A touch of top end luxury within easy reach of the fantastic Mark Warner facilities at Lakitira Beach Resort. If you want to lie back and immerse yourself in five-star luxury then Helona Beach Resort is the choice for you. Set on a beautiful beach on the idyllic Greek Island Kos, this elegant, modern boutique hotel is an oasis of calm.
5 Star resort
2 restaurants and bars
Public and private swimming pools
Children's pool and play area
Gym and health and beauty spa
Imagine lying on a sunbed on your own private terrace, listening to the soothing sound of water trickling through the series of infinity pools that surround you. Everything you could possibly want is within easy reach – a sun-soaked terrace with sweeping views of the coastline where you can take your morning coffee, a fabulous à la carte restaurant, an opulent bar for a quiet evening drink and an utterly indulgent health spa.
If you want to lie back and immerse yourself in five-star luxury then Helona Beach Resort is the choice for you. Set on a beautiful beach on the idyllic Greek Island Kos, this elegant, modern boutique hotel is an oasis of calm. You're free to use all the sporting activities just a few minutes’ walk away along a scenic pathway at Lakitira Beach Resort. Take to the water in a sailing boat, or enjoy a game of tennis. There are free childcare options too or just chill on the beach with the family and dip in and out of the sparkling blue sea.
Intermediate windsurfers looking to advance their knowledge, experience and skills will love our Windsurf Development week on 10 October 2018.
After 22 years of operation, we shall sadly be leaving Lakitira and Helona Beach Resorts at the end of 2018 summer season. We are delighted to be opening a brand new resort on the mainland of Greece, Paleros Beach Resort and hope you will join us at our 5* resort.
A touch of top-end luxury, this boutique style hotel is perfect for those wanting a 5 star escape with the option to tap in and out of our fantastic sports facilities on and off the water and spacious children's clubs at the nearby Lakitira Beach Resort.
Rich in historical interest, Kos Island has a rich history and the town itself offers a mix of Venetian and Ottoman architecture. The local town of Kardamena is just a 40 minute walk or 5 minutes by local bus or taxi. You'll find everything you need here from supermarkets to local tourist shops and bars to restaurants.
Asklepion religious sanctuary
Therma beach and hot springs
Hippocrates philosophical cultural centre
Village of Zia
Kos town and its medieval castle
Nestled into the hillside surrounded by 21 infinity pools, the spacious rooms and suites are set amid beautifully landscaped gardens in clusters of soft-doomed 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.
For information on Helona hotel room amenities click here.
These spacious double or twin rooms are positioned throughout the resort; they’re elegantly decorated and have a king size bed or 2 twin beds, a private furnished balcony or terrace, floor-to-ceiling windows and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Superior rooms have a sea view.
Maximum occupancy: 3 guests
These spacious double or twin rooms are positioned throughout the resort; they’re elegantly decorated and have a king size bed or 2 twin beds. They have a furnished terrace, leading to an enticing shared swimming pool, sun lounger, floor-to-ceiling windows and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Superior rooms have a sea view.
Maximum occupancy: 3 guests
These spacious guest rooms are dotted across the resort. Elegantly decorated, they are perfect for families looking for additional space.
All rooms consist of two bedrooms with a connecting door; one double and one twin room (some consist of two twin rooms). Each room has a private furnished balcony or terrace, floor-to-ceiling windows and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Superior interconnecting rooms have a sea view.
Maximum occupancy: 6 guests
With their attractive décor these charming family rooms are popular with young families.
Features include an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, double bedroom leading through to a small room with 2 sofas that can convert into children’s beds (up to 11 years) and floor-to-ceiling windows leading onto a terrace or balcony.
Maximum occupancy: 4 guests
There's nothing better than a smooth journey and relaxing start and finish to your Mark Warner holiday. We are pleased to confirm that we are continuing our successful partnership with British Airways for our Summer 2018 season as well as welcoming Germania to the Mark Warner flight programme.
Our Germania and British Airways charter flights fly direct to Kos Island International Airport which offers a convenient short transfer time of just 15 minutes to Lakitira Beach Resort.
For more information visit Kos flight information.
Dining for all Mark Warner guests is offered on a half board basis.
Relax on the hotel restaurant’s terrace in the lazy morning sunshine while you sip your freshly squeezed 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. Those dining in the evenings can enjoy Greek and International cuisine.
The hotels à la carte restaurant, Thalassa, offers superb lunch and evening dining with a variety of contemporary international dishes on the menu. Enjoy 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 for cocktails, or wander along to the Ulysses Lounge Bar and enjoy the live music while you sip your drink.
This open plan contemporary lounge bar sits at the top of the resort across from the lobby. Enjoy the stunning views of the resort and bay from the outdoor sitting, centred around the infinity pool. There's live music six evenings a week. Snacks are served at this bar.
This cocktail bar is set within the Thalassa restaurant. Enjoy poolside drinks or snacks perched at the bar.
This beach bar is found between the Thalassa restaurant and the beach. Enjoy drinks or snacks all day.
Children love making new friends and joining in their own children's club programme, offering a great variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Mark Warner guests staying at Helona can enjoy our exclusive Mark Warner childcare at Lakitira Beach Resort, right next door.
For more information on our children's clubs visit summer childcare.
**Peak season only
Dedicated children's areas at Lakitira include a watersports beach with junior equipment, a playground and a family pool. And while you relax on the beach or treat yourself to a well-deserved massage, you can be sure they're in the expert care of our qualified childcare staff.
