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The Beachcombers - 4 Villas with Large Private Pools and Spas - Driftwood (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)

Overview

Property

Updated: 29-Jul-2016
Villas near Lindos, Rhodes, Greek Islands - Fantastic Location with Sea and Mountain Views

The Beachcombers are situated in one of the best locations on the island, with amazing sea views. Halfway between the old village of Lindos, with its narrow streets and ancient acropolis, and the newer resort of Pefkos, with it’s long sandy beach. The south-east coast offers many lovely beaches, the nearest one down in the bay, less than 10 minutes walk away. St Paul's Bay, just along the coast, is a popular venue for weddings, and The Beachcombers offer ideal accommodation for Honeymooners and Guests. They offer traditional country style with tiled roofs and pine ceilings, combined with luxury furnishings and well equipped kitchens. The view is something extra special, with the dramatic cliffs to the right, and the sea spread like turquoise satin in front. If you adore the scent and colour of a well kept garden, if you like cooking with fresh herbs, if you can see yourself relaxing in the jacuzzi as the sun climbs across a clear blue sky, this is for you.

The Beachcombers are licensed by the Greek Tourism Organisation.

More Details

Details for holiday villa Driftwood (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Double bedroom with sea views, twin with mountain views, each with r/c air con., balcony.

Bathroom tastefully tiled in shades of grey with white suite. Bath with shower over, washbasin, illuminated mirror and WC that can cope with paper!

Very spacious lounge with 2 large picture windows and lovely sea views. Two comfortable white leather sofas, a 2 and a 3 seater, where guests can relax and enjoy TV or music. Dining area with sea views and a solid wooden table for 6. A powerful r/c air con unit ensures swift & efficient climate control.

Well equipped kitchen with cooker (ceramic hob), dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave oven, washing machine, iron, toaster, kettle, cutlery and crockery, BBQ utensils. Fully upholstered double sofa bed.

Outdoors: Patio with picnic table, sun loungers and parasol. Steps to garden with large fully tiled pool and whirlpool spa. Outdoor shower. Brick BBQ.

Colourful gardens with flowering shrubs, grassed area.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Lorna and Tsam, a husband and wife team. I am British, originally from Cheshire, Tsam (Tsambikos) is Greek, originally from Lindos. We have been together for more than 35 years - here's one holiday romance that did last!

We have two grown up children and one grandchild.

We are very fortunate to be able to spend summer on this lovely island, where we have our own business. We return to the UK in winter, to spend time with our family and friends there, and they come out to visit whenever they can. We share our home with a very handsome German Shepherd called Timber.

We enjoy exploring the island when we have time - even after so many years we are still discovering new places. We especially enjoy walking in the pine forests in the interior of the island, visiting village tavernas for traditionally cooked food, and tasting the locally made wines.

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Speaks English, French, Greek

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beautiful villas, sublime pool!

  • 5 of 5

Firstly let me thank Tsam and Lorna for being wonderful hosts. Nothing was too much trouble and we had everything that we needed and more.

The villas are extremely well equipped, clean and air conditioned - fabulous given that it was 38 degrees outside. The pool and garden were beautiful, and definitely one of the best that we have had over the years.

A car is essential but the island is not huge and you can get to Rhodes Old Town within an hour - definitely worth a visit! We also visited Ancient Kamiros which was stunning and extremely interesting.

The Acropolis at Lindos is only about 5 minutes drive from the villa and well worth the climb. The views are sublime but we did go early to avoid the worst of the crowds.

There are some beautiful beaches just a short drive away including Plakia, Glystra and our favourite Agathi.

Our favourite restaurant was Tsambikos in Pefkos. The view from the terrace was beautiful, the food was exceptional and as an added bonus there is a spectactuar bakery underneath. We also like Hellas in Pefkos but you do need to book as it is incredibly popular.

All in all we had a wonderful holiday in Rhodes and would not hesitate to recommend the villas or the area. As I have said above a car is essential as you cannot even walk to a local shop, but if you are happy to hire a car then these villas are worth that tiny inconvenience!!

Thank you again.

The Reeves Family xxx

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed visiting different places around the island. Hope to see you back again soon!
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5

A great stay in Greece! We will do it again!!

  • 5 of 5

Great house, lovely surroundings with mountains, beaches, Lindos pitoresque Old Town etc! A lovely and genuine Greek experience!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and got to see some of the beautiful places the island has to offer.
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Location

From the Owner

We bought the plot of land several years ago, but it was not until years later that we were able to develop it. We found ourselves in the position of either building, or seeing our planning permission expire, so we built....4 lovely villas! The trend at the time was for 'sugar cube' houses, but we wanted something a bit different, so we used wood and traditional terracotta roof tiles to give them character. The views from The Beachcombers are superb - looking out over Navarone Bay, with the cliffs to the right. The photos just don't do it justice. We never tire of the view of the sea - it varies in shades of blue according to time of day and weather conditions. At night, especially with the moon shining across it, it is beautiful.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rhodes International at 54 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Pefkos or Lindos at 2.4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Rhodes Town at 52 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Afandou at 33 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Pefkos or Lindos at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Navarone Bay at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The Beachcombers are ideally located for those celebrating weddings at St Pauls Bay, only a short drive away. Large groups of guests can rent more than one villa, providing accommodation for up to 24. A lovely location for any large family celebration - wedding, birthday, anniversary.

