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Domes Noruz, Autograph Collection

Chania, Crete
  • Domes Noruz is a stunning new beachfront resort that is redefining lifestyle hospitality and setting the bar for contemporary living. Reserved exclusively for adults only, the resorts’ progressive and innovative concept mixes unique urban elements with Cretan heritage that embraces both the past and present in an award-winning design.

    • Upbeat Retreat Sea View terrace & plunge poolDomes Noruz Chania
      Upbeat Retreat Sea View terrace & plunge pool
    • The main swimming poolDomes Noruz Chania
      The main swimming pool
    • Zeen Chania restaurantDomes Noruz Chania
      Zeen Chania restaurant
    • Relax amid the resort's stylish terracesDomes Noruz Chania
      Relax amid the resort's stylish terraces
    • Stunning sea views from a Sublime Loft SuiteDomes Noruz Chania
      Stunning sea views from a Sublime Loft Suite
    • Upbeat Retreat Pool View interiorDomes Noruz Chania
      Upbeat Retreat Pool View interior
    • Raw Bar at sunsetDomes Noruz Chania
      Raw Bar at sunset
    • Relax and unwind in a Pure Haven Sea Front SuiteDomes Noruz Chania
      Relax and unwind in a Pure Haven Sea Front Suite
    • Sublime Loft SuiteDomes Noruz Chania
      Sublime Loft Suite
    • Relax by the beachDomes Noruz Chania
      Relax by the beach
    • The resort's stunning receptionDomes Noruz Chania
      The resort's stunning reception
    • Soma Spa indoor poolDomes Noruz Chania
      Soma Spa indoor pool
    • The outdoor terrace & bath in an Upbeat Retreat Domes Noruz Chania
      The outdoor terrace & bath in an Upbeat Retreat
    • Design details in the swimming poolDomes Noruz Chania
      Design details in the swimming pool
    • Pure Haven suite bedroomDomes Noruz Chania
      Pure Haven suite bedroom
    • The stylish surrounds of the main poolDomes Noruz Chania
      The stylish surrounds of the main pool
    • Absolute Haven Suite viewsDomes Noruz Chania
      Absolute Haven Suite views
    • Ultimate Haven Living Room.Domes Noruz Chania
      Ultimate Haven Living Room.

    What to love

    What to know

    • The superb beachfront setting in Agioi Apostoloi, one of the most beautiful areas in Chania.
    • The unique Rooftop Raw Bar will sweep you off your feet with its dramatic views, amazing selection of impressive cocktails and its cosmopolitan elegance.
    • The Wellness Loft Suites have added wellness elements including exclusive suite only therapies, a vitality minibar and wellness package.
    • Soaking up the stunning unobstructed views of the Mediterranean sea from the private pools in the beach fronted Pure Haven suites.
    • Domes Noruz derives its name from an ancestral festival which marks the first day of spring and the renewal of nature to signify the resort’s focus on all things contemporary and its commitment to original experiences.
    • Domes Noruz is the first Greek resort to be awarded an honoree for its interior design at the 2016 Best of Year Awards of Interior Design Magazine.
    • The well stocked Smeg minibars in the suites are equipped with vitamin C tablets, organic snacks and a range of treats.
    • The Domes Noruz is an adult only resort.

    About this property

    • Situated in Chania, one of Greece’s most beautiful and vibrant destinations, Domes Noruz is a new, luxurious adult-only resort that opened in August 2016. Novelty and innovation are fully embraced to provide guests with an original lifestyle hospitality experience unlike any other.

      The resort’s beautiful beachfront setting is complimented by the stylish, contemporary award-winning design that seamlessly blends Cretan traditions with modern style and elegance in a fresh and vibrant way. The luxurious suites include every modern convenience one could expect from this trend setting resort, including Smeg minibars, Smart TVs with in-bathroom speakers and even a fitness corner complete with a yoga mat and fitness ball. The outdoor living spaces invite guests to linger day or evening in their own private oasis, each equipped with a private pool or Jacuzzi .

      Guests also benefit from the use of two invitingly sleek swimming pools, a magnificent spa and a state of the art fitness area. Delicious cuisine is served in Zeek, the resort’s central restaurant, whilst fresh sushi and a wide range of drinks including signature cocktails can be enjoyed in the sublime setting of The Raw Bar with its popular rooftop terrace.

    • The 83 suites at Domes Noruz exemplify contemporary design and style. Fresh and elegant, these modern retreats have been thoughtfully created with cosmopolitan couples in mind, including carefully selected design touches such as Smeg mini bars and Smart TVs with bathroom speakers and large private outdoor living areas that can be used day and night.

      All rooms are equipped with Smart LED TV and Smart TV bathroom speakers, a Smeg minibar stocked with vitamin c tablets, organic snacks and treats, safe, complimentary wifi, Smart lighting system, a fitness spot (including a stability ball and yoga mat) and a dimmable eco ceiling fan.

      Upbeat Retreat Pool View or Sea View with Plunge Pool: An inviting retreat equipped with a queen bed, a bathroom with a walk-in shower room and a large outdoor terrace complete with plunge pool and an outdoor bath tub. Rooms sleep two adults.

