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   Restaurant, Retreats & Rooms  

   Nas, Ikaria  

ABOUT US

Restaurant & Rooms

Thea’s Inn is Ikaria’s doorstep to  discovering the island's unique magic. Proudly still voted Trip Advisor’s #1 accommodation on Ikaria, we offer five homey rooms, a restaurant serving traditional, authentic dishes, and rustic retreats – more intimate guided experiences into the island's soulful way of life...

A HIDDEN JEWEL DISCOVERED

Ikaria the Blue Zone

In 2009 when Dan Buettner from National Geographic and I were first connected, he told me he was interested in bringing his research team to Ikaria. His studies so far had led him to believe our small island was one of the regions in the world with the highest number of centenarians per thousand...

AN IMMERSION INTO SOULFUL LIVING

Rustic retreats

There is no better way to experience the magnetism of Ikaria than to completely immerse yourself. My passion in recent years has been to open the doors to the magic of the island – as a guide and educator – through very intimate retreats...

A RETURN TO MY ROOTS

About Thea

I am Thea Parikos. I was born in Detroit Michigan, which is where my mother's family moved to from Ikaria as first-generation American immigrants - but I knew living on the island was always going to part of my destiny...

MONICA SHULTZ, OCTOBER FALL RETREAT (2018)

“Do you wonder about the meaning of life, or the meaning of your own life?  Do you want to know the secrets to health and happiness? Some say, you will find these answers on Ikaria. I think that’s true – if you take the opportunity to join one of Thea's retreats. I have stayed in the care of Thea twice. She not only made sure we experienced the food, the activity and the intellectual side of this special Blue Zone, but she put us in touch with its soul. And our own.”