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Cariocas location lies within the greater district of Corinth; a land with amazing history and breathtaking landscapes of natural beauty!

We have customized an explanatory map. Just go through the numbered/colored dots and explore the region and see where is what – you can check it HERE.

Note this map is not precise in terms of distances; for distances and exact geo info, you are kindly advised to check the Google maps HERE.

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

The majority of accommodation services is gathered in two areas. Loutraki and Schinos. The cosmopolitan spa town of Loutraki offers an affordable luxury lifestyle experience, whereas rooms to rent and Airbnb for the more adventurous, can be found in the fish village of Schinos and its quiet surroundings.

SCROLL DOWN TO EXPLORE IN DETAIL EACH REGION!

 

FAQs

Have any questions?

We tried to include questions that you might haven’t even thought to ask!

That’s why we strongly recommend to not miss the dedicated FAQ section at the bottom of this page!

LOUTRAKI SPA

Loutraki is a seaside resort on the Gulf of Corinth, in Corinthia, Greece.

It has been a recognized spa town since 1925, known for its thermal baths, mineral waters and casino, the city of Loutraki is an excellent resort, bordering the Gulf of Corinth, while dominated by Gerania Mountains.

In ancient times, Loutraki's location was known as the ancient town of Thermae, popular since antiquity for its thermal springs. It is considered a favorite city of the ancient Greek gods and its protector was "Thermia Artemis". The current name of Loutraki was given due to the mineral springs - baths (bath in Greek is pronounced "loutro".

LOUTRAKI SPA

Loutraki has a cosmopolitan beach which enjoys each year the blue flag award. It is a 3.5 km beach that starts from the Corinth Canal and ending at the waterfront park in Loutraki. With luxurious hotels, great food and a 24/7 nightlife complete the puzzle that makes Loutraki a tourism-friendly city with top grade infrastructure and facilities that have nothing to envy from much larger cities across Europe.

If you want to combine the chic glamorous atmosphere of Loutraki with the party celebrations at Cariocas in Schinos bay, if you want to start your day with a thermal spa retreat in one of the most ancient bath towns, if you look forward to decompressing after a long day of partying by spinning a Casino wheel or enjoy a sunset walk at an endless beach, then Loutraki is your home base. In collaboration with the Era Travel, we have put together a travel package, carefully combine selected hotels with a day/night satellite bus service from Loutraki to Cariocas and back to Loutraki.

For more details, hotel info, booking quotes and online booking in the Loutraki region, contact the official event's specialized travel agency ERA at [email protected]

Schinos Bay

Schinos is located 50 minutes from Athens where this heavenly place offers the visitor the combination of the verdant Mountain of Gerania and the crystal clear and impressive Marine Corinthian Gulf.

There is a beautiful beach in front of the small village home of the Cariocas, allowing you to admire one of the most beautiful sunsets while you enjoy your cocktail.

Schinos Bay

The sea is usually quiet, and you may also find sunbeds placed by the beautiful Cariocas beach bar which is located in the middle of the beach, on the sandy beach.

There are also several taverns where you can taste Greek cuisine delicacies.

Except for an organized camping spot and a few rooms and houses available for rent, Schinos is a village without any heavy tourism infrastructure. For those who wish to spend the whole day close to the venue's area, we have arranged and have at your disposal the best accommodation packages.

To settle your accommodation in Schinos all you have to do is contact Nick by email at [email protected] You can also reach Nick by Whatsapp / Viber dial number at 00306938419555

Frequently Answered Questions

DO I NEED A VISA?

EU CITIZENS

Greece is VISA Free for EU citizens with ordinary passports*.

US CITIZENS

Greece is VISA Free for US citizens with ordinary passports*.

* If you have a Diplomatic or Service passport then it is most likely to need a VISA. You are kindly advised to confirm with your embassy in Greece.

CITIZENS FROM ALL COUNTRIES

Citizens from all countries are advised to check this current chart of visa requirements from the Greece Ministry of Foreign Affairs; it lists whether a visa is needed and, if so, what additional requirements have been imposed.

WHAT AIRPORT DO I FLY INTO?

You are flying to Athens International Airport “El Venizelos” | Code ATH

HOW DO I GET FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE PLACE?

We offer travel packages that include 2-way transportation services from the airport to Loutraki and/or to Sxinos.

Should you wish to do it in a more adventurous style you are kindly advised to use Athens suburban railway ” Proastiakos”. This service connects Athens airport (Eleftherios Venizelos, ATH) with Athens, all the way to Corinth channel.

TRAIN ROUTE

Take the yellow line to Athens > Change at “Kato Acharnai station” with the blue line to Kiato > Disembark at “Megara station”. This as close as a train can get you to the party.

We have procured for a shuttle service to run from Megara station to either Loutraki or Shinos, depending on where you are staying. If you take the train, this service is strongly recommended to reach your final destination. For more details on this service as well as private transfers and rent a car services contact us: [email protected]

STAY IN LOUTRAKI OR SCHINOS?

If you plan to explore the greater area, get around the Ancient Corinth or even the world famous for its massive geo energetic fields temple of Delphi while enjoying a luxurious staying with a dedicated shuttle bus service to and from to Schinos, then go for Loutraki.

If you want to be close to the venue throughout the day and night and experience a country style village atmosphere, then go for Schinos.

WHAT IS THE CURRENCY IN GREECE?

Greece’s currency is the European Community’s official currency, Euro. The code is EUR.

WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE?

In one word put June is a perfect month to visit Greece. Sunny but not crowdy.

Summer officially begins in June in Athens and the weather reflects this. The average temperature this month is 24°C (75°F), while the average low is just 20°C (68°F), and the average high is a warm 28°C (82°F).

The weather this month stays relatively the same throughout making it the perfect season to get around across the country.

Tip info: Loutraki and Schinos are both located on the coastline with the majestic Gerania mountains covering their backs from winds and rains all year round. The climate in the area is directly affected geologically by the well known for its healthy attributes Attica climate.

WHERE IS THE NEAREST ATM?

ATM’s can be found in Loutraki. There is no bank or ATM in Shinos and the surround areas. However, there are a few local establishments in Shinos accepting credit cards, Cariocas being one of them.

WHO ELSE WILL BE ON THE LINE UP?

In addition to Joe & Louie, there will be some amazing talent. However, the final line up won’t be released until much closer to the date.

FIRST AID

Fully qualified med is present on site whenever Cariocas is open. Please make yourself aware of First Aid location spot when you arrive onsite.

WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?

There is a 24 hr health center in Loutraki. The center is one of the five peripheral units directly connected with the General Hospital of Corinth, which is located 7.5km away, in the city of Corinth.

* Although the Greek Public Med Care system is free to all human beings with great rates when it comes to quality of personnel and infrastructure, you should also check your travel insurance prior to travel to see what you are covered for.

IS THERE A GOOD TAXI SERVICE IN THE AREA?

Loutraki has plenty of taxis that would be delighted to offer you a lift from and to Cariocas and the nearby areas.

Getting around Shinos is more tricky. You will need to either rent a car or use the transport service that will be active during the days of the event.

Informative prices listed below (4prs per cab):

Loutraki to Cariocas: 40-70 euros*

Cariocas to Loutraki: 50-80 euros*

*Prices shift up during late night drives (from 00:00 – 06:00)