Angelos 17 Omirou St. Tel: 210-362-6011. The father of haute coiffure in Greece.
Athina-Janet Korosi 2 Tsakalof St., Kolonaki. Tel: 210-362-4730 Stylist, colorist, extensions.
Central Hair 3 Riga Palamidou St., Psyrri. Tel: 210-321-4319. Open Sundays and trendy.
Daniel 20 Mavromichali St., Neapolis/Kolonkai Tel: 210-361-0278. Modern styles to rasta and extensions.
Giorgos Doudesis 39 Voukourestiou St. Tel: 210-362-9387. Models and celebs go here.
Jaques Dessanges 13 Spefsipou, Kolonaki. Tel: 210-721-4395. Parisian chain seems to do it right.
Ilias Zampalis 4 Spefsipou St. Kolonaki. Tel: 210-723-2939 Expensive but loyal clientelle.
Hercules Fitness Club 35 Ethnikis Antistassios St., Nea Erythrea. Tel: 210-807-3834, 3 seperate large gyms with pool, massage, hydromassage, solarium,sauna and hamam. Baby park. Free weights and machines. Parking.
Holmes Place 40 Aghiou Konstantinou St., Aithro Shopping Center, Marousi. Tel: 210-617-9316. Huge space with squash courts, aqua aerobics, Olympic size pool, studio aerobics, Pilates, cycles, sauna, hamam, spa, weights, machines.
Palestra Gym 2-4 Mesogeion Ave, Athens Tower. Tel: 210-777-0606 Luxury Gym sauna, steam, trainers. Members only, guest allowed.
Universal Gym 1 Ypsilantou, Piraeus Tel: 210-422-0895. Large chain gym, pool, machines, free weights and more.
Anima Soma 7 Aiolou St, Aghia Pareskevi. Tel: 210-601-5688. Alternative type gym with yoga, shiatsu, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Callanetics, lymphatic massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, rejuvenance, Bowen Technique and more.
Isadora and Raymond Duncan Dance Study Center 34 Chrysafis St. & Dikaiarchou, Vyronas. Tel: 210-692-0317. Isadora designed, built and lived here. Classes for all dance, tai-chi-chain, dance therapy, body-mind centering seminars.
Seresta Dance Studios 7A Ierotheou St., Omonia Sq area. Tel: 210- 522-6359. Classical ballet, Callanetics, African dance, Tango, flamenco and more.
Sinequanon 10 Plataion St., Keramikos. Tel: 210-345-7393. (www.sinequanon.gr) Classes in floor bar, partnering, axis and technique.
Bodycentric 23 Ilidos St., Ambelokipi. Tel: 210-747-3754 Team of experts teach and use special modern equipment.
Corpus Ray 100 Kifisias Ave & Panormou, Ambelokipi. Tel: 210-698-6209. New, large, studio whose owner trained with Romana Kryzanowska.
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Anne Semonin Ateliers de Beaute 36 Anagnostopoulou St., Kokonaki. Tel: 210-363-4014. massage, nail treatment and more including house beauty products: masks, eye serum. Anne's Paris and Geneva spas were just the beginning, now she is in every major Europoean capitol.
La Prarie Daily Spa 24 Kanari St., Kolonaki, Tel: 210-360-1350 also 238-240 Kifissais Ave., Mela Shopping Center Tel: 210-623-0101 Swiss founded spa in Athens offers any kind of massage you can imagine: Shiatsu. aromatherapy, lymphatic therapy, muscle relaxation. La Prarie products are used.
Caroli Health Club 65 Kyprou St., Glyfada. Tel: 210-898-0746. Built on the site of the Empire spa this is a later day Roman bath house with a succession of different temperatures is calculated to be beneficial and relaxing.
Clarins 80 Gargittou St., Aghia Pareskevi. Tel: 210-608-1945 Original French beauty products go spa! Massage and Physiotherapy center. House products too!
Cocoon Urban Spa 9 Souliou St & Erifylis, Halandri. Tel: 210-656-1975. Three floors in Polynesian style have pool, Pilates, tai chi, hamam, sauna, jacuzzi, yoga, body control.
Day Treatment 8 Kolkotroni St., Kifisia. Tel: 210-808-9070. Exotic atmosphere and fresh natural beauty products while massaged.
Elisabeth Spa 96 Mavilli Sq., near US Embassy. Tel: 210-777-2082. Therapeutic massage with 144 jets, Bouvier Hydro machines for thallasso (sea water) therapy.
DNA 3 centers in Athens: Syntagama, Mavili Sq., Piraeus. Tel: 800-11-11900. Individualized local fat and cellulite loss, anti-ageing and photo depilation. Complete staff of doctors,psychologists, dieticians and physitherapists. specially designed diet nutrition programs for men too!
