Wondering where to go in Greece in 2021?
Beautiful beaches, fascinating history, breathtaking scenery, delectable cuisine… Greece has all the hallmarks of an unforgettable villa holiday. But where are the best places to visit and stay in Greece in 2021? Let our expert team guide you with this handpicked selection of fabulous villas and resorts in the Greek Islands:
Villa Gaia, Kefalonia: luxury couples’ retreat
Villa Gaia is a delightfully chic 1-bedroom villa near the peaceful village resort of Lourdas on Kefalonia’s south coast. Ideal for couples looking for a blissful romantic getaway, this ultra-modern minimalist property offers spectacular views over the olive groves and coastline below.
Enjoy quality time together in the sleek and sophisticated interiors, or admire the sunset from the stylish sunbeds surrounding your heated private pool. And when you finally fancy a change of scenery, take your beach towels down to beautiful Lourdas Beach with its dreamy azure waters and mountain backdrop.
Chania, Crete: picturesque historic city
Chania is a small but stunning city on the northwest coast of Crete. Famed for its 14th century Venetian harbour, its rich history becomes clear as you wander the narrow streets of the Old Town with its fusion of architectural styles.
Pop into the Agora, one of the best covered market’s in Greece, to get a taste of local life and stock up on delicious produce like meat, cheeses and spices. Visit the Firkas Fortress to enjoy panoramic harbour views and discover the town’s intriguing maritime history. Or make the short drive to the nearby Agii Apostoli coves with their tempting fine sands, rock formations and pine groves.
Villa Mara, Corfu: scenic family haven
Situated in the charming resort of Kalami on Corfu’s north-eastern coast, Villa Mara is a gorgeous 5-bedroom villa that’s perfect for a getaway with all the family. Its elevated setting gives unrivalled sea views from the private terrace and garden, where you’ll find your very own heated pool, brick BBQ and wooden furniture for alfresco dining.
The bright and airy interiors are equally impressive, with plenty of space for everyone in the open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area. Even better, you’ll be just a short amble from Kalami’s charming seafront tavernas and a pretty pebbly beach ideal for a refreshing dip or spot of snorkelling.
Fiskardo, Kefalonia: stylish harbour village
Sitting on the north coast of Kefalonia, Fiskardo is a historic harbour village that blends glamour with picture-perfect beauty. Popular with A-list stars like Bon Jovi and Demi Moore, pastel-hued Venetian buildings line the waterfront where luxury yachts bob alongside traditional fishing boats.
Sit back with a cooling drink at one of the waterside bars as you watch the world go by, or treat your tastebuds at one of the bustling family-run tavernas serving authentic Greek cuisine. And if you fancy exploring a little further afield, go for a scenic stroll along the local network of wonderful walking routes or to the gorgeous pebbled beaches and coves nearby.
Want more inspiration for where to go in Greece in 2021? Take a look at our fantastic range of holiday villas in the Greek Islands.