Summer on the Athenian Riviera: A Perfect Blend of Relaxation and Opulence


Pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, fascinating history, and vibrant nightlife: This is the Athenian Riviera. A breathtaking coastline that stretches from the southern suburbs of Athens to the Saronic Gulf is an ideal vacation destination for all types of travelers. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, high end living, or a mix of both, you are going to love this Greek destination.

Glyfada Beach, Athens, Greece

Discover Stunning Beaches

The Athenian Riviera is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece, with crystal clear waters and soft, golden sands. Among the most popular are Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza, each offering a different atmosphere and activities. Glyfada is known for its lively atmosphere and shopping centers, while Vouliagmeni is famous for its thermal lake, natural beauty, and water sports facilities. Varkiza, on the other hand, is a family-friendly beach with plenty of cafes, restaurants, and beach bars.

Lake Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece

Explore Ancient History Of Athens

In addition to its stunning coastline, the Athenian Riviera is also rich in history and culture. There are several ancient ruins and landmarks worth visiting, such as the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece, famous for its stunning sea view over the Saronic Gulf. Sunset viewing at Sounion is an absolute must! The Acropolis, the Parthenon, and the Acropolis Museum in Athens are also must-see attractions for history buffs.

Temple of Poseidon, Sounion, Greece

Experience the vibrant nightlife of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni

But the Athenian Riviera isn’t just about history and relaxation; it’s also home to a vibrant nightlife scene. From trendy bars and clubs to fine dining restaurants, there’s something for everyone. Glyfada and Vouliagmeni are particularly popular areas for nightlife, with a variety of bars and restaurants offering live music and entertainment until the early hours.


Thrive at the perfect bleisure destination

And if you’re a digital nomad or remote worker, the Athenian Riviera is the perfect destination for you. With its stunning scenery, great weather, and high-speed internet, you can combine work and play seamlessly. Many cafes and restaurants offer free Wi-Fi, and there are several coworking spaces and business centers available for rent.


Start your island-hopping adventures here

Finally, the Athenian Riviera is also an ideal base for exploring nearby islands. Aegina, Hydra, and Spetses are just a short ferry ride away, each with its own unique charm and attractions. Aegina is known for its pistachios, while Hydra is famous for its stunning architecture and car-free streets. Spetses, on the other hand, offers a mix of natural beauty and historical landmarks.

Hydra Island, Greece

Take your pick of the most unique luxury villas

Olive Villa Rentals offers an exclusive selection of luxury villas waiting for you to pick the ideal property for your family/group summer vacation or even your next bleisure trip.
These lavish properties are scattered on the Athenian Riviera like diamonds on a crown. And of these invaluable gemstones, there’s no one more breathtaking, opulent, and celebrated than Villa Primavera. Olive’s top Athenian pick basks in idyllic spot overlooking the stunning Saronic sunsets, offering a luxurious, once-in-a-lifetime hospitality experience recognized by international experts and organizations.

Take your pick of the most unique luxury villas Olive Villa Rentals offers an exclusive selection of luxury villas waiting for you to pick the ideal property for your family/group summer vacation or even your next bleisure trip.
Villa Primavera , Athens Riviera , Olive Villa Rentals

In 2022, Villa Primavera won silver in the “Luxury Villa of the Year” category of that year’s Tourism Awards. Next year, Olive’s crown jewel was named “Greece’s Leading Luxury Private Villa” at the 2023 World Travel Awards.

Spread across four elevator-connected levels, Villa Primavera can welcome up to 16 fortunate guests to enjoy every aspect of the high life across the property’s ample interiors and exteriors. 8 palatial en suite bedrooms, a private gym and hammam, a generous wine and spirits cellar, an inviting infinity pool, underground parking, and spacious lounge and dining areas make this ultra-luxurious villa perfect, not just for vacation but also for extraordinary business or VIP events. That’s why, last fall, the historic French magazine L’ÉPOQUE chose Villa Primavera to become VILLA L’ÉPOQUE for one day to host an illustrious VIP-adorned event, celebrating the publication’s Greek edition and global collaboration with Olive Villa Rentals.

Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, history, or nightlife, you’ll find it across the pristine Athenian coastline. Ideal as a remote-work destination and headquarters for island-hopping adventures, coastal Athens has never been more fun to visit than right now.

So, pack your bags, grab your laptop, and book your trip to the Athenian Riviera for the summer of a lifetime!


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