Mitsis Blue Domes Resort & Spa
Overlooking a never-ending expanse of pebbled sands and sapphire Aegean waters, the Mitsis Blue Domes Resort lies among the mountainous vistas of Kardamena. As a member of the Mitis Premium Collection, there’s no shortage of luxury at this fancy 5 star.
This elite establishment based in Kos combines its tranquil atmosphere with cutting-edge facilities, in order to create a holiday you’ll never forget. From All Inclusive offerings to complimentary gifts upon arrival and swim-up rooms – the perks are endless.
Winning a GOLD Travelife Award, it’s safe to say you’re in expert hands. TripAdvisor has also dished out its fair share of prizes to this deluxe accommodation. See for yourself and revel in marble floors, wooden furnishings and earthy decor. There are 499 lavish rooms to choose from, 48 of those cater to families and three are villas.
While the further standard suites come in all shapes and sizes, some with sea views and others with private pools – leaving you with unlimited choice. Lounge on your double or twin bed and take advantage of your surrounding amenities from the daily re-stocked mini bar to the TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, terrace as well as the tea and coffee making facilities.
11 stand-out restaurants
Your taste buds won’t know where to begin with an endless stream of food and drinks running from 7am – 2am. After all, your All Inclusive basis allows you to indulge in Greek, Mediterranean and Mexican delights all day long.
Main Restaurant: Start your culinary journey at the buffet restaurant, where you can enjoy omelettes for breakfast and grilled meats on an evening, all cooked before your eyes. Better yet, go back for seconds and fill your plate with goodies from across the globe.
Italian Restaurant: As the name suggests, here’s where you’ll find a menu full of caprese salads, bolognese stuffed pastas and garlic infused bruschetta. But be quick! This eatery requires a reservation from 12:30pm – 2pm and 7pm – 9:30pm.
Asian Restaurant: The aroma of spices from this a la carte fills the air, luring you in to sample its noodle soups, spring rolls and lemongrass flavoured curries. Dine from 6:30pm – 9:30pm but book your table beforehand to avoid disappointment.
Ellinadiko Restaurant: For traditional fare, this Greek hotspot has you covered. Whipping up yummy chicken-filled wraps known as gyros, and toasting to Ouzo, an aniseed flavoured spirit – it doesn’t get more authentic. Last orders are at 9:30pm and dining begins at 6:30pm.
Mexican Restaurant: Grab your sombreros and feast on fajitas, tacos, nachos and beyond. As the creators of salsa, guacamole and enchiladas, it would be rude not to sample Mexico’s finest. Again, reservations are required and doors open at 6:30pm until 9:30pm.
Sushi Restaurant: This Japanese eatery is open from 12:30pm – 8:30pm, allowing you to fill your plate with seafood for lunch and dinner.
Pastry Corner: Sweet lovers will be in awe of this spot, serving crepes, ice creams, pastries and cakes – you’ll get your fill of desserts. Open from 10:30am – 2:oopm
Lobby Bar: Mixing cocktails between 10am – 11pm, this classy bar has an extensive menu. Your All Inclusive basis will come into great use with Pina Coladas and Blue Lagoons on offer.
Night Bar: Under the twinkling star sky and among the neon-lit vines, find the Night Bar serving fancy Greek wines and Mythos on tap from 6pm – 2am.
Island Pool Bar: Situated in the middle of the lagoon-style pool, a cold beverage awaits after a day in the hot Greek sun. Grab a refreshment from 10am – 1am.
Garden Pool Bar: Nestled among the olive groves and offering panoramic vistas of your epic surroundings, enjoy a cup of tea or morning coffee by the tropical flora and fauna from 10am – 6pm.
Beach Bar: Providing you easy access to the cocktail list from the sand, the beach bar is open daily from 10am – 6:00pm and in July and August from 10am – 12am.
Theatre Bar: Here is where the magic happens, grab yourself an ice cold pint or fruity Sex on the Beach and prepare to be amazed by the nightly extravaganzas.
Alongside the extensive list of restaurants, Mitsis Blue Domes invites guests to eat at its healthy corner where fruits, salads and smoothies are dished out until 5pm. And the grill corner boasts a helping of barbecued meats ready to take away from 12:30pm – 8:30pm. There’s also a burger shack on hand for a quick snack.
Float along its river-style waters that cascade towards the sea and soak up the serene atmosphere that this luxurious accommodation is renowned for. Sunbathing has never been so comfy with padded sunloungers and a waiter on hand to serve up delicious refreshments poolside.
Fancy working up a sweat? As well as a top-of-the-range gym, there’s tennis courts, football, volleyball and low-octane sports such as darts, canoeing and bridge for athletic types. For splash parks, head to its sister hotel Mitsis Norida for free.
After a day exploring Kos’ ancient relics, soothe those aches and pains with a deep tissue massage or cleanse your pores with a facial from the deluxe treatment menu. The indoor pool is a space of serenity with its saunas, hot tubs and steam rooms nearby.
Footsteps from 14th century relics
Based in the centre of Kos, Kardamena provides easy reach to major attractions. With the beach on your doorstep and the notorious Antimachia Castle within your resort, you’ve got Greek mythology and beautiful scenery around you.
Just a short boat ride away find the volcanic island of Nisyros, home to Stefanos Crater, and the iconic Tree of Hippocrates sits just 30 minutes away. Aside from the must-visit landmarks, there’s a plethora of waterfront bars, local restaurants and bustling clubs.