When the word ‘relaxation’ is mentioned, it conjures up various interpretations, with most centring around the themes of tranquillity, privacy, and serene surroundings. This is particularly true when envisioning a rejuvenating retreat on one of Greece’s picturesque islands.
This yearning has given rise to a niche market of hotels, curated specifically for adults, offering a remarkable level of comfort and luxury in which to enjoy moments of tranquillity and well-being.
These establishments feature state-of-the-art spas, exquisite culinary options, private pools adjacent to plush suites, verdant gardens, hammocks under the Greek sun, and frequently, their private beach adorned with sunbeds and umbrellas, all inviting moments of carefree indulgence.
We’ve identified ten of the most sought-after adults-only hotels across the Greek islands, promising an unforgettable experience craved by parents and non-parents alike.
Iconic Santorini – A Boutique Cave Hotel, Santorini
The Iconic Santorini, situated in the charming village of Imerovigli, about 2 kilometers from the bustling Fira, stands as a distinctive choice for peaceful, romantic holidays in a luxurious, adults-only setting.
From the delightful rooms and inviting suites of the hotel, you’ll savour panoramic views of the caldera and luxuriously comfortable beds for restful slumber. The hotel provides an excellent daily breakfast at its restaurant, boasting an equally captivating view. Savor the authentic local dishes prepared by the culinary team at Iconic Santorini, carefully crafted using local ingredients.
Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa, Crete
The hotel’s remarkable feature is the cobalt overflow pool, garnished with plush sun loungers. Enhancing this aquatic sanctuary is a room featuring a jacuzzi on the balcony – a prime feature of Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa.
Positioned just 300 meters from the beautiful sandy beach of Hersonissos in Crete, the 5-star Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa evokes the ambiance of an exotic paradise, completely designed around an immense, awe-inspiring pool akin to a lagoon.
Just 15 kilometers from Heraklion International Airport, Stella Island Luxury Resort & Spa offers a genuinely relaxing experience. Opt for a half-board or all-inclusive stay that attends to every detail. This includes a spa, sports facilities, a gym, and naturally, the stunning beach equipped with sun loungers and umbrellas – everything you need for a genuine respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Many of the luxurious rooms offer direct access to the pool, complete with private decking and sun loungers.
The hotel’s a la carte restaurants deserve a mention, where a culinary journey from Mediterranean to Japanese awaits.
Contessina Suites & Spa, Zakynthos
Situated in picturesque Zakynthos, close to the beaches of Tsilivi, Planos, and Bouka, Contessina Suites & Spa provides the perfect sanctuary for relaxation and wellness in a tranquil, adults-only environment.
Elegant 5-star rooms, adorned in traditional Zakynthian style, provide modern convenience and comfort while remaining faithful to local traditions. Opt for the bed and breakfast package or the extraordinary half-board option, worth the additional expense. Indulge in delicious buffet dinners featuring a selection of local produce, visit the dreamlike spa with the most atmospheric indoor pool, and try distinctive beauty treatments.
The hotel is conveniently located just 9 kilometers away from Zakynthos International Airport. Allow the magic of the island to charm you.
Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa, Rhodes
At Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa in Rhodes, you encounter an intriguing contradiction – an all-inclusive and adults-only oasis located in one of the island’s most privileged and picturesque areas, Kiotari. This sanctuary, embraced by the pristine natural beauty of the island, offers guests the ultimate respite. Here you will find a top-tier spa, two extensive outdoor pools replete with comfortable loungers and umbrellas, ultra-modern rooms equipped with all comforts and stunning verandas either facing the sea or providing access to private pools.
Their all-inclusive program really does include everything – from an abundant buffet breakfast to lunch, dinner, beverages, and drinks. In a soothing environment, where tranquillity prevails, you will feel the stresses of daily life melting away as you unwind for hours on the resort’s private beach.
Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa is located 59 kilometers from Rhodes International Airport.
Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites, Rhodes
Situated in one of Greece’s most charming villages, the sublime Lindos, with its ancient Acropolis overlooking the crystalline beach waters, Lindos Blu Luxury Hotel & Suites finds its home. Constructed on a quiet slope, it offers a striking view of the Mediterranean.
The hotel features a private beach, two freshwater pools, a state-of-the-art spa, a tennis court, comfortable rooms, suites, and extravagant villas amid the island’s spectacular nature, each with their private patio and panoramic view of the Vlycha Bay. Moreover, seize the opportunity to plunge into the indoor heated pool or indulge in some of the specialised services of the Spa & Health Club, from facial and body treatments to sauna or steam bath sessions.
Here, you’ll swim in arguably the most beautiful waters of Rhodes on this idyllic beach, while the hotel provides complimentary loungers and umbrellas.
Located on the edge of one of Greece’s most cosmopolitan settlements, Oia in Santorini, the dazzlingly white Ikies Santorini promises an unforgettable adults-only stay in a location that will leave you breathless. The recently refurbished rooms strictly adhere to Cycladic architecture and the traditions of a place that is both ancient and stunningly beautiful. A good number of the hotel’s rooms have their own private pool or outdoor hot tub, overlooking a seductively charming landscape. For water sports enthusiasts, this is the ideal accommodation, as Ikies Santorini organises diving lessons and sailing trips. The food at the restaurant, offering a wide array of local dishes, is also commendable.
Domes White Coast Milos, Milos
Positioned on the shores of the often-photographed Milos, loved by celebrities and the world’s leading fashion houses, Domes White Coast Milos stands out among the top adults-only hotels in Greece. Its stunning, luxurious suites each have their own private pool, transporting you far from everyday life, while the hotel’s restaurant serves an exceptional a la carte breakfast. The iconic beaches of Sarakiniko and Kapos are close by, at a distance of only 2 kilometers and 1 kilometer, respectively, from Domes White Coast Milos.
Aegean Castle Andros Adults Only
Located just 500 meters from Agia Eleousa beach, Aegean Castle Andros Adults Only is one of the most romantic and atmospheric adults-only hotels in all of Greece. An enchanting hideaway on the island of Andros, this hotel shows you its idyllic side, keeping you pleasantly secluded from the island’s bustling tourist traffic. It’s no surprise then, that it’s considered a must-visit destination for honeymooners and couples from around the globe seeking an unforgettable venue for their nuptial ceremonies.
Just 6 kilometers away, you’ll find the traditional town of Batsi. All the hotel’s comfortable suites come with their own furnished terraces offering spectacular views, a small kitchen, and a bathroom equipped with either a hydro-massage feature or a built-in bathtub. The pool at Aegean Castle Andros Adults Only is an experience all its own. Imagine swimming within enchanting caves, surrounded by verdant nature on one of the most beautiful islands in the Cyclades.
Domes Miramare Corfu, Corfu
At Domes Miramare Corfu, located in Moraitika, Corfu, just 1.5 kilometers from Agios Ioannis Peristeron beach, five-star luxury takes on a new meaning. Suites open directly onto lush gardens, with the sea just a short distance away. Exquisite verandas beckon for you to enjoy your coffee, meal, or drink, while luxurious villas offer distinctive VIP services.
At Domes Miramare Corfu, the haute living services cater exclusively to adults. Services range from having your own personal villa manager to a private check-in and sunbeds on the VIP beach of Spina. Here, you can relax and unwind in a truly exclusive, serene environment. Do try the meals at the hotel’s restaurants, prepared with the freshest local ingredients, and don’t miss the excellent cocktails and wines at the hotel’s bars.
Carpe Diem Santorini
Carpe Diem Santorini, a small boutique hotel, offers breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea and the beautiful island of the Cyclades. Here, you’ll stay in whitewashed suites reflecting Cycladic architecture, dine at a highly-rated Mediterranean restaurant, and enjoy unforgettable spa treatments, ranging from massages to steam baths, hydro-massage, and sauna experiences.
Santorini International Airport is a mere 5 kilometers away. Welcome to your dream vacation.