Tourist guide to Loutraki

Temple of Hera in Loutraki

Temple of Hera in Loutraki ©nouregef/Flick

Loutraki is a city in the south of Greece. Its mineral springs are known for their healing properties since ancient times, and they have been widely used since 1855. Loutraki is a seaside town situated at 4 km in the northeast of Corinth, at 4 km from the Isthmus Canal, at 80 km from Athens  and at 120 km from Patras. It is also the capital of the Loutraki-Perachora prefecture .

Today we offer you a brief tourist guide to Loutraki including the famous beaches of the region, the hot springs, other important attractions and the gorgeous  Club Hotel Casino Loutraki.

 

The city of Loutraki

The city of Loutraki ©Tilemahos Efthimiadis/Flick

The beaches of Loutraki

The are of the Loutraki-Perachora municipality is famous for its beautiful beaches. The Crystal-clear sea water and beautiful beaches of Loutraki are constantly decorated with the “Blue Flag” since 1987 because of environmental management for the benefit of tourism. At the beach of Loutraki, visitors can enjoy among other activities,  all kinds water sports that are offered in an organized manner that offer an unforgettable experience.

Those who love swimming around the distant beaches are recommended to visit Flambouro and Skaloma. Milokopi, Sterna and Strava are also famous for their beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters. Schinos and Mavrolimni have beautiful beaches and offer the possibility of one day trips.

Sunset in Loutraki

Sunset in Loutraki ©Harout’s Lens/Flick

The hot springs of Loutraki

Besides the 4 km long beach, the resort of Loutraki is famous for its hot springs with therapeutic qualities. The city of Loutraki was almost entirely destroyed during the earthquake in 1928, then it was rebuilt.

Other attractions in Loutraki

The Loutraki-Perachora region is famous for the Heraion of Perachora, the temple of the goddess Hera, located at the end of the Perachora peninsula, as well as for the beautiful Vouliagmeni Lake. Vouliagmeni Lake also has a nice sandy beach where visitors can swim, enjoy water sports and taste the fresh fish at the small taverns in the area.

Temple of Hera in Loutraki

Temple of Hera in Loutraki ©nouregef/Flick

The Club Hotel Casino Loutraki

Another attraction of the city is the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, one of the biggest casinos in Europe. Built in a shape of an ocean liner, the 5-floor Club Hotel Casino Loutraki lies on the beachfront and is surrounded by extensive gardens. Guests enjoy a private beach, a full-service spa and a pool area with fountains and rivulets . The luxurious rooms are equipped with air conditioning, seating areas and flat-screen TV with satellite channels. You are offered slippers, bathrobes and cosmetics. All balconies offer great views of the sea or the Gerania Mountains. Loutraki is a 5-star hotel that includes 3 restaurants: Deep Blue for casual dining, Aquarius for elegant fine dining and Oceanos focused on sushi. In addition, there are three places are available for snacks, drinks and refreshments.

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