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Ploes Villas - above sandy beach, unique Ionian Sea view, close to Anc. Olympia - Sun Villa

Bedrooms 2
Space 67 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The Space

Ploes Villas comprises of 3 fully independent villas on a lush hillside mediterranean garden with a majestic view of the Ionian Sea, Zante and Kefalonia islands and right above the sandy Leventochori beach. Amazing sunsets meet total relaxation in an atmosphere of natural serenity and peace, day and night.

All villas meet the standards of and are officially licensed by the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) - License No.: 0415K91000454601.

Each villa measures 67 m2, accommodates 4 persons and includes 2 bedrooms, one with a queen size double bed (1.60x2.00m) and one with 2 single beds (0.90x2.00m), a bathroom with shower, a spacious living room unified with a well equipped kitchen as well as front and back outdoor terraces with pergolas. Single beds can be joined seamlessly to form a king size double bed (1.80x2.00m) upon request, thus accommodating a two couple stay.

Each kitchen is equipped with refridgerator, compact kitchen/oven, small electric chopper, toast maker, electric juicer, filter coffee maker, electric kettle and adequate flatware, glassware and dinnerware.

Living rooms have a fireplace and a 32'' flatpane LG LED TV, with USB and HDMI connectivity.

Each bedroom and living room are equipped with their own, separate A/C unit.

Interior spaces have been kept as simple and open as possible, and decorated with discreet but playful handmade objects, complemented with a light, modern touch in furniture.

The main space (living room & kitchen) is connected to the ample front terrace where you can enjoy a panoramic sea view, mesmerizing sunsets and candle-lit dinners, while both bedrooms are adjacent to the back terrace, ideal for afternoon book reading or coffee. Front terraces are equipped with a cozy sunbed that used to travel the world on board of a cruise ship, a large wooden table and 4 chairs.

Surrounding the 3 villas is a shared, common green open space, meticulously taken care of, planted with fragrant mediterranean herbs and fruit trees and covered with soft green grass, ideal for a children's playground.

Access to Leventochori beach is only 2 min. on foot through a downhill path (which might be a mild but worthwhile uphill exercise when returning from the beach).

Guest Access

The villas are fully independent, each one with its own main entrance, private terraces and facilities. The spacious surrounding space (garden & lawn) is shared, common and plenty for all visitors, as is access to the beach. The beach below the villas is shared with a small and quiet hotel and almost half of its length is unoccupied, free space. You will find it to be a very peaceful and uncrowded place.

Guests that arrive by car can reach Ploes Villas through basically 2 different ways:

• If you are travelling along the Olympia Odos Motorway (Α8/9 or E55/56) over Patras, you must turn right on the traffic lights before the entrance to Pyrgos, following the sign towards "Skourohorion", and from there on "Ploes Villas" signs will lead you along the way.

• If you are travelling along the Eastern Peloponnese Motorway (A8 or E65) pass through the city of Pyrgos, following the signs for Katakolo. After Agios Ioannis village mind a "Ploes Villas" sign on your right. From then on, follow the "Ploes Villas" signs.

Nearest airports are Araxos International Airport (GPA) at 63 km and Kalamata International Airport (KLX) at 120km. Both airports are connected with many European cities through regular charter flights during the summer season.

Athens is 300 km away. Patras with its port is 100 km away.

Interaction with Guests

Hospitality is our thing! Panos and Eftychia are continuously on site throughout the summer season, living in a small, independent house adjacent to the middle villa. They are always available and glad to assist you with any kind of recommendation, tips on sight-seeing or arrangement for activities in the surrounding area. And if you feel like it, they'll happily share a local delicacy with you over a glass of wine.

The Neighborhood

We are located between Skafidia and Leventochori villages. Picturesque Katakolo village and port, amazing Mercouri Estate Vineyards & Winery, 10th century B.C. medieval Skafidia Monastery, great kiteboarding spot Agios Ilias, the city of Pyrgos, are a breath away.

Unique Ancient Olympia, Chlemoutsi medieval castle (Killini), Neda river waterfalls, and many more are within or less than an hour drive away.

Plenty of nightlife options are available at Katakolo village, Agios Andreas, Skafidia, Kourouta and more, all at a very close driving range.

Ask us for recommendations on local restaurants and taverns, as well as for info regarding all of the above!

Getting Around

Being located on a rural area, there is no public transport point close to the villas.

Taxi can be called anytime, upon prior notice.

Nearest car and motorcycle rental is in Katakolo village, we'll be happy to give you a lift there or arrange a vehicle delivery for you at our premises.

Nearest Bus Terminal with multiple daily connections to Athens and other major cities is in Pyrgos (12km).

