Kallichoron is an eco-labelled Art Boutique Hotel in Chora of Astypalea that offers breathtaking views of the island’s landscape, including the majestic Venetian castle, the famous old white windmills and the boundless Aegean Sea.
Kallichoron’s ideal location and sea views create a serene and stylish environment.
During their stay, guests can experience friendly and outstanding hospitality, combined with a variety of luxury amenities.
KALLICHORON GOES GREEN
In Kallichoron there is special attention to the people and the environment of Astypalea, in which we all live and operate. Being the only Green Key eco-labelled hotel on the island, it is its priority to act responsibly in everything it does by promoting sustainability and eco-awareness in way of minimizing any adverse environmental impact from the hotel’s operations. Kallichoron is a great supporter of locally produced organic goods and local suppliers, thus supporting community projects.
Kallichoron is actively supporting the non-profit organization "Clean Hands" , which collects residual soap from hotels and after appropriate treatment, distributes them to socially vulnerable groups.
Being a socially responsible hotel, Kallichoron have adopted a sustainable approach to integrate economic, social and environmental concerns in its business operations. With the initiative "Room-to-Give" , Kallichoron supports local community projects for children and cultural activities.
All apartments and studios are characterized by comfort and elegance and come with a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, air-conditioning, 32" TV LCD, free Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer, coffee machine, bathrobes and Apivita organic luxury toiletries.
Guests enjoy a free shuttle service on arrival and departure, a welcome treat upon arrival, a useful guide and a kids’ pack for young guests.
There is also an art shop, lending library with a wide selection of board games and business corner at the Reception of the hotel.
WHERE ART MEETS WITH AEGEAN SEA
Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is an innovative forum for featured artists itself featuring contemporary art creations of renowned artists throughout the hotel and the apartments. This year, Kallichoron welcomes the beautiful artwork of the renowned Greek artist Eva Divari on the "Whirpools" , which is featured throughout the hotel and is inspired by the sea and the people that make a living in it and from it.
Every morning guests can taste a selection of homemade jams made from organic fruits, thyme honey, local cheese and fresh eggs from Grandma’s yard - all locally sourced. The variety of traditional delicacies will be the best introduction to the Astypalean cuisine.
The breakfast is curated by the dietician-nutritionist Mary Micheli, MSc. While you can always make your own breakfast choices from the menu, Mary has created some authentic Greek breakfast combinations as well as healthy and low-fat options that will be nutritious and keep your taste buds happy. Kallichoron received the Green Marketing Excellence Award 2015 for Grandmas Breakfast, as an innovative way to promote sustainability and green practices and is the only hotel in Greece that has been awarded with a Marketing Excellence Award.
A SENSE OF WELL-BEING
Experience nature in its best, relax the mind and acquire an attuned and harmonious sense of freedom through your body. Release tension, increase your awareness of your body and establish a connection to your senses.
Kallichoron invites the renowned Greek-Spanish body conscience and movement instructor Denise Perdikidis to introduce us to relaxation and body alignment techniques through outdoor activities by the sea. Enjoy an unforgettable experience of wellness and theatrical games by the sea.
Kallichoron regularly hosts themed excursions throughout the year, inviting its guests to explore the beautiful surroundings, the wondrous nature, the local traditions and tastes of Astypalea. For more details, click here.