Reopenings You Won’t Want to Miss
Lindos Grand Resort & Spa
Reopening on the 1st May 2023, Lindos Grand Resort & Spa, is a haven of relaxation and indulgence. Perched above the idyllic beach of Vlylcha Bay on the eastern coast of Rhodes, Greece, the hotel embodies eco-chic with a carefully considered contemporary design that naturally blends into its serene hillside setting. Comprising of 189 sleek, sophisticated, and contemporary rooms with lavish amenities, guests can enjoy panoramic sea views, swapping grey skies for pink-hued sunrises and sunsets as well as private swim-up infinity pools. The specialist spa offers massages, facials and full-body rituals which combine modern techniques with ancient Greek remedies, using natural, botanical ingredients indigenous to Rhodes. Home to four à la carte restaurants each of which provide an indulgent dining experience, the resort also boasts the elegant Atmos Sky Lounge, and Blanc de Blancs Lounge, where guests can enjoy delicious cocktails from expert mixologists overlooking the sunset.
Rates start from £190 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: www.lindosgrand.com
Nobu Hotel Santorini
Opening for its first full season on 20th April, Nobu Hotel Santorini is a serene clifftop hideaway, balancing authentic wellbeing experiences with sensational dining at the country’s first and only Nobu restaurant, surrounded by some of the island’s most spectacular vistas. The hotel is located near Imerovigli on the famed Oia-Thira hiking trail, a 10km route ideal for mindful wandering amidst some of the island’s prettiest villages, churches and viewpoints. To truly disconnect, guests can indulge in in-room spa treatments, meditate on the resort’s yoga patio, exercise in the state-of-the-art fitness studio or simply lay back and relax beside the volcano-facing dual-level infinity pool. The hotel features a boutique collection of 25 suites, including five luxurious pool villas, seamlessly blending whitewashed Cycladic style with Japanese minimalism and incorporating warming accents such as ochre-hued rugs, linen pendant lighting and locally produced artwork.
Rates start from £180 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: Santorini.nobuhotels.com
Gennadi Grand Resort
Reopening on the 28th April 2023, Gennadi Grand Resort is set within a quaint seaside village on the south-eastern coast of Rhodes, where sustainable luxury meets Aegean charm. Directly overlooking blue-flag Gennadi Beach, Gennadi Grand Resort blends impeccable design with a warm, family-friendly atmosphere and great fun for kids. Guests can enjoy authentic Greek hospitality combined with contemporary amenities and breathe in the traditional atmosphere of the island, its agricultural wealth and gastronomic heritage. Whilst guests are not taking advantage of one of the three freshwater swimming pools, keeping active in the fitness centre or hotel tennis courts, Gennadi invites relaxation in the Kozeen Spas by Thalassospa. A tranquil environment designed to promote inner balance and harmony, wellness seekers can relax in the spa’s indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room before enjoying their blissful and restorative spa treatments.
Rates start from £180 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: https://www.gennadigrandresort.com
CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa
Reopening on the 3rd of May 2023, situated near the charming Elounda Bay, CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa invites guests on a culinary journey this season. Offering discerning travellers menus designed by the celebrity chef, Lefteris Lazarou – the first Greek Chef to be awarded a Michelin Star – guests can choose from four delectable restaurants. From the informal Stone Beach by CAYO, located at the top of the resort’s own pebble beach, serving tasty, mezze-style dishes, to the gourmet dining establishment Kelari, offering Greek-inspired high-end creations prepared with seasonal ingredients form the island’s eco-farms. Nestled away in the quaint village of Plaka, a hidden gem on Crete’s eastern coast, CAYO is beautifully perched on a serene hill overlooking the Mediterranean. The ultimate base to discover Crete’s tapestry of beaches and historic teasures, guests are afforded with a scenic pebbled beach, lined with a string of shops selling local artisan produce, traditional tavernas and modern beachside eateries.
