With such beautiful views, a stay in the Greek islands needs a hotel room that makes the most of the wonderful scenery.
Which is probably why hotels with private pools in Greece are so popular!
Lounging in the cool water of your own private terrace in complete serenity, gazing out over the glittering sea and rolling olive groves… you can step from bed to pool in just a few strides. What more could you want?
Top 10 Instagrammable Hotels with Private Pools in Greece
To inspire your next family or couples’ holiday, we’ve hand-picked 10 of our favourite luxury hotels and resorts in Greece with private plunge pools or swimming pools – complete with those all important panoramic views. If you’re ready to take a plunge into ultimate Greek luxury, you’re sure to feel inspired by them…
1. Elounda Gulf Villas, Crete
Overlooking the enchanting Gulf of Mirabello, the 5-star hotel Elounda Gulf Villas fully encapsulates the magic of the Greek islands. The accommodation here is breathtaking, and every luxury villa comes with its own private infinity pool and jacuzzi, along with the most soul-stirring panoramic views.
Elounda Gulf Villas allows you to experience the true soul of Crete, especially through its authentic cuisine. There’s a choice of delicious Cretan, Mediterranean and international cuisine available. And, with a fantastic in-room dining service, you never have to leave the villa. Out of your bedroom windows, you can admire the stunning views of sweeping mountain landscapes and picturesque Spinalonga Island.
If you can tear yourself away from the comfort of your luxurious suite, you’ll find incredible adventures into nature and history. For an extra dose of relaxation, you can take a shuttle to the hotel’s private beach or unwind in the Elixir Spa Gallery. It isn’t all about relaxation, however, and with lively Agios Nikolaos just a short distance away, you can enjoy the best of both worlds.
2. Daios Cove, Crete
Another excellent luxury hotel just a short distance from Agios Nikolaos, Daios Cove offers some truly breathtaking suites for a relaxing holiday. Many of the suites come with a private swimming pool or plunge pool, and there are stunning views from every room. There’s no better way to prepare for a meal on your terrace than with a dip in your own private pool.
The swimming options here are fantastic at the hotel, and you’ll discover an incredible infinity pool alongside an adults-only outdoor pool, complete with a pool bar. If swimming in the ocean is more your speed, the private beach is the perfect place for you. Nestled away in a secluded cove, both the views and the watersports are exceptional.
3. Ikos Aria, Kos
Nestled amongst landscaped gardens, still lakes and swaying palm trees, Ikos Aria is a charming hotel on the Greek island of Kos. Deluxe bungalow suites are breathtaking and come with private pools, complete with panoramic sea views across to the church of Kastri. On top of a private pool in your bungalow, you can also enjoy five themed swimming pools dotted around the hotel, plus a serene indoor pool at the spa.
An excellent choice for families, you’ll find everything from waterslides to hydro-relaxation loungers on the poolside. There’s also an incredible range of kids’ activities including the Olympic Soccer Academy. For some extra incentive to leave the comfort of your bungalow, an all-inclusive dining offering includes Michelin-starred cuisine and is enough to impress any foodie.
“Ikos Aria is set in the most beautiful part of Kos. Just 100m away from the shore is an island with a little church perched on top. Swim out to it and ring the bell – it’s said to bring good luck!” – Jasmine, Travel Specialist
4. Ikos Dassia, Corfu
There’s so much to love about this 5-star luxury hotel in Corfu. There are seven restaurants included in the fantastic all-inclusive programme at Ikos Dassia. The indulgence continues with incredible deluxe suites featuring luxurious private swimming pools. Vibrant Corfu is just a short distance away and is one of our top holiday destinations for 2022.
After a day or night of exploring, the accommodation here is the perfect place to unwind. 24-hour room service means that you don’t have to go anywhere to enjoy the finer things in life. With panoramic views from the comfort of your own pool, your eye will undoubtedly be drawn to the sandy coastline. With beachside childcare services available, this Blue Flag beach is the perfect place to unwind.
