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The best hotels to go on vacation in September and October.

That’s it, August 15 has passed, and it’s almost already back to school. But summer isn’t over yet. September and October are the best months of the year to go on a sun holiday in Europe.

The benefits of going during this time are many; very beautiful sunny days, still high temperatures, fewer tourists traveling, and much lower prices than in July and August.

The choice is not lacking to have the sun during this period. From the Balearic Islands to the Greek Islands, via Corsica and Croatia, STAY SOME DAYS offers you in this article the best sun holiday destinations in Europe to go to in September and October.

Indulge in our selection of carefully chosen incredible places to stay offering minimalist and Mediterranean design, contemporary furnishings, earthy tones, natural materials and textures, high-end amenities, outdoor space with a private pool or a jacuzzi, and privileged access to the beach.

Unique, sophisticated, lifestyle and inspiring hotels, each one more beautiful than the last, offering an unforgettable experience.

Here are some of the most dreamed stays to go to the sun in September October.

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BALEARIC ISLANDS – Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca, and Formentera
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oku ibiza

In Ibiza, the OKU hotel focuses on laidback luxury with stylish spaces that blend modernist design with local flair.

The OKU hotel is located in the west of the island of Ibiza, in Sant Antoni de Portmany, in the bay of Cala Gracio.

Opened in 2019 under the Casa Cook brand (Thomas Cook), the hotel reopened in spring 2021 for its second season under the OKU brand. […]

Can Ferrereta hotel mallorca

Southeast of Mallorca, Can Ferrereta is a rural getaway with a simple, breezy, and elegant design.

Can Ferrereta is nestled in the picturesque rural village of Santanyí, southeast of Mallorca.

The Soldevila-Ferrer family, the team behind the contemporary boutique-hotel Sant Francesc Hotel Singular in Palma, has meticulously restored and transformed a historic 17th century Spanish country house into an intimate location. […]

Amagatay Menorca

Amagatay Menorca is a rustic luxury hotel that combines the authentic and original architecture of Menorca with a modern and sophisticated design.

Amagatay is located very close to Alaior, in the countryside of Menorca.

A large country house and stables have been transformed in collaboration with interior designer Virginia Nieto. […]

Teranka Hotel Formentera

Teranka is a new hotel nestled on the bohemian island of Formentera, offering an idyllic experience of island retreat in the Mediterranean.

Hotel Teranka is located a few steps from the crystal clear waters of Migjorn beach on the island of Formentera.

Immersed in a pine forest, Teranka is a former “hostal” converted into a hotel by a French art lover. […]

GREEK ISLANDS – Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Samos, Milos, Kos, Rhodes, Sifnos, Serifos, Crete, Zakynthos, Tinos and Preveza
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Hom Santorini

Hom is a contemporary conceptual summerhouse in Oia, sharing the Greek warm welcome into twelve dreamy suites.

Hom Santorini is located in Oia. Opened in 2023, the hotel consists of 12 suites divided into six categories.

The suites display minimalist design, earthy colors, oval and curvy shapes, clean lines, a serene atmosphere and a wide range of amenities in a simple and relaxing space. […]

Yi Hotel Mykonos

In Elia Beach, the new Yi Mykonos hotel offers rooms and suites where minimalism meets Mykonian elegance.

Yi Hotel is nestled close to the beautiful Elia Beach in Mykonos. Yi, which means “Earth” in Greek and “one” in Japanese, reflects the minimalist and modern style of the hotel. 

Suites feature earthy tones with pistachio green accents on doors and windows reminiscent of nature and olive trees. […]

paros rocks parocks hotel greece

Parocks Luxury Hotel & Spa is a 5-star hotel nestled on the east coast of Paros, just steps from a beautiful beach and the crystal clear Aegean Sea.

Parocks Luxury Hotel & Spa is located in Ambelas, a short walk from Paros Ampelas beach and close to the lively town of Naoussa.

The luxurious and elegant rooms and suites are decorated in a Cycladic style with earthy tones. […]

Casa Cook Samos Greece

With its architecture inspired by traditional Greek houses, Casa Cook Samos is a new must-see destination in the Aegean Sea.

Casa Cook Samos is located very close to the historic village of Pythagorion, in a lush landscape, on the Greek island of Samos. Known for its muscat production, Samos is located in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea, separated from Turkey by the Mycale Strait.

This adults-only lifestyle retreat was designed by Athens-based architecture and design firm, Block722. […]

white pebble suites hotel milos pollonia greece kkmk

In a magical location by the sea, the Theros All Suite Hotel in Kos invites you to enjoy the sweetness of summer living in exclusive suites.

White Pebble Suites is a new luxury suite complex enjoying a privileged location on the beachfront in the village of Pollonia, a charming seaside resort northeast of Milos.

Opened in June 2021, the adults-only hotel was imagined by three Greek-Australian women and designed in collaboration with Athens-based architectural firm KKMK. […]

theros all suite hotel kos greece

In a magical location by the sea, the Theros All Suite Hotel in Kos invites you to enjoy the sweetness of summer living in exclusive suites.

