Greece gets a gold star for beaches, whilst Cyprus boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. You decide...
Greece gets a gold star for beaches, with a ruggedly beautiful coast and plenty of picturesque towns perched on its cliffs. You're never far from fascinating sights, so history buffs will be in their element. Then there's the Greek Islands - the sun drenched cliffs of Crete or the black - sand beaches of Santorini are a fantastic backdrop to sun - and - sightseeing combos
The Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas boasts a fantastic location overlooking the picturesque Daios Cove and the dazzling blue sea, seven kilometres from Aghios Nikolaos. Well-equipped modern guest rooms, luxury suites and villas all provide superb views and have been finished in crisp, neutral tones.
IKOS Dassia is the latest addition to the luxury IKOS Resorts group. Located amongst fragrant trees and overlooking the beautiful Ionian sea, this luxury resort combines elegant contemporary accommodation with an 'Infinite Lifestyle™' all inclusive service.
Exclusive to Sovereign in the UK, the elegant Villa Costa is a small, family-run boutique hotel set in beautifully landscaped gardens, overlooking the Ionian Sea and close to the resort centre. Within these tranquil surroundings, the hotel offers luxurious accommodation and bespoke service for even the most discerning of guests, while 'Sophia's Terrace' restaurant defines al fresco fine dining with its gourmet Mediterranean cuisine and exceptional cellar of hand-picked Greek wines.
Due to open in May 2019, Ikos Aria is perfect for couples and families looking for a relaxing break where everything is taken care of. Throughout the hotel you’ll find beautifully manicured gardens which lead down to the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, while the interiors are elegant and understated, with bright open spaces. Choose from five swimming pools, relax in the spa or while away the day on the beach, ordering food and drinks straight to your lounger.
In a perfect location, overlooking the Gulf of Elounda and the UNESCO protected islet of Spinalonga, the luxurious Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection is an ideal retreat for couples and families. Innovatively designed to blend with the landscape, the use of domed ceilings and earth tones give this property a unique feel.
Situated in a breathtaking position on Cape Sani, Sani Beach occupies a prime spot on the coast, with spectacular views over the Aegean Sea and Mount Olympus. The seven kilometres of white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters nearby ensure this is the perfect setting for a family getaway.
A chic adults only hotel, Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu is the ideal place for a relaxing and romantic break. Set on a private beach and surrounded by olive groves and palm trees this secluded resort offers luxury and tranquillity around every corner.
Surrounded by peaceful vineyards and fragrant orchards, the Columbia Beach Resort is an exclusive resort deserving of its luxury status. Situated at the centre of Pissouri Bay, the hotel enjoys wonderful views over a crystal bay and beach, protected by imposing white cliffs.
Hotel Elysium is perfect for families, couples and those just wanting to relax. Set right on the beach it has water sports and activities galore, as well as a large swimming pool complex surrounded by loungers and a spacious terrace. To fully unwind visit the spa where the experts offer a combination of ancient and modern techniques to leave you feeling rejuvenated.
Set right on the Mediterranean, the Annabelle Hotel is a relaxing hotel perfect for couples and those wanting to relax and enjoy a sense of glamour. The rooftop area includes a bar, lounge, swimming pool and al fresco terrace where you can relax as you look over the glittering ocean.
The hotel offers an all inclusive concept with a choice of five restaurants, five bars, snacks and local ice cream. The children's clubs, including the crèche for babies are also included. Ideal for families, the hotel has four swimming pools including themed lagoon pools, a Mayan Temple with integrated water slides and a luxury free form indoor pool as well as excellent family entertainment.