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Beautiful Tranquil 3 bed 2 bath Villa with large Private pool 5 min from Lindos

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

South Facing Gdns & Private Pool, Qlty Fix & Ftgs, 42" TV, Internet, Wii, Fully Equipt,close to best beaches

Whether you are looking for an active holiday or for some relaxation both can be enjoyed on this beautiful island of Rhodes. The peace and quiet can begin at Villa Maya (which is Greek for magic!). Situated in the quietest area of the development, at the edge of a traditional small village and just a 5 min drive from the spectacular and world famous village of Lindos. Villa Maya enjoys panoramic views of the surrounding hills, olive groves and the distant Mt Ataviros which can be viewed either while relaxing around the pool or sunbathing on the secluded 1st floor sun terrace. The house sits on one of the largest plots on the development affording our guests plenty of breathing space, the gardens are mature and inspiring! The villa is south facing and sun worshippers will relish the all day sunshine. When you want a change you are within a 5 minute drive of several wonderful beaches.


Owner
Dea Karayiannis
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've had some wonderful guests...some of their comments are below.

08/2014-Martin &fam:'Utterly Brilliant'.

This is without doubt the best Villa we have ever stayed in; a true home-from-home with impeccable facilities, furnishings and décor; with the added advantage of your very own swimming pool. We couldn't have wished for anything more.

07/2014-Tony &fam:'Excellent holiday'.

My personal preference is for a high standard villa with own pool and in quiet but scenic location.Villa maya is all of these things.

06/2014-Min&friends:

'Exquisitely Sublime!'. The Villa was absolutely perfect for our needs! And had so much more than we expected!

08/13-Audrey & Sam:

We were heartbroken to leave !..if you're looking for the ideal place to relax, want to enjoy luxurious accommodation & your own private pool then look no further.

07/13- Tony&fam:

Perfect holiday home in an ideal location. We would absolutely recommend this villa ! We had such a great time !
Jan 2010
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Diagoras Airport, Rhodes
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Pylonas Arms
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Afandou Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Chrissa's, Pylonas
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Vlicha
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Whether it's the fun of messing about on the water - pedaloes, canoes, banana boats, waterskiing (if that's your thing !) - or just lounging around on sandy shores, you'll be spoilt for choice. Within a 5 minute drive of several wonderful beaches.

Travel:

Rhodes Diagoras International Airport is a 40 min drive from the Villa. Hiring a car is strongly recommended. Direct flights from most major airports in the UK to Rhodes (Diagoras International Airport), main carriers are Easyjet, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomson, Thomas Cook & Aegean Airways. Flights and ferries from Athens to Rhodes Town. Car hire firms are aplenty-at the airport are the usual giants- Hertz, Avis etc, some local companies and AutoHolidays and Holidayautos which can be booked online and are often the cheapest.

Distances:

5 mins walk to village, 5 mins drive to Lindos & Lardos beaches, 7 mins to Glystra. Full information guide with places of interest to visit, restaurants, activities, doctors, chemists, etc is available in the house.

Further Details:

It is just a 5 min walk to the village centre with its tavernas, mini-markets and the unusual and lovely bell tower and church of St. Gerasimos. 3 mins drive to large supermarket and ice-cream parlour/bakery. 5 mins drive to Lindos beach, cafes, ATM's, shops and supermarkets. Very vibrant night life with cafes, bars and nightclubs. Lindos is the most spectacular village on the island and just a 5 min drive away. A fabulous confection of sugar cube houses clinging to a hillside crowned by an Acropolis - a 4th century temple to the Goddess Athena - on each side an extraordinary vista of turquoise sea. Beaches of Pefkos, Lardos ( water sports) and Glystra within 7 mins drive, all golden sand.

Go karting and Crazy golf in Lardos. Prassonisi (wind and kite surfing beach) 40 kms south world famous and great for a whole day out - make sure you take a sunhat and loads of suncream! Infamous party village of Faliraki 30 mins drive away - fun for the young and young at heart! Afandou Golf course a 20 mins drive away, award winning par 72 course, enjoy! Valley of the Butterflies, (Petaloudes) Seven Springs (Efta Piges) and the beautiful pine trees on Mt Ataviros at the centre of the island. The list is endless. Rhodes Old Town itself is the best preserved medieval town in Europe - a vast walled citadel which is an UNESCO world heritage site. Take a walk along the top of the gigantic walls and get a birds eye view of the old town, Mandraki harbour and the azure sea beyond. Browse in the many tourist shops that crowd the busy cobbled streets, eat and drink to your hearts content (go on, you're on holiday!) in any one of the dozens of cafes and tavernas, visit the museums, mosques & the Street of the Knights where you will feel that you've stepped back in time.

