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Aeolos Villa Overlooking the Sparkling Waters of the Aegean

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,885 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 BR + Loft, 2 BA, Sleeps 8

*LICENSED BY THE GREEK MINISTRY OF TOURISM*

Quietly nestled above the rippling wavelets of the Aegean Sea, Aeolos Villa offers a unique retreat in one of the most splendid and environmentally protected locations of Attica, a breath away from the historic site of Marathon.

Indulge yourself in our picturesque home directly above the Aegean Sea. Enjoy the cool waters of our nearby sandy beach. Drink your chilled daiquiri and relax in our veranda with bird-eye, Santorini-like views.

Prices Including:

- Free WiFi (bring your laptop!), satellite TV (50 inches screen!) and video, free loan of mobile phone upon arrival.

- Maid services once a week,

- And a dozen, little surprises that will make you feel like royalty.

- LOCATION

The house is located inside Schinias National Park, northeast of Athens, only a 3 minutes drive to a sandy beach with pine forest, 2 minutes to rocky beach, 3 minutes to taverns, 15 minutes from historic site of Marathon, 60 minutes from International Airport, 55 Kilometers from downtown Athens.

-WHAT TO DO DURING OUR STAY? PLACES TO SEE

That is totally up to you. You could enjoy the sea and spend the day in oriental laziness, or you could try some of the various water activities (including water surfing and jet ski), offered in the crystal clear waters of Schinias Beach.

There is always the possibility of visiting nearby Marathon historic site, the archaeological site of Ramnous and the Marathon Museum, having Stavros as your personal guide.

You can spend the entire day in Athens, visiting Acropolis, the Archaeological Museum, picturesque Plaka with its numerous taverns, Lycabetus Hill for an overwhelming view of the city and so many more.

For short tours around Athens, there is the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, with its unique sunset, the Kutuki cave at mount Hymetus, the Temple of Artemis at Vravrona.

- WHERE DO WE DINE?

There are many fish and grilled meat taverns at 3 minutes drive from our house, where you can enjoy excellent food at the edge of the sea, feeling the soft sand under your bare feet. At Nea Makri you can dine in a vast variety of restaurants. You also have the possibility of ordering pizza delivered at home, or you can ask Rosa to cook for you her famous, irresistible moussaka!

-NIGHT LIFE

Cinemas, beach bars and clubs at a 3-20 minute drive, or a quiet stroll along the little harbor of Nea Makri. That is, provided there is no full moon, because, in that case, you will most certainly prefer to enjoy your drink in our candle lit veranda.

- WHAT TO PACK

Only your bathing suits, clothing, personal items, sunscreen lotion and your DSLR! We’ll provide linen and towels, road maps, isothermal bags to keep your fruit cold, snorkeling gear for your dives. If you are trekking oriented, please bring a pair of sturdy shoes and a lot of anticipation!

More Details

Owner
Rosa
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, italian, greek, - Russian and Japanese interpreters available!
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 April, 2018

About Rosa

We are a young couple in our 50s and still blooming. Rosa works as a translator and is fluent both in English and Italian. Stavros, after a B.Sc, an M.B.A. and a M.Sc. In Marketing at the Universities of Lancaster and UMIST in England, and 15 years of very active service as an export sales manager for some of the biggest wine companies in Greece, now spends more time with his family, owning a taxi service and providing his services as a tour and a trekking guide. We have a young daughter, Danae, age 15, who enjoys swimming in the gently sloping, shallow beach of Schinias, from mid April, up to (occasionally) beginning of December!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stavros--

Remember us? You're favorite taxi clients, I'm sure!

Well, you were definitely our favorite taxi driver,and we want to thank you for all your help. It was really fun getting to know you and our trip was much richer from the time we spent with you. We meant it when we said that you are welcome to visit us in Colorado! We have great skiing! Hope you and your family are doing well. Tell Danai (sp?) hi from Annabelle! Thanks again.

