Located on the beautiful Northern Aegean island of Thassos, Icon Suites proudly stands on the southern side of the island, on the sea-village of Potos. Thassos showcases crystal clear water beaches, and is rich in luscious greenery when most Greek islands’ natural landscape is predominantly rocky and barren. It is an oasis of beauty opposite the mainland city of Kavala.
Thassos is an unexplored gem for most travellers; known for its exquisite white marbles, its replenishing green forests and its superior olive oil and honey production, the island has a different beauty from the rest of the Aegean.
Our prime location, situated on the inviting beach of Potos village, and 20 meters from the main roadway that will lead you to further explore the island’s treasures, will be your setting for a memorable stay, as our surroundings will absolutely soothe your senses.
In wonderful Thassos, the numerous activities and special moments that are waiting for you to experience include both the...sea and mountains. Choose that which will intrigue you most, and revel in the diverse natural charms of the island.
Take the Thassos island tour via boat or car:
Spend the day exploring the hidden treasure of Thassos. There are numerous gorgeous beaches for you to discover close by, accessed by car, while others are so remote and secluded that access is only possible via boat. Here are a few fantastic ones to consider close to Potos: Pefkari, Psili Ammos, Astris and Stelakis beaches, while the Golden, Paradise and Alyki beaches are on the north side of the island.
Venture out to Mount Athos (Agio Oros) via cruise (approximate distance of 25 miles):
Mount Athos is part of the peninsula of Chalkidiki and its peak (Agio Oros) has world-wide historical and cultural significance as a Monastic State of the Holy Mountain, and being the home of 20 monasteries.
Dive into the alluring waters of Thassos and begin to explore its underwater world:
Thassos proudly presents one of the most transparent and clean marine environments in all of the Mediterranean, making it an excellent choice for diving enthusiasts. Discover the secret myths and legends...under and over the sea’s horizon!
Conquer Thassos’ tallest mountain, Mount Ypsario via Jeep tour!
Standing proud, green, and tall, Mount Ypsario is covered in pine-trees and is the perfect excursion for adventure seekers as it is ideal for mountain hikes or a challenging bike ride.
A visit to the infamous, breath-taking Giola lagoon is absolutely unmissable, at only 3km away from Icon Suites:
The renowned azure lagoon of Giola is a natural pool where the sea seeps into a rocky basin, creating a magical swimming spot that is truly unique to Thassos!
Explore the traditional mountainous village of Theologos (10 km away).
The picturesque settlement of Theologos, meaning the ‘word of God’, enjoys a spectacular location as a typical mountain village, offering plenty of fresh, purified air, and is full of traditional stone houses and narrow cobble streets that dominate the entire area.
Visit the Archeological and the ancient theatre (45 km away)
At the port, Limenas, you will find the island’s archeological museum that houses collections ranging from sculpture, potter & architectural remains from the Neolithic and Roman period. Next to the Limenas hill, you will find ancient theatre ruins, located in a natural cavity, that reinforces the natural echo effect that ancient Greek theatres feature.