From the pool of your luxury hotel, gaze out on the white sand of the local beach and feel the warm Mediterranean breeze blowing onto Kea’s ancient shores. A dramatic island in the Cyclades, this is a treat for every sense.
Behind imposing craggy cliffs, green valleys of orchards and olive groves unfurl.
Things to do
Some landmarks are simply charismatic. The Kea Lion is one of them. Carved from slate in the 6th century BC, it lies across a beautiful valley beyond Ioulida. Getting to the lion is itself a delight, as you walk into the glorious countryside towards your mysterious recumbent host.
FOOD & DRINK
Greek favourites and fine dining abound near your luxury retreat on Kea. Wonderful fresh seafood dishes such as mussel risotto with fresh fennel and peppers will spoil your taste buds, and the tavernas overflow with both traditional and innovative treats.
Kea is such an unspoilt and dramatic place that the best way to see many of its finest beaches and coves is by boat. Sailing from Vourkari or Korissia will add a new and unforgettable dimension to your island escape.
Walking here is peaceful and evocative, as the ancient paved ways are traffic-free and intact.
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