Jann, Kraige, Meredith and Annabelle Kinney
Aug 2006
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Marathonas, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1885 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • mobile phone
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • We have a spacious bathroom with large bathtub and shower, a second bathroom with comfortable shower, plus an outdoors shower with H/C water, that our friends usually find very amusing! The house is fully equipped and you won't really need anything else, but your personal items and a lot of enthusiasm!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Loft - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • There is the master bedroom that has a king size bed and a walk in closet, a second bedroom which has a wooden loft with a double size mattress (this is our daughter's room, and our friends' children usually consider the loft as the perfect place to hide, when they are visiting...), and a third bedroom (the room doubles as a study or a guest room) with a comfortable, double bed. All rooms have view to the sea. We have recently converted a basement room in a bedroom with two single beds and it's own en suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Aeolos Villa Overlooking the Sparkling Waters of the Aegean
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Going to Greece was the fulfillment of a long-held dream. I cannot think of a better introduction to the country, its people and its culture than that we experienced through Rosa’s and Stavros’ warm hospitality and friendly guidance. Our stay at Aeolos was very comfortable, the views from the terrace were incredible, and the breakfasts were memorable. We ventured on three tours and were rewarded with exhilarating adventure, visits to the glorious antiquities of ancient Greece, and many indulgences in traditional Greek food and custom.

Not only will I recommend all this to anyone planning a vacation in Greece, I sincerely hope that I will return one day to this wonderful villa overlooking the Aegean.

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2007
  • Date of Stay: October 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

This house is great - and the owners are even better, and make for excellent hosts. They took care of getting us to the house and around as needed.

The home is well equipped with everything a guest would need for cooking, for laundry, and for relaxing during an extended stay. Wifi, cable tv, and music/ movies included.

And the scenery is fantastic. A great deck to have meals and enjoy the views.

Thanks Stavros and Rosa!

  • Review Submitted: 17/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large house with astonishing view over th blue sea

  • 5 of 5

From the start of the booking process with many useful recommendations from Rosa to a warm welcome with excursion and restaurant tips a completely successful stay. The large sun terrace with a wide view over the sea invites to be lazy, to just sit there from breakfast until the final glas of wine. Beaches are not far away and there was even a birthday surprise for us .... The excursion hints from Rosa proved to be very helpful. Completely furnished with a large kitchen and lots of personal touches, the house gives the pleasant atmosphaere of an inhabited paradise instead of a sterile hotel or holiday home. Many thanks to Rosa and Stavros

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property with 5 star hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our (4 women friends) trip to Greece was highlighted by our stay at the beautiful home of Rosa and Stavros. Rosa had the refrigerator stocked for breakfast and snacks upon our arrival and was most gracious in providing transportation to the village for an evening meal. The tours that Stavros offer are the perfect way to explore the archeological sites and the traditional life and culture of Greece. He shares in-depth knowledge of his country with passion and an enthusiasm that is contagious.

When I arrived home and told my husband about our trip he is anxious to plan a trip to Greece so hopefully I will get to go back.

Thank you to Rosa and Stavros.

  • Review Submitted: 08/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The villa was wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

The property sits high up on a hillside with beautiful views of the sea and surrounding area. It was fully stocked including breakfast foods for the first few days. It's located close to nice restaurants and wonderful beaches. Stavros and Rosa are wonderful hosts. Their knowledge of the Country's sites and deep history are impressive and it really helped to make our trip a wonderful experience. We send a big "Thank You" to Stavros and Rosa for your hospitality and friendship!

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful uplifting location and feeling like home

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay in your beautiful home Rosa, thank you for opening your home to us. Our three children completely enjoyed their rooms, the space, the fact that from the entire house you can see the sea. We enjoyed seating on the terrace, having breakfast in the warm sun and looking at the sparkling sea waters! We were very lucky and it was uexpectedly warm for the season which allowed us to swim in the sea, have meals in beautiful tavernas you have recommended us. We had the most beautiful Easter holiday and it felt like home, we are so grateful and we will come again!

We send you our warmest regards

  • Review Submitted: 21/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Eleftherios Venizelos
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Rafina (and Aghia Marina, which is much closer)
Nearest Train
45 Kilometres
Palini
Car: necessary

55kms from downtown Athens, 3' min drive to a sandy beach.

How Do We Get There?

Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport is 45 Kilometers away. You could take a series of buses, but that would be a time-consuming and complicated procedure. You could take a taxi, but that would cost approximately 50 euros. In any case, you will not have to bother. We will be there to pick you up when you arrive, ensuring a fast and safe journey to our home.

Other Activities: Shopping, parasailing, basketball court

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Marathonas, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Festive
7 Apr 2018 - 23 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$240
AU$1,682
AU$6,408
 
 
Low
24 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$208
AU$1,458
AU$5,607
 
 
High
21 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$240
AU$1,682
AU$6,408
 
 
Low
1 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$208
AU$1,458
AU$5,607
 
 
Festive
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$240
AU$1,682
AU$6,408
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$240
AU$1,682
AU$6,408
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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