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15 Best Greek Islands for Couples

The 15 best Greek Islands for couples are Santorini, Mykonos, Corfu, Zakynthos, Crete, Milos, Hydra, Rhodes, Naxos, Paros, Sifnos, Antiparos, Patmos, Ios, and Folegandros. But which Greek Island is best for your next romantic trip or your honeymoon? Read on to discover which of these 15 Greek islands is best for you, and the best tours, activities, and accommodation on each island paradise.

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Santorini: No.1 for romance

Where: Cycladic island chain, southern Aegean Sea, 200 kilometers (120 mi) southeast of the Greek mainland.

Best for:  sunsets, romance, sailing, architecture, weddings, and honeymoons

Grace Santorini hotel with private pool
Grace Santorini- Hotel with Private Pool

At the top of this list is the most romantic landscape for couples in the whole of Greece– the stunning island of Santorini. At the heart of its attraction are its location, architecture, and sunsets.

It is an extremely popular honeymoon destination, especially its luxury cave houses, hotels with private pools, and villas in Oia and Imerovigli. 

Like all of the villages perched along the caldera, Oia and Imerovigli look down upon Skaros Rock and the tiny port of Amoudi Bay. They look across the Aegean at the volcano and as a result, the sunsets are just incredible.

There is a lot to do on this small island together, from scuba diving, sunset cruises, and boat tours, to swimming, hiking, exploring ancient ruins, and visiting wineries and charming inland villages like Pyrgos, Emborio, and Megalochori.

Best couples activities in Santorini

Corfu: A touch of Italian romance

Where: Ionian island chain, Ionian Sea, northwestern Greece.

Best for: Architecture, beaches, and all-around charm.

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Known to the ancient Greeks as Korkyra, the Ionian Island of Corfu attained fame as a heavily fortified Venetian bulwark against the Ottomans, and to this day Corfu Town is classified as a kastropolis or castle city by the Greek government.

Known for its beaches, harbors, and forests, Crete boasts a varied landscape which is perhaps why more foreigners live on Corful than any other Greek island.

Couples keen on history should begin at the Old Venetian Fortress that stands in the middle of the town. Another heritage highlight is the Achilleion palace museum and its attendant gardens.

And if you’re both a fan of a good hike, there’s always the monastery high at the top of Mount Pantokrator.

Additionally, there’s also the island’s coastline to explore, including the aptly named Canali D’Amour which, incidentally, might be a great place to propose.

Best Couples Accommodation in Corfu

Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa

Located in the green-covered Kontokali peninsula, the green-key awarded Kontokali Bay Resort & Spa boasts its own private beach and a seawater pool.

Kontokali Bay Resort is just 6 km from Corfu Town, Port, and Airport. Staff can arrange various activities such as water skiing, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Free parking is available nearby.

Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa
Kontokali Bay Resort and Spa

KAIRABA Mythos Palace – Adults Only

Located in Mesongi, less than 1 km from Paralia Mpoukari, KAIRABA Mythos Palace – Adults Only provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel has a bar and a tennis court.

The hotel also features an indoor pool, sauna, entertainment staff, and a 24-hour front desk.

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Mayor Mon Repos Palace – Adults Only

Mayor Mon Repos Palace is 4 km from Corfu Port and approximately 1.5 km from Ioannis Kapodistrias International Airport.

The famous Mon Repos and the Roman Baths are located at 1 km. Car rental services can be provided and free public parking can be found on site.

The adults-only Mayor Mon Repos Palace is located at the tip of Garitsa Bay, within 1 km of the scenic Old Town of Corfu. It features a small freshwater pool with sun loungers, an elegantly decorated restaurant, and air-conditioned rooms with a balcony.

Mayor Mon Repos Palace - Adults Only
Mayor Mon Repos Palace – Adults Only

Best couples activities in Corfu

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Zakynthos: The best beach in the world?

Where: Ionian island chain, Ionian Sea, 20 kilometers (12 mi) west of the Greek mainland.

Best for: Iconic Unspoiled Beaches

zakynthos
Zakynthos

One stormy night in October 1981 (while on a very dubious mission) a coastal trader called the Panagiotis ran aground off the Ionian island of Zakynthos.

The crew could not have known at the time, but this unhappy accident created what many have rated as one of the best beaches in the world. Navagio (or Shipwreck) Beach is a secluded cove, its clear water running up against fine white sand ringed by towering cliffs.