When you've had your fill exit through one of the many impressive gates and visit the New Town with its trendy shops and cafes, not forgetting to visit the 4 umbrella shops in Lambraki St! Enjoy!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Southern Aegean in Greece

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor shower room with WC and basin. First floor with bath & shower, WC and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (1st floor) with king size bed. Balcony with great views. Bedroom 2 (1st floor) with twin beds. Balcony with views. Bedroom 3 (ground floor) with king size bed. Patio doors to garden. Air conditioning and fitted wardrobes in all rooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There are no hidden extras in our pricing, expenses such as air-con and fresh linen on arrival are included. You will find that we have priced ourselves favourably compared to other villas in the area despite offering additional advantages such as a larger pool and gardens. Our aim is to provide value for money so that we can have satisfied visitors who will enjoy their stay and come back for more! In house entertainment includes 42" Plasma TV, DVD player, iPod dock station, Wii games console & games, free Wi-Fi, selection of DVDs, CDs, board games and paperback library. Not suitable for children 5 years and under due to stairs and swimming pool depth (1.5mts). We have an English-speaking couple who are our local reps, they will visit within 24 hrs of your arrival to answer all your questions. Outside: The 9 x 5 private swimming pool is well situated at the front of the property and boasts a shower and separate BBQ area, sunbeds, parasols etc. We have supplied a badminton set (with net) and various ball games. Gardens are nicely maturing. We have 2 mature Olive trees in our garden and some lovely Greek urns planted with typical Rhodian flora. There is private parking for one vehicle but plenty of space for more outside the property. Utility Room: A storage room exists next to the kitchen containing ironing board, clothes dryer, mop, cleaning materials, kitchen table extension leaves (to accommodate up to 10 people). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury linen and towels provided . Courtesy linen change for stays over 1 wk. Full pool management included with visits 3 times a week to clean and check acidity levels. English-speaking representative/ emergency contact. Other: Internally we have created a real home from home. Quality king size and single mattresses, luxury bed linen and towels We have added special touches with Venetian mirrors in the bedrooms, interesting artwork and light fittings throughout.

Reviews

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Beautiful Tranquil 3 bed 2 bath Villa with large Private pool 5 min from Lindos
average rating of 4.92 based on 26 reviews
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Well located

  • 4 of 5

great property, well maintained, quiet area well located for visiting local villages and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent, quiet villa.

  • 5 of 5

Really you will not be disappointed with this. Well equipped, excellent air con, great pool, quiet but convenient area. It is clear that the owner Dea (who was very helpful) has wanted to get things right here, and frankly - she has.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being a great guest and for your very kind review !
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The most perfect villa in a beautiful village

  • 5 of 5

I can't recommend this villa enough.I haven't stayed in such a well equipped villa.The pool is just gorgeous and huge for the size of the villa. To sum it all up I couldn't find any faults at all in location or the villa or the hosts responses to all our needs. And thanks to the lovely Scotsman Will who showed us around and helped with recomendations .

Dea and George well done and thanks for letting us enjoy your special home .

Simon Ruth and Byron xxxx

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a glowing review! We're always delighted when our guests enjoy their well earned holidays and we and our 'gang' work hard to provide the kind of experience that we expect ourselves. Thank you for being such great guests and we hope to see you again in the future!
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5

A Beautiful Authentic Villa with Peaceful Surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Villa Maya.  Loved it!!  It was really lovely to stay in a such a peaceful and beautiful place with everything we needed.  

The villa is stunning and set in lovely gardens. It was spotlessly clean and had a real homely feel. The welcome pack was great and better than we've had previously in other villas.  We arrived late at night and it was all exactly as we needed.

