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Lesvos and Chios

Lesvos and Chios are two large islands off the coast of Turkey. Though they are not well known with the tourists they are two of the most beautiful and interesting islands in Greece. For more information see Lesvos: More Than Just Another Greek Island and Matt's Guide to Chios


Melindas House, Molyvos, Lesvos, GreeceThe Captain's View Villa, Molyvos, Lesvos: This beautifully restored house in the medieval town was finished in the summer of 2003. The first people to rent it booked it for a week. After a few days they changed the tickets for their return flights and booked it for another three weeks. The Captain's View is truly a labor of love from Melinda and her husband Theo who are both quite proud of it for good reason. Built on the side of the mountain there are two entrances, one to the bedrooms on the lower floor and the other to the kitchen and living room above. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated with antiques and two very large double beds. Each bedroom has its own bathroom, one with a shower and the other with a very large bathtub-jacuzzi. Click for more info and booking

Lesvos Grand View VillasThe Grand View Houses of Molyvos: These 3 houses are cleverly designed to create authentic Greek homes and include all the latest modern conveniences so one can experience the best of both worlds. For one who wants a more upmarket holiday in a self catering villa, this is ideal. Every room has a spectacular view, either of the mountainous region of Lesvos or the great sweeping views of the north Aegean and the bay of Molivos. There are also views of the castle and village from the front veranda. A postcard in real life. You can enjoy amazing Sunsets, every night with your aperitif. Each house is air-conditioned throughout, has free Wifi access and has its own parking space. We are ecologically aware and in the construction and running of these 3 houses have done our utmost to take in to consideration and abide by all green issues. The houses are fitted with coco mat mattresses, sheets and towels. Click for more info and booking

bedroom, molyvos villaSunset Charm Villa, Molyvos, Lesvos: This engaging stone built house is set in a quiet and pleasant part of Molyvos, near the castle, shops and bakery; and only 10 minutes walk to the main beach. It is a two storey house with a semi basement studio addition. There is a big double bedroom plus 3 couches that can be made into big single beds. In the front of the house there is a large garden area where there is a grand stone table with plenty of chairs. Click for more info and booking

swallow's view villa lesvos greeceThe Swallow's View in Molyvos is an open plan house with one double bedroom and an additional single futon bed in the living area. It is tucked away, not far from the castle that crowns the village, in a quiet location. The views from its patio garden and windows are stunning. One can see the bay and look down onto the harbour and watch the coming and going of the fishing and pleasure boats. Click for more info and booking

Bird's Bay HotelBirds Bay Seaside Homes is a community of beautiful rental homes with views of Molyvos and its castle, nearby islands, and the coast of Asia Minor beyond. The homes are complimented with hints of tradition and contemporary hues with accommodation for up to five people, its open-plan design makes it a place to be shared by friends and family or as a private nest for couples. Greet the glorious sea and feel the sun and cool sea breeze from either the bedroom or the living room balcony. Watch migrating birds flock to the small islets across the bay or, hire a sea kayak or charming local boat to get there for a closer glimpse of protected bird species. The homes have fully equipped kitchens too and it is an easy walk along the coast to Petra. For photos and more information click here

Mystegna, villas, Lesvos, GreeceKyparissis Beach Houses, Mystegna Lesvos: Few places in Greece, the Aegean, or even Lesvos, have this kind of view, the tiny picturesque fishing harbour to the left, and then across the straits of Toukmakia to the purple hills of Asia Minor. Just open the door and walk straight out on to the beach at magical Skala Mystegna. And what a beach it is - the beautiful white pebbles, truly crystal blue waters of the Aegean, without the crowds. Click for more info and booking

