The Villa is perched gracefully on a gentle hillside with sweeping panoramic views overlooking Gennadi Bay, arguably the most scenic bay in Rhodes, proudly holding a blue flag award.
It's 0.5Km away from Gennadi sea front which has good quality traditional tavernas, ideal for a tasty local meal or a refreshing drink. Gennadi village is 0.5Km away providing excellent eateries, we recommend 'Mama's Kitchen' with it's fresh local fayre, attractive garden and friendly staff! There is also a small supermarket, traditional bakery with fresh product daily, pharmacy and greengrocers. It is possible to walk to both seafront and village, but a car is recommended due to the climate!
Lindos with it's Ancient Acropolis and charming cobbled white washed streets is an experience not to be missed! With a white sandy bay and many delightful bars and taverns to choose from, it is well worth a visit.
Kiotari is 7 minutes away to the North with lovely sandy beaches, glass-bottomed boats and 'chill-out' bars.
Prasonissi is 20 minutes away to the Southern most tip of the Island, this is where two seas meet and is a fantastic location for watersports!
The jewel in the crown has to be the Old Town of Rhodes which is 45 minutes to the North. A medieval walled town being arguably the best preserved in Europe and is Nesco protected. The town is bursting with differing cultural influences from Ancient Greek civilization through to Byzantine, Christian- The Knights of St John, Turkish and Venetian to name a few. The pretty cobbled streets offer an eclectic mix of tavernas, bars, interesting shops (selling everything from unique jewellery to leather shoes and goods) and historical buildings/monuments.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest beach||Gennadi 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Diagoras Airport 65 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The living area is tastefully fitted, equipped with a comfortable double sofa bed, stylish coffee table, rustic wicker chair, and for additional storage, has an individual draw unit. Satellite TV is provided for entertainment, and wifi connection is available throughout. The patio doors open directly on to the poolside area, creating a greater sense of outdoor living, while providing uninterrupted sea views.
Kitchen and Dining Area
The kitchen is supplied with all the amenities expected on a self catering holiday – fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, cooker, microwave, toaster and kettle - for those nights not spent barbequing or dining in one of Rhodes' many reputed tavernas. The kitchen leads on to the dining area and the indoor table and chairs which are ideally placed for looking out through the patio doors onto the pool.
Upstairs, the glorious views continue. The double bedroom is finished to a high and contemporary standard, complete with comfortable double bed, spacious fitted wardrobes and a pair of bedside tables with lamps. The main bedroom leads directly on to the upstairs sun terrace, the perfect vantage point for views of Gennadi Bay, basked in sunshine throughout the day and a cooling respite by night. The second bedroom is fitted with bunk beds and a large chest of drawers, providing ample storage.
There are two bathrooms within the villa. On the ground floor, a wash basin, mirrored cupboard, WC and shower unit. Upstairs, the main bathroom has both a bath and a shower, WC, mirrored wash basin and hairdryer/shaving socket.
|Further details outdoors|
This private location comes complete with all the outdoor essentials - dining table, sun loungers, padded deckchairs, parasol and barbeque, guests can sunbathe by day and dine alfresco by night. The upper veranda is extremely roomy and a great place to have an early morning coffee/early evening drink. The spacious outdoor and pergola areas make for the perfect setting for family barbeques whilst watching the sun drop gently over Gennadi Bay. There is adequate space for car parking. The stars are truly magical at this location in the evening, especially from the upper veranda.
Discounts may be available for late bookings - please contact Joy.
There is a £200 damage deposit which is payable before the start of the holiday and returnable on checking out.
A 25% deposit is required to secure the Villa.
Rhodes is the largest of the 12 Dodecanese Islands, lying on a Northeast-Southwest axis in the Southeastern Aegean sea, approximately 10 miles from the Turkish coast (there are plenty of boating excursions available from various locations on the East coast including trips to other Dodecanese Islands such as Symi, Kastelorizo, Leros and also Turkey) . Most of the golden sandy beaches on Rhodes are found along the limestone shores of the East, whereas, grey sands, shingle and pebble predominate on the West coast.
There is a wealth of history embedded on this Ancient Greek Island from the Old Town, with is Palace of the Grand Masters, Lindos with its superb location and Acropolis, Tsambika with it's scenic monastery through to the Castles of Kastello and Monolithos.
The climate is characterised by mild, damp Winters and hot, dry Summers separated by short Spring and Autumn periods. Rhodes in particular is sheltered by the nearby Turkish mainland and lies on the same latitude as North Africa making summers very hot. The Meltemi blows along the West coast of the Island in the summer , cooling the temperature and attracting wind surfers.
The West Coast of the island boasts many interesting places to visit from the ruins of a castle at Kastello near Kritinia, to the castle at Monolithos, steeped in romanticism set on top of a rock, try Christos Corner taverna for a delicious choice of Greek cuisine, with a wide range of mezedes.
There are beautiful natural springs on the Island such as those at the Seven Springs and Petalouthes ( a wonderful cool scenic valley where the migrating Jersey Tiger Moths gather in their thousands).
Tsambika beach and monastery are well worth a visit for a double whammy of coastal beauty and history.
Prasonissi is at the Southern most tip of the Island and is the place for kite surfing and wind surfing! Also on the water activities front the Islands sophisticated waterpark at Kalithea is not to be missed!
Lindos Bay with the village and acropolis beyond is also extremely popular with swimmers, windsurfers and waterskiers with plenty of instruction available.
Gennadi Bay, closest to the Villa (0.5Km) has much to offer without having to travel. There are a range of tavernas, bars and watersport facilities are available. The beach is pebbly with shingles with crystal clear waters in abundance.
The Rhodian villages of Vati, Lahania, Pefkos and Lardos are in the near vicinity with a range of traditional tavernas and beaches, try Platanos taverna at Lahania- excellent Greek cuisine served in the square under the shade of an ancient tree.