Kyparissia Beach Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKyparissia Beach Hotel Messinia
I arrived to a warn reception, even though I had not made an advance booking. A beautiful room with sea view and balcony, very helpful and friendly staff.
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TIP: The coast opposite the hotel is not ideal for swimming as it is rocky. It is ideal however for snorkeling and scuba diving. There are nice sandy beaches in short proximity though! Ask the owners and they will be more than happy to guide you accordingly. Don’t miss the beautiful beach of 'Voidokilia’. Better have along an umbrella as there are no trees around to protect you from the sun.
... attraction). It was only one floor but had great replicas of military uniforms and weapons along with great paintings and photos of Greek wars. Then we took an unplanned side trip to Sparta on the spur of the moment which was probably the start of a series of unfortunate decisions that led to good stories once we survived them. The first order of business was to get a picture in front of a Spartan warrior (or two). Then on to the byzantine acropolis at ...
... tiny town streets and around hairpin turns in the mountains.
From Delphi, we traveled across the Rio Antinnio Bridge into the Peloponnese. This area is about the size of Wales or Massachusetts and the bridge linking it to the mainland is the world's longest multi-span cable-stayed bridge in Europe.
To begin to appreciate the ruggedness of this area, we traveled by narrow gauge rail up, up and up through the ...
... and this makes it unique. Being built with respect for Nature it takes advantage of geothermal energy by the way!
WI FI: Get the code from the reception and you can enjoy free internet in the lobby. Not possible in the rooms though!
THE VILLAGE: Xirokambi is a great starting point for walks up the mountain slopes through traditional villages and green countryside. Because the Greek countryside is full of rocks and ...
... people nearby, and they all looked well fed. We never worked out if they were the pets of workers or just random dogs of Athens.
Moving on from the Acropolis and the surrounding ruins, we strolled around the Plakas, the old market area of Athens. Numerous friendly Greek chaps tried to entice us into their restaurants, which generally sold about 50 kinds of meat. Obviously, we politely said no and continued on our way. Having depleted our water bottles, we stopped in for ...