Olympic Holidays, the UK’s leading tour operator to Greece & Cyprus and with over 50 years of island travel expertise is delighted to launch their NEW Gold Collection brochure. Tailored to appeal to the discerning traveller and those looking for the highest standards in luxury and service, the programme features the best adult-only hotels & resorts, family friendly properties and Greek Island-Hopping experiences.
In the new magazine-style brochure, Olympic Holidays has highlighted the best beaches, sumptuous Spas and their top infinity pools across the destinations with all properties included offering first-class service, facilities and cuisine. Toddlers, teenagers, multi-generational families and all-inclusive addicts are well catered for, they even feature hotels with adult only and family friendly zones – the best of both worlds!
NEW FOR 2019
- Ikos Aria, Kos
- Olea All Suite Hotel, Zante
- Amavi Hotel, Paphos
- Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol
- 4 NEW Greek Island Hopping Itineraries, with another 6 to launch in the New Year
- Sporades– Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonissos
- Cyclades– Santorini, Naxos & Mykonos
- Dodecanese– Rhodes, Symi & Kos
- Ionian– Corfu, Zante & Kefalonia
- Fly with BA from London Heathrow & London City Airports
Carl Catterall, Head of Marketing said: comments “We’re extremely proud of the new Gold Collection brochure that has been carefully curated to showcase our pick of the very finest 4&5-star hotels and resorts across Greece, Cyprus and Turkey to suit couples and families of all ages. There are a handful of brand-new properties for 2019 that we’re really excited about including what will become a firm family favourite, Ikos Aria, Kos and the adult-only Olea All Suite Hotel, Zante. After a tough couple of years, we’ve seen a resurgence in bookings to Turkey with the destination offering great value holidays compared to the rest of the Mediterranean with some outstanding all-inclusive and Spa break options. We’re also thrilled to launch a selection of bespoke island-hopping experiences covering the Sporades, Cyclades, Ionian & Dodecanese.”
Booking one of Olympic Collection’s Gold Collection properties comes with a number of added benefits including early booking discounts, no surcharges once the holiday has been booked, taxi transfers to and from your hotel, complimentary baggage allowance of 15kg per person and you can book with a deposit of just £59pp with nothing more to pay until 12 seeks prior to departure. What’s more, they are licensed by ABTA & ATOL for peace of mind and their holidays depart from 27 UK airports!
NEW for 2019 – Greece & Cyprus
Opening February 2019: Amavi Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus
The brand new 5-star Amavi hotel will offer a tranquil, luxurious retreat in an intimate environment. On arrival, step into a blissful couple only haven – the only one of its kind in Cyprus – and feel immediately at ease. What’s more, you’ll experience the finest facilities – world class dining (rooftop, beachside or fine dining), luxurious Spa and extensive leisure activities. This custom-designed offers prime, sunset views over the medieval castle and picturesque old harbour and is situated on a blue flag certified beach.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at Amavi Hotel, Paphos from £998pp based on 2 people sharing a Deluxe Room Sea View on premium half board basis travelling from London Gatwick, March 2019. Price includes flights, accommodation, baggage and taxi transfers.
Opening March 2019: Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol, Cyprus
The brand new Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa is the ultimate destination for relaxation. The resort welcomes guests with a picturesque lane that snakes through a verdant grove of evergreen olive, citrus and palm trees, setting the mood for the serene experience that awaits. Three swimming pools glisten in front of the main building, surrounded by cabanas, waterbeds and lounge areas for outdoor dining and drinks. The perfect seaside getaway is completed with a special all-day facility for children, a luxurious spa area, seven restaurants, three bars, and a 300-metre-long sandy beach.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa from £887pp based on 2 people sharing a Superior Room French Balcony on a half board basis travelling from London Gatwick, April 2019. Price includes flights, accommodation, baggage and taxi transfers.
Opening May 2019: Ikos Aria, Kos
Ikos Aria willoffer a world of elegance and luxurious living with 373 rooms and one- and two-bedroom suites for couples and families, eight restaurants, Michelin-starred menus, 300 wine labels a ‘Dine Out’ programme and signature beauty products from Anne Semonin, Paris. Ikos Aria overflows with style and touches of unique brilliance, all complemented by the award-winning ‘Infinite Lifestyle’ which ensures virtually every element of the guests’ stay is already included in the original cost, leaving them to relax and enjoy lasting memories.The property will sit on the southwest coast of Kos, with a beachfront location stretching across 47 acres and offering views of the Aegean Sea.
May Half Term, 2019: Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at Ikos Aria from £1,759pp based on 2 people sharing a Double Inland View Room on an Ultra All Inclusive basis OR from £5,199 for a family of 4 staying in a Junior Suite Balcony Sea View on an Ultra All Inclusive basis travelling from London Gatwick, May 2019. Price includes flights, accommodation, baggage and taxi transfers.
