Pelion in Greece is a perfect spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is place of unspoilt natural beauty that is quiet, quaint and ideal for a family vacation. The closest town is Volos and it has a port and a small airport where only charter flights land so if you want to get away, there isn’t a better getaway spot. Pelion Greece is also a place you can visit during all the seasons. It’s unique location amidst the sea and mountains make summer and winter mild.
When you are gazing upon the scenic landscape, you can go exploring the traditional villages with their grey stone roofs and paved paths. The most traditional ones are the villages of Tsagarada, Portaria, Milies and Makrinitsa.
You will also love spending time on the beaches. Some of the best beaches are on the east coast such as Mylopotamos, Damouchari and Agios Ioannis. On the west coast, some of the best beaches are Boufa Beach and Kala Nera Beach. The west coast also has some good ones like Afissos beaches (Lagoudi, Abovos and Kalifteri) as well as private beaches which give you total privacy and tranquility.
A vacation in Pelion is the perfect opportunity to sample authentic dishes. The taverns and cafes serve a variety of them. This includes boubari, a local sausage, variety of fishes; spetsofai which is a spicy sausage stew made with peppers and red sauce and is also a local traditional dish. Vegetable specialties are also served and so are cheese specialties like feta cheese and galotyri . Karidopita and mpaklavas, a sweet pastry, are two desserts you have to try.
A trip to Pelion would not be complete if you did not go shopping for mementos. In Milina, you will find folk art gift shop that stocks very unique pieces including religious icons. In Tsagarada, you will find Traditional Shops that has lots of local, traditional items that are great souvenirs and gifts. There are also shops in the villages where you can find beautiful, locally made items.
You will have a broad choice of accommodation in Pelion. You can stay at small hotels, holiday apartments, and resort or seaside villas. There are options to suit every budget.
Our accommodation is only 40 meters from the beach of Damouchari, with a beautiful panoramic sea view at the Aegean Sea. Our location is a perfect spot for excursions to the whole Pelion area.