|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
The village of Agios Giorgios Nilias in Pilion is about 30minutes from Volos heading towards Milies or Vizitsa.,and 10 minutes from the sea.The village is charming and has nice churches and monasteries (one 13th century monastery located just 5minutes from the house). Also ,one can enjoy hiking in the mountain or nice strolls into the village.
My name is Dimitris and the house is designed by me, a qualified architect.It has been decorated by Maria, my wife an interior decorator. It has 3 Rooms- bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, a living-room with a fireplace, an open kitchen with all facilities and a veranda of 30 m² approx. looking on the bay. The house has a parking area and a garden for outdoor activities and a small inflatable swimming pool.
It is a unique place for those who like quiet and relaxing vacations .
Ski resort (Hania-Agriolefkes) 1 hour.
Nearest beaches (Kato Gatzea, Afissos, Kala Nera, Paradise, in about 10 to 25 min).
Where to eat: in the village . 'Agiorgitiko,Stefani's place,Kyra Hrisoula,Rahi, Paliovigla', I Platia mas.
Kaiki (boat) day excursion from Kala Nera to Trikeri
In Pilion you can board the famous old Pilion Train and enjoy a ride of unique beauty. This railway line was constructed in 1895 by the father of the famous painter Giorgio de Chirico.
The house has a unique advantage .
Its location is such ,that in 10 minutes you are on the beaches of Pagasitikos Gulf and in about 30 -45 minutes in the most lovely beaches of Greece ,in the Aegean sea. Beaches of Lambinou,Milopotamos,Fakistra,Xinovrisi(or Potistika) Agioi Saranda etc.
On the way back you can enjoy your meal in the squares of Milies ,Vizitsa or Pinakates.
The beaches in the Gatzea area are at a distance of 10 minutes away from the house.If you like to read under the trees in front of the sea,you can go to 'RIVERA' where you can of course also swim (it is a place for children too). The cost for a drink is 3,5 -5 euros only.
You can relax also on the same spot with a tsipouro or a mohito in your hand watching a most rewarding lovely sunset.
EXPLORING THE WOODS NEARBY Horse riding, having a guide with you,and explore the woods 15 min from the house by foot. (upon request) .
Also, if you are interested to walk with your friends, there is a wonderful network of stone donkey paths dating back hundreds of years known as 'KALDERIMI'.For more information , visit the site www.pilionwalks.com
AND FOR THE CHILDREN :
You can reach the woods with the children in 15 min by foot ,where they can play and pick all kind of flowers (Pelion has about 2500 different kinds of plants to be found.Near the wood, there is also a farm and a taverna with small ponies for horse riding (Paliovigla is the name of the place).
When you come back to the house from the beach, the children can continue their water games in a small plastic pool (0,50X2,20X3,20) out in the garden.
NOTICE: ALSO HAVE A LOOK AT OUR HOUSE 'DIONI' (numb 1097880). MAYBE THIS COULD BE A NICE ALTERNATIVE.
SEE ALL THE BEACHES IN PELION .
a) open in a browser : utube.com
b) paste : Beaches (Pelion mt.) Hellas Greece HD 2012.wmv - YouTube.flv.
In case of emergency Volos hospital can be reached in 20 min.
Villa ALONAKI is licensed with the Greek Tourist Office (EOT) - Greek licence number 0726K91000401701
My name is Dimitri and I am an architect , and my wife Maria is an interior decorator.We live in Athens half the year round and the other half in Agios Georgios Nilias,our village in Pelion.
You will meet us ,if you decide to visit and to enjoy a quiet and relaxing holiday in the house we rent.
We will provide you with Maps, ideas & tips to explore Pelion according to your style. Ask for our tour suggestions.
Stathis purchased this villa in 2010
Welcome to Pelion Homes!
Over the years our family has fallen in love with this beautiful mountain called Pelion in central Greece. For the past 40 years we have been spending several months a year in the village of Agios Giorgos Nilias enjoying the peace and the gentle pace of Mount Pelion.This mountain offers breathtaking views over the sea and is dotted by 34 charming little villages.The traditional houses, built of stone with slate roofs provide an idyllic setting all year round, with lush vegetation surrounding them.
