DESTINATION

SKOTINA BEACH AND THE SURROUNDING AREA OF OLYMPUS MOUNTAIN

Beach Fun
Beach Fun

Beach Fun
Beach Fun

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SKOTINA BEACH AREA

Cape Blue Apartments is located in Skotina Beach a small, peaceful seaside village  which is part of the municipality of Dio-Olympos, in the Pieria regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece.

The beach is only 200 meters from our apartments. The sandy coast and shallow waters are suitable for small children.

In a small distance  from Cape Blue Apartments, by feet you can have access at two mini markets, a bakery store, 2 taverns , a restaurant, two beach bars  and an ATM machine.

 

Only 350 meters from Skotina Beach is Neos Panteleiomonas where you can find more tavernas, mini markets and beach bars.

The train station “PROASTIAKOS” is located in Leptokarya, 5km away from Skotina Beach 

The airport of Thessaloniki is 100 km away

MYTIKAS
MYTIKAS

OLYMPUS MOUNTAIN
OLYMPUS MOUNTAIN

WATERFALLS OF ORLIA
WATERFALLS OF ORLIA

MYTIKAS
MYTIKAS

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 OLYMPUS MOUNTAIN

Olympus Mountain is the highest mountain in Greece. Its highest peak is Mytikas where according to Greek mythology was the home of the Greek gods while Zeus Throne was Stefani.Olympus is known for its exceptional biodiversity and rich flora. It has been a National Park, the first in Greece, since 1938. The natural beauty of the area is breathtaking.The Gorge of Enipeas, Orlias warerfall, the beautiful pathways in the forest are unique sightseeing you can enjoy trying trekking and hiking or even canoyoning , mountain biking or paragliding.

At Litochoro a small town at the foot of Mountain Olympus, 10 km away from Cape Blue Apartments there are clubs organising these experiexces. 

Every year in June takes place the Olympus Marathon, an the international mountain running event.  

Meteora
Meteora

Monastery of Kanalon - Karies
Monastery of Kanalon - Karies

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RELIGIOUS TOURISM

Greece has plenty interesting from both architectural and historical site, monasteries and churches that deserve a visit.


The Monastery of Agios Dionysios in Olympus, subordinated directly to the Patriarch of Constantinople  is the most important in Pieria. 

The chapel of Saint Dionysios is located on the Enipeas River, built under an overhanging rock just above a spring. 

Other monasteries located at Olympus is Kanalon,  Agia Triada and Sparmos.  

Meteora (147 km away from  Cape Blue Apartments),  is a fascinating rock formation  with marvelous, breathtaking complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries,  included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Restaurant Table
Restaurant Table

Restaurant Table
Restaurant Table

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ENTERTAINMENT

Skotina Beach is a peaceful, quiet place but just a heartbeat away in Litochoro, Platamon,  Leptokarya and Neoi Poroi  you can find restaurants, cafeterias and nightlife.

Children Playing by the Sea
Children Playing by the Sea

Calm Sea
Calm Sea

LEPTOKARIA
LEPTOKARIA

Children Playing by the Sea
Children Playing by the Sea

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To the shadow of Mountain Olympus, under the Castle of  Platamon the coastline seems endless ...

Relax and enjoy the beautiful sea waters either alone or at the beach bars of the area.

 

Few kilometers away from Cape Blue Apartments  there are plenty beaches to visit at Plaka Litochoro, Leptokarya, Platamon, San Panteleimon and Neoi Poroi. Μany of them are organised  with beach bars, sunbeds

 

and lifeguards.

BEACHES

PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS
PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS

PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS
PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS

Central Square of Palios Panteleimonas
Central Square of Palios Panteleimonas

PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS
PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS

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 PALIOS PANTELEIMONAS

Palios Panteleimonas is a traditional village built on the slopes of Mount Olympus at an altitude of 500m , just  10 minutes away by car from Cape Blue Apartments. There are  many restaurants, tavernas and cafeterias to

 

enjoy local cuisine and the tranditional local drink tsipouro .

Visit it  to enjoy the marvelous view of the Thermaikos Gulf, the local architecture and the  local cuisine.

SIGHTSEEINGS