Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hydra, Greece - Updated 2024

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Hydra’s hillsides appear to have been blessed by the god Dionysus with its wineries. From the island’s stone terraces, guests will get to experience fragrant lemon and olive groves along with pointy cypress trees.

While you’re exploring this place, visit the Museum of Hydra to learn about the island’s culture and heritage. After that, head to Lazaros Koundouriotis Historical Mansion (National Historical Museum), an 18th-century house that now displays the antiques, furniture, and paintings of the famous Koundouriotis family. Meanwhile, beachcombers can make their way to Spilia Beach Bar - Hydra and Bisti Beach for fun on the shores! For the perfect hillside haven on an island favoured by Greek gods and goddesses, please read our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Hydra, Greece.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 10, 2024.

1. Rustic apartment with TV and Wi-Fi (from USD 59)

Located inside a traditional stone house, this charming apartment offers beautiful views of the sea. Whip up quick meals in the kitchenette and relish them on the dining table with your partner. After that, relax on the beautifully carved bed, which is located in the loft. The host has also provided a single sofa bed should you need one.

The air-conditioned unit has a TV and Wi-Fi to offer unlimited indoor entertainment. The bathroom is stocked with basic toiletries and a hair dryer for your convenience.

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Idra, Attica, Greece
28.87 km (18.0 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
201 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

2. Elegant studio with a private balcony (from USD 97)

This rental offers the best of Hydra and is within a five-minute walk to the port. Located in a peaceful locality, the property features a cosy queen bed for two, a kitchenette where you can prepare your morning coffee or heat light snack, and a couch where you can unwind after a long day. The highlight of this property is the spacious balcony from where you can admire the beautiful bay views while enjoying a meal with your partner.

Other amenities include TV, Wi-Fi, and a spacious bathroom with a shower area.

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Idra, Greece
29.13 km (18.1 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
189 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

3. Beautiful house with panoramic bay views (from USD 107)

This rental is perfect if you’re coming to Hydra with your family as it features two spacious bedrooms. Wake up to the beautiful bay and skyline views and admire the beautiful island from the rooftop while sipping your favourite beverage. The compact kitchen has everything you need to whip up delicious meals for your group. Besides, the property is just 10 minutes away from the port.

The bathroom is stocked with toiletries, and a washer is available here to keep your clothes fresh. To keep the boredom away, you can watch TV, read one of the books available here, or grill some meat with the barbecue.

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Hydra, atikis, Greece
29.0 km (18.1 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
129 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

4. Charming hillside haven with scenic views (from USD 193)

After your Herculean effort to climb steep hillside streets, you will be rewarded with dazzling scenic views from the terrace. This spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom hillside haven can accommodate up to five visitors. When Zeus releases his fury, you can retreat to your loft and read beside the fireplace. While your lemon chicken and potatoes cook in the kitchen, you can toss your laundry in the wash. Afterwards, you can enjoy an enchanting candle-lit dinner on your stone-walled terrace. By opening the windows, you’ll experience heavenly sleeping conditions under high vaulted ceilings.

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Hydra, Attica, Greece
29.09 km (18.1 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are beautiful and the beds were really comfortable
good location great balcony small kitchen and two toilets but one shower in reality
the porches and view from the top room are wonderful
house is like described very comfortable with a wonderful view on the port of hydr
lovely apartment with incredible views over the harbour
very clean and stylish
very clean and communication with mimi was excellent
everything spotless and pure bliss
very clean and very efficient check-in
it was very clean and stocked with a few pantry items when we arrived
hosts were lovely and accommodating
kelsey is nice helpful and efficient
the hosts help with restaurants and kindness to assist with anything we needed
mimi and giota are wonderful hosts and the place was simply amazing
herself and her daughter were so helpful and kind to us
the location is outstanding
superb property and location on hydra
great house in lovely location
perfect quiet location only a few minutes walk from the harbour
location is perfect just minutes away from the port
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5. Breezy Greek oasis with exceptional sea views (from USD 77)

While experiencing Greece’s quiet island of Hydra, you will be a short walk from the pebble and sandy shorelines. Here, you can sip wine and eat grapes like the goddess Aphrodite on the terrace with Aegean Sea panoramas. When not sunbathing under the beach’s straw umbrellas, you can read under the garden’s lemon trees. There is a desktop computer to correspond with family back home about your exciting adventures. With markets nearby, you can stock up on Hydra’s delicacies which can be stored in the kitchen’s gold cabinets. This Greek oasis has laundry facilities, a DVD player, a shower/tub combo, and two bedrooms with iron-framed beds.

