Grand open hotel dining area in Athens, Greece

Grand Resort Lagonissi

Athenian Riviera - Greece

Summary

The Grand Resort Lagonissi is spread across a 72-acre private peninsula on the Athenian Riviera, with a laid-back resort ambience that’s perfect for a relaxing break in the sun.

Variety and choice are key to the experience, with seven different restaurants and an extensive array of accommodation, including beachfront bungalows and lavish pool villas. There is also a wide range of sporting activities on offer, an inviting spa, and no less than 16 private beaches and coves.

While the location is geared towards relaxing in the resort, you’re still less than an hour from central Athens, in an area chock-full of archaeological treasures. An inclusive vibe and friendly staff mean you can expect a warm welcome, and the resort is a member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World.

Inclusive Retreats Rating

5 stars

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£649 from

Per Person

Includes return economy flights. Two people sharing a room for 3 nights, departing in May 2018. Contact us for your specific requirements. From price for guidance only, all subject to availability.

Features

  • 72-acre luxury resort and member of Leading Hotels of the World
  • Fabulous location on the Athenian Riviera
  • 267 rooms, suites, bungalows and villas with private pool
  • Freshwater pool and 16 private beaches
  • Expansive full-service spa
  • Seven restaurants and three bars

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Scenic blue views from outdoor terrace area in Athens, Greece
Outdoor swimming pool by palm tree and wooden seating area in Athens, Greece
Intimate classy outdoor dining in Athens, Greece
Spa bubble bath by white chair in Athens, Greece
Beautiful view of outdoor private pool and deck chairs in Athens, Greece
Stylish hotel bar with comfortable high chairs in Athens, Greece
Large penthouse seating area and TV in Athens, Greece
Spacious white bedroom suite with wooden flooring in Athens, Greece
Large TV and spacious cream seating area overlooking private pool in Athens, Greece
Stunning luxury bathroom with scenic view in Athens, Greece

Nearby Attractions

The Athenian Riviera is often overlooked in favour of Greece’s better-known resort destinations, but this stretch of coastline has some great beaches, fascinating archaeological sites and glamorous open-air nightclubs.

It’s a 40-minute drive to Cape Sounion at the southern tip of the Attica peninsula, a fantastic sunset spot where the ancient Greeks built the Temple of Poseidon on a rocky headland looking out over the Saronic Gulf.

Other attractions close to the resort include the healing waters of Lake Vouliagmeni, and it’s about 50 minutes’ drive into Athens itself, home to awesome sights such as the Acropolis, the Agora and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

Description

There is a huge amount of choice when it comes to accommodation, with 267 rooms, suites, bungalows and villas spread around the peninsula. All rooms have a private balcony or patio, flatscreen TV, WiFi, Nespresso machine, mini bar and safe, and some of the ground floor rooms have direct pool access. Upgrade options include seafront bungalows, suites with private gardens, villas with private pools and residences offering up to three bedrooms and extra facilities such as a kitchenette and private gym.

Cool off at the freshwater pool or top up your tan at one of 16 private beaches. Active pursuits on offer include tennis, volleyball, basketball and watersports including scuba diving, waterskiing and windsurfing. There is also a fitness centre, open air cinema, kids’ club, beauty salon and the serene ThalaSpa Chenot Spa, which offers an appealing menu of massages, detox treatments, body scrubs, anti-stress programmes and more.

There are seven restaurants to choose from, offering everything from traditional Cretan and Mediterranean fare to cuisine from as far afield as Japan and Polynesia. You can grab a light bite during the day at the more casual beach and poolside venues, and there are also three bars.

Amenities & Activities

  • Sauna
  • WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Tennis Courts
  • Diving
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage
  • Mini Golf
  • Sailing

The Athenian Riviera

The Apollo Coast, also known as the Athenian Riviera, is where city-dwellers come to play. Fashionable bars and exclusive beach clubs line the shore, and many of the hottest spots rival the Greek islands for glitz and glamour. The Riviera is a magnet for sailors and yachtie types, and a day spent island-hopping between hidden coves and harbours is a great way to see this part of Greece. There are also some popular gay beaches on the Riviera, such as laid-back Limanakia beach on the Vouliagmeni peninsula, a short drive from the Grand Resort Lagonissi.

Stunning outdoor terrace overlooking Athens, Greece

How to get here...

flights

Several carriers fly direct from London to Athens, including British Airways, Aegean and easyJet. Flight time is approximately 3½ hours.

airport transfer

The hotel is situated on the Athenian Riviera, around 30 minutes’ drive from Athens airport.

car hire

A hire car is a handy option if you want to do any day trips along the Riviera or perhaps to Athens city though driving in Athens can be a little intense. Parking is available at the hotel.

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Grand Resort Lagonissi

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Travel Information

Flight time

3.5 hours

Transfer time

30 minutes

Time difference

+2 hours (GMT)

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Average Weather

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  • Apr 16°
  • May 21°
  • Jun 26°
  • Jul 29°
  • Aug 29°
  • Sep 24°
  • Oct 20°
  • Nov 15°
  • Dec 12°

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