Early booking recommended.

Coast/Beach:

The nearest beach is down in Navarone Bay, less than 10 minutes walk. It is a very pretty sandy beach, not overcrowded. Lindos, about 2 minutes away by car, has 3 sandy beaches, including the very beautiful St Paul's Bay. Pefkos, 2 minutes drive to the south, has several sandy beaches. It is a very popular family resort. Watersports are available at Pefkos and Lindos. There are many lovely beaches to be found along this coast - we hope you will enjoy discovering them!

Travel:

Rhodes is served by Diagoras, a large, modern airport, with Charter flights in summer from most European countries. There are also several scheduled flights per day connecting Rhodes with Athens and other islands. There is a busy port, with ferry services to the mainland and passenger services to the nearby islands of Symi and Kos, and Marmaris in Turkey. There are plenty of taxis at the airport, in Lindos and in Rhodes town. The nearest local bus stop is 5 minutes walk from the properties.

Distances:

The Beachcombers are about 45 minutes drive from the airport. Car hire can be arranged airport -airport at reasonable rates. Lindos and Pefkos are only a few minutes drive away, the historic Old Town of Rhodes about an hour's drive away. The port is located in the town. The Valley of Butterflies is about an hour's drive, Seven Springs about 40 minutes drive.

Further Details:

There are plenty of shops, small supermarkets and banks in Lindos and Pefkos, and larger stores in Vlicha and Rhodes Town. Greeks love their food, and you will find tavernas serving delicious traditional dishes in most villages. We have some favourites we would be happy to recommend!

In larger resorts, there is a good choice of different cuisines, and every style from formal dining to take-away.

Many of the beaches offer water sports. The southern tip of the island, where the two seas meet across a sand bank, has become very popular not only for wind surfing and kite surfing, but also for sight-seeing and walking.

For youngsters, there is a large Water Park near Faliraki, also a fairground with a Big Wheel. Pefkos has Mini Golf and Go-Karting.

Those who enjoy walking will find delightful walks in the mountains, and some stunning views. Those interested in history will find a wealth of ancient architectural sites around the island. Lindos itself is an ancient village, one of the most photographed places in the world. It has a specially romantic atmosphere after dark, when you can sit in lovely courtyard restaurants and enjoy local dishes. The area where The Beachcombers are located was itself designated an area of outstanding natural beauty by UNESCO in the 1990s. Having lived on the island for over 30 years, we can give the best advice about what to see and do and where to eat, but there are still places even we have not yet discovered!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
May/June
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
July/August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,030
for 7 nights
£1,030
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,030
for 7 nights
£1,030
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
We try to be flexible about changeover day. We ask departing guests to vacate by 10 am. Arriving guests will be able to move in after 3 pm. Please let us know if your flight times are unusually early/late, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Notes on prices:
Rates are based on up to 4 guests per villa. Higher rates apply for 5-6 occupants - please enquire for details.
Discounts are offered for rentals of two weeks or more. Please enquire for details.

Baby equipment (cot, high chair, stroller, changing mat) £30.

Wi-Fi available £8 (10 euros) per stay.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Being just between the villages, The Beachcombers are away from the crowds, but easily accessible. We are lucky to have a good bus service, with a bus stop just a short walk away. Plenty of taxis pass by as well, so you can be in Lindos or Pefkos within a few minutes, even without a car. What is special about these villas is the pools - we know from listening to our guests how important the pools are, especially in hot weather. These are larger than average pools, fully tiled, and with modern cleaning systems. Children will play happily for hours in the water, and if they are happy, Mum and Dad usually are, too! We included hydro-massage spas with the pools, because we think Mums & Dads deserve a bit of pampering as well.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Full size bath with shower over, wash basin, cabinet with mirror & WC. Please note - our loos, unlike most Greek loos, WILL cope with paper!

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have wardrobes, bedside table and mirror. Patio doors lead to balcony with small table & chairs. Lovely views of coast to the front (double room) and mountain & gardens to the rear (twin room).

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Each villa is equipped with remote controlled air conditioning, plus an energy saving solar panel which will provide up to 200 litres of hot water per hour. The Lindos area is normally one of the hottest on the island in summer, with temperatures often in the high 30s. The air conditioning units also have a heating function, should you require it, but usually the climate is perfect for enjoying the outdoors - the pool, the BBQ and the beautiful sea views. Outside: The villas stand on a generous private plot, fenced and accessed via an electric r/c gate for vehicles and a lockable pedestrian gate, offering an extra degree of security. A paved driveway behind each house provides ample parking space close to main doors, and there is extra parking space inside the gate for up to 4 vehicles. Each villa has a large garden, but the extra large grounds of Pebble and Sandpiper provide more space for children to play. The pools are 1.40 metres deep at their deepest point. They are in a figure 8 shape, 10 metres long, 6 metres wide (not including spa). The Spas are big enough for 6 to sit comfortably. There is an outdoor shower close to each pool. All pools benefit from modern filtration/chlorination sytems to ensure high standards of hygiene. The pools and spas are illuminated to make an enchanting picture after dark. Each villa has a BBQ, so guests can also enjoy cooking and eating outdoors on warm summer evenings.

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