Grecotel Olympia Riviera Thalasso
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Grecotel Olympia Riviera Thalasso Kylini
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... are so very nice! The hotel was simple, but clean and had everything necessary including a cheap breakfast! We found the town of Olympia to be a little less than exciting and very touristy, but it was fine for a one night stay. We also had some not so great food here. Kevin was in the mood for a burger, but it did not live up to expectations. He'd had a good burger in Athens, but I think that is probably rare. I don't think they have beef quite the same as where we are from!
... It is situated on a headland overlooking the Ionian Sea and separating the Gulf of
Kyparissia from the rest of the Ionian. It is 11 km west of downtown Pyrgos. The small village of Agios Andreas, which in ancient times was the natural harbour for Ancient Olympia,lies northwest of Katakolo. Population is about 600 people, about three times the population of Montebello, Virginia. Wikipedia
Last night, for the ...
... with filo dough - and wine from "our" winery. Then the dancing began: first our driver Spiros, then men from the village, then one side of our table with Spiros demonstrating the steps, then the mayor of the village and my side of the table - I am a klutz but this rhythm makes sense to me. I did panic a bit when the mayor took my hand to dance in the circle with me: the wine kicked in and I survived! Barb in our group really caught the eye a man in ...
... He would just drone on for long periods of time and then walk silently to the next location and it just made the day feel like years.
The guide also used a book on Ancient Olympia to guide the tour, showing us the picture in the book and then explaining what the book said next to the picture. I know this because my Mom had the exact same book from her travels to Greece and I read it about a week before we left. The ...
... green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and even salsa! The pumpkin pie was a little off on taste though. Everything turned out fabulously! We gathered at our school's lunchroom and ate our hearts out. It's hard to be away from the family for Thanksgiving, but we were all in the same boat. Also, it is kind of cool to think that I spent thanksgiving in Greece! I have so much to be thankful for.
The next day, ...