ACTIVITIES - Area
1. Process of production of local agricultural products.
The only place in the world that produced
Mastic is the area of Mastihohoria
Season.......July t - August
2.2. LOCAL SWEET WINE Wine ¨ Ariousios the most
expensive and famous wine of antiquity.
Season ....... September-October
3.3. SOUMA .... ... local liquor made from figs.
Season ....... November-December
Season ....... November-December
2. Procedure local production of ceramic products.
In Chios from antiquity were developed the pottery, fine examples of which today
are the neighboring medieval village ARMOLIA
(5 km from Vessa).
One can walk through the new area of the old traditional paths, and discover the
rare flora of the island, the unique TULIPS
March month, herbs and over 70 species
ORCHIDEAS, a magnificent background in the dozens of unique
Inside the old medieval trail, one can
visit the Byzantine castle of Apolichnon, where
Genoese had established the administrative mansion
The Medieval town of VESSAS is an outdoor living museum, like other Mastihohoria Olympia - Mesta - Towers - wattle.
Worth the visitor to walk through the narrow streets of the village and admire the architecture of the houses, which has remained intact. Also worth visiting the church of Agios Dimitrios and admire the carved image, like the Church of the Assumption, with its beautiful bell tower. Vessa is a small village but exemplifies medieval village in southern Chios. It has been very well maintained over the years, especially the castle corner towers and sections of the fortified wall.
Vessa located in the center of the medieval village,
Mastic of Chios, can be the base of xena-
giseon the archaeological sites of the island, such as ANAVATOS and the Monastery AGIA MONI of Chios, monument protected by UNNESCO, great historical, religious and artistic interested character, on excellent mosaics of the 12th century.
The climate is characterized by hot summers and
mild winters, and is ideal for visiting all year.
The CHRISTOPHER KOLOMVOS had visited Chios before Journey to America.
Vessa is the birthplace of the Ecumenical Patriarch
Constantine (Constantine Valiadis) 1987-1901.
Just a short distance from Vessa one encounters small coves meticulous and special beaches such as Tigani - Agia Irini DYDYMA west, and KOMI - EMPORIOS - BLACK bullets in the south.
We are happy to offer 1 night for free for room stays more than 4 nights!!!
The elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL is the most exclusive hotel in Greece. Uniquely positioned on a peninsular stretch of land, it overlooks the Bay of Elounda, Mirabello Bay, and the expanse of the Aegean Sea. The view is blue as far as the eye can see.
Exclusively for guests of the elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL, private screenings of films are available at the 50-seat cinema theatre, designed and built according to THX standards with the best in digital surround sound.
Relax on the hotel’s private beach, where reserved sunshades and loungers are available for each suite independently, fully serviced with refreshments and snacks. A lovely indoor pool and spa area are also reserved just for guests of the elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL, including a fitness gymnasium, a sauna, and an authentic Ottoman Hammam.
Yachting cruises sail off daily from the resort’s marina, exploring the coves and anchorages around Elounda. Whether in the “one-off” 82-foot yawl by Steve Bazell , the original 70-foot SanGermani ketch, or the powerful 58-foot Posilippo motor yacht, the azure waters of the Mirabello Bay beckon to me discovered in style.
The hosts and the entire staff at elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL have been selected on the basis of their outstanding courtesy, professionalism and efficiency. Founded on a tradition of excellence unparalleled in Greece, the dedicated team at elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL is always at your service, ready to make all the necessary arrangements, whether it is for en-suite dining, private training and massage schedules, children's care and recreation or to experience authentic Crete by car, helicopter or yacht.
The elounda peninsula ALL SUITE HOTEL offers uniquely outstanding accommodation, designed and furnished to the highest standards, providing a truly luxurious environment. All accommodation has an uninterrupted view of the ever-changing colours of the Mirabello Bay and the individual heated seawater swimming pool brings thalassotherapy directly to your terrace.
Activities in the area: wine-tasting, cheese factory visit with tasting, thermal baths, golf, horseback riding etc.