Kalesma, the new boutique hotel in Mykonos is the island’s most anticipated new entry!
‘Kalesma’ a Greek word meaning invitation (or true calling), is the perfect word to describe the ethos of this new boutique hotel landing in Mykonos this summer.
The whitewashed, beautifully designed collection of houses has been created to resemble a charming traditional Mykonian village, tumbling down a slope to Ornos Bay, just a few meters away from the beach. Kalesma is all about making guests feel at home and encouraging a neighbourhood vibe, enhanced by weekly intimate dinners.
Inspired by Cycladic architecture, combining tradition with contemporary elements, Kalesma is a design aficionados dream – offering sleek and minimalist interiors using locally-sourced materials. Also, the new boutique hotel in Mykonos offers stunning sea views thanks to its truly unique location, with guests being able to see the sunrise and sunset from the same spot.
A new boutique hotel in Mykonos with authentic Cycladic taste
Created by the owners of acclaimed Athens restaurants, Pere, Ubu and Sea Spice, Kalesma will feature a modern destination restaurant, focusing on food for the soul. The PERE UBU restaurant, overlooking the hotel’s spectacular infinity pool, will focus on seasonal and local produce, offering a laid-back atmosphere during the day with chilled music, delicious small plates and light lunches. By night, it transforms into a sophisticated eatery, serving simple, elegant dishes.
Kalesma’s accommodation consists exclusively of suites and villas and is the only hotel in Mykonos where all accommodation comes with its own private heated pool. Each room also comes with unobstructed sea views, private terraces, sun loungers, original artwork and an outdoor shower on a private patio. Guests of Kalesma can arrange in-room spa treatments, private yoga and Pilates, as well as personal training sessions.
Kalesma is also home to two spectacular, earth coloured private villas. Ideal for entertaining or family holidays, both feature an open plan living room with cozy sofas, dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with pre-stocked food and wine fridges. A personal chef is available to villa guests, plus their own fitness rooms complete with Technogym equipment.
The hotel’s design is by the distinguished Greek design company K-studio, responsible for high-end Greek restaurant OPSO in London and the brand new Mykonos Airport. This new generation design studio takes elements of Greece and puts them into a contemporary context, taking a holistic approach to architecture. Interiors are by Vangelis Bonios, whose style is sophisticated and modern yet timeless, utilizing pure and tactile materials. Both architecture and interiors of Kalesma were inspired by the laid-back glamour of Mykonos, with its whitewashed walls, a neutral and earthy colour palette, traditional elements of a Greek villa and bougainvillea filled archways.
The island life
Aiming to created a wholesome experience, Kalesma provides its guests with exclusive access to lesser-known hotspots of Mykonos, including local eateries, exclusive boutiques and picture-perfect tiny churches. They can also arrange trips to some of the island’s 25 beaches – from the hottest beach clubs to wide stretches of golden sand and secluded swimming caves. Private yacht charters and helicopter transfers are also available upon request.