DELFINIA was founded to address the needs of discerning travelers seeking an authentic, insider’s view of Greece & the Mediterranean, without sacrificing comfort and amenities. Throughout many years exploring this region, we found it difficult to come by reliable information on accommodations, dining experiences, leisure activities, or transportation options that would meet our standards as seasoned world travelers.
On our personal quest to find the “best of Greece & the Mediterranean”, we uncovered “diamonds in the rough” and true “gems,” as well as our share of disappointments. But we always kept our standards high. We discovered accommodations where service and ambience were unparalleled, unspoiled beaches that had escaped the crowds, and wonderful restaurants that transformed locally sourced ingredients into truly memorable meals.
The result is our list of “favorites” – hotels, inns, tavernas, restaurants, yachts, villas, food and wine experts, tour guides, and leisure activities that will satisfy the most demanding of travelers seeking both luxury and unique, authentic experiences in Greece and the Mediterranean. It is for this reason DELFINIA was founded – to share our “top picks” with you!
Nancy Mantzikos – Founder & Greece Specialist
Nancy has spent many weeks and months during each of the last fifteen years exploring Greece & the Mediterranean with family and friends. Revisiting favorite destinations and discovering new ones, she has windsurfed in the islands, hiked mountains and explored caves, toured wine country, relaxed on pristine beaches, and dined at the full range of regional tables. Her love for the region endures and she continues to be drawn by its sheer beauty, exceptional cuisine, and the warm hospitality of its people.
Nancy’s imprint on DELFINIA is seen through our
- Thoughtful, unique recommendations for accommodations, activities and excursions, transportation, dining experiences, and all facets of travel
- Attention to Detail and Exceptional White Glove Service
- Great People – from our Professional Drivers to our Expert Guides, each of DELFINIA’s experienced service providers has been personally selected to ensure the highest standards.
Nancy holds the Intermediate Certificate from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust in London (WSET). She also holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia University in New York and was formerly an investment banker. When not traveling throughout the region, Nancy can be found with her family in Connecticut. Nancy welcomes you to explore magnificent Greece!