Thymari Holiday House
Thymari Holiday House
- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- sleeps 6
Description from the owner
The House at Thymari location of Anavyssos area is located at the 54th km of the coastal road Athens - Sounio, at just 70 meters from the beach of Thymari. It is built on an one-acre plot, it consists of 2 floors and its surface covers 220 sq.m. The garden occupies most of the land and it is full of fruit trees, a large palm tree, a sycamore tree, various flower beds and wide lawn area. On the side of the entrance there is a sheltered open parking, with a capacity of three (3) large cars. There is also an outdoor shower area, a sheltered barbecue and an adjacent warehouse for wood and charcoal.
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Thymari Holiday House
Attica, Mainland & the Saronic Islands, Greece
Additional Location Information
Few words about Thymari location
The settlement of Thyme is one of the most beautiful areas of the Old Phocaea as the spectacular views of the Saronic Gulf from the slopes, the number of green spaces and the beautiful beaches make it an ideal place of permanent and seasonal residence. The settlement took its name from the thyme-filled slopes, extending from the 54th to the 56th km of Athens-Sounion Avenue, while the residences start from the beach and till the area of Agia Fotini, approximately 1.5 km east of the coastline.Before installing the first holidaymakers thyme was a place mainly livestock and farming. Originally Sarakatsani breeders who kept the farms and periodically lived in the area and then the FOKIANOU refugees after distributions of land reclamation and rehabilitation cultivated enough land was not until 1965, the "human" presence in Thyme.
The house is only 5 km away from the Anavyssos bay, the Attica's most popular & finest location for the windsurf & kite surf fans.The location's outstanding windsurfing conditions allow windsurfers of any level to enjoy their favorite sport throughout the year, creating the ideal preconditions for freeride, freestyle, wave, race and slalom windsurfing. On the beach operates the Kouros windsurfing club which offers a huge variety of windsurfing equipement and fully inclusive windsurf coaching.The center operates also as a restaurant, coffee and beach bar. The house is also close to other popular windsurfing spots like Loutsa beach(in which operates the Nissakia windsurfing club) 35 km far, Varkiza beach 20 km far and Lavrion beach 12 km far.
-Cape Sounion(Temple of Poseidon) : approx 15 km far from the house. Visiting the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio is one of the best half-day trips someone can do out of Athens. The Sounio area is found on the tip of Attica peninsula and the Temple, which was dedicated to Poseidon, sits above the beach on a mountain that juts out into the sea.
-Marathon approx 60 km far from the house: Marathon lies on the east coast of Attica, extending from Schiniás(beach & winsurfing spot) by way of Marathon Beach and Néa Makrí to Ayios Andréas and Máti. Apart from the present-day village the name of Marathon is associated with two ancient sites, the Soros (12 m high burial mound raised for the battle against Persians at 490 B.C, ) of the Athenians and the Soros of the Plataeans(It has a diameter of 40m/130ft and stands 4m/123ft high )at Vranás, and with the modern reservoir(Marathon Lake which is surrounded by an extensive pine forest).At the end of the hamlet of Vranás at Marathon is found the Marathon Museum which has a fine collection of local finds
-The Attica Zoological Park appox 40 km far from the house:This site is a long term endeavor to inform both children and adults, by educating through entertainment, about some of the world’s most beautiful and rare species, all of which one can meet in the Attica Zoological Park. For those who want to live up a trully shoping experience, there is few km far from the Zoologilal Park, the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Athens, the first designer outlet in Greece where someone can find favourite brands at up to 70% off, all year round. The outlet's beautiful setting,the wide range of stores, the cafes and restaurants create an interactive shopping space in harmonywith the surrounding enviroment making the shopping experience a trully one.
-Lavrio approx 15 km far from the house: Lavrio is a coastial town in southeastern part of Attica. It has the oldest and biggest ancient amphitheater in the country and also was famous in Classical antiquity for silver mining, which was one of the chief sources of revenue of the Athenian state. Today, the washeries where the silver was extracted are still visible and currently in a state of being restored. The main attraction of the town is its scenic port and marina which is a quite lively place full of restaurants, shops and cafes. It is used as a ferry boat hub for the Cyclades Islands and home port for several cruise ships and sailboat charter companies. Be sure to visit the ouzeries-fish taverns in the Lavrion Fish market which have excellent fresh fish. 37 kilometeres to the south of Lavrio is located the Rafina town which has the next most important ferry crosing port after Piraeus.Rafina. It is also famous for its seaside fish tavernas overlooking the port.
The closest towns to Thymari
The closest town to Thymari is Palaia Fokaia(4 km far) There someone can find the local supermarkets, grocery stores, banks, cafeterias,post office, and traditional fish restaurants right on the water
Saronida is the most crowded and lively town near to Thymari. It lies 10 km from Thymari house on the Athens–Sounion Road. It is mainly a summer residential area with plenty of amenities, restaurants, bars and market. Saronida is the best option for those who want a good lively nightlife.
Vouliagmeni is a seaside town 30 km west of Thymari area.It is among the most expensive areas in Greece and Europe. It features a great number of stylish and elegant bars, cafeterias and restaurants.
Nightlife: Bars in Saronida town, bars & restaurants in 5 * luxury hotel "Grand Resort Lagonissi"(16 km far from Thymari), the famous beachfront night club "Island"(approx 25 km far from Thymari). Also there are numerous beach bars scattered along the Athens-Sounio coastline.
Food: There is a huge number mainly of traditional fish restaurants/tavernas along the coastline and almost next to the water. There are some where you can admire beautifull sunsets.
Swimming: Athens-Sounio coastline is an immense beach. There are hundreds of swimming areas for every taste. The two things that you need to have is time & the enthusiasm of discovery.
Activities: Cycling, trekking, scuba diving(scuba diving center at Legrena area, approx 10km from Thymari), water sports, windsurfing and sailing, boat touring around small islands.
Generally, the house is located in a place which gives guests the opportunity to realize an array of other activies and trips.
Location Type Away from it all, Beach, Village
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- Firewood Provided
- Paper Towels Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Central Heating
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Water Views
- Electric Stove
- Charcoal Grill
- Washing Machine
- Electric Grill
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Surf Board
- Pet friendly - Ask
- Smoking allowed - Ask
- Suitable for children - Ask
- Suitable for the elderly - Ask
- Wheelchair accessible - Ask
- Away from it all
- 200 square meters