Walking path along Glyfada Beach
You can enjoy your morning or afternoon walk along Glyfada coast. There is a long walking path along the tram line and the sea. While walking, you will find small beaches, marinas, restaurants, hotels and playgrounds.
Hop on - Hop off buses (recorded sightseeing and open- air view)
Athens & Beach Riviera Line: Pay a ticket and enjoy the recorded sightseeing tour along Glyfada beaches, the natural spa lake of Vouliagmeni and the centre of Athens. Is it possible? Yes! Take the ‘Hop on - Hop off’ for the whole day, listen to the recorded info using the acoustics, visit the sights and take pictures of the monuments, buildings and museums of your preference.
PRIVATE ORGANIZED BEACHES
Located in the neighbouring town Vouliagmeni is the most well-known and cosmopolitan seaside. The convenient sunbed, chairs, water sports, boutiques, restaurants, massage therapists, tasty snacks and beverages offered by the exceptional on-beach wait service will make your day there a luxurious experience. (Entrance: Fee required)
Balux Seaside Escape
Are you looking for a clean beach, a relaxing swimming pool, a beach bar with exotic cocktails, a restaurant that offers delicious tastes and a playground, for your children? Then visit the Balux Seaside Escape. (Entrance: Fee required)
Varkiza Resort Yabanaki Beach
THE FUN SIDE OF THE BEACH - The renewed beach park Varkiza Resort Yabanaki Beach is located on the beautiful central beach of Varkiza.
It has easy access through seaside road or through Attica road and constitutes a multispace of many and different activities.
Yacht charter in Alimos Marina
You will be delighted by a luxurious yacht cruise from Alimos Marina to the Saronic islands or any other Greek island of the Ionian and Aegean Sea with your private captain! During your holidays in Glyfada, you can choose the yacht of your taste for an unforgettable yacht cruise! Alimos is a 10 - minutes’ drive from Palmyra.
ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Rescue Center
Archelon Centre, a five-minute walk from the Palmyra Hotel, is open to visitors who are interested in the rescue and care of turtles. You will be guided around the tanks hosting hospitalized turtles, and the exhibition area. You will be given the opportunity to participate in an interactive presentation about the unique characteristics of sea turtles (Free entrance).
The Society for the Protection of Sea Turtle ARCHELON founded in 1983 and is a non-profit organization. In 1993 ARCHELON, in collaboration with the Municipality of Glyfada, created the first hospital for sea turtles in the Mediterranean. Object of the Association is to study the conservation of see turtles and their habitats and management of coastal ecosystems, important turtle nesting beaches in the country. Also, the goal of ARCHELON is the treatment of injured sea turtles and then their release.
GARDENS & NATURE
Mini herb garden
Visit our herb garden nestled in the ‘Waves’ Eco Bar and Restaurant and get a glimpse of some common herbs that flavor Greek dishes and have therapeutic qualities.
National Gardens and Zappeion
Take a breath of fresh air in the centre of Athens! Next to the Parliament are the beautiful National Gardens, a public part that also encloses some ancient ruins, tambourines and Corinthian capitals of columns. Enjoy the stroll in the park that is filled with gorgeous trees, rare plants and a shallow pond with colourful ducks. It is indeed a place of botanical interest!
Attica Zoological Park
During your visit to the Attica Zoological Park, you will be impressed by the rhinos, giraffes, reptiles, lions, parrots, Skyros horses, deer, chimpanzees, camels, elephants, dolphins, seals, wolves, tortoises, hippos, alligators and flamingos. Go and the zoo educators will bring you closer to the animals you love. Yes, you will be given the opportunity to feed the animals you like.
Vouliagmeni Lake and Natural Health Spa
Visitors of Vouliagmeni Lake will be excited by the desirable amenities of this thrilling location which is full of mysterious caves. The lake looks like a volcanic crater filled with light blue water of temperature between 22C to 29C degrees all year around. Its waters have salts and minerals with healing properties for many dermatological and muscle diseases. The Garra Rufa fish or spa fish are part of the Lake’s ecosystem. Go now for a winter or summer revitalizing swimming experience! It is only a 15-minute drive from the hotel (Free Entrance for the visit and Fee required for facilities).