Vacationist: Ode To Greece
The recent turn of weather reminded us that summer actually is right around the corner. Where else would we rather be than the Greek Isles this summer? Thanks to Vacationist, you can now book a trip there for less. We have options for all types of travelers, from a couples-only resort onthe southeastern coast of Mykonos to large family-friendly villas on Nikiti's pristine coast. Since the summer season is popular in Greece, be sure to book a room now.
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Petra Hotel & Suites — up to 31% off (top image)
A swimming pool overlooking Grikos Bay—plus unrivaled service—make this Patmos hotel an easy and relaxing Greek island getaway. Inside, each of the 12 rooms and suites is filled with the work of modern Greek artists, flat-screen TVs, and plush beds. As for the destination, Patmos boasts crystalline beaches, a handful of gourmet restaurants, and an old town, Chora, that's a UNESCO World Heritage site. From the hotel, it's an easy walk to Grikos Beach, where you can explore Kallikatsou, a massive rock formation rising from the ocean like a freestanding cliff. (Sale ends in 4 days.)
Pietra E Mare — up to 37% off
Kalo Livadi (Mykonos), Greece
The 30 large suites at this luxe couples-only property come with kitchenettes; some rooms also have private terraces and soaking tubs. A swimming pool overlooks the ocean, and an open-air restaurant makes full use of the views while serving traditional Greek dishes and fresh fish. The party town of Mykonos is just 15 minutes away, but don't be surprised if you prefer to relax at Pietra e Mare instead of joining the revelers. (Sale ends in 4 days.)
Danai Beach Resort & Villas — up to 25% off
Although this 62-room hotel is located less than three miles from the town of Nikiti, guests tend to spend their days on the resort's property, relaxing by the heated saltwater pool, kayaking to nearby swimming holes, or indulging in a milk and honey bath at the spa. The 2,000-square-foot villas, which have fireplaces and private terraces with heated pools, are a great option for families. In the evening, the Seaside Bar is a tranquil place for a glass of rosé before heading to the hotel's Andromeda restaurant for octopus carpaccio with pickled shallots and seared Dover sole. (Sale ends in 4 days.)