Kinsterna Hotel is an outstanding hotel, full of charm with a genuine boutique quality and great attention to detail…
Description & Location
Kinsterna Hotel is an outstanding and totally unique boutique hotel. The design style totally captures the memories of its origin as a 17th century Byzantine influenced mansion, with wonderfully luxurious contemporary comforts. Perched on a hillside, surrounded by olive trees and its own vineyard, overlooking the enchanting medieval city of Monemvasia and through to the Aegean sea.
In the area you have a selection of superb “blue flag“ beaches, with the nearest being about 10 minutes drive. The location is at the extreme southern tip of the Peloponnese. The nearest airport is Kalamata, which is just under 3 hours drive. Athens airport is 4 hours.
Kinsterna Hotel has a total of 50 Rooms, Suites, Residences & Villas spread over the extensive estate. All are beautifully designed, with a strong emphasis on locally produced stone and fabrics.
All are highly individual, with the suites particularly suggested for those travelling as a family, or just requiring extra living space. Most of them have balcony or patio facing out towards the Aegean sea, the Medieval Castle, or the gardens. Within the accommodation you have an eclectic range of styles including main building rooms, atmospheric Byzantine Suites with their curved roof. You have Junior suites, Kinsterna Suites with integrated living space. There is a selection of Residences dotted around the grounds. They are even larger and can comfortably accommodate a family of four. And finally The Kinsterna Villa with two bedrooms and its own private plunge pool.
Facilities and Activities
- Several restaurant options dotted around the estate
- Two swimming pools – one reserved for adults only and the other for families
- Kids indoor playroom and playground with house tree
- Attractive Hamman influenced spa
- Host of eco influenced adventures, including bike hire to explore the hills and the castle rock of Monemvasia, and gentle treks around the countryside
- Proximity of Monemvasia with its ancient walls and restaurant options
- Several superb beach options within easy reach, with Simos and Elafonisos amongst the very best in the entire region
- A library
- A Wine Cellar, where private wine tasting sessions taking place
- A Bar where you can enjoy a cocktail with herbs from the estate
Activities: Adopt an olive tree, wine tasting sessions, cooking lessons, horse riding, boat rides, bread making, visit the Kinsterna boutique & experience the art of weaving
Seasonal activities: Grape harvest, olive oil harvest, production of “tsipouro”, a fine spirit, soap making, horse and donkey rides around the estate.
Unique Seasonal Activities: Participating in the grape harvest (Late August to late September), Olive oil production (October to mid December) and soap making (Spring)
Special Places of Interest: Medieval castle town of Monemvasia, Gerakas port village, Koulentia village (also the village of the owner), Talanta watermill, Kastania cave, Ancient city of Pavlopetri, Petrified forest of Neapoli, Kyparissi & Geraki.
5 night prices from £1,288 per person with travel via Kalamata
Based on May departure | Lower prices will generally apply in the Winter months | More in Mid Summer
Kinsterna, Monemvasia, Southern Peloponnese, Greece
More Hotels in Greece
All price guides are Per Person Sharing Double Room (Entry level), based on travel between May and/or June when prices are generally at their lowest and include promotional offers.
Supplements will probably apply at other times, particularly mid summer in the Med, and for rooms and/or transfers arranged for single travellers.
For example Caribbean and Indian Ocean prices for winter can be approximately double the May - June level and about 50% more in Asia.
Please refer to Travel Advice on our home page or look at www.fco.gov.uk as the Foreign Office may have issued specific destination information on safety and terrorism.
All of the holidays arranged by Chic Locations are fully bonded for your financial protection, with our ABTA bond securing accommodation/land only holidays, and our ATOL licence (number 6389) protecting air inclusive holidays.