Other Things to Note

Services Include:

• Cleaning and change of linen every three days

• Check-in time: 15.00 | Check-out time: 12.00 noon.

Late check-out subject to availability.

Discount provided for long stay (> 13 days) upon request.

Extra Guests (exceeding 4) unfortunately can not be accommodated currently, but we are working on it for the future!

Only exception is 1x extra child up to 2 years old, which is free of charge and sleeps on a child's crib, provided by us upon request.

More Details

Ploes Villas
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German, Greek
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

Available Rentals

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Skafidia in Elis

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 67 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Access to back terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Access to back terrace, single beds can form king size bed
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Sun Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing and unforgettable stay at Ploes villa!

  • 5 of 5

We are a Canadian family with 3 young children and we spent the very first week of our 4-week trip to Greece in this great villa and setting (after spending a few days in Athens). We could not have chosen a better spot to relax: this is paradise! A beautiful villa with a private beach on the Ionian Sea with a view that we will never forget. Nor will we ever forget the owners, Panos and his kind wife, who greeted us and treated us all like we were family (home-made jam in the fridge, bread, pastries and fresh fruit in the morning, treats for the kids, etc.). We had the privilege of celebrating Panos' birthday the evening we arrived, along with their best friends. Greek food, Greek music, Greek hospitality at its best! We will never forget our evening under the stars with them. We had chosen this villa to be close to ancient Olympia and we could not have chosen better! Hopefully, we will be back one day. We would highly recommend this villa to anyone wishing to spend quality time in Greece with their own private beach ( the best and most beautiful beach we swam in during our month in Greece). It is truly an amazing spot! Thank you so much to both of you. Hugs and kisses from Canada.

Renee, Patrick, Laurent, Beatrice and Penelope

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Renee, Patrick, Laurent, Beatrice and Penelope, Thank you so much for your kind words! We were so happy to meet you and have you here, and you will all be dearly missed! (Well, you know we will always have a soft spot for little Penelope :) ). It would honestly be a pleasure for us to have you back here anytime in the future and a share a great time again! Take care Love and kisses from sunny Skafidia Panos, Eftichia
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Tolles Ferienhaus mit traumhafter Aussicht

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben zwei Wochen in diesem tollen Ferienhaus verbracht.

Beschreibung und Fotos des Ferienhauses sind absolut zutreffend!

Die traumhafte Aussicht von unserer Terrasse hat uns immer wieder beeindruckt. Garten und Außenanlagen sind sehr gepflegt und mit Liebe zum Detail gestaltet.

Zum Strand gelangt man schnell über einen Weg mit etwa 90 Stufen.

Meer und Strand sind sehr sauber. Der flach abfallende Sandstrand ist auch für kleinere Kinder gut geeignet. Für jede Villa steht ein großer Sonnenschirm mit Liegen zur Verfügung. Der Strand wird auch vom benachbarten Hotel genutzt, ist aber niemals überlaufen! Der Hotelbetrieb war in keiner Weise störend.

Ein sehr großer Supermarkt am Stadtrand von Pyrgos ist mit dem Auto in etwa 10 Minuten zu erreichen. Kleine Supermärkte sind auch in den Nachbarorten vorhanden.

Im Umkreis von wenigen Autominuten gab es mehrere empfehlenswerte Tavernen.

Nach Olympia fährt man etwa eine knappe halbe Stunde.

Die Vermieter Panos und Eftichia waren äußerst zuvorkommend und standen als Ansprechpartner immer zur Verfügung. Mehrfach wurden wir mit kleinen Aufmerksamkeiten wie Selbstgebackenem oder Obst und Gemüse aus dem Garten verwöhnt.

An unserem letzten Abend wurden wir zu einem Fest mit Freunden und Verwandten der Vermieter eingeladen und haben den geselligen Abend bei Gesang und leckerem Essen sehr genossen.

Danke für alles, wir kommen wieder!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Antje und Sebastian, Vielen Dank für eure netten Worte und für die genaue Bewertung! Bei uns seid ihr immer willkommen und wir sind froh euch hier jederzeit wieder zu haben! Liebe Grüße aus der sonnigen Skafidia, Panos, Eftichia
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Nearest Airport
63 Kilometres
Araxos International Airport (GPA)
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Sol y Mar Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Patras Port
Nearest Golf
110 Kilometres
Pilos (Costa Navarino Golf Course)
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Katakolo (train to Ancient Olympia)
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Kilometres
Olympia Odos Motorway (Α8/9 or E55/56)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
"Machi's Tavern", Skourochori village
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Leventochori beach (on site)
Car: recommended


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