Chios

Chios Travel Guide

Articles about Chios

By George Kalogerakis
My father's father used to say that in Alatsata, there were "twenty thousand Greeks and one Turk: the cop." He was talking about the Alatsata of his youth, the village just outside Izmir, Turkey, where he was born—a Greek—in 1892. Izmir was Smyrn...

Hotels in Chios

Right on the waterfront and a five-minute walk from the town center, the property has 139 air-conditioned rooms with balconies that take in views of the busy harbor, citrus groves, and moored boats. Inside the hotel lobby, the soft Mediterranean colors echo shades of the beach and ocean.

Restaurants in Chios

Set on an eight-acre property that dates to 1550, Argentikon serves Mediterranean and Greek cuisine that incorporates local seafood and produce from the grounds. This hotel restaurant's orange trees yield fruit for freshly squeezed juices and the breakfast marmalade.