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Villa Helios with Private Pool, Car Hire and welcome pack Included in Price.

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Nov-2016
Villa in Kalathos, near Lindos, Rhodes, Greek Islands - Peaceful Location, Perfect Base To Explore The Island

The spacious Villa Helios benefits from its own private pool and alfresco dining area. Patio doors lead out to the large terrace from the lounge area over looking the pool to the incredible views of Kalathos Bay. Villa Helios is situated in a peaceful location within easy reach of everything. Lindos, the quintessentially picture postcard Greek village is less than 5 minutes by car, the dazzling white houses climbing the slopes to a fortress topped hill at the end of a sweeping bay make Lindos a spell-binding destination, fully pedestrianised with only Donkeys as transport along its stone pebbled alleyways. The villa is of a high standard with tasteful furnishings in light and airy rooms. The villa is in a great location for anyone to use as a base to tour and enjoy the island, visiting the many towns and sandy beaches nearby or venturing further a field to the numerous ruined castles, Rhodes boasts a fascinating history with over 300 days of glorious sunshine per year!

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi my name is Ivor. I have been renting my villa now for 10 years and have many repeat customers. Each season I review and improve the facilities for my clients comfort and always try to go that extra mile to make your stay memorable and enjoyable

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5 Reviews

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based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fabulous Holiday Destination

  • 5 of 5

Villa Helios is a perfect destination for a holiday. The villa was absolutely beautiful, extremely clean and had everything we needed for a fabulous holiday. Set in breathtaking scenery it has superb views. The pool is a great size and the patio area perfect for relaxation and bbq's. We had a fantastic holiday in July, having fun in the refreshing pool, sunbathing on the immaculate terrace and taking in the views on the balcony. The surrounding area was great to visit and the car was extremely useful. We loved being so close to Lindos with all it's cobbled streets, gift shops and rooftop restaurants. We can't recommend Villa Helios enough; it really is a fantastic place for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes villa Helios is well situated for visiting all the best places and we have always said it has fantastic views. We try not to be biased but we love it! We always try to go the extra mile to make the perfect holiday.
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5

Lovely retreat

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and well maintained with a lovely garden and pool area. The local manager was very helpful and recommended a beautiful sandy beach, a short drive away (Agathi I think!).

We ate in the beautiful town of Lindos most nights and although a little pricey, there are plenty of ok restaurants.

There was a well-stocked supermarket about 5 mins drive from the villa (on the road to Lindos) with a great coffee shop next door. This was the only place we could find reliable Wifi on the island and the staff, coffee, cakes and chocolates were all great!

The villa was up on the hills with beautiful views of Kalathos bay and was a great base for exploring the rest of the island. I would certainly recommend this property for young families and those wanting a quiet get away.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great stay at my lovely villa with views to die for. Yes Lindos is beautiful and very much a tourist area. There are many other places to visit with excellent Greek restaurants. Just a 10 minute drive takes you in to Lardos village where you will find a selection of reasonably priced typically Greek restaurants and the locals frequent for an evening meal WiFi is available at the villa with pay as you go cards or free at some local bars and tavernas it's all with satelite connection Ivor
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5

Fantastic peaceful paradise with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Villa Helios lived up to its name drenched in sun. The sea view is just amazing there are not many places I have been that have had such a view. Although tucked away on a hill it is central for all the great tourist spots and yet still very quiet and peaceful. The villa itself is very elegant and has a lot of thoughtful touches put in by the owner which makes the stay very comfortable. I can't wait to go back soon it's a real gem!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are constantly thinking of our clients and try to update and improve things for you every year. The position of the villa does ensure the sun drench factor! Wishing you all good holidays, Ivor
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5

Great villa

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous villa in lovely, peaceful location. Beautiful sea views and easy access to the whole of the island. Bakery in the village does the best cakes! In easy reach of many beaches but if you just want to get away from it all, and enjoy your own private villa & pool, there's really no need to travel too far.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Villa pool and gooey cakes, what more could one ask for!! Ivor
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5

Peace, quiet and a little bit of paradise

  • 5 of 5

I need to make a confession, we have stayed at the Helios twice and have already booked again for 2015, in fact I like it so much I even have a picture of the pool as my computer wallpaper.

Now my review....

Walk off the plane, pick up your luggage, cross the road from the terminal and find your car in the car park....a perfect way to start your holiday.

Exit the car park and drive towards Kalathos, if you don't stop en route you can be there in less than an hour.

If you want some provisions and it is getting late, stop off in Falaraki, there is a supermarket next to the Church on the main road that stays open late.(Morrisons...but not as you know it)

When you reach Kalathos turn off the main road and drive the short distance up the road to the villa, the road is narrow but easy to navigate.

On reaching the villa, take a moment to enjoy the view of the pool, then operate the electric gates and enter your own little bit of paradise.

