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Amanzoe | 30 facts One year later

  • The clients of Amanzoe come from all over the world. The most common countries of origin are UK, Germany and USA which make 40% of the clientele.
  • 30% of Amanzoe guests arrive by helicopter.
  •  The bestselling rooms are the Deluxe sea view pavilions featuring large 12m pools (and priced at 1,400 Euro/night for 2013).  
  • The average stay at the resort during the summer months is four to five nights. 
  • Amanzoe and the Amanzoe Beach Club occupy close to 200 members of staff. More than 90% are Greek.
  • The Amanzoe staff is multilingual and speaks: Greek, English, French, German, Russian, Bulgarian, Japanese, Spanish, Italian and Arabic. 
  • On average over 60% of the guests do excursions: either with one of Amanzoe’s boats or with cars. Over 80% have at least one meal outside the resort during their stay.
  • Amanzoes’ WallyOne is the first one sold of this model and is the reincarnation of the legendary Wally tender.
  • Guests can go to the Beach Club by mountain bikes provided by the resort.
  • The pet of the hotel is ‘Zoe’, a mix of Labrador and golden retriever which walked into the resort as a puppy on Christmas day.
  • The Amanzoe roofs (who are the largest planted roofs in Greece) are planted with local grass, lavender, thyme and rosemary.
  • 2 Villas are constructed, 3 more are under construction and 3 more under design. Villas are designed and constructed only once sold.
  • Amanzoe rooms feature Greek mattresses, Greek linen and Greek specially made amenities based on fresh Argolida orange extract.
  • The ‘Do not Disturb’ sign is a traditional Greek Kompoloi (worry beads). used in the kitchen for salad dressings and cooking.
  • All items from the mini-bar of the rooms are complimentary.
  • All rooms are replenished daily with Greek munchies for the guests (Pasteli, lemon juice, pistachios, chips, Greek chocolate and fruits).
  • The wine cellar features approximately 100 Greek wines.
  •  The signature Amanzoe welcome drink is the made of lime, honey, fresh basil and sparkling water.
  • he honey used in the hotel collected by hand at the Bairaktaris beehive and guests can go and experience the process first hand at his honey Museum.
  • The hotels’ olive trees (300 in total) will be harvested later in the season in order to produce part of the olive oilused in the kitchen for salad dressings and cooking.          
  • The recipe most often requested from the kitchen is ‘loukoumades’ (Greek puffs with honey).      
  •  The beach club serves a variety of dishes, the most popular being Asian fare, sushi and pizza made in the purpose wood fire built pizza oven.   
  • The signature essential oil at the spa is made by fresh Orange Blossoms at Kontovrakis Pharmacy in Kranidi.  
  • The best selling spa treatments are the 90 minute massage and the watsu treatment.   
  •  The Amanzoe rejuvenation treatment comprises a scrub with savory (throubi) followed by a 60 min holistic massage with pure olive oil. As Greek as it gets.  
  • Amanzoe is the first and only in Greece resort to feature a purpose built watsu pool.
  • Amanzoe organizes 2 yoga sessions per day for its guests free of charge at the glorious Yoga Pavilion overlooking the Ermionida rolling hills.  
  •  Folli Follie shot their winter 2013 and summer 2014 campaigns at Amanzoe.
  •  The Amanzoe boutique features jewelry, clothing, accessories and sandals by Greek designers well known internationally. Additionally a selection of home items along with Amanresorts signature spa products can be found here.
  • The Amanzoe boutique, is the only place in Greece one can find the Elena Votsi jewellery featured on Ralph Lauren fashion shows.