LUX - February 2017 39 Beachside Brilliance A sprawling family-owned ecological reserve stretching across 1,000 acres, with endless golden beaches enchantingly framed by the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and the magnificent pine forests of the Kassandra peninsula, Sani Resort is both stunning and decedent, offering the perfect combination between natural seclusion and premium hospitality. Located on the magnificent Kassandra peninsula, the resort stretches over more than 1000 acres of fragrant pine forest, olive groves, golden beaches and crystal clear waters. It was the dream of two men almost 30 years ago, and today ownership remains with their families, who have a stronger than ever commitment to protect the beautiful environment for future generations. This innovative holiday concept allows guests to enjoy unique holiday experience; a hideaway within a family-owned and privately developed ecological reserve, with a yacht marina and five hotels, each with its own distinctive character, offering a wide range of leisure facilities and accommodation - from deluxe garden or sea view rooms to junior or VIP suites with Jacuzzi or private pool and garden with direct access to the beach. Sani’s natural beauty is reflected in everything our luxury holiday resort has to offer. Guests can enjoy the wonders of nature whilst lavishing in some of the best hospitality in the Mediterranean. The resort has access to a number of gorgeous beaches, allowing guests the ultimate beachside experience which includes the popular Babewatch Service, where dedicated personnel look after little ones on the beach for up to 30 minutes complimentary to allow mum and dad a well- deserved break. Among the selection of fantastic beaches is Bousoulas beach by Sani Beach, with its four miles of immaculate pine-fringed sands with crystal clear water that’s ideal for snorkelling. The beach has been awarded an EU Blue Flag and the calm shallow water is ideal for children. Alongside this, there is all guests could possibly need to totally relax including lifeguards, sunbeds, towel service, showers and mouth-watering refreshments at Bousoulas bar. For adrenaline fans the Sani Beach water sports centre is just around the corner. The stunning Sani Club beach allows guests access to turquoise waters and soft white sands of this beach are an irresistible sight. The shallow water is fantastic for children and its amazing clarity means snorkelling is lots of fun too. Some of the beaches are exclusive to certain hotels, including Sea You beach. Exclusive to Porto Sani guests Sea You beach is situated at one end of the Sani Marina, an easy stroll from the hotel. Children love the clear shallow waters and the courtesy beach toys, sure to keep them amused for hours. Lifeguards, luxurious sunbeds, towel service and Sea You Bar serving delicious finger food for the whole family. This inclusive, family atmosphere is perfect for those bringing little ones or for those without: at Sani, the dedicated staff are always more than happy to accommodate any need. There are a wide variety of activities include tours, walking trails and scuba diving, as well as a vast array of facilities such as yacht cruises, children’s clubs and five spas, ensuring everyone enjoys a relaxing and refreshing break at Sani. The range of dining facilities is equally vast and the resort’s expert chefs always select the freshest local produce to create menus that satisfy all tastes, offering organic dishes as well as healthy and vegetarian choices. With three fantastic restaurants to choose from guests will be spoiled for choice. For a Mediterranean menu with an innovative twist, the superb Tomata is a dining experience that cannot be missed. There is also a superb wine list featuring some of the best wines that Greece has to offer. Tomata is an inspiring culinary journey promising a fiesta of colours, aromas and tastes. The restaurant perfectly combines the influences of classic Mediterranean flavours with a thoroughly modern approach. Using only seasonal produce, guests can look forward to a taste of sun ripened local fruit and vegetables and locally sourced fish and free range meat. The result is a sumptuous gastronomic journey through the local markets that also reflects Sani’s focus on local sustainability. Another gastronomic highlight is Katsu, where guests can turn dinner into an occasion with the exotic tastes on offer at Katsu where the delights of Japanese cuisine meet those of the Mediterranean. The menu is created by chef Katsuhiko Hanamure (Katsu) who has been involved in numerous Matsuhisa and Nobu restaurants around the globe and treats diners to sushi, sashimi, tempura and a whole array of other fine dishes. Finally, at Fresco, guests can indulge in contemporary fine dining restaurant at Sani Dunes. Seated inside or al fresco, magnificent views of the breath taking lagoon pool are the perfect backdrop for the menus of Michelin-starred chef Ettore Botrini. Classic dishes, innovative creations, homemade bread and fine wines; all combine to delight your taste buds for breakfast and dinner. All are complemented by the refined ambience and impeccable service. Using only the choicest meats, finest seafood and freshest market produce, this promises to be an experience to savour, and guests can relish the chance to be pampered by the very best service and dishes which will tantalise their taste buds. Once dinner is done there is always a great nightlife, and the entertainment team at Sani makes sure there is never a dull moment throughout the day with fun things such as aerobics, archery, quizzes and more. There are also world-class shows and musicals at the open-air Garden Theatre, available to all guests at no extra charge to make the experience extra special and create a fantastic atmosphere. At Sani Beach there is live music at various venues several times a week while at Sani Club guests can relax to live music at the Dunes bar almost every day. The choice depicted is merely the tip of the iceberg; there is something for everyone at Sani Resort, and with dedicated staff, superb scenery and cutting edge facilities this luxurious resort makes for the perfect destination for a luxury break. To find out more or book your Greek adventure visit www.sani-resort.com or call 0800 949 6809.