6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Greece

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Greece, a nation steeped in ancient history and adorned with natural beauty, has long been a magnet for travelers from around the world.

With its iconic landmarks, crystal-clear waters, and sunny islands, it offers a unique blend of culture, nature, and relaxation.

From the ruins of Athens to the beaches of Santorini, every corner of Greece whispers tales of gods, heroes, and a civilization that laid the foundations for much of Western thought.

Yet, it’s not just history that draws people to this Mediterranean jewel. The Greek spirit, encapsulated in the warmth of its people and the zest of its cuisine, adds another layer to its allure.

In recent years, Greece has also been accentuated by its luxury offerings. While the country remains a destination for all types of travelers, there’s a growing trend toward high-end experiences, blending Greek tradition with modern luxury.

If you’re seeking a retreat without the bustle of family crowds, adults-only all-inclusive resorts are a great option, combining the best of Greek hospitality with upscale amenities and curated experiences.

We’ve compiled a list of the 6 best resorts in Greece that we’re sure you’ll enjoy!

Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or someone simply seeking a slice of paradise, Greece has something to offer. Let’s dive in!

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Stella Island+30 2897 50170112914.8 / 5
Mayia Exclusive Resort & SpaN/AN/A
Amirandes+30 2897 04110312634.7 / 5
Elounda Village+30 2841 20020010714.6 / 5
Seaside A Lifestyle Resort+30 281 081 100019024.6 / 5
Grecotel Lux White Palace+30 2831 07110213554.6 / 5

Greece’s 6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts

Who doesn’t love dining al fresco and sipping on wine as the sun sets?  

The varied landscapes of Greece also make it a favorite among vacationers. Majestic mountain ranges, hidden coves, green valleys, and sandy shores offer a playground for both adventurers and those seeking tranquility. 

The waters of the Aegean and Ionian seas provide a refreshing backdrop, whether you’re hopping from one island to another or simply soaking up the sun on a secluded beach.

Before we dive in to each resort, here’s our list so you can explore them for yourself: 

  1. Stella Island
  2. Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa
  3. Amirandes
  4. Elounda Village
  5. Seaside A Lifestyle Resort
  6. Grecotel Lux White Palace

Let’s dive in!

1

Stella Island

Ανάληψη, Greece

Stella Island promises an enchanting experience reminiscent of a dreamy island life. It’s an adults-only 5-star resort that takes luxury to a whole new level.

Why We Love It:

Welcome to Stella Island! If you’ve ever imagined a place just for lovebirds and couples on their dreamy honeymoon, Stella Island is that dream come true!

This adults-only wonderland has magnificent lagoon-style pools. They snake around the entire place, offering countless spots perfect for those selfie moments or just to get lost in the beauty.

So, what’s Stella Island really about? It’s about diving headfirst into sensational experiences and pampering yourself!

Dive into a cocoon of relaxation at Anassa Spa. Here, you’ll get to bask in treatments and therapies that make you feel on top of the world.

And hey, all you food lovers out there! Stella Island has something scrumptious up its sleeve. Imagine dining in not 1, not 2, but 5 fabulous à la carte restaurants.

Every single morsel and gulp here promises to take your taste buds on a merry dance of yumminess.

Inside Scoop:

Let’s talk about accommodations at Stella Island.

As soon as you step foot here, you’re greeted with impeccable elegance, comfort, and luxury in every nook and cranny.

Imagine waking up in their Luxury Pool View room. Perfect for couples, this oasis comes with a double bed and a balcony overlooking the shimmering lagoon pool.

Need a tad more space? The Premium Pool View can accommodate a third guest, thanks to the additional sofa bed. You have the choice of a king-size bed or two single beds. And yes, that same breathtaking view of the lagoon pool awaits you.

But what if you fancy some added luxury? The Premium Pool View with an Exterior Jacuzzi has the same features as the previous room but with the delightful bonus of a personal exterior Jacuzzi.

Alternatively, for those who love a good steam, the Premium Pool View with Steam Bath is just the ticket.

For guests looking for an immersive water experience, the Luxury Swim Up and Premium Swim Up rooms are irresistible.

Craving the sensation of living on water? The Overwater Bungalow is designed for duos, complete with a double bed and direct lagoon pool access.

For those seeking the ultimate in opulence, the Grand Overwater Bungalow with Jacuzzi is spacious, accommodating three guests and featuring a queen bed, sofa bed, and that coveted Jacuzzi.

Lastly, for those desiring unparalleled privacy, the Island Villa Private Pool is a slice of heaven. This villa is perfect for two, boasting a king-size bed and a private terrace leading straight to your own secluded pool.

The Green Side:

Stella Island has yet to release a statement about its sustainability practices. Keep an eye on their website for more information!