      Sublime Loft Suite: A spacious and sophisticated suite, split over two floors that boasts wall art inspired by the rich history of the area. The suites include a queen bed, sofa bed and a bathroom with a walk-in shower and WC, a second WC and a TV and a ceiling mounted TV. The terrace has an outdoor heated Jacuzzi and a pool view or a plunge pool and sea view. Sublime Loft Suites can accommodate up to four adults.

      Wellness Loft Suite: A progressive new concept, the Wellness Loft combines the comfort and luxury of the Sublime Loft with added wellness elements including in-suite therapies, a specialised vitality minibar, a wellness shower experience, a complimentary 25 minute massage and signature bath salts and oils for use in the outdoor Jacuzzi. Suites sleep two adults.

      Pure Haven Sea Front Suite with Private Pool: With majestic sea views these suites take pampering to a new level. Enjoying plentiful natural light, the ample living and sleeping areas include a king size bed and bathroom with walk-in shower. These suites have a large outdoor living area with an outdoor bath tub, sun loungers sun deck and a private pool. Guests also benefit from direct access to the beach. Suites sleep two adults.

      Absolute Haven Sea Front Suite with Private Pool: A stunning beachfront suite with dramatic sea views and an outdoor living area that is ideal for relaxing with its own private infinity pool. The spacious interior is split over two levels and includes a queen bed, bathroom with walk-in shower and a second WC and an outdoor bath tub.

      Ultimate Haven Sea Front Suite with Private Pool: This exclusive beachfront property offers stunning sea views. The only one of its kind, the Ultimate Haven Suite has the largest private pool of all the suites and an outdoor living area that is ideal for private dining. Inside there is a sumptuous king size bed, two bathrooms with walk-in shower and a living room with a sofa bed. The outdoor pool also boasts direct and unlimited sea views and guests have the added benefit of a large round two person Jacuzzi tub. The Ultimate Haven suite can sleep up to five adults. Indoor space is approx. 82m2, outdoor space is approx. 58m2.

    • Domes Noruz is exclusively reserved for adults only. Families with children are welcome to stay at the sister property Domes of Elounda in Eastern Crete.

    • Restaurants: Unsurprisingly dining at Domes Noruz is a dynamic and modern experience with an eclectic mix of Cretan and international cuisine. Zeen is a modern all day restaurant and bar in the heart of the resort that has different deli corners where the emphasis is on local produce and organic ingredients. The Raw Bar is a a stylish, upbeat restaurant that serves a mix of fresh sushi, local wine and international spirits as well as a superb range of cocktails in a contemporary setting that includes a stunning rooftop bar and terrace with unrivaled sunset views. Located in the impressive lobby The N Bar with its arched ceilings provides a welcome retreat in which to relax and unwind.

      Swimming Pools: The resort offers two outdoor pools and one indoor pool in the Soma Spa.

      Spa: The Soma spa takes its inspiration from local embroidery and fabrics to provide a calming space dominated by light blue colour and diffused indirect lighting enhances the feeling of relaxation. Elemis trained therapists offers a choice of treatments such as the Thousand Flower Detox Wrap, deep cleansing facials and massage treatments.

      Activities: The fitness room is equipped with state of the art equipment and there is a personal trainer that can be hired to help you tailor your fitness programme.

    • Chania Old Town: With its unique blend of Ottoman, Venetian and Greek architecture Chania’s old town is well worth a visit. Explore the promenade, old light house, Venetian castle and port, Turkish mosque and the Greek captain’s house.

      Samaria Gorge: The UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Samaria gorge (Europe longest at 16km long)  is one of the most impressive gorges in Greece. 150km at its widest point and just 3m at its narrowest point (known as the Portes) visitors come to admire the lush nature, light effects , rugged mountains and to try and spot a “Kri Kri”, the rare and protected Cretan goat.

      Scenic Helicopter Flights: Enjoy a birds-eye view of the stunning Cretan beaches and landscape as you soar over the landmark sites of western Crete which include the Omalos Plateau, Samaria Gorge, Lefka Ori Mountains and Souda Bay.

      Lake Kournas: The only fresh water lake in Crete, Lake Kournas is a popular spot for nature lovers who come to enjoy the serene and stunning landscape.

      Gramvoussa Castle: Constructed in 1579, Gramvoussa sits on top of Gramvoussa island, a unique castle which offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea.

    • When to travel

      With its Mediterranean climate, there isn’t really a bad time to visit Crete. The year round climate is generally warm and sunny with the risk of an odd shower over winter. July and August can be very hot and typically busy months on the island. May and October are good months to visit.

      Location and Directions

      Chania is located in the far west of Crete about 100 miles west of Heraklion, the islands capital city. Its bay is protected by a pair of peninsulas: Rodhopu to the west and Akrotiri to the east.

      Domes Noruz has a superb location in Agioi Apostoloi one of the most beautiful areas in Chania. Located on the west side of the city, approx. 10km from the town centre. Here pine and eucalyptus trees offer plenty of natural shade and the sandy beaches are popular with visitors and locals.

      How to get there:

      The closest airport to the resort is Chania International Airport “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” which is 32km from the resort. British Airways, Easyjet, and Norwegian offers direct flights from London Gatwick to Chania. Ryanair has flights from Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester and Stansted. Flights take approx. 4 hours. It is then a 25 minute drive to the resort. Private transfers are available. Please note that Greece is 2 hours ahead of GMT.

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