The rusting wreck of the Panagiotis is the centerpiece of the beach and makes for truly stunning Instagram opportunities.

Nature lovers might also make their way to the uninhabited islet of Marathonisi, a breeding ground for both the endangered loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) and the Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus).

Zakynthos is loved by couples of all ages – quieter than the bejeweled Santorini and Mykonos with small villages where you can feel a million miles away from the craziness of the Greek islands in the summer peak period.

Best Couples Accommodation in Zakynthos

Lesante Blu – Adults Only

You can play tennis at this hotel, and bike hire and car hire are available. Tsilivi is 3 km from Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach resort Adults Only.

The nearest airport is Zakynthos International “Dionysios Solomos” Airport, 9 km from the property.

Lesante Blu, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World - Adults Only
Lesante Blu, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World – Adults Only

Zante Maris Suites – Adults Only

Byzantine Museum is 3.3 km from Zante Maris Suites – Adults Only, while Dimokratias Square is 3.2 km away. The nearest airport is “Zakynthos International “Dionysios Solomos” Airport, 6 km from the property.

Zante Maris Suites - Adults Only
Zante Maris Suites – Adults Only

Ionian Hill Hotel

Just a 5-minute walk from the beach, Ionian Hill is set on the outskirts of Argassi in Zakynthos.

Ionian Hill Hotel Entrace
Ionian Hill Hotel Entrace

Offering accommodation with a balcony overlooking the garden or the Ionian Sea, the property features a pool and snack bar.

Best Couples Activities in Zakynthos

Hydra: Step back in time

Where: Saronic island chain, Aegean Sea, 20 kilometers (12 mi) separated from the Peloponnese by a thin channel of water.

Best for: A Traditional Greek Experience

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Located just off the Greek mainland, Hydra is separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow channel. But despite being only a ferry ride from Piraeus, stepping onto Hydra is like stepping back in time.

The only motorized vehicles allowed on the island are garbage trucks, with people getting around by donkey and boat.

It’s probably for the best then that the port of the same name is the only real settlement on Hydra. The songwriter Leonard Cohen once remarked that “nothing offends the eye” in the harbor, where one can spend hours exploring cozy little shops and marveling at its exquisite architecture.

Adventurous couples can even head up to the donkey tracks which honeycomb into the island’s lonely interior, perhaps even to the island’s summit where the solitary Profitis Ilias Monastery sits.

Best Couples Accommodation in Hydra

Angelica Traditional Boutique Hotel

Angelica Traditional Boutique Hotel is situated on the central road of the island, about 3 minutes on foot from the port.

A variety of water sports are available at the beach, 250 m from the hotel. The property can arrange a transfer from Athens at an extra charge. Metochi Port, from where sea taxis to Hydra Island depart daily, is 5.5 km away.

Angelica Traditional Boutique Hotel
Angelica Traditional Boutique Hotel

Cotommatae Hydra 1810

Cotommatae Hydra 1810 is housed in a 19th-century mansion, only 200 m from Hydra Port and the seafront with several restaurants and bars.

Cotommatae Hydra 1810
Cotommatae Hydra 1810

Surrounded by a garden with a stone-paved courtyard, it offers traditional accommodation with free Wi-Fi.

Four Seasons Hydra Luxury Suites

The hotel provides complimentary beach towels, sunbeds, and umbrellas.

Guests can enjoy a book from the on-site library. 4 canoes are available for the clients free of charge upon availability.

Staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist in arranging excursions such as hiking, while boat tours can also be arranged.

Four Seasons Hydra Luxury Suites
Four Seasons Hydra Luxury Suites

Four Seasons Hydra Luxury Suites is 4 km from Hydra Town and the port. Free boat transfers to and from the port are offered. A mini-market is at 800 m whereas taverns and cafes are less than 4 km away.

Best Couples Activities in Hydra

Mykonos: The party island

Where: Cycladic island chain, Aegean Sea, 150 kilometers (93 mi) east of Athens.

Best for: Amazing nightlife and bars and the sacred island of Delos.

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The first tourist to Mykonos might have been Hercules, who came here in the Age of Heroes to battle the might of the Giants.

Nowadays Mykonos is widely known as a major international tourist destination: with its vibrant LGBT-friendly nightlife and stunning natural beauty, Mykonos makes a great place for a romantic getaway.

Why not start out at the famous Paradise Beach for the morning sun before the crowds set in? Then stroll hand in hand down quaint Matoyianni Street for an authentic souvenir.

