Chalkidiki is one of the main resort places in mainland Greece. Tourists from all over the world come here all year round. And in the summer there are especially many travelers. And everyone wants to settle in some good hotel on the beach. Well, this is the place and is Possidi Holidays 5 *.
Briefly about the hotel
The hotel was built in 1992. Many are confused by its "age", but the complete reconstruction took place in 2011, so it's not necessary to worry about the state of the hotel - everything is new and modern inside.
Located Possidi Holidays 5 * directly on the beach, at arm's length from its own beach, in the resort village of Possidi. It is located on the peninsula of Kassandra. This village is a small settlement surrounded by picturesque pine groves. And quite near before was the ancient city of Mendi. The first settlers there appeared in the 12th century BC - so showed excavations. In general, to the attractions of the hotel is also close.
The hotel itself is surrounded by pine and olive trees. The territory on which it is located, is estimated at 33,000 square meters. M! In general, the location is extremely good. Silence and solitude are the ideal atmosphere for a peaceful holiday. The only small minus is the far away airport of Macedonia, 105 kilometers from the village.
Being in Possidi Holidays 5 *, you can brighten up your leisure in many ways. There is an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace with sun loungers. More guests are offered a variety of professional equipment for water sports. For example, water skiing, canoeing and catamarans.
There is also a small SPA center - with a hammam, a jacuzzi, a massage room, a sauna and a beauty salon.
Fans of an active lifestyle definitely will like the presence on the territory of the hotel bicycle rental and a good gym. There are two more tennis courts (with lighting and special coating). Also on the beach you can play volleyball.
To the sea, by the way, you can walk for one minute. The beach is sandy, clean, which is not surprising - it's private. There is a bar, sun loungers, umbrellas and towels.
Even children, whom parents took with them to rest, will not be bored. For them, the Possidi Holidays Resort 5 * has a games room and a separate playground.
In this hotel for the guests there is everything that is needed. Free Wi-Fi and parking, 24-hour reception (personal check-in is possible), storage room, currency exchange, laundry, ironing, conference room, office with copier and fax is just a small list of services.
Also in Possidi Holidays Resort 5 * there is a common lounge, transfer and delivery of food with drinks to the apartments, car rental and even shops. And guests, if they want, can ask them to provide them with a family room or a suite for the newlyweds. By the way, there is no problem with communication here. After all, the staff does not only speak English, Greek and German, but also Russian.
In Possidi Holidays 5 * (Chalkidiki), as in any other 5-star hotel, there are several good places where guests can quench their hunger or thirst. There is a vitamin bar located near the pool. Fresh and juicy juices are served there. In the main restaurant, in addition to breakfasts, lunches and dinners, regularly arrange themed evenings of Mediterranean and Italian cuisine. Still there is a barbecue. Many guests celebrate with a special attention a tavern with a beautiful name Magnolia, where Greek dishes are prepared perfectly. And the main bar boasts a large assortment of alcohol, cocktails and live music every evening. A special highlight of the atmosphere is the fireplace.
In general, nobody remains hungry. Guests who visited here say that even if they come closer to the night, when the supper has already ended, the staff will cover the table in the room. And the choice of food is great. There are shish kebabs, fish, meat, fruits, desserts, vegetables, side dishes, sweets. There are no queues in bars and restaurants, and the "buffet" is replenished until the moment the meal ends. This level of service can not but rejoice.
The Possidi Holidays Resort 5 * offers rooms of various categories. Take, for example, an economy class. Quite simple, but cozy rooms, made in warm colors, have a living area of 25 square meters. M. Inside there are two single beds, which easily move into one large and comfortable. The apartments have access to a private balcony, from where you can see the beautiful scenery - the mountains and the garden.
Inside there is a radio, telephone, TV with satellite channels, and a mini-bar with a powerful air-conditioner. There is a bathroom with a bath, a hairdryer and a toilet. A table, bedside tables, mirrors, large heavy curtains - this, as well as other useful interior elements inside are also present. By the way, the floors in the room are decorated with marble.
A week of accommodation in such a room will cost two guests a sum that does not even reach 60 tr. With half board, of course. It turns out only ~ 4 200 rubles per person per day. For a 5-star hotel a very modest price. By the way, it can be even lower. Hotel Possidi Holidays 5 * often provides discounts and makes promotional offers to potential guests. And here are the best prices in the fall.
These apartments are slightly more expensive than the notorious economy class. The area is the same, but the conditions are different. These rooms are located in the bungalow. The floor is laminated and the balcony offers an amazing view of the sea. The standard price of this number is about 70 tons. (With the same booking conditions and meals).
Even in the bungalow, there are standards overlooking the garden. Such apartments cost 65 tr. in Week.
