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The Athenian Riviera

Best Hotels in Vouliagmeni, Greece

Why visit Vouliagmeni?

Vouliagmeni, 20km to the south-east of Athens, is the jewel in the crown of the Athenian Riviera. 

Despite its close proximity to the beating heart of the city, the area offers pristine beaches, luxurious resorts, world class seafood and a relaxed, peaceful escape from the busy streets of the capital. 

Along with award winning restaurants and cool costal hangouts, there are also vast, lush, pine forests and a popular thermal lake going by the same name, which is lined with eateries and lawns to sunbath on.

A perfect area to stay if you want to sample the cultural delights and historic sites in the capital, while also soaking up the azure blue seas and idyllic beaches, which Greece is famed for. 

The Best Hotels in Vouliagmeni – Where to Stay 

5-star hotels in Vouliagmeni, Athens 

This part of Greece, which is so close to Athens yet so different in terms of its offer, draws tens of thousands of tourists every year. 

It has some of the best hotels and resorts in the Attica region – from luxurious resorts run by world renowned hotel chains, to boutique hotels offering unique services. 

It’s an area which caters for many different holiday needs and one thing that it’s certainly not short of is 5-star accommodation options. 

Here is our pick of an excellent bunch…

Four Seasons Astir Palace 

A world-class resort, in a secluded setting on a pine tree lined peninsula – only five minutes away from the thermal waters of the idyllic Vouliagmeni Lake.

Boasting a private beach, tennis courts, spa and fitness centre, along with 8 restaurants and bars – this is a peaceful and luxurious setting to put your feet up at after a busy day exploring one of the world’s great cities. 

With a range of room sizes on offer, from one beds rooms with a sea view, to a 6 person family bungalow with private pool – there is space to cater for many different needs.

The hotel’s beautiful private beach offers many activities including windsurfing, kayaking and snorkelling, meanwhile charter yachts leave from the hotel’s private jetty to stunning nearby islands.

The hotel also offers private tours and transfers to many of the historic sites in the centre of Athens.

To check availability and rates click here>>

Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso 

Photo credit: Divani Apollo Palace & Thalasso

Another stunning coastal resort, just north of Vouliagmeni town. 

One of the hotel’s key selling points is not only its beautiful, sunset facing location, but also its leading thalassotherapy centre and spa – an alternative style of therapy where seawater and products, derived from the sea, are used for health benefits. 

It’s the only centre of its kind in the region and a major draw for the resort. 

Aside from the thalassotherapy centre, the hotel also offers 3 swimming pools, 4 restaurants, bars, a tennis court, gym and a private beach, with water sports activities.

The rooms vary in size, but accommodate only 2 people throughout the range on offer, so a retreat aimed primarily at couples, rather than families. 

It’s also pet friendly, catering for dogs up to a certain size.  For availability and rates click here>>

Divani Apollon Suites 

Photo credit: Divani Apollo Suites

This is the sister hotel to the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso. 

Right next door to its counterpart, the Divani Apollon Suites offer the same stunning, sunset facing location, just north of Vouliagmeni. 

The suites here are larger than the sister hotel’s rooms next door, offering lounge facilities and a more homely environment. 

The hotel offers the same access to the Apollon private beach, spa and sports facilities. Click here for availability and rates>> 

The Margi Hotel Vouliagmeni 

A stunning boutique hotel right in the heart of Vouliagmeni, only a minute’s walk from the beautiful sandy beaches in the area.

Photo credits: The Margi

Aside from its elegant rooms, gorgeous swimming pools and prime location – one of the hotel’s main draws is the outstanding food.

The hotel is a foodie’s heaven, boasting its own organic farm, with dishes at the hotel’s restaurants curated by top chefs, who also offer tours of Margi’s farm facilities and Greek cooking classes.

The hotel also has its own fitness centre, offers yoga classes, personal training sessions and massage treatments. 

