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Villa Thalassini Memi Beach, Koroni, Peloponnese

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Oct-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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.

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Speaks English, Greek

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear kiki,

Thank you for the wonderful vacation that we had in your house. We enjoyed living next to the sea everyday. It was an ideal vacation for us and our children

Claire U.K.



Dear Kiki,



Thank you again for making us feel so welcome at your

beautiful home!

We have now made it back safely to London (Belgrade and

Prague, respectively) after 2 days in Athens and have just been looking

through all the photos and videos we took... Wow, what a relaxing,

truly magical time we've had!

We've visited a number of locations

you've recommended in your guide and have had amazing meals in Koroni

as a result and have discovered some amazing beaches too. We celebrated

my nieces 3rd birthday and the cake we ordered from the patisserie in

Koroni was truly spectacular: both in taste and decoration.

Thank you

again and we hope you have a great rest of the summer.

Please let us

know if you will be in London in the near future as it would be lovely

to see return some of the hospitality you have so graciously lavished

on us.



I am attaching my favourite holiday photo: Dan and me are the

small figures on the beach... Taken by my brother in law from your

balcony.



Kindest regards to you and Vasili.

Irena and Dan
Apr 2011
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1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

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

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : KALAMAMATA AIRPORT at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : HXOS AND FOS at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : PATRAS at 230 Kilometres Nearest Golf : PYLOS , COSTA NAVARINO at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : ATHENS at 290 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : MOREAS HIGHWAY at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : KYANI AKTI at 120 Metres Nearest Ski : KALAVRITA at 180 Kilometres Nearest Beach : MEMI BEACH at 10 Metres 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.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
WINTER
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£569
for 7 nights
£569
 
 
SPRING
1 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£748
for 7 nights
£748
 
 
SUMMER
16 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£886
for 7 nights
£886
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£886
for 7 nights
£886
 

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.

A 25% down payment is requested and the rest amount , one month before your arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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.

Property Type

  • villa

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

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • waterfront

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

Floor Area

  • 80 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room, wc & hand basin for bedroom 1 and 2.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • 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.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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.

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