Escape the crowds and experience luxury and authenticity with our list of 10 hidden gem boutique hotels in Greece. From breathtaking views to personalized service, these secluded getaways offer the best of Greek hospitality.
Greece has always been a dream destination for travelers seeking sunshine, sea, and history. But if you’re looking for a more authentic experience, you’ll find that Greece has so much more to offer. Beyond the well-trodden paths lie hidden gem Greek hotels that offer unmatched hospitality, breathtaking views, and a chance to connect with Greece’s rich culture and nature.
I’ve been lucky enough to explore some of these hidden gem boutique hotels in Greece, and I can’t wait to share them with you. From the moment I set foot in these hotels, I felt like I was stepping into a world of wonder and beauty. Each hotel has its unique personality, but they all share one thing in common: a deep connection to Greece’s traditions, architecture, and natural beauty.
At Patmos Eye, a boutique hotel on the island of Patmos, I woke up every morning to jaw-dropping views of the Aegean Sea and the famous monastery of Saint John. The hotel’s design seamlessly blends traditional architecture with modern amenities, creating an atmosphere of comfort and elegance. And the lovely pool was the perfect place to unwind and soak in the stunning surroundings.
On the island of Kea, I discovered the raw luxury of Kea Retreat, a hotel that immerses you in the beauty of Cycladic architecture and nature. From the moment you step inside, you’re transported to a world of calm and serenity. The hotel’s unique design and natural materials create a sense of harmony with the surroundings that is hard to describe.
In Peloponnese, I stayed at Opora Country Living, a hotel that combines luxury with sustainability and deep respect for the land. Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, I felt like I was living in a fairy tale. The owners are passionate about creating a sustainable future for their land, and that commitment shines through in every aspect of the hotel.
The Wild by Interni is a luxurious hotel that blends authenticity with contemporary hospitality trends, The Windmill Kimolos, an 18th-century Cycladic windmill transformed into a boutique hotel with a 360° unobstructed view, and Aristide Hotel, a neoclassical mansion turned into a nine-room hotel with a focus on design, art and sustainability.
These are just a few examples of the hidden gems that Greece has to offer. Each hotel has its unique story, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime. If you’re looking for a chance to experience Greece beyond the tourist crowds, the following hidden gem hotels are the perfect place to start.
See below the whole List of Hidden Gems Boutique Hotels in Greece:
Mandraki Beach Resort * Hydra
Mandraki Beach Resort is a haven of relaxation and luxury located on the stunning island of Hydra. The resort is situated on the idyllic spot that was once the famous Miramare hotel, a popular destination during the golden era of Greek tourism in the mid-20th century. The resort boasts a main building and tower, along with 14 swim-up cabanas that are currently under construction. The interiors are curated by architect and interior designer Sofia Apergi, who has created a zen paradise with a soothing neutral color palette and minimal furniture, allowing the stone walls and the blue sea to stand out. Mandraki Beach Resort aims to reawaken past glamour and breathe new life into history, reinstating the island as a pole of attraction for the savvy traveller.
Kea Retreat * Kea
Get ready to immerse yourself in the simple yet enchanting life of a Greek island with Kea Retreat. This idyllic retreat which opened in the summer of 2022, features six cottage-like suites that are built from renovated traditional farmer stone houses, known as Kathikies, that date back hundreds of years. The restored Kathikies merge seamlessly with the rocky landscape of the hill and offer breathtaking views of the Aegean sea. The retreat is located next to an untouched beach with shimmering grey rocks and crystal-clear waters that will leave you in awe.
Nos * Sifnos
NOS is the perfect summer hideaway, situated in the picturesque area of Faros and just a few steps away from some of the most beautiful beaches of Sifnos. With its 18 suites, 4 stone buildings, and stunning Cycladic landscape, this hotel will transport you to a serene oasis of relaxation. From your room, you can enjoy panoramic views of the sparkling Aegean Sea and the famous church of Panagia Chrisopigi. Ready to indulge in a luxurious Greek island getaway? Click the link to learn more about NOS.
Patmos Eye * Patmos
Patmos Eye is a special place where the beauty of the house and its surroundings simply captivate you. The veranda, with its stunning panoramic view, is the perfect spot to take in the sights and sounds of the island. But it’s not just the view that makes Patmos Eye stand out. The house itself is a true masterpiece, built with care and attention to detail, following the traditional architectural style of Patmos.
The owners, Freddy and Marietta, have poured their heart and soul into this project, and it shows. Their personal touch is evident in every corner of the house, from the decorative elements to the warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Opora Country Living * Nafplio, Peloponnese
Here you step into the enchanting world of Opora Country Living in Peloponnese, a rustic retreat that feels like a fairy-tale come to life. Tucked away in the midst of an orange grove, these stone two-storeyed cottages exude authentic country charm. Opora Country Living is the brainchild of Kostas Markidis and his family, who poured their passion and perfectionism into every detail of this delightful hideaway.
Monsieur Didot * Athens
Discover the perfect mix of elegance and cool hospitality at Monsieur Didot, a new boutique hotel in the heart of Athens. Situated at the cultural border between the trendy Kolonaki and bohemian Exarchia neighborhoods, this neoclassical residence from 1880 has been beautifully restored with respect to its history. The team of friends behind Monsieur Didot has created an urban oasis that combines classic aesthetics with modern amenities.
The Wild * Mykonos
The Wild by Interni is the result of two families’ love for Mykonos and their discovery of a hidden bay on the island. Located near the popular Kalafatis beach, this secluded and unpretentious hotel offers a traditional Cycladic experience with contemporary hospitality trends. The Varveris family, who own leading design companies Moda Bagno and Interni, partnered with architects Sophia Apergi and Matina Karava to create this destination hotel.
The Windmill * Kimolos
If you’re planning a trip to the Aegean and want to experience the beauty of Kimolos, The Windmill boutique hotel is definitely worth considering. With its prime location and stunning views, it’s the perfect place to relax and take in the beauty of the island. See more here
Aristide * Syros
The Aristide Hotel is a unique nine-room hotel located in a neoclassical mansion in the historical center of Hermoupolis, Greece. It is one of the last neoclassical houses to be built in the country and has been designed with a focus on design, art, and sustainability. The hotel has a garden, a rooftop bar with sea views, an indoor bar, an art gallery, and an artist’s studio. Minimal changes were made to the structure to preserve the generous spaces, original architectural details, and the feel of a beautiful home rather than a hotel. See more here
1900 * Symi
The 1900 Hotel in Symi is a new hotel housed in a beautifully restored neoclassical mansion that dates back to the 19th century. This seafront house has been impeccably decorated and offers guests the chance to experience the unique ambiance of the famously romantic and picturesque Symi. The hotel has already made a name for itself among the best hotels on the island, thanks to its careful and thoughtful restoration by an expert in local renovations. The result is a stunning architectural gem that combines modern comforts with the rich heritage of its past.