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Best Boutique Beach Hotels in Europe

Review our hand-picked collection of some of the best boutique beach hideaways in the Aegean, Côte d'Azur, Croatia & Montenegro, 

Corsica, Ibiza, Italy, Mallorca and Portugal.

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2 Bedroom Villa Air View Sublime Comporta
Sublime Comporta, Lisbon

Just 45 minutes south of Lisbon, Comporta is still a relatively unknown destination and remains deliciously wild and unspoilt. Sublime Comporta (as heavenly as its name suggests) is set amid a pine forest just moments from some of Portugal's best beaches. And 'wow', what beaches! This beautifully designed boutique hotel is the perfect escape from urban life with great food, just 14 fabulous rooms, suites and villas, a lovely little spa and a deeply relaxing get-away-from-it-all vibe. Explore Sublime Comporta. 

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Vila Joya, Algarve

Just 30 minutes from Faro airport, Vila Joya is a wonderful family-run boutique hideaway set on a pretty, secluded beach. The hotel is particularly popular with foodies as it has a famously good Michellin starred restaurant plus, of course, more casual options. There's a lovely little spa, a swimming pool set in extensive gardens, and all the suites and bedrooms have sea views.

Have a look at Vila Joya

Poolside cabanas at The Margi
The Margi, Athenian Riviera

Set on the exclusive Vouliagmeni peninsula, The Margi is walking distance to the Athenian Riviera’s most beautiful sandy beaches and a short drive to Athens' historical sites. Luxury accommodation, contemporary styling, chic courtyard swimming pool, excellent poolside dining, stylish cabanas, and restorative spa. Join the smart Athenians before everyone else discovers this place.

Discover The Margi 

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Don Ferrante, Puglia

If you want a taste of what Capri and St Tropez were like in the 1950s, but for a smidgeon of the price, Monopoli is the spot. Fishermen still mend their nets and sell sardines from buckets by the harbour. This romantic 10 bedroom townhouse (with fabulous roof terraces) is carved into the towns ancient defensive walls. Some of the best beaches in Italy are just minutes away, and guests have special access to the Hamptons-esque Coccaro Beach Club. Don Ferrante truly excels with its discreet first-class service. See Don Ferrante

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Domes Miramare, Corfu

Once owned by the Onassis family, and set on a 400m beach, this property is now a chic, luxurious adult-only hideaway with an excellent spa, several dining options, and a choice of elegant rooms and villas. Explore Domes Miramare 

Aerial view of Elivi Skiathos
Elivi Skiathos, Aegean

5* boutique beach resort on the pretty Greek island of Skiathos. Location is everything: it's on a hillside on the west coast Pounta Peninsular, overlooking the endless blue of the Aegean Sea, surrounded by a wildlife refuge and with direct access to four beautiful beaches. Rooms, suites and villas are sprinkled around the resort's 200 acres, all exuding beach-shack-chic style. Elivi Skiathos has two pools, a spa, gym and tennis court. Plus, there's yoga, pilates, hiking, cycling and water sports. Check out Elivi Skiathos

Hotel Nuraghi, Sardinia

A chic oasis of elegance and privacy, with its own private beach, Grand Relais dei Nuraghi nestles amid the pink granite rocks and deep green junipers that are typical of this region. A beautiful swimming pool forms the centrepiece of this luxury boutique hideaway, surrounded by a large sun terrace with magnificent views of the Gulf of Arzachena. Find out more about Hotel Nuraghi

Afitis, Aegean

Set along the golden sands of Halkidiki’s Toroneos Gulf, with a lush green backdrop, this stylish, cosy bolt-hole is in one of Greece’s most sought-after beach destinations. The hotel's interiors have elegantly modern art deco-inspired furnishings, with balconies and terraces opening up to beautiful sparkling views of the Aegean Sea. And it's remarkably good value. Explore Afitis Boutique Hotel Halkidiki

Sea views at Can Simoneta, Mallorca
Can Simoneta, Mallorca

Charming, sophisticated, peaceful and remote - with luxurious accommodation, delicious cuisine, spectacular sea views and a delightful little spa. Located on the north east coast, this lovely boutique adult-only hideaway has just 18 rooms and suites. Can Simoneta is set in a privileged position on a cliff overlooking the sea to which it has direct access. Come for a long weekend (or longer) from Spring to Autumn. Take a look at Can Simoneta

For more ideas, see Brilliant Balearic Boltholes & Villas

Es Trenc beach, Mallorca
Fontsanta, Mallorca

Chic, contemporary adult-only boutique hideaway close to one of the island's most glorious beaches: Es Trenc. Fontsanta is a luxury, peaceful oasis with a fabulous thermal spa, excellent cuisine, and beautiful gardens. Explore Fontsanta Hotel & Thermal Spa

For more ideas, see Brilliant Balearic Boltholes & Villas

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Palazzo Avino, Amalfi Coast

Overlooking the magical Amalfi Coast, this elegant 12th century palazzo in the pretty village of Ravello has luxurious rooms, an indulgent spa, private beach club and Michelin star dining (and two less formal restaurants), all with breathtaking views. This romantic boutique hotel makes the most of its incredible location with light and airy marble interiors and stunning vistas. Visit Amalfi in June or September for ideal temperatures and to avoid the crowds. See Palazzo Avino

