Koukaki, central and vibrantKoukaki is a colorful area, that preserves the old Athens style and stands for many years only evolving without losing its own personal element. Listed, among others, as one of the most upcoming neighborhoods in the world by renowned travel magazines and touristic sites. Koukaki is the area that changing every year for the better and moving slowly but steady to the top.
The architecture of the buildings will travel you back in time and the 1960's or 1970's when everything was a bit simpler and pure. Low-level houses and small taverns serving traditional recipes, hip rewarded restaurants and all kind of food spots are mixing together in a place that combines easily all of them.
You may see in classic coffee shops elderly people sitting outside drinking Greek coffee and playing chess or cards, laughing and talking loudly, arguing about politics or relevant matters and at the same time make a toast to the future of their grandchildren and their country.
Actors and politicians, artists and businessmen, students and travelers all meeting here to this vibrant neighborhood try to find whatever it fits them better, spending actual time in an authentic Greek area that takes steps in the everyday life in slow motion.
Koukaki features only a few hotels and hundreds of vacation rentals. In fact, it is one of the most popular airbnb destinations worldwide! If you are looking for a hotel in Koukaki, you should check Divani Palace Acropolis, Acropolis Ami Boutique Hotel and Marble House Pension.