Best Boutique Hotels in Greece: Beautiful and Unique Places to Stay  

Melina Thalassinou
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Key Takeaways

  • There is a diverse range of boutique hotels in Greece, each with its own unique charm and character, from seaside retreats to urban escapes.
  • Many of these boutique hotels successfully blend modern comforts with traditional Greek architecture and aesthetics, providing guests with a unique and authentic experience.
  • Boutique hotels are known for their attention to detail, creativity, and capturing the essence of the destination.
  • May is recommended as the best time to visit Greece, with pleasant weather and fewer crowds. However, summer is also popular despite larger crowds.

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Greece – the land of gods and mythology, is not just about ancient ruins and pristine beaches.

It's also home to some of the most luxurious accommodation, and in particular the best boutique hotels that will make your stay as memorable as a Greek tragedy (minus the tragic ending).

Some of the amenities boutique hotels in Greece include but are not limited to private plunge pools (or simple private pools), furnished balconies overlooking the bright blue Ionian and Aegean Sea, and free private parking.

So, let's take a delightful journey through the our hand picked boutique hotels in Greece and why they are worth a visit on your own Greek vacation.

Santorini Sky Luxury Resort, Pirgou Kallistis

santorini skySantorini Sky Hotel - credits: Santorini Sky Hotel

Santorini Sky Luxury Resort sits perched on the edge of a cliff, offering panoramic vistas of the azure waters below and the mesmerizing sunsets that stunning Santorini is renowned for.

You'll never want to leave, especially when you remember that the mini-bar is probably stocked with ouzo.

What We Loved:

  • Santorini Sky Luxury Resort Spa has treatments and therapies designed to revitalize your body and soothe the soul.
  • Each suite and villa is beautiful, with lavish amenities and a spacious private terrace.
  • The resort provides assistance for guests to discover the island.

Nissaki Boutique Hotel Mykonos, Platys Gialos

nissakiNissaki Boutique Hotel - credits: Nissaki Boutique Hotel

At the Nissaki Boutique Hotel, luxury meets Greek charm like a match made on Mount Olympus.

The hotel boasts a unique blend of traditional Greek architecture and contemporary design, creating a harmonious oasis that will make your heart skip a beat. 

What We Loved: 

  • Nissaki Boutique Hotel’s pool is a unique turquoise paradise, and it even has an exterior Jacuzzi. 
  • The hotel's restaurant offers a delightful culinary experience with an ideal view. 
  • The hotel's spa offers private massages in the comfort of your room. 

Kyrimai Hotel, Mani

kyrimaiKyrimai Hotel - credits: Kyrimai Hotel

At Kyrimai Hotel, a relatively new boutique hotel situated in Mani, history, natural beauty, and luxurious hospitality intertwine to create an unforgettable retreat.

You’ll feel like you are being transported to a bygone era as you immerse yourself in this 19th-century fortress transformed into a boutique hotel.

Here, you will feel like an ancient god or goddess. 

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What We Loved: 

  • The property's original features showcase the rich heritage of the region.
  • The hotel's restaurant celebrates Mani's culinary traditions with each bite.
  • The location along the Mani peninsula means incredible sea views and the opportunity to fall asleep to the sound of waves each night. 

Contessina Hotel, Zakynthos

contessinaContessina Hotel - credits: Contessina Hotel

Contessina Hotel is a delightful retreat that combines Greek hospitality with a touch of luxury.

Whether you're seeking relaxation by the swimming pool, culinary delights, or exciting island adventures, this hotel provides the perfect base for you and your family’s escapades. 

What We Loved: 

  • There’s a playground designed for children's fun and adults' relaxation.
  • The rooms have all the amenities you need for a relaxing stay, including private balconies with stunning views. 
  • The 93” (NovantaTre) Wine Cellar provides wine tasting alongside a cave-like pool. 

The Modernist Athens, Metaxourgeio

the modernist athensThe Modernist Athens - credits: the Modernist Athens

The Modernist Athens is a hotel that redefines contemporary luxury in the heart of Greece's capital city.

The décor is a delightful mash-up of avant-garde and retro, with geometric patterns adorning the walls and vintage furniture.

It’s so cool even the gods would be envious.

What We Loved: 

  • The hotel houses an impressive collection of artwork, creating a gallery-like atmosphere throughout the property.
  • The hotel's restaurant, The Artistic Palate, provides culinary masterpieces that are works of art.
  • The Modernist Athens is ideally situated at the city center to help you discover its vibrant culture and rich history.

