Ikos Resorts is delighted to announce the opening of the brand NEW Ikos Olivia. Located in one of the most beautiful spots on the Halkidiki peninsula, Greece, the property which opened on 1st May 2015 exudes contemporary and innovative style through its sharp design, infinite lifestyle all-inclusive concept, 24 hour in-room dining and NEW beach life concept which provides guests with beach and poolside waiter service and more. In addition, the range of rooms accommodate all sizes of families, while Michelin starred chefs, butler service for Deluxe guests, choice of over 300 wines, as well as Parisian spa products by Anne Semonin ensure all guests have a luxurious, unforgettable holiday.
Blossoming forests, picturesque villages and untouched beaches welcome you to the area of the Toroneos Gulf, the beautiful location of Ikos Olivia just 30 minutes from Thessaloniki airport. A wonderful choice of accommodation awaits with 136 bedrooms and junior suites together with 159 private bungalow suites. Guests can relax with their own private balconies, beautifully groomed gardens and generous terraces.
Contemporary designed, stylish Double Rooms offer a pleasant seating area with floor to ceiling windows, en-suite bathroom with rain shower and a private balcony or garden, providing impressive sea or garden views. Alternatively, the Superior Double Rooms offer guests comfortable space for two adults and one child.
The Junior Bungalow Suite provides guests with an elegant, spacious suite which features an open plan seating corner and sleeps three comfortably. Each Bungalow suite has a bathroom with rain shower and furnished balcony or private garden. To add magnificent panoramic views across the Aegean Sea the Panorama Bungalow Suite is an ideal choice, while those with children can relax with spacious elegance and a bathtub with rain shower in the Family Bungalow Suite.
For those looking for extra privacy and relaxation, the One Bedroom Bungalow Suite offers an ultra-spacious, elegantly designed suite featuring a separate bedroom and lounge, as well as sun-loungers on the furnished balcony or private garden. To sleep five comfortably, guests can upgrade to the Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite whilst maintaining privacy with a separate bedroom, bathroom ensuite and elegant lounge. The private secluded garden comes with sun-loungers and gives direct access to the exclusive Deluxe Collection pool amongst many special Deluxe Collection benefits. Alternatively, guests can upgrade to a One Bedroom Bungalow Suite with Private Pool, adding an impressive private pool located in its own spacious private garden. Or, to accommodate six, the Deluxe Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite provides guests with a beachfront location or private garden, two stylishly elegant bedrooms and lounge completed with a bathroom and separate shower room. TheDeluxe Two-Bedroom Bungalow Suite offers the height of luxury with exclusive use of guests’ own pool located in a spacious garden.
With 300 choices of international and local wines, exquisite menus created by Michelin starred chefs and a creative approach to classic recipes,Ikos Olivia promises an outstanding dining experience. The four restaurants offer à-la-carte menus from Greek, Pan-Asian, Italian and French cuisine as well as one Mediterranean buffet style restaurant. In addition, a specially selected local Greek taverna is included in the ‘Dine Out’feature exclusive to Ikos Resorts, allowing guests to enjoy local cuisine as part of their stay (at no extra cost).
All Ikos Olivia guests can also enjoy the talents of a mixologist offering advice on imaginative cocktails at four superb bars either indoors or nestled in the lavish gardens and by the pools and a sommelier taking them through the extensive wine list (featuring 300 labels). While relaxing in these surrounds, guests can also enjoy the Ikos Beach Life concept, such as all-day waiter service bringing drinks, snacks and fruit to the sun loungers on the beach and at the poolside. Guests will also have access to internationally branded wines and spirits in all bars and in their room’s fully stocked mini bar.
Children of all ages will certainly find their favourite activity at Ikos Olivia’s Hero Kids Club. The crèche service (at extra charge), multilingual mini club (ages 4-11) and teenage club (ages 12-17) are operated under the guaranteed quality of the Worldwide Kids Company, a professional UK childcare organisation. Parents can also relax on Ikos Olivia’s exclusive beach, while younger guests play on the gentle shoreline under the care of Ikos Olivia’s innovative Beach Childcare service, where childcare professionals watch over the little ones free of charge as part of the Mini and Teenage Club.
Leisure & Activities
To keep active, Ikos Olivia offers a range of sports including a tennis club, biking centre, fitness centre, water sports facilities, boat trip and hiking opportunities. Meanwhile, relaxation is an art form that one can master effortlessly at Ikos Olivia’s Spa, a tranquil sanctuary where guests can escape for a luxurious pampering experience. Guests enjoy a range of spa treatments exclusively designed by Parisian luxury spa brand Anne Semonin in 6 private treatment rooms including a couples’ suite. In addition, guests have access to the Jacuzzi, fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment & contemporary cardio-fitness facilities, thermal suite with Hamman and Sauna, steam bath and ice plunge as well as hairdressing and nail salons.
Sovereign Luxury Travel (0843 770 4526, www.sovereign.com) has a seven night holiday to the five star Ikos Olivia in Halkidiki from £649 per person. The offer includes a saving of up to £362 per couple, seven nights all inclusive in a Double Room, private resort transfers, airport lounge access and return flights from London Gatwick with British Airways. Price based on departures 9 May 2015.