There are a number of rooms sizes available varying from 2 person bedrooms to a 4 person VIP suite, complete with fire place, large lounge, dining table and private jacuzzi.  For availability and rates click here>>


Vouliagmeni Suites 

The Vouliagmeni Suites are just a stone’s throw from the beautiful shores of Vouliagmeni Lake and a short walk from the area’s outstanding beaches, restaurants and shopping options.

The hotel offers tastefully furnished rooms, ranging from 2 person bedrooms to 4-person family suites, which are kitted out in stylish décor and offering stunning views across the nearby bay. 

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, tasty restaurant and offers on-site car rental services and has full-equipped facilities for corporate meetings. For availability and rates click here>>


Somewhere Boutique Hotel 

Somewhere Boutique Hotel is an exclusive, small hotel, right in the heart of Vouliagmeni.

The hotel is only a 1-minute walk from the gorgeous Vouliagmeni beach and many of its award-winning seafood restaurants. 

Complete with outdoor pool, restaurant and gym facilities – it’s a private and quiet hotel option, while also close to the bustling beach clubs and eatery spots in the area.

The hotel has rooms of varying size – from 2 person bedrooms, to executive, sea facing, suites complete with private jacuzzi. 

For availability and rates click here>>


4-star hotels in Vouliagmeni, Athens 

So we’ve already looked at some of the top hotels in Vouliagmeni, Greece, but there are also many other wonderful options, which offer a comfy nights sleep, in a beautiful setting, but at a slightly cheaper rate.

From family friendly resorts to couples’ retreats, there are many 4-star hotel options in the area, which certainly get our vote.

Here are our favourites….


Athenian Riviera Hotels & Suites

Photo credit: Athenian Riviera hotel

A 47-bed modern hotel situated in the centre of Vouliagmeni, in close walking distance to many of the area’s top restaurants and a two-minute walk to the idyllic shores of Vouliagmeni Beach. 

As well as boasting an outdoor pool and Greek restaurant, the hotel also offers electric bike rental and onsite car rental services, so you can get out and explore the delights of this stunning region.

The hotel also has gym and spa facilities, with a variety of beauty and massage treatments available. For availability and rates click here>>


Azur Hotel

Photo credit: Azur hotel

The Azur Hotel is only 500 metres away from the beautiful sandy Vouliagmeni beach, in the centre of the town and close to many local amenities including restaurants, shops and bars.

The tastefully decorated rooms in this small hotel, sit next to the hotel’s relaxing L shaped swimming pool.

The modern, 40 room hotel, has a tasty poolside restaurant and offers a number of bedroom sizes, including a number of high-end suites, which have their own private pools. For availability and rates click here>>

Amarilia Hotel 

Photo credit: Amarilia hotel

The minimalistic design and chic décor of this hotel are among its strongest selling points.

Sitting just north of Vouliagmeni, in the direction of Athens, it’s a little further out from the local amenities compared to some of the others on our list.

However, it oozes cool and is only a stone’s throw from the Kavouri public beach, which has many seafood restaurants nearby.  

The hotel has an onsite swimming pool and restaurant serving both Greek and international cuisine, along with a library and board games room. 

The hotel has rooms varying in size, from 2-person bed rooms to 4-person family rooms or 4 adult suites. For availability and rates click here>>

Final Thoughts

Vouliagmeni is a stunning location offering wonderful accommodation options, close to the world-famous tourist sites in Athens, yet far removed from the chaotic and busy streets in the city centre. 

Offering crystal blue waters, peaceful forests and golden sandy beaches, this is an area which shouldn’t be overlooked when looking to book a trip to the Athens area.

With award winning seafood restaurants, a thermal lake and a vast array of water sports and relaxation services, there really is something for everyone. 

We hope you enjoyed our run through of the best hotels in Vouliagmeni, Greece, and hope to see you in the area soon. 

Check out our other posts to help you plan your Stay in Vouliagmeni 

Your Guide to Vouliagmeni 

Life in the Athenian Riviera: The Basics

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