These small sea front houses, are situated in one of the most beautiful areas in the island of Folegandros Cyclades. They are built according to the Cyclades architectural traditional design providing every quality facilities that a modern bioclimatic residence may offer by respecting the environment and their guests.They are recommended for small families.
The design of the houses/villas fully harmonizes with the environment in which they are located.The main elements which are extensively used are the sculptured stones and the chestnut wood, combined with handmade surfaces.
In the most beautiful spot of the small collection of houses, is set - in absolute peace and tranquillity - the waterfall pool for use by the houses'guests,with endless view to the islands of Cyclades and offers the chance of sunbath and relax
The lovely houses are located in the seaside road leading to Livadi, Latinaki,Vitsentzou and Pountaki beaches. They are found just outside of the small seafront village of Karavostassi (400 m) and 4km. from Chora.
Each one of the 10 houses is built on a plot of aprox 300 sqm in 2 floors and can accommodate 4 persons in one bedroom and on sofa/extra beds. The interior space of each house is aprox 65-75 sqm.They have 2 toilets,sitting area and fully equipt kitchen.Outside the houses boast gardens,pergolas and lounge areas.
The houses/villas offer magnificent views of many other Cyclades islands: Antiparos, Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Santorini, Karavostassis, and the church of Panagia.
In the village of Karavostassi, there are supermarket, seaside cafe-bars, taverns, car rentals or bike, ticket agents for ships or for every day trips to the beautiful and clean beaches of the island. The bus to Chora and Ano Meria is only few min walk away while the port of Folegandros, is just 2 minutes away by car or 8 minutes walk (400 meters).
Folegandros small island (32 km2, 650 inhabitants), has become fashionable, but it is still an untouched piece of true Greece. Folegandros has three small villages, Karavostasi (the port), the Chora, Ano Meria and Agali Beach that are connected by paved roads.
Folegandros Chora, closed to car and motorcycle traffic, has a unique "centre" of three squares in a row, with trees under which to enjoy a drink or food in a quiet, romantic atmosphere. In the gentle breeze passing through the small streets you may feel the perfume of lime trees or of the local (exceptional) bread. Bougainvillea and hibiscus color the small wooden balconies around the Kastro (XIII century).
At Folegandros the church of Panaghia , on the top of a hill, offers a nice walk and a magnificent view of the Chora and of the west coast. Also, the area of the Kastro, a small fortress made by the Venetians in 1210, a small village into the Chora village, will take you back to the Middle Ages. The village of Ano Merià is spread over cultivated fields and "dry-placed" walls and has typical "kafeneio" and taverns. It has also a Folkloristic Museum, Folegandros island harbour's, Karavostasi, also offers few shops and restaurants.
How to get to Folegandros, By air: As Folégandros has no airport, the only way to reach the island is by boat. First fly to Santorini.The boats from here are less crowded and less expensive than the tourist boat. By boat: Folegandros is easy to reach by boat from Athens two ports (Piraeus and Rafina) especially in summer when ferry companies.