This is a list of the most frequently asked questions, the answers of we hope you will find useful:
|What is the currency of Greece?
The new currency of Greece is the Euro.What is the telephone code for Greece?
If you're calling from abroad, the international telephone code for Greece is 0030 (+30)What about Passport and Visa Requirements?
European citizens can just use valid Identification cards. No visa required.What type of electrical source is available in Greece?
Visa is required, if you are coming from the USA, Canada, Russia or Australia. Requirements vary and should be verified with the local Greek Embassy in each of these countries.
Greece has 220 volt electricity and plugs are different than in the U.S. or UK, meaning that, you’ll need a converter or transformer.What do I need to bring with me?
Remember that you are going to a warm climate. You'll want lightweight or jogging shoes are recommended for walking in the island village. You’ll want also a bathing suit, shorts and warm weather clothing, a windbreaker, sunglasses, a hat, your suntan lotion and moisture cream, so a light jacket. However, in case you’ve forgotten to pack any of this, most of the shops around Paros offer such many choices.What will the weather be like?
Greece has over than 300 days of sunshine a year. April, May and June, September and October are probably the best months to our island...Why should one stay out-of-town in a small village like Ambelas?
In July and August things get hotter. You will probably meet hot in the day but mornings and late afternoons are fine. You can always check on www.weather.com before you depart to see what the latest weather conditions have been.
Staying in Ambelas has its own advantages: When the fresh morning breezes your face, when you can enjoy your breakfast on a balcony overlooking the Aegean Sea, when the beach is within 5 minutes walking distance and when Naoussa is within 5 minutes by car, then your stay really does feel different! If you're looking for the homely touch, a real Greek experience, wonderful, carefree holidays in beautiful,natural surroundings then Ambelas and Margarita Studios will not disappoint you, as a family run hotel we continually strive to provide accommodation and facilities with family values in mind. This is the ideal place to bring the whole family!Are rates per room or per person? Do they include taxes?
Our rates are per room and per night, VAT (13 %) is included.How can I book on day ?
For on day bookings as a guarantee we require an available mobile phone number, as the credit card data of the client (number and expiring date.Do you accept credit cards?
We accept credit cards for the payment of the hotel.Can I use my credit card everywhere in Paros?
Not all businesses in Paros, do accept payment by credit card, so always have some cash at the ready. You will find several ATMs in Paroikia or Naoussa.What about the transportation of the island?
Transportation within the island is accomplished with frequent bus schedules or taxi. Alternatively there are a lot of car and motorbike rental companies.How do I get to your hotel?
Ask one of the staff at Margarita Studios for Motorcycle/moped or car deals and tips.
The easiest way to get to our accommodation would be with a rental car, as we can arrange it for you and will be waiting right there for you at your arrival, without delay!How far is Ambelas bus-stop to get to the Naoussa centre?
Otherwise, if you’ve chosen to reach your accommodation on your own:
-From the airport, or the port you will have to make use of a taxi or a public bus, if one is available at the time of your arrival.
The bus stop is about 10min walkHow often is the bus connection?
Last year there was a bus connection Ambelas - Naoussa, four times daily.What time must rooms is left?
Room must be left within 11:00 AM, if possible and in particular situations we are more flexible.What time is breakfast?
We serve breakfast buffet from 8:30 to 11:30 in the morning. If required, we can serve it earlier.What is served at breakfast?
Breakfast buffet - Fresh, healthy and energizing! We pay a particular attention to the breakfast, where the delights will cosset your start…a perfect way for a good start. Warm drinks are prepared by our personnel at the moment, and they are served at the table. . A wide variety of herbal and fruit teas (including some made from fresh ingredients) are provided and homemade jams and marmalade complement the freshly baked rolls.Are there other restaurants close to the hotel?
Ambelas is well-known for the good restaurants with fresh sea food.Is there any Mini-market?
Mama Margarita who does the cooking in our restaurant insists on using only fresh and pure ingredients, never frozen meats or fish .She loves cooking and wants every customer to be delighted with her meal and prepares each dish with love .Prices are very inexpensive especially when considering the taste, the surroundings and facilities.
In Ambelas there is a Mini Market offer all you need to fill the refrigerator in your room and won’t empty your pocket.How many beaches are in Ambelas?
It has three lovely sandy beaches. We are 200 m from the middle one.Can I drink tap water?
Yes, you can, although you might find it tastes a little strange. On the island it is very hard and you can taste it, so if you don't like it or want to be careful, buy water, you can find it easily anywhere.Where can I get medical treatment in an emergency?
There is a public hospital in Parikia where you will be treated for free, but if possible take your ID and any health-insurance certificate you have with you.
Also, air-ambulance is available for medical emergencies. If it is a small problem, it may be enough to go to a pharmacy. The pharmacists are highly trained and can help you in many cases.