For many the epitome of the Greek island experience. Small white homes and
blue domed churches, aglow with dazzling light, set like gems in a landscape of
stark natural beauty, surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Aegean. Cradle
of one of the world’s first great civilizations, the Cyclades offer a
captivating mix of the ancient and the modern, where tranquility and traditional
values blend seamlessly with a vibrant cosmopolitan lifestyle in a very unique
Check out our villas on: Sifnos
The southernmost group of Greek islands offers
visitors a diverse range of experiences. With little known places of
outstanding natural beauty, well preserved medieval settlements and rural
communities that maintain deeply-rooted customs and traditions, the Dodecanese
exude a timeless energy and an almost surreal serenity. Strategically located in
the eastern Aegean, the islands share the varied history of a region coveted by
Romans, Crusaders, Venetians and Ottomans, resulting in a remarkable cultural
and architectural legacy.
Scattered along the west coast of Greece, the
culture, architecture and even the cuisine of the Ionian islands reflect the
diverse influences they have absorbed from ancient times to the present.
Evidence of this chequered past can be seen not only in ancient Greek temples
and Venetian fortifications, but also in classic Italian dishes and French
flavours. All these elements come together to create a rare
cultural mosaic against a magical backdrop of verdant hillsides and the turquoise
waters of secluded bays that attract yachts from all over the world.
located close to the Greek mainland, frequent ferry and hydrofoil connections plus
a pleasant climate make the picturesque islands of the Argosaronic Gulf an
easily accessible destination all year round. And while these tiny havens offer
all the sun, sea and leisurely ambience typical of most Greek islands, each has
its own highly distinctive character which makes their exploration an
Check out our villas on: Hydra
The Peloponnese peninsula offers a compelling alternative to the Greek
islands. Here you will discover some of the country’s most famous classical
sites, including Ancient Olympia and Mycenae, the Byzantine wonders of
Monemvasia and Mystra, as well as the mystery of rugged Mani. Mountains steeped
in mythology, unspoiled bucolic landscapes and some of the finest beaches in
the country, coupled with a rich cultural heritage that remains very much alive
Check out our villas in: Mani
Often viewed as being part of the mainland, Evia is in fact Greece’s second largest island. Easily accessible, though not yet prominent on the tourist map, the region has much to offer visitors all year round, including perhaps a more authentically ‘Greek’ experience. The diverse landscape of beaches, forests, verdant gorges and rugged mountains makes it ideal for many outdoor activities, even skiing, while the island’s fascinating history and cultural heritage mean there is constantly something new to discover.
A region of sharp contrasts, with some of the country’s highest mountains, largest lakes and longest rivers, Central Greece is a harmonious mosaic of dramatic landscapes, picturesque villages and spectacular reminders of a glorious yet often turbulent past. Spanning this historic land from the Ionian Sea to the Aegean, it is a region where colourful traditions remain strong and customs are deeply embedded, forming part of a unique cultural heritage that visitors can discover and experience at first hand.
The largest of the Greek islands is framed by a 1,000 km. coastline dotted with secluded coves and sandy beaches, while the rugged mountainous interior features fertile valleys, deep gorges and caves steeped in mythology. Once the centre of Minoan civilisation, the island has a long and storied history, as attested by well preserved ancient, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman monuments. And though fiercely proud of their customs and colourful traditions, the famously hospitable Cretans are more than happy to initiate visitors into their very unique cultural world. retans are more than happy to initiate visitors into their very unique cultural world.
Check out our villas on: Chania