The Margi: Mediterranean Allure

Art and elegance at the Athenian Riviera


LOCATION

On the peninsula of Vouliagmeni, the most exclusive area of the Athenian Riviera, just a half hour from the center of Athens.

BACKGROUND

The most hospitable, elegant and arty hotel of the Athenian Riviera is recommended for brief escapes with a taste of the tropics, for magical evenings by the pool and for candle-lit romantic dinners.
In the early 60s, when influential Greeks decided to transform a part of the Saronic coast into a chic and glamorous holiday destination, to create their very own Côte d’ Azur a doctor, Yancos Stavridis, shared his vision of an Athenian Riviera and contributed by founding The Margi Hotel. Now, several decades later, its boutique esthetic, its warm luxury and its Mediterranean vibe, have helped The Margi emerge as one of Athens’ favorite hotels. Small objets d’art, ethnic details and design references complete its mystical setting.
It is located near Athens’ most elegant sandy beach and yacht marina in Vouliagmeni on the southern coast, offering guests the chance to enjoy the Greek summer and all that it entails: diving in the waters of Vouliagmeni Bay, taking day-cruises, enjoying the sea breeze and exploring cosmopolital Glyfada – just five minutes away – for shopping and fun. At the end of the day, returning to this warm and luxurious haven is ample reward.

FEATURES

89 guest rooms and suites with sea or forest views and decorated with Mediterranean and ethnic elements. Soft light, rich earth-toned fabrics, well-known bath products and all the technological amenities for business & fun.
Three conference halls (can be separated into 8 halls) and five conference suites for hosting professional events of a total capacity of 400 people.
Three reception halls decorated with antiques, custom-made furniture, Venetian mirrors and crystal candelabra promise the perfect wedding reception.
Private trainers, massage therapists, in-room beauty treatments, yoga and Pilates classes, access to Vouliagmeni tennis club with four clay & four fast courts and to the Glyfada golf club, as well as cycling and jogging programs that cover the fitness needs of the guests.

EAT & DRINK

During the summer months the Malabar Lounge & Dinner Bar restaurant serves Mediterranean dishes with an ethnic touch and exotic cocktails in a chic atmospheric setting of airy fabrics, comfy day beds and blooming bougainvillea all around.
At the Malabar Gastronomy restaurant, chef Panagiotis Giakalis offers a choice of degustation menus with dishes of creative Mediterranean cuisine and aspires to provide us with a unique gastronomic experience.
In the warm, ambient space of the restaurant Βakù – with rare rugs from the capital of the same name, beautiful crystal sconces and an open-style bar   we can taste dishes marrying ethnic and Greek cuisine using locally produced Greek ingredients.
More recently, the owners of the hotel have been running The Margi Farm, a 8-hectare field at the Kalyvia area of Attica where fruits and vegetables are cultivated to directly supply the restaurants of the hotel with fresh organic produce.

INFO

THE MARGI 

11 Litous, Vouliagmeni
– Athenian Riviera
Tel.: (+30) 210.892.9000,
  (+30) 210.892 9128
Fax.: (+30) 210.892.9143
E-mail: themargi@themargi.gr
http://www.themargi.gr


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