Olive Grove Villa Pilona
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Unwind in style in a luxurious private villa, blending authentic Greek atmosphere with relaxing seclusion, while only a short drive from countless beaches and popular tourist destinations.
This 3-bedroom villa boasts breathtaking panoramic rural views, which can be enjoyed from the private master bedroom balcony, or from the upstairs terrace, furnished with large jacuzzi, relaxing circular day bed and decadent outdoor sofas.
While situated in an idyllic quiet location, the villa is within easy walking distance of Pilona (Pylona, Pylonas), a traditional Greek village with several excellent local tavernas and shops, reached through a country lane lined with olive, lemon and orange groves. The vibrant villages of Lindos, Lardos and Pefkos, and a multitude of beaches, are just a few minutes drive away.
The villa is ideal for a romantic luxury break, in a peaceful, secluded location. The upstairs west-facing terrace is lavishly furnished with a jacuzzi, day bed and sofas, perfect for relaxing with a glass of local sparkling wine, watching the spectacular sunsets towards Mount Attiviros, or gazing at the array of stars in the night sky, over unspoilt countryside.
The villa is on the edge of a small development of houses, ensuring that much of the property is not overlooked, offering the opportunity to mingle with a small friendly community whilst still retaining adequate privacy.
We welcome wedding parties and honeymooners, and can recommend excellent wedding planners, hairdressers, beauticians etc. on request.We have both shared a love affair with Rhodes for many years, and would be happy to assist you with any aspect of your stay there, from places to go, where to eat, car hire etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vlicha/Lardos 2.4 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Diagoras, Rhodes 48 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms - The first-floor master bedroom features a king size designer Italian bed, fitted wardrobes, dressing table and mirror, air conditioning, hairdryer and safe. Patio doors lead to private balcony.overlooking pool and garden.
The ground-floor and first floor bedrooms both feature twin beds, fitted wardrobes and patio doors. The upstairs bedroom also has a private balcony. Both bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning units.
Stairs lead to roof terrace with jacuzzi, decadent soft furnishings, and superb mountain and rural views.
Bathrooms - First floor bathroom with bath, WC and washbasin. Fully tiled.
Ground floor fully tiled wet room with shower, WC and washbasin.
Brand new fully fitted open plan kitchen diner incorporating fridge freezer, washing machine, microwave, oven and hob. Full range of cooking utensils and crockery including children's tableware, tea towels etc. is provided. Contemporary dining table seating 6 people. There is a tried and tested selection of traditional Greek recipes available in the villa should you wish to try your hand at authentic Greek cookery. Situated to the lower rear of the property, the kitchen remains cool throughout the day. Patio doors lead outside to an unspoilt view of olive groves.
Living room - Tastefully furnished, including two large sofas, 32 inch LCD TV, CD/DVD player, book library, board games. Front door opens to terrace overlooking swimming pool and garden.
Internal decoration is to a high standard and incorporates all the modern facilities required for a luxurious and comfortable stay, including a fully fitted kitchen, air conditioning, wet room and separate bathroom. The villa comfortably accommodates 6 people.
Externally, the villa features a private swimming pool, outdoor shower, barbecue facilities, private sunbeds and parking.
We are very accessible to families, and can provide an infant bed, highchair and cot on request, along with TV, DVD player, stereo, playstation, board games and book library for adults and children.
|Further details outdoors|
For alfresco dining a six-seater table is situated on the raised patio area, this area provides welcome shade for the majority of the day, again with glorious views onto surrounding olive groves, and is a perfect spot to enjoy the uninterrupted birdsong while you enjoy a leisurely breakfast.
Externally, the property features 6 luxury sun loungers surrounding the outdoor 8 x 4m private pool and pool shower, and a patio table and chairs furnish the pergola-covered main terrace.
A barbecue and tools are also available for alfresco dining.
From then Roof terrace, Mount Attiviros, the largest mountain on Rhodes, can clearly be seen on the horizon.
