Personalised Services and Activities for Unique Guests


The signature Domes approach to hospitality shapes your summer getaway based on your interests and desires, so we’ve curated an array of diverse options, always with a refined Domes touch. You’ll find enriching experiences to satisfy every preference at Domes of Elounda, from our CORE events and performances to Knossos excursions and Elounda activities that we have hand-picked. From digital detox to boat trips, wellness-exhilarating options at SOMA spa and a vast variety of holistic treatments, experience the gym and fitness center and unwind on a transformative journey.

Signature Concepts & Experiences

CORE Agora

Art, gastronomy, fashion, and show-stopping events all come together in this sprawling green urban space inspired by the ancient Greek gathering place of communities, agora. CORE epitomizes the Domes of Elounda’s signature lifestyle, generously offering up a wealth of diverse opportunities for entertainment and culture, as a part of your luxurious holidays. Designed by award-winning architects NaNA, CORE is an outdoor hub of summertime living – a vibrant open-air plaza comprised of bespoke, Elounda activities, destined to elevate your experience at our high-flying retreat to the sky.

HERAK Core aerial view

Kiepos Gardening, Healthy Eating, and Eco Responsibility at KiEpos for Kids

Committed to creating eco-conscious youngsters, Domes of Elounda introduces KiEpos “Kee-pos: Greek Garden”. Time spent in the garden will be a hands-on, sensory experience designed to nurture big ideas like sustainability, and eco-responsibility, in a super exciting environment that is easier for young ones to understand. Our young heroes will learn about our great green world at Domes KiEpos and discover the cycle of life!

Creche, KidsClub, Playground, Teenage Facilities, Family Friendly
On-Site Outlets
Evoke your senses with one of our treatments.
Choose between the popular heated ceramic room thermae experience , facial rituals, or signature full-body massage treatments!
Soma Spa


Inspired by the flora of Crete, the fertile land of our island, the Greek mythological gods and the therapeutic practices of Hippocrates, Domes Resorts signature Soma Spa therapies is restoring what has been lost, leading you to a stage of completeness.

Experience the legendary in Elounda
A boat ride across turquoise waters to the Venetian castle on Spinalonga Island is but one of the natural wonders you will enjoy. Try endless choices in gastronomy, well-being, and entertainment at CORE open-air complex, where modern pop-up shopping meets street food and live events every night!
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HERAK outdoor yoga class

Domes Fitness

Enjoy your daily fitness workout both in our open-air pavilion and indoor fitness center.

HERAK Adults pool


Soma Spa Pool

Mon-Sun: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided


Adults Only Pool

Mon-Sun: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided

Domes Family Main Pool

Mon-Sun: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided

Domes Family Heated Pool

Mon-Sun: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided



Elounda Gym & Fitness Center

Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the beautiful seascapes of Mirabello Bay as you work out in the Domes of Elounda indoor fitness center, furnished with state-of-the-art equipment, open 24/7, with flat TVs and iPads on all machines and a health bar. Our open-air fitness pavilion offers the opportunity for exercise in the great outdoors, aqua yoga, sunrise and sunset meditation sessions, and more. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art Kettler equipment (Scylon-S Cross Trainer, Racer-S Indoor Cycle, Coach attends a course or book a one-on-one session with our trainers.

Soma Spa - Fresh Water Pool


A transformative experience in the form of a holistic spa brings bliss within reach. Age-old wisdom dating back to the traditions of Minoan Crete in a climate that allowed Western civilization to thrive. Black mosaic with gold details, Mediterranean healing power, and Domed architecture are all designed to recenter and renew you.

HERAK Soma Spa

Hippocratic Therapeutic Massage

This Massage Ritual is based on the Principles of Hippocrates. With a healing approach, this massage approaches the Head & Neck as the crown of the body, feet as the base of the body, and the abdomen, the center of the body aiming to target detox and cleansing. An all-around therapeutic experience, it begins with a dry brushing of the body and ends with a mist of Kefir Tea water to awaken the senses.

Domes Spa Facilities

Minoan Strength: The Mythology Spa Massage

Inspired by the mythical King Minos of Knossos this Ceremony uses a blend of locally picked botanical herbs. The muscle relief sequence offers a nurturing experience while focusing on your needs at that specific moment and leading to optimal recharge and rebirth of muscle tissue.

Soma Spa

The Dittany Root Spa Journey

Dittany is a therapeutic and healing plant found growing wild on the Cretan mountainside. In bloom during summer, it has been gathered over the ages to be used in pharmaceuticals, perfumes, and drinks. Aristotle wrote in “The History of Animals”: “Wild goats in Crete are said, when wounded by an arrow, to go in search of dittany, which has the property of ejecting arrows from the body”.

olive oil glass bottle and green olives display

Olive Oil Tasting

Delve into the rich tradition of olive oil on the ancient island of Crete. Whether you're a seasoned olive oil connoisseur or simply intrigued, our curated olive oil tasting invites you to explore the diverse varieties of olives and olive oils nurtured by this blessed land. You'll savor the pure essence of Crete, departing with newfound insights into the health benefits and culinary wonders of olive oil.

Traditional dessert and pastries in display

Traditional Pastry-Making

Roll up your sleeves for a bespoke culinary adventure that immerses you in the art of crafting authentic Cretan pies, in the traditional village of Kritsa. You'll partake in one of Crete's most authentic Epicurean traditions. Local Cretan housewives share their expertise in savory and sweet pies and pastries, including kalitsounia and wild herb pie, all crafted from the purest, locally sourced ingredients.

Signature Concepts & Experiences

Boat Trip

The ultimate Greek- Mediterranean experience - Embark on an extraordinary sea venture, aboard the Meraki, named after the Greek concept of living life with zeal and pride, and in true Cretan seafaring tradition, sail across the azure to the mysterious fortress on Spinalonga islet or discover turquoise waters off hidden beaches and uncover coves that no one else can reach. If you feel up for an adventure this is the iconic Elounda boat trip. Our team will steer you through a voyage of local surprises, fascinating facts, and magnificent seascapes.

HERAK Spinalonga boat tour

BBQ Nights

Follow your senses to the irresistible aroma of a charcoal grill, leading you to our open-air barbecue evenings. Here, the atmosphere is lively, the music and dancing embody the Cretan spirit, and guests come together in joyful celebration. Succulent cuts of local meats are expertly grilled over an open fire, inviting everyone to participate and become part of our extended family. Due to the immense popularity of our BBQ evenings, we've expanded our offerings to include fish barbecues featuring freshly caught local fish and seafood, all enjoyed in true Cretan fashion, under the open sky.

meat in the BBQ grill

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