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DIMITRIOS GEORGIOS A. TRYFONOPOULOS TSAKIRIS Secretary General President of the Greek National Hellenic Chamber Tourism Organisation of Hotels

ANDREAS ANDREADIS President of the Greek Tourism Confederation

GEORGE hATzIMARKOS Governor of the South Aegean Region

STAVROS ARNAOUTAKIS Governor of the Region of Crete

ANDONIS V. CAMBOURAKIS President of the Rodos Hotel Association

ELENA KOUNTOURA Minister of Tourism

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n 2016, Greece demonstrated a strong performance and increased its international appealingness as a world-class destination that offers unique authentic experiences 365

days a year. Following the record-breaking results of 26 million visitors in 2015, international arrivals have increased and are projected to exceed 27 million by the end of the year. The continuous growth in our tourism sector is the result of our new tourism policy that we implemented aimed to enrich our tourist product. Through our new policy, we expanded our official tourism season this year from the beginning of April until the end of November, we concluded new strategic deals

Alternate Minister of Economy Development & Tourism

with major tour operators and established new direct flight connections to popular but also to new Greek destinations. We also, accessed and opened new and dynamic source-markets abroad, while we strengthened our presence in our traditional markets. We have placed emphasis in further improving the quality and competitiveness of our tourism product. New large projects are underway in terms of upgrading general and tourism-related infrastructure, such as airports and marinas, and at the same time we encourage new investments for high end facilities and services across the country. On the occasion of the WTM, we address an open invitation to visitors to explore the beauty of our destinations and enjoy the many choices for an unforgettable travel experience beyond their expectations, throughout the year.


Dimitrios Tryfonopoulos


isiting Greece is a life-altering experience. The unique culture and the beauty of the spectacular landscapes, alone, are enough to amaze you. Add on the rest

Greece has to offer and prepare yourself for a long-lasting experience that you will remember forever. At least this is what more than 26 million tourists in total and more than 2.3 UK visitors have already disclosed. Green Cities and islands as well as less-known destinations in the mainland, high quality luxury services, culture, sports, shopping, business, food and wine and adventures are waiting to be discovered, embraced by the unique Greek hospitality.

Secretary General Greek National Tourism Organisation, GNTO

Yachting, sailing, maritime tourism, agricultural tourism, cruises, tours in the beautiful mountains of Greece, the gastronomy experience are only a few perks included in our tourism product. Greece is not just another sea and sun destination. It is a safe country with year- round types of holidays on offer. I, therefore, warmheartedly, invite our visitors to indulge in the Authentic Greek experience all year round.

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Georgios Alex. Tsakiris


ccording to the national statistical data, the British tourist market has always been one of the largest tourist markets for Greece. Unfortunately for the

Greek tourism, the largest number of British tourists mainly visit the counrty during the summer, opting for the special climate, our unique beaches, the exceptional hospitality infrastructure as well as our famous gastronomy. But Greece, thanks to its weather, the morphology of the soil, its culture and several other possibilities is the ideal holiday destination throughout the year. This is true not only for business conferences but also for many other alternative forms of tourism developing in the country.

President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Greece is a top international destination, ideal for the elderly while its capital cities with Athens in the spotlight lend themselves for special citybreaks, where shopping, entertainment and multicultural activities are a “unique experience�. At the same time, it is one of the safest destinations globally, which you will adore regardless of the time of the year you visit it.


Andreas A. Andreadis


he past year was full of obstacles and continuous upheavals. However, tourism proved once again to be the catalyst industry for our country, supporting

GDP and employment. Despite the difficulties, we feel confident that we will achieve the international arrival targets we set ourselves and achieve to at least maintain last year’s revenues. According to official data, Brexit did not influence as much as expected this year’s bookings. United Kingdom will maintain its position as one of the top 2 source markets for Greece. At the same time, we will all do our outmost, by offering competitive rates and great early booking discounts to offset the pound to

President Greek Tourism Confederation

euro exchange rate. We are currently at a crossroads for the future of our country. The State needs to implement a series of actions in order to guaranty the sector’s further development, through maintaining and enhancing its competitiveness. Tourism professionals must forget business as usual, think and act out of the box. We have to be innovative and true to the authenticity of Greece’s tourism product, while offering the best possible services.


tunning views, impeccable service and otherworldly elegance create an ideal setting for complete rejuvenation. 70 guestrooms and villas with impressive views to the Aegean Sea, are deliberately designed to offer a unique holiday experience.

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85107 Vlicha Lindos, Rhodes, Greece, Tel.: +30 22440 32110, Fax: +30 22440 32111, Email: info@lindosblu.gr



George Hatzimarkos


he Region of the South Aegen Sea, as a continuum of an ongoing tradition, is also dynamically present this year in the leading tourist event of the Great Britain,

the WTM exhibition with its decisive contribution to the formation of the global tourist map. .

The British market is of primary importancxe as it constitutes a powerful backbone of tourism in our country and our islands. It is these close bonds and this ongoing trust that we honor, intensify and return with an even higher level of provided services. Our aim is to highlight what the South Aegen Sea is really like; unique and superb; a safe hospitable destination. Everything

Regional Governor of the South Aegean Sea

one can ask for from their holidays is offered generously. Dozens of beautiful islands each with special characteristics that can meet every requirement can turn holidays into a very special and unique personal experience. We do not stop here. We constantly enrich our identity with all those elements that accurately depict our real image. We highlight as many aspects of our multifaceted tourist product. We promote the gastronomy of the islands, our rich cultural heritage and the destinations that offer authentic travelling experiences. The South Aegean Sea is the ideal destination for holidays all year round and this is what we pursue. The Cyclades and the Dodecanese are not just the sun and the beautuful beaches; they are History; they are Culture. They are the imprint that each area has left on the historical route of Europe and the world. This route in time is worth taking for every visitor. The South Aegean Sea is expecting you for the most beautiful holidays of your life!


Pefki Lardos, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 29230 Fax +30 22440 29231 Email info@lindosprincess.com www.hhotels.gr

ADRIANNA PRINCESS Kiotari, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 39000 Fax +30 22440 39001 Email info@princessandriana.gr


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Stavros Arnaoutakis


or the region of Crete, tourism is one of the leading pillars for the local economy. Before and during the financial crisis, since 2010, it has proved to be a powerful fixture for the financial development of the island. How-

ever, through our strategic planning for further support and empowerment of the field, we make efforts to take advanatage of every opportunity, in favor of the enterpreneurs of the field, those working for tourists enterprises and of course in favor of the entire Cretan community. Through the action plan of the Region of Crete, we take targeted action. We promote the collaboration between individuals and the public sector. We work for the upgrading of the infrastructure, especially in the field of transportation- land, sea and air- and of course through our complete strategy of tourist promotion, we contribute our best both to the qualitative and quantitative upgrading of the tourist product of our region .

Regional Governor of Crete

We are already in the middle of yet another good tourist year. That is a period which is an addition to the already positive indexes for tourism in Crete. But our efforts do not end here. Ours is an ongoing role, with an increasing trend. The Region of Crete will continue to lead the effort which is already counting the first positive results so that we can establish a positive ground for the following years as well. With the extension of the tourist period, the turn towards alternative forms of tourism as well, the coupling of the tourist sector in Crete with the sector of agronutrition and culture we set firm foundations. We ensure all those conditions necessary for this dynamic field of the local economy with its prospect and dynamics to manage to overcome all the obstacles and difficulties, which arise anyway due to the political and financial instability of the country. The power of Crete’s natural beauty, the good climate, the uniqueness of the Cretan hospitality, the value of the Cretan cuisine, the rich cultural and historical background of the Cretan land, the operation of some organised tourist units, the safety and quiet conditions are our powerful tools. These are our indelible pieces that compose a unique identity for tourism in Crete: an identity that attracts millions of tourists to the island every year.






Andonis V. Cambourakis


ear British friends, Right after the end of yet another marvelous season, Rhodes, the Queen of Greek tourism, is get-

ting ready to warmly welcome you again in 2017!

Crystal-clear waters, endless sandy beaches, timeless world heritage monuments, delicious local cuisine and spirits, as well as numerous activity and entertainment options, all await you to be discovered, just a short flight away. Make your plans early on and visit Rhodes for an unforgettable, value for money holiday experience! Enjoy the famous Greek hospitality at its best and receive roy-

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al treatment by our friendly, ever smiling and highly trained personnel, at our island’s brand new or fully renovated hotels. Don’t miss out!

Your splendid isolation in Greece An exclusive luxury resort set in 72 acres of a lush green private peninsula with numerous idyllically spread magical sandy coves and encircled by the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. The award-winning resort, extends its natural beauty in its design and offers a high level of service, a wealth of facilities and an exquisite choice of 7 award winning restaurants. A perfectly designed sanctuary for those looking for a luxury holiday and private accomodation.

40th km Athens – Sounion Ave, 19010 Lagonissi, Attica, Greece, Tel: +30 22910 76000, Fax: +30 22910 24514 E-mail: grandresort@grandresort.gr, www.grandresort.gr , www.helioshotels.gr



Elena Kountoura


he pre bookings of the English tourists for 2017 have not only began but they are more increased than ever before.

The English love Greece, they opt for it on their holidays and it has always been one of their favorite choices if not their best.

2017 will probably end up being the best tourist year as regards our English friends travelling to Greece. The Ionian islands, Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Chalkidiki, the Peloponese, the Northern Aegean, Epirus but also small unknown destinations are expecting the English tourists to welcome,

Konstantinos Deriziotis

accommodate and offer them unique experiences for honoring Greece with their preference. We are expecting you. You are more than welcome to the country of Xenios Zeus!!!

100 Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia, 85101 Rhodes, Greece ΤEL: +30 22410 89900, FΑΧ: +30 22410 89901 Amathus Elite Suites: info@elitesuitesrhodes.com | www.elitesuitesrhodes.com Amathus Beach Hotel: info@amathusrhodes.com | www.amathusrhodes.com






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DIMITRIOS GEORGIOS A. TRYFONOPOULOS TSAKIRIS Secretary General President of the Greek National Hellenic Chamber Tourism Organisation of Hotels

ANDREAS ANDREADIS President of the Greek Tourism Confederation

GEORGE hATzIMARKOS Governor of the South Aegean Region

STAVROS ARNAOUTAKIS Governor of the Region of Crete

ANDONIS V. CAMBOURAKIS President of the Rodos Hotel Association

ELENA KOUNTOURA Minister of Tourism

Annual Edition, November 2016

MONEY & TOURISM Annual Edition W.T.M. 2016 & CONFEX 2017 Owner: KAPA SIGMA DELTA S.A. Editor: Konstantinos Deriziotis Marketing: Nicolaos Deriziotis Art Director: Gioulina Manolatou

Elena Kountoura

Stavros Arnaoutakis

Alternate Minister of Economy Development

Regional Governor of Crete

& Tourism Headquarters Athens: 8, Sitias Str. & Messologiou Str., 144 51 Metamorfosi, Tel: +30 210 211 76 76, Fax: +30 210 211 76 77, http://www.money-tourism.gr, e-mail: sec@ksd.gr Salonica Offices: 36, Al. Fleming, 546 42 Salonica, Tel.-Fax: +30 2310 83 35 18 Director: Elen Makridou

Dimitrios Tryfonopoulos Secretary General Greek National Tourism Organisation, GNTO

Andonis V. Cambourakis President of the Rodos Hotel Association

Îœichalis Vamiedakis Commissioner of Tourism Region of Crete

Georgios Alex. Tsakiris President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels


Andreas A. Andreadis

Attica South Aegean Ionian Islands Peloponnisos Northern Greece Crete

President Greek Tourism Confederation

George Hatzimarkos Regional Governor of the South Aegean Sea





acy shores, seas clean as a whis-

Acropolis, one of the most glorious monu-

of the most ancient Byzantine monuments

tle, scenic beaches, natural coves

ments of the world and Parthenon, with its

of Athens. The museums of the city are full

and voes, forests and plains, holy

marvelous Caryatides. It continues to the

of the archaeological treasure of Athens,

rocks with a great historical past. These

archaeological site of Pnika, where Eccle-

such as the museum of Acropolis, one

and a lot more compose the image of the

sia convened, one of the first democratic

of the best museums in the world, in the

Attica land.

corps in the world, to the Agora (Athens’s

National Archaeological Museum, in the

The landscape alternations, the modern

Ancient Market), with the impressive Tem-

Museum of Byzantine Art etc.

substructures and the potential of alterna-

ple of Hephaestus and the Stoa of Attalos,

The Parliament is also impressive at the

tive activities are the advantages of Attica

to the Theatre of Herodes Atticus, which

Syntagma Square, but all visitors are

as a tourist destination. These important

is now used as a spectacular venue and

attracted by the change of guard in the

advantages have styled fairly Attica as the

finally to the Cemetery Keramikos.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, beneath

“Greek Riviera”. Athens, capital of Attica

The city of Athens is a hypaethral muse-

the Parliament. Downtown, the historical

and since 1834 capital of Greece, is a city

um, given that in every place of the city the

triangle with the old neighbors of Plaka,

with thousands of aspects.

archaeological excavations have discov-

Thisio, Psiri, the open-air market of Mona-

Athens is the birthplace of civilisation and

ered finds from every period. Finds from

stiraki and the archaeological sites, attracts

it gives each visitor the opportunity to trav-

the Byzantine period were found in the

hundreds of visitors each day.

el into time. The magic travel with desti-

city, as well as in the wider area.

At the Syntagma Square, where the main

nation past begins from the holy rock of

More specifically, in Plaka there are some

station of metro is situated, one can find


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the “heart” of the trade in life of the city,

of the 2nd century in Pasalimani and the

of Kifisia, Ekali, Nea Erithrea and Drosia,

which extends to Kolonaki, one of the most

Public Theatre is also impressive. It’s a

are green and some of the most benefited

famous areas Of Athens filled with trade

neo-classical building in the centre of the

areas of Attica, as Penteli and Parnitha.

life, nightlife and culture.

town. The region of Attica is divided in the

South Attica, with the beautiful beaches

Piraeus is half an hour away from the

East, West, North and South. In the East

is one of the most expensive areas of the

centre of Athens, the first port of Greece.

coast, the seaside areas of Vravrona and

region Especially, Varkiza, Voula, Vouliag-

Piraeus is a city that has nothing to be jeal-

Porto Rafti attract hundreds of visitors dur-

meni, Kavouri and Glyfada are considered

ous of Athens. It is famous for its ouzeri

ing the summer time, as well as Rafina,

as the top suburban areas. Sounio, with

restaurants and its fish taverns next to the

the second important port of Attica. Also,

the Temple of Poseidon, which is one of

sea, in the areas of Mikrolimano, Freatida

Oropos is a famous resort area.

the most beautiful temples of antiquity,

and Piraiki.

West Attica, which extends from the shores

the amazing sunset and the clean sea, is

The archaeological treasure of the city is

of Saronic Bay to the Corinthian Gulf, it has

a famous resort area.

inexhaustible. One of the most remarkable

beautiful villages with clean beaches. Agioi

The islands of Argosaronic Bay are includ-

monuments is the mark of the ancient cir-

Theodori, Kineta, Alepohori, Porto Germe-

ed in the region of Attica, very close from

cumvallation at the marina of Zeas, one of

no are some of these villages.

Athens. In the cosmopolitan Spetses,

the biggest marines of the Mediterranean

North Attica extends to the roots of the

Hydra, Poros, Salamina, Aigina, Agistri,

today and along the shores of Piraiki. Fur-

mountains Parnitha and Penteli, which are

Methana one can enjoy weekend jour-

thermore, the finds of an ancient theatre

remarkable “lungs” of oxygen. The areas

neys and sallies with boats.

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Novotel AthÉnes

At Novotel Athènes everyone is free to live as they want. Stay where

for children. Enjoy as well coffee, drinks and snacks in a modern

it’s happening, in Athens ancient cultural epicenter. Be close to all the

open space Bar area. ‘Happy Hour’ every day from 5pm to 7pm.

arts, entertainment and dining in Plaka-Monastiraki and Keramikos area – while just a few minutes’ walk from Omonia Square and Met-

Clair De Lune Restaurant and Pool Bar

ro Line (Larissis station). Entertain your palate in your cozy room,

Under the starts share unforgettable moments on the roof-top

at the Bar or at the restaurant. Dive into the comfort of our unique

around the pool, enjoying International cuisse. Breathtaking to

bedding or connect with the world in our welcoming lobby. From

Acropolis and Lycabetous Hill. Novotel Athènes Pool Bar is an ide-

the gym to the pool, the meeting rooms to the Kidult’s lounge, our

al scenario for summer vacations. Swimming, sunbeds, snacks,

expert teams known for their attention to detail, are always on hand

coffee, drinks all day and at night relax and lay back to cozy sofas

with simplicity and elegance. It’s a lot better at Novotel Athènes!

and enjoy soft lights, music and cocktails with a panoramic view

Novotel Athènes Room

360° of Athens. Open only during summer period.

Enjoy sleek comfort and spaciousness in a stylish room designed

Meeting @ NOVOTEL

with King bed, en suite bath/shower, sofa double bed, large ergo-

Allow Novotel Athènes meeting specialists to provide expert guid-

nomic work area, 26” LCD TV , internet access, broadband connec-

ance for your conferences, meetings, and seminars. Choose from

tion, hair dryer, safe, minibar, tea/coffee facilities. The exclusive

8 spacious meeting rooms with or without natural light, for 10 to

Live N Dream bedding concept means unparalleled comfort, and

800 persons. Novotel Athènes team will organize your events

special touches make all the difference for a relaxing stay. Up to

according to your requirements: format, conference room, high-

2 adults and 2 children.

tech equipment, advice, etc.

NovAgora Restaurant and Bar

Find your balance

Discover the thrilling simplicity of Mediterranean, healthy and

Relax and reenergize through Novotel Athènes many healthful

balanced cuisine. Open show Kitchen within a spacious and com-

options: balanced menus, fitness Gym, swimming pool, and tran-

fortable environment beside a ‘Green Oasis’. Also balanced menu

quil garden and terrace.


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Create happy memories at Novotel ATHÈNES



for 2 children under 16

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Novotel Athènes 4-6, Michail Voda street | 104 39 Athens, Greece Τ (+30) 210 82 00 700 | F (+30) 210 82 00 777 | M h0866@accor.com * Accommodation and breakfast taken as a family are free for two children under 16 who share a room with their parents or grand-parents. For the 50% off a 2nd room offer, the discount applies to the best rate without condition. Breakfast taken as a family is free for children up to 16 years old. Offer subject to availability. For the room available up to 5pm, ask at reception upon arrival. Offers available all year round.

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The hotel is located opposite Athens International Airport just 10

as one of the best Gourmet Restaurants in Athens with unforget-

kilometres from museums and 27 kilometres from Athens city

table gourmet dishes. Live Piano.

centre. 332 rooms and 13 suites. 7 non-smoking floors, execu-

MESOGHAIA: The Mesoghaia restaurant is located on the ground

tive floor. “Karavi” gourmet restaurant and Mediterranean style

floor. Mediterranean and International specialities are offered

cuisine at “Mesoghaia” restaurant. Panoramic bar and library bar.

throughout the day.

10 meeting rooms for up to 600 people. Fitness centre with indoor swimming pool.


Conference Facilities Summit meetings, full-scale user-friendly conventions, gala product launches and presentations...

Room(s): 345, Non-smoking rooms: 297

Because meetings should also mean meeting the criteria to

Room fittings: Audible smoke alarms • Dead bolt in rooms •

guarantee success, Sofitel has fashioned a new business meet-

Sprinkler in room • 220/240 V AC • Air conditioning • Safe deposit

ing experience in prestige hotel venues based on the exceptional

box in room • Mini bar • Pay per view channel(s) • Radio in room

and the exemplary: luxuriously fitted spaces, first-class cuisine

• Satellite / Cable colour TV • Voice mail • High speed transmis-

tailored to your specifications, and dedicated staff.

sion line • Juda (view port) • RJ 11 Plug • RJ 45 Plug

Business Services in the hotel (Extra charge may apply): • WIFI

Bathroom fittings: Bath tub • Hair dryer in bathroom • Make up

Wireless Internet access • Business center with assistance •

/ Magnifying mirror • Phone in bathroom • Radio in Bathroom •

Computer rental facilities • Copying /Print Service available •

Shower tub (separate)

Fax machine • Internet connectivity • Mobile phone rental facil-

Room service: Hot dishes • Cold snacks • Weekday hours: 24

ity • Secretary service (typing) • Self service business center •

hours • Weekend hours: 24 hours


The hotel has two Restaurants

Business Services in the room (Extra charge may apply): • High

KARAVI: Located on the 9th floor, the Karavi Restaurant was voted

speed transmission line • RJ 11 Plug • RJ 45 Plug.


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Astir Palace Resort

Astir Palace resort is located in the heart of the elite area of the

ish elegance. Each is graced with the sumptuous Heavenly Bed®

Athenian Riviera, Vouliagmeni. This privileged location offers

and a private balcony offering captivating and undisturbed views

guests the pleasure of spending precious days and nights by the

to the Saronic Gulf.

sea, with the possibility of visiting Athens’ historical sites, museums and other attractions.

Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Sprawling across 75 acres of sun-drenched gardens on a pine-

The legendary atmosphere of Arion Resort & Spa is enhanced by

dotted private peninsula, the resort complex includes two hotels

contemporary surroundings and spectacular views of the Saronic

Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and The Westin Athens.

Gulf. A unique hotel in Athens providing an unforgettable luxury

The Westin Athens

resort experience. Guest rooms and suites delight the senses with creative touches. The most distinctive feature, the resort’s Bunga-

Thanks to its unique setting on the private peninsula Astir Palace

lows, offer the ultimate in privacy and privileged services.

Resort in the heart of the Athenian Riviera, The Westin Athens offers

Explore unlimited possibilities for recreation and rejuvenation. Ari-

the best of both worlds. Relax at classic seaside resort, with cos-

on Spa, featuring breathtaking views to the sea from the therapeu-

mopolitan Athens city life just a short drive away.

tical pool and treatment rooms, is a unique spa escape. Outdoor

Swim or lounge at our Olympic-sized pool and private beach, or

pools, sports facilities, the resort’s Kids Club, and other activities

enjoy a variety of dining venues that satisfy your every gourmet

will exceed your expectations for fun and relaxation.

craving at this luxury resort hotel in Athens. On land, you ’ll find

Featuring exceptional dining experiences, Arion Resort & Spa offers

tennis, volleyball, a fitness center, and plenty of kids’ options, plus

endless possibilities for gourmet lovers. Explore Greek tastes and

a gorgeous Spa just steps away.

traditional recipes, Mediterranean flavors and well known Japanese

Clean, contemporary lines and a cool, soothing color palette make

delicacies at the Matsuhisa Athens by Nobu. All restaurants offer

The Westin Athens 162 guest rooms and suites the epitome of styl-

captivating views to the sea to enhance your epicurean experience.


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YES! Hotels

YES! Hotels is a first-rate hospitality company dedicated to provid-

creatively re-NEW-ed to include remnants of the former Olympic

ing to the discerning guests with “Y”oung “E”nthusiastic “S”eductive

Palace Hotel. The interiors are simply outstanding, the unusual


custom-made furniture and handmade fixtures making guests

Created in Athens’s prime locations, YES!Hotels are architectural

feel that they live and breathe in a major art installation.

interventions, in constructive dialogue with their surroundings.

New Hotel is located on 16, Filellinon Str., 200 meters from Con-

internationally acclaimed modern art on display.

stitution Square and within walking distance from the city’s main

New Hotel, Semiramis, Twentyone, Kefalari Suites and Periscope


Hotel make up the YES! Hotels Group.

New Hotel

Semiramis Semiramis was the first YES! Hotel to say YES to bold design, supe-

Offering an entirely new approach to young interior design, ener-

rior luxury and exceptional service. Semiramis is also the vision-

getic hospitality, and seductive customer-centered services, New

ary brainchild of art patron Dakis Joannou and famed industrial

Hotel is the first ever hotel project of award winning designer duo,

designer Karim Rashid. Given free rein to create a total experi-

Fernando and Humberto Campana. The Brazilian brothers used

ence, Karim used his signature curvaceous forms and lollipop

of contemporary practices. The result is an intriguing 79-room

colours to offer a young, enthusiastic and seductive alternative to

establishment, where every public space and every floor has been

more traditional conceptions of hospitality.


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travelers. A Twentyone must-see is the specially commissioned, seventy square meters painting by Georgia Sagri, segmented off to the 21 rooms. Each room features a magnified segment of the painting which can be seen in its entirety in the reception- as a miniature. Twentyone is conveniently located in Kifissia, an aristocratic suburb of Athens, renowned for its fine shopping and entertainment venues.

Kefalari Suites Kefalari Suites, housed in an elegant 19th century mansion, are all about exclusivity. Eleven suites and two superior rooms provide ample space for business and leisure travelers and their families to experience a new type of hospitality and relaxation. Each suite has been uniquely decorated along a theme, from colonial Jaipur to French chäteau, with design influences from the four corners of the globe. Each suite is given a particular name, bringing guests closer to the overall experience of living and breathing in bespoke comfort and style. A fantastic rooftop terrace with Jacuzzi, an enchanting garden for breakfast and lounging around, and views of lush Kefalari Park ensure that, in Kefalari Suites, all guests have the best seat in the house. Kefalari Suites are, also, conveniently located in Kifissia. In this exclusive 51 room hotel, where art blends with modern hotel technology, and functionality exudes style, the educated business or leisure traveler will feel “at home”. Located in the affluent and leafy suburb of Kifissia, Semiramis is at the heart of the finest shopping and entertainment venues, also enjoying quick and easy access to the city’s business districts.

Twentyone Twentyone plays with the number 21. Its address is 21 Kolokotroni Street, it has 21 guestrooms and hosts an inviting bar-restaurant named “21”. Housed in a renovated watermill, the Hotel retains, in its magnificent grey exterior, the mill’s original form and structure set off by the modernist glass façade of the elevator. Minimalism dominates the interior, producing a fluid, authentic and tranquil


result. Simplicity balances ideally with luxury and comfort in every

Periscope is the YES!Hotels antidote to the ordinary city hotel. Mod-

detail, meeting the high expectations of both business and leisure

ern minimalism and award-winning architectural design create a Young, Energetic and Seductive urban haven, right at the heart of Kolonaki, the oldest and most exclusive neighborhood in Athens. The original mundane building, dating from the 1950s, is now a tribute to clean lines and uncluttered spaces, balancing ergonomic solutions with urban aesthetics. Form, color, and texture create a feeling of order and tranquility. Periscope’s 21 guestrooms and public spaces boast specially commissioned art on the theme of a periscope observing and recording the buzzing metropolis. Situated in the coveted Haritos Street, number 22, Periscope is just a 10 minutes’ walk from Syntagma square.

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Escape in a haven of relaxation and grandeur by the azure of the

the resort is the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of

sea, delve in the pleasures of luxury and experience the epitome of

the Athenian Riviera. Esteemed guests are welcome to surrender

indulgence in the dreamiest island-like resort of the athenian riviera.

to the pleasures of luxury at the most glorious hotel grounds, embark on the most mouth-watering culinary journeys at the

Nuzzled in a 72-acre private peninsula in the Athenian Riviera with

hotel’s 7 exquisite restaurants and 3 bars, experience the epitome

stunning views to the Saronic Gulf, the 5 star Grand Resort Lago-

or recreation, leisure and entertainment with the series of sports

nissi exceeds all expectations of a luxury sea front summer resort.

activities and entertainment choices offered by the hotel, revitalize

Grand Resort Lagonissi is a dreamy island like resort in the south

their senses at the ThalaSpa Chenot and organize the most suc-

suburbs of Athens with exceptional sea view rooms and sea front

cessful events at the stunning venues of the city south suburbs.

bungalows, private pools and private beaches, upscale hotel facilities, scrumptious dining choices, holistic spa and wellness treat-

The hotel’s private grounds stretching along a picturesque 5.2

ments. Renowned as one of the best luxury beach resorts near

km coastline of the peninsula with private beaches, unsurpassed

Athens, the Grand Resort Lagonissi takes summer holidays to a

facilities and services allow visitors to enjoy a one of a kind holi-

whole new level of indulgence.

day experience tailored to their needs and desires. From lear jet to yacht rental services, incentive programs and a stunning collec-

Conveniently situated approximately 45 minutes away from the

tion of private residencies, the Grand Resort Lagonissi intends to

centre of Athens, 22 km from Athens International Airport Elefthe-

spoil its guests with more than a holiday at what is known as the

rios Venizelos and 27 km from the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio,

best hotel in Athens.


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A taste of luxury

A Day to Remember

From freshly caught fish and seafood, to authentic Greek recipes,

Sprinkled with stardust, weddings, events and celebrations will

Mediterranean dishes, Polynesian cuisine, Italian specialties and

be engraved in the heart of all esteemed guests for the years

mouth-watering sushi rolls, the Grand Resort Lagonissi will sure

to come. The resort enamours newlyweds with its spectacular

tantalize the palates of all of its guests. With a great range of res-

setting, the dreamy ambiance of romance and special wedding

taurants to choose from, set along the shore, within the stylish envi-

packages, inviting them to say “I do� at some of the most spec-

rons of the resort or right at the waterfront, guests are invited to

tacular wedding venues in Athens, while nuzzled in a haven of

enjoy an amazing dining experience throughout the day with their

5 star luxury.

family and friends or a romantic candle light dinner under the veil

The magical views offer the perfect backdrop for celebrations,

of stars in the most idyllic of settings. Add to that the amazing list

weddings, receptions, christenings, galas, birthdays and private

of carefully selected wines and treat yourself to a meal that will

events for up to 1200 guests that will exceed all expectations.

tickle your taste buds.

Seaside Sensual Awakening

Your Story of Success

Aiming to meet the challenges of modern life, the stressful way

Rightfully recognized and rewarded as one of the best Athens

of living, the unhealthy lifestyle choices and lack of physical activi-

usiness hotels, the resort invites executive travellers to plan the

ties, Thalaspa Chenot offers a holistic wellness program through

most successful business meetings, corporate events and con-

an amazing range of spa therapies, hydrobiontology sessions, aes-

ference sessions at state-of-the-art venues with upscale ameni-

thetic and beauty treatments as well as bio-light meals that will

ties and facilities.

bring the mind, body and spirit into full alignment.

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Aegean Airlines, Greece’s largest carrier and a Star Alliance mem-

delicious Greek delicacies served at 37,000 feet, to expertly selected

ber, has announced a new route from Edinburgh to Athens for sum-

wines, and exceptional service – all with a smile. Aegean prides

mer 2017. Operating on Tuesdays and Fridays between June 20th and

themselves in offering the best of Greek hospitality in the skies.

September 19th 2017, the Edinburgh-Athens service provides pas-

Aegean‘s extensive network of destinations connects every cor-

sengers with a direct link to the Greek capital but also onward con-

ner of Greece and Cyprus with the rest of the world, meaning

nectivity throughout the Greek islands and mainland Greece. Over and

Athens and the magical islands of Greece have never been eas-

above the domestic connections, Edinburgh-Athens service offers a

ier to explore.

high number of connecting opportunities to cities in the neighboring

Currently travelling to 145 destinations worldwide, from Amster-

countries such as Cyprus, the Balkans and Turkey as well as cities

dam to Zurich, in 45 different countries, Aegean Airlines trans-

in the Middle East.

ports holiday-makers, business travellers and weekenders to


Arrival Days of Operation

Edinburgh – Athens A3 649



Tuesdays & Fridays

Athens – Edinburgh A3 648



Mondays & Thursdays

This complements the existing UK schedule, which includes three daily from London Heathrow and/or Gatwick to Athens, once a day from London Heathrow to Larnaca and Manchester to Athens with increased capacity for 2017, departing up to four times per week. Additionally, flights from Birmingham and Dublin to Athens are still in the company’s summer schedule for 2017. Aegean Airlines, named as Best Regional Airline in Europe for the 7th time, has a mission: to provide services of high standards, from


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their dream destinations.




Mouzenidis Group is the largest tourist group in Greece.

services and management of all types of real estate.

Established in 1995 and offers services covering the entire range

• Grekomed: Offers professional medical care, rehabilitation ser-

of tourist activities. It has offices in major Greek tourist destina-

vices and wellness programs.

tions and many European countries. Under its umbrella gather a

• Bomo Club Hotels: Hotel chain with establishments in popu-

large number of companies, such as

lar tourist destinations. Offers high quality facilities and services.

• Mouzenidis Travel: Leading Tour Operator in Greece, offers a wide

• CSR Service: Provides services related to aircraft maintenance

range of services, with branch offices in Europe and the Common-

and freight business.

wealth of Independent States (CIS). The associated tourist offices

• MBG CS: Offers innovative and comprehensive consulting ser-

can benefit from more than 2000 hotels contracted directly. It owns

vices for all types of business.

over 120 comfortable buses and offers more than 100 ready-made

• Mouzenidis Intour: Engaged in the development and promotion

tour programs including group and individual trips, city breaks etc.

of inbound tourism in Russia, other CIS countries and wherever

• Ellinair: Airline company that carries out 120+ international and

other Mouzenidis offices are located.

domestic flights per week.

• Alpha-Mega: Educational Center which offers specialized coun-

• Active MICE: Provides conferences, events and corporate travel

seling for acquiring higher education in Greece.

services with highly trained staff and years of experience.

• Solun: Orthodox Pilgrimage Center that specializes in religious

• Wedding Melody: Specialized in organizing wedding events.

pilgrimages for associations, parishes etc.

• Elion Club: VIP department with highly skilled staff and exten-

• Grekomania: Trilingual online travel portal. Provides daily trav-

sive experience in VIP leisure travel.

el news, travel guide, business catalogue for tourists and profes-

• Grekodom Development: Offers rental, purchase, construction

sionals, app and discount card for businesses throughout Greece.


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he South Aegean region is one of

tions. Santorini, Myconos, Syros, Andros,

Capital of Santorini, built with unique way in

the thirteen administrative regions

Tinos, Dilos, Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Irak-

the rocks is Thira, where it is worth visiting

of Greece. Administration includes

lia, Sxinousa, Koufonisia, Keros, Antikeros,

the archaeological museum, the museum

the prefectures of Cyclades and Dodecanese.

Daskalio, Donousa, Amorgos, Folegandros,

of the pre-historic Thira, with plant fossils,

Sikinos, Ios, Anafi, Kea (or Jia), Kithnos,

the Belonio cultural Centre, with important


Kimolos, Milos, Serifos, Sifnos and lots of

scripts and historical books. The view of

Some dots in the Greek map, other small

other small islands, in the centre of Aegean

the volcano from Kaldera is cut breathing

and other big, but very important for the civi-

Pelagos offer a unique experience of vaca-

and the view of the island from Imerovigli

lisation and history, but also for the tourist

tions for all tastes.

is also spectacular, while seeing the tradi-

development of the country, Cyclades, are

Santorini is one of the most popular islands

tional dorps with the distinguishable houses.

located for many decades in the centre of

not only in national level, but also in Euro-

One of the islands, a symbol of the interna-

interest and they are a vacation destination

pean one. In 2001, the readers of the maga-

tional jet set is Myconos, which attracts hun-

for many Greek and foreign tourists.

zine: “Travel and Leisure”, which is circulat-

dreds of visitors every year. It is known for

The Cycladic cultural treasure, one of the

ed worldwide, asset of American Express,

its nightlife and entertainment that provides.

most ancient Mediterranean civilisation, the

elected Santorini as the most popular island

However, Myconos is not only that. There, it

rare geomorphologic site, that consists of

in Europe. As the ship closes, the visitor is

is worth visiting the church of Paraportiani

rocky hills, the ”naked” mountains, the gold-

amazed from the white houses and the sheer

and of course, the ”Little Venice”. Famous

en beaches and the amazing seashores of

rocks, as they look like they come out from

beaches are Paradise and Super Paradise,

the 56 islands (Cyclades), the gastronomy.

the frothy waves. The history of the island

where crazy parties take place and they last

The tradition in combination with the devel-

is connected with the history of the volcano,

even for 24 hours. For more quiet places, the

oped, in some of the islands, hotel and tour-

whereas its name was given from the church

beaches of Agios Stefanos and Agios Gian-

ist substructure, have discriminated Cyclad-

of Agia Irini (Saint Irene), which is located in

nis of Elia are proposed.

es as one of the top Greek tourist destina-

Thirasia, a neighbor island.

Syros is the capital and the administrative


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centre of Cyclades. It met growth, especially


One of the most popular islands is Kos, or in

at the end of 18th and ion the beginning of

Quite islands, far away from tourism reality,

other words the island of Ipokratis. It is the

the 19th century. The “Lady of Cyclades� as

they still preserve traditions and folkways,

third largest island of the Dodecanese com-

it named with the well-preserved mansion-

while at the same time they are cosmopol-

plex, featuring long beaches, crystal seawa-

houses, roads paved with slabs, picturesque

itan with a European air. The Dodecanese.

ters and luxuriant vegetation.

villages and crystal waters impress the visi-

Rhodes, Kos, Astipalea, Karpathos, Kalim-

The capital and the main port is the city of

tors at once.

nos, Kasos, Kastelorizo, Lipsi, Leros, Nisiros,

Kos, which was rebuild after the catastroph-

Capital of the island and the first trade port

Patmos, Simi, Tilos, Halki. They are simply

ic earthquake of 1933 from the Italian con-

of the country during the last century is Her-

dots in the Greek map. An island complex,


moupoli. The European essence of the city is

so same and at the same time so different,

The entire archaeological sites, which are

spared everywhere, with the neo-classical

which looks like it is between two worlds,

spread in the city fill with awe every visitor.

buildings and the renovated mansion- build-

the world of primeval nature and the other

As the ship moves closer to the port, the

ings, which however, come to a harmony

one of nightlife.

Venetian castle and the ruins of the mar-

with the white houses with the blue doors

The Dodecanese offer visitors non-stop expe-

ket along the port can amaze the visitors.

and windows. In Hermoupoli, one should

riences and it is certain that they will not be

Also, the platan of Ipokratis and the Turkish

visit the public theatre Apollo, miniature of

bored, not even for a moment. The scen-

mosques are some of the sites of the island.

the opera house in Milan and the church of

ery is rough and steep in some places, but

The city of Kos is a modern city, with vivid

Agios Nikolaos the rich with the two church

peaceful in others. Sandy beaches follow the

nightlife, which is at a peak during sum-

towers. Hermoupoli provides a lot of enter-

rocky beaches with the deserted coves and

mer time. There are a lot of magnificent

tainment and leisure facilities. Apart from

the steep mountains are the most appropri-

beaches. For example, in Kardamena the

the casino and the nightclubs, during the

ate places for hiking.

bathers will enjoy the sun and the sea, as

year theatrical and cinema shows, cultural

The most famous island of the Dodecanese

well as in Mastihari, Tigaki, Marmari and

events etc. take place

is Rhodes.

somewhere else.

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Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites Lindos Mare Hotel

A significant number of international awards confirm the repu-

ning swimming.

tation that Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites is one of the best boutique

For a more exclusive stay on any special occasions, a Villa or Mai-

hotels in Rhodes and Greece.

sonette with a private pool and Jacuzzi would be the dream place

Perched regally on a hillside, Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites is the first

for your holiday. Spacious areas, chic luxury, and a touch of pri-

adults-only hotel in the cosmopolitan island of Rhodes, guaran-

vacy, provide the perfect scenery for a romantic getaway

teeing unimpeded relaxation. Stunning views, impeccable service and otherworldly elegance


create an ideal setting for complete rejuvenation. 70 guestrooms

Five Senses

and villas with impressive views to the Aegean Sea, are deliber-

Inspire your senses at the 5 Senses Gourmet Restaurant, dining in

ately designed to offer a unique holiday experience.

a divine setting under the starlight. Immerse yourself in a gastro-

Enjoy a romantic getaway in contemporary-design surroundings,

nomic journey of fusion creative cuisine with a Mediterranean touch.

with attentive services and high-quality facilities.

Smeraldo A la carte Restaurant

Allow yourselves to enjoy an unforgettable stay in rooms that are

Start your day with a freshly-made orange juice and a choice from

tailor-made to meet your needs.

the lavish breakfast buffet of Smeraldo Restaurant. Order your eggs,

Feel free to oversleep on the king size beds in the modern and

omelets or waffles and have them prepared the way you prefer.

spacious Double rooms.

At the Smeraldo you can also enjoy light snacks during the day, a

If you wish to enjoy the sun in an external Jacuzzi, the Double

fine lunch a la carte or dinner with a fine selection from the cre-

Deluxe rooms are ideal for you. Sip some Nespresso coffee in the

ative Greek-Mediterranean buffet.

sitting room of a Junior Suite, with beautiful views of the Aegean

Luna Rossa Lounge Bar

Sea, or choose a room with a Sharing Pool, for some late eve-

The Luna Rossa Lounge Bar is a popular rendezvous point for the


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guests of the hotel wishing to enjoy a pre- or after-dinner drink.


In a contemporary setting, choose from a fine selection of vintage

Laundry/Dry cleaning service, 24 hrs room service, Rent a car, Water

wines, champagne, and refreshing cocktails, accompanied by

sports (privately-run company), Twice daily maid service, 24-Hour

smooth tunes and chill out atmosphere.

Front Desk, 24-Hour Concierge Desk, WI-FI Internet, Multilingual

Allegro Pool Bar

Staff, Laundry/Valet Service, Smoke Detectors, Luggage Storage.

For guests preferring to linger poolside, the Allegro Pool Bar offers cool and refreshing cocktails while sunbathing. For an energy

Lindos Mare Hotel

boost, try a light lunch or a salad by the infinity pool.

Lindos Mare boutique hotel is built on many different levels on a

24hrs Room Service

sun-kissed hillside with panoramic views of beautiful Vliha Bay,

In case you prefer relaxing in the room all day long, you can have

only 2,5 kilometers from the picturesque village of Lindos.

a snack, a few drinks or even a fine dinner any time you wish,

The hotel located next to Lindos Blu and tour operators mentioned

thanks to the 24hrs room service of the Lindos Blu. Enjoy the

to this as a 4+ stars hotel.

comfort and the splendid views of your room while indulging in

Recent renovations to all areas of Hotel Lindos Mare, together with

the delicacies of our menu.

impeccable service and excellent cuisine, create an atmosphere

Body and Mind

of discrete luxury and tranquility in which to enjoy the perfect leisurely holiday.


100 double rooms, 36 junior suites and 5 suites totally refurnished

Want to stay fit throughout your holiday? The fully equipped gym of

with large verandas and amazing views, decorated in warm col-

Lindos Blu offers the chance of working out, while enjoying pan-

ors and equipped with all modern facilities are designed to offer

oramic views of the Vlicha Gulf. Sauna, steam bath and an indoors

a comfortable and memorable stay.

heated swimming pool will be absolutely relaxing you after a hard workout program. The use of the gym, steam bath and sauna is free of charge for all our guests. The Spa & Health Club Try a rejuvenating experience for the body and the soul in our Spa & Health Club. Choose form a refreshing menu of holistic and traditional treatments conducted by highly skilled therapists, using cutting-edge spa technology. Hot stone massage, Reiki, Thai massage, facial treatments and many more offer spirited experiences to bring about lasting rejuvenation. Services Furthermore, at Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites guests may enjoy a range of services including: One outdoor heated swimming pool, One sun jacuzzi terrace, Sun terrace, Jewelry store, Mini market/

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Lindos Princess Beach Hotel

Lindos Princess Beach Hotel, a premier brand new 4-star resort

rooms 105 • Suites 10 • Executive Suites 8

hotel in the kingdom of the Sun God, on the island of Rhodes,

Lindos Princess Beach Hotel, a premier brand new 4-star resort

opened its doors on June 29, 2002.

hotel in the kingdom of the Sun God, on the island of Rhodes, opened

The Hotel, which is ideal for leisure and recreation, is set within 140

its doors on June 29, 2002. The Hotel, which is ideal for leisure and

acres direct at the beautiful, quite sandy beach of Lardos village, 50

recreation, is set within 140 acres direct at the beautiful, quite sandy

km from the city of Rhodes and 5 km from cosmopolitan Lindos. It

beach of Lardos village, 50 km from the city of Rhodes and 5 km from

has in total 416 rooms of which 238 double rooms, 55 junior Family

cosmopolitan Lindos. It has in total 416 rooms of which 238 double

rooms, 105 Family rooms, 10 Suites with separate bedroom and 8

rooms, 55 junior Family rooms, 105 Family rooms, 10 Suites with

Executive Suites. Lindos Princess Beach Hotel has an exciting and

separate bedroom and 8 Executive Suites. Lindos Princess Beach

varied range of dining experience at the main restaurant and at the

Hotel has an exciting and varied range of dining experience at the

other 3 «a la carte». With many sports activities, entertainment and

main restaurant and at the other 3 «a la carte». With many sports

much more to offer, the Lindos Princess Beach Hotel gives you an

activities, entertainment and much more to offer, the Lindos Princess

adventure and relaxation you’d rather live.

Beach Hotel gives you an adventure and relaxation you’d rather live.

The comfort you’d rather enjoy

The comfort you’d rather enjoy

Lindos Princess Beach Hotel has in total 416 rooms, all with pri-

Lindos Princess Beach Hotel has in total 416 rooms, all with pri-

vate balconies or verandas with sea, garden and pools views.

vate balconies or verandas with sea, garden and pools views.



• Double rooms 238 • Type A Family rooms 55 • Type B Family

• Double rooms 238 • Type A Family rooms 55 • Type B Family


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rooms 105 • Suites 10 • Executive Suites 8

Room Facilities: • Fully air conditioned with individual control / Heating • Balcony or Terrace • Rooms with Connecting Doors • Hair Dryer • Bathroom with bathtubs – shower combination • Direct dial Telephone • Refrigerator - Mini Bar • Satellite TV with international channels & Radio in-house music channels The Luxury Executive Suites, are especially designed to fulfill higher standards of our customers’ needs. Private verandas with sun decks, variable table, living room with couch, fully furnished office room with a separate telephone line, and Internet access. The bedroom is equipped with a king size bed and the bathroom

The «Aegean» Pool Bar is the ideal place for a long cool drink, situ-

with Jaccuzzi dubble bath.

ated at the pool environment.

Conference & Banqueting facilities 1 Meeting room «EYRIDIKI» is capable of accommodating up to 150 people and 1 Conference (multi user) room «CLIO» with natural lighting, full equipment and large terrace for coffee breaks, offers comfortable meeting and banqueting facilities for up to 400 people.

The flavours you’d rather try Restaurants and Bars...

The «Aeolos» Beach Snack Bar, offers a wide range of snacks and refreshing drinks during a «hot» day, under the shadow of the recently-constructed pergola.

The adventure and the relaxation you’d rather live Entertainment... A team of professional entertainers organize a variety of activities including: • Morning and Aqua gym • Aerobics • Table tennis • Beach volleyball • Water polo • Children games • Mini disco for

Here is an exciting and varied range of dining experience at the

children and evening shows. Live music by the Hotel’s band, folklore

Hotel’s Main restaurant and the other 3 «a la carte» restaurants.

dancing and professional shows presented at the Amphitheater.

Theme restaurants by the outdoor swimming pools.

Various theme nights with relevant decoration and atmosphere.

The «Spondi» restaurant serves fabulous breakfast for the beginning of the day whilst for Lunch and Dinner a great food items

Sports facilities

selection in a buffet style, with show cookings is on offer. The 3

In the Hotel:

«ala carte» theme-restaurants, by the pools offer fusion of glori-

• Tennis: Tarten tennis courts with floodlight.

ous Greek and Mediterranean flavours, and also vegetarian cui-

• Watersports: Pedaloes, Canoes, Water ski, Banana and Ring boat.

sine for vegetarians.

(Canoe and windsurfing are free of diarge, according to availability

At the Main-bar «Dionysos», the breathtaking panoramic view

and anly with a license)

at the bar veranda with its overlook to the entire Hotel property

• Swimming Pools: 2 large outdoor pools and one indoor fresh

is a «must» for relaxing moments together with the flavourable

water pool. 2 separate Children paddling pools.

exotic cocktails.

• Beach: Beach volleyball. • Health Club: Fully equipped Fitness room with Jacuzzi bubble bath, Massage, Sauna and the Turkish bath «Hamam». (with charge) • Others: Mini soccer (5 x 5), basketball. In the area: • Rhodes Golf Course 35 km from the Hotel.

Guest services • Children’s Club, baby cots, highchairs, buggies, children’s menu. (with charge) • Money exchange service • Car and motor rental • Internet Corner (with charge) • Mini Shopping center within the Hotel housing, a variety of shops selling jewelry, leather and opticals. • Super Market • Parking facilities

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Princess Andriana Resort & Spa

The Brand new 5 Star all Inclusive hotel of H Hotels Collection, Prin-

The famous Lindos with its ancient Acropolis is just 15 km away

cess Andriana Resort & Spa is situated in Kiotari, in the southern

and Rhodes town 54 km away. The Hotel has a total of 380 rooms

part of the island of Rhodes next to the beach. With modern facili-

which can satisfy every type of guest, plenty of swimming pools

ties and state of the art design, the hotel is ideal for both families

both public and private and modern Spa facilities.

and couples who seek truly memorable holidays.

The rooms are divided into double rooms for single use, double rooms, honeymoon rooms with private pool, family rooms with balcony, family rooms with terrace and a sharing pool, junior suites with balcony, junior suites with terrace and a private pool, superior suites and executive suites. The majority of the double rooms, the superior suites and the executive suites are located in the main building. Some of the double rooms, the honeymoon rooms, all the family rooms and the junior suites are in the bungalow-style buildings. Double Rooms feature: Bathtubs/shower, mini bar, WC, safe deposit box, hairdryer, international direct dial phone, A/C Individual, radio and satellite channels, balcony/terrace, flat screen, king size bed, tea and coffee facilities.Honeymoon Rooms feature all the above facilities plus private pool. Family Rooms feature all the above facilities plus sliding doors that provide optical separation between parents and children, 2


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sofa beds, sharing pool (superior family rooms only), double sinks.

Twice a week a theme Buffet is proposed to the guests at the din-

Junior Suites feature all the above facilities plus king size bed,

ner time:

bathrobe and slippers, private pool (superior junior suites), pen

1. A taste of Italy.

plan living room, 2 flat screen TVs, double sinks, turndown service.

2. Traditional Greek Cuisine.

Executive Suites and Superior Suites feature all the above facili-

A la carte restaurant Moonlight operating only at dinner time and

ties plus bathroom with bubble bath (jacuzzi), king size bed, bath-

offering Mediterranean cuisine. A Variety of light meals and snacks

robe and sleepers, private espresso machine, bath amenities,

are served at the all day restaurant and bar which is located close

separate living room (executive suites), open plan living room

to the main pool. Full buffet with plenty of gastronomic choices can

(superior suites).

be found in the beach restaurant.

Food & Beverage division All meals are served in buffet style at the main restaurant Medallion.

The hotel offers an amphitheater for up to 500 people, a conference room up to 200 pax, a wellness & beauty spa with fully equipped gymnasium and fitness center, sauna, hamam and jacuzzi.

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Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa

The all new Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa, member of H Hotels Collection, is situated in Kiotari, in the southern part of Rhodes. With modern facilities, offering guests a variety of luxurious services, our hotel is ideal for those who seek truly memorable holidays. Blending harmoniously with the beautiful landscape, the hotel has a total of 44 spacious state of the art rooms many of which with Jacuzzis & private pools. The State of the Art Spa facilities, the sandy beach, the magnificent view & the unique hospitality will guarantee the idyllic location for quiet and relaxing holidays. The rooms are divided into deluxe rooms for single or double occupancy, superior deluxe rooms for single or double occupancy, junior suites with private pool & superior junior suites, mediterranean suites with private pool and executive suites with private pool. All the rooms and suites are designed to satisfy the varied individual needs of every guest that seek a five star boutique hotel experience in Rhodes. Staying in Boutique 5, you can enjoy room facilities such as high quality king size bed, morning espresso from your in-room espresso machine, private terrace, walk-in closet, 24/7 room service, private pool and twice a day maid service.


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Indulge in complimentary bath amenities from the French designer Thierry Mugler, thick bathrobes and slippers. Each room has its own minibar, plasma-screen TV, DVD player, radio, air conditioning, and high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Food & Beverage division Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa hosts Impressions A’ La Carte restaurant and Sketch rar, where you will experience exquisite culinary options and inspired cocktails, with exceptional service set in an elegant sea view environment. As in every other aspect, this luxury hotel can promise a high standard cuisine, using excellent quality products of local Rhodian origin. The wine list has been carefully selected in order to represent the very best of the Greek and international vineries.

Bliss Spa In “Bliss” Spa at the Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa you can experience a complete range of recreational and revitalizing services. We treat body & soul and provide you with the ultimate relaxation experi-

incentives in the island of Rhodes.

ence you can find in a five star hotel.

The multi - purpose conference room Chorus, is designed to meet

From the spa facilities where you can relish a spa treatment, to

the high standard criteria of any kind of professional event, such

the fully equipped fitness center, to the beauty treatment salon, in

as conferences, conventions, meetings or incentive programs, giv-

Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa we will indulge all your senses.

ing priority to your comfort and requests.Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa,

Meetings & Events Boutique 5 welcomes opportunities for hosting conferences and

offering five star accommodation and top quality cuisine, is the prefect venue for providing an incentives program to your managing team or your highly appreciated customers.

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Rodos Princess Beach Hotel

The Rodos Princess Beach Hotel is located next to the beach in Kiotari,

tional cuisine. (Such as: Greek Night, Italian Cuisine and Fish specialties)

a natural and unspoiled area in the south of Rhodes island, Greece.

CHILDREN’S RESTAURANT: A separate restaurant for children with

The hotel is ideal for those who seek quiet and relaxing holidays while

a variety of meals such as: 3 appetizers, 3 main courses, salads, des-

it offers the facilities and services of a four-star hotel. It is located 15

sert, ice cream, etc. During meals a team of our staff especially trained

km from Lindos with its famous Acropolis, 5 km from the traditional

for children’s entertainment supervises the children at the restaurant.

village Asclepio and 54 km from Rhodes town. The hotel is served by

POOL TAVERN «VENUS»: All guests have the possibility to have

taxis and public bus transportation on a regular basis. There is also a

their lunch as well as dinner at the Pool Tavern «VENUS» instead of

rent a car and motorbike office within the hotel.

the Main Restaurant.


BEACH SNACK RESTAURANT «DIOGENIS»: All guests have the possibility to have snacks at the Beach Snack Restaurant «DIOGENIS».

Single rooms 2 • Double rooms 285 • Family rooms 32 • Junior suites

This includes: sandwiches, club sandwiches, pizza, hamburgers, hot

12 • Suites 15 • Executive suites 10 • Total Rooms 356

dogs, salads, fruit of the season, etc., drinks such as refreshments,

Room Facilities: • Fully air conditioned from 01 June to 30 September

juices, beer, red and white wine, water.

• Heating in the beginning of April according to weather conditions • Balcony or Terrace • Hair Dryer • Bathroom with bathtubs - shower


combination • Direct dial Telephone • Mini Bar • Satellite TV with inter-

Mini bar in every room free of charge with beer, mineral water and

national channels & in-house music channel The Rodos Princess is a

soft drinks. The mini bar is re-filled every second day.

modern four-star hotel and operates as an Ultra All-Inclusive Hotel. It is ideal for couples and families who seek a very friendly atmosphere and


a relaxing holiday. Lindos with its famous Acropolis is located at 15 km,

Beach towels are provided free of charge through the reception. Please

the traditional village of Asklipion at 5 km and Rhodes town at 54 km.

use the ‘towel’-card given at the reception desk. For further informa-


tion please contact the reception.

MAIN RESTAURANT «DIONYSOS»: All meals are served in a buffet style.


Every night, guests have the chance to taste specialties from Interna-

24 hour room service


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Pefki Lardos, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 29230 Fax +30 22440 29231 Email info@lindosprincess.com www.hhotels.gr

Kiotari, 85109 Rhodes, Greece Tel +30 22440 39070 Fax +30 22440 39071 Email info@boutique5.gr



Princess Sun Hotel

The Princess Sun Hotel is located in Kiotari, South Rhodes, Greece. It is built on a small hill offering excellent sea view and also a splendid pine-tree forest view. The sandy beach of our filial hotel, the Rodos Princess, is located approximately 800 meters from the Princess Sun Hotel.


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Lindos Princess, 851 07 Lardos Rhodes, Τel.: +30 22440 29230, Fax: +30 22440 29231, e-mail: info@lindosprincess.com Lindos Princess,851 85109 07Kiotari LardosRhodes, Rhodos,Τel.: Tel.: +30 +30 22440 22440 47102, 29230, Fax: Fax: +30 +30 22440 2240 29231, Rodos Princess, 47267,e-mail: e-mail:info@lindosprincess.com info@rodosprincess.com Rodos Princess, 851 85109 09 Kiotari Rhodos, Tel.:Tel: +30+30 22440 47102, Fax: +30+30 22440 47267, e-mail: info@rodosprincess.com Princess Sun Hotel, Kiotari, Rhodes, 22440 47105, Fax: 22440 47104, email: info@princesssun.com



Lindian Village

Rhodes is one of the most beautiful Greek Islands, decked out with

Astroscopus: If romance is on the agenda, head to the al fresco

powdery beaches and verdant hills & Valleys. At the South part

Astroscopus with its commanding views of the Mediterranean.

of it all lies the Lindian Village. Lindian Village which owned and

Feast on an extensive variety of seafood and enjoy the notes of

managed by Sviriades S.A. is a successful presence in the Greek

wines from the restaurant’s cellar or even more indulge in our

Hoteling since the early 60’s. This deluxe resort offers high level

champagne selection.

facilities and impeccable personalized service, satisfying today’s

Kohilo: For something light and casual from dawn to dusk, Kohilo

demanding traveler. Being surrounded by lavished grounds, feeling

serves simple dishes, delightful salads and refreshing juices around

like the only guests at this peaceful enclave. The complex includes

the hotel’s beautifully landscaped swimming pool.

luxury guest rooms (classic double and family) and 70 suites with

La Piaza: This lounge café bar situated on the hotel’s main square

private pools or private verandas with jacuzzi.

is the place to see and be seen whilst sipping your coffee or dry

Experience professional service with a personal touch, dinning at

martini under the shadow of an Eucalyptus tree.

one  of our restaurants, each offering exquisite cuisines such as:

Sea Spirit: Sat right on the edge of our wonderful freeform swimming

Almante’s: The restaurant specialises in the blend of Mediterranean

pool, Sea Spirit is a chic and trendy bar serving signature cocktails

and refined International cuisine, superbly prepared and served

to the sounds and waves of the summer breeze, feel free dance

with flair.

the night away. Sea Spirit is open for weddings and special events.

Basil: Basil is a gourmet Greek restaurant. Olive oil, vegetables, wild

Pebble: The Pool Bar- Freddo Cappuccino, beloved Frappe, salty

greens, legumes, fish and fruit are used to create dishes inspired

Margaritas, refreshing Mojitos and finger food served around the

by both mainland Greece and the Aegean Islands.

pool or on the beach.

Feel Greece and taste refined local delicacies under the star glazed

A stay at the Lindian Village would not be complete with out a

sky with complimentary views of the exuberant Aegean Sea.

visit to the Lindian Village Spa. Set back  and relax in the aesthetic

Mr Danton: A touch of the orient in vibrant red colors, a harmonious

atmosphere whilst a visit being pampered by our therapists. The

blend of eastern spices and herbs, signature dishes and exotic

Lindian Village also boasts its own private beach, with luxurious sun

cocktails “From Thailand with Love”.

beds, where you can relax and enjoy the cool sea breeze.


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Rodos palace

Majestic Rodos Palace, on the historical island of Rhodes, quite


simply represents the ultimate in deluxe resort and convention

• Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos II • Constantine Stefanopou-

facilities in Greece. Ideally located on a privileged site, extending

los • Chancellor Kohl • Francois Mitterand • Jacques Santer •

from a cool green hill down to an idyllic beach. The venue offers

Lady Margaret Thatcher • Felipe Gonzalez • Rod Lubbers • Kurt

a cornucopia of outstanding facilities and services, leisure time

Waldheim • Constantinos Caramanlis • Andreas Papandreou •

activities and comforts. The Rodos Palace Resort and Convention

Rod Lubbers • Anthony Kennedy • Christian Bamard • Theodore

Center, one of the largest of its kind in the Mediterranean, has cel-

Fyodorov • Javier X. Solana • Jose Cutilleiro • Wilfred Martens •

ebrated a quarter-century of its inception and development into a

Catherine Lalumiere • Prince Sultan El Saoud • lacovos • Dimi-

uniquely combined holiday and business complex. Having within

tris Avramopoulos.

its premises the International Convention, large recognised as one

The world of International Entertainment & Business

of the most complete in the Mediterranean region, Rodos Palace

• Roger Moore • Claudia Cardinale • Neil Sedaka • Simple Minds

emerges as a meeting and incentive destination par-excellence.

• Omar Sharif • Telly Savalas • Robert Wagner & Stephanie Pow-

The VIP World Politicians, actors, singers, artists and top sportsmen have selected

ers • Albano & Romina Power • Demis Roussos • Liv Ullmann • Adan Kasogi • Anatoly Karpov • Robert Maxwell • Milva

the Rodos Palace for their business meetings or holiday escapes.

The world of Entertainment (National)

The decisive features guiding their choice have been: the prestige

• Mikis Theodorakis • Aliki Vougiouklaki • Maria Farantouri

of the location, the high standards of accommodation, the person-

• Leonidas Kavakos • Petros Gaitanos • Alkistis Protopsalti •

alized service, the effective security, the tranquility and the discre-

Yiannis Parios • Lakis Lazopoulos • Antonis Vardis • Elefthe-

tion - wherever and whenever needed.

ria Arvanitaki


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lo Room: Area: 250sq.m. - Capacity: 320 • Executive Syndiacate

From the heart of the complex rises an elegant 20-storey tower

Rooms: Area: 60sq.m. - Capacity: 60 • Lobbies & Exhibition Areas:

with luxurious rooms and suites, offering spectacular views of the

Area: 1,400sq.m. (total) - Capacity: 3,000 (total)

gardens or the blue Aegean Sea. Adjacent to the Tower stands the

Support facilities & services

7 storey Executive VIP Wing, fully dedicated to the special needs

All meeting areas have their own controls for air-conditioning, light-

of business travelers and conference delegates. On the slope of

ing and sound, sufficient outlets for 220V/3-phase electricity and

the hill, within well-kept gardens are 14 units with studios, apart-

standby generator. Advanced technological equipment through-

ments and bungalows. The radical renovation of the 20th Storey

out the center includes: Three independent infrared simultaneous

Tower and reception areas, completed by the beginning of the year

interpretation systems (Brahler for 8,7 and 3 languages) with cord-

2001, has been planned and undertaken by renowned Demou &

less translation receivers, ISDN network for teleconferencing, on

Associates Interior Designers.

line Internet connection with autonomous web server, in-house

Interior Design Initially decorated by the famous American hotel designer Maurice Bailey, who during his career created 50 top hotels and private homes of famous personalities such as Conrad Hilton, Kirk Douglas and Loretta Young as well as Palaces including that of the Emperor Shah of Iran. His colossal work is greatly appreciated and much admired around the world.

Accommmodation Guest rooms: 785 Luxurious guest rooms including: 20th Storey Tower (last year of renovation: 2001), 357 Standard rooms, 24 Junior suites, 5 Presidential suites. Executive VIP Wing: 172 Executive rooms, 7 Corner Executive suites, 1 Royal suite. Apartments, Bungalows complex: 16 Studios, 181 Apartments, 20 Bungalows, 2 Presidential villas Dining and Entertainment choices on the hotel form an eclectic mix of 6 speciality restaurants including the Gourmet Restaurant “La Rotisserie”, cafes, a delightful Piano Lounge Bar and Disco Club with daily shows, which makes our guest often spoiled for choice

Convention Center With over 500 conferences and numerous exhibitions held in its premises and attended by Heads of State, Nobel laureates, innovative businessmen, renowned artists and scientists. With a total combined capacity of 4.000 delegates in 20 ergonomically designed multi-use halls ranging in size from 20-1300 persons the Center can support events of varying size and complexity. Having been selected as the official venue for the European union Summit and Western European Union Council of ministers, the Rodos Palace is identified as a prominent choice for rewarding conferences and incentives. • Jupiter Ballroom: Area: 850sq.m. - Capacity: 1,300 • Athena Hall: Area: 350sq.m. - Capacity: 350 • Salon des Roses: Area: 480sq.m. - Capacity: 650 • Delphi Amphitheater: Area: 445sq.m. - Theatre Capacity: 600 • Nafsika Hall: Area: 220sq.m. - Capacity:320 • Nefeli Hall: Area: 155sq.m. - Capacity:220 • Apol-


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conference channel and PA system.

The Kres Ten r oyal Villas &

s pa

Kres Ten pala Ce ho Tel

6th klm Kallithea Avenue, GR 85100 Rhodes - Greece Tel: +30 22410 03650, Fax: +30 22410 03651 Email: info@thekrestenroyal.gr

6th klm Kallithea Avenue, GR 85100 Rhodes - Greece Τel.: +30 22410 62714, Fax: +30 22410 65976 Email: info@krestenpalace.gr





The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa

and Kresten Palace Hotel

The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa

Sport facilities, the newest machinery in our Gym and our vari-

The luxurious newly builded The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa, stands

ety of pools. You can take a look at our in-Hotel store or you can

majestically on the magnificent Kallithea sloping hillside by the sea

relax at our spa.

offering transpire great class, impeccable taste in seductive and

• 1 external Pool with Sea Water • 2 external Pools with Sweet

stunning sea views of the Aegean, lies an ancient quarry site, (from

Water • 1 Children’s Pool • 1 Indoor Pool (Heated) • Tennis Courts

which stone for the fortification of the City was excavated during

• Football Court 5x5 • Basketball / Volleyball Court • Gym • Spa

the ancient and medieval ages), for unique privacy and relaxation.

(Not Included In the All Inclusive) • Super Market

Everything composes an unforgettable picture. Aesthetically prem-


ises, breathtaking nature, warm and kind hearted people with a

The Convention Centre, “Golden Hall” is an autonomous building

tradition of excellence in service, dedicated to your well being. Is

with its own separate entrance and lobby, seats 500 participants

situated 5,5 km from the famous UNESCO world heritage monu-

and it is equipped with state of the art simultaneous translation

ment, medieval old town of Rhodes and within walking distance

facilities as well as divisible smaller meeting rooms, a business

from the recently restored Kallithea Mineral Springs. Kresten Royal

center, VIP lounge, press room and a bistro styled coffee shop,

Villas & Spa offers 191 Double rooms, 11 Junior Suites, 7 Suites,

makes it ideal destination, for incentive groups.

40 Villa Junior Suites with swimming pool and 7 Royal Suites with


swimming pool.

Mediterranean Spa gives you the opportunity to indulge yourself

In every room you can find:

with using its exclusive natural products, and unforgettable ser-

• Satellite TV • Telephone • Fridge • Safety deposit Box • Internet

vice. A wellness center with fully equipped gymnasium and Spa

connection through Ethernet

with steam bath, sauna, different massage - wellness treatment

During your stay you will be surrounded by our state of the art

rooms and an indoor Pool, shall be at your service.


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buffet and a large variety of cold and warm choices of main cours-

There is a famous Greek phrase, “I agapi pernaei apo to stomachi”

es from Greek & International cuisine, as well as Show Cooking.

which means that love is getting bigger and stronger from good

19.00 - 22.00 hrs: The “Porta di Mare” theme restaurant, offers

Food, and we are ready to offer you a wide variety of choices, top

an a la carte dinner by the sea front, in open air surroundings or

quality and the spirit of the Greek service. Our Food and bever-

19.00 - 22.00 hrs: The “Teatro” theme restaurant, shall take you to

age program was made with our guest’s satisfaction in mind. Get

a journey to Italy’s traditional grandmother’s recipes.

your day started with our enlarged American buffet breakfast in

In case you missed your dinner or enjoyed our beautiful island

the main restaurant “Athina”.

during the afternoon, from 22:30 and for one hour light snacks

If you are not feeling for an early wake up start or just want some-

will be present at our lounge bar “Horizon”.

thing more take a look at our buffet filled with salads, sandwiches,

While During the day there are many choices of places where you

a variety of ice creams and pastry at “Porta di Mare” pool restau-

can choose something to drink, during their operation times, our

rant. After 12:00 the buffet gets more interesting with the addition

bar outlets “Horizon” & “Bella Vista” Bar are waiting to serve you

of cold and warm appetizers as well as a choice of main courses

drinks and cocktails.

from Greek & International cuisine. Just half an hour later in the main restaurant “Athina” will open its doors to offer you an enlarged

Kresten Palace Hotel

lunch buffet as well as show cooking.

The 4 stars Kresten Palace Hotel built in modern style combined

From 16:00 in our pool restaurant “Porta di Mare” a buffet with

with traditional Rhodian architecture surrounded by 60.000 m2

variety of Salads, snacks & sandwiches, as well as fruits, pas-

extensions. Kresten Palace offers 285 rooms in total with last

tries and various flavors of ice cream will remain for your plea-

renovation time the winter of 2007-09. All rooms include private

sure until half an hour before our dinner in our main restaurant

facilities, balconies or terraces with magnificent view, a direct dial

“Athina” from 18:30.

telephone, Satellite TV with music channels, mini fridge, safety

Dinner at the Main Restaurant with warm and cold appetizers, salad

deposit box, hair dryer and air-conditioning (June - September). A variety of facilities, animation, and entertainment are at your disposal during your stay. Kresten Palace as being a part of The Kresten Hotels offers you an excellent Food & Beverage Program based on Half - Board Basis, Bed & Breakfast Basis or Full Board Basis instead of the All - Inclusive experience that our “Sister” Hotel The Kresten Royal Villas & Spa has to offer. During your stay at Kresten Palace Hotel you can taste our gastronomic proposals & cocktails at: • “Olympia” Main Restaurant • “Red” Main Bar • Pool Restaurant & Bar Kresten Palace can combine the leisure of your group, the facilities of your meetings, the events for your company’s personnel pleasure and relations bonding. The conference center has to offer everything that you might need for a successful meeting or event.

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Lindos Hotels Group is a luxurious Greek hotel chain located on

The complex offers luxurious facilities and first class accommo-

the Island of Rhodes. Three perfectly positioned beachfront hotels,


with over 900 rooms, owned and run by the Minettos family.

Lindos Imperial at a glance

The hotels combine the exclusivity of 5 star facilities with the familiar

426 Rooms and family rooms. In rooms facilities includes air con-

touch of a local family. The three properties are located in Kiotari

dition, direct dial phone, safe, mini fridge, radio, hair dryer, bal-

and Vlycha within close distance to historical Lindos, a top tourist

cony or terrace, etc.

destination of the Island of Rhodes.

3 Outdoor and 1 indoor fresh water swimming pools

Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa, Lindos Royal Hotels & Lindos Vil-

2 Children’s pools-playground

lage Hotel make up the Lindos Hotels Group.

Aqua park

Lindos Imperial Resort

4 Restaurants, 4 bars, night club/disco Spa-fitness centers-hydro massage

The beautiful Lindos Imperial Resort is located a short distance

3 Tennis courts, basketball courts, mini football, beach volley

from Glystra Beach and the old fishing village of Kiotari, next to the

Amphitheaters (500 seats)

beautiful pebble beach of Kiotari Bay and approximately 65 kms

Conference rooms

from the main airport of Rhodes (Diagoras).

Games room

Generous outdoor spaces to lounge and relax, epitomize open yet

Mini market

private restfulness, with mesmerizing views of the Aegean Sea. Landscaped gardens and alluring pools alltogether in a resort that

Lindos Village Hotel

emanates elegance and comfort with all the modern first class

The stunning Lindos Village Hotel, an adults only hotel, is locat-

amenities you could need at your fingertips.

ed a short distance from Lindos and approximately 55 kms from


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Lindos Village Hotel

Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa Lindos Royal Hotel LINDOS HOTELS GROUP


Lindos Imperial Resort & Spa imperial@lindoshotels.com 22440 29200

Lindos Village Hotel village@lindoshotels.com 22440 32000

Lindos Royal Hotel royal@lindoshotels.com 22440 32000


the main airport of Rhodes (Diagoras). The Village is built along-

superbly appointed.

side a small cove of shallow waters overlooking the picturesque

Lindos Royal Hotel at a glance

bay of Vlycha.

• Aqua Slides

The Lindos Village hotel is an extravagant portrait of a traditional

• 1 Childrens pool

Greek village, bright white buildings that harmoniously soak up

• 3 Outdoor pools

the glorious Greek sun and radiate a warm Mediterranean glow.

• 5x5 Football

From every angle the Village boasts unsurpassed awe inspiring

• Tennis court, basketball court, Volley

views of the deep blue waters of the Aegean sea and the small

• Souvenir-Jewelry Shops

picturesque bay of Vlicha.

• Mini club (6 to 12 years)

Lindos Village Hotel at a glance

• 24 Hour reception

• 1 Outdoor pool

• 2 Restaurants

• 5x5 Football

• 2 Bars

• Tennis courts, basketball courts, Volley

• Theme A la Carte Restaurant

• Souvenir-Jewelry Shops

• Ampitheatre (450 Seats)

• 24 Hour reception

• Currency exchange

• 2 Restaurants

• Grassed playground

• 2 Bars

• Night club (Village Hotel)

• Theme A la Carte Restaurant

• Multilingual animation teams

• Ampitheatre (450 seats)

• Guest relations

• Currency exchange

• Mini market

• Multilingual animation teams • Guest relations • Mini market

Lindos Royal Hotel Lindos Royal hotel, a family all inclusive hotel, is a fascinating picture of classic Rhodes colonial style architecture, a host of columns and spectacular arches make up the extravagant exterior. The property is built overlooking the small bay of Vlicha and enjoys cascading views stretching as far as the eye can see over the emerald waters. Luxury 4 star accommodation centered around style and indulgence. The inviting rooms at the Lindos Royal accommodate your every need, preference and budget. Each room, from standard and comfort rooms to sumptuous suites are spacious, quiet and


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Amathus Hotels Rhodes

On the west coast of Rhodes lies the resort of Ixia the closest resort

The Amathus Elite Suites is a boutique exclusive hotel offering

to Rhodes town. On this beautiful location offering majestic sea and

suites with private pools. It is voted from its guests one of the top

sunset views lie the Amathus Hotels complext that consist of the

10 hotels in Greece, offering excellent service, gourmet cuisine,

Amathus Beach a 5 star resort hotel and Amathus Elite Suites an

world class spa and amazing views.

exclusive luxurious boutique hotel!

Amathus Spa and Wellness centre is an oasis of relaxation, show-

Amathus Beach Hotel boasts spacious common areas with 3

casing 14 treatment rooms, an authentic Hammam, Sauna and a

swimming pools, delicious cuisine in restaurants offering majes-

relaxing Jacuzzi. The indoor pool and the fully equipped gym are

tic views and excellent friendly services.

there to keep you in shape while on holidays.

The hotel has 14 meeting rooms the largerst of which can accom-

The island’s warm climate, its site and nature together with the

modate 250 people making it the ideal destination to combine busi-

impeccable quality in accommodation, dining and service make

ness and pleasure.

the Amathus Hotels the perfect choice when in Rhodes!

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Blue Bay Group Beach Hotels

Blue Bay Group Beach Hotels Rhodes is situated in Ialyssos Rhodes

here is designed to create an ambience of comfort and relaxation,

island. The Group has hotels, which are distinguished for their high

with the blue color dominating around the areas.

quality services they provide.

The hotel has 140 rooms, fully air-conditioned with spacious veran-

Miraluna Village & Spa Hotel Built with much care in every detail, situated on the beach between two local villages Lardos and Kiotari, on the island’s south coast,

das, private bathrooms, hairdryer, music & telephone. There is one swimming poll, with a bridge through the middle is available with sun beds and parasols.

Miraluna Village & Spa is ready to offer you memorable moments!

Sunland Hotel

Miraluna Village and Spa is a brand new resort right next to

Located in the beautiful Ialysos beach, Sunland is the “sister” prop-

Miraluna Kiotari Bay.Fully and modernly equipped rooms, as well

erty of very own Blue Bay Hotel (only 300 meters away) and you can

as newly- built facilities comprise a beautiful resort that caters

take advantage of all the services it offers. Simple, yet fresh, Sun-

the holidays of your dreams.If you wish to enjoy your privacy, the

land creates the perfect mood for families that want to combine a

five star Miraluna Village and Spa is definitely the choice of your

relaxing holiday without missing out on the “action & fun” part of it.

dreams: beautiful villas in maisonette style with their own private

The hotel located only 300m away from Blue Bay Hotel. Although

swimming pool, offer you exactly what you need.

it belongs to the Blue Bay, it is an autonomous unit.

All rooms are modern decorated with new bathrooms, furniture, tiles, etc. Also the rooms have private bathrooms, air-condition,

Miraluna Kiotari Bay

fridge, TV, music, telephone, hairdryer, dvd player, balcony or terrace.

The Miraluna Kiotary Bay is situated on Rhodes’ south coast between

Sunrise Hotel

Lardos and Kiotari villages; the cooling summer breezes and its private shingle beach make it ideal for sunbathing and swimming.

Sunrise Hotel is a beautiful property in the historical island of

The resort spreads in an area of 30,000 sq.m. where you can find

Rhodes, located near the beautiful village of Lindos. Everything

almost anything you wish for a complete holiday experience…


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two large swimming pools, Aqua Kids Club with a Pirate boat with

The 50 bungalows are individually air-conditioned, some with pri-

sliders, private beach, three restaurants and bars, sports activi-

vate or semi-private dip pools and spacious terraces, bathroom,

ties, children activities, spacious rooms, amphitheater with eve-

fridge, TV, hairdryer and telephone. Ideal for families or couples

ning shows and to complete your experience a spa with sauna,

for a more private holiday experience.

whirlpool, indoor pool and massage treatments. Spacious and relaxing, the rooms of Miraluna Seaside Hotel

Aqua Beach Blue Bay Family World

complement the relaxing holiday concept. All rooms offer spa-

The Aqua Beach Blue Bay Family World is situated 10Km from the

cious verandas, comfortable bathrooms, fridge, TV, hairdryer,

city of Rhodes and 2Km from Ialysos village, on the island’s west

music and telephone.

coast, adjacent to the sister Blue Bay Beach Hotel.

Blue Bay Beach Hotel

Built next to a pebble-sandy beach, Aqua Beach Blue Bay Family World offers literally a world of relaxing opportunities. The property

The Blue Bay Beach Hotel is situated 10Km from the city of Rhodes

is part of the Blue Bay Beach complex which covers an impres-

and 2Km from Ialysos village, on the island’s west coast. Built

sive 40,000 sq.m. where you can find apart from the beach, three

next to a pebble-sandy beach, Blue Bay Beach Hotel offers lit-

swimming pools, three children pools, a sports club, an aqua kids

erally a world of relaxing opportunities. The property covers an

club, two restaurants, three bars and last but not least a health

impressive 40,000 sq.m. where you can find apart from the pri-

center to spend moments of sheer relaxation.

vate beach, three swimming pools, three children pools, a sports

All Aqua Beach Family World accommodations are equipped with

club, an aqua kids club, two restaurants, three bars and last but

satellite TV, fridge, air-conditioning, bathroom with bathtub and

not least a health center to spend moments of sheer relaxation.

furnished balcony or veranda with views to the sea or the garden.

You can choose staying in the main building or in our bungalows (according to your needs) and relax with your significant other or

Miraluna Garden

your family in our spacious, modern design rooms. All rooms

The Miraluna Garden is situated on Rhodes’ south coast between

offer balconies where you can enjoy the view and simply relax

Lardos and Kiotari villages the cooling summer breezes and

during your holidays.

the beautiful Kiotari beach make it ideal for sunbathing and

Blue Bay Bungalows

swimming. This small hotel, of only fourty rooms, reveals in a lush garden

The Blue Bay Bungalows is situated 10Km from the city of Rhodes

and offers tranquility and relaxation. For those who prefer action

and 2Km from Ialysos village, on the island’s west coast, adjacent

and worldly vacation, the sister hotel Miraluna Seaside, just few

to the sister Blue Bay Beach Hotel.

steps away, welcomes our guests. There you can find almost

The property is part of the Blue Bay Beach complex, built within an

anything you wish for a complete holiday experience… two large

impressive 40,000 sq.m. where you can find apart from a beach,

swimming pools, water slides and a Pirate boat, beach, two res-

three swimming pools, three children pools, a sports club, an

taurants and bars, sports activities, children activities, amphi-

aqua kids club, two restaurants, three bars and last but not least

theater with evening shows and to complete your experience a

a health center to spend moments of sheer relaxation.

spa with sauna, whirlpool, indoor pool and massage treatments.

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Step into a world of luxury, tranquillity and greenery, and let us

the modern facilities of a luxurious boutique hotel. Winner of various

welcome you to Rodos Park Suites & Spa, a five star boutique hotel

awards (such as the Tripadvisor “Certificate of Excellence” for five

that decorates the city of Rhodes with nobility and elegance.

years in a row (2011-2015), the booking.com Award of Excellence 2014,

Surrounded by lush parks and flower gardens, our luxury boutique

the “Best City Hotel in Greece”), and offering high quality services,

hotel in Rhodes has an ideal location in the capital of Rhodes island,

Rodos Park welcomes guests and stands out as one of the top hotels

in Greece, just a few steps away from the historic d’Amboise gateway

in Rhodes and Greece.

to the Medieval City, as well as the beach, the casino and the modern

For two decades, Rodos Park has remained at the apex of luxury, style

shopping area. Only a stone’s throw away from our five star hotel in

and comfort for the most discerning leisure and business travellers

Rhodes Greece, the Palace of the Grand Master as well as countless

from all over the world. All areas of the hotel marry classic luxury

other historical and religious monuments and museums recount

and elegance with modern style and sophistication. Luxurious rooms

the history of the island. A leisurely walk through the cobble-stoned

and suites, top facilities including a magnificent swimming pool and

alleyways of the Old City becomes in fact a journey through history.

a sublime wellness spa, service of the highest level, gastronomic

As a proud member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the

excellence and warm hospitality make Rodos Park stand out as one

Rodos Park Suites & Spa Hotel combines its historical setting with all

of the top options among the best hotels in Rhodes.


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Five star facilities, surrounded by the natural environment of Grikos

beach. In-room facilities include Wi-Fi, minibar, LCD TV screens

bay, positioned in the blessed Island of Patmos.

both in bedroom and living room, telephone, safety poxes, ironing

Patmos Aktis Suites and Spa Hotel is a 5-star hotel in Patmos

facilities, amenities, shared or private pool, balconies, sea view.

Island, situated only a few steps from the one of the most fascinating beaches of Patmos Island, Grikos Bay. Patmos Aktis is a luxurious boutique hotel offering deluxe rooms, maisonettes, lavish suites with private pools, exclusive spa facilities, a spectacular award-winning restaurant (Apocalypsis) and a bar in a unique seafront setting (Theion Bar). Considered perhaps the most ideally located hotel in one of the most significant international religious destinations, the sacred island of the Apocalypse, its guests can enjoy a contemporary serene atmosphere, where romance and tranquility prevail. Patmos Aktis Suites and Spa Hotel provides a great bend of contemporary and traditional aspects, inspired by the unspoiled architecture of Patmos Island. Patmos Aktis Suites & Spa is in total alliance with the surrounding physical environment, with each of the 56 rooms and suites positioned only a few steps from the


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The Anasa Wellness & Spa exclusive facilities complete the tranquil

drinks and cocktails in a restful atmosphere, gazing the mysteri-

ambiance and promise to revitalize your body and soul, offering

ous rock «Petra» or «Kalikatsou», for locals.

treatments inspired from the Middle East. Anasa Wellness & Spa

In this picturesque scenery, professional event planners provide

facilities are up to date with the latest trends of body treatments

absolutely tailor-made services, devoting their undivided atten-

and include facilities such as hair salon, spa manicure & pedicure,

tion and dedicated assistance to plan any special occasion, in

bio-sauna, hamam, luxury body treatments, hot stones massage,

order to ensure that these memorable moments will constitute

couples’ treatments, variety of massage techniques, fitness room,

an unforgettable experience for our guests. Patmos Aktis Suites

experience shower, rasul, indoor pool, make-up artists.

& Spa conference center is the ideal choice for those who consider

The awarded with a golden chef’s cap award restaurant «Apocalyp-

organizing or planning business meetings in Patmos. The hotel is

sis», offers Greek creative cuisine, using fresh regional ingredients,

appointed with technical equipment, suitable to support all kinds

while successfully combining international tastes with Mediterra-

of events, from a corporate incentive of 10 to a high management

nean flavors. The breakfast buffet is certified by the Hellenic Cham-

conference of 200. For any social or cultural event, the qualified

ber of Hotels and prepared under the specifications of the program

personnel will support and assist from the very first step to the

«Greek breakfast», using regional products from Greece, with an

farewell of the participants. Our vision is to offer supreme services

aim to promote Greek gastronomy. In Theion sea bar, guests and

in an outstanding voyage, adding your vacations the appropriate

visitors may enjoy the scenic view of Grikos bay, while enjoying

proportion of quality and tradition.

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Kos Aktis Art Hotel (former Xenia of Kos) is a luxurious art hotel in

taurant café bar delivers a charming marriage of Greek traditional

the most privileged, historical and commercial location on Kos Island.

cuisine with international flavors and offers choices such as glu-

Including 36 rooms and 6 junior suites, all overlooking the Aegean,

ten free, vegetarian, low calories, low cost, sugar free, suitable

Kos Aktis Art Hotel is a city hotel located in the heart of Kos town,

for diabetics etc, making Η2Ο a solid option for every guest. The

offering stunning views in a cozy atmosphere.

breakfast buffet offered in H2O, is prepared under the specifica-

Minimal decoration, shades of blue in every aspect and details lit-

tions of the program «Greek breakfast», of the Hellenic Chamber

erally filled with wood and glass. All rooms follow the same dec-

of Hotels, which aims to the promotion of Greece’s regional gas-

orative line, with glass balconies being the highlight of the your

tronomic wealth.

stay. In-room facilities include air condition, telephone, mini bar,

Kos Aktis Art Hotel (and H2O Bar - Restaurant), remains open all

satellite TV, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, trouser press, safety

year round and has established itself as one of the most popular

box, free wireless internet and coffee / tea amenities. Room ser-

destinations in the city center.

vice is available from 8:00 a.m. to 23.00. The perfect positioning appoints each and every room a breathtaking view of the Aegean. Kos Aktis Art hotel also features a cozy restaurant café bar (H2O), a mini gym, a meeting room with a capacity of 10 persons and a 24-hour reception. Our aim is offering a social inclusive hotel. Impeccable quality has always been a priority, while our contemporary ambiance attracts not only individual travelers but also business travelers. H2O res-


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Kos Hotel Junior Suites

Operating all year round, Kos Hotel Junior Suites has warmly

Being one of the few hotels in the city center with its own pool, Kos

embraced its guests offering pleasant accommodation and gen-

Hotel Junior Suites offers both the sea and pool, right at your feet.

uine Greek hospitality.

A kid’s pool is also available for our little guests, while others may

Being the first privately owned hotel on the island of Kos, Kos Hotel

swim, sunbathe or enjoy snacks and refreshments by the pool.

Junior Suites has been a operating since 1967. It is ideally situ-

The conference room is often used by the global business and

ated in the heart of Kos Island, opposite the Marina of Kos, facing

scientific community for various events and can responsibly host

the Aegean Sea and only a few minutes’ walk from Kos town. Kos

occasions of all kind, successfully hosting 120 people in a theat-

Hotel Junior Suites features 66 fully equipped rooms / apartments.

rical set up.

Kos Hotel Junior Suites includes facilities such as a modern, fully

Kos Hotel Junior Suites offers a 24 hour reception, WiFi access in

equipped fitness and wellness center (Body ‘n’ Soul Gym & Spa),

public areas and sea view rooms - apartments. Room amenities

where guests have the opportunity to rejuvenate their body and

include separate bedroom & living room areas, a fully equipped

mind, from head to toe. Group classes, such as pilates, yoga, tae

kitchen, a marble bathroom, hair dryer, air conditioning, satellite

bo, zumba etc., are also available, almost all year round. The spa

TV, WiFi access, safety boxes & ironing facilities.

therapists are trained to provide complete relaxation, beauty treat-

Offering a certified by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels breakfast

ments, massage therapies, sauna and Haman services. As for

buffet, Kos Hotel recently joined the program «Greek Breakfast»,

your hands and feet, a nail salon is available to take care of your

using Greek products and regional recipes with an aim to highligh

manicure and pedicure, during your holidays.

Greece’s rich gastronomic wealth.

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Maritina Hotel Famous for its warm hospitality Maritina Hotel is located in the

45 rooms including 3 suites. All rooms are complete with bath-

city center of Kos. Fully renovated, complete with handicapped

rooms, cable tv, mini bar, air conditioning, sound proof triplex

facilities, it is open all year round, offering a restaurant, bar, and

glass windows, telephone, internet, parquetry flooring, hair dry-

a fully equiped conference room. Maritina Hotel has 81 rooms,

er, mini safe, and balcony. In addition, Triton has reception facili-

with TV, air-conditioning, mini bar, hair dryer, parquetry flooring,

ties, tv room, coffee bar, small conference room, restaurant and

balcony, telephone. Wireless internet is provided free of charge

handicapped facilities. Wireless internet is provided free of charge

to the rooms and all the areas of the hotel. As the most commut-

to the rooms and all the hotels areas.

ed and commercialized area, everything a guest needs from the city is at a small walking distance. After your first stay, Maritina

Avanti Restaurant

becomes YOUR OWN hotel

The Avanti restaurant situated

Triton Hotel

directly across the road from the beach, is open from breakfast

Triton hotel is conveniently located directly across the road from

through to dinner. Avanti offers tra-

the main beach in the centre of Kos town. Triton has magnificent

ditional Italian cuisine with home

sea views and is located next door to a peaceful park. It is well

made pizzas straight from the wood

known for its warmth hospitality and its staff who will make you

fired oven. We offer the best coffee,

feel right at home.

along with a selection of home made

Triton is a 3-star hotel, operating from April till October and it has

savory cakes served all day.


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• Free WI-Fi • Swimming pool • Small conference room • Centrally located • Οpen all year round

After your first stay, Maritina becomes your own hotel…


19, L. Vironos Street, Kos • T: +30 22420 23511-3, 25701-3, 23241-3 • F: +30 2242026124 E: info@maritina.gr • www.maritina.gr

Ideal for city lovers • Free Wi-Fi • Beach with free sunbeds • Restaurant • Great location

feel at home…

4, Vasileos Georgiou Street, Kos • T: +30 22420 20040, 22442, 22430 • F: +30 2242021927 E: info@triton-hotel.gr • www.triton-hotel.gr Winter Contact: +30 22420 23512 • F: +30 22420 26124



caravia beach HOTEL & BUNGALOWS

Situated on an endless horizon, this stunning hotel is idyllically

and adjacent to a Natura reserve, it offers contemporary classi-

spread on a Blue Flag awarded beach, set in beautiful green gar-

cal elegance in beautifully landscaped gardens, exquisite food,

dens with views of breath-taking sunsets.

and generous hospitality.

This is the ideal resort for a relaxing holiday filled with sun, to enjoy

Guests can enjoy stylishly decorated rooms, spacious alfresco

and remember with those you love!

decks, inviting swimming pools, all this coupled with personal-

Caravia Beach Hotel & Bungalows is located in the area of Mar-

ized service and attention to detail. Among amenities provided to

mari, that is literally in the centre of the island, 20 minutes away

our guests, free of charge, are WiFi, sun beds and beach towels.

from the airport and the port.

Special facilities and a Junior Club are dedicated to meet the needs

This 4 star hotel is situated in 250 acres of lush green gardens

of parents with children of all ages, allowing them the luxury of relaxing, knowing that their children are amused. Spend your vacation on an amazing 1km long sandy beach or leisurely lounging by the fantastic pools. Here you can choose from numerous indoor and outdoor activities, which will keep you vigorous and rejuvenated. Restore your well being with a massage in our wonderful gardens and discover a unique palm tree forest, situated within the resort. Even if you have to mix business with pleasure, the fully equipped S. Fanourakis conference centre is the ideal venue for small and medium size conferences, and business gatherings. Enjoy the sun, swim in the sea and relax, discovering tranquility at Caravia Beach Hotel & Bungalows, Marmari - Kos.


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Discover Tranquility enjoy, swim, relax

Caravia Beach Hotel & Bungalows Marmari - Kos, 85300 Tel: +30 22420 41291 | email: info@caraviabeach.gr www.caraviabeach.gr



Kipriotis Hotels & Kos International Convention Centre

Located on the north-east coast of the island of Kos with magnifi-

and a wide range of excellent sport and leisure facilities, includ-

cent views of the Aegean Sea and breathtaking surroundings, the

ing entertainment.

6 jewels of Kipriotis Company, consisting of 5 luxury hotels and the

In addition to the 5 luxury properties on the island of Kos, Kiprio-

largest autonomous convention centre in Greece, offer a great hos-

tis Company also owns the Kos International Convention Centre,

pitality experience that can tempt even the most demanding visitors.

the largest autonomous convention centre in the Mediterranean.

Kipriotis Hotels is a family owned company founded in 1984 by

Kipriotis Company focused on providing the best proposition with

George Kipriotis. With business activities including 5 hotel com-

regards to both holiday and business activities and the Kos Inter-

plexes in Kos and 1 in Rhodes as well as Kos International Con-

national Convention Centre with total capacity of 5.500 persons

vention Centre, George Kipriotis was pioneer in the development

was built in 1999.

of the hospitality and tourism industry of the Dodecanese islands in Greece.

Kos International Convention Centre

Kipriotis’ properties on the island consist of two 5***** hotels and

The globally known Kos International Convention Centre is an

three 4**** hotels with a total capacity of 4.000 beds and are found

impressive 3 level modern building, situated directly adjacent to

in Psalidi - Kos, all in a radius of 300m from each other. Build next

Kipriotis Village - the biggest hotel of the Kipriotis group - and

to the beach front, all hotels offer modern, functional and spa-

only a breath away from the remaining 4 Kipriotis Hotels. KICC is

cious accommodation, are privileged with magnificent views of

one of the most luxurious Convention Centers offering the latest

the Aegean Sea and are surrounded by beautifully tended gardens

in meeting technology. High standard materials, modern ideas


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and excellent space design were adopted and applied in order to

abroad, with state of the art infrastructure and more than a decade

achieve maximum comfort, prestige and splendor that will make

of experience in the organization and execution of multiple, highly

your meeting, conference or convention special!

important Meetings and Conferences, we don’t only promise but

With excellent infrastructure, designed and built with the confer-

guarantee the success of any event that really wants to make a

ence market needs in mind, Kos International Convention Centre


(KICC) offers state of the art conference facilities and is justifiably placed on the top of the list as one of the best Convention Centers

Kipriotis Panorama Conference Facilities

in the Mediterranean.

In addition to KICC and within a radius of 300m, Kipriotis Hotels has

More specifically Kos International Convention Centre (KICC):

one more convention centre located within Kipriotis Panorama Hotel.

• Is the only Convention Centre that can host in the same build-

This is a luxurious conference venue of 10 meeting rooms/1.500

ing and operate at the same time -in parallel- 20 meeting rooms.

pax total capacity within a 5 star property. Panorama Conference

• Is the only Convention Centre with completely autonomous cater-

facilities can be used independently or in cooperation with Kos

ing facilities that can cater for more than 2.000 people.

International Convention Centre in case of big size events.

• Is the only Convention Centre supported by accommodation

In total, the capacity of both conference centers adds up to 40 meet-

facilities of 1.450 guestrooms next to it.

ing and breakout rooms that can host 7.000 delegates. Further-

As one of the most important Convention Centers in Greece and

more KICC provides 3000 m2 of exhibition space.


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Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa

Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa is a 5-star hotel

Neptune’s main restaurant, located in the main building, offers a

in the island of Kos. Neptune Hotels is located 8 km away from

rich American breakfast buffet and an international dinner buffet

the international airport of Kos, 18 km from the town of Kos and

of the highest quality. Upon request special health and diet food

5 km from the picturesque village of Mastihari.

will be provided.

The complex offers luxurious facilities and first-class accommo-

For children, the restaurants offer a special children’s buffet. Enjoy

dation in its main building as well as in the surrounding bungalow

excellent service inside the restaurant as well as on our two spa-

units, complimented by the traditional Greek hospitality.

cious terraces. The a la carte restaurant Proteas is the hidden

Four restaurants, seven bars, four outdoor pools, a modern con-

persuasion of the senses - exquisite cuisine, a wide selection of

ference centre, various sports facilities, professional child care,

excellent wines, an intimate atmosphere and a fantastic view.

diversified evening entertainment as well as the relaxing ambience

The Osteria, an Italian Restaurant, is the ideal place to enjoy fine

of the Neptune Spa reflect the high level of comfort and service

Italian cuisine close to the beach.

at Neptune Hotels. The hotel offers 570 rooms, suites and apart-

In the Taverna we serve traditional Greek delicacies for lunch and

ments (one or two bedrooms), all individually styled to create their

dinner, with the authentic ambience of an elegant yet casual envi-

very own charm and ambience guarantee ultimate comfort. The

ronment with live bouzouki music in the evening.

magnificent views to the beautifully tended, landscaped gardens and the Aegean Sea from the balconies and terraces will convince


you of the exceptional ambience of the resort.

The Palace Bar is located in the lobby offering a variety of drinks

Restaurants Dining is a memorable experience at Neptune Hotels.


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for all tastes throughout the day and evening. At the Vienna Bar you can enjoy intimate talks, listen to some good music or just dance.

The Apollon Theatre Bar is the meeting point right at the heart of

that can be combined to meet your requirements.

the theatre. A place to enjoy fascinating shows and theatre plays

Whatever type of event you are planning, whether you are hosting

in the evening.

6 or 550 participants, the Neptune Conference Centre offers the

Odysseus Beach Bar situated above the surf station just a few

appropriate solution and is the ideal venue. Its varied facilities can

steps form the sea. This is the place to savour a cocktail, snack,

host small events and meetings, as well as international conven-

coffee or soft drink.

tions and product launches for up to 1500 delegates.

The Troja Beach Bar is designed like a Trojan horse and located

The technical equipment is state-of-the-art and guarantees an

close to the Village pool. The perfect relaxation spot to enjoy a snack

efficient work environment you can rely on.

or a drink with the blue sea as a unique backdrop.

Neptune Hotels is the perfect choice for the organisation of extraor-

Enjoy a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or an exotic cocktail at the

dinary, unforgettable and unique events!

Olympic Pool Bar. To satisfy your little cravings, snacks are also available.

Neptune Spa

The Kafenio is the perfect spot to indulge in a traditional coffee,

Nestled in the heart of the resort is the Neptune Spa, a peaceful

frappe and cake in the authentic setting of a Greek cafe.

sanctuary of 1.600 m², where you are given the undivided attention

Conference Centre

you deserve (entrance for guests older than 16 years). In Neptune’s Cosmetic and Massage Area, holistic and innovative

The modern Conference Centre of Neptune Hotels provides a calm

treatments are as much for the mind and spirit as they are to treat

environment for efficient and focused work sessions to create a

your face and body. Our dedicated Spa professionals will pamper

perfect balance between business and leisure. The Conference

you with the quality products of Aqua Organic, Cinq Monde and

Centre’s convention and event facilities comprise three large sepa-

Thalgo, whether you indulge in a massage, a facial or body treat-

rate convention rooms and 18 smaller break-out meeting rooms

ment or a pedicure.

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kanale’s rooms & suites

Kanale’s Rooms & Suites – Paros Island Greece

swimming pool, equipped with all modern facilities, incl. A/C, Sat

In a prime location, only 5 minutes walk from the heart of cosmo-

TV safety boxes and more, enabling today’s guests to enjoy all

politan Naoussa village and its beautiful little fishing port, kanale’s

the modern conveniences and comforts that they would expect.

offers very easy access to the most beautiful attractions and beaches

A wonderful surprise for kanale’s guests is the roof-top restau-

on the Cycladic Island of Paros. Kanale’s hotel is set on different

rant lounge-bar Piperatto with its stunning sea views, where you

levels on a hillside overlooking Piperi Beach, Naoussa harbor &

have the opportunity to relax and enjoy an exclusive cocktail or

the Aegean Sea across to Mykonos.

sample the exquisite cuisine. Buffet breakfast followed by lunch

Standard Rooms, brand new contemporary Cycladic style Supe-

or dinner with local specialties focused on Greek Cuisine will be

rior Rooms and Suites are spaced around its uniquely shaped

an unforgettable experience.


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piperi naoussa paros 84401 greece I t +30 2284052044 I f +30 2284052045 I reservations@kanales.gr



Aeolos Bay Hotel

Aeolos Bay Hotel “Aeolos Bay�, child of Xenius Zeus was put by the


god of hospitality in one of the most beautiful beaches of the Aegean

Our hotel is easily accessible both within five-minute- walk from the

Sea. Smiling to the blue of the sea and glancing at the bright sun

old port and by car just a little bit far away from the busy crowded

of Cyclades welcomes and offers you unforgettable moments of

streets of the center of Tinos. Agali Bay stretches in front of the hotel

enjoyment and hospitality

and the excellent beach of Agios Fokas is just a few meters away.


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Str. Iroon Polytechneioy | Tinos 84200 | Cyclades T: +30.2283023410-11 | F: +30.2283023086 E: reservations@aeolosbayhotel.gr | W: www.aeolosbayhotel.gr



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LuxurIOS Island Experience

LuxurIOS Island Experience is a Greek owned travel and tourism company born out of love for the island of Ios and respect for

with beautiful Aegean views and romantic ambiance.

Greece’s cultural and natural heritage. Luxurios Island Experi-


ence has developed and is still creating new projects adding a new

The chic and stylish design of all areas of FREE Beach Bar and

dimension to Ios’s hospitality.

Restaurant , exquisitely blend with the casual island feel provid-


ing a haven of amusement and entertainment for all ages. A wide range of thrilling water and beach sports give visitors the oppor-

Providing the finest luxury suites accommodation in Ios, AGALIA

tunity to partake in upscale filled adventures with their family and

enamors guests with its unique stylistic and aesthetic proposals,

friends while experiencing some quality time together.

allowing them to experience luxury through art. Adorned with local stones and marbles, original art work, sumptuous fabrics


and deluxe amenities, all suites emanate a feeling of unpreten-

An outdoor restaurant with artistic décor, surrounding the spec-

tious opulence luring guests to fully unwind in the lap of luxury

tacular 180m2 swimming pool of the new SLH boutique hotel Agalia

and the warmth of homemade greek hospitality.

Luxury Suites and overlooking the port of Ios and the Aegean Sea.

PATHOS LOUNGE BAR & RESTAURANT The artistic touches, the stylish decor and dynamic ambiance of PATHOS lounge bar and restaurant welcome guests to sur-

Local Greek ingredients with traditional recipes and a sophisticated twist combine to create a modern greek cuisine through the inspired creations of the top greek chef Gikas Xenakis.

render to the pleasures of nature, embrace the sea, the sun, the


wind and relax with a soothing drink against the backdrop of the

Beautifully situated in the outskirts of Chora, Steps bar is one of

Aegean. Enjoy your cocktail or a glass of wine by the infinity pool

the most distinctive street bars in the Cyclades due to its unique

and become part of the magical experience as the sun dips in the

style. Visitors are welcomed to unwind under the open sky where

embracing waters of the sea.

the famous Cycladic architecture blends with the effervescent spirit

The restaurant at PATHOS offers the finest modern Greek & Medi-

of the renowned nightlife of Ios and enjoy a refreshing cocktail or

terranean cuisine in the most spectacular setup in the Cyclades

taste the long list of Santorini wines.


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eing a «melting - pot» of dis-

out in the foot of Vermion mountain. Among

cities, prehistoric cages, Byzintine convents,

parate cultures as early as the

other worth visiting cities, one could point

modern seaside towns, elements of the

ancient years, appearing as a realy

out Naoussa, an overwhelmingly green city.

greater «puzzle picture» of Chalkidiki land.

«endowed» land in every way and possess-

One of the most well known Perfectures of

The city of Poligyros is the capital of Chalkidi-

ing a really deep-rooted history and a unique

Greece is Thessaloniki Perfecture. The city

ki Perfecture, a city spread out in an amphi-

natural wealth, Northern Greece charms

of Thessaloniki, also known as «The bride of

theatrical shape, on the foot of Cholomontas

every visitor, as it provides them generously

Thermaikos Gulf», is Perfecture’s Capital, it

mountain. Nearby, one could find Arnaia, an

with plenty of opportunities to wonder in the

is considered as «The Co-Capital» of Greece

area characterized as «historic land» by Min-

real depths of history and tradition.

and, at the same time, it is aknowledged

istry of Culture. Also known tourism resorts

The journey to Northern Greece begins in

as one of most important ports in Greece.

in the same area cities such as Kassandra,

Macedonia and it is completed in the border-

The famous «White Tower» is considered

Kallithea, Nea Moudania, Nea Kallikratia,

ing Thrace. From an administrational point

as the city’s «trademark». While in Thes-

Ouranoupolis and Ammouliani. Of course,

of view, Macedonia is divided to three parts,

saloniki, one can visit St. Dimitrios church,

well known at a global basis is «Mount Athos»

Central, Western and Eastern Macedonia.

lots of interesting museums and of course

or the «Garden of Virgin Mary» as it is often

In Central Macedonia, the first area in every

«Rotonda», a monument dated around 300

called in Greece, a well respected monastic

visitor’s itinerary is Imathia Perfecture, in

p.d., as well as Galerios Arch. Really close

state, in which entrance is denied to women.

which «Seli» and «Pigadia of Naoussa» Ski

to Thessaloniki, one could find Chalkidiki,

Doirani lake, Axios river and the whole bushy

Centers can be found. Apart from these two

one of the most beautiful places in the whole

green landscape are some of the advantages

Centers, Aliakmona’s Valley, some bushy

greek territory, an «endowed» land in any

of Kilkis Perfecture. Capital of this Perfecture

green mountains and the well known Vergina

way. Chalkidiki area is formed by three thin,

is the city of Kilkis, a beautiful city built on

Archeological Site lure each visitor. Veria is

pine-clad peninsulas with 550.000 metres of

the foot of St George’s hill. As for the neigh-

the capital of Imathia Perfecture, a city spread

sea shores. In this area, one can visit ancient

bouring Perfecture of Pella, the whole area


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is characterized by its inexhaustible natural

Going far east, we reach Drama Perfecture.

and Sidirokastro, next to the fertile valley of

and cultural wealth. Edessa is the capital of

The high mountains is Perfecture’s main

Strymonas river.

this Perfecture, a city which overlooks the

characteristic, with «Falakro» mount being

Thrace have always been considered as a

whole macedonian valley.

the leading one, considering that it’s the

crossing point between East and West, as

Passing to Pierias Perfecture, the «scenary»

mount where the homonym Ski Center is

well as a «bridge» of communication between

is formed by Kilometres of sandy coastlines,

situated. Kavala Perfecture combines bril-

Europe and the Balkan area. The first Perfec-

Olympus Mount which is the higher mountain

lianlty mountain with sea related delights.

ture to meet during one’s course to Thrace

of Grecce and, according to Greek mythol-

The city of Kavala is the capital of this Per-

is Xanthi. The city of Xanthi is the capital of

ogy, it was also the formal residence of 12

fecture and is a modern city with interest-

this Perfecture, a city with a clock tower as

Gods. The capital of this Perfecture is Kater-

ing night life. The cities of Philippoi, a very

a «trademark». Passing on Rodopi Perfec-

ini, a city built between Olympus Mount and

important city from an archeological point

ture, every visitor is amazed by this peaceful

Pieria Mountains. When it comes to Western

of view and Chrysoupolis, attract hundreds

co-existance of Orthodox Christians, Pomaks

Macedonia part, the first Perfecture to came

of visitors every year.

and Muslims of turkish origin.

across is that of Grevena. The rich flora, the

The Perfecture of Serres is really famous

Komotini is the capital of Perfecture, a city that

unspoiled forests, the National Preserve of

for its aquatic habitat in Kerkini lake, the

is considered as the «heart» of Greek Thrace.

Pindos Mountains with its well known «Valia

Lailia forest, the hot springs in Nigrita, as

The capital of the homonym Perfecture is

Kalnta», as well as the water sources and

well as the ancient city of Amphipolis. The

Alexandroupolis, a city with an astonish-

waterfalls create a unique nutural ensem-

city of Serres is the capital of the Perfecture.

ing lighthouse as a «trademark». In Soufli,

ble. The city of Grevena is the capital of the

The mosques in the turkish neighbourhood

one can learn everything about the different

Perfecture, a city situated at tha same spot

add a very special characteristic to the city.

stages of silk processing. In Evros Perfec-

with the ancient city of Elimaia. The city of

Worth visiting places are, among others,

ture we can also find the «proud» island of

Kastoria, a city spread out along the banks of

Alistrati with its famous gorge of Aggitis,

Samothraki, standing in the northeastern

the homonym lake, is the capital of the hom-

Amphipolis, Nigrita with its thermal sources

corner of Aegian Sea.

onym Perfecture. Kozani Perfecture is also considered as one of the most «endowed» lands of Macedonia. The whole «picture» is composed by a complex of mountains and lake shore areas. The city of Kozani is the capital of this Perfecture, a city with old styled mansions. In Florina Perfecture, the landscape is often said «magic». Little and Big Prespa, the twin lake area wich is considered one of the most important aquatic habitat in Greece, the traditional village of Nymphaion, as well as the picturesque island St Achillios, create a unique «scenary». The city of Florina is the capital of the Perfecture.


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We would like to thank everyone who has made these prestigious awards possible; all our guests for their continuing loyalty to Sani and every one of staff for their hard work and dedication. It gives us immense pleasure to be recognised for all areas of our operations, from our environmental commitment to the experience of our guests.


AWA R DS 2015 Sunday Times Travel UK

ISO 14001 TUV Austria certification

◆ Best-Value European resort

For environmental management systems

Conde Nast Traveller Russia

Green Key eco label

◆ Best Resort for families in the world

Voyages & Hotels de Reve France ◆ Top 5 hotel for families in the Mediterranean

Τrip Advisor ◆ Top 5 Hotels for Families in the world, Sani Beach Hotel ◆ First runner-up in the category “Best Hotels for Families in Europe", Sani Beach Hotel ◆ Top 5 Hotels for Families in Greece, Sani Asterias Suites ◆ Top Hotel for Families in Greece, Sani Beach Hotel

Travelife Gold award UK Greek Tourism awards ◆ Gold award on Environmental initiatives / Public awareness category ◆ Silver award on Innovative Restaurant Concept category

Diamonds of Greek Economy awards ◆ The strongest hotel enterprise in Greece

◆ Top 5 Hotels in Greece, Sani Beach Hotel

KPMG advisory, Greece

◆ Member of Trip Advisor’s Hall of Fame, Sani Beach

◆ KPMG Annual Human Resources award -

Hotel, Porto Sani Village, Sani Asterias Suites

Sani Green programme

EU Blue Flag award

Make a Wish Greece

Sani Beach Club beach, Sani Marina, Sani Beach Hotel

◆ Official Supporter Certification




A special place where nature and man exist in harmony. A family-

of the Sithonia peninsula, as well as to one of the most beautiful cities

owned ecological reserve stretching across 1,000 acres, with endless

of the European Community.

golden beaches enchantingly framed by the crystal clear waters of the

The second city of Greece and the capital of Macedonia, Thessaloni-

Aegean and the magnificent pine forests of the Kassandra peninsula.

ki, 45 minutes drive away from Sani Resort, is packed with theatres,

Sani Resort will exceed your expectations in every way. A serene set-

clubs, an International Film Festival, two contemporary art museums,

ting where you can enjoy nature and relish luxury and comfort. And

galleries, designer shops and more coffee places than anywhere

where there’s always something new to enjoy.

else in the EU. The theatres and coffee shops are thronged with stu-

Sani Resort at a glance

dents -this being the biggest university town in the Balkans; the walk along the shore of the Thermaikos gulf is maybe the best positive

• 4 Hotels (Open: March/April -October/November)

vibration you will ever get and the ambience of the city and its people


the most intense you have ever felt. A week mixing the crystal clear


beaches of Sani in Kassandra, the nature of Sithonia and a touch of

• 1000-acre Private Estate • Ecological Reserve -Pine Forests -Bird

the Thessaloniki City experience gives you the Aegean ’s answer to

Sanctuary • 7 km White Sandy Beaches • Aegean Sea with EU -Blue

Ibiza. And for those really in the mood for meditation and complete

Flag • Private Yacht Marina with Shopping Piazza • Dine Around:16

relaxation you could round off your stay in one of the monasteries of

Restaurants • Entertainment Team,15 Bars • Sports -Watersports

nearby Mount Athos.

-Diving Centre • 3 Beauty & Wellness Centres • Children ’s Mini -Clubs and Mini -Olympics • Sani Festival and Art Gallery • Suite Class and

Dining and Entertainment

Repeaters Club • Event Resort • Corporate Events (Meetings, Incen-

• A community of 16 restaurants, ranging from gourmet restaurants

tives, Conferences & Private Events, Weddings, Engagements, Parties)

to traditional tavernas and ouzeris, live with colors, scents, flavors and

The Sani Resort is situated on the magnificent Kassandra peninsula,

music from Greece and around the world. • A Dine-Around program

the first of the three beach-fringed peninsulas of Halkidiki. Sani over-

allowing half-board guests to enjoy their meals at most restaurants

looks Mount Olympus, is close to the glorious but unspoiled beaches

throughout the resort, some at extra charge. • A gastronomic festival,

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created using imagination, fresh local produce and quality wines. •

Sani Beach Club. • Sunset cruises & beach parties at the Bousoulas

Creations by talented chefs and impeccable service by the waiters. •

Beach Bar*, including oriental nights. • Open-air cinema “Orpheus”

Greek, Asian & Italian theme nights in the Poseidon Restaurant at the

located along the picturesque path connecting the Sani Beach Hotel

Sani Beach Hotel and in the Olympos Restaurant at the Sani Beach

and the Sani Marina, featuring the latest films in their original lan-

Club with magnificent views of the sea. • “Pasta Fiesta” in the Arte-

guage. • 15 Bars -Beach Bars, Pool Bars, Cafes, Patisserie and Night

mis Restaurant and Greek Barbeques in the Lagoon Brasserie, on

Club, throughout the Sani Resort and the Sani Marina, each provid-

the “island” of the lagoon style pools, in Porto Sani Village (weather

ing its own unique atmosphere. • Bars with breathtaking views of

permitting). • Vegetarian dishes and children ’s menus. • An oppor-

the private yacht marina, or the lagoon style pools or the Aegean Sea

tunity to relax in beautiful settings, designed to blend perfectly into

and Mount Olympus. • Bars offering special cocktails, premium bev-

the Mediterranean environment. • Private-dining service at the Sani

erages, and a large selection of wine, beer, snacks & salads. • Bars

Asterias Suites: guests may request a romantic candle-light dinner

introducing bands and talented musicians performing live Greek,

under the stars, in the privacy of their suite terrace or garden, with

Latin, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Ethnic or Classical music.

views of the Aegean Sea or the private yacht marina.

The Restaurants

The Bars SANI BEACH HOTEL: • Zephyros Bar • Dolphins Pool Bar • Nautilus

SANI BEACH HOTEL: • Poseidon Main Restaurant • Dolphins Pool

Night Club • Ammos Beach Bar • Bousoulas Beach Bar



SANI BEACH CLUB: • Olympos Main Restaurant • Ouzerie • Bras­se­rie


PORTO SANI VILLAGE: • Artemis Main Restauran, • Lagoon Bras-

SANI BEACH CLUB: • Apollo Bar • Pool Snack Bar • Hercules Dancing Bar

serie • Byblos a la carte Restau­rant

SANI MARINA: • Art Café • Mojito Bar • Creperie • Patisserie

SANI MARINA: • Psaroyannos Ouzerie • Alexis Taverna • Bosporos Grill House • Macaronissimo Italian restaurant • Macaroni Italian

Corporate & Private

Tratoria • All day Restaurant • Tomata Restaurant

• Corporate events: meetings, incentives, conferences, product launch-

SANI ASTERIAS SUITES: • Water Restaurant

es, seminars. • Private events: weddings, engagement receptions,

• The Entertainment Team at the Sani Beach Hotel and Sani Beach

birthday parties, entertaining and imaginatively organized parties

Club delivers fun group activities during the day like Boccia, Syrtaki

for children. • Only 45 minutes / 80 km from the international airport

Lessons, Bird Watching, Volleyball, Water Basket, Aqua Aerobics,

of Thessaloniki. • Organization of your clients’ transfers by bus, taxi,

Darts, Stretching, Quizzes, Table Tennis and many more fun games*-

limousine, yacht or even by helicopter. • Over 800 guest rooms -from

all guests throughout the resort are entitled to participate. • Tailor

simple garden-or seaview-guest rooms to VIP suites with Jacuzzi

made individual programs for guests in Porto Sani Village and the

or private pool or private garden with direct access to the beach. • 9

Sani Asterias Suites, including wine tasting, excursions to Mount

conference & event rooms with a capacity of 20 to 700 delegates &

Athos, jeep safaris, visits to traditional markets and villages, open-air

guests. • Efficient, courteous, multilingual personnel. • State-of-the-

Greek cooking lessons, visit to Thessaloniki. • Shows and musicals/

art audiovisual equipment, sound systems and lighting.• Specialized

live stage performances at the Dolphins Pool Theatre and the Nautilus

menus tailored to your needs, bountiful buffets or elegant plate service

Night Club in the Sani Beach Hotel, as well as the Amphitheatre of the

dinners, created by our executive chefs - including children’s menus.

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On the western coast of Sithonia, Halkidiki’s central peninsula, surround-

4.700sq.m. of luxury with an indoor pool with warm sea water, a tha-

ed by the rising slopes of Mt. Meliton and the expansive blue of Toroneos

lassotherapy pool with jet, a pool with high concentration on salt, a

Gulf, amidst 1,763 hectares of enchantingly verdant landscape and along

Jacuzzi, 6 hydro massage, a sauna, a hammam, a light rain shower,

9 km of sandy beach punctuated by 25 pristine coves, lies the one and

water springs, 2 fitness centres with Cybex equipment and a view to

only Porto Carras Grand Resort. The most complete and ubique resort

the Marina, 27 rooms and a VIP spa suite that offers a wide range of

in Greece, nine times awarded by Condé Nast Traveller, Porto Carras

therapies of Elemis, movement therapy and hydromovement therapy

features two 5 star Hotels, an imposing world-class Villa, a luxurious

in heated sea water, a relaxation room, manicure, pedicure and a hair

Casino and two Thalassotherapy & Spa Centers. Furthermore, an inter-

salon with a view to the sea. The Sithonia spa is also a relaxation oasis

national-standard 18-hole Golf course, the largest and best equipped

in an area of 2.275 sq.m., with an indoor pool with sea water, a thalas-

Conference Hall in Northern Greece, a Horse Riding Academy, a Tennis

sotherapy pool, a sauna and a steam bath. There are also 11 specially

Club with 9 courts, a Diving Center, a Nautical Club, plus Greece’s larg-

designed rooms of therapy, offering the best therapies of the Elemis and

est organic vineyard. The resort also features 3 helipads, 2 waterways

face treatments of Gerovital, a gym with Cybex equipment and a view to

and a 315- berth Marina.

the lagoons, manicure, pedicure and a hair salon.


Conferences & Events

Thalassothterapy & Spa

Famous around the globe for its ideal location, conference capacities and

A magical world of rejuvenation and relaxation is awaiting you at the

impeccable service, Porto Carras Grand Resort, with18 conference rooms,

Thalassotherapy & Spa centers of the Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels,

one of which can host up to 2,500 people, with the capability of conduct-

which are the biggest in South-eastern Europe. The Meliton Spa offers

ing large conferences for up to a total of 6,500 delegates, is one of the few

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in Greece specializing in international conferences of large expectations. Proud host of the 2003 European Union Leaders Summit Meeting, Porto Carras Grand Resort provides the infrastructure and high level security of an International Convention Center with the allure of a unique resort.

Casino Porto Carras If you are looking for endless entertainment and intense moments during your holidays, then the Casino Porto Carras is the absolute destination. In an area that combines the New Orleans atmosphere with luxury, you may indulge yourselves in the ultimate gaming experience as well as special privileges! Try your luck at our 277 Slot Machines, six American Roulettes, eight Touch bet Roulettes, seven Blackjack tables, three Caribbean Stud poker two Mini Punto Banco and 14 Texas Holdem Poker Games. Visitors wishing privacy and VIP services may play in the Privé, which is an especially atmospheric area with two American Roulettes, three Blackjack tables, a Poker, a Mini Punto Banco and two Texas Holdem Poker. At the Casino Porto Carras your nights will be unforgettable and if you are lucky, you will win a lot!

Porto Carras Golf The Perfect Golf Destination…

cal conditions. These conditions allow the Asyrtiko, Athiri, Malagouzia,

18 holes of international-standard golfing pleasure.Ideal for players of

Sauvignon Blanc and Rhoditis varieties to produce the highest qual-

all levels. Mediterranean climate all year round. State-of-the art, fully

ity white wines. Among the red wines, the famed Greek Limnio vari-

equipped facilities. A plethora of services and activities for every desire.

ety, stands out accompanied by the cosmopolitan varieties Cabernet

Live every golfer’s dream at Porto Carras Grand Resort!

Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah. Porto Carras wines

Porto Carras Marina

with the PDO mark of originality are vinified with skill and care within the winery’s state-of-the-art facilities by experienced oenologists.

Porto Carras Marina is located on the western side of the peninsula

Eighteen selective labels, more than 80 distinctions in wine industry

of Sithonia, Halkidiki, and is part of the luxurious Porto Carras Grand

and a unique history are the facts that underline the superiority of the

Resort. It is only 120 km away from the International Airport of Thes-

Domaine Porto Carras!

saloniki (SKG), 65 nautical miles from the port as well as from Skiathos and Skopelos, 32 nautical miles from the Holy Mount of Athos and 11 nautical miles from the harbour of Porto Koufo. In addition it contains a fuel station, a boatyard for boat repairs and a dry docking area. The Porto Carras Μarina is the only private marina in Greece, with a capacity of accommodating 315 vessels of up to 55m in length and it is 5.5m deep. Every year it is awarded with the Blue Flag for its crystal clear waters and for its contribution to the protection of the environment. It is also certified with the ISO 9001:2000 by the independent Certification Body, EQA Hellas. Furthermore the area surrounding the marina gives quality and entertainment a new meaning.

Domaine Porto Carras Domaine Porto Carras features the largest Greek vineyards with total area 4.750 acres. The history began in the late 1960s with a purpose to mark a turning point for the Greek wine industry. In the hilly landscape of the western side of Sithonia peninsula there are 28 selective varieties organically growing under exceptional climate and ecologi-

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In one of the most beautiful locations on the Halkidiki peninsula in mainland Greece, lies the brand new, luxurious resorts of Ikos Olivia & Ikos Oceania.Ikos Resorts, which draws its name from the Greek word “Oikos” meaning home, and symbolizing authentic hospitality, bring a new era of hospitality to the Mediterranean.

Ikos Olivia

Ikos Oceania Overlooking the crystal blue Aegean, the luxurious Ikos Oceania, which currently known as Oceania Club, is located 30 minutes from Thes-

Ikos Olivia is an incredible new resort. Set in 22 acres of evergreen

saloniki international airport. The highlight of this stunning setting is

landscape, this unique property is surrounded by immaculate lawns

the 350m long natural sandy beach, fringed by pines, olive groves and

and olive trees leading to a stunning 450 metre long beach. Ikos Olivia

cypress trees. Dispersed amongst the 15 acres of well groomed gar-

offers spacious guest rooms and junior suites overlooking the spar-

dens, the spacious, elegant guest rooms and suites offer panoramic

kling Aegean Sea, while the luxury one and two- bedroom suites of the

sea views with Mount Olympus in the background. The hotel offers

low-rise bungalows with their groomed private gardens and exclu-

four a la carte restaurants and six superb bars indoors or in the lav-

sive deluxe area are the epitome of style and comfort. Four themed

ish gardens. The Infinite Lifestyle Dine-Out program offers guests the

a la carte restaurants complemented by the Flavors buffet restau-

opportunity to enjoy the authentic menus offered by local restaurants

rant offer a world of culinary delights while the exceptional Dine-Out

in the nearby picturesque town of Nea Moudania.

concept takes guest to the coastal village of Gerakini and a choice of

The hotel offers for the accommodation of its customers:• 298 bed-

specially selected beachfront restaurants. Guests can also choose

rooms and suites • Four Room and Suite contemporary buildings •

from five superb bars some of them indoors or nestled in the lavish

One room and suite contemporary main building • One Deluxe Col-

gardens. The hotel offers for the accommodation of its customers:•

lection building.

136 bedrooms and suites • 159 bungalow suites • One room and

Ikos Oceania currently known as Oceania Club is coming in 2015.

suite contemporary main building • One bungalow suite area • One

Ikos Resorts offer a great variety of facilities such as relaxing spa

Deluxe Collection bungalow area.

treatment rooms, a contemporary fitness centre with tennis courts

Τhe resort is located 35 minutes from Thessaloniki international airport.

and sports facilities.

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Ikos Resorts bring a new era of hospitality to the Mediterranean. Luxury resorts in stunning natural locations, where elegance is omnipresent, yet understated. Each one is spacious, elegant and thoroughly individual. It’s where your holiday experience is taken to a startling new level. Style is simple. Service is first class. Cuisine is limitless. Value is always extraordinary. These are destinations for the refined traveller in search of a unique experience. At Ikos Resorts, all inclusive has been creatively reimagined as Infinite Lifestyle. A concept that delights in challenging all conventions, to set the bar at a fabulous new height.





Μakryammos Bungalows Resort Hotel operates each year from

waters and fine sand, or walk along beautiful gardens enjoying the

the end of April until the middle of October, more than four decades.

rise of the summer moon over the sea.

The 30 acre four star beach resort is built on a pine covered hillside

The main building houses the reception, lobby area, with free wi-fi

fronting the magnificent white sandy beach of Makryammos. The

and sat TV, the main restaurant “Dioskouri” and the bar “Nymphes”.

village of Thassos lies just 2km away.

Having settled on your private beach umbrella, you may have a swim

The resort consist of a main building and 206 rooms all built in a low

on the sea, or use our sweet water pool, you may enjoy a cocktail

rise bungalow style. The bungalows have local traditional architec-

at four different bars, or try out Mediterranean cuisine at our beach

tural elements and have balconies that face the Aegean sea.

front tavern. You may also play tennis, beach volley or basketball.

Makryammos Bungalows offer superb hospitality, fine Greek cuisine

The hotel has parking areas for guests’ cars, so you can park your

and the opportunity to relax on a world famous beach with emerald

vehicle in one of the designated areas located nearest your bungalow.

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Τhassos 64004 Greece, Tel: (+ 30) 25930 22101, Fax: (+ 30) 25930 22761, E-mail: info@makryammos-hotel.gr www.makryammos-hotel.gr




Ellinair Airline – Greek airline having its basis at «Macedonia» International Airport, Thessaloniki city. It is part of Mouzenidis Group holding along with several other companies including Mouzenidis Travel - the leading tour operator in Greece.

Company history In February 2013, based on longstanding history of successful cooperation with both Greek and European airlines, Mouzenidis Group holding has significantly expanded its scope of activities launching its own airline, Ellinair, in order to increase holding’s tourist volume. In February 2014 the company started to carry out regular flights

Safety, regularity, highest quality standards

from Greece.

Transportation safety and high quality are being guaranteed due to

Current airline routes opportunities

strict operation and maintenance control which Ellinair fleet went through. Ellinair aviation carrier complies with the highest interna-

During 2015 Ellinair operates regular flights to Russia, Ukraine,

tional safety standards. On the basis of rich tradition of Mouzenidis

Kazakhstan, Latvia, Georgia, Turkey, carries out domestic flights

Group holding with regards to impeccable quality of customer ser-

between the cities and islands of Greece and flights from Greece

vice during the entire trip, airline applies client-oriented approach

to Southern Italy.

in practice.

Ellinair publishes its flights through its own booking system on its website as well as through the major Global Distribution System

Environmental policy

(Amadeus, Travelport, Sabre & Sirena).

Environmental policy of the company expresses the organizational

Personnel Professional and experienced aircraft and technical personnel ensuring safety and comfort for passengers. Cabin crew serving passengers on board, are fluent speakers of Greek and English

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culture as well as compliance with the legislative and regulatory demands via a system of environmental management in accordance with ISO 14001.


Timeless travel in a mythical destination. Mani




n the place where nature and the

Nemea, to visit the Loutra of Oraia Eleni,

Arkadia, the best choice for those who want

blue of the sea meet, the visitor

the famous from antiquity Stymfalia Lake,

to visit picturesque sceneries and tradi-

has come to Peloponnese, the

the north Trikala and the nearest snow

tional villages, large landscapes and clean

“island of Pelopas� with the unique beauty.

centre, as well as the National Drimo in

shores. The capital of this region is Tripoli,

Peloponnese is cited in the southeast of the


located in the centre of the fertile land of

Balkan Peninsula and it is connected with

Continuing its tour to Argolida, the tourist

Arkadia and Parnonas around it, with the

main Greece through a lane of land, Isthmos

stays speechless from the ancient theatre

rich monasteries, the scenic Dimitsana,

of Corinth, of 5 km. width. Geographically

of Epidaurus, where the known worldwide

the industrialized Megalopoli and the his-

and administratively Peloponnese is sepa-

festival takes place, as well as from the

toric Astros, lying next to the sea. For those

rated to the subregions of Corinth, Argolida,

cosmopolitan summer resorts that are

who like ancient civilizations, the ancient

Arkadia, Lakonia, Mesinis, Ilia and Achaia.

extended from Tolo and Drepano to Porto

areas of Tegea, Mantinia and Orchomenos

Especially Corinth, which is next to the

Heli, Costa and Ermioni. Argolida, which

will attract their interest, as well as Karit-

Corinthian and the Saronic Gulf, it is dif-

is inhabited since the 8th millennium A.D.,

aina with the famous Venetician castle, the

ferentiated for its archaeological places

is known as the centre of Mycenaean civi-

nautical city of Leonidio, but also the tourist

and its unique combination of nature and

lisation. Mycenae attracts the interest of

resorts of Vitina and Stemnitsa.

sea. Next to the downtown of Corinth, it is

the visitors with the amazing Pili of Lions

In the subregion of Lakonia, it is situated

situated Loutraki, the city with the interna-

and Nauplia, the first Greek capital from

Sparti, where Doriis were located since 11th

tional fame and the Casino. Moreover, the

1828 to 1834.

century A.D., by creating there their centre

visitor has the chance to taste the wines of

In the centre of Peloponnese, it is located

which was developed in a most powerful

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centre that dominated in Greece after the

long shores and luxuriant vegetation, while

the Loutra of Kilini are the most spectacu-

Peloponnesian war. One can also watch

Methoni and Koroni located in the two sides

lar sights of the region.

carefully the signs from the Byzantine period

of Mesinia are discriminated thanks to their

Finally, Achaia with Patras as a capital city is

and the French occupation. The “dead city”

Cycladic characteristics. Pilos has also an

regarded as an important travel connection,

of Mistra looks powerful through the years

island figure, and one of the most seaside

as it is connects our country with Italy and

and her fame is beyond the local borders.

and tourist cities is Kiparisia.

Peloponnese with Ionian Islands. The clean

The same things happen with Monemva-

Westside of Peloponnese, it is located the

and filled with green seashores of Pelo-

sia and the legendary Mani, with its tradi-

subregion of Ilia, with Olympia the birth-

ponnese steal tourist’s heart at first sight.

tional rock towers. The cave of Diros and

place of the Olympic games. The tourist

The beautiful and traditional village of Akra-

the mountain of Taigetos are the gifts of

will be dazzled from the strong archaeo-

ta, the verdant Diakofto, where the train that

nature for the land of Lakonia, while polls

logical air of the region, as well as from

begins for Kalavrita, but also Aigio with the

of attraction are Neapoli and Elafonisos.

the temple of the Epicurus Apollo in the

great platan that Pausanias reported in his

Continuing to the historic Mesinia, the tour-

sheer Vasses and from Andritsaina, situ-

travels, are main features of the region.

ist will meet a region with strong presence

ated in a green hill.

Another advantage of the area is Rio, the

through the years, not only from the ancient

The river Neda stands out with its impres-

connection with Peloponnese and Sterea

ones, but also from the recent years, espe-

sive waterfalls and Zacharo the seaside city

Greece and Ipirus, the glorious Kalavrita,

cially in the Revolution of ‘21, where it was

filled with pines and olive trees is found.

the Grand Cave and the legendary Agia

the centre of the Greek fighters. Kalama-

The spa of Kaiafa, the river Alfios known

Lavra, as well as the famous snow cen-

ta is the glorious capital, famous for its

from antiquity, the mediaeval Katakolo and

tre of Helmos.

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Aldemar Resorts

Aldemar Resorts is one of the leading hotel chains in Greece with

by demonstrating a high level of responsibility toward people,

a total capacity of 5,500 beds and a portfolio of 8 Deluxe Resorts

society, and the natural environment, the Aldemar Group –with

and 2 Thalassotherapy Centres in 3 strategic destinations: Crete,

over 29 years of presence in the tourism market– is recognised

Rhodes and the west Peloponnese.

as being one of the most dynamic businesses of the Greek hos-

Dr. Nikolaos S. Angelopoulos is the founder, President and CEO,

pitality industry.

and Mr. Alexandros Angelopoulos is the Vice President of this

Aldemar began in 1985 - 1987 with the Construction of the 4* Cre-

family-owned company which currently employs 1,400 people.

tan Village in Crete.

By continuously investing in innovative products and ideas and

Aldemar Resorts’ portfolio includes:

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• Eight (8) luxury resorts, total capacity 5,500 beds in three strategic destinations: Crete (4), Rhodes (2) and west Peloponnese (2): • Aldemar Knossos Royal *****, Hersonissos, Crete • Aldemar Royal Villas ****, Hersonissos, Crete • Aldemar Royal Mare *****, Hersonissos, Crete • Aldemar Cretan Village ****, Hersonissos, Crete

• 2 Globally awarded Thalasso & Spa Centres: • Aldemar Royal Mare Thalasso, Hersonissos, Crete • Aldemar Royal Olympian Spa & Thalasso, Skafidia, West Peloponnese • 1 Boutique hotel “Epohes Guest House” in Messinia, Peloponnese

• Aldemar Amilia Mare *****, Kallithea, Rhodes • Aldemar Paradise Village ***** , Kallithea, Rhodes

Aldemar’s business philosophy is based on the core values of

• Aldemar Olympian Village *****, Skafidia, West Peloponnese

integrity and excellence. These guiding principles underline every-

• Aldemar Royal Olympian*****, Skafidia, West Peloponnese

thing we do; the way we serve our guests, the way we liaise with

• 4 state-of-the-art Conference Centres:

local communities and the environment, the way we treat our

• Aldemar Knossos Royal Conference Centre • Hersonissos,

employees and manage our company.


Our holiday philosophy is contingent on the notion of creating a

• Aldemar Amilia Mare Conference Centre • Kallithea, Rhodes

“life experience”, not just a holiday memory. By offering an abun-

• Aldemar Paadise Village Conference Hall • Kallithea, Rhodes

dance of choices and upholding our superior standards of opera-

• Aldemar Olympian Village Conference Centre • Skafidia, West

tion, we aspire to provide our guests with an unmatched holiday


experience of authentic hospitality ‘philoxenia’, worth reliving.




he unparallel natural beauty, the

theatrically built city with a spendit view to

and globally reputed, we could name the

unique culture, the tradition and of

Koutavos lake sea. The city is island’s com-

beaches of Mirtos, Makris and Platis Gialos,

of course the special musical cul-

mercial and administrational center, whereas

Spartia, Lourdas, Skala, Poros, Antisamos,

ture are the particular characteristics that

at the same time, it is a modern city with nice

Xi and Petanoi.

make Ionian Sea islands to stand out from

old style mansions and a significant historic

The island of Corfu is the administrational

any other part of Greece.

and cultural tradition. The most pictoresque

basis of the whole Ionian Islands Territory.

Kefalonia is the bigest island of Ionian com-

village of Kefalonia it may be Fiscardo, as

Being also known as «the island of Faiaks»

plex, as far as the strech of land is con-

it’s a little fishing village with narrow streets

according to Homer’s Odyssey, Corfu stands

cerned. The interchange among different

and old, traditionally built and therefore pre-

out, mostly because of its cultural identi-

types of landscape is really unique, since

served houses. On the other hand, Lixouri

ty. The island is situated in the «mouth» of

the alpine scenery of Ainos, where the only

is among these cities of the island that car-

Adriatic Sea, opposite to north west Greek

type of black spruce grows and breeds of

ry a great significance. In this city, one can

coasts, from which the island’s northern part

wild horses live , is harmoniously combined

find Iakovatios and Petritsios Libraries, in

is separated by a 2,5 Klms width channel.

with warm, crystal clear seas. In the broader

which worth mentioning collections of vest-

In Corfu’s shores one can find pictoresque

area of Ainos, one can find the «Drogarati»

ments and rare books are kept, as well as

little bays and beaches with sand or peb-

cage with its stalactites, as well as Melissani

The Philarmonic School. Sami is a beautiful

bles. The capital of the island is the beauti-

lake. Of course, the island of Kefalonia is sur-

town and Poros is one of the island’s main

ful city of Corfu, unanimously aknowledged

rounded by endless bays and «lace alike»

ports. As for the beaches of Kefalonia, those

as one of the prettiest cities in Greece, a city

shores. Since 1757, the capital of Kefalonia

are certainly numerous and outstanding.

built on a narrow strip of land. In this city

and Ithaka Prefecture is Argostoli, an aphi-

To mention just a few among the prettiest

one can spot disparate elements, as well as the remnants of different cultures that have influenced the island. There are vast squares, such as the famous «Spianada» square, as well as narrow, cobbled little roads, the well known «kantounia», where the italian influence is more than obvious. To the west of Corfu city is Palaikastritsa, a little «heaven on earth» and Aggelokastro, a Byzintine fortress of 13th century, whereas to the north of the city there is «Kanoni», one of the most famous spots on the island. A narrow strip of land leads to Vlaxerna convent, from where one can catch a boat and visit Pontikonissi. Opposite to that, on the side of Gastourion hill, there is the unique Achillion, which used to be the summer

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residence of Austrian Empress Elisabeth,

Zante cuisine. Of cousrse, one of the most

to the rest part of the country through a float-

more known as «Sissy».

well known touristic attractions of Zante is

ing bridge of continuous circulation, a fact

Being called through the centuries, even

the famous «shipwreck» in the west part of

that ensures the benefit of an easy access. In

from the period of the Venetian rule, as «The

Zante, abandoned in the middle of the sandy

the city of Lefkada, there is one of the larger

Levante’s Flower», Zante is one characteris-

beach and surrounded by steep rocks. It is

and most modern sea marinas in Europe,

tic case of island where rare natural beauty

also known that on Zante’s sandy beaches

whereas the island is also known for its

meets the unique ecological significance,

there are many other touristic resorts, such

lake sea, which is an aquatic habitat for rare

along with the history and the rich cultural

as Laganas, Argasi, Gerakas, Porto Zoro,

breeds of birds. Apart from the city of Lefka-

and artistic tradition. Obviously, the island of

Vassilikos, Tsilivis, Alikes and Alikanas.

da, also reputed parts of the island are Ligia,

Zante presents a landscape full of contrasts.

When we talk about Lefkada, we can not

a really busy village, Agios Nikitas, a tradi-

While the most part of the island is moun-

help pondering about quiet or cosmopoli-

tional fishing village, Nikiana, an ideal place

tainous, there are also visual variations with

tan beaches with «golden» sand, seashores

for surfing fans, Perigiali, a village crowded

short pine-clad mountains and fertile valleys.

under the impressive shadow of high and

with tourists with astonishing beaches, as

However, Zante is globallly known mostly

steep rocks, serene bays, hospitable ports

well as Vassiliki, the center of the southern

from its emerald and crystal clear seas, as

to every boat, crystal clear waters and other,

part of the island, with its sandy beaches. It is

well as its unique ecosystem. It is widely

equally beautiful images. Lefkada is sur-

also worth mentioning that around Lefkada

known that in the south coast of Zante there

rounded by unique sandy beaches with their

there are little and big islands developping

is one of the most important natural habitat

characteristic «dove egg» shaped grains of

continuously, whereas the most famous of

of Caretta - Caretta turtle. Furthermore, in

sand, as Lefkada’s famous poet Aggelos

them is the island of Skorpios, also known

the same island we can also find the habitat

Sikelianos had put it. The island is connected

as «the island of Onassis».

of Monachus - Monachus turtle, a species which can be found mostly in the southwest coasts of the island. The aristocratic city of Zante is the capital of the island, a city built on the southeastern side with really impressive mansions, well reputed churches and pretty squares like the famous «Rouga», or the tiled central square of St Mark, which attracts the lion part of activity. The Mpoxali area, under the castle, can easily charm everyone with its little, quiet streets and its old houses with the characteristic «bougarinia». Of course, apart from the city, Zante’s visitors are also attracted by the island’s pictoresque villages with their tiled streets and the little tavernas, where one can taste original

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Ionian Islands

THE IONIAN ISLANDS a Palette of blue

CORFU: The Island Break Destination

Paxi to live out his romance with Amfitriti

From long weekend to week-long getaway

• Peacock-blue waters and the whitest of white sand: Orkos on Paxi,

• A perfectly preserved old town with a Venetian-era

Vrika and Voutoumi on Antipaxi

fortress and an artist’s personality

• Share the sunset atop the white cliffs at Eremitis

• An island landscape of silky-silver olive groves and

• Centuries-old olive trees, gnarled and twisted into unusual shapes

stunning coastline

• Get the full picture by exploring the islands by sea: hidden beaches,

• Long favoured by poets, writers and musicians

the caves of Ahai, and the grotto of Ypapanti

• Renowned for its mouthwatering fare: pastitsada, sofrito,bourdato,

mandolato, pergamonto

LEFKADA: Brimming with Youthful Energy

• Its spirit lies in museums modern and classical, its

Where stunning beaches are only the start of your holiday

cobbled streets, in every glass of traditional kumquat liqueur

• Row upon row of sail masts sway to the rhythm of the wind

• With opulent hotels and a film-set stately architecture, you’ll

at the port of Nydri, ready for cast-off

feel like a star in a period film

• Set sail for delightful hideaways like Meganisi and Kastos or

PAXI & ANTIPAXI: Love Nests in the Med

Skorpios (of Onassis fame) • Plunge into the azure paradise of Kathisma, Egremni, Porto

Emerald isles with a soft and sophisticated style

Katsiki: beaches of international acclaim

• Venetian-inspired Corfu is the access point to these two tiny

• Windsurfing, kitesurfing, paragliding, scuba diving or leisurely

emerald gems

stand up paddle boarding

• Ionian in miniature: blue-green waters, amazing nature, idyllic coves

• And when you’re done in the water, there’s horseback riding,

and personalised romance

mountain biking or trekking around the island

• A shelter for everyone in love: according to myth, Poseidon created

• If you’re not already at a beach bar, a cocktail in hande Med

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Εnjoy the perfect combination of fun & relaxation!


Aquis Sandy Beach Resort Corfu Ag Georgios (South), Corfu, 49080, Greece T: +30 26621 80000, F: +30 26620 52146 E: sandy@aquisresorts.com Winter address: 6 Vouliagmenis Av & 12 Nirvana str. Voula, 166 73 Greece t: (+30) 211 18 17 820 e: info@aquisresorts.com


KEFALONIA: A Culinary Masterpiece

ZANTE: Behind The Scenes

Let the food experts tell your story of Kefalonia’s unique

The full story of Zakynthos reveals a wealth of natural wonder


• The iconic Shipwreck Beach (Navagio) is the star image of

• Spectacular beaches and waters of all shades of blue and green

Zakynthos, but the full story extends across 123km of coastline

– Myrtos but also Petani, Skala, Poros, Makri Gialo and Xi

dotted with hidden beaches and coves

Dig deeper and discover rich vegetation, a fertile land that cre-

ates small miracles

• Sandy in the south, rugged in the west, and the stunning Blue

Caves to the east

• Cheeses (creamy feta, Kefalotiri and Kefalograviera) and savoury

• Beaches chosen as the nesting site of the protected Caretta

pies . World-famous olives and olive oil, wine and fruit and vege-

Caretta sea turtle

tables bursting with life •

A soup of mixed beans (bourbourelia), rabbit stew, bread slices

with oregano (riganada) and aliada, a potato and garlic purée •

And the tserepa, a portable oven made of grey clay and goat’s

hair, still used in villages

• From town, stroll through Bokhali, 2km from the centre, and

admire the panoramic view of the harbour and the Bay of Lagana • Walk on to the castle, camouflaged by greenery, where the

Venetians reigned over the island capital • Visit a winery and be introduced to the Ionian grape varietals

• Discover delicious Robola, the flagship grape variety of Kefalonia,

• Explore a handful of the 40+ villages (Louha, Gouri, Kampi,

and the art of small-scale wine-making

Anafonitria, Volimes) to complete your insight into island life

• Don’t forget to bring home a box of mandoles, naturally dyed-red

sugared almonds

ITHACA: A Spiritual Homecoming

MEGANISI AND BEYOND: Island Hopping across the Ionian Blues Tiny, welcoming, beautiful and unexplored

Homeric self-discovery on an isle in perfect balance

• Light winds, calm waters, endless sheltered coves and

• Symbolic of the sweet homeland that Odysseus

archipelago made for sailing. The modern marinas of Lefkada

and everyone since has searched for

• The modern marinas of Lefkada and Corfu are your starting point

• Beautiful beaches, tiny villages, flavours that

• From Lefkada: Meganisi, laidback life and a secret of yachtsmen.

give generously

Kalamos, where hikers enjoy a dramatic landscape of high

• Fjord-like Vathi, greeting all guests with shops,

peaks and steep slopes leading to the sea. And Kastos, where

museums and hotels both comely and stylish

fresh fish are trawled daily

• But hearts beat strongest for the bay of Kioni, first viewed by sailboat

• From Corfu: Head to the Diapontia islands, three small exotic

• Stone homes with patios brimming with flowers, little coffee shops

islands off the northwest coast of Corfu. Othoni is the where

and restaurants with tables on the water

Nymph Kalypso held Odysseus. Nowadays it is known for its

Follow hiking trails and discover hidden ruins and stunning sea

beaches and remarkable sea caves


• Erikousa is mostly flat, perfect for exploring with children. And

• Or hire a boat and discover your own secluded

Mathraki is the smallest isle: three square kilometres of paradise!

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Hospitality meets 5 experience


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Zante Hospitality Group

Zante Hospitality Group, with a long standing reputation if the

The Hotels, renowned for their distinctive luxury and unsurpassed

hospitality industry, owns and manages the BW Zante Park and

Zakynthian Hospitality, provide exceptional personalized

Galaxy Hotels, two of the most prestigious hotels operating in

services, refined gastronomic choices and a wide range of

the Ionian Island of Zakynthos, as well as XT Travel Services,

leisure activities.

a leading Travel Agency in Athens.

The BW Zante Park and Galaxy Hotels, offer high standards of

The BW Zante Park and Galaxy, both Best Western Premiere

hospitality and an extensive accommodation selection, featuring

Collection Hotels, are located at one of the most attractive

stylish Deluxe Rooms and Suites, some with a private pool option,

beaches of Zakynthos, Blue Flag awarded Laganas Bay, with

ambient public areas and lush outdoor grounds, Conference &

captivating views of the infinite blue of the Ionian Sea.

Banqueting facilities, Fitness Center, as well as Wellness & Spa.

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Îœichalis XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Vamiedakis


rete island, this year again, has attracted millions of visitors because of its many advantages such as safety, unique natural beauty, history, monu-

ments and its renowned diet, but above all, because of the traditional & authentic hospitality of its inhabitants. The Region of Crete supports in various ways the reinforcement of Tourism, a sector which is of major importance as the island welcomes 20% of the total arrivals of Greece. Therefore an organized development and promotion strategy is pursued, aiming to continuously upgrade the tourism product and the level of services offered. With a clear vision, perseverance, determination and imagination, the Region of Crete ensures a positive operation by converting threats, arising from the global downturn, into opportunities for the island. Since holidays in Crete will always be a dream and a priceless experience to many visitors.

Commissioner of Tourism Region of Crete




rossway of the age-long seaways of

of the Minoan Kidonia and surrounded by

Fragokastello, one of the most astonishing

Mediterranean, birthplace of Zeus

the Venetian Wall and the sea. As a cultural

beaches of Mediterranean amazes with the

(father of the Gods of Olympus) and

centre, it attracted important scientists, phi-

Venetian castle and the legend of the magi-

of Minoan civilisation, one of the oldest ones

losophers, poets and artists, whereas dur-

cal shadows (Drosoulites).

in Europe, with palace-cities in Knossos,

ing the Venetian and Turkish occupation, the

Protected areas from hunting, parks and

Phaistos, Malia and Zakros. The trip to the

cohabitation of people of different national-

biotopes (the lake of Agias, Kourna, Gavdos

island is unforgettable and full of surprises.

ity, culture and religion (Orthodox Christians,

and Gavdopoula islands, Elafonisi), the most

Starting from the region of Hania, which is the

Catholics, Jews and Mussulmans) has left

magnificent canyon of Europe, the Canyon

most western part of the island, the visitor is

deep “scars� and made remarkable creations.

of Samaria and more than 1.500 sea caves

surprised from the following pictures: end-

It is worth noticing that in the borders of the

or not attract visitors, who discover hidden

less sandy beaches, rough canyons, caves,

city with Acrotiri, there are found the graves

natural beauties, enjoy nature as they have

native animals and indigenous plants, long

of Eleftherios and Sofocles Venizelos. In the

never before and they experience folkways

olive and orange groves, villages forgotten

under populated mainland of Hania, there

next to real people.

from time, dispersed churches and monas-

are villages, such as Vamos, Kastelli, Milia

The municipality of Rethimno follows. It is

teries, towers and castles.

and Keramia that evidence the simplicity

the most alp area of Crete. It is an area with

The old city in Hania attracts the interest

and the distinctiveness of Cretan life and

contradictions, with great history and legacy,

of the visitors, which is situated over and

nature, by providing an unforgettable stay,

natural beauty and living traditions. In the

around the hill of Kastelli, built in the ruins

while at the same time in South the area of

centre part of the island and between the mountain of Psiloriti and the White Mountains, there were found archaeological finds, specimens of ancient and recent civilizations, in a land where the past changes into present and inspires tomorrow. The tourist can be guided in the nearest places from the capital of Rethymnon (Rethymnon city) with the Fortezza fortress, the Catholic monastery of Agios Fragiskos and the five mosques (Impraim Han mosque, Neratzes, Kara Mousa Pasa, Megali Porta, Veli Pasa mosque). The Arkadios monastery stands out. It is the most revolutionary centre during the Turkish occupation and the Prevelis monastery that apart from the monastery it also has a paradise sea. In Anogia, built in Psiloritis, one can visit the cave, where Olympian Zeus was born, according to the Mythology

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and everyone can enjoy the cool sea in Bali

form shores and it is situated near desert

sions in vegetation and a large variety of rare

and Agia Galini.

islands with cedars (Chrisi) and historical

species. However, there is a cosmopolitan

Heraklio is a place where surprises succeed

monuments (Koufonisi). It has olive groves

air and a vivid nightlife.

one another and the land has unique beau-

and vineyards and is lost in canyons, caves

Lasithi with the endless beaches and the

ty and contrasts. It is rough and “naked” in

and crests. It provides table-lands (Lasithi,

picturesque cities is situated next to the blue

some parts, but filled with forests in other

Katharo) and natural creeks (Elounta) for

and crystal waters of Cretan and Libyan sea.

ones, with plenty of villages, monasteries,

relaxation. One can pray in picturesque lit-

Its seashores vary. Some are sandy, some

castles, churches on the mountains, ancient

tle churches, monasteries and in peaks of

have white pebbles, some are deserted or

stuff and drywalls. Unadulterated from the

the mountains. Climbers and ramblers wor-

filled with phoenixes (Vai) and others are

modern life, it combines uniquely the Cre-

ship it. One can smell the orange trees, the

organised or cosmopolitan. One can live in

tan hospitality and confirms that the most

thyme, the sage and the wild flowers. One

the cities, such as Agios Nikolaos, the cap-

original descendants of Xenias Zeus are still

can also visit the cave Dikeon Andron, where

ital, with scenic open view to Elounta and

residents of this place.

Zeus was born, according to mythology and

Spinaloga, Sitia with a unique rhythm of

Heraklio is the biggest urban unit and the

later he carried beautiful Europe from the

life and new experiences and Hierapetra,

biggest economic centre and the capi-

shores of Asia. Small and beautiful towns

the southern city of Crete that preserves the

tal of Crete’s region. It is the birthplace of

filled with age-old flavors and scents, tradi-

atmosphere and the “old-age neighborhood”,

Dominikos Theotokatos, but also birthplace

tional elements, absolute peace and savage

combining at the same time new challenges

of an important man of letters concerning

unadulterated scenery with lots of intersper-

for every visitor.

literary Cretan tradition, Nikos Kazantzakis. In the streets, the squares of the city, the market, the Venetian port, the museums and in the churches, the visitor will discover a city that through the valuable experience of the past is searching for something new, by offering magic and vitality. In Heraklio, the powers and the expressions of nature gain human characteristics and change into mythical characters. Every spring, in the holy mountain of Idis, the father of Gods, Zeus, is reborned. Also, the ecosystems that are growing in the alp parts of Heraklio are of great interest, because they are rich in flora and fauna. Lasithi, the east side of Crete and the most southwestern part of Europe, has a 5.000 years tradition. It extends near endless vari-

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Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas - Elounda Bay Palace


ing paths • Five floodlit Tennis Courts, 3 clay courts and 2 artificial

Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

grass • Volley Ball court • Basket court • Mini soccer • Table tennis

245 deluxe rooms, bungalows, suites and villas among them:

• Health & Fitness Center-Sauna, Aerobic, Gym Room, Hairdresser

42 villas with private heated pools

Salon • Watersports Center, SCUBA diving, sailing, waterskiing •

9 yachting villas with private heated pools

Espace Vitalite Chenot Penthouse Spa • Luxury Cars & Yacht Hire,

3 royal villas with private indoor & outdoor heated pools

Limo, Helicopter & Learjet Service • Open Air Amphitheater for cul-

Elounda Bay Palace

tural events • In the hotel’s village: Boutiques, Museum of Cretan Art,

262 rooms, bungalows, suites and villas.

