Hidden among 22 acres of verdant green lawns and luscious olive trees is a Greek beach.
This may not sound like anything out of the ordinary, but when you arrive at this beach - and the resort that calls it home, you will never want to leave.
Ikos Olivia redefines a luxury holiday in Greece, taking the picture-perfect sapphire waters and sun, and adding a truly luxurious touch for every guest.
Guests looking for a chic honeymoon destination or romantic retreat, as well as those in search of an action-packed family resort, will find the Ikos Olivia offers everything they need. Loved-up couples can enjoy romantic candlelit dinners with a bottle of champagne on arrival, while little ones will love everything from snorkelling to mini discos and shell collecting.
Service here is personal and friendly, a true reflection of Ikos Olivia’s understanding of the welcoming way of life in Greece. Expect beach-side service and 24-hour in-room dining, professional childcare and expert instructors in everything from diving to tennis.
This resort is unique among hotels in Halkidiki for its real passion for the local environment. Fresh local ingredients feature on the menus, and the innovative ‘Ikos Dine Out’ service even allows guests to head out to local areas and dine in a specially selected restaurant as part of their all-inclusive experience.
Ikos Olivia’s extensive entertainment programme is on hand to keep all parties having the time of their lives, offering everything from beach parties to West End shows. At the end of each fun-filled day, retreat to your spacious, stylish room or villa for a well-earned blissful night’s sleep.
295 rooms, suites and bungalow suites, including 136 bedrooms and junior suites and 159 private bungalow suites, all with outdoor space for enjoying the views and sunshine.
Ikos Olivia is famous for its nuanced approach to dining. One night you can be sampling the works of Michelin-starred chefs from around the world, and the next you can be eating classic Grecian food alongside locals in family-run restaurants with the innovative Dine Out programme.
Start your day in a serene way at this beachfront restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ouzo is a Greek speciality restaurant offering a la carte traditional Greek treats with a modern twist. Reservations are required
This beachfront restaurant serves mouthwatering Italian cuisine. Enjoy both indoor air-conditioned or al fresco dining at Fresco, with an a la carte menu offering traditional Italian favourites accompanied by a superb selection of wines. Reservations are required.
Take a journey through Asia with exquisite flavours from China, Thailand, India and more at this poolside a la carte restaurant. Reservations are required.
Located on the ground floor of the main building, this a la carte restaurant serves Provencal dishes and sensational flavours of France all accompanied by a selection of carefully chosen wines. Reservations are required
Located on the beachfront with stunning views of the beautifully landscaped gardens, this elegant restaurant offers Mediterranean style buffets.
A unique concept, included in the Infinity Lifestyle™ All Inclusive programme, Ikos Olivia invites you to discover an evening of authentic Greek hospitality and traditional recipes at some of the best local restaurants in the neighbouring village of Gerankini. As well as enjoying this unique experience you are contributing to the local businesses and economy. Reservations are required
Activities and Entertainment
There is a truly jaw-dropping selection of activities and entertainment available at Ikos Olivia hotel, allowing guests to experience the best of this stunning corner of Greece.
Greece is famous for its watersports activities, and Ikos Olivia knows how to deliver when it comes to incredible opportunities. Try everything from windsurfing and canoeing to sailing and water skiing. The resort even offers specialised academies so you can brush up on your windsurfing or sailing skills, or simply take out a pedalo, catamaran or private boat to tour the picturesque shores of Halkidiki.
Snorkelling and Diving
Whilst life above the water is certainly beautiful enough in Ikos Olivia, beneath the sea a mesmerising world awaits. Make the most of an introductory diving lesson at the hotel pool, before heading out with the academy to discover a rainbow of marine life, whether snorkelling leisurely or scuba diving in the depths.
Solidifying its reputation as the perfect resort in Greece for families and groups, Ikos Olivia offers a wide range of team sports activities. Challenge your loved ones to beach volleyball, beach soccer and beach tennis and badminton in the sun, or shoot some hoops at the basketball pitch. Alternatively, enlist the guidance of experts at the hotel’s football and tennis academies.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this corner of the world by exploring on foot, with a walking and hiking programme or power beach walk, or speed things up a little by going mountain biking through the scenic hills.
To keep all ages entertained throughout the day, Ikos Olivia has curated a programme of entertainment activities, including daily experiences such as Giant Chess, Board games, Boccia, Greek dance lessons, Volleyball, Aqua Aerobics, Darts, Stretching, Table Tennis, kids karaoke and many more fun games.
Entertainment is infinite at Ikos Olivia - every night you can witness something new, from laid-back jazz music at a poolside bar to famous musicals, comedy acts and children’s shows.
The facilities at Ikos Olivia ensure that you never have to lift a finger to enjoy the best of the Greek way of life.
Ikos Olivia’s fitness centre is the perfect place to keep in shape throughout an indulgent holiday. With a state-of-the-art gym and cardio training room, here you have everything you need to get energised throughout your trip. The resort also boasts two tennis courts, and a range of fitness sessions including aerobics, aqua Aerobics, beginners’ yoga and pilates.
Ikos Spa by Anne Semonin
A holiday is all about nourishing the body and soul, and that’s what Ikos Spa by Anne Semonin does best. The spa uses natural active ingredients in a range of fantastic skincare and body treatments to soothe and refresh body and mind. With seven private treatment rooms including a couples’ suite, a heated indoor/outdoor swimming pool, hammam and sauna and hairdressing and nail salons, the spa will have you feeling your best in no time.
Swimming Pools and Beaches
Ikos Olivia is the perfect place for a dip, with its own lagoon pool, 450m2 main heated pool and the dazzling 806 m2 Deluxe Collection pool. There are also dedicated children’s and baby paddling pools, along with a stunning indoor/outdoor heated swimming pool at the Ikos Spa. The private beach features powder-soft sand for 450 metres, leading to the warm Mediterranean Ocean.
Keep your kids entertained as you unwind with Ikos Olivia Kids’ Club. Every day, there are countless activities for kids and teens of all ages, including sports and educational activities for an enriching experience. The resort also offers a professional beach childcare service, letting you sunbathe in peace!
Ikos Olivia resort is located in Halkidiki, a 45-minute transfer from Thessaloniki International Airport.
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5/12 - Guest Bedroom at Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki, Greece
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7/12 - Fusco Restaurant at Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki, Greece
8/12 - Two Bedroom Bungalow Suite at Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki, Greece
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11/12 - One Bedroom Bungalow Suite at Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki, Greece
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