Travel Time:

Located at Stella Island, Analipsi 700 14, Greece, it’s a 20-minute drive from Heraklion International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Stella Island for its enchanting fusion of luxury, romance, and endless lagoon-style pools, creating the ultimate adults-only paradise.

2

Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa

Kiotari, Greece

Right in the heart of Rhodes, the Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa is no ordinary place — it’s a slice of luxury that would make royalty feel right at home.

Why We Love It:

This beachside haven is crafted to absolutely pamper travelers.

And, hey, it’s not just about the place, but the personalized touch they add to everything, making everyone feel like the guest of honor.

Now, foodies and wine connoisseurs, this is the spot for you! The resort’s restaurants and bars promise to take your taste buds on a whirlwind tour of gourmet delight.

Think of this place as your gateway to gourmet galore, where every meal feels like you’re dining with the stars.

Here, it’s all about sipping on internationally branded spirits, feasting on the most delectable dishes and enjoying top-notch service.

And guess what? They don’t just roll out the red carpet during dinner, it’s an all-day affair!

With 7 swanky restaurants, foodie corners, 4 buzzing bars, and an electrifying nightclub, you’ve got choices. Say goodbye to the routine and hello to endless culinary delights!

But let’s talk specifics. The dining experience at Mayia is like taking a gourmet globe trot.

Experience tantalizing tastes of the Mediterranean at “Thymari” and the classic comforts of “Al dente” Italian trattoria & pizzeria, to the exotic allure of the Far East at “Wasabi” Asian restaurant.

And the cherry on top? These places serve up their goodies a la carte style, complete with amazing waitstaff ready to cater to your every whim in the most enchanting settings.

Inside Scoop:

If you’re looking for that perfect balance between thrill and chill, there’s an entire world of experiences, from entertainment to recreation, at Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa.

This slice of seaside paradise offers everything from sun-kissed Balinese beds and regular sun loungers to the promise of a refreshing drink from the beach bar.

And for those looking to amp up the adrenaline, there’s a watersports center right there — though just a heads-up, the folks running it aren’t affiliated with the hotel.

Want to whip up a storm in the kitchen? Join the cooking lessons at Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa!

Or if you’re more about relaxing, there’s a cozy library corner waiting for you.

Evenings come alive with live music and vibrant entertainment shows, and for those who’ve got the groove, the Bo Night Club is where the action is.

If you’ve got “stay active” on your vacation to-do list, the resort has your back. Sweat it out in the fitness studio, challenge someone to a tennis match, or get your game on with darts.

But if you’re all about zen and flexibility, there’s a lineup of yoga, Pilates, stretching, and aerobics sessions.

And for those who like to mix splash with their exercise, aqua aerobics in the pool is the way to go!

The Green Side:

Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa is leading the charge in sustainability. Committed to the highest standards, they adhere to both Greek and European Community Environmental Legislation. They ensure every box is ticked with the required environmental permits and licenses.

Their strategies focus on conserving natural resources, reducing emissions, optimizing water use, and cutting down on waste and energy consumption.

They are also dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint and contributing to climate change solutions. Biodiversity and the protection of the natural environment are also high on their agenda.

Travel Time:

Located at Κιοτάρι 851 09, Greece, it’s a 60-minute drive from Rhodes International Airport.

Ratings:

Guests love Mayia Exclusive Resort & Spa for its perfect blend of luxurious comfort and dining. Here’s what they say:

3

Amirandes

Gouves, Greece

Welcome to the Amirandes Grecotel Boutique Resort in Crete!

This place draws inspiration from the grandeur of the water palaces of ancient Minoan Kings and the elegance of Venetian Nobles who once lived here.

Why We Love It:

Amirandes is not just any ordinary resort; it feels like stepping into another world.

Designed to be a modern reinterpretation of a Minoan palace, Amirandes is made from a mix of marble, stone, and wood – boasting rich textures and visuals.

The resort’s charm extends to its water features; whether it’s the ancient lagoon it’s cradled around, the nature reserve, the sandy cove, or the 60 private pools and the mammoth Olympic-sized seafront pool.

Hungry? The dining scene here is nothing short of spectacular, with 10 diverse restaurants and bars, each more unique than the last.

But, if you’re looking for a touch more privacy and exclusivity, the Amirandes Villas are the place to be.

Picture this: just 20 pristine, white villas, ranging from 2 to 5 bedrooms, each providing spectacular views of the Aegean or direct beach access.

Every villa boasts a private garden, an infinity pool, and its very own cabana on the beach. It’s luxury redefined, and it’s waiting for you at Amirandes.

Looking to celebrate a special occasion?

Amirandes offers the most romantic backdrop for weddings and honeymoons, ensuring every moment is as unique as the couple experiencing it.

Inside Scoop:

Crete, with its rich history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes, ensures your vacation at Amirandes Grecotel Boutique Resort is nothing short of perfect.

