Hydra’s visitors will get to enjoy pleasurable activities on calm, turquoise waters due to Poseidon’s conquest of the fearsome Hydra. Hydra’s hillsides appear to have blessed by the goddess Artemis resulting in wineries. From stone terraces, guests will get to experience fragrant lemon and olive groves along with pointy cypress trees. While in the beautiful Saronic Islands, tourists will be engulfed by golden beaches and divine Grecian cuisine. To access these wonderful island treasures, they’ll have to slap on their sandals for a hilly hike. By reserving a white-stone villa, they’ll benefit from endless sunshine while exploring ancient sites. For a hillside haven on an island favoured by Greek gods and goddesses, please read our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Hydra, Greece.
After your Herculean effort to climb steep hillside streets, you will be rewarded with dazzling scenic views from the terrace. This spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom hillside haven can accommodate up to five visitors. When Zeus releases his fury, you can retreat to your loft and read beside the fireplace. While your lemon chicken and potatoes cook in the kitchen, you can toss your laundry in the wash. Afterwards, you can enjoy an enchanting candle-lit dinner on your stone-walled terrace. By opening the windows, you’ll experience heavenly sleeping conditions under high vaulted ceilings.
The Maisonette - View Historic Hydra in Comfort!Hydra, Attica, GreeceSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe views are beautiful and the beds were really comfortablegood location great balcony small kitchen and two toilets but one shower in realitythe porches and view from the top room are wonderfulhouse is like described very comfortable with a wonderful view on the port of hydrlovely apartment with incredible views over the harbourvery clean and stylishvery clean and communication with mimi was excellenteverything spotless and pure blissvery clean and very efficient check-init was very clean and stocked with a few pantry items when we arrived
Host:hosts were lovely and accommodatingkelsey is nice helpful and efficientthe hosts help with restaurants and kindness to assist with anything we neededmimi and giota are wonderful hosts and the place was simply amazingherself and her daughter were so helpful and kind to usRead more reviewsthe location is outstandingsuperb property and location on hydragreat house in lovely locationperfect quiet location only a few minutes walk from the harbourlocation is perfect just minutes away from the port
After unloading your luggage, you will discover this stylish mansion with two outbuildings fit for seven visitors. The traditional white stone-walled Greek interiors give way to pillow-laden sofas and tile floors. When weather turns stormy, you can turn on the fireplace to heat this beautiful mansion. As you prepare breakfast in the rustic kitchen, you can gaze out on snow-white villas rising from the hillside. For a comfortable stay, there are three air-conditioned, fully furnished bedrooms with cool tile floors. While dining on your rooftop terrace, you can behold sizzling sunsets before stars light up the night sky.
Dimitri's Stylish Island HouseHydra , Greece
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Host:perfect house and perfect hostdimitris is an extremely considerate and attentive hostRead more reviewsvery nice neighbourhood too
After travelling through ancient cobbled streets, you will arrive at this brilliant white stone villa fit for three guests. While your Greek pastries warm up in the microwave, you can sip tea on the daybed. Following breakfast, you can enjoy sunbathing and reading in one of two stone courtyards. You can also use the desk for reserving island-hopping adventures, museum tickets, and whale-watching excursions. The one-and-half bathrooms feature sinks, toilets, and a shower which are ideal for short stays. Upon returning from an evening of dinner and live music, you’ll be eager to retire to your breezy, air-conditioned loft.
Top guest reviewsthe house has everything necessary for a comfortable staythe apartment has excellent air conditioning which is a must in summerwe ate our own made breakfast and lunch on the large secure peaceful patiophotos showed just how it is although the sofa bed was more comfortable than we expectedthe place was clean and well equippedwell equipped clean and nicegiorgio’s is a spotlessly clean apartment that is delightfulthe house was clean and in very good conditionit's very clean with a lot bed sheets towels tablecloths and all you need in a house
Host:great host unobtrusive and yet instant answers to any questionsthank you dimitrios you are the best hostdimitrios is a great host answered all our questions and made us feel so welcome in his homedimitrios was a perfect hostd was a fantastic hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfect as it is so close to the center of hydra and very calmits a fair walk up & down many steps so be preparedthe location is fantastic close by to the centre supermarkets and restaurantsgreat location lots of steps ( just go slow)nice outside space and conveniently located a short walk from the harbour
After climbing windy streets on your trusty donkey, you will discover this stunning two-bedroom, single-bath island getaway. Its kitchen’s mint cabinetry can easily store provisions for your stay on majestic Hydra Island. During summer, each bedroom’s dark wood furnishings, ceiling fans, and tile floors will help keep you cool. There are two stone patios where you can socialize, listen to music, or chill in the sun. After horseback riding through emerald hillsides, you’ll enjoy taking a refreshing shower or grilling easy dinners outside.
