Kolympia Thalassa

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Modern Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

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In the east coast village of Kolympia, this 2-bedroom villa offers all you need for a great holiday on Rhodes. With Tsampika Hill as a backdrop, Kolympia Thalassa is just a short journey from the idyllic Tsampika Beach and even closer to Kolympia Beach.

Complete with outdoor pool, this villa offers plenty of space to enjoy the sun. There’s a covered terrace with seating area, TV and dining space, as well as sun loungers beside the pool, lawned areas and a large barbecue.

The house offers fresh, modern accommodation, with everything on one level. Directly accessible from the terrace, there’s an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with seating for six. You have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a comfy sofa and armchair, and air-conditioning. Your kitchen comes well equipped with a dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer and coffee machine. Kolympia Thalasa also keeps you connected with free Wi-Fi access.

The two double bedrooms offer a large double bed, TV and an en suite bathroom with shower, and there’s plenty of storage space too. Two more guests will be comfy on the sofa-bed in the lounge.

Kolympia Thalassa is around 450m from the golden sands of Kolympia Beach, while Tsampika Beach is about 3km away. With fine, white sands, this beach is considered to be one of the finest on the island. It’s well equipped for water-sports and sunbathing, with loungers and umbrellas for hire. You won’t go hungry, or thirsty, with taverns and snack bars nearby.

Also within easy reach are all the restaurants, bars and shops of Kolympia village. There are numerous places to eat, as well as a supermarket, car hire, post office and other amenities. The village is also home to an interesting museum, the Rhodes Nature Folklore Museum.

Within around 13 minutes’ drive are the many family attractions of Faliraki, including water-parks and huge beach. Sophisticated Lindos, site of the Lindos Acropolis, is about 24 minutes away to the south of Kolympia, and the medieval Old Town of Rhodes is about 30 minutes to the north.

Especially close to the village are the spectacular Epta Piges, or Seven Springs, a stunning area of nature known for its seven wonderful waterfalls, just a 5-minute drive away.

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What you should know…

  • The villa is about 30 minutes from the airport – a paid shuttle service can be arranged if required.
  • This property is non-smoking throughout.
  • Parties or similar events are not permitted at Kolympia Thalasa.




Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Heating

The Villa

Situated 1.8 miles from Afandou Beach, Kolympia Thalassa offers a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a garden and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. There are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, and it can accommodate up to 6 people

Ground Floor
- Living room with satellite TV and access to the patio
- Open plan dining area for 6 people and access to the patio
- Fully equipped integrated kitchen and access to the patio
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the pool area and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the patio and en-suite shower room

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Large patio and garden area
- Outdoor dining
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Garden furniture
- Barbecue
- Hot tub

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Heating
- Washing machine
- Fire extinguishers
- Safety deposit box
- Flat-screen TV
- Satellite channels
- Hairdryer
- Cot and high chair

Location

About the surrounding area of Kolympia Thalassa
Beach Nearby Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The island of Rhodes has amazing surprises everywhere. It may be one of the largest Greek islands but it’s compact enough to see all the best bits in one trip.

The medieval Old Town is the highlight of the capital city, also called Rhodes. Located in the north east of the island, the city is well preserved but far from a relic. In fact, you’ll find it’s buzzing with life, with restaurants, bars and lots of shops lining its maze of streets.

The star attraction of the fortified town is the Palace of the Grand Masters. You can take a look inside at parts of this mighty fortress which has served all sorts of purposes over the years. Within the complex, you’ll find the Rhodes’ Archaeological Museum. The palace also regularly hosts various exhibitions and performances.

Take a walk around the scenic Mandraki Port while you’re there, or pay a visit to Rhodes Aquarium or Elli Beach – all are within easy walking distance. Landmarks like the Rhodes Acropolis and the Fort of St Nicholas are worth looking out for, and when you need a break, the lovely Rodini Park is a peaceful place to stop. The Museum of Modern Greek Art and the National Theatre provide an introduction to the local culture.

Rhodes city is also the centre of the island’s nightlife. The huge casino stays open late into the night, and there’s clubbing and lively bars on Orfanidou Street and, in the Old Town, Miltiadou Street. It’s worth looking into the best places to eat – as with any tourist-heavy city, there are disappointments to be had, but gems are there too. You will find an emphasis on seafood and traditional Greek fare at many establishments.