The villa was spotlessly clean and full of character, the pool was very spacious, the rooms were lovely, the towels were good quality and there was even a box with bats and balls, snorkels and masks and badminton etc. which were really handy and appreciated.

The owners were lovely and provided all the information we needed. Overall a fabulous experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Delighted that you had a great stay at our villa, our team thanks you too for being a great guest, hope to see you again soon!
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A fabulous villa with all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous villa with all the comforts of home (and more) if you are looking for a quiet holiday villa this is it.

It is a short drive to Lindos or Lardos I recommend Lardos for dinner but you can bbq we found the fishmonger and butchers in lardos very well priced and valintinos restaurant excellent value for money as were all the tavernas in Lardos

If you are thinking of booking villa Maya just do it you won't be disapointed

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your appreciative comments Tony. We're very pleased you enjoyed your holiday and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. D
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Beautiful tranquil villa, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Me, my boyfriend & another couple stayed at the end of September for one week. The Location of the villa is absolutely perfect. It's about a 5 mins drive from Lindos, so is out of the way enough to be private and quiet, but close enough to be able taxi back late after a boozy dinner!

We rented a car, which really is a necessity for the island as a whole - there is so much to see, you want to have the freedom to be able to explore without catching the local buses.

Lindos town is a real idyllic Greek old town, full of roof top restaurants and bars serving authentic Greek cuisine. I have been quite a few times to Lindos, but my fiends whose first time it was, just wanted to go back night after night! A couple of times we went down to the beach at midnight for a night swim, which I would definitely recommend...and the water in the bay is so warm at that time of year, that it was basically like a massive bath! Sooo nice!

The best day we had though was when we rented a boat from Faliraki and took it down the coast of the island. A-MAZ-ING!!

The villa itself is really perfect. Nice big pool with loungers that gets the sun all day, and when it gets to the evening you can still get the sun for a few hours on the roof terrace upstairs. Great patio seating area by the pool out the front, and a good sized kitchen table for meals inside if you feel like it. We also made use of the BBQ on around 3 of the nights, we went and got fish & prawns from the nearby town of Lardos which was delicious.

Nice big living area with ipod dock, tv, dvd player, dvd's and books, basically everything you would have at your own home, so there always something to do in the evenings when we felt like staying in. And a backgammon board for playing in the shade in the day time :)

Bedrooms were lovely, with aircon in all of them, (and balconies!) loads of cupboard space, and hairdryers (such a hassle to have to carry those around!)

I would definitely recommend this Villa when staying in Rhodes. Perfect for a few couples or for a family. The house itself is so nice and well finished that I wouldn't really recommend it for groups of friends who are looking to have a messy time on the island! You're better off looking for a place in the town or in one of the nearby party towns if you're looking for that. But this place is perfect if you want a bit of time to yourself, with a homely base to come back to after a day of explore all of the beautiful beaches that the island has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Southern Aegean, Europe

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
November 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£905
for 7 nights
£905
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
August 2018
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 7 nights
£1,295
 
 
Sept 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
£905
for 7 nights
£905
 
 
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
£995
for 7 nights
£995
 
 
July 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,195
for 7 nights
£1,195
 
 
August 2019
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 7 nights
£1,295
 
 
September 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
£980
for 7 nights
£980
 
 
October 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
£880
for 7 nights
£880
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£230
for 7 nights
£230
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
A 25% minimum deposit is required at the time of booking with remaining balance to be settled 8 weeks before your arrival date please. Payments in instalments acceptable as long as final instalment is received 8 weeks before your arrival.
We will also ask you to provide a refundable breakages deposit of £200 with the balance of your booking payment, to be refunded within 2 weeks of your departure (subject to satisfactory property inspection).
No smoking in the house except outdoors.

Changeover Day:
Changeovers-normally Weds & Sat although at times we will do our best to accommodate other dates depending on other bookings close to your chosen dates. Villa available from 4pm on day of arrival and must be vacated by 11am on day of departure (We can extend time of dep. free of charge subject to availability).

Notes on prices:
Rates are based on weekly stays for normal capacity to sleep 6. Off season discount of £100 for max 4 people occupancy is offered (for the months of May, June, September and October). All payments are shown in sterling but arrangements can be made to pay in Euros at the going exchange rate. Arrangements can be made to sleep 8.

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