Vouliagmeni

A Summer Day in Athens in the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The summer of 2020 is unlike any other summer in the whole world in many, many years. The coronavirus pandemic has changed everything, and seemingly nothing is as it was before. And Athens, like every major city across the...

Historic Asteras Vouliagmenis Resort Re-Opens March 29

Asteras Vouliagmenis, the emblematic resort of the Athens Riviera, re-opens on March 29 as Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens to revive its glory on a new level of luxury. The renovated resort operated by Four Seasons offers visitors three...

Five Projects Which Will Change the Face of the Athens Riviera

Only a few kilometers from the center of Athens, much of Attica's coastline, from Mikrolimano in Piraeus to Sounio, is currently a construction site as the bold project to rejuvenate the spectacular seashore area is now under way. The coastline...

Body of American Citizen Discovered in the Sea South of Athens

Greek police are attempting to piece together clues in the death of an American citizen whose body was discovered in the sea south of Athens earlier this month. The U.S. embassy in Athens confirmed to the Greek Reporter that the body...

Burned Body Found Floating off Vouliagmeni Coast

A burned body was found floating by a fisherman off the coast of Vouliagmeni, a southeastern suburb of Athens, on Tuesday morning. The fisherman notified the coast guard, saying that the macabre finding was floating near the Fleves islet. The body...

Vouliagmeni, Diving Into the Blue Well of the Devil (Video)

There are many amazing places visitors can discover in Greece, some of which are quite unexpected. In Vouliagmeni -- in the Athenian Riviera -- the Blue Well of the Devil is one of those magical views that Greece can offer. Located...

Reconstruction of 'Athens Riviera' on Track

The reconstruction of the wider Athens coastal front, or "Athens Riviera", is on track based on four pillars that will transform the area into a luxury seaside front. According to Insider.gr, the reconstructed coastal front will host several international luxury...

Arsonists Put Explosive Device in Luxury Athens Hotel

Two men wearing motorcycle helmets on Monday put an explosive device in the side entrance of Margi Hotel in Vouliagmeni, a southern suburb of Athens. Hellenic Police sources said that the visual material collected from the seaside hotel closed circuit...

Greek State Sells "Astir Palace" to Arab-Turkish Fund

Greece’s privatization agency announced on Sunday it signed a 400 million euro deal with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund to sell luxury resort Astir Palace. The Hellenic Council of State, Greece's Supreme Administrative Court, had blocked the sale of the...

Ancient Carriage Road Unearthed in Vouliagmeni, Greece

Greek Culture Ministry officials recently announced that archaeologists discovered a 300-meter long stretch of an ancient carriage road during excavations at Megalo Kavouri beach in Vouliagmeni, Athens. The ancient pathway, which is approximately 300 meters long and 1.90 to 6.10 meters wide is considered to...