The club resort takes its name from the most beautiful image of the blossoming almond trees that characterises Ancient Olympia. It is an old-world building, which pays tribute to the glamorous 1920s atmosphere of Southern Europe. The accommodation consists of 26 one-bedroom suites and 17 majestic 2 bedroom villas. With discrete service, high security and à la carte facilities, these special suites meet the highest European standards. Each has its own reception and services. The style is elite and exclusive. It has a lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, lift access, conference facilities and a hairdressers' salon, as well as bar and dining facilities. Room service is offered for a fee. Parking facilities are also available for guests arriving by car.
The hotel is located in Kyllini, which lies on the west coast of the Peloponnese, in the region of Ilia, just 45 minutes from the airport of Araxos and 100 km from the seaport of Patras. Ancient Olympia is some 66 km away, while Rio/Antirio bridge is about 90 km away. The isle of Zante is about 28 km away, with Arkoudi village being just 3 km away. The medieval castle Chemoutsi of Kastro is about 6 km away.
The stylish suites occupy the two wings of the two-storey main building. Glorious sea views can be enjoyed from the first-floor balcony or ground-floor porch. Sliding French doors separate the lounge area with a desk from the master bedroom with its king-size bed. The sofa also doubles as an extra bed. The main residence offers six exquisite sea view suites. This accommodation features a mix of old-fashioned hospitality with modern amenities. Brocade wallpaper, velvet headboards on the king-sized bed in the master bedroom, a double-size armchair, raw silk bedcovers, gilt bedside lamps, black-lacquered side tables, and a refinished antique writing desk combine to create a sumptuous retreat. The bathroom reveals double sinks set in marble and a bathtub inlaid with bronze-leaf and mother-of-pearl mosaic tiles. For families travelling with children and nanny, the suite collection includes two 2-bedroom suites in the main house. These suites are formed by joining the Blue and Orange suites at one end of the residence and the Red and White suites at the other. Premium villas feature two master bedrooms (each with their own full bathroom) that open off a lounge with an atrium. Hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, hi-fi system, minibar, individually adjustable air conditioning and a safe deposit box also feature.
Guests may join the entertainment programmes at the Grecotel Olympia Riviera Thalasso. An outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers and parasols feature. Water aerobics, steam baths, a sauna, gym, table tennis and aerobics also feature. Massage and spa treatments are also offered, though subject to fees. A variety of water sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, canoeing and pedal boating (all subject to fees). Tennis, archery and horse riding are offered (all subject to fees).
Guests may choose between dining in the dining room with a fireplace or al fresco on the patios. The dining options are as follows: à la carte gourmet buffet breakfast with fitness food corner, lunch and dinner in the à la carte gourmet restaurant Cap Voyage, or a selection from the wide choice at the buffet (also weekly theme evenings) in the main restaurant of the neighbouring Olympia Riviera Thalasso.
The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
From Araxos Airport follow the signs towards Pyrgos. After approximately 40 km there is a sign for Gastouni. Turn right. Pass through the villages Gastouni and Vartholomio. Continue for 8 km to Loutra Kyllinis. The hotel is within the same parkland.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed