Athens- the cradle of western civilization, and a city that is renowned for its rich history, culture, and of course, its luxurious hotels and restaurants. Make the most of your luxurious Greece Yacht charter vacation by exploring our top 5 recommended hotels and restaurants in Athens listed below.

Top 5 Luxury Hotel Recommendations in Athens for your Yacht Charter Vacation


Situated right in the heart of Athens, just above Syntagma square and the Parliament building, this boutique hotel offers an ideal starting point for a visit to destinations such as the Parthenon, Acropolis Hill, the New Acropolis Museum, and the Ancient Agora – as well as lively, thriving spots such as Plaka and Thission.

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  • ADDRESS: 3 Vasileos Georgiou A’str., Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece-10564


On Syntagma (Constitution) Square itself, this historic, old-Europe hotel is virtually a museum, hosting a myriad of works of art and antiques. Built in the 19th century, soon after Athens became the capital of liberated Greece and luxuriously renovated in 2003, the Grande Bretagne has long been the choice of statesmen, politicians, film stars and royalty. It was the seat of the International Olympic Committee when the Olympic Games were revived in 1896.

The hotel’s spa is really a heaven of luxury, offering a large variety of treatments and therapies in a relaxing, welcoming ambience.

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  • ADDRESS: 1 Vasileos Georgiou A, Syntagma Square Str, Athina 105 64, Greece


Part of the Elektra hotel chain, named after the muse of ancient Greek tragedians, the hotel is located in the wider Plaka area, the old historical neighborhood of Athens. Close to the main shopping district in Athens, it features an outdoor pool with a view of the Acropolis, and a rooftop restaurant with unique Mediterranean creative cuisine.

Just as you exit the hotel’s main entrance, the visitor can enjoy an enchanting walk through the Monastiraki and Plaka alleys, shops and old houses, as well as small, cozy cafes and restaurants.


Located on the outskirts of Nea Smyrni, one of the liveliest, most interesting neighbourhoods of Athens, the Grand Hyatt also features the rooftop Grand Interni bar/ restaurant, sister to the famous Mykonos Interni establishment, with panoramic windows and a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine.

Using the hotel as a starting point, one can easily visit most historic sites, as well as the many outdoor markets of Athens.


Strategically located at the beginning of Mitropoleos street, the hotel is only a stone’s throw away from Ermou street, the principal shopping street of Athens – but also adjacent to the new capital food district of Athens, with irresistible gastronomy propositions waiting tο be savored.

In the vicinity, and at walking distance visitors can find the posh Kolonaki neighbourhood as well as the traditional neighbourhood of Plaka, with museums, shops, cafes and diverse dining options available.

Top 5 Restaurant Recommendations in Athens for your Yacht Charter Vacation

1. Hytra Restaurant & Bar

Hytra is situated on the sixth floor of the Onassis Art Center, with a breathtaking view of the Acropolis. This is the definition of gourmet dining in Athens, with Greek flavors emerging from traditional recipes, which have been executed in a contemporary way, with a modern inspiration and aesthetics.

Offers a selection of complete tasting menus or individual a-la-carte choices, including many vegetarian options.

2. Huracan Restaurant

A curious but very appetizing fusion of Japanese recipes with Peruvian ingredients, including fish rolls, ceviche, salads and main courses. Huracan in Glyfada offers a unique menu with an emphasis on fish and seafood, famous all over Greece for its fresh, mouth-watering ideas.

Open in the evenings, closed on Mondays.

3. Pasifai – Authentic Cretan Cuisine

Cretan cuisine is world renowned as the epitome of a healthy Mediterranean diet. A small slice of Crete has landed in seaside, cosmopolitan Glyfada since the year 2000, being perhaps the oldest and most well established Cretan restaurant in Athens.

Traditional recipes with extra virgin olive oil, herbs, vegetables, cheeses, honey and meat on the barbecue, all products and raw materials are sourced and ferried daily from organic, small scale producers in Crete. Don’t miss a shot of “tsikoudia” (the Cretan distilled grappa) as a welcome drink.

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  • ADDRESS: κρητικό εστιατόριο, Λαζαράκη 63 Πασιφάη, Lazaraki 63, Glifada 166 74, Greece

4. Labros Restaurant

Right by the seaside in the sun-kissed azure coast of Vouliagmeni (rightly known as the “Athens Riviera”) this is one of the best options for fresh seafood with a twist of Mediterranean nouvelle cuisine. Ideal for having seafood tapas accompanied by a rich selection of local spirits such as ouzo and tsipouro (the Greek equivalent of grappa).

5. 360 Cocktail Bar & Restaurant

Right on Monastiraki Square, it features a roof bar- restaurant with panoramic views of the city and the Acropolis. 3 stages, 60 cocktails and an inclusive dining menu featuring salads, fish and meat options as well as delicious bar food (burgers, pizzas, club sandwiches etc.)