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Idra, Attica, Greece
28.38 km (17.7 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
163 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
eleni’s home is a charming traditional home complete with great views and comfortable amenities
comfortable house with a beautiful view
great wifi and sweet kitties (not in the house)
the beds were so comfortable and lovely garden / outdoor deck spots to enjoy
the best is the great terrasse facing the sea for breakfast and evenings watching the stars
very clean and cosy
eleni’s place in hydra was very clean and comfortable in a quiet spot with a gorgeous view
house was very spacious and clean stay was very comfortable house has maximum amenities we could need
eleni’s apartment is wonderful it is very clean comfortable and in a great location with an astounding view
the host was very thoughtful by providing everything one needs
eleni was a really good host
we did not meet the host but everything was easy and she was very helpful over the phone
recommend to rent donkey or discuss the directions with host very clearly before trip
eleni was a good host and quick to answer any queries
a very relaxing location
ideal if you like walking as it is near the many inland trails
very cute authentic place loved my stay here
cousy house traditional nicely decorated at a great location
very quiet and great walking from the house
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6. Beautiful Grecian haven near shops (from USD 107)

By vacationing at this stone haven, you will be captivated by terraced hillsides dotted with citrus trees and white stone villas. Its lone shower and washer will help wash off the donkey scent upon arrival. They can enjoy luxurious sunsets over the Aegean’s azure waterfront while dining on the veranda. The living area, kitchen, and dining area are connected, which is ideal for five people spending quality time together. There is a bedroom and private loft where they can retire after dancing the night away on Hydra’s beaches.

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Hydra, Attica, Greece
29.37 km (18.3 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
196 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment with terrific view of hydra town
the house is very spacious and comfortable with good air conditioning and wifi
the house is comfortable and private with its own terrace and courtyard that overlooks the town
the apartment has a little balcony where you can watch the sunset - great
the apartment has a great view too
the apartment is clean and well stocked
the house is very clean and charming
the house was very clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and very beautiful
the house was clean and very comfortable
lovely hosts and outstanding hospitality
the owners were very helpful and hospitable
kind thoughtful helpful hosts - who made us feel so at home even in the coronavirus madness
extremely friendly host beautiful place and lovely island
very kind hosts too i recommend it
a short walk into town great location
erminas house is an excellent spot situated only a few minutes from the harbour shops and restaurants
it was a great location and we enjoyed our stay
cozy house in nice location a few minutes from the harbor
it’s an easy walk to the waterfront but a few steps so be prepared
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7. Divine seaside gem near the Aegean Sea (from USD 102)

This seaside gem is just a few steps from the Aegean Sea where guests can snorkel and swim with their pets. The secluded shoreline bench allows them to have quiet moments under the starry skies. From their bedside, they can view merchant ships sail by while eating breakfast. They can try their hand at preparing Greek cuisine in the kitchenette when not writing on the computer. After thrilling sailing tours, they can recover with a soothing hot shower. Daily, singles and couples can enjoy staring out over the waterfront from their breezy tiled patio.

