For those who seek a relaxing vacation in a place of peaceful natural environment, the prefecture of Ilia, in the western part of the Peloponnese, is an excellent choice.
Visitors of Ilia can do nothing but get impressed from Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, which has a worldwide reputation and radiation. There you can go sightseeing to the archaeological monuments of Ilida and the temple of Epicurean Apollo, the “second Parthenon”, which is an architectural masterpiece where Doric and Corinthian styles are harmoniously combined.
In the prefecture of Ilia, the blue color of the sea sets a unique view to the endless coastline, the beach, the sea and the sunset; the plains with a variety of crops, rivers and lakes, the hot springs of Caiaphas and the Loutra Killinis.
The city of Kyllini may be small, but it is a reference point in the region of Ilia, not only because of its port which connects the Ionian islands (Zakynthos, Ithaca, Cephalonia) to the mainland but also for the history that it carries on in their premises, Chlemoutsi Castle and the famous monastery of Panagia Vlacherna. People are visiting either for spas, hot springs or simply to enjoy the great beaches with the crystal clear waters and have a relaxing time in the luxury hotels.
In the western part of the Peloponnese, there are the hot springs of Kyllini which are located between two dunes, in an area with dense vegetation and large trees.
Nowadays, around the area of Kyllini you will find luxury hotels and spa resorts. It is an ideal place for those who are interested in a relaxing beach holiday combined with excursions on the road and making their luxury vacation a memorable event. The monument of Ancient Olympia is not the only reason why anyone should visit it, but also to go swimming or have fun with water sports. Don’t forget to go to Neda Waterfalls where you will come across a place of unique environmental interest in accordance with archaeological interest. Andritsaina and the Temple of Apollo, the ‘Peloponnese Parthenon” are two places that anyone who travels to Peloponnese should go.
At this point it worth’s noting that Kyllini beach has Blue Flag for the year 2016.
In Killini area you will find luxury hotels and modern resorts with high quality services fulfilling any need, wish and requirement you might have. We present some of the best hotels to experience the luxury and comfort that you deserve: