A new addition in our residencies: Villa Cortesia Maritima Writing Retreat in Amarynthos, Evia.


Villa Cortesia Maritima Writing Retreat is located in Amarynthos (Evia). It is a 60 square meters independent cottage inside a half acre plot with an all day stunning seaside view. 

It has one bedroom with a double bed, one bathroom with shower and hot water all day, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious patio with insane sea-view, A/C, fireplace and BBQ outside.

The Villa Cortesia Maritima Writing Retreat in Amarynthos, Evia  offers:

  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace 
  • Toiletries, bed linens & towels
  • Freshly cooked meals & complimentary drinks 
  • Social media networking & promotion of your project*
  • Transportation to & from the Athens International Airport provided by The Greek Taxi or Evia Private Transfers

Pricing: Please download for FREE our Season 2024 Brochure

Generous discounts apply for travel nomads, writers, journalists & translators who plan to leave and return as well as long stays in order to start & finish a project in our retreat (which will be a great honor). Please drop us an email at [email protected] or send your application today.

Do not forget to check out our handy guide with some really useful info before visiting our Retreats in Evia.

Also, you can always take a look on the range of services we are offering besides the writing retreats. 

New Res Artis website is live!

Res Aris Logo

Res Artis is a worldwide network of Arts Residencies, comprises more than 700 vetted members in over 85 countries & they operate from three international offices: the Netherlands, Australia and Iran.

They are the worldwide professional body for the field, ensuring sustainability and growth by providing capacity building tools for their members through face-to-face meetings and digital platforms. Besides that, they aim to support and connect residencies, engage and advocate the importance of residencies in today’s society, and provide recommendations towards cultural mobility research and policy.

Res Artis LogoWriter’s Retreats in Greece is a proud Residency Member of this great network since 2017 and we are so proud and honoured of being selected to represent Greece.

Recently, the brand new Res Artis website went live! So, do not waste time & go to https://resartis.org/ to start exploring.

Here are some exciting new features:

  • Mobile friendly
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant
  • Easier navigation
  • Increased visibility through enhanced Member Profiles (searchable by region or detailed filters; profiles linked to Google maps; more detailed profiles with better image quality)
  • Res Artis services: https://resartis.org/services/
  • Dedicated Member Portal (add and edit open calls, news items, profile; and access extensive Resources including our digital Library, Res Artis Reports and Logos, Digital Learning and Mobility Funding.)

Thank you Res Artis for allowing us to be part of your great network. So far, it was a crucial partner that enabled us to grow and host talented & creative people. We hope the new website will push it further.

Congratulations Res Artis!!!

The family of Writer’s Retreats in Greece

Writers’ Retreats in Greece becomes part of Res Artis Network

Dear friends,

We are very proud to announce the beginning of our partnership & collaboration with Res Artis, the biggest Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies. 

“Encounter the world in residencies”

As part of this creative global community, with 600 centers, organisations, and individuals in over 70 countries, we commit ourselves to offer to artists, curators, and all manner of creative people the essential time and place away from the pressures and habits of every-day life as well as an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.

Those interested in attending a residency can use the information and resources on Res Artis website, gaining insights into the profiles of their members and staying informed about their events and application deadlines.

Since 1993, through the volunteer efforts of the Board of Directors and countless partners and friends, Res Artis has grown to become the largest network of its kind, promoting the role of residential art programs as a vital part of the contemporary arts world, stimulating the creative development and mobility of artists, and furthering intercultural understanding.

We are so happy & fortunate to be part of this family & we will strive to make our Writers’ Retreats the perfect place to host creativity, inspiration, innovation, imagination and people with a vision who look for a place to commit.

Stay tuned & spread the word. More exciting partnerships & collaborations are on their way!

Best Regards

Nikos Dimitriou

General Manager