As a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”, the Danai Beach Resort is a luxurious hideaway located in Nikiti, Greece. Having been a family home in the past, it is the perfect destination for a holiday with your loved ones, as the area was expanded to construct a breathtaking beach resort. It encompasses state-of-the-art rooms, a beautiful spa, three restaurants, and a secluded beach. As the edges of the resort caress the majestic sea, lush gardens encircle the property, allowing for your time to be filled with relaxation and peace.

Location

What is the landscape like at The Danai Resort? Are there any private beaches?

Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea, The Danai Resort is widely accessible. An hour’s drive from the Thessaloniki Airport, the resort’s charm lies in its private beach. The waters are rugged enough for adventure water sports, yet calm enough to facilitate on-shore activities as simple as building sandcastles with the little ones. If you wish for a change of scenery, the Karidi beach and Porto Carras golf course are merely a 20-minute ride away. 

Key Facts

  • the resort has a 314-meter long private beach
  • 40,000 square meters of lush gardens boasting a variety of flora and herbs
  • The Danai originally started out as a modest family home, before being converted into a luxurious resort

What is special?

  • spend the day on the private beach sunbathing or enjoying a siesta in the seaside beach cabanas
  • The Danai Resort is set in a prime location to charter a boat and visit several nearby monasteries, including a Unesco World Heritage Site
  • history buffs and architecture lovers will fall in love with the nearby village Afitos – with its cobble-stoned streets lined with locally crafted stone houses, traditional taverns and cute cafés

What do the guests say?

  • from the time of arrival until the time of their departure, guests feel nothing but warmth and unprecedented hospitality from the entire staff
  • being able to take endless walks along the pristine beaches, is a favorite for both couples and families alike
  • guests recommend The Danai Resort for travelers looking for a luxurious tranquil getaway

Accommodation

What type of accommodation options are at The Danai Resort?

Visiting as a couple, family, or group of friends? The Danai Resort has a total of 60 rooms, 57 of which are suites, with a wide range of choices on offer. After spending hours basking in the sun, get some reprieve from the Greek heat as you retreat to your air-conditioned room with black-out curtains, guaranteeing a maximum of comfort. If you desire snacks; a tea-and-coffee making kit, a Nespresso machine, and a mini-bar are available at your fingertips. You can choose amongst the Junior Suite, Executive Two-Bedroom Suite, Suite Sea View and several other room types. A favorite is the royal Mediterranean Suite of 190 square meters, encompassing a large balcony, aesthetic marble interiors, and serene views. 

Key Facts

  • The Danai is pet-friendly and dogs are welcome at no additional cost
  • entertainment is ensured via a television, Bose music system and 24/7 complimentary WiFi 
  • private butler service is available

What is special?

  • natural sunlight pours in through the floor-to-ceiling windows, painting the canvas of whites and creams that adorn the room – leaving you feeling like you’re walking through a whimsical dream
  • slide back the glass doors and retreat to the heated pool where you are greeted with the gentle kisses of the sea breeze 
  • feel like a Greek god or goddess in the Villa of the Greek Riviera – boasting two floors of exquisite opulence and unrivaled views

What do the guests say?

  • the high staff-to-guest ratio makes guests feel like there is always someone nearby to meet their needs
  • guests traveling with kids love the suites with interconnected rooms 
  • having dinner under the starlit sky on their private balcony is an experience guests won’t soon forget

Pools & Spa

How can I nourish and rejuvenate my body after long days in the sun?

What is a resort getaway without a relaxing spa? The Danai Beach Resort certainly abides, exhibiting an exquisite spa and extensive menu of services for guests to choose from. From massage rooms to the refreshing sauna and steam room, there are multiple mediums of unwinding. Wish for health and beauty treatments in a peaceful environment? There are 5 treatment rooms using Oriental Holistic Therapies to rejuvenate you from within, while heated stone stretchers allow you to lie down and enjoy peaceful relaxation.

Key Facts

  • the resort features one outdoor pool; as well as an indoor pool 
  • treatments can be enjoyed in the spa, beachside or in your room
  • refreshments, teas and fresh fruit are available at the spa

What is special?

  • want a royal treatment? Saunter over to the Cleopatra room and sink into its golden bathtub for an indulgent bath to soothe the body and mind
  • if exerting your energy to leave your suite is too cumbersome, an in-room pampering session can be arranged instead
  • sip delicious daiquiris and hand-crafted cocktails as you lounge by the poolside, relishing in the idyllic views of the infinity pool seemingly spilling into the sea

What do the guests say?

  • guests can’t get over the luxurious feeling of having their own bath butler available at their beck and call
  • first class service and specially curated experiences make guests never want to leave the spa
  • guests state that they leave feeling “reborn” after experiencing a magnificent massage

Culinary

Will I have a variety of restaurants to choose from at The Danai? Is in-room dining available?

When at the Danai Beach Resort, food worries are no worries at all. If in the mood for a true fine-dining experience, make your way to any one of the three restaurants. Those who like French and Mediterranean cuisines, or a fusion of the two, should head to The Squirrel. Those who wish for open-air Mediterranean dining with a modern twist in the delicacies – Andromeda is the way to go; whilst cravings for truly Greek seafood are satisfied at the Sea Horse Grill. If you wish for something to munch on, or a cocktail as you watch the sunset, visit the Seaside Bar. 

Key Facts

  • three restaurants offer a variety of meal options 
  • the bar is kid-friendly and even offers children their own bar menu 
  • more than 1700 labels of wine reside in the resort’s rock cellar

What is special?

  • listen to the waves gently lap the shore as you enjoy an exquisite candlelit dinner set by the sea
  • if you wish for a romantic dining experience, opt for private dining on your private terrace, or in the rustic yet romantic wine cellar
  • enjoy intimate performances by internationally known singers as you feast on divine culinary creations, overlooking the blue Cerulean Sea

What do the guests say?

  • guests love how laid back and kid-friendly the Sea Side bar is
  • having breakfast on the restaurant terrace while listening to the sounds of the piano is one of guests’ top highlights of their stay
  • newly engaged couples rave about how helpful the staff is with helping plan an epic engagement surprise – from setting up a romantic dinner on the beach to live music and fireworks

Activities

What types of activities await? What if I’m not a fan of being in the water? Are there other activities I can enjoy?

One thing is certain – you can never be bored at The Danai Resort. Put on your swimming gear and head over to the beach for snorkeling, scuba-diving, or water skiing. If you prefer not to actually immerse yourself in water, yet wish to enjoy the aquatic surroundings, book a catamaran or yacht and go sightseeing, or opt for canoeing. Want to remain indoors? From a high-tech gym to water-aerobic classes, on-site tennis to cooking lessons, all is available at The Danai. When in Greece, and yearning to converse as the Greeks do? Language lessons are also available!

Key Facts

  • cooking lessons from the resort chefs can be arranged
  • personal trainers are available; as well as, yoga and pilates classes
  • Porto Carras’ 18-hole golf course is a short 20-minute drive away

What is special?

  • spend sun-soaked days exploring by kayak or basking on the beach, then treat yourself to a little R&R and pampering at the spa 
  • tap into your artistic side with painting and dancing lessons that can be scheduled at your convenience
  • explore the depths of The Petralona Cave, where some of the oldest human remains have been discovered

What do the guests say?

  • guests love that there is never a shortage of things to do at The Danai Resort, and easily found ways to fill their days
  • being able to learn and utilize new words and phrases in Greek made guests feel a greater connection with the locals
  • the activity room with games, books, DVDs, computers and free WiFi is greatly appreciated by parents with kids