Pelion: 10 must-stay hotels

Pelion, the mountain of the Centaurs, is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist resorts in Greece. It is divided into West, Central, East and South and is known for its picturesque and attractive villages, which are built amphitheatrical on the slopes of the mountain. They are dominated by characteristic architectural structures, “immersed” in the lush, enchanting landscape. Despite the great destruction experienced in September 2023 by the bad weather “Daniel” and “Elias”, the restoration of the damage, although difficult, did not take long. The inhabitants of the area, loving their land, stood determined to return to their normal lives. Therefore, it is ready to welcome you and offer you impeccable and warm hospitality in every respect.

If you are looking for an unforgettable trip to Pelion, choosing the right hotel is important. In this article you will find the must stay hotels in Pelion that will offer you an unforgettable holiday experience.


Portaria is one of the most popular tourist resorts of Pelion, and not without reason. The village is located on the western slopes of the mountain, at an altitude of 600 meters. The settlement is built amphitheatrical, overlooking the Pagasitikos Gulf and Volos. The traditional houses with wooden balconies and tiles create a picturesque setting, while the narrow alleys of the village lead to beautiful squares and churches. Portaria has a wide variety of accommodation options, from budget rooms and apartments to luxury hotels. We singled out the following:

Naoumidis Mansion

An oasis of aristocratic luxury! The Naoumidi Mansion is a beautiful and historic building of the 19th century and is built in Egyptian style. The rooms are spacious and bright, with comfortable beds, air conditioning and private bathrooms. The suites have a fireplace to make your stay more atmospheric.

Valeni Boutique Hotel & Spa

Valeni Boutique Hotel is a luxury 4-star hotel located in Portaria, one of the most beautiful villages of Pelion. The hotel offers sophisticated rooms with wonderful views and modern amenities. The rooms and suites of Valeni Boutique Hotel are spacious and elegantly decorated. The hotel also features a luxurious spa offering a range of beauty treatments and wellness services.

Pilion Terra Escape Hotel

Pilion Terra Escape Hotel is a new, modern 3-star hotel waiting to welcome you and satisfy your every wish. The rooms of the accommodation are spacious, with modern furnishings and features that highlight the local tradition. Every detail has been carefully designed, offering guests a sense of warmth and luxury.


Nothing can compare to the experience of a trip to Tsagarada in Pelion. This small picturesque village, surrounded by green hills overlooking the Aegean Sea. The village impresses with its traditional stone-built houses, which retain their authentic character to this day. In Tsagarada you will find fine accommodation offering comfort and tradition.

12 Months Resort & Spa

Built amidst the lush green mountains, 12 Months Resort & Spa is a luxury resort located in Tsagarada. The property offers a wide range of facilities and services to make your stay unforgettable. The hotel offers spacious and elegant rooms, modernly decorated.

If you are looking for a luxury resort that will provide an unforgettable Pelion holiday experience, 12 Months Resort & Spa is the perfect choice for you.

Aleka’s House

Aleka’s House is a traditional stone-built hotel located in Tsagarada. The hotel has suites and apartments for all tastes. And all with a view of the Aegean Sea or the hotel’s garden. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, with all modern amenities.


Makrinitsa, a hidden treasure in the heart of Pelion, is a beautiful destination that combines picturesque beauty, traditional character and calm atmosphere. Although less well known than other villages of Pelion, Makrinitsa hides many secrets that make it an ideal destination for those seeking absolute tranquility and contact with nature.

To Stefani tis Makrinas

To Stefani tis Makrinas is a fairy-tale guesthouse located in Makrinitsa Pelion, in a quiet location overlooking the mountain and the sea. The guesthouse consists of five villas, all with unique character and decoration. They are fully equipped with all modern amenities, such as comfortable beds, air conditioning, private bathroom, fireplace and balcony with Pagasitikos view.

Melanthi Mansion

A hotel – mansion with the whole meaning of the word. A stay at Archontiko Melanthi will fascinate you and will take you back in time. Built in the 18th century and having preserved all its traditional elements, you will be delighted to stay at this hotel. From double to quadruple rooms, all rooms are ready for your stay. On the other hand, the location of the Archontiko is ideal for those who wish to explore Pelion.


Mouresi, especially known for its traditional character, combines mountainous picturesqueness with the stunning view of the Pagasitic Gulf. The stone houses with their carved wooden attics and narrow cobbled streets create a setting that takes you back in time.

Green - Blue

In the village of Mouresi, on the northeastern side of Pelion, you will find Green – Blue, a beautiful guesthouse that harmoniously combines Pelion architecture with modern decoration. The building is a rare example of 19th century architecture, with traditional features such as stone walls, wooden beams and tiles. Its panoramic views will surprise you, as each suite offers a terrace. Πράσινο – Γaλάζιο is the ideal place for those seeking an ultimate escape in Pelion. Its magnificent location, luxurious accommodation and quality services make it an excellent choice for a comfortable and unforgettable holiday.


Pinakates is a small village of Pelion that will charm you with its natural beauty, its mansions and its cobbled streets. It is located at an altitude of 607 meters on a hillside with a view of the Pagasitikos Gulf. It is also known as “Hesychastirio”, since the peace and tranquility of the place will offer you the ultimate relaxation.

Sakalis Mansion

In this beautiful village of Pinakates, there is another must-stay hotel, Archontiko Sakalis, a traditional guesthouse that ideally combines luxury with authentic Pelion architecture. It was built in the 18th century and has been renovated with respect to tradition, preserving the authentic elements of its architecture. The hotel’s rooms and suites are spacious and elegant, equipped with all modern comforts. Their decoration is inspired by the Pelion tradition, with stone, wood and traditional handmade furniture.


Another peaceful and picturesque place on the outskirts of Pelion. The village is within walking distance from popular tourist destinations such as Vizitsa, Makrinitsa and Chorefto. Guests of the hotel can enjoy hiking, cycling, horseback riding or simply relax and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the village.

Guesthouse of Chromata

The Guesthouse of Chromata is housed in a 19th century stone-built mansion. It consists of four excellent suites, offering accommodation for three or four people, while in the main building there are two spacious double rooms. All rooms are decorated with unique works of art. A characteristic feature of the rooms are their names, which are derived from the masterpieces of painters and engravers and are renewed from time to time. Throughout the building you will be able to enjoy stunning works of art and a library. The Hostel of Colours offers its guests a unique hospitality experience, with warm and friendly service. The accommodation is located in the beautiful village of Lavkos.
These hotels in Pelion offer more than just accommodation. They are the destinations that stand out for their luxury, their atmosphere and the unique experiences they offer. When you visit Pelion, choose one of these “Must-Stay” hotels to experience the paradise of the Greek mountain landscape in a unique and unforgettable way.