Luxury wellness holidays and retreats in Greece
Best months to visit
Greece enjoys glorious weather with uninterrupted sunshine and high temperatures from May to September. To avoid the crowds drawn in by summer, try visiting in late spring or early autumn, when you can still enjoy the Greek sunshine and all the country with less crowds to share the beauty with.
Sit back and let the slower pace of the Mediterranean lifestyle wash over you in Greece. From Crete to Haldiki, Santorini to the Peloponnese, and every sun-soaked island in between, embrace a world of wellness drawn from the goodness of the land. Health Travel’s hand-picked luxury retreats in Greece create a wellness experience that oozes Mediterranean warmth, with cleansing hammams, outdoor meditation and indulgent spas. Nourish the body with a dip in one of the country’s 20 mineral-rich thermal springs, each one set in a glorious, colour-saturated landscape. Feel alive with an infinite variety of activities that explore the Greece’s natural wonders, from scuba diving in Zákynthos for turtles, or Crete for shipwrecks, to trekking the Menalon Trail. Feed your mind with mythical cultural history, fascinatingly close within the ancient ruins scattered across the country, or visit a traditional Greek fish taverna and an organic farm for a real taste of Greece.
Top places to visit in Greece for health & wellness
A breathtaking town of Medieval ruins overlooking Sparta, in the southeast of the Peloponnese, this former Byzantine capital exudes history from every cobblestone. Discover this enthralling piece of living history, now a UNESCO World Heritage site, from Health Travel’s luxury wellness retreats at Euphoria Retreat, which channels the mythical aura of Mystras for an otherworldly escape.
An unmistakable beacon of glowing white and blue buildings rising from the Aegean Sea, Santorini is a world-renowned destination with a reputation for dazzling panoramic views and glorious sunsets. Head to Oia for a sunset view like no other, or the capital of Fira, to experience the liveliness of the island and drink in the views on the western caldera.
Discovery place of the Venus de Milo and home to the best beaches in the Aegean sea, the island of Milos is a peaceful, sun-soaked haven. It’s volcanic origin has created an extraordinary landscape of colourful, lunar rock formations and caves, perfect for a day of exploring before sampling the island’s fresh seafood.
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Island hopping in the Aegean
Scattered around the cerulean waters of the Aegean are a myriad islands just waiting to be explored, each one spellbinding yet distinct. Starting at Syros and Naxos, head to the cosmopolitan elegance of Santorini and Mykonos in the Cyclades, or set sail for the pristine beaches of Milos and the ancient ruins of Delos.
Hike from Fira to Oia in Santorini
The most beautiful walk on Santorini, this 10km route takes you through the best the island has to offer. Start at Fira, passing through charming, sun-soaked villages such as Imerovigli, each with the striking, blue domed churches synonymous with Santorini. End the walk in Oia, with chance to explore the village before watching its legendary sunset.
Discover Ancient Greek healing methods in Mystras
Home to one of the largest spas in Greece, Euphoria Retreat in Mystras boasts a deep connection to Greek history. The resort is the perfect setting to discover Ancient Greek healing methods, with an extensive range of treatments and therapies, including salt room, Byzantine hammam, and the mystical sphere pool. Tapping into the rejuvenating powers of nature, this is a healing experience like no other.