On a quick note, we recommend starting your research for hotels in Korissia and Vourkari, the most renowned seafront villages, which feature several units.
The quaint capital of Ioulida lies on the slopes of two hills, relatively away from the sea; however, it boasts many aesthetic lodgings that offer great views of the Aegean and the mainland.

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Orso Blue

Ioulida $$-$$$

Orso Blue Kea II is a newly built stylish residence with a private swimming pool, located in Kea, the beautiful and quiet island of the Cyclades region. The residence is located at the North West side of Kea Island, 2km from the main village of Ioulida and 7km from the port of Kea.

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Porto Kea

Korissia $$$
Hotel SuitesLuxury

The Porto Kea Suites Hotel Complex is located in Korissia (Livadi), the port of the Kea (Tzia) Island, just 30 meters from the beautiful beach of Korissia, offering a spectacular view of the Aegean Sea and the charming harbor. The Porto Kea Suites Hotel Complex is comprised of 34 lavish, ...

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Spathi $$
Suites Junior Suites3 keys

This resort offers high-level facilities and impeccable personalized service dedicated to satisfying the needs of today’s discerning higher-end travelers. The resort is beautifully situated just on the sandy beach and offers magic moments all day through.

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Vourkari Village

Vourkari $$
Apartments Traditional Houses3 keys

Vourkari Village is a complex of 11 stone-built luxurious furnished apartments, just fifteen minutes' walk, from the picturesque cosmopolitan port of Vourkari, almost 100 meters from the main road to Korissia-Vourkariou road - very good condition.

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Tetrapolis Keos

Ioulida $$-$$$
Traditional Houses 

The complex includes six self-catering houses, traditional local architecture, high aesthetics and quality of construction, with all the modern comforts and the necessary home furnishings. The vast outdoor areas and terraces, the swimming pool and the panoramic view of each residence throughout the ...

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Zen Blue Mills

Koundouros $$-$$$
Villas Suites4 keys

Zen Blue Mills is a collection of four suites inside a traditional guesthouse with comfortable beds, kitchenettes, a fantastic shared infinity pool, and a lobby. Koundouros Beach is located in a 10-minute walking distance from the property.

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Kea Village

Ioulida $$-$$$
Villas Traditional Houses4 keys

Kea Village Suites & Villas enjoy a privileged location in the heart of Kea, Greece in the traditional village of Ioulida (Chora), just a breath from the International airport of Athens. Ioulida is the most significant and best-preserved, settlement of the island with historic value and great access ...


Porto Koundouros

Koundouros $$-$$$
Villas3 keys

Set right on the most beautiful and well-organized beach of Kea, amidst the facilities and services of Porto Koundouros. A shelter for total relaxation and the perfect exploration base in Kea, these villas are waiting to host your most precious moments.


Villa Melydia

Koundouros $$-$$$

Villa Melydia is situated by the bay of Koundouros at the cosmopolitan, friendly and easily accessible island of Kea (Cyclades) with an excellent view of the Aegean. The 250 m 2 villa is surrounded by a 1000 m 2 garden and is fully furnished and household equipped, with a swimming pool, 5 ...



Korissia $$-$$$
Studios Traditional Houses3 keys

Agrikea is addressed to the true nature lover who wishes to have a different holiday experience. The philosophy of Agrikea is beyond the limits of the classical beach holiday, without excluding it. Agrikea is suited to guests who wish to experience the unique environment of the island, to enjoy the ...


Kea Yoga Retreat

Orkos $$-$$$
Traditional Houses Suites 

Kea Retreat is a serene and abundant natural reserve born with the intention to reconnect to ourselves and nature with a sense of love, reverence, and harmony. An oasis where the magic of existence comes alive in the form of beauty, spirituality and celebration.



Korissia $-$$
Traditional Houses 

Featuring air conditioning, Eftychia offers pet-friendly accommodations in Korissía. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation is equipped with a sitting area. There is also a kitchenette, fitted with an oven and refrigerator. There is a private bathroom with a shower in each ...


