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Last updated: 26 December, 2022
Expert travel writer: Rachel Howard

A modern spin on traditional Cycladic architecture, this hilltop resort overlooks the Aegean. Built with local stone and marble, the boxy, 100-key resort spread across eleven buildings opened in 2019. Fragrant Mediterranean gardens surround two large, freeform swimming pools plus a children’s pool.

There’s a small spa, sauna and gym for grown-ups, as well as two restaurants with a focus on fine dining, particularly at the inventive (and expensive) Galazia Hytra. But at heart this is a family resort, with a down-to-earth atmosphere.

It’s a short walk to Pounta bay, with its kite surfing facilities and rowdy beach bars.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: < 5mins walk
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

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Panagia Ekatontapiliani

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Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Fishing tours on the Regina

Fishing tours on the Regina

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Best for ages: 8+ | £20 | 3-7 hours

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Kiteboarding at Pounta Beach

Kiteboarding at Pounta Beach

Paros, Greek Islands, Greece[13.2 miles]

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Best for ages: 13+ | £40 | 1-3 hours

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Portara, Temple of Apollo

Portara, Temple of Apollo

Naxos, Greek Islands, Greece[14.1 miles]

The conspicuous ‘Gate to Nowhere’ should have led to the never-completed Temple of Apollo, but today it’s is the perfect place to watch the glorious Aegean sunsets. It was allegedly built on the spot where the cad Theseus abandoned faithful Ariadne who’d helped him kill the Minotaur.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free

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