October 26, 2008

Sirens Resort: An Inclusive Experience in Loutraki, Greece

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Looking for someplace to stay in Greece tht has given thought to wheelchair access? From their web site:

SIRENS RESORT is a complex of 5 fully accessible apartments, built by the higher standards to provide easy access to wheelchair users and people with physical impairments. The resort was designed with the disabled traveler in mind and that is why it offers both comfort and easy access in a perfect combination. The place is perfect for family vacation and ideal for children of all ages.

Our apartments sleep from 1 to 8 persons, depending on the particular requests of each of our guests. There are double beds, single beds, raised or not raised beds, and also 1-bedroom or 2-bedrooms or 4-bedrooms apartments to meet your special needs and comfort standards.


Here are examples on their itineraries:


1.One day tour to the Ancient theatre of Epidauros, city of Nafplion and ancient city of Mycenae

In this journey you will discover three well known places in central Greece. You will start by one of the last well conserved ancient theatre at Epidauros. This monument attracts a large number of visitors for its ideal symmetry and beauty, and it is concerned to be the bigger achievement of the ancient Greeks on theatre construction. The theatre still holds a number of performances during the summer. Afterwards, you will take a short visit to the city Mycenae and then you will enjoy the beautiful city of Nafplion, a small sea-side city which used to be the first capital of Greece. In the evening you will return to SIRENS Resort.
Depart at 10 am and return at 6 pm

2. One day tour to Athens, Parthenon, tourist center, Athens archeological museum

Your journey to Greek history will begin with a day tour in Athens, the capital of Greece, one of the most ancient cities of the world. You will experience the modern and ancient city at once, visiting the Parthenon, the most important and characteristic monument of the ancient Greek civilization and one of the seven wonders of the world. You will visit the Acropolis so called the "Sacred Rock" of Athens, a part of the ancient city and the ancient "agora", the market where the ancient Greeks used to spend there time by shopping, discussing and expanding their knowledge in all the known sciences. Then, you will take a visit to the most important archaeological museum in Greece and one of the richest in the world concerning ancient Greek art, the Archaeological Museum of Athens. In the evening you will return to SIRENS Resort.
Depart at 10 am return at 7 pm

3. One day tour to the ancient city of Olympia

In this tour you will discover one of the most important sanctuaries of antiquity, dedicated to the father of the gods Olympian Zeus. Olympia is the birth-place of the Olympic Games and also where they were held. You will have the chance to see the exact places and stadiums where the first Olympic Games were held more than 2500 years back in history. In the evening you will return to SIRENS Resort.
Depart at 10 am return at 6 pm

4. One day tour to Delphi, the ancient temple of Apollo, the famous museum

In this journey you will visit Delphi, the most seacred place of ancient Greeks, the place that was thought to be "the center of the world". The visible ruins of the temple of Apollo give a great idea of the architecture and the meaning of Greek temples dedicated to Gods. Some of the most important archeological treasures are kept in the museum. In the evening you will return to SIRENS Resort.
Depart at 10 am return at 7 pm

5. One day sailing cruise to the Argosaronikos golf and islands with accessible sailing yacht

In this journey you will experience the wonders of sailing around the Greek islands in your very own-skippered yachts. The yachts are accessible to wheelchair users and meet the higher levels of safety and comfort. You will visit the Saronic and the Argolic islands, where the weather conditions are ideal and the ports have an easy access. During sailing you will discover some wonderful bays for swimming, resting and leisure. This sailing holiday will be the most enjoyable and memorable experience of your life!
Each yacht can carry up to 2 people in their wheelchairs in safety and 6 more seated people. It is uniquely designed to allow open access to all living and sailing areas during the day. A specially designed slide and a hoist allow easy access to the sea for swimming. It is equipped with specially adapted toilet accessible to all wheelchair users.
Depart at 8 am return at 8 pm

Posted by rollingrains at October 26, 2008 05:29 PM