Ikos Olivia

Halkidiki, Sithonia

Spa All Inclusive Child Friendly Private Pools
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  • An award-winning all inclusive resort offering great value for families 
  • Beachfront resort near charming Gerakini village in Halkidiki 
  • The resort has four pools, kids’ clubs, a spa and a range of restaurants and activities
  • Unconditional Luxury all inclusive option covers food, drinks and activities

Ikos Olivia is a beachfront resort on the idyllic Halkidiki peninsula, close to the traditional Greek village of Gerakini. Surrounded by 22-acres of stunning, landscaped gardens with olive trees, the resort has 291 rooms and four pools including a lagoon style pool with a swim up bar.

There’s something for all the family to enjoy, with a children’s club and crèche, plus a football academy. Dine in one of Ikos Olivia’s five restaurants, which offer everything from French Michelin-starred menus to Mediterranean buffets. Guests aged 16+ can indulge in a pampering session at the Anne Semonin Spa and there are sports to suit the whole family, including beach volleyball, tennis and aqua aerobics.

Ikos Olivia was voted the number one all inclusive resort in the world in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. The all-inclusive Unconditional Luxury package invites you to enjoy deluxe accommodation and room service, plus activities and entertainment. Have breakfast, lunch and dinner in Flavors restaurant or try dining at the resort’s à la carte restaurants.

Child prices apply for two-to-11-year-olds.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Anaya

Anaya serves tasty Asian cuisine, with dishes inspired by China, Thailand and India. There’s an à la carte menu with al fresco dining on the balcony and beautiful sea views.

Open: 18:30–22:00

Reservations are required. Guests are not permitted to wear shorts and flip flops.

Ouzo

Dine on the beachfront at Ouzo, which serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. In the evening, there’s a delicious à la carte menu designed by Michelin-starred chef Lefteris Lazarou; featuring a blend of classic Greek dishes with Mediterranean flair.

Lunch: 12:30-16:00, Dinner: 18:30-22:00

Reservations are required. Guests are not permitted to wear shorts and flip flops. 

Provence

Come to Provence for authentic French food. Choose from an à la carte menu of traditional dishes, as well as a quiet zone for romantic meals.

Breakfast: 08:00-11:30, à la carte Lunch: 13:00-16:30, and Dinner:18:30-22:00

Reservations are required. Guests are not permitted to wear shorts and flip flops.

Flavors

Flavors is Ikos Olivia’s main buffet restaurant, which enjoys sweeping sea views and a quiet zone. The buffet boasts an extensive variety of Mediterranean food and there’s a great wine list.

Open: 07:30–11:00, 12:30–14:30 and 18:30–21:30

Guests are not permitted to wear shorts and flip flops.

Fresco

Head to the beach to dine on Italian food overlooking the Aegean Sea. Fresco has an à la carte menu created by Michelin-starred chef Ettore Botrini and features fine meats, seafood and fresh market produce.

Open: 19:00–21:30

Reservations are required. Guests are not permitted to wear shorts and flip flops.

Aqua Pool Bar

Take a break from swimming and sunbathing with a refreshing drink at the Aqua Pool Bar. Located next to the main swimming pool, it serves a range of drinks throughout the day.

Open:10:00–18:00

Indigo Main Bar

Indigo is the main bar at Ikos Olivia and the perfect place to relax with a drink throughout the day.

Open: 09:00–02:00

Almyra Beach Bar

Almyra is set down by the beach and is the ideal place for evening cocktails. The menu also boasts a range of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

Open: 10:00–18:00

Lounge Deluxe Collection Bar

This lounge is specially for Deluxe Collection guests, offering an elegant, peaceful ambience. Sip on pre-or-post-meal drinks at the Lounge Bar.

Open: 10:00–20:00

Teatro Theatre Bar

Ikos Olivia’s Teatro Theatre Bar has a full drinks list, including branded international and local spirits.

Open: 20:30–00:00

The bar is adults-only after 22:30

The Garden Restaurant

Enjoy the flavours of the Mediterranean at The Garden Restaurant. Dine alfresco with ambient lighting and savour the finest local produce. 

