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The Retreat

10 min walk from harbour, Syvota, Greece
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The Retreat
Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Syvota
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surrey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Our first Neilsen holiday and it was excellent. Without doubt its the friendliness of the staff and quality of the service that truly makes it, but that being said the resort as a whole is lovely. The activities we tried (cycling, waterskiing, wakeboarding, paddle boarding, sailing, volleyball, round-the-goat-island-swim(!)) were all conducted well and with great equipment and advice. This resort... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We had a few days of BF 5 which was much needed in an otherwise windless resort. Over the two weeks I learnt to windsurf and water ski, we went on all the excursions, on some bike trips and used the paddle boards and kayaks. The swim around goat island was a big achievement. All the staff were friendly and... More

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Essex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Having never been with Neilson before we were not quite sure what to expect - but from start to finish everything was brilliant. There was so much to do - even with so little wind (which was great for me as a beginner sailor) and all of the staff were incredibly friendly and attentive - even organising a birthday cake... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Great activity based holiday, Neilsons have definitely got it right. Very good coaching and activities and great fun mingling with like minded people. Be warned though... There are a lot of steps involved every day.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Had an absolutely fantastic week - the last week of the season. Good Stuff - Location, views, rooms, food (oh, the food, wow, so much and so tastey!), kayaking (thanks to Callum and Stu, who were attentive, funny and knowlegable), the bar (great cocktails), the sailing team (friendly, knowledgable, professional) & the waterskiing team (their patience was brilliant as I... More

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Oxted, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Amazing trip, so much to do for us and the little ones. Staff amazing, any problems were sorted immediately, food great - just fantastic all round - Highly recommend it. Just note there are lots and lots of steps which are challenging on day 1 and become part of life by day 3.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Great family holiday,again,great staff,beautiful resort,good food, Special mentions to jack(songsmith/volleyball coach),Adam and Scott,tennis guru's,the bar staff,thanks for making our family holiday fantastic.

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taunton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Just returned from another 2 weeks at The Retreat, had the most amazing time, the views are breath taking, food excellent, staff friendly, activities numerous and well run, on top of this we had wall to wall sunshine for the whole 2 weeks in October with the exception of 2 thunderstorms during the night. Would thoroughly recommend it. Worth packing... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We are back at home again after a wonderful 6 days at The Retreat and want to thank and congratulate you on the fantastic staff you have. All of them without exception constantly went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and enjoy our stay. Whether it was bike riding, kayaking, water skiing, playing tennis or simply relaxing... More

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Burscough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

In complete withdrawal this week after a fantastic week at the Retreat. As a solo traveller that generally travels independently I was wondering how it would work out .I needn't have worried.. My room was a great standard with a beautiful sea view ( I appreciated the water pack in the room) . The food was excellent with a wide... More

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Additional Information about The Retreat

Also Known As:
The Retreat Hotel Syvota
The Retreat Hotel
Retreat Hotel Sivota
The Retreat Greece/Syvota
Address: 10 min walk from harbour, Syvota, Greece
Location: Greece > Epirus > Thesprotia Region > Syvota
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 11 hotels in Syvota

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