Light and very spacious 130 m2 ground floor apartment of a 2-story villa in the exclusive coastal resort of Saronida, 2 large double bedrooms, beautiful garden and patio/BBQ, air-conditioning, 5 minutes walk to the beach, 44 km south of Athens
The apartment is accessed through the gated entrance to the villa and has wireless Internet access, central heating, air-conditioning (all rooms), tiled floors and a beautiful large patio with table and chairs and outside grill. It also has full access to a striking garden with all kinds of flowers and roses, green lawn, vines and fruit trees like lemon, orange, figs, tangerines.
There are two double bedrooms with USQueen/UK kingSize beds, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker, large living/dinning area and bathroom with shower with strong current. There is also an outside shower very conveniently located in one of the garden corners close to the apartment.
The apartment is located in the quiet and exclusive residential area of Saronida, an area along the Attika coastline comprised mainly of country housing and also of much larger houses and/or villas. Beautiful beaches can be found by taking a 5 minutes (downhill) walk from the apartment.
In less than 1km away is the main business street of Saronida Avenue, where a number of shops are located such as full scale supermarket, bakeries, cafeterias, restaurants, fresh fish market, fast foods (excellent souvlaki), bars, taverns as well 4 open air cinemas. There is a large kids playground area, tennis and basketball courts and a mini market open longer hours.
In short distance from the apartment, you can find quiet beaches, sea sports, play grounds and excellent sea side fish restaurants all along the coastline. Examples include:
Edens Beach: a variety of water sports is waiting for you, beach bar, sun beds, showers and beach volley.
Annavissos: The best location for wind surfing in the Attika region with separate beach front for those who want to swim. The beach has shallow waters ideal for windsurfers and the more inexperienced in swimming or children.
Saint Nicholas area: sandy beach with many facilities.
Cape Sounion/Temple of Poseidon: 20 minutes car drive, takes you to this historic site where you can visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon built 440BC. You can combine the visit with swimming in one of the close by beaches and also dine in one of many local restaurants and tavernas. You must definitely arrange your timing in visiting Sounion to watch the sunset
at the top hill of the cape where the temple is located. The view is breathtaking.
Glyfada: is 20km away and has an 18golf course, many supermarkets, shops, nightlife , restaurants, nightclubs, etc.
Lagonissi Grand Resort: 4km away. One of the most luxurious hotels in Grecce, where you can enjoy their exclusive beach(for a fee), top-notch restaurants and bars.
Acropolis Monument, the New Acropolis museum and other ancient sights are 40 minutes drive to Athens or take public transportation that leaves from Saronida every 20 minutes.
Included during your stay is use of:
Vonage phone for making free calls to Europe, USA, Canada and other countries. Check with owner.
Basic household supplies: e.g. tea, coffee, sugar, hand liquid soap, etc.
USA/Euro plug adaptor
If you stay longer than a week, I will provide a fresh set of towels/linen weekly
Interaction with Guests
My wife and I will meet you at check-in and if at the time of your arrival, we are in Chicago, then our daughter/part owner who lives on the 1st floor, will meet you and help you with questions about the apartment or offer you help as needed.
Saronida is more busy during the summer months as lots of tourists mostly Greek residents from the big city come for their summer vacations. Although foreign tourists are less numbered, they all come and visit the area, for its beaches, coastal seafood restaurants and other community activities and sports.
Whether you want a relaxing family time and sun tanning at the beach or party day & night, everything is at your hand.
Saronida is conveniently located 20 minutes drive from Athens International airport. Located at the airport is the big railway central station which has many lines and connects Saronida to many cities including down town Athens in about 40 minutes.
Saronida has public city bus transportation with service every 20 minutes to and from Athens (the bus station is almost outside the door of the apartment) and a regional private bus called KTEL.
There is no direct public transportation from the airport to Saronida. Only by taxi with a cost of approximately 30-40 euro.
Other Things to Note
I am flexible for check-in/out times, depending on other bookings either side. Just ask.
Also, for a small additional charge, I can provide a maid service (clean, empty the bins etc.) The cost depends on how often you would like the maid to come. Ask.