The idyllic views of Amorgos await guests at the five-star Aegialis Hotel & Spa. With an impressive array of amenities and activities, Aegialis offers the experience of a lifetime for visitors to the beautiful, though perhaps lesser known, Cycladic island.
A previous guest commenting on Trip Advisor said of his stay at Aegialis: “Amazing place with the best staff! We were able to stay here for six days in April for a retreat. The grounds were always immaculate and the food and drink was delicious. I cannot express how well the staff treated us. They went out of their way to make us feel comfortable, not wanting to do anything and honestly took care of us like we were family. They give new meaning to the word hospitality. Thank you for an amazing trip!”
Another previous guest said: “Hotel Aegialis was outstanding! From the friendly staff, to the well appointed rooms and breathtaking views from our private balcony, we were very pleased. Amorgos Island is picturesque, memorable and beautiful! Highly recommended especially for peace and relaxation.”
About the spa, one grateful guest commented, “The best spa I’ve been to! It is truly heaven on earth for body and soul. I will come back again and again.”
Irene Giannakopoulos, Owner and CEO of Aegialis Tours – Aegialis Hotel & Spa, spoke to The National Herald about Aegialis and what makes this location and hotel the perfect choice for travelers to the Cyclades .
TNH: What can visitors expect when they choose Aegialis Hotel and Spa for their holidays?
Irene Giannakopoulos: Travelers to the beautiful island of Amorgos, who choose the five-star Aegialis Hotel & Spa for their stay, will feel like home away from home. A warm welcome awaits everyone, with personal and genuine attention for a memorable experience. The whole team is smiling, happy and ready to satisfy all the desires of the customers. The hotel itself offers great energy with incredible views that can be enjoyed from all points of its grounds. The Ambrosia Gallery restaurant, with its wonderful team, offers all kinds of organic dishes, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. Cooking classes and wine tastings take place very often, as well as Greek nights with live music and dancing.
TNH: What types of activities do customers value the most?
GI: Many activities are organized by the hotel! Everyone enjoys visiting the island, with visits to the famous 1000-year-old Byzantine monastery of Hozoviotissa, built 300 meters above water, and the traditional capital Chora with the archaeological, cultural museums and Byzantine, the windmills and the Venetian castle. The 16th century Monastery of Saint George Valsamitis is also of great interest, as it is also the location of the ancient Water Oracle dedicated to Apollo. The grotto with the water is still in the church.
TNH: What are some of the highlights of Amorgos Island and Aegialis in particular?
GI: The ten villages of Amorgos are beautiful and picturesque, with rich traditions, culture and particular Cycladic architecture. The Tender Boat experience is also hugely popular, as guests enjoy beautiful sea rides, snorkeling and swimming at secluded beaches, with amazing picnic lunches, all personally pampered by the staff. hotel.
The herbal tour with a visit to the traditional house in the village of Tholaria is of great interest, as guests can see a local house with its cellar, the stone oven and a distillery of essential oils of local herbs. Herbs can be encountered on hikes, which are also very popular as there are many historical trails on Amorgos.
TNH: What facilities are available for Aegialis guests?
GI: The hotel’s Lalon Idor Spa offers exceptional facilities that all guests can enjoy free of charge (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor seawater swimming pool and gym). Facial and body treatments are offered by experienced therapists, and there’s a free daily yoga class for anyone interested. Guests appreciate the feeling of “wellness”, which is a combination of all the above mentioned combinations of food, spa, yoga, hiking and relaxation.
The hotel has 45 superior rooms and 15 suites of different sizes and styles, all with spectacular sea views.
There are six Shalas ranging from 50 to 300 square meters, suitable for meetings, conferences and yoga retreats.
Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa, is also the perfect choice for weddings and romantic honeymoons.
More information about Aegialis Hotel & Spa is available online: https://amorgos-aegialis.com/.