Cape Sounio, Grecotel Boutique Resort

Location: Athens & Southern Mainland Greece | Greece

Price guide: $$$$$ $100-$200 per person per night

A playground of myth and magic beneath the imposing Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio, Grecotel Boutique Resort offers an enchanting blend of history, luxury, and adventure. With its sun-drenched bungalows, private beaches, open-air spa, and picturesque setting along the Athens Riviera, this idyllic resort is the perfect coastal cocoon for both couples and families.
Perfect forNature-loving families and mythology enthusiasts seeking the ideal blend of luxury and adventure.
In the knowPlan your stay to coincide with a Full Moon so you can join in the resort’s renowned lunar celebration. Experience the Temple of Poseidon illuminated in all its glory, while the beach comes alive with a captivating soirée beneath the moonlight.

Recommended for...

  • Spa & Wellness
  • Beach
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Nestled in a unique beachfront location overlooking a calm bay at the southern tip of Attica, only 50-minute drive from Athens airport, Cape Sounio, Grecotel Boutique Resort sits at the edge of a pristine nature reserve facing the awe-inspiring temple of Poseidon, one of the most famous archaeological sites in Europe.

Rooms at Cape Sounio, Grecotel Boutique Resort

Tucked amid pine-clad hills and stone-paved paths, the resort's assortment of bungalows and villas invites you to bask in unrivalled luxury and tranquillity. Arranged in a charming village-style layout that harmonises seamlessly with the landscape, the terracotta-coloured bungalows have open-plan lounge and living spaces and sliding glass doors that open onto leafy private terraces.

For the pinnacle of elegance, the villas feature private pools and unparalleled vistas over the Aegean sea and the Temple of Poseidon.

Food & drink

Indulge in endless epicurean delights across the hotel’s five excellent restaurants. Dine on sumptuous Greek and international delicacies at Cape Sounio Restaurant, or savour creative Asian fusion in a funky atmosphere at So Oriental. Refresh with tasty snacks delivered right to your sun lounger at The Aegean Grill Pool Restaurant & Bar, or tuck into deliciously fresh seafood on the waterfront at Yali.

As night falls, unwind at the stylish Panorama Lounge Bar or head up to the rooftop terrace to soak up views of the floodlit Temple of Poseidon at The Restaurant.


The resort is home to two secluded crescent beaches—one sandy, the other pebbled—where both children and adults can safely bask in the tranquil Aegean waters. Meanwhile, there’s also a grand seawater pool overlooking the famous Poseidon’s Temple, a children’s freshwater pool, and an indoor hydro-tonic ‘Aqua Elixir’ pool.

For the ultimate relaxation, the open-air Elixir Spa complex, nestled amid 5,000m² of landscaped gardens and forest atop a hill, offers a haven of rejuvenation with Ayurvedic treatments and massages.

Activities at Cape Sounio, Grecotel Boutique Resort

Explore the underwater world with diving excursions at the PADI-certified Aqua Divers Club, or stay above the surface as you sail towards islets and coves with private yacht cruises.

Back on land, engage in invigorating Aqua Gym, Yoga, and Pilates sessions, get competitive on the 5x5 Football Pitch or flood-lit Tennis Court, or immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Sounio National Park through captivating hiking routes and mountain trails.

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Hotel location

Cape Sounio is approximately 30-40 minutes from Athens International Airport. 

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