Villa, Sigri, Lesvos, GreeceSigrion Villas, in Sigri, Lesvos consist of 5 independent condominiums, all of which face the sea and offer visitors front porches with sea views owned and built by an American family from Mississippi. Each unit consists of three levels: on the ground floor is the living room (couch, coffee table), kitchen (fridge/freezer, kitchenette, kettle), dining area (table/chairs), bathroom (shower, toilet) and master bedroom (double bed). The second level has two single beds, and the loft area has another bed/futon. Furniture can be rearranged, according to guest numbers and specific requirements. The atmosphere is familiar, cozy, with wooden beamed ceilings, marble floors, and minimal décor, which has been carefully chosen. Click for more info and booking
evangelina apartments, sigri, lesvos, greeceEvangelia Apartments: Located in the heart of the village of Sigri, Evangelia Apartments is an established and popular accommodation unit. Visitors have a choice of two types of rooms here: one-room studios or two-room apartments.There are 6 studios, three on the ground floor and three on the first floor.  The first floor studios offer sea views from private balconies, with superb views of Sigri castle and the Aegean sea.  Each studio has two single beds, fridge, kitchenette, kettle, private bathroom (shower and toilet), closet, and fans. Evangelia also has two apartments, which are ideal for a family with young children or for 2 persons wanting more space. Click for more info and booking

The Tower, apartments, sigri, lesvosThe Tower in Sigri is a traditional building with obvious middle age elements mixed with the Lesvian architecture. Built on a mountainside on an eight – acre farm full of olive trees, citrus trees and other vegetation, it has a wonderful view of the sea. You can walk through the small paved paths that lead you to various parts of the farm. The beautiful flowers and trees, as well as the rock gardens with running water offer visitors the ideal environment for relaxation and rest. Each apartment has central heating, air-conditioning, NOVA TV , internet, rest room , kitchen, dining room, bedroom with traditional furniture and bed antiques over 200 years old. Washing machine for personal use. Click for more info and booking

Eleftheria Apartments, Skala Eressos, LesvosElefteria Apartments are in Skala Eressos, Lesvos on a traditional, quiet, small street that comes to an end. They are 50m from the beach and 150m distance from the villages' central square, a very easy walk. There are double or triple rooms and appartments as well. All rooms and apartments are newly renovated and they all have a balcony or a terrace. Some of them, have also view of the sea. They are very clean and fully equiped. All rooms and apartments have a private w.c, a small kitchen with all necessary equipment, fridge, hair-dryer, air-conditioning  and telephone. Click for more info and booking

Sappho House for Rent, Skala Eressos, LesvosSappho House is a traditional house in the center of Skala Eressos, Lesvos.  It has a private courtyard and is located only 30 meters  from the beach and beachfront Taverna. The house has three bedrooms which comfortably accomodate 5 people. There are  two bedrooms on the first floor. One has a double bed and enough space for an extra baby cot. there is also an adjoining bathroom The second bedroom has two twin beds.  Both of these bedrooms have air conditioning. On the ground floor there is one room with single bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and a full bathroom. Click for more info and booking

Heliotopos Apartments, Skala Eressos, LesvosHeliotopos Apartments and Studios in Skala Eressos is set back a couple hundred yards from the beach surrounded by fruit trees and green fields. It is a catagory A and consists of three apartments and five studios in two buildings.Each has a fully equipped kitchen. The property is within walking distance of the restaurants and nightlife of Skala Eressos. The extensive garden is home to many birds. It is also across the road from the famous turtle pond where you can actually feed the turtles by hand. The apartments are run by a very nice American couple. Click for more info and booking
Lissia Apartments, skala eressos, lesvosThe Lissia Studios and Apartments are set in an extremely well appointed three storey building in a very popular location in Skala Eressos. Situated in a quiet residential street the private entrance to the small complex opens into three floors of completely private apartments and studios, all with self catering facilities including fridge, cooking unit and sink. Each studio and apartment comes with large fully tiled private bathroom with toilet and shower and private balcony. Click for more info and booking
aphrodite beach hotel in Lesvos, trampolineThe APHRODITE BEACH HOTEL on Vatera Beach in Lesvos has rooms, studios and apartments to offer not only familes but honeymooners, couples and singles.The studios & apartments have fully-equipped kitchens, telephones, air-conditioning, music, television, video, hair-dryers and more. Not that you will be spending much time in your room with one of the world's most gorgeous beaches right outside. This is one of the best hotels for families with children, who will spend hours on the trampoline while you watch them from the restaurant-cafe. Click for more info and booking