Outside the city, the island offers stunning countryside. The Valley of the Butterflies is one of the best-loved attractions, and is at its finest in the summer months. The Epta Piges (Seven Springs) are another highlight, with peaceful wooded areas, a lake and impressive waterfalls.

Further south, there’s Prasonisi, a great beach for water-sports, and the landmark lighthouse which sits right at the tip of the island. The beaches of the west coast also offer good conditions for sports like wind-surfing. Among the highlights of this quieter stretch are the remains of Kritinia Castle looking out into Aegean, and Kamiros Skala village with its abundance of fish restaurants. You can also take a boat trip to the neighbouring island of Chalki from here.

The whitewashed village of Lindos is known as a stylish spot, with its cool nightspots and rooftop restaurants. There are lovely beaches, particularly the charming St Paul’s Bay, but the big landmark is the Lindos Acropolis. Prepare yourself for a climb to reach it (as it stands high up on the cliffs), but the views are well worth it.




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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Diagoras International Airport

(28 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Rhodes Ferry Port

(27 km)

Nearest Village Kolympia

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Afantou

(6 km)

Nearest Restaurant Taverna Ouzaki

(1 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Island Beach Bar

(2 km)

Nearest Supermarket Kolympia Super Market

(1 km)

Nearest Beach Kolympia Beach

(2 km)

Nearest Golf Afandou Golf Course

(8 km)

Nearest Tennis Afandou Beach Tennis Court

(7 km)

The Island/Getting There

Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands of Greece. It’s got a lot of history as it’s been invaded a lot by the Persians, Carians, Ottomans, Italians, and Germans.

Average temperatures go from 20’c in April up to 30’c in July/ August and down to 20’c in November. With an average of 85 rainy days a year they get sunshine for around 280 days.

The island is 90km long with Rhodes town at the northern tip. The airport (Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras") is also in the North (15km from Rhodes Town). Charter flights and Easyjet operate direct from the UK all season and out of season (Nov-March) you’d need to fly via Athens.

The Acropolis – The Acropolis that sits high above the town of Lindos is absolutely amazing and is a must see if you’re looking for some of the best views in all of Rhodes. One thing I should mention is that the climb up to the acropolis requires you to be somewhat active and able to climb stairs, lots of them. The trail begins through town and slowly but surely starts to get steeper as you climb the hill towards the acropolis. Once there, you’re rewarded with historical buildings dating back to 300 BC. Our Villa Corteau sit just underneath the ruins.

Rhodes has over 40 beaches, here are a few: 

  • Anthony Quinn’s Bay – Anthony Quinn’s bay is one of the most beautiful bays. The bay is located 17km (10 mi) south of Old Town Rhodes and offers some incredible photo opportunities to say the least.
  • The beach at Anthony Quinn’s bay is one of the best beaches in Rhodes. Get there early if you want to snag a sunbed and umbrella and enjoy wading around the bright blue and green water. Amazing!
  • For the best views of Anthony Quinn’s Bay from above, head on up to the windy road that leads up the hill just north of the bay and you’ll find a spot where you can sit and enjoy the virtually 180 degree views of Rhodes and its coastline.
  • Tsambika Beach (or Tsampika) –  Tsampika beach is located 30km (18 mi) south of Old Town Rhodes and is a great place to spend the day in the sun.  Note: Beware there is a small section where nudists congregate on Tsampika beach 
  • Lakido Beach – Just opposite Anthony Quinn’s Bay is Lakido beach. It’s literally 3 minutes walking distance from Anthony Quinn’s bay so visiting both beaches in a day is totally doable. As a matter of fact, I would highly recommend visiting both if you get the chance
  • Faliraki Beach – One of the most popular tourist spots on the island of Rhodes. It was known for 18-30’s holiday in the 90-2000’s but I don’t think there is that market so much now. It is quite commercialised now there are water sports and a few diving schools.

How to reach Rhodes island 

There are two ways to reach Rhodes Island: either by flight or by ferry.

By plane: If you don’t want to lose time you can fly to Rhodes (RHO) from Athens. The flight lasts 1 hour. Many direct flights also operate from many European countries, so it will not be difficult to arrive there.

