LOCATION AND FACILITIES
The location of Villa Aeolos is no doubt one of the amazing features of this villa. The villa sits within its own secluded olive grove on the hillside overlooking both the main port and Skopelos Town. This unique location offers wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and islands. Southward, through the pine clad valley and past the beautiful seclusion of Stafilos bay, you can view the island of Evia. Eastward, you can see the alluring island of Alonnisos island, which is reachable via a short ferry boat ride from Skopelos main port.
The spacious interior of the villa is predominantly on one level, ideal for those who have difficulty with stairs.
The Villa has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
ACCESS TO THE VILLA
The villa can be easily reached from Skopelos Town and is approximately 10 minutes’ drive by car.
The large 11m x 5m pool has a generous sun terrace with 6 wooded sun beds, all of which have thick padded cushions and sun parasols. The pool terrace has a glass viewing area offering magnificent views of Skopelos Town, port and surrounding hillside and distant islands.
The pool has a deep and shallow end, ideal for both children and adults alike.
The entire pool area is fully illuminated by wall mounted LED lighting. It is also private and not overlooked.
EXTERNAL BAR AND SEATING AREAS
Adjacent to the main pool terrace, there is a separate bar area with rattan seating, bar stools and additional easy chairs. The bar itself has a stainless-steel sink, Bluetooth speaker and power sockets. The added combination of LED festoon and galvanised pendant lighting makes it a delightful place to sit and relax during the late evenings.
Above the pool and bar area there are further terraces with seating and tables, offering guests a variety of places to sit and relax.
The main terrace, which the port has a circular glass table (a great place to sit and enjoy the first cuppa of the day). Further along is a large wooden table and chairs that seat up to 8 people. This is the main area for alfresco dining with wonderful late evening views of the port and town below.
VILLA AEOLOS – INTERNALLY
Internally, the villa boasts a large open plan lounge with dining area and recently refurbished, fully equipped kitchen. The floors are laid in traditional style using terracotta tiles. The open plan timber beamed ceiling with featured lighting, adds to the imposing palatial feel of the room. French style patio doors lead directly onto the front terrace. Within the lounge area there is an additional double sofa bed.
The recently refurbished kitchen includes all new modern appliances including Bosch dishwasher, split level fridge freezer, an ILVE large range electric oven and wine cooler. There is ample storage space within the kitchen, housing plentiful new ceramic dining ware, dishes, pots, pans etc.
Bedroom 1 is the main bedroom. It has a large super-king size bed. The French style patio doors open directly onto the front terrace with views to Alonnisos. The bedroom also boasts high beamed ceiling with inset spot lighting to create a wonderful relaxing atmosphere. The bedroom has plenty of storage space with wall-to-wall cupboards. It also has silent mode Fujitsu air conditioning.
Bedroom 2 is located at the opposite end of the villa. It has a super-king size double bed with a further single bed. It too has high beamed ceilings with inset lighting and silent mode Fujitsu air conditioning unit. The French style patio doors open onto the side terrace which overlooks the pool area. Here there is a restful seating area with glass table, ideal for those early risers who like to take in the beautiful sunrise over Alonnisos. The bedroom has ample storage facilities within the wall-to-wall cupboards.
Bedroom 3 is the smallest of the three bedrooms. It is adjacent to the main bedroom 1. It has a comfortable single bed. This bedroom has a double window overlooking the front terrace. It also has silent mode air conditioning.
The villa has 2 bathrooms.
Bathroom 1 is the main house bathroom. It’s located directly outside bedroom 1 and the smaller bedroom 3. It includes a large separate powerful shower with Ideal Standard WC. There are 2 separate hand basins with chrome pillar taps. The imposing vanity unit has open shelving where you will find a large selection of white towels. In addition, there is a large tub style bath, with a hand shower attachment, for those who enjoy relaxing after a busy day on the beach. This bathroom also has high beamed ceilings and lighting.
Bathroom 2 is adjacent to bedroom 2. It includes a large powerful shower and Ideal Standard WC. The vanity unit has a single sink, chrome pillar tap and again, a large selection of white towels.
The utility room is located separately from the main house. It’s located below the main house to the rear of the main building. The room is accessed via a few well-lit stone steps. Within the utility room there is a LG washing machine with ample worktop space and wall mounted power sockets.
• All bedrooms have wall mounted air conditioning units.
• The villa has Wi-Fi and internet connections. There are both internal and external routers allowing external usage.
• There is a large TV with Nova and Netflix.
• Additional seating and dining areas are located to the rear of the villa.
• Sunbed towels are provided for use at the villa.
• A welcome pack is included for when you first arrive at the villa.
• Additional mid-week cleaning can be arranged, but this will be at an additional charge.
• The pool is cleaned both before your arrival and a further mid-week clean is included.
• There is a well-documented information pack kept within the villa. The pack includes information on local eateries, bars, beaches, scuba diving centres,
kayaking and other interesting places to go and see whilst staying at the villa.
Skopelos Town and Port is a mere 10-minute drive away from the villa. Within the beautiful town you will find a selection of wonderful restaurants, bars and fish taverns serving fresh locally caught fish. Along with the traditional Greek dishes like as souvlaki, kleftiko and moussaka, try the local delicacy of pork with home grown plums. You definitely won’t regret it. Also, whilst on the island we strongly recommend Agnanti restaurant which is located in Glossa. Just remember to book well in advance! All restaurants offer a large selection of both vegetarian and vegan options.
The nearest beach to the villa is Glyfoneri which is approx. 10-minute drive. For a beach with more of a lively atmosphere, try Glysteria beach and bar located approx. 20min drive from the villa. Another beautiful, secluded beach is located in Stafylos which is approximately a 10-minute drive from Skopelos Town.
The well-known and famous beaches and bars of Milia and Kastani, from the film Mamma Mia, are also within easy reach of the villa.
Also, don’t forget the long, beautiful beach of Panormos which boasts plenty of free to use sunbeds and a large variety of beach fronted restaurants.
GETTING TO AND FROM THE VILLA
The island of Skopelos does not have its own airport. The nearest airport is located on Skiathos. Getting to Skopelos from Skiathos is very easy. The port of Skiathos is a 10minute taxi drive from the airport. From there, you can board one of several regular ferry boats to Skopelos Town. All are reasonable priced. However, for those who require a ferry service out of regular ferry service hours, there are a few water taxis that can get you to Skopelos. Please note these taxis usually only take you to the northern port of Glossa. There is a regular bus service to Skopelos Town from Glossa Port. We recommended that you check the timetables before your departure.
Due to the location of Villa Aeolos, we strongly advise the hiring of a vehicle during your stay. There are several hire car companies located within Skopelos Town for you to choose from. If requested, we will be pleased to assist you on help and advice where best to hire a vehicle from.
Please note that we recommend that once the villa has been booked, you check the availability of whatever vehicle you need to hire. There is a limited number of hire companies on the island and rental cars can be booked well in advance of requirement.
THINGS TO DO WHILST HERE (OTHER THAN SUNBATHING AND EATING)
For those guests who prefer a little bit of activity whilst here, you can try kayaking or scuba diving. Again, all the information on these and other activities can be found within the information pack provided.
Additionally, there are many tracks and trails to follow on Skopelos. There is a well-documented book kept at the villa which has been written and well illustrated by local author and trekker, Heather Parsons. The book called ‘Skopelos Trails’ - A Nature & Walking Guide to Skopelos describes the many walks and trails around Skopelos It’s also an excellent book for reference to all flora and fauna of the wonderful island.
Also recommended is a visit to the famous picturesque church Agios Ioannis featured in Mamma Mia.