Every family comes with its own unique tradition and history and so happens with us when in 1969 the very first hotel of our collection was constructed, Afitis boutique hotel was then a reality.
Started as small as a petit hotel complex with a family character, unparalleled philosophy and hospitality culture as applies nowadays, it brings attention to every detail and care for any need of every traveller.
Since then the family has significantly grown up applying the same principles as happened the very first day. Our ethics and values still are the centric interest towards the creation of bespoke places that truly unwind and rejuvenate every visitor becoming a true part of us.
Welcome to our family
Athanasios G. Voevodas
THE BOUTIQUE HOTELEXPLORE
THE BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Graciously stretched in a private oasis Afitis Boutique Hotel is a retreat in a sublime setting. Nestling in front of the sea in a serene hidden location with green washed gardens, sugar fine sand and crystal clear azure waters this resort synthesises an exotic blend of blue and green.
The 50 unique chic and cozy rooms are housed in one of the 4 separated buildings of the resort, meticulously decorated with signature design each room exudes a lifestyle character offering breathtaking views across the palm trees. Slip down to the private sandy beach and spend your day laying back on a comfy sun lounger while waters lapping in front of your feet, listening to the chatter of the nature echoing through the palm trees and lull to sleep by the soporific buzz of the cicadas.
Explore the beautifully preserved ancient village of Afitos clinging on a cliff face full of charm and character with stone paved streets, unique architecture and a magnificent piazza. Expect to be sweeping away in a sublime mix of a natural beauty, relaxation and exceptional service a true sense of peace and tranquility, synthesize an essential experience.
- since 1969
- 50 deluxe rooms
- boutique style complex
- sandy private beach
- “Fizz” the Bar by the pool
- “Mesogeios” Ala Carte Restaurant
- “Daphne” Main Restaurant
- 2 outdoor swimming pools
- “Essence” Beauty Suite
- multi-language staff
RENAISSANCE HANIOTI RESORT
RESIDENCES & SPAEXPLORE
RESIDENCES & SPA
This village style resort is located in a cosmopolitan area ideal for rejuvenation and pampering for both families and couples. Consisted from family rooms and superior double rooms each of them up to 50 sq. meter large, offers private and contemporary decorated rooms located in one of the nine (9) separate residences all looking towards the pool or the immaculate gardens. The big sizes of every residence are perfect for every kind of traveller ranging from honeymooners to families.
The extremely comfortable and tasteful equipped rooms with the bright interior colors will rejuvenate your senses and your soul whereas a kitchenette and a fridge are available in all suites for light only meals that will complement your daily nutritional needs throughout your stay.
Attractive poolside terraces, well-tendered gardens and the huge lagoon style pool fill the scenery of a small oasis just a few steps away from the white sandy public beach where these elegant reserve offer the privacy of a secluded resort securing piece of mind for all guests just a stroll away from a big variety of entertainment and gastronomic choices in the cosmopolitan village of Hanioti.
- since 2003
- 70 family & junior suites
- village style resort
- 90m. from the sea
- Bar by the pool
- Ala Carte Restaurant
- Main Restaurant
- 1 outdoor lagoon style swimming pool
- “Escape” Spa Salon
- multi-language staff
GLIMPSE THE OASISEXPLORE
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A holiday is not a plain process of visiting and living for a period of time away from your home since people usually avoid leaving the comfortable and geniality from the sense of being surrounded by a familiar place.
Having constantly the desire to create conceptual hotels for our unique visitors, we have designed every corner with the scope to turn on all senses by the interaction we all of us create with the ambience of interiors lounges, theme portraits, warmth lightings and sophisticated decoration.
A long list with pure elegant art deco materials to the smallest bathroom amenities conclude a real experience that only a place like your dream home could arise.
Bo Concept Our homes are full of great stories. About ourselves, what we love and what we like to do. We surround ourselves with what is important to us and makes it easier to live the life we want, so that when we come home, we feel at home.
Candia strom We spend one third of our lives sleeping and dreaming. We do everything we can to make sure you have a good sleep time, especially while on holidays. Designing all details with passion and zeal, buying excellent bed accessories of the best cotton qualities we make sure you have big dreams !
Rosenthal Established in 1879 in the small Bavarian village of Selb, Rosenthal links its name with art more than anyone else. Eminent artists transform useful things to objects of high aesthetic and fine art, combining innovation with tradition and quality. World renowned they manufacture the best of porcelain tableware, crystal and cutlery.
