Gastronomy and beyond…

Gastronomy and beyond

Andros is best known as the island of the seafarers but it is also known as an agricultural paradise, blessed with abundant waters and fertile valleys covered with herbs. Cows, sheep, and goats graze on its hills and pastures, producing excellent cheeses and meat; thousands of beehives yield ambrosial honey; and women’s cooperatives together with [...]

The must see Foros Cave in Andros

Foros Cave

Some of the best family memories are made during summer vacations and staycations. Exploring caves with kids can spark an interest in science and nature that could last a lifetime. So next time you visit Andros remember that our island apart from the amazing beaches, the miles of hiking trails inside Andros’ breathtaking landscapes you [...]

Private villas: The dynamic segment of the vacation rental industry

Private villas: The dynamic segment of the vacation rental industry

By Korinna Zekkou* Despite the uncertainty due to COVID-19, the appetite for travel is stronger than ever. A study surveying over 8,000 people from 8 countries found that:  1 in 3 families planned to spend more, travel further, and stay longer in 2021, while they increasingly sought more private and luxurious accommodations. Market data shows [...]

The perfect holiday homes

Garden and Pool View

There are lots of essential components required to create the perfect holiday home, and here at Heliades Villas we have created our holiday villas to ensure that our guests get only the very best accommodation. And if you are wondering what makes Heliades Villas so unique here are the main undisputable reasons:  1. The Location [...]

Group activity ideas at Heliades Villas

Group activities at Heliades Villas

Family vacations are the best opportunity to create amazing memories and live unique experiences. That is how families are coming together and friendships grow stronger. Our guests know that Heliades Villas is the right setting, for families and friends to bond and come closer. Apart from the breath-taking scenery and the captivating views our concierge [...]

Destination weddings are the best choice

Destination weddings are the best choice

Many couples dream of a destination wedding. Exchanging your vows at a dream venue in a Greek Island like Andros is a unique experience for those who appreciate life’s beauty. What you will be needing is your friends and close family. That way you are going to be sure that you share the happiest day [...]

Greek Wedding Traditions

Greek wedding traditions

You can incorporate into your ceremony at Heliades Villas Most of the Greek wedding traditions and religious rituals derive from ancient Greek and Byzantine heritage. We have created a list with some of the most common and symbolic traditions you can adopt and add a dash of extra symbolism and “mystery” to your destination wedding [...]

Greece Opens 2021 Tourist Season mid May

Greece opens tourism season mid may 2021

Heliades Villas have always been dedicated to providing exemplary service ensuring luxury, comfort , and safety to our guests.  This is the goal that mandates our thoughts and actions during these times of uncertainty due to COVID-19. Last week Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis  confirmed that Greece will open this year for tourists as of [...]

Discover Andros’ Hiking Trails

Hiking trails in Andros Greece

We wouldn’t be exaggerating to say that the best way to explore Andros island is on foot! Discover Andros’ hiking trails and witness the natural beauty of our island by walking along it's paths. Follow the ancient trails, gaze the diverse landscapes, and find yourself travelling between the past and the present. Make sure you [...]

Andros among NYT’s “52 Places to Love in 2021”

Andros Greece among the NYT 52 places to love in 2021

New York Times Travel pages asked its readers to tell them about the spots that have delighted, inspired, and comforted them in a dark year. The newspaper received more than 2,000 suggestions and picked 52 places. The entries of the list were submitted by readers in response to a request for nominations. The writer of [...]