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Idyllic landscapes and hidden beauties waiting to be discovered. The hidden treasures of the land of Peloponnese and the cosmopolitan islands of the Saronic Gulf, will stay in your heart forever.

PELOPONNESE

Whimsical shorelines with golden sandy beaches and crystal blue waters, scenic, quiet fishing villages and cosmopolitan resorts, rivers with flowing waters plus lush vegetation are combined with great monuments and archaeological sites of great global interest. All this and more awaits the visitors of “Moria”, the southern part of continental Greece that is called the Peloponnese. Arrange your holidays in Peloponnese, and explore all its riveting beauties.

PORTO HELI

PORTO HELI

The picturesque Porto Heli is located on the southern shores of Argolida, in the Peloponnese, facing Spetses. The various archaeological finds indicate that the main sources of wealth were commerce, agriculture and pottery, while its inhabitants were particularly well-off. AKS Porto Heli hotel is built right on the sea, in the bay of Porto Heli, amidst it’s ancient past. Immersed in the blue waters, the rocky sunsets and the harbor that embraces the boats of all sizes, Porto Heli reveals all its attractiveness in a feast of colors, still remaining one of the most known cosmopolitan resorts in Greece, today. It is the ideal choice for holidays in the Peloponnese.

ERMIONI

ERMIONI

Within 20 minutes of Porto Heli, between Spetses and Hydra, the town of Ermioni extends over the ancient homonymous city that had a great naval tradition. It is believed that Ermioni has been inhabited almost uninterruptedly since at least 3000 BC, as it was built and rebuilt in the exact same place.

KOILADA

KOILADA

The traditional fishing village of Koilada is located about ten kilometers northwest of Porto Heli. Graphic visuals, traditions, island features and the great naval history of the village make up this distinct setting. Arriving in Koilada, at the entrance of the village are well-known shipyards that are engaged in the construction of wooden boats. Following the coastal dirt road leading to the northern side of the bay, you will find the cave of Franchthi, a cave that was actually inhabited during the Middle Palaeolithic era (3000 BC).

SPETSES (4 nautical miles) – HYDRA (18 nautical miles)

HYDRA

Spetses and Hydra, the islands of the brave and the freedom fighters, played a key role in the outcome of the Greek Revolution. Spetses is home to Bouboulina’s mansion-museum while Hydra is the home to the mansions of Miaoulis and Kountourioti. They can be accessed from Porto Heli by regular tourist boats from our hotels’ own piers by sea taxis and by catamarans from port of Porto Heli.

EPIDAURUS

EPIDAURUS

One of the most important archaeological finds in the area is the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus. It was built in the 4th century BC. within the forest of Epidaurus, enchanting its visitors until this day so much with its architecture as well as with its exceptional acoustics, since the sound reaches even the last of stands. The summer festival of Epidaurus began in 1954 and has since established itself as the most prestigious institution of ancient drama in the world, having hosted the infamous tragedies of Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripides.

MYCENAE

The palace of Mycenae is today considered the center of the Mycenaean civilization. The marvelous Cyclopean walls that protect the Acropolis of Mycenae, the imposing Lions gate, the vaulted tombs of the kings, and the most incredible archaeological find of the tomb of King Agamemnon, will absolutely impress and fascinate the visitor.

NAFPLIO (78 km)

NAFPLIO

Nafplio was the first capital of modern day Greece, and if you visit it, you will no doubt admire the castle of Palamidi, that watches over the city, as its protector. Historic squares, neoclassical buildings, Venetian balconies, beautiful old churches and Turkish mosques comprise unique visuals at every corner. It is worth visiting the church of Agios Georgios that is adorned by copies of great Italian painters, and touring the Archaeological, Folklore and War Museums.