9 Best Athens Beachfront Hotels for 2024

Are you looking for the best Athens beachfront hotels and villas for your next trip to Greece? If yes, in this post, you will find information on the nine best beach resorts near Athens!

Best Athens Beach Hotels: Aegeon Beach hotel taken from a drone.
Aegeon Beach Hotel in Sounion

Athens, the ancient capital city of Greece, is blessed with endless coastlines in the east, south, and west, where you can find the best hotels along the beaches of Athens.

Vincci EverEden Beach Resort in Anavissos Athens

The most famous seaside part of the city is the Athens Riviera which is the best place to stay in Athens near the beach. Athens Riviera has 62.5 km of endless beaches, fancy restaurants, small settlements, and the best Athens beach hotels and villas.

Best beach hotels, Legrena beach in Athens Riviera. Best Athens beach hotels.
Kape Beach in Legrena near Sounion

Staying in a seafront hotel in Athens for a couple of days or more is ideal when you have business in the city center. This way, your business trip will feel like a city break or staying on a Greek island.

Another great reason to stay in a beach hotel is to visit Athens’ archaeological sites and museums without feeling you are staying in a big city but rather on a beautiful Greek island.

A sunny beach called Alimos with some people in a sunny day. Best Athens beach hotels.
Alimos, Athens Riviera

If you have just one last night in Athens before flying back home, why not enjoy the warm beaches of Greece a little more? Stay at one of the fantastic Athens beachfront hotels with stunning views, conveniently close to the airport.

Discover in this post all about the best nine Athens Beachfront Hotels, details about the hotels, the facilities, and the best sites nearby!

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Best Athens Beachfront Hotels

1. Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, Vouliagmeni(Top Athens Beachfront Hotel)

Best Athens Beach Hotels, The four seasons hotel vouliagmeni Riviera.
Four Seasons Astir Palace

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens is one of the best Athens luxury beachfront hotels and one of the Best Beach Hotels in Greece. It is set in a serene natural environment only 30 minutes away 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, Astir Palace exterior Restaurant with a beautiful sunset.
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.

Best Athens Beach Hotels,  4 seasons' suite.
Arion Presidential Suite

The Four Seasons Hotel is a stunning classy place to fully enjoy the Athens Riviera and the most famous beach resorts near Athens.

  • 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
Vouliagmeni Lake with three people in a sunny day. Best Athens beach hotels.
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 minutes by car
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Vouliagmeni area, the Lake, Kavouri beach, fish restaurants, remains of Apollo Temple

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2. Somewhere Vouliagmeni

Somewhere Vouliagmeni is an exceptional 5-star hotel overlooking the beautiful Vouliagmeni Bay, in the heart of the prestigious Athens Riviera. It is a lovely boutique hotel, set in a unique upscale location, 30 minutes away from Athens center and 45 minutes from the Athens airport.

  • Capacity: Eleven rooms and suites, children, and pet-friendly
  • Decoration Style: Modern, comfortable, earthy color palette furniture
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, large garden and sun terrace
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: 1 swimming pool
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Restaurant & Bar
  • Other Facilities: Fitness/Gym center
  • Disability Access: Yes, elevator for the upper floors
  • Acropolis Distance: 22 km
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Vouliagmeni Lake, Varkiza Beach, exceptional fish restaurants.

Check availability and prices for Somewhere Vouliagmeni Hotel.

3. Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel, Vouliagmeni

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Divani Apollon Palace and Thalasso Hotel. Best Athens beach hotels.
Exceptional Athens Beachfront Hotels

The Divani Apollon Palace and 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.

Best Athens Beach Hotels, DIvani Hotel Spa. Best Athens beach hotels.
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 beside the sea. Best Athens beach hotels.
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.

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4. Ramada by Wyndham, Athens Club Attica Riviera

Ramada by Wyndham is one of the best Athens Beachfront Hotels in the area of Mati of Nea Makri. It is 3.7 km from the Rafina port, 17 km from Athens International Airport, and 37 km from Athens center. This is an ideal hotel if you are taking the ferry from Rafina to a Greek island or you fly the next day.

You can enjoy the Athens Riviera and its clear waters at a classy 5-star hotel!

  • Capacity: 129 Guest rooms, children friendly, pets not allowed.
  • Decoration Style: Smartly and modern decorated rooms with finesse and class.
  • Garden, Terrace, Balcony: Large garden with terrace and balconies in each room.
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: 2 swimming pools (one outdoor and one interior), Spa and wellness center, and Fitness center.
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Yes
  • Disability Access: Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Acropolis Distance: 37 Km

Check availability and prices for Ramada by Wyndham here.

5. Aegeon Beach Hotel (Top Beachfront Athens Hotel in Sounion)

Best Athens Beach Hotels: Aegeon Beach Hotel bay

Aegeon Beach Hotel is located in a stunning tiny cove in Athens Riviera right across from the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion Cape. In a peaceful, yet gorgeous natural environment, in front of the clear blue waters of the Aegean, this is one of the best beach hotels in Athens!

