Villa Amphora

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2


Pool Great Value
Heritage Collection
Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village


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Villa Amphora gives you a taste of the real Lesvos. It is a traditional villa, owned by a local oil trader, which was completely refurbished in 2018, adding modern bathrooms, open plan modern living and comfortable furnishings. It boasts a gorgeous, inviting exterior with fabulous green shutters and woodwork. The villa is set within a delightful garden just 200 metres from the eastern end of the famous Agios Isidoros Beach, close to Plomari. The pebbly Agios Isidoros Beach is known for its crystal clear waters and beautiful environment. It is one of the longest beaches in Lesvos, perfect for snorkelling. Villa Amphora is surrounded by pine and olive trees, offering you a tranquil, secluded holiday. With three bedrooms, the villa is ideal for a family or group of friends.
Lesvos is the third largest Greek island and boasts sensational scenery, award-winning beaches, ancient, traditional, picturesque villages, a huge array of wildflowers and birdlife, lush pine forests, medieval castles, olive groves, scenic, colourful harbours, plenty of museums, a gourmet dining experience and some of the warmest, friendliest people in all of Greece. With stunning natural attractions, including a petrified forest and hot springs, its wonderful landscapes are waiting to be explored on donkey or horseback, by foot, jeep or cycling. The island hosts numerous festivals which can be enjoyed along with its gorgeous beaches, fascinating archaeology, stunning scenery and a laid-back lifestyle. The island is famous for its ouzo, its monasteries, its castles and its mountains. Plomari is a very pretty, colourful town on the south of the island where you can enjoy the authentic Greek countryside life. It is the ouzo capital of Greece as well as offering a pretty harbour, stunning beaches, delicious cuisine and a very friendly atmosphere.
Villa Amphora’s open plan living space is bright and airy, with splashes of blue accents amongst the brilliant white walls and cream kitchen. The traditional, beamed ceiling is delightful. It is a very sociable room so that the chef in your group always has company as well as excellent appliances to cook up a storm. Also on the ground floor is one of the family bathrooms, beautifully tiled. Doors open from the living space to a delightful swimming pool amongst the olive trees and other plants. It is very restful with plenty of sun loungers to settle on with your holiday books. There is private parking for guests secured with an electric gate.
An attractive staircase takes you upstairs to the villa’s three bedrooms, two double bedrooms and one twin, though those beds are next to each other, forming a large double. Each of the bedrooms enjoys minimalist decor and lovely natural colour hues. The remaining bathroom enjoys a jacuzzi bath for an indulgent soak. The villa also enjoys a small balcony with a gorgeous sea and garden view. The village of Agios Isidoros and its wonderful beach are just moments away. There you will find some excellent beach bars, cafes and restaurants.

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What you should know…

  • The villa is perfect for those that love being amongst gorgeous olive groves and forests as well as being close to the beach
  • One of the bedrooms offers twin beds that can be together as a large double bed
  • There are so many wonderful monuments, ancient buildings, picturesque villages and beaches to visit. You will definitely need two weeks to discover all that Lesvos has to offer!



This home is a part of our Great Value and Heritage Collection!

This is a historic home, and as such:

  • It has probably been standing for over 100 years, which means it's full of historic value and charm but it may also have one or two quirks!
  • Some of the decor and furnishings may not be brand new, but that should not detract from your holiday experience in this unique setting that allows you to take a step back in time!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Heating

The Villa

A traditional Greek Villa, sympathetically restored

Ground Floor
-Open plan living room, patio doors to terrace
-Fully equipped kitchen
-Dining table for 6

Upper Floor
-Double bedroom x3
-Bathroom with Jacuzzi, handheld shower
-Balcony with seaviews

-Private pool
-Poolside shower
-Dining table and chairs
-private parking.

