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Just 4.5 kilometers from the capital city of Chios, in the area of Vrodados, 3-star hotel Agia Markella is a family-run business with a warm, hospitable atmosphere that is certain to make an impression.
In a privileged location near the capital of the island, Agia Markella is the ideal accommodation option whether you decide to spend your holiday exploring Chios island, set off on a wander across Vrodados, the village known for its annual custom of ‘rouketopolemos’, or avail yourselves of the comforts of Agia Markella.
The hotel’s friendly atmosphere, handmade breakfast and excellent customer care will endow you with a sense of familiarity and ease that is hard to find in most major accommodation providers. Its 21 rooms include all modern comforts such as air conditioning, private bathroom with a bathtub or shower cabin, hairdryer, television, mini bar and a spacious balcony with views to the mountains and sea or the overgrown gardens of the hotel.
Agia Markella serves a daily buffet breakfast that is certain to please even the most demanding of palates. Local delicacies and homemade jams, Greek coffee, fresh eggs, cheese and vegetables are all selected or made with the care of Agia Markella’s owners, Mrs Argyro and Mr Dimitris. To further indulge yourselves, why not have lunch or dinner in the hotel restaurant, or spend a relaxing evening sipping a drink in the green gardens of the hotel to the soothing sound of Agia Markella’s gently trickling fountain.
To while away the evening, you might also play board games or watch your favorite programs on TV on the 47’ TV set in the lounge bar. For your information, Agia Markella offers free Wi-Fi access and includes free, secure parking.
Situated near the center of Chios and in close proximity to an array of beaches and other places of touristic interest, Agia Markella is the perfect holiday option if you are keen to discover the area’s windmills and the historical Daskalopetra, where Homer is alleged to have taught. Vrodados, the village where Agia Markella is set, is a superb destination both because of its convenient location in the middle of Chios and its nearby beaches: Afanis Naftis and, just 500 meters away, the cove of Lo with its organized Blue Flag beach. The beach of Daskalopetra is only 1.5 kilometers away, and is an ideal place to while away a hot summer day.
A selection of walking trails, medieval villages, historical churches and monasteries awaits you in Chios and, in Vrodados, you will be able to witness the traditional custom of ‘rouketopolemos’ (‘rocket war’) if you happen to visit in Orthodox Easter. The custom unravels in the form of an exchange of fire by the two largest parishes of Vrodados, which use homemade rockets to celebrate Easter, and attracts hundreds of visitors from across the globe to the island each year.
Agia Markella will endow your Chios holiday experience with unique moments of relaxation and comfort and help you make the most of your stay in the home of mastic. Make a booking, arrive to be greeted by its amicable owners, and let the team at Agia Markella meet, and exceed, your accommodation requirements.