Villa Kostoula is a wonderful property for a large party or family. Situated in a peaceful, pine forested, residential area. The villa is a short walk from the sea and a lovely secluded bay. It is surrounded by a private garden with swimming pool. There are wonderful views from the pool and terraces towards the pretty island of Spetses.
Two bedrooms on the upper floor and two on the ground floor. All bedrooms have shower and WC en-suite. The main living area on the upper floor opens onto a covered veranda, a perfect cool corner to enjoy lazy meals. There is a pretty and comfortably furnished living area and fully fitted kitchen and dining area.
The ground floor can be reached by an internal or external stair and comprises one double, one twin bedroom opening onto the garden and pool terrace, a further living area, kitchenette/laundry area.
Sleeps 8 in comfort.
Porto Heli: The pretty village of Porto Heli lies around the loveliest natural bay in the Peloponnese. It faces the island of Spetses and the mountains across the Argo-Saronic gulf. Easily accessible from Athens either by road or hydrofoil.
There are some excellent restaurants and tavernas in the village as well as a good variety of bars and clubs.
The sheltered bays are ideal for water sports and there are two excellent ski schools, as well as qualified tuition in wake-boarding, wind-surfing, dinghy sailing, and scuba diving.
Places to visit: In the Peloponnese you can visit many of the ancient sites of Greece, most within easy reach. These include the ancient theatre at Epidaurus, where performances are still held in the summer months. Nafplion, a very attractive town and the first capital city of Greece.It is dominated by a medieval castle. Agamemnon's palace at Mycenae and the impressive walls at Tiryns.
If you take to the sea, then the islands of Spetses, Hydra and Poros each have their own special beauty and character. There is a regular hydrofoil service from the village as well as ferries and water taxis.
When to visit: The summer months are the liveliest in the village and on the beaches. It is a wonderful area for all kinds of watersports. From water-skiing with professional coaches, slalom courses and ski-jump to sailing, windsurfing, wake boarding or just pottering along the coast in a rented boat.
For less energetic break the loveliest days for walking and exploring are in the quieter months.
Springtime the colour and variety of the wild flowers is amazing, you can walk for hours enjoying the peaceful scenery. Autumn the clarity of light is extraordinary, if you are interested in painting or exploring the ancient sights, this is the time to visit.
Our week is coming to an end, we are chilling out by the pool. Today was again so beautiful, sunny, hot. Nobody want to leave, the youngest of the party : Emily and Anaïs will be upset to leave back to Normandie, Grance.
The house is beautiful, very comfortahle, the view on the bay is breathtaking. Porto Heli is lovely. It is our annual family gathering (11 in total, from 18 months old to 40 years old): we would love to stay longer, a lot longer, adapt to the Greek life!
Even in Greece, Porto Heli is an area of outstanding beauty.
Situated on the first 'finger' of the eastern Peloponnese, it's heavily indented coastline offers an endless variety of spectacular views. Easily reached from Athens by sea or road it is also only a short drive or boat trip from some of the most famous historical sites in the world and the prettiest islands.
Other Activities: diving
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Jul 15 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (Euro) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.