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Stonebuilt cottage, perfect for couples, in quiet village 5 mins from Haraki Ba

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
6 - 7 nights

About the property

Traditional village house with all mod cons. Ideal base for exploring the island

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Superbly equipped and air conditioned accommodation for couples looking for a relaxing village holiday, with the beautiful resort of Haraki just a 5 minute drive away. This home from home, with its high ceilings and thick stone walls, is cool and airy even on the hottest summer days. Your accommodation comprises : Open plan lounge with comfy sofas, TV, DVD, HiFi and a selection of discs. Spacious double bedroom with small balcony on the mezzanine gallery. Bed linen is all cotton and professionally laundered and pressed weekly. Fully tiled wetroom with shower, wash basin, vanity unit, washing machine, WC, and a stack of fresh towels. Open plan kitchen/dining area with oven, hob and grill, microwave oven, fridge freezer, full pan and knife sets, dining suite, and ample glassware, crockery and cutlery. Before you head out for the evening, relax outside with a chilled glass of locally produced wine, enjoy the breeze from the mountains, and chat with the friendly locals.

Resorts - Haraki Bay / Agathi Beach / Lindos.

At 4km, Haraki Bay is your nearest resort. Leave the car in the square, wander down past the church, and one of the most beautiful horseshoe bays in Greece will open out before you. Take a walk along the pedestrian only promenade with its single row of laid-back tavernas and friendly family run restaurants. The bay is overlooked by the ruins of Pheraklos Castle, which provide an especially dramatic backdrop when lit up at night. During the day, some tavernas will offer you free use of their sunbeds and parasols if you make use of their bar facilities!

Also at 4km are the soft golden sands of Agathi Beach, backed by nothing but mountains and sand dunes. The sea is warm, shallow and clear, providing safe swimming for all, and great snorkelling. Sunbeds and parasols are available to rent, and not overcrowded, and there is a choice of 3 licensed marquee style-tavernas serving everything from cold drinks to a 3 course meal at very reasonable prices.

And you are only 15 mins from Lindos.

Internet available via SIM dongle (10 euro per week or part week, but if you have a Mac, forget it. It ain't gonna happen ! ) But anyhow, most of the bars and tavernas have free wifi now.

A free basic welcome pack is provided for your arrival, and the kitchen can be stocked to your requirements at cost (receipts provided), leaving you more time to enjoy your stay.

An introductory tour of the village and the two nearby resorts is provided free, and you will find guide books, information and maps in the house should you wish to venture further afield.

Travellers tips: A car is highly recommended for your stay, though not completely essential. The bus services through the village are regular, if not entirely punctual, and will take you to Rhodes Town, Lindos and all points between for just a few euros.

More Details

Owner
Martin Kerry
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Google Translate
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 5, 2017

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Stonebuilt cottage, perfect for couples, in quiet village 5 mins from Haraki Ba
average rating of 4.352941 based on 17 reviews
4

Nice, quiet and friendly traditional Greek village to spend your holiday in tranquillity

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed every moment of our 6 days holiday in the Rhodes island. Malona is a traditional and quiet Greek village, where random strangers go out of their way to help you. A nice sandy beach (not very quiet) and a gravelled beach (nice and quiet) is just 10 minutes drive from the property. This village is almost in the middle of the island, so no place you want to visit is too far away from here. But you must hire a car, as public transport is either less than optimum or nonexistent. Our host was an exceptionally well mannered and helpful gentleman Martin, who is the best combination of British intellect and Greek hospitality. Overall a unique, laid back and thoroughly enjoyable holiday experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

perfect days

  • 5 of 5

Auch wenn unsere Bewertung erst sehr spät erfolgt, hatten wir in Malona eine wundervolle Zeit, die uns den Stress und die Hektik des Alltags vergessen ließ.

In der gut ausgestatteten Wohnung haben wir uns außerordentlich wohlgefühlt. Die Klimaanlage hat in der Augusthitze gute Dienste geleistet. Außerdem sorgte die 70er-Jahre-CD-Sammlung für einen noch entspannteren Aufenthalt.

Gern erinnern wir uns an die Abende, die wir vor dem Haus ausklingen ließen. Die aufgeschlossenen Nachbarn hatten immer ein paar freundliche Worte für uns.

Martin Kerry ist ein fröhlicher, stets gut aufgelegter Vermieter, der uns herzlichst in Malona empfangen hat. Jederzeit ansprechbar, hatte er viele gute Tipps für eine abwechslungsreiche Zeit auf der Insel.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5

UN SOGGIORNO INDIMENTICABILE!

