Best Hotels In Vlore Albania – If you’re looking for a spa retreat in Sarande, book a room at Bougainville Bay Courtesy of Bougainville Bay Hotel/Expedia
On the southwest coast of Albania, just across the Adriatic from Italy’s Puglia, you’ll find the (equally beautiful) Albanian Riviera, lined with powder-soft beaches and clear Mediterranean waters. Although it is not as developed as it used to be, you can still find a secluded beach here, even in the summer. With that in mind, here are the best hotels on the Albanian Riviera – and they’re all bookable on Culture Trip.
Best Hotels In Vlore Albania
Overlooking Vlorë beach, and a short walk from some of the best restaurants and bars in the area, Marina Premium is the perfect choice if you want to combine city amenities with a beach holiday. Activities here include diving, deep-sea fishing and cycling – round off an exciting day by relaxing in your bright, spacious room. If you are looking for a meal, come to La Logetta, a pizzeria that serves authentic Neapolitan pizza.
Elmar Hotel, Vlorë
Located on the beach in Vlorë, A&G Hotel has a central location with sea views. It’s not the biggest hotel in the area, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with attentive staff. It has a selection of comfortable rooms and suites, each with a hot tub. And if you are looking for more relaxation, the hotel has a private beach with many sun beds.
Overlooking the crystal clear waters of Ksamil, Hotel Utopia offers modern accommodation just minutes from Paradise Beach. Balconies are standard, and there are dedicated family rooms that can accommodate small children. A real plus are the white cabanas on the hotel’s private beach. Come sunset, head to the olive tree-dotted terrace bar for a sundowner.
Located on the north coast of Saranda, the Illyrian is one of the best boutique hotels in the area, thanks to its modern white rooms and chic roof terrace. Epidamon, the outstanding in-house restaurant, serves a mix of Mediterranean classics and traditional Albanian cuisine. Breakfast and parking are included with your stay.
Standing like a giant inflatable sail above Vlore Beach, the aptly named Yacht Hotel is a stylish waterfront option. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the spacious suites with light. Breakfast is served in the on-site cafe – expect barista coffee and delicious cakes to arrive at 11am. A stone’s throw from the beach bars and restaurants, the yacht hotel is well located if you want to take full advantage of the lively nightlife in the area.
Apartments With Jacuzzi In Vlorë, Albania
Hotel Summer Dream is just a few sandy steps from the clear waters of Dryamedes Beach; Trap in one of the sunbeds for a pleasant afternoon. The hotel’s rooms are relatively simple, decorated in a morning palette of black, white and gray, but some have beautiful sea views. For dinner, go to Luciano’s nearby, which serves a top seafood menu.
If you are looking for a spa retreat in Sarande, book a room at Bougainville Bay. It feels like a resort, with three pools, three restaurants and a children’s playground, plus you can arrange snorkeling, diving and fishing trips at the hotel. The spa is a real highlight, with a sauna, hammam and a flower-shaped hydromassage bath and a range of massages and beauty treatments. Bougainville Bay also hosts exhibitions featuring colorful works by local artists.
Sitting on the water in Sarande, Hotel Oasis is the perfect place to relax. Just steps away from a pristine white sand beach, with excellent transport links to the wider region, it is the perfect combination of homely guest suite and prime location. Be sure to order fresh fish from the on-site restaurant, which is caught locally and delivered daily.
Sitting at the entrance to Butrint National Park, Hotel Luxuri is an excellent jumping-off point to explore the picturesque lagoons and Roman ruins of the UNESCO-protected site. Inside the hotel, standard double rooms have balconies, many with sea views. Downstairs, the Sun Terrace is the perfect place to rest your feet with a cold beer after a day of hiking in the national park.
The 10 Best Hotels In Vlore For 2022 (from £18)
If you’re traveling outside the Albanian Riviera, read our guide to the best hotels in Albania – and book your stay at Culture Trip.