Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort
Ornos Bay, Mykonos
Set on a private beach on the island of Mykonos in Greece, is Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort. With both hotel rooms, suites and villas, this secluded resort has the look and feel of a traditional Greek village, ideal for families or couples.
At a Glance
Luxury resort with typical Greek feel
Private beach and beautiful sea views
Lovely range of rooms, suites and villas to suit everyone
Boats available to charter to explore surrounding islands and secluded beaches
Mykonos is full of activities and historical sites
Try and go for a room with a terrace - some of them are vast; the views are stunning and make for a perfect place to sit with a drink before joining the crowd.Scott Dunn team
Unwind at the Ginkgo Spa, where the traditional Hammam treatment is the ultimate relaxing experience.Scott Dunn team
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Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection resort sits on a hillside with panoramic views over Ornos bay and the crystal clear Aegean. Located just 3km from Mykonos town, the architecture is in the typical Cycladic style with whitewashed buildings and colorful wooden doors, blending in with its natural Mediterranean surroundings. It has its own private beach with beautiful clear waters, where you'll find loungers stretched out on the quay to the lighthouse, promising peace and seclusion. Combine this with exceptionally attentive service, outstanding facilities, water sports, and a wealth of activities on the island, the resort is a perfect retreat.
The resort underwent a 3 year renovation program, which completed in early 2014. The newly designed rooms and suites have a luxury contemporary décor and with such a wide choice of accommodation, there is something for everyone. A total of 114 rooms and suites, 9 of which have their own private pool, and 12 two to six bedroom villas, with every accommodation having spectacular sea views. There is a choice of two restaurants, both serving very high quality food. The Asian inspired Buddha-Bar Beach, has a reputation for serving inventive cuisine, with Asian influences. The Colonial Pool Restaurant and Bar is open all day and is perfect for al fresco dining whilst lounging by the pool. A children’s menu is available, which is full of healthy choices using local ingredients. In room dining can also be organized with a delicious menu to choose from. And for a romantic treat, a private dinner on the beach can be laid on especially for you. Or you could just enjoy the sunset with a cocktail on the veranda of the Lobby Bar.
The resort is very family oriented with good children’s facilities. A children’s club operates daily during the summer with a varied activity program suitable for all ages. The Spa has an extensive range of treatments and therapies and the Health Club is well-appointed with the latest fitness equipment. The resort has a floodlit tennis court where the pro team are happy to arrange lessons for both adults and children. There are two swimming pools, including a beautiful infinity pool and a saltwater children's pool.
Mykonos is a beautiful Greek destination offering the visitor a lot for such a small island. It belongs to the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea with rugged scenery and turquoise waters, all surrounded by sandy beaches. Visitors can take their pick from busy ones, or tiny secluded ones. There’s a huge choice of watersports that one can enjoy in the island, including windsurfing, water-skiing, scuba diving (with lots of underwater caves and shipwrecks), horse riding and tennis. The resort operates a speed boat service which guests can take for the day to visit nearby islands and beaches.
Santa Marina is a collection of 114 rooms, suites and private villas. The contemporary designed rooms and suites have marble or mosaic finished bathrooms with stunning sea views from private balconies. 13 exclusive and luxury Villas boast butler service with private infinity pools. These are set on the hillside amid their own lush gardens with private pools, offering seclusion and comfort just a few minutes away from the resort facilities.
The Superior Rooms are contemporary and elegant, stylishly decorated with light hardwood floors and whitewashed ceilings.
Each comes with a balcony, partial side sea views, a modern bathroom which is spacious with a large luxurious walk in shower. Bedrooms can either be requested as a king or twin beds. 20sqm.
|Superior Seaview Room||
The Superior Seaview Rooms are more luxurious in design, with an elegant bathroom and a wonderful full sea view from a private balcony. Bedrooms can either be requested as a king or twin beds. 20sqm.
|Deluxe Seaview Room||
The Deluxe Seaview Rooms are luxurious in design and are elegantly appointed, enjoying panoramic sea views from the private balcony.
