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

Best hotels in Greece: Canaves Oia Suites

Best hotels in Greece: Canaves Oia Suites

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

Best hotels in Greece: Kapari Natural Resort

Best hotels in Greece: Kapari Natural Resort

Thera 847 00, GR. +30 2286 021120

The Kapari Natural Resort is a 300 year-old complex of traditional buildings. With a breathtaking view over a caldera, an inactive volcanic hole. The bar and the wine restaurant of the hotel overlook the sea. While the rooms display a simple but elegant interior design. The hotel offers the chance to stay at a honeymoon suite, a private residence or an ‘up & high’ room: a small room with a private terrace on the sea and an outdoor Jacuzzi.

Kouros Hotel & Suites, Mykonos

Best hotels in Greece: Kouros

Best hotels in Greece: Kouros Hotel and Suites

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

Best hotels in Greece: Myconian Villa Collection

Best hotels in Greece: Myconian Villa Collection

Elia Beach, Mikonos 846 00, GR. +30 2289 076000

The Myconian Villa Collection is a stylish complex of suites right on the Aegean Sea, with essential yet stylish rooms. In the Thalasso Spa Centre, clients can benefit from treatments such as color hydrobath, Pantai treatments and massages. The Myconian offers a great location for its position on Elia Beach and its closeness to the pristine beaches of Psarrou and Platys Gialos.

Aquagrand Luxury Resort, Rhodes

Best hotels in Greece: Aquagrand Luxury Resort

Best hotels in Greece: Aquagrand Luxury Resort

Lardou – Lindou ave, Lindos 851 07, GR. +30 2244 049100

In the beautiful town of Lindos, the Aquagrand Resort offers extensive health and beauty treatments: choose between three massage rooms, two saunas, a hot tub and a health bar. For those who need to chill out, the hotel has a bar by the pool and a restaurant that proposes Greek cuisine with the use of fresh products.

Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites, Rhodes

Best hotels in Greece: Lindos Blu

Best hotels in Greece: Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel and Suites

Lindos Avenue, Lindos 851 07, GR. +30 2244 032110

Nestled on a hill to get the best out of the panorama, the Lindos Blu Hotel has access to a private beach and offers two pools, a tennis court and a spa. The clients of the hotel can relax at the Health Club, where face and body treatments are offered, as well as a steam baths, a sauna and a fitness room. The hotel also features a restaurant, the 5 Senses Gourmet Restaurant, and two bars: the Luna Rossa Lounge Bar and the Allegro Pool Bar.

Villa Marandi Luxury Suites, Naxos

Best hotels in Greece: Villa Marandi

Best hotels in Greece: Villa Marandi

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

Best hotels in Greece: Petani Bay

Best hotels in Greece: Petani Bay

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

Best hotels in Greece: Eagles Palace

Best hotels in Greece: Eagles Palace

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

Best hotels in Greece: Ikos Oliva

Best hotels in Greece: Ikos Olivia

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.