Summer in Greece is just around the corner and that means guaranteed warm weather, fresh seafood and crisp salads, endless sunsets and sunrises plus another record breaking year of international visitors!
In 2018 there are many new hotels and resorts, which are opening all around the Aegean and we have picked 5 of the hottest new places you will definitely want to check out!
Abaton Island Resort & Spa, Crete
This month a five star luxury hotel, Abaton Island Resort & Spa will be open for guests to kick back, relax and have a dream holiday. Located in one of Crete’s most tourist-friendly destinations, Hersonissos Centre, Abaton Island Resort & Spa will not disappoint and has the most breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea. It’s not just the beautifully designed accomodation that is impressive, the hotel also offers a variety of restaurants from Elemes Cretan Cuisine, WOW Sushi & Steak, C’Est la vie Beach Club, and Bony Fish Seafood Restaurant just to name a few, making sure all your senses will be satisfied. abaton.gr
Ikos Dassia, Corfu
On the gorgeous island of Corfu, a new luxurious resort, Ikos Dassia will open in a few weeks, with amazing views of the turquoise Ionian Sea. Providing more than just a picture worthy view, an unforgettable experience awaits guests with the resort offering its own private beach featuring an unspoilt stretch of fine white sand, a spa where you can relax, while the kids can attend activity programmes with organised fun events and games every day of the week. It doesn’t stop there though, Ikos Dassia also hosts lots of entertainment options with the fabulous indoor and outdoor bar, plus six à la carte restaurants from Michelin-starred menus to the finest local cuisine. ikosresorts.com/resorts/ikos-dassia/
Canaves Oia Epitome, Santorini
Canaves Oia is one of Santorini's most sought after hotels and now they are expanding their portfolio by transforming 17th-century caves once used to store wine, into designer-chic luxury hotel rooms, launching Canaves Oia Epitome just in time for Summer season. Located in the village of Imerovigli and Oia’s Ammoudi Bay, the property features a jaw dropping view, infinity-style pool, breakfast bar, sunset lounge bar-restaurant, a sun terrace and private cabanas by the pool. In case that's not enough, the suites and villas include private or plunge pools, daily yoga sessions and access to Katharos beach, while continuing their legacy of luxury. canaves.com/canaves-oia-epitome/
Sitting on a charming position on the peninsula of Agios Ioannis, this enchanting hotel, Katikies Mykonos will open in June 2018 with 35 luxury suites. This new premises on Mykonos captures the essence of seaside living and is only a step away from the shimmering sea. As a guest you will have access to two of the finest restaurants on the island, ‘Mikrasia' where you can taste flavours from Constantinople and Asia Minor cooked with a modern twist and the romantic ‘Seltz’ champagne bar and restaurant. There are also two infinity pools, a spa centre, gym and a fashion boutique with Greek and international designers. katikies.com/katikiesmykonos/
Gennadi Grand Resort, Rhodes
Gennadi Grand Resort is located on a secluded, beachfront spot overlooking the beautiful Gennadi Bay in Rhodes. Opening this month, the Eco friendly resort is a peaceful place and perfect for a getaway! Offering more than just the sun on a beautiful day, it also features three outdoor swimming pools, a tennis court, shopping venues, spa and wellness centre and restaurants and bars serving enticing delights from delicious authentic Greek specialties to exquisite International Gourmet Cuisine in elegant and enchanting settings. gennadigrandresort.com