Katerini's Golden Sands, Majestic Meteora, Mount Olympus – A Greek Dream!

Katerini, Central MacedoniaGreece

8 Days / 7 Nights
for Member Pricing

Katerini's Golden Sands, Majestic Meteora, Mount Olympus – A Greek Dream!

Standard DreamTrip
Embark on an exhilarating coastal escape, where the sea's tranquility intertwines with Greece's cultural marvels. Explore the spellbinding Meteora Monasteries Complex, ancient monasteries, and Mount Olympus's majestic peaks. Immerse yourself in Greek tradition at Old Panteleimonas village, where rustic charm awaits. Book by June 14.

About Your Trip

Prepare for an extraordinary coastal adventure! Your journey commences with a lavish retreat at a sea-side Spa hotel, seamlessly blending relaxation with excitement. Immerse yourself in Greece's rich heritage with a guided exploration of the awe-inspiring Meteora Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage site adorned with ancient monasteries perched atop towering rock formations. Witness the spiritual legacy of the Greek Orthodox church as you visit two operational monasteries, offering a truly unique experience. Following this, delight in a delectable lunch in nearby Kalambaka, with time to explore at your leisure before returning to Katerini. Next, prepare for a day of exploration at the legendary Mount Olympus. Wander through the picturesque streets of Litochoro, find tranquility at the serene Monastery of St. Dionysius and discover the timeless allure of the quaint Old Panteleimonas traditional village. Conclude your journey with a sumptuous lunch in the heart of the village, savoring every moment of this unforgettable trip and crafting memories to cherish for a lifetime!

What we love:

  • Embracing the epitome of luxury and Greek hospitality, Mediterranean Village Hotel & Spa offers an enchanting retreat where relaxation meets sophistication. 
  • The breathtaking views as ancient monasteries perch atop the towering rock formations of the Meteora Complex, a UNESCO-listed wonder. 
  • Standing in Mount Olympus' shadow, the ancient Greek gods' mythical home, with its majestic beauty and rich history.
  • Exploring the quaint streets of Old Panteleimonas traditional village, offering a glimpse into authentic Greek culture and heritage.

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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 8 days and 7 nights* in Paralia Katerini along the Olympus Riviera, Greece, as well as:

  • Meteora Complex, City of Kalambaka tour. Includes, lunch, an English-speaking guide and transportation by air-conditioned busSee Itinerary for details and restrictions.
  • Mount Olympus-Old Panteleimonas traditional village tour. Includes, lunch, an English-speaking guide and transportation by air-conditioned bus. See Itinerary for details and restrictions.
  • Welcome reception at the hotel with select appetizers and 1 complimentary drink per person.
  • Farewell dinner at the hotel with 1 complimentary drink per person.
  • 15% discount on all paid services at the hotel’s Venus Spa.
  • Complimentary use of the hotel’s Venus Spa including Sauna, Hamam, indoor heated swimming pool & gym. Please note: Spa treatments not included and are at your own expense. The minimum age to visit the spa is 16 years.
  • Complimentary bottle of wine and fruit platter in your room upon arrival (1 of each per room).
  • Climate Resilience Tax.
  • 7 American-style buffet breakfasts, 2 lunches and 7 dinners. *This includes meals mentioned above. See Itinerary for full details.
  • A host, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
  • A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information; will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.

*Want to stay an extra night or two? Make the most of your trip with our specially negotiated prices for pre- and post-night stays! Click select, then choose from the options available at the bottom of the “Check Availability” section.


 

Transportation

The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Thessaloniki International Airport Macedonia (SKG), approximately 62 miles (100 kilometers) away, a drive of about an hour and 20 minutes.

Please note:

  • Airfare is not included in the trip price.
  • Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers between the airport and your hotel.

 
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Itinerary

Day 1

Check into the hotel at any time after 3 PM.
Noon – 6 PM: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
6:30-7:30 PM: Welcome reception at the hotel, with select appetizers and 1 complimentary drink* per person. *Choice of glass of wine, or beer or soft drink. (Exact location to be announced closer to the time of travel.)
7:30 – 9:30 PM: Welcome Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure.


Day 2

7:30-10 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure. We suggest relishing the endless sandy beach at your hotel, with its crystal-clear waters and the soothing sounds of the sea. Lunch is at your own expense.
7 – 9:30 PM: Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure.

