Greece Hotspot 2024: Part Two

Greece, with its sun-drenched shores and timeless allure, remains an irresistible siren song for travellers. As we step into the summer of 2024, the country unveils a collection of exquisite new hotels, each promising an unparalleled experience. Let’s explore these Greek gems…

Greece remains a constant source of inspiration for architects and designers, and it’s no wonder that 2024 is ushering in a wave of intriguing new hotel openings across the country. These hotels showcase interiors that are as enchanting as the Aegean Sea itself. Let’s delve into a selection of these Greek gems and discover the wonders that await behind their stylish façades.

Ace Hotel & Swim Club Athens

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Image credit: Ace Hotel Brooklyn

Joining the party is the highly anticipated Ace Hotel & Swim Club Athens. This newcomer brings the brand’s signature playful charm to the Athenian Riviera. The French design firm ciguë masterfully blends Greek modernism with laid-back poolside vibes, and guests should expect a vibrant mix of eras and influences – think vintage finds alongside custom-made bedspreads, and the addition of acoustic guitars and record plays in the guest rooms. The ground floor seamlessly transitions from the lobby to the expansive pool and dining area. This us one not to miss.

Odera, Tinos

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Perched on the dramatic cliffs of Tinos, Odera Tinos takes inspiration from the island’s rich religious heritage.  Studio Bonarchi, the design team, pays homage to the Cycladic monasteries, featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed stone walls and a calming, neutral colour scheme. Yet, a touch of contemporary luxury is woven in through designer furniture, statement lighting and curated artwork that celebrates local artisans.

Anandes Hotel, Mykonos

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Newcomer Anandes Hotel Mykonos stakes its claim as a sanctuary  of serenity in the heart of Mykonos Town. Perched atop a hill, the hotel offers unparalleled views of the Aegean Sea and the iconic windmills. The interiors offer timeless Greek elegance, with a focus on the “new Cycladic chic.” The hotel offers modern interpretations of traditional design elements, with a muted colour scheme complemented by pops of Aegean blue. Luxurious fabrics, custom-designed furniture and private balconies or pools in many rooms are all designed to maximise the connection to the breathtaking Mykonos landscape.

91 Athens Riviera

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Nestled on the Athenian Riviera, 91 Athens Riviera promises an experience of unparalleled luxury. The design ethos is one of understated elegance, where every detail is meticulously crafted to evoke a sense of serenity and sophistication. Clean lines, a muted colour palette that reflects the Aegean sea and a generous use of natural materials like marble and wood. The highlight is the lavish cabanas, each featuring a private terrace and infinity pool, offering guests an intimate sanctuary to unwind amidst the meticulously landscaped gardens and the tranquil beach nearby.

Greece is having it’s moment and we’re all here for it. These are just a taste of the design delights awaiting travellers in Greece this year, promising an unforgettable experience. Pack your bags and get ready to be dazzled!

Main image credit: 91 Athens Riviera