You can end the day together at Little Venice, where the old merchants’ houses look out towards the setting Cycladian sun.

Best Couples Accommodation in Mykonos

Arte & Mare Elia Luxury Suites & Villas

The beachfront Arte & Mare Elia Luxury Suites & Villas boast luxurious suites with pool or Aegean Sea views and a tasty breakfast served by the sea.

The resort lies right on Elia Beach. The elegant suites of the boutique hotel Arte & Mare Suites are appointed with king-size beds, wooden ceilings, carefully selected furniture, and colorful interiors.

Each offers beautiful views, either of the complex pool or the Elia beach and the Aegean Sea.

Arte & Mare Elia Luxury Suites & Villas
Arte & Mare Elia Luxury Suites & Villas

The Wild by Interni

Offering a private beach and a spa center, this hotel is built on a cliff over Kalafatis Beach.

The Wild by Interni
The Wild by Interni

Built with respect to the traditional, local architecture yet enriched with modern elements, the property offers an outdoor pool with views over the Aegean Sea, while each unit is fitted with handmade floors and design furnishings. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Nissaki Boutique Hotel

Built with an exceptional view over Psarou Beach, Nissaki Boutique Hotel enjoys an ideal location on the island of Mykonos.

Nissaki Boutique Hotel
Nissaki Boutique Hotel

It overlooks the blue Aegean Sea and is within a short stroll from sandy Platis Gialos beach.

Best Couples Activities in Mykonos

Paros and Naxos

Where: Cycladic island chain, central Aegean Sea, 150 kilometers (93 mi) southeast of Athens.

Paros – Best for: Nightlife and beaches

Naxos – Best for: Archaeology and beaches

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Paros Island

The twin Cycladic islands of Paros and Naxos are only separated by a channel eight kilometers wide. Which one should you and your beloved choose?

Well, Paros is flatter while Naxos is more mountainous. Naxos has golden sandy beaches that stretch out for kilometers in either direction, while Paros beaches are smaller, rockier, and more secluded.

The restaurants at Naxos are more casual, while those at Paros, especially in Naoussa, are more upmarket. The nightlife at Paros is livelier, while Naxos has more churches and archaeological sites that date back to the time of Neanderthals.

If you want my advice? Make time for both.

Best Couples Accommodation in Paros and Naxos

Summer Senses Luxury Resort Paros

Set in Logaras near Naoussa, Summer Senses Luxury Resort offers two spacious freeform pools and a family-friendly shallow pool, a spa center, and a fitness center.

Summer Senses Luxury Resort Paros
Summer Senses Luxury Resort Paros

It also features a poolside terrace, 2 bars, and 2 restaurants. A Greek Traditional certified breakfast buffet can be enjoyed at the property.

Guests can enjoy the in-house restaurants, Galazia Hytra with creative Greek cuisine in collaboration with Michelin star restaurant Hytra Athens and Gaia, Summer Senses’ elegant restaurant with authentic Greek and Cycladic cuisine.

Astir of Naxos

Hotel Astir of Naxos is just 2 minutes from St. George beach and a 10-minute walk from Naxos center.

Astir of Naxos
Astir of Naxos

It features an outdoor pool, free internet access, and private parking. Astir of Naxos enjoys a peaceful setting close to the coast.

Best Couples Activities in Paros and Naxos

Antiparos

Where: Cycladic island chain, southern Aegean Sea, 1.9 kilometers (less than 1 nautical mile) from Paros.

Best for: Exploring nature

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Antiparos, as the name hints, is only a nautical mile off the west coast of Paros. Though often overshadowed by its larger neighbor, tranquil  Antiparos is a great place for more intrepid couples.

Antiparos town (or Chora) is dominated by its historic Venetian castle but has its fair share of bars, restaurants, and tavernas.

Journeying around the coast there are a host of beautiful sandy beaches which remain the island’s chief attractions, ranging from the bustling Glifa Beach to the secluded Livadia.

Spelunkers should make their way to the famous Cave of  Antiparos in the center of the island. The biggest vertical cave in Europe where the likes of Lord Byron, among a host of others, have carved their names into its walls over the centuries.

Best Couples Accommodation in Antiparos

Antiparos View

Offering a garden with a sun terrace and BBQ facilities, the Cycladic-style Antiparos View is 1.5 km from the center of Antiparos Village.

