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Description of Kolympia Elia
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Kolympia Elia OverviewSituated in the east coast village of Kolympia, this stunning 2-bedroom villa lies just a short walk from the beach, with Tsampika Hill in the distance. A spacious outdoor area offers an array of excellent facilities, including an inviting pool.
The expansive terrace area gives you all you could want, with a large, rectangular pool taking centre-stage. There are comfy lounger chairs and spacious lawned areas, as well as a large barbecue. A covered dining terrace, with table and chairs and a seating area, is situated right by the house. There is direct access to the living area and bedrooms straight from the terrace.
The modern interior has been impressively styled and furnished, and features an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area. You have a flat-screen TV, fireplace, seating area and a dining table with seating for six. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, coffee machine and all the essentials. The whole area is air-conditioned and benefits from free Wi-Fi.
Two superb double bedrooms are furnished with large double beds, TV and plenty of storage. Finally, two contemporary bathrooms with roomy showers are equally stylish.
You’ll be around 450m from the golden Kolympia Beach, while the highly rated Tsampika Beach – considered the most beautiful on Rhodes – is about 3km away. In the village of Kolympia are numerous bars, restaurants and shops, and many are a short walk from your villa on Eucalyptus Street.
Kolympia is within easy reach of many of the island’s big attractions, around 13 minutes’ drive from Faliraki, 24 minutes from Lindos and about 30 minutes from the capital, Rhodes city. Around five minutes away, the spectacular Epta Piges, or Seven Springs, nature reserve is a must-visit.
Rhodes offers areas of beautiful countryside, great opportunities for sporting activities, and a huge array of historic sights. Among the most significant are the Lindos Acropolis and the Palace of the Grand Masters in Rhodes city itself. Numerous stunning beaches line the coast, from Elli Beach in the north to Prasonisi in the south.
Kolympia Elia Property Features
Situated 1.8 miles from Afandou Beach, Kolympia Elia offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a garden and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. There are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, and it can accommodate up to 6 people
- Living room with satellite TV and access to the patio
- Open plan dining area for 6 people and access to the patio
- Fully equipped integrated kitchen and access to the patio
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the pool area and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the patio and en-suite shower room Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Large patio and garden area
- Outdoor dining
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Garden furniture
- Barbecue Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine
- Fire extinguishers
- Safety deposit box
- Flat-screen TV
- Satellite channels
- Cot and high chair
Kolympia Elia LocationFrom a historic capital to a beach-laden coast, it’s all there to be discovered on the Greek island of Rhodes.
At the top of the island, the capital city is an impressive starting point – you’ll find the airport about 20 minutes’ drive to the west. The medieval Old Town in Rhodes city is one of the best-preserved of its kind in Europe, offering up all sorts of architectural treasures. You can take a look around part of the vast Palace of the Grand Masters, the main attraction of this UNESCO World Heritage site. This former citadel and fortress hosts various exhibitions and performances throughout the year. Also within the complex is Rhodes’ Archaeological Museum.
Just up the road, the Rhodes Aquarium occupies the island’s most northerly spot, and the popular Elli Beach hugs the curve of the coast. You should also make time for Mandraki Port and a walk along the city walls. Other notable attractions include the Museum of Modern Greek Art and the National Theatre.
Head for Orfanidou Street to check out the city’s biggest concentration of bars and clubs, try your luck at the casino or look into Rhodes’ dining scene. While you wouldn’t always strike gold, there are certainly great places among the tourist traps, some taking inspiration from other international cuisines.
About 25km from Rhodes city, the Valley of the Butterflies is one of the island’s best-loved attractions. Visit in summer for the best chance of seeing the creatures en masse, as they swarm into the valley. Near Kolympia, the Epta Piges (Seven Springs), showcases yet more of the natural beauty of Rhodes, with peaceful wooded areas and the spectacular waterfalls the park is named after.
All over the island, fascinating old buildings punctuate the landscape, with ruined castles, monasteries and fortresses waiting to be discovered. If you head down the western coast, the remains of Kritinia Castle occupy an impressive position, looking out into the mighty Aegean Sea. The Lindos Acropolis is another one not to miss – it’s a steep ascent to the clifftop site but you’ll be able to savour some stunning Mediterranean views.
Lindos also offers some lovely beaches, like St Paul’s Bay, and many recommended restaurants. The village is famed for its many rooftop terraces – you may be able to spot the one you want to dine on from the Acropolis.
Further south, make time for a visit to the wonderful Prasonisi Beach – a landmark lighthouse also sits right at the tip of the island. There are many more excellent beaches further north – Afantou, Archangelos and Agathi are among those on the eastern coast, while Kameiros and Soroni are on the western side. For a family day out, Faliraki is one of the best-equipped beaches on the island, with a lot of child-friendly attractions nearby.
Map of Rhodes