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Villa Pharos: offers stunning views of the Aegean,Telendos Island and the Mountains.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Greece - Villa Pharos

2 double bedrooms, modern layout with family bathroom and downstairs Wc.

Villa in Kalymnos (Dodecanese Islands) with amazing sea and sunset views and terraced gardens. Stunning location - for sea lovers and climbers. Villa is 20 minutes walk to the beach - 5 minutes by car or scooter. Sleeps 4 (in 2 double bedrooms) with space for up to 2 children on sofa bed if required..

A perfect place to relax! This pretty new house is nestled among the herb-scented hillsides of Vigils - a tranquil residential area above the little beach and harbour of Melitsachas on the west coast of Kalymnos. The property has an airy, open-plan living area, fully equipped kitchen, two double bedrooms both with sun terraces, a family bathroom upstairs and utility room with second WC downstairs. Running along the front of the villa there is a spacious terrace where you can dine “al fresco” whilst watching fabulous views in every direction. There is no better place to see the sunset every evening! There is a large split level garden with stunning patio area (including traditionally built barbecue). Stone steps lead to further terraces with fruit trees, shrubs and flowers.


Bedroom 1: King size double four poster bed with huge arched feature window with magnificent views across the sea, air conditioned.

Bedroom 2: one double bed, one single bed if required, air conditioned, wonderful views.


Upstairs: main bathroom with corner bath, shower, WC and vanity unit with hand basin, wall heater.

Downstairs: utility room with washing machine, WC, wall mounted hand basin.


Fully equipped, modern fitted kitchen with microwave. Electric cooker and hob, large fridge-freezer, double polycarbonate sink, toaster, kettle, saucepans, pots and dishes, cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery, blender, sandwich maker, etc.

Utility Room: washing machine.


Kalymnos is a mountainous resort and car and scooter hire is recommended. These are easily available from nearby resorts of Myrties and Masouri. The many garden steps, balconies and ledges may be dangerous for young children or anyone with limited mobility. There is no wheelchair access. There is a parking space opposite (which belongs to the neighbour but you are welcome to use it if they are away) or you can park in the road nearby.


The outside areas of the villa are a special feature.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
John Mansfield
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
4 September, 2016

About John Mansfield

John & Indi were born in the UK and the Fiji Islands respectively. They are ex-teachers who enjoy a sense of adventure. In 2005 they sailed their 43 foot yacht from Croatia to Turkey, eventually settling to yachting life in the Dodecanese and the beautiful, unspoilt island of Kalymnos. They would love to hear from you with any queries or further information that you require. If we are in the islands when you are in residence we would be delighted to give you an experience of yachting around the island as our guests.

John Mansfield purchased this villa in 2014

Why John Mansfield chose Europe

We love the island and particularly the views and way of life on this part of the island. Kalymnos is full of very friendly people who go out of their way to make everyone comfortable. There is nothing better than Greek hospitality and we have taken the islanders to our hearts with many new adopted family members. We bought the villa in order to spend as much time as possible in this beautiful island without being dependent upon the yacht.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Pharos has some of the best views on the whole island and with ample balconies and terraces to make best use of them. The villa has access to some of the best beaches on the island and we adore the sight of the yachts and island ferries making passage below the villa. Nearby there are swimming pools, beaches and the secluded island of Telendos just a short ferry ride across the bay.


based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Villa Pharos: offers stunning views of the Aegean,Telendos Island and the Mountains.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to John and team for a fantastic stay in Kalymnos. John's villa manager picked us up from airport after our flight was delayed and took us to the property. The villa was beautiful and very well maintained, and was a lovely base for our climbing trip (six of us stayed here - there was a sofa bed and two spare mattresses). I have never woken up to a better view and the property was a lovely place to have evening meals and only a 10 minute walk from the restaurants of Myrties/Massouri. Would stay here again if I returned.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a delightful response. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay even though we were worried that 6 of you would stretch the villa to the limits. Hopefully see you again soon.
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As good as it gets.

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, well maintained and everything works perfectly. The location is great, views amazing and just close enough to masouri. If you are there for climbing the location can't be beat. The beds are comfortable and the a/c works well. Also, Paul was extremely helpful in every way. It would be hard to find a property better than this one.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted we managed to live up to all your expectations. We look forward to seeing you and your friends in the future. Best wishes from the Team: John & Indi, Paul and Judie
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  • 5 of 5

We received a warm wellcome and had a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephan - delighted that your stay at Villa Pharos was "excellent". Paul and Judie do a wonderful job to welcome guests and give them as much support as possible. The island of Kalymnos and its wonderful people do the rest. John
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Villa Pharos, accogliente e confortevole, si affaccia su un angolo di paradiso

  • 5 of 5

Villa Pharos è un pò come entrare a casa tua: c'è tutto ciò di cui hai bisogno. La si percepisce come una casa vissuta in perfetta armonia dai proprietari e dalle persone che vi hanno soggiornato.

