The apparent showstopper is the multi-use public room (lobby/lounge/restaurant) with a museum grade selection of chairs (yes, every year they add a few new ones) and seemingly incoherent abundance of materials and visual references, ranging from marble to wool and from sultry French to Grecian chic. Rooms tell a slightly different story. There is a smart minimalism-occasionally offset by splashes of colours; a discreet luxury in the choice of furnishing and fabric and the loud absence of TV.
Ammos’ style is an open-ended journey that started 25 years ago. Since the beginning, Nikos has tried to create an idealised version of an eternally improved summer house, a place that moves forward but at the same time endures the whims of fashion-like in Lampedusa’s famous quote, “everything needs to change, so everything can stay the same”.