Completed Winter 2009, Villa Morgana is on a slope overlooking a lovely beach, the hilly coastline running north for miles and miles, and the open sea to the east. The villa itself is only yards away from the exceptional beach with crystal clear water. Offering high standards of comfort, air-conditioning throughout, two double sized bedrooms with their own balcony and extensive sea views, two bathrooms and its own private 8m x 4m overflow swimming pool, it can accommodate 5 people. There is also a cot and highchair available.
Villa in Vlicha (Vlycha) Lindos, Rhodes, Greece
- english, french, dutch, greek, I have a passive knowledge of German and Italian.
- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 14, 2019
About Linda Joanna
Both my husband's grandparents are born on the island but moved later on to Egypt. Yannis, my husband, due to the political situation in Egypt at that time, moved to Athens in 1962. Then he came to Brussels, where we met. Lucky me ! I myself am Belgian. We have visited Rhodes frequently, especially when our 5 children were young. As most of the children they adored swimming and playing in the so beautiful Greek waters. Having visited Lindos several times, we decided to purchase a house there, having in mind to move in permanently in the future.
Linda Joanna purchased this Villa in 2007
Why Linda Joanna chose South Aegean
At the house the main attraction is the swimming pool and the sea, at only 150 m distance from the beach where you can practice some water sports. At Lindos beach in the end of a deep gulf, with clear waters, are possibilities of every kind of sea sport. Still at Lindos, the other point of interest is the hill itself, on top of whom there is a crusaders' castle (dating from the 15th century A.C., which has been built on top of an ancient Greek temple dedicated to Athena). The view from the top is breathtaking, (worldwide famous, you can find out in Internet sights: Google,Images,Lindos, Rhodes) especially from the side overlooking the open sea, over steep hard rocky cliffs colored in yellow and pink. When the sun rises and up to 10:30 am, the colors of the rocks are very intense, due to the fact that the sun illuminates them (which is not the case from midday on since they fall under the shadow). I always visit Lindos in the early morning to avoid being disturbed by the other visitors and to avoid heat. Although there is a protective wall, since small children can be unpredictable, you should maybe be nearby.
What makes this Villa unique
There is no road in between the house and the beach (at about 150m only), so children can move freely without the risk of being hirt by a car or motorcycle.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
The villa is located in a group of similar villas at the far end of Vlycha Bay above the Lindian Jewel Hotel. It’s up quite a steep hill but it’s a short walk if you’re reasonably fit and gives fabulous views across the bay. There is shaded parking right outside.
The bay has everything you need – 2 restaurants with bars, a mini-market open until about 9 pm, water sports, car/moped hire, beach with sunloungers – you need never move! However, it would be a shame to miss the island’s other delights, especially Lindos which is only 5 minutes by car. We visited the quaint white-washed town many times for its vast choice of fabulous restaurants and the amazing views of/from the Acropolis. We avoided crowds by arriving late afternoon and found free parking towards St Paul’s Bay.
The beach is quite sharp shingle but beach shoes worked well and, once in, the sea is beautiful – warm, calm and sandy underfoot. We enjoyed a late afternoon dip although the beach never seemed overly busy. Boat hire was quite expensive but easily arranged from the bay.
The villa was spotlessly clean and the pool was the cleanest we’ve ever had, checked 3 times a week by the friendly pool chap. A couple of inflatables were provided, also pool towels (which we weren’t expecting). The villa was cleaned again on the middle Friday of our 2-week stay.
The villa is stylishly furnished with good quality solid wood and wrought iron furniture. There are large wardrobes with ample hanging and shelf space and loads of coat hangers (always a bonus).
The owner is dealing with maintenance issues mentioned in previous reviews. After reading one review, we asked her to fix the shower to the wall over the bath, which was done ahead of our visit. A problem with the DVD player also received prompt attention.
I would recommend hiring a car to explore the island, especially Lindos, Rhodes Town, Kamiros and Seven Springs as well as numerous lovely beaches.
