Greece typically sits atop travelers’ must-see lists, and with good reason. It offers abundant history at every turn, gorgeous azure waters, and food so divine you may never want to leave. Of course, some fabulous resorts are sprinkled across Greece too, and our readers were happy to share their favorites.
How Voting Works
Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Nearly 165,000 T+L readers completed the 2023 survey, an increase of nearly 25 percent over pre-pandemic voting levels. A total of more than 685,000 votes were cast across over 8,500 unique properties (hotels, cities, cruise lines, etc.).
Hotels were classified as either resort hotel, city hotel, or safari lodge based on their location and amenities, and they were specifically rated on the criteria below:
For each characteristic, respondents could choose a rating of excellent, above average, average, below average, or poor. The final scores are averages of these responses.
What Readers Loved
This year, readers once again showed their deep, unabating love for the islands, with insular resorts nearly sweeping the category, save for Amanzoe at the No. 10 spot in Porto Heli.
But there’s one island people are feeling more than the rest right now, and that’s Santorini. In fact, hotels located on the island of Santorini took eight of the top 10 spots in this year’s list. Once you get a peek at them, you may want to plan eight separate trips just so you can stay at them all. Readers also proved that the Andronis hotel group has still got it, as three of its properties on Santorini made the list. Here are the 10 best resorts in Greece, any of which would be perfect for your next beach getaway.
Katikies Santorini: Santorini, Greece
Though the island of Santorini can often feel crowded with tourists, Katikies has created the perfect oasis away from it all. The luxury resort has just a few dozen rooms, each decked out in white and Aegean blue, making it a private sanctuary where guests can feel right at home. Its three glittering infinity pools blend seamlessly into the waters below, offering views straight to the horizon, interrupted only by a few craggy islets and an occasional meandering sailboat. Guests at Katikies Santorini will never go hungry or thirsty either, as the hotel is home to several fine dining options and the Champagne Bar by Fleur de Miraval.
The Full List
1. Katikies Santorini: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 97.75
2. Andronis Boutique Hotel: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 97.42
3. Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collection: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 97.11
4. Andronis Arcadia: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 97.00
5. Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 95.76
6. Andronis Luxury Suites: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 95.47
7. Canaves Oia: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 95.15
8. Canaves Oia Epitome: Santorini, Greece
Reader Score: 94.76
9. Blue Palace, A Luxury Collection Resort, Crete: Crete, Greece
Reader Score: 93.49
10. Amanzoe: Porto Heli, Greece
Reader Score: 92.89