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Trio Of Beautiful Villas With Panoramic Sea Views And Secluded Private Pools - Villa Sophie Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Villa Sophie Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)

The ground floor shower room/WC 1, open plan living room with double sofa bed and well equiped kitchen are light, open plan and spacious.

Fully air-conditioned.

Large floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, providing charming sea views – leading directly to the outside pool areas.

The villas' 2 bedrooms and second bathroom/WC 2 are situated on the top floor.

About the property


Villas Sophie, Nicole and Phoebe are a truly idyllic trio, offering the most spectacular panoramic and unspoilt views of Gennadi Bay. Boasting a stylish architectural design and individual private pools, the 3 make for a delightful sight on the approach from Gennadi village. Stylishly decorated and equipped, all have been designed with the family in mind. The ground floor comprises of a shower room/WC 1, open plan living room with double sofa bed, satellite TV and WiFi. The well equipped kitchen is open plan with dishwasher and washing machine. Each villa is fully air-conditioned and all have large floor-to-ceiling sliding patio doors, providing charming sea views– leading directly to the outside pool areas. The villas' 2 bedrooms and second bathroom/WC 2 are situated on the top floor, as is the outside sun terrace with bistro table and chairs– the perfect place to take those most breath-taking of land-to-sea snapshots. Sat gracefully within the extensive grounds, each villa benefits from Rhodes' 300 days of sunshine.

Joy Trakkas
Member since: 2012
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

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Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Joy Trakkas

I live in Newcastle in the picturesque village of Tynemouth with my Greek husband and 3 daughters.

We are sun worshippers and don't get enough of it in Tynemouth, as beautiful as it is.

Rhodes makes up for that!

Joy Trakkas purchased this villa in 2009

Why Joy Trakkas chose Gennadi

We fell in love with the island of Rhodes, having visited friends and family there and decided to have our own property in the South of the island as it is extremely beautiful and unspoilt, but not remote!

What makes this villa unique

The highlights of the villas has to be the tranquillity of the site, whilst accessibility to shops, tavernas, beaches and water sports is convenient.

The glittering stars in the night sky are something truly unique here, and to sit on the upper veranda sipping an early evening glass of local champagne gazing at them is indescribably magical.

The panoramic view of Gennadi Bay beyond the little white washed church of St. Raphael is awe inspiring. Early morning sun rises are an experience not to be missed!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We took Villa Nicole for 10 days in May 2013 and had a fab holiday. The villa is in a very quiet and peaceful spot - as it is up a private track but still only a few minutes drive to Gennadi village and the beach. The views are superb, sea to the front and the mountains at the back. Although it is in a development of 4 villas they all face in different directions so we never felt overlooked.

On arrival we found everything to be clean and comfortable and the villa had everything we needed. The pool was a good size and there was a bottle of local wine and a bowl of fresh fruit to welcome us.

We would not hesitate to recommend the villas to family and friends and shall definitely be staying here next time we are on Rhodes - Matt from Sheffield.

The best holiday we've ever had. Highlights included swimming at Gennadi beach, so secluded and unspoilt, and sampling fresh Greek food locally. We felt so relaxed at the villa. Feel truly revitalised! Dulcie and Will from Buckinghamshire.
Jul 2012
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Booking Notes:
To make a booking, either call or e-mail Joy. There is a 25% deposit payable to secure the booking. A returnable damage deposit of 200 pounds or euros is required and on final inspection will be reimbursed if all is satisfactory. Payment may be made by personal cheque or direct to an English or Greek bank account, whichever is easier.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are usually Wednesdays or Saturdays, but this can be flexible on request. The villa should normally be ready by 16:00 and vacated by 10:00.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in UK Pounds, please contact Joy for any special deals at least 2 weeks in advance.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Gennadi on Notia Rodos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Outdoor Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Villas Sophie, Nicole and Phoebe are nestled beautifully on the hillside over-looking Gennadi Bay. The trio lie in private grounds, accessible by private track. This creates a sense of relaxation and privacy, unachievable by mainstream resorts. With the extensive pergolas, generous-sized pools and roomy outdoor spaces, these villas are the perfect accommodation for a relaxed and luxurious holiday on the captivating island of Rhodes. Large enough to accommodate families of 5, with the living room playing host to the villas comfortable sofa-beds, a couple of minutes drive from the sun-kissed beach and alluring village of Gennadi, this trio of villas provide the ultimate family holiday. The village and bay of Gennadi are approximately a mile from the villas, hiring of a car would be recommended to take advantage of what this area has to offer. Outside: Complete with all the outdoor essentials– attractive barbeque, dining table and chairs, sun loungers and parasol, guests can sunbathe by day and dine alfresco by night. The spacious outdoor and pergola areas make for the perfect setting for family barbeques whilst watching the sun drop gently over Gennadi Bay. Child-friendly as each villa has gates to the grounds, also no villa is overlooked by the neighbours.


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Villa Sophie Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.8 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Villa Phoebe was exactly what we needed, peaceful and quiet with stunning views! The villa provided everything we needed. We would definitely recommend it and Joy the owner was really helpful in recommending places to eat and sights to see. We look forward to coming back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. It will be a pleasure to see you there again at anytime.... Kind regards, Joy.
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Great villa stunning location.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we contacted the owner Joy to book the villa to the end of the holiday we could not have had better customer service. The description of the villa was accurate and Joy helped us with booking a car and gave us top tips for visits, shops, beaches and restaurants - we followed all her guidance even down to restaurant menus and we were never disappointed.