I hope the owner will one day leave a Visitors’ Book for guests to share details of places they have enjoyed as there are so many lovely things to do in Rhodes and this villa makes a good base.
Thank you so much for the detailed and excellent review. Other maintenance works will be done during the winter period so that everything will be completely ready for the 2019 season.
The guest book is an excellent idea and will be provided for.
The changes that will be provided for before next season will improve a lot of the quality of the house.
Hope having you as a guest again another year !
Great holiday, perfect base for exploring
We had a 7 day stay with two children aged 3 and 6. Everything was as expected at the villa with no issues at all. There is plenty to see and do in the immediate area and we also hired a car to further explore. This was my first trip to Greece and I was not disappointed. I would stay here again
Thank you for you excellent review. I'm very glad you liked the place,
Absolutely lovely villa in a quiet location.... Recommended!
Stayed here 4th - 11th July 2018 correspondence with Linda was very informative. We had a taxi from the airport which cost 70 euro but within 50 mins we had arrived. The hotel on the instructions had changed it's name and is now the Lyndian Jewell, which the road runs up along side and you arrive at a big flat car park. Look up and you will see four villas. The hill up to the villa the concrete was quite rough in parts and it was easy to trip on so caution is needed, but when you walk around the first villa Gallini the drive way is nice and smooth and easy to walk on. Walk past the first villa Gallini then there is an open car port where you can see a swimming pool (although this could do with being fenced off to give you more privacy). This is villa Morgana although walk past the villa at the front and you will see the front door. On arrival it looked beautiful with air con downstairs and in both bedrooms upstairs, very clean and well equipped. The pool was amazing but after some time in the pool with crinkly fingers and toes the blue paint sometimes transpires onto you although it's not a big deal. It stated in the facilities there was a pool table and hot tub, but neither was there although why do you need a hot tub when the pool is sufficient. One reviewer made a comment about the double mattress you can feel the springs and i agree but it never spoilt the holiday. The shower upstairs was unusable due to the shower head bracket loose so we had to shower downstairs which was still ok but the shower curtain needs to go, it sticks to you and the water runs out the bathroom door before it goes down the wet room drain. I was an expert on mopping duties whilst somebody took a shower which was part of the holiday fun. Vlycha is a quiet resort with only two restaurants with their bars and a supermarket which is ample for a basics shop, which is fine.The beach is pebbly so you need hard sole shoes but once in the water it is lovely sand. We never hired a beach sun bed as the villa is so close by. There is also a snack bar at the other end of the beach but it stops selling food at 7pm !! Its open for drinks till 2am. Good water sports with two vendors on the beach we only used the vendor in the middle which was great. We caught a taxi from Azzuro bar into Lindos which cost approx round trip 20 euro but definitely worth it. Hire car company's not far which will give you the option of seeing and doing more of the area. I would definitely stay here again.
Thank you, Richard for the extensive review.
I’ll adapt the description of the route towards the house and will have a look in the description about the table and hot tube you mentioned.
The curtain in the shower needs to be replaced by a door and I’ll ask Katie to have a look at the upstairs shower.
But I am pleased that you loved your stay.
Beautiful villa with views to die for in a quiet resort of Vlycha
Villa Morgana had everything we wanted for a relaxing and welcoming stay in a relatively unspoilt area. Close to Lindos and Pefkos so lots to do on your doorstep. Pool was immaculate and so necessary in the heat, nice sunbeds and umbrellas with good outdoor dining facilities under the shaded area. Tiles a bit slippery when wet, care needed.
Beds were lovely but new mattress required for double as springs coming through and were uncomfortable. Plenty of wardrobe space and when the hairdrier died the management team replaced swiftly and sorted out another problem in the bathroom.