-Centally controlled air-con
-Ceiling fans
-Window shutters
-Hairdryer (on request)
-Iron/ironing board (on request)
-Washing Machine


About the surrounding area of Villa Amphora
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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Villa Amphora is surrounded by pine and olive trees, just 200 metres from the beautiful Agios Isidoros Beach. The villa is not far from Mytilene Airport so you will be relaxing in your characterful, traditional villa in no time! The villa is located close to the picturesque town of Plomari, the ouzo capital of the whole of Greece.
The beautiful island of Lesvos boasts gorgeous scenery, plenty of medieval castles and ancient monuments, charming, picturesque villages and plenty of museums. The most famous museum is The World of Ouzo Museum, which is close to the villa. It is situated in Isidoros Arvanitis in a fabulous olive grove, just a few minutes from the village of Plomari. The distillery has been going for more than 120 years and exports its delicious ouzo to more than 30 countries around the world. Visitors can taste and buy the delicious ouzo. Other fascinating museums on the island include the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene, the Vranas Olive Press Museum, the Iakovidis Digital Museum and The Museum of the Petrified Forest which was founded in 1994 to research, promote, display, preserve and protect the unique forest. The Petrified Forest, 12 km from Sigri, is a rare natural site that was officially declared a natural monument in 1985. It was petrified because of the intense volcanic activity of the area. The forest and ouzo are two main things the island is known for. The Vranas Olive Press Museum in Kaloni is housed in a beautiful industrial building built by Nikolaos Vranas, the grandfather of the poet Odysseas Elytis.
Lesvos’ hot springs, health-inducing spas are dotted around the island. Many have been used for thousands of years for rheumatism, arthritis, gynaecological and dermatological ailments as well as kidney and gallstones, neurological ailments, bronchitis and sciatica. The main locations are Efthalia, Thermes and Gera. The island’s landscape is rugged with mountains and lush forests. If you visit the island in the spring, you will be rewarded with one of the most amazing displays of wildflowers and wild birds you will ever see. Lesvos is a major stop in the migration routes of European birds coming from Africa. Although there are many birdwatching spots around the island, the most famous is the salt lakes close to Kalloni, in the centre of the island. The island is renowned for its high-quality olive oil as well as its ouzo. Lesvos is sprinkled with many picturesque villages. The village of Molyvos is a must-visit for its spectacular views of the Aegean Sea. An imposing medieval castle sits above the village where it used to protect the village from invasions. You can take some lovely boat excursions from Molyvos. The ancient walls of Molyvos were once besieged by Archilles himself. Other pretty villages include Mytilene, Agiossos and Skala Sikamias. The seaside town of Sigri is very popular, a remote outpost of Greek island tourism. Other attractions include the Castle of Mytilene, the Monastery of Saint Raphael, the Ipsilou Monastery, The Ancient Theatre of Lesvos and the Roman Aqueduct, which dates from the 3rd century AD. The Castle of Mytilene was originally built in medieval times but has undergone many transformations by the Genovese and the Turks.  
The 23 beaches of Lesvos are usually small pebbled bays, some totally secluded even in the high season. As well as being just a couple of minutes from Agios Isidoros Beach, Villa Amphora is close to Ammoudeli Beach, 9.8 miles from Vatera Beach, 3.3 miles from Melinda Beach and 6 miles from Tarti Beach. The stunning Vatera Beach is as long as many of the Cyclades islands themselves. Vatera, Petra and Molyvos beaches offer excellent watersports and are organised with plenty of sun loungers and umbrellas. You could almost fit any of the Cyclades islands in the Bay of Kaloni.
There are so many other fascinating ancient buildings, churches, monasteries and museums to visit on Lesvos. You really need at least two weeks to discover this amazing island fully!

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Mytilene


Nearest Beach Agios Isidoros


Nearest Restaurant Tavernas


Sightseeing Ouzu Museum


Nearest Supermarket Express Market


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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Amphora is ideal for a family holiday. It boasts a wonderful swimming pool amongst the olive trees and three delightful bedrooms.
Lesvos enjoys 23 beaches in all with the very nearby Agios Isidoros Beach being one of the longest. The number one activity that children enjoy on holiday is swimming. Vatera Beach is 7 km long and offers brilliantly organised watersports and beach bars. Skala Eresos, on the southwest side of the island, is another family friendly wonder where the sunsets are truly magical.
Close to the villa, families can enjoy horseback riding tours in Molyvos. The riding tours are suitable for children and adults. You will explore the forests of Lesvos and cross picturesque bridges on top of your horse. There are some longer tours that will end at secluded beaches and include picnic and river crossings. What magical memories to go home with!
Cycling in Lesvos is also very popular. The island offers exciting cycling adventures with tours that cross the river on the way to Olympus, take you around Gera’s Bay or allow you to discover the watermills deep in the Petra ravine.
Birdwatching in the Kalloni wetlands is another adventure perfect for young ones. Novices and experts alike enjoy seeing rare and wonderful birds and learning about Lesvos’ incredible ecosystem. Look out for the brilliant pink flamingoes!
The petrified forest of Lesvos is one of the two largest of its kind in the world. It is very well maintained and is a fascinating place to visit. There are superb hiking trails and it is a brilliant place for a picnic.
Some of Lesvos’ festivals include activities for children of all ages. During the Lesvos Food Fest, children can join cooking classes making dishes with local ingredients. During the Arion International Guitar Festival in Molyvos, there are some fabulous musical and theatrical workshops for children. The Euphoria International Wellness Festival offers art games and family courses.
It is easy to find some very tasty family meals and delicious local delicacies on the island. One of the special treats is Kaloni sardines. There is a huge array of meze dishes including stuffed zucchini flowers, local cheeses and the famous gkiouzlemedes which are small fried cheese pies. Children love them! For the sweet tooths in the family, there are plenty of sweets and the famous almond balkava.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit There is no security deposit, but should there be any damage or loss caused by you or your guests during your stay you will be liable for the cost.
Arrival time 14.00
Departure time 11.00
Changeover day Flexible.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service.

