From Rhodes and Santorini to Crete and Parga, find the destination that suits you
Looking to plan your next weekend away, why not look at booking a Greekend and enjoy a weekend getaway to Greece! Make the most of the short haul flights to most of Greece and live life like a local for the weekend enjoying museums, archaeological sites, delicious meals and endless cocktails in the sun.
Adults Only Haven – Lindos Grand Resort & Spa
Rhodes’ most stylish adults-only resort Lindos Grand Resort & Spa is located just moments from Lindos old town. A haven of relaxation and indulgence, this hideaway hotel comprises 189 sleek, sophisticated and contemporary rooms with lavish amenities – many with panoramic sea views and swim-up private infinity pools – as well as an array of fine-dining options and the brand new tranquil Evridiki spa.
Perched above the idyllic beach of Vlycha Bay on the eastern coast of Rhodes, Lindos Grand Resort & Spa embodies eco-chic with a carefully considered contemporary design that naturally blends into its serene hillside setting. For indulgent dining using only the finest and freshest island ingredients, Lindos Grand is home to four à la carte restaurants; including, Acqua e Sale, an all-day Mediterranean restaurant, Thalatta fine dining restaurant serving authentic Greek delicacies with a modern twist complimented by panoramic sea views, Takara for Pan Asian flavours and Yume Mou, for a genuine Japanese, omakase sushi experience.
A two-night stay (Friday – Sunday) starts from £369, including breakfast.
Ultimate Privacy – CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa
Set in the quaint village of Plaka, near the charming Elounda Bay, CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa is perfectly positioned for couples looking to embark on a Greek island Greekend away from the crowds. Each of the rooms at CAYO feature private outdoor pools, set on spacious terraces overlooking the ocean and the iridescent Spinalonga Island, while the unique stacked architecture ensures none of the rooms are overlooked, allowing guests to feel a satisfying sense of seclusion despite being in one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations.
Plaka Village, is a tranquil haven on Crete’s eastern coast, with a pretty pebbled beach lined with a string of shops selling local artisan produce, traditional tavernas and modern beachside restaurants, including the hotel’s own Stone Beach by CAYO, where guests can enjoy delicious cocktails and Mediterranean mezze. Hotel guests have exclusive access to a private spot on Plaka beach, complete with parasols, plush sunbeds and fresh towels. Back at the hotel, Armonia Spa is an Indonesian-inspired wellness haven, offering treatments inspired by ancient Greek wellness practices, while the innovative Kelari Gourmet restaurant is the perfect spot for a romantic meal for two under the stars.
A two-night stay (Friday – Sunday) costs from £467, including breakfast.
Island Adventure – Nobu Hotel Santorini
Spend a sun-soaked weekend in Santorini, taking in the island’s iconic views and local history while staying at newly opened Nobu Hotel Santorini. Situated on the Fira to Oia hiking trail, guests can spend an afternoon enjoying some of the island’s most exquisite views while exploring traditional towns and villages, or discover the prehistoric city of Akrotiri, a Cycladic Bronze Age settlement destroyed in a volcanic eruption in the 16thcentury BC, just a short drive away.
Balance out the adventure with exquisite dining experiences at Greece’s first Nobu Restaurant, serving iconic Nobu dishes – like Black Cod Misoand Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno – and a selection of local favourites. The hotel’s dual level infinity pool is ideal for a day spent relaxing with a cocktail in hand, while those seeking to take to the water can enjoy a private luxury yacht tour around the island.
A two-night stay (Friday – Sunday) costs from £1,055, including breakfast.