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Helona Hotel, Kos

The Helona Hotel offers a luxury family holiday whilst being able to dip-in to the fantastic Mark Warner facilities and childcare from 4 months to teenagers available at Lakitira Resort next door.

Surrounded by 21 infinity pools, the spacious rooms and suites are set amid beautifully landscaped gardens in clusters of soft-domed two storey buildings designed in a classic Mediterranean style. Each room comes with its own balcony or terrace and many have direct access to one of the plunge pools.

Designed in soft Mediterranean colour schemes of terracotta and cream, the rooms have a simple, elegant style with en-suite marble bathrooms and include fridges, flat screen televisions with a movie channel (at extra cost), room service menu, tea & coffe making facilities, hairdryers, safes and toiletries.

For more information on the area of Kos, visit our destination guide

No of rooms: 250 (not Mark Warner exclusive)

Highlights...

  • By the beach
  • 21 Pools (not heated)
  • Health Spa: treatment rooms, Hamman, sauna plus heated indoor pool and gym at Lakitira Beach Resort (a short walk along scenic path)
  • Mark Warner creche and childcare from 4 months to teenagers
  • Evening group childcare
  • Sailing: FREE group sailing clinics plus full range of RYA courses (extra cost) for adults and children from 6 years. RYA course should be booked at time of confirming holiday.
  • Windsurfing: free group clinics plus full range of RYA courses (extra cost) for adults and youths from 8 years. RYA course should be booked at time of confirming holiday.
  • Stand-up paddle Boarding
  • Kayaking
  • On-site PADI dive centre (extra cost) including PADI courses
  • Tennis Centre: 11 courts, 9 floodlit. Free taster session then group or private lessons (over 4's to adults) at extra cost. Prebookable.
  • Free guided Mountain bike tours daily
  • Volleyball and water polo
  • Spa
  • Fitness classes daily

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The spacious rooms and suites are set amid beautifully landscaped gardens in clusters of soft-domed two storey buildings designed in a classic Mediterranean style. Each room comes with its own balcony or terrace and many have direct access to one of the plunge pools.

There are also three entirely independent villas with their breathtaking views over the bay, offering two large bedrooms and a living room, a Jacuzzi and private pool.

Deluxe Or Superior Rooms and Family Suites

Dining at Helona Hotel is on a half board basis.

Relax on the main restaurant’s terrace in the lazy morning sunshine while you sip your freshly squeeze orange juice and decide what you feel like from the breakfast buffet. There’s always a fantastic choice available, from freshly cooked omelettes to French toast and maple syrup or simple Greek yoghurts and mouthwateringly fresh local fruits.

Evening meals are taken in the main restaurant or at extra cost is the hotel’s a la carte restaurant, Thalassa, offers superb dining with a panoramic view of the coastline. 

For lazy lunchtime snacks, you can pop down to the beach snack bar for a salad or Panini. As the evening draws out, the Almyra Bar is a perfect location to sit and drink cocktails, or wander along to the Ulysses Lounge Bar and enjoy the live music while you sip your drink.

All Mark Warner Kids clubs and childcare activities are run from the Lakitira Beach Resort, right next door to Helona.

At Lakitira there is a separate kid’s beach with perfect shallow waters for paddling and splashing about, and from where all the children's watersports take place.  There is a play area with swings and climbing frames and an AstroTurf football pitch for a spot of soccer for the aspiring player.

Please Note: Please note that clubs' operating times and number of days offered may vary depending on your transfer day and choice of resort.  Prices will be amended accordingly at the time of booking.

Babysitting

As an evening activity (see below) or private in-room babysitting booked through children's clubs, subject to availability.

Baby and Toddler Clubs:

Baby Club: 4 - 11 months with a ratio of 1 nanny to 2 babies.

Toddler Club 1: 12 - 35 months with a ratio of 1 nanny to 3 children.

Toddler Club 2: 24- 35 months with a ratio of 1 nanny to 4 children

Indoor and outdoor play and stimulating toys and games.

Extra Cost for Baby Club and Toddler Club 1 (12-23 months):

6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - £180 per week

6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week

6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £360 per week

Extra Cost for Toddler Club 2:

6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - FREE

6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - FREE

6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week

Mini Club 3-5 Years

Cost:

6 mornings, 9am to 12.30pm - FREE

6 afternoons, 2.30pm to 5.30pm - FREE

6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm - £180 per week

Junior Club 6-9 Years

The Junior Club offers a varied programme of activities throughout the day including an introduction to sailing and windsurfing using junior equipment.

Cost - FREE. 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Peak season only.

Kidz Club 10-13 Years

The Kidz Club is a lively programme of activities and watersports throughout the day with tuition in windsurfing and sailing. As the children are more independent at this age, supervision is provided when an activity is taking place.

Cost - FREE. 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Peak season only.

Indy Club 14-17 Years

A place where teenagers can meet up and make friends of their own age and enjoy a full programme of activities. Main summer holiday only.

Costs - FREE. 6 full days, 9am to 12.30pm & 2.30pm to 5.30pm. Peak season only.

Children's Mealtimes

Early children's buffet dinner sitting every evening with healthy child friendly dishes on offer.

There is a 24 hour kitchen available for our guests use, stocked with sterilisers, fridge, microwave, kettle and a supply of UHT milk.

Evening Activities

Free Evening Creche 4 months - 5years from 7.30pm until 11.30pm and welcomes you to bring your children along to watch a dvd on a comfy bean bag or play a board game. The little ones are provided with a quiet sleeping area, so their routine is not broken..

Junior aged children 6 - 9yrs. Peak season only.

7.30 - 8.30pm Junior entertainments for those booked into childcare

8.30 - 11pm Supervised movie for any Mark Warner children in resort

Kidz aged children 10 - 13yrs. Peak season only.

7.30 - 9.30pm Kidz dinner and entertainments for those booked into childcare

8.30 - 11pm Supervised movie for any Mark Warner children in resort

Indy Club 14 - 17yrs. Peak season only.

7.30 - 10.30pm Indy dinner and entertainments for those booked into childcare.

The area...

A short distance from the Mark Warner Lakitira Beach Resort and Helona Hotel is the buzzing town of Kardamena and slightly further is the delightul picturesque Kos town. 

If you fancy some serious shopping then a day trip to Bodrum in Turkey is easily arranged and is a great day out.