Loving – Nature
Villa Als Marmarei is a perfect place for nature lovers. Tranquility and peace from the endless blue horizon and the wild nature on account of the gorge with the oleanders, are the rewards of your stay in Als Marmarei. You can run into eagles, partridges, rabbits and also donkeys, horses and goats from the neighboring grounds. The nature of Kea is always sprouting, no matter the season or the growth rate of society’s industrialization.
With Als Marmarei as a base, the visitor can discover the wild and untamed nature of Kea, which is different from the other Cycladic Islands. Kea is a heaven to those who love the peripatetic tourism. The Island has pathways with 36km total length, the 65% of those paths are primeval and most of them end up to isolated beaches, ancient cities like Karthaia and virgin coasts, passing through the woods of oak trees and rare wildflowers. Wild orchids, medicinal herbs, aromatic bushes, scarce mushrooms, multicolor lichens, centuries old chestnuts, saffron, irises, sweetbriars, wild gladiolas and asphodels compound a wonderful colorful setting for your vacation.
From Als Marmarei, guests can take a 25 minute stroll through the canyon with its oleanders and almond trees en route to Sikamia beach with the crystalline waters, which will provide a great experience of refreshment for hikers. The nearby beautiful beaches of Psili Ammos and Kalidonichi can be reached in 30 and 45 minutes respectively on foot.
Kea is a paradise for hiking lovers!