Elysium Resort and Spa, Kalithea Rhodes
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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This luxurious property is ultra modern with extensive attention to detail and features a welcome use of colour, making bold statements in comparison to other hotels of the same grading tending to stick to more modest colours.
With a choice of bars and restaurants and a sizeable spa, it will suit the most discerning clients. It is important to highlight to clients that the closest resort is in fact Faliraki.
A grand, sophisticated building in a contemporary design built with smooth concrete and marble. The main building is 8-storeys high with a central atrium and glass exterior lifts. There are 2 adjacent wings, one with 6-storeys and the other 7. All 3 buildings feature private balconies some glass, some stone, with dark rattan furniture, all but 10 rooms have sea views.
Property type: Hotel
Balcony/Terrace: All rooms
Storeys: 6,7 & 8
Built Year: 2009
All areas are ultra chic in design. The reception and lobby which hosts the main bar is art deco in style with bright red and cream floor and ceiling tiles, panels on the bar and leather and upholstered furnishings, complimented by built in aquariums, cactus and stylish ball lighting.
The restaurants are just as modern, one in beige and greens, another in yellow, rusts and beiges with a mixture of leather and chord upholstery creating a fine dining ambience.
Whilst the rooftop on the main building plays host to a bar and restaurant, the ground level features an ornamental garden lagoon with a variety of plants. Fresh spacious lawns lead down to the 400m sandy beach where there is a beach bar, volleyball court and complimentary sun-loungers.
Pathways throughout the grounds constructed of wooden decking and bordered with regimental sections of various, plants, flowers and herbs all of which are named.
The large lagoon pool features bridges leading to the shaded pool bar situated on an island in the middle and surrounded by un-padded rattan sun-loungers with inbuilt thatched parasols.
The circular children’s pool is attached to the main pool however, there is no separator above the waterline. The spa pool located outside in front of the left wing is heated with salt water with various hydrotherapy treatments within.
Area Type: Located 3km from the centre of Kalithea and 1km to the springs, this property is on the main Rhodes Town to Faliraki coastal road, the centre of the latter being only 3km away. This stretch of road leading to Faliraki features a host of 4 & 5-star hotels and the islands water park, with very few bars, shops and eateries until you reach the edge of the resort.
Nearest beach: Immediate (Faliraki)
- Poolside bar
- Beach bar
- Main Bar
- A la carte restaurant
- All-buffet restaurant
- Lagoon-style (72m)
- Lagoon-style (25m)
- Children’s pool/section (13m)
- Public facilities
- Children’s playground
- Evening entertainment
- Fitness room/gym
- Tennis courts
- Turkish Baths/Steam Room
- WiFi Access
- In-room facilities
- Air conditioning
- TV (English language)