Domes Zeen Chania, a Luxury Collection Resort

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Family friendly luxury meets stunning scenery in the heart of ancient Crete.

Why you'll love it here

  • Family-friendly hotel with creative kids’ activities including sleepovers in a Bedouin-inspired tepee
  • Only 10 minutes from Chania with guided tours of Samaria Gorge available from the hotel
  • ‘Haute Living’ concept offers a variety of upgraded, included services for an indulgent stay
  • Open-air Jungle Spa offers massages and treatments inspired by timeless traditions

Best For

  • Family, Toddlers (0-3), Kids (4-12), Teens (13+)

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Travel Specialist

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Relaxing on a lofty rise overlooking the shimmering Mediterranean Sea just a short distance from Chania, Crete’s most ancient city, is Domes Zeen Chania, a Luxury Collection Resort – a stunning hideaway specially designed for the modern family.

Inspired by the Greek concept of Ef Zeen – ‘the art of living well’ – Domes Zeen Chania is a safe haven in which to relax, revive, forge new memories and admire characterful Cretan traditions. Against a dramatic backdrop of endless Mediterranean blue, this treasure trove of Eden-esque tranquillity puts wellness at its core. Relax and recuperate with yoga or an energising massage, enjoy expert nutrition and fitness programmes, or take your time to explore the tropical sanctuary that is Domes Zeen Chania.

Each of the 106 handcrafted and specifically designed rooms and suites encompass all of the tenets of the Greek idea of “parea” – a place to make memories. This notion is found throughout the hotel, and in every elegantly designed inch you will find an aesthetically pleasing palette of earthy and sandy hues that strike a stunning contrast against the vibrant ocean and verdant hillsides that the hotel overlooks. The Beach House kitchen offers incredible Mediterranean cuisine infused with local flavours and there is also a swimming pool, a pebbly beach in front of the resort, a kids' club, a Jungle Spa and a resort boutique to complete the all-encompassing atmosphere of luxury.

A bespoke OFSTED-standard kids’ club concept is found inside a treehouse-inspired wonderland that provides a safe haven for youngsters who are eager to explore. Little ones can enjoy cooking classes, painting workshops and even sleepovers in a tepee – giving parents the space to relax and enjoy their luxurious surroundings. Children can follow their creative passions in this tailor-made programme that melds together interactive elements with a modern educational approach.

And it isn’t only the hotel and facilities that make Domes Zeen Chania an incredible destination for adventure-seeking families. The ancient city of Chania is awash with stories and secrets. Culture lovers should visit Chania’s old town and discover the stunning mosque, lighthouse and fort, or venture into the hills to find historic monasteries. It is here, in Crete’s most evocative city, that the Domes story continues – this time, with a bespoke family-friendly hotel.

Minimalist mid-century design with an earthy and organic feel can be found in each of the 106 handcrafted rooms. The use of natural tones, wood and stone make each room feel like a comfortable home away from home. Each of the room types are fitted with exceptional luxury amenities and tailored with sophistication and convenience in mind.

Tropical or Sapphire Bungalow.

Tropical or Sapphire Bungalow.

These elegant bungalows feature a stunning retractable glass wall that opens onto a spacious private terrace overlooking the ocean and reflect the merge of indoor and outdoor living that typifies Mediterranean life.
Sleeps: 2 adults
Tropical Family Bungalow.

Tropical Family Bungalow.

A Tropical Family Bungalow features 30 m sq of space, a private terrace with a garden view, and include all of the facilities as per the Tropical or Sapphire Bungalow as well as an extra bed or baby cot.
Sleeps: 2 adults, 1 child
Tropical Open Plan Suite Shared Pool.

Tropical Open Plan Suite Shared Pool.

These beautiful suites come with 35 m sq of space including an additional living area and a garden with its very own pool. All suites include the same facilities as the Tropical or Sapphire Bungalow. Sleeps: 2 adults
Sapphire Pavilion Private Pool.

Sapphire Pavilion Private Pool.

This room boasts even more indoor and outdoor space, including a manicured private garden with its own infinity pool. For families, Family Pavilion Private Pool is also available and sleeps up to 4 persons. Sleeps: 2 adults
The Villa

The Villa

The Villa is an effortlessly chic and truly private haven with 65 m sq of indoor and outdoor space, a bedroom with comfy double or twin beds, a living room with sofa bed, a bathroom with shower and bathtub and a private garden with its own pool.
Sleeps: up to 4 adults
Two bedroom Family Villa Private Pool.

Two bedroom Family Villa Private Pool.

The room features a generous 65 m sq of space, two bedrooms with comfy double or twin beds, two bathrooms with shower, living room with sofa bed and a private garden with its very own pool.
Sleeps: up to 5 adults
Tropical Family Grand Pavilion with Private Pool.

Tropical Family Grand Pavilion with Private Pool.

The largest of the accommodation features a huge 70 m sq of luxurious, fully detached living space, 2 connecting bedrooms and a large private garden with a private pool – ensure complete comfort and privacy.
Sleeps: 4 adults, 2 children
Beach House

Beach House

The stylishly designed Beach House serves up magnificent Mediterranean and international cuisine with the sounds of the waves breaking nearby and stunning sea views.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lavish facilities and an enviable location ensure that there are activities and entertainment for the entire family. You could unwind with treatments at the outdoor Jungle Spa, with yoga or with a relaxing boat trip. Or you may want to get more active and enjoy the two outdoor pools, watersports on the ocean, modern gym and tennis courts, driving and mountain biking, as well as horse riding and golf facilities. If you can tear yourself away from the magnificent offerings within the hotel then Chania – Crete’s most historic city – lies just beyond your door, begging to be explored.

Domes Zeen Chania is a haven of sustainability and community engagement. The resort’s restaurants are a tribute to the local cuisine, emphasising the flavours and traditions of the region. You have the privilege to explore and appreciate the authenticity of local cuisine through immersive wine-tasting events and cooking classes that involve local producers, offering a true taste of Chania's culture.

Beyond food, Domes Zeen Chania actively fosters local culture, championing initiatives that enrich the heritage and traditions of the island. They go the extra mile by promoting local businesses, contributing to the prosperity of the community.

Domes Zeen Chania is committed to nurturing the future as well. Its annual employee scholarship program supports the educational aspirations of its staff, helping them pursue higher studies. This not only empowers its team but also bolsters the local community's growth and development. Domes Zeen Chania embodies sustainability, seamlessly blending luxury with a dedication to culture and education.

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  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 4 - 5 hours depending on island
  • Currency: Euro
  • Tipping guideline: 5-10%
  • Health considerations: No
  • Capital: Athens
  • Population: 10.3 million (January 2023)
  • National languages: Greek
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C/F - 230V, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: No (for holidays up to 90 days)

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