An extensive personal research for the perfect traditional Greek island retirement location with a picturesque and tranquil environment, had identified Poros Island and the village of Galatas, on the mesmerizing north-eastern Peloponnesian Argosaronic coast of mainland Greece, as our favourite... EUREKA !
... Not only is there an abundance of traditional Greek hospitality in Zoe, "the smile of Greece with the sparkling eyes", the sea-wolves Christos, Giorgos & Liakos, "twinkle toes" Spiros (Zorbas), Christos (the bulldozer) and Elias (the charmer) but also a most agreeable climate.
... The scenery is of immense natural beauty with an unspoilt coastline of remote beaches for family swimming, scuba-diving and water sports, green hillsides ideal for walking, trekking and cycling, bird-watching (of the feathered kind) at Kalloni's protected wildlife reserve... and for relaxing those aches & pains a visit to the volcanic sulphur thermal health spas at Methana is recommended.
... But without a doubt, the jewel in the crown of the Argosaronic sea must be Poros Island with a magnificent and exquisite view across the bay from Galatas of this pine-scented, romantic and traditional Greek island.
... By day, it is the majestic private yachts, also flotillas of yachts with sailors from around the world; ferry-boats, hydrofoils, catamarans, fishermen unloading their catch and mending their nets and the islets dotted in the clear blue sea that generate a magical aquatic phenomenon; and by night, with romance in the air, it is the reflection of the tavernas and promenade lights flickering in the harbour that enchant you with an unforgettable, exquisite and perfect living picture; a sight for sore eyes, indeed!
... With a 700m altitude, the Aderes mountain range behind Galatas village, provides protection from the south-western winds, whilst the local community enjoys
an enviable island environment, with all the amenities and utilities normally associated with the mainland, ie, dependable, regular sea & road transport; nursery, primary, secondary (also private) education, sport & athletics; medical healthcare, civic & legal services; low cost comprehensive shopping and trade services, yacht repairs with dry dock and boat storage facilities, etc.
... Easily accessible by road and sea are Piraeus port, Athens and the EV International Airport (with daily, direct UK, European, Russian and global flights), the Parthenon at Acropolis, the Greek National Archaeological Museum, National Gallery, Ethnological and Theatre Museums, major national and cultural events, vibrant nightlife entertainment, Premier League Football, European Champions Basketball and Volleyball.
... Island cruising to Hydra and Spetses or perhaps an archaelogical pilgrimage to ancient historical monuments & temples such as Olympia, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Delphi, Theseaus palace and Corinth on a day excursion, including medieval castles at Nafplio, Korinthos and Monemvasia; the grotto of aquatic extravaganza in the underground lake of Diros Caves, with stalactites, stalagmites & natural bizarre sculptures of uncanny human and animal resemblance; Byzantine and Ecclesiastical shrines such as Mystras, Kalavrita and Ayia Lavra Monastery; the Peloponnese region is indeed immersed in history.
... Located amphitheatrically in the sanctuary of the hills behind the village of Galatas, on Poros Island and also along the coast, with uninterrupted spectacular sea, island and mountain views, building-land sites and properties are available for sale through our office, directly from their original owners.
... The popularity of the area, both with the International community and as an Athenian playground, undoubtedly contributes to the demand for local properties.
... Prices of all properties in our enriched portfolio are correct upon initial receipt of vendor's instructions and currently start from a very reasonable €18,000 for building plots / olive groves. At very modest prices too, we have apartments from €39,000 and houses from €59,000 to €12m for villas.
... Our office shall be pleased to furnish bona-fide clients with further current information, including photographs (where possible), upon receipt of your personal particular requirements.
... Also, ask us about unforgettable GREEK ISLAND WEDDINGS !!!© Copyright 2004-2017 * www.greek-island-poros.com * All rights reserved.
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