Villa Sappho

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3
Oliver Approved


Pool Villa/House Modern

Modern and conveniently located, around 6km from Rhodes and the airport, Villa Sappho is a stunning 4-bedroom villa with some wondrous outdoor spaces. Just a short drive from the beach and Rhodes Old Town, up to eight guests can enjoy its pool, hot tub and supreme style.

A large terrace with inviting seating and dining areas, a barbecue and plenty of poolside sun loungers is one of this property’s highlights. Beautiful views of the Ialyssos countryside and a peaceful setting make it a real pleasure to unwind here. The garden has several lawn areas with palm trees, and offers lots of space for children to play.

It’s just a few steps from the pool to the villa’s interior living space, accessed via patio doors. Inside, you have lots of seating in two adjacent areas, plus TV, DVD, a games console and lots more to play with. This open-plan space leads you through to a dining area and a well-equipped kitchen with everything you could need, from a dishwasher and coffee machine right down to wine glasses.

The villa has three double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, all of which have direct access to the upper terrace or a balcony. As well as two bathrooms, the villa offers all kinds of extras, including baby cots, extra-long beds and free Wi-Fi throughout.

You will be just a few minutes’ drive from the island’s historic capital, where the Old Town and its Palace of the Grand Masters is one of the main attractions. As well as giving you an interesting lesson in Rhodes’ history, it supplies some stunning views of the area. There are plenty of bars, restaurants and opportunities to shop in Rhodes too, along with popular attractions like the Acropolis and Colossus.

The capital lies at the island’s northernmost point – head south and a string of beautiful beaches await you, with those in Faliraki, Afandou and Kolympia among many worth a visit.

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What you should know…

  • Parents with young children should be aware there are some health and safety risks such as the modern open stairs, the external staircase to the roof and the internal horizontal railings.
  • One bedroom is galleried and above the living room.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Washing Machine Dishwasher Coffee Machine Hairdryer Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV DVD

The Villa

Villa Sappho is a stunning 4-bedroom villa, sleeping 8 just a short drive from the beach

Ground Floor (main house):
- Fully equipped kitchen
- large open plan living area
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower and jacuzzi
- Twin bedroom
- Double room
- Shower room
- Wc

First Floor (galleried):

- Double bedroom with ensuite shower room

Exterior Grounds:

- Swimming pool 10m x 4m x 1.5m
- Barbecue
- Hammock
- Sunbeds
- Outside soft seating
- Table tennis

Other Facilities:
- Washing Machine
- Dishwasher
- Iron and ironing board
- Microwave
- WiFi
- Airconditioning
- Games console
- DVD / CD player
- Filter coffee maker
- Highchair
- Cot
- Hairdryer


About the surrounding area of Villa Sappho
Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Hugely popular as a tourist destination, Rhodes is an island with more than its fair share of natural beauty and landmark sights. Easy to reach, with an international airport, Diagoras, about 20 minutes’ drive from the capital, it would be a shame to miss out on discovering its charms for yourself.

The town of Rhodes is as good a place to start as any and lies on the northern tip of the island. A walk along the medieval walls of the Old Town will offer you some beautiful views, accessible from the must-see Palace of the Grand Masters. Part of a World Heritage Site, this is also the location of a fine museum which offers the chance to familiarise yourself with Rhodian history, extending as far back as the 3rd century BC.

Another museum worth checking out is the Museum of Modern Greek Art, with an eclectic collection only rivalled by Athens. The New Town area is visually appealing itself, with an Art Deco influence present in much of its architecture. Mandráki harbour is the home of Evangelismós Cathedral, where you can find some impressive frescoes.

The Lindos Acropolis is as spectacular as the coastal views it enjoys, and definitely worth seeing. Down the coast, you also have resorts such as Ammoudes, Kolympia and, perhaps best-known, Faliraki. While its reputation may precede it, this is not the hedonism capital it once was. A children’s water-park and the beautiful Anthony Quinn Bay may tempt you there during the day, and an aquarium and scuba-diving school also embrace the aquatic theme.

