With 11 resorts, the area has many options for couples, families & groups. Some are all inclusive while others offer private pools & more.
A tiny island with huge naval tradition, Oinoussa is characterized by impressive captains’ mansions and two-storey houses. A bronze mermaid welcomes you to this lovely place.
1. Hotel Aegean
Oinoussa (also known as Inousses) is a tiny island cluster north of Chios, with pristine beaches and clear waters. It’s also a favorite haunt for sailing yachts that enjoy the abundant sheltered coves. The island has a rich maritime history and was the birthplace of some of Greece’s most famous ship owners, who continue to support their hometown.
There are less than 1000 inhabitants on Inousses, and they live primarily in the main port town. Many of them still engage in traditional activities such as goat herding, fishing, and seafaring. They also love their homeland, and this is evident in the warm hospitality and friendliness of all its residents.
The Hotel Aegean is a family-run boutique hotel set on the foothills of ancient Thira, overlooking Kamari Beach. The property offers a lovely pool bar/restaurant, with stunning views of the sea and surrounding landscape. Its 24 rooms have a lovely quaint charm, with tiled floors, old-fashioned furniture, and Greek-inspired painted artwork on the walls. All have private balconies, kitchenettes, and free Wi-Fi. Some include a hot tub with gorgeous sea views.
Guests can walk to Platis Gialos Beach and Blue Beach from the Aegean Hospitality, and Santorini Airport is a nine-minute drive away. Alternatively, the hotel provides a paid airport shuttle service for its guests. Aegean Hospitality is a short walk from popular attractions such as Papadiamantis House Museum of Skiathos and St. Anthony Gorge. Those staying at the resort can also take advantage of the on-site spa and gym. Please note that extra bed and crib policies vary by room type. To make sure that you book a room that meets your requirements, please add the number of children and adults you’re traveling with to your booking.
2. Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena offers guests a great central location within the walls of historic Siena. The hotel is within walking distance of many popular sights such as Siena Cathedral and Biblioteca Piccolomini. It is also less than a three-hour drive from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport.
The hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World and has an elegant design with big columns and lots of light. It has a covered rooftop terrace with a bar overlooking the historic city. There is also an indoor lounge with wood and leather couches that makes a relaxing spot to spend your stay.
Rooms at the Hotel Athena feature classic decor with wood headboards and bureaus, framed paintings and floor-length curtains. All of the rooms have flat-screen TVs, minibars and coffee/tea makers. They also have private bathrooms with showers and free toiletries. Room service is available if you want to dine in the comfort of your own room.
The Hotel Athena has a restaurant with a menu that features Tuscan cuisine. It also has a bar where you can relax with a drink after a long day of sight seeing. The hotel staff is happy to recommend places to visit in the area. They can also help you book tours of the quaint Tuscan hamlets like Monteriggioni and San Gimignano.
Guests at the Hotel Athena can enjoy free parking and wireless internet access in public areas. There is also the added convenience of a 24-hour front desk and meeting facilities. Luggage storage, a garden and car rental are available at the property as well. The hotel also offers its guests an on-site gym and massage services.
3. Hotel Aegean Beach
The Hotel Aegean Beach is located right on the sandy beach of Cape Sounio, where the ancient Greeks worshipped the god of the sea. The beach is well organized with umbrellas and reclining chairs for comfortable sunbathing, while the crystal clear waters are ideal for swimming. All rooms at the Hotel Aegean Beach offer a superb view of the world-renowned sunset and come with a private balcony.
This resort is built with style and offers luxury amenities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, flat panel TV and more. The spacious rooms, suites and apartments are beautifully decorated with modern furniture. There is also a spa, an outdoor pool and a restaurant at the hotel. Guests can also enjoy the rich breakfast served every morning.
Located on the north side of Chios island, Oinousses is often visited as a day trip from the main city of Chios. The ferries leave from the port of Lagada. The island has a lot of beautiful beaches and is perfect for snorkelling, swimming and relaxing under the hot summer sun. There are also several taverns and restaurants where you can sample local cuisine.
Oinoussa is a small island complex that has a huge naval tradition and it’s easy to see the wealth that has come from this throughout the island. The houses are typical of the region, being two-storey and topped with tiled roofs. The harbor is charming and there is a bronze mermaid that welcomes you as soon as the ferry gets close to the island. The island has a number of deserted isles that are great for snorkelling and diving as well as rocky beaches that are protected from the wind.
4. Hotel Aegean Seafront
The Hotel Aegean Seafront, built in 2001 and 2002 and renovated in 2015, combines traditional elements with modern conveniences. Its spacious rooms and excellent amenities make it a popular choice among visitors to the island. Its location in the Kamari shopping area, a short walk from Open Air Cinema Kamari and a 10-minute drive from the mostly submerged Santorini caldera volcanic crater, further enhances its appeal.
Its 24 studios and apartments feature tile floors, light-painted walls, wooden furniture, and Greek-inspired painted artwork. They also have flat-screen TVs, safes, and kitchenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and electric kettles. They can accommodate a maximum of four guests. Bathrooms are fitted with showers and a hairdryer. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, a bar, and a lounge.
A daily cold buffet breakfast is complimentary for guests. The a la carte Almira Restaurant and Soul by Splash are within walking distance. Several bars, cafes, and restaurants are located along the main road in the village, while more options are available a 15-minute bus ride away in Skiathos Town.
The hotel offers parking and a shuttle bus to nearby beaches. There is also an on-site pool bar, which is a favorite spot for drinks and snacks. Room service is available as well.
Guests can enjoy the view of the beach and the sea from their private balcony. All of the deluxe sea view rooms offer panoramic views and include a dining area with a table and chairs. The hotel also offers a pool with loungers, and a sun terrace and a restaurant.
Oinousses is a small, serene cluster of one larger and eight smaller islands off the northeast coast of Samos. It is famed for its ancient history (Samos was the home of Pythagoras), muscat wine, and charming harbour towns. It is often visited on a day trip from the larger island of Samos, but is becoming more and more popular as a place to stay.
5. Hotel Aegean Village
The Hotel Aegean Village is a great choice for travellers looking for a quiet destination with easy access to beaches, restaurants and bars. During the low season, it is possible to find good deals on rooms at this hotel. It is recommended to book your stay during this time to avoid paying peak prices.
The hotel is located a 20-minute walk from Kardamena and offers a restaurant, a pool and free parking. Guests can also enjoy a range of amenities including a sauna and massage treatments.
Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant, which serves Greek cuisine and provides room service. Breakfast is available each morning and the hotel has a coffee bar. The on-site bar is a good option for those wanting to unwind with a drink while watching the sunset.
A short walk from the hotel is the Monastery of Evangelismos, which features beautiful frescoes. Inousses also has an impressive array of beaches, which are perfect for snorkelling and swimming. The rocky reefs on the east side of the island are particularly popular with spearfishing enthusiasts.
Inousses, or Aignoussa as it is often spelt, is an island that will captivate you at first sight. As soon as your ferry docks, you will be welcomed by a bronze mermaid – a trademark of the island’s naval tradition. The island is small, with only a few thousand residents, who are mainly engaged in goat herding and fishing.
If you want to explore the rest of the island, a car rental is a good idea. However, the public bus system is limited and can be crowded during the summer. Renting a scooter or a car will give you the freedom to move around without waiting for a bus or paying for expensive taxis.