Stylish jetsetters. Secret lovers. Honeymooners. Explorers.
Private pools and sea views. Exploring postcard perfect beaches and tiny fishing villages. Cocktail hour. Island mode.
May to September.
Zante Maris Suites is a modern boutique hotel in Tsilivi, Zakynthos. Nestled hillside with panoramic views of Ionian Sea and surrounded by olive trees, the hotel is a perfect Greek Island oasis.
Stay in one of the swim up suites, complete with sea views and a sun deck and surrounded by a pool. Relax in the lounge or the restaurant looking over the bay and the village. Enjoy live music with your dinner and the cool ambiance of this private retreat.
Take a stroll to the beach and explore the shops and tavernas of Tsilivi. Rent a car and see the island. Visit one of the most photographed beaches in the world - the Shipwreck, also known as Navagio, with its white sand, tall cliffs and turquoise water. Snorkel in the Blue Caves. (both sites only accessible by the sea). Do a day trip to the beautiful small islands of Marathonisi and Pelouzo. Watch loggerhead sea turtles Caretta Caretta nest - Greece is the only european country where this can be witnessed.
Modern Mediterranean cuisine. Make sure to try a cocktail from Dimitris, the onsite mixologist.
Fly direct from London or Athens.
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Adventurous Families. Lovers. Writers. Photographers.
Welcome basket on arrival. Surreal landscapes of Milos. Aegean Sea. Biking into town to get the freshest fruit. Fishing for your dinner.
May to September.
Captain Zeppos is a boutique seafront bed and breakfast on the beautiful Greek island of Milos. Located right on the sea in the centre of a Pollonia - a small picturesque fishing village on the northeast edge of the island, the retreat will become your home away from home.
There are only 4 suites and one private villa, complete with kitchens for those who like to cook. Each suite is named with colours and decorated in a traditional Cycladic style, with subtle island luxury accents. Enjoy sunrises and sunsets over the Mediterranean from your own suite, complemented by Pollonia's landscapes.
Lose yourself in a good book. Relax in the jacuzzi after dinner or have a sundowner in the lounge.
The name Milos may sounds familiar, because this is the island, where the infamous Venus de Milo was discovered.
You don't have to go further than the Captain Zeppos dock to go swimming, fishing, or kayaking. Visit the surreal white rocks of Sarakiniko Bay. Sail to the Cave of Papafragas and the Glaronisia islets. Visit the chapel of Saint Nikolas and Pelekouda, where according to tradition, the couple that sits on the small rock chair will be together forever. Historians should see the ruins of the ancient city of Fylakopi. Beach bums will love beaches of Mytakas or Agios Konstantinos.
Fresh caught fish, octopus and lobster.
Take a ferry or fly from Athens.
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Island hoppers. Sun worshippers. Honeymooners looking for an intimate Greek retreat.
Crystal clear water. Rugged cliffs. Hiding out in a natural paradise. Night sky full of stars.
May - October
Blue Sand Hotel & Suites is a remote, seafront retreat on the small Cyclade island of Folegandros, Greece. Built on a rocky cliff, overlooking the Agali Bay - one of the nicest local beaches, the hotel is perfect for those who do not want to be found.
The traditional Greek architecture is highlighted with modern design elements and thoughtful luxurious accents. All rooms come with unparalleled Mediterranean views and private balconies.
Enjoy the warm hospitality that comes with the family-owned business. Soak in the sun on the private beach. Lounge on the terrace and watch the sun go down.
Folegandros is a small rocky island between Milos and Sikinos, known for its stunning quiet beaches. Visit Katergo beach, with unique views of the small islet of Pelagia, or the equally well known Aghios Nicolaos or Livadaki beaches. Sail through the mysterious Chrysospilia Cave - only accessible by water. Discover the island by foot, with its many natural and historic hiking trails, including Panagia, the famous church, serving as the symbol of Folegandros. Finally, explore Chora - the main village, only a short drive away.
Visit the many seaside tavernas serving just-caught fish. Try 'Matsata", Folegandros' handmade local pasta. Oil, wine, figs and honey produced on the island. Try the "Blue Sand Cocktail", a mix of fresh melon and lime with rum and Cointreau.
Fly into Athens or Santorini and take a ferry to Folegandros
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Island hoppers. Kite and Wind surfers. Artists. Marble enthusiasts.
Nothing but endless sea and mysterious islands in your view. Cool breeze. Afternoon naps under tamarisk trees.
May to September.
Calme Boutique Hotel is a luxury hillside retreat on the Greek island of Paros. Located in the southeast, close to the village of Drios, where the land is covered with olive groves and vineyards, and one of the best beaches on the island, Chryssi Akti (The Golden Beach) is only 700 metres away.
The bohemian Cycladic design is in everything from the stone walls to the unique room names, like Lavender, Thyme, and Basil or Mint and Aloe. There are only 14 suites, each featuring an outdoor space and a private pool.
Paros is a perfect place for anyone, who wants variety from the their Greek Island vacation. Use the hotel's bicycles and explore the surrounding area. Take a day trip and see one of the far-off islands. Explore Paros' sandy beaches, emerald water, and hidden coves. Learn how to kite surf. Visit Kalogeros Beach for natural clay body treatment. Take a wine making class.
Paros was once known for its highest quality marble and still attracts artists from all over the world. You can see the abandoned marble quarries at “Marathi”.
Homemade wine and olive oil. Fresh caught seafood.
Take a ferry or a speedboat from Piraeus or a flight from Athens. Rent a car or a moped to explore the island freely.
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People looking to discover a hidden Mediterranean paradise. Design lovers.
Spaces and landscapes. Stone and wood. True sustainability. Atmosphere of tranquility and peace.
May to October
OLEA All Suite Hotel is a unique design hotel, set on the hills of Zakynthos, Greece; surrounded by olive and carob trees with the Ionian Sea sparkling in the distance.
There are 93 suites facing the lush gardens, the sea, or the mountains; complete with terraces, sundecks and private pools in some. The rooms are spacious and beautifully designed with muted natural tones, echoing surrounding nature.
Waking up here is truly paradise. Sit back and enjoy the views. Visit the spa for traditional Greek and modern treatments. Make sure to try the Tropical Storm Shower. OLEA practices sustainability in a number of ways.
Rent an ATV and drive to the infamous Navagio Beach Viewpoint. Explore the island and pass through tiny farms and charming villages. Take a refreshing swim in Xigia Caves and Salt Springs. Get out on the water and see Zakynthos from the sea. Take in coastal views to Kefalonia and the blue caves.
Creative Mediterranean kitchen. Five different kinds of local honey. Three types of feta cheese. Greek yogurt bar. Frappes. (Greek iced coffee). Cocktails made with Mastika (local liquor). Flavours and produce local to Zakynthos.
Fly to Zakynthos from London to Athens. The hotel is a 20 minute taxi ride from the airport.
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