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SELANA, private POOL, spectacular sunset views of sea, village & mountains!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 4 (double beds 2), Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2

SELANA is a comfortable neo-classic villa on Hydra Island in Greece. Private POOL and large terrace overlooking sea, village and mountains with spectacular sunset views. The villa is located only a short walk from the harbor of Hydra. It is not suitable for very young children. Please check calendar below for availability.


Minimum stay: 1 WEEK

Arrival / Departure day: FRIDAY

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

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 30, 2017


Idra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


4.3/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

SELANA, private POOL, spectacular sunset views of sea, village & mountains!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Actually arriving at the Villa and seeing it for ourselves was 100 times better than the pictures. The view always changes from early morning at sunrise and chiming bells from the port town through to night time with boats, bars and restaurants lighting up the town. Dream about returning one day and bobbing in the cold deep pool, cocktail in hand, looking out to sea. The property was clean; given the 300 plus steps up to the Villa it was good to have some supplies already in the house but a few little extras would have been good to get us started. Be prepared that this is an island that does not have a sophisticated sewage system so care is needed with what one flushes down - definitely not paper! Would recommend this property to everyone who can manage the walk up. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning house and views

  • 5 of 5

Our family (parents and teens) spent a fabulous week here in June. We continue to rave about the house and its wonderful caretaker, Maria. From the moment we arrived very weary from 24 hours of travel, and were met by Spiro and his donkeys, and handed glasses of cool water after our climb from the harbor by Maria, we knew it would be a perfect stay. The view was unforgettable at any time of the day, and at night it was superb to sit and watch the sunset over the sea and the lights come on in the town. We swam in the pool many times a day and were very, very happy to have that option when we did not feel like hiking down to swim off the rocks across the harbor. The breezes were wonderful throughout the house and made sleeping pleasant. The small kitchen was adequate for our very limited needs (we dined in town once or twice a day). Maria had wonderful dining and hiking suggestions, and arranged for a lovely Hydriot to come and cook a dinner for us. She also helped arrange for us to bring our luggage down the night before our early morning ferry. I have raved to many friends about this spot and would w/o reservation come again.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning house with amazing view and great pool.

  • 4 of 5

We came here on our honeymoon and it was the ideal place to stay for a relaxed, peaceful, get away. The house is up the hill on one side of the harbour so you have to be happy walking up steps for 5-10 mins or getting a donkey! This was fine for us and would take less than ten minutes to get to and from the town. Besides after walking up there was always the pool to greet us! Inside the house it is relatively simple with the main living area open plan. The lounge has a high ceiling and feels airy and spacious at the same time as being comfortable. Up approx half a dozen steps there is a dining area that is lovely with sea views to other islands. The kitchen is small and functional. The top bedroom again is simple and spacious with great views. We slept in this room but because there is no air conditioning in this property it could get a little hot at night. We were fine as we kept the shutters closed in this room in the day time and had the fans on whilst we slept. The other rooms remained relatively cool through out the day. Also, the toilets and bathrooms are two floors down from this bedroom. The lower ensuite bedroom was much cooler but didn't have the morning views. The ensuite is simple in wet room style with toilet, sink and shower. There is another toilet with sink and a separate bathroom which is uniquely built into the rock face. We were warned that there may be a problem with water pressure at certain times of the day (i.e. when most of Hydra Town are taking a shower!) but we only experienced having no water once. Overall the house is very pleasant and lovely to spend time in if you've had enough of being outdoors! Very roomy for 4 people though the house is not suitable for young children because of the open stairs and the drops from the outside area.

The main selling point for me was the outdoor has been done well and is spacious and aesthetically pleasing - with two sun loungers, a table, chairs and umbrella, plus seating that is part of the wall. There are two umbrellas to provide plenty of shade. The pool was amazing for a cool dip and little swim and one can look over the harbour whilst in it. It is also clean and deep enough to dive into. Then there are the can see all of the town, over the harbour and out to sea...they were truly stunning. Although the rest of the island is great we were happy to spend days not leaving the villa and viewing the comings and goings from the terrace. Beautiful and peaceful location.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Idra Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low season
May 27 2017 - May 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
High season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Low season
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

20 % Deposit at the time of booking
80% Balance due 2 months before arrival

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.
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