Meet the Team
The concierge service we offer could not have been happened without the people behind the scenes. Meet the team!
Stathis is owner and the leader of the Pelion Homes team. He has three big passions, among other smaller ones! – Pelion, architecture and travelling. He also loves to spend time in the forest and to cook for his friends.
Having travelled for two years in South America and lived for more than 10 years in London, he has come back to Pelion to re-discover himself in this magnificent natural location and share this experience with people from around the world. He believes that true luxury dwells in special moments with loved ones surrounded by beautiful unspoiled nature.
Apart from being the mastermind behind the operations of the Pelion Homes, he takes care of every detail when it comes to decorating and preserving the understated elegance of the villas. Stathis with his team makes sure you will have plenty of reasons to come back to Pelion. He knows Pelion like the back of his hand and is always happy to share with you the secrets of Pelion – restaurants, beaches, trekking paths, hideaway spots, kids friendly places and more. And not only will he share, but he and his team will take care of everything on your behalf.
Dimitris, also an architect and a restless soul, is the initiator of this project in Pelion. He has lived in the region for more than 45 years and knows very well how it feels to spend time in this magical place. He started a small business by designing and constructing individual holiday homes that are for sale. In collaboration with his son Stathis, they worked together for more than 5 years to slowly develop what is now Pelion Homes. Holiday accommodations that feel just down to earth your home away from home!
And yes, many of those properties are for sale should they will been discovered by their new future owners! More info about property sales in Pelion you can find here.
Maria is the hidden treasure of PELION HOMES! Married to Dimitris for many many years, they both share they love of Pelion! Maria has a background in interior design and scenography, no wonder that those tiny details that make all that difference are in place in every single house. She loves to take care of people and she has put a lot of her heart in this place.
You will definitely meet Despina in PELION HOMES most probably when she will introduce you to your villa. Her mission is to make you feel at home from the moment you check-in. Despina is kindly devoted to her guests and aspires to help them have the best of times. She is taking care of all day to day operation of Pelion Homes and makes sure that everything is in place. Should you need anything regarding your stay you can contact her at any time. Consider Despina as your long-time friend in Pelion and enjoy her warm hospitality.
Nicholas visited Pelion whilst travelling around Greece with his wife and fell in love with what he now calls his home & paradise! He’s a core part of the business development in Pelion Homes and in helping to establish positive relationships and planning events with retreat organisers from all over the world. Having a passion for Marketing & Events Management, he’s worked in a number of the UK’s top creative agencies which ensures he is able to deliver truly memorable experiences for our guests and retreat organisers! Nicholas has explored all of Pelion and has the best recommendations to share with new friends and visitors. He’s a music enthusiast, loves attending festivals, eating (mostly Japanese & Thai food), traveling & outdoor activities such as snowboarding and skydiving!
Eleftheria is our superstar! She is the housekeeper for most of the houses and she is the one to make sure that each one is spotless clean and ready for you! She has put a lot of love to this place and she takes care of all the little details that welcome you here at Pelion Homes. Most flowers you’ll find in the house come from her garden!
Bonnie is an American living in Pelion for the last 2 years. She is a registered Yoga Teacher and Therapist at the 500-hour level. She was trained at the Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda in Boulder, Colorado in Classical style yoga, however, over the years has participated in other styles of yoga to include Jivamukti, Ashtanga, and Iyengar which all have had a big influence on her personal style of teaching. She has over 30 years of teaching experience in a variety of settings to include large groups, small groups, private one-on-one, yoga therapy, teaching in corporations, health clubs, fitness centres, community centres, rehabilitation centres, and teaching private families. She is also a certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Thai Massage Therapist, Tibetan Cranial Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, and has an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Here in Pelion, she brings together all of her skills to offer “al-a-carte” services allowing guests to enrich their WellBeing experience while staying in Pelion Homes.
Maria (the cook!)
Maria is our local ally when it comes to private dinning services and when preparing the food for our seminars! She is living in the village of Gatzea and she knows very well to prepare local delicacies and authentic Hellenic recipies! She is also a connoisseur of local wild herbs and wild mushrooms and we love going foraging in the forest with her to find those hidden treasures! Finally, she can teach you how to open a traditional phyllo pastry and bake a pie together! Just ask us to arrange it for you.