5 Best Luxury Vacations In Greece

Greece is a country with thousands of beautiful islands throughout the Ionian and Aegean seas. The first cradle of civilization has been a popular destination and still is the top choice. This Mediterranean country offer history, culture, and unique cuisine. When it comes to accommodation, there are plenty of first-class hotels, beach resorts and luxury homes that give you spectacular views of the ocean, sunset, and special moments.

Greece is one of the top luxury destinations, thanks to its beautiful island. The island of Greece offers unique experiences, which you will be happy to discover. These islands like Mykonos and Santorini can give you an adventure you will never forget. Below are the best luxury vacations in Greece, including the best places to stay and things to do.

1. Mykonos

Mykonos is one of the most beautiful vacation spots in Greece. This island is known for its endless beach parties, blue-green waters, friendly people, and non-stop fun. In Mykonos, you will never run out of things to do and people to meet, the picture-perfect island is just too beautiful not to explore. Whatever you have in mind, you can experience it all on this island. Best of all! There are many luxury hotels and newly built luxury homes in Greece that you can rent for short or long term vacation. These luxury rental villas have an unbelievable amount of outdoor dining and living space making them a great spot for hosting parties and other events. Super luxury villas can be found in Ornos, Hora, Elia, and Kalafatis.

Salacia, Kalafatis, Mykonos

Salacia is one of the perfect places to spend your vacation. This resort provides you with access to the waterfront and the famous Kalafatis beach, just minutes away. Salacia is a five-bedroom villa that has a terrace offering alfresco dining for a large group. The property has a bar, awesome sound system, infinity pool and spectacular ocean view. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, television, and air conditioning. Salacia starting price is at $6, 939 to $8, 672 per night on peak season.

Talyssa, Paradise Beach, Mykonos

Another resort you can spend your luxury vacation is Talyssa in Paradise beach. Perched over the clear waters of the Aegean sea, the property is situated between the beaches of Paradise and Paranga. This oceanfront villa offers security and privacy since it is within reasonable distance to popular beaches and from the town of Mykonos. Talyssa features top-of-the-line amenities, fully-equipped kitchen, and luxury furnishing. Each of the 8 bedroom suites features a television, ceiling fan, air conditioning, and mini-fridge. This villa is great for a luxury vacationer. The starting price at Talyssa is $6, 105 per night.

2. Elounda, Crete

Elounda in northeastern Crete is a magical place for the luxury vacationer and those looking for first-class accommodations. Most of the five-star hotels and luxury homes in Greece are located here. Head of states, prime ministers, VIPs, celebrities from across the world spends a holiday on this island of Greek. Tasteful, luxury villas and suites, spas, gourmet restaurants, heavenly pool bars, private docks are very common.

Royal Spa Pool Villa, Elounda, Crete

Located in a small fishing village of Elounda, this four bedroom luxury villa features breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea. The villa is perfect for a getaway with family or friends. Each of the bedrooms has en-suite bathrooms and views of the sea. The living room designed with floor-to-ceiling two-ocean facing glass walls. The villa is built in traditional Greek fashion. The interiors are luxuriously furnished, there are ornate decor and high-end electronics. There is also an alfresco dining area, and lush greenery surrounding the villa. When it comes to amenities, you will find a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, exercise room and private access to Elounda’s beach. Royal Spa Pool Villa is 8 km to the town of Agios Nikolaos and 65 km from Heraklion International Airport. Starting rate at Royal Spa is $3, 611 to $5, 815 per night.

3. Corfu

Corfu is the island of Homer’s Phaeaceans. This is one of the best luxury vacation spots since time immemorial. Corfu emerald green beaches, romantic town’s, Venetian castles and piazzas are just some of the things that could make your vacation even more unforgettable. And as with the other islands in Greece, there are also many boutique hotels, luxury resorts to spend your vacation.

Villa Gatti, Kassiopi Bay, Corfu, Greece

Villa Gatti is built on a hillside near the Village of Agni. The stunning villa has four bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Interiors are well-equipped with satellite TV, WIFi, air-conditioning, private gym, and steam room. Though the villa’s interior has everything you need to keep yourself occupied, you will still want to spend your time outdoors, where there is a covered sitting area with beautiful landscaping and sea view. There is also a terrace with chaise lounges, daybeds and covered area with barbecue and wet bar. If you feel like swimming, there is also an infinity pool and hot tub, or just swim or boat yourself from the property’s shore to the Agni beach. And if you want to head to the town of Corfu, the drive is just 45 minutes. The rate at this resort is $3, 625 to $7, 422 per night.

4. Santorini

Santorini is the face of the Greek island, the gem of Greece. The whole world knows Santorini, this is the most sought-after vacation spot in the world. The island is the best romantic getaway for couples and those looking for luxury vacations. The picture-perfect island offers a great view of the Aegean sea. Plus! You can have the ultimate gastronomic experience in this culinary island paradise. After treating your taste buds to a sumptuous meal, head back to your villa for a much-needed relaxation.

Nafsika Estate, Megalochori, Santorini, Greece

Nafsika Estate is perched above the clips, near the village of Megalochori, this luxury vacation home in Santorini is the perfect getaway for family and friends. This villa’s 3,800 sq feet of living space filled with contemporary luxury. Nafsika has four bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, queen beds, and sea views. The master suite has its own terrace and study area. There is a swimming pool, fully-equipped kitchen, and living room furnished luxuriously. Whether you are in Greece on a honeymoon or family vacation, the estate is worth exploring. The villa is just a short drive from the island’s capital, Thera. The starting rate is $5, 368 to $9, 662 per night.

5. Porto Heli

Porto Heli is a summer resort town dubbed as the “Greek Riviera” located on the northeastern Peloponnese coast. Porto is a three- hour ferry ride from the capital of Greece, Athens. This small seaside town with a large port is the frequent mooring place for private yachts and fishing boats in the summer season. There are plenty of secluded coves and a couple of beaches in Porto Heli, with a relaxing atmosphere. Porto Heli location is favorable for road trips to Ancient Epidaurus, Ermioni, Poros, Nafplion, and Mycenae. A favorite family vacation spot, this region is frequented by locals who have luxury homes there. But of course, there are hotels and luxury vacation rentals like Amanzoe resort.

Amanzoe, Porto Heli, Greece

The six-bedroom villa has views of the countryside and sea. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, Wifi, and air-conditioning. There are heated pool and terrace with lounge area. When it comes to amenities, there is a fully-equipped gym, yoga studio, tennis courts, pilate facilities, beach club, spas and shared pools. This modern home is just 10 minutes from the Tavernas of Porto Heli, and 126 miles from Athens International Airport. The Amanzoe is one of the finest and most expensive luxury homes in Greece so it’s no surprise that the starting rate at this resort is $8, 497 to $16, 026 per night on peak season.