This holiday retreat is in the Marathon area, a seafront suburb in Athens. It is inside a huge picturesque plot full of fig trees, olive trees and almond trees. It is a brand new country style house, where one hears only the peaceful sounds of nature. It is the ideal place to relax in the countryside while being close to the beach as well as Athens's attractions.
The villa lays on 2 floors. It has 2 Double Bedrooms on the ground floor, one with a queen size bed and one with two single beds. There is a large friendly dining and lounge area along with the open layout kitchen and a cozy living room. On the first floor there is a Double Suite with a queen size bed. There is one large bathroom on each floor.
The property has been designed to be also suitable for wheelchair users, seamlessly incorporating the dimensional and fixture requirements for easy access and an enjoyable stay.
Nea Makri belongs to the municipality of Marathon, and is a seaside suburb of Athens.
It is located between mount Pentelikon, famous for its marble used to build the Acropolis and home to the god of grape harvest, ritual madness and theatre Dionysos, and the South Evian sea with its blessed picturesque seafront where the legendary Battle of Marathon between Athenians and Persians took place. There is an original Mediterranean aesthetic and aura and one has a lot of options to enjoy it!
The closest beach is at a distance of 2 km from the property. Organised facilities and services are offered and the area is full of taverns, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels etc. Sandy beaches with crystal clear waters are found on all the greater seafront area, with the historic location of Marathon accommodating one of the top utterly picturesque sandy beachfronts in Greece, Sxoinias Beach, at a 10 minute drive. Even during peak season, one can feel the remoteness by choosing the right spot on this vehicle accessible warm sandy beach, which offers warm safe and shallow waters, also perfect for children.
Sightseeing all around Attica attractions museums and archeological sights is a must and relaxing on the beach and in the countryside make up a perfectly blended Athenian Experience.
Marathon, winner of the 2013 EDEN award for Accessibility Tourism, has a lot to offer in terms of infrastructure and facilities. A long 3km paved beachfront walkway and a municipal electric remote controlled water entering ramp for swimmers may highlight wheelchair users experience of the area.
The best way to getting around is by car. The most convenient way is picking up a rental that meets your needs at the airport. Alternatively you may use the taxi service by appointment. There is also a wheelchair accessible taxi service if that may be needed Transfers and tours may be arraigned with a variety of special vehicles.
The driving distance of the villa to “Athens International Airport” is approximately 30 km on a route which is rarely congested. It takes a maximum of 30 minutes to and from the airport. Beaches, bars and restaurants, marketplace, banks etc are all within a few minutes from the property, while access to Athens City Centre is a 45 minute drive.
A vehicle rental is highly recommend to make the most of your stay and access all recreational and sightseeing areas at your own pace.