Floor & Roof handmade lightings – Designers: Giorgos Avgerinos – Made by: Innermost, Root / Signature armchairs deco – Designers: Busk & Hertzog – Made by: Softline / Handmade Wallpapers – Made by: Arte International, Rasch Textil, & Cole & Son Interior / Dinner Tables – Made by: Casa Vogue, Luxury Living / In-House Furniture – Made by Bo-Concept / In-Room wears – Made by: Zara Home / Interior Carpets – Made by: Pierre Cardin / Marble Floors with Coheba Crystal White / Bathroom equipment – Made by: Grohe, Ideal Standard / Bathroom & Spa amenities & products – Made by: APIVITA / Tableware & Food equipment – Made by: Weiss, WWf, Rosenthal, S. Zwiese, Leonard Beds & Mattresses / Bed accesories – Made by: Candia Strom Mediterranean Collection
TAILOR YOUR NEEDSRead More
TAILOR YOUR NEEDS
Book early your summer holiday in Halkidiki and enjoy an exclusive early booking discount up to 15%. Our offer is valid for bookings made by 28th of February 2017.
This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.
Take advantage of our Special Offer and enjoy free Half Board Dinner at our Daphne Main Restaurant. Our offer is valid for a minimum stay of 5 days during the period of 29/04/17 – 15/10/16.
This offer cannot be combined with any other offer.
Book a stay of 5 days or more directly with us and benefit from our complimentary transfer offer from Thessaloniki airport and backwards.
This offer can not be combined with any other offer.
Loyalty Scheme Discount
We are delighted to have you back with us and as a thank you we wish to offer you something extra. This offer is only valid for all guests that book directly with us for a minimum stay of 5 overnights.
This loyalty scheme can be combined with any other offer available on www.melior–resorts.com
Bronze Members ( 2-5 years of visit ) – will receive a 5% discount upon room rate
Silver Members ( 6 -10 years of visit ) – will receive a 10% discount upon room rate
Golden members ( 10 > years of visit ) – will receive a 15% discount upon room rate
Please kindly note that one year of visit can be considered only a minimum stay of (5) five consecutive nights or more per one summer season year.
Additional visits of five consecutive nights stay in the same summer season year cannot be added as an additional year of visit. Only individual guests that have been staying in one of our Hotels for consecutive years can be classified to one of our loyalty schemes.
HOMEGROWN GROCERIESRead more
Bio – Garden yards
We honor our selves when sourcing the very best ingredients for our restaurants and we want to make sure that everything comes as fresh and well grown as you do for your kids. Our passion for a deli fine experience for all of our guests led us to create our own private garden fields where more than 15 types of vegetables are produced every summer season.
Our dedicated gardeners along with our Chefs select the very best varieties of seeds to cultivate, grow and finally cook until that is served in your plate. Our ethical approach to cooking towards a gastronomic experience is highly based on making sure that the provenance of everything is of an excellent quality, organically produced and masterfully cooked.
RESTAURANTS & BARS
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Cuisine is the status quo of our quality and so the culinary creations of our young and talented Executive team who have excelled by creating a contemporary yet traditional cuisine transforming all first quality ingredients into a parallax of fusion colors though traditional flavors. All Menus are handcrafted with great emphasis on all products selected within 50km local sources and our bio gardens that cover the whole variety of all groceries needs. A pure Mediterranean breakfast where homemade delicacies stand as the centric concept behind every in-house prepared marmalades, original Greek yoghurts, various pies and cakes as well as a la carte pancakes and omelets are some of the products that consist a deli-fine morning experience.
Enjoy a relaxed and casual atmosphere on a delightful patio with panoramic sea view offering a mix of inside and outside dining. A simple and authentic Greek restaurant with sea food dishes, prepared in front of your eyes in an open air kitchen. With fresh vegetables directly from our gardens, the sea food are brought daily from our local fishermen’s catch and laid out on ice. Start with a variety of mezzes and mouth-watering seafood appetisers, enjoy a fresh salad with seasonal greens and juicy tomatoes full of aroma, select a grill dish with the fish of your choice. A pallet of flavors in your plate.
