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Villa Guilena

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Panoramic views of the Melanes valley
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
7 reviews
Panoramic views of the Melanes valley
Peaceful with only the sound of goat bells
View from the Main house living area
Sun or shade
Pool side paradise
Guest house from pool terrace
Landscaped gardens enhance your vista
Welcome to Villa Guilena
Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher ,eye level oven and ceramic hob
Light and airy living area
Main house,double room onto pool terrace
Main house,twin room onto pool terrace
Shade and a cool drink by the pool
Prokopios beach. Quite stunning !
Nearly sunset
Pretty Agia Anna
Martinas taverna in Koronos. Such a welcome!
Local products in many villages
Perfect pool
Peace
Landscaped gardens
Perfect at night too
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Overview
Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Melanes, Naxos, Cyclades, South Aegean
Villa Guilena Main house is a light and airy 2 storey,2 bedroomed, fully equipped property, nestled in the beautiful Melanes valley.<BR>Peaceful, with only the sound of goat bells, enjoy the wonderful pool with its panoramic mountain views, bask in uninterrupted sunshine and eat Al Fresco on our terraces, in either sun or shade.<BR>A short walk brings you to Melanes village,with inviting local tavernas,all serving home farmed produce and a warm Greek welcome,as well as a mini market and a regular bus service to adjacent villages and the main town Chora.<BR>A 15 minute drive and you will be at the award winning Agios Prokopios beach,with its clear water and white sand,totally safe for children and a similar distance is Chora,with its Venetian Kastro,steeped in history with winding alleyways and many more tavernas,bars a... Read more
About the Owner, lesley g
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 96 reviews and 14 properties
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Listing #HL198049
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OrchardOX
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed for a week at this amazing property. Can't rate it highly enough. First class welcome by the lovely Lesley for whom nothing was too much trouble. The property and expansive gardens are extremely well looked after and very comfortable. Wonderful, peaceful evenings sitting around the pool with extremely good and very inexpensive Greek wine, top notch local produce,...

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Management response:

Lovely to welcome you guys here and so pleased you enjoyed Villa Guilena and all that the beautiful environment offers! You certainly managed to see some of the wonderful places on the island too and I look forward to welcoming you back! Thanks for taking the time to write the review. Kind regards Lesley. Property Manager

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15fz12345
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We visited Naxos 18 years ago on our honeymoon and decided to take our kids this time. When we arrived on the island, the lovely Lesley was waiting for us to show us to the house, as it is tucked away on a hill overlooking the town and difficult to find on your own. This was our first clue that...

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Management response:

It was lovely to meet you and the family and very pleased that you enjoyed Villa Guilena with all its facilities and location. There is so much to experience on this lovely island and the village of Melanes is an ideal location from which to start. It is equally appealing in the Spring and Autumn,especially for walkers! Thank you for...

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Sarsont
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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We stayed in the last week of May, usually reliably warm and sunny in this part of the world but, typically for us, freakishly cool and wet during our stay. Despite this we had a very enjoyable holiday. The house is very much as the pictures show. It's in a lovely setting that feels "inland" but really isn't so far...

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Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely detailed review! I am so sorry that the Naxos weather wasn't kinder to you all, and especially for your little ones,but I am pleased you were able to enjoy many aspects of this lovely island. It truely was a freak storm for late in May that can turn swimming pools...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The Main house living area opens onto a pergola covered terrace,for al fresco dining<BR>Both bedrooms from the main house open onto the pool terrace with dedicated seating and panoramic views .
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 6 nights
£271
€320
£1,900
€2,240
1 Apr 2017 -
31 May 2017
Spring
6 nights
£89
€105
£623
€735
1 Jun 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
Mid
6 nights
£127
€150
£891
€1,050
1 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
High with Guest house
6 nights
£271
€320
£1,900
€2,240
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Minimum stay 6 nights.
300 Euros required on arrival,as security deposit. Refunded prior to departure subject to satisfactory property inspection
We accept payment by bank transfer.
30% of rental cost to secure booking. Balance 6 weeks before arrival
You will be met on arrival by our local agent and shown to our home.
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About the neighbourhood
The area of Melanes,is a lush valley,at the foot of our mountain range with many glorious walks through unspoilt countryside.<BR><BR>Our local town hall,the Dymos,arrange Sunday walks through these and many other parts of Naxos,between October and May and there are other companies that arrange specific walking holidays too.<BR>Watersports facilities are available on a number of our beaches and Kite and Windsurfing is a very popular activity. Try snorkeling here too.It is really beautiful,with the clear water and the underwater world!<BR><BR>We have a great horse riding school ,suitable for all ages,taking a number of daily treks ,even along our beaches. There is something magical about riding horseback along the white sand,with water lapping,just before sunset... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Naxos: 9.0 km
Ferry: Naxos Port Chora: 8.0 km
Arrival to the mainland of Greece is the usual way to travel to Naxos.<BR>Athens airport is served by many airlines including Aegean Air,British Airways,Norwegian Airlines and Easy Jet<BR>There are also some seasonal flights direct to Santorini.<BR>Olympic Air also have regular daily flights into Naxos but these need to be booked well in advance,as it is only a small aircraft.<BR>Ferries run regularly from the port of Piraeus which can be reached by taxi,metro or a number 96x bus,which will take approx. 1.5 hours. Taxi and bus stops are directly outside the airport.<BR>Ferry companies include,Blue Star Ferries,Hellenic Seaways,Nel Lines and Sea Jets and it is advisable to book these on line well in advance.<BR>Car hire is highly recommended and The Rent... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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