All this time, many of our friends who stayed in the village as our guests loved this special place and some decided to acquire their own homes. On this occasion, we wanted to offer an opportunity for those who would like to visit Agios George Nilias, but do not own their home, to offer for short or longer period some of the houses we have built, equipping them with much care and love like they were made for us!
With great care in details, we have designed and equipped the interior of the houses as well as and the external verandas and gardens so that visitors feel at home and totally free to relax and take it all in. We invite our visitors to come and taste an unique and unforgettable way of exploring and come closer to nature!
In Pelion Homes we want you to FEEL LIKE home. This is our motto and our main concern!
Fantastic view to the Gulf .
Garden and 2 verandas the one coved for outdoor meals etc.
The area where the house is situated is very quiet area. There is no traffic noise.
In 5 min walking ,you can reach the square of the village and the restaurants.
In 15 min walking ,you can reach the wonderful chestnut forest.
Ideal for children.
Villa Alonaki is a perfect retreat for a beautiful, peaceful and memorable holiday. We enjoyed our holiday in this charming, high-quality house, built at the mountains, with our four children (between 8 and 17) very much and we will never forget this wonderful, relaxing days. To sit on the "chilling" terrasse overlooking the Pagasetic Gulf, the blue sky and the green hills let us do "nothing", just relaxing and admiring. The house is beautifully furnished. Slow down and enjoy! It was a refreshment and a "renovation" for body, soul and spirit. It was so good, I'd prefer to keep it a secret! A truly memorable holiday.
You can't find a better place to stay in Pilio and don't exaggerate.
The location is easy to reach and the view is breathtaking! You can gaze for hours the surrounding mountains and the infinite sea that lies under.
The place is super clean and well-maintaned. It's traditional character is perfectly matched with 5-star hotel comforts.
Everything we could possibly need was already there. Towels and sleepers for everyone, more than enough firewood for us to use. We found a fully equipped and clean kitchen. The fridge was full of eggs, milk and all the other things for breakfast. A variety of espresso cups for the espresso machine. I can hardly remember a better vacation nightsleep than the nightsleep in Villa Alonaki, thanks to the amazing beds. There's even an aromatherapy kit under every pillow!
Stathis, the super friendly and discreet host, helped us a lot with his restaurant and walking tour recommendations. He was there for everything we needed.
I could continue writing a thousand words for Villa Alonaki, but it's better live it than read it.
Definitely, we will stay again.
We were in the cottage for two weeks with five people. Everything was well organized, we missed nothing. We have alternatingly made a trip one day and spent a day around Villa Alonaki to rest and read. What can I say? It is all as described and we lacked for nothing. Two minor notes: 1. As happens often these days the bedside lamps are very energy friendly and as a result do not generate enough light to read by. 2. Please do support the local vendors, they have great fresh vegetables and fruit. If you are staying longer and need a supermarket for stocking up: in Volos they have the AB supermarket that is the only one with an immense assortment of quality high quality food and drink in the neighborhood.
The managers were great and helpful. They presented us with a lovely booklet and two CD's of Greek music.
If you are Big People and you stay for a longer period of time it might become a bit small, but, frankly, you should be outside admiring the view anyway.
Our stay at the villa Allonaki was an experience to be repeated: a very charming property, stunning views and very hospitable and helpful hosts! The property is excellently situated at the heart of Pelion and is very clean and stylishly decorated. You will certainly sleep well in the house, after having gazed at the stars of the Greek sky as seen from the countyside. The hosts, Stathis and Dimitris were extremely helpful and fully available to answer our numerous questions, throughout the duration of our stay. Our young childeen thouroughly enjoyed the garden at the little pool!
We visited Pelio and Pelion Homes to spend our first Christmas with our 3 month-old baby and had a wonderful time! Pelio is one of our favorite destinations in Greece during all year around.
