Villa in Megalochori, Santorini, Greece
If you've ever dreamed about visiting the lost island of Atlantis, Villa Artemis may well be a dream come true for you. Villa Artemis is located in the midst of the traditional community of Megalochori, a place proud to maintain its traditions without being overly influenced by the faster pace of modern life. Upon arriving in Megalochori, you'll find narrow streets, marble churches with traditional architectural bells and endless vineyards to take you to another period and time.Villa Artemis sits firmly in the region's traditional 1900s feel despite its renovation in 2013 by architects MPLUSM and civil engineer Tziotis Georgios. It subtly utilises traditional Thira architecture to a minimal, refining what is already there while added smartness, chic design and a luxurious style.Villa Artemis' hospitality combines the unique beauty of the island with the unforgettable experience of a stay in a truly beautiful luxury holiday home.Megalochori is a truly picturesque village, thanks in part to the way it had managed to maintain its traditional architecture. Opinions differ on the origin of the name - some say that it came from the agricultural fields that the villagers kept, others argue that the name reflects the personality of the place. Even though most of the houses have been renovated, Megalochori has managed to retain many of its traditional values - including many picturesque local churches and the many vineyards that produce fine local wines. The nearby beaches are superb, and whatever you do, make sure to try some of the traditionally produced sun-dried tomatoes.Megalochori is located very centrally on the Methana Peninsula in Greece, which makes any part of the island easily accessible.- Athinios (port) : 4 km- Airport : 7.5 km- Thira : 7 km- Red beach : 5km- Minoan City of Akrotiri : 4km- Vlihada beach : 4.5 km- Perivolos â€“ Perissas beach : 5.5 km- Kamari : 7 km- Oia: 17kmThe nearby community has an abundance of restaurants, tavernas, cafes, bakers, mini-markets, tourist shops and wineries - are all easy to find and you'll find the locals incredibly welcoming.Megalochori also has complete road access to all destinations around the Methana, so getting around is easy.
You'll also find many local tourist attractions easy to get to, including:- The Minoan city at Akrotiri- The Ancient Thira at Mesa Vouno- Museums of Prehistoric Thira in Thira- The Naval Museum in Ia- The monastery of the Prophet Elias in PyrgosVilla Artemis is a traditionally renovated building of 120 square metres which can accommodate 2-6 guests with a minimum three-night stay. The villa has two independent bedrooms each with its own private bathroom. The premises is so spacious that two more guests can easily be accommodated on the sofabeds in the living room. There is also an LED/3D SMART TV with satellite access, a DVD Blue Ray as well as free wi-fi and air-conditioning throughout the villa. The kitchen comes with all appliances, and there's a fully furnished garden garden outside. There's even a a heated Jacuzzi and a roof garden with a truly spectacular view!The earth tones used for decoration throughout combined with the luxurious and minimal decoration are sure to offer warmth and familiarity for each and every guest.As well as providing you with a free bottle of the excellent local wine as a welcoming gift, Villa Artemis offers:
- Daily room cleaning service- Fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, cooker, microwave oven, small electrical appliances , pots and pans)- Two double beds with anatomic and ecological mattresses- Two sofabeds with anatomic, ecological mattresses and pillows by COCOMAT- Name brand linen- Air-conditioning in all areas of the villa- LED/3D SMART TV- Satellite TV- DVD Blue Ray- Free Wi-Fi internet- Heated Jacuzzi- Fully furnished garden (armchairs, chairs, table, umbrella, lounge chairs)- Blow drier- Iron and ironing board- Bubble bath, soaps and body lotions provided- Baby crib on requestChildren under 5 years old are free of chargeThere is also the following services available upon request:- Transport to and from the local airport or port- Car/motorcycle rentals.- Car rental with driver- Rental of private yachts/helicopter so you can explore every inch of the island.- Tourist attractions/excursions throughout the island- Reservations at restaurants and entertainment halls- Massage/Manicure/PedicureFacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessAir conditioningJacuzzi/Hot tubAll bedrooms en-suiteCable TVExtrasMaid service included