Who says that bigger is better? In the case of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) -an unrivalled collection of some of the planet’s finest small independent hospitality establishments- the criterion is nothing but excellence: From cutting-edge design hotels to palatial 17th century mansions, city center sanctuaries to remote private islands, historic country houses to idyllic sea view resorts, the SLH properties strewn across 80 countries worldwide, offer only the very best: Unique, genuine hospitality with a personal touch that leaves a lasting impression.
This is no idle claim. The bar is set (very) high. Standards for inclusion under the SLH umbrella are as exacting as they are strict. Simply put, the Small Luxury Hotels of the World don’t settle for mediocre, don’t do average, and never accept anything less than the optimum.
Sun-drenched luxury at the Mykonos Riviera, one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Mykonos
That’s why we are distinctly proud that Mykonos Riviera, the island of the winds, latest 5-star establishment, belongs to the select few Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Mykonos.
Much more than just another fancy place to stay, as a handpicked member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Mykonos Riviera Hotel & Spa, ticks all the right boxes -and then some: Remarkable surroundings, stunning views, ingenious architecture. But first and foremost, this one of a kind, little gem of a hotel excels because it enriches your travel experience with local culture, history and a sense of place; whilst offering authentic, all senses, immersive adventures.
A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Mykonos Riviera reinvents the concept of island chic living
The magic begins as soon as you set foot at the Mykonos Riviera Hotel & Spa, in Tourlos Marina, a few minutes from scenic Chora, the world-famous, buzzing island capital. Tucked against the rocky backdrop of centuries-old Aegean cliffs, the hotel’s amphitheatrical Cycladic whitewashed buildings are designed to make you look outwards from the moment you arrive. The twinkling marina, the turquoise sea, and the glorious Mykonian sunsets –let it all sink in and carry you away.
Chances are that you’re on a long overdue -and hopefully restorative- holiday break. At the Mykonos Riviera you’ll find ultimate peace and quiet in your impeccably designed, lavishly appointed room, suite, maisonette or the new 8 bedroom villa. Sporting a sleek nautical style, and the latest comforts, all offer panoramic sea vistas from their private balconies, whilst come equipped with a number of perks including designer bathtubs, heated private pools or jacuzzis; and in some cases their own private fitness gym and Spa, outdoor bbq’s and state of the art kitchens.
A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World Mykonos Riviera will sweep you off your feet
For some extra pampering head to the Mykonos Riviera Oqua Spa -a 500 square meter oasis of well being and relaxation, with bespoke treatments; an indoor, naturally lit heated thalassotherapy pool; a fully equipped 75 square meter gym; a traditional Hammam and a sauna.
Indulgence -in hefty doses- is what you’ll also get at the Mykonos Riviera 200 square meter rectangular infinity pool. This is an architectural masterpiece with fiber optic lighting that creates the illusion of twinkling stars. Lined up with designer day-beds and umbrellas, it has become established as a preferred stomping ground of the smart set.
You’ll also get opportunities for socializing with the like minded over sundowners at the pool club. Tangerine sunsets and one or more of its signature cocktails will do the trick nicely. Romance is in the air too, at the hotel’s Lafs Restaurant with the scintillating views over the big blue and the marina. Enjoy contemporary Lebanese-Mediterranean cuisine curated by Michelin Awarded Chef Greg Malouf; and after wining and dining in the finest style, take a lovely short stroll to Mykonos Town. Explore its medieval, labyrinth alleys; shop till you drop in its fancy boutiques -and why not ?- dance your night away in one of the voguish little bars lining up the Venetian-style waterfront.
A launching pad for local experiences, the Mykonos Riviera is within easy reach to all that which makes this island super special: Idyllic beaches, bustling nightlife or historical sites infused with captivating Greek mythology.
Base yourselves at the Mykonos Riviera, one of the most outstanding Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Mykonos and get ready to discover a new – and exciting- holiday destination.