Discover luxury this summer at these hidden Greek islands

StayOne invites you to experience the finest one percent of homes in the world. In this article The Executive Magazine ventures to a collection of hidden gems nestled among the lesser-known Greek islands.
Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Elizabeth Jenkins-Smalley

Editor In Chief at The Executive Magazine

With summer months approaching, StayOne, the like-minded community enabling luxury travellers to experience the finest one percent of homes worldwide, has put together an exceptional collection of properties in some of the lesser known Greek islands. This off the beaten track island hopping adventure in the Mediterranean will enable travellers to avoid the crowds associated with some of the more popular destinations, and enjoy the tranquillity and untouched nature on the islands of Milos, Paros, Naxos, Lefkada and the island group of Cyclades. 

Amazing Eco Villa with Outstanding Sea Views

Milos, Cyclades 


Embracing its natural surroundings, this eco stone villa is nestled within the sloping hillside overlooking the tiny fishing village of Skinopi on the Cycladic Greek island of Milos. West facing, specifically designed to enjoy unrivalled views of Milos’ famed sunset, this home forms part of an intimate development of three villas, and has been brought to life by a world-class Greek architect to sit in harmony with its beautiful natural environment, while reflecting modern, minimalist style. Located amidst nine acres of private land, the villa takes full advantage of the mesmerising Aegean Sea views. There is a wonderful outdoor kitchen for preparing meals al fresco and an outdoor shower that makes bathing extra special. This is a perfect villa for  experiencing the ultimate Greek getaway.

Outstanding Modern Cycladic Villa Close to the Coast

Antiparos, Cyclades 


This newly constructed villa is a true slice of luxury on the picturesque island of Antiparos. The villa’s garden is especially beautiful with stunning views across the surrounding countryside providing a real sense of seclusion and tranquillity. Guests can make the most of the private infinity pool to cool off in the Mediterranean heat, soak up the sun on the poolside loungers, and enjoy barbecued meals al fresco in the outdoor dining area.  All of Antiparos’ beaches are located nearby, taking between three to 20 minutes via car and Glyfa beach is just 900 metres away. The picturesque town of Antiparos, characterised by whitewashed buildings and winding streets is only ten minutes away by car. 

Minimalist Cycladic Villa with Ocean Vistas on the Island of Paros

Isterni, Paros


With views that span across the azure sea below, from the vantage point of this villa, guests will find true Grecian bliss. A retreat within the stunning natural landscapes of Paros, this six bedroom villa is ideal for larger groups. A spacious infinity pool overlooks the waters below. The shaded outdoor space is also home to an al fresco dining spot and outdoor couch area for relaxing in the evenings. The first floor is home to the master bedroom which has panoramic views of the Aegean, and its own bathroom as well as balcony space. From this home, there are several beaches less than a 20 minute drive away, including beautiful Kolympethres beach. 

Beautiful Cycladic Villa with Views of Orkos Beach

Orkos, Naxos


Located on a hillside overlooking Orkos Beach, this amazing villa offers a private sea-view pool with a wraparound sundeck, a pergola shaded terrace, a pavilion and an outdoor shower, alongside al fresco dining for twelve with a BBQ and a built-in outdoor living area. An impressively sized fully equipped eat-in kitchen opens directly onto the sunny terrace via glass French doors, and a spacious living area adjoins, featuring a traditional statement fireplace and polished stone floors. The stunning white-sand beach of Orkos, is just a scenic ten minute stroll away from this home, or visitors can drive to the picturesque city of Naxos and stroll its cobbled streets full of shops, restaurants and bakeries. 

Elegant Sea View Villa in Lefkada

Katouna, Lefkada


Surrounded by rolling coastal hills and the crystal blue ocean, this home is the perfect base for travellers to enjoy the unspoiled and pristine island of Lefkada, which is also called Greece’s Caribbean. The large outdoor swimming pool offers space for the whole family to enjoy the Greek sunshine, and there is also a jacuzzi and a glass walled balcony, allowing guests to unwind and maximise on the panoramic vistas afforded by this home’s hilltop location. The visitors will find an abundance of beaches nearby, or they can head to the town of Katouna which has a good selection of shops, restaurants and other amenities.

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