Antiparos View
Antiparos View

It features self-catering accommodation with free WiFi and garden views. Psaralyki Beach is 800 m away.

Best Couples Activities in Antiparos

Ios: Ancient and Storied

Where: Cycladic island chain, Aegean Sea, midway between Naxos and Santorini.

Best for: Cultural festivals and nightlife

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To the south of Paros and Naxos is Ios, said to be the place where Homer finally paid the ferryman and crossed the River Styx.

If you’re a fan of the Iliad, you and your very own Helen or Paris can pay a visit to what’s supposed to be the ruins of Homer’s Tomb at Plakoto in the island’s north. The island’s main port, Chora, is a shining Cycladic village with a cracking nightlife that emerges after the sun goes down.

If you’re visiting between May and September venture outside Charos to the Homeric cultural festival held in the marble replica Odysseas Elytis Theatre.

Best Couples Accommodation in Ios

Ios Palace Hotel and Spa

Ios Palace Hotel & Spa offers a complete range of accommodation options, all with balconies overlooking the picturesque Mylopotas bay.

Ios Palace Hotel and Spa
Ios Palace Hotel and Spa

In a beautiful setup next to the swimming pool, guests can head start their day with a delicious breakfast. Classical music and the sound of the sea will set up the mood for a beautiful day.

Liostasi Hotel

Offering a pool and a spa center, the stylish Liostasi Hotel features elegant accommodation overlooking the Aegean Sea.

Liostasi Hotel
Liostasi Hotel

The nearest beach as well as the picturesque village of Ios, Chora are accessible within proximity. Elegantly decorated, all rooms and suites at Liostasi open to a private balcony or patio.

Dionysos Seaside Resort

Dionysos Seaside Resort is located right at Mylopotas Beach.

Dionysos Seaside Resort
Dionysos Seaside Resort

This 4-star property features elegantly decorated rooms, offering a view of the sea, pool, or garden. A tennis court, 2 swimming pools, a beach bar, and the Almyra by the Sea Restaurant are enjoyed by guests.

All rooms and suites offer a balcony or terrace and come with air conditioning, free toiletries, a satellite TV, and a mini-fridge. Free WiFi is also available throughout.

Best Couples Activities in Ios

Folegandros: An Isle of Tranquility

Where: Cycladic island chain, southern Aegean Sea, 244 kilometers (152 mi) southeast of Athens.

Best for: Quaint villages and natural beauty

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Little Folegandros lies at the far southern end of the Cyclades and is far sleepier than famed Mykonos and Santorini.

Less than a thousand residents, its chief settlement is the village of Chora. Chora’s houses are packed together, hearkening back to a time when such a design was an essentially defensive strategy.

Grab a romantic dinner in one of the town’s three intersecting squares before strolling up to the 13th Century Kastro in its center.

Three kilometers outside of Chora lies the port of Folegrandos: Karavostasis, where a pebbled (and semi-nudist) beach smooths out into the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean.

Best Couples Accommodation in Folegandros

Aeri

Set 200 m away from the center of Chora, the charming main town of Folegandros, Aeri features a swimming pool with a sun terrace and a stylish bar. Its minimally decorated studios enjoy views over the Aegean Sea.

Aeri
Aeri

Aeri studios are decorated in soft tones and feature arched walls and beamed ceilings.

Kallisti Hotel

Kallisti Hotel is just 400 m from Agios Antonios Beach. Rooms have a sea-view balcony, and the hotel offers a swimming pool and a playground area.

Kallisti Hotel
Kallisti Hotel

Kallisti Hotel is just 900 m from the village of Potos. The bus stops only 200 m from the hotel. Free private parking is available.

Anemi Hotel

Boasting a privileged location a few meters away from Karavostasis Port, the 5-star Anemi offers minimal, design accommodation with Cycladic features.

Anemi Hotel
Anemi Hotel

It includes a poolside a la carte restaurant and a bar, a fitness center, and a tennis court.

Sifnos: A cultural experience

Where: Cycladic island chain, Aegean Sea, 130 kilometers (81 mi) south of Athens

Best for: A taste of Greece’s living heritage

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There is said to be one church on the Cycladic island of Sifnos for every day of the year.

That number is disputed, but even if it’s an exaggeration, this picturesque island is filled to the brim with ecclesiastical sites, many dedicated to a particular saint.

Check your calendar before arriving on Sifnos, because if you’re arriving near the name day of a particular saint you and your better half can enjoy a lively feast and festival dedicated to them.