 

Day 3

7:30-7:50 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.

8 AM – 5:30 PM: Meteora Complex, City of Kalambaka Tour. Includes lunch, air-conditioned transportation and an English-speaking guide. See below for details and restrictions.

  • 7:50 AM: Meet your guide at the hotel lobby area and start boarding the bus.
  • 8:00 - 10:30 AM: Transfer to Meteora (a drive of about 2.5 hours).
  • 10:35 - 10:55 AM: Arrive and marvel at panoramic views of Meteora, a popular UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • 11 AM - 1 PM: Visit two of the Meteora monasteries.
  • 1 – 1:30 PM: Transfer to the nearby town of Kalambaka.
  • 1:35 – 3 PM: Savor a 3-course lunch at at a local restaurant. You’ll also have some free time to explore the village on your own.
  • 3:05 – 5:30 PM: Return transfer to the hotel at Paralia Katerini.
  • 5:30 PM: Upon arrival back at the hotel the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. 

7 – 9:30 PM: Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure.

 

Day 4

7:30-10 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure. We suggest that you take advantage of your 15% discount on paid services at the hotel’s Venus Spa. Lunch is at your own expense.
7 – 9:30 PM: Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure. 

 

Day 5

7:30-8:30 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel. 

9 AM – 3 PM: Mount Olympus - Old Panteleimonas traditional village tour. Includes lunch, air-conditioned transportation and an English-speaking guide. See below for details and restrictions.

  • 8:45 AM: Meet your guide at the hotel lobby area and start boarding the bus.
  • 9:30 AM: We reach the town of Litochoro. Free time half hour.
  • 10 AM: Continue by bus to the Monastery of St. Dionysius of Olympus, near Litochoro. (Visit for about 40 minutes).
  • 11 AM: Next, we continue our journey (45 minutes by bus) to the traditional village Old Panteleimonas (700m altitude). 
  • 12 – 2 PM: 3-course lunch at a traditional local tavern. Includes 1 drink* per person *choice of a glass of local wine, or beer, or a soft drink and mineral water.
  • 2:15 PM: We depart for our journey back to Paralia Katerini.
  • 3 PM: Upon arrival back at the hotel the rest of the day at your leisure. 

7 – 9:30 PM: Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure.

 

Day 6

7:30-10 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Day at leisure. We suggest exploring the thrilling activities offered at the hotel's nearby water sports center, including jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, banana boat rides, tubing, pedal boating, canoeing, flyboarding, and more (at your own expense). Lunch is at your own expense.
7 – 9:30 PM: Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” (drinks not included).
The rest of the evening at your leisure. 

 

Day 7

7:30-10 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.
Day at at your leisure. We suggest that you visit the nearby village of Paralia, approximately 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) from the hotel, and have a refreshing cocktail at Caldera, a trendy seaside bar (at your own expense). Lunch is at your own expense.
7:30 – 9:30 PM: Farewell Dinner at the hotel restaurant “Erato” with 1 drink* per person and water. *Choice of a glass of wine, or 1 beer, or 1 soft drink, plus 1 water and 1 tea/or coffee"

 

Day 8

7:30-10 AM: American-style buffet breakfast at the hotel.
The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout.
Check out of the hotel by 11 AM.

Itinerary subject to change.

 

HOTEL DRESS CODE
Daytime: Resort Casual. Cover‐ups are required for breakfast and lunch. Footwear is required in restaurants and bars at all times.
Evening: Smart Casual. No beachwear or shorts in the evening. Gentlemen – long trousers and shirts with sleeves (short or long) are required in all restaurants and bars. 

 



Meteora Complex, City of Kalambaka Tour:
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This activity involves extensive walking outdoors and going up and down some stairs. It is not recommended for guests with mobility issues or certain health conditions. Please consult your physician prior to booking travel.
  • We recommend that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing and bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Please note: Appropriate attire is required in the monasteries. includes long pants or longer skirts or dresses, plus shirts with sleeves. Long skirts are provided at the monasteries, but availability cannot be guaranteed.
  • Additional snacks, meals, drinks, souvenirs, etc. not mentioned may be purchased at your own expense.
  • Gratuities for your tour guide, driver, etc. are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
  • Indicated times are approximate and subject to change.
  • Itinerary activities are subject to change due to weather conditions.