Bassa Maina, Mani

bassa mainaBassa Maina - credits: Bassa Maina

Bassa Maina boutique hotel stands amidst the rugged landscapes and traditional villages of the Mani Peninsula. 

Housed in a beautifully restored stone building,  the interiors combine modern comforts and traditional elements.

Embrace your inner royalty and make memories fit for a storybook.

What We Loved: 

  • The hotel has nine rooms, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience for guests.
  • The Crocus restaurant allows guests to savor delicious dishes while taking panoramic views.
  • The gym has modern equipment for those who want to keep their Greek bodies in shape. 

Kokkini Porta Rossa, Rhodes

kokkini portaKokkini Porta Rossa - credits: Kokkini Porta Rossa 

Kokkini Porta Rossa is a renowned boutique hotel located in the enchanting medieval town of St. John’s Gate.

This luxury hotel is a meticulously restored 13th-century building that blends modern comforts with the timeless charm of its medieval past. 

What We Loved: 

  • The hotel's location within the medieval town means guests can explore the cobbled streets and nearby attractions, such as the Palace of the Grand Master. 
  • The Kokkini Porta Rossa boasts six individually designed rooms and suites of medieval elegance.
  • The room's amenities include your very own aluminum bottle, pillow menu, and walk-in rainfall effect shower. 

Dexamenes Seaside Hotel, Western Peloponnese

dexamenesDexamenes Seaside Hotel - credits: Dexamenes Seaside Hotel 

The Dexamenes Seaside Hotel was once a historic wine factory that dates back to the early 20th century.

The factory is now a stunning hotel while preserving its industrial heritage.

It's a unique blend of history and modern luxury that will have you feeling like the hippest wine connoisseur in town.

What We Loved:

  • The rooms are categorized into three types (Beachfront, Courtyard, and Backyard WineTank Suites), and each is unique. 
  • The Western Peloponnese is one of the country’s main wine-producing regions, providing the perfect opportunity for wine lovers to explore the region
  • The sandy beach area has sun loungers and umbrellas, inviting guests to relax and soak up the sun.

Branco Mykonos, Platis Gialos

branco mykonosBranco Mykonos - credits: Branco Mykonos

Nestled along the golden shores of Platys Gialos Beach, this boutique hotel offers a serene and stylish retreat for discerning travelers.

The hotel’s rooms are tranquil and offer a comfortable sanctuary. Branco Mykonos is a jet-setting, Instagrammable playground. 

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What We Loved: 

  • The Branco Mykonos beach has glamorous sunbeds and thoughtfully curated music played throughout the day. 
  • The beach spa offers a range of wellness activities that you can enjoy right next to the sea. 
  • The hotel’s restaurant has a contemporary twist and features authentic Greek food, as well as Asian-influenced flavors and premium sushi. 

Parilio Hotel Paros, Paraga

parilioParilio Hotel - credits: Parilio Hotel

Parilio Hotel is a haven of refined luxury and tranquility on the beautiful island of Paros.

Its contemporary design, exceptional amenities, attentive service, and culinary delights offer a perfect retreat for travelers seeking an elevated and memorable experience in Greece.

What We Loved:

  • The 33 suites are sleek and contemporary, showcasing a fusion of modern aesthetics and traditional architecture.
  • The impressive cross-shaped outdoor pool provides a relaxing oasis under the Mediterranean sun. 
  • The hotel's location allows guests to explore the upscale boutiques, charming streets, and Mykonos nightlife.

Perianth, Athens

perinathPerianth Hotel - credits: Perianth Hotel

Perianth Boutique Hotel is an elegant and sophisticated accommodation in the heart of Athens.

Situated in the vibrant neighborhood of Monastiraki, this boutique hotel seamlessly blends modern design with timeless elegance, offering a stylish and memorable experience. 

What We Loved: 

  • The Perianth Boutique Hotel's central location allows guests to discover iconic landmarks such as the Parthenon.
  • The Zen Center is on the hotel's first floor, where you can explore meditation, martial arts, and yoga. 
  • The dedicated concierge team ensures a tailored tour and excursion experience throughout their stay.

Final Thoughts on The Best Boutique Hotels in Greece

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Whether you seek seaside serenity, rustic charm, vintage vibes, or urban elegance, these hotels have it all.

From a hotel that offers stone-built villas with self-catering facilities to luxurious lofts overlooking the hotel's infinity pool and the Greek sea, both the Greek mainland and the Greek islands will not disappoint.

So embrace the Greek gods of hospitality, indulge in luxury, and create memories that will make Zeus himself jealous.

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