Comprising 38 guest Pavilions, an Aman Spa and ten Villas, Amanzoe lies on the east coast of Greece’s Peloponnese Peninsula. Combining the Sanskrit-derived word for ‘peace’ with zoe, the Greek word for ‘life’, the hilltop property enjoys panoramic views of undulating olive groves and the Aegean Sea, along with a private Beach Club in a picturesque bay and easy access to the region’s wealth of archaeological marvels.
Influenced by classical Greek architecture, the Amanzoe aesthetic is sleekly contemporary in style and attitude. Amanzoe’s entrance and reception areas overlook an expansive reflection pool, beyond which the library, boutique and gallery are set among terraces, courtyards and gardens joined by colonnaded walkways. The property offers a number of dining venues and lounges, all enjoying exceptional settings on the property.
Fronted by an expansive outdoor terrace designed for alfresco dining, the Restaurant is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass doors with exceptional sea views. The relaxed Living Room, with its central Bar, is an ideal venue for sunset cocktails or a nightcap – either indoors or outside at the Firepit with its magnificent views The airy Pool Restaurant offers a casual spot for all-day dining, transforming by night into Japanese venue Nama, which serves exquisite washoku cuisine A casual taverna-style restaurant is also located at the Beach Club.
Situated on the shores of a beautiful bay, the Beach Club is only a 10-minute drive from the resort. Guests can also cycle the picturesque route. The Beach Club provides two 25-metre lap pools, a teenage pool, a children’s pool and an expansive deck with sun loungers. A range of water sports equipment is provided and boating excursions to explore the bay can be arranged. Four private Beach Club Cabanas are positioned close by, each with an air-conditioned bedroom and bathroom, a terrace, private garden, outdoor massage area and a private swimming pool overlooking the sea.
Set on the hillside with magnificent views, every one of Amanzoe’s 38 freestanding guest Pavilions has its own private swimming pool, ranging in length from six to 12 metres. Accessed via a walled garden courtyard, each Pavilion features a spacious, high-ceilinged living and sleeping area. Beds are positioned in a marble-walled alcove that opens onto the terrace, as does the living area and bathroom. Surrounded by olive groves with spectacular sea views, the Amanzoe Villas feature private swimming pools and up to nine bedrooms. Villa 31 features a James Turrell light installation – one of a number of contemporary artworks that appear across the Amanzoe estate.
Amanzoe’s Aman Spa is situated close to the hilltop and comprises six treatment rooms, a Thai massage room, a Watsu pool, and a hair and finishing salon. Hydrotherapy areas feature hammams, saunas, steam rooms and cold plunge pools, while fitness facilities include a gym, yoga pavilion, Pilates studio and two tennis courts.
Other facilities include a Meeting Pavilion and a small amphitheatre.
Amanzoe is just a 10-minute drive from the coastal villages of Porto Heli and Ermioni, and offers easy access to the wealth of ancient archaeological sites in the area, as well as the islands of Spetses and Hydra.