Top guest reviewsit was spotlessly clean and comfortablethe house is simple but super clean and in a nice areathe accommodations were clean comfortable and well maintainedour rooms were clean and tidy providing us with comfortable beds and pillows quality sheets fluffy towelsit's very spacious with 2 lovely outdoor areas
Host:ioannis was a wonderful hostionnis was a wonderful hostupon arrival our host spoiled us with gift of figs in syrupour host ioannis was incredibly kind and generousthoughtful touches from the host made this a perfect stayRead more reviewsperfect location for a weekend getawaythe house is situated in a nice central area a short walk from the portbeautiful short walk from the townwe walked the interesting journey alongside themi highly recommend this location if you are planning to visit hydra
While experiencing Greece’s quiet island of Hydra, you will be a short walk from the pebble and sandy shorelines. Here, you can sip wine and eat grapes like the goddess Aphrodite on the terrace with Aegean Sea panoramas. When not sunbathing under the beach’s straw umbrellas, you can read under the garden’s lemon trees. There is a desktop computer to correspond with family back home about your exciting adventures. With markets nearby, you can stock up on Hydra’s delicacies which can be stored in the kitchen’s gold cabinets. This Greek oasis has laundry facilities, a DVD player, a shower/tub combo, and two bedrooms with iron-framed beds.
Traditional Hydra stone houseSuperhost
Top guest reviewseleni’s home is a charming traditional home complete with great views and comfortable amenitiescomfortable house with a beautiful viewgreat wifi and sweet kitties (not in the house)the beds were so comfortable and lovely garden / outdoor deck spots to enjoythe best is the great terrasse facing the sea for breakfast and evenings watching the starsvery clean and cosyeleni’s place in hydra was very clean and comfortable in a quiet spot with a gorgeous viewhouse was very spacious and clean stay was very comfortable house has maximum amenities we could needeleni’s apartment is wonderful it is very clean comfortable and in a great location with an astounding view
Host:the host was very thoughtful by providing everything one needseleni was a really good hostwe did not meet the host but everything was easy and she was very helpful over the phonerecommend to rent donkey or discuss the directions with host very clearly before tripeleni was a good host and quick to answer any queriesRead more reviewsa very relaxing locationideal if you like walking as it is near the many inland trailsvery cute authentic place loved my stay herecousy house traditional nicely decorated at a great locationvery quiet and great walking from the house
By vacationing at this stone haven, you will be captivated by terraced hillsides dotted with citrus trees and white stone villas. Its lone shower and washer will help wash off the donkey scent upon arrival. They can enjoy luxurious sunsets over the Aegean’s azure waterfront while dining on the veranda. The living area, kitchen, and dining area are connected, which is ideal for five people spending quality time together. There is a bedroom and private loft where they can retire after dancing the night away on Hydra’s beaches.
Ermina's House ISuperhost
Top guest reviewsamazing apartment with terrific view of hydra townthe house is very spacious and comfortable with good air conditioning and wifithe house is comfortable and private with its own terrace and courtyard that overlooks the townthe apartment has a little balcony where you can watch the sunset - greatthe apartment has a great view toothe apartment is clean and well stockedthe house is very clean and charmingthe house was very clean and comfortablethe house was very clean and very beautifulthe house was clean and very comfortable
Host:lovely hosts and outstanding hospitalitythe owners were very helpful and hospitablekind thoughtful helpful hosts - who made us feel so at home even in the coronavirus madnessextremely friendly host beautiful place and lovely islandvery kind hosts too i recommend itRead more reviewsa short walk into town great locationerminas house is an excellent spot situated only a few minutes from the harbour shops and restaurantsit was a great location and we enjoyed our staycozy house in nice location a few minutes from the harborit’s an easy walk to the waterfront but a few steps so be prepared
This seaside gem is just a few steps from the Aegean Sea where guests can snorkel and swim with their pets. The secluded shoreline bench allows them to have quiet moments under the starry skies. From their bedside, they can view merchant ships sail by while eating breakfast. They can try their hand at preparing Greek cuisine in the kitchenette when not writing on the computer. After thrilling sailing tours, they can recover with a soothing hot shower. Daily, singles and couples can enjoy staring out over the waterfront from their breezy tiled patio.
