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stone house detailAccomodation

The houses maintain a lot of the details of the tradition of the Sporades and follow the laws of the bioclimatic architecture: -One is the sizes and the orientation of the apertures and the way the stones of the outer walls and structured ,that have a width of 60 centimeters ensure there is natural lighting and ventilation which preserve the temperature to steady levels.

  • The building have been built in a way so that they do not dominate the landscape, but combine harmonically with the environment.
  • The stone comes from the local excavation and is and complies completely with the environment, with morphology that follows the same pattern as the local style.
  • The window frames are made of natural wood niagon they are double glazed to ensure very good sound–proofing and thermal insulation, therefore reducing the need to use air conditioner and contributing to more friendly living conditions.

 

xenia

Hospitality

Xenia (Greek: ξενία, xenía, trans. "guest-friendship") is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from home and/or associates of the person bestowing guest-friendship. The rituals of hospitality created and expressed a reciprocal relationship between guest and host expressed in both material benefits (such as the giving of gifts to each party) as well as non-material ones (such as protection, shelter, favors, or certain normative rights).

The Greek god Zeus is sometimes called Zeus Xenios in his role as a protector of travelers. He thus embodied the religious obligation to be hospitable to travelers. Theoxeny or theoxenia is a theme in Greek mythology in which humans demonstrate their virtue or piety by extending hospitality to a humble stranger (xenos), who turns out to be a disguised deity (theos) with the capacity to bestow rewards. These stories caution mortals that any guest should be treated as if potentially a disguised divinity and help establish the idea of xenia as a fundamental Greek custom. The term theoxenia also covered entertaining among the gods themselves, a popular subject in classical art, which was revived at the Renaissance in works depicting a Feast of the Gods.

According the above it is more than obvious that hospitality is in our culture, in our tradition and in our nature, therefore we will be very happy to accommodate you in one of the most beautiful islands of the northern Aegean.