Kastelli Blu - Holiday Villa
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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Kastelli Blu - Greek Island Holiday Villa
Kastelli Blu is a beautiful Greek island holiday house for rent on Kalymons Island. A modern Greek villa recently renovated by an interior designer, this is one of Kalymnos' few absolute waterfront holiday houses available for short or long term rental. Not only is the interior of the house beautiful, there are incredible views from this European holiday villa as it is built on elevated land allowing for exhilarating views of the Aegean sea and Telendos island. With a path to the sun-bleached rocks and water from the house, the limestone mountains behind the house for the ultimate in privacy, and quiet, the stage is set for an idyllic Europe Holiday and Greek Island Escape.
Kastelli Blu is a Greek holiday house designed in the Hellenic Modern style, a blend of the traditional Greek architecture with Asian and Mid-Century references. A modern yet comfortable Greek island villa for your vacation, with oversized, covered outdoor balcony areas is perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a perfect spot for your unforgettable sunsets and private Greek island accommodation.
Few Greek island houses for rent are located in such a convenient spot. The villa is ideally situated in the climbing belt and is located directly below several climbing sites whilst only a short distance to other climbing areas near the villages of Panormos, Skalia and Emborios. Kastelli Blu is an ideal Greek island accommodation choice option for climbers who wish to have an alternative experience to the basic studios and would like to experience real Island living in a Greek island holiday house. It really becomes your home away from home. Live like a local and enjoy the swimming within 5 minutes of your Greek island villa either at Kastelli beach or the swimming platform beneath the ruins of Kastelli Castle. The water is crystal clear and invigorating any time of year.
The unforgettable and panoramic views of the mountains and the blue of the Aegean sea will stay with you long after you leave. Living in a modern, Greek island home allows you to fully experience a true haven on one of Greece's most natural and authentic islands.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kastelli Beach 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kalymnos 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
About this location
The Dodecanese region
Kalymnos is one of Greece's most historic and beautiful islands. The locals are known for their good humor and friendliness and are proud of the island's sponge diving history. Today, Kalymnos is renowned as one of the world's best rock climbing destinations.
Apart from exploring the port of Pothia (the hub of Kalymnian daily life), the island offers pockets of quiet, beaches with tavernas or isolated spots for couples. A 5 minute trip on a fishing boat from Myrties brings you to Telendos island - a perfect day trip for lunch, climbing or a visit to the naturalist beach.
Kalymnos offers an array of activities including rock-climbing and diving (courses for both are available), hiking, cycling, walking, exploring or soaking up rays on one of its many beaches. Authentic Greek cuisine with a Kalymnian twist is on offer for those in search of culinary adventures. It is the perfect island for couples wanting to unwind and relax, those in search of the adventure or for families seeking a safe and friendly environment for their children.
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27 Jan 2015
"A little haven of luxury and escapism"
We wanted to thank you so much for all that you did in making our week in Kalymnos, a wonderfully enjoyable one. No hitches, everything was as it had been stated, everyone was where they said they w… More
11 Nov 2014
"A Little Jewel"
We stayed there late March early April and we loved every minute. It is very close to some climbing sectors and close enough to town to get all the groceries you need yet far enough away to feel secl… More
2 Jul 2014
"A haven of tranquility"
Kastelli Blu is a little haven. It's a tastefully restored villa, with breathtaking views over the seas. The warm welcome from our host and from Liana was just lovely and she was really obliging… More
30 May 2014
"Paradies on earth"
Kastelli Blu absolutely magic. The best place in the world we have ever stayed. It is beautifully decorated, with love for detail. John was so kind all times and although we didn't meet him, we f… More
9 Oct 2013
"Wonderfully Relaxing Place to Stay"
We really enjoyed the house which had everything we needed for a really enjoyable stay. It was clean and a nice blend of modern and traditional.We loved the shade covered veranda outside which stayed … More
9 Oct 2013
"An Aegean fantasy"
We stayed at Kastelli Blue for 12 days recently. We had read the tripadvisor reviews and were pretty confident that it would be somewhere we'd love to stay. We had been to Kalnos many times so we… More
15 Sep 2013
"An Unexpected Surprise"
Fantastic communication with owners made the booking process seamless. They went above and beyond in informing me about the islands workings. The space was a mix of modern and traditional Greek design… More
28 Aug 2013
"Peaceful, Tasteful, Stunning setting...nothing more to say!"
Well I could say more but only to reinforce that if you want to take your small family on a memorable holiday to a simple, clean, friendly island in Greece and you want to do it in relative luxury the… More
21 Jul 2013
"Magical, Mythical, Mystical Kastelli Blu"
From the moment I arrived I was completely captivated by its beauty and within moments, months of built-up stress accumulated from my fast-paced world back home began melting away.
Each morning I would wake up and make myself a cup of traditional Greek coffee and soak up the magnificent view from the kitchen window. I would then enjoy my coffee and breakfast on my very own private terrace facing the majestic island of Telendos. After a trek to one of the many quaint churches on the island I would go for a delicious swim to cool down and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean sea … right on my door step! I spent the rest of my days either painting, discovering secret beaches, villages, meeting the friendly locals and mountain climbing with friends.
It's hard to describe how peaceful and serene Kastelli Blue is – my little piece of paradise is far enough away from the main town of Pothia and yet close enough if you need to tap into the local vibe, do a little souvenir shopping, go to a classic taverna for lunch or listen to a local DJ at one of the bars in the evening – its all there if you want it.
This is no quaint rental folks – if you are looking for a luxe, super cool and stylish boutique hideaway, look no further – every detail has been thoughtfully researched and you're every need is provided for. Its so dreamy here – you'll be bathed in the classic Hellenic blue and white through the décor; depending on the time of year the aroma of wild jasmine, thyme and basil will be wafting through the apartment; not to mention the sound of the goat bells chiming.
They're friendly, warm and extremely helpful - they truly made planning my trips easy and enjoyable. The accommodation was always ultra clean; the beds comfortable and the sheets and towels all soft and fresh. Amenities, full kitchen utensils, robes, slippers, beach towels and even sun loungers are all provided. There is also free Wi-Fi and great connection which is hard to come by in some places I've stayed!
In June 2011 and August 2012 I stayed here for two weeks – it's one of my favourite destinations and I am about to book another 2 weeks for this September! Stop your search and book now – I promise you won't regret it.
What I loved
1. My own private terrace
2. Décor and attention to detail
3. The location is the best on the Island, you will not be disappointed with the views
4. The oversized shower
5. The complimentary bottle of wine always goes down well while watching the sunset on the first night
1. Take a trek up to one of the many churches – they're everywhere
2. Take a boat cruise around the island
3. Rent a car – it's cheap
3. Take a boat trip over to the island of Telendos
4. The island is renowned for sponge diving – don't go home without a few
20 Jul 2013
"a quintessential greek island experience"
We stayed at Kastelli Blu for a week in July. The house is located right on the water just a few minutes from Massouri and overlooks the island of Telendos. The owners have a great eye for design which is reflected in the eclectic style of the house. It has a fresh, relaxing feel about it. It is well appointed with quality furnishings and fixtures throughout and excellent attention to detail. A beautiful location and a memorable stay. We highly recommend it.
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