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Description of Villa Ritsos
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Villa Ritsos OverviewA modern villa sleeping 7 people with a gorgeous Aegean Sea view. Villa Ritsos is located on the beach close to Gennadi village on the south-eastern coast of Rhodes, just a few steps from the sea. With a large, salt water pool, it’s the perfect place for a medium-sized group to enjoy this tranquil part of the island.
A large terrace provides a panoramic sea view and has a barbecue and dining area which is the ideal setting for a meal with friends. Sun loungers with parasols let you enjoy the reliably sunny climate that Rhodes is known for.
The villa is architecturally striking and serves as an eye-catching backdrop to your time on the terrace. Inside, it’s equally contemporary, with a spacious living room equipped with a large flatscreen TV, a big, comfortable sofa you can really stretch out on and a games room with games console. The sleek kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, large fridge freezer and all the usual amenities. There are three bathrooms and two double bedrooms (one also has a single bed) plus a twin bedroom for two guests.
Villa Ritsos’s proximity to the village centre is another plus point – restaurants, bakeries, cafés and beach bars are easy to find, along with useful amenities like a supermarket and pharmacy. Its position on the coast also makes it easy to reach some stunning sights to both the north and south. Among them, the beautiful beaches of Prasonisi and the natural wonders of Vouno Kalathos Park and the Epta Piges.
Lindos with its famous clifftop Acropolis is only 20-25 minutes’ drive from Gennadi, and if you want to head for the island’s capital, you can reach it in around one hour. Almost anywhere you may encounter along the way will be worth stopping for – the stunning beaches and rugged scenery of Kolympia and Archangelos being just two examples.
Villa Ritsos Property FeaturesGround Floor:
- Open plan living/dining area
- Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, balcony
- Bedroom 2 – Twin bedroom, with balcony
- Bedroom 3 – Double bedroom, with twin bed and en-suite bathroom, balcony
- Infinity pool
- Children’s pool
- A Jacuzzi
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Poolside shower
- Sun loungers
- Barbecue with small kitchen area
- Washing Machine
- Iron and ironing board
- Flat screen TV
- smart controls for lights and window shutters
Villa Ritsos Location
The villa is on Genardi Beach. You can wander along the beach to local tavernas and beach bars or the town of Gennadi is 20 minute walk away. Rhodes is an island with more than its fair share of natural beauty and landmark sights. The UNESCO site of Lindos with its famed Acropolis is a short drive away is worth seeing. Down the coast, you also have resorts such as Ammoudes, Kolympia and, perhaps best-known, Faliraki. While its reputation may precede it, this is not the hedonism capital it once was. A children’s water-park and the beautiful Anthony Quinn Bay may tempt you there during the day, and an aquarium and scuba-diving school also embrace the aquatic theme.
The Lindos Acropolis is as spectacular as the coastal views it enjoys, and definitely worth seeing. Down the coast, you also have resorts such as Ammoudes, Kolympia and, perhaps best-known, Faliraki. While its reputation may precede it, this is not the hedonism capital it once was. A children’s water-park and the beautiful Anthony Quinn Bay may tempt you there during the day, and an aquarium and scuba-diving school also embrace the aquatic theme.
The town of Rhodes is as good a place to start as any, and lies on the northern tip of the island. A walk along the medieval walls of the Old Town will offer you some beautiful views, accessible from the must-see Palace of the Grand Masters. Part of a World Heritage Site, this is also the location of a fine museum which offers the chance to familiarise yourself with Rhodian history, extending as far back as the 3rd century BC.
Another museum worth checking out is the Museum of Modern Greek Art, with an eclectic collection only rivalled by Athens. The New Town area is visually appealing itself, with an Art Deco influence present in much of its architecture. Mandráki harbour is the home of Evangelismós Cathedral, where you can find some impressive frescoes.
At the very southern tip of the island, Prasonisi’s location – dividing the Aegean and the Mediterranean – is considered prime wind-surfing territory. But if that sounds a little too exhilarating, Rhodes’ more sedate attractions like the Valley of the Butterflies, numerous wineries and the seven springs of the wonderfully scenic Epta Piges nature reserve, will provide just as pleasant a day out.
Map of Rhodes