Must-see hotels in Cyclades

  • Cosmopolitan Suites

    Fira

    This is about as good as it gets in the heart of Fira, with a spectacular, undulating infinity pool overlooking the caldera. This member of the Small…

  • Aria Suites

    Fira

    With a mix of individually styled villas (some with private plunge pools or cave house Jacuzzis) and suites, Aria Suites is one of the top spots to stay…

  • Nissaki

    Mykonos

    With its pool overlooking the bay, this is one of Mykonos' loveliest retreats. Whitewashed rooms are livened up with touches of contemporary art, floor-to…

  • Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites

    Fira

    Rooms at this rock-star joint are simple and modern, with all the niceties that give it the edge of luxury. Perks include pool with waterfall and private…

  • Onar Residence

    Andros

    These ecofriendly, unique and luxurious secluded cottages are hidden within wetlands behind the gorgeous remote beach at Ahla. It's really in the middle…

  • Nissaki Beach Hotel

    Hora (Naxos)

    Hard to beat on the island for luxury and locale, Nissaki Beach Hotel offers up a seaside restaurant and gorgeous pool area right on Agios Georgios Beach…

  • Aigialos Niche Residences & Suites

    Fira

    This luxury place features a hotel, residences and suites, and boasts awards from Historic Hotels of Europe such as Most Romantic Historic Hotel. Expect…

  • Eleonas Apartments & Studios

    Sifnos

    An idyllic complex tucked away in an olive grove, Eleonas offers gloriously roomy two-bedroom apartments that sleep six, with kitchen, living space and…

  • Branco Mykonos

    Mykonos

    Ambient beats from the beachfront DJ station drift over the deckchairs and pool of this modern hotel that has commandeered the eastern half of Platys…

  • Palladium

    Mykonos

    Equidistant from Psarou and Platys Gialos beaches, this intimate five-star hotel is all elegant Cycladic curves and whitewashed, airy rooms and suites …

  • Hotel Glaros

    Hora (Naxos)

    Edgy yet homey, simple yet plush, this well-run and immaculate 13-room hotel has a seaside feel in its boutique fit-out. Service is thoughtful, there’s an…

  • Anemomiloi Andros

    Andros

    This popular complex of bright, spic-and-span studios, split between two buildings, sits at the southern end of town enjoying views over green fields from…

  • Maria's Place

    Oia

    This cluster of snug studio apartments, some split-level and all with outdoor spas for sunset viewing, is inland from town on the road to Finikia and a 10…

  • Mykonos Town Suites

    Hora (Mykonos)

    This hidden complex of bright, high-beamed studios and whole houses (the largest sleeping six in two bedrooms) makes for a splendid choice. Each has a…

  • Portobello Boutique Hotel

    Hora (Mykonos)

    In an elevated location on the edge of Hora, overlooking a ruined windmill, this welcoming hotel is a prime sunset-viewing spot. The delicious breakfast…

  • Andros Camping

    Andros

    This small and rustic site is set among olive trees about 400m behind the harbour. There's a decent toilet block, and the attractive pool area is a major…

  • Porto Fira Suites

    Fira

    If you’re staying here, your day of luxury begins with breakfast on your balcony. Ultramodern rooms are white, crisp and cool in more ways than one, yet…

  • Makis Camping

    Sifnos

    Pitch your tent behind the beach in a well-run lot with shady trees, or hire tents with mattresses for €30. There are well-equipped rooms and apartments …

  • Nefeli Sunset Studios

    Milos

    Whitewashed cubes combine modern design with traditional touches in this bay-front property at the northern edge of the village. All of the rooms have…

  • Aerides Boutique Rooms

    Sifnos

    Run by a friendly young couple and artfully decorated with bits of flotsam and jetsam, this converted syrma (boat shed) comprises four spacious rooms. The…

  • Pension Nikoletta Geronti

    Sifnos

    Opposite Petali Village Hotel, on the walkway between Apollonia and Artemonas, is this gem of a pension, with spotless rooms, sweeping views, sweet hosts…

  • Krinos Suites Hotel

    Andros

    One of Andros’ most luxurious options, this former silk-weaving school on the slopes above the waterfront has nine well-kitted-out suites; some have sea…

  • Pagali Hotel

    Amorgos

    Pagali Hotel is tucked away in Langada village, and has superb views. Rooms and studios are comfortable, and the year-round hotel offers alternative…

  • Anatoli Studios

    Small Cyclades

    In the southeast part of the island and reachable via a 20-minute walk from Hora, this delightful, family-run property consists of a neat cluster of airy,…

  • Karterados Caveland Hostel

    Santorini

    This fabulous, chilled-out hostel is based in an old winery complex in Karterados about 2km from central Fira (see website for directions). Dorms (four,…

  • Hotel Rochari

    Hora (Mykonos)

    Founded in 1976 by the present managers' parents, this well-established hotel has more than kept up with the times. Quietly stylish, it offers comfortable…

  • Far Out Beach Club & Beach Resort

    Ios

    Nearly on top of the beach is this backpacker party haven with poolside bars, restaurant and everything from a laundry to a tattoo parlour, sushi bar, gym…

  • Atlantis Hotel

    Fira

    The Atlantis is a regal building from 1953 (it survived the 1956 earthquake and was used as a hospital) that overlooks the widest section of the caldera…

  • Yialos Ios Hotel

    Ios

    Just a block back from the port, this 200-year-old stone building feels like the home you wish you had. Crisp, characterful rooms, wood-beamed ceilings,…

  • Angie’s Studios

    Paros

    South beyond the Old Town, but just a short walk to Market St, Angie’s is a worthwhile place to lay your head. Spacious, immaculate rooms with flagstone…

  • Xenia Hotel

    Hora (Naxos)

    Sleek and minimalist, this hotel is in the heart of the action in the old town, close to everything, and the staff are attentive. While the neutral tones…

  • Nikos Verikokos Studios

    Hora (Naxos)

    Friendly Nikos maintains immaculate rooms in the heart of the old town, and is handy to everything. Some have balconies and sea views, all have little…

  • Aegialis Hotel & Spa

    Amorgos

    High on a hill and with magical views over Aegiali Bay and village, this is the island's only five-star hotel. Rooms are classic Cycladic minimalism with…

  • Red Tractor Farm

    Cyclades

    Set among vineyards and olive groves, this organic agritourism farm offers rooms, studios and whole cottages in a range of beautiful Cycladic buildings,…

  • Villa Ostria

    Small Cyclades

    On the high ground east of the town beach, the flowering, creeper-clad classic Cycladic cubes of Ostria hide attractive rooms and studios with quirky…

  • Hotel Galini

    Hora (Naxos)

    A nautical theme lends this superfriendly, family-run place loads of character. Updated, spacious rooms have small balconies, plus some rooms have…

  • Pension Sofi

    Hora (Naxos)

    Run by members of the friendly Koufopoulos family, guests at Pension Sofi are met with family-made wine or cake and immaculate rooms, each with a freshly…

  • Voreades

    Tinos

    Just up from the port, this friendly place offers plenty of local character both in terms of the building (internal courtyard, mosaic, marble fanlights)…

  • Hotel Dina

    Paros

    Smack-bang in the heart of the Old Town, these eight family-run rooms are a find. They have whitewashed walls and wrought-iron beds, and are spotless and…

  • Villa Katapoliani

    Amorgos

    Owner Stamatia has a high-quality collection of rooms, studios and apartments, handily located behind the waterfront and ferry quay. The balconies at…