Christian Stan, at 23 May. 21, in Hotels, News, Sea View Hotels

MarBella Collection is delighted to announce the official opening of its third property MarBella Elix, which opened its doors today on 20th May 2021. The highly anticipated hotel is a 5* property situated in a previously undiscovered region of mainland Greece and is the brand’s first property outside of the island of Corfu.

The property is perched above the beautiful Karavostasi Beach in the Parga region, looking west towards Corfu and Paxos – a much loved holiday destination for locals. An area of astounding natural beauty, the luxurious MarBella Elix sits in unspoilt surroundings where the mountains meet the Ionian Sea.

Guests to the newly open hotel can expect beautiful sea views, 146 spacious and contemporary guest rooms and suites, a beautiful stretch of golden coastline with turquoise, crystal-clear waters and exceptional facilities. It has been designed with the environment in mind to reflect and preserve the natural surroundings, mirroring the sandy cliffs with a contemporary and minimalist style. In celebration of the opening the lobby will exhibit two Greek kaftans, a traditional silk costume dating back to the 19th century, as a nod to the region’s history during the Ottoman occupation.


MarBella Elix is located within an hour’s drive from Preveza Airport (PVK) which is served by a number of airlines from the UK, including British Airways. The hotel can also arrange sea transfers from Corfu, ideal for those looking to twin with MarBella Collection’s two properties on the Ionian island.

The hotel’s magical setting, nestled within nature, will appeal to guests who appreciate the beauty of the surroundings as much as they do luxury accommodation. Opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors are abound, whether it is hiking in the hills or swimming in the azure, clear waters along the Karavostasi beach. The property is also certified as ‘Bike Friendly’ and ideal for guests looking to cycle through the countryside surrounding the hotel with a resident nature guide. The stunning Karavostasi sandy beach offers seclusion and privacy with a delegated area beneath the hotel available only for hotel guests. The beach can be reached via funicular or steps and offers a luxury service with sun beds, umbrellas and towels along with a host of non-motorised water sports including SUP, kayaks and pedaloes.


MarBella Elix offers a wide choice of luxurious guestrooms and suites, boasting 13 different room types all with balconies offering uninterrupted views of the Ionian Sea, while some rooms even have large 25 – 30 sq. mt. private pools or swim-ups. Beautifully designed, bohemian-style rooms are meticulously appointed down to the very last detail, complete with five-star amenities and luxuries: flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, organic toiletries and premium ultra-soft bedding promise to make each and every stay unforgettable.

Dining & All Inclusive

With four restaurants and three bars, guests at MarBella Elix will not be short of choice when deciding where to slake their appetite. The choice ranges from modern Mediterranean dining at Saffron Main Restaurant in a sublime sea view setting to healthy, light bites beside the pool at Indigo Restaurant, or the Azure Beach Restaurant and new age Greek cuisine at the Pearl a la carte Restaurant. Dining at MarBella Elix will be a feast for the senses allowing guests to explore the local cuisine. The exclusive dine out programme allows those on the Ultra-All-Inclusive package to enjoy dinner at a selected local restaurants during their stay.

This summer, MarBella Elix will be hosting the brand’s inaugural ‘Greek Chefs Abroad: A Culinary Series’ in conjunction with sister property, MarBella Nido. The series will welcome acclaimed Greek chefs from all over Europe to host pop up gourmet events at the hotels. The line-up currently includes MasterChef winner Irini Tzortzoglou and international celebrity chef Yiannis Kioroglou.

Activities & Offerings

MarBella Elix is a family-oriented property for those with a more adventurous and inquisitive mind. A fabulous choice for family holidays, it offers an incredible variety of activities afforded by the location in the heart of nature. MarBella Elix will offer an exciting Adventure Club for kids and teens, designed to transform the way young guests explore the natural beauty of Greece and to provide fun and safe holiday experiences. Carefully tailored for all ages, this new offering has been designed to provide active, unforgettable programme of activities this summer – all centred around the magic of Greek mythology.

A large, infinity freshwater pool will be the ideal place for a refreshing dip and to unwind while soaking up stunning sea views. For the more active traveller, sporting facilities include tennis, volleyball, beach volley and mini basketball. Elixir, the MarBella Elix Wellness Centre, features luxurious treatment rooms offering the finest natural spa therapies and beauty care as well as a fitness studio, a tranquil refuge for those looking to relax, recharge, workout or be pampered.

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