Coming to Chios, one will find a great many options in terms of tour and activities. In order to find which tour or activity is best suited for your itinerary, you’re invited to come to the Reception in order to further discuss all possible options.
One of the “must do” during your stay in Chios is a visit to the mastic village of Bessas, Pyrgi, and Olympus with its unique vertical cave and Armolia.
Each village is unique in its own right and each boast unparalleled beauty.
The Western side of Chios is home to many beautiful beaches. Opposite of Lithi bay , the beach of Trahili sits on the edge of the hillside where the old time watchtower is and overlooks the crystal clear waters of the Aegean these days. There are many beautiful beaches throughout the nearby area of Lithi and around Chios that one might stumble upon by surprise, some organized other less but more natural which surely will captivate its visitor’s heart. Come and discover your favorite one!
A visit to the Northern part of the Chios will most certainly offer you a pleasant surprise with its natural scenic beauty which is also home to the beautiful cave of Agio Gala and the Byzantine Church of the Virgin Mary. Located very close to Almiriki, the old abandoned village of Anavatos can be found, filled with rich history and its structures which are built from the stones of the mountain, provides a natural camouflage. If you want to enjoy a splendid sunset, one must visit the village of Avgonima. The colors of the sunset will truly amaze anyone!
A visit to Nea Moni Monastery with its the infamous mosaics will remain unforgettable with its simple yet astonished church of the Byzantine Emperor, Constantine the Gladiator. Near the monastery of Nea Moni, the monastery of the Holy Fathers is located up on the mountain of Provata and is definitely worth a visit.
There are also several options for full day cruise tours around the coastal area of Chios. Discover picturesque bays and secluded beaches and find which one is most suited for you!
A visit to Kampos will surely leave you very satisfied. The name was adopted because the fields where various citrus trees were planted there and produced tasteful fragrant Chian citrus fruits. The infamous Chios mandarin which was even traded abroad was worth a fortune. The Genoese and the aristocracy of Chios once built their mansions and summer estates in Kampos, many of which are still preserved in pristine condition today and await each visitor to go and have a stroll in the quaint alleys and explore them.
Chios also offers a great number of hiking paths. In fact many of the paths, open to the public, are marked on the global map of hiking paths.
If you enjoy water sports you may visit the beaches of Karfa and Komi that offer a great number of activities As far as the gastronomic scene is concerned, there are myriad of restaurants ranging from traditional Greek “tavernas” to various fine dining options. The Hotel’s Reception will happily advise you of the various options to select just the right one for you!
Another ‘must do’ during your stay in Chios is a visit to “Chora”, the capital city of Chios, which is home to a medieval castle and its Old Town the preserved Ottoman baths and among other the Byzantine museum. Local products ranging from mastiha, various local sweets are also available for purchase in various locations throughout the city.