the Cool Living Selection, guests staying in these premium suites will receive direct communication with the Cool Living Selection Manager, receive upgraded welcome and bathroom amenities, as well as receive exclusive access to the Cool Living Club.

30-32m²

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Sapphire Zen Suite with Shared Pool - Cool Living Selection

Max 2 adults

Grey palettes combine with dashes of Aegean blue, in these exclusive suites. Handpicked pieces of furniture provide comfort and create a refined, island aesthetic. Mesmerising views out across the Aegean Sea accompany your stay, and every moment on your private terrace.

Part of the Cool Living Selection, guests staying in these premium suites will receive direct communication with the Cool Living Selection Manager, receive upgraded welcome and bathroom amenities, as well as receive exclusive access to the Cool Living Club.

32m²

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Sapphire Cozy Suite with Private Pool - Cool Living Selection

Max 3 adults

The exclusive Sapphire Cosy Suites are the ultimate private getaway. Boasting a very spacious layout, with modern minimalistic décor and carefully handpicked furniture to create a refined and romantic island aura. Soothing colours of blue, light greys and beiges, echo Cretan nature, whilst the views offer front-row seats to the mystical beauty of Spinalonga islet.

Spend the day beside your private pool, on your very own furnished wooden deck, and enjoy an evening aperitif as the sun sets. 

Part of the Cool Living Selection, guests staying in these premium suites will receive direct communication with the Cool Living Selection Manager, receive upgraded welcome and bathroom amenities, as well as receive exclusive access to the Cool Living Club.

37-46m²

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Sapphire Zen Suite with Private Pool - Cool Living Selection

Max 2 adults

These Sapphire Zen Suites with their own private pool offer the utmost luxury and privacy for the ultimate romantic stay. Creative interior design provides a sense of comfort, with a refined and hospitable island aura. The soothing colours of blue, light greys and beiges invite the outdoors in, whilst the sweeping views lure you out to the spacious secluded private terrace and pool.

Part of the Cool Living Selection, guests staying in these premium suites will receive direct communication with the Cool Living Selection Manager, receive upgraded welcome and bathroom amenities, as well as receive exclusive access to the Cool Living Club.

36m²

Early Booking Discount

Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 01 August - 31 October 2022, booked by 31 March 2022.

Sovereign Luxury Discount

Save up to an additional 5% discount, courtesy of Sovereign for holidays between 01 August - 31 October 2022 when staying in a Cool Living accommodation.

Sovereign Exclusive Room Discount

Save up to an additional 5% on the hotel price, courtesy of Sovereign for holidays between 01 August - 31 October 2022, when staying a minimum of 3 nights.

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The best holiday ever
beatajw,
Tripadvisor review Dec 05 2021
In october me i my husbend spent our holiday in this hotel. It was the best time ever. Room service was perfect. People was very kind and helpful. Beautifull vievs. It was the first time but not the...
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Stunning views and excellent service
172gillianp,
Tripadvisor review Nov 07 2021
My husband and I recently stayed for a week at this hotel in October. We enjoyed the stunning views across the bay to Spinalonga both from our balcony and from the restaurant and pool area. The...
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