At the very southern tip of the island, Prasonisi’s location – dividing the Aegean and the Mediterranean – is considered prime wind-surfing territory. But if that sounds a little too exhilarating, Rhodes’ more sedate attractions like the Valley of the Butterflies, numerous wineries and the seven springs of the wonderfully scenic Epta Piges nature reserve, will provide just as pleasant a day out.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Rhodes International


Nearest Ferry Port Rhodes

(5 miles)

Sightseeing Waterpark

(4 miles)

Nearest Town/City Rhodes Town

(4.8 miles)

Nearest Supermarket My market

(800 metres)

Nearest Restaurant Filermos Restaurant

(1.7 miles)

Nearest Beach Lalisou


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 >>


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

There’s lots to enjoy at Villa Sappho, and the youngest visitors won’t feel left out. As well as a stunning terrace and pool, they can also experience the pleasure of a dip in the hot tub. All the tech they could want can be found indoors, putting movies, music, TV and internet on tap. And when you head for the coast, there are numerous beaches where families are more than welcome.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD


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.

Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Security deposit A security deposit isn't required at this property. If there is any damage or breakages during your stay you will be liable for the cost.
Arrival time 16:00 or later
Departure time 10:00 or earlier
Energy costs included? All energy costs are included in the rental fee.
Linen & towels included? Linen, towels and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking is not allowed inside the property
Minimum stay Minimum stay is 6 nights
Tax Enviromental tax - €10/per night - paid upon arrival

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 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 £4,587
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £5,067
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 £3,233
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 £2,010
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 £1,835
Apr 1st 2025 - May 1st 2025 £1,835
May 1st 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 £2,097
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 £2,752
Jul 1st 2025 - Aug 1st 2025 £4,587
Aug 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 £5,067
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 £3,233
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 £2,010
Nov 1st 2025 - Jan 24th 2026 £1,835

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 €5,456
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €6,028
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 €3,845
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 €2,391
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 €2,183
Apr 1st 2025 - May 1st 2025 €2,183
May 1st 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 €2,494
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 €3,274
Jul 1st 2025 - Aug 1st 2025 €5,456
Aug 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 €6,028
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 €3,845
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 €2,391
Nov 1st 2025 - Jan 24th 2026 €2,183

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 23rd 2024 - Aug 1st 2024 $5,922
Aug 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $6,542
Sep 1st 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 $4,174
Oct 1st 2024 - Nov 1st 2024 $2,595
Nov 1st 2024 - Apr 1st 2025 $2,369
Apr 1st 2025 - May 1st 2025 $2,369
May 1st 2025 - Jun 1st 2025 $2,707
Jun 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 $3,553
Jul 1st 2025 - Aug 1st 2025 $5,922
Aug 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 $6,542
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 $4,174
Oct 1st 2025 - Nov 1st 2025 $2,595
Nov 1st 2025 - Jan 24th 2026 $2,369

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.


  • Paradise on earth!

    on 29/04/2022

    This villa is absolutely stunning, the location is perfect and the amenities are brilliant- there is everything you need and more. The place feels like pure luxury, and Ms. Maria was beautifully attentive and helpful in any way we needed; be that a taxi or a restaurant recommendation, she was there to help. If you visit you will not be disappointed! Thank you everyone at Oliver’s Travels and this villa for making this an unforgettable holiday ♥️

  • We liked everything about the place

    on 31/08/2017

  • Amazing!

    on 20/07/2016

    This property far exceeded our expectations. It is a very beautiful house , built and appointed to a very very high standard. There is everything you can wish for, particularly in the kitchen with the best appliances possible. We were thoroughly impressed. The people who welcomed us and the father who came daily to check the pool couldnt have been more helpful. We thank them all and also really appreciated the groceries they put in for our late arrival, saving us from having to go shopping straight away. The area is quiet and the pool beautiful.

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