Typical Greek island house in Tinos with sea view

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From $162 / night


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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
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•A typical Cycladic island house (with blue windows, white and stone build walls) on a hill by Agios Sostis beach, overlooking the Aegean sea with a view of other islands around, such as Mykonos, Syros, Paros.

•The view is breathtaking all year around, any time of the day, enabling you to relax and get lost in the horizon formed by the Aegean blue sea and the Greek blue sky. The house is facing south, the sun rises behind Mykonos island and it sets behind Syros, forming magnificent colors in the sea waters.

•The house is a part of complex of houses built in 2003, all viewing the sea, and all with large garden, just like a small village ...Read more

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Typical Greek island house in Tinos with sea view
Tinos, Aegean Islands, Greece

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•Tinos is a large island (200 sq. km. ) with a lot of habitants even in the winter time (10.000 people) , who live in one of the 52 small beautiful, traditional villages in Tinos’ mainland. It belongs to the Cyclades islands complex and is situated close to the islands of Andros, Mykonos (very popular) , Syros, Paros, Naxos, Delos.
•Tinos is the island of Lady Mary in the conscience of the Greek Orthodox. Thousands come from all over the land and abroad during the day Lady Mary is worshiped in Tinos, and that is August the 15th of every year to light a candle and pray in front the famous icon (said to have done many miracles) . The church named after Lady Mary is situated uphill in the center of the city dominating the landscape, but inland in Tinos you will discover the largest Catholic community in Greece. Catholic monasteries, a beautiful catholic cathedral and many Greek who abide by the Catholic Church have lived in this island creatively and peacefully for centuries.
•A lot of Greeks from Athens, but also foreigners have built or renovated houses all around the island to benefit from the good vibes of the island. Most of the tourists are Greeks, but also French and Germans.
•You can reach Tinos either from Athens or from Myconos. Myconos has an airport serving domestic and foreign charter flights and is 15-30 min away by ferry from Tinos. Tinos is connected with Athens through 2 ports (Piraeus, Rafina) , having daily min. 4 routes of ferries or speedboats. Depending vessel and price, the trip takes 2-5 hours.
•Ag. Sostis is a beach 5klm far from the port and main village of Tinos. It is a new area with many newly built complexes of small island houses. It has a south orientation, enabling you to shelter from the north winds of July-August (meltemia) . You can reach the public beach on foot in 10 min from the house (more on the uphill back home) . There is a bus connecting Agios Sostis with the port, but also taxi can take you there for approximately 5 euros. There are also 3-4 car rental agencies from which you can rent a car for 20-40 euros per day. In the port area you can find supermarkets, internet café, a lot of restaurants and tavernas and bars.
•The neighbors have bought or built their houses just recently (along with us) and we all share the same love for the island, the sea view and relaxation. They all come here for weekends or holidays.
•In Tinos you can do a lot of things without getting bored. In the house you can relax alone or with friends, enjoying the view, reading books, listening to the music, playing games, eating with friends, being creative (writing, drawing) . Then you have a dozen of magnificent beaches around the island to explore (sandy or with stones, deserted or crowded) . The beach of Agios Sostis is a very popular good one. In the afternoon, you can choose to visit one of the beautiful traditional villages of Tinos and enjoy the Greek food and wine, excellent local beef, fresh fish, local cheese and traditional homemade cooking.
•Another exclusivity for Tinos is the art of marble cutting and marble sculpture. Is an art that is still flourishing in the island, and many current as well as late day sculptures, are either from Tinos or have their studios and work there (there is also a school of sculpture in the picturesque village of Pyrgos) .
•Don’t forget to visit the museum of Tinos’ artists (painters and sculpturers) . To explore Tinos villages or beaches, renting a car is suggested. During the summer, there also other cultural events, concerts or exhibitions around the island. In the night there are few bars you can have a drink, some with a view, but also one-two clubs to stay until late at night. The most romantic evenings can be arranged at home with candlelight and lanterns, facing the sea and the lighted islands around Tinos.
•From Tinos, you can also visit other Cyclades islands by ferry even on a day-trip (Mykonos, Syros, Andros, Paros, Naxos are max. one hour away) but you can find direct or indirect ferries to other famous islands as well: Santorini, Koufonissia, Amorgos, Folegandros, Sifnos, Serifos, Milos, Samos.

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Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats, Waterfront

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Last updated on December 11, 2014
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Amenities

General
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • A/C or climate control
  • Linens Provided
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Ocean or water views
Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Stove or Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Toaster
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Books
Outdoor
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Garden
Suitability
  • Pet friendly - ask
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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