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Stunning Detached Villa with Private Pool & Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Gennadi, Nr. Lindos, Rhodes, Greek Islands - Traditional Village Location, 10 Minute Walk To The Beach

Registered with the Greek Tourism Board (EOT) licence no: 1476K100A0391101

Villa Alexander is one of only 4 beautifully designed modern villas that make up the small, exclusive development of Gennadi Hills, located on the edge of the traditional, year round village of Gennadi on the South East coast. Ideally situated in peaceful surroundings of olive groves and open countryside yet just a few minutes stroll to the village where there is a good range of facilities including supermarkets, a bakery, green-grocery, ATM, motor cycle hire and a number of bars and tavernas. A short walk takes you to one of the island's coveted blue flag beaches and beach front tavernas. A little further along the beach is a modern beach bar serving good food, drink and cocktails and providing free sunbeds. A pharmacy and medical centre are located between the village and beach.

The villa's split level, air-conditioned ground floor comprises a fully fitted kitchen including a dishwasher, lounge, separate dining area and bathroom. The two en-suite bedrooms on the first floor have their own private sea view balconies and air-conditioning. Outside there is a south facing private pool, garden, 2 large terrace areas for sunbathing and alfresco dining, a traditional Greek BBQ and ample off road parking.

The location would ideally suit families and couples of all ages.

More Details

Janet Biles
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2018

About Janet Biles

We live and work near Plymouth in South West England after relocating from along the coast in Dorset where our five grown up children and four grandchildren live.

We started holidaying in Rhodes in 2002 and like many visitors we fell in love with the beauty of the island, the history and the hospitality of Rhodians.

In 2007 we decided to look at buying a holiday home and potential retirement property.

Janet Biles purchased this villa in 2008

Why Janet Biles chose Gennadi

There was never any question that Rhodes was where we wanted to buy and having got to know the Island well and looking at properties in various locations we decided that the traditional village of Gennadi, away from the busy tourist areas yet has everything you could want within walking distance, was the ideal setting.

It was in late 2008, after much searching, we looked at the concrete shells that were to become the Gennadi Hills properties. Our minds were made up when we saw the fantastic views over the sea, the equally beautiful mountains along the coast above Pefkos and the wonderful landscape towards the southern tip of the island. The design is in keeping with the traditional look of the village yet with a modern feel.

What makes this villa unique

The villa was completed in June 2009 and we spent a busy few weeks furnishing and equipping it to ensure our guests had everything they needed for a relaxing holiday. The villa is named after Derek’s late father, as fittingly Alexander is a prominent name in Greek history.

We have enjoyed holidays with our parents, children and grandchildren at the villa. We love our time in Gennadi and enjoy nothing more than being able to sit outside until late at night in the peaceful surroundings and then waking up to the glorious views in the morning. Due to work commitments we can only visit a few times a year at present, however it gives us a great deal of pleasure when people have enjoyed their holidays at Villa Alexander and say that they have had a peaceful, relaxing, and fulfilling time.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Evelina, July 2011 - We enjoyed our holidays immensely! It is our fourth summer of villa holidays and we all agree this was the best so far. The house is fantastic, the location wonderful and the beach one of the best we've been to despite it being a pebble one. Having seen the busy tourist resorts we were happy to have chosen your villa in such an idyllic location that allowed us to escape the crowds and truly relax. Everything in the house seems to have been made for the convenience of the guests and it reminded us again why we chose villa holidays in the first place. There is a good selection of DVDs and Playstation games which helped entertain the kids during those hottest hours and we all enjoyed having our dinner on the terrace overlooking the pool and listening to cicadas or at the local taverna. We'll definitely consider going back! Thank you!
Sep 2008
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Gennadi Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets, en-suite bathroom and large furnished veranda with sea views. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinet, en-suite bathroom and private furnished balcony with sea views.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The villa is fully air-conditioned. Free WIFI internet access. There is off road parking for at least 2 cars. A welcome pack made to your individual requirements can be provided at an additional cost (paid locally). A call out service is also available. Please note that there is a strict no smoking policy inside the villa. Outside: South facing private pool (7.5 by 3.5 metre) which is treated and maintained on a regular basis. Secure garden with lawn and flower beds. 2 large terrace areas with patio table, chairs, sun loungers and traditional Greek BBQ. Private driveway with parking for at least 2 cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels provided (not beach towels). Villa will be cleaned and bedlinen/towels changed weekly, prior to arrival and mid stay for 14 day rental. Additional cleaning/changes on request(payable locally). Pool cleaned and treated regularly. Other: Two fold-up beds, travel cot, highchair, stair gate, baby seat and buggy available if required.


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Stunning Detached Villa with Private Pool & Sea Views
average rating of 4.928571 based on 15 reviews

A super villa in a very friendly town.

