The Vourkari Villa

kea, greek islands
4 bedroom - 3 bath
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€354 per night (EUR)
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This beautiful and simple, four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa on the island of Kea is the closest Cyclades island to Athens. Frequented by mainland locals during the summer, this is a peaceful and authentic setting for a vacation in Greece. Sleeping up to eight people, the villa is perfect to accommodate a large family or a family traveling with friends.

Getting there is relatively easy, with regular one-hour ferries from Lavrio, itself only 30 minutes by car from Athens airport. Explore the shops for local goods and Minoan treasures, tavernas and fresh seafood in the fishing village of Vourkari with the harbor only five minutes’ walk away. Discover the unspoiled island by hiking one of its many paths through the rich valleys, stand on the steps of ancient ruins, and marvel at the groves of olive trees. Back at The Vourkari Residence after a days adventure enjoy the villa itself and have a family BBQ or take a cool dip in the shared pool.

  • 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
1 king
1 queen
1 sofa bed (double)
4 twin / single

What we love

  • Prime location on Kea, the nearest Cycladean island to Athens, but still gloriously authentic
  • Brand-new, beautifully simple stone villa overlooking the yachts in Vourkari harbour
  • Five-minute walk to shops, tavernas and bars, and a five-minute drive to Otzias beach
  • The play of light on stone walls, slatted wood shades and window shutters
  • Open-plan living room with white wood ceiling, simple white sofas, chiminea-style fireplace and kitchen with Smeg fridge
  • Freeform staircase up to all-white double bedroom with a balcony and bathroom
  • Three bedrooms, one double and two twins, and two bathrooms on lower level

Things to know

  • One-hour ferry ride from Lavrio port (on the other side of Cape Sounio from Piraeus), itself a 30-minute drive from Athens airport. There are frequent ferries from Lavrio to Kea in the summer
  • 15-minute walk to Yialiskari beach
  • Parking is available in front of the villa
  • There is a private BBQ, dining area, garden and a swimming pool that is shared with 1 other house
  • Amenities include a washing machine and dishwasher, TV and DVD player, A/C in all the rooms
  • Young children should be supervised around the pool and fireplace and on the balcony
  • Bed linen and towels are provided
  • Cleaning service is available upon request
  • The property is part of a Summer House complex of 4 houses and is situated in between 2 properties
Fani S.
Member since July 07, 2014

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.