Area Information

The Rachel Hotel is ideally situated in the centre of Aghia Marina in the Beautiful Island of Aegina just 15 miles from the main Greek Port of Piraeus/Athens. Located on the sandy beach, close to the Port of Aghia Marina and within walking distance of the main resort facilities and shopping areas. Everything interesting like Restaurants, Café/bars, Discos and Shops are found just around our Hotel Rachel.

The island of Aegina is situated in the middle of the Saronic Gulf just 15 miles from the Port of Piraeus / Athens and has been at the crossroads of cultures for thousands of years. In ancient times, Aegina Island was one of the strongest states and produced the first Greek coins - the silver "toirtoises"

Nowadays, Aegina Island is like something out of a movie, picturesque houses, winding alley, fertile plains, terraced hill-sides of olive trees and aquamarine water. Aegina is also famous for its' pistachio nuts (which are the most tasty) and its local fish but also for others goods of the local production.

Agia Marina is the most beautiful and popular destination and tourist centre located on the east-side of Aegina Island. It has the best sandy beach on the Island and shallow waters stretching from the port, right round the bay to the old harbour, where there is the small chapel of Agia Marina which gave the area its name. Agia Marina offering to visitors many beautiful and interesting places.

From Hotel Rachel, which is situated in the centre of Agia Marina, you have the opportunity to go at any point of the area very fast and also visit the great and historic monuments and sites of Aegina like Afea Temple, Agios Nektarios Monastery, Kolona Site, Kapralos Museum, Ellanio Oros and many others.

Major Distances Starting From Hotel Rachel
 
Main Distances
From Hotel Rachel
Distance in km
Time
Via
       
Aghia Marina Beach
0.030 (30 meters)
1 min
On Foot
Aghia Marina Port
0.050 (50 meters)
1 min
On Foot
Bus Station
0.050 (50 meters)
1 min
On Foot
Aegina Port
14 km
20 – 30 min
Taxi / Bus
Souvala Port
8 km
15 min
Taxi
Aegina Town
14 km
20 – 30 min
Taxi / Bus
Piraeus Port / Athens
23 / 15 miles
40 – 75 min
Boat
Aghia Marina Center
Hotel Rachel is situated in the center
On Foot
Shopping Center
Hotel Rachel is situated in the shopping center
On Foot


Local Businesses & Shops
From Hotel Rachel
Distance in metres
Time
Via
       
Mini Market
10 meters
1 min
On Foot
Newspaper Shop
15 meters
1 min
On Foot
Cigarette Shop
15 meters
1 min
On Foot
Bakery
15 meters
1 min
On Foot
Grocery Shop
15 meters
1 min
On Foot
Butcher’s Shop
15 meters
1 min
On Foot
Gift Shops
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Souvenir Shops
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Clothing Shops
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Jewelery Shop
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Cafes & Bars
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Clubs & Discos
Around The Hotel Rachel
On Foot
Taverns & Restaurants
Around The Hotel Rachel

On Foot


Monuments & Sights
From Hotel Rachel
Distance in Km
Time
Via
       
Afaia Temple
4 Km
10 – 15 min
Taxi / Bus
Aghios Nectarios Monastery
8 Km
15 – 20 min

Taxi / Bus
Christos Capralos Museum
14 Km
25 – 30 min

Taxi / Bus
Archaeological Site
of Kolona
14 Km
25 – 30 min

Taxi / Bus
Faneromeni
14 Km
25 – 30 min
Taxi / Bus
Omorfi Eklisia
14 Km
25 – 30 min
Taxi / Bus