Mount Olympus - Old Panteleimonas traditional village tour:
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • This activity involves extensive walking outdoors and going up and down some stairs. It is not recommended for guests with mobility issues or certain health conditions. Please consult your physician prior to booking travel.
  • We recommend that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing and bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Additional snacks, meals, drinks, souvenirs, etc. not mentioned may be purchased at your own expense.
  • Gratuities for your tour guide, driver, etc. are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
  • Indicated times are approximate and subject to change.
  • Itinerary activities are subject to change due to weather conditions.
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Hotel Details

Nestled along the endless sandy beach of Paralia Katerini along the Olympus Riviera, Greece, Mediterranean Village Hotel & Spa beckons as an oasis of serenity. With the soothing sounds of the sea as your backdrop, indulge in the ultimate coastal retreat. Experience unparalleled luxury in every detail of the hotel's elegant architecture and breathtaking sea views. Whether unwinding in the tranquil spa, lounging by the sparkling pools, or exploring the lush gardens, each moment is a symphony of relaxation and indulgence. Savor exquisite culinary delights at the hotel's restaurants or simply bask in the sun while gazing at the azure waters. With its idyllic setting and unparalleled amenities, Mediterranean Village Hotel & Spa promises an unforgettable escape where every day is a celebration of coastal bliss.

Hotel features:

  • 1 main restaurant, 3 open-air restaurants, 1 patisserie, 1 snack bar and 3 open-air beach bar, plus room service (available until midnight).
  • 3 outdoor pools.
  • Venus Spa with sauna, steam room, indoor heated pool with hydro massage and fully equipped gym (guests must be ages 16 years and older to enter).
  • Beach and pool towels available* in the reception area to use during your stay. *Deposit required.
  • Sunbeds & Umbrellas available by the beach or the swimming pool.
  • Gazebos on the beach (at an extra charge of 30 euro per day). *Reservation required.
  • Daily housekeeping service.
  • Laundry service available.
  • Complimentary self-parking.

Double Garden View Room accommodations with:

  • 1 double bed or 2 twin beds. Please note: Bedding type is subject to hotel availability. Child pricing is based on sharing existing or extra sofa bed(s). 
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child of age 11 years or younger.
  • Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
  • Located οn the ground or first floor with a comfortable and modern decoration with balcony or terrace, overlooking the sea from the garden.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Coffee & Tea Making Facilities.
  • Marble bathroom with complimentary toiletries.
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers to use during your stay.
  • Mini fridge (consumption at an additional cost).
  • Safe deposit box.
  • Flat screen satellite television.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Check-in: 3 PM.
Checkout: 11 AM.
Minimum check-in age is 18.

Mediterranean Village Hotel & Spa
Main Street
Paralia – Korinos, Pieria 60100, Greece



Pricing for children for this resort may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click SELECT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Terms and Conditions section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements:

  • By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
  • I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect your travel investment in case of unexpected cancellation. Travel can be unpredictable and country restrictions change regularly. Please understand that the cancellation policies listed in the Terms and Conditions will apply, and you are highly encouraged to purchase travel protection for your trip.

  • To get the best possible coverage, check out travel insurance soon after booking your trip. Some coverage plans may be time sensitive.  Reminder: If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other travel documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.

Please note:

  • At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
  • This DreamTrip experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If this DreamTrip is canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you will be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Gratuities are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
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Terms and Conditions

Must be an Active Member in Good Standing to Travel:

You understand and acknowledge that participating in DreamTrips is a benefit of DreamTrips Membership; therefore, your monthly membership fees must be current and paid in full at the time of travel. If you book a DreamTrips package and cancel your membership, or your membership is in inactive status at the time of travel, you understand and acknowledge that your trip will be cancelled and subject to refund as outlined in the cancellation policy for your particular trip.

Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.

Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 60 days or more before the start date of your trip, you will get a refund less a fee of up to US$100. If you cancel within 59 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. In the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the more restrictive of the two terms will prevail.

Name Change Policies: Name changes are not permitted for the DreamTrips Member(s) who booked this trip and are only allowed for people who are traveling with said booking member. Name changes must be done no later than June 21 and are subject to a fee of up to US$100. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Transfer Policies: Booking transfers from one member to another member are not allowed on this trip.

Please note:
  • The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
  • Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room. 
  • Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
  • In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
  • Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
  • Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
  • Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
  • Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.
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