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To civilization at large, Greece is one of the oldest destinations on Earth. To Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, however, it's the newest: The luxury hotelier announced plans today to open its first Four Seasons Hotel there -- Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens -- in spring 2018.
Located in the seaside suburb of Vouliagmeni, approximately 16 miles south of Athens, the hotel will occupy the existing Astir Palace Resort, which consists of The Arion Hotel & Spa and The Nafsika Hotel, opened in 1967 and 1980, respectively. Currently undergoing a property-wide renovation and refurbishment, the redeveloped property will include approximately 300 rooms, suites, and luxury bungalows; a spa and recreational facilities; state-of-the-art meeting and event space; infinity pools and beaches; and a beachfront promenade.