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Holiday villa

Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:03 am

I'm looking to hire a large (6 bedroom +) holiday villa in Spain / canaries / Balearics next August 03- 17.
Plan is for myself, wife and two kids have it for two weeks but during our stay extra family members can join and ruin our holiday for a long weekend etc.
I've scanned James Villas etc but thought I would ask on here.
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Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:26 pm

We used owners direct for the 1st time  (peace of mind) then book direct with the owner.
Try Lanzarote owners direct on Facebook great site and all the property’s/owners are checked out.
I’m going to say it but I reckon your savvy don’t pay deposit by bank transfer as you no your not covered and there as been loads of people lately scammed and I mean £££ I’ve seen 1 family lose £5000.
I personally with the help of Neil who’s an admin on that site have weeded out loads on Facebook.
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Re: Holiday villa

Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:03 pm

What’s your budget?

I’m currently in Greece off the tourist trail in a villa that’s sleeping 10 and it’s wow with a big W.....

5 doubles but some are big enough for singles as well so 10 is easy to do.

This shot was taken with my drone

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It’s in the Gulf of Corinth about 90 minutes west of Athens.

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Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 pm

nice villa  how did you find it , is there a website
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Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:48 pm

My wife found it on the net through www.homeaway.com

https://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p4158789

Absolutely fantastic villa in a part of Greece west of Athens and well off the tourist trail. It overlooks an inland lake which is part of the Gulf of Corinth.

It’s a 5 bed with 3 on-suite o ver 3 floors. Very well equipped, Apple TV, air con etc. etc. to the point of a downstairs ‘honesty’ bar. All the owner asks is simply if you use it please replace it.

Couple of points of note:

You need a car
Shower in family bathroom was faulty - owner has been made aware
There is a infinity terrace off the swimming pool overlooking the lake that doesn’t have a fence so small children need to be looked after
The local area is clearly suffering from austerity however there’s a good supermarket about 10 minutes drive away in the local village along with a bakers and off-license.
Loutraki (the local big town) has everything you need and more including much bigger supermarket/fish mongers etc. and is about 25 minutes drive
There are three tavernas around the lake all serving food during the day and providing you’re not looking for 4* food it’s fine and not too expensive.

I’d go back with no hesitation whatsoever.....
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Re: Holiday villa

Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:21 pm

WOW amazing place  cant stop looking at the video on that link
how far from airport ?
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Re: Holiday villa

Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:52 am

[quote="Colin"]
WOW amazing place  cant stop looking at the video on that link
how far from airport ?
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About 90 minutes from Athens and really easy to find.
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Holiday villa

Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:06 am

I’m sure I heard Boris on the radio yesterday saying that the day we exit the E.U should be a public bank holiday celebration

Do you agree ?

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