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Villa Thalassini Memi Beach, Koroni, Peloponnese

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Koroni, Peloponnese, Greece - Peaceful Location, One Step From The Beach

Vila Thalassini is the only house literally on the tranquil Memi beach, furnished with hand made furniture, sitting on a 4 acre garden and with the absolute view of the endless blue of the horizon........................................................................................................................................................................................................................


Owner
Kiki Apostolidis
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2017

About Kiki Apostolidis

I am Kiki and I was born in Koroni, I spent all my childhood years in this area. As a child I used to study and look at the beautiful blue sea as a way to travel around the world. After graduating from high school I went to the USA at Temple University in Philadelphia to get an education. It was also the place where I met my husband. In the 2000 my husband and my children decided to built this log house to bond them together. A lot of personal work and care has been taken to every part of the house. From the hand made roof, floor, house walls to the hand made sofa and chairs. Almost everything is custom made and with a lot of love. We always appreciate having guests over at our home. Greek hospitality is not just a saying where I come from, its an action of heart.

Kiki Apostolidis purchased this villa in 1949

Why Kiki Apostolidis chose Messinia

The land has been given from my father as my wedding gift. It used to be a land of agriculture. A place where I spent a lot of my childhood years. The sea is right next to the property. Just sitting on the balcony and watching at the sea is enough to re-energize my being.

What makes this villa unique

The house is surrounded by a lovely garden that is constantly been taken care by my husband. A variety of trees and plants are placed around the land. The beach is right at the end of the property. Just a few steps away and you can feel the sand between your feet. Whether its winter or summer, a walk on the beach can clean up the mind clutter and open new possibilities. The sea is amazingly clean and a swim will revitalize you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is an amazing house! Angeliki is a very kind, helpful and nice host! We stayed in the house for one week and enjoyed it to the fullest. The house is very beautiful and cozy, with the nice and unique firniture. Big kitchen with all the necessary things like dishwashing machine. The house is right on the seaside! The view from the balcony is amazing! There is an air condition in the living room, but we did not use it al all, it was cool enough because of the breeze from the sea. The place and the house is a real paradise! We recommend everyone to go there for holidays! We will go there again for sure!



Ιούλιος 2014
Feb 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Koroni in Pilos Nestor

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room, wc & hand basin for bedroom 1 and 2.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a queen size bed & built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds & built-in wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Please do not smoke inside the house. Shaded garage parking place in the garden. There is a bus service twice a day for Kalamata, Koroni and Athens. Outside: There is a variety of chairs, tables, loungers on the balconies & terrace, which can be arranged to suit your individual needs. Shade is provided by a tent around the main terrace. There is a garden with Mediterranean flowers and bushes, lemon, pear, orange, quince, pomegranate, almond, olive, apricot etc trees in the back side of the house. There are two terraces below the house with palm trees kikas and other dry climate bushes. The guests can pick up and consume any fruit or vegetables that are in season. There are also beach umbrellas and beach chairs to be used in the beach or in the garden. Utility Room: Whirlpool washing machine in the separate room with iron & ironing board and it is located on the ground floor. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly. Weekly cleaning. Twice weekly service can be arranged on request.

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Villa Thalassini Memi Beach, Koroni, Peloponnese
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
London
5

Amazing house on the beach

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 10-day stay at this amazing property and I am sure we will be daydreaming about it for months... Our hosts Kiki and Vasili were most welcoming and gracious and have made sure that we are well informed about the region and all the local amenities.

It is the only house on the sandy tranquil Memi beach but there is also lots to do and see in the area, should one feel adventurous. The house itself is spacious and very modern yet maintains the traditional beach hut feel with unique furniture pieces hand made by Vasili. It truly became home away from home for us.

The town of Koroni is mere 5 minutes away by car and we had great sea food in restaurants recommended by our hosts. The local supermarket is about 4 minutes away and is good size and is open 7 days p/w.

We are truly grateful to Kiki and Vasili for their hospitality and making us feel welcome in their beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Koroni Arts Festival
Kaggelarios
Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
KALAMAMATA AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
HXOS AND FOS
Nearest Ferry
230 Kilometres
PATRAS
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
PYLOS , COSTA NAVARINO
Nearest Train
290 Kilometres
ATHENS
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
MOREAS HIGHWAY
Nearest Restaurant
120 Metres
KYANI AKTI
Nearest Ski
180 Kilometres
KALAVRITA
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
MEMI BEACH
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Instruction in wood turning and wood working is available. We can also provide equipment for archery and practice on our property. For those interesting in hiking and walking we will provide detail information. I will also give local Greek cooking lessons upon arrangement .

Coast/Beach:

The best beach in the area is Memi beach and the house is directly on the beach. It stretches for two fantastic km. Facing south with white sand and shallow clean water.

There are so many beautiful beaches in the area, & we have plenty of leaflets & guide books to help you choose a different one each day. The turtle Carretta –caretta fetches the eggs literally in front of the house on the beach.

Travel:

Flights come into Kalamata on Sundays between May & October; this is just 45 minutes drive away, along the coast road. You may prefer to have the greater flexibility of daily UK flights to Athens, & then drive over the mountains to Koroni, this is a 3.15 hour drive, with stunning views. We will be pleased to help with any car hire, flight or accommodation queries. If you prefer to use public transport we can arrange for you to be met, at the train or bus station, "for a fee plus expenses".

Distances:

The port of Koroni with bars, cafes seafront restaurants, super market, banks, post office and a Venetian castle is 2km. Along the coast to the west is the magnificent castle at Methoni. Pylos and Navaroni Bay are worth visiting. The area is full of archaeological sites the best of which is ancient Messini. Ancient Olympia is about 2.30 hours drive away.

The area is ideal for people who like photography, walking, swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, yoga, sailing, horse riding.

Further Details:

Koroni has banks, Post office, pharmacy, supermarkets, bakeries, newsagents and shops to cater for all your needs. Memi beach is a large sandy beach & has all the facilities you might need for a wide range of water sports, windsurfing, sailing & sea kayaking & several tavernas and cafes. One can be independent without having to use a car.

Within 8 minutes walk from the beach there is a windsurfing school for all ages.

Locally, there are artists, a furniture maker & a wood turner, all of whom are very happy to show you their work

Scuba diving, fishing trips, & boat hire are available at Pylos

The large sandy beaches near Finekounda are ideal for kite flying.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Koroni, Peloponnese

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SUMMER
16 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£794
for 7 nights
£794
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£794
for 7 nights
£794
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 15.0%

Booking Notes:
To book just contact us by email or phone.
We require a deposit of 25% on booking, with the balance payable 1 month before your holiday.
If it is necessary to cancel we will refund any money already paid if we are able to re-let our house.
Payments should be by bank transfer in UK £s or the current rate in Euros.

Changeover Day:
Upon agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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