Imagine a sprawling green urban space where art, gastronomy, wellness, culture, fashion, activities and play all come together.
An innovative concept unlike any other in hospitality, CORE is the flagship of Domes of Elounda’s signature lifestyle, generously offering up a wealth of diverse opportunities for entertainment, excitement and mirth.
Designed by award-winning architects NaNA, CORE is an outdoor hub of summertime life – a vibrant open-air plaza built to offer bespoke experiences and Elounda activities, conceived to elevate the offering of our high-flying retreat ever higher.
Discover CORE, where there’s a surprise around every corner.
Multipurpose and Multifaceted Holidays in Elounda, Crete
A Buzzing Promenade
Outdoor exhibitions and fascinating installations, popups, 40,000m2 of gardens, water features, an open-air cinema, relaxation spots, food trucks and walking paths comprise a stylish, exciting space to explore with family and friends again and again.
Among the wooden pavilions, you’ll come across a celebration of mythology: the Greek Monsters – a playful series of sculptures and murals by acclaimed design studio Beetroot. Inspired by Ancient Greek myths and legends, it has already toured the world. Alongside, Little Monsters activities engage children, inviting them to conjure up mythical creatures of their own.
What is there to do in Elounda? Achieve Gastronomic Bliss
Leading the foodie trend in hospitality, we’ve made sure some of the best experiences on offer at CORE are culinary.
Dotted around the plaza, deli stalls and food trucks serve cooked-to-order, mouth-watering delicacies, featuring local legends and international food developments alike.
There’s a coffee shop, and an ice cream and waffle bar, while expert mixologists cook up perfectly prepared cocktails. Special epicurean events complete this foodie paradise.
Wondering What to do in Elounda? CORE Activities & Experiences
CORE is equipped with a stage that comes alive with performances. Meanwhile, festivals and exhibitions bring art, music and theatre, while the open-air cinema continues the Greek tradition of enjoying movies under the moonlight.
There’s always something happening here, from local crafts markets to fashion shows, premieres, exhibitions, workshops, talks and more.
Meanwhile, green nooks and courts and natural walkways invite you to let loose next to conserved masonry from ancient walls, and workout areas and classes add to the mix.
Among the luxury kiosks, there are even co-working and meeting spaces, to satisfy every need and demand.
CORE Provides for Kids of All Ages
The virtual reality zone attracts everyone who enjoys technology and gaming, but it’s the little ones themselves who will not be able to get enough of Domes of Elounda’s CORE.
Domes of Elounda’s playground is the stuff of dreams, providing supervised indoor and outdoor play, face painting, bubble shows, edutainment and educational play, and myriad activities.
Shopping and Fashion at CORE’s Agora
As befits any smart urban space, fascinating pop-up shops and boutiques are one more element that makes a stroll at CORE irresistible.
Window shop or head inside to browse a world of stylish items, from clothing to toys, gadgets and local crafts, all hand-picked for their quality, stylish design and uniqueness.
Find out more about shopping at Domes of Elounda by visiting our dedicated page.