a great, comfortable stay in a more remote part of the island. The apartment was clean and well equipped with all things you need for a studio stay. The view to the bay and surrounds was very enjoyable each morning as we are our breakfast from the balcony. As such, we recommend selecting a room with bay views. Great value for money all within a 5 minute walk to the beach. A car is required to be able to drive around the region and visit other towns, our favourite being Marathokampos for its sheer beauty. Eating selection and choice is great in nearby areas, but do not forget the host runs his own traditional style restaurant. Highly recommend this accommodation.
Traditional Greek Kitchen from Dimitri. Even bread is coming out of traditional oven in front of you. Olive oil is wonderful. Lamb with lemon is highly recommended. Prices are reasonable. The best restaurant at the southwest of Samos island. Hotel is nice and quite too.
For a relaxing vacation with warm Greek hospitality, a short walk to a pleasant beach, and delicious home-cooked meals, you can't go wrong with Galini Studios. We felt like honored guests! The studios are simple and very clean. Lots of bedding for the still-a-little-chilly temperatures in April. The self-catering kitchen has just enough space, dishes, and cooking tools for you to prepare your own breakfast and light, stove-top meals (note: there is no oven). Perhaps our favorite feature was that each studio opens on to a cute balcony with sea views. The double-doors have a draw-down screen that lets you enjoy the sea air without letting any unwanted flying critters into your room (we only saw a few flies and mosquitos during our stay). We enjoyed our morning coffee out here on each of the 6 days we stayed. What really rates this charming place as Excellent, however, is the hospitality of the friendly Galini family. Samos was our last stop in Greece before we headed on to Turkey, and we knew we would be there almost a month before Samos's "real" tourist season. In chatting with Kiki by email, she was clear that even though it was early and they were still getting ready to receive guests, they'd be happy to have us. The homey Galini restaurant was not officially open, but Dimitris cooked about once-a-day for us (delicious food!). He also took us up to visit Pythagoras cave. Kiki gave us hints on hiking around the area and visiting a local tiny village and took us grocery shopping on our first day since we hadn't rented a car and local busses weren't running yet. Our family of 5 is on a trip around the world for 11 months, the Galini family were one of the most-welcoming hosts we've met on the road.…
Lovely family run studios in a quiet location. The room was very clean with a large bathroom and a large outdoor terrace. The tavern has a large open brick oven were delicious food is created. The beach is a ten minute walk or a two minute drive. If you are driving there is plenty of parking at the beach. The internet worked very well in the restaurant. We spent three days enjoying the beach food and the peace and quiet of Galina Studios.
If you like a friendly host, good food, a nice sized apartment with a wonderful view, a quiet place to relax - than you are right at the Galini Studios and Taverna. We stayed two weeks and enjoyed every day. Next to the taverna is a Minimarket and a nice beach can be reached by foot in 7 to 10 minutes. A car is good to have if you like to hike on the island. Dimitri, the owner, will assist to rent a car. As we were told some guests return every year to the Galini Studios and Tavern. We had been guests at the tavern some years before and tried the Studios this year too and had an excellent holiday. Rainer