Balconies are furnished with a table and chairs, some also have sun loungers. The suites also benefit from an open layout with sofas and chairs in a communal relaxation area. The rooms are stylishly decorated with light hardwood floors and whitewashed ceilings. Bedrooms can either be requested as a king or twin beds. 30sqm.
The Seaview Suites boast panoramic sea views from the private balcony. The interior offers a stylish lounge with all the modern comforts including walk-in closets for some and sumptuous marble washrooms. Each features a private balcony furnished with a table and two chairs; some balconies also have sun loungers. Modern artwork, soft lighting and natural seating flawlessly fuse unassuming contemporary elegance with comfort. The Seaview Suites feature open layouts. A sofa, chairs, and coffee table encourage communal relaxation. Bedrooms can either be requested as a king or twin beds. 40sqm.
|Deluxe Seaview Suite||
The Deluxe Seaview Suites are a new addition to the hotel's collection. Designed with a sophisticated and contemporary feel, they offer panoramic sea views from the private balcony with dining table and two chairs if space allow, separate stylish lounge, ample space and luxurious marble bathrooms. Bedrooms can be requested as either a king or twin beds. 50sqm.
Honeymooners might like the Deluxe Honeymoon Seaview Suite, which comes with a four poster king size bed. 50sqm.
|Family Sea View Suite||
The Family Sea View Suite has two bedrooms and panoramic sea views from its private balconies. The master bedroom is on the ground floor comes with a king sized bed, a charming sitting area. The second bedroom (twin beds), is separated by a few stairs leading to the upper level, where it has its own bathroom and balcony. 60sqm.
|Deluxe Seaview Suite with Pool||
The Deluxe Seaview Suites with pool have panoramic views of the bay. The Suites include one master king bedroom with its own marble washroom, walk-in closets and a spacious, separate sitting room. These Suites all offer a private pool (one with it on its private terrace and three of them with a pool within a private garden). The pool also features a seating area with comfortable patio furniture. 60 - 70sqm
|Two Bedroom Villa||
Each two bedroom villa is designed to the highest standards of luxury and comfort and is slightly different in layout. With spacious terraces, they all have magnificent sea views and an infinity pool. They come complete with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a guest bathroom, spacious sitting room and dining room, outdoor dining, fully equipped kitchen and outdoor terrace. The villa is built on a hill with breathtaking sea views. Facilities include a flat screen TV/Satellite & Movies, DVD player and CD player. The terrace is furnished with lounge rattan sofas and dining table.
|Three Bedroom Villa||
The three bedroom villas are designed and decorated to the highest standards of luxury and comfort and come with an infinity pool. The Villa is complete with three bedrooms and three bathrooms, a guest bathroom, spacious sitting room and dining room, outdoor dining and fully
equipped kitchen. The villa is built on a hill with beautiful sea views. The infinity pool is sea water and is located on the terrace which is furnished with teak loungers and a dining table and chairs.
|Four Bedroom Villa||
The four bedroom villas are in a tranquil location amid lush gardens enjoying total privacy and overlooking the beautiful Ornos Bay. The villas feature a spacious sitting room and dining room, outdoor dining, fully equipped kitchen and a large private pool in a garden with green lawns and palm trees, leading to the sea. Elegant bedrooms include a spacious master with a king bed and en suite bathroom. The second en suite bedroom has a queen bed and the further two bedrooms have twin beds each with en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom is equipped with a private balcony.
|Six Bedroom Villa||
This luxury six-bedroom villa overlooks the beautiful Ornos bay and has a large sitting room, dining room, outdoor dining area, kitchen and a private pool near a garden which leads down to the sea.
The stylish bedrooms include a spacious master with a king bed and en-suite bathroom, two bedrooms - with one king bed each and en-suite bathrooms, a single bedroom with bathroom (large twin) and another two bedrooms have 2 twin beds each and en-suite bathrooms.
