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Ampelos Resort

Welcome

Welcome to Ampelos Resort, we will provide you with information, included pictures to give you a good feel about our resort.

This year we are also offering our private Villa as an exciting venue for your perfect vacation on the Greek Islands!

We hope we will give you a good idea about the uniqueness of Ampelos Resort. If you need further information don't hesitate to contact us. We want to help make your Folegandros experience as pleasurable as it has been to us over the years!

We look forward to see you on Folegandros!

Anne, Rebecca, Andreas, Fotis, and Peter


Location

Ampelos resort is located outside one of the most beautiful villages in Greece called Hora. Hora is a fortress from the 13th century, built on the side of the mountain 250 m above the blue ocean. Hora is also known as the "Balcony to the Aegean Sea".

Ampelos Resort is located at the edge of the city, right next to the grazing lambs and the vines climbing the olive trees. We are an 6 min walk from the center of Hora, a shaded plaza with a colorful tavern atmosphere. A quiet and yet picturesque location with close proximity to the taverns, plazas, stores and bus stop.


The Interior

We have designed the rooms to be as cozy and comfortable and with all the amenities you will need. All the rooms have a queen size bed and six of them include a single bed/sofa.

Each room includes:

  • Bar area with refrigerator and tea kitchen outfit
  • Small marble table with farm-style chairs
  • Vanity with an old fashioned mirror
  • Wi-Fi
  • Television and radio
  • Climate controlled air conditioner and heater
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Hair dryer

In front of each room you will have a balcony with a breathtaking view to the white village of Hora and the mountain monastery Panagia. Most of the rooms also have a view of the Aegean Sea and the group of islands - Serifos, Sifnos, Strongilos, Antiparos, Paros and Naxos.


The Exterior

As you approach Ampelos Resort you will first notice the old farmhouse with its rough stonewalls. From there you will see the little plaza with the theater built on an old threshing place, and next to the infinity swimming pool. The whole area is surrounded by a green slate patio, however, you will be distracted by the view overlooking the ancient city of Hora.

Around the plaza you will find 10 small whitewashed rooms that have been designed as theirown little village. There is also a common room and reception next to the proprietors villa.

There are two arches that lead into separate small gardens making them a perfect spot for a BBQ, watching the sunset or relaxing with a good book.

Everywhere you will notice our focus on creating a resort which reflects the ancient heritage and the culture of the Cyclades.


Our Villa

We now also offer for you to stay in our own personal Villa. This is our private holiday home on Folegandros and we have equipped it with classic furniture, beautiful antiques, artwork and decorations.

The Villa is two floors:

  • On the main floor is a large dining room and living room with a traditional stone wall. The dining room table can seat 10 or more people with a view to Hora and the ocean.
  • The main floor has a very large kitchen with a cooking island in the center and all amenities. A great place to jointly prepare a large meal or enjoy a snack around the cooking island. There is also a guest bathroom on this floor.
  • Upstairs is the bedroom, large enough for an extra mattress. There are 3 balconies on this floor with magnificent views over Folegandros as well as the neighbor islands.
  • Our small wine cellar is in development - this will be a very cozy place for a candlelight hour with good wine and snacks.
  • Outside the Villa there is a private balcony that can be used for sunbathing, grilling or entertainment.
  • The Villa is a part of the hotel and its guests enjoy the same services including the pool, breakfast buffet (5 euro per person) and other hotel facilities.


Facilities & Services

When you arrive in Folegandros you will be greeted at the ferry and transported to Ampelos Resort. We also have parking facilities if you choose to bring your own car.

You can make breakfast yourself or join us in the common room for our buffet. You may either enjoy breakfast in your room or on the patio in the shade of the pergolas while enjoying the wonderful view.

In the common room we have the reception as well as a fireplace, television, phones, internet access, maps and a billboard with information about the island. In addition, the facilities include a kitchen and bathroom.

The common room provides a cozy atmosphere with its mahogany floor and special local green slate which is traditional of Folegandros. The room can be used for teaching, projects, meetings or just relaxing.

During your stay on Folegandros we can help you get around on the island. We can help you to rent a bike, moped or a car. And we will also take you back to the ferry when you depart.


Rates & Offers

The prices  for the rooms are per day based on the time of the year and the number of guests.

The price includes transportation from the harbor at arrival and departure.

2012 Prices

In Euro:

Guests

Low Season

1/5 - 30/6

16/9 - 30/10

Mid Season

1/7 - 15/7

1/9 -15/9

High Season

16/7 - 30/7

Peak Season

1/8 - 31/8

 

1

42

60

90

100

2

49

70

100

110

3

55

80

110

120

 

SPECIAL OFFER FOR MAY AND OCTOBER: SINGLE ROOM 35 Euro DOUBLE ROOM 40 Euro TRIPLE ROOM 45Euro

Breakfast buffet is available for 5Euro

For information about The Villa please see the separate web page "Our Villa"

 

The price for the Villa for 2010 is as follows (in Euro):

July 15 - Sept 1

July 1-14

 Sept 2-14

Rest of Year

150

110

80

The price includes transportation to and from the harbor at arrival and departure.  Extra beds can be arranged at 10 euro each.


Workshop and courses

The Cycladic School/The Folegandros Experience Courses/De Greske Feriekurser finally got its own "home base": Ampelos Resort.

Take a look at our Cycladic School Program for the 2005 Season at www.folegandros.dk This year we are offering courses in the following topics - all classes are in English:

  • Painting(also for children)
  • Experience Folegandros
  • Sailing
  • Diving
  • Yoga
  • Modern/Greek Dances
  • Photo
  • Internet
  • Olive harvest
  • Greek food and the Wine world


We designed Ampelos to be a hotel and a vacation resort but also as a center for our courses and activities. Ampelos has facilities for workshops, courses and conferences : We have 10 rooms and a small villa. 26 people can stay here. We can also offer more rooms close to the hotel as needed.

Our reception is also designed as a nice meeting room with a projector, fireplace, kitchen and a small bar. It is a good class-room for lectures, conferences, dance, yoga, cooking and other creative activities.

We have an outside barbeque area that is great for social gatherings while cooking. Our sunset terrace is for dreamers and lovers - but also ideal for painting classes. The small amphitheatre is a perfect location for classes, performances and discussions.

If you have your own classes or projects in mind and are looking for an ultimate conference facility can we offer you the best location. Please contact us for more details.


Contact

Ampelos Resort

Folegandros, 840 11 Cyclades Greece
Tel.: +30 22860 41544 (Greece), Fax.: +30 22860 27006


E-mail: info@ampelosresort.com
Website: ampelosresort.com
Facebook: Ampelos Resort Folegandros



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