A chic boutique hotel, this opulent retreat blends simple luxury with warm family hospitality. The elegant rooms and villas are decorated in soothing sea tones and offer staggering views of the azure waters.
Featuring a garden and a shared lounge, Villa Beyond Paradise is set in Diaporos. It provides free WiFi and mountain views.
1. Hotel Rema
Hotel Rema is a highly-recommended hotel with numerous glowing reviews from guests that cite the location and staff as key attractions. It is located in the center of Vourvourou with numerous restaurants, taverns and cafes within walking distance. It also boasts a sparkling pool, clean rooms and a lovely breakfast that is often described as a standout dining experience.
The rooms at the hotel are spacious with large balconies to relax and enjoy the view from. They are well-appointed and have all the essentials such as a flat screen TV, minibar, air conditioning and heating. Guests note that the beds are very comfortable and that the sheets and towels are regularly changed. However, some report that the bed frame is squeaky and that the mattress can feel like metal springs.
Guests rave about the friendly and attentive staff at the hotel who go above and beyond to meet their needs. The cleaning staff are especially praised for their hard work and friendly demeanor. Some guests single out individuals at the pool bar for their exceptional service.
Other notable amenities include the complimentary parking, free WiFi, and the lovely restaurant that serves a variety of delicious dishes including American, European and Greek cuisine. The hotel is also very pet-friendly, a huge plus for families who want to bring their dogs along on vacation.
The hotel is a short drive from the famous Karidi Beach and offers easy access to several beaches and taverns on the shore as well as to the scenic village of Nikiti. It is also a short drive from the ferry boat port where cruises depart to Mount Athos. The staff at the front desk can help book tickets for guests and arrange shuttle services. Those who wish to stay active can take advantage of the on-site fitness centre.
The best time to stay at the hotel is during the low season from June through August when rates are much cheaper. It is also a good idea to book early, as the hotel can fill up quickly during this period.
2. Diaporos Hotel Vourvourou
Located only around a 15-minute walk from Paralia Karidi, Diaporos Hotel Vourvourou offers guests the ideal base while in Sithonia. It also provides free Wi Fi, a rooftop bar and non-smoking rooms.
The resort has 25 well-appointed rooms that are equipped with a variety of essential amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. They each come with a separate toilet and a shower together with comforts like hair dryers and bath sheets. They also face the sea.
Dining options at Diaporos Hotel Vourvourou include Gorgona I Poulman and Anchor FoodBar, both of which serve American, European and Mediterranean dishes. Those staying at the resort can also enjoy a meal in the privacy of their own room.
Those staying at the resort can also enjoy on-site activities such as table tennis and volleyball. The friendly staff can help arrange excursions to explore the area. The hotel also has a kids club and a gaming room, making it perfect for families.
This 3-star property is situated within a 10-minute drive of Karagatsi Beach and Fava Beach. It is also a short car ride from Sea Kayak Halkidiki. Thessaloniki Airport is within a 66-mile drive of the hotel. During their stay, guests can take advantage of the complimentary private parking on site. Pets are permitted upon request. All guestrooms at this non-smoking resort are air conditioned and offer a refrigerator, a kitchenette and an in-room safe.
3. Boutique Hotel Diaporos Island – White House
A luxury secluded wedding villa for rent in Diaporos, Diaporos Island – White House features a large private infinity pool and 10 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 20 guests. The villa is situated on the second peninsula of Halkidiki, Sithonia, in Northern Greece and offers beautiful sea views over the Aegean Sea from each room.
The hotel is rated highly by guests for its service, with staff consistently described as friendly and helpful. The hotel also receives high marks for its cleanliness and its location. Guests also love the hotel’s private beach, which can be accessed by a short walk from the villa.
Boutique Hotel Diaporos Island – White House has been recently refurbished and offers a restaurant, free parking and an outdoor pool. All of the air-conditioned rooms at this boutique property feature a flat-screen TV, a seating area and a refrigerator. They are also equipped with a private bathroom with a shower, as well as bathrobes and slippers.
There is a range of on-site facilities available to guests, such as a sauna and a bar. Additionally, the property is close to various local attractions. Diaporos is a short drive from Pefkochori, while Nikiti is an easy car ride away.
This luxurious retreat provides a private shuttle to and from the nearby airport, making it convenient for those travelling with a group. It also has babysitting/child services and concierge.
The resort is popular among families, offering a children’s club and a playground for kids. The hotel also has several dining options, including a restaurant that serves seafood and Greek cuisine. The on-site bar has a range of drinks to choose from, including coffee and tea.
The best time to visit Diaporos is during the low season between June and September when temperatures are warm but not hot. For the cheapest rates, book a stay during the week rather than the weekend. To get the most out of your trip, read up on the latest Foreign & Commonwealth Office advice (available here) before booking. This will help you to stay safe and avoid any unnecessary stress whilst abroad.
4. Villa Beyond Paradise
Featuring a private beach and a garden, this family-friendly resort is within easy reach of Vourvourou Beach. It also provides a free private car park and air-conditioned rooms with a private balcony. It also offers a traditional restaurant, barbeque and play areas as well as a complimentary buffet breakfast.
Situated in the village of Vourvourou, this resort is within walking distance of the local beaches and bars. Guests can enjoy an array of wellness facilities on offer including a hot tub, a sauna and massage treatments. A gym is also available for those wanting to keep active while away.
The hotel is set amidst the stunning scenery of Cassandra peninsula in Halkidiki and has a pristine sandy beach with flourishing gardens to create the perfect balance between leisure and adventure. Its luxurious suites and villas are designed for exceptional comfort and boast a variety of amenities such as flat-screen TVs and minibars. Guests can indulge in the wide range of dining options and the many leisure activities available at the hotel, such as the golf course and spa centre.
A new secret eco-paradise in the second of the three peninsulas in Greece’s Halkidiki, Diaporos Island is opposite Vourvourou and covers an area of 13.5 square kilometres with a big natural bay of crystal clear warm waters. Much of the island is covered with pine forest, creating a unique fusion between coastal and forest landscapes.
Located in the village of Vourvourou, the property is just a 10-minute walk from Sea Kayak Halkidiki and less than a 20-minute drive from Karidi Beach. It also features a children’s club and a gaming room for the kids, making it an ideal choice for families.
The accommodation is equipped with a kitchen with an oven and refrigerator, as well as a washing machine and coffee/tea makers. The bathrooms include a shower and bath.
Providing accommodations with a garden, a shared lounge and a bar, Villa Beyond Paradise is just a few steps from Livari Beach and half a mile from White Beach. Its 6 bedrooms come with bed linen, towels and a flat-screen TV, while the bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub.