Holy Mount Athos is a UNESCO World Heritage site which houses 1400 monks in 20 monasteries and it is characterized as one of the most spiritual places on Earth…
Holy Boat Ride is for sure a once in a lifetime experience. A cruise along Athos Peninsula will travel you back in time at Byzantine Empire. It will let you admire the breathtaking architecture of the time while learning about monastic life and the divine.
Drenia is a complex of many, small, uninhabited isles with sandy, virgin beaches and crystal-clear waters offering limitless opportunities for adventure. A day trip of island hopping by boat or private yachting is the ideal way to explore them. Hope from one island to the other in less than ten minutes and visit Amouliani Island with a traditional seaside village, traditional restaurants and the famous Alykes beach.
Walk in the paths of the Hellenistic city of Stagira, where Aristotle was born and taught Alexander the Great on science and life. Admire the ancient agora, the stately wall, the remains of houses and the Byzantine findings. Visit Aristotle’s park to admire the statue of Aristotle and interactive instruments that operate with the laws of physics referred to Aristotle's books.
The traditional, picturesque village of Arnaia is a vibrant community that treasures the past. This is where you should go to get a real feel of what life is like in Halkidiki's mountains, to see examples of traditional architecture and to find out more about old-time crafts such as weaving in the Folklore Museum. Go horse riding in the forest next to the village and visit Domaine Claudia Papayianni winery to discover local wines. Have a wine tasting in the cellar of the property. Finish your day with a traditional meal in a local restaurant specialized in game meat.
Most of the planets and the stars got their names from the ancient Greek mythology. In Greece, the mother land of the universe, under the clear and dark sky of Komitsa Bay which is included in the EU Sky Routes, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, stargazing becomes an unforgettable experience. Sleep under a sky full of stars on a sunbed inbuilt above your private pool and get lost in a galactic dream.
In a place of high tranquillity and extreme natural beauty, protected by NATURA 2000, we have created the perfect haven for a blissful body and soul retreat. The deep sense of calm and spirituality of Holy Mount Athos along with Yoga, Meditation, Pilates and Fitness sessions will help you reconnect your mind, body and soul and indulge you in complete relaxation to help you find your inner balance and wellbeing. You can choose your wellness experience from a massage in the Euphoria Wellness & Beauty cabana, a yoga session on our pristine beach and a sunrise or a sunset meditation session in our idyllic bay.
The shipyard tradition of Ierissos started 100 years ago and the craftsmanship techniques are passed from father to son. The ships constructed here are handcrafted and made exclusively by local wood using traditional methods. Iersissos shipyards (also called “karnagio” in Greek) are some of the very few traditional ones remaining in Europe. Meet the local craftsmen to learn more about their profession and the nautical life.