Yorkshire Times
A Voice of the North
Phil Hopkins
Arts & Travel Editor
9:00 AM 24th December 2020


With the recent news that a Covid vaccine may well be just around the corner, 2021 ‘foreign’ holidays (and sunshine!) may soon be back at the top of the menu. So, here’s one to consider:

Ikos Aria, Kos, Greece:
Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite with Private Pool
The luxury all-inclusive resort is located on one of the finest locations of Kos island, with all 374 contemporary and stylish rooms offering panoramic views across the Aegean Sea.
The deluxe one-bedroom bungalow suite comes with an impressive 35m2 private pool and extensive ocean views, including the beautiful Kastri island, featuring a blue church on a rocky outcrop just a few hundred metres from Ikos Aria’s beach.

The 850m golden sandy beach comes with luxurious sun loungers reserved exclusively for hotel guests, beach waiter service serving food and beverage, and a designated adults-only area.
Guests staying in the Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite with Private Pool will also be assigned a professionally trained Deluxe Concierge who will ensure a seamless holiday throughout.

They will provide express check-in, a bottle of Champagne Taittinger on arrival, and take care of all guests’ holiday preferences.

The concierge will pre-book tables at the hotel’s seven à la carte restaurants, arrange complimentary tastings at local wineries and facilitate a MINI Drive Adventure to explore the local hidden gems of Kos by MINI Car such as the beautiful undiscovered beaches.

Room rates for the Deluxe One Bedroom Bungalow Suite with Private Pool start from €435 (£388 approx.) per room, per night. Maximum occupancy is six guests.