Rates start from £270 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: cayoresort.com
Lindos Village Resort & Spa
Lindos Village Resort & Spa is set to reopen its doors on the 6th of May 2023, offering a deluxe all-inclusive experience exclusive to adults, making it one of the few resorts in Rhodes to offer such an elevated experience. Guests can expect a sophisticated and blissful escape, perfect for those looking to catch some early sun this spring season while exploring the best of Rhodes. The resort boasts a prime location perched on a cliff edge overlooking the Aegean Sea in the enchanting cove of Vlycha Bay. The whitewashed sugar-cube like architecture, impeccable personalized service, and privacy for guests make this five-star, adults-only resort a charming hideaway. Each of the 190 rooms and suites offer awe-inspiring ocean views. The resort will feature six incredible dining options, curated by a team of chefs using an eclectic mix of fresh ingredients and carefully selected products from local markets to highlight the region’s fascinating gastronomic heritage.
Rates start from £180 per night on an all-inclusive basis. To book and for further information visit: https://www.lindos-village.gr/
Grecotel Corfu Imperial
Set on the picturesque Kommeno Peninsula amongst olive groves and cypress trees, Grecotel Corfu Imperial provides everything and more for an opulent Greek getaway. New for 2023, the luxury resort has unveiled a collection of waterfront villas peppered along the coastline. Complete with expansive pools, sweeping sea views and a private entrance, the villas range from two to six bedrooms to accommodate families and friends looking to reconnect in the most picturesque of settings. Whilst guests of the villas are invited to while away their days in undisturbed luxury with 5-star service available throughout their stay, they can also make use of the resorts various amenities. With 16 seafront restaurants and bars to choose from, that range from traditional Greek mezze to freshly caught seafood, a tranquil spa complete with a traditional hammam and a number of activities to take part in from archery to yacht excursions, there’s something to suit everyone. What’s more, the esteemed concierge is on hand to arrange day trips to explore the magic of Corfu, meander through the island’s quaint villages, venture out to unspoilt islands and uncover the island’s numerous cultural treasures.
Rates start from £210 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: https://www.corfuimperial.com/
Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa
Those looking to explore a new destination in 2023 should look no further than Patmos, a small Greek island in the Dodecanese complex offering a scenic escape for discerning travellers. An unspoilt haven of discreet luxury and adventure, Patmos is paradise for jetsetters hoping to disconnect from the everyday and embrace a slower pace of life. Four miles south of the main port of Skala, the chic boutique Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa is one of the only five-star resorts on the island and makes the perfect base to discover this Grecian gem. Raising the bar for island living, the resort offers enticing gastronomic experiences in the form of two waterfront restaurants and the island’s only five-star wellness centre with a curated menu of treatments to rejuvenate the body and mind. Offering a complete bespoke approach to wellbeing, the hotels spa consists of a sauna, steam room, nail salon and fitness facilities perfect for guests seeking ultimate relaxation. Those seeking an adventure by land or sea can opt for several off-site activities, from hiking and diving to boat trips around the surrounding islets and pristine beaches.
Rates start from £107 per night, for further information visit: https://www.patmosaktis.gr/en/
Parga Beach Resort
Reopening on the 28th of April Parga Beach Resort invites guests to escape the crowds and explore Greece’s lesser-known gem this year, with an activity-fuelled escape. New for 2023, the resort has unveiled 23 new luxury suites that feature a harmonious minimal design and are fully equipped with private balconies, terraces, and some with private plunge pools. Encouraging guests both old and young to head out and explore all the region has to offer, the resort is just a short walk or water taxi from the town centre and the team are on hand to arrange a variety of excursions. From guided hikes and bike rides, to kayaking and yachting adventures across the waves, there’s something to suit every type of traveller. Back at the resort, adults can indulge in restorative treatments at the Blossom Wellness Center, safe in the knowledge that the children are being looked after in the Kid’s club, complete with playground and pool for hours of fun. As night falls, head for the resort’s new beachside restaurant Alslēa, with a menu that incorporates the freshest ingredients and prioritises local producers or opt for a private dinner on the beach for a truly memorable evening under the stars.
Rates start from £115 per night on a bed & breakfast basis. To book and for further information visit: https://www.pargabeachresort.gr/.
*Findings from Virtuoso’s Luxury Talk by excELLENce Group, using data from Virtuoso’s 2022 Brand and Travel Trends research conducted jointly with YouGov*