Best Places to Stay in Folegandros

Best Places to Stay in Folegandros

Folegandros may not have the quantity of hotels and vacation rentals as bigger Cyclades islands but this rustic and unspoiled island has quality. Choose from upscale boutique hotels with swimming pools to affordable self-catering options and enjoy stunning views from the best places to stay on Folegandros.

A short stroll from Chora, Solaris is a great choice for those looking for an elegant and romantic boutique hotel. It has an inviting outdoor pool and balcony rooms with captivating views of the village and Aegean Sea.

1. Aspalathras White Hotel

Located within 300 metres of the centre of Chora Village, Aspalathras White Hotel features an outdoor pool, wooden sun terrace and a poolside snack bar. It also offers rooms with island decor, all equipped with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV.

Guests can enjoy the onsite restaurant, which offers traditional meals, as well as a variety of drinks at the onsite bar. A breakfast is available each morning.

Rooms at the property are individually decorated and offer private balconies, as well as safes and complimentary bottled water. They are also fitted with a spa bath, a hairdryer and slippers.

Aspalathras White Hotel provides a range of on-site recreational activities, including a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. The staff can also arrange tours and tickets for visitors. There is a concierge, as well as a business centre and babysitting/child services.

The hotel also provides a sauna and a garden for guests to relax in. A free airport shuttle is provided for those staying at the property.

When you book your stay with KAYAK, you can select the check-in and checkout dates that best fit your requirements. The cheapest rates are usually found between September and May, but prices can vary depending on the day of the week.

During these times, the hotel may experience higher than normal occupancy levels. In order to avoid any disruptions, we recommend booking your stay well in advance. When you make your reservation, the hotel will send you a confirmation email with all of the necessary details you need to know. Please read this information carefully so you are fully prepared for your trip. Then, all you need to do is follow the instructions on how to complete your reservation.

2. Folegandros Apartments

With full view of the Aegean Sea, Folegandros Apartments are situated in a quiet area just a few steps away from Karavostasi port. They offer self-catered accommodation with free Wi-Fi in public areas. All studios and apartments feature a kitchenette with mini fridge, cooking hobs and all the necessary facilities for your stay. They also include a TV and air conditioning. Guests have access to the pool and hot tub of Miramare Hotel, located next door, for free. Guests can also make use of the free 2-way transfer from and to the port.

The traditional Folegandros Chora village is a sight to behold, with its whitewashed houses and blue-trimmed windows. Featuring balconies with fascinating views, Folegandros Apartments are located just 100 meters from this scenic spot, offering guests the opportunity to experience genuine hospitality in one of the most beautiful islands of the Aegean Sea.

Guests of Folegandros Apartments can start their day with a complimentary continental breakfast, while the bar offers refreshing drinks. For those looking to venture further afield, there are a number of taverns and bars within walking distance. The port of Karavostasis is 1.9 mi from Folegandros Apartments, and the seaside village of Agkali is 3.1 miles away. All rooms at the property are air conditioned and feature a refrigerator, flat-screen TV and hairdryer. They also have a private bathroom with bathtub or shower. Some units have a balcony with a view of the garden. A fridge is available upon request and can be stocked upon arrival. The friendly staff can help guests organise excursions to other popular destinations on the island. Free parking is provided on site.

3. Chora Resort Hotel & Spa

The capital of Folegandros, snow-white Chora (also Hora) is a fairytale town with charming vacation hotels and apartments that overlook the whitewashed houses, creating a backdrop that looks like it came out of a storybook. This area is ideal if you want to immerse yourself in the magic of the island, while having easy access to its best beaches, restaurants and tavernas.

A fantastic option is the aforementioned Chora Resort Hotel & Spa, which offers both double rooms and apartments. It has a wonderful spa with a hot tub, a pool, and other luxury facilities, making it ideal for a relaxing vacation in Folegandros. Guests also get to enjoy a delicious breakfast, and free parking is available.

Another great choice is the aforementioned Vrahos Boutique Hotel, which is located on a rocky slope at Karavostasis bay and overlooks the sea. It has a cafe-snack bar, an open-air hot tub and a restaurant with a view, as well as tastefully furnished rooms and apartments. Guests also get to enjoy a complimentary rich Greek breakfast, and free parking is available.

Karavostasis is the main port of Folegandros and has a handful of lovely hotels, as well as excellent tavernas and cafes. It is also the primary departure point for boat tours to the island’s secluded beaches and sea caves, which makes it a great option if you want a beach vacation on Folegandros.

Ano Meria is the second largest village on the island and has a collection of small taverns, cafes and hotels, but it’s not as developed as other areas. It’s a good spot for a more peaceful stay on the island, with views of the azure sea and the mountains behind.

4. Polikandia Hotel

While Folegandros might not be the secret it once was, it remains a genuinely authentic Greek island experience. Its cliff-fringed coastline, pristine beaches, and just three villages are a welcome antidote to the jam-packed Santorini and Mykonos. This is a place for travelers who like secluded hotels and beaches, great food and drinks, and an overall relaxed atmosphere.

Most of the best hotels in Folegandros are found in Chora, the main town and capital of the island. This walkable village is car-free and filled with restaurants, taverns, cafes, and boutique hotels. Many hotels offer room service, but you can also dine out with the numerous options around the town.

The town is home to the best hotel in Folegandros, the Aria Boutique Hotel, which is perched on a cliffside terrace with uninterrupted views of the gently lapping water below. The rooms are luxurious, with jacuzzi hydro-massage bathtubs and a stunning private terrace. The Aria is the most expensive option on this list, but it is definitely worth the splurge for the unique experience.

Other hotels to consider include the Pegados Apartments, a great value set of 1BR apartments with a view of the sea and the mountains behind it. The Blue Sand Boutique Hotel is another excellent choice with a gorgeous view of the beach and the Aegean Sea beyond.

There are no nightclubs on Folegandros, but there is a good selection of bars in Chora, including Astarti Bar (fantastic rakomelo and Greek music), Beez Cocktail Bar (outstanding signature cocktails with soul/r&b/reggae music), and Ba Raki (chill bar on a cute church square). There are also several restaurants serving delicious traditional meals, although you will need to go off-the-beaten-path to find them.

5. Aegeo Hotel

The Hotel Aegeo is situated in majestic Folegandros just three minutes from the centre of its capital city Chora in a quite and picturesque location. It retains the unspoiled and authentic Cycladic style and offers its visitors a combination of quality service and panoramic view of the Aegean waters. Its rooms are completely fitted, elegant and well taken care of, allowing guests to enjoy the aura of the island and its owner’s hospitality. From their porches, the wild beauty of the landscape and the wonderful sea view as well as the rare Cycladic sunset can be enjoyed.

This hotel has a variety of room types including suites and family rooms. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, heating and TV as standard and most feature a balcony or terrace. Each room also has a private bathroom, shower, hairdryer, radio and direct dial telephone. Some rooms have a kitchenette.

When would you like to stay at the Aegeo Hotel?

Room rates at the Aegeo Hotel vary depending on the season. The cheapest prices are typically found in May and September. The highest price is usually found on Monday.

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