Luxury Holidays at Cape Sounio, Greece

Cape Sounio

Design Holidays are delighted to welcome the fabulous Cape Sounio 5 star Greek resort on the Athens Riviera to our Greece portfolio.

Offering the perfect blend of a 5 star luxury resort with golden sandy beaches and personal service with the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Athens – just 40 minutes away.

Cape Sounio is located in the most gorgeous beach-cove opposite the Temple of Poseidon – in honour of the ancient sea god. Enjoy 5 star luxury with a view of the most stunning archaeological back drop imaginable.

What we say : ‘ The Athens Riviera is the playground for the cool set of Athens with fabulous beaches, secluded coves, trendy cafes / open air tavernas – with the town of Sounio being the jewel in the crown with it’s majestic Temple of Poseidon. Cape Sounio is located in the heart of Sounio bay offering 5 star luxury accommodation in a unique family friendly resort setting. This is truly one of the most magical luxury resorts in the world let alone Greece.’



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Cape Sounio Rooms / Suites & Villas

Cape Sounio provides a wonderful array of accommodation from hotel rooms, suites & villas offering families and couples alike an exclusive combination of luxury living.  Most have majestic vistas of the stunning Aegean Sea and Temple of Poseidon.

Superior Bungalow

  • Space: 30m², Outdoor: 10-35m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Garden or Partial Sea View
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Layout: Open plan

Family Room

  • Space: 40m², Outdoor: 15m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Mountain
  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Layout: Master bedroom connects with a dining alcove & a spacious living room

Superior Family Room (Upper floor)

  • Space: 40m², Outdoor: 15m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Mountain
  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Layout: Master bedroom connects with a dining alcove & a spacious living room

Deluxe Bungalow

  • Space: 36m², Outdoor: 10-35m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Sea
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Layout: Open plan with ensuite dining and living areas

Deluxe Bungalow Private Pool

  • Space: 36m², Outdoor: from 50m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Garden or Sea or Poseidon’s Temple
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Layout: Open plan living area, bedroom and en-suite dining & living area

Deluxe Family Suite

  • Space: 70m², Outdoor: 50-120m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Sea or Side Sea
  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Layout: 2 separate bedrooms, en-suite dining and living areas

Honeymoon Suite Sea View Private Pool

  • Space: 70m², Outdoor: 80-100m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Sea and Temple view
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Layout: Master bedroom & separate dining and living areas

Deluxe Family Villa Private Pool

  • Space: 72m², Outdoor: 100-150m², Pool: 20m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Sea, Side Sea or Temple
  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Layout: Master bedroom with front views & spacious dining and living areas

Dream Villa Private Pool

  • Space: 72m², Outdoor: 90-150m², Pool: 22m²
  • Location: Bungalow Area
  • View: Sea, Side Sea or Temple Poseidon’s
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Layout: 2 Master bedrooms, separate dining & spacious living area

Ambassador Villa Private Pool

  • Space: 76 m², Outdoor: 100-200 m², Pool: 36 m²
  • Location: At the Top of the Hill
  • View: Direct Sea & Poseidon’s Temple View
  • Sleeps: 2+2
  • Layout: 2 Master bedrooms, separate open plan lounge, dining and living areas

Presidential Villa Private Pool

  • Space: 150m², Outdoor: 1.100-1.130m², Pool Type 1: 95m², Pool Type 2: 43-69m²
  • Location: At the Top of the Hill
  • View: Direct Sea & Poseidon’s Temple
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Layout: 2 Master bedrooms, separate dining & living quarters

Cape Sounio Facilities

  • 2 secluded beaches with full beach service
  • Seawater pool with whirlpool overlooking the Temple of Poseidon
  • Children’s pool
  • Grecoland Discovery Adventures for kids
  • Tasty Corner kids’ free dining
  • Luxurious lounges with inspiring atmosphere
  • Panorama’ Lounge Bar
  • ’Cape Sounio’ Restaurant with open-air terrace
  • Sweeping Poseidon Temple views at a la carte ‘The Restaurant’
  • ‘So Oriental’ Asian fusion delicacies
  • ‘Yali’ Waterfront jetty Restaurant
  • ‘Aegean Grill’ Poolside Restaurant & Bar
  • Extravagant glass-walled Indoor Pool with cannons, bubble seats, nozzles and shower jet
  • Open-air Elixir Spa Retreat with Ayurveda treatments from Indian therapists
  • Sauna
  • Extensive meeting & function areas
  • Beach Bar
  • Facilities for beach events
  • Holiday boutiques
  • Free of charge full WiFi coverage in all hotel areas and guest rooms
  • Sport facilities including tennis courts & 5×5 mini soccer
  • Private yacht & wide range of excursions (on request)
  • Car Parking
  • Helipad
  • Meetings & Function spaces
  • Wedding services

