You will find below our selection of the best hotels on Schinoussa island but also the best locations for your stay!
On a quick note, Schinoussa is a small island that is located east of Naxos and belongs to the small Cyclades sub-complex. The number of hotels is limited and are mostly found in Chora.
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OUR SELECTION OF BEST HOTELS
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The stone-built Guest House Archipelagos Boutique Hotel can be found right by the beautiful beach of Tsigouri. It is the ideal choice if you are looking for accommodation close to the sea, while it also offers a swimming pool with amazing views to its guests. Breakfast is available at the hotel.
The houses available at Ailouros Scenic Guest Houses have a traditional design, comfortable beds, and fully equipped kitchens. In addition to the warm, home-like interior, you will find beautifully arranged outdoor seating areas where you can relax and enjoy a nice view of the surroundings.
Africanis Suites are conveniently situated in the center of Schinoussa, near shops and restaurants, as well as a beautiful beach. It is a recently constructed complex that consists of carefully designed rooms and suites, where the Cycladic tradition meets modern comforts.
Ailouros Summer Hotel is a charming place to stay in Schinoussa, offering cozy rooms that will become your home away from home while on vacation. A warm atmosphere and a serene natural landscape ensure privacy and comfort for all guests. Breakfast is also available at the hotel.
Grispos Villas II, also called Armonia, has been built at a distance of 40m from Grispos Villas I (walking distance of approximately 80m). It consists of 5 rooms, 4 studios, 1 two-room apartment and 1 suite. All 5 rooms are equipped with WC/shower, a/c, satellite LCD TV, direct dial telephone, ...
Grispos Villas I, also called Filoxenia, is built within a few steps from the waterfront. It consists of seven (7) double rooms and one (1) quadruple studio, all equipped with a/c, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, kettle and mini-fridge.Seven rooms have sea view, one has a side sea view and one ...
Surrounded by pastures and located in the beautiful area of Messaria, Hotel Harama will certainly make your accommodation in Schinoussa unforgettable. It offers comfortable rooms that are also suitable for families and great shared facilities, including a restaurant where you can try out local ...
Notos Studios are located on the south side of Schinoussa just a few steps away from the popular sandy beach Livadi in a location which combines both proximity to Chora as well as the necessary distance (800m) so that the guests can enjoy the absolute sense of privacy and tranquility. This property ...
The newly built and modern Paralos Lodging offers apartments with a contemporary design and a warm ambience in Schinoussa. In addition to its wonderful facilities, it will make your accommodation experience truly pleasant by providing a variety of convenient services, such as private transfers and ...
In Schinoussa Guesthouse they are given the chance to have personal contact with their guests and make sure that they have the best vacation ever. Schinoussa Guesthouse includes three independent stone apartments, built according to the Cycladic style and aesthetics. The rooms are spacious, still ...
WHERE TO STAY? FIND THE BEST LOCATIONS
Below, you will discover more information about the best locations for a stay in Schinoussa.
CHORA (Main village)
Staying in Chora, the main town of Schinoussa, is very convenient. It is the center of life on the island and has many shops, bakeries, bars, cafes and restaurants.
Most hotels are located here. They are mostly small apartments or suites.
Chora is a very picturesque small settlement full of local life. There is a bus that will take you to the island’s beautiful beaches if you want to avoid walking. The closest beach is Mersini which is located near the port and Tsiggouri beach.
SCHINOUSSA, A POCKET-SIZED ISLAND WITH FEW OPTIONS
Schinoussa is a small island located east of Naxos. Along with Koufonisia, Iraklia, and Donoussa, they form the sub-complex of the small Cyclades. Although tiny in size, Schinoussa is visited by many tourists in the summer. Most of them come on a sailing boat or yacht and anchor at the port or in one of its numerous wind-protected bays. The island is completely arid with just basic infrastructure. Nonetheless, its reputation has traveled the world.
The hotels are mostly located in Chora which is the main town of the island. There are also some hotels at the port which is not far from Chora.
Lastly, you will find some accommodation options close to Tsigkouri and Livadi beach. A car is not necessary if you are staying in Chora.
You can move around by bus or if you do not mind walking, you can visit some beaches on foot. There is also a taxi on the island.
Schinoussa is a small island with moderate tourist development. The number of hotel units on the island remains limited due to the actual small size of the island. The majority of the hotels are small, family-run units, rooms-to-let as well as some beach houses. They are either new or recently renovated structures and consist of well-equipped rooms, a small kitchenette, and a terrasse offering a beautiful sea view. If you are looking for a lavish stay, you will find a few luxury hotels in Schinousa, which are mainly small suites.
Due to the limited number of hotels and the island’s popularity from July to September, early booking is strongly recommended. Schinoussa hotels sell out very quickly and it is impossible to find lodging if you wait until the last minute. Booking your hotel 4 to 5 months in advance is strongly recommended.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
When should I book my hotel?
Schinoussa is a small island, with few hotel units and is very popular for its relaxed lifestyle and amazing beaches.
If you are travelling during the high season (mid-June to mid-September) it is recommended to have completed your reservation 5 months in advance.
When is the best time to visit Schinoussa?
The tourist season in Schinoussa starts in mid-June and finishes at the end of September and this is the best time to visit the island. July and August are the peak season if you want a vibrant atmosphere.
June or September are ideal for those looking for a laid-back atmosphere.
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.
Will I find last-minute availability?
No. Hotels sell out 5 months ahead of high season.
What types of accommodation are available?
You can find apartments, rooms-to-let, and some luxury suites.
How much does accommodation cost?
It depends on many factors. The average hotel price for 2 persons would be around 120 euros/per night during the high season.
Is Schinoussa ideal for a family holiday?
Yes! There are some family hotels that can accommodate a family. They are comfortable with 2 or more rooms, a kitchen, and easy access to a sandy and safe beach.