Natural Spa Destinations In Greece

  • by XpatAthens
  • Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Natural Spa Destinations In Greece

Greece has not only crowded beaches and a beautiful blue sea, it is also the ideal place for people seeking natural life, alternative bathing in lakes and ponds or thermal heeling spas. Polylimnio, near the city of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, is a hidden paradise with ponds and waterfalls, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. Fifteen lakes, well hidden for many years, have recently started to attract nature lovers.

The water is freezing during the winter but in the summer visitors can enjoy the cool water of the lakes.

For those seeking to combine mountain sports with a touch of nature’s luxurious sensations, the mythical lake Drakolimni offers a unique experience. At an altitude of 2,050 meters, on the Gamila peak, in Epirus region, lake Drakolimni is not an easy conquest. The path to Drakolimni, which starts from the village Small Papigkon lasts about 4 hours, giving visitors the chance to enjoy their diving in cold waters.

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