Greece is truly a fantastic country, with superb resorts, a combination of contemporary styles and classic designs. History of course, with Athens well worth two or three days, if your time permits. Delightful beaches and traditional villages. And without doubt some of the most hospitable and friendly people.
Most of the resort hotels close at the end of October and start reducing facilities from mid October onwards, as occupancy decreases. Equally in May, hotel facilities are opened gradually, depending on occupancy, usually fully operational by mid June.
the proud capital of the North. A city rich in culture and contrasts, emphasised by Greek Orthodox churches, Ottoman Mosques and Jewish Synagogues. Bustling traditional markets and a vibrant water front. The largest student population in Greece, so the city has a lively café vibe, plus the food is regarded as some of the very best in the region, again reflecting the various influences that make up the diverse population. Visit the large Aristotleous Square and just spend a hour or two “people watching “ or walk down Mitropoleos Street which has the main shops.
Sister hotel to the Skiathos Princess, the Aegean Suites Hotel is an adult only boutique property. Elegant and chic, in a rather traditional quietly discreet manner. It is built on the side of a hill on the outskirts of Skiathos Town – 5 minutes walk – and across the road from a small cove beach. The airport is 15 minutes drive.
Blue Palace is built on a hillside with a lift taking you down to beach level. The design style is chic and contemporary, with clean lines and the emphasis very much on space, light and subtle summer colours. Add to this stunning views across to the easily accessible and historic island of Spinalonga.
Camvillia Resort offers a more personalised, highly individual and truly boutique experience with the emphasis on simple elegance. Total flexibility and wonderful Greek charm.
Canaves Hotel and Suites Santorini is located high on a cliff top at Oia on the north western tip of the Santorini, with spectacular views of the bay and the surrounding islands. You are literally just minutes walk from the upscale boutiques and dining options of Oia Village, one of the most photographed in the entire Mediterranean.
The Daios Cove Luxury Resort is an ultra contemporary resort with a selection of hotel rooms, suites and villas – many with their own private use swimming pools (see note below) overlooking its own cove beach.
5 miles from the lively and attractive resort of Aghios Nikolaos, and one hour transfer from Heraklion Airport.
Danai Beach Resort – A totally chic boutique resort, combining elegance and sophistication with a high level of individuality. Located on an attractive cove beach, close to village of Nikiti on the Sithonia peninsula, 50 minutes drive south from Thessalonika Airport.
Eagles Palace is a delightful first class hotel, with a friendly atmosphere and good facilities. Located on the third finger of the Halkidiki peninsular, close to the sacred Monasteries of Mount Athos. The resort is located on a hillside, with steps leading down to a series of cove beaches.
The Grace Mykonos is a delightful high quality boutique hotel, with the emphasis on personalised attention. Located overlooking a sandy cove beach on the northwest corner of the island at Agios Stefanos. Grace hotels have almost become a byword in the region for their understated simple elegance.
The Grace Santorini is located high on the hillside above the Caldera at Imerovigil on the quieter central west coast, 15 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes to the lively town of Fira. Instant ‘WOW’ with a capital W! You are dropped off about 100 yards away from the hotel and then walk down a narrow winding lane, with the view just getting better and better with each stride.
Grecotel Pallas Athena is a new avant-garde boutique hotel, opened early 2014. Centrally located in a traditional authentic area close to Athens Town Hall, just a few minutes walk away from the Plaka old city district and Acropolis. The airport is approx. 50 minutes drive depending on traffic. The design style is aesthetically luxurious, but in a deliberately quirky, highly individual manner.