The 6 Best Athens Beach Hotels and Villas 2022

Updated May 15th, 2022 by Travel the Greek Way

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Vouliagmeni Beach in Athens Riviera
Athens Riviera, Vouliagmeni Beach

Are you looking for the best Athens beach hotels and villas for your next trip to Greece? If yes, in this post, you will find information on the six best Athens beach hotels and seaside villas.

Athens, the capital city of Greece, is blessed with endless coastlines in the east, south, and west areas where the best Athens beach hotels and villas are.

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Grecotel Cape Sounio in Athens Riviera
Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon in Athens Riviera

The most famous seaside part of Athens is the Athens Riviera, the southwest part of Attika. Athens Riviera has 62.5 km of endless beaches, fancy restaurants, small settlements, and the best Athens beach hotels and villas.

Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon beautiful sunset
Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon in Athens Riviera

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Read all about the best six Athens beach hotels and villas, details about the hotel, the facilities, and the best sites nearby!

Best Athens Beach Hotels

1. Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, Vouliagmeni

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Four Seasons Astir Palace

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens is one of the best Athens luxury beach hotels and one of the Best Beach Hotels in Greece. It is set in a serene natural environment only 30 minutes far from Athens center. Four Seasons is famous for its professional staff but also for the top-notch quality of Greek hospitality.

Best Athens Beach hotels, Restaurant
Astir Palace Restaurant

It is perched on a peninsula directly on the Aegean Sea with 3 private beaches. It is located in the most beautiful seaside area of Athens, in Vouliagmeni.

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Arion Presidential Suite

The Four Seasons Hotel is a stunning classy place to fully enjoy the Athens Riviera.

  • Capacity: 303 rooms and suites, children, and pet friendly
  • Decoration Style: A blue and white palette with floor-to-ceiling windows and all the facilities are super-sized
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: 2 swimming pools, a spa center with 10 treatment rooms, a fitness center
Best Athens Beach Hotels, Vouliagmeni Lake in Athens Riviera
Vouliagmeni Lake
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: American buffet breakfast, 8 restaurants, many bars
  • Other Facilities: Private beach area, 5 tennis courts, water sports activities, parking on site
  • Disability Access: Wheelchair accessible
  • Acropolis Distance: 30-minute by car
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Vouliagmeni area, the Lake, Kavouri beach, fish restaurants, remains of Apollo Temple

Check availability and prices on Booking.

2. Villa Stefani with Private Pool

Best Athens Beach Hotels, villa stefani
Villa Stefani living room and swimming pool

Villa Stefani is an exceptional villa in the upscale area of Glyfada, 3-minutes from the beautiful sandy and organized beach. It is a detached, three-level, luxurious villa that offers all modern comfort located in a quiet, safe, residential neighborhood.

  • Capacity: 15 people, 7 bedrooms, children, and pet friendly
  • Decoration Style: Luxurious, light color palette furniture
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, large garden and terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: 1 swimming pool, Sauna
Best Athens Beach Hotels,Glyfada Beach in Athenian riviera
Glyfada Beach
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: No
  • Other Facilities: Game room
  • Disability Access: Yes, elevator for the upper floors
  • Acropolis Distance: 11 km
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Glyfada Golf Course,  the center of Glyfada, features an array of fine dining and shopping options

Check availability and prices for Villa Stefani on Booking.

3. Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel, Vouliagmeni

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel is a luxury beach hotel in the beautiful area of Kavouri in Vouliagmeni right in front of a private sandy beach with clear waters. The hotel offers exceptional guest rooms and suites all with impressive sea views, outdoor swimming pools, restaurants, bars, and extensive business and events facilities.

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Thalassotherapy center
  • Capacity: 286 rooms and suites
  • Decoration Style:  Luxurious rooms with furnished sea-facing balconies
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, large garden, balconies, and terraces
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: A world-class Thalassotherapy center, 2 saunas, 2 Turkish baths and a variety of more than 100 facial and body therapies, 5 pools, and a private beach
Best Athens Beach Hotels, Divani restaurant
Divani Apollo Restaurant
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Extensive buffet with Greek and European delicacies, 4 restaurants and many bars
  • Disability Access: Emergency cord in bathroom/ Wheelchair accessible
  • Acropolis Distance: 16 km
  • Nearby Points of Interest: The hotel is just 1,8 km from Lake Vouliagmeni towards Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon.

