This was a last minute booking and our first trip to the Greek Island so wasn't expecting too much. The transfer time of less than 10 minutes was perfect but don't let the location put you off as Samos isn't a busy airport.
Upon arrival we really couldn't have received a better welcome from the family. Kostas was running around like a headless chicken trying to get everyone settled. The apartments were basic but was very clean with bedding and towels changed regularly. As long as we had a fridge that is all that mattered as we didn’t intend to cook during our stay. After a quick unpack and change we were in the pool before the coach had even reached the other hotels. Anthis is set on the main road about 20 minutes outside of Pythagorio, a pleasant walk in our opinion but always caught a cab back after meal down in the harbour (5 Euro). It does help when there is a good crowd and we were certainly lucky on that score, Debbie, Charles, Sandra, Rob, Lisa, Rob, Mick, Lorraine. Debs, Pete, Richard and Sue thank you for making the holiday. The family could not have made you feel more welcome and couldn’t do enough during your stay. When was the last time you were cooked chips in any studio from their own garden? Best chips ever. On Sunday if enough people are interested Kostas will cook a BBQ which is well worth staying local for, far too much for us to eat though. The bar is run by Kostas, Meni and Adonis and the prices are cheaper than in town. It's your call if you want to keep yourself to yourself to socialise, nothing is forced upon you at the Anthis. The pool area like everywhere else was clean and tidy whilst the pool was refreshing when the sun became too much.
Sue and Rob (a young couple who have been going to Samos for years) were on an extended summer holiday, they would regularly pop into the Anthis and take other couples out to town or around the island showing them the sites. I think you have a business in the making there Rob.
All in all the Anthis, Pythagorio, and Samos more than exceeded our expectations but being selfish I don't want to give too much praise as its our little gem. One final mention to Meni who's voice I now have as a ring tone "Your Welcome" See you soon x
- Also Known As:
- Anthis Studios Hotel Pythagorion
- Anthis Studios Samos/Pythagorion