Seven luxury resorts in Greece are among the 30 top in Europe, according to the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 announced recently.
CNT readers selected the 30 “Top Resorts in Europe” and included the Santa Marina Resorts and Villas, the Mykonos Blu and the San Giorgio on Mykonos; the Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort on Santorini; The Westin Resort and The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort at Costa Navarino in Messinia; and the Blue Palace Resort and Spa on Crete.
- Santa Marina Resorts and Villas (Mykonos) #2
The Santa Marina Resorts and Villas, located on Mykonos in the Cyclades, ranked 2nd on the list after the Caresse Resort & Spa located in Bodrum, Turkey, which was voted number one. Overlooking the Ornos bay on Mykonos the Santa Marina includes various accommodation facilities, from partial-sea-view suites to 7,578-square-foot villas.
- Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort (Santorini) #3
Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort is located in the medieval village of Megalohori on Santorini and has evolved from a 400-year-old wine cellar and a 100-year-old mansion into an authentic Cycladic-styled property. Its sister property Mystique, A Luxury Collection Hotel was recently voted among the best hotels in the world and among the top hotels in Europe at the CNT Readers’ Choice Awards 2017.
- The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino (Messinia, Peloponnese) #4
The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino is a 320-acre Mediterranean-hugging resort that’s part of the ambitious Costa Navarino development, which includes hotels shops, restaurants, cafés, and a cavernous spa.
- Blue Palace Resort and Spa (Elounda, Crete) #7
Nearly all of the suites at the modern whitewashed Blue Palace Resort and Spa expand onto a private balcony or terrace furnished with a plunge pool that overlooks the Crete Sea.
- Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Navarino (Messinia) #15
The 321-room Romanos is an exclusive resort, with low-slung buildings wrapped around a series of seductively lit lagoons. It’s aimed squarely at couples, with poolside cabanas and plunge pools in nearly all its ground-floor rooms.
- Mykonos Blu (Mykonos) #28
Minimalism rules at the Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort, which is situated in one of the most scenic areas of Mykonos, the famous Psarou Beach.
- San Giorgio (Mykonos) #29
The aim of the San Giorgio Hotel is to bring like-minded people together in a laid-back atmosphere. The San Giorgio Hotel is designed to make true interaction possible and yet give those who are looking for privacy and relaxation, the time to relax and recreate in a design oriented atmosphere.
More than 300,000 travelers took part in CNT’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, submitting millions of ratings and more than 100,000 comments to create a list of winning favorites: countries, cities, islands, ski resorts; top hotels and spas; best airlines, airports, cruise lines, villa rental companies and tour operators.