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favorite_borderKalo Nero: Villa4 BDR • 3 BA • Sleeps 16 • #253898200 to 300 EUR/nightA large family friendly stone villa perfect for large groups and families. Nestled amongst the olive groves, just 7 mins drive from the Ionian Sea and the authentic and unspoilt sea front village of Kalo Nero & 60 km of sandy beaches of Kyparissia Bay the nesting ground of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle. A large stone villa with modern open plan interior of 336 sq metres on 3 levels including games room and ping pong table. Wi fi. Traditional BBQ & stone wood fired oven. Large 4 acre garden with sunset views of the Ionian Sea and mountains. Perfectly situated for exploring the unspoilt nature & archaeological sites of the Peloponnese. 45 mins drive Kalamata / 2.5 hours Athens. Local British host who speaks Greek and is available 24/7. All round patios and relaxing seating. Private vinyl pool 7m diameter, 1.35m deep with children's slide. Tranquil, spacious and fully equipped for several couples or families, the villa combines the best of traditional stone work with an open plan contemporary interior. Greek Tourist Authority Licence. Insured. Large basement children's games room with bunk beds and sofa beds. Sleeps 16: First floor: 4 double bedrooms, each with a sea view, opening onto a large balcony with panoramic vista. All bedrooms have modern cooler fans and windows have mosquito nets. Living room: Double sofa bed and single sofa. Basement games room: 5 beds bunk beds and day bed. Double childrens sofa bed. Also available are 3 baby cots and a toddler bed. Kalamata Airport 45 minutes. Athens Airport 2.5 hours. Araxos Airport 1.5 hours The village of Kalo Nero by the Ionion Sea: sea-front tavernas serving authentic Greek food and fresh fish, sunset bars, mini markets, bakery, family run grocers and butchers with fresh local produce, children's playground, a large swimming pool bar with separate children's pool. In Kyparissia town 15 mins drive away: the Historic Old Town with award winning tavernas, castle ruins, bars, supermarkets and all modern facilities. Kalo Nero beach extends north for 60 km into Kyparissia Bay, with wide sandy beaches lined by dunes, coastal pine forest and watermelon fields. The Greek Government plans to declare Kyparissia Bay a national park to conserve its natural beauty and protect the 11 endangered species of reptiles and flora found there. The Loggerhead Sea Turtle nests all along the Bay from May - September and it is one of the main nesting sites in the Mediterranean. The villa is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and historical significance and well situated for: Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic games and Ancient Messini the sanctuary of Demeter. Pilos town where boats tour the islets and shipwrecks of Navarino Bay. The idyllic horseshoe bay of Voidokilia Beach and adjacent Gialova Lagoon with its renowned birdlife, Romanos Beach, Paleokastro old castle ruins and Nestors Cave. Methoni castle a unique castle complex spanning ages. A boat tour to Proti Island ideal for snorkeling. Exploring the cliff hanging monastries of Stemnitsa and villages of Dimitsaina and Andritsaina. Numerous ancient sites, such as Peristeria, Nestor's Palace and Figalia. In the surrounding mountains lie rustic stone villages such as Sidirokastro, Platania, Kefalovrysi with wonderful tavernas, historic towers, the Neda River Gorge and icy waterfalls with panoramic views. Near Karagi are the beautiful lush waterfalls and lagoons of Polylimnio ( "Many lakes") and Shinolaika. The intact marble Temple of Apollo at Vassae, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lies in the mountains 1 hours drive behind the villa.