The Greek government requires owners to collect a Tourist Climate Tax, your property manager will collect this in cash:

March-October €10 per night per unit

November-February €4 per night per unit

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 £1,613
Apr 1st 2024 - May 16th 2024 £1,871
May 16th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 £2,442
Jul 7th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £3,023
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 £2,442
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 30th 2024 £1,751
Oct 30th 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 £1,613
Mar 31st 2025 - May 15th 2025 £1,871
May 15th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 £2,442
Jul 6th 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 £3,023

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 €1,756
Apr 1st 2024 - May 16th 2024 €2,037
May 16th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 €2,659
Jul 7th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €3,291
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 €2,659
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 30th 2024 €1,907
Oct 30th 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 €1,756
Mar 31st 2025 - May 15th 2025 €2,037
May 15th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 €2,659
Jul 6th 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 €3,291

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 25th 2024 - Apr 1st 2024 $1,902
Apr 1st 2024 - May 16th 2024 $2,207
May 16th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 $2,881
Jul 7th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $3,565
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 16th 2024 $2,881
Sep 16th 2024 - Oct 30th 2024 $2,066
Oct 30th 2024 - Mar 31st 2025 $1,902
Mar 31st 2025 - May 15th 2025 $2,207
May 15th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 $2,881
Jul 6th 2025 - Aug 28th 2025 $3,565

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Beautiful

    on 01/09/2023

    Beautiful traditional style villa with everything we need. Very close to beach and 10 min walk to local village. Short taxi ride to main town

  • Lovely House

    on 22/06/2023

    We enjoyed our time at Villa Amphora, it’s a lovely house.

  • A Great Place to Stay

    on 10/11/2022

    An amazing stay at a perfect located house. We had such a calm,relaxed, quietandlovely holiday. Surely we would recommend thishouse to everyone. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Would Happily Return

    on 02/10/2022

    Great location with easy walk to the beach andsome nearby restaurants. Only about a 2km driveto the main centre. The house is clean andeverything worked properly. Good communication from our host who was there to meet us atcheck-in and offered some good orientation of the local attractions. Thanks for a great stay and tour advice, we enjoyed the location and if I find my way to Lesb os again in the future I wouldhappily stay again.”

  • Fantastic villa in a wonderful area

    on 14/09/2022

    I recently stayed at the villa and could not have been more impressed, by the end of the holiday it felt like home and we did not want to leave. The finishing in the villa is to an excellent standard throughout and there are so many thoughtful touches which we have never had at other villas we have stayed at (including welcome water, washing up liquid, sponges, kitchen roll, sharp knives, tupperware... the list goes on). They have thought about everything to make your stay as relaxing as possible and we were seriously impressed with how comfortable the beds were. The kitchen had everything we needed and more. The owner and his niece are both wonderfully kind people and great at communicating. Marianna greeted us upon arrival and was very helpful and on call the entire time we were there.

    The villa is located near to a fantastic beach and a short drive to Plomari. Plomari is a real treat and felt like an undiscovered gem away from other tourists. The restaurants in town all served fantastic food and the people were so genuine. Not that we used the service, but some of the local restaurants even do delivery to the villa if you did not fancy leaving in the evening. I've been to the Greek islands many times and I think Lesbos may now be my favourite.

    Thank you so much for such a wonderful holiday!

  • All Good

    on 12/06/2022

    Clean and good located house. We had a great time. Thanks to owners

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