What you do now is up to you, relax or explore or maybe a bit of both.

The villa offers the usual home comforts, so if you want to really relax, do nothing and just lie by the wonderful pool, you can.

The villa kitchen is not large but self catering is still easy with a modern hob, oven and microwave, or try the outdoor barbecue, just beware of the local cats if you do.

After a hard day sunbathing spend the evening sitting on one of the balconies with a glass or two of wine and watch the stars come out but if you do, you will never want the holiday to end.

Food shopping.

Back on the main road heading towards Lindos and Lardos you will find a supermarket which stocks most of the things you will need or go to Lardos and buy direct from the butcher, baker or fishmonger.

Eating out.

Kalathos is a bit limited.

Lindos is expensive.

Lardos is cheaper and more relaxed.

Heraki is lovely and has several good tavernas.

What to do?

There are lots of places to visit, Lindos is a short drive away but horribly busy during the day and the Acropolis is closed on a Monday.

Tsambika has an amazing beach or if your legs can take it, make the long climb to the Monastery, the views are amazing, so remember to take a camera.

Prasonisi is right at the bottom of the island and well worth a visit to see the kite and wind surfing.

Rhodes Old Town is a must, traffic is manic and parking can be difficult. Try visiting in the afternoon, the "New Town" closes after lunch and parking gets a lot easier.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's gratifying to know that clients can find a little bit of paradise on Rhodes. We strive to create as peaceful and stress free holiday as possible within our capabilities. It's rewarding to know that clients love it so much that they keep coming back year on year. Have good holidays! Ivor
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Many of the surrounding beaches offer a host of water sport activities, there is bicycle hire for exploring the local area, scuba diving is available in Kalithea and Rhodes town approximately 20 minutes drive and wind surfing along the west coast.

Coast/Beach:

There are many beaches along the east coast of Rhodes, pebbly, sandy or mixed. The nearest beach is Kalathos beach which is approximately a 2 minute drive from the villa. Other nearby beaches are Lindos (5 minute drive) Vlitchi (3 minute drive) or the beautiful golden sandy cove of Agathi beach (10 minutes drive). Water sports can be found nearby and most beaches offer refreshments and toilet facilities.

Travel:

The villa is a 40 minute drive from Rhodes International Airport. Car hire is arranged for you for pick up and drop off at the airport upon your arrival and departure

Distances:

The village of Kalathos is 1km from Villa Helios. Lindos is a 5 minute drive and Rhodes town is well worth the 40 minute drive.

One of Europe's largest water parks can be found in Faliraki, a 30 minute drive away.

Further Details:

The nearby village of Kalathos has basic amenities, small super market selling fresh meat, vegetables and fruit. In Lindos itself you will find many, restaurants and bars with rooftop gardens, a bank, post office and a whole host of shops.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
2 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Rate 3
13 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£990
for 7 nights
£990
 
 
Rate 4
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Rate 5
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,430
for 7 nights
£1,430
 
 
2017 6
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
2017 7
8 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
2017 8
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
2017 9
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
for 7 nights
£1,450
 
 
2017 10
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
2017 11
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
2017 12
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£990
for 7 nights
£990
 
 
2017 13
30 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
2017 14
7 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
2017 15
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Rate 2
1 Apr 2018 - 12 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£960
for 7 nights
£960
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes;
A 25% non refundable deposit is payable on booking
The balance is payable 6 weeks before arrival
Payment is accepted by cheque or bank transfer
A returnable £200 villa security deposit required at time of booking

Changeover day
Changeover day is Wednesday or Saturday this is due to the better availability of flights, however we are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Each week has its own individual price, Saturday to Saturday weekly price includes a rental of a 5 seater hire car or upgrade to a 7 seater car @ small extra cost, pick up and drop off at the airport, and a welcome pack @ the villa. For accurate pricing please contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom upstairs with bath/shower, w/c, wash basin with electric shaver point, 1 shower room downstairs with shower, w/c and wash basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double room with king size bed. 1 twin room with 2 single beds. Both bedrooms are air-conditioned, large and airy with large built in wardrobes. Both lead to their own private balconies via large patio doors both boasting fantastic sea views.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: The large 10 metre by 5 metre infinity pool is situated to the left of the property with stunning sea views completed with sun loungers on the large patio area. The pool is for the sole use of Villa Helios’s guests. The pergola with table and six chairs and adjacent BBQ is perfect for alfresco eating whilst taking in the stunning views of Kalathos Bay. There is a grassed area perfect for playing children, there are many planters around the property displaying many different examples of the local plant life on the island, there is an outside shower, and imposing entrance via electronic gates. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, cleaner will come and change all the towels and linen on changeover day or mid stay if you book a 2 week holiday.

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