The mountainous village of Arachova in the region of Central Greece is a much-loved destination for winter holidays, due to the close proximity of the famous ski centre on Mount Parnassos, which is approximately 7km from the town. The region is one that is dominated by mountains and inspiring scenery and is a place of extreme charm and beauty throughout the year. Arachova is just a couple of hours from Athens city by car and there are also national bus services that can take you there.
In addition to the Parnassos ski centre, the famous archaeological site of Ancient Delphi is located just a short distance from Arachova and is one of the most popular tourist sites for visitors to the region. With a history stretching back thousands of years, Delphi played a very important role in Ancient Greece and was once considered to be the centre point of the earth. You can certainly try and pay a visit to the archaeological site and the museum where you can see and learn more about this truly unique part of Ancient Greece.
You will find a huge selection of accommodation in the area including hotels, traditional guesthouses, chalets, resorts and much more. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, you should be able to easily find something that matches your requirements and budget. You can find a choice of hotels and guesthouses right in the town centre, while there are also a number of choices that are situated just outside of the village which offer a little more peace and seclusion.
First up is the ViP Suite 4 Epoches, which is located in the area of Agiou Georgiou in Arachova, about 5 minutes from the town center. The ViP Suite 4 Epoches offers a great selection of beautifully furnished and decorated rooms, each of which has its own private bathroom with bath or shower. The rooms are very spacious with lots of natural light, creating a very relaxing and enjoyable setting for your holidays in the region.
The property has a choice of different rooms, including deluxe double rooms, deluxe family suite (which includes 2 double beds and a bunkbed – perfect for those who are travelling with youngsters), and also a deluxe Queen room. Each room type is of the highest quality and comfort. Throughout the property there is free WiFi so you can always get connected online. There is also a lovely garden area with BBQ facilities which are perfect for the spring and summer season.
Whether you are paying a visit during the winter, or any other time of the year, you can be confident that you will find the accommodation and facilities will easily meet your expectations and that your stay will be one that you will always remember and cherish.
Another very popular accommodation facility in Arachova is the Domotel Anemolia Mountain Resort, which is located on the outskirts of Arachova and boasts some stunning views of Mount Parnassos and the Delphi valley. Guests can easily get to Arachova with the free shuttle service that is provided during the winter weekends.
In addition to the great accommodation that is provided, guests can also enjoy facilities such as the heated swimming pool, sauna and fitness center. With easy access to the ski center, as well as also being located in an area that is perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking, the resort is the ideal choice for your stay throughout the year.
The rooms here are beautifully decorated and furnished and those that have their own fireplace are extremely cozy and comfortable during the cold winter nights. There are a number of different types of rooms available for guest including Mini or Executive Suite, and Family Chalet in addition to double and triple rooms and suites.
The breakfast room is a very bright and spacious part of the resort where you can start your mornings with a delicious breakfast. The lounge area is a lovely place to take a seat and relax after a day on the ski slopes or from exploring the beautiful region of Arachova and Delphi.
With the great choice of quality accommodation and the wide range of facilities for guests, it’s not difficult to see why the Domotel Anemolia Mountain Resort is one of the most popular choices for accommodation in Arachova.
Located directly in the heart of Arachova is Xenonas Iresioni – a newly built guesthouse that offers visitors a great selection of comfortable accommodation in a very beautiful and relaxing setting. The guesthouse offers on-site parking, which makes it a great choice as parking in the town can sometimes be a little tricky due to the limited spaces available.
The rooms provided at the guesthouse are all furnished and decorated to a very impressive and high standard with Cocomat mattresses in each room to provide guests with a very comfortable and restful sleep. You’ll find a range of double, triple and family rooms available including some with fireplaces, which can create a very beautiful and warm setting during the winter months.
You can start your day with a delicious breakfast that is served in the breakfast room and which includes fresh bread, hot tea and coffee, traditional pies and other delicious choices that will provide you with a great start to the morning. There is also free WiFi provided to guests who may wish to get online at some point during their stay.
If you are travelling with your partner or with family during your visit to Arachova then you will find the accommodation provided at Xenonas Iresioni to be just what you are most likely looking for.
The beautiful Aegli Arachova Hotel, which is located 1km from the centre of Arachova, is a wonderful choice for your stay in the area and is found on the slopes of Mount Parnassos and has some stunning views of the Delphi Valley.
The boutique hotel is one that has a great range of rooms available including twin / double rooms, Junior Suite, Executive Suites or Superior Suites, with all of the suites and many rooms having their own fireplaces, making them extremely cosy in the winter season.
All of the rooms and suites are beautifully decorated and furnished with a 32” LCD TV and gorgeous views of the surrounding area, creating a very relaxing and friendly setting for your stay in Arachova.
The hotel also has a number of excellent facilities for guests including the heated indoor pool, sauna and fitness center, and a lovely café bar and restaurant where you can enjoy a relaxing drink or a delicious meal.
Whether you are visiting Arachova to enjoy ski and winter sports at the Parnassos Ski Centre, or simply to enjoy a well-deserved break, the luxurious Aegli Arachova hotel is a perfect choice for your stay in the area.
The final accommodation that we will take a look at is the Santa Marina Arachova Resort & Spa – a stunning 5 star resort that offers an exceptional selection of top quality rooms and facilities for guests. Located in the Kalanaki area of Arachova, just a short distance from the center, the resort is one that caters for every type of traveler.
You’ll find a wide range of rooms available at the resort including deluxe double rooms, junior suites and marionettes, many of which offer beautiful mountain views. Each has been very lovingly furnished and decorated to create a very warm and welcoming setting for your holidays in Arachova and Parnassos.
At the wellness center and spa guests can enjoy the swimming pool, hot tub/Jacuzzi, Hamman, sauna and the fitness center. There is also a bar and restaurant available at the resort where you can enjoy a relaxing drink or a tasty meal.
The resort is very popular with guests arriving here from all over the world to enjoy the facilities and accommodation, as well as to head to the Parnassos ski center and also visit the famous site of Delphi and explore the beautiful surrounding area.
Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for when you visit Arachova, you should be able to find just what you need. Whether you are travelling with your partner, or with family or friends, you can find accommodation that is ideal for your requirements, with family rooms and suites being available in many of the properties offering accommodation in the area.
Arachova is not just a winter destination, but when the snow falls and covers the mountain and valley, it is truly a place of extreme beauty, and a part of Central Greece that will forever hold a special place in your hearts.