Winter in Greece can be a one-of-a-kind experience. The country, which has some amazing ski resorts all over the mainland, also excels in hospitality. Accommodations near ski centers range from typical winter cottages, made of wood and stone to more modern structures with outdoor jacuzzis and panoramic views. You are bound to find comfort paired with breathtaking views everywhere: from postmodern facilities to traditional hotels, and cozy chalets. Here are five of the best winter resorts in Greece.
Boutique Hotel Skamnos
This unique lodging experience is located on Mount Parnassos at an altitude of 1250 meters and conveniently close to the city of Arachova (12 km) and the ski resort in Parnassos (10 km). This boutique hotel features luxurious double and family rooms as well as unique lofts with all the comforts you could expect, including free Wi-Fi and impressive landscape views. Skamnos is an ideal place to escape from the stress and bustle of the city for those who love the mountains, nature and winter sports.
Just outside the village of Lavda (Grevena) and between the National Forest of Valia Calda and the Vassilitsa Ski Centre, Pindos Hotel welcomes guests with cozy bedrooms ready for the winter season. An elegant environment surrounded by the magic atmosphere of the area. Superior rooms boast jacuzzis or saunas with amazing views.
Litohoro Olympus Resort Villas & Spa
One of the best hotels in Central Greece, Litohoro Olympus Resort Villas and Spa, is located in the seaside village of Plaka, just 2 km away from the historic Litohoro town. The resort offers breathtaking views to the sea and Mount Olympus. Every room meets the highest standards of luxury while the exclusive private villas each come with their own fireplace, jacuzzi and private heated pools. The hotel also offers great dining and special holiday events at its restaurant, Elia.
Grand Forest Hotel
This impressive structure welcomes visitors with a cutting-edge lobby that is only a promise of what’s coming next. Set against the incomparable beauty of the landscape the well-appointed suites of the Grand Forest Metsovo offer 5-star hospitality throughout the year. The hotel features a spa with the most elegant environment and a restaurant, Metsovo 1350m, with a breathtaking view and a tasty variety of dishes, open both for the hotel guests and external visitors.
This beautiful complex of independent rooms is located in Megalo Chorio, Karpenisi. The property offers activities such as horseback riding, climbing, and trekking in the nearby mountains as well as visits to nearby monasteries. The rooms are decorated with unique pieces and impeccable taste, in complete harmony with the area.
Source: Gabi Ancarola/greekreporter.com