travel journaleuropegreecemykonos Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, offers an exceptional location within walking distance of the village of Ornos and is home to Mykonos’s only private beaches. Share

Secluded on the southern tip of the super-chic Greek island of Mykonos, Santa Marina is just 10 minutes from the airport, the port and Mykonos Town. On its private peninsula at Ornos Bay, the resort combines spectacular sea views with the best of the island’s natural landscapes, featuring rocky slopes, golden sands and brilliant blue panoramas of the Aegean Sea.

Like a traditional Mykonian village scattered across the hillside, Santa Marina is composed of classic white Cycladic buildings, interwoven with sparkling pools and lush gardens with guests being able to choose from 101 guest rooms and suites, along with 13 villas featuring two to seven bedrooms.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Thoughtfully designed, Santa Marina’s range of guest rooms come with spacious balconies or terraces, with sea view, providing elegant living, where modern touches and local references combine to create light-filled and effortlessly stylish accommodation. Bleached wood and soft-hued accents, alongside contemporary embellishments give each room an inviting, relaxed ambience that reflects the evocative beachside location encouraging rare downtime, unmatched comfort and a place where memories are made.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Distinct in character and individual in design, each of the resort’s Luxury Suites reflect the enchanting personality of Mykonos island, where simple color palettes combine with accents of wood and raffia detailing. Styled with bespoke furnishings that reflect the locality, the suites have inviting private balconies or terraces with views across the Aegean Sea, creating a sophisticated and relaxed setting, enriched by the spirit of the island.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom
Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom
Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Offering privacy, comfort and relaxation, the 13 unique villas at Santa Marina, command elevated positions across the hillside and enjoy panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, Ornos Bay and surrounding islands. There is a choice of two to seven bedroom villas, with private pools and outside terraces furnished with teak sun loungers, chairs and tables, presenting the ideal location for al fresco living.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Santa Marina is the only resort with its own private sandy beach, providing an unrivalled sanctuary where you can swim and sunbathe in blissful seclusion at the edge of the blue Aegean. Nestled in a quiet cove – offering protection from the famed Mykonos winds – this curve of golden sand slopes gradually into crystal-clear, shallow waters.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

To ensure the ultimate in beachfront luxury, the resort provides its guests with complimentary cabanas set along its private wooden jetty, as well as sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels. More than a beach, Santa Marina is a meeting place filled with fascinating individuals from around the globe.

Buddha bar

Legendary for its exotic atmosphere and smooth sounds, Buddha-Bar Beach is the Aegean interpretation of the world-famous Buddha-Bar lifestyle experience. Elevated above Santa Marina’s private beach, this seafront location provides an alluring setting for first-class dining and inspired cocktails.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Discover exceptional fusion cuisine with a Mediterranean and Greek twist, alongside celebrated Buddha-Bar specialities. The atmosphere evolves during the course of the day, but it’s at sunset that the scene truly comes alive as the world’s top DJs spin the best music, keeping the energy alive late into the night.

Mykonos Social

With inspiring views of the Aegean Sea, this chic restaurant is a much anticipated new addition of Santa Marina. Offering an exclusive experience, Mykonos Social is Jason Atherton’s first restaurant in the Mediterranean promising a bespoke, all-day dining destination.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Offering a selection of refreshing Mediterranean and Greek dishes and creative cocktails, perfect for long summer days by the beach and fine dining, complimented by a special wine selection for the evenings.

Ginkgo Spa

Bringing an international-calibre spa experience to Mykonos, Ginkgo Spa is designed to revitalize your spirit, expand your boundaries and help you explore new ways to lead a healthier, more fulfilled life. The result is Harmonia, a state of balance in mind and body.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Brilliantly designed to combine sunlight, shade, water and stone, this soothingly spacious spa environment measures 423 m2 (4,553 ft2 ) and features five treatment rooms, including a couples’ suite, as well as a traditional Hammam, a sauna, relaxation area and locker rooms for men and women. Treatments exclusively feature natural skincare and thalassotherapy from two renowned spa brands, ESPA and 111SKIN.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Ginkgo Spa offers the only traditional Hammam experience in Mykonos. Your experience starts by deeply cleansing the skin with a revitalizing body scrub, followed by a full-body foam massage, nourishing marine-mud body mask with aromatic oils of sweet orange and rose geranium, a refreshing hair wash and hydrating conditioning scalp treatment.

The sauna and hammam provide a zone of hot experiences that may be enjoyed independently or in a sequence before your spa treatments. A beautiful setting before or after your spa session, the relaxation area features plush day beds encircled by shallow waters and long flowing curtains.

Reef Boutique

Right on its private beach, Reef Boutique reflects the super-chic style of Mykonos with a selection of fashion-forward clothes, jewellery, sunglasses and accessories for women and men. The collection changes with the season, featuring airy caftans, stylish dresses, swimwear and beachwear.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

Some of the most exclusive Greek and international designers are highlighted, including Adriana Degreas, Balmain, Celia Kritharioti, Juliet Dunn, Marysia, Melissa Odabash, Mercedes Salazar, Orlebar Brown, Poupette St. Barth and Stella McCartney.

There are a variety of ways to reach Santa Marina, as the resort has its own exclusive helipad, private yacht dock for disembarkation, as well as a mooring area. The all-encompassing resort provides the perfect destination for special events, celebrations and weddings – always inspired by the mystical beauty of the Aegean.

Santa Marina Mykonos at Ornos Bay brings a constant sense of freedom

With a season stretching from May to October, the legendary Santa Marina invites you to savour the glamorous lifestyle of Mykonos in the island’s most fashionable and sophisticated setting.

For more information, visit santa-marina.gr

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