Enjoy your breakfast and dinner, inside or outside by the pool in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The breakfast is particularly renowned with freshly baked breads and pastries, pancakes and omelets prepared in front of you with ingredients of your choice, homemade yoghurts and marmalades, selection of the finest cheese and charcuterie, fresh fruits, freshly squeezed juices, Bio and Gluten free corner, a range of teas and coffees. The dinner offers plenty of regional specialties such as fresh fish, meat and poultry, barbeques, pasta, fresh vegetables, salads, dips and warm breads. Fresh and flavorful food with local delicacies homely cooked
Whether you are in the mood for a cup of freshly brewed coffee, a fresh squizzed smoothie or a superb cocktail, this is the place to be. Enjoy nights of jazz, soul and cool lounge tunes in a wonderful ambience, atmospherically lit with unobstructed views as the sunsets deeps into the water. The Bar serves an array of local beers, wines, exquisite champagne spirits, extensive range of premium whiskeys, liquors and cognacs, as well as a menu of light and healthy bites.
AROMAS IN THE GLASSRead More
AROMAS IN THE GLASS
Fine dining is the epitome of a magnificent holiday experience and should always be accompanied by the finest wine at all times. We have put all our efforts to secure that both things are at the very heart of your stay leading to a gastronomic celebration. Having qualified the most prestigious wine etiquettes for any course during the day, our connoisseurs will suggest to you the most handpicked varieties of grapes to lift off every taste in your palate.Either it is lunch or dinner time we have created for all our guests the greatest food & wine matches from a list of the most ideal food & wine pairings.
In 1981 Evangelos Gerovassiliou an agronomist who mastered in oenology, viticulture and wine degustation in the famous university of Bordeaux, starts the revival of the family vineyards of about 2,5 hectares then but with one clear vision, to produce distinguished wines while offering unique experiences for all wine lovers. Today, a wine pioneer with a privately owned single vineyard estate of about 60 hectares, the work of Evangelos Gerovassiliou is definitely a must see state of the art winery. He managed to revolutionize winemaking in the country by giving re-birth to the old forgotten Greek grape variety of Malagousia and by blending well new technological advances with tradition throughout vine growing and vinification processes.
Some of his wine-poems, Malagousia, Assyrtiko and Limnio forced world- class wine forums to announce him as one of the best wine makers around the world.
Famous French grape varieties are also cultivated in the estate, such as the prestigious whites of Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay, which conclude a wine list of an impeccable quality that highlight any taste in your plate. Full of aromas and flavors all wines of his estate simply set the basis for an unparalleled wine tasting experience, vintages that are cultivated with love, respect to the environment and expertise by hands and eyes that mirror the spirit of Evangelos Gerovassiliou.
Take a magnificent chance to visit this serene region of Epanomi in Thessaloniki (approx. 90km away) where this vineyard oasis overlooking the city unfolds a tremendous in-house museum and fabulous arched wine cellars of renowned wine routes.
A journey to follow from vine to bottle, live the history within the spectacular architecture of the wine museum while you can capture the magnificent and unique collection of thousands of corkscrews collected since the 1980s as well as viticulture, winemaking and cooperage tools coming straightaway back from the history.
Surely, this impressive state of the art complex will impress you. Visits last about an hour and it can be performed in the Greek or/and English language. Maximum number of visitors are 30-35 people. Cost per person is 5 Euros.
Our opening days and hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.00-16.00 Wednesday: 13.00-19.00 Saturday: Closed Sunday: 11.00-17.00
BODY & MIND DETOXRead more
BODY & MIND DETOX
Harmony from the inside
It will become your lovely spot where the attention to personal service continues in this aesthetic beauty hall. Tailor-made body and facial therapies are waiting for you to relax and spoil yourself in the serene atmosphere allowing your body to breathe again after a long day under the hot sun. The staff will pamper your requests at any time giving you essential advices on health tips and share with you small secrets for big results. Haman, Sauna and a whirlpool bath complete the set of relaxing facilities whereas a fully multifunctional gym is always available for all those who want to practice a bit more even while on holidays.
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DISCOVERING THE BLUE
Explore the amazing Aegean turquoise by diving into the most crystal clear and virgin waters of the Mediterranean sea world.
Live a lifetime experience embracing your body with the warmth and the natural beauty that only the Greek sea offers mastering your knowledge about this magnificent underwater environment and how that works.
Tailored customised courses enable every person interested in scuba diving to take first class experience and knowledge while exploring under water hidden treasures, wrecks and important safe tips that will excel you to a certificate after every course.
This authorised PADI 5 * IDC Center featuring the first Greek Course Director Thanassis Glaroudis provide comprehensive services by setting high standards of service and safety in the use of scuba mechanisms.