Envie 5 Tsakalof St., Kolonaki Sq. Tel: 210-339-0888. Micro crystal elimination: wrinkle, freckles, scars, stretch marks. Also uses MT Peel method.
Vythos 56 Eleftheriou Venizelou, Nea Smyrni. Tel: 210- 933-3260. Classes, beginner to advanced, day trip dives around coast. 25 to 45 Eu for short dives. 2 to 3 week course starts at 240 Eu.
Dive Adventure 43 Damareos, Pangrati. Tel: 210-756-0552 Diving excursions in Attica and beyond and islands. Certificate required. Equipment supplied.
Liquid Bungee www.bungee.gr, Tel: 210-970-4435. Jump of the Halkida bridge and other high spots 45 to 75 Eu depending on jump.
Ilioupolis Municipal Court Angelou Evert 1 & keffalonias Sts., Iloupolis, Tel: 210-993-0452. 8 free courts. Take bus 237 from Academias and Sina corner to last stop. Hours 9am-4pm daily.
Athens Tennis Club 2 Vassilais Olgas Ave. Tel: 210-921-5630, 8am-2pm, Mon-Fri for non members. Syntagma area.
Halandri Tennis Club 13 Garritou St, Halandri. Tel: 210-600-7830. 8am-11pm, Mon-Sat, 9am-10pm Sunday. 10 courts.
Hellenic or Greek Riding Club 18 Paradisou St., Marousi. Tel: 210-933-3260
Tatoi Riding Club 185 Tatoi, Varibopi. Tel: 210-861-9449
Varibopi Riding Club 107 Tatoi, Varibopi. Tel: 210-861-9383
Athens Riding Club 3 Kazantzaki, Gerakas. Tel: 210-661-1088
Attikos Riding Club Tochi area Koropi. Tel: 210-681-2506
Marathon Riding Club 3 Makedonias St., Marathon Tel: 22940-67002
Panellinios Riding Club km 26, Paoanai-Markopoulo Ave. Tel: 210-662-5690
Super Bowl 10 Kanapikeri, Rendi. Tel: 561-3447. Modern and well set up, 36 lanes, 4.50 Eu per game. Hours: 10am-2am daily.
Athens Bowling Center 177 Patission, Patissia. Tel: 210-865-6930. 8 lanes, older but central. 4.50 Eu per game.
Athens Municipal Swimming Pool Leandrou & Iphigenias St, Kolokynthous. Tel: 210-515-3726. 9am-5:30pm. Need health certificates from pathologist or cardiologist plus dermatologist and 2 passport photos. Miniumu 1 month sign up 24 Eu for 13 swims.
Ilissia Swimming Pool 42 taxilou, Ilissia. Tel: 210-778-0252
Also Hotel pools like Hilton are nice and convienient! Admission charge.
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Astir Beach (8km): Admission 8 to 12 Eu, waterskiing (30Eu/15min), parachute pull (60Eu/15 min), jet skis (55Eu 15/min), bannanas (20Eu/ride), ride rings 20Eu/ride)Tel: 210-890-2000.
Lagonissi Grand Resort (45km): Admission: 8 to 12 Eu., waterskiing (25 Eu/15 min), wakeboarding (25Eu/15min), parachute pull (45Eu), rings (15Eu/ride), bannana (15Eu/ride), sailboat (150Eu/hr), canoeing (8 Eu/hr), volleybal, minigolf, soccer free.
Karavi Schinias (near Olympic event rowing site) 40km on Athens-Marathon highway. Volleyball, water skiing, windsurfing, catamaran, mini soccer. Tel: 22940-55950
Panhellenic Sports Club Mavromataion & Evelpidon St. Kypseli. Tel: 210-825-9550 30EU/hr. 1am-3pm., 60Eu/hr 8pm to midnight daily
Paradise 100 Metamorphosis St., Agh. sotirias, Acharnes. Tel: 210-246-6466. 60Eu/1.25hrs Daily.
Protasof Club 2 Kapodistrou St., Marathonomachon, Chroma, Vari. Tel: 210-965-3400. 60Eu/hr. Daily.
Cosmos Club 93 anemos & kalikleous Sts., Kolonos. tel: 210-514-4141 www.cosmosclub.gr. 60 EU/hr
Ekfrasis 22 Papadiamantopoulou St.. Tel: 210-724-9961 Exclusive distributors of the German Kryolan line of cosmetics that specialize in special nights out, photo shoots, TV appearances.
House of Color 63 Agh. Ioannou St., Agh. Pareskevi. Tel: 210-601-6116 (also Glyfada) Determine your body type etc.
Kaiti Tomazinou Tel: 210-571-0682. Kaiti is a professional maquilleuse who specializes in theater make up and photo shoots. She does house calls.