Villa Ixos is a luxurious and charming villa in a peaceful location on Mykonos. It has been carefully curated by the owners to celebrate the philosophy of eudaemonia. This Greek word conveys a sense of individual happiness and flourishing, living well in a minimalist style, with an appreciation for the simpler things in life. Creativity, curiosity and new experiences are at the forefront of the owners' ethos.
The villa also draws inspiration from sea salt, because of the way the characteristic white houses of Mykonos gleam in the sunshine from the aeroplane. Stonework exteriors in the traditional style are mixed with the heritage whitewash of the area.
There is a spacious outdoor pool with blissful aquamarine waters known as the 'water lounge' - guests can enjoy a refreshing drink on the main pool steps as they admire the lush scenery. Float in an inflatable ring and enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine. The pool is surrounded by fortification-like stone walls that match the exteriors and fragrant flowering bushes. Outdoor living is provided by way of the poolside pergola where you can relax together on the soft seating. Dine alfresco around the lunch table - there's a barbecue that guests can use.
The hammock area is one of the most enviable spots to unwind around the villa. Swing and catch glimpses of the glittering Aegean Sea through the 'picture' windows framed with stone. The rooftop terrace is the number one place to catch famous Mykonos sunsets. The views of the soaring hillside dotted with white houses and bright blue inlets of the sea are just astounding.
Simplicity is key at this villa, which is why the decoration of each bedroom is consistent across the whole property. Designed to facilitate deep sleep, the bedrooms are soundproofed and have supremely comfortable beds with crisp linen. All rooms are decorated in white with pale wooden accents and chic soft curved furniture.
Pops of colour come from the sunny yellow patterned cushions. Four rooms have queen-sized beds, while the remaining two have a choice of queen or twin beds. Each bedroom has a superior sound system, and many of them have sea views. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow direct access to the pool terrace for the bedrooms on the first floor. Ensuite bathrooms are also bright white - some have Mykonos showers and others have stylish freestanding bathtubs.
Villa Ixos is an exquisite holiday home, located in northern-western Mykonos. Blessed with fantastic views over the Aegean Sea, the villa can comfortably host up to 12 guests in its 6 bedrooms.
- Panoramic terrace door and open- plan living area
- Dining area with 14-seat master table
- Fully-equipped open kitchen
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower room and pool access
- Home cinema video projector with satellite and Apple TV
- Connected sound system indoor and outdoor
- Guest bathroom and shower
- Four master bedrooms withen-suite shower rooms
- Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Queen-size bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Infinity pool
- 12-seat master table
- Pergola lounge area
- Unique-designed BBQ kitchenette
- Hammock room
- Stairs to rooftop
- Air-conditioning in every bedroom
- Ceiling fans
- Home cinema
- Indoor and outdoor sound system
This exquisite villa is located in the peaceful northern area of Mykonos called Kastro, within Fanari. Just a short drive from Mykonos town and the New Port and only 18 minutes from the airport, the location is very convenient for visitors. The panoramic views from the rooftop are truly dazzling - you can see the famous lighthouse that has an octagonal tower. The working lighthouse helps to direct traffic between the island and neighbouring Tinos. The views from the lighthouse at sunset are breathtaking.
Mykonos is one of the most well known Greek islands and is placed within the deep blue Aegean Sea in the Cycladic region. There's plenty to discover, from fine dining and fantastic shopping to world-famous beaches. The nightlife is excellent with an excellent buzz in the evenings. Nearby Fanari Castle is the only remaining Byzantine-era castle. Perched on a hillside, this fortress is the best preserved in the region and dates back to the 12th century.
Mykonos Town is arty, fashionable and has a myriad of narrow, winding lanes to discover. The beautiful white Cycladic architecture draped in bougainvillaea is delightfully picturesque. Matogianni Street is a great place to start, lined with cute boutiques and souvenir shops and with a bustling, romantic atmosphere. There are lots of interesting art galleries to check out in town, such as the Dio Horia.
The first sight that sea passengers see when arriving into Mykonos harbour is the array of seven windmills - instantly recognisable from postcards. Thought to have been built by the Venetians, they are a symbol of the island and used for powering local mills. Alefkendra Harbour - nicknamed Little Venice - is also very charming with its pedestrianised alleyways and coastal restaurants.
Of course, Mykonos is also famous for its dazzling beaches all around the island. The wilder, more isolated beaches are in the north, while the most popular beaches encircle the south. Elia beach is a superb choice in the south and is the longest on Mykonos. The beach is well organised and has a lively atmosphere. Surrounded by lush slopes and featuring golden sand and shingle, this area is great for climbing up for a superb view from the hillside.
Agios Stefanos beach is very close to both the villa and Mykonos town. Therefore, it is very popular in the summer months. Its turquoise waters are just dazzling, and guests can get stuck into watersports at this beach. Paradise Beach is where you'll find the best parties.
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