Amanzoe is a union of one Sanskrit and one Greek word, meaning, ‘peaceful life’, and that’s exactly what this magnificent Mediterranean retreat promises.
Its supreme hilltop position near Porto Heli on Poppiloppis awards you with 360 degree views of all the surrounding natural wonders. The site benefits from both countryside and sea. Travel through a small forest by foot, bike or complimentary car to the resort’s private beach club that sits on its own sparkly bay.
Being in Southern Greece means the entire area is full of ancient stories and mythology. There are plenty of ancient archaeological sites to explore and performances still run in the old Amphitheatre. If there’s such a risk as being too relaxed, then pick up the pace a bit by island hopping to nearby Spartas and Hydra, which are buzzy, but car-free.
Your room is not a room, but a whole pavilion in a stonewalled courtyard. Each pavilion is built at a different level to ensure absolute tranquillity and all have an individual swimming pool, looking out to sea.
The beds are placed within a marble alcove – a dwelling fit for Aphrodite herself.
Why We Like It
The Aman group are renowned for their exceptional spa experiences. Here at Amanzoe, Asian health techniques are fused with Greece’s own beauty rituals to create the perfect formula for rejuvenation. Local olive groves are not just used for your food, but also for your face, in the hotel’s own range of natural skin care products.
With an art gallery, fishing and horse riding facilities, helicopter trips, yoga classes, water-skiing and wine tasting tours, this is civilisation at its highest.