The ultimate luxury escape has arrived with a stay at the lavish IKOS Olivia. Tranquility is calling your name from the private beach looking out over sapphire Aegean waters to lagoon-style swimming pools and pyjama parties enticing your little ones.
Extending across 22 acres of lush landscape, this hidden gem can be found in Nikiti, one of the most picture perfect villages in Halkidiki. A prime spot for getting lost down cobbled streets, enjoying scenic views and dining in traditional tavernas.
What you need to know about the hotel
Boasting 295 contemporary, stylish rooms sleeping up to six, you can bring the whole family along. Most suites are bungalows perched directly on the beachfront, while others come accessorised with a private pool. Either way, with over 10 room types to choose from you can tailor your holiday to suit your needs.
All suites include first-class facilities such as: A mini bar, in-room movies, air conditioning, bathtub, TV and balcony or terrace.
Take full advantage of the floor-to-ceiling windows in every room, offering you the most breathtaking views of this Greek destination.
All Inclusive perks
Taking All Inclusive to a whole new level with expert chefs and sommeliers, you’ll never want to leave the complex. Upgrade to All Inclusive Plus for added benefits including, 24-hour room service, a fully stocked mini bar and the option to dine out at some of the best local eateries free of charge.
However, don’t be fooled – with five restaurants and bars onsite you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Ouzo: Over indulge on traditional Greek cuisine at this fancy a la carte restaurant, accompanied by stunning views of the ocean. The kids are covered too with a carefully crafted children’s menu and baby food prepared on request.
Fresco: All dishes are specially prepared by Michelin star chef Ettore Botrini, who is an expert in all things Italian. Enjoy spaghetti classics, seafood masterpieces and other Mediterranean favourites.
Anaya: Introducing flavours from China, Thailand and India, this a la carte eatery will certainly make your mouth water.
Provence: Elegant French cuisine is what you’ll find at Provence, this romantic spot will serve up dishes such as delicious sea bass and slow-cooked lamb.
Flavors: Even the fussiest of eaters won’t turn down the Mediterranean-style buffet at Flavors. The delightful restaurant serves up all meals, from breakfast and lunch to dinner and snacks.
Indigo: The main bar is open from 9am till 2am and offers a selection of locally branded spirits and beers to please any holidaymaker.
Alymara: Ensuring you don’t have to lift a finger, this beach bar will bring cocktails directly to your sunlounger, while you make the most of the hot weather in Greece.
Aqua: If the name didn’t already give it away, this spot is your pool bar where soft drinks, beer, cocktails and wines are on tap till 6pm.
That’s just a sample of the dining and drinking experience at the IKOS Olivia – just wait until you watch the sunset from the Lounge Deluxe Bar, or catch the nightly show at Teatro.
Activities for all generations
If the four heated swimming pools haven’t already lured you in, the private beach with 450 metres of sand and all-day waiter service will. If that wasn’t enough, this sand spot even has its own childcare services, so your tiny tots can enjoy face painting alongside arts and crafts.
Speaking of the kids, IKOS Olivia use a UK childcare company called Worldwide Kids who run the creche, Just4Teens group and kids’ club – leaving your children in the very best of hands.
Free activities are aplenty with mini football, tennis courts, basketball, yoga, beach walks and fitness facilities – just to name a few. Alternatively, relax in the spa where deep tissue massages and facials await.
When the sun starts to set, live music, mini discos and musical productions fill the stage – catch weekly beach parties and outdoor movies too!
Take full advantage of your surrounding facilities, from the laundry service to the hairdressers – everything under one roof!
Kids: Travelling with children? All your essentials are at your fingertips including: nappy changing facilities, playgrounds, childcare services, children’s menus, baby sets that feature moses baskets and baby bathtubs.
Other amenities: There’s also a handful of useful services such as room service, currency exchange, Wi-Fi, beauty salon, concierge desk and dry cleaning.
Ikos Resorts have recently received top awards for Ikos Oceania and Ikos Olivia, collecting 1st and 2nd respectively at the 2019 TripAdvisor “World’s Best All Inclusive” awards