Top guest reviewswifi is good outside onlythe fully equipped room is cozy and also private with an amazing amazing view of the seathe apartment is cute and the view greatthe place has everything you'd need including a handy air conditioner and a comfortable bedwe loved the views from our room and the front of our placethe house is delicious clean and equipped with everything you need
Host:the host is very friendly and helpfuldimitri and sofía are great hosts always ready to helpsophia and dimitris are charming people and moreover fantastic hostssofia deserves to be a super super hostthe host are extremely nice available and welcomingRead more reviewsthe location is beautiful and relaxing just a short walk from the seathis place was ideal just outside of town down a lovely walk by the sealocation location location stay on hydra like a localthis place is wonderful quiet and close to the watera great little escape from the intensity of hydra port an 15 min easy walk away
This ethereal hillside abode is perfect for all seasons with its air-conditioning, fireplace, and stone walls. The three bedrooms feature sea views, enormous wardrobes, tile floors, and wood furniture. The pebbly beachfront and neighbourhood tavern is just a short walk through the daisy meadows and lemon trees. After ascending the steep hillside, visitors can bathe in the stone walk-in shower before cooking dinner. During their island holiday, up to seven visitors can experience the sea breezes and fragrant pines while socializing in the courtyard.
Traditional Seaside House in PlakesIdra, Greece
After climbing Hydra’s steep hillsides on a donkey, visitors can unwind alongside the garden’s cascading lilac wisteria. They can enjoy dinner and dancing in their courtyard when not visiting lively taverns. Also, furry friends are welcome at this traditional stone residence for up to four guests. Together they can play at the beach and rinse off in the bathroom before watching TV. After cooking dinner in the stone-walled kitchen, they can stargaze outside or simply unwind under the living area’s exposed-beam ceilings.
Sparrow Apartment ( 5 minutes from the beach )Nisi, Greece
Top guest reviewsthere is a basic kitchenette and bathroom and a charming courtyard for eating breakfastthis might not be a problem for you after all many cafes in town have wifihowever since i really needed the wifi to get work done it was a huge factor for methe apartment is charming and authentic the neighborhood is quiet and friendlyeverything was very well cleanedthe apartment itself is spacious and has a charming traditional feel
Host:our hosts were helpful and friendlylike most people we met on hydra our hosts were super friendly and eager to helpgeorge is a very nice host thank you again for your kind attentions to our familynot to mention the sweetness of maria and her kind attentionsthe host maria was very gracious and we had everything we neededRead more reviewsgreat location and interesting spaceit has great character and is located in a quiet neighborhood away from towngeorge’s place was in a good central location in hydralovely house ideal location with the proximity of both the beach and the citywonderful apartment in a great little place near kamini port
Upon departing the water taxi with their luggage, visitors will easily see this classic Greek mountain villa. In summer, they can open their bright blue shutters and recline on the sofa or amongst the garden’s bougainvillea. The bathroom’s many shelves can store products and towels while guests shower in the luxurious tile shower. With three air-conditioned bedrooms and two bathrooms, this Grecian haven can accommodate six persons. When they aren’t cooking in the baby-blue kitchen, they can dine on fresh seafood and baklava at Hydra’s restaurants.
Top guest reviewscomfortable clean and a lovely view to the sea from the terrace where we had breakfast every morningamazing view beautiful house comfortable beds we loved itthe master room is perfect with a silent and efficient aircon comfy bed and pretty coton sheetsmichael was able to resolve the wifi issue and replace the router within 48 hoursand christos the guy who manage the apt in the island is friendly helpful and super easyinside the house is very comfortable well equipped and cleani had a wonderful stay at marilia’s home which is very cosy clean and comfortablethe house really looks as awsome as on the pictures is very clean and in a calm areamarilia's home is perfect it is very clean and tidy and it has everything you will need
Host:the manager christo and the owner marilia are both lovely and very responsivelots of local information from the host - thank youmarilia and alex were the best hostsmarilia was so helpful - always quick to reply and everything was as she describedmarilia was an excellent communicator and her management team was very accommodating and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location for our familybeautifully presented house in a lovely locationthe location was perfect super close to the port and just ten minutes walking to the main harborseveral good dining options close and an easy walk into delightful hydra portalso close to a great restaurant pirofani and adjoining grocery store
Discover Hydra's priceless island beauty
Vacationers will enjoy endless sunshine brought down on the wings of Apollo’s golden chariot. However, they will need a Herculean effort to travel up the hillsides to their villas. The blessing though is views of turquoise waters, sparkling beaches, and wonderful tranquility. After staying at a stunning stone villa, visitors will desire to return to this mesmerizing Saronic Island.
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