Ah, Greece! This earthly paradise with its dream beaches and crystal clear waters, from the grandiose Paros to the isolated corners of the island of Crete, without forgetting the inevitable Santorini. Don’t know where to put your bags for a memorable Greek holiday? No worries. BFM recently offered us its most beautiful design hotels in Greece and the least we can say is that the selection is extraordinary.

Immerse yourself in a luxurious world within the home of mythology by exploring these 5 luxury hotels, combining sometimes ancient, often modern architecture, stunning pools and sleek elegance.

1. Istoria Hotel

Hotel Istoria Greece

Imagine where the black volcanic sand of Perivolos beach meets the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea… Well, that’s where Istoria Hotel is, a true celebration of Cycladic beauty.

The charm of this place is its sophisticated simplicity. Here you will feel like you are in a real Santorini home, with its pristine white walls, elegant arches and golden domes. Take the plunge into the impressive pool with its majestic green glow, while enjoying the breathtaking sunsets.

2. Numo Ierapetra

Let’s leave Santorini and head for Crete, near the charming town of Ierapetra. Reinvented in 2021, Numo Ierapetra is a haven of peace where to recharge your batteries.

If you dream of relaxing in one of the two swimming pools, tasting exquisite Mediterranean cuisine or taking a walk on the mysterious island of Koufonissi, you are in the right place. We love the elegance of the rooms and the little extra: the private pool in the Junior Suite.

3. Oku Kos

Hotel Kos with pool

Change of scenery with theOku Kos, which echoes Mediterranean and Oriental styles. Located on the beautiful coast of the island of Kos, near the village of Marmari, this hotel and its rooms with a mix of natural materials and design accessories breathe a certain serenity.

Special mention for its pristine sandy beach and the impeccable service of this 5 star establishment.

4. Euphoria Retreat

Want to cut yourself off from the world? Head to the Mystras Valley, 3 hours fromAthens, where theEuphoria Retreat, established in 2018, awaits you for a rejuvenating stay amidst the pine trees and just a stone’s throw from the majestic ruins of Mystras.

With its unique spa spread over 4 floors, its balanced cuisine and its yoga sessions with a view, this establishment is a pure nugget for lovers of relaxation and well-being.

5. Cosme Hotel

A delicate combination of simplicity and refinement, Cosme Hotel is nestled in the authentic and vibrant town of Noaousa, on the island of Paros. There, the Cycladic spirit is omnipresent: the skilfully orchestrated decoration will seduce you as soon as you arrive.

There’s nothing like sharing a good Mediterranean meal at Parostia restaurant with your friends, created by the famous Greek chef Yiannis Kioroglou. And to top it all off, the hotel has its own private beach. Don’t be surprised to see Margherita Missoni, heiress of the famous fashion house.