Kitchen and lounge well equipped although provision of bin liners for kitchen and bathrooms would have helped plus instructions of where rubbish should be disposed of, how to use the A/C would have been a time saver
Attention required to various dilapidations requiring fixing/renewing would have yielded another star. Architrave loose in main bedroom and bathroom cupboard/door need fixing. Shower downstairs needed proper cabinet, curtain useless and water spilt does not drain to hole in floor, runs under door! Upstairs bath/shower requires proper fixing for holding shower above bath.
Garden a disappointment, weeds in gravel and sparse planting in beds, compared with next door's lovely climbers up the terrace it did not fare well. Could be improved so easily without much effort.
BBQ left dirty with no utensils for cleaning - essential that this be provided as scrubbing with sponge ruined my manicure.
Lovely villa Linda but does need TLC to justify price.
Thank you for our stay, just what we needed and may return again if given an upgrade as stated.
Thank you, Lesley, for the useful review.
And for mentioning the shortcomings, this Will be improved for next season.
In spits of this, I hope you had a Nice stay,
Excellent villa.Superb views.Great holiday.
Super villa with fantastic views of sea and hills. A bit confusing to find but maybe that was just us. The accommodation had everything we needed for a fabulous relaxing holiday. Everything is clean and comfortable, and the pool/ patio area is just perfect. A short walk downhill takes you to the beach where we booked a 60 minute boat trip. Left the car on the drive a few times and took the local bus to Lindos. We had a storm one afternoon and the pool pump stopped working causing the pool to fill up with ground water from the drive. One email to Linda, the owner, and Lee the pool man soon sorted the problem out. Brilliant! Would definitely recommend this villa.
Thank you for your excellent review. That means a lot to me.
Glad the pool problem was quickly resolved.
Have a Nice day,
Superb Villa in a quiet town
Wonderful, well maintained villa on Vlycha beach, close to Lindos.
We stayed there for 12 nights and everything was superb. A short walk to two restaurants and one bar, this accommodation is perfectly situated for access to the beach, if required.
Would recommend a car rental (J&D in Faliraki were fantastic), if you wish to do a bit of travelling around the island or even go to nearby Lindos.
Joanna (the owner) is quick to respond to emails and the booking process is flawless.
The beach is at only 150m from the house with no road in between, it's ideal for small children !
Rhodes town has a ferry port for crossings to neighbouring Greek islands as Kos, Symi (amazingly beautiful and really worth a one day trip), and Turkey. There are facilities within walking distance of the villa, but since the inland of the island Rhodes is still very quiet and beautiful, car hire is recommended to get the best from your holiday.
A few minutes by car from the lovely old town of Lindos which has a wealth of places to eat and things to do and see. The ancient Lindos Acropolis dominates the town, with a breathtaking view to both the open sea and the town. 30 min from the valley of the Butterflies. 40 min from Rhodos Airport. 50 min from Rhodes town.
There is the opportunity to hire water sports equipment, including jet skis, canoes, inflatable rides and boats. There is a restaurant (taverna) and a mini market on the beach below the house, a larger supermarket at Kalathos where you can find anything needed to stock up food for your stay is only 3 minutes drive by car (on the main road Lindos - Rhodes town, direction Rhodes town).
Lindos town (approximately 1km) is an excellent centre for shops, banks, restaurants and bars.
Booking Notes: A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the value is required on booking and the balance will be payable 8 weeks prior to the holiday date. Besides English, French, Dutch and Greek, correspondence in Italian and German is possible in this way: you write to me in Italian or German and I respond in English. Changeover Day: The changeover day is flexible. Arrival is set around 7pm and the villa should be evacuated by 12pm. (however, this can be flexible if we do not have another booking on the same day). Notes on prices: Prices are set for 4 persons (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children). There is an extra 10 % for 4 adults and an extra 15 % for 5 to 6 adults. There are no extra charges for children up to 14 years of age. A welcome pack is included in the price - Long lets, out of season rental, short or 10 day breaks pricing available from vendor.