The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort, ideally located on the western coast of Sithonia, on northern mainland Greece and 112km from Thessaloniki International Airport, proudly announces its opening under new management in April 2021. The most complete resort in Greece is nestled on the slopes of Meliton, overlooking the expansive blue of Toroneos Gulf, stretching across 1,763 hectares of verdant landscapes and along 9 km of sandy, Blue-Flag awarded beaches, punctuated by 25 pristine coves.
Opening on April 29th, the Porto Carras Grand Resort features the Meliton 5*, the Sithonia 4* Plus hotels, as well as the exclusive Villa Kalyva Mare suites with private pools and beach access, offering a great variety of spacious rooms, privileged suites and family units. The resort features a unique blend of five-star facilities including a private 315-berth Marina, the largest Conference Hall in Northern Greece, a Casino with two venues, a Thalassotherapy & Spa centre, a Golf Course, Horse Riding facilities, a Tennis Club, a Nautical Club, along with Greece’s largest organic vineyard and Winery “Domaine Porto Carras”, while it also features three helipads.
Following an investment of 205m euros in April 2020, Porto Carras Grand Resort changed ownership and became a proud member of Belterra Investments Ltd. As the company’s management stated: “It is with great honor that we are adding Porto Carras Grand Resort to our growing hospitality portfolio, which we plan to further develop in accordance with our mission statement to offer exceptional hospitality experiences with unique personalized service. As the health and safety of our employees and our guests remains our highest priority, we invite them to “Live the New Porto Carras Experience” as of April 2021, with the reassurance that the highest levels of health, safety, care and attention are at the core of our Holidays Protocol and measures implemented across the resort.”
In terms of its future development plans, Belterra Investments introduces its new philosophy and management culture in the market as the luxury accommodation sector in Greece is developing, aiming to contribute to the continued growth of the country’s tourism industry in the coming years. Applying its own new modular design and construction methods in the company’s hospitality projects, the company plans to introduce efficiencies and new skills to the local market. Through strategic partnerships, the objective is to offer globally relevant tourism assets that meet Greece’s growing luxury accommodation supply requirements.
A complete holiday destination set amidst thousands of hectares of pristine natural beauty, pine forests and spectacular beaches, Porto Carras Grand Resort offers a full set of leisure facilities. Guests can enjoy the luxury of the 315-berth beautiful private marina of Porto Carras, the largest in Northern Greece, in comfort and style. The casino venue Meliton Privé welcomes guests from around the globe all-year round, offering optimal playing conditions. Within the resort, Domaine Porto Carras hosts the largest organic vineyard in Europe covering a total area of 475 hectares, part of the special wine route “Wine Routes of Halkidiki”. Guests can enjoy guided tours in the vineyards or opt for wine tasting sessions in a majestic ambience. Porto Carras Grand Resort’s golf course, covering 77 hectares, is the perfect choice for golfers to practice their skills in the serenity of the Mediterranean climate and the fully equipped facilities. With 28 kilometers of unique natural beauty, hiking trails passing alongside private harbors, the vineyard of Domaine Porto Carras and mesmerizing sea views, the resort is the perfect backdrop for running, hiking or cycling. With a myriad of land and water sports on offer, like horse riding, tennis, football, basketball, scuba diving, bowling and so much more, everyone is guaranteed to enjoy their stay to the maximum. The entire resort is a family haven thanks to shallow sandy beaches, amazing kids’ pools, special menus, fun children activities and game centers, all there for the little guests to enjoy.
The concept of Porto Carras was born out of the need to preserve the outstanding natural beauty surrounding it and supporting the local community. By working closely with its partners, suppliers and through actual contribution to the local economy, the resort strives to achieve sustainable development for a better and more sustainable future for all while offering an exceptional quality experience to its guests.
Fully committed to offering safe and carefree holidays, Porto Carras is the space to feel free to enjoy and relax with the implementation of world-class health and safety measures, including a professional medical team and on-site testing, combined with unique facilities and activities in a pristine natural environment. The Holidays Protocol provides confidence and comfort with stringent health and safety procedures for a holistic care approach.
Porto Carras Grand Resort is available to book now, for stays from April 29th, 2021, with the reassurance of our flexible travel & free cancellation policies. Opening dates might be adjusted in line with the latest guidance from the WHO, CDC and government regulations, until further notice. Rates at Porto Carras Meliton 5* start from €157/night on HB basis in a Double room Golf View.
Porto Carras Grand Resort, as member of the Belterra Investments, opens its doors to guests as of April 2021 following major resort refurbishment and service upgrades. The new management’s business plan sees the iconic resort being redeveloped into the top luxury Mediterranean tourism destination until 2025, a unique five-star resort complex to offer premium luxury accommodation and exceptional quality service, featuring a marina, golf, casino, winery, spa and top-level sports activities. Belterra Investments Ltd. founded in 2016, through its hospitality business unit “Dimera Hospitality”, is dynamically enhancing its quality portfolio of iconic hotels in Greece further to the investment in the top luxury city hotel in Thessaloniki, MAKEDONIA PALACE Hotel. With a philosophy and culture that aim at providing top-level tourism experiences with premium hospitality projects, Dimera Hospitality aims to be recognized as a dynamic organization with a collection of the finest hospitality projects while focusing on advanced hospitality sustainability practices for the safeguarding of the unique natural environment and the support of local economies.