Apart from these celebrations, Sifnos is well known for its pottery, with a number of workshops scattered across the island. What better time to buy a souvenir or even learn the basics of pottery together?

Best Couples Accommodation in Sifnos

Elies Resort

Located on Vathi Bay, 5-star Elies Resorts is set on a 50,000 m2 area surrounded by olive trees. It boasts an on-site art shop, spa, 65 m long pool, and a tennis court.

Elies Resort
Elies Resort

Elies Resorts features stylish rooms, suites, and villas overlooking the Aegean Sea or the garden. The Cycladic-style units are air-conditioned with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Some include a private pool with an open-air shaded lounge.

Gerofinikas Boutique Hotel

Within 1 km from the charming town of Apollonia, Gerofinikas Boutique Hotel offers Cycladic-style accommodation with panoramic views over the Aegean Sea. It includes a lovely swimming pool and a poolside snack bar.

Gerofinikas Boutique Hotel
Gerofinikas Boutique Hotel

Following the local style, the air-conditioned rooms and apartments feature built-in beds and soft tones.

Windmill Bella Vista

Offering stunning sea and countryside views, this attractive hotel complex is situated around an authentic 18th-century windmill on the beautiful island of Sifnos.

Windmill Bella Vista
Windmill Bella Vista

On the edge of the attractive village of Artemonas, the hotel offers spacious accommodations with kitchenettes for added convenience.

Best Couples Activities in Sifnos

Crete: An ancient and thrilling heritage

Where: South of the Cyclades and separated from them by the Sea of Crete, 160 kilometers (99 mi) south of Athens

Best for: An all-around Aegean island experiencebeaches, ancient sites, great accommodation. See Chania and Heraklion below.

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Greece’s biggest island, both by size and population, Crete offers tourists a bit of everything.

One of Greece’s most significant civilizations, the ancient Minoans, grew up here and the island has some of the oldest and best archaeological sites in Europe.

Visitors can fly into either Chania or the capital, Heraklion. Direct flights from many European cities make this, like Rhodes, a good option if you don’t want to take a ferry from Athens to a Greek island.

Chania

Best for: Hiking through Wilderness

If you’re coming to Chania, make sure to check out the old Venetian castle (known as the Firka Fortress) and the interlocking sets of walls that once surrounded the old city.

Nature lovers and hikers should make a beeline to Samaria Gorge, a rugged national park that is the home of the ancient Cretan goat or kri-kri, along with other rare breeds such as the bearded vulture, badger, and polecat.

Heraklion

Best for: Archaeological wonders

Just outside Heraklion sits ancient Knossos, an acropolis or palace complex that is one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe. The palace is built upon the mythological labyrinth that imprisoned the Minotaur.

It is the most visited archaeological site in Greece after the Acropolis of Athens. Make sure to see its restored Throne Room for a taste of how the Minoan kings lived and reigned over 3500 years ago.

After these wonders why not head out to one of the many wineries in the area, and sample some local wines from the cellar door?

Best Couples Accommodation in Crete

La Mer Resort and Spa – Adults Only

Set in Georgioupolis, 150 m from Sandy Beach, La Mer Resort & Spa – Adults Only offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center.

La Mer Resort and Spa - Adults Only
La Mer Resort and Spa – Adults Only

Among the various facilities are a bar, a shared lounge, as well as a garden. The property features an indoor pool, free WiFi throughout the property, and a 24-hour front desk.

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites – Adults Only

With magnificent sea views from a rocky headland above Aghios Nikolaos Bay, this adults-only resort blends together all the ingredients for a relaxing holiday.

Minos Palace Hotel & Suites
Minos Palace Hotel & Suites

Just 2 km from the town center, this hotel with a beachside location offers you a pleasant site from which to enjoy the northeast coast of Crete and the capital of the Lasithi province.

Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel

Located right on the beach in Elounda, Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel features a swimming pool with a spacious sun terrace and sun loungers. A restaurant and a bar are also available, while WiFi is offered in all areas.

Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel
Royal Marmin Bay Boutique & Art Hotel

Each room and suite at this resort offers a Cretan Sea view, is air-conditioned, and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Units are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries.

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Milos: Paradise rendered in marble

Where: Cycladic island chain, southern Aegean Sea, north of the Sea of Crete

Best for: Stunning views and beaches, lovely fishing village accommodations

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Lying just north of Crete is the volcanic island of Milos.