Beach & Pools

Ikos Olivia beach

The resort’s 450-metre stretch of white sand beach is just steps from the hotel. Order snacks and drinks to be delivered to your sunbed and cool off in the calm, clear water. For ultimate relaxation, there’s an adult-only area and a 'babewatch service', where trained childcare staff will look after your little ones while you kick back. This service is free for the first 30 minutes. 

Swimming Pools

Ikos Olivia has four beautiful swimming pools to choose from. The main attraction is the lagoon-style outdoor pool, which has a swim-up bar and is surrounded by sun loungers with parasols. There’s also a 450-metre squared heated pool and a separate children’s area. Deluxe Collection guests have exclusive access to a huge heated pool and there’s an additional pool at the Ikos Spa. 

For Families

Football Academy

Football-mad kids will love the football academy at Ikos Olivia, which is run by football coaches and available at an extra charge.

Ages: 18 months–14 years

Open: 09:15–19:00 from April to October

Heroes Crèche

All the children’s clubs and crèche are located in especially designed facilities, operating in line with UK Ofsted standards. Take a break while staff care for your youngsters and provide entertainment including stories, songs and games.

Ages: 6 months–4 years

Open: 10:00–18:00 from April to October

Pre-booking is recommended. 

Heroes Kids' Club

Children can enjoy a full programme of indoor and outdoor activities, including arts and crafts, sports, swimming and games. There are also outdoor play facilities such as a playground and mini tennis courts, as well as the kids’ pool.

Ages: 4–12 years

Open: 10:30–18:00 from April to October

Booking is recommended. 

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Teenagers can stay busy with a variety of team games and sports tournaments, from basketball to beach volleyball. There are also cooking classes, water sports and evening entertainment.

Ages: 12+

Open: 10:30–18:00 in July and August

Spa & Wellness

Ikos Spa by Anne Semonin

Indulge yourself at the Ikos spa, which has a heated pool, hammam and sauna, steam bath, relaxation area and fitness studio. Indulge yourself with a lavish treatment from the renowned French beauty brand. You can also book treatments at the onsite hairdressers and nail salon.

Open: 08:00–20:00

The spa is for guests aged 16 and over.

Activities & Entertainment

Sports

Sports facilities include two floodlit tennis courts, a cardio training room and football academy. There are also mountain bikes and guests can take part in beach volleyball, basketball and classes such as Pilates and aqua aerobics.

Water Sports

There’s a variety of water sports on offer at the beach, including windsurfing, snorkelling and canoeing. Guests can even take an introductory diving lesson at the resort pool. 

Shows

Evening entertainment at the Ikos Olivia includes live shows, dancing, movies, and beach parties. 

About the location

Located in Sithonia, in Halkidiki on mainland Greece, Ikos Olivia is ideally located for those wanting to enjoy a tranquil holiday. It’s right on the golden sands of the beach, where you can spend days soaking up the sun or try some of the water sports available. Sithonia is the middle of Halkidiki’s three peninsulas and has beautiful natural landscapes. Pine forests lead down to the rugged beaches which are lapped by crystal clear waters. 

Spend your days exploring the little fishing villages, with their whitewashed architecture and excellent local restaurants. Or you could walk along the coast before finding your own secluded spot. 

Transfer time

Ikos Olivia is an hour’s drive away from Thessaloniki Airport. 
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Promo Double Room Inland View

Max 2 adults

Contemporary design with a range of modern facilities, these rooms offer an inland view.

28m²

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Promo Double Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Contemporary design with a range of modern facilities, these rooms offer a sea view.

28m²

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Superior Double Room Inland View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Superior Double Rooms are contemporary in design with a range of modern facilities including a smart TV and Nespresso® coffee machine. They feature a balcony and an inland view.

Please note the image used is of a Superior Double Room Sea View.

33m²

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Superior Double Room Sea View

Max 2 adults, 1 child

Superior Double Rooms offer contemporary design with modern amenities, these stylish rooms are ideal for a comfortable stay at the Ikos Olivia. Enjoy sea views form your balcony, or head indoors to take advantage of the smart TV and coffee machine.

33m²

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Double Bungalow Garden View

Max 2 adults

Double Bungalows have a balcony if located on the upper floor or a private garden if located on the ground floor with views of the garden. Rooms have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

25m²

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Panorama Junior Suite Sea View

Max 3 adults, 1 child

Panorama Junior Suites offer magnificent panoramic sea views and a comfortable seating area. Suites have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

37m²

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One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Balcony Garden View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

One Bedroom Bungalow Suites are spacious and well equipped with a separate bedroom and lounge. These rooms have a balcony with sunloungers and a garden view and are located on the upper floor. Suites have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

55m²

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One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Garden Garden View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

One Bedroom Bungalow Suites are spacious and well equipped accommodation with a separate bedroom and lounge. These rooms are located on the ground floor and have a private garden with a garden view. Rooms have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

55m²

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One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Balcony Sea View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

One Bedroom Bungalow Suites are spacious and well equipped with a separate bedroom and lounge. These rooms are located on either the ground or upper floors and have a balcony or garden with a sea view. Rooms have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

55m²

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One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Balcony Beach Front

Max 3 adults, 2 children

One Bedroom Bungalow Suites are spacious and well equipped with a separate bedroom and lounge. These rooms have a balcony with sunloungers and are located on the upper floor in the buildings closest to the beach, offering the best sea views. Suites have a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and amenities include air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

55m²

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Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite Beach Front Sea Front

Max 4 adults, 2 children

The brand new Two Bedroom Bungalow Suites Beach Front are set in a prime beach front location, only steps away from the sandy beach, offering magnificent views of the Aegean sea. Ideal for larger families, the suites are located either on ground level with private garden or on the first floor with balcony.

90m²

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Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Garden Pool View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

Spacious and well equipped with a separate bedroom and lounge. These rooms are located on the ground floor and have a private garden and a pool view.

Guests in deluxe rooms enjoy the benefits of the Ikos Deluxe Collection which include; exclusive check in & check out, two complimentary neck & back massages per room per stay (16+ years), complimentary Tesla Model Y for a day, exclusive use of the Deluxe Collection swimming pool and private section on the beach, upgraded beach and pool service, one special dinner on the beach, bottle of Champagne upon arrival, upgraded mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, upgraded room service menu and a pillow menu.

Please note some of the options listed are subject to availability/on request. 

55m²

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Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Pool Garden View

Max 3 adults, 2 children

The One Bedroom Bungalow Suites are stylish in design and offer a private pool and a garden view. Suites have a separate bedroom, bathroom and living room with amenities including air conditioning, bathrobes, safe, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

Guests in deluxe rooms enjoy the benefits of the Ikos Deluxe Collection which include; exclusive check in & check out, two complimentary neck & back massages per room per stay (16+ years), complimentary Tesla Model Y for a day, exclusive use of the Deluxe Collection swimming pool and private section on the beach, upgraded beach and pool service, one special dinner on the beach, bottle of Champagne upon arrival, upgraded mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, upgraded room service menu and a pillow menu.

Please note some of the options listed are subject to availability/on request. 

71m²

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Deluxe Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Garden Garden View

Max 4 adults, 2 children

A very spacious suite featuring two separate bedrooms and a lounge, ideal for families. These suites are located on the ground floor and have a private garden and a garden view.

Guests in deluxe rooms enjoy the benefits of the Ikos Deluxe Collection which include; exclusive check in & check out, two complimentary neck & back massages per room per stay (16+ years), complimentary Tesla Model Y for a day, exclusive use of the Deluxe Collection swimming pool and private section on the beach, upgraded beach and pool service, one special dinner on the beach, bottle of Champagne upon arrival, upgraded mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, upgraded room service menu and a pillow menu.

Please note some of the options listed are subject to availability/on request.

90m²

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Deluxe Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite Private Pool Garden View

Max 4 adults, 2 children

The Deluxe Two Bedroom Bungalow Suites offer a private pool and garden view, perfect for relaxing with the family in your own space. The suite also has a separate bathroom and shower room with a rain shower.

