The Greek word ‘Kivotos’ in English means ‘Ark’. It should come as no surprise that the owners of the luxurious, yet refined, hotel complex on the enchanting shores of Ornos Bay, Mykonos, chose this name, with all the associations it carries with it. If it’s a shelter from the turbulent helter skelter of modern life or even a little respite from the racy glamour of Mykonos itself that you are seeking, Kivotos Mykonos fits the bill down to the last detail.
Location is everything
Take first its idyllic location: A little off the well-trodden track, its traditional whitewashed buildings are nestled together on a hillside sloping nonchalantly down to a beautifully compact little bay, which forms a secluded beach for the exclusive use of guests. You can enjoy all the benefits of a Mykonian beach- the golden sands, the translucent waters, the piercing blue sky and brilliant light-in a more reflective setting, where you don’t have to brave the crowds to secure your ideal spot. Here it’s just you, your comfortable sun lounger, the prospect of a little water sport later in the day should you feel the urge and a waiter on hand when you start feeling a little peckish or need your champagne glass topping up.
If you are in the mood to stay closer to your tastefully appointed suite, you can always relax next to your own private pool, simply taking in your magnificent surroundings and relishing the opportunity to forget the clock and all those pressing tasks back in the real world. Needless to say, that friendly waiter is still ready to attend to your every need. Then, you might consider a little light massage on the spot or saunter over to the Spa, where you can literally put yourself in the hands of the experts who will devise a treatment specially tailored to your needs.
Three’s a crowd
Finally, what constitutes more of an escape than that romantic, intimate dinner for two, either in one of our restaurants or down on a jetty right next to the water’s edge? Exquisite gourmet dishes grace your plate, a candle flickers in the breeze and a crimson sun sinks majestically into the Aegean. Gradually, the rest of the world becomes a blur and you are lost in the eyes of your significant other.
If all this sounds like your idea of getting away from it all, then it is a safe bet that Kivotos Mykonos is just your kind of refuge.
Register your vote, and then reward yourself!
If all this sounds like your idea of getting away from it all, then you can be sure that Kivotos Mykonos is just your kind of refuge; the ultimate heavenly haven. Just to underline its sheer quality, it is currently nominated in three categories in the prestigious World Travel Awards, which serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across the entire travel and hospitality industry. A nominee for Greece’s leading boutique hotel and leading luxury hotel villa, it is also in the running to become Europe’s leading boutique hotel, no less! Your votes are invited until the closing date of 20th May and while you’re doing that, take the opportunity of booking early to guarantee your own place on this blissful ark in the middle of the Cyclades and feel your everyday cares float away.
Book early for your place on this blissful ark in the middle of the Cyclades and feel your daily cares float away.
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