There is in human nature to connect, to bond special attributes, things, feelings and unique creations with the respective people, ideas, smells, and definitely places. We tend to characterize and categorize every single day for years and years, and then to recall all these connections whenever we come across that X factor, the reason to (love, get angry, be happy, visit etc) that triggered this link in the first place. When it comes to vacation and holiday destinations, those special references are usually the major trademarks of each place; a one-of-a-kind monument, their legendary history, a breathtaking view.
However, since these trademarks are of great touristic attention, how would you assure that you will get to see them without being squeezed or packed in a exhaustive group of tourists in order to just take a photo to bring back home? Fortunately, nowadays the solution to this question is at the magnificent, in any aspect, high quality hotels that can offer you the top-notch services you want, along with the place’s best trademarks in your plate. Having this in mind, when I visited Athens and Santorini, I tried to reassure that I would completely enjoy and “absorb two things. The unique vibes of the Acropolis & the Parthenon, and the world famous sunset of Oia.
While I was in Athens, my first top of my two Greek choices, I became part of the Parthenon’s glow, enjoying the so-called cocktail of AthensWas, the hotel where I stayed. This very classy hotel offers a uniquely situated on the 6th floor veranda with a modern restaurant, where you can accomplish everything I described above. Breakfast under the rock of Acropolis, lunch with an uninterrupted direct view to the Parthenon, as well as dinner under the starry Greek sky and the historical feeling of this ancient capital. The highlight of my stay was the various signature cocktails at the bar, each one named after an Athenian ideal!
Remaining consistent in my goal to enjoy each place’s top trademarks to the full, I travelled to Santorini by plane and ”landed” to Oia Castle hotel with only one thing in my mind; to watch the world famous Oia’s sunset as many times as possible. And that was my “two out of two” successful choice, as the hotel offers direct views from even the interior space of the any suite you’ll pick, a fantastic sitting room – balcony to relax and leave your eyelids drop at the same pace the sun drops while it sets. No queues, no hustle, no pushing. The Santorinian sunset in my plate!