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Mouras resort is located in Livadi, one of the most remarkable areas of Astypalea island, just a 100 meters from the sea. Built by a family business according to the traditional architect of the greek islands, Mouras resort has 5 modern luxurious maisonettes, of 1 or 2 bedrooms with a living room to rest and relax, a kitchen with full equipment , two bathrooms, private garden and garage. There is also the tempting option for relaxation by the pool area having a breakfast or enjoying a refreshment. We welcome you to our beatiful island and we are more than happy to translate your wish for a dream vacation into reality you a great vacation season in the most beautiful hellinic island , Astypalaia. Island 117 seamiles from Attica port Piraeus 23 seamiles from Kos 97 qkm [ the whole archipel 114 qkm ] 1113 inhabitants 482 m highest mountain 4 villages [ Astypalaia, Livadi, Maltezana , Vathi ] Until the 19th century, Chora was the only settlement of the contemporary years of Astypalaia. The other settlements which exist today were created in the uncultivated spots of the island. The biggest of these settlements are Livadi and Analypsi or Maltezana, created during the Italian years. Most of the island’s life is concentrated in Chora. Astypalea or Chora This is the capital and port of the island built on a hill protruding into the sea thus forming two bays : the port - Pera Yialos and Livadi Bay. The peak is dominated by the fortress built of dark local stone from which one can see the glowing white domes of the Evangelistria and Aghios Georgios Churches sticking out.Around it are white houses with blue doors and windows and wooden railings on the balconies.Among them are churches and domed chapels. On the saddle of the hill are eight windmills , a unique jewel adorning Hora.Slightly further on is the traditional coffee house and further still is the Town Hall from whence the two main roads which lead up the hill to the Fortress begin.Each leads to a well known church , the Monastery of Panaghia Portaitissa on the Livadi Bay side and the Megali Panaghia Church on the Pera Yialos side. Analipsi or Maltezana A seaside village spread out along a small valley in Exo Nisi with a beautiful sandy beach.The second name Maltezana makes reference to the pirates who pillaged the Aegean and found refuge in the island's sheltered bays.The village hugs the bay with a long jetty at which fishing caiques moor.The orchards and vineyards go right down to the water's edge.Tour boats can take visitors to the island's beaches and the islets of Hondro, Ligno, Aghia Kyriaki, Koutsomytis, Syrna and Kounoupi. Livadi A seaside village spread along a fertile valley on the inlet of the bay with the same name. Livadi is the island's flower garden.The gardens with mandarin trees, orange trees, vines, and houses bedecked in flowers are spread along the entire length of the stream which terminates at a beautiful beach. Vathi Vathi resembles are lagoon. The bay is almost completely closed off with an opening of just 50m.There are two small villages at Vathi : Exo Vathi which is at the mouth of the bay with its small jetty at which caiques moor and Mesa Vathi on the inlet of the bay with fields, a few trees and vineyards. Visitors can reach Vathi by road along a passable dirt track or by boat.There are regular sailings from Vai Bay. Other islets in the area To the southeast are the islets of Hondro , Ligno, Aghia Kyriaki with a church dedicated to that saint , Koutsomytis with its charming beach and Kounoupi. Further out are Adelfi, Syrna and the Tria Nisia.To the west are the islets of Ktenia, Pontikoussa , Ofidoussa and Katsagreli.To the north is Fokionisia. For more information kindly visit on our personal website http://www.mourasresort.gr/ Livadi Astypalaia islandMaria T. +30 22430 61127 , 22430 61227F. +30 22430 59848C. +30 6972 453571
Studios Kilindra is a 4 star boutique hotel, built in 2000, within the shadow of the historical castle of Astypalea. The wonderful location of "Kilindra" offers guests stunning panoramic views across the Livadi gulf and the glistening Aegean Sea. Our first class accommodation consists of three Deluxe Studios, four Traditional Duplex Maisonettes and one Suite each with private verandas, surrounded by lush flora, astonishing vistas and romantic secluded corners.Unwind by our pool and as the day turns to dusk, ambient lighting and the warm sea breeze makes the perfect time for a drink and refreshment under the stars. Our hotel is the perfect base to discover the unspoiled beauty of Astypalea, an island rich in history and tradition.
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