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House in Ioulis, Kea, Cyclades

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House in Ioulis, Kea, Cyclades

6 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1.5 bathrooms
6 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the cycladic house (greece) to yourself.
Sparkling clean
5 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
91% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Outstanding hospitality
9 recent guests complimented Katerina for outstanding hospitality.

The space

Kea - Tzia as the Greeks call it - is probably the best kept secret of the islands of the cyclades archipelago.

Only a 1 hour boat trip from the mainland port of Lavrio (20 minutes from Athens' El. Venizelos airport), Kea is a large montainous island with beautiful beaches. Little known to foreign tourists, attatched to its traditions, it is dotted with windmills and chapels and crisscrossed by ancient stonepaved hiking trails. A real "must see" is the prehistoric sculpture of a giant lion, which tradition claims that to touch the tip of his nose brings good luck, The picturesque and ancient site of Karthea which overlooks the sea and is reached only by following the road through a wild creek, is another "must" for a travellers itinary. Harmony is everywhere, life flows peacefully.
Ioulis the main town, 10 minutes drive from the port, is a big pedestrian village, built like an amphitheater. A two minutes stroll from the heart of the village, but away from the hussle and bussle, the rental property is built in three levels. Typical Cycladic, stonewalled and breezy, it enjoys a panoramic view from the terrace: the City Hall and its square shaded by plane trees, the roofs of the village and the hill of Kastro and in the distance, the sea, Cape Sounion and the island of Evia...

Tastfully decorated in local style, the cottage offers a simple comfort. With two bedrooms in differend levels it can accomodate 4 to 6 people max. Shower room and a second WC, kitchen with tiny fireplace, barbecue possible.

We recommend a car or motorbike (which can be rented easily on the island) to access the wildest beaches, but it is possible to do without it, the busses shuttleback and forth between the port and the main beaches.

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Indoor fireplace
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45 reviews
Quick responses
Stylish space
Sparkling clean
Julie User Profile
October 2019
Katerina was great, accommodating a very last minute booking to save my weekend getaway. The cute, classic house is very central but tucked up on the hill. Everything is lined in lace and nice fabrics. Beautiful little veranda overlooks the village and valley. I loved it.
Colin User Profile
October 2019
Lovely, quirky little place with a great terrace in the heart of very well preserved village. I spent four wonderful, peaceful, out-of-season days in Ioulis and will very likely return.
Jake User Profile
September 2019
Simply the most beautiful place I have ever been.
Konstantinos User Profile
June 2019
The house is traditional, cute with magnificent view. You could spend your whole day on the terrace/balcony. It is clean and Katerina provides everything that is required. 3 minutes walking from the main square. Not very convenient for families with little children since the…
Penny User Profile
April 2019
This house is small, simple and in a great location, about halfway up the town with fantastic views from the balcony across Ioulis and the sea beyond, if the weather is clear. We were there in April when the weather was mixed and cool, so we needed the heaters provided!…
Kamil User Profile
November 2018
Everything was more than I expected. Great location in the heart of village, nice interior design, genuine and traditional at the same point. View from big terrace is amazing, quiet, clean and very comfortable apartment. Strictly recommended! 10/10
Stefania User Profile
July 2018
this is a beautiful three story traditional house built on a slope. there are two entrances: one on the first/ ground floor (kitchen and living room with a small balcony) and the other on the ground floor/ basement (double bed with an en suit bathroom). the second floor is…

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Athens, GreeceJoined in June 2012
Katerina User Profile
209 Reviews
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House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed


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