Greece is the land with the most incredible aquamarine beaches, sunny weather and some amazing historical structures. Located in Southern Europe, Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations, mainly for its architectural and natural beauty. Vacationing in Greece is a truly exhilarating experience. The hotel you stay can make it more exciting. While Greece offers tourists several home stays and small, quaint low budget hotels, there is something appealing about its luxury hotels. Holiday is a time to relax and let go off your worries. The best way of doing this is by staying in a place where you are pampered and taken care of completely. With this note, we present to you the top 13 luxury hotels in Greece.
How would it feel to wake up to a blue ocean stretched before your eyes? Marvelous, wouldn't that be? This is what Elounda Beach Hotel and Villas at Crete has on offer for its guests. This hotel which is an epitome of luxury houses 245 rooms and 25 beautiful suites. While the hotel guests can spend some relaxing time at the two private beaches owned by the hotel, those staying in one of the suites also have the luxury of private pools and even a secluded garden. Apart from this, the hotel provides all the modern amenities that would make your stay just perfect. One of the main highlights of the Elounda Beach Hotel and Villas is that it is one of the best places to indulge in some exciting water sports. Jet skiing, water skiing, wind surfing and scuba diving are some of the sports that you can try your hand at while staying at this hotel. If you are not into adventure, you can try out the spa where you can pamper yourself or try out the different restaurants and pamper your stomach with delicious Greek and international cuisine too.
If you are planning to visit the Santorini Island while in Greece, this is a place that you should definitely stay in. The highlight of this place is that every room in the hotel faces the sea, the Aegean Sea in the East and the Volcanic Caldera in the West. This five star hotel has everything that you possibly imagine when you think about luxury. From Turkish Baths to a chic lounge bar in the pool area to the stylish terrace restaurant, each part of the hotel exudes luxury. What's more? Every room of the hotel is soundproof, making sure that you enjoy complete silence and tranquility. Apart from being on a holiday, it is also a great place to hold business meetings as it has well equipped conference and meeting rooms.
Arion is known to be the best and the most luxurious hotel in the capital city of Greece. Located just 25 km away from the center of Athens, this hotel is a reflection of beauty, elegance and opulence. This seaside resort has everything for a person who is vacationing and also for those visiting the city for business purposes. Moreover, it is the best place to stay if you are travelling with family as it is said to be a child-friendly hotel. While the sea view from the hotel is a treat to watch, the hotel offers contemporary amenities. Be it the aesthetically designed rooms or the amazing services of the spa, you would definitely want to return to this hotel again and again.
In a land with rich culture, history and traditions, the Romanos Costa Navarino is the embodiment of all things that spell luxury. With the blue Mediterranean in its background, this hotel consists of 32 suites (each with a private pool) and 289 beautifully designed rooms. The hotel also houses a huge spa that extends up to 4000 square meters. It is also the perfect place for gold lovers as here is where the Bernhard Langer Championship Golf Course is located. The rooms of this hotel have adapted the traditional designs of the country but not without giving it a contemporary field. Here is a place where you can enjoy best of both the worlds, traditional and modern.
If you want to leave the hustle bustle of the city and spend time in a peaceful environment, Royal Myconian Thalasso Spa is where you should head to. With a view of the Elia Beach and some really luxurious and comfortable rooms, it is the perfect place to spend some romantic time with your partner. It is definitely a great place to go for your honeymoon. One of the main attractions of this place, apart from the beautiful view of the Aegean Sea, is the Thalassptherapy Spa Center, where you can pamper your body and de-stress your mind. You can also indulge in some water sports here.
Great luxury, amazing services and delicious food are three things that describe St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel and Villas perfectly. This is one of the most recommended hotels in Greece and is also the place where you will receive the best spa experience. You also get the opportunity to enjoy Greek cuisine as well as international gourmet cuisine. Apart from this, the resort also has a private beach, gym facility, park for children and private swimming pools for suites.
The Grand Resort Lagonissi in the city of Athens is a personification of class and style. The luxurious interiors of this resort are complimented with a beautiful exterior with the mesmerizing Mediterranean beach. Due to the amazing setting, it also provides a romantic ambience. Moreover, with ten restaurants in the resort premises, it is a great place to be if you are a food lover. You can also hire a yacht or go scuba diving here.
Another hotel that you should try if you are in Crete is Thalassa Beach Resort for its ethereal beauty. The never-ending turquoise blue waters and the white sand beaches make it a heavenly place, especially during sunset. All the 81 rooms of this beach resort are designed to provide utmost comfort to the guests. The resort also provides facilities like spa, gym, swimming pools, etc. As the resort is in a place with rich historical and cultural influence, your stay here can be really exciting.
Andronis Luxury Suites is located in Oia Santorini, a serene village of Santorini island which is situated on a cliff top. The Andronis Luxury Suites is a true beauty, more so because of the turquoise blue waters and the volcanic crater that it faces. This is a place where you can enjoy subtle luxury as the suites are designed minimally, yet tastefully. The spa and restaurants of this resort are the special highlights of this place.
The Blue Palace Resort is synonymous to royalty and opulence. This resort has a combination of private villas, suites and bungalows, all of which are stylish and elegant. The resort also offers 142 private pools to its guests. With the blue waters spread in front of the resort, it is perfect for relaxation. Another highlight of this place is the spa that provides some of the best face and body treatments. Apart from these, another reason for the popularity of this resort is its food. It houses five restaurants which have a wide variety of cuisines.
If you want to live some place that provides you with a classic experience, King George Palace is the place for you. Built in 1936, the hotel was remodeled in 2009 and hence has the perfect blend of the old and the new worlds. As it is situated in the middle of the city, it provides you an awesome view of the entire city as well as the milestone of Acropolis.
For those who love the old and vintage, the Imaret is the perfect place to be in. This hotel is located inside a historical monument with the same name. While this building was built in the year 1817, it was remodeled in 2005 to suit the modern requirements. It contains 15 rooms in total and provides different kinds of amenities like indoor and outdoor pool, business center, spa facility and several indoor and outdoor activities.
A symbol of style and sophistication, the Nafplia Palace Hotel and Villas is a place you should stay in if you are visiting Peloponnese. Providing you a spectacular view of the Bay of Argolis, the hotel has 63 rooms and 21 suites which are stylishly designed. Guests can also enjoy spa treatments and delicious foods at this hotel. Swimming pools and outdoor Jacuzzis are also available.
As these luxurious hotels in Greece are quite popular among tourists, it would be a good idea to book rooms beforehand. This would ensure that you would get to stay at one of these places even during peak season.
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