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International architecture studio MKV Design (MKV) have completed work on a new 44-key spa resort in MykonosGreece's "Island of the Winds".

Nestled between white-painted Cycladic buildings and the wine-dark (to use Homer's words) Aegean, the Mykonos Riviera Hotel and Spa – echoing the surrounding seascape – features a swirl of aquamarine, stone, and marble accents.

Leisure and wellness facilities include an infinity pool and a 500 sq m spa with six treatment rooms, a thalassotherapy pool, a hammam, a sauna, a relaxation room, and a hairdressing salon.

The hotel, which MKV in a Facebook post described as resembling "a small island settlement" and as forming a part of Greece's cultural "rebirth", is also home to two restaurants and a sunken library.

"The basic elements of our design," explained the architects, "are the interplay between white and blue, the constant presence of water and the irresistible views."

In a statement, Maria Vafiadis, founder of MKV, said: "In this new project, we have created a retreat just a stroll away from the main town in which guests can feel completely connected with the most beautiful and transformative aspects of Mykonos – its natural landscapes, centuries-old architectural character, and its sense of simple luxury."

Established in 2000, the firm's other notable spa projects include the Alpine spa at Bürgenstock Resort in Lucerne, Switzerland, and the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane in Mayfair, London.

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International architecture studio MKV Design (MKV) have completed work on a new 44-key spa resort in Mykonos – Greece's "Island of the Winds".
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