Monday, March 11, 2013

Good news!

At 21-22 degrees Celcius today, on a sunny spring day, one can only be positive and think of good news!! So, here we go:

  1. Our guests can benefit of a 15% discount in car or motorbike rentals in May, June and September when they book with our partners on the island. Remember, Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades and in addition to the majestic beaches, it offers visitors a variety of landscapes and picturesque villages as well as a rich cultural heritage with ancient and medieval monuments. Therefore, to fully grasp the beauty of the island (especially when everything is blossoming in spring), no matter at which of our partner hotels you stay, we strongly recommend you to rent a car or a motorbike for at least some days of your holidays.
  2. Plaka Watersports offers our guests a discount of 10% in May, June and September in any of the watersports or other activities  they provide (biking, horse riding etc). Remember,  the Cyclades are famous for the wind "meltemi", a strong, steady northern wind and Naxos is a hot spot for windsurfing or kitesurfing (check our post in 2011). Apparently, our partner hotels on Agia Anna and Plaka beach  provide an easier access to Plaka Watersports
  3. There are still some vacant seats for Olympic Air flights Athens - Naxos during summer. As many of you know, the aircraft is very small, so if you consider the option of flying (30 minutes) instead of taking a ferry, (5 hours), book quickly. Besides, high speed ferries have not yet published their itinerary - Blue Star is as every year sailing to Naxos twice daily, at 07.25 and at 17.30  
  4. If you fly to Santorini on the way to Naxos or if you simply want to visit this volcanic island, we can help with your hotel accommodation there and give you the opportunity to book a studio or apartment at the Ambelia Traditional Villas in Finikia, at 15 walking minutes from Oia. And in this case, you will experience 2013 Year of Gastronomy  in Santorini!
  5. And some general good news for the Greek tourism: the Greek National Tourism Organisation's stand at ITB Berlin 2013 came in second place in the Europe category of the Best Exhibitor Awards for booth construction, information contents, service quality, friendliness and special effects. The Region of Southern Aegean (Naxos included of course) was co-exhibiting as well as the campaign "Green Tourism in Greece". 
And last but not least, we remind you that the Greek Orthodox Easter is on the 5th of May this year. It is a splendid opportunity to get to experience a very different, rather mystical, kind of Easter and to more intimately get to know Naxos and its people at very competitive prices. Contact us for more info on hotels, apartments and studios!