Portes Beach Hotel
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... s what happened a very crowded weekend, in Halkidiki. I could not find a five star hotel to stay and by chance I chose to book a room at Alkyonis Hotel! I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised!
Alkyonis Hotel is a three star hotel of very affordable prices!
It is located approximately 200 meters away from the sea. From ...
... culture as well as the Greek dances.
So I made sure not to miss the opportunity to attend the Greek night, along with my companion.
I can't help but mention that the dinner buffet at the hotel was excellent, offering Greek traditional plates which we enjoyed in the company of a bottle of selected Greek wine.
At 8.30 ...
... so in the weekday it was empty and indeed we only saw a couple of players.
Apart from lazing on the beach, eating fish and visiting the local mountain villages I can't say we have done much. Amazingly we encountered our second folk dancing festival, this one for the Whit holidays. Of course being non-religious we didn't know it was Whit. Tomorrow we drive across Greece to catch the ferry to Italy and we are hoping for a quiet drive on Whit Monday.
... and amount of beautiful woodland was a testament to the rainfall.
Once into Greece the driving was much easier and you could set the cruise control without fear of pot holes. We arrived in Neos Marmaras in the early evening and settled into our self catering room with a large balcony over looking the sea.
Now sitting on the balcony, drinking Turkish Raki, over looking the sea, 25C, cheers.
... need to recharge our batteries, so we made reservation to the Secret Paradise Hotel & Spa and decided to spend the night.We arrived at noon, a bit tired, a lot hungry! We decided to try out the hotel’s restaurant where we were happy to realize that food was of traditional Greek cuisine with authentic recipes.
It was drizzling all early afternoon, yet we enjoyed our coffee under the tents ...