And there are even improved double rooms. They are closest to the sea. And, accordingly, the view opens from their windows more impressive. 80 000 rubles - his weekly cost.
Many people who have children decide to go on holiday with them. Well, for such a category of tourists in the Possidi Holidays Resort Suites 5 * there are separate rooms, called family. Their area is 33 square meters. This space is divided into a bedroom, a balcony and a bathroom. Inside there are three wide single beds and one folding sofa. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests. 2 adults and 2 children. But children are considered to be children, whose age has not reached 12 years. Anyone older is considered an adult guest.
Facilities are all the same as in the previously listed rooms. There is no capacity for extra beds in these apartments. The view, by the way, can be opened either to the garden or to the sea. If this moment is basic, then it is worthwhile to clarify it at the time of booking.
85 000 rubles - this is how much it will cost a week in a family apartment with half board. But many people come here and take a full board. In this case, you have to pay 20,000 rubles more.
The Possidi Holidays Resort 5 *, photo of which was provided above, is very popular. Which, in principle, is not surprising. So, that's why it's better to reserve apartments here long before the planned trip. Early booking is the best way out in this situation.
Check-in starts at 14:00, but individual check-in is available for guests. Only this need to be negotiated. If people arrived earlier, but the number for them is already ready - then there will be no problems with the settlement.
The hotel, as mentioned, is allowed to stay with children. For babies, whose age does not exceed two years, a free cradle is provided. It is desirable, however, to report that it is necessary, in advance. So that the administration can prepare everything.
By the way, when making an early booking, you will need to specify the details of your credit card (as a guarantee of arrival). The hotel accepts "Visa" and "Master Card".
Guests on vacation
People who were in Possidi Holidays 5 * (Greece, Chalkidiki, Possidi), are happy to share their impressions about the vacation here. The first comments are always about the location and the hotel itself. Everyone says that the hotel looks like a large and beautiful villa, surrounded by lush vegetation. The sea here is good, clean, and comfortable. There are also chaise lounges with umbrellas.
The staff is attentive and polite, but sometimes tired, as the employees work without days off (this concerns the high season). In the store located in the hotel, quite reasonable prices. Many there buy home gifts - oil, wine, cheeses, etc.
Guests are advised to rent bicycles and go to Olympus - a beautiful and interesting place, with a picturesque waterfall on top of the mountain.
Another plus is that they rarely show here. Some people think this is a minus, because there are people who like the animation. But the plus is that the territory is always quiet. So here mostly people go who lack this peace.
Recommendations for Guests
About what advise people who have visited the hotel, it is also worth saying a few words. Possidi Holidays Resort 5 * reviews of tourists receives exceptionally positive. Moreover, this hotel is very much loved by the Greeks themselves. And the local know exactly where to rest, and where not. So this is a serious sign of quality.
The apartment is better booked in a two-story bungalow. It's very quiet and cozy there. But, on the other hand, it is better to settle in the main building, closer to the lobby - there is a variant of "catching" Wi-Fi. Although it is free, it is only in the lobby.
It is even better to immediately pick up such a flight in the opposite direction, so you do not have to extend the apartment at late departure. Since it costs 50-100 euros (depending on the category of apartments and previously paid services). And yet, it is better to take with you to rest fumitoksy from mosquitoes. Although you can close the door to the room and turn on the air conditioner - this is a simpler solution to the problem.
And further. If you want to go somewhere, then taxi is better to call at the reception. Before Possidi it will cost 6.5 euros. If you "catch" the car outside the hotel, it will be more expensive.
What else is worth knowing
About this hotel you can tell a lot more interesting nuances. Finally, it is worth noting a few more, in addition to the above.
If you want some special fruits, then you do not need to go anywhere. Near the hotel a seller paces, which has a huge selection of them. And it is inexpensive - 1.5-3 euros per kilogram, depending on what kind of fruit you want to buy.
You can not take beach towels with you - they are issued here. But on bail of 10 euros. When the towels are returned, the money is given in the same currency. By the way, they change them every three days.
Clean rooms very well, no complaints of cleanliness does not cause. Still pleasing is the absence of a language barrier. The hotel has a lot of Russian-speaking people who are always ready to help with advice or any recommendation.
Due to the proximity to the sea, a comfortable beach and the availability of appropriate conditions during the high season, there are a lot of people who came with small children. If you want an ideal silence, you should go here in October. At this time there is a real velvet season, ideal for sea recreation - the temperature of water and air does not fall below 22-24 degrees. But for the evening is worth taking with you a couple of jackets. In addition, at this time there are very few tourists in principle. And there is a chance to book any room you like.
In general, this is really a decent and good hotel, ideal for people who dream of a secluded holiday by the sea, in a beautiful and picturesque place. Numerous reviews are a direct confirmation of this.