The Area

Many reasons not to miss out on this wonderful coastal location of Marathon,
because not everyone loves a crowd.....

Hidden rocky bays or shallow sandy waters? Within a few minutes you can enjoy both
Meat, fresh fish or vegan? Enjoy the local cuisine like an Olympian God 
History or activity? The perfect combination

Marathon Blue Villa's location is the perfect starting point for all your
activities
All year round

 Attica region is famous from ancient years for it's perfect climate. From March to November the weather is mild and the winters are mostly soft. 

 

The Greek Orthodox Easter celebration is a tradition not to miss and during the Christmas season Athens is all dressed up. Nature is at its best during spring time with a big variety of wild colourful flowers that will amaze you.   

The perfect location

Marathon, a little-known treasure of Attica, is just 26 miles away from Athens and surrounded by numerous fabulous places to visit.

 

It is close enough to see the important sites but far enough away to enjoy privacy and tranquility. Nearby you will also find picturesque traditional mountain villages.    

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The Sea

The crystal clear turquoise blue flagged waters of the Schinias beach are only a 5 minutes drive from the property. 

Discover our private hidden bay just under the villa walking distance, or enjoy one of the organized sandy beaches of Schinias Bay.

Rent a boat and go out fishing or snorkeling, there is always something to do for all age groups. 

The Land

The surrounding areas offer a variety of landscapes from rocky bays to shallow sandy beaches.

Marathon has very fertile soil and therefore many plant nurseries, vineyards and agriculture can be found in the area and you can enjoy the fresh & biological local products. 

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Schinias National Park

This unique park is only a 5 minutes drive from Marathon Blue Villa.

The wide variety of habitats (more than 240 bird species), compose the most important coastal ecosystem of Attica. 

 

The outstanding natural landscape in combination with an amazing shallow sandy sea makes this place unique.

The History

In the Marathon area history has been written, only a few locations have such a rich past.

 

The battle of Marathon against the Persians symbolizes the birth of Democracy. The spirit of Marathon has survived until today..to remind us of:

 

The power that democracy has over autocracy,

to power of "WE" over "I" . 

 

All you have to do is take a walk and let the legends of glorious times fascinate you.

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The Local Cuisine

Numerous restaurants & taverns are  located near the Villa or a 15 minute drive you can visit one of the nearby villages to taste delicious grilled meat in traditional picturesque surroundings. 

 The regional cuisine offers local farm-fresh ingredients that are hard to find in other touristic locations. 

For sure the tastes will satisfy even the most demanding of gourmands!  

Day Tours

The perfect location of Marathon Blue Villa gives you the opportunity to choose out of numerous excursions in the area or to nearby Islands.

Do you want to explore the historical sites: Go on a fishing trip? Visit the known for it's outstanding acoustic Epidavros theater or the first capital of Greece, Nafplion at the Peloponesse?

 

We can arrange everything for you, just ask us!

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Horseback Riding

If you are in Marathon, every day is an adventure.  

 

 Whether you're a hiker, a cyclist, a fan of water-sports, you like horse riding by the sea or just hungry for new thrilling experiences, you will find what you're looking for, here.

No matter of you are young or older you will always find an activity to keep you busy!

Here are a selection of activities you can do! 

Kids

Children of all ages will adore this place! The Schinias beach is very suitable because of it's shallow sandy and blue flagged crystal clear waters.

For the teenagers Marathon beach has many beach clubs  and a variety of sea sports while indoor we have a Cross-fit Gym and a playroom.

 

Your kids will discover nature again here!

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