Certificated awards and specialisations of Mr. Athanasios Glaroudis, Director of Sea World, Scuba Diving Center.
• Certified Instructor (3-star) by the Greek Diving Association
• Certified Instructor (3-star) by the European Federation CMAS
• Certified by the P.S.I. (Professional Scuba Association) for the visual inspection of cylinders
• Certified for the technical inspection of equipment by the company “Poseidon”
• Professional Scuba diver officially certified by the Ministry of Mercantile Marine
• He served at the Army Special Forces as a Navy Seal (O.Y.K.) of the Hellenic Navy and at the Skydiving School
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YOU & ME
Set the scene for a beyond excellence honeymoon getaway or celebrate your silver wedding anniversary as it was for the proposal whatever your plan is and live up your love story like a fairytale. Create memories to remember in the hidden gems of our collection modelled on the most picturesque villages in the country where Aphrodite goddess of Love emerged her aura in the ancient Greece. Deep into atmospheric sceneries that simply unfold sugar love stories while the sunset light is mirrored on the glistening azure waters of the Aegean covering you secretly along with the sound of love melodies.
Prepare a scene to melt for with our reservation department arranging all details, from the welcome drinks and your customised menu exclusively cooked by your private Chef to where your ring should be hidden in while toasting the moment. Awake unrivalled feelings and get indulged in your epitome love-time with the care and attention to detail according to your preferences and personal tastes.
Because some things happen just once !
- Supreme welcome with a bottle of Champagne, seasonal fruits, and a love cake.
- Surprise your other half with a romantic turn down service during the evening as you walk together in the room.
- Wake up your sweetheart as happens in dreams with a delicious breakfast served at your feet in the comfort of your room.
- Book your personal chef on request cooking just for your two ! A pandesia of flavours as your appetite dictates.
- Create your own photo album while on honeymoon holidays as you like to remember after years! Book your own photographer and make the first album of your common life.
For further information contact us in reservations@melior–resorts.com
FIESTA NIGHTSRead More
Indulge your senses in the arts’ finest musical spirit under the shadows of the palm trees at the picturesque settings of Melior Resorts.
As the night falls around you and the music lulls you into a state of serenity, let your senses get affected by the magical experience of these musical venues full of culture & lifestyle character while the music starts at noon time under the idyllic moon nights of the Summer.
These boutique events offer a feast for the eyes as well as the ears introducing to all discerning music lovers terrific sounds of exquisite bands, part of the State Orchestra playing an extensive spectrum of music like tango, jazz, cinematographic and other popular greek and Italian repertoire.
Cool off on the loungers around the pool next to the azure sea of Aegean along with a whole host of special guests with the throb of soulful songs gently beating in the distance.
A plethora of music styles and disciplines from well known bands like plaza ensemble, Fausto band and many others set a unusual motive to free the music art with a crafted blend of international jazz & pop sounds like those of Astor PiazzolLa, Nino Rota , Manos Chatzidakis, Eros Ramazotti and many others that will certainly inspire you triggering your acoustic senses.
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COMFORT ON THE MOVE
Quality and safety is a priority and hard to secure, especially when you have to arrange your holiday transfers outside your country for you and your family. Just secure peace of mind with top professional drivers, certified partners of our resorts and vehicles of the highest quality standards. Arrange your private transfer with us and benefit from the lowest fares in the market as those arranged by our concierge and experts. Mercedes-Benz limousines and Mini Buses of the latest year models with high-end features, free Wi-Fi, video screens, leather seats, tour guide maps, non-smoking salons and multilingual drivers secure a road trip of privacy and comfort as you have not experienced before.
For further inquires contact us in reservations@melior–resorts.com
EXPERTS & CONCIERGE
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Experts & Concierge
It has always been a strange feeling when you have a simple wonder feeling reluctant to ask someone who is probably not familiar to you and you do not know especially in a country abroad outside your daily life. Our dedicated front house agents are available to listen to your questions, read your enquiries and deal with any other issue is coming across your mind.Imagine a person dedicated to your needs with a record of your holiday requirements ready to make them come true.
Get in contact with one of our experts & concierge agents as personally as you would with a well known, trsutful and knowledgable person unfolding your pre-holidays wishes having them ready upon your arrival. From a simple transport enquiry to a personal doctor service while on holidays, you can keep yourself as confident as accurate your wishes are.
