Every summer, the Greek vacation is a classic. And year after year, there are always new hotels and resorts to welcome us in the idyllic landscapes.
For those that are already day-dreaming of the crystalline blue waters, there are plenty of options to consider. But get ready to take notes, we’ve narrowed down the field to our top choices for an incredible getaway. Your search for the suite stops here, with our 5 best hotels opening in 2018.
Among the dazzling contrast of Santorini’s white and blue panorama and slightly secluded from the main town of Oia, in the fisherman’s village of Ammoudi, sits Canaves Oia Epitome.
The complex offers a choice between 24 villas featuring pools or resort suites. Rooms reflect the famous style of the island with shaded spaces protected from the intense sun, while letting in the cool breeze from the sea.
With an infinity pool, cocktail bar for events, and access to a picture perfect beachfront — the atmosphere is truly magical.
Katikies Mykonos is part of the Leading Hotels of the World and it’s no surprise.
A natural environment crafting the most luxurious environments you could imagine. With an attention to details, from the infinity pool to lounge chairs in the water, and a private beach and spa — even the architecture of Katikies Mykonos was studied down to the minute aspects to reflect the Cyclades.
The hotel suites are distinguished by an abundance of wood, which maintains a classic Mediterranean feel. Specialties in the kitchen range from reinterpretations of Byzantine dishes to the classic Greek plates we know and adore.
For the 93 suites of Olea, in Zacinto, a charming solution was created with private pools that give way to a series of waterfalls. A fresh and lively atmosphere that, from the other side, looks over an infinity pool and bar. Here you can pamper yourself with the walk in showers, king size beds, yoga lessons, excursions, and transportation to the beach.
In Elivi, wake up to a view of the sea. Situated on a protruding cliff, the resort looks over the gorgeous beaches of Skiathos (Koukounaries, Ambelakia, Banana, and Little Banana Beach), immersed in maritime pines and olive groves.
Three distinct structures extend over the property: a hotel, a series of 11 suites, and 19 independent villas. Connecting them is the descent to the private cove, as well as a penchant for subtle luxury. The private pools are in fact just that, very private.
In Corfu, Marbella Hotels has recently inaugurated their latest structure, the MarBella Nido Suite Hotel & Villas. An homage to the multiple cultures found on the Greek island of Corfu: English, French, and Italian.
The architecture, designed by M-Agiostratis, references the long Venetian reign over the island, which lives on through the continuous arches of the property. 70 suites with terraces and a few villas with private pools and gardens boast handmade furnishings with local materials and quality craftsmanship.