Agios Georgios and the villages around are amongst the most picturesque and it's like travelling in time, while enjoying amazing walks in the forest and the apple trees following the old paths. This place really feels like the mythical home of Centauros! The village is built like a theatre with spectacular views of Volos gulf and the sunset and I must admit that from Alonaki (the house we rented) one can enjoy the best view while lying on a comfortable couch sitted on this wooden deck - extension of the yard!
Alonaki is a very cosy house with two bedrooms and one smaller one where our baby slept, all of them with a bathroom. There is a beautiful living room with fire place together with a kitchen which is very well equiped and an area with a dining table. we had breakfast in the balcony/garden as the weather was amazing gazing the sea and the village..and of course we very much enjoyed the deck! It felt like being in our own dream holiday house. Perfect place for relaxation, and escape from the city. Even our little one felt the difference and for the first time he slept 7 hours without waking up!!!
Stathis was the most friendly host. He gave us all these good advices about the area, the paths, the tavernas and he and his young son Orpheus made us feel even more at home.
We definitely recommend Pelion Homes!
We are 4 adults and 1 child and spent 7 nights at villa Alonaki during August 2015. We had a great time exploring the area's wild beaches , walking routes and charming villages with wonderfully preserved architecture. Both Stathis and his father know the local area very well and took time to talk to us and recommend beaches, restaurants and places to see. We were really touched by our hosts' kindness and hospitality when they offered us to use their family car for a day while we were waiting for our broken rental car to be replaced! The Villa is in a quiet location, decorated with charm and taste, and the view from the terrace across the bay is stunningly beautiful. The place stays cool in warm weather due to its location high up and we enjoyed the refreshing breeze in the evenings. The hammock was very popular with the whole family and our granddaughter had to compete for it with the adults! The children's pool is spacious enough for shared games and fun.The rooms were more than excellently equipped with anything you may wish for a comfortable stay. Complementary toiletries in the bathroom, bags filled with sweet lavender under the pillows. On arrival, a nice tray with welcome drinks and local snacks awaited us, and the fridge was stocked up with breakfast foods, milk and juices for next day's breakfast.
The village Agios Georgios is approx 10 min walk on foot from the villa and we enjoyed eating out without the need to drive.
This is a lovely Villa in a beautiful location, ideal for families/couples searching for an idyllic location and chilled out holiday.
We stayed for a week in Villa Alonaki, a charming small house with a stunning view It was a little tight for a family of five (with three teenagers) but we enjoyed the wonderful view and a nice terrasse. The house is very well designed in Pelion style and well equipped. Stathis and his father are very helpful guests and provide great information about Pelion which is an amazing region.
Traditional house in Pelion Greece with a magnificent view to the Pagasiticos Bay.
This traditional house with three bedrooms, is located in the village Agios Georgios Nilias in the mountain of Pelion, 30 minutes from the city of Volos .
In Pilion you can board the famous old Pilion Train and enjoy a ride of unique beauty. This railway line was constructed in 1895 by the father of the famous painter Giorgio de Chirico. (see photo)
THE HOUSE HAS A UNIQUE ADVANTAGE
Its location is such ,that in 15 minutes you are on the beaches of Pagasitikos Gulf and in about 30 -45 minutes in the most lovely beaches of Greece ,in the Aegean sea. Beaches of Lambinou,Milopotamos,Fakistra,Xinovrisi(or Potistika) Agioi Saranda etc.and in 15 minutes you can enjoy the beautiful woods around the village.
On the way back you can enjoy your meal in the square of Milies ,Vizitsa or Pinakates.
The beaches in the Gatzea area are at a distance of 10 minutes away from the house.If you like to read under the trees in front of the sea,you can go to 'RIVERA' where you can of course also swim The cost for a drink is 3,5 euros only.
You can relax also on the same spot with a tsipouro or a mohito in your hand watching a most rewarding lovely sunset.
In case of emergency Volos hospital can be reached in 25 min.
GPS. L 39-20-652 L 23-04-580
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$214|
* National Holidays (28/10 & 25/3), Christmas and Easter period apply standard high season rates.