Now that summer is approaching, we all start dreaming about relaxing on the beach. Even better if accompanied by a lush spa treatment and a comfortable stay in a magical place like Greece. The Italian Eye Magazine invites you to dream along with 10 of the best hotels in Greece: all by the beach. Bring on your summer vibes.
Canaves Oia Suites & Spa, Santorini
Oia 84702, Thira 847 02, GR. +30 2286 071453
Situated in the North Eastern end of the beautiful island of Santorini, the Canaves Oia is a luxury 5 star-hotel. Where 17th century canaves – dwellings carved in the side of the mountain – were re-designed into elegant and minimalistic suites. The contrast of colors between the white buildings, the blue pools and the sea gives the hotel a dreamy allure. That is perfect for a romantic getaway or to spend some time relaxing. The rooms are furnished with vintage furniture and art objects.
Kapari Natural Resort, Santorini
Thera 847 00, GR. +30 2286 021120
Kouros Hotel & Suites, Mykonos
Mykonos Town, GR. +30 2289025381
Staying at the Kouros Hotel and Suites allows you to alternate an intimate and a festive experience on the most famous party island of Greece. The architecture of the building and the rooms is reminiscent of the Cycladic one. With a unique use of stone-walls, standing out for its close distance to the sea. The white-themed rooms with terraces overlooking the Aegean Sea bring a sense of peace and relaxation perfect for a hideaway.
Myconian Villa Collection, Mykonos
Elia Beach, Mikonos 846 00, GR. +30 2289 076000
Aquagrand Luxury Resort, Rhodes
Lardou – Lindou ave, Lindos 851 07, GR. +30 2244 049100
Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites, Rhodes
Lindos Avenue, Lindos 851 07, GR. +30 2244 032110
Villa Marandi Luxury Suites, Naxos
Stelida Area, Naxos 843 00, GR. +30 2285 024652
The Villa Marandi Hotel stands out for its location in a not-so-touristy island with a strong local culture. The hotel has the facilities of a four-star hotel, including a pool by the sea, a typical restaurant and well furnished rooms. Nevertheless, is the personal touch of a family hotel that aims at assuring the perfect stay to its clients, especially couples.
Petani Bay Hotel, Kefalonia
Petani Beach near Ag. Thekli Paliki, Vóvikes, 28100, GR. +30 2671 097701
Located in the Western side of Kefalonia, this hotel overlooks the Petani Bay, providing its clients with unique views, space and comfort. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation, a restaurant, a pool bar and an infinity pool so stunning that it has won many awards. The gardens are rich with flowers and trees and feature a ‘fairy trail‘ through the olive trees at the rear of the hotel, with quaint wooden stepping stones guiding your way back to the private parking lot.
Eagles Palace, Ouranoupoli
Ouranoupolis, Halkidiki GR – 630 75, GR. +30 23770 31101-4, 31047-8
Surrounded by lush gardens, the Eagles Palace is a five-star hotel that overlooks the Aegean Sea through a private beach in the Skala area. The hotel offers a pool, a tennis court and an outstanding spa that provides special treatments. The aquatics center is rich on material for diving, kitesurfing and windsurfing. At breakfast, Greek specialties are served, while the Almyra Restaurant offers seafood dishes and the Kamares Restaurant has international cuisine, including sushi and tapas. The close distance to the town of Ouropouli is a plus.
Ikos Olivia, Gerakini
63200 Eleonas, Nea Moudania, Halkidiki, GR. +30 2373 095 100
The Ikos Olivia Hotel is situated in the South Eastern area of continental Greece, in the village of Gerakini. The hotel offers three open air pools, one indoors and spa facilities. Entertainment is at the heart of the resort, as parties and shows are organized every evening; beside that, the hotel offers a tennis court, shops and five restaurants, plus the chance to play sports such as mountain biking and windsurfing.