Take an inside look at stunning new five-star Greek resort, MarBella Elix

Is this the most beautiful infinity pool view in the world? 

Boasting bright blue waters, stunning vistas, endless sun and five-star luxury, high-end hoteliers The MarBella Collection have just unveiled a new third Greek hotel, opening this Spring – and it looks like the height of post-lockdown luxe. 

MarBella Elix is set to open its doors for the first time this April. Situated in the Parga region of mainland Greece, known for its natural beauty and beautiful beaches, it’s the brand’s first hotel outside of the island of Corfu, and has been designed to give guests an authentic flavour of the locale. 

From a culinary series of renowned Greek chefs, to daily ‘Kaiki’ sea cruises on a traditional Mediterranean rowboat, the new offerings at the new opening have been specially curated with local culture, traditions, and high-end Greek hospitality  in mind. 

A deluxe suite with private pool at the MarBella Elix

Not only is the new hotel a stunning place to relax and drink in its gorgeous panoramic views, but it will also take advantage of its location in the heart of unspoiled natural surroundings to offer exciting and adventurous activities to families and adults alike.

From land to the sea, the MarBella Collection is launching a new ‘Aqua Experience’ programme for 2021 across all three of its Greek properties, boasting an abundance of water sports activities suitable for all age groups. We’re also particularly excited by the fact that travellers can choose from a handpicked selection of recommended cruises or hire a private yacht and design their own private tour to explore nearby villages, islands, and beaches.

Take a boat cruise or hire a yacht to explore the neighbouring villages and beaches

Excitingly for families, on its opening, MarBella Elix will also be partnering with one of the UK’s leading outdoor experience companies, Roarsome Adventures, to create the first ever ‘Roarsome Adventure Club’ in collaboration with a hotel. This will include kids and teens adventure clubs, both centred around the magic of Greek mythology and offering exciting outdoor adventures.

The exploration doesn’t stop there, either. This year, you’ll be able to treat your tastebuds to a ‘Local Dining Discovery’ adventure, accessed via sea or road, which will transport travellers to nearby Tavernas. Here fresh, locally sourced ingredients are brought together to create a traditional feast for the senses. Now, that’s our kind of adventure. 

Within the hotel, foodies will also be able to enjoy MarBella’s inaugural ‘Greek Chefs Abroad Culinary Series’, a selection of pop-up gourmet events hosted by renowned Greek chefs who will be returning from abroad to work their magic in the hotel kitchens. The culinary series will take place across all three hotels with a stellar line up of Michelin-Starred chefs from across Europe, who will be bringing their unique Greek flair to curate unique events centred around authentic Greek and Mediterranean food with an international twist. The series will take place from May through to September with experiences including intimate tasting dinners, book signings, cooking classes, olive oil tastings and wine pairing evenings.

Take an inside sneak peek at the soon-to-open MarBella Elix, below… 

For more information on MarBella Collection, its hotels and new guest experiences, visit Book your stay and view rates here.

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Bex April May is an experienced entertainment, travel and lifestyle journalist based in London, writing for The Guardian, Metro, Cosmopolitan, MTV, Shortlist and more. Follow her adventures on Twitter @bexlectric and on Instagram @bexaprilmay

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