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View from infinity pool to sea & cliffs of Navarone
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View from infinity pool to sea & cliffs of Navarone
Indoor /outdoor living Tranquil beach at St Pauls Bay 1 km away with lovely restaurant Tambakio
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27 reviews
View from infinity pool to sea & cliffs of Navarone
Indoor /outdoor living
Tranquil beach at St Pauls Bay 1 km away with lovely restaurant Tambakio
Looking across the villa
Larger bedroom 5
The 3 bathrooms are well appointed and 2 have large separate power showers
Smaller bedroom 4
Pool area with views over Cliffs of Navarone
Lounge and watch plasma TV / listen to stereo
All important ice maker in the kitchen for the cocktails
Beach at Pefkos 2 km south of the villa
Melonos boutique hotel restaurant experience at Lindos
View from Acropolis over Lindos Bay
Rhodes Old Town - step back 5 centuries to the world of the Knights Templar
Lindos viewed from the sea
Nearby St Pauls beach viewed from across the bay
Lindos main beach
Outdoor dining under shade of pergola
Evening dining at Philosophia at Pefkos 2 km south
At the Acropolis above Lindos
Lindos in the distance - old whitewash houses , ancient Acropolis above
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6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Lindos, Rhodes, Dodecanese, South Aegean

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Debra F
2 reviews
“Return to a Beautiful Villa”
Reviewed 11 October 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We were all excited about returning to the beautiful villa Athena for a second year and we were not disappointed. The villa is exactly as described with clean, comfortable rooms, wonderfully furnished and giving a real sense of home which immediately makes you feel relaxed.
The layout of the pool, so close to the outside dining space, is perfect for manoeuvring yourself effortlessly from the morning’s sun bathing and swimming to the table for lunch in the shade. The steps down to the pool provide easy access for anyone with reduced mobility (we had octogenarians in our party who swam each day) and a popular place to sit and cool yourself in the shade from the afternoon sun. Plus, the view from here is stunning, right out over Navarone Bay, where you can watch small boats going to and fro and the lights twinkling in the evening. Cooking facilities at the villa are excellent with a well fitted kitchen and outdoor BBQ.
Further afield, Lindos and its wonderful restaurants are in easy reach by taxi, which are reasonably priced and always readily available despite us needing two or three at a time to cope with our numbers. Our favourite place was the restaurant and beach at Pefkos where we enjoyed hiring a boat and then discussing our exploits over some very good food.
Alex, the manager, was really helpful and did everything to make our stay enjoyable. Even to the point where, at the end of the holiday, one of us left an iPad behind. Alex immediately contacted us and kindly delivered it to a place several miles away where we were able to retrieve it.
Villa Athena offers something for everyone (our party’s ages ranged from mid 80’s to 6) and we would definitely recommend this beautiful place to family and friends.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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giles375
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
“Villa Athena and the Island of Rhodes was the perfect place for a large party of people to enjoy!”
Reviewed 4 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The Villa was very comfortable and well equipped. The interior design is very pleasing and the view fabulous - and all that before you get into the infinity pool! It was a great place to hang out as well as a fabulous venue for a birthday. Everything worked perfectly and the villa is well placed to enjoy the locality with its many attractions.in Lindos, Pefkos and beyond. The beaches are many and varied and there are some really lovely restaurants serving GOOD Greek food. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it absolutely!

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Liked best: The space
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Large Group
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Management Response
5 Oct 2016
Giles thanks for staying with us again, delighted you all had a good time
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Liked best: The view, the pool, the beds
Liked least: Its a nice villa, with kids you need to be careful they dont break anything
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 50-64
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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Liked best: The sea!
Travelling group: Large Group
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willow c
1 review
“Perfect 3 Family comfortable accommodation”
Reviewed 6 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Villa Athena is very well situated (a five minute drive from Lindos) with lots of things to do nearby for all age groups. Lindos, the Acropolis, beaches, we hired a yacht for the day from NextPortAway, used water sports facilities at the Lindian Village hotel, Waterpark Wibit at Tsambika beach etc.

Each floor of the airy villa has two bedrooms and a bathroom; so three families can have their own little area which was a godsend with lots of little children using the bathroom and trying! to siesta in the afternoons.

The kitchen is very well equipped for 12 people. We loved the ice machine!

The on-site manager was very helpful and responded quickly to any queries.

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Liked best: Beds were very comfy and good air conditioning
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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