Lavender lodge: Luxury Log-cabin


Our luxury log - cabin retreat provides a unique and  glorious Greek get-away. Experience the  incredible sunset views, unspoilt beaches, beautiful warm seas, ancient classical archaeological sites  and the stunning vistas of the Southern Peloponnese.

Our local Kyparissia beach

What does the log cabin have to offer?

Full air conditioning and wood stove central heating * High speed Wi Fi *Fully furnished to a very luxurious standard * Two double bedrooms with King size beds * Large living and dining area *Fully fitted kitchen *Double sofa-bed and double day bed * Two beautiful  spa-style bathrooms, one shower, one stand-alone bath * Large sunset view veranda * Traditional stonework landscaping *Swimming pool and sun loungers * Two outdoor shaded seating and dining areas for al fresco dining * Newly planted aromatic herbal terraced gardens. We plan to accommodate up to 10 bookings throughout the year.

Contact us on tamsorellas@gmail.com for availability.

If you want to book right away please choose one of the following packages below, otherwise you can just keep reading in order to learn more about what we offer!

Sun through the mountains
View from our pool
Snorkeling at Proti
Neda waterfalls

Opportunities to rent throughout the year

We plan to accommodate up to 10 bookings throughout the year. The weather is  generally lovely and warm from March to the end of October,  however we have installed full central heating via a  log burning stove for colder evenings or winter visits.   Shops such as bakery , butcher, green grocer and supermarkets are 5 minutes drive and the quaint and bustling town of Kyparissía  with harbour and beautiful beaches barely 7 minutes drive. The  brand new kitchen is fully fitted with dishwasher, cooker,  large fridge-freezer and microwave  with panini maker, orange juicer and all catering equipment and dining ware. Our basic stay  package includes a  welcome hamper of Tamsorella’s hand-made and local  produce. Typical contents would include jars of gourmet honeycomb and honey, hand made marmalade,  a flagon of Villa Levanda extra virgin  olive oil , a jar of hand-cured Kalamon olives and handmade limoncello  or pomegranate liqueur. The fridge will also be  stocked with milk, cheese, eggs and wine. We can also recommend a number of excellent local taverns for dining out.

 The bathrooms are stocked with Tamsorella’s signature aromatherapy soap, bath and body care products.

 Freshly laundered  bed linen, bathroom and beach towels are provided weekly and additional freshly laundered  linen and towels on request. The cupboards contain spare linen, pillows, duvets, iron and ironing board, hairdryer. The lodge is equipped with high speed internet, WiFi  and large smart screen TV.

  • 3 night basic stay package: £650.00
  • 7 night basic stay package: £1,250.00
  • 10 night basic stay package: £1,600.00
  • 14 night basic stay package: £2,250.00

These prices include

  • transfers to and from Kalamata Airport
  • use of our fully insured Rav 4 vehicle throughout your stay
  • welcome sunset drinks and a Greek Meze feast with your hosts at Villa Levanda
  • welcome hamper of our own organic produce from the estate
  • breakfast items such as museli and eggs
  • fridge stocked milk,wine,cheese and Greek yoghurt

Additional experiences and activities

We would love to share our experiences of this beautiful environment with you and are pleased to offer the following activities to make your holiday a special and unique experiences. These experiences are not part of the basic rental package and therefore will cost extra. Please see our tour packages information for costs.

Tamara's Aromatherapy Experience Day

A chance to explore the aromatherapy gardens, discuss herbal lore and the making of herbal remedies, tinctures, balms, health and  beauty products.  To hand-pick, prepare and steam distil seasonal aromatic and magical herbs  such as lavender, rose geranium, marjoram, peppermint, oregano and rosemary and to use the distilled essential oil and hydrosol to create a personal, therapeutic or beauty balm, cream and/or a glycerine herbal soap in my herbal workshop to take home with you. The day includes  an aromatic home-grown  lunch and an optional sunset swim at Agianaki beach.

Tamara's Relaxing and uplifting Aromatherapy massage treatments

Tamara has trained  in aromatherapy massage techniques and created treatments designed to relax,  refresh and rejuvenate. Choose  an additional foot and calf treatment, a back, shoulder and neck treatment   or a full body treatment  with your personal choice of individually blended aromatic oils and herbal preparations.

Bill's trips to Archaeological sites and beauty spots

Bill will take you on an informative  cultural guided visit to  some of of most famous local  archaeological sites, museums and areas of natural beauty, such as Olympia, Messene, Polylimnia waterfalls, Nestor’s palace and Pylos castle without the hassle of getting there yourselves and with the benefit of visiting with a knowledgeable guide. Lunch will usually be purchased from tavernas near or at the sites.

Bill's Boat trips to local beauty spots along the coast

A unique chance to visit local islands such as Proti and Zakynthos and to visit  beautiful unspoilt beaches, coves and take  lunch in gorgeous harbours such as Pylos with an experienced skipper and with Bill as a guide on our large and luxurious Sunseeker boat, which transports up to 8 additional persons.

 

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Flight Information

There are several ways reach us by air at Lavender Lodge. The nearest airport is Kalamata,
which is only a forty-five-minute drive from your accommodation; Zakynthos airport is the
next nearest but this will involve a ferry trip to the mainland (one hour) and a drive of one
and a half hours from Kyllini harbour; and lastly Athens International Airport is a three-hour
drive away. Further details of each are given below.

 

Kalamata
There are seasonal flights to Kalamata (usually April to October) from many countries,
including the UK (BA from Heathrow, Easyjet from Gatwick), Italy, Austria, Belgium and
Germany. In addition, several airlines operate flights to and from a number of different cities,
eg Aegean Airlines fly to Kalamata from Germany, Denmark, France, Italy, Sweden and
Russia; Thomas Cook fly from Birmingham, Manchester and Gatwick; and Ryanair are
beginning a service ( 1
st June, 2019) from London-Stansted.

There are seasonal (usually April to October) flights to Zakynthos from many countries: UK
(London, Manchester, Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Belfast, East Midlands,
Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle), Austria, Romania, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Denmark,
Switzerland, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Czech. A taxi from the airport to the ferry terminal
takes 10 minutes and costs around 13 euro. Ferries to Kyllini (one hour) run four times a day
between April and October and cost 9 euro for foot-passengers. The transfer from Kyllini
takes one hour and thirty minutes and costs 40 euro each way per group.

It is easy to pick up a hire car (four-wheel-drive is recommended) from Kalamata Airport,
Zakynthos Airport and Athens International Airport, or we can meet you to transfer you from
the airport to your accommodation in Lavender Lodge. You may prefer to hire your own
transport, but the cost of our tours includes all transport on the tours themselves. Please
note that there is an extra charge of £100 each way per group for transfers from and to
Athens airport and £40 from and to Kyllini harbour, while Kalamata transfers are free of
charge.

It is easy to pick up a hire car (four-wheel-drive is recommended) from Kalamata Airport,
Zakynthos Airport and Athens International Airport, or we can meet you to transfer you from
the airport to your accommodation in Lavender Lodge. You may prefer to hire your own
transport, but the cost of our tours includes all transport on the tours themselves. Please
note that there is an extra charge of £100 each way per group for transfers from and to
Athens airport and £40 from and to Kyllini harbour, while Kalamata transfers are free of
charge.