cooking classes only on request and subjets to chef availability
Traditional Cooking & Tasting: You will learn how to cook 4 dishes, from “antipasto” to dessert. The class goes from 3pm to 6pm; the afternoon ends with a “merenda sinoira” where you can taste the dishes prepared, together with a glass of wine of the region. The cost starts from 80 euro per person (two persons minimum).
Menù and dinner “at home”: In this case you will cook with the chef a menu of 3 courses. You will receive some proposal of menu that you could personalise. At the end of the class, Bruno and I will prepare for you a table in the garden or in the wine cellar, depending on weather and we’ll serve the dishes prepared. Bruno will help you in choosing a wine to match the food. The cost of the class, including the dinner, water, coffee (wines not included) starts from 100 per person (two persons minimum).
In season (october-december) You could consider to go in person to look for truffles with our “trifolao” (truffle hunter) and his dog! Truffle Hunting, about 2 hours, 40 euro per person (minimum 2 persons)
Wine Tasting pills: to arouse your curiosity about the wonderful world of wine. In a couple of hours you can discover the fundamentals to understand the wine you are drinking, with a guided tasting of some wines from our region. about 2 hours, 40 euro per person (minimum 2 persons)
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.
Immerse yourself in luxury, charm and beauty of the Relais & Chateaux Hotel. Enjoy the only Relais & Chateaux Spa Hotel Galicia. A XVIII century building lulled by the sound of the river and surrounded by an estate of 10.000m2, in the World Heritage city of Santiago de Compostela
Ideally located in the residential area of the city for people looking for more peace and privacy, the hotel offers rooms and suites are combined with amenities with the charm old world and modern elegance. Here, the classic style blends perfectly with contemporary amenities and services to meet the needs of the sophisticated traveler.
Viraggas small hotel, is a new traditional hotel situated in one of the oldest Chalkidiki's villages, Vrastama, in the Municipality of Poligiros in Macedonia.
In the place of the main building there was a two-floor building of the 19th century, in typical Macedonian Architecture, with the particular morphological and typological elements of the region. A titanic effort was made to be restored, but because of its intense deterioration and its perishable materials, it was decided that most of the building had to be demolished and rebuilt it with modern materials, incorporated in a completely traditional wrapping.
The use of stone, timber and Kourasanit (traditional material for masonry) were mixed with love, knowledge and mainly taste, as it is obvious in each detail of the building, where most of the wood construction, were hand crafted by the householder an Architect Engineer.
In the mentioned above, main building of the Hotel, were created six astonishing rooms - the three double and three triple and on the ground floor, was created a living-room with a lovely fireplace. All the spaces, are decorated with pieces of the owner's collection.
A second building was also created, in which the hall for breakfast and dinner is situated, with a completely equipped kitchen. Here, the guests are able to enjoy a delightful Greek breakfast made of local mostly, natural, fresh and healthy products. Home made marmelades, bio-bread, pies and fresh vegetables from the garden are served here. Also, a variety of dishes for dinner, according to the guest's wishes, the availability of seasonal fresh products and the inventive manner of the cook, working mainly under the Mediterranean's diet rules. A third building is a small distillery where the production of a fine raki is producing and the guests are welcome to participate. Surrounding space, is characterized by its astonishing green garden in various levels, with its pathways and relaxing spaces. There are also a small swimming-pool for the summer and a splendid sitting place under the trees with a traditional stone oven and a barbecue.
From the other side of the river, there is a free parking place of the Hotel. -The famous and magnificent beaches of Chalkidiki are 15min. drive, away from Viraggas. -Several Monasteries, the Mt.Athos and famous ancient sites and museums, are in a short distance. -The famous forest of Cholomontas right next to Viraggas, is ideal for trekking, cycling or driving. Viraggas is a very welcome place and worths a visit all through the year.
- Spring Promotion -Two nights/ three days- 180euro; for 2 persons- - Family package - Apartment 2 nights/3 days per apartment - 300€
BOOK NOW AND SAVE 10% OF THE TOTAL COST OF YOUR RESERVATION!!! OFFER VALID UNTIL THE END OF APRIL 2014. This offer is valid for all room types. The package also includes a bottle of wine and a basket of fruits upon arrival as well as daily Melenos A La Carte breakfast with fresh Mediterranean ingredients from our garden and spectacular views of Lindos bay!
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.
Water sports center operates in Mykonos since 1985 with great success
Our water sports center operates in Mykonos Island since 1985 with great success. The equipment includes 3 Ski-Nautique boats, 1 Air-Nautique, 2 outboard motor Ski boats and 1 Parachute boat, as well as six 4-stroke Yamaha Jet skies (2007 models). The instructors are experienced professionals eager to assist the water sports enthusiasts.
We also organize boat tours to all the beaches of Mykonos and to Tragonisi islet (a small islet close to Mykonos). Elia is a long well protected beach with excellent weather conditions and crystal clear waters. It is an ideal beach for water ski, as well as for other water sports activities and toys such as Jet-ski, parachute, tubes, flying fish and banana.
Arte & Mare Mykonos Wellness & Spa Spoil yourself with the unique beauty treat and therapeutic effect of the services offered by the Arte Mare Suites Spa. Τhalassotherapy, aromatherapy, reflexology, sauna and hamam treatments promise you euphoria, relaxation and calmness.
Weddings-Events :Organize your wedding at Arte & Mare Elia Suites at Mykonos island
You can enjoy a visit to the Sunken City of Kekova, Saklıkent Canyon, paragliding and diving in the crystal-blue waters.
49 various historical art pieces from the Hellene, Roman and Byzantine time including a cistern and a mosaic were found during the construction phase of the hotel “from 2.-3. B.C. to 5. - 6. A. D. centuries” For the first time in the archaeological history in Turkey, official permit from the authorities was granted to keep these historical pieces found under the ground of the hotel and to display them in the same premise. This encouraged the investors to build up the first Boutique Museum Hotel in the country.
Fishing, Daily or Long term boat trips, Snorkeling, Bicycling.