By ferry: If you choose to travel from Piraeus to Rhodes with a ferry, it will surely take you much longer but travelling with a ferry in the summer nights can be pretty enticing! The port of Rhodes is located in the southern part of the island and offers bus services to the town centre. You can easily book your ferry tickets using the link below or the booking engine.

Book your ferry tickets to Rhodes here >>

Kids

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

Perfect for a small family, Kolympia Thalassa is the ideal base for your exploration of Rhodes. The kids will love the spacious garden and terrace, complete with pool and barbecue, and the comfortable interiors will be well received too – there’s satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Best of all, it’s just minutes away from Kolympia Beach.

Animal lovers are sure to be happy at the Farma of Rhodes – it’s an interactive wildlife experience where kids can pet and feed animals like llamas, lemurs, camels and ostriches. Not far away is Valley of the Butterflies, a 600-acre nature reserve which fills with butterflies in summer. There’s a restaurant and a natural history museum, as well as lots of woodland areas, perfect for a picnic stop or a family walk.

In addition to Kolymbia and Tsampika, the east coast provides many more beaches they are sure to enjoy. Anthony Quinn Bay is a favoured snorkelling spot just south of Faliraki, where there’s a much bigger beach set up with all sorts of facilities. Quieter choices include Agathi, which is smaller but still well equipped, and the pretty St Paul’s Bay in Lindos. If they’re into water-sports, there’s Prasonisi Beach at the southern end of the island – it’s big with surfers and kite-surfers.

Rhodes is a great place to try all kinds of sports. There are facilities for everything from tennis, golf and 5-a-side football to horse-riding, scuba-diving and beach volleyball. You can also get some exercise by following the many cycling and walking routes that are available locally.

Head to Faliraki if you fancy a fun day out at a water-park. The largest one, simply called ‘WaterPark’ is just north of the town at Athanaton, and has a huge range of rides and slides. An aquarium and the exciting Kartodrome go-karting track are among the resort’s other family attractions, along with the Astronomy Café, an observatory by the sea in nearby Apollonos.

Further north in Rhodes town, they can enjoy a huge range of shops and cafés in the Old Town and beyond. This lively capital city offers plenty to see and do, with multiple cinemas, the lovely Elli Beach and peaceful Rodini Park among the places kids will love. Near Elli Beach, the Rhodes Aquarium is a fascinating place to visit for those interested in marine life. About 15 minutes’ drive from the centre of town, you will also find the Bee Museum of Rhodes.

You won’t need to go far to enjoy one of the island’s best outdoor attractions. Just 5 minutes from Kolympia, the beautiful Epta Piges, otherwise known as the Seven Springs, features seven wonderful waterfalls in a serene area of woodland – a magical place to experience the natural beauty of Rhodes.


Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Fenced Grounds

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Transfers Available

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 transfers
- 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 €200 charged to client’s credit card by the owner before/upon arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 2 pm - 12 am
Departure time Between 8 - 10 am
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. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Tax Enviromental tax - €10/per night - paid upon arrival
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

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
Mar 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 £1,292
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £1,614
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £2,214
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 £3,413
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £3,597
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £2,583
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 £1,707
Nov 1st 2024 - Feb 28th 2025 £1,614
Feb 28th 2025 - Apr 30th 2025 £1,292
Apr 30th 2025 - May 31st 2025 £1,614
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £2,214
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 £3,413
Jul 31st 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 £3,597
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 £2,583

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 €1,405
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €1,756
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €2,408
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 €3,713
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €3,913
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €2,810
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 €1,857
Nov 1st 2024 - Feb 28th 2025 €1,756
Feb 28th 2025 - Apr 30th 2025 €1,405
Apr 30th 2025 - May 31st 2025 €1,756
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €2,408
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 €3,713
Jul 31st 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 €3,913
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 €2,810

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - May 1st 2024 $1,519
May 1st 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $1,899
Jun 1st 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $2,604
Jul 1st 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 $4,014
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $4,231
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $3,038
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 $2,007
Nov 1st 2024 - Feb 28th 2025 $1,899
Feb 28th 2025 - Apr 30th 2025 $1,519
Apr 30th 2025 - May 31st 2025 $1,899
May 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $2,604
Jun 30th 2025 - Jul 31st 2025 $4,014
Jul 31st 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 $4,231
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 $3,038

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.

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