In this issue, we bring you to the capital city of Greek Mythology and the Olympics. Flee to Life Gallery Athens for a city break. Part modern living and part art gallery, this boutique hotel is set amid tranquil surroundings and is perfect for a relaxing honeymoon.
Greece finds itself filled with many honeymooners each year, thanks to its faved islands like Santorini and Mykonos. Athens, the capital of Greece also has many gems for you to uncover. This city is where antiquity meets edginess. In the northern suburbs of Athens is Ekali, a sophisticated area where you will find Life Gallery Athens. Part of the Bluegr Hotels & Resorts, this boutique hotel has modern day comforts, elegant art-infused interiors, contemporary design and peaceful surroundings that make it easy to relax and spend quality time on your Athens honeymoon. Also featured in our list of Top 10 Most Romantic Athens Hotels for your Honeymoon, read on to discover what’s in store for you for your honeymoon in Athens.
7 Reasons to spend a relaxing honeymoon at Life Gallery Athens
1. Enjoy a peaceful city break
Away from the hectic pace and congested traffic, in the northern suburbs of Athens is where you will find Life Gallery Athens. Being further away from the city, the surroundings are safe, peaceful and ideal for honeymooners looking to spend some quality time together. The district is home to luxury residences and is generally quieter. The contemporary interiors are complemented with green spaces that exude a tranquil atmosphere, making it very easy for city-bred folks like us to relax and unwind. The photo above is the view you can enjoy while staying at Life Gallery Athens.
2. Contemporary, stylish living
At Life Gallery Athens, you can unwind in style. Though primarily a business hotel, Life Gallery Athens is designed with wellness, tranquility, and nature in mind. You will find rooms designed with a minimalist approach and come with a splash of tech-savvy gadgets, like programmable lights (you can control your room lights depending on your desired mood). The hotel’s contemporary interiors are decked with artistic elements that reflect the chic vibrancy of Athens. The modern-mindedness of the hotel is reflected in the way they combine art with modern architecture. Yet at the same time, its garden surroundings bring a nice balance of nature to your stay.
3. Relax in a garden oasis
Let Life Gallery Athens spoil you both indoors and outdoors. Within the hotel premises, you will find a large green space where you can lounge and enjoy the summer weather. The abundance of greenery always adds a nice touch to any vacation.
Life Gallery Athens has a glass bottomed pool, where you can immerse yourselves in to combat the summer heat. A refreshing swim amid the lush greenery is one of the ways we like to start our mornings!
4. Savour authentic Greek and Mediterranean delights
Life Gallery Athen’s Kool Life Restaurant has been recognised as one of the best restaurants to savour authentic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine when in Athens. Relish in mouth-watering dishes that are freshly prepared on the spot using quality ingredients, with a nice homemade touch to it. The ambience is elegant and your dining experience is made complete with attentive service by the hotel staff. Your taste buds are guaranteed to crave a second visit after dining here!
Each morning at Life Gallery Athens kickstarts with a scrumptious breakfast. Their gourmet coffees and hot chocolate are a must-have! Throughout the day, a selection of finger food and light snacks can also be ordered from the lounge bar and pool bar. You can also choose to dine indoors with air-conditioned comforts, or alfresco to enjoy the natural breeze and greenery.
5. Sip on delicious wines & refreshing cocktails
Wine lovers will be psyched to know that Life Gallery Athens has an extensive collection of 488 wines in their Wine Gallery. You enjoy comfortable interiors where you can pair your wines with a delicious meal. The hotel also has a Pisco Sour Bar where they serve up refreshing cocktails, accompanied with great music spun by a DJ on Saturday nights!
6. Pampering spa treatments
Nuzzled amid the lush greenery, you are invited to rejuvenate your senses by heading to their spa – Ananea Wellness by Orloff Experts. It is here where you can choose from a selection of pampering Valmont and Cinq Mondes treatments that include heated mattresses, scented candles, and original spa music – all of which will gently whisk you into deep and calming relaxation. The spa also has a jacuzzi and sauna for you to soak in and soothe your muscles. Release all tensions in their meditation room while gazing at the pool waters and verdant pine trees.
7. Explore the beauty of Athens
A trip to Athens is not complete without exploring the city! Get the museum pass and start your explorations right away. Marvel at the majestic Parthenon in the Acropolis, walk around ancient Agora, see the amazing view from the top of Mount Lycabettus… and so much more. Watch our travel vlog above documenting the key sights of Athens. Also, do read our Athens travel guide showing you the Top 28 Things to Do in Athens. After a trip to Athens, take a quick flight to beautiful Santorini and enjoy paradise on earth.
To sum up our experience in Athens, it was nice exploring the bustling city in the day and coming home to a peaceful and quiet residence at Life Gallery Athens. Their service staff is friendly, welcoming and made our trip very pleasant and enjoyable. If you are in search of a serene district to spend your Athens honeymoon, be sure to check out Life Gallery Athens! Discover for yourself how modern, contemporary design can blend harmoniously with nature for a holistic vacation.
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