Relaxing beside the pool at Grace Mykonos

A relative newcomer to this cosmopolitan island's already glittering hotel scene, Grace Mykonos is an elegant, intimate and luxurious boutique hideaway with excellent service. Set above the sandy beach of Agios Stefanos with gorgeous views of the Aegean and surrounding landscape, yet just 5 minutes from the shops, restaurants and nightlife of Mykonos town. Check out chic Grace Mykonos 

Private villa with pool at Elounda Gulf, Crete
Elounda Gulf, Crete

A member of 'Small Luxury Hotels of the World' and winner of 'Greece's Leading Villa' award, Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites is a seriously special adult-centric hideaway. Located on a hillside in north east Crete, majestic villas and suites - all with private swimming pools - offer breathtaking views across the Gulf of Mirabello. There's even a private beach club. Have a look at romantic Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites

Aerial view of Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Aman Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Set on a tiny island at the end of an isthmus in the Adriatic Sea, Aman Sveti Stefan encompasses an entire 15th century fishing village and a former royal retreat - Villa Milocer - on a beautiful beach. Come and enjoy super-luxurious paired-back accommodation, 2 outdoor swimming pools, 3 beaches (one totally private), spa and indoor pool, yoga, pilates, fine dining, and guided excursions. Consider the exceptional Aman Sveti Stefan

Beautiful beach at D Resort Gocek
D-Resort Göcek, Turkey

A small, great value 4 star hotel overlooking a glorious island studded bay, with towering mountains behind, and its own private beach. Located within strolling distance of the laid-back, pretty town of Göcek, this wonderful boutique hideaway is an ideal place to enjoy the sunshine on Turkey's beautiful south coast. It's just 25 minutes from Dalaman airport so you can be on the beach in no time. Look around D-Resort Göcek

For more ideas, see Best Beach Resorts & Boutique Hideaways in Turkey

U Cap Biancu, Corsica

Get that beach feel inside and out at boutique hotel U Capu Biancu, on the sunny shores of southern Corsica. Spend your holiday alternating between the hotel’s two private beaches and explore the coast by paddle board, canoe or catamaran. This stylish, rustic-chic hotel is an excellent 4* Corsican treat, 20 minutes from Bonifacio. Discover U Capu Biancu

For more ideas, see Best Boutique Beach Hotels & Private Villas in Corsica

Villa Dubrovnik

On the water's edge and set amidst pine, orange and lemon trees, Villa Dubrovnik is a boutique hideaway, with contemporary styling, superb service and top class accommodation, plus spectacular views of Dubrovnik Old Town and Lokrum island. We think this is the top place to stay in Dubrovnik, and love the complimentary boat transfer by a classic Riva to the Old Town. If you've never explored Dubrovnik, make sure you stay at Villa Dubrovnik 

For more ideas, see Best Hotels & Boutique Hideaways in Croatia & Montenegro

Amanruya Beach Club Jetty
Amanruya, Bodrum

Amanruya is a tranquil boutique hideaway on beautiful Mandalya Bay, on the north coast of the Bodrum Peninsula. This luxury enclave looks out over the Aegean Sea and has a private beach club. Each exquisite stone-clad guest pavilion has a private garden and pool. Special offers occur occasionally. Grab one when they do. Make a note of Amanruya

Villa Mahal Kalkan private pool
Hotel Villa Mahal, Kalkan

Gorgeous boutique hotel with just 13 bedrooms and suites (plus exceptional luxury villas) overlooking Kalkan Bay on Turkey's south coast. With superb service, wonderful spa treatments and a complimentary transfer service to buzzy Kalkan, this delightful hideaway is perfect for couples. Minimum age here is 12. And while the Beach Club may not have powder-white sands, each room gets a sunlounger-topped seaside platform to itself. Bliss!

Take a look at Hotel Villa Mahal

Cap d'Antibes hotel and beach
Cap d'Antibes Beach Hotel, Cote d'Azur

Cap d'Antibes is set on a private beach in a beautiful setting along the French Riviera. Sleek in design with striking contemporary architecture, the hotel oozes elegance and a tranquility and ideally located close to the centre of Juan-les-Pins. Have a look at Cap d'Antibes Beach Hotel

Aerial view of Cap Estel
Cap Estel, Cote d'Azur

On a secluded private peninsula overlooking the Med, Cap Estel’s gated mansion is a superlative shot of Riviera glam. Surrounded palms and terraced gardens, with an elegant restaurant, spa, indoor and outdoor pools, private beach dotted with sunloungers, and with Monaco and Nice close by, this exclusive boutique retreat is A-list alluring. 

See Cap Estel

Lesante Blu, Zakynthos

On A 5* adult-only all-suite beach resort with a superb range of facilities, services and activities on offer. All suites are crisp and spacious, and all come with beautiful views over the Ionian sea. It's also remarkably good value.

Have a look at Lesante Blu

Asimina Suites, Cyprus

On a peaceful private beach, this boutique-style adult only hotel is crisp and contemporary, with excellent facilities and services. The all-suite accommodation is luxurious and best to splash out for a suite with a private pool and sea view if you can. Have a look around Asimina Suites Hotel

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