R&R Top Resort Awards
Top Resort Awards were created to recognise outstanding mixed-use resorts and developments across the regions
2019 Top Resort Awards Winners
WYNDHAM GRAND CRETE MIRABELLO BAY Top Resort in Operation
IKOS ANDALUSIA Top Resort in Development
2019 Top Resort Awards - In Operation
Set in magnificent settings, overlooking the stunning Mirabello Bay, Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay is a new upper upscale seaside resort and meetings destination located just minutes from the picturesque town of Agios Nikolaos in the Elounda region, one of Crete’s top destinations.
Featuring two pristine beaches and a private marina, this sprawling property opened in April this year, marking Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ first hotel on a Greek Island. Managed by Wyndham’s trusted partner Zeus International, the hotel was converted from the well-known Mirabello Beach & Village Resort, following an extensive renovation project, which turned the expansive property into a stylish seaside destination with top-notch facilities. It boasts 311 stylish rooms, a versatile event space - 12 meeting rooms for 1,000+ delegates - five restaurants and five bars, swimming pools, a spa, a modern fitness centre, as well as a wide array of sports facilities including tennis and basketball courts, beach volleyball a kids club, and a variety of water sports for guests of all ages. All of this is spread across two of the region’s most popular beaches.
The hotel’s beach was recently awarded the Blue Flag eco-label certification, for its cleanliness and prime infrastructure. The hotel has also implemented various eco-friendly initiatives, including an antipollution system for its private marina, a linen reuse programme, and recycling. It also holds quality and food safety certifications, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 22000.
2019 Top Resort Awards - In Development Winner
The new IKOS ANDALUSIA, opening in May 2020, following a total redevelopment investment of EUR 150 million aims to become Spain’s leading luxury all-inclusive resort, marked as the greatest investment that the Costa del Sol has seen in the latest years and one of the most important in Spain in 2018.
Set on a unique beachfront site in the Marbella-Estepona area and a 45 minute drive from Malaga Airport, IKOS ANDALUSIA will feature 411 rooms and suites - spread in 7 blocks circling around the central part of the resort, 8 elegant restaurants, leading sports facilities, a theater, 4.000m2 of indoor and outdoor pools, an exclusive deluxe area, 14.000m2 of sandy beach and all five star facilities and services of the award winning Ikos Resorts brand.
Close to the cosmopolitan glamour of Marbella, the exclusive Ikos Andalusia brings a new world of luxury and Mediterranean hospitality to Spain’s dazzling southern shores. Offering miles of golden sand, bathed by cooling waters, this peerless beachfront setting on the tranquil shores of Playa de Guadalmansa offers more than 17 acres of landscaped gardens and leisure facilities. With extraordinary inclusions such as Michelin-starred menus, 24-hour Room Service, 300 wine labels and branded spirits, a MINI car available for a full day, Dine Out service at local restaurants, complimentary Museum tickets and so much more at no extra cost, Ikos Andalusia is set to exceed the expectations of every guest.
Ikos Andalusia, will reflect Ikos Resorts’ multi award winning concept, as the brand’s fifth resort and the first located in the Iberian Peninsula. Ikos Resorts currently has four other resorts: Ikos Dassia (Corfu island), Ikos Aria (opened in May 2019 on the island of Kos), Ikos Oceania and Ikos Olivia. These last two, located in the Halkidiki Peninsula, have been voted as the best luxury all-inclusive hotels in the world according to Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Awards in 2019, for the third consecutive year.