Idyllic Greek Islands
Sun-drenched beaches, azure waters and cobbled streets lined with white-washed buildings. Greece's many rugged islands have an indescribable allure.
Sit back and watch the waves lap against the shore as you tuck into delicious gyros or souvlaki, served with lashings of tzatziki and a cold beer. This is relaxed island life at its finest and it's the simplicity that we love the most. From the striking blue domes of Santorini to the glamourous beach clubs of Mykonos, each island has its own unique charm. If you're looking for an early summer getaway and aren't tied to school holidays, you can't beat these enticing islands in May and June, when temperatures are already hotting up but you'll beat the summer crowds. Whether you would like a tailor-made island-hopping adventure or simply to settle into one hotel and not move for a week, our specialists can make sure your trip ticks all the boxes.
Located in the Ionian Sea just off the northwest coast of mainland Greece, lies the Greek Island of Corfu. Synonymous with British and European travellers for decades, it's an island of contrast, with a rugged interior and shoreline littered with beautiful coves, bays and a mix of hotels, B&Bs and villas. An eclectic island, with an architectural style defined by Italian, French and British rule.
Lying in the Aegean Sea, Crete is a mountainous island with spectacular rocky coasts, vast sandy beaches, pebble shores and pristine crystal-clear Mediterranean waters. The interior is equally stunning, with green, lush, mountainous terrain. Rich in history and culture, with impressive architecture in its towns and villages and many archaeological sites, Crete is well worth a visit.
The small Greek island of Mykonos makes up part of the Cyclades island group. The Greek destination of choice for jet-setters and honeymooners, Mykonos is known for its glamorous night-life, luxurious resorts, white-washed villages and sparkling blue sea. However away from the busier beach clubs, you'll find pristine sands, secluded coves and hidden bays waiting to be explored.
Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades, boasting history, culture and pristine beaches. From the soft sands found along the coastline to the hilltop villages of the island's interior, Naxos offers something for both sun worshippers and culture lovers. A wealth of local produce is grown on this unusually green island, ensuring Naxos also boasts a fantastic foodie scene.
Milos is the most westerly island in the iconic Cycladic cluster. Know for its other-worldly landscapes, Milos also boasts a rich history and an up-and-coming gastronomic scene. The quaint fishing villages and hilltop towns, with their typical blue and white exteriors, are the perfect place for those seeking an authentic Greek experience away from the crowds.
The picturesque island of Paros is home to spectacular sandy beaches and enchanting towns. The third largest island in the Cyclades, Paros is renowned worldwide for its beautiful marble, which helped put the island on the map. Whitewashed villages lead to the stunning coast, where the surrounding islands are scattered across the horizon.
Santorini is possibly the most picturesque of the Cycladic islands, famed for its spectacular sunsets, whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches and legendary romantic appeal. Beaches of multicoloured volcanic sand can be found in the south-east of the island while along the western coast calm, clear waters lap the pebble beaches.
Set just off the west coast of mainland Greece in the crystal clear Ionian Sea, Zakynthos is one of the country's most beautiful islands. Mentioned in Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey and for many centuries it was the crossroads for numerous nations and cultures the island has a wealth of history and tradition.
The rugged island of Sifnos is an outdoor lover's paradise, where spectacular scenery and breathtaking views meet picturesque whitewashed villages. This mountainous island offers fantastic hiking trails, as well as the opportunity to discover a more authentic side of Greece. Paired with delicious local cuisine, Sifnos is a true hidden gem of the Cycladic islands.
We have sought out the very best hotels and villas on idyllic Greek islands for our guests; from romantic seclusion, remote hotels, bustling luxury, rustic boutiques, or traditional charm, all offering style and sophistication in unique locations to give you the best this country has to offer.
Zakynthos Jeep Safari
A mainly off road jeep safari taking you off the beaten track to explore the 'real' Zakythos incorporating some impressive views, famous beaches, unspoiled countryside and charming local villages to explore.
Private cruise to Polyaigos
Board your own private RIB boat to explore the nearby island of Polyaigos, an uninhabited island home to unspoiled white beaches and crystal-clear waters. Stop in hidden coves to swim and admire the unique landscapes.
Grace Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection
Grace Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection is a luxurious boutique hotel perched high on the cliffs of this volcanic island, offering spectacular views over the caldera. Located in peaceful Imerovigli, it is one of the most exclusive hotels on Santorini.
Santa Marina Resort & Villas
Set on a private beach on the island of Mykonos in Greece is Santa Marina Resort & Villas. With a selection of hotel rooms, suites and villas, this secluded resort offers a luxurious island retreat, ideal for both families or couples.
Agios Prokopios, Naxos, Greece
Located in western Naxos, just a short drive from Chora, Naxian Collection is a boutique hotel comprised of 16 suites and villas. Close to the beaches and sights of the island, this is an ideal base for both families and couples looking to explore Naxos.
Seven Santa Maria
Santa Maria, Paros, Greece
Located in the north of Paros, Seven Santa Maria is a beachfront boutique property with just seven rooms. Surrounded by fragrant gardens and with the sandy beach just a short walk away, Seven Santa Maria is a secluded and peaceful hotel.
Ayiopetra Exclusive Getaways
Ayiopetra Exclusive Getaways is tucked away in the hills of Naxos, with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and the ancient Temple of Demeter. With just five suites, this boutique property ensures a peaceful, adults-only retreat.
Nestled on a hillside overlooking the village of Drios and the southern coast of Paros, Calme Hotel is a boutique and peaceful retreat boasting fantastic views of the Aegean Sea and the surrounding Cycladic islands.
Pollonia, Milos, Greece
Just outside the charming town of Pollonia, Milos Breeze is a boutique hotel perched on a hilltop, overlooking the beautiful bay below. This peaceful retreat offers a relaxing stay and is the ideal base from which to explore the island of Milos.
Family Fun in the Greek Islands
Athens, Sifnos, Paros & Vouliagmeni
Greece is a fantastic destination for families to explore, with history, culture and beautiful beaches in abundance, there is something to suit children of all ages. Travel from Athens to some of the more authentic islands in the Cyclades, taking in the spectacular scenery and ancient traditions of Sifnos and Paros, before relaxing in the ultimate...
Epic Greek Islands
Athens, Milos, Sifnos & Naxos
Epic island hopping off the beaten track, unique and salubrious at the same time you will experience the Greek isles like never before. Stunning vistas, secret hideaways, sublime cuisine and all with pure authenticity, you will get under the skin of local traditions, visit secluded islands and soak up the sun on paradise beaches, this is the best...
Extraordinary Mykonos & Santorini
Mykonos & Santorini
Immerse yourself in the ultimate glamour and style of these two stunning islands. This itinerary boasts boutique hotels overlooking the sparkling waters of the Aegean Sea, whitewashed streets and iconic blue domes churches, sun drenched beaches and iconic private beach clubs. Why not lap it all up in the luxury of your private jacuzzi, devour the...
Honeymoon in the Greek Islands
Athens, Milos, Sifnos & Santorini
Discover the beauty and the romance of the Greek islands on this spectacular journey through the Cyclades. Spend time soaking up the hustle and bustle of Athens before getting completely off-the-beaten-track and admiring the incredible landscapes of Milos and the rugged beauty of Sifnos. End your voyage on Greece’s most romantic island, Santorini,...