For those keen on activities, whether it’s sports, horse riding, visiting the Dinosauria Park, or maybe trying out the new Padel court, Amirandes ensures you’re never bored.

If you’re in for a mythical experience, check out the Minotaur activity. Guests rave about it.

Fitness enthusiasts and spa aficionados, you won’t be left behind, with luxurious spa treatments and a range of fitness options to keep you invigorated.

The resort ensures you’re always connected, not just with nature, but digitally too. With their 24-hour WhatsApp concierge and mobile app, all your needs are at your fingertips.

The Green Side:

Amirandes Grecotel Boutique Resort in Crete isn’t just a hotspot for relaxation.

They’ve rolled out an Environmental Sustainability Strategy that’s all about being smart with energy, getting crafty with water, building with a conscience, and always aiming for that next big eco-friendly idea.

The resort has its very own Environmental Management System, keeping tabs on reducing its eco-footprint. And to keep everything green, they’ve got a team of eco-pros at the Grecotel Head Offices.

Travel Time:

Located at Gouves 700 14, Greece, it’s a 17-minute drive from Heraklion Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Amirandes for its luxurious blend of ancient-inspired architecture, eco-conscious initiatives, and unparalleled Cretan hospitality.

4

Elounda Village

Schisma Eloundas, Greece

Right in the heart of Crete’s Elounda, Elounda Village is not just any accommodation — it’s a dreamy escape!

Why We Love It:

Elounda Village isn’t just about where you lay your head at night; it’s about the entire Greek experience.

However, let’s talk about where you’ll lay your head at night!

Whether you’re eyeing a Junior Bungalow Suite with captivating sea views, or a Superior Bungalow that not only boasts the same breathtaking view but throws in a private pool, you’re in for a treat.

Or perhaps you’ll choose the Deep Blue Deluxe Waterfront Junior Bungalow Suite that sounds as grand as its name.

The Premium All Inclusive bungalows are perched in a location that’s downright stunning, with infinity pools giving you front-row seats to the Aegean.

Hungry? Or maybe just in the mood for a romantic dinner? The dining options at Elounda Village have many options.

Just give a heads up a day in advance, and a table with a view (and a feast) will be waiting.

If you’re leaning into the romantic vibes, that this 5-star luxury spot is renowned as one of the most romantic hideaways. So much so that it’s also a hotspot for weddings and couples looking to celebrate milestone events.

Inside Scoop:

Let’s dive into the luxuries at Elounda Village.

You’ll get amenities like free WiFi (because let’s face it, sharing those sunset photos is essential).

If you’re seeking a quiet retreat, go to the spa, aptly named BLUE SPA, which promises to harmonize your body, spirit, and mind.

Ready for a vacation steal? Elounda Village offers different deals throughout the year.

Book ahead of time and snag the crème de la crème of room choices at the best rates Aquila Hotels has to offer. And, because they love direct bookers, you can get an extra 10% off when you book on their site.

On top of low rates and being able to change your mind (and your booking) with ease, you can choose the “book now & pay later” option with their Fully Flexible rates.

The Green Side:

Right in the heart of Crete, Greece, Elounda Village Resort & Spa is doing more than just pampering its guests.

They’re making waves with their sustainability program, turning down the dials on energy and water usage, and focusing on a brighter, greener future.

But that’s not just talk; they’ve got the Green Key Certificate to show for their eco-efforts.

Beyond the basics, they’re also diving deep into sustainable development and ensuring they’re not only socially responsible but also a trendsetter in green hospitality.

Travel Time:

Located at Schisma Eloundas 720 53, Greece, it’s a 59-minute drive from Heraklion Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Elounda Village for its luxurious ambiance and breathtaking Crete surroundings.

5

Seaside A Lifestyle Resort

Mononaftis, Greece

Discover a world of luxury and relaxation at the Seaside Resort Hotel in Crete. Nestled among pristine landscapes with stunning views, this resort epitomizes the best of Crete’s hospitality.

Why We Love It:

Guests find themselves returning year after year to Seaside, making it their top choice when staying in Crete.

The hotel’s array of rooms and suites offers an unmatched experience of comfort and style. Whether you choose the sea-facing Lifestyle Suite, the spacious Loft Suites with private pools, or any of the other meticulously designed accommodations, you’re in for a treat.

Gastronomy enthusiasts can savor authentic Cretan dishes at the Veranda Main Restaurant. With its prime location overlooking Mononaftis Bay, dining here is as much about the ambiance as it is about the food.

Wellness and fitness are integral to the Seaside experience. The Asana Yoga Shala & Fitness Studio, constructed sustainably from bamboo, is a haven for those looking to maintain their fitness regime.

From yoga sessions to intense workouts, there’s something for everyone.

And for pure relaxation, the Sea Cave Spa offers a range of treatments designed to rejuvenate both body and mind in a setting reminiscent of a tranquil cave.

