Greek Spa Towns for Fantastic Wellness Getaways

Last updated on March 25th, 2024 at 04:50 pmThe cradle of western civilization, Greece is an idyllic destination for sun kissed beaches, an excellent culinary scene and inspiring history. Set amongst gorgeous landscapes, it is also a fantastic country for natural thermal spas and springs. Bathing in thermal waters is both relaxing and rejuvenating, making…

Alex raising his arms below the waterfalls in an outdoor natural pool of thermal water in Loutra Pozar, Greece.

Tarpon Springs, Florida: A Local Guide

Just 30 miles northwest of Tampa, Tarpon Springs has the largest per capita Greek American population among USA destinations. Around 25% of over 29,000 Tarpon residents are of Greek descent. An abundance of excellent Greek restaurants, bakeries, fresh seafood, craft breweries, boutique shops, beach concerts and festivals makes Tarpon Springs a popular tourist draw – especially on weekends.

The Sponge Docks are also a great place to take a boat tour to nearby Anclote Key, for fishing, dolphin watching, or a small boat sunset cruise. This unique Florida Gulf Coast town offers a slice of the Mediterranean along Dodecanese Boulevard and Athens Street. Revitalized downtown Tarpon Springs is home to an additional wealth of excellent restaurants, a hip cocktail bar, wine bar and breweries among hip hangouts.

These are some of the best places to visit in Tarpon SPrings!