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Ysyhia

Skopelos Island - Magnesia

Ysyhia

Skopelos Island - Magnesia

"A secluded haven for 2 on the Greek island of Skopelos - peace and quiet with the perfect view"

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"A secluded haven for 2 on the Greek island of Skopelos - peace and quiet with the perfect view"

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1

How to book...

Ysyhia is owned and managed by Matt Bloxham.

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  Highlights...

  • Close to the unspoilt village of Glossa, with Perivoliou beach around 3km away
  • Fly into neighbouring island Skiathos and sail across to Skopelos in around 20 mins
  • Private pool, terrace and dining area, all with breathtaking ocean views
  • Walk straight out of the bedroom to take breakfast on the terrace
  • Skopelos offers quiet beaches, tavernas, water-sports and wildlife spotting

  You should know...

  • Ysyhia is not suitable for children or pets
  • Car hire is recommended and can be arranged with the owners

The Details...

Ysyhia, you say? Thats Greek for tranquility, and it seems a pretty appropriate name for this adorable ocean-view cottage on the island of Skopelos. This is a true couples getaway, with not a building in sight and barely a sound to be heard, yet little more than 1km away from the village of Glossa.

Its around 20 minutes by boat from Skiathos to reach the island, which is as unspoilt and charming as you could wish for. Peaceful Ysyhia sits amongst olive and almond trees, looking out across the sea towards the mountains of Evia, which you can admire while lounging in the private pool. It wont take long to make your way to the beach beautiful Perivoliou is within 10 minutes drive.

Inside, your hosts have thought of pretty much everything, and can always be contacted should you need any assistance. Youll find a well-equipped kitchen (probably with some little treats waiting for you), and an open-plan living and dining area. The cottage has air-conditioning, and all your utilities including a washing machine, iron and ironing board are there, along with entertainment options including TV, DVD, games and books.

A cute bathroom has a pebble floor and shower, while the cosy double bedrooms French doors open out on to the pergola, so you can enjoy the amazing sea view as soon as you rise. Speaking of the pergola, this is a real highlight: youll find a table and chairs (because you will want to dine outside) and its just a few feet away from the private pool. Stunning by day, and truly romantic at night, when the sky is filled with stars and theres not a soul around to disturb you. It doesnt get much more relaxing than this

Skopelos itself remains picture-postcard pretty, with the town of the same name around 30km from Ysyhia. The island coastline is a must-see: take a day cruise from Skopelos, hire a boat for yourselves, or give sea kayaking or paddle-boarding a try. Many enchanting beaches lie largely undiscovered, and if that little church on the rock looks familiar, it could be because Ayios Ioannis sto Kastro featured in the film Mamma Mia.

Loutraki and Elios are around 6 and 10 minutes drive away, offering quiet waterfront cafs and tavernas, while Glossa has been described as the most authentic spot on Skopelos, with perhaps the finest views on the entire island. Nice to be within walking distance, then

With warm summer temperatures generally lingering well into October, Ysyhia is serene, secluded and truly sublime.

Features...

Essential Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Dogs
  • Swimming Pool
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Mosquito netting
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
Bed/Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Tech
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
Outside
  • BBQ
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Off road free parking

Nearby...

  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Historical sites
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Scuba Diving
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Wildlife

Sea kayaking, Stand-up paddle boarding

Ysyhia

  Nearest Airport

Skiathos JSI 10 minutes from airport to port and then 20 minutes by boat to Glossa

Detailed Pricing Information...

We are now taking bookings for 2019
We offer 14 nights for the price of 13 because a single week is never enough, so prices are as follows;

From 1st Apr until 25th Apr 2019 @ 95/night = 665/week or 1,235/fortnight
From 26th April until 13th Jun 2019 @ 135/night = 945/week or 1,755/fortnight
From 14th Jun until 29th Aug 2019 @ 175/night = 1,225/week or 2,275/fortnight
From 30th Aug until 3th Oct 2019 @ 145/night = 1,015/week or 1,885/fortnight
From 4th Oct until 29th Nov 2019 @ 95/night = 665/week or 1,235/fortnight

We do tend to book up early so if you don't see any availability for the dates you want, have a think about reserving a slot for the future.
We are happy to keep a list for first refusal when we publish our rates for the next year ahead.
We take a 25% deposit to secure the booking and the balance becomes payable four weeks prior to arrival.

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How to book...

Ysyhia is owned and managed by Matt Bloxham.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Matt Bloxham.

Message the owner  

Reviews

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CoolStays user: Peaceful tranquil get away
"We are back from 10 amazing days spent at this tranquil and beautiful retreat. The exterior gardens, shaded patio and pool were a joy, well done and well maintained and perfect for a couple to get away from it all. The location is very remote and therefore you are far from any bustle although only a 10 mins drive to Glossa for provisions, and restaurants. The sea breezes kept the temperatures to a very pleasant level and while there is A/C in the bedroom, fly screens throughout allows for a comfortable nights sleep.
Matt was an excellent host, collecting us off the ferry, arranging and dropping us to the car hire. He also gave us good advice on things to do and places to go or eat.
This is a rural and remote spot (which makes it such a lovely location), so there is plenty of natural wildlife around, which might not be to everyones liking if youre not into bats flying around at dusk, but they are beautiful to watch with a sun down in hand sitting in the pool!

We absolutely loved it and there is enough on the island for interest without the very tourist areas of other islands.

We'd recommend to stay here for sure!"
(Stayed: July 2018 )

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