How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
Photos of Hotel Emerald
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Emerald Plaka
Travel Blogs from Plaka
... local scene for evening chatter and food. At any given moment there an orchestra of sounds. Not unpleasant but conversations. It's what Kamloops could be if we in-filled the downtown core instead carved up green space for housing. The harbour is fortified from centuries of war over real estate and religion. The thinking was that if you built walls difficult to penetrate and garrisons to protect them from danger, invaders would be deterred. Didn't work. ...
... the beverages… First was Tsikoudia- a Greek equivalent to aquavit, grappa, pick your poison. His first glass he poured and then threw it over the balcony. We weren’t sure if this was a tradition. Turns out he didn’t like the looks of the first one. Now we have to sip this???? Holy Schniza! This stuff is brutal. He then serves us the family’s homemade wine, Romeiko, equally as powerful. Both could be used a jet ...
... and delightful maze of alleys and side streets. The area is a mix of Byzantine, Greek, Venetian and Turkish architecture. Tomorrow is a sea day. So we are just going to be lazy. The only thing we have to do tomorrow is meet face to face with Israeli immigration officials. We have an appointment with them in the morning. Those officials came on board in Barcelona. The following day we will be in Israel. It will be Happy Hour ...
... down to the beach. Bob made it all the way in but I decided to just dip my feet in as it just seemed like too much work to struggle into my suit while wrapped in a towel. Oh, and the beach was rocky. Our ferry to the tiny town of Sougia didn't board until 6 pm and didn't actually leave until about 7 pm. On the boat we chatted to several members of an Irish hiking club who had also walked down the gorge. ...
... lots of tourists.
Day 2 we booked our trip to the Samaria Gorge. The Samaria Gorge is a very full day adventure which deserved it's very own post.
Day 3 was a quiet one. After our day down the Samaria Gorge we creaked down to breakfast and then went beach exploring. We headed out to Stavros Beach where Zorba the Greek was filmed directed by and starring Anthony Quinn. It was an interesting movie but the place is even ...