Hydra, Greece Ellas (PressExposure) May 07, 2012 -- The Orloff boutique hotel in Hydra provides an utterly romantic base for holidays in Hydra. With its strong historical identity, its boutique design and decoration, this wonderful property on this idyllic island, situated close to Athens, provides an ideal destination for newlyweds in love.
Inextricably linked with the grand history of Hydra Island, the Orloff Boutique Hotel was originally built back in 1796 by the Russian Count Orloff. Since then, it has been lovingly restored into a 4 star boutique property with nine rooms and suites. With its classical grandeur which oozes elegance, the property fully reflects the island's illustrious past as well as its prevailing artistic aspect. The property has been revived where attention has been given to every detail throughout the hotel's indoor and outdoor common areas and the accommodation. Antiques and family heirlooms feature alongside whitewashed walls and dark woods whilst the property's gardens and courtyard are quite simply a slice of island paradise.
Long renowned as a most cosmopolitan island by Athenians and foreigners alike, the island is easily accessed from Athens adding to its undeniable jet set feel. Acknowledged as an artists' haven, the island has inspired many artists who have made this charming island their home.
With its lack of motorized transport, Hydra Island provides idyllic and romantic vacations for those seeking Greek island holidays combined with absolute peace and tranquility. Visiting this island therefore is like stepping back in time where the only transport is provided by donkeys and the signs of island life can be heard throughout.
A honeymoon in Hydra at the Orloff Boutique Hotel therefore is a very special experience which is both historical and tranquil. The Orloff's Honeymoon Suite located on the ground floor in the oldest part of the house provides the ultimate backdrop for romance. With its charming, old world ambience, newlyweds can greet the day with sumptuous breakfasts in bed, listening to the sublime morning sounds of the charming island outdoors.