Red Tractor Farm

Korissia $$
Apartments Studios 

Red Tractor Farm Guesthouse is open all year round. Their gourmet condiments and preserves are produced seasonally in small batches with the freshest ingredients. The European Union supports environmentally sustainable projects and has awarded its efforts with a financial grant for Greek island ...


The Art House

Vourkari $$
Traditional Houses 

The Art House is run by the owners Sotiria and Giorgos. They like to share their love for Kea with their guests. They are very glad to offer you a truly authentic experience for your holidays, and to show you all the hidden treasures of their island!


Green Island

Ioulida $$
Villas3 keys

Green Island Resort at Aghios Nikolaos is a welcoming holiday resort which can also be used for other functions such as weddings, celebrations, parties, film location, etc. Spreading on a land area of approximately 10 acres which includes an orchard, an olive grove, and two vineyards, it produces ...


Villa Sandra Maria

Vourkari $$-$$$

Dedicated in the last 9 years to master the craft of Greek hospitality, Olga Anastasiadou and her daughter Sandra Maria Tsoti built their first Villa Sandra Maria in the hidden gem of the Cyclades, Kea; the luxury suburb of Athens. The second Villa Meli was built in 2015 and it is a ...



Otzias $$-$$$
Apartments Traditional Houses 

The Aigaion House is built of stone, on a hillside, opposite the rosiest sunset and overlooks the picturesque bay of Otzias. At this accommodation unit, there are 5 independent hostels - apart from the main house - where you will have the opportunity to enjoy the summer feel of the Cycladic ...



Vourkari $$-$$$
Suites Junior Suites4 keys

As soon as you walk through the door of Aigis luxury boutique hotel in Kea, Greece you are overwhelmed by the warmth and enthusiasm with which you are greeted by the Aspiotis family and its friendly staff. Before long you begin to realize that you are surrounded by the beauties of nature and the ...



Otzias $$
Studios3 keys

Anemousa Studios are by the sea. They consist of furnished studios and apartments with full kitchen equipment of cooker, T.V, A/C and verandas in a green all around the environment. Built with traditional architecture, hardly 100 metres from the sandy beach of OTZIAS, it offers all the modern ...


Villa Thea

Vourkari $$-$$$
Villas3 keys

Kea Villa Thea, is the best choice for travelers wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life but also stay close to Athens, as Lavrio Port is only an hour away, making it an excellent choice for your luxury holidays, in Kea Island, in Greek Cyclades. Kea Villa Thea Complex combines the ...



Pisses $$
Studios Traditional Houses3 keys

A complex comprised of studios and traditional residences, situated in an evergreen 2.5 acre field of almond trees and ancient olive trees. It is the ideal choice for visitors who wish to spend their vacations in absolute tranquility and relaxation, but with all the conveniences that will make their ...





Kea is a place intertwined with a laid-back attitude; many travelers visit the island for a short period because of its location near Athens, tasty food, and peaceful atmosphere.
For that reason, types of accommodation such as all-inclusive opulent resorts and luxury hotels are absent from Kea. However, the island is mainly villa-oriented, with several such lodgings at its disposal. Not only villas but also suites are available for visitors who hanker for a more deluxe sojourn experience.
Aside from high-end premises, the island offers lovely tourist establishments suitable for all budgets. These include traditional houses, hotels, apartments, rooms, and even camping facilities.
Most accommodations are situated in seafront locations, such as Korissia, Vourkari, and Otzias, to allow visitors to approach the sea directly or drive along the coastline to explore more beaches conveniently.
However, some of the most appealing lodgings lie around Ioulida, Kea’s capital, in the central part of the island. If renting a car is not an option, visitors can use the local bus to move around. Itineraries and destinations in terms of beaches and settlements are limited, though.