Best Athens Beach Hotels: Aegeon Beach hotel room
The rooms of the Aegeon Hotel
  • Capacity: 45 rooms with superb sea view and a private balcony to marvel at the world-known sunset
  • Decoration Style: Classically decorated rooms with minimal style
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, to all
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: A fitness center, no swimming pool. Private Parking.
Best Athens Beach Hotels: Aegeon Beach restaurant terrace with sunset
The terrace of Aegeon Hotel with Greek cuisine with sunset
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Yes to breakfast, 2 restaurants, and a bar
  • Disability Access: Yes, there is an entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Acropolis Distance: 68 Km, an hour by car
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon are 550 m. The seaside village of Lavrion (great for fish) is 10 km. Athens airport is 32 km.

Check availability and prices for Aegeon Beach Hotel here.

6. Grecotel Cape Sounio

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Grecotel swimming pool

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 Beachfront Hotels.

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Grecotel room
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
Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon beautiful 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.

7. Dolce by Wyndham Attica Riviera, Vravrona

Best Athens Beach Hotels, Dolce Attika Hotel

Dolce by Wyndham is one of the best seaside beach hotels in Eastern Attiki, recently renovated with a fresh Greek look. Vravrona suburb is only 15 minutes 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.
  • Decoration Style:  Great balance of classic and modern chic
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes, a huge garden and balconies at the rooms.
  • Spa, Gym, Pool: Spa, tennis and soccer courts, 3 swimming pools, seaside sports.
Vravrona Archaeological Site in Athens, the Sancturary
Vravrona Archaeological Site
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: 4 restaurants with beautiful sea views, American Breakfast.
  • Disability Access: Yes, wheelchair accessible.
  • Acropolis Distance: 37 km and 12,5 km from the Airport.
  • Nearby Points of Interest: Archaeological site of Vravrona, the protected natural habitat of Vravrona where many bird species live, and a scenic hike in Chamolia beach.
  • It has an airport shuttle service for an additional fee.

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8. Avra Hotel at Rafina Port (Close to Airport Athens Beachfront Hotel)

 Best Athens Beach Hotels: Avra Hotel in Rafina Port
Hotel Avra

Hotel Avra is the best hotel in Rafina Port right by the seaside. It is ideally located near the port, just 200 m – featuring modern and welcoming rooms with beautiful sea views. Its breakfast is notoriously rich and the free-of-charge airport shuttle is super convenient.

 Best Athens Beach Hotels: Avra Hotel room  in Rafina Port
Hotel Avra Room
  • Decoration Style:  Classic
  • Yard, Terrace, Balcony: Yes
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: Greek and Italian cuisine, American Breakfast and buffet
  • Disability Access: Yes, wheelchair accessible
  • It is located 30 minutes by car from the Athens International Airport.

Check availability and prices for Hotel Avra on Booking.com.

9. Vincci EverEden Beach Resort

Vincci EverEden Beach Resort in Anavissos is ideal for families with children, blending luxury and tranquility seamlessly. Nestled on the picturesque Athens coastline, this resort captivates with its modern architecture and lush surroundings. With direct access to the beach, you can relish the breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea.

  • Decoration Style:  Elegant, modern, light-colored.
  • 3 Swimming Pools and Spa and Wellness Center.
  • Breakfast, Restaurant & Bar: 4 restaurants,3 types of breakfast.
  • It is 45 km from Athens’ center and 21 km from the Athens International airport
  • Disability Access: Yes, wheelchair accessible.

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How to Get to Athens Port (Piraeus) from Athens Airport

Bus X96 Peiraias Port to Athens Airport
Airport Bus
  • Bus: If you are arriving at Athens International Airport you can travel straight to the port by taking the X96 express bus (€5.5, children <6 yo, free entrance), which departs every 40 minutes and the average trip lasts 1 hour – runs 24/7.
  • Metro: (€9) is easily found across airport arrivals (blue line – M3) going directly to Piraeus port. The average trip to Piraeus lasts 1 hour.
  • Taxis are available in front of the airport (around €40 to Athens, €55-60 to Piraeus (depending on the traffic in Kifisos), and take up to 3 or 4 people with small luggage)
  • Rent a car with Discover Cars to rent reliable new cars at affordable prices
  • You don’t like driving but love hassle-free solutions? Book a Private transfer with an English-speaking driver from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Ferries, or anywhere else in Greece
  • Are you looking for domestic flights in Greece? Check out the official Aegean Airlines Website.
Evgenia Athens Riviera and yachts
Posing at Alimos Marina in Athens Riviera

Did you find the best Athens beachfront hotel you were looking for? Let me know what you think about visiting Athens Riviera in the comments, I’d love to hear whether I managed to get it onto your bucket list! Till next time, Evgenia.

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