The Kinsterna Hotel - a hotel to fall in love with
I have already visited this magic place a few times. Every time I am raving again about the Kinsterna Hotel (and not only me). Following I am giving you seven very good reasons to visit this stunning place on the Peloponnese.
1) A perfect Mix of History and today`s Comfort
The Kinsterna Hotel is a historic Byzantine-era mansion initially built in the 13th century and turned into a luxury boutique hotel. The name Kinsterna derives from a cistern/natural spring, which is located in the middle of the property. Authentic, magical, surprising. You can get a taste of history and enjoy today's comfort of a luxury hotel at the same time. You can choose between rooms in the old building, new residences, and villas (some of them with private pools). Each accommodation combines history with a tasteful contemporary design. I have never seen anything comparable.
2) Nature at its best
Relaxation and experiences in the middle of vineyards, olive trees and orange groves, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Far away from mass tourism. Quiet, natural, exceptional. Smell the flowers in the abundant garden. Sit back, enjoy the views and tranquility, and simply feel good at the Kinsterna Hotel.
3) Supreme Greek Hospitality
Your welcome is with a big smile and local refreshments. The ever-friendly staff at the Kinsterna Hotel are so well trained. You will feel at home away from home during your entire stay. So much attention is given to detail. And which other hotel offers a full breakfast at 5 a.m. when you have to leave that early because of your flight?
4) Excellent Gastronomy
The famous Greek olive oil. Mouthwatering jam with figs and oranges from the hotel garden. Local bread to die for. Excellent wines. The legendary "Monemvasia Malvasia" has been produced since the year 1340. Chef George is proud to use mostly local products. In winter, he and his team collect herbs in the mountains nearby, which give his expertly prepared meals an exceptional touch. Dietary requirements? No issue at all. At the Kinsterna Hotel, you can celebrate your dinner in a grand style.
5) A wide Array of unusual Activities
Learn how to make soap, to help produce fine spirits, and to bake country bread. Participate in the wine and olive harvest. Learn about winegrowing during a vineyard tour. Go on a bike tour to the castle of Monemvasia. Enjoy the stunning beaches of Elafonissos. Make sure to stay long enough to explore the mansion and its natural surroundings. Chill at the pool (built in the form of a river) and smell nature around you.
And yes, there is even a small gym at the Kinsterna Hotel. After your little workout, you may (should!) wish to get pampered by the awesome ladies in the hotel spa. Treatments include an ancient Greek music therapy relief, oligomer foam massages with natural sea sponges, and a veil of gold treatment. Enjoy mystical energy in a unique spa.
6) The proximity of the historic village of Monemvasia
No cars can enter the village, which is sitting on a giant rock in the sea. You will find old cobblestones, little alleys with authentic boutiques, cafés, and restaurants. Make sure to wear comfy sneakers since you will be going up and down. Vistas over the Aegean Sea are second to none. Monemvasia still is a hidden gem. Mass tourism, Starbucks, McDonald's? I have never heard of that. Here you will find authenticity in a very charming and peaceful environment.
7) Excellent in Combination with a Stay in Athens
Only a three-hour drive away from Greece's exciting capital with all its architecture, history, shopping, and excellent gastronomy. Locals love to go out, despite the economic challenges in Greece. Athens is full of life. And the Kinsterna Hotel is the perfect place to unwind after a stay in the vibrant capital. Get some tips for your stay in Athens.
My personal Summary
The award-winning Kinsterna Hotel is a perfect hideaway for those who wish to unwind in a very special, natural place. The mix of history, culture and today´s luxury will blow your mind. Gourmets will find their heaven on earth here. In short – simply unique.
TEL: +30 27320-66300 Fax: +30 27320-66116 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a look at kinsternahotel.gr for more details and bookings.
How to get to the Kinsterna Hotel
Aegean Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and Ryanair are offering non-stop flights from German airports to Venizelos Athens Airport. For your trip to downtown Athens you can use buses, trains or the Athens Airport Metro which may be the most convenient means of transport. It will take you approximately 40 minutes. For your journey to the Kinsterna Hotel (336 km) it is the best to rent a car. Driving time is between three and four hours. On your way, you will find a few scenic places for a little break/snack.
You can also fly to Kalamata Airport which is 160 km away from the Kinsterna Hotel. Condor is serving Kalamata from various German airports. Driving time to the Kinsterna Hotel is approximately three hours.
The Kinsterna Hotel is very serious about hygienic measures in times of COVID-19. For updates, have a look at their website.
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