The garden is stocked with a range of plants, and features a well established olive tree.There is private parking
We will provide a welcome pack for all of our guests to include some essentials you may require when you arrive. For a small fee, we can also arrange for your shopping requirements to be at the villa on your arrival.
We also have a well respected management team who are based locally and own and run rental villas themselves, so have extensive experience in this field. We have ourselves stayed in one of their villas, and the service received was exemplary. They are highly skilled in all aspects of pool and jacuzzi management, and are second to none in terms of cleanliness and attention to detail. They will greet you on arrival at the villa to help you settle into your surroundings, and there is also a 24 hour help line in case of any emergencies. If required, you can be met at the airport by a member of our management team to assist you on arrival with directions etc. We are very confident that they will be able to help you with any issues during your stay.
Fresh linen and towels are provided for your use, these are changed on a weekly basis and can be laundered during your stay on request for an additional fee.
Arrival time is after 4pm, departure time before 10am, however we may be flexible depending on arrival times of subsequent party, please contact us with your requirements.
Warm/cold air conditioning is available.
All windows are shuttered for your comfort and security.
A folder containing housekeeping info, important contact numbers and local information is provided.
Frequently Asked questions:
Listed below are some frequently asked questions, if you can't find your answer here, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
Which airlines travel to Rhodes?
Most major holiday airlines travel to Rhodes during mid and peak season from the majority of regional airports. Flight times range from 3 and half hours to four hours, depending on your departure airport. In low season, please check your flights before proceeding with a reservation, as during the winter only indirect flights via Athens may be available from London Heathrow. The aiport code for Rhodes is RHO and the airport is Rhodes Diagoras Airport. To see which airlines are suitable for you, please use our useful flight search tool.
What is there to do in Rhodes?
There are many attractions on Rhodes to suit all ages and tastes. There are pages listed on the left hand navigation menu of to help plan your trip. We also have a brochure in the villa with many ideas for days and nights out.
Do you know of any local car hire firms to use?
We would highly recommend George Cars, a reliable and reasonably priced local firm. Alternatively, many international firms operate a service on Rhodes, click here for more information.
What nightlife is there near to the villa?
The village of Pylonas is a traditional Greek village and has a good selection of bars, including one British bar. Lindos and Lardos are only 5 minutes drive from the villa, offering a vast variety of bars restaurants and nightclubs to suit all tastes.
Is it easy to get Taxis from the villa into Lardos and Lindos?
Yes, taxis operate from Lindos and Lardos and can be contacted by phone.
What is your preferred changeover day?
During peak season, our preferred changeover day is Wednesday. In low and mid season we can be more flexible and may be able to accomodate a Saturday arrival. You can send a request through our contact us page.
Do you have facilities such as cot and high chair?
We are happy to provide a travel cot and high chair, please ensure you request these before departure.
What is in the welcome pack?
We provide a basic food welcome pack with essentials such as water, bread, crisps, biscuits, fizzy drink, beer, eggs, tea, coffee, sugar and milk. We can also arrange for your first shop to be waiting for you at the villa on arrival. The cost of this is paid locally to our management agent. If you wish to use this service please notify us at least two weeks in advance of your holiday. Each guest will receive a complimentary bottle of local sparkling wine on arrival.
I need to cancel what should I do?
Please notify us in writing as soon as possible. If you cancel within seven days of making your booking we will fully refund your deposit. If you cancel outside of ten weeks of departure we will refund any balance paid less your booking deposit.
I want to make a reservation, what do I do now?
If you wish to proceed with a reservation please check our availability calendar to ensure we have the availability. Please then contact us and we will send you a reservation form and payment details. We can accept cheques, bank transfer, PayPal and credit cards.
How far is the villa from Rhodes airport?
Olive Grove Villa is approx 29 miles from the airport, the transfer time is approx 45 minutes by car. The price of a taxi is 50 euros and they can accommodate 4 people. Most car hire firms operate to and from the airport if requested.
What are your arrival and departure times?
