Seagull's Nest Property
The property is built on the tip of a peninsula superimposing between two beaches, with an outdoor area offering unique panoramic sea views and breathtaking sunsets over the island of Spetses and the Peloponnese.
It is at the very front of a discreet vacation house complex, totally independent, with its own private garden which includes a variety of local trees and flowers only meters away from the waterfront.
There is a choice of swimming locations, either a sandy beach to the left of the peninsula, a few meters away or a rocky platform on the right side of the peninsula, exclusively reserved to the owners and their guests.
It is located east of the town of Porto Heli, about 7 km away and is at walking distance from the cape of Agios Emilianos.
An elegant vacation setting surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Argolic-Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea, this stunning location allows you to experience and enjoy the magic of the Greek Mediterranean summer leisurely.
Seagull's Nest House
This is a beautiful little house with an independent guest house offering a simple yet stylish surrounding in total harmony with the landscape and seaside.
The owner has applied her personal taste in creating a pleasant and cosy environment in a relaxed yet modern kind of way.
With its boat style pillows, an outdoors dining table made of old wooden, cargo-boat hatches and a one slate table by the sunsetting view, this house generously offers the Mediterranean experience.
If waking up to the singing of birds and taking a swim before breakfast, or enjoying a nap to the sound of gentle waves and the mesmerizing sound of cicadas, is your dream vacation, then this house is ideal for you, whether you are with your family or a group of friends.
Town of Porto Heli
The town of Porto Heli hosts a truly integrated community in an exclusive enclave on the shores of the Peloponnese and is built to the west of a large gulf, forming a natural port which has been in use since ancient times. The town has a wonderful assortment of local seaside taverns and restaurants and a choice of daily activities with day cruises, water sports and a sailing school.
At night the visitor will find a lively scene with several bars, luxurious hotel lounges and even an open air movie theater.
Nearby Destinations and Unesco World Heritage List
Seagullsnest at Agios Aimilianos area, 7 km from Porto Heli port is an ideal place to spend your vacation, its location geographically offers a wide variety of possibilities,
you can choose to get away from it all and become one with the elements of nature and the sea or you can use it as a home base to explore nearby destinations or a combination of the two.
Seaside ports, several islands and places of historical and cultural importance on the Peloponnese, many of which are included in the Unesco World Heritage List, offer a choice of daily excursions varying from a few hours to a full day.
Costa beach at 2 km away offers a water taxi connection to Spetses Island.
Porto Heli port town is only 7 km away,
Koilada port town is at 14 km away, about 20 minutes drive. It is a beautiful small fishing village with small restaurants, a fishing fleet and a famous shipyard.
Ermioni is another beautiful seaside village with a port at 20 minutes drive which offers small fishing restaurants. There is also a local ferry to Hydra Island.
The Islands of Spetses, Hydra or Poros can easily be reached by regular ferry lines from the port of Porto Heli.
Each island has a unique morphology and rich history which formed a specific and distinct character in each community. This is evident in the architecture and the micro social environment of its people. Fortified ports and family mansions dating back Centuries as well as a very important neoclassical architectural heritage render those destinations both beautiful to see and interesting to discover.
Some of the destinations listed in the Unesco World Heritage list are,
the ancient theatre of Epidaurus which, during the summer period, hosts a significant part of the Athens-Epidaurus Festival with important theatrical productions.
There is the archeological site of Mycenae and Tiryns, where the mythological King Agamemnon presided according to ancient world renown poet and story-teller Homer.
There is the Byzantine fortress town of Mystras dating back to the 13th century and ofcource
the birthplace of the Olympic Games, the archaeological site of Olympia.
Events around Porto Heli
On the island of Spetses, in April there is a Triathlon event, in October, there is an international event called Spetses mini marathon including a swimming race from the mainland to the island and a 26km running race around the island which is becoming very popular and is attracting local and foreign athletes.
During the third week of June there is a classic yacht race, the Regata, with many Greek and international participations, a widely popular event spanning a successful five year course with an ever gaining momentum.
On the second weekend of September there is a vivid reenaction of the victorious naval battle of Spetses, the Armata, where the Greeks defeated a Turkish siege and is a big attraction among Greek and foreign visitors.
The Gulf of the Argo-Saronikos is a sea protected from the seasonal winds, the meltemia, and the rough seas these create. Meltemi wind blows daily from the first week of July to the end of September, so this location is ideal for sailing. The physiology of the coastline with its many small hidden bays and its low hills overlooking the gulf create an idyllic scenery. Along with the establishment of several high-end hotel brands and residential resorts the area is rightfully given the name “Greek Riviera”
Traveling to the Eastern Argolid Peninsula
Potro Heli port town is accessible by regular speed ferry from the Capital Athens Port of Piraeus or
by car, driving through Corinth Canal, on to the eastern side of the Peloponnese via Epidaurus Town towards the South-eastern side of the Argolid Peninsula.
The time of travel is equal, about two and a half hours.
On location private transportation is necessary.
Maid service upon request every three days
3 Bedrooms / sleeps 6
2 Bedrooms / sleeps 4
Fully equiped kitchen with dish washer
1 Bedroom / sleeps 2