Read this review of the Kouros Village, in the Greek island of Antiparos, a great place to stay if you travel with kids.
Our last trip around some of the Cycladic islands included a three-day stay on Antiparos. This tiny little island standing very close to Paros proved a complete surprise to us. It boasts a wonderful green landscape and a delicious seaside promenade lined up with tiny hotels and tavernas. At the end of this walk, offering a fantastic view of the harbor and the town, lies Kouros Village Antiparos, our home while on the island.
The structure and the facilities
Kouros Village Antiparos is a resort that respects the traditional Cycladic style of beautiful, squared houses, with doors and windows tinted in pastel tones. Kouros is enhanced with modern architectural elements, including recently restored studios in a perfect Swedish style, that will leave you speechless.
The resort counts with three buildings that face the sea while the pool and the garden are the perfect places for a lazy afternoon. Right from the pool, the design of the place allows you to enjoy a magnificent view of the church and windmill in the harbor area.
Also close to the pool, a shaded patio, also with sea view, is a perfect place to start
your day with a breakfast à la carte.
The breakfast menu offers a variety of home-made omelets and pancakes, international flavors and one of the best Greek yogurt I’ve ever tried.
The area devoted to breakfast is also ideal to relax in the afternoon, sipping a cocktail or a coffee, reading a book from their library or engaging in a game of tavli.
The rooms and studios
Our room was a studio with all the necessary comforts. It had a wide kitchen, two big rooms, and a renewed bathroom. My favorite part was the wide balcony, with a table and comfortable chairs, where I was able to sit in the afternoon and work.
All this with the stunning view of the town and the sea.
However, the offer does not end there. Kouros Village offers a variety of apartments, studios, suites and double rooms too. They all have balconies and sea view, air conditioning and TV. Most types of accommodation have a small kitchen while the double rooms have a fridge instead.
The atmosphere is ideal for families with children, and the structure offers baby cots without extra charge. Kouros Village Antiparos offers free wireless internet in the reception, the restaurant and around the pool. But, to be honest, it was available in our room too!
The swimming pool
The swimming pool remains the focal point of the resort. The sunbeds around it are extremely comfortable, making it a great place for sunbathing and naps.
Our children loved the pool, while we, parents were happy to learn that it is filled with fresh water and that a high-quality cleaning system and daily control of the level of antiseptic chemicals guarantee a hygienic swimming environment.
How to reach Kouros Village in Antiparos
Kouros Village is on the seashore in a quiet residential area at the end of the harbor. Several ferries from mainland Greece and other islands dock in Parikia on Paros. The ferry for Antiparos leaves from Pounta, (about 7 km from Parikia), which you can easily reach on a local bus. The ferry takes 5-10 minutes to cross to Antiparos. There is also a direct boat from the port of Paros to Antiparos during the summer and takes about 30 minutes.
Those who miss the last Pounta ferry or who want to leave Antiparos very early in the morning can also choose a taxi boat.
Contact Kouros Village
Kouros Village is open from the middle of April to the middle of October It can be contacted throughout the year for information and reservations (Phone: +30 22840 61084 (-5) and +30 210 20 14 218).
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Disclosure: We were offered a complimentary stay at the Kouros Village Antiparos.
All our opinions remain honest and true.
Thanks to the South Aegean Region and the municipality of Antiparos, as well as
to the Kouros Village Antiparos for the great hospitality.