Check availability and prices on Booking.

4. Athens Riviera Luxury Beachfront Villa Selenia

Best Athens Beach Hotels, villa Selenia
Beachfront Villa Selenia

Selenia is a spectacular beachfront villa, 8 km far from Cape Sounion situated in the Athens Riviera. It consists of 2 luxurious independent villas with an unlimited view of the Aegean sea, and the sea waves 6 meters far from the gate.

Selenia is located in Palaia Fokaia an Athens Riviera village, 33 km from Athens Airport.

Best Athens Beach Hotels, villa Selenia sunset
Villa Selenia Sunset
  • Capacity: 7 bedrooms, max 14 persons
  • Decoration Style:  Smartly and modern decorated rooms with finesse and class
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: big outdoor lounge with a bar
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: A jacuzzi and a swimming pool
Best Athens Beach Hotels, Thymari beach
Thymari Beach
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: No
  • Disability Access: No
  • Acropolis Distance: 46 Km
  • Nearby Points of Interest: the beautiful beach of Thymari, a small white Greek Orthodox chapel where a lot of weddings and christenings happen during weekends.

Check availability and prices for the Villa on Booking.

5. Grecotel Cape Sounio

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Grecotel
Grecotel Cape Sounio

Grecotel Cape Sounio sits right across from the imposing ancient Temple of Poseidon and around a stunningly beautiful beach. With its terracotta rooms, and the seafront restaurants overlooking the brightly lit ancient Temple, Grecotel is one of the best Athens beach hotels.

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Grecotel Room
  • Capacity: 150 suites, bungalows, and standard rooms
  • Decoration Style:  Fine, modern minimalistic decoration
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: Elixir Spa for treatment, internal and external swimming pools, Gym
The Temple of poseidon in Athens Riviera with sunset
Cape Sounio at Sunset
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Yes, 5 restaurants and many bars. Breakfast: Greek and American
  • Disability Access: Yes, wheelchair accessible
  • Acropolis Distance: 67 Km
  • Nearby Points of Interest: 2 private and secluded crescent beaches one with sand and the other with pebbles, 4.8 km from the hotel is the unique Archaeological site of the Temple of Poseidon famous for its spectacular sunsets.

Check availability and prices on Booking.

6. Dolce by Wyndham Attica Riviera, Vravrona

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Dolce Attika Hotel

Dolce Hotel is the best seaside beach hotel in Eastern Attiki, recently renovated with a fresh Greek look. Vravrona suburb is only 15 minutes far from the Athens International Airport. Nearby is Rafina, a popular port for island hopping like Andros or Mykonos. Dolce Hotel is very popular for conferences or romantic weekend getaways!

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Dolce Attika Hotel room
Dolce Attika Room
  • Capacity: 346 guest rooms, suites, and bungalows some with private pools, spas, tennis and basket courts
  • Decoration Style:  Great balance of classic and modern chic
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: Spa, tennis and soccer courts, 3 swimming pools, seaside sports
Vravrona Athens attika archeaological site
Vravrona Archaeological Site
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: 2 restaurants with beautiful sea views, American Breakfast
  • Disability Access: Yes, wheelchair accessible
  • Acropolis Distance: 37 km and 12,5 km from Airport
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Archaeological site of Vravrona, the Museum, the protected natural habitat of Vravrona where many bird species live

Check availability and prices on Booking.

How to Get to the Athens Riviera Hotels from Athens Airport

Book a private transfer with an English-speaking driver from Athens International Airport or Piraeus Port to get anywhere in Athens and Athens Riviera. You avoid the hassle of public transport and minimize the risk of having your luggage lost or stolen. Check this private transfer in a Luxury Mercedes Van here.

Where to Stay in Central Athens

Do you prefer central Athens apartments? Check out my post on the Best Athens Plaka Budget Apartments

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