In 2016, the Belvedere celebrated its 20th anniversary with an almighty bang, whose roaring reverberations still echo through the Mykonian summer. The Ioannidis family kicked off the festivities with “Follow the Wind”, an imaginary saga of rekindled love directed by filmmaker Thodoris Papadoulakis. The film tied into “Your Mykonos Legend” campaign, which spurred a social media frenzy, and culminated in an earth-shattering party. The evening marked the unveiling of the Sunken Watermelon anniversary bar, which has since become a Belvedere staple. The rest is history…
20 years and counting...
The First Step
Mansion Stoupa, surrounded by cherry blossoms, grape vines, fragrant rose bushes and tall cypress trees, is rented out to French politicians and European artists for the holidays.Read more19601960
20 years and counting...
A stately villa called Mansion Stoupa – now the Matsuhisa Mykonos – was erected on the property that currently houses the Belvedere Hotel, causing a stir.Read more19961996
A Star is Born
The Belvedere Hotel opens its doors to the public in May, leaving the gorgeous garden untouched. The name pays tribute to the magnificent views.Read more19981998
A New Generation
The Ioannidis siblings graduate from college and turn their attention to the Belvedere Hotel, taking the reigns from their parents.Read more19991999
In August 1999, the Belvedere throws co-owner Tasos Ioannidis a birthday bash, asking guests to dress in white. The White Parties are born.Read more20012001
Mid-winter Venetian Party
The Belvedere ushers in the Millennium with a mid-winter Venetian party, forcing five other hotels to open out of season to accommodate the crowd.Read more20032003
Matsuhisa debuts a pop-up restaurant, conquering the hearts of Mykonian gourmands. Celebrated mixologist Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail, adds seven exclusive martinis to the Belvedere Bar menu.Read more20062006
Between 2006 and 2010, the Belvedere embarks on a gradual renovation that lasts over four years. Domna Ioannidis, working for the NY-based Rockwell Group, spearheads the undertaking.Read more20122012
The Belvedere Villa
The legendary “phantom villa”, built in the late 60s, is renovated by ConceptBoarding Architecture Studio and added to the Belvedere accommodation portfolio.Read more20152015
Six Senses Spa
Designed from scratch by Domna Ioannidis, the Six Senses Spa opens its doors in July, introducing a new era of wellness. Belvedere guests can finally breathe freely.Read more20162016
20th Anniversary Celebrations
Celebrating the Belvedere’s 20-year anniversary with a rambunctious party, the Ioannidis siblings introduce a new artisanal cocktail bar, the Sunken Watermelon. Read more20162016
Follow the Wind
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Belvedere presented "Follow the Wind" movie.Read more20172017
Thea Estiatorio is relaunched, focusing on reimagined Greek cuisine. Princess Tatiana contributes three recipes to the menu to celebrate her first cookbook. The Belvedere Shop is refurbished by ConceptBoarding Architecture Studio, boosting its designer collection.
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