All year - Rooms 24 - Capacity 94

Anthochori - Plastira Lake, Karditsa, Thessaly

Country cottage Holiday home

Activities Horse Riding Hiking Oenology Stay & Bike Mountain stay Gourmet stay Bird Watching Cuisine lessons Well Being stay


Between Athens and Meteora and 30 km from the city of Karditsa, the traditional houses Montanema feature a common swimming pool and are located in a perfect surrounding at the heart of Agrafa Mountains, in the village Anthohori,just 5km from Plastira Lake.

At the heart of the mountains, the traditional houses Montanema, are built with respect to the local architecture, in perfect harmony with the surrounding environment.
The common exteriors are ideal for relaxing and socializing. Enjoy the big refreshing swimming pool with umbrellas and sunbeds.
You can relax at the bar, enjoy local delicacies and try a wide variety of Greek wines from the on-site cellar.
The rich traditional breakfast includes fresh local products and is served at the on-site tavern with beautiful views to the forest.

Experience the exceptional new "AQUANEMA SPA", built in the heart of a gorge in an area that has the cleanest waters in all of Europe. Enjoy the indoor pool, the Jacuzzi, the sauna and the hammam (steam room). Built with traditional materials in an oriental style, they offer an ideal environment for relaxation and well-being. Enjoy a therapeutic body massage, reflexology, foot bath or a body massage with essential oils made from the herbs of the region. Finish this unique “relaxation experience” with a hot drink made from 14 different wild mountain herbs.

Horse Riding Hiking Oenology Stay & Bike Mountain stay Gourmet stay Bird Watching Cuisine lessons Well Being stay
Taste traditional breakfast of the area

Guest Inn Opinion

Ideal location and warm houses in a beautiful setting, for the lovers of calm vacations, fresh air and natural beauty! Enjoy the breathtaking scenery!


Sitting room
Breakfast Room
Swimming Pool
Children's open area
Pets allowed
Room Service
Baby cot free of charge
Daily cleaning service
Firewood for free
WiFi Internet acces
Laudry service
Private parking
Vehicle recommended
Towels & sheets included
Credit cards accepted
Safe Deposit Box
Satelite TV
Parking Area
Sunbeds & Umbrellas
Pool Towels
Outdoor Playground
Internet Corner
Baby chairs at the restaurant
Bell-Boy Service
Airport / Port Transfer Service (on charge)
Baby Sitting (on request - on charge)
Cellar (on charge)
Doctor (upon request - on charge)
Fax & Photocopy Service (on charge)
Laundry & Ironing Service (on charge)
Pool Snack Bar (a la carte)
Restaurant (a la carte)
Room Service (on charge)

Spoken Languages



Apogonia (×2 ) 30 m2

Amenities +

30sq.m. with a big veranda overlooking the fir-covered nature up to 2 persons. 1 space with a double bed, sitting room

House Nest for Two (×3 ) 50 m2

Amenities +

48sq.m or 58sq.m. with a big veranda and view of the fir trees, up to 2 persons. 1 space with a double bed and a sitting room with a fireplace

Little Villa (×4 ) 60 m2

Amenities +

60sq.m. with a veranda and wonderful view of the mountain, up to 3 persons. 2 spaces, 1 bedroom with a double bed, a sofa bed in the sitting room.

Family Home (×8 ) 73 m2

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1

Amenities +

73sq.m. or 85 sq.m.with a veranda overlook the gorge, up to 5 persons. 2 floors, 2 bedrooms (double bed and twin beds), 1 sofa bed in the sitting room.

House with a Loft (×1 ) 85 m2

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Amenities +

85sq.m. with a veranda and wonderful view of the evergreen nature, up to 3 persons. 2 floors, 1 bedroom with a double bed and private bathroom on the Attic, 1 sofa bed in the sitting room.  

Manor House (×1 ) 100 m2

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Amenities +

100sq.m. with a big veranda and a wonderful view of the fir trees, up to 6 persons. 3 spaces, 2 bedrooms with double beds and private bathrooms (one of which with a fireplace and a separate entrance). 2 sofa beds in the sitting room.

Manor Villa with a Loft (×4 ) 82 m2

Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1

Amenities +

90 sq.m. with big verandas and a breath-taking view of the gorge, up to 5 persons. 2 spaces, 2 floors (attic), 1 bedroom with a double bed on the attic, a sofa bed for 1 person on the attic and 1 sofa bed in the sitting room for 2 young children  

Villa with a Loft (×1 )

Amenities +

82sq.m with a veranda and breath-taking view of the gorge up to 4 persons (3 adults and 1 child). Two spaces, 1 bedroom with a double bed, 1 sofa bed in the sitting room.  

Map & Access

Access Information

From Athens (330 km, 4 hours): National Road Athens - Lamia. Just before the exit to Lamia, turn right towards Trikala-Karditsa and follow the signs to Domokos-Karditsa. From Karditsa, follow the direction to Plastira Lake and Mitropoli. Drive 18 km from Mitropoli towards Neohori and turn to Kryoneri-Kerasia- Anthochori. From Thessaloniki(250km, 3,5hrs): National road Thessaloniki – Katerini – Larisa. Exit in Larisa (Exit 1) then follow direction towards Karditsa and then to Mitropoli -Kerasia- Anthochori. Arriving at the village of Kerasia follow for about 4km a beautiful route through the forest(easy dust road) with junctions but with signaling all along the way that will lead you directly to Montanema Handmade Village.


150 m
150 m
Sea Sports
5.0 km
5.0 km
Archaeological Site
22.0 km
6.0 km
330.0 km
240.0 km
Closest Airport
240.0 km
500 m
Bike riding
5.0 km
1.2 km
Ski Center
10.0 km
Horseback Riding
5.0 km
30 m

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To see / To do

Ride horses by the sea, lakes or in the countryside along with qualified guides. The horse riding centers are located at the guest houses or at a maximum distance of 10 km
Walk around and explore marked trails, accompanied by the owners, qualified guides or on your own, starting from your place of stay or within 10 km.
Explore vineyards and meet passionate producers, while staying at a guesthouse with onsite winery or cellar. The closest "Domaines to visit" are within 10 km
Explore the Greek countryside on your bike. Mountain bikes are available at the guesthouse or at a maximum distance of 5 km
Guesthouses located at an altitude of at least 800m, in a perfect setting for relaxation, walks and activities close to nature
Guesthouses which offer onsite restaurant, tavern or table d'hôtes. Take the chance to experience a tasty journey and try local specialties
Observe unique species of migratory birds in protected wetlands, at a maximum distance of 15 km from your accommodation
Our owners will share and teach you the secrets of the local cuisine. Taste the delicious Greek traditional recipies.
Give yourself a special treat! Relax in a SPA, jacuzzi, sauna or an indoor pool. Enjoy wellness seminars (yoga, reflexology…)

From the guesthouse:

The Aquanema Spa (indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, hammam) and many wellness care

Cooking classes (pies, jams, bread in wood oven)

Vegetable and fruit garden at your disposal

Yoga classes on request

Guided walking tours to discover the surrounding area

Around the area:

Plastira Lake, Koronis Monastery, Zigogianeika watchtower - spot overlooking the lake, Botanical garden, ski resort

In the area there are water mills, bridges, waterfalls and rivers, historic monasteries and old traditional houses.

Activities in Plastira Lake: canoe, water bike, cycling, archery, horseback riding, paragliding, climbing, hiking, skiing

The Anthochori Waterfalls

The fantastic Meteora

The traditional villages of Elati, Pertouli,Karpenissi & Rentina

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