Summer Senses Luxury Resort (Paros)

Paros is the untrammeled island alternative to Mykonos and Santorini. It's less touristy and more provincially authentic. The aesthetic juxtaposes hillside white-washed edifices against the turquoise-hued Aegean Sea. Minutes from the beach is Summer Senses Luxury Resort, a member of legendary boutique hotel authority Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Bedrooms sport contemporary furnishings comprising natural materials such as wood and marble, and some have private balconies and private plunge pools. If you're looking to soak up the country's gastronomical provenance, fine-dining hotel restaurant Galazia Hytra serves delicious Greek fare.

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