Must-see hotels in Cyclades

  • Anemomilos Apartments

    Folegandros

    A prime clifftop location just above Plateia Pounta in Hora grants awesome views from this stylish complex and its lovely terraces. Rooms are elegant and…

  • Stavros Hotel

    Sifnos

    Grapevines curl over the balconies of this main street hotel that offers good service and excellent, spacious studios with kitchenettes and sea views. A…

  • Villa Kalamiotissa

    Cyclades

    A handsome complex of rooms and studios, all white and pale blue with lovely stonework. It sits on the quiet southwestern edge of Hora, with spectacular…

  • Hotel Galini

    Paros

    Run by a local family for three generations, this spic-and-span hotel has simple, comfortable rooms. Ask for a balcony and a sea view. It’s opposite the…

  • Pension Joanna

    Hora (Mykonos)

    Veteran traveller Kostas used to run neighbouring Hotel Lefteris, but has moved directly next door and now owns this striking white-and-plum complex of…

  • Aegeo

    Folegandros

    On the outskirts of town, these appealing rooms are spacious, immaculate and bright, with wooden furnishings and private balconies. Cycladic whites and…

  • Villa Soula

    Fira

    Cheerful and spotless, this hotel is a great deal. Rooms aren’t large but come with small, breezy balconies. Colourful public areas and a small, well…

  • Anemousa Studios

    Cyclades

    Surrounded by well-maintained gardens, these comfortable and spacious apartments curve around an attractive pool, 50m inland from the beach in Otzias…

  • Yperia

    Amorgos

    Yperia’s modern rooms have warm, artsy touches, handmade wood-and-iron furnishings, big bathrooms and excellent sea views (pay €10 extra). The pool…

  • Verina Suites

    Sifnos

    Effortlessly chic, Verina rents minimalist suites and villas at outposts in Platys Gialos, Vathy and above Poulati (north of Kastro). Verina Suites lies…

  • Zorzis Hotel

    Santorini

    Behind a huge bloom of geraniums on Perissa’s main street, Hiroko and Spiros (a Japanese-Greek couple) run an immaculate 10-room hotel. It’s a pastel…

  • Perrakis

    Andros

    Across the road from the blissful sweep of Kipri Beach, about 3km south of Gavrio, this large resort-style hotel offers super views and swell rooms, some…

  • La Selini

    Paros

    La Selini shines under the care of its North American owner, Lou Ann. A short walk from Livadia Beach, the cheerful complex offers bright, comfy rooms and…

  • Ersi Villas

    Fira

    Friendly and spotless, this wallet-friendly hotel clusters around an appealing dipping pool. Simple rooms come with terraces and the owner is always…

  • Kea Village

    Cyclades

    Gorgeously situated at the highest point of Ioulida, this complex with sweeping views offers a variety of suites and villas that sleep you and up to nine…

  • Pension Rena

    Paros

    The quiet, well-kept rooms here at Rena's are a good budget option and excellent value, just inland from the Ancient Cemetery. Spot the Rooms Rena sign…

  • Rooms Mike

    Paros

    A popular and friendly place, Mike's has a great location within view of the ferry quay. Your only option here are recently renovated, self-contained, two…

  • Porto Sikinos Hotel

    Cyclades

    The sweet rooms here are traditional tile-and-marble affairs with pastel-coloured accents and balconies. This central, whitewashed complex is the closest…

  • Santana Beach Hotel

    Naxos

    This lovely place is right on the beach at Agia Anna, only 6km south from Naxos town. There are choices of family rooms and suites, a beach restaurant and…

  • Petali Village Hotel

    Sifnos

    Suspended on a walking street between Apollonia and Artemonas, this terraced array of rooms and suites has sweeping views to Apollonia and the sea, and an…

  • Koralli Studios

    Cyclades

    These spotless, well-equipped, bougainvillea-clad studios are just 150m from the beach but they don't have the most salubrious view, overlooking a boat…

  • Alexandros-Vassilia

    Serifos

    Best known for its beachfront taverna in a flowering garden, this friendly Livadakia compound also has a big range of basic rooms and apartments. They…

  • Micra Anglia

    Andros

    Five-star 'Little England' has a raft of chic amenities and stylish decor in neutral shades, as well as Hora's most imaginative restaurant. The clear…

  • Stegadi Apartments

    Cyclades

    Near the heart of Kastro, these four beautiful, traditional apartments sleep up to four and are individually decorated with modern furnishings and…

  • Aposperitis Rooms

    Small Cyclades

    Super-central to the beach and village (right on the town beach!), this guesthouse has a range of simple double rooms, triple studios (with kitchen) and…

  • Maragas Beach Camping

    Naxos

    South of Agia Anna, Maragas Beach Camping has camp sites, studios and rooms, a supermarket and a taverna just across from the beach. This is a top spot to…

  • Artemoulas Studios

    Mykonos

    With a hillside location a few minutes' walk from two of Mykonos' most popular beaches, these spacious, self-contained apartments are a solid midrange…

  • Pension Ilias

    Amorgos

    Tucked away amid a jumble of traditional houses not far from the bus stop is this friendly, family-run place with pleasant, comfortable rooms. The…

  • Avanti Hotel

    Ios

    These fresh, sparkling rooms are a short stroll out of Hora, but far enough away to offer a little peace. Private balconies and a beautiful pool and…

  • Mykonos Bay Hotel

    Hora (Mykonos)

    Sitting right on the Megali Ammos Beach, 10 minutes' walk south of Mykonos Town, this appealing, whitewashed hotel curves around a saltwater pool, with…

  • Altana Hotel

    Tinos

    Located about a 10-minute walk northwest of the town centre, en route to Kionia Beach, this agreeable hotel has a modernist Cycladic style, with snow…

  • Hippocampus Hotel

    Santorini

    Just steps from Kamari’s beachfront, this friendly place has a sparkling collection of rooms and studios, with added extras like hand-painted wall murals…

  • Folegandros Apartments

    Folegandros

    This lovely complex of studios and apartments (the largest can sleep seven) is set in well-kept gardens around a pristine pool just above Plateia Pounta…

  • Carbonaki Hotel

    Hora (Mykonos)

    This family-run boutique hotel is a pleasant garden oasis with bright but comfortable rooms (of various price categories). Some open directly onto the…

  • Aeolos Beach Hotel

    Folegandros

    Settle in right on the beach here at Aeolos. Rooms have sea or mountain views and are each unique, with varying degrees of character. There's a minimum…

  • Pelican Hotel

    Fira

    There’s no caldera view, but you’re just metres from the heart of the action in this long-standing, good-value hotel with a homey feel. The handy…

  • Windmill Kimolos

    Cyclades

    The most atmospheric abode in Kimolos, this converted windmill looks down on the island from its lofty hilltop position. The whitewashed rooms are cosy…

  • Aeolis Hotel

    Milos

    Inland from the harbourfront, this sweet, neat 12-room hotel is peaceful and calm, its white rooms given a pop of colour here and there. It's open year…

  • Keti Hotel

    Fira

    Hotel Keti is one of the smaller ‘sunset view’ hotels in a peaceful caldera niche. Its attractive traditional rooms are carved into the cliffs, half of…

  • With-Inn

    Hora (Mykonos)

    On a hillside between the New and Old Port, this friendly guesthouse consists of nine spotless rooms. Price includes an excellent cooked breakfast, and…