Cape Sounio Restaurants & Bars

The hospitality at Cape Sounio is second to none, imagine fine Greek dining with a mix of Mediterranean cuisine with vistas that take your breath away.

Cape Sounio Restaurant, Greek & International Cuisine

The Restaurant, Gourmet Cuisine

SO Oriental, Asian Fusion Dining

Aegean Grill, Poolside Grill Restaurant & Bar

Yali, Waterfront Cabanas Restaurant

Lounge Bar

Cape Sounio for Children

Perfect for a family holiday , Cape Sounio has it’s very own Grecoland kids club, child friendly pools, endless lawns, child friendly staff , adventure activities and their own multi camp for younger guests in high season.

Enjoy 3 very different children’s club at Cape Sounio depending on your child’s ages :

GRECOKIDS 4-6 YRS – open 6 days a week and based around arts & crafts, there is even a tasty corner to broaden your child’s palate.

GRECOJUNIORS 7-12 YRS – imagine sports / teams games, water activities, discos and discovery our planet.

GRECOTEENS 13+YRS – open Mid‐June -mid‐September and morning to night, there is plenty to keep teens occupied. Think beach volleyball, football, tournaments, internet surfing, parties and cinema.

*For any Design Holidays clients with babies 0-3 years of age we strongly recommend Grecobaby.

GRECOBABY 0-3 YRS is the perfect solution for those families travelling with very young children and offers equipment including: cots; highchairs; trainer steps; potties; buggies; kettle (water boiler); changing mats; training seats; bottle warmers; bottle sterilizer; baby bathtubs; bouncy chairs; listening devices (some items incur nominal charge). Requests for GrecoBaby equipment should be made to your Design Holidays reservation team at the time you make your Cape Sounio Booking.

Cape Sounio Spa

The breathtaking Elixir Spa Retreat at Cape Sounio is a 350m2 complex on the resort’s most prominent location. Set in 5.000m2 of landscaped gardens and forest, the spa has amazing sea views overlooking Poseidon’s Temple. The Spa offers a range of natural therapies based on Greek herbs and flowers as well as traditional Ayurvedic treatments, performed by Indian therapists. After a pampering therapy, enjoy the Immortal’s Spa gardens whilst sipping a freshly-prepared tisane from the resort’s organic garden, or enjoy the Greek sun along with your favourite book by the quiet pool.

Spa Facilities:

  • 3 open-air pools set among terraces & lawns
    • Private Massage Rooms
    • Gymnasium
    • Changing Rooms
    • Open-air Relaxation area
    • Fitness room with new Technogym cardio fitness equipment
  • Beauty Salon
    • Body & Soul Elixirs
    • Facial & Signature Treatments
    • Special Programmes
    • Yoga

Sports at Cape Sounio

Swimming – indoor & outdoor pools. *Sunbeds / beach towels – free of charge.

Tennis – 3 tennis courts, 2 with floodlights. Equipment is available for hire.  Tennis coaching is available on request.

5 a side football – a fabulous Astroturf grass area is located near the tennis courts, perfect for teenagers to kick about although the resort do organise matches for our guests.

Beach Volleyball

Scuba Diving & Snorkelling

Trekking – Cape Sounio offers a number of trek routes through the Sounio National Park for guests.

*Day time activities at Cape Sounio organised by their resort team include : include water gym, beach-volleyball, mini-soccer, yoga, pilates, mountain bike, morning gym, power walk, gym training, cardio gym. In the evening, relax in the lounges and restaurants and listen to professional external entertainment shows, live music.


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Cape Sounio is located 47kms from Athens International airport, 40mins by transfer.

According to Greek Mythology Cape Sounio marks the exact part of the coastline where Aegeus (the king of Athens) leapt to his death of the cliffs thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea.