Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Kicks Off the Warm Weather Season with an Uplifting Music Mélange
Summer has well and truly arrived in the Greek capital, with long, sun-filled days and balmy nights at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens on the captivating Athens Riviera.
As the warm weather takes hold, the iconic beachfront Hotel, located on a secluded peninsula in the resort area of Vouliagmeni, is the perfect setting to celebrate the freedom and spontaneity of the season. From June through mid-October expect live music, good food, fine wine, champagne and tropical cocktails.
Michelin-Starred Pelagos at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Pays Tribute to Culinary Roots of Three Aegean Islands in Ingenious New Summer Menu
Chef Luca Piscazzi met small-scale artisan producers, fishermen and fellow chefs in Tinos, Lesvos and Kalymnos to gather inspiration for his eco-conscious Pelagos on Tour tasting menu
Three of Greece’s lesser-known Aegean islands form the conscious cuisine backbone of Michelin-starred restaurant Pelagos’ ingenious new summer season menu launched this month at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens.
With sunny days and blue skies reigning in Athens, the heady days of summer are literally around the corner in the ancient yet constantly-evolving Greek capital. At Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, located in an unrivalled location on the sparkling Athens Riviera, an inviting array of exciting new sports and recreational activities awaits guests.
Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Celebrates the Deep Symbolism of Easter Over Two Delicious Weekends
As temperatures in Athens start to gently rise, signalling that the life-giving season of spring has well and truly arrived, Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens is preparing to celebrate both Western and Orthodox Greek Easter in exuberant fashion over two weekends in April.
Make the most of the holiday by gathering with loved ones at the family-friendly Athens Riviera hotel situated at the edge of a private peninsula in the Saronic Gulf.
Up until the last few years, the luminous Cycladic island of Milos was a secret destination surreptitiously shared among Greek couples. With more than 70 beaches, considered among the best in the Aegean, the isle where the Louvre’s prized Venus de Milo was found has a fascinating history and spellbinding volcanic landscapes like lunar-like Sarakiniko. With fresh new places to stay, a raft of exciting restaurants and classic waterfront bars, Milos is evolving into one of the Mediterranean’s most sought-after vacay spots.
There’s nothing like immersing yourself in a new-to-you destination with all five senses from the get-go — literally the moment you check in at your hotel. Here are eight places to stay where you can soak up the local culture, sights, sounds and flavors before you’ve even unpacked your suitcase.
Reset and Rejuvenate Mind, Body and Soul with an Athens Riviera Escape at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens
In need of a reflective seaside staycation to review 2022 plans, considering the Mediterranean for a February half-term family holiday or simply pining for precious moments to revive mind and body? Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens delivers effortlessly, whatever the reason.
Situated on the Saronic Sea at the edge of a pine-clad peninsula in the Athens Riviera resort suburb of Vouliagmeni, the Hotel is a rejuvenating, island-like refuge that prioritises peace of mind and comfort above al...
Let Love Rule with a Red-Letter Valentine’s Day Celebration at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens
This is no ordinary love, so why not go all out with the grandest of romantic gestures by booking a stay at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens this Valentine’s Day?
Get in the mood for love with a sumptuous seaside getaway for two in the Athens Riviera’s lushest location. Unwind with a sensual spa treatment then dress to impress for a memorable Michelin-starred dinner date or magnificent Italian multi-course spread.
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I was 46 when I decided to finally pursue my dream of learning to sail.
I’ve lived by the sea, in Australia and then Greece, my entire life and always loved anything involving the water.
For years, I had put off the idea of acquiring a sailing license, as I was somewhat obsessed with building my career and assumed I didn’t have the time for such “frivolities.” But I quickly learned that sailing is deeply fascinating in that it’s both an art and science.
It’s not as difficult as you may think to bring some of the luxuriant touches, unique interior design elements and cultural savvy you see in your global travels to your humble abode. Discover a few clutch ways to revamp your place and recreate the feeling of your favorite hotel, even when staycationing.
From Corfu’s Old Town to the turquoise waters off Antipaxos, the Ionian Sea is arguably the most coveted sailing ground in Greece. But it’s not just the six Ionian islands that are worth adding to your logbook. A clutch of colourful harbour towns awaits on the mainland of western Greece, attracting a leisurely, well-heeled sailing set. Here’s how to spend seven days cruising between them.
Whitewashed labyrinthine towns designed to confuse pirates, dramatic limestone cliffs and crystalline waters define the Cyclades islands. Northerly winds, known as the meltemi, blow through this part of Greece in summer, making this region a sailor’s dream – although best suited to intermediate and advanced folk. Here’s our suggested itinerary for exploring this island group in the Aegean Sea by boat.
Calm sapphire waters, hillsides awash with pine trees and traditional stone-built villages make the Sporades islands a tempting choice for sailors yearning for a Greek getaway. Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos, in particular, are in close proximity, making island-hopping easy and enjoyable. Further afield, remote Skyros rewards those willing to make the journey over. Harness a softer version of summer’s northerly winds and explore this lush, laidback corner of the Aegean.
Warm, copper-coloured landscapes, revealing ancient sites, countless castles and unspoiled beaches, the Dodecanese islands seem to have been designed with culture-focused explorers in mind. From rocky Kalymnos and unusual Leros to Hippocrates’ Kos and genteel Symi, it feels like time has stood still in the coastal towns and mountain villages of this region. Here’s our suggested itinerary for tapping into this curious South Aegean island group by boat.