Project Description

Imaret is an intimate luxurious property, located within the homonymous historical monument.
Built in 1817 right in the middle of historical district of Kavala, in northern Greece, Imaret is an unexpected oasis of tranquility and superior service. The monument is a rare example in Europe, a masterpiece of late Ottoman architecture.
The variety of decoration, the quality of delicate structures, the interaction between indoors and open spaces and the adaptability of the functional structures create an original complex of high aesthetic and cultural value.

Accommodation
Imaret features, 2 rooms for single occupancy, 15 rooms for double occupancy & 7 suites, each unique in design and decoration. Each detail is a tribute to absolute luxury. Lavish materials, all specially made, changing from rich velvets and silks in the winter to elegant handmade French linen in summer, handmade oriental carpets covering waxed chestnut floors. A large variety of exclusive Bvlgari toiletries & Molton Brown candles, create Imaret’s indisputably essential atmosphere.

Services

The Gourmet Restaurant
The Restaurant situated underneath a glass roof in the winter and the open sky in summer allows the interior to blend unexpectedly with the luminosity of the Mediterranean scenery and it is an ideal setting for an intimate dinner. The fine seasonal dinning is based on regional and European cuisine. Most salads, vegetables, fruits and herbs used in the menu, originate from Imaret’s own organic garden.

Private Dining

At the first sign of summer, Imaret offers the possibility of private dining in the gardens and the terraces. A heaven of green, candle lights and the sound of running water create a unique dining context. Private dining should be arranged one day prior.

Imaret’s Bar

The Bar of Mohamed Ali
The old mansion where Mohamed Ali the founder of modern Egypt was born, houses a museum of civil life of the 18th century.
During summer time, the gardens of the house offer an exceptional scenic view of the sea, the city and the surrounding hills for drinks and refreshments accompanied by classical music.

With its rich oil paintings collection, leather armchairs and authentic antique pieces, this privileged spot overlooking the port of Kavala, creates the most inviting atmosphere to relax and unwind next to the fireplace. Indulge yourself over an opulent selection of champagnes, malts and cognacs, accompanied by the hotels assorted flavors.

The Tea Room

Remember the ritual of an afternoon tea with the large selection of Fortnum & Mason’s teas, in Imaret’s intimate tea room. Breakfast, coffee and tea are served in Havilland Limoges porcelain named after the Empress Eugenie, to remind the romance of an Egyptian ruler with the European Empress.

Imaret’s Relaxation Area

The courtyard fountain pool
The courtyard fountain pool is an oasis of delightful sensations. The aroma of Mediterranean plants & flowers, the zest of a fresh water fountain, the sounds of rippling water & the unique private massage area awaits you under the shade of a centuries’ old tree.

The cistern area

The cistern area is Imaret’s hidden secret.
Underneath the domes of the old cistern guests can enjoy a spectacular pool offering the harmonized meeting between the east & the west through the tranquility of the water and the numerous candle lights, before being invigorated in the hands of dexterous masseurs.

The Hamam

The traditional Hamam is the ideal place for relaxation. The original oriental style bath has been fully restored & is available to the Imaret guests. An oriental Hamam is never complete without an appropriate massage. Guests at Imaret may enjoy the deep cleansing body treatment followed by a message with essential oils.