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Horefto Pelion

Horefto Pelion

Horefto in Pelion is one of the most beautiful beaches in Pelion and, at the same time, the biggest and most historical among them.

It is the destination of many tourists as it offers a wonderful sandy beach combined with crystal clean sea, next to unique hotels in Pelion, sights, activities, a great number of facilities and manifold activities.

Sea and mountain, history, mythology and many local specialties are the ingredients that compose the ideal figure of Horefto.

Geographically, Horefto is the seaport of the Municipality of Zagora, situated 52 km NE of Volos and it has such a touristic infrastructure, restaurants and coffee bars, that it offers its visitors a big variety of entertainment and activity choices.

Your holiday in Horefto can offer you acquaintance with the history and local traditions, revitalization, rest and relaxation in a totally green and calm environment, where, at the same time, you can be provided with any comfort needed in our hotel in Horefto.

Should you decide to visit Horefto during April, May, September or October, you will definitely enjoy the serenity, the nature, the various walks and the cool swimming into the blue water.

Activities in Horefto Pelion

While on holiday in Horefto, the most active in the company will have the opportunity to take part in the Beach Volley, Beach Soccer and Ping Pong tournament as well.

The nature lovers may also enjoy Canoe Kayak, climbing, mountain bike and archery in the unique environment of Horefto and its surroundings.

You might go for a walk to the nearby beaches of Agioi Saranta, Analipsi and Elitsa, as well.

You can also go hiking, following various indicative routes starting from Horefto:

1. Horefto – Zagora
2. Horefto – Monastery of Taxiarches
3. Horefto – Analipsi – Elitsa – Pouri
And all the other routes mentioned in unit hiking in Pelion.

Our personnel can fill you in on the activities taking place in Pelion, most of them at a very close distance from our hotel.

Entertainment & Food in Horefto Pelion

You can find whatever your appetite desires in Horefto. In the morning you can have breakfast at the bakery or beach.

The taverns with the traditional recipes, fresh fish and drinks, the creperie and the grill selling greek souvlaki offer you a variety of food options that promise to satisfy your appetite needs at lunch and dinner time as well.

Finally, the bars having Greek or foreign music offer you a number of cocktails and cool drinks so that you may have endless nights of fun and entertainment.
History & Culture
Horefto Pelion was one of the summer residencies of the mythical gods of Mount Olympus and here in Pelion the marriage between Pileas and Nereid Thetis took place as well as that of the King of Lapaths, Perithos, with the beautiful Ippodamea, according to Homer, Pindarus and Euripides.

In our region and more specifically in Palia Mitzela a part of Xerxes fleet during his campaign against Greece was destroyed in 480 BC.

In recent years, Horefto was a very famous seaport where the “Zagorian Ships” set sail from heading to the big markets of Europe and East. The dances, called “horoi” in Greek, for the returning seamen gave Horefto its name.

Here, at a close distance from our hotel Georgios Drosinis was inspired with his poetic collection called “Galini”.

Nowadays, Horefto, unaffected by time stands imperious, first in history among the summer resorts in Pelion, offering its quality visitors holidays in a region of mild touristic development, away from mass tourism and the noise of the crowded summer beaches.

You may visit all the nearby sights Pelion has to offer just by driving your car. What’s more, you have the opportunity to come close and see the unique beaches while having a great time.