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WINDMILL, private POOL, total privacy with breathtaking views of sea & village!

Bedrooms 2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4 (double bed 1, bunk bed 1), Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2

Converted WINDMILL on Hydra Island in Greece. POOL and large garden. Wrap around terrace with panoramic views of sea, village and mountains. Spectacular sunsets. This home offers total privacy. Not suitable for elderly, very young children or unfit persons.


Minimum stay: 1 WEEK

Arrival / Departure day: SATURDAY only

Check in time: 4 PM / Check out time: 10 AM

EOT license # 0262K10000289201

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018


Idra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Bunk bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 beach chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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WINDMILL, private POOL, total privacy with breathtaking views of sea & village!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

A wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We've fallen in love with Hydra! Stayed in the windmill for a week for our honeymoon. Just thinking about it brings smiles to our faces now. The windmill is absolutely charming, beautifully maintained, totally private with a jaw-dropping view over the harbour of Hydra town and gorgeous sunsets. Maria is a wonderful charming host who made our stay feel very special. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The Windmill is the most beautiful place you can imagine! The pictures on HomeAway don’t lie.

We loved the view, the sunsets, the two donkeys, Stasia and Soritsa (which we fed every day) and the dog Sallie. We also had fun watching the every day life in the harbor. We even liked the stairs!

Hydra is a very special island, it’s hard to describe the atmosphere, it’s something you just have to experience. I think we all fell in love with both Hydra and The Windmill.

And Maria, the owner, is so sweet, warm hearted and helpful. Thank you, Maria, for letting us stay in your home. It felt like it was our home too! We’ll be back!

XXX Håvard, Ingvild, Ole Johan and Kathrine

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
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  • 5 of 5

From the minute we arrived we were in heaven. The Windmill is stunning. The view, the ambience and the privacy. Sunrise and sunset every day and perfect weather. Maria so helpful and thought of everything you need to make the stay just perfect. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
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Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

In many ways I was reluctant to write a review as we wanted to keep this beautiful, unique windmill to ourselves! We spent 2 blissfull weeks there in August and everything about it is perfect. If possible it is even more stunning than the fabulous photos portray and from the moment you arrive to Maria's wonderfully warm welcome you realise you have indeed arrived in paradise. The Mill is simply and stunningly decorated, spotlessly clean and well equipped. There are numerous places to relax outside both shady and sunny, the pool is gorgeous, the views incredible and there is complete privacy. Yes, the climb from the town takes about 10 minutes, but it is worth every step. The supermarket delivers your shopping on mules so you don't have to carry heavy provisions up and Maria arranges for your luggage to be transported by mule on arrival and departure.

Hydra town is a vibrant busy port with yachts and super yachts coming in and out. We spent many happy hours watching the activities below us through the binoculars so thoughtfully provided by Maria. There are an abundance of good restaurants and the open air cinema is a must. If you can tear yourself away from the Windmill (which we found very difficult) there are lovely walks to do and beaches to visit.

We have rented many holiday houses over the years but the Windmill surpasses them all. Maria allows you to enjoy her gorgeous home as if it was your own but is always on hand to help and advise. We can't wait to return to this magical gem.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Romantic retreat

  • 4 of 5

We spend our honneymoon in this charming windmill this summer. We are leaving in a big city in Asia and this place was for us the perfect location where to recharge batteries as there is abolutely nobody to disturb.

The 180 degres sea/harbour view is just great and trees all around the place give you enough shadow to enjoy every part of the terrace at any time of the day (ad nite).

The windmill being located on top of the peak it s not easy to get there (15 min climb from Harbour) but you ll get rewarded by having a nice view.

It s a genuine place where you can feel nature and where you will make friend with the 2 donkeys and a so cute lazy cat who invite you to rest and get enjoy the place.

Last but not least, Maria warmly welcome and provide help at any time to make sure our stay was a succes.


  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the windmill for a week during our honeymoon and had a wonderful time. On top of having the most spectacular view of all time, the house was well-decorated, picture-perfect and extremely clean. The pool felt cool and refreshing and there were so many little outdoor nooks available for sitting/reading in the shade (or sun, depending on the time of day). It was also the perfect spot for dining al fresco...we bought groceries/wine and had many memorable sunset meals. It was so relaxing that we had a hard time leaving everyday to go into town! FYI the walk into/back from the port is a little adventure but worth it (and you have that amazing pool to dive in afterwards). Maria was super helpful throughout the week and gave us great advice about dining, activities, etc. Basically it was the perfect place and we can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

1890 - 2200 euro / week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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