Cape Sounio


An icon on the Athenian Riviera, Cape Sounio is nestled among ancient ruins and a pristine pine forest at the edge of the Aegean Sea. The resort offers the perfect setting for witnessing stunning sunsets and the world's most acclaimed full moons, with the renowned Temple of Poseidon as a backdrop. Just 45 minutes from the center of Athens, Cape Sounio is a wondrous haven within a pure nature reserve, making it the ideal spot for a rejuvenating escape.

The resort is currently undergoing a property-wide transformation. On May 1, 2024, it will unveil cutting-edge new villas bathed in sunlight and offering views of the Temple, along with totally revamped accommodations where harmonious design complements the stunning views. It will also premiere its sophisticated new restaurants and outstanding amenities. Yet stellar service and the Grecotel spirit of heartwarming hospitality remain as timeless highlights.

Boasting two sandy private beaches with crystal blue waters and an intact seabed rich in ancient ruins and legends, this is where the Aegean Sea begins. Enhance your swims with leisurely dips in the resort's seawater Grand Pool, which boasts a cosmopolitan flair.

Cape Sounio's gastronomy experience is a handpicked ensemble of fine dining across six restaurants and bars, showcasing fresh produce, soulful preparation, and unpretentious flavors. Its breakfasts, blending authentic Greek with global influences, are renowned as ‘next level.’ For cocktail hour, the enchanting Lounge Bar is the perfect spot to to sip on a sundowner while gazing at Poseidon's Temple.

To really make your mealtimes memorable, you can arrange a private dining experience such as a bespoke menu served on your Villa terrace or a beach banquet to celebrate a special occasion gazing at the marvelous Moon and the yacht on the tranquil Sounio Gulf.

The revamped Elixir Spa offers a rejuvenating retreat among centuries-old pine trees. Experience the soul of the Riviera through a wealth of activities, both indoors and out. Tailored wellness and fitness programs, night snorkeling, private nautical explorations, ecological activities, and edible gardens blend to create a uniquely mythical Greek experience.

A sanctuary for solo travelers, couples, and families alike, Cape Sounio offers tranquility in the Athenian Riviera, immersing guests in an exciting blend of ancient history, sumptuous comfort, and the myths of the surrounding Aegean Sea.


Set amphitheatrically among mature trees and lush gardens, Cape Sounio’s 139 new standout terracotta-colored bungalows and villas blend effortlessly into the natural landscape. Thoughtfully designed, they offer modern conveniences, endless sea views, and vistas of the Temple of Poseidon.

Choose a villa and you’ll stay in one of the most elegant residences southern Europe has to offer, with private pools to dip into and captivating sea and landmark views that you’ll never forget. We’re especially fond of the new Pine Hill Villas. They have the very best positioning to offer views of both the Aegean and the Temple and feature two king-size beds, two marble bathrooms, a private head pool and two outdoor pavilions for the most luxurious lounging you could wish for.

Decorated in comforting warm neutrals and drenched in Greek sunlight, the tranquil bungalows and villas elevate refined beauty and take luxury within nature to a new level.


• Two beaches
• Three pools — outdoor seawater, outdoor freshwater children’s and one freshwater indoor pool
• Five restaurants
• Cocktail bar
• Elixir Spa
• Kid’s club
• Resort boutique
• 24-hour room service and concierge


• National Park trekking
• Tennis courts and coaching
• Aqua Gym
• Yoga and Pilates
• State-of-the-art gymnasium
• Diving Center
• Private yacht cruises
• E-bike hire
• Spa treatments
• Live music


Athens (ATH)

Sounio is famous for its legendary Temple of Poseidon, one of the most celebrated archaeological sites in Europe and the second most important ancient temple in Attica. Summer villas, open-air tavernas and pretty bays are almost hidden from site in the lush vegetation of the Sounio National Park. The hotel is set on an archaeological site, on a stunning beachfront location amid a pristine natural reserve, facing the Temple of Poseidon and the Aegean Sea. Cape Sounio is the perfect backdrop for amazing sunsets and the most celebrated full moons.

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