Attica, the region surrounding Athens, offers a wealth of activities for leisure and culture.
Relive the myths of Greek legend at the Acropolis and Temple of Poseidon; chart Olympic history - past and present - at the original and contemporary Olympic venues; enjoy a round at the Athens golf course; wreck-dive in the crystal waters of the Aegean; spend some time cruising between the islands or party till dawn at the city’s legendary night-spots.
The Athens Riviera is the summer playground for Athenians when they want to escape city life for swimming, enjoying waterfront cafés, strolling along seafront promenades and marinas, shopping in the area’s boutiques, dining by the sea or visiting one of the coast’s night clubs.
Just 10 miles south of Athens, the city streets give way to idyllic palm-fringed beaches and beachfront promenades of the Athens Riviera which stretches 50 kilometers along the Saronic Gulf to the southernmost point of Attica, Cape Sounio.
Sounio is famous for its splendid Temple of Poseidon, one of the most celebrated archaeological sites in Europe and the second most important ancient temple in Attica.
Summer villas, open-air tavernas, and pretty bays are almost hidden from sight in the lush vegetation of the Sounio National Park.
The Cape Sounio retreat. For the most famous full moons on earth come to the Temple of Poseidon.
The myth of the Aegean Sea surrounds the Resort which in itself sits on an archaeological sight with two private beaches and bungalows and villas hidden in the pine hills.
British Vogue’s pick to stay in Athens, August 2021.
Arranged amphitheatrically, terracotta-coloured bungalows blend into the unspoiled landscape.
Exclusive villas at this privileged location are the most elegant residences in southern Europe. Perfect hideaways with private pools and unique views of the sea & temple of Poseidon.