The Owners

In Alkima Athens, we introduce our guests to a modern, comfortable way of living in the center of Athens


eet the owners of Alkima Athens; two passionate athletes who envisioned a modern hotel experience that revolves around fitness, wellbeing, and life balance!

Meet Margarita

Margarita Kontzia was a swimming champion in Greece for seven consecutive years. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physical education at Demokritos University of Thrace, delivering a thesis on Baby Swimming. Using her education and research, Margarita was a trailblazer in Greece; starting in 1999, she became the first person to teach baby swimming in the country. She is also the founder and owner of Ydria, which specializes in baby swimming. Both an experienced baby swimming instructor and a certified trainer for new teachers, she is Austswim’s presenter in Greece. She is a scientific collaborator at Demokritos University in the Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, with teaching experience in baby swimming, recreation, and swimming lessons. She gives lectures on international physical education, sports, and baby swimming at pediatric conferences.

Discover Alkima Athens

Alkima Athens: A Wellbeing Hotel in the center of Athens that will introduce you to a healthier, more balanced, and fitness-centered way of living!

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