The Faros Villa

kea, greek islands
4 bedroom - 3 bath
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Taste Spring in Greece! 10% discount for all March, April and May stays (excl Easter)
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€280 - €550 per night (EUR)
excludes K&C fee
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Perks for the Parents

This sophisticated villa with a pool is walking distance from local beaches, shops and restaurants, and is in an idyllic location surrounded by landscaped gardens with olive and fig trees. Well set up for family holidays, the villa includes a good array of baby-friendly equipment and has a babysitter, housekeeper and cook available on request. Hair and massage/spa treatments can also be arranged. With a setting overlooking Vourkari Bay, plus beautifully-designed interiors, this is a luxurious villa for a superlative family stay.

Why Kids Love it

The property is great for kids of all ages, with spacious and light interiors and a garden and a large pool overlooking the sea. There is a pathway to Vourkari giving freedom to older children and teens who can walk to shops, restaurants and local beaches independently. The villa has 2 beaches a short walk away. Babycare equipment provided includes a crib, travel crib, playpen for outside use, baby monitor, high chair, toys and books. Plug sockets are safety protected. Kea is the perfect place for a family seeking an authentic Greek island, unspoilt by mass tourism.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 1 week. No smoking or pets inside. The hosts provide a full guide on how to use appliances, along with useful numbers and local tips. Car rental recommended for this location. All bedrooms have Cocomat beds and linen. Note that there are stairs going up and down from the main living space; some safety gates are available but young children may need extra supervision. The balconies have a small wall around them and the whole garden is enclosed. The pool is not gated. Nearby activities include diving in Vourkari, hiking trails, ancient Karthea, Kastriani monastery and the prehistoric ruins of Agia Irini.

About the Location

The villa is in Vourkari, a small town on the northwest coast of Kea. It is the island’s natural marina for yachts and is home to a handful of beautiful restaurants, cafés and shops. The villa is a 150m walk from the town, with 2 beaches nearby accessible on foot and many more reached by car. Vourkari is 10 minutes from Kea’s port; Kea is under an hour by boat from Lavrio, which is very accessible from Athens Airport in 45 minutes. The 'hora', or village on the hillside, Loulida, is only a few kilometers away and well worth a visit.

Accommodation Details

This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom villa has an open plan kitchen, dining and living room. There is a double bedroom upstairs with private deck and ensuite bathroom, and other bedrooms are downstairs: a master bedroom with a kingsize bed, and the third and fourth with 2 twin beds. All downstairs bedrooms have French doors leading to terrace/garden; rooms do not open on to the pool area. Outside there is a large private pool, 2 large pergolas for relaxing and dining, a built barbecue area, a landscaped garden over 2 levels. A pathway leads down to the sea at Vourkari with its yachts, fishermen's boats, tavernas, cafés and boutiques and lovely walks to churches, the faros and beaches.

Style Notes

Luxury living. Chic, minimalist and relaxing interiors have been newly renovated with a leading architect to create this soothing and luxurious space. Polished cement floors and beautiful bathrooms are paired with Cocomat beds, linen, towels and pool towels for your comfort. Luxury toiletries are provided on arrival. Generous outdoor spaces, shaded pergolas and landscaped gardens with olive and fig trees and aromatic plants make this a relaxing place to stay in Kea.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 8
1 king
1 full / double
4 twin / single
Crib
sleeps 2
1 baby crib
1 travel crib
Medium
devika k.
Member since May 04, 2017
Based between London and Athens, we would be happy to provide any further information on the villa or island of Kea.

Kea, Greek Islands

Tranquility, Athenian-Style

Kea is a small, quiet island in the Cyclades archipelago. Apart from the main foreign tourist circuit, yet popular among savvy Athenian families who know how to escape the crowds, this local sanctuary with its sleepy seaside fishing villages, secluded coves, and ancient ruins just might be the best kept secret in the Greek islands.