Penelope Studios are situated at the north-east side of Samos Island, in a quiet place just a few minutes on foot from the center of Kokkari. In the village you will find a lot of café-bars, restaurants, gift shops and mini markets. Due to its position, it harmoniously combines the tranquility of the mountain and the beauty of the Aegean Sea and makes it an absolute destination, offering both cosmic life and relaxation. It is surrounded by enchanting pebble beaches and fascinating foot paths for hiking lovers.
In Kokkari village, at the restaurants and café-bars either on the sea side or on the picturesque square and alleys, you will taste the delicious Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, the famous awarded wine Samos Vin Doux, ouzo and a wide selection of drinks.
Apart from Calma beach in front of the studios, you can find in a close distance several famous beaches, such as the Kokkari beach, Lemonakia, Tsamadou and Tsabou. 10km away, you will find Vathy town, the main port, while in a distance of 23km you will meet the Samos airport. The port of Karlovassi is also located 22km away.
If you are interested in exploring nature and history, the island of Samos is the ideal choice for your holidays. It belongs to the complex of North East Aegean islands and is located very close to the Turkish shore. It is the island of the famous mathematician Pythagoras, the philosopher Epicurus and the astronomer Aristarchus (the first known individual to propose that the Earth revolves around the sun). According to the ancient Greek mythology, goddess Hera was also born in Samos.
The southern part of the island is rich in historical sites and monuments, picturesque villages and museums. Some of the most famous sights are the Tunnel of Eupalinus, the Cave of Pythagoras, the Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis, the Monastery of Panagia Spiliani, the Heraion Sanctuary and the Archaeological Museum. In this incredible island you can reunite with history, with nature and your inner self!
HOW TO TRAVEL
There are frequent direct charter flights to Samos International Airport “Aristarchus the Samian” from European and worldwide destinations during the summer period either through Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” or through Thessaloniki International Airport “Macedonia”.
Samos has three ports, the main port of Vathi town, the port of Karlovasi and the port of Pythagorion. Another way to reach the island of Samos is through ferry boats with frequent daily connections between Samos and Athens in the port of Piraeus, especially during the summer season. Ferries are also available from most of the North Aegean islands and the Dodecanese, Alexandroupolis, Thessaloniki, as well as from the ports of Turkey, Kusadasi and Izmir.