• by XpatAthens
  • Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Thermal Spa In Evia
When one thinks of a holiday in Greece, immediately sun and Greek islands spring to mind.  Did you know that Greece is also popular for its thermal springs?  Thermal Tourism was actually the first type of tourism in Greece and has been operating for over 120 years, the Cycladic Island of Kythnos with its thermal springs being popular with the Romans and King Otto.

Travelling to Evia
Thermae Sylla Spa is located on the Greek island of Evia.  It’s possible to take a public bus – KTEL – from Terminal B, Lission St, Athens (nearest Metro – Kato Patissia on the Green line).  There are three buses a day – four on a Friday and more in the summer.  The journey takes about 3 hours total, including a 10 minute stop and 25 minute boat ride from the small port of Arkitsa to Edipsos (where you can actually then collect your luggage and walk along the promenade to your hotel).  The price of the bus ticket one way is €15.30 and the ferry ticket is approx. €3.00.  KTEL buses also now offer free wi-fi on board.

Therma Sylla Spa - a spa with a hotel
With an outdoor pool - 50% thermal waters and 50% sea water and a year round temperature of 32-34 degrees C, or an indoor pool with 100% thermal water, again with a year round temperature of 34 degrees C, you are guaranteed that this is a perfect place for winter tourism.  What better than to swim outside in warm waters whilst the elements rage around you?

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