Vouliagmeni is a small town at the foot of Mount Hymettus, 10 miles from Athens, capital of Greece. Famous for its beaches and Mediterranean breeze, it is also known as the Athenian Riviera. The town is home to The Westin Athens Astir Palace Beach Resort, a magnificent tourist destination that includes the Arion Hotel and The Westin Athens. Its location in the secluded Mikro Kavouri Peninsula ensures peace and tranquility for their guests—and the possibility of enjoying the nightlife in nearby Athens.
Many are the attractions for guests of this luxurious hotel network, including the Olympic size pool, pristine private beach or a selection of bars and restaurants to enjoy gourmet meals and special libations. Sports enthusiasts can also find facilities dedicated to tennis and volleyball, a well-equipped fitness center, multiple entertainment options for children and excellent spas. More luxury hotels and destinations.
With private balconies and enchanting views, the 162 rooms and suites at The Westin Athens are the epitome of stylish elegance. For the most discerning among us, the Westin Executive Club suites and the impeccable Ambassador and Imperial suites boast magnificent sea views and original artwork as part of their decor. These luxurious accommodations feature a dining area and fully equipped kitchen, a wine cellar and a marble bathroom.
Enjoy a romantic dinner by the sea, a picnic lunch or snacks and cocktails by the pool. Executive chef Stratos Kalathakis invites guests to savor a wide variety of Greek, Mediterranean, and international dishes at any of the resort’s bars and restaurants.
At the nearby Arion, located just steps from The Westin Athens, you will find the ultimate venue for relaxation, regeneration, and beauty. The hotel is committed to ecological practices, including water and energy conservation. Having earned the Green Key international quality certification in 2014, the Arion Resort & Spa is famous for its “Make a Green Choice” program, which rewards those guests who choose to conserve natural resources while staying at the resort.
Just minutes away from The Westin Athens Astir Palace Beach Resort is the elegant district of Glyfada, where travelers will find stylish boutiques and shops. The gorgeous surroundings are an invitation to stroll and enjoy the archeological sites, Cape Sounion or the dreamy landscapes and beautiful beaches along the Posidonos coast. ■