Live Your Best Life In Greece
July 14, 2022 by Laura Fishman
Infinite blue seas, radiant sunshine, and refreshing breezes- The Greek Isles are a natural oasis that transport you to another world where you feel truly rejuvenated. From the mystical allure of Santorini’s Caldera to holistic wellness inspired by ancient Greek methods and the new innovative technology in Crete, learn about all the luxurious spa offerings from our world-renowned Greek properties.
Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas
A destination unto its own, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas is a chic hideaway tucked along a secluded bay on the northern coastline of Crete. Sculpted into a rocky hillside, the property has truly sublime views from every angle, from the sunlight sparkling on the turquoise Aegean Sea to the spectacular verdant slopes surrounding the cove.
Carve out plenty of time to fully experience this property’s brand-new 28,200 sq. ft. KĒPOS by GOCO Spa, which boasts unobstructed sea views across the bay. This impressive wellness complex includes nine single multi-function treatment rooms, two double wellness suites, a Hammam, a Thai massage suite, an indoor pool, and a Vitality heated pool. There is also a Therapeutic water circuit with a Finnish Sauna, Soft Sauna, and Steam Room. For those seeking a more scientific approach, there is a Hyperbaric Oxygen chamber, a Colon Hydrotherapy room, a Cryotherapy chamber, an Infrared sauna, IV Vitamin Infusions and two private consultation rooms with one of KĒPOS’ physicians.
KĒPOS, which means “garden, oasis, sanctuary” in Ancient and Modern Greek, draws inspiration from the Greek philosopher Epicurus as a place to learn about the art of wellbeing and happiness.
KĒPOS by Goco is rooted in the Six Pillars of Healing, offering a selection of wellness programs to improve health and quality of life. The pillars include Skincare, Body & Mind Activities, Nutrition, Sleep, Wellness Services, and Hot and Cold Therapy. There are also customized, bespoke wellness programs created by the on-site Lifestyle Coach that range from two-to-five-days in length. Its treatments combine a holistic approach to health with innovative breakthrough technology using the HISKĪN product line.
The Optimum Wellness program blends thermal and physical treatments, an ideal choice for guests who want a full comprehensive analysis into how their lifestyle affects their wellbeing. This program includes a 20-minute personalized fitness assessment with the Styku 3D Body Scanner, along with and VO2 Max Fitness Testing by PNOĒ, a 60-minute personalized training session, 60-minute therapeutic water circuit, 30-minute therapeutic back, neck, and shoulder massage, 25-minute infrared sauna session, and up to three-minute Cryotherapy session.
For guests seeking to work on physical endurance, Daios Cove has partnered with BXR London to create a BXR Arena with outdoor training, boxing, and a strength training studio. Its fitness studio is outfitted with Technogym and Hammer Strength by Life Fitness. There is also a mind and body yoga studio, Styku 3D Body Scanner, Cell Wellbeing epigenetic and PNOĒ biometric system.
The Spa’s Signature Journey– designed exclusively by 111SKIN– combines the best in advanced skin regeneration, including cryotherapy and 111SKIN products. Drawing on the energy and vitality of Crete, this advanced therapy is infused with uplifting sweet marjoram, inspired by the Greek heritage of 111SKIN founder Dr. Yannis Alexandrides. The Signature Journey includes a full body exfoliation, body cryotherapy, reparative facial, LED therapy with multiple masks, aromatic oils, and a 60-minute facial. Guests can also choose from more specialized journeys such as the Celestial Black Diamond Sculpting Face & Body Treatment, a Body Active Wellness Program, and a Thermogenic Detoxifying Ritual.
Throughout the summer and fall season, Daios Cove invites leading Healing Masters to help guests feel rejuvenated and guide them on how to live a more holistic lifestyle. They specialize in areas of Wellness such as Traditional Chinese & Daoist Medicine, Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, Acupuncture, Auricular Therapy, Smoking Cessation, Anti-Cellulite Treatments, Abdominal Massage, Reflexology, Nutrition Guidance & Counseling and Meditation Sessions.
Dedicated to skincare, KEPŌS has partnered with [comfort zone], an environmentally conscious skincare line free from parabens, mineral oils and silicones developed by over 40 scientists, chemists, biologists, and dermatologists. Signature Comfort Zone treatments include a Sacred Nature Regenerative Elixir designed to lift, oxygenate, and regenerate, a 3-in-1 Contrasting Hot & Cold Body Treatment designed to revitalize, drain, and refine. There is also an Aromoasoul Elements Massage designed to uplift, hydrate and soothe.
Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece
One of the best kept secrets in Santorini, Andronis Concept offers unparalleled, dramatic views of the Caldera and a rare bird’s eye view of the famed village of Oia in the distance. Set in Imerovigli, this new contemporary wellness retreat imbues total serenity. The minimalist, neutral interiors are designed to focus your attention on the tantalizing panoramic views of the most beautiful sunsets that Santorini is known for.
The Kallos Spa at Andronis Concept transports you to a dreamlike state. This luxurious spa has curated a selection of therapeutic relaxation programs, holistic spa treatments using Ila organic skincare products, and health-enhancing treatments with advanced beauty and grooming services. Additional amenities include two pools, a dedicated hammam area, a Thai massage room, fully equipped fitness center, and yoga sessions.
For a holistic approach to eating, Andronis Concept’s Throubi restaurant specializes in clean, healthy dishes and flavorful detox meals.
For those seeking a more comprehensive wellness assessment, Andronis Concept offers a Hair Profiling test supervised by Dr. Zulia Frost, who provides a full wellness profile following a non-invasive bio-energy approach. With one piece of hair, guests can have a full assessment within 20-minutes, which then helps personalize their wellbeing program with precise lifestyle and nutritional tips during their stay.
Oia, Santorini, Greece
Named after the mythical home of the Greek God Pan, the Andronis Arcadia hotel in Santorini is a place of natural harmony. Located within walking distance from the Caldera in the town of Oia, this all-suite hotel offers an intimate yet boho-chic setting with sweeping sea views and luxurious amenities.
Andronis Arcadia’s Evexia Spa offers guests the chance to indulge in tailored spa treatments with Ila Beyond Organic products, traditional massages, and body treatments, in addition to an array of nourishing spa journeys. Evexia Spa infuses modern techniques with ancient traditions and uses local herbs and oils. These treatments increase deep relaxation, relieve the nervous system, and help to balance the effect of sleep disturbances.
The Water Path is a unique treatment in Santorini where guests can enjoy the panoramic views over the island outside. For those seeking a more scientific approach and deeper healing effects, the cryotherapy treatments use Cryo bandages with meditative walks in the Kneipp pool with hot and cold therapies. This treatment narrows the blood vessels and vascular expansion in order to promote blood and lymphatic circulation throughout the body. Guests can also opt-in to a lymphatic drainage massage, which aims to detoxifying the body, support the immune system and clear blocked tissues.
Guests at Evexia Spa can also meet with Dr. Zulia Frost for the 20-minute Hair Profile test.
With the tranquil Ornos Bay as a stunning backdrop, guests will enter a peaceful state of mind and find moments of serenity at Kālesma in Mykonos.
Healthy living is a core belief of the Kālesma ethos. Guests can enjoy yoga or personal pilates training sessions in the privacy of their luxury suites and villas, or outdoors surrounded by the calming elements of nature, the clear blue skies, and the glorious Grecian sunlight.
Kālesma offers a variety of soothing Bath Rituals, from a Detox Seaweed Bath to an Organic Warmed Spiced Mud Bath, and an Organic Seaweed Aroma Bath Salts Therapy. These rituals are designed to soothe muscular aches and pains, relieve stress and fatigue, and energize the mind and soul.