Milos famously gives its name to the ancient Hellenistic sculpture the Venus of Milo now exhibited in the Louvre, and tourists can still visit the brilliant white quarries where sculptors and builders obtained their famous marble.

In addition to its historical heritage,  Milos has a number of stunning beaches, including the clear blue waters and white cliffs of Sarakiniko Beach and the secluded sandstone caverns of Tsigrado Beach.

Best Couples Accommodation in Milos

White Coast Pool Suites – Adults Only

Set right on the sea in Mytakas, White Coast Pool Suites, Adults Only – Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and a bar.

White Coast Pool Suites
White Coast Pool Suites

Featuring a shared lounge, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service, and organizing tours for guests.

Milos Breeze Boutique Hotel

Perched on a cliff offering panoramic sea views, the 4-star Milos Breeze Boutique Hotel is located in Pollonia and features an overflow swimming pool and an on-site bar.

Milos Breeze Boutique Hotel
Milos Breeze Boutique Hotel

It offers minimal, Cycladic-style accommodation with views over the Aegean Sea and free WiFi.

Milos Cove

Boasting a private beach area and free WiFi throughout the property, Milos Cove is set in Thiorikhía Mílou.

Milos Cove
Milos Cove

Featuring a restaurant, the property also features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk.

Best Couples Activities in Milos

Rhodes – An historical marvel

Where: Dodecanese island chain, northeast of Crete, 363 kilometers (226 mi) east southeast of the Greek mainland and 18 km (11 mi) from Turkey.

Best for: World Heritage site, mythology, archaeology, beaches. See Lindos below

lindos acropolis and beach

Part of the Dodecanese and close to the Turkish mainland, Rhodes was once home to a Wonder of the Ancient World, the famous Colossus of Rhodes.

Though long since disappeared, Rhodes is still filled with monumental sites. If you’re touching down at the international airport, Rhodes Town itself is the best place to start.

Encompassed by a set of fortifications built by the Knights of St John, the World Heritage-listed Old Town is the largest active medieval settlement in the world.

Lindos

Best for: ancient and medieval architecture, beaches

Outside the island’s capital, there are a number of other beautiful and ancient sites to visit, chief among them Lindos, a settlement even older than Rhodes Town situated a little down the east coast.

Visit the medieval castle and ancient acropolis atop the promontory before grabbing a drink at one of the relaxed tavernas down below. And don’t forget to take a dip at Lindos Beach below.

Best Couples Accommodation in Rhodes

Gennadi Grand Resort

Facing the beachfront, Gennadi Grand Resort offers 5-star accommodation in Gennadi and features a garden, bar, and private beach area.

Gennadi Grand Resort
Gennadi Grand Resort

Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service, and a kids’ club, along with free WiFi. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, evening entertainment, and a 24-hour front desk.

Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Overlooking Ixia Beach, the 5-star Sheraton Rhodes is located 4 km from Rhodes’s Medieval Town.

Sheraton Rhodes Resort
Sheraton Rhodes Resort

It features 4 indoor and outdoor pools and a fully-equipped fitness center. Four gourmet restaurants, a lounge bar, and a pool bar are also available.

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Patmos: A holy island

Where: Dodecanese island chain, Aegean Sea, 268 kilometers (167 mi) east southeast of Athens

Best for: A Religious Experience, peace, and quiet, walking

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Situated in the north of the Dodecanese island chain, the beautiful azure waters of Patmos make this a lovely island for beaches and seaside tavernas.

It was in Patmos that John the Theologian received the visions that formed the basis for the Book of Revelations. Today you can visit the very place where that was said to have happened, the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Cave of the Apocalypse.

Couples can listen to a local monk who sits on the rock where John rested his head and narrates the story of the Apocalypse.

A little way up the hill is the Monastery of St John the Theologian, a 900-year-old structure that resembles more of a castle than a place of worship. Among its relics are over two thousand books and the skull of the Apostle Thomas.

Best Couples Accommodation in Patmos

Alykes Studios

Set amidst lush greenery, the white-washed Alykes Studios & Suites is located just 20 m from the sandy Agios Prokopios Beach.

Alykes Studios
Alykes Studios

It offers self-catering accommodation with Aegean Sea views and free Wi-Fi.

Apocalypsis Houses

Apocalypsi is 65 km from Thessaloniki airport. It is 80 km away from the city of Thessaloniki. Free private parking is available on site.

Apocalypsis Houses
Apocalypsis Houses

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