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“On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa

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There are pool towels and sun beds by the pool
There is an outdoor sitting area and two outdoor dining areas
There are complimentary toiletries
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Overview
6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
On The Rocks is a luxury eco-friendly resort with breathtaking views on the island of Ios in Greece. It is situated a short distance from lively Chora and five minutes walk from the beautiful beach of Valmas. The resort consists of: Four double and two twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Two sitting rooms with a well stocked library, TV and hi-fi, Two fully equipped kitchens, A TV/games room and a playroom To ensure privacy and flexibility the resort is arranged in two separate wings. The two parts of the house are linked by a private swimming pool, an outdoor sitting area, two outside dinning areas and a large lawn garden. Every room is air-conditioned and the villa is serviced daily. The villa is perfect for a fortnight holiday for large families, or families with friends and te...On The Rocks is a luxury eco-friendly resort with breathtaking views on the island of Ios in Greece. It is situated a short distance from lively Chora and five minutes walk from the beautiful beach of Valmas. The resort consists of: Four double and two twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Two sitting rooms with a well stocked library, TV and hi-fi, Two fully equipped kitchens, A TV/games room and a playroom To ensure privacy and flexibility the resort is arranged in two separate wings. The two parts of the house are linked by a private swimming pool, an outdoor sitting area, two outside dinning areas and a large lawn garden. Every room is air-conditioned and the villa is serviced daily. The villa is perfect for a fortnight holiday for large families, or families with friends and teenage children. It will accommodate twelve people in style and comfort. The four mattress system and the pillow menu will ensure a great rest at night and the view from the windows and balconies will take your breath away. The pool area and garden are ideal for a morning swim, a brunch by the pool, to read a book, sunbathe, or be inspired by the view .... and in the evening it will provide ample space for alfresco dinning, sunset cocktails, or late night drinks by the pool. The two separate living rooms will allow grown ups to enjoy a relaxing evening, while the children and teenagers can enjoy a film or a game. The village is a short walk away. It has numerous gift shops, beautiful narrow little streets and two lovely squares where you can enjoy a coffee, breakfast or a drink. Ios is famous for its night life. There are numerous bars that stay open till the early hours of the morning, many beautiful restaurants and tavernas that will cater for all tastes and budgets. Ios is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches. They have organised water sports facilities and numerous cafes and little shops. Ios is in the south Aegean and can be accessed only by boat. The crossing from Santorini is 45 minutes. The 'High Speed' ferry from Athens (Piraeus) sails daily and the crossing takes three to four hours. There are also ferries from Crete, Mykonos and Naxos. Transfer to and from the port in Ios is complimentary. On arrival at the villa you will be welcomed with tea, coffee, cakes, snacks, fruits and drinks. The fridge will be stocked with complimentary soft drinks, mineral water, beer and a bottle of wine. We are a small family business who has been spending most of our summer holidays in Ios since 1988. We want all our guests to feel special, enjoy a relaxing holiday and have a great time. We will try to attend to your needs and requirements and make your holidays a truly memorable experience. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1167K91001026201More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
We have a minimum age of 21 in order to book our property unless accompanied by a mature adult. We do not allow parties or large gatherings unless previously agreed. We do not allow loud music or loud noise after 11:00pm We do not allow visitors and people staying over except those registered.
Bathrooms
6 Full baths
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About the Owner
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Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed August 5, 2020

My friends and I - a group of 6 people in total - spent the last week of July in this magical place. John and Emmanuela are great people and the best guests, always helpful and available to share tips and suggestions. The villa is...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank riccardo_cavassi
Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2020

Dear Riccardo, Thank you for your kind words!!! It was a great pleasure meeting you all and we are very happy you had a memorable time!!! We wish you all the very best and hope to welcome you again at “On The Rocks” sometime in...More

Reviewed October 2, 2019

Staying at Two Rocks we had to pinch ourselves, it is such a stunning spot. The houses are perfect and very luxurious. The owners were welcoming, generous and helped us with anything we needed. We loved our stay.More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Erin F
Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2019

Dear Erin, Thank you for your kind words. It was a great pleasure meeting you and your family and friends and we are very happy that you had a relaxing and memorable stay at “On The Rocks”. We wish you all the very best and...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

Breathtakingly beautiful property with simplicity and luxury all rolled into one. Emmanuela and John have thought of everything from beautiful appointments throughout to truly spectacular touches like fresh bread every morning, cookies and spanakopita treats.... I can't say enough good things about the hospitality, the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Dear Bradley, Thank you for your kind words and lovely review. It was a great pleasure meeting you all and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at “On The Rocks”. We wish you all the very best and hope to welcome you back soon!!...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

We stayed with Emmanuela and John at On the Rocks with all of our children. They were impeccable hosts and their attention to detail in the houses was great from a choice of pillows, to high quality towels and well appointed rooms. The staff on...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Dear Alasdair, Thank you for your kind words and lovely review!! It was a great pleasure meeting you and your lovely family and we will be delighted to welcome you all back anytime!!! Kind regards, John & Emmanuela

Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is a very special place indeed, we all fell in love with the villa, view and ambiance from the moment we arrived! Wow! The accommodation is very well appointed and maintained, serviced to a high standard on a daily basis and the hosts John...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you for your kind words and wonderful review! It was GREAT meeting you and the family and we are so pleased you had a memorable stay at « On The Rocks ». We are looking forward to welcoming you again next summer!!!!!! All the very best,...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

The house is situated in a stunning location, all the domestic environments are properly equipped and well decorated. The garden is very well maintained, all lawn and flowery. Yannis and Emmanuela were extremely friendly and attentive, helping us in everything we needed for an unforgettable...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear João, Thank you for your kind words! It was a great pleasure meeting you all and we are very happy that you had a memorable stay at “On The Rocks”. We wish you all the very best and hope to welcome you back sometime...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This holiday was incredible from start to finish. We rented both on the rocks villas for 10 nights we are a family of 11. Firstly the owners John and Emmanuela are such friendly, helpful and hospitable people they came to pick us up from the...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Johanna H
Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear Johanna, Thank you for your kind words! It was a great pleasure meeting you all and we are very happy you had a wonderful time at “On The Rocks”. We wish you all the very best and hope to welcome you back soon! Kind...More

Reviewed November 15, 2017

Me and my sister have visited Ios several times since 1981 and we love this island. This summer we were going to salubrate my brother in law´s 60th birthday together with family and friends. We found Òn The Rocks and the decision was easy. We...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Dear Maria & Lena, Thank you for your kind words and wonderful review!! It was a real pleasure meeting you and your families and we will be delighted to welcome you back anytime!!! Especially Harry!!! Kind regards, Yannis & Emmanuela

Reviewed September 10, 2017