The villa will be available from 4 pm on the day of arrival, and must be vacated by 11am on the day of departure, however sometimes we can arrange for late departure. We may not be able to confirm this until approximately a week prior to departure. Please ask!
Is your villa suitable for the elderly or disabled?
We are not a wheelchair friendly establishment and no modifications have been made, however there is a small, single step into the side entrance of the villa, leading to a twin bedroom, wet room and kitchen at ground floor level. The lounge is only accessible via a small flight of stairs.
What is the local charge for air conditioning?
Included in price
The Aegean Islands region
Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands, a group of twelve islands adjacent to the Aegean coastline of Turkey. The Knights of St John were resident on the Dodecanese between the 4th and 6th century AD, and built castles on each of the islands. While the Dodecanese islands are grouped closely together, there is a wide diversity in landscape, culture and traditions on each island.
If you have never visited Greece before, expect a laid-back, restful experience. Greek people are extremely warm and friendly, and the family is central to Greek culture, so children are always welcomed in bars and restaurants.
The beautiful island of Rhodes is commonly known as the 'Island of the Sun' as it usually boasts at least 300 days of sunshine per year. The landscape is diverse, ranging from stunning mountains to the interior, and endless beaches and quiet coves, some with Blue Flag status, most of which are easily accessible by car.
Rhodes is steeped in ancient history, relics can be found all around the island. In particular, the remains of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, can be seen in the UNESCO world heritage town of Rhodes to the North of the island. Also well worth a visit in Rhodes town are the Palace of the Grand Masters and the archaeological museum, and the cosmopolitan harbour region, where you can view the many yachts and boats while enjoying Greek meze in one of the many portside tavernas.From Rhodes harbour, ferries to neighbouring Symi or Turkey can be caught for day trips.
Lindos is an unforgettable experience, a stunning village of whitewashed 'sugar cube' houses lie under the imposing acropolis dating back to 2000bc. There are 4 beaches, ranging from a popular beach with water sports in high season, to a quiet cove in the enchanting St Paul's bay. On an evening, choose from a vast range of rooftop tavernas, each offering stunning views of Lindos by night.
Nightlife on Rhodes is suited to all tastes, from traditional Greek evenings to modern nightclubs to romantic evenings enjoying the beautiful sunset.
An award winning par 72 golf course is located at Afandou, 16 miles from Pilona. Also, there is a large waterpark in Faliraki, and Prasonissi, on the Southernmost tip of the island, is a haven for kitesurfers and windsurfers.
Attractions on the island include the Valley of the Butterflies, the habitat of hundreds of thousands of Quadrina butterflies during the Summer months, and Epta Piges (seven springs), a woodland paradise, with a crystal clear lake and a kilometre-long pitch black ancient aqueduct tunnel through which braver individuals can walk!
The West coast of the island is largely unspoilt and many ancient monasteries can be visited in spectacular locations. To the interior, visit Siena to taste Souma, the local firewater, and Embonas, home to several vineyards open to the public for wine tasting - just make sure someone else is driving!
The village of Pilona is situated just a few minutes drive from Lindos, and its location allows easy accessibility to all the attractions Rhodes has to offer, including a large beach less than five minutes drive away.Pilona is a tranquil, laid back village, but still offers two tavernas offering excellent traditional Greek food, a village shop and children's playground. A large supermarket is within a couple of minutes drive.
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26 Jun 2012
Excellen accomodation in a lovely unspoilt village, close to Lindos & beach. A perfect getaway.
5 Jun 2012
"Fairy Tale Honeymoon Villa"
Excellent luxury villa, great management team, everything you need.
From the jacuzzi to the swimming pool to the most amazing sunsets, every aspect catered for.
Centrally located with easy access to Lindos, Lardos and Pefkos.
All round great villa, made our honeymoon the most amazing of holidays.
29 Oct 2011
Very nice house in a peaceful location amongst olive groves. 5 minute drive to beautiful lindos, 2 minutes from supermarket, great rooftop jacuzzi. The only negative I have to say is that the owner wa… More
Thank you for your kind comments regarding our property in Rhodes, we try our hardest to ensure that everybody staying at our villa enjoys their holiday. Sometimes events outside of our control can happen.