Located at the top of the 20-acre property, this villa has huge windows and terraces showcasing the beautiful views of Delos, Paros, and Naxos islands, as well as Mykonos town. The villa also boasts its own infinity pool. The villa has two living areas and four bedrooms. Two master bedrooms are furnished with king-size signature Luxury Collection beds while the two remaining bedrooms offer two single beds—all feature 250-thread-count sheets. The top-floor master bedroom opens to a private balcony garden. The other three bedrooms enjoy panoramic views from private balconies. All the bedrooms have en suite mosaic and marble bathrooms - the two master bathrooms have Jacuzzi tubs.
The Santa Marina kids' club operates from mid-June to mid-September from 12pm to 8pm daily. It is free of charge and welcomes children between the ages of three and 12. There is a program of activities which include arts and crafts, legend and storytelling, theater games, treasure hunts, and the club is well-equipped with toys and games. There is also a great outdoor kids playground, fully equipped with LAPPSET structures for the children to climb and play on. Children can also eat at the kids club, giving parents more flexibility with their day. Babysitting is available with advance booking.
Santa Marina has two restaurants which offer local and international inspired cuisine. The Buddha Beach Bar has a reputation for its Asian fusion cuisine, Mediterranean and Greek fare, whilst the Colonial Pool Restaurant & Bar offers a relaxed atmosphere and is the perfect spot for al fresco dining.
The resort has its own speed boats which are available for hire to explore the nearby islands and beaches.
For guests convenience, within the resort is there is a hairdressers, spa, gym, tennis court, boutique and a gift shop.
The Lotus Spa has a wide range of indulgent treatments using organic products focusing on well-being and natural body rhythms. It features an outdoor massage pavilion, a hammam, and a sauna.
For something more energetic, the Health Club is fully equipped with Technogym, Cybex, and Powerplate equipment. Guests also have use of the a floodlit tennis court, where lessons can be arranged for children of all ages.
150 Private sandy beach, equipped with sun loungers and parasols.
The resort features three swimming pools (seawater, infinity and whirlpool) and a children's pool. The most family-friendly being the Colonial Pool.
There is a multitude of things to do on the island of Mykonos. As with most Greek islands, it has its fair share of ancient and historical sites, and you can take private guided tours. The nearby island of Delos, the ancient and sacred site of Apollo is an open museum which is definitely worth the boat trip. In Mykonos itself, there's an open air cinema, where you can watch a film whilst eating souvlaki under the stars. The resort can easily organize boat rides to some of the more secluded beaches and coves around the island, making it a fun way to explore.
Mykonos town is a lovely and picturesque place to spend a morning. White buildings with multicolored doors and shutters; narrow and winding cobblestoned streets with glimpses down to the sea. You'll stumble across hidden churches, little squares and tavernas, and amongst the usual tourist shops you can find some real gems, selling unique jewelry and leatherwork.
Guests can take advantage of the floodlit court (artificial grass) and also the resident tennis coach. Lessons can be booked prior to arrival and in resort.
Santa Marina offers 24 hour room service, a turndown service in all rooms, a business center with internet services, a complimentary shuttle service to Mykonos town, private limousine and speedboat services on request. The resort can also cater for weddings and has its own Greek Orthodox Chapel on site.
Santa Marina Resort & Villas is set on a hillside, and therefore has lots of steps down to the beach and restaurants.
Location & Directions
Ornos Bay, Mykonos
Santa Marina enjoys a sheltered position on the south west coast of Mykonos, overlooking Ornos Bay, with Mykonos Town just a few kilometers away. The island is part of the Cyclades group in the Aegean.
When to go
Mykonos is a summer destination, and hotels only operate between late April to late October. On average, the warmest months of the year are July and August, when the beaches and towns are more crowded with other visitors. June and September are good months to visit, when the island is quieter but temperatures are still high.