Chapel • Children’s playground & supervised animation program

Restaurants & Bars • Artemis & Aretousa Main Restaurant • Dionysos A-la-carte Res-

• Valet parking • Excursions & Air Travel Desk • 24-Hour Room Service • Secretarial & Business Services

taurant: Gourmet • Argonaut Seaside Restaurant: Grills for lunch

Conference Facilities

& Italian Cuisine for Dinner • Blue Lagoon by Mistura: japanese

(Elounda Executive Conference Center)

- peruvian cuisine by the water’s edge • Sushi Bar • Kafenion &

• APOLLO Conference Room for up to 120 persons • OLOUNDION

Ariadne: Greek traditional specialities • Pool Bars, Lobby Bars with

Amphitheater for up to 600 persons • ZEUS Conference Room for up

piano • Sail in & Veghera Jetty Bar: All day & night music bar in

to 450 persons • CRONOS Conference Room for up to 140 persons

the middle of the sea.

• Auxiliary rooms of various sizes located adjacent to the confer-

Recreation & Leisure

ence area • Pre-function spaces

• Secluded white sandy beaches, umbrellas & sunbeds • 2 outdoor

Conference Suites

seawater pools, indoor heated pool • Extensive gardens with walk-


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Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa has been awarded the Holiday-

delights, including Greek specialties and cooked-to-order daily

Check Award for 2016!

specials, while at the three a la carte specialty restaurants you

With 334 rooms, bungalows and suites that make up the five-storey

can enjoy traditional Cretan, Asian and Italian cuisines. Fur-

main building and 3 bungalow complexes Apollonia Beach Resort

thermore, the area surrounding the resort is integrated into the

& Spa offers all the comforts necessary for a memorable vacation.

national park of Almyros and offers the opportunity for beautiful

The hotel is located directly on the long and sandy beach of Amouda-

walks, hiking and jogging.

ra. In its lush gardens you will find peace and relaxation, while

The lively village of Amoudara with souvenir shops, bars, restau-

in the spacious pools and on the beach, young and old alike can

rants and tavernas is only a 15’ walk away whilst the local bus

enjoy all-day sports activities and entertainment.

stops directly outside the hotel and offers a regular service con-

For the digerati, free fast Internet and ubiquitous wi-fi access is

necting you to the center of Heraklion which is only 7 km away.


The transfer time from Heraklion airport is only 30 minutes, so you

The hotel’s main restaurant offers a huge variety of culinary

will quickly arrive at Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa. Located centrally between East and West Crete, the hotel is also a convenient launching pad for many interesting excursions across the spectacular island of Crete, with its exciting history and culture.

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Santa Marina Beach Resort is located directly on the long sandy

huge variety of culinary delights, including Greek specialties and

beach of Amoudara, in the center of Crete. While in our spacious

cooked-to-order daily specials.

pool area our guests, young and old alike, can enjoy all-day sport-

In front of the hotel you find the lively village of Amoudara, inviting

ings activities and entertainment, you will find rest and relaxation

you for an evening stroll with its numerous souvenir shops, bars,

in the wide-area gardens or on the gently sloping beach.

restaurants and taverns. The bus stop directly in front of the hotel

The 208 rooms, bungalows and suites in the three-storey main

has a regular service connecting you to the center of Heraklion,

building and the 4 bungalow complexes offer all the comforts

the capital of Crete, which is only 5 km away.

necessary for a memorable vacation. Our restaurant offers a

The transfer time from Heraklion airport is only 20 minutes, so you will quickly arrive at Santa Marina Beach Resort . We are located centrally between East and West Crete, so the hotel is a convenient and central starting point for many interesting excursions across the spectacular island of Crete, with its exciting history and Cretan culture. For the digerati, free fast Internet in all public areas available!

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Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa has been awarded for 2016 with the HolidayCheck Award! Open all year round, Sitia Beach City Resort & Spa, the only 5-star hotel in Sitia, is located on a private sandy beach along the bay of Sitia and just 300 meters from the city centre. During the day you can enjoy swimming and sunbathing either in the pools or on the beach. The hotel is waiting to welcome you with Cretan Hospitality. The hotel has 162 rooms in an authentic building architecture on four floors, surrounded by flowers and greenery. Our main restaurant offers a big variety of culinary delights, including Greek specialties and cooked-to-order daily specials. In only 5 minutes’ walk you will reach the center of Sitia city,

of Lasithi. It is located east of Agios Nikolaos and north east of

the marina, the shops and taverns. The area surrounding the

Ierapetra, in a region unspoiled by mass tourism.

resort is suitable for beautiful walks, swimming, cycling, trek-

For the digerati, free fast Internet and ubiquitous wi-fi access is

king and jogging.


The main bus station is roughly 300 m away but there is a bus stop directly in front of the hotel with a regular bus service connecting to the Vai Palm Forest, Zakros Palace and other villages and attractions nearby. The hotel is only 1.5 km away from Sitia Airport “Vitsentzos Kornaros” and 120 km from Heraklion Airport ‘Nikos Kazantzakis’. Sitia is a town situated in the far east of Crete, in the prefecture

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Deltanet Travel

Deltanet Travel was established by Michalis Vamiedakis in 2001,

spectrum of incoming tourism services, as a one stop supplier.

with head offices in Heraklion-Crete and Incoming Tourism as

The fully independent Groups & MICE department caters tailor

its core business.

made solutions for leisure and corporate groups including also alternative types of tourism such as athletic tourism, biking, hiking,

Throughout the years the company has been enjoying a dynam-

wine & gastronomy tourism, senior travels, spa & wellness etc...

ic growth in terms of arriving passengers, revenue and market

Since 2007, Deltanet Travel has expanded its operations to addi-

share, and has positioned itself today as one of the leading Des-

tional Greek destinations by opening branch offices in Rhodes,

tination Management Companies in Greece & Cyprus, serving

Kos, Karpathos, Athens, Corfu & Zakynthos and a full subsidiary

annually more than 400.000 passengers from different coun-

in Cyprus (offices located in Paphos & Protaras) was founded in

tries. Deltanet represents reputable tour operators, operating in

2012. In addition affiliate offices in other major destinations (Thes-

the traditional charter business, internet or dynamic packaging

saloniki, Lesvos & Santorini) enrich the network.

as well as Groups and Incentive handling. The company currently co-operates with Tour operators in more With its strong purchasing power, comprehensive product & ser-

than 29 countries, covering all Europe, and in addition it also

vice portfolio and extended bed bank of available rooms, it’s one

develops charter operations from new markets to various desti-

of the few companies that can offer allover Greece & Cyprus a full

nations within its network.

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Rethymno mare royal is a 5 star hotel situated in scaleta, 11

bedroom and bathroom, hairdryer, sat-tv with flat screen, individual

km away from rethymno and 65 km from heraklion. And 64 km

air condition, heating, safe, refrigerator, bathrobes, slippers, tea

from chania.

& coffee making facilities and upon arrival mineral water and

Scaleta is a small village with hotels, restaurants, taverns, bars and

fruits (free of charge).

shops. The organized beach with changing cabins, douches etc, can be reached through a tunnel and lift just 100 m. From the hotel.

Rethymno mare royal hotel offers:

There is a regular bus service from the hotel to the cities of

• Bar-cafeteria artemis (a/c), with nice veranda and panoramic

rethymnon, chania and heraklion.


Rethymno mare royal is certified for following h.A.C.C.P. Procedures

• Spacious lounge and a tv & video room (with a/c).

& from the foundation for enviromental education(fee) with the

• Two conference rooms (fully air-conditioned) ariadne with

green key eco label and we do local label.

capacity of 120 persons & pasiphae for 180 persons.

Rethymno mare royal consists of 56 superior rooms, junior

• A big swimming pool for adults (fresh water).

suites & 1bedroom suites.

• A swimming pool for children • children’s playground.

Occupancy possibilities: superior rooms up to 2 adults and

• Children’s animation • children’s buffet • mini club (from 4

a baby cot, junior suites up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children,

years old).

1bedroom suites up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

• Snack pool bar apollo.

All units are luxuriously furnished, have bathroom, toilet, balcony,

• Pool bar poseidon.

music in bedroom and bathroom, telephone with a direct line in

• Beach bar anemos.

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• Room service at extra charge.

• Beach towel service is available with deposit.

• The restaurant dionyssos (a/c) provides an enriched buffet for

• Open air theatre for 600 persons.

breakfast lunch and dinner in buffet with cretan (local) specialities

• Mini spa with massage studio.

& live cooking.

• Air-conditioned mini market (daily newspaper, stamps, tobacco,

• With thematic nights such as italian, greek, b.B.Q. Buffet with


cretan (local) specialities ,early breakfast & late breakfast.

• Jewellery shop (with a/c).

• Tennis court free of charge.

• Wi-fi free access in public areas of the hotel.

• Billiard table (on extra charge). • Sun beds & umbrellas at the pool, table-tennis, darts, volleyball,

Special highlight

water polo, air-gun shooting, boccia, archery, aerobics, water

Thematic cretan restaurant, apart the restaurant “DIONYSSOS”,

gym (free of charge).

our chef will prepare delicious dishes from cretan cuisine at our

• Daily animation program, including greek evenings & cretan

restaurant “jasmine” guests can visit at least once during their

folklore nights (with live music and dancers), bbq, pool/beach

stay. ( At no extra charges ).

parties, shows & games.

For all inclusive customers drinks are included.

• Sun beds and umbrellas are available on the beach free

Our “all inclusive” services are valid until the last minute on the

of charge.

daparture date.

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Rethymno mare is a 5 star hotel complex, situated in scaleta,

the bathroom, balcony, sea or garden view, ideal for families with

11 km away from the center of rethymnon, 65 km from heraklion.

children (up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children).

And 64 km from chania.

All units are elegantly furnished with private bathroom, toilet,

Scaleta is a small village with hotels, restaurants, taverns, bars and

balcony, music in the room and bathroom, telephone with a direct

shops. The organized beach with changing cabins, showers etc.,

outside line both in room and bathroom, hair dryer , sat- tv with

Just 100m. From the hotel, can be reached through lift and a tunnel.

flat screen, safe, individual air condition – heating , refrigerator

There is a regular bus service from the hotel to the cities of rethymnon,

and tea & coffee making facilities (free of charge).

chania and heraklion.

In all units: bathrobes, slippers, and upon arrival, mineral water,

Rethymno mare is certified for following: H.A.C.C.P. Procedures &

fruits (free of charge).

from the foundation for enviromental education(fee) with the green key eco label. Participates in “we do local”label

Rethymno mare offers:

And in excellent hotels for 2016 in tripadvisor.

• Bar - cafe aphrodite with a/c and a privileged terrace with

Rethymno mare (renovated in 2015) consists of 40 superior rooms

panoramic view.

with balcony, sea or garden view.

• Spacious lounges with tv & video rooms (with a/c).

(Up to 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children), 46 deluxe rooms with hydro

• Two conference rooms (fully air-conditioned) ariadne for 120

massage in the bathroom, balcony, sea view (up to 3 adults or 2

persons & pasiphae for 180 persons.

adults & 2 children), 6 sharing pool family suites with 2 separate

• Large swimming pool for adults(fresh water) with large sun-

bedrooms side sea view ( up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children),


40 family suites which some of them have a hydro massage in

• One sharing swimming pool for adults (fresh water) & one

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SCALETA, 74100, RETHYMNO, CRETE, GREECE, TEL: +30 28310 - 71703, FAX: +30 28310-71734 E-mail:rethmare@otenet.gr www.rethymnomare.gr


SCALETA, 74100, RETHYMNO, CRETE, GREECE, TEL: +30 28310-72640, FAX: 28310-72639 E-mail:rethmare@otenet.gr www.rethymnomare.com


sharing swimming pool for children.

• Beach towels service is available with deposit.

• Swimming pool for children • children’s playground • children’s

• Daily animation program with shows & games, greek evenings


& cretan folklore nights with live music and dancers, bbq and

• Mini club (over 4 years old) • children’s buffet.

beach/ pool parties.

• Pool bar poseidon.

• Open air theatre for 600 persons. • Quevalent room (with a/c).

• Snack pool bar jasmine.

• Mini spa with massage studio.

• Beach bar anemos.

• Mini market (daily newspapers, stamps, tobacco, etc) • jewellery

• The restaurant “hermes” (a/c) provides an enriched buffet for

shop (with a/c).

breakfast, lunch and dinner with thematic nights such as italian,

• Wi-fi access in all public areas of the hotel (free of charge).

greek, b.B.Q., Buffet with cretan (local) specialities & live cooking. – In the restaurant the clients can have late breakfast and early

Special highlight

breakfast (continental).

Thematic cretan restaurant, apart the restaurant “hermes”,

• Tennis court (free of charge ).

our chef will prepare delicious dishes from cretan cuisine at our

• Billiard table (on extra charge).

restaurant “jasmine” guests can visit at least once during their

• Sun beds, umbrellas at the pool, table-tennis, darts, volleyball,

stay. ( At no extra charges ).

water polo, air-gun shooting, boccia, archery, aerobics, water

For all inclusive customers drinks are included.

gym free of charge.

Our “all inclusive” services are valid until the last minute on the

• Sun beds and umbrellas are available on the beach (free of charge).

daparture date.

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A Collection of Charming Beachfront Resort Hotels on Crete & Rhodes www.vitahotels.gr

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Crete & Rhodes


VITA Hotels is a newly established resort hotel owner and opera-

guests’ well-being and we implement this passion in all aspects

tor active in highly preferred holiday destinations.

of one’s stay at VITA Hotels.

Founded in 2013 by a team of professionals who bring a wealth of experience in the Greek hospitality sector, VITA Hotels cur-

Aegean Breeze Resort 5* - Fanes, Rhodes

rently commercializes 5 properties on Crete and Rhodes, total-

Blanketed under infinite blue skies and fringed by crystal clear

ing over 1200 rooms.

waters, the Aegean Breeze Resort has all the attributes for a luxurious getaway.

CONCEPT: Holidays, happiness and healthy living are what our

Sleek, modern decor, spacious rooms that open up to sparkling

family of VITA Hotels is all about. We are passionate about our

pools, tranquil scenery and superb dining options.

Aegean Breeze Resort

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Aegean Breeze Resort

Arina Sand Resort

Elounda Breeze Resort

Arina Sand Resort 4*- Kokkini Hani, Crete

cious suites, built in traditional Mediterranean style and boasts an

The ultimate beachfront family experience, the Arina Sand Resort

extensive range of facilities & entertainment options and a friendly

is located on a prime beach-front location where all the rooms

environment for children of all ages.

face the sea and it offers one of the most magnificent sun sets in Crete.

Elounda Breeze Resort 4* – Elounda, Crete

Set in beautiful gardens, dotted with palm trees and colourful

Nestled on sprawling gardens with colorful trees, flowers and its

flowers, it consists of 236 rooms spread over the main build-

own authentic stone windmill, the Elounda Breeze Resort boasts

ing, the additional wings and seafront bungalows, all furnished

inspiring views of the Cretan hills of the Elounda area and the

in modern style and equipped with all the necessary facilities to

sparkling waters of the Mirabello Bay.

ensure a comfortable and pleasant stay.

Zorbas Village & Aqua Park 4* - Anissaras/ Chersonissos, Crete

Carolina Mare 4* - Malia, Crete Ultra-modern and sleek, the Carolina Mare is the ultimate seafront holiday haven, being the perfect choice for a roman-

Located directly on a delightful sandy beach, the Zorbas Village &

tic stay or equally appropriate for a visit to the bustling resort

Aqua Park set amidst landscaped gardens shaded by palm trees

of Malia nearby.

and colorful flowers, creating a sensation of absolute serenity

Marvelously located on the quiet eastern end of Malia’s exten-

and relaxation.

sive golden sands, amazing food and impeccable services are

The resort offers 220 beautifully furnished bungalows and 2 spa-

the winning combination behind its popularity.

Zorbas Village & Aqua Park

Carolina Mare

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Nana Beach all inclusive resort located 25 kilometers in the east of

Most of the rooms have a spectacular view over the endless blue

Heraklion International Airport, in the area of Hersonissos, which

of the Cretan Sea. Moreover, the magnificent gardens surround-

is well known for its mild climate throughout the year.

ing the hotel offer a unique pleasure!!

It combines uniquely the Cretan architecture with the facilities of

Nana Beach all inclusive resort offers a great variety of restaurants

a luxury hotel.

and bars for your best service and conveniece. The restaurants

Nana Beach all inclusive resort is a 5 star hotel with 500 rooms

and bars testing traditional and international cuisine, as well as

(suites and family rooms) and bungalows.

national and international alcoholic drinks.

Each room is spacious and comfortable and it is equipped with:

Nana Beach all inclusive resort offers numerous facilities to its

• Private bathroom • Hairdryer • Digital telephone system • TV-

guests such as four beautifully arranged swimming pools: • One

music • Air conditioning • Central heating • Refrigerator • Safety

main pool • One relaxing jacuzzi • One swimming-pool jacuzzi •

deposit box • Balcony or terrace.

Two children’s pools • One children’s waterpark • A small heated indoor swimming-pool. The hotel also offers: Open-art fitness-club • Teen Club • Sauna • Turkish bath • Bridge Room • Childrens playground • Games Room • Diving center • Giant Chess • A small Church • TV room with SAT • Open-air amplitheater • Conference Lounge • Internet Center • Parking. The experienced animation team of Nana Beach all inclusive resort will help you and your children and guide you on all the activities during the day, so as to make you holidays more enjoyable & pleasant.

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P. Sapounakis SA

The P. Sapounakis SA has three luxury hotels -Lyttos Beach Hotel

Just 5 km from the town, hidden amongst vast, colorful gardens,

Hersonissos, Star Beach Village Hotel and Ikaros Beach Luxury

in an area of 150 acres of palm trees and flowers leading to a 350

Resort & Spa-, uniquely located, in the beautiful island of Crete.

meter fully-organized, Blue Flag awarded sandy beach, Lyttos

Lyttos Beach Hotel Hersonissos

Beach is unlike any other hotel in the island. Its 365 rooms sea or garden view (double rooms, quadruple rooms, family rooms and

On one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, Crete and within a

suites), four swimming pools (one of Olympic size), two restaurants

20 kilometer distance from the airport of Iraklion, a heavenly gar-

and two bars decorate this large area, leaving enough space for 15

den awaits for you in Hersonissos. In the famous holiday destina-

tennis courts, a mini football pitch and a basketball court, beach

tion of Hersonissos, the hotel can easily be compared to a heav-

volleyball, archery, golf training range (Par 3 ) and a bike center.

enly scenery.

Just 5 km away from the hotel, golfers can enjoy the most excit-

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ing 18-hole golf courts in the island, with magnificent views to the multi-colored Cretan mountains. Lyttos Beach is a mosaic created by sun, sea, sand, mountains, athleticism, fun and games, relaxation, fine International & Greek cuisine and friendly atmosphere.

Star Beach Village Hotel Star Beach Village Hotel in Hersonissos is a stylish modern hotel, 50 meters away from the sea. It has spacious and comfortable twin rooms and family apartments, and a spectacular view over the big blue Cretan Sea! It is an ideal place for families, people seeking rest and relaxation, and those looking for fun and excitement during their holidays. Star Beach Village consists of 214 stylish guestrooms with spectacular views of the sea with balcony or terrace. They are equipped with kitchenette, refrigerator, 21 inches TV with satellite programs, Wi-Fi Internet access, Music Channels, in-room individually controlled air-condition and heating, safe box, hairdryer (baby cot on request).

Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa is stoned-built on a small hill, surrounded by the blue crystal waters of Aegean Sea. 80% of its accommodations have spectacular sea views. You may prefer extra privacy and relax by choosing a bungalow or a suite with private pool or outdoors jacuzzi. The main dining room will offer you excellent service and a big variety of local and international tastes. Enjoy more attentive service and Cretan specialties at our ouzeri and fine service & flavors at Ayeri restaurant.Room service may add to your privacy and will satisfy all your needs from a bottle of mineral to a party by your private pool. Our bars offer relaxing times and views over the sea. Experience the Ikaros style of hospitality and gain long lasting memories and the strong wish to come back. The international airport of Heraklion is 33 km away from Ikaros Beach Luxury Resort & Spa.

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GR 700 07, Tel: +30 28970 31268-9, Fax: +30 28970 31341 Email: reservations@ikarosvillage.gr

Hersonissos - Crete - GreeCe Themistokleous 5, GR 70014 Tel: +30 28970 29351 Fax: +30 28970 22981 Email: info@starbeachvillage.gr

Hersonissos, Crete, GreeCe

GR – 70014, Tel: + 30 28970 29050, Fax: + 30 28970 29555 E-mail: info@lyttosbeach.gr



Daios Cove Resort & Luxury Villas

Near the town of Agios Nikolaos, yet on the secluded beach of Vathi, Daios Cove Resort and Luxury Villas enjoy an exclusive elegant and serene location. In a private cove amidst blue skies, a crescent of sand and the calm of the Mediterranean, Daios Cove is regarded as the ultimate 5 star beach resort in Crete Island. Daios Cove Resort and Luxury Villas offers more than lavish surroundings and a 5-star holiday experience. It’s the unique atmosphere that has to be experienced and enjoyed. It’s a mood. It’s afeeling. This charming luxury accommodation in Crete features 261 luxury rooms and luxury suites with sea view, some with their own sea water pools, designed by the prestigious firm 3SK Stylianidis. The complex, also, further features luxury villas which offer high-end exclusive services to guests.

amazing views to the private cove, two indoor pools with fresh sea

Mixing business with pleasure, the complex, offers a range of con-

water, watersports centre, fitness centre, tennis courts. Or they can

ferencing facilities, including two ballrooms, six meeting rooms, an

relax in the Spa, enjoying the breathtaking sea views into the indoor

exhibition space and an outdoor events area overlooking the sea.

infinity pool. Of course they can enjoy the wide array of attractions

Furthermore, at Daios guests may enjoy a range of facilities includ-

in this beautiful location, taking advantage of the car rental and the

ing three restaurants and bars, one sea water swimming pool with

limo services of the hotel.

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DIMITRIOS GEORGIOS A. TRYFONOPOULOS TSAKIRIS Secretary General President of the Greek National Hellenic Chamber Tourism Organisation of Hotels

ANDREAS ANDREADIS President of the Greek Tourism Confederation

GEORGE hATzIMARKOS Governor of the South Aegean Region

STAVROS ARNAOUTAKIS Governor of the Region of Crete

ANDONIS V. CAMBOURAKIS President of the Rodos Hotel Association

ELENA KOUNTOURA Minister of Tourism

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