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Avaton Luxury Hotel & Villas, a proud member of Relais & Châteaux, is a stylish and contemporary beachfront escape overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of Athos Peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece, it consists of an exclusive collection of 36 luxury rooms, suites and villas. Most of them have private pools with in-built sunbeds which tantalize the feeling of relaxation in our Mediterranean gardens.
Enjoy a meal of creative Greek cuisine in our private, resident only restaurant. Accompany it with a refreshing cocktail tailored made by our on-site mixologist and food pairing expert. Indulge into a journey of taste on the hill in front of our beach, overlooking the crystal waters, feel unique with our VIP services which add savor pleasure to your holidays. Enjoy a refreshing massage or yoga session. Cruise around Holy Mount Athos, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument on yacht. Feel the ultimate holiday experience to create memories that last a lifetime…!
The destination at a glance
Avaton Luxury Hotel & Villas- Relais & Châteaux, is located on the unspoiled Athos Peninsula in Halkidiki, Greece. It is situated in a remote location making it ideal for those who want to relax in a calm, natural environment. The area around the resort is protected by NATURA 2000 due to the unique natural beauty of its forest and sandy beaches, providing numerous options for activities. Athos Peninsula is known for Holy Mount Athos which is a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, the only monastic state in Europe and one of the most spiritual places on Earth! The area is also known for being the born place of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. The traditional villages of Ouranoupoli, Nea Roda and the town of Ierissos is packed with restaurants and tavernas on the seaside with authentic tastes, fresh seafood and delicious, local ingredients.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece. It has been voted as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and the best European city for human capital and lifestyle (Financial Times). The city is known for its amazing waterfront promenade, its theaters, clubs, the International Film Festival, its Byzantine and Archeological museums, galleries, designers shops, restaurants and coffee places. Having the biggest university campus in the Balkans, the city overflows with good energy and youth.
A world of activities
For Culture Lovers
Holy Mount Athos An UNESCO World Heritage Monument and an independent state, the Holy Mountain includes 20 Orthodox monasteries. It is inhabited by 2.000 monks and it is the only monastic state in Europe and one of the very few in the world!
Aristotle’s Birthplace Stagira is the place where the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle was born, raised and died.
Weaving & Folklore Museum of Arnaia The village of Arnaia is a vibrant community that treasures the past. This is where you should go to get a real feel of what life is like in Halkidiki's mountains.
On the serenity of a green hill, in front of the crystal clear waters of the Aegean, we have chosen to create an open-air restaurant area unlike any other. Taste the artisan creations of our executive chef, smell the local wine varieties suggested by our sommelier, listen to the sea splashing and watch the Holy Mount Athos view while touching your beloved companion for the simultaneous satisfaction of all your sense!
The word “origin” depicts all the values that we would like to communicate with all our guests. Origin is all about the beginning of life. The beginning of an exciting journey full of tastes, aromas, pictures, melodies and meaningful connections. All these elements are always present around a big, traditional Greek table that brings together all our beloved ones to share with them what really matters in life.
THE CHAMPAGNE BAR
Mixologist crafted signature cocktails infused with fruits and herbs are waiting to be discovered in our luxurious Champagne Bar. Enjoy your drink and relax with lounge music while watching the sun disappear into the sea, coloring the sky in the most spectacular way!