The iconic hotel rocks the festive season with top gastronomy and lavish decorations!
Togetherness, gratitude and optimism -these are the core values of the festive spirit and this year you can get together with family and friends and celebrate Christmas at Four Seasons Athens. Ring in the holidays with sophisticated Christmas and New Year dining, personalized gift shopping and indulgent spa treatments within a dazzling silvery white Winter Palace.
Guests will get to choose amazing gifts for loved ones from the festive boutique in the Nafsika Lobby. It offers a range of signature home and spa items and other unique gift ideas -foodies will appreciate smoked salmon and pate en croute crafted by Chef Luca Piscazzi of Pelagos restaurant, or a Martini mix set, both presented in chic royal blue and gold gift boxes.
Already a top player in high-standard gastronomy, Christmas at Four Seasons Athens entails the best quality of festive dining. Family and friends will enjoy a joyous festive celebration studded with elevated takes on seasonal classics at sleek Italian trattoria Mercato or Michelin starred creative Mediterranean restaurant Pelagos.
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Christmas Eve Dinner at Mercato will feature indulging Italian classics, such as tartar di manzo, vitello e tartufo, tagliatelle ai carciofi among others, followed by classic panettone and chocolate cannoli. Christmas Eve Dinner at Pelagos, which has recently won its first Michelin Star just six months after its opening, is sure to be a decadent affair. Scallops crudo, seafood carbonara and poularde fermiere des landes farci count among the five-course menu highlights.
On Christmas day, visitors can enjoy a festive lunch at Mercato, which also offers a festive brunch on boxing day.
For New Year’s eve, both restaurants have special festive menus. Mercato marks New Year’s Eve with an exquisite menu of festive dishes, including cappelletti in brodo d’astice, risotto al tartufo and filetto di Manzo e foie gras among the fabulous selection. Guests can also ring in 2022 in grand style with New Year’s Eve Dinner at Michelin-starred Pelagos, where Chef Luca Piscazzi will dazzle diners with an impressive seven-course dinner.
After New Year’s Eve Dinner, the festivities continue at Avra Bar, where the fun continues into the glistening New Year with imaginative cocktails by our talented mixologists. Among the festive season highlights are the Sunday brunch at Mercato, combining Italian favourites and brunch classics with mouth-watering artisanal products that Chef Sergio Favata has expertly hand-picked and curated and the cocktails and the good-mood-food at Avra Bar, with an imaginatively-crafted cocktail list and brand new mood-boosting food menu.
Meanwhile, Four Seasons Athens offers the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the season and indulge in a little pampering ahead of the holiday parties and a brand new year. Get your glow on with one of two specially-created festive wellness experiences, or any of the treatments available at the hotel spa.
The Spa at Four Seasons Athens offers two festive treatments:
120’ FOS La Grande by Biologique Recherche
The most detailed and exclusive facial ritual; a tailor-made skin treatment with the addition of the most potent formulas leaves your skin bursting with stellar radiance. Smoothing fines lines, redefining the oval of the face, introducing you to your most luminous complexion, FOS is the best way to prepare before festive events.
80’ ZESTASIA Ritual
Detoxifying full-body buffing and warm compresses leave the skin
renewed, while a back wrap helps release and tone aching muscles. Hot Himalayan stones are placed on chakras to balance energy, followed by a tailor-made body massage using sandalwood. A cup of hot cocoa or a glass of champagne completes the ritual.
Fun for the Kids at Four Seasons
Bring youngsters to the hotel’s Kids Club where they can enjoy an array of activities during the most wonderful time of the year, including decorating Christmas cards, storytelling afternoons, a festive treasure hunt and writing letters to Santa Claus.