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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A unique 2 bedroom stone-built villa, 40m from the serene beach and adjacent small fishing harbor of Skourdouliari, relatively isolated, mostly visited by people from the nearby village ,and fishermen attending to their boats, where you can enjoy the relaxed Ikarian lifestyle, that makes its inhabitants live so long. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20898379
Located just 40m from a quiet pebbled beach, Sarakiniko is a unique and ideal holiday country house, for those who want to retreat, relax and enjoy the serenity of Ikaria. The bay can also be approached by yacht or speedboat, and the harbor can accommodate a speedboat up to 7m. Accessible by road, it is ideal for those who want to visit Greece away from the noise of holiday resorts.
Although there is no minimum number of guests, the property is let at a fixed price per week so it is better suited for groups of 4-6.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Skourdouliari 40 m|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Ikaria Island National Airport 20.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
Northeast Aegean Islands region
For tourist information on Ikaria please see here: http://www.island-ikaria.com/.
and there some good information in this website too: http://visitikaria.gr
Also find all about what makes Ikaria special here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20898379
and here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/may/31/ikaria-greece-longevity-secrets-age
and here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/magazine/the-island-where-people-forget-to-die.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Skourdouliari is an isolated beach down the road from the mountain village of Chrysostomos, and close to the tiny seaside village of Leivadi. Leivadi has a Taverna where you can enjoy Local delicacies and great hospitality. Further towards the town of Aghios Kirikos, within 3 km you can find more Tavernas and traditional cafés (Kafeneion) in the seaside village of Xylosyrtis, which also has a lovely pebbled beach. The nearby infrastructure consists mostly of country roads, occasionally without tarmac. for more tourist information on Ikaria please see here: http://www.island-ikaria.com/
Sarakiniko can also be approached by yacht or speedboat, and the harbor can accommodate a speedboat up to 7m, if negotiated kindly with the fishermen. Alternative in the summer months a yacht can approach the beach outside the harbor easily.
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Calendar last updated:21 Feb 2014
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