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Idra, Greece
30.36 km (18.9 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
166 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is good outside only
the fully equipped room is cozy and also private with an amazing amazing view of the sea
the apartment is cute and the view great
the place has everything you'd need including a handy air conditioner and a comfortable bed
we loved the views from our room and the front of our place
the house is delicious clean and equipped with everything you need
the host is very friendly and helpful
dimitri and sofía are great hosts always ready to help
sophia and dimitris are charming people and moreover fantastic hosts
sofia deserves to be a super super host
the host are extremely nice available and welcoming
the location is beautiful and relaxing just a short walk from the sea
this place was ideal just outside of town down a lovely walk by the sea
location location location stay on hydra like a local
this place is wonderful quiet and close to the water
a great little escape from the intensity of hydra port an 15 min easy walk away
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8. Stunning island getaway with two patios (from USD 75)

After climbing windy streets on your trusty donkey, you will discover this stunning two-bedroom, single-bath island getaway. Its kitchen’s mint cabinetry can easily store provisions for your stay on majestic Hydra Island. During summer, each bedroom’s dark wood furnishings, ceiling fans, and tile floors will help keep you cool. There are two stone patios where you can socialize, listen to music, or chill in the sun. After horseback riding through emerald hillsides, you’ll enjoy taking a refreshing shower or grilling easy dinners outside.

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Idra, Greece
28.28 km (17.6 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
it was spotlessly clean and comfortable
the house is simple but super clean and in a nice area
the accommodations were clean comfortable and well maintained
our rooms were clean and tidy providing us with comfortable beds and pillows quality sheets fluffy towels
it's very spacious with 2 lovely outdoor areas
ioannis was a wonderful host
ionnis was a wonderful host
upon arrival our host spoiled us with gift of figs in syrup
our host ioannis was incredibly kind and generous
thoughtful touches from the host made this a perfect stay
perfect location for a weekend getaway
the house is situated in a nice central area a short walk from the port
beautiful short walk from the town
we walked the interesting journey alongside them
i highly recommend this location if you are planning to visit hydra
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9. Stylish island mansion with a beautiful courtyard (from USD 215)

After unloading your luggage, you will discover this stylish mansion with two outbuildings fit for seven visitors. The traditional white stone-walled Greek interiors give way to pillow-laden sofas and tile floors. When weather turns stormy, you can turn on the fireplace to heat this beautiful mansion. As you prepare breakfast in the rustic kitchen, you can gaze out on snow-white villas rising from the hillside. For a comfortable stay, there are three air-conditioned, fully furnished bedrooms with cool tile floors. While dining on your rooftop terrace, you can behold sizzling sunsets before stars light up the night sky.

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Hydra , Greece
29.5 km (18.4 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
41 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
perfect house and perfect host
dimitris is an extremely considerate and attentive host
very nice neighbourhood too
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10. Brilliant villa with tranquil courtyards (from USD 64)

After travelling through ancient cobbled streets, you will arrive at this brilliant white stone villa fit for three guests. While your Greek pastries warm up in the microwave, you can sip tea on the daybed. Following breakfast, you can enjoy sunbathing and reading in one of two stone courtyards. You can also use the desk for reserving island-hopping adventures, museum tickets, and whale-watching excursions. The one-and-half bathrooms feature sinks, toilets, and a shower which are ideal for short stays. Upon returning from an evening of dinner and live music, you’ll be eager to retire to your breezy, air-conditioned loft.

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Idra, Greece
28.47 km (17.7 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
118 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has everything necessary for a comfortable stay
the apartment has excellent air conditioning which is a must in summer
we ate our own made breakfast and lunch on the large secure peaceful patio
photos showed just how it is although the sofa bed was more comfortable than we expected
the place was clean and well equipped
well equipped clean and nice
giorgio’s is a spotlessly clean apartment that is delightful
the house was clean and in very good condition
it's very clean with a lot bed sheets towels tablecloths and all you need in a house
great host unobtrusive and yet instant answers to any questions
thank you dimitrios you are the best host
dimitrios is a great host answered all our questions and made us feel so welcome in his home
dimitrios was a perfect host
d was a fantastic host
the location is perfect as it is so close to the center of hydra and very calm
its a fair walk up & down many steps so be prepared
the location is fantastic close by to the centre supermarkets and restaurants
great location lots of steps ( just go slow)
nice outside space and conveniently located a short walk from the harbour
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11. Delightful mountain villa with amazing scenery (from USD 256)

Upon departing the water taxi with their luggage, visitors will easily see this classic Greek mountain villa. In summer, they can open their bright blue shutters and recline on the sofa or amongst the garden’s bougainvillea. The bathroom’s many shelves can store products and towels while guests shower in the luxurious tile shower. With three air-conditioned bedrooms and two bathrooms, this Grecian haven can accommodate six persons. When they aren’t cooking in the baby-blue kitchen, they can dine on fresh seafood and baklava at Hydra’s restaurants.

