For a real rockstar retreat, escape to Villa Kalvos, a family-friendly 5 bedroomed villa in Kolimpia – an idyllic sun-soaked resort on the east coast of Rhodes, Greece. Perfectly located in-between the mountains and the sea, onshore and aquatic adventures beckon, including top-notch snorkelling or sailing.
It's in the lush four-acre garden, Mediterranean-modern interiors and inviting five-bedrooms that you'll find the quintessence of luxury at Villa Kalvos. The entrance sets the tone of this villa – with a fountain and gated grounds sprinkled with native trees and fauna for your utmost privacy and tranquillity. There's a private outdoor pool for taking a cooling dip after a day of exploring, BBQ facilities and an outdoor seating area for dining al fresco while soaking in the breath-taking views.
Stepping inside, you're greeted by a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and main living room with a plasma TV. The rooms are all equally seductive, stylish and serene, and you have the choice of one king, two doubles and two twin rooms to enjoy your peaceful night's rest. We love the decadent bathrooms with cream tiles and the large hot tub – ideal for a spa-like feel. Comfortable beds, inviting chairs and dreamy wardrobe space up the 'luxe' factor, while the light colour palette picks up on the sea views, visible through the windows or one of the balconies.
During your stay, children can use the on-site indoor playroom or play hide and seek in the extensive enclosed grounds, where there's also a football net. There's also a picnic area and table tennis table. With parking, Wi-Fi and pool towels available for your convenience, the owners at Villa Kalvos have thought of everything to make sure your stay is the most relaxing and pleasant one.
With cafes, restaurants and supermarkets all within a short 400m walk and the renowned Kolimpia Beach – a kilometre-long ribbon of soft sand set in a horseshoe bay – 2.5km away, Villa Kalvos provides the perfect setting for exploring more of what this beautiful part of Greece has to offer.
Gated entry to large drive with water pool and parking for several cars
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Large open plan living area
- Kitchen table for 4
- Dining area for 6
- Patio doors to pool terrace
- Double bedroom with terrace
- Master bedroom,with cot, en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and twin basins, doors to balcony
- Double bedroom with balcony
- Twin bedroom with balcony
- Twin bedroom
- 2 Shower rooms
- Dining area
- Large inside barbecue area
- Shower room
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Local satellite TV
- Wii Games console
- Safe deposit box
-Roof Terracewith sea views
Located 25km east of the city of Rhodes, and midway between lively Faliraki and ancient Lindos, Kolimpia is a beautiful resort known for its charming character, Blue Flag beach and striking natural scenery. With a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere and plenty of things to see and do, including a handful of cafes, bars and restaurants, it's an ideal choice for families and couples alike.
Perhaps the most distinctive landmark at Kolimpia is the main straight road with eucalyptus trees, lined on both sides that connects the main street with the beach. If you have a family with small children, this stretch of coastline is perfect for its shallow waters and fine soft sand. The water is clear – ideal for swimming and snorkelling – and there are usually water sports on offer here.
From Kolimpia, you're well placed to explore Rhodes' coast by boat or do a spot of island-hopping. The boat trip to Symi, one of Greece's most photogenic islands, takes in towering churches and silent monasteries. If luxury is more your thing, a yacht from the harbour can whisk you off to Charaki Bay for some first-class snorkelling and swimming in the turquoise waters.
If you have a car, Rhodes City Centre is a 30-minute drive from the villa, and even closer is the natural beauty of the Seven Springs – with forests for walking and natural lakes – and many other mountain destinations of Rhodes. You could also head to Lindos, a 40-minute drive, which has quaint houses clinging to a steep rock. The main attraction there is the Acropolis, the millennia-old temple to Athena, with its Doric columns and breath-taking 360-degree views.
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