Guests in deluxe rooms enjoy the benefits of the Ikos Deluxe Collection which include; exclusive check in & check out, two complimentary neck & back massages per room per stay (16+ years), complimentary Tesla Model Y for a day, exclusive use of the Deluxe Collection swimming pool and private section on the beach, upgraded beach and pool service, one special dinner on the beach, bottle of Champagne upon arrival, upgraded mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, upgraded room service menu and a pillow menu.

Please note some of the options listed are subject to availability/on request.

90m²

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Deluxe Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite Beach Front private garden

Max 4 adults, 2 children

A stylish and roomy suite featuring two separate bedrooms and a lounge, ideal for families. These suites are located on the beach front with a private garden.

Guests in deluxe rooms enjoy the benefits of the Ikos Deluxe Collection which include; exclusive check in & check out, two complimentary neck & back massages per room per stay (16+ years), complimentary Tesla Model Y for a day, exclusive use of the Deluxe Collection swimming pool and private section on the beach, upgraded beach and pool service, one special dinner on the beach, bottle of Champagne upon arrival, upgraded mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, upgraded room service menu and a pillow menu.

Please note some of the options listed are subject to availability/on request.

90m²

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Promo Double Room Sea View Sole Use

Max 1 adult

Contemporary design with a range of modern facilities, these rooms offer a sea view.

28m²

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Superior Double Room Inland View Sole Use

Max 1 adult

Superior Double Rooms are contemporary in design with a range of modern facilities including a smart TV and Nespresso® coffee machine. They feature a balcony and an inland view.

Please note the image used is of a Superior Double Room Sea View.

33m²

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Superior Double Room Sea View Sole Use

Max 1 adult

Superior Double Rooms offer contemporary design with modern amenities, these stylish rooms are ideal for a comfortable stay at the Ikos Olivia. Enjoy sea views form your balcony, or head indoors to take advantage of the smart TV and coffee machine.

33m²

Special Offer

Save up to 10% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 30 August - 06 September 2024.

This offer must be booked by 30 May 2024 with a minimum stay of 5 nights.

Ikos Deluxe Collection

Ikos Deluxe Collection Additional Features

Dedicated Ikos Deluxe Collection Manager, 
Exclusive check in and check out, 
Deluxe Concierge service, 
Complimentary spa treatment (two “neck & back” massage per room/per stay), 
Deluxe Collection swimming pool, 
Exclusive area on the beach, 
One special dinner set on the beach, 
Upgraded beach and pool service including unique snacks and cocktails, 
Bottle of Champagne upon arrival, 
Upgraded mini bar offerings, 
Premium bathroom amenities, 
Upgraded room service menu, 
Pillow menu selection, 
Kid’s movies library, PlayStation 4 (on request), 
Dedicated Deluxe Concierge, 
Ikos premium beach bag.

 

(applicable only to Deluxe room types)

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoon couples receive a romantic candlelight dinner, sparkling wine on arrival and a farewell gift. A minimum 5 night’s stay is required for the above offers and a wedding certificate is to be presented at check in.

Unconditional Luxury
With the Unconditional Luxury All Inclusive package guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the following buffet and à la carte restaurants (à la carte restaurants require a reservation). Flavors – Mediterranean buffet restaurant, Ouzo – Greek à la carte, The Garden – International à la carte, and Provence – French Provençal à la carte. Dinner only is at Anaya – Asian à la carte and Fresco – Italian à la carte. There is a Dine Out Service option available, should guests wish to dine at selected local restaurants. All the restaurants have been recommended by staff, ensuring only the best menus have been selected. The package also includes other benefits such as an extensive selection of wine labels from the Ikos wine cellar, a fully stocked mini bar (replenished daily), and snacks and cocktails throughout the day. See overview for more All Inclusive benefits.
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Fantastic family holiday

Carol B,

Tripadvisor review May 19 2024
Outstanding holiday. The staff were all amazing, happy, friendly and attentive. Everything is first class from the beautiful fluffy pillows to service with a smile. We were with our family and our...
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Absolutely excited!! - Highly recommend!!

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Tripadvisor review May 19 2024
Absolutely excited about my vacation. The results are exceeded our expectations! Amazing customer service, staff and all environment. For my opinion, this all inclusive even better than Mexico...
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