La vista sull'isola di Telendos, i tramonti sul mar Egeo, accompagnati dal suono delle onde del mare, ne fanno un luogo davvero speciale.

L'accoglienza è stata ottima e la persona che gestisce la casa sull'isola è stata sempre molto disponibile ed efficiente. Quella che sembrava essere una scocciatura inizialmente - e cioè la mancanza di acqua potabile - si è rivelata una cosa facilmente ovviabile: si acquistano bottiglie di acqua e si riempie la tanica di acqua potabile (è ovviamente consigliabile una macchina o un motorino).

Siamo appena tornati ma abbiamo già consigliato ad amici e parenti Villa Pharos e, in generale, un soggiorno a Kalymnos, isola non molto turistica ma preziosa per le sue bellezze naturalistiche e per la sua semplicità; la gente che vi abita è straordinaria.

Bel soggiorno che rimane nel cuore!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Translation of review: "Villa Pharos is kinda like entering your home: there is everything you need. It perceives as a House lived in perfect harmony with the owners and the people who have stayed there. The view on the island of Telendos, sunsets over the Aegean Sea, accompanied by the sound of the waves of the sea, make it a truly special place. The welcome was great and the person who runs the House on the island has always been very helpful and responsive. What appeared to be a nuisance at first-namely the lack of drinking water-turned out to be something easily and 4stars: you buy bottles of water and fills the tank of drinking water (it is obviously advisable a car or moped). Just returned but we are recommending to friends and family Villa Pharos and generally stay in Kalymnos, Island not very touristy but precious for its natural beauty and for its simplicity; the people who live there is extraordinary. Nice stay that remains in my heart!" Delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and you managed to absorb so much of this magical place. You have been perfect guests and we would love to see you at Villa Pharos again soon. John.
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5 amici 7 giorni e 1 vacanza unica

  • 5 of 5

Si potrebbe rimanere ore a cercare di spiegarvi la bellezza del tramonto rosso fuoco che si spegne dietro l'isola di Telendos mentre con i tuoi amici ti siedi a una tavola imbandita e assapori una ricca grigliata di pescato fresco e semplicemente speri che quel momento non finisca mai. Ma siccome non mi piace essere prolisso auguro semplice a chiunque di poter godere di tutto questo e consiglio a chiunque il soggiorno a villa Pharos, non rimarrete delusi ne dalla struttura di altissima qualità ne dal servizio offerto da Paol, il villa manager super disponibile.

Grazie milleJonh di tutto spero di poter godere di nuovo di questo spettacolo.

You could stay hours trying to explain the beauty of fiery red sunset that goes out behind the island of Telendos with friends while you sit at a dinner table and savor a rich grilled fresh fish and simply hope that the time will not end never. But since I do not like to be long-winded hope easy for anyone to be able to enjoy all this and recommend it to anyone staying in the villa Pharos , you will not be disappointed by the high quality structure it from the service offered by Paol , the super villa manager available .

ThanksJonh a lot for everything I hope to enjoy again of this show .

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stelvio - thank you so much for the review and for expressing your delight at your stay at Villa Pharos. Paul was delighted to assist your party and very appreciative of the comments you have made. The views are indeed spectacular from the villa and all the activities are really close by, especially the climbing and the mountain trails. Thank you for leaving the villa as you found it and for all your convivial company that Paul enjoyed so much. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best wishes John
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  • 5 of 5

Photos provided may not make it entirely on the beauty of the house and the place ... followed very carefully by the owner and by His charge on site for the stay to be lived up to lofty expectations .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you found the villa lived up to your expectations. It is indeed a most beautiful setting. The atmosphere and landscape is both rugged and magical but cannot always be fully captured by the camera. We are also pleased that you found our welcome and support all you expected. We always try and do the "lofty" - this time it looks as though we succeeded. Hopefully we will see you again in the future to explore even more of this fascinating island and its warm and generous people. John
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Nearest Airport
6 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on Greece, Dodecanese

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Main Season
1 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are subject to change until booking confirmed. Sofa bed in lounge can be used for 2 additional children or 2 small adults at no extra charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Greece in World

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 172 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Small Greek style bath with shower over, WC and vanity sink.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , WC, vanity sink and laundry.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , The four poster bed has net drapes and sea views to Telendos
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed in the lounge suitable for 2 children/small adults.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Double bed and a single, views across the sea to Telendos.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming

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