Inside Scoop:

The Seaside Resort serves as the perfect base for guests to immerse themselves in all that Crete has to offer.

Beyond the resort’s amenities, Crete itself is a wonder to explore.

Known as the “Mediterranean Jewel,” the island boasts a rich blend of natural beauty, beaches, and historical sites.

From sunny beaches (hello, Elafonisi!) to ancient cities (like Knossos), there’s a story at every corner. And let’s not forget the jaw-dropping Samaria Gorge that’s just begging to be explored.

But it’s not just about natural wonders and historical hotspots. Crete bursts at the seams with vibrant culture, making it a year-round destination.

Dive into its balmy waters, trek through its picturesque landscapes, or get lost amidst its age-old ruins. As the largest island in Greece, Crete flaunts its unique history and traditions with flair.

Foodies, here’s a heads-up for you: Crete will be your paradise! From fancy dining to homely traditional joints, every meal here is a culinary event.

The Green Side:

Seaside Resort is all about treading lightly on the planet.

By using renewable energy sources, tapping into the sun with solar panels, and using efficient bulbs, they’re dialing down their carbon footprint.

Their buildings? Bioclimatic. Yes, that’s as cool as it sounds.

On the waterfront, they’ve got a reverse osmosis system in place, heat pumps for the win, and faucets that don’t believe in wasting a single drop.

And for those empty bottles and paper trash? A top-notch recycling system is on it, separating glass, paper, and plastic like a pro.

Travel Time:

Located at Agia Pelagia, Crete 71 500 Greece, it’s a 24-minute drive from N. Kazantzakis Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Seaside Resort for its perfect blend of luxurious comfort and breathtaking seaside views.

6

Grecotel Lux White Palace

Pigianos Kampos, Greece

Right along Crete’s dazzling north coast, the Grecotel Lux Me White Palace boasts an aura reminiscent of the easy elegance Grecotel luxury resorts are known for.

Why We Love It:

Beyond its open-style spaces and luxurious accommodations, White Palace has a lot to offer.

If you’re after the crème de la crème of luxurious living, this spot offers ultra-luxury accommodations right at the water’s edge.

These suites, brimming with privacy, come with their own pools and give guests the music of the waves as a constant backdrop.

The recently renovated White Palace rooms now offer a fresh look, boasting both familiar and new room types.

If your ideal vacation includes gourmet dining by the beach, roller-skating waitresses, and iconic cocktails set to the beats of a DJ, White Palace is the destination.

And if you fancy a delectable breakfast without leaving your room, they’ve got you covered.

The 2023 addition to their dining roster is the classy Guest Restaurant.

Here, you’re invited to savor lobster and sparkling wine, all while basking in the views of the vast blue sea.

Inside Scoop:

Thrill-seekers, lace up for some inline skating or venture out to explore Crete’s beauty with the resort’s e-bike & e-scooter service.

They even throw in a car for you to explore the Cretan landscape and a delightful Agreco Farm souvenir to take home.

Among other treats, you’ll enjoy a stocked mini bar, a Nespresso machine with daily complimentary pods, and luxe amenities, all on the house.

And, for those wanting to stay connected, the Grecotel Mobile App and a 24-hour WhatsApp service ensure you’re always just a click away from assistance or making a new reservation.

The resort’s dedication to excellence isn’t unnoticed, as evident from its Gold Award at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2021 for the Best Greek Hotel Dining Experience.

The Green Side:

Proud of their environmental initiatives, Grecotel Lux Me White Palace has earned a notable distinction from ARCHELON for its dedication to conserving sea turtles and their habitats.

Travel Time:

Located at Πηγιανός Κάμπος 741 50, Greece, it’s a 63-minute drive from Heraklion Airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Grecotel Lux Me White Palace for its blend of effortless elegance, luxurious waterfront dining, and diverse offerings that promise both relaxation and adventure.

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Greece!

What a fun list of places, right?

Greece, an emblem of ancient grandeur and modern-day allure, stands as a compelling testament to what a vacation destination should offer. 

Its unparalleled landscapes, from sunny islands to magnificent ruins, beckon travelers seeking a blend of history, beauty, and culture. 

Adults-only all-inclusive resorts elevate this experience, ensuring a serene escape from the mundane, an oasis of tranquility where the charms of Greece are paired with world-class amenities and luxury.

We’ve aimed to introduce the crème de la crème of adults-only all-inclusive resorts in this beautiful nation.

The fusion of traditional Greek hospitality with the sophistication of these resorts means every guest is treated to an experience that lingers long after the journey is over. 

The cuisine, the vistas, the rhythm of the Aegean Sea — it’s what makes your vacation uniquely Greek.

We hope we’ve given you a spark of inspiration and a nudge toward considering Greece for your next adults-only getaway.

Here’s to your next vacation!

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