Everything started in the summer of 1978, when the Emilianos family, Pantelis, Katina and their children Manoli and Toula, decided to settle down on the rock island called Marathi and create their own heaven on earth in Greece, after fifteen years of absence in the far distant Australia.

The path to fulfill their dreams was not easy. The island was literally very difficult to “approach”, with no water, electricity or telephone…But this did not discourage them.

Their nostalgia and love for their motherland was expressed into will, creativity and hard work, transforming this dry rock into an oasis which in years evolved into a shelter of peace, relaxation and tranquility for its visitors.

And this is how it all began…