Greece is a beautiful destination to visit all-year-round, however it’s mainly popular in Summer, due to its impressive islands and beaches that cannot be found nowhere else. Ideally, summer in Greece is neither too hot or too cold, the country has the ideal summer temperature. Except in August, of course, when the temperature reaches up to 40 °C. 

That said, Greece’s ideal temperature and stunning beaches make it the ideal destination for summer and beach holidays, thus thousands of tourists spend their holidays in Greece, and more particularly, on the Greek islands.  

Elysium Boutique Hotel, Crete

On the picturesque village of Analipsi lies the wonderful adults-only resort “Elysium Boutique Hotel”, distinguished for its gay-friendly attitude and wonderful design. As a 5-star property, Elysium Boutique Hotel will offer you plenty of facilities and services that will take your vacations into another level.

In September, we recommend you to visit Elysium Boutique Hotel with your partner, since Crete will have much less crowds on its beaches, and you will be able to find more secluded spots to celebrate your love together.


Porto Klaras Aparthotel, Kythnos

Porto Klaras Hotel in Kythnos is the perfect sanctuary in Kythnos for alternative gay holidays on the Greek Islands. The island might not be very popular, especially compared to other Greek islands, however it’s a splendid option if you are planning to visit in September.

Visit Porto Klaras and Kythnos in September, since the island is much quitter than before, while the beaches are still warm. The temperature on the island is relatively lower, and it’s not as hot as in July or August.


GrottoHomes, Crete

GrottoHomes is a traditional stone-built villa in Goulediana Village of Crete, that is characterised for its unique architecture and design. The villa is great for large groups of friends, being able to accommodate up to 11 people, making it perfect for friends and families.

The villa is very popular so one of the reasons to stay here in September is due to the fact that you will find no availability before this month. Other than that, the weather will be still warm and the beaches are still great for swimming!


Anemi Hotel, Folegandros

Anemi Hotel is among the most stunning hotels in Folegandros, combining perfectly the contemporary design with the Cycladic architecture. It's only 3km away from Chora, and few minute away from the pebbled beach of Karavostasis.

September in Anemi Hotel and Folegandros Island is peaceful and tranquil. You can visit the beaches, but be aware of the strong Cycladic winds. The nights will be slightly colder, so we recommend you pack a couple of shirts and jackets with you!


Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is one of the best cities to visit in September, and Hyatt Regency is definitely one of the best hotels to stay, due to its excellent location. When staying in Hyatt Regency, you can combine your city-break with beach holidays!

It's located very close to the airport, 30 minutes away from the city center, and about 30 minutes from Halkidiki. So you can spend your days at Halkidiki stunning gay-friendly beaches, and explore Thessaloniki's vivid gay life in the evenings!


Hotel Punta, Skiathos

Hotel Punta in Skiathos is a luxurious resort located on the beautiful island of Skiathos in Greece. The hotel stands out for its unique room design, panoramic views, as well as relaxed and cozy environment. The hotel is mainly recommended for alternative gay holidays in nature!


Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection

As you might have already observed, many of the recommend hotels are in Crete. This is because South Greece is not as cold as the rest of Greece, so you will encounter higher temperatures and less rainfalls. Domes Noruz  is a stylish resort in Chania, great for all kinds of gay travelers.

The resort features many facilities and services, including an advanced spa center where you can enjoy full body massages, a gourmet restaurant where you can enjoy the best of Cretan cuisine, and a bar where you can enjoy fruitful cocktails and strong spirits.


Villa Bordeaux, Santorini

Located at the center of Fira, Villa Bordeaux stands out for its huge size and way that it's hanging from the cliff. The hotel is housed in a historical building, whose renovation was inspired by Cyclades' total white architecture.

It's the absolute hotel for romantic gay holidays in Greece, while its marvelous views over Caldera create a picture-perfect background for an engagement proposal!


These are the top gay-friendly hotels that you can visit in Greece, all of which offering a unique experience that you won't find anywhere else. Either you are an adventurer, a gay couple, or solo traveling to meet new people, you will surely find a hotel that can match your tastes!