Our recommendations:
Porto Kea SuitesAgrikea

The seafront settlement of Korissia is the area that hosts the port of Kea.
It constitutes a popular location to stay in Kea because it’s close to the sea and features several establishments.
Guests can select from a variety of accommodation options depending on their budget since hotels, suites, traditional houses, and rooms are all available.
Numerous facilities lie in the area, including restaurants and the only open-air cinema on the island.
Korissia also boasts a homonymous beach nearby the port, where visitors can enjoy the sea and sun in a calm setting.
Discover Korissia


Our recommendations:
Vourkari VillageAigis SuitesThe Art House

Vourkari village lies adjacent to Korissia. It is a fishing village located within a bay and maybe the most cosmopolitan region of Kea.
Visitors can book affordable luxury lodgings such as suites and villas but also budget-friendly apartments and rooms.
The settlement is mainly known for its excellent seafood restaurants, which serve high-quality dishes from fresh commodities.
Gialiskari, one of the most famous beaches of Kea, is located around 500 meters from the village.
Discover Vourkari


Our recommendations:
Orso Blue VillaTetrapolis KeosVillage Suites and Villas

The quaint Ioulida comprises the capital of Kea. The village is perched on a higher altitude in the central part of the island, in contrast with most settlements, which are built along the coastline.
Ioulida boasts some of the most lavish accommodations in Kea. Due to the village’s distance from the sea, pools are part of ample tourist facilities, while extended, charming views of the Aegean and the mainland are also offered abundantly.
The settlement is home to numerous eating and drinking establishments mainly situated along and around "piatsa" (the main square).
Discover Ioulida


Our recommendations:
• Kea Retreat • Aigaion House

Accommodation options are scattered in many other regions of the island, ideal for travelers seeking more seclusion and a tranquil ambiance.
Koundouros, Pisses, Otzias, and Spathi are settlements that provide lovely lodgings of different kinds to Kea’s guests.




Kea is the Cycladic island that lies the closest to Athens. With ferries departing from the port of Lavrio, the crossing lasts only about an hour.
Because of its proximity to the capital, the island constitutes a port of call for a few days' trips and a famous sailing destination. However, it manages to preserve the conventional way of living and a serene aura.

In the last few years, the tourism infrastructure in Kea has been developed, resulting in a variety of options regarding accommodation. Investments have led to the construction of many villas, which comprise the prevailing and most high-end options.
Nonetheless, budget-friendly options are also available in most regions of the island; these include traditional houses, rooms, and camping.

Kea is ideal for families seeking more spacious and secluded lodgings as well as weekenders looking for a break from their routine.




When should I book my hotel?

Kea is a common destination during sunny weekends and summer. Booking your accommodation as early as possible allows you to make a reservation in the lodging of your choice.
If you plan on visiting in the high season, it’s strongly recommended to have completed your reservation by May.

When is the best time to visit?

Summer is the best time to visit to enjoy the calm and crystal clear waters of the beaches and savor delicious fish and seafood dishes.

Where should I book my hotel?

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Is there another way to make a hotel reservation?

You can contact the hotel by phone or mail. In some cases, you might find some cheaper rates but it is not recommended.

What types of accommodation are available?

Kea is a villa-oriented place, so many lodgings of that type are available on the island. In addition, tourist establishments, including traditional houses, suites, apartments, rooms, and camping facilities also lie in several locations on the island.

Where should I book my accommodation?

Most accommodations are located near the sea so that visitors can easily access the beach. Korissia and Vourkari are the main seafront villages that boast many lodgings. Travelers who appreciate picturesque and traditional settings should consider Ioulida; however, having a vehicle is recommended since the village lies away from the coastline.

How much does accommodation cost?

It mainly depends on the type of accommodation you are looking for. Villas and suites are considered affordable luxury options, so the pricing will be more upscale in comparison with apartments and rooms.

How many days should I book?

It depends on what you plan on doing during your vacation. Kea is an age-old island boasting sites of historical interest, numerous lovely beaches, and hiking trails, among others. If you hanker for a manifold vacation experience, five to six days will be more than enough to meet your expectations.

Where should I stay if I visit the island for the weekend?

Avoiding Ioulida and staying in a seafront location such as Vourkari or Korissia is probably better for short-term visits.

Which are the best locations for a family with children?

There are many options for a family with big children. However, parents with babies who need to carry gear are recommended to avoid staying in Ioulida; no cars are allowed in the settlement, and handling a pushchair on the alleys will probably cause inconvenience. Booking accommodation in proximity to the sea will guarantee you more relaxation and less trouble.