Euphoria Retreat, Mystras, Greece
A beautiful hotel retreat set up with wellness in mind, sat within a pine forest so you can dip in and out of mindful nature. Moments from Mystras village and close to historic castles and larger towns, there is plenty to do outside. The food offering is fresh and diverse, drawing on nutritious produce, with locality and seasonality at its heart. The spa is superb and the treatments on offer are particularly good, such as the Five Elements utilising ancient philosophies. Activities are offered daily - they are both energetic and high intensity as well as slower paced, reflective and restorative, bringing you closer to your true self and the world around you. In summer you can swim outside and lounge on sunbeds, and in winter, immerse in the Californian hot tub.
Your expert reviewer
The little shops in Mystras village are handy to pick up some local delicacies such as Kalamata olive oil and carob bread husks.
The retreat is at the foot of Mount Taygetus and surrounded by private forest. Nearby. you'll find the archaeological site of Mystra.
By plane: direct flights from London to Kalamata take under 4 hours. The hotel is over an hour from the airport. Free parking available. skyscanner.net
Style & Character
Ideal for an individual getaway to restore and relax, though a companion with the same ideals would enjoy it too. The symbolic flower found on wall-hangings, plates, and screen dividers created unison in the hotel's ambience.
Service & Facilities
We loved the water footbaths in the spa enabling you to reap the benefits of Kneipp Therapy.
- Swimming pool
- Fitness centre
- Wellness suite
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
Our Executive Deluxe room had its own private balcony overlooking fig, lemon and orange trees in the day and sparkling lights at night. Best of all, the bed was incredibly comfortable.
Classic Room, Superior Deluxe, Executive Deluxe, Junior Suite, Executive Junior Suite, Mystras Suite, Grand Suite
Facilities include: ensuite bathroom and toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, hairdryer, tea-making facilities, pillow menu, yoga mat, TV, free Wi-Fi
Food & Drink
Fantastic quality cold-pressed Greek olive oil can be found on each table. The Laconian saiti, a puff pastry with feta, wild oregano, lemon zest, thyme honey and sesame for breakfast was sublime.
GAIA: contemporary restaurant, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Dishes include fresh soups and salads, grilled meat and fish. Open for all-day dining and cookery classes.
Rooms available from £340.43 per night
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