Placed directly on the beach overlooking magnificent views of the bay and neighboring islands, this vacation rental in Greece is a private paradise all to yourself.
Built in the early 20th century, the home is designed in the country manor style found throughout the area, with elegant Neo-classical features and a warm sense of pastoral refinement.
Surrounded by centennial gardens, olive groves and Mediterranean landscapes, the home and surrounding outbuildings have all been restored to retain their original charms.
Accessed through a large entrance hall, the main villa’s living room has a comfy lounge area around the large lime stone fireplace and a library full of books, and interesting memorabilia.
Two large French doors open to the pergola shaded living area with views to the sea and the countryside.
The adjacent dining and kitchen area are connected by a bar crafted from local marble and also have direct access to the outdoor living areas. The kitchen features a large traditional wood burning oven and guests have access to a selection of organic seasonal farm products to complement the menu.
The sunny, en-suite master bedroom has large picture windows and its own fireplace and both the double en suite bedroom and twin en suite bedroom have large picture windows and a fireplace.
The Grand Master Suite features a fireside lounge, an office space and French doors leading to its own terrace.
The separate and historic Pasha building with its shaded terrace overlooking the sea, was built in the Ottoman period and can accommodate up to five additional guests.
The numerous shaded terraces, patios and garden settings offer breathtaking views of the bay with outdoor sitting and dining areas, beaches and private piers at your doorstep.
Concierge services available. Welcome hamper with seasonal breakfast items. Optional services include: Private chef and all meals, appetizers, picnics and desserts (approx. €1400 per week), grocery stocking, private boat for cruises or transfers, helicopter service, day excursions, yoga, massage, diving and snorkeling, paragliding, kite surfing lessons. Complimentary use of bicycles, pedalo, kayak, windsurfing and laser sailboat.
Housekeeping with light laundry and ironing services included, Wifi access via satellite service, cable TV with DVD and BD player, beach bags and supplies.
This large island is located at the gateway for day excursions to the nearby Cycladic islands and is within a two hour ferry to Athens mainland. Part of the preserved archipelago of the Petalioi Islands, most are uninhabited and make great day trips to private coves and beaches where protected species like the monachus-monachus seals and sea turtles find refuge.
There are numerous trails on the estate for great hiking and exploring with dedicated bicycle trails. The water sport center is staffed with instructors and welcomes those who want to try their hand at kite-surfing or wind surfing, Kayak trips and paddle boarding. There are several beaches and coves around the island for enjoying in absolute privacy.
Petalioi Islands, Cyclades, Greece. Nearest Airport: Athens Airport then a one hour ferry (optional helicopter or speed boat service) to the island.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Year round
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