Aeolis Apartments, Lesvos, GreeceAEOLIS Luxury Apartments & Studios are brand new and are located in Evriaki, a coastal resort in Gera Gulf.  They are a complex of autonomous stone built residences that combine modern aesthetics with the traditional Aegean design. Aeolis residences are spacious maisonettes (split-level houses) that can comfortably house up to 5 individuals and studios that can easily accommodate 3 individuals. They all have a splendid view to the sea since they’re situated only a few meters away from the beach. Click for more info and booking

Gera's Olive Grove, Lesvos, GreeceGera's Olive Groves: Traditional guest house offers beautifully appointed accommodation with its own farm and animals, a private fishing boat and fresh produce from its own land. There are 3 self-catering lodges that combine rustic charm with modern luxuries. Enjoy spacious rooms with marble and wooden furnishings. There are plenty of outdoor dining areas at Geras Olive Grove, perfect for enjoying the fresh food made with the farm's own produce by local housewives. Click for more info and booking

Hotel Deucalion is a self-catering hotel situated on a green hillside, North of Lesvos in the beautiful village of Petra, offering great views of this beautiful corner of the island. Hotel Defkalion is conveniently located only 400 meters from the private beach of Aulaki, 800 meters from the centre of both Petra and 4 kilometres from Molivos. Defkalion is an intimate, family-run hotel with a friendly atmosphere and great hospitality. All its studios come with fully equipped kitchenettes. Click for more info and booking

petra, lesvos, greece, hotelsANTITHESIS RESIDENCE is an A Catagory(4-star) accommodation in a beautiful house with three apartments to rent in Petra, Lesvos. The kitchens are fully equipped (refrigerator, electric oven, water boiler, coffee machine, toaster, vapor hood), table,TV, tape recorder, fireplace, A/C and central heating. The house is located on the outskirts of Petra with its many cafes, restaurants and shops as well as nightlife and it is a 10 minute walk from the main beach. Click for more info and booking

For information about the island of Lesvos please visit my Lesvos Guide. For more hotels and other accommodations visit's Lesvos page.


argentikon-villas-chios GreeceSelected among the 100 best villas in the world Argentikon Luxury Suites are located in Kambos, one of the most beautiful areas of Chios, a green valley 3km south of Chios town. The low mountains that surround Chios from the West are the source of its underground water that makes Kambos an endless garden full of flowers and citrus trees. In the 14th century, the Genoese aristocracy of Chios selected this area to build their mansions. Click for more info and booking

medieval castle hotel mesta chiosMedieval Castle is a complex consisting of 14 suites scattered inside Mesta, a medieval village on the island of Chios. Your stay in any of these suites will certainly be a memorable experience, combining all modern facilities with the experience of living in a village which has been lively and continually inhabited since the Middle Ages. With fully equipped kitchens with cooking utensils, fridge and mini bar, Medieval Castle suites offers a distinctive combination of 14th Centurys elements, modern equipment, luxury and comfort and is open year-round. Click for more info and booking

emporios-bay-hotel chios greeceIn the beautiful seaside town of Emporios in the most southern part of Chios Mastika Villages is the Emporios Bay Hotel, one of the best family run hotels on the island. Owned by Elias and Giouli Kampas the hotel has a steady clientele who return year after year. Each room has air-conditioning, private balcony, bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a hairdryer. The hotel has a swimming pool and a small cafe bar where breakfast is served. A hort walk takes you to two of the best beaches in Chios. Click for more info and booking

anna floridi apartments rooms in mesta chiosAnna Floradi Apartments are in a traditional village house in the medieval village of Mesta, one of the masticha villages of Chios, has studios for two or four people, with kitchenette, air-conditioning, refrigerator, running hot water, private bathroom, satelite TV and central heating fore the winter months. The apartments are tastefully decorated in the traditional way of one of Greece's most interesting historical villages. Click for more info and booking

For more houses, apartments, hotels, and other accommodation visit's Chios page. For information about Chios visit my Guide to Chios

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