The facilities at the villa are excellent for a comfortable stay, clean and very well maintained, we made good use of the excellent BBQ. The pool was fantastic great size and kept very clean. For us the location of the villa made this such a great relaxing holiday. It is located on the hill above Gennadi in a quiet and relaxing location with stunning views over the sea, it was difficult to move from by the pool. We would recommend a car when staying at the villa.

We travelled round most of the island and particularly enjoyed the stunning drive through the mountains. We also had an excellent day trip to the Island of Symi with its beautiful streets and a great atmosphere. It was very hot and we enjoyed a dip in the sea there at the end of the day. Rhodes town and Lindos were also other great days out. We enjoyed a cool walk down the "Valley of the Butterflies" having taken the little train up to the top.

We tried all the restaurants that Joy recommended we particularly enjoyed Mama's Kitchen, Sergio's both in Gennadi and Stefanos in Kiotari.

Spent time on some lovely beaches including Gennadi, Glystra, Lindos and Port Antico.

Joy was great whilst we were out there keeping us updated on cleaner visits etc as well as more top tips. We have never had such excellent customer service from an owner before.

We had a great relaxing holiday with our teenage son. I would recommend this property without hesitation, lovely villa, stunning location and outstanding customer service from the owner. We had never visited Rhodes before but loved the island and we will definitely be back to Rhodes and the villa again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John and Jayne, I hope to see you can come out again when you need some r and r! You will always be welcome... Kind regards, Joy.
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  • 5 of 5

We loved Villa Sophie so much last year we have just booked again for this Summer! The owner Joy Trakkas was extremely helpful with all our questions about the property and all were answered honestly and truthfully. The villa was well equipped with wonderful views from the bedrooms and the pool area. The small village down the road had all you needed with bakery, greengrocer and supermarket. Both the restuarants which were recommened by Joy were very reasonably priced, excellent food and very friendly service. We would not hesitate in recommending this villa to both family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Heather, Thank you so much for this lovely review. It is very much appreciated and I feel confident that you will have the same experience in June of this year - even better hopefully as Villa Sophie now has a dishwasher! Kind regards, Joy.
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Cosy house, lovely & helpful Joy

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights in August 2013 in Villa Sophie. The house has a wonderful view of South east coast of Rhodes. The location was nice because even it's very easy to reach to Gennadi village and also wonderful beaches of south-east by car, the place is very quite and it was wonderful to see the milkyway and all stars again :) The house was clean, everything was enough. Joy, our lovely house owner was very helpful from the beginning. We'd like to come Villa Sophie again.. Thanks Joy!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Alev, Thank you so much for your lovely revue. I have just been in Villa Sophie with my family and had a good rest with sunshine and gorgeous Greek food! You are welcome to come to the villas anytime, just email me and I will look after you as repeat guests. Have a happy winter and hope to speak again. Kind regards, Joy.
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Toller Blick. Ruhige Lage.

  • 4 of 5

Die Sauberkeit im Haus war in Ordnung. Die untere Toilette war die zwei Wochen nicht benutzbar, da sie defekt war und die Reparatur dauerte. Hat uns nicht gestört. Tolle Aussicht auf das Meer.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your helpful comments Claudia. I trust our maintenance man managed to sort out the downstairs loo for you! It would always be a pleasure to welcome you and your family again. Kind regards, Joy.
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Gennadi Village
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Gennadi Village
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Gennadi Beach
Car: recommended


Gennadi Bay has a blue flag award with a distance of 2 minutes by car, from the villas. It has very clear, warm water with shingle and pebbles and is never spoilt by crowds of people. It boasts 3 good tavernas for tasty meals and refreshments. Kiotari is 4km away and has sandy beaches, good tavernas, great bars and glass-bottomed boats. Prassonissi is 20km away and has fantastic facilities for all water sports.


Diagoras International Airport is 45 minutes away by car (roughly 60kms) as is the infamous Old Town of Rhodes. It is possible to hire taxis from the airport, with a cost of about 70 euros. Buses are also available, however it is recommended to hire a car in order to make the most of your stay.


Gennadi Bay and village are 1 mile away, and Lindos, with its sandy beaches and medieval Acropolis is 25km North (15 mins by car)- the unique and beautiful Old Town is 65km North. Traditional Rhodian villages, Vati, Lahania, Pefkos and Lardos are all in the very near vicinity.

Further Details:

Prassonissi (where the Aegean sea meets the Mediterranean sea) with its wonderful refreshing sea-breezes, makes for excellent wind/kite surfing and is only a 20 minute drive away.

In the village of Gennadi, there is an excellent bakery, pharmacist, green grocer and small supermarket. There are numerous tavernas serving local fayre, Mama's Kitchen being a firm favourite, there are beach front tavernas also serving good quality, local cuisine, and drinks.

The West Coast of the island boasts many interesting places to visit from the ruins of a castle at Kastello near Kritinia, to the castle at Monolithos, steeped in romanticism set on top of a rock. The jewel in the crown has to be the Old Town, 45 minutes drive away, with its wonderful history from ancient Greece, Byzantine, Turkish mosques to the Knights of Saint John and medieval Christian churches.


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