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CAPTURE THE MOMENT
Holidays are definitely the moments we all of us are looking for every while. When finally those moments are there and the story is about to start, whatever we will live and experience should not be a memory only for us but for all those people we love and surround us too ! Sharing our lifetime moments is such a precious and thoughtful process while displaying to your family and friends back home all moments captured on your camera as your holidays happen again.
Our visitors unconsciously turn into members of our family while staying with us since we experience together on a daily basis life-moments in the same house. We get know well with our guests discovering always something more about their habits and daily needs improving their holidays experience keeping at all times the ultimate sense of feeling like home . Subsequently contributing to our visitors’ fun and good memories means a lot for all of us indicating that we are on the right path.
We more than love sharing with you all these moments you create in holidays as you have captured those on camera within your own eyes.
Send us your photos in photos@melior–resorts.com
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”Lifestyle defines how we approach our personalities expressing deep inside all aspects that represent us in one way or another.
The M lifestyle magazine by Melior resorts, “One family One collection” is the showcase of our personality and the character for many decades now our philopshy dictates. We take pride to mirror our presence with the most exceptional lifestyle coaches, fashion icons, beauty experts, wine connoisseurs and prestigious Chefs reflecting with the best way our lifestyle status quo.
Take the opportunity to inspire yourself with some of the most insightful advices and recommendations while getting know with them better within interviews taken exclusively for our resorts.
Visit our magazine !
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AMBASSADORS OF THE IMPECCABLE
In the Collection we know that delivering the best service to our guests begins first by providing our employees the very best.
We are proud to offer the most competitive compensation & benefits package that varies by profession and include: Insurance Coverage, Awards & Bonus, Competitive Salaries Exceptional Seminars & Training scheme Our collection currently employee professionals from over 6 countries around the world and speak over 6 languages
Our employees take pride in being a vital part of our hotels and thus we recognize them for their accomplishments & outstanding services they provide to our clients with numerous awards, salary increases and promotion in the organizational hierarchy.
In the Collection we are committed to employing people who are supporters of our corporate culture, social responsibility & scheme of ethics that we apply. Understanding individual differences along with dimensions such as ethnicity gender, religious & beliefs we encourage diversity. We promote a culture that embraces differences between people & respect people’s origins & values as we grow operationally. Regardless of background we are committed to maintaining a secured working place & living environment for all our employees empowering talent & innovation.
Enhance now your theoretical knowledge with on-the job experience! Imagine a great selection of career-oriented internships in the resorts of our group. Participants will have the opportunity to unfold their talents & genuine charisma while developing a unique set of mandatory skills required for further success in the hospitality industry of tomorrow. We offer a range of internships & school-breaks chances in a number of departments such as: • Food & Beverage (Room Service, Bar, Restaurant) • Culinary (Kitchen) • Sales & Reservations • Front House • Spa • Concierge
We are proud to be one of the very few hotel groups in Greece that establishes real bonds with some of the leading universities & academic institutes in Europe performing career days & getting to know with future hotel professionals.
For further info please contact our Human Resources department in firstname.lastname@example.org
MANICURED TO PERFECTIONREAD MORE
MANICURED TO PERFECTION
Discover magnificent sceneries of beauty and tranquility within the unique collection of Melior resorts where secluded spots of private and virgin yet places synthesise an utopia exuding an air of elegance and sophistication . Find yourself among dotted gardens with numerous exotic palm trees, olive and orange trees that create a chilled thrill near the endless blue of the crystalline waters of Aegean gulf.
Have the most physical state of mind makeover while dreaming on the green-washed gardens under the sashay of palm tops and listening the listless drift of the white sand creating a nature harmony.Gaze on the lagoon coasts of the peninsula from the acropolis balcony of the village Afytos where the stirring village centre will deploy a unique palette of mediterranean fresh colours with sense of a real Greece.
In case you are out of energy simply laid back with your frozen smoothie on a hammock while the azure sky turns red during the sunset time or jump on one of the soft pillowed loungers which will embrace you perfectly under the serene acoustics of the bar music that will bowl you over.
For romance seekers you can cool off your toes with a walk on the edge of the private beach or otherwise detox your urban daily thinking with a circled walk on the puzzle style stones placed on the gardens while a numerous of candles oozing a rustic charm of serenity lighting up all the boutique details of the surroundings.
Whatever you choose your moments will be undoubtedly a Melior lifetime to remember !