Where to Swim
Stavros, Milies and the whole area of Gulf Strymonikos generously offer sandy beaches that will definitely impress even the most discerning visitor.
Milies. The organized beach where Hotel Milies is located. This is an ideal beach for families with young children, characterized by shallow and safe waters and lifeguard coverage. Here the visitor can also swim without using the umbrellas or the sun beds of the organized beach.
If you want to use the facilities of an organized beach then we highly recommend: Paradise beach, only 150m away from Hotel Milies, with comfortable parking, a café bar and playground
Fouskes beach, only the 400m away from Hotel Milies, where you will find with changing rooms, showers, comfortable parking, snacks, coffee, ice cream, drinks and speakers playing lounge and reggae music.
Yabanaki beach, only 600m away from Hotel Milies, with a great beach bar and many sea sports. Yabanaki stays open all night and even organizes fabulous beach parties.
Olympiada. On the way from Milies to Olympiada, Chalkidiki, you will find lot of small creeks that offer the enjoyment of the sea away from the noise of organized beaches. These solitary beaches are ideal for the romantic people because the sky colors at sunset are staggering.
Where to Eat
If you’re tired from swimming in the sea, and your appetite can no longer wait, then the restaurant of Hotel Milies is definitely your first choice.
You can try delicious dishes such as: crepes (sweet and savory), toast, club sandwitch, omelettes, Greek salad, made with organic ingredients from our garden and our own olive oil.
If you are willing to try some traditional Greek dishes, fresh fish or pasta and pizza, then we can recommend some restaurants that will satisfy you completely. In a short distance from the Hotel Milies you will find:
The fishtavern Kalamatianos (next to our hotel) is the best place to enjoy fresh fish right on the edge of the sea. You will also find a large garden where your children can play with safety.
Amalthea, a tavern in Stavros, where you will find grilled meat and seafood that will satisfy even the most discerning palate.
Pizzeria Don Quijote in Stavros for delicious pastas and pizzas. Is also served vegetarian menu.
Giasemakis, a tavern in Stavros for traditional Greek dishes such as moussaka, pastitsio, etc.
Make your choice and enjoy it!!!
Find Local Products
Since 1929, Lafazani family produces extra virgin olive oil “Elaion Odoi” (Olive Paths), in Amphipolis of Serres. You can browse into the modern facilities and the bottling system of the mill. You can choose among Extra Virgin, Virgin and Green Olive Oil.
More Info: www.elaionodoi.gr
Domaine Biblia Chora: Buy wines of unique quality and taste, and to browse into this modern winery. Domaine Biblia Chora is situated on the slopes of mount Pangeon at Kokkinochori, Kavala. In 1998, Vassilis Tsaktsarlis and Vangelis Gerovassiliou created a vineyard of biological cultivation which today extends to over 350 acres. Within this stretch of land is the modern winery in which the wines of the Domaine are produced.
More Info: www.bibliachora.gr
Street Market of Ano Stavros:
Each Thursday in Stavros you will find a street market, with many local food, homeware, clothing and footwear. There you will find fresh fishes and variety of vegetables and fruits. All products are available at very reasonable prices.
Do Outdoor Activities
If you are a fan of outdoor activities, all you have to do is choose some of the following activities within walking distance from Hotel Milies:
Hiking on the outskirts of Mount Holomontas or in Rihios river. Find more details about the paths here: Mountaineering Club of Ano Stavros
Cycling in Macedonian Tempi, and in Stavros.
Fishing in Strymonikos Gulf.
Horse riding, in Apollonia Ili or Ippokosmos
Basket, tennis or football
Surfing or KiteSurf, or birdwatching in Lake Volvi.
Go And Visit
Starting from Hotel Milies our visitors have the opportunity to tour the most historic, natural, cultural, religious monuments of central Macedonia.
* Historic Sites: Castle of Rentina, Ancient Stageira, Mount Athos, in Chalkidiki, The tower of Ouranoupoli, in Chalkidiki, Philippi, in Kavala
* Natural Sites: Plane trees, in Stavros, Macedonian Tempe, Lake Volvi, Spa of Nea Apollonia, Cave of Alistrati
Dont forget to check: Aristotle Grove, The cruise arount mount Athos, The museum of Amphipolis, Waterland in Thessaloniki
Neighboring Cities and Villages: Thessaloniki, Kavala, Serres, Drama, Stavros, Ano Stavros, Nea Vrasna, Vrasna, Asprovalta
Rent A Vehicle
In Stavros, you can find and rent a vehicle to help you discover the area of Strymonikos Gulf. Simply choose a car, a scooter, or a bicycle and enjoy!!!
Rent a car Leon: phone: +30 23970 65821
Rent a bike Tsouralakis: phone: +30 23970 61005 & +30 23970 65506, cell: +30 6974495387