Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa Hotel in Plaka, Lassithi

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Location: Plaka
Recommended for: Luxe, Near the Beach, Private pool

Spotted only minutes away from the cosmopolitan Plaka Beach and the famous island of Spinalonga, Cayo Exclusive Resort and Spa houses deluxe accommodation options with all in-room necessities and high-end facilities for a relaxing vacation!

The luxurious Cayo Resort showcases striking architectural designs, combining Greek/Cretan traditional elements with a modern twist while hosting over 70 rooms, suites, and villas with upscale furniture, tile floors, pale-painted walls, and exquisite soundproof designs! Each room option is equipped with deluxe single or double bedding and a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, clean towels, and upmarket bath amenities!
Furthermore, every unit of Cayo features individually-controlled air-conditioning, a wide desk, a minibar, a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe box, and a furnished veranda or terrace, providing visitors with gorgeous views of the garden, the pools, and the Cretan Sea! It is important to mention that there are a few wheelchair-accessible rooms ideal for people with mobility limitations. Plus, some upper-tier rooms also have lush couches and mesmerizing private pools, whereas the Grand Villa houses a sauna room, a full-fledged kitchen, a treadmill, an in-house lift, laundry facilities, and an outdoor barbecue area!

This five-star establishment has two beautifully-shaped, seasonal outdoor swimming pools boasting views over the island of Spinalonga while surrounded by sun loungers, sun umbrellas, and the upscale poolside Enastron bar! Also, you may stop by the lobby bar and grab a quick snack or refreshment!
On top of that, Cayo is the perfect place to experience meals curated by the world-class, Michelin-starred chef Lefteris Lazarou since all of its four restaurants use his guidance, along with fresh seasonal produce sourced from eco-friendly farms, to create mouth-watering dishes! Experience the Ambrosia main restaurant, where you may enjoy a daily buffet breakfast (including gluten-free and vegetarian options), as well as buffet lunch and dinner selections, or stop by the Sage and Thyme restaurant, showcasing high-class Mediterranean cuisine with inspirations from international dishes, paired with your high-end wine bottle of choice!
In addition, the hotel has a full-fledged fitness center, with treadmills, elliptical machines, and various dumbbell weights, as well as a luxurious spa center, hosting a marvelous indoor pool, a steam room, a sauna room, a hair salon, a nail salon, and a handful of treatment rooms! Guests may also spot the shared lounge, the gorgeous open-air, marble-built amphitheater, three meeting rooms, two fantastic cable railways, and an in-house clothing boutique shop! Plus, all visitors will benefit from free private parking.

Visit Plaka Beach and enjoy the sunlight and the sea by relaxing on the hotel-owned sun loungers, or grab a meal from the seafront Stone Beach snack bar/restaurant! You may also ask for a spa treatment of your preference and book an exciting sea experience, like a kayaking trip or a scuba diving session, or give windsurfing a go!
Moreover, ask the receptionists to arrange your transfers to and from the airports of Sitia and Heraklion or hire a private butler or chef on your behalf! Also, the on-site animation team makes sure that a plethora of entertaining events are planned on the regular.

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