Bill's luxurious 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
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 Bill on firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Opportunities to rent throughout the year
Bill is open for business all year round. 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.
Prices are based on a minimum of one and a maximum of 6 person occupancy. These prices include
Additional experiences and activities
Bill would love to share his experiences of this beautiful environment with you and is 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 Advanced herbalism, Advanced aromatherapy and healing massage techniques. She has created treatments designed to relax, refresh, heal 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 healing 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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There are several ways reach Bill’s property 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.
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 ( 1st 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