Tholaria Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Astipalaia
... from Crete who had studied cooking in various places around the world. We were so impressed by his hospitality that we decided to return there for dinner later that evening.
After a most enjoyable dinner we attended a concert in the school grounds. A trio of artists from Athens performed for the locals and us. We were most impressed by ...
... we had lunch. As the weather started to turn we decided to curtail our explorations and return to the boat. This turned out to be a good decision as the wind started to blow very hard. Vivienne did not enjoy the 15 KM ride back along the narrow road which ran high above the sea and along the cliff face. We were just in time as it started to rain buckets when we rounded the last hairpin bend down to ...
... were amazingly green for a Greek island and it reminded us of the fact that Mike had mentioned that the area had received not only more rain this year but also much later in the year.
A short while later, we were joined by BS and we all enjoyed a concert of bells at sunset when a herd of more than a hundred goats walked along the shore home for the night.
... swirling cycladian streets, with whitewashed houses that all look the same). Lovely, but hard to navigate around! The monastery was fantastic. Built into a cliff, very high up (yet more steps to climb – about 400 cut into the rock) We were ushered into the “living room” where the abbot was sitting with one other visitor. We were given Raki and a sweet (a kind of Greek, Turkish delight). The abbot was very engaging and amusing, even though ...
... 1970s feel and quite a few free campers looked like they were set up for the summer. I assume the long trousers, wind jammers, cardigans and light anoraks so prevalent on the previous evening had been left in the tents because there weren't many clothes on display on this clothing optional beach. There is an excellent taverna just back from the beach serving light meals and drinks. Perfect for lunch and then back to the beach for more sunbathing and swimming. We loved ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet