With its thousands of islands and turquoise blue waters, Greece boasts some of the best beaches in the world. In addition, visitors, today, will find that prices are now at an all-time low due to Greece’s struggling economy. Of course, with so many beaches and a large number of seaside resorts in Greece, it can be difficult for travelers to choose the right accommodations for their next holiday. So to help travelers narrow down their choices, the following is a list of some of the best beach resorts that Greece has to offer. Most of the luxury beach resorts can be found on the islands of Crete, Kos and Rhodes.
This stunning beach resort is situated in Crete on the Cretan sea. It is also located close to a number of Crete’s most famous attractions, including the ruins of the Minoan palace of Malia and the Knossos palace. The Nana Beach Hotel is an all-inclusive facility that boasts a fun children’s area complete with a playground and a kiddie waterpark. In total, there are seven pools on Nana’s property. In addition, there are two open amphitheaters for entertainment, a full-service spa, volleyball courts and a health club.
Located near the historical town of Chania in Create, the Atlantica Kalliston Resort is a special retreat geared towards adults, especially those seeking a romantic getaway. This resort features a number of swim-up rooms where guests can enter the pool directly from their room’s terraces. In total, the Atlantica Kalliston Resort boasts three outdoor swimming pools, including one with hydro-massage, and one indoor swimming pool. Guests looking to give their bodies a treat can held over to the Atlantica Kalliston’s spa to indulge in a massage or treatment. Other features of this resort include a sauna, a fitness gym and a steam bath.
Set on the pretty sands of Vasilias beach, the Kassandra Bay Hotel and Resort is located on the island of Skiathos. Guests can enjoy splashing in two outdoor saltwater pools or head to the beach where they will be provided with free sun beds and umbrellas. There is also a children’s pool for the wee ones. Guests in need of a little TLC can head to Kassandra Bay Hotel’s tranquil spa, which offers a variety of treatments, including facials and massages. For guests looking for something to do outside of the resort, the old port of Skiathos is just a short water taxi trip away from the hotel.
This lovely seaside hotel is located on a pretty stretch of beach on the Aegean Sea in Kos. The Horizon Beach Resort features two swimming pools for adults and two pools designated for the younger generation. Fitness buffs can take advantage of the hotel’s fitness center or play tennis, basketball or volleyball. In addition to its standard double rooms, this hotel also offers family-style rooms that can accommodate up to four adults. The Horizon Beach Resort provides daily entertainment, such as comedy sketches and quizzes, for its guests.
This chic and modern beach resort is located on Kallithea beach in Rhodes. It boasts a lovely outdoor lagoon-style swimming pool as well as a separate Hydro-massage pool. For guests in need of their daily exercise fix, the Elysium Resort and Spa offers a fitness center, aerobic and water aerobics classes, mini-golf and a tennis court. Its full-service spa was included in an article that National Geographic Traveller ran about the best spa resorts in the world.
The Palazzo del Mare is a luxury hotel located on a private beach on the island of Kos. Guests who want to enjoy something a little different can choose swim-up accommodations, which will give them direct access to the resort’s outdoor swimming pool from their room’s terrace. In addition to the outdoor facility, the Palazzo del Mare also has an indoor heated pool and hot tub area. This resort also boasts a fitness room, two tennis courts, a full-service spa and a children’s playground area.
The Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa, which is located on the Isle of Corfu, sits on a wooded peninsula that juts into the Ionian Sea. Guests can enjoy lounging on either of the resort’s two sandy beaches or head to its beautiful outdoor seawater swimming pool. On days, when the weather isn’t cooperating or when guests wants to avoid the sun for a little while, the resort also offers an indoor heated pool. Children will be delighted to find their own pool in the resort’s Children’s Village, which also features a playground and playroom. The Kontokali Bay Resort also boasts a full-service, nine-treatment-room spa, a fitness center, a Jacuzzi and two saunas.
The Rodos Palladium is a truly stunning resort located on Kallithea Beach in Rhodes. Its many amenities include a gorgeous, island-style outdoor pool, an indoor pool, onsite entertainment and a full-service wellness spa where guests can soothe away their worries and cares. Staying in shape won’t be a problem at this hotel, which offers a fitness center, two tennis courts, a basketball court and even a mini-golf course. For an extra bonus, this hotel is located close to the second largest waterpark in Europe.
This beautiful hotel is located on a private beach close to Panormos on the island of Skopelos. The Adrina Beach Hotel boasts a saltwater swimming pool and, for the wee ones, a kiddie pool. For guests who prefer to spend their time by the ocean, this family-owned hotel provides them with free beach beds and umbrellas. In addition, guests can keep up with their exercise routines at the Adrina Beach Hotel’s fitness center. A delicious breakfast buffet is included in this hotel’s rates.
Porto Sani Village is a luxury resort located close to both Sea You Beach and to Sani Asterias Suites Beach as well as to the beautiful Sani Marina and all of its amenities, bars and restaurants. One of the top beach resorts in Greece, Porto Sani Village features a lovely lagoon-style pool, as well as a pool just for kids. There is also an adults-only pool for guests who prefer to swim without splashing children nearby. Guests in need of a little pampering can book treatments at the resort’s full-service spa.