Opening for its first full season in 2019: Olea All Suite, Zante
The Olea Suites is a unique 5-star hotel, set on a picturesque hill, surrounded by olive trees. Walking distance from Tsilivi resort and 10 minutes from Zakynthos town and airport, gusts will be welcomed with warmth and attentiveness. The stunning view, the proximity to the village and the sandy beaches, in combination with the exceptional service and ambience, make the Olea the ideal place for a romantic and relaxing holiday. All 93 suites are of a superb contemporary design and the 3 restaurants offer exquisite culinary options, including Greek and Mediterranean fare.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at Olea Suites from £1,336pp based on 2 people sharing a Junior Suite Inland View on B&B basis travelling from London Gatwick, June 2019. Price includes flights, accommodation, baggage and taxi transfers.
Fully Refurbished for 2019: The Domes Miramare, Corfu
Located on the East Coast of the island, surrounded by olive groves and just a short drive from Corfu Town, this sophisticated adult-only property is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. It oozes glamour and modernity and was originally designed by the Onassis family in the 60’s. Relax in the spacious and chic rooms, some of which come with private pools or Jacuzzi’s, indulge in sumptuous cuisine (they have Michelin starred chef Tassos Mantis designing the menus) and the property even boasts its own private beach. Enjoy a sundowner at the rooftop bar, unwind at the Spa or if you’re keen to keep active, spend some time with the hotels PT or enjoy yoga on the beach.
Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at The Domes Miramare from £860pp based on 2 people sharing an Emerald Retreat Garden View on B&B basis travelling from London Gatwick, April 2019. Price includes flights, accommodation, baggage and taxi transfers.
New to Olympic Holidays – Esperides Beach Family Resort
Esperides Beach Family Resort is a paradise by the sea, especially designed with children in mind. A world full of energy and vitality – perfect for families seeking a relaxing holiday for the parents and fun for the kids.Esperides Beach Family Resort offers comfortable accommodation and a warm welcoming atmosphere both for parents and children. The delicious cuisine offered in the restaurant coupled with the wide range of activities on offer – particularly for children, ensure all the perfect ingredients are in place for a truly memorable family holiday. The cheerful decor with corners filled with delicious treats, the games and activities in the gardens, the pools and the private beach, the hours of creativity spent with specialised educators in the especially made little houses, the playground and the zoo will all combine to ensure that children have the most magical time at the Esperides Beach Family Resort.
May Half Term, 2019: Olympic Holidays (www.olympicholidays.com, 0208 492 6868) offers 7 nights at Esperides Beach Family Resort from £839pp based on 2 people sharing a Twin Room Garden View on an All Inclusive basis OR from £2,344 for a family of 4 staying in a Family Room on an All Inclusive basis travelling from London Gatwick, May 2019.
New to Olympic: D Maris Bay
Situated in a stunning location on top of a cliff with magnificent views over the Aegean Sea and small islands, this exclusive resort, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, is in the middle of a conservation area on the Datca Peninsula and some 30 km from Marmaris. The minimalist style mixing elements of the East with the modernity of the West creates a perfect retreat. A choice of exquisite venues awaits guests for their wining and dining options, including a couple of snack bars and a la carte restaurants located by the shore, with lifts available to the 5 beaches and sun decks. Water sports fans are sure to enjoy the sail and surf opportunities afforded by the private bay, while the resort’s Teenage Club provides sports’, games’ and workshop activities and for well-being, sign up to the ‘Bodyism Programme’ for personalised nutrition and fitness.
Bespoke Greek Island-Hopping Experiences
Whether you’re looking for peace, quiet and reflection in a small, deluxe hotel before another hop for cultural immersion or perhaps you want to party ‘till dawn and sleep in the sunshine all day, Olympic Holidays’ NEW island-hopping experiences offer something for everyone.
The Sporades Islands
Close to the Eastern coast of Greece, Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonissos offer everything you could dream of from Greek islands – with fantastic beaches, crystal clear sea and the greenest forests.
The Cyclades Islands
The Cyclades form a circle around the sacred, and uninhabited island of Delos. Each island has its own strong identity, so island-hopping brings with it new customs, significantly different landscapes and everything for peaceful days to lively nights.
The Dodecanese Islands
Furthest from the Greek mainland, the Dodecanese islands are delightfully different and easily connected by ferries and catamarans.
The Ionian Islands
The Ionian Islands are home to caves and lakes, ancient ruins and windsurfing hotspots – and five-star hotels with Michelin-star cuisine. Foodies head this way…
Olympic Holidays’ Greek-Island Hopping Experiences are tailormade for clients and the team can recommend the best destinations and itineraries for culture, families, gourmet lovers across a range of price points. For more information, please visit https://www.olympicholidays.com/island-hopping/or speak to one of the team on 0208 492 6868.