Greece

TRIED & TESTED: JACKIE O BEACH MYKONOS

May 13th, 2014

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Most striking feature:

Luxurious beachclub on Super Paradise beach. Jackie O Beach has beds on the beach, but you can also chill around their pool area on a rock or have lunch in the restaurant upstairs. Everything is decorated very beautiful: from the chairs around the bar to the flowers in the restaurant. And then the view: it will definitely take your breath away. When you’re chilling there with a cocktail they play some Read more…


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TRIED & TESTED: SAN GIORGIO HOTEL MYKONOS

May 12th, 2014

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Most striking feature:

The stunning design and great story behind it. The owners of the San Giorgio Hotel, Thomas Heyne and Mario Hertel, are known for their popular Paradise Club on the island. From near and far dance lovers and DJ’s come there to get the party started. Within walking distance of the club there was the old San Giorgio Hotel but it was an old hotel where ‘four of us slept in a tiny basement room’, says Thomas. What if they could turn that hotel in a new one? In 2012 they finally got a ‘yes’ and they had three months (!) to build the hotel into the San Giorgio Hotel that it is today. ‘That’s crazy’, said good friend Claus Sendlinger, owner of designhotels.com, ‘why don’t you first make a pop up hotel by designhotel.com of it? Then you will have time to make everything perfect for next season.’ And so it happened. Together with interior designer Michael Schickinger they transformed the hotel into a new luxury resort. As Thomas says: ‘that does not mean you have a marble shower and that you have to dress like penguins because the new luxury lies in the experience. It’s not a souvenir you take home with you but something you can look back on for years.’ Despite the hotel looks extremely beautiful they Read more…


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I’M GOING TO MYKONOS, ANY TIPS?

May 5th, 2014

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Right now I’m flying with Transavia to Mykonos to stay a week at the beautiful San Giorgio Hotel. Two years ago I went to Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonnisos and I loved it. The beautiful clear blue water, the food, the people: I had to go back to Greece someday to explore more islands. Then designhotels.com introduced their newest pop-up hotel called the San Giorgio Hotel and Read more…


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NEW SPOT: BIRIBILDU SOUVLAKI ATHENS

October 9th, 2013

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3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you like the circus. The restaurant is designed around that theme.
  2. If you like souvlaki. That’s their Read more…

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NEW SPOT: COCO-MAT ECO RESIDENCES SERIFOS

August 20th, 2013

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3 reasons to go there:

  1. To escape the crowds. Serifos is an unspoiled island and these residences happen to be located at the most beautiful beach of the island.
  2. If you like to have your own residence on the island with Read more…

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NEW SPOT: SAN GIORGIO MYKONOS

April 26th, 2013

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3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you’ve missed the chance to visit last year. Started as a 6-month pop up hotel in collaboration with Designhotels.com last year, they announced that they will be opening their doors for good from next week on! 
  2. If you like to do nothing more than relax, read some books, stare out over the ocean and get Read more…

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NEW SPOT: SOUK ATHENS

December 12th, 2012

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you love Lebanese food. It’s a 24-hour Lebanese market.
  2. To take a look at the beautiful Read more…

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NEW SPOT: THEROS WAVE BAR SANTORINI

October 7th, 2012

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you’re in for a bit of romance. Image the sunset…
  2. Go there with your loved one and Read more…

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NEW SPOT: THINK BEER ATHENS

September 21st, 2012

3 reasons to go there:

  1. If you love beer. They only serve Greek brews.
  2. The interior is done by Minas Kosmidis – who is Read more…

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NEW SPOT: BAR BOUNI PILOS

September 11th, 2012

3 reasons to go there:

  1. We want a beach club like this also in the Netherlands! Wow!
  2. Because you love to eat on the Read more…

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