  • 5 of 5

Io e il mio ragazzo abbiamo soggiornato ad haraki in questo splendido appartamentino durante le vacanze estive, vi abbiamo soggiornato per due settimane, innanzitutto l'appartamentino è molto intimo romantico e confortevole, appena entrate vi troverete un piccolo soggiorno con angolo cottura con tutti gli utensili indispensabili per cucinare, poi ce un piccolo bagno munito di armadietti e quant'altro per poter comodamente sistemare le vostre cose e sopra cè una specie di balconata in legno dove troverete il letto matrimoniale un armadio e due comodini con specchio, abbastanza capienti ed in più una panca con cuscino,al piano sopra troverete anche un piccolo balconcino che da sulla strada, il villaggio dove si trova è molto carino perché è un tipico villaggio greco dove vi sono case vecchie e nuove e abitato quasi interamente da Greci di cui la maggiorparte davvero gentilissimi e cordiali, nessuna eccezione per il padrone di casa gentilissimo e reperibile per qualsiasi cosa, a noi il primo giorno ci ha subito trovato dove poter affittare il motorino e ve lo consiglio assolutamente e oltretutto dato che siamo arrivati la mattina presto ed il motorino ce lo davano alle 6 ci ha gentilmente accompagnato all appartamento ci ha dato un oretta x sistemarci e dopo di che ci ha fatto vedere qualche spiaggia nei dintorni dove poter fare spesa ecc li vicino ce appunto haraki beach una bellissima spiaggia con ristoranti per il pranzo davvero buoni, ce anche un supermarket dove potrete acquistare lo stretto necessario come pasta, sugo sale olio ecc , quindi ci ha lasciati in spiaggia così non abbiamo sprecato nemmeno un minuto del nostro primo giorno a rodi da li siamo arrivati a piedi nel posto dove dovevamo ritirare il mezzo per poterci muovere, vi consiglio assolutamente questo appartamento dove vi sentirete come a casa vostra perché ripeto è davvero accogliente, e spero amerete come noi la tipicità di questo villaggio greco dove è situato l appartamento! Buone vacanze a tutti i prossimi affittuari!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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4

Very nice stone house

  • 4 of 5

Very nice old house, completely furnished, in a quiet small village. If there had had been a private balcony it would have been more than perfect!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5

good times

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and will seriously consider going back. Martin in such a great and caring guy. Picking us up from the airport for less than the taxi would have costed and just constantly checking in on us, if everything is to our satisfaction. Also had some easygoing evenings down at Jacobs bar in Haraki.

Thanks for the experience, and oh by the way, the place we stayed is pretty awesome as well.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is located in a small village in the hinterland. The position is great because it's located in the middle of the east coast of the island, then the island's best beaches are easily accessible! It's about 15 minutes drive from Lindos and approximately 50 minutes from Rhodes town.

The apartment is nice with a lovely loft.

Martin, the owner, is very helpful and ready to give you useful information.

I highly recommend dining at Jimmy's in Malona and go drink a cocktail (it only costs 3 €) by Jacob's at Haraki.

Recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Diagoras International
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Joy Bar / internet cafe
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Mandraki Harbour, Rhodes Town
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Afantou
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Stefano's Taverna
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Agathi Golden Sands and Haraki Bay
Car: recommended

Malona is a quiet unspoilt village set amongst orange groves, 5 minutes drive from the golden sands of Agathi Beach, and the beautiful bay of Haraki, overlooked by Pheraklos Castle. The ancient capital of Lindos and stunning St.Pauls Bay are only 15 minutes drive. Half way up the eastern coast, Malona is the perfect base from which to explore the whole island. Less than 60 minutes in the car will find you exploring the battlements of Rhodes Town in the north, wine-tasting on the western slopes of Mount Attaviros, or marvelling at the skill of the kite-surfers who come from all over the world to catch the waves at Prassonisi on the southern tip of the island. Also ideal as a base for hiking or cycling, a five min walk will see you spotting honey buzzards on a quiet mountain road, or scrumping the odd orange as you wander along timeless farm tracks. The village has 1 restaurant, 3 small bars, 1 bakery, 4 mini markets, an English speaking pharmacist and a post-office.

A new road now connects Malona to the West side of the island, offering spectacular scenic drives and shortening journey times to Embonas, Monolithos and Ancient Kamiros.

Golf: Afandou Golf Course is approximately 15 km north of the village just off the main road. The fairways can be a little on the brown side at high season, but the greens are kept reasonably green. Clubs and buggies are available for hire.

It's not exactly St Andrews, but if you can't go a week without a round, it's there. And yes, it does have a nineteenth hole !

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Rates & Availability

Malonas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter 2016/17
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$186
$562
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
6 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$262
 
 
High Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
6 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 3 2017
6 night minimum stay
$262
 
 
Autumn
Nov 4 2017 - Dec 20 2017
6 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Christmas/NewYear
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 6 2018
6 night minimum stay
$262
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Mar 30 2018
6 night minimum stay
$186
$562
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Malonas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully tiled wet room comprises mixer shower, wash basin, WC, storage unit, and a washing machine for your personal items. A stack of freshly laundered bathroom towels is of course provided. Complimentary hand-wash soap, toilet paper and washing powder are also included. Hot water is provided by solar panels during the summer. At low season and during the winter the immersion heater provides a full tank of hot water in minutes.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Linen provided
  • The large airy bedroom is on the mezzanine gallery overlooking the lounge area, and features a vaulted roof and and a small balcony to the front of the house. Fittings include a large double bed, bedside tables and lamps, air-conditioning unit and ample clothes storage for your stay. Bed linen is all cotton, and is professionally laundered and pressed weekly. Warm throws / blankets are also provided if needed during low season.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Your own personal rep (Martin, mobile 6944787836) lives in the village and is on hand 24/7 to assist and advise you in any way to ensure you enjoy your time in Rhodes. Or he can simply meet you with the keys and toddle off back to the beach. You decide... It's your holiday !!!!

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