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Last updated: 26 December, 2022
Expert travel writer: Rachel Howard

Looking like a miniature village spilling down the terraced hillside, this family-run and family-friendly hotel stands over the pretty bay of Grikos.

Traditional whitewashed exteriors conceal discreetly luxurious rooms and suites with flatscreen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and plenty of contemporary Greek art. Large and airy, most rooms have sea-view balconies; all have access to the pool. There’s a gourmet restaurant with gorgeous sea views – dinner is served on the veranda.

The charming owners pay attention to every detail, from the home-made pastries at breakfast to treats at turndown.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: < 5mins walk
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: Nearby (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

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