On return we always send our guests a feedback form to gain an understanding of client likes and dislikes to try and remidy any dislikes for future guests.
We ourselves have been in similar situation when a well known airline collapsed in 2008 only two days prior to us departing for our Wedding in Rhodes. Which cost us an extra £800 in new flights from an airport 300 miles furthur from our original departure airport so we fully empathised with our guests situation. we were also stranded due to the Ash cloud for 8 days in April 2010.
In response to the comments regarding the lack of comprehension and compassion regarding the strike situation. We feel that these comments are harsh and unjustified for the following reasons.
It clearly states on our website the cancellation policy. This is within 7 days of booking full refund between 7 days of booking and ten weeks of departure any monies paid less the booking deposit and within 10 weeks of departure no refunds are available. This is in line with industry standards. This cancellation policy is stated on the FAQ page on our website.
When responding to enquiries we always provide a link to our website and we answer questions in a timely and professional fashion.
This guest was due to arrive on the Thursday 20th October and the air traffic control strike was scheduled for 12 hours on the Wednesday 19th October prior to their arrival. Which did not affect the clients travel plans in any way.
Due to the nature of the impending strike action we refered the guest to their travel insurance company and also the credit card company with regard to gaining a refund if they could not travel.
When our guests came back to us and stated that they could not gain any form of refund from there insurance we offered to change the arrival and departure dates to the Saturday to Saturday.
The guest then came back and stated that there were no return flights available. On checking a well known flight checker website there were flights available from nearby airports to there home. The guest stated that they could not afford these flights.
I then offered to re-advertise the availaility on a late availability offer to resell the villa at my expense if this had sold a full refund would have been given.
With regard to lack of compassion I think we have shown that we have explored every avenue to address the situation. Stayed in constant contact via email and phone and offered alternatives.
We also checked with Holiday lettings that our course of action was complient with standard procedures, it was stated that what we were doing was more than most owners would offer.
12 Oct 2011
"Peace & Tranquility"
Olive Grove Villa is equipped to a very high standard, with everything you couild possibly need for a self catering holiday. The facilities at the Villa are excellent, we spent many an hour relaxing by the pool, and later in the day relaxing on the wonderful roof terrace. The views from the roof terrace were amazing, particularly at sunset from the jaccuzzi.
A lot of thought and attention to detail has gone into the indoor and outdoor furnishings, which definitely make for a more welcoming and relaxing holiday. There are a couple of typical Greek Tavernas within walking distance, which serve lovely food. Venturing further afield, Lardos & Lindos are wonderful places to visit & sample the local cuisine.
We returned from our stay at Olive Grove totally relaxed and ready for the great British winter !! We can definitely recommend this Villa, particularly for it's peace and tranquility, (with livelier facilities close by if required)
30 May 2011
"Beautiful villa run by really lovely and helpful people"
Just recently returned from a wonderful week at Olive Grove Villa run by lovely Colin and Jennie - right from booking they were so helpful with advice and friendly tips. They have a great management team out there who are always on the end of the phone as well. Plenty of space, clean and finished to a lovely standard, the pool was fantastic and the hot tub was a real treat! I don't think I could go on holiday again without having both to choose from! Made full use of the BBQ and lots of really good local produce to chose from in the little shops in Lardos, plus a well stocked supermarket near by. Would recommend hiring a car (use George Cars, great value and good service) as it's a short drive away from Lindos (although not too much for a taxi there and back in the evenings) but also great to be able to explore more of Rhodes especially the south and west coast. All in all just a really great place to be based, we had such a lovely time there and couldn't recommend it highly enough. Thank you!
24 May 2011
"Ideal spot to relax and recharge your batteries"
Really nice, quiet location, with private pool, modern smart interior, and an excellent roof terrace where day or night you can relax. Highlight after dinner in or out was a night cap in the jacuzzi watching the stars.
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