5. Ikos Olivia, Halkidiki
Another fantastic Ikos resort in Greece, Ikos Olivia surrounds you with the coastal beauty of Halkidiki. With many incredible suites coming with private pools, you can enjoy a dip and take in the wonders of the region without leaving your accommodation. If you do feel like a change of scenery while you swim, the stunning lagoon pool has a swim-up bar.
Much of the accommodation is just steps from a 450m long Blue Flag-awarded beach, and just a short walk down the coast you will find authentic towns and delicious local restaurants. The unique ‘Dine Out’ service allows you to eat in selected local restaurants, and you will also find 5 incredible dining options around the resort.
6. The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, Peloponnese
The Westin Resort Costa Navarino boasts a beautiful location near historic Peloponnese. Making the most of the surroundings, there’s a range of suites with luxurious pools that pair perfectly with the stunning sea views. There’s also a lavish dining offering, with 21 restaurants and bars around the resort.
Perfect for families, there’s a series of family suites located around the resort’s main pools. Peloponnese was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and the resort offers you an Olympic schedule of activities. The facilities have something for everyone including an aqua park, two 18-hole signature golf courses and a variety of watersports.
7. Grace Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection, Santorini
Fully embracing the luxurious atmosphere of Santorini, Grace Santorini is a white-washed luxury haven on the breathtaking coastline. With just 21 rooms and suites, there’s a chic atmosphere of exclusive sophistication throughout the resort. Many of the suites have their own terraces and private plunge pools, making this boutique resort perfect for a secluded escape.
Situated near Oia, famous for some of Santorini’s most famous sunsets, this is an ideal destination for a luxury Greek honeymoon or romantic holiday. The hotel is also one of the only 5-star hotels in the area that features indoor dining. You could even begin every day with a Champagne breakfast delivered directly to your plush and comfortable room.
8. Myconian Ambassador, Mykonos
If you’re looking for a chic vibe with Miami-style décor and breathtaking views, Myconian Ambassador was made for you. Incredible suites offer private pools or Jacuzzis, while the pinnacle of accommodation here is The Villa. Able to sleep up to 22 people, it’s the perfect way for a larger group to enjoy a luxurious Mykonos holiday together.
A member of the world-renowned Relais & Chateaux group, you can expect the finest dining and service. You’ll also discover ultimate relaxation in the Thallaso Spa. Here you’ll find a menu of unique treatments. You could even use the hotel’s private boat for a day exploring the ruins of ancient Delos and the picturesque hidden coves that ring the island.
9. Porto Zante, Zakynthos
Porto Zante is an exclusive luxury resort in a stunning beachfront location offering a stylish destination for families or couples. This all-villa resort has some of the best accommodation in Zante, and every villa has its own outdoor space with a private swimming pool or plunge pool. There’s a great deal to do around the resort, and Porto Zante won several awards including World Travel Awards ‘Europe’s Leading Villa Resort’.
If you want to stay active, there are a variety of exciting watersports available. Or, for some more relaxation, The Waterfront Spa was named the Leading Hotel Spa in Greece in 2018. The hotel also offers some fantastic excursions into the local area. This includes visits to Kefalonia, Navagio Beach’s shipwreck, the Blue Caves and a host of local wineries.
10. Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort, Zakynthos
A 5-star luxury resort dedicated to exclusivity, Lesante Blu is an adult-only hotel on the eastern coast of Zakynthos. A member of The Leading Hotels of the World group, the accommodation is as breathtaking as you’d expect. All the suites have their own private pool or jetted tub, so you can take in the enchanting scenery while you unwind in your own private sanctuary.
The facilities here are fantastic and include a yoga station, Essence Spa and tennis courts. You can also head out on day trips to explore the island and its otherworldly natural beauty. We highly recommend a trip to Navigo Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, for the perfect Instagram-worthy day out.
“I’ve recently returned from a trip to Lesante Blu and just loved this tranquil hotel. Lounging by the infinity pool overlooking the water is pure bliss and the sun loungers never got crowded” – Jackie Sampson, Relationship Manager
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