Posts Categorized: Destinations

Luxury hotels on the Greek Islands

Luxury Hotels Greek Islands

With so many beautiful destinations and varying landscapes to choose from, the culture and landscape of one Greek island is so different from the next, just envision the Cycladic style villages perched on the high cliffs of Santorini and then the neo-classical architecture on the significantly flatter Island of Spetses. Yet all the Greek Islands… Read more »

Short Stories from Hotel Managers 4

MATER’S HOTEL: Part 4 Click here for Part 1  Click here for Part 2  Click here for Part 3 By a little sour I mean the weather was sort of overcast, the temperature crawling around the mid to high teens, Celsius of course. None-the-less, the guests weren’t having any of it, demanding to be accommodated in the main… Read more »

Beautiful Greek Islands

Beautiful Greek Islands

Greece is a magical country full of mountains, never ending coastlines, beaches and culture and here we have selected some of our favourite Greek islands for you. MYKONOS, Cyclades A chic and trendy island where glamour meets culture, with whitewashed buildings and windmills and cobalt blue waters on its heavenly beaches.   Milos, Cyclades A beautiful… Read more »

A Marriage in Sicily

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Mediterranean Wedding: A Marriage in Sicily by Alessandra Maffei “Who hasn’t thought about getting married on an island? Those dreams of romantic venues and breathtaking landscapes of raw nature… So beautiful that to be cocooned by it on your wedding day is a Mediterranean blessing straight from the summit of Mount Olympus. Cultures, colours, traditions… Read more »

Short Stories from Hotel Managers 3

MATER’S HOTEL: Part 3 Click here for Part 1  Click here for Part 2 The front office manager was listening impassively, knowing that all the room allocations had been personally executed by our mater and the hotel was brimming over with coach loads of dreary Athenians. The guests were complaining that they had been allocated a… Read more »

Short Stories from Hotel Managers 2

MATER’S HOTEL: Part 2 Click here for Part 1 Following one of mater’s tirades in the restaurant one day, everyone started shuffling awkwardly, sensing that the sudden onslaught had been sustained, miraculously without serious casualties this time, just the Maitre D hanging his head in shame as the veiled recriminations were usually lined with pique… Read more »

Top 12 Luxury Hotels in Santorini

Best luxury hotels in Santorini, Greece

Without a doubt the most picturesque Greek island of all, it is no wonder that Santorini is thought of as one of the best holiday destinations worldwide. Boasting the most beautiful sunsets in Greece, its scenery echoes romance in a setting where wild Mediterranean beauty meets tradition and luxury. The most impressive hotels in Santorini are on the cusp of… Read more »

How to Spend a Dull Afternoon in Mykonos

Apollonia Resort & Villas, Mykonos, Greece

I recently visited Mykonos arriving by plane from Athens, a short effortless flight which went by so quickly I hadn’t realised that we had already arrived. Meeting us at the airport was the driver from the hotel, the Apollonia Hotel & Villas. The short drive to the hotel takes you through the village of Ornos which… Read more »

Step back hundreds of years at the Sextantio Albergo Diffuso

Sextantio Albergo Diffuso

Who said that luxury couldn’t be hidden in the middle ages. Some of the best treasures in the world date back centuries. Our new hotel Sextantio Albergo Diffuso in Abruzzo, Italy allows you to step back hundreds of years to a time when the simple things in life were respected. As you approach the hotel… Read more »

Getting a feel for our hotels

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Before booking a hotel you want to be sure that the hotel is a good fit for you. Choosing a hotel with the right atmosphere, facilities and surroundings are key to thoroughly enjoying a holiday. Consequently, we are always looking for additional ways to present our hotels so that you can obtain a better feel… Read more »