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Nisi, Attica, Greece
26.53 km (16.5 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
68 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable clean and a lovely view to the sea from the terrace where we had breakfast every morning
amazing view beautiful house comfortable beds we loved it
the master room is perfect with a silent and efficient aircon comfy bed and pretty coton sheets
michael was able to resolve the wifi issue and replace the router within 48 hours
and christos the guy who manage the apt in the island is friendly helpful and super easy
inside the house is very comfortable well equipped and clean
i had a wonderful stay at marilia’s home which is very cosy clean and comfortable
the house really looks as awsome as on the pictures is very clean and in a calm area
marilia's home is perfect it is very clean and tidy and it has everything you will need
the manager christo and the owner marilia are both lovely and very responsive
lots of local information from the host - thank you
marilia and alex were the best hosts
marilia was so helpful - always quick to reply and everything was as she described
marilia was an excellent communicator and her management team was very accommodating and friendly
great location for our family
beautifully presented house in a lovely location
the location was perfect super close to the port and just ten minutes walking to the main harbor
several good dining options close and an easy walk into delightful hydra port
also close to a great restaurant pirofani and adjoining grocery store
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12. Ethereal hillside abode with fireplace (from USD 484)

This ethereal hillside abode is perfect for all seasons with its air-conditioning, fireplace, and stone walls. The three bedrooms feature sea views, enormous wardrobes, tile floors, and wood furniture. The pebbly beachfront and neighbourhood tavern is just a short walk through the daisy meadows and lemon trees. After ascending the steep hillside, visitors can bathe in the stone walk-in shower before cooking dinner. During their island holiday, up to seven visitors can experience the sea breezes and fragrant pines while socializing in the courtyard.

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Idra, Greece
26.6 km (16.6 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
26 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

13. Pet-friendly coastal cottage

After climbing Hydra’s steep hillsides on a donkey, visitors can unwind alongside the garden’s cascading lilac wisteria. They can enjoy dinner and dancing in their courtyard when not visiting lively taverns. Also, furry friends are welcome at this traditional stone residence for up to four guests. Together they can play at the beach and rinse off in the bathroom before watching TV. After cooking dinner in the stone-walled kitchen, they can stargaze outside or simply unwind under the living area’s exposed-beam ceilings.

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Nisi, Greece
28.88 km (18.0 mi) from THE BOUBOULINA MUSEUM
39 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a basic kitchenette and bathroom and a charming courtyard for eating breakfast
this might not be a problem for you after all many cafes in town have wifi
however since i really needed the wifi to get work done it was a huge factor for me
the apartment is charming and authentic the neighborhood is quiet and friendly
everything was very well cleaned
the apartment itself is spacious and has a charming traditional feel
our hosts were helpful and friendly
like most people we met on hydra our hosts were super friendly and eager to help
george is a very nice host thank you again for your kind attentions to our family
not to mention the sweetness of maria and her kind attentions
the host maria was very gracious and we had everything we needed
great location and interesting space
it has great character and is located in a quiet neighborhood away from town
george’s place was in a good central location in hydra
lovely house ideal location with the proximity of both the beach and the city
wonderful apartment in a great little place near kamini port
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Discover Hydra's priceless island beauty

Vacationers will enjoy endless sunshine brought down on the wings of Apollo’s golden chariot. However, they will need a Herculean effort to travel up the hillsides to their villas. The blessing though is views of turquoise waters, sparkling beaches, and wonderful tranquility. After staying at a stunning stone villa, visitors will desire to return to this mesmerizing Saronic Island.

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