Welcome to Varkiza!
Apollonia Hotel Apartments is located in a quiet residential neighborhood opposite Ritsos Park in the picturesque Varkiza, a beautiful seaside suburb of Athens, along the Apollo Coast in Attica. Our hotel is ideally situated 30 minutes from the Athens International Airport (20km) and the Athens Metropolitan Expo exhibition center, 30 minutes from the centre of Athens and 40km from Cape Sounio, making Varkiza an ideal choice for your vacations.
Varkiza itself offers 4 great swimming spots, among which the ‘hidden’ rock and pebble Island double cove, as well Yabanaki, the organized sandy beach of Varkiza which also contains a number of shops. Next to it, you can find the Varkiza Nautical Club, which offers plenty of sea sports activities and often hosts championships and competitions. Only 4 km from Varkiza, one can also visit the beautiful constant temperature therapeutic Lake Vouliagmeni for a unique experience. No matter however where you choose to swim, we can always provide you with beach towels and parasols for free of course.
Varkiza also exhibits an appetizing range of cuisines, with predominant fish tavernas like Psarakia, and the romantic Nautical Club fish taverna which is right on the beach, traditional greek and grill tavernas as well as others, while in the nearby Vari, one can find great hunting tavernas with enticing meat specialties. All the basic necessities are available from two supermarkets and two mini-markets, as well as two bakeries, among which the famous Georgiades Bakery, all within walking distance. Alternatively you can make use of our rent-a-bike service, and explore even further.
Varkiza also boasts two refreshing and romantic open-air cinemas, Cine Varkiza and Cine Ria. You can also enjoy a number of cafes like the Esplanade Cafe next to the fresh fish marina, but if you are really in for a treat, you can indulge yourself to the fantastic L’Atelier de patisserie which is just around the corner.
Just 400m from the beach and 20km from Athens International Airport, Apollonia could just be the hotel for you.
How to reach us:
From the airport, you can take either X96 or X97 (6 Euro ticket), get off at the church of Vari, and from there continue with busses 171 or 170 for the beach of Varkiza. Alternatively, you can pick-up a taxi from the arrivals terminal, which approximately cost 28 Euro during the day and 33 Euro during the night. From Athens you can take the metro to Ellinikon Metro Station (red line), and from there continue with the same ticket with either 122 or 171. We also offer a mini-van pick-up service for 5 persons or more from the airport for 50 Euro payable to the driver.