Theros All Suite Hotel is located by the sea just 120 meters from the beautiful sandy beach of Lambi on the island of Kos.

Theros comes from ancient Greek and means “summer”. Opened in 2022, the hotel was designed by the Greek firm Mastrominas Architecture. […]

casa cook rhodes grece

Casa Cook Rhodes is the first hotel under the Casa Cook brand, offering a unique experience for the modern traveler.

Located on the North East coast of Rhodes island, in the small town of Kolymbia, just a few steps from the beach, the Casa Cook Rhodes hotel for adult-only, is a new hospitality concept aimed at a “lifestyle” category of travelers.

Opened in 2016, Casa Cook Rhodes was designed in collaboration with the local architect Vana Pernari, the Berlin studio Lambs & Lions, and the interior designer Annabell Kutucu. […]

nos hotel villas sifnos greece

Nos in Sifnos is a tranquil hideaway of understated sophistication fusing contemporary luxury with timeless Cycladic authenticity.

Nos is located in the privileged area of Faros and within walking distance of the most famous beaches of Sifnos.

The hotel was designed by the famous Greek design company K-Studio. The suites display natural materials, earthy textures and handcrafted details complemented by modern amenities create a soothing ambience. […]

Nostos Serifos

The new Nostos Hotel is an ideal retreat for those seeking a fresh Cycladic ambiance, natural materials and contemporary furnishings.

Nostos is located near the port of Livadi in the south of the island of Serifos, neighboring Sifnos and Milos. 

Nostos is a cool and laid-back Cycladic hideaway with cubic architecture. […]

acro suites a wellbeing resort hotel agia pelagia crete greece

Nestled on the rocky cliff of Mononaftis Bay, the Acro Suites hotel is a haven of peace with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.

Opened in June 2021, the Acro Suites – A Wellbeing Resort is located on the edge of a hill in Mononaftis Bay, in the northernmost part of the peaceful district of Agia Pelagia, on the Greek island of Crete.

The concept is designed around health, well-being, and rejuvenation; a time to focus on yourself, explore all of your senses, and fully recharge your batteries. […]

olea all suite hotel zakynthos grece

In Zakynthos, Olea All Suite is a unique design hotel with a view over the glimmering Ionian Sea.

On the Greek island of Zakynthos, in Tsilivi, atop a picturesque hilltop surrounded by olive trees and greenery, stands the Olea All Suite hotel.

Designed by the Athenian studio Block722 Architects + for the Xenos Hotels group, Olea All Suite opened its doors in 2018. […]

under the sun cycladic village hotel tinos greece

Secluded on a hillside between the villages of Kardiani and Isternia, the Under the Sun Cycladic Village hotel offers a tranquil and serene ambience.

Nestled in Exo Meria, Under the Sun Cycladic Village offers only 8 spacious suites perfectly harmonized with the natural landscape.

Decorated With attention to detail to ensure a luxury stay, the suites offer raw but refined spaces in an intimate setting. […]

meraviglia slow living hotel mitikas preveza greece block 722 architects

On the Preveza coast, Meraviglia is an architectural marvel celebrating the concept of slow living.

Maraviglia Slow Living is located in the western north of Greece, on part of the Greek coastline on the outskirts of Preveza, on a secluded beach in the town of Fiskouria Mytika.

The construction of the hotel with refined simplicity and minimalist architecture was completed in 2021 under the architectural supervision of the greek firm Block 722. […]

CROATIA – Hvar, Split, and Zman
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maslina resort hotel hvar croatia relais chateaux

Nestled in the magnificent bay of Maslinica, Maslina Resort is a unique place surrounded by unspoilt nature for a moment of serenity.

Located near in Maslinica Bay, near Stari Grad, on the island of Hvar in Croatia, the Maslina Resort hotel is surrounded by olive groves, terraced vineyards, and pine forests. 

Labeled Relais & Châteaux, Maslina Resort has a natural and contemporary design that blends in perfectly with the landscape. […]

loor luxury retreat hotel split

If you’re looking for a minimalist Mediterranean gem where you can get away from your daily cares, you’ve come to the right place.

Loor Luxury Retreat is located in Split, less than 100 meters from Beach Camp Stobrec and 600 meters from Stobrec Beach. 

Opened in 2023, the intimate hotel offers contemporary and minimalist rooms decorated in soft shades of beige with wooden furniture, textured fabrics and Mediterranean plants. […]


Moored in a haven of peace in the middle of the Adriatic Sea, Villa Nai 3.3 is a luxurious hotel surrounded by beaches and cliffs, olive groves and forests.

Villa Nai 3.3 – a luxurious villa anchored on the island of Dugi Otok, in the heart of Dalmatia

Architect Nikola Bašić hosted the hotel, oil mill and tasting room inside a century-old organic olive grove. […]

SICILY – Noto and Nicolosi
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Country House Villadorata

Transformed into a contemporary summer residence, the Country House Villadorata is located in a 22-hectare estate, among olive, almond and citrus trees.

Country House Villadorata is located on the outskirts of Noto, a baroque city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Imagine a 40 sqm structure with a zinc-titanium roof, high ceilings and wooden beams, in a privileged panoramic location. […]

criu boutique hotel nicolosi sicily italy

Surrounded by the natural wonders of the slopes of Etna, Criu is a space where architecture, design and genuine Sicilian cuisine come together.

Criu Boutique Hotel is located on the south side of Mount Etna in one of the main streets of the historic center of Nicolosi. 

A 1950s villa on stilts was transformed in 2021 into a hospitality residence by designer couple Giorgia and Salvo. […]

CORSICA – L’île Rousse, Cargèse, Sotta and Bonifacio
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Casa Paradisu Hotel LʼÎle-Rousse Corse

For a few days of vacation, the Hotel Casa Paradisu welcomes guests to a Mediterranean paradise, with its feet in the water, where time stands still.

Casa Paradisu is nestled in a corner of paradise, on Île-Rousse, in the heart of Balagne, just a few meters from a bewitching blue sea.

Directed by the architect Christophe Pillet, the 5-star hotel displays a natural and mineral architecture. […]

les petites maisons sotta corse sud france

In the south of Corsica, Les Petites Maisons guesthouse is a unique address offering a breathtaking view across the Corsican mountains.

Les Petites Maisons is a guesthouse nestled in the South of Corsica, near Porto-Vecchio, in the small village of Sotta.

Each house, approximately 30 sqm in size, is built with a rustic style vibe inspired by Corsican shepherd’s huts with stones from the nearby quarry. […]

Villa Flaka Boutique Hotel Cargèse Corse

Villa Flaka is a boutique hotel, a space of well-being and artistic creation, to relax and appreciate the beauty of the island.

Villa Flaka is nestled around the village of Cargèse. The hotel consists of 15 rooms with refined decoration, tailor-made, in the wabi-sabi style, to invite you to relax and escape. 

Music occupies an important place, which is why all the rooms are equipped with turntables and/or bluetooth station. […]

Les Suite du Maquis Hôtel Bonifacio Corse

Close to Bonifacio and the bay of Sant’Amanza, Les Suites du Maquis is an atypical hotel, offering peace and privacy.

In southern Corsica, the hotel Les Suites du Maquis is ideally located between Bonifacio and the bay of Sant’Amanza, very close to Maora Beach.

Opened in July 2020 by the young couple Fanny and Nicolas, Les Suites du Maquis is a hotel with an atypical concept, reserved for adults. […]

PORTUGAL – Lisbon, Ericeira, Algarve and Alentejo
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Memmo Principe Real Hotel Lisbon

In the heart of Lisbon, the Memmo Príncipe Real, offers luxurious and contemporary rooms, as well as a swimming pool with a view.

The Memmo hotel is located in the heart of the Principe Real district, one of the trendiest in the Portuguese capital. 

Nestled at the top of a hill, at the end of a narrow street and a discreet tunnel, the Memmo Principe Real offers an ultra-tidy design. […]

Aethos Ericeira Hotel Portugal

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean less than an hour from Lisbon, the Aethos Ericeira hotel offers the perfect retreat for surfers.

Aethos Ericeira is located on top of a 40 meter cliff, on the west coast of Portugal.

A former farmhouse has been transformed by Lisbon-based Pedra Silva Arquitectos in collaboration with Spanish design studio Astet. […]

casa mae lagos portugal

Casa Mãe is more than a hotel, it is a place where you can sleep, eat, take care of yourself, and shop for designer Portuguese pieces.

Hotel Casa Mãe is located in the small seaside town of Lagos, in the western Algarve region of southern Portugal.

Nestled on a 19th-century estate with stone walls, the hotel opened in 2016 and welcomes visitors in a blue and white setting. The interiors were designed by the French designer Martin Blanchard. […]

Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel

Inspired by the Alentejo landscape, Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel combines simple and elegant design and offers a unique experience of tranquility.

The Sobreiras Alentejo Country Hotel is located just one hour from Lisbon and a few minutes from the town of Grândola.

Nestled in the middle of 25 hectares planted with cork oaks, oaks, holm oaks, and olive trees, the hotel has 24 rooms offering comfort and privacy. […]

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Images Courtesy Oku Ibiza hotel, Can Ferrereta hotel, Amagatay Menorca hotel, Teranka Formentera hotel, Hom Santorini hotel, Yi Mykonos hotel, Parocks hotel, Casa Cook Samos, White Pebble Suite hotel, Theros All Suite hotel, Casa Cook Rhodes hotel, Nos Sifnos hotel, Nostos Serifos hotel, Acro Suites hotel, Olea All Suite hotel, Under The Sun hotel, Meraviglia Slow Living hotel, Maslina Resort hotel, Loor Luxury Retreat hotel, Villa Nai 3.3 hotel, Country House Villadorata hotel, Criu Boutique Hotel, Casa Paradisiu hotel, Les Petites Maisons, Villa Flaka hotel, Les Suites du Maquis, Memmo principe Real, Aethos Ericeira hotel, Casa Mae hotel, Sobreiras Country Hotel, Stay Some Days.

Article updated on August 15, 2023

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