Our dedicated nannies ensure children have a fun, safe and action-packed holiday. There’s a stimulating and imaginative programme involving a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities including plenty of watersports and tennis.
There’s plenty of activities to enjoy as a family. Choose from an array of watersports, try a parent and child sailing session with your very own instructor or experience SUP boarding as a family at Lakitira Beach Resort, just next door to Helona.
Keeping your feet firmly on the ground, hit the courts at Helona and have a family knock about or take to one of the swimming pools or simply head to the beach.
Helona and Lakitira Beach Resorts are situated on one of the best beaches on the island and offer superb conditions for sailing and windsurfing at all levels. Light winds most mornings, ideal for beginners, build in the afternoon to force-5, great for the more advanced sailors.
All our watersports activities take place at Lakitira Beach Resort - just a 5-minute walk along the beach.
For more information visit Lakitira watersports.
Sailing conditions at Helona Hotel are great for all abilities. The conditions here provide light morning winds which is ideal for beginners, while for advanced sailors conditions build steadily into the afternoon, reaching force 3–5. All the equipment and waterfront staff are based at Lakitira Beach Resort, which is only a 5 minute walk along the beach. The extensive range of sailing craft includes Lasers, Dart 16 and RS500.
For more information visit Lakitira sailing.
Lakitira and Helona Beach Resorts are particularly good for windsurfing. Calm conditions in the morning suit the beginner, while as the regular thermal winds build in the afternoon, conditions are well suited for the more advanced windsurfer.
All windsurfing activities take place at Lakitira Beach Resort, next to Helona.
For more information visit Lakitira windsurfing.
All scuba-diving activities take place at Lakitira Beach Resort, next door to Helona.
At Lakitira Beach Resort we have our own on-site PADI dive school offering a range of courses for beginner through to advanced divers.
If you are keen to learn and want to explore under the water, but unsure if diving is for you, then come for a free "try" dive in the pool under the supervision of one of our PADI instructors. Here you can learn all about the equipment and get a feel for being underwater without having to go too far.
For more information visit Lakitira scuba diving.
With so many activities to do on and off the water you really are spoilt for choice. For our guests staying at Helona Beach Resort, you are very welcome to take part in all of the activities at our Lakitira Beach Resort, next to Helona, free of charge.
Take a mountain bike and explore the local area, play some beach volleyball or participate in a social game of football or touch rugby throughout the week, amongst other activities available 6 days a week, from early morning through to sunset.
For more information visit Lakitira activities.
There are two Plexi Pave courts at Helona Beach Resort, which are free of use to all hotel guests.
Mark Warner tennis coaching and private tuition are all run from our tennis centre at Lakitira Beach Resort, right next to Helona.
For more information visit Lakitira tennis.
We run free guided mountain bike tours Thursday to Tuesday and daily in peak, which are immensely popular and a great way of exploring the local area. Alternatively you can take a bike out for free for a half or full day and take in the sights along the coast or further inland. Bikes are available from 9am to 5.30pm.
Mountain biking is run from our Lakitira Beach Resort, next to Helona. Children's bikes are not provided.
For more information visit Lakitira mountain biking.
Our fully qualified aerobics instructors run classes Thursday to Tuesday and daily in peak to suit all levels of fitness and on the schedule includes aqua sessions, zumba, circuits and stretch and tone.
Our fitness programme takes place at Lakitira Beach Resort, next to Helona.
For more information visit Lakitira fitness.
Helona Beach Resort, Greece is a fantastic hotel to enjoy as a couple or in a group of friends. The restaurants and bars offer an intimate atmosphere throughout the day and the 21 swimming pools dotted around the resort means there is always somewhere to escape and relax.
There are plenty of activities on offer at Lakitira Beach Resort, next door, including social tennis, group windsurfing and sailing lessons and a variety of aerobics and fitness classes.
A short distance from the resort is the buzzing town of Kardamena, with plenty of bars and nightlife, and slightly further is the delightful picturesque Kos town. Read more about holidays for adults with Mark Warner here.
There are plenty of activities on offer, including social tennis, group windsurfing and sailing lessons and a variety of aerobic and fitness classes - all a short walk at Lakitra Beach Resort.
If you fancy getting out and about, a short distance from the beach resort is the town of Kardamena with its lively atmosphere.
Slightly further afield is the attractive and bustling Kos town with mosques, a medieval castle and ancient remains, most notably Asklepion. A day trip to the pretty cosmopolitan Bodrum is a must for those with a love of shopping and eating.
Those travelling alone, are likely to meet like-minded people at this resort. Right at the start of your holiday, our customer service team invite you to informal early evening drinks in the bar, where you will get the chance to meet fellow guests.
Single parents can enjoy some 'me' time at the spa. No stone has been left unturned when it comes to the health spa.
It features a total of four treatment rooms including two VIP cabins, a special chromotherapy room, a double Ayurvedic suite and a wet room with a floating bed.
No stone has been left unturned when it comes to the health spa, with its four treatment rooms, including two VIP cabins, chromotherapy room, double Ayurvedic suite and wet room with floating bed.
The spa also has a hamman and sauna, and provides a menu of beauty, manicure and pedicure treatments. In addition there is a heated adult only indoor swimming pool and a gym. Read about health, beauty and spas with Mark Warner here.
"If your looking for all the perks of the Mark Warner programme but want a touch of luxury, Helona is the place…. The pool suites are well worth the upgrade’"