Soak Up the Sun in Greece into December


Summer may be over in the UK, but there’s still great news. Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort, the leading luxury resort in mainland Greece, makes unforgettable autumn holidays look easy. Alternatively, you could head to Heraklion Greece. It’s the best place to escape the cold, grey of the UK for a lavish holiday retreat this season. And now, for the first time ever, its doors will remain open beyond the summer season, until 20th December.

Bask in the supreme comfort of the most elegant accommodation in southern Europe. Admire unique views to the sea and Temple of Poseidon. Savour the fusion of Greek and international cuisine by the water’s edge. Nourish your body and soul with an Ayurveda treatment guided by expert therapists. And relax in the dreamy ambience while the kids embark on exciting adventures of their own.

Discover why Cape Sounio is not just a resort: it’s an experience.

About Cape Sounio Grecotel Exclusive Resort

Overlooking the ancient Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio echoes the magnificence of ancient Greek architecture. Colourful gardens of bougainvillea and jasmine flank arcaded buildings and hilly grounds. 150 terracotta-shaded bungalows and luxury villas sit among stone-paved paths and olive trees. A seawater pool and decorative fountains lend a feeling of tropical splendour.

Treat yourself to secluded beaches and gourmet dining in elegant settings. Blending fresh ingredients and innovative recipes, Cape Sounio’s mouthwatering options range from a Mediterranean a la carte restaurant to Greek, Asian and seafood eateries on the waterfront.

After a delicious meal, stroll through landscaped surroundings while sipping a freshly-prepared herbal tea from the resort’s organic garden. Or soak up the Greek sun along with your favourite book by the pool. Active guests will be happy to find a fitness centre, tennis court, football pitch and beach volleyball.

When it comes to families, Cape Sounio invites parents to relax and refresh while the kids enjoy arts and crafts, themed games and fun activities at Grecoland Club. Children aged 3–12 even eat free at the Tasty Corner.

Only 45 minutes from Athens International Airport and an hour from Athens, Cape Sounio makes it simple to sightsee, shop and explore the Athenian Riviera.

Lead-in Rate: Stay in a superior bungalow with mountain view from €168 per night, including buffet breakfast.

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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