  • 5 of 5

The villa is beautiful. It is uncluttered, easy to find what you need, and child friendly. The town is very friendly and we really enjoyed eating and drinking at the restaurants, tavernas and cafes. The bakery, greengrocer and supermarket kept us supplied with anything else we needed. Gennadi is a very convenient base for exploring the beaches and sights in the south of the island - Glystra Beach, Prasonisi, Lindos and Monolithos among them.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Villa Alexander

  • 5 of 5

Very good

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Beautiful Villa in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Can't fault the villa, ideal for a family stay. Very well equipped and thoughtfully planned. Pool was great. The location is really good, nice and quite, yet within easy reach of a few tavernas and bars. Well located for the local beach and to visit other parts of the island. I'd recommend Glystra beach for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my husband went for our honey-moon and it was the perfect destination! Beautiful views beautiful weather.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Quality villa in a peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to Villa Alexander and we were glad we came back. Previous reviews say it all, this is a clean well presented and spacious villa which has everything you might need. Our children joined us for a few days and the accommodation was very adequate for 6 adults, they were impressed with their first Greek villa holiday.

We like this area because it is well off the Rhodes beaten track in a fairly typical Greek village and the setting of the villa is great. Although Gennadi is small it has all the amenities you could want. The supermarket sells everything, try their pork chops on the barbecue, and the local bakery was impossible to walk past without seeing what they had in the way of freshly baked cakes. The local tavernas give you a range of different settings. We always had top quality meals wherever we went but have to say that Mamas Kitchen does the best pizzas we have had in a long time.

The beach is pebbly but only a short walk and gives you a choice of tavernas to relax over lunch before using their free (if you buy a meal) sun beds. All the prices are very reasonable and the food quality, as usual, outstanding.

Gennadi is ideal for seeing the south of the island, obviously you need a car, go to Prassonsi to see the kite surfers followed by a fish lunch at the Plimiri Beach taverna (choose your own fish) or over to Apolakkia via the very quiet mountain road and busts Kastro Monolithos. The is a great restaurant serving fantastic goat stew at Profyllia up in the mountains, which is served by one of the best roads on the island.

So, lots to do and see here, or as we did for most of the time, just chill out in a great place to be.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely House

  • 5 of 5

Villa Alexander is exactly as described on the web site only even nicer in reality. Inside it is uncluttered, spacious and bright. The air con is efficient and the Wifi works very well even out on the terrace. The kitchen is well equipped and the french doors onto the terrace make it easy transfer food etc to eat outside.

Outside, the terrace gets the sun from early morning until evening, the table with the canvas awning is perfect for having lunch and shade in the day or having a bar b que in the evening (bar b que is very efficient) The pool is not large or deep but is ideal for cooling off and well maintained. The house is slightly offset from The neigbouring house so you don't feel overlooked too much and the area is very quiet and peaceful.

The village is a very easy five minute walk and the supermarket which has everything you might need and is open seven days a week for amazingly long hours. There are two fruit/vegetable shops and the bakery, which is also open long hours and has fresh bread daily and if you like cakes, loads of sweet things. Try the Greek spinach and cheese 'pie' it's very good. There are several places to eat and cafes and a couple of bars in village all of which are good, but we liked the three beach tavernas the best. They are less then five minutes walk from the village and the setting right on the beach is lovely. They serve great fresh fish and are very friendly.

The beach is pebbley but the very quiet and the sea is warm, crystal clear and great for swimming. There are other sandy beaches close by and Alan who looks after the house is a mine of information about where else to go and how to get there.

Gennadi still retains the feeling of being a 'Greek' village it's not at all touristy, which cannot be said for the strip further up the cost towards Rhodes town, which appears very built up and rather characterless. However Rhodes Town and Lindos are not far by car and we drove round the interior and up into the hills, which again is much more typically Greek and well worth doing.

The owners are very efficient responding to quesions almost immediately and booking was easy and trouble free. All in all this is a lovely house in a lovely area, especially if you want to relax and are not looking for a wild night life. We would highly recommend booking a stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Rhodes International
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Approximately 17km from Prasonissi, a paradise for water sports including kite surfing and windsurfing. Scuba diving trips can be arranged from Rhodes town. Excellent location for walking holidays. Other activities available nearby are horse riding, quad biking, go karting and off road 4 wheel driving.

Due to the close proximity to Lindos and St Paul's Bay Gennadi is an ideal location for wedding parties, honeymoons and wedding blessings.


A 10 minute walk (0.7km) to the blue flag Gennadi Beach. The beach is a mix of sand and shingle.


Rhodes airport is approximately a 60 minute drive (65km). Car hire is recommended and widely available, however the village is served by a regular bus service which will take you where you need to go at very low fares. Taxis are also good value and can take you to and from the airport.


Lindos with its impressive Acropolis is less than a 25 minute drive, Lardos a 10 minute drive, Pefkos 15 minutes drive and Rhodes Town approximately 60 minute drive (63km).

Further Details:

Local shops, restaurants, bars, supermarket and ATM within walking distance. Various activities are available in the area, for example, hiking, horse-riding, cycling, off-road 4x4 adventures, water sports, fishing and boat trips.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $206.95

Special offer for remaining 2017 June dates, previously £845 now £700

Payment direct to the owner is also accepted via bank transfer, personal cheque or PayPal

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% is payable on booking with the remainder 8 weeks before departure. If booking within 8 weeks of travel the full amount is payable. A £150 security bond is required with the remaining balance, this is refunded within 2 weeks of your departure date providing no damage has occurred.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover days are Wednesdays or Saturdays. Other days of the week possible dependent on time of year. Arrival time after 4pm. Villa must be vacated by 10am on day of departure unless prior agreement has been obtained with the owners.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week

Please feel free to contact for late deal offers

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund