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August 05, 2019 · In the Press

PORTER: Villa Smaragda among the Best Places to Travel in September

PORTER: Villa Smaragda among the Best Places to Travel in September

Thanking classy PORTER Magazine and wonderful Catherine Fairweather for including our Athenian Riviera starlet Villa Smaragda among the Best Places to Travel in September

"Athenians traditionally escape the heat of the city at weekends and make for the cypress and cactus-studded coast, south of the capital. This, the so-called Athenian Riviera, is the most expensive stretch of real estate in Greece. At the very end of a long necklace of marinas and small shoreline fish tavernas on the way to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, the hard-to-find Villa Smaragda sits on a rugged promontory. Landscaped gardens studded with olive trees cascade down to a little private beach. This low-slung villa, built in the 1970s, is minimalist in style; sliding glass doors erase the divisions between outside and inside to expose the colliding blues of sea and sky. Located only an hour from the cultural hotspots of Athens and a 45-minute drive from the airport, it is also a short drive from the bustling port and ouzeries of Lavrio, where you can sit on rickety tables and wolf down fried whitebait and fresh shrimpAthenians traditionally escape the heat of the city at weekends and make for the cypress and cactus-studded coast, south of the capital. This, the so-called Athenian Riviera, is the most expensive stretch of real estate in Greece. At the very end of a long necklace of marinas and small shoreline fish tavernas on the way to the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, the hard-to-find Villa Smaragda sits on a rugged promontory. Landscaped gardens studded with olive trees cascade down to a little private beach. This low-slung villa, built in the 1970s, is minimalist in style; sliding glass doors erase the divisions between outside and inside to expose the colliding blues of sea and sky. Located only an hour from the cultural hotspots of Athens and a 45-minute drive from the airport, it is also a short drive from the bustling port and ouzeries of Lavrio, where you can sit on rickety tables and wolf down fried whitebait and fresh shrimp."

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