5 Jul 2022
Ikos Odisia, Corfu opening May 2023
Ikos Resorts expand their luxury all-inclusive offering with the conception of a second property on Corfu Island
July 2022…// Ikos Resorts is delighted to announce the sixth addition to its award-winning luxury all-inclusive portfolio, with the opening of Ikos Odisia in Corfu on 19 May 2023. The second Ikos to open on the Greek island, Ikos Odisia sits in an iconic location, protected in a secluded bay across from globally awarded Ikos Dassia. The new Ikos Odisia is gracefully elevated for dramatic views and landscaped vistas across the Ionian Sea.
Beautifully designed by Nimand Architects, the new beachfront resort on Corfu’s stunning Dassia Bay is a 25-minute drive from Corfu International Airport and 20km away from the UNESCO world heritage site of Old Town Corfu.
Surrounded by fragrant woodland, the serene resort boasts 395 sumptuous rooms, suites, bungalows, and villas, each thoughtfully designed for couples and families of all sizes. Sprinkled invitingly across 60 acres and blending harmoniously into the lush natural surroundings, Ikos Odisia will welcome guests to elegant ambience on the water’s edge, combining relaxed beach life with luxury, chic interiors. The stunning five-star property will welcome the outdoors in, taking full advantage of the unspoiled nature surrounding the resort. Those looking for the ultimate Ikos experience can opt for the exclusive Deluxe Collection Suites, in an unrivalled area of the resort with tailored pre-arrival planning via a personal concierge and a range of benefits.
Guests at the new Ikos Odisia can look forward to the group’s award winning all-inclusive Infinite Lifestyle concept, bringing next level relaxation to virtually every element of a holiday, with menus created by Michelin-star chefs, signature spa experiences by Anne Semonin Paris and 24-hourroom service. Also included as part of their stay, guests can enjoy dining out at select local restaurants, including a tempting option on Vidos Island, only accessible by private boat. The Local Drive Adventure also allows guests to explore the stunning destination with complimentary car hire for a day, with complimentary museum tickets encouraging guests to fully experience the destination.
Ikos Odisia will have five a la carte restaurants, with menus created by Michelin-star chefs offering flavours from Greece, Italy, Peru and Asia, as well as a Mediterranean buffet-style restaurant. Creative signature cocktails and a choice of 300 international and local wines will be served by Ikos sommeliers and expert mixologists at the hotel’s indoor and outdoor bars, which offer a venue for every occasion- from laid-back beach bars to elegant live music settings. Taking full advantage of the resort’s elevated location, Ikos Odisia’s exclusive new dining venue, The View Lounge, welcomes guests to incredible views across the Ionian, and will serve cocktails, light snacks, and a full dinner menu celebrating a fusion of Peruvian cuisine.
The resort will offer 10 heated outdoor and indoor pools, including kids and adults-only pools, as well as a 420m white sandy beach framed by fragrant pines, citrus groves and olive trees, and overlooking crystal-clear waters. A beach waiterservice serving food and beverage and 30 minutes free childcare on the beach for kids over the age of 4 will also be on offer.
Those looking to keep active while on holiday can enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness centre or enjoy the range of sports facilities and activities from tennis to canoeing, mountain biking or windsurfing. The Ikos Spa offers unrivalled views of the Ionian Sea, the ideal backdrop for a luxurious signature treatment, with beauty products by Anne Semonin Paris.
Parents can enjoy rest and relaxation safe in the knowledge their little ones are beingexpertly looked after with complimentary kids’ clubs for children and teens aged 4 to 17, offering activities including arts and crafts, sports, cooking, and science. Those with babies and toddlers can also take advantage of the Heroes Crèche and babysitting services, with professional childcare available.
As with all Ikos properties, Ikos Odisia will support the local community to have a positive impact on Corfu island’s economy and the destination overall, one of the most cosmopolitan and attractive destinations in Greece. The resort will collaborate with local suppliers and generate 700 new jobs, with at least half the positions filled by locals. Ikos Odisia will also establish sustainable hotel operations under the Ikos Green programme, including being carbon neutral and implementing zero waste initiatives.
CGIs & Images of Ikos Odisia can be downloaded here