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Greek Retreats: Eagles Palace, Halkidiki

Perched on the stunning 'third finger' coastline of Halkidiki in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Athos, Eagles Palace, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the world, is a boutique resort spanning a golden beach with a majestic mountainous backdrop. Surrounded by manicured gardens, lavender, pine and olive groves and pretty courtyards there's a cool and tranquil vibe throughout the resort.

Perched on the stunning 'third finger' coastline of Halkidiki in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Athos, Eagles Palace, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the world, is a boutique resort spanning a golden beach with a majestic mountainous backdrop. Surrounded by manicured gardens, lavender, pine and olive groves and pretty courtyards there's a cool and tranquil vibe throughout the resort. The two hour drive from Thasseloniki airport takes you through stunning countryside, coastal and mountainous roads - a truly breathtaking journey.

The Rooms

161 rooms, suites and pool suites scatter the resort with most offering panoramic sea views. The uber-luxe pool suites offer complete privacy and direct access to the beach.

Decor is a mix of traditional Greek and sleek contemporary - azure blues and crisp whites. All rooms offer a good selection of products for an in room pamper from luxury Greek brand Apivita.

The Spa by Elemis

The spa sits in the basement of the hotel, relaxing music is piped throughout the spa creating a serene haven. Spa facilities include indoor and outdoor thalassotherapy, heated stone beds, colour therapy steam, sauna jacuzzi and a nail bar.

Spa Products: Elemis, Apivita, OPI.

The Treatments

Elemis S.O.S. Purifying Facial

A purifying face and eye treatment which helps to absorb excess sebum, deep cleanse the skin and rebalance oil control. Lymphatic draining massage techniques are followed by a Japanese Sulphur Mask which contains Vita-C Booster Serum to help calm irritation.

The treatment includes a relaxing hand and arm massage and a blissful de-stress scalp treatment.

Elemis Aroma Spa Ocean Wrap

The treatment begins with a warm seaweed body mask containing essential marine oils. The active ingredients work as the foil body wrap activates heat. The treatment includes a soothing face and scalp massage. Skin is left detoxed and silky smooth.

Other Treatments Include: Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone & Deep Tissue Massage, Shellac Manicures, Skin Specific Facials.

Activities

Personal training, yoga, pilates, water sports, kid's club.

To Eat

Pre-dinner drinks and canapés at the cocktail bar with a fabulous Tiki menu - try the delicious prickly pear margarita. Greek fine dining at Kamares boasts outdoor seating and panoramic sea views. There's also a great buffet serving greek and mediterranean cuisine and a cafe for cappuccinos, salads and snacks.

Don't Miss

A trip to Ouranapolis the nearby fishing village with working Monasteries - the resort offers a complimentary bus 4 times a day.

The Deal

Inspired Luxury Escapes offer 7nights in April from £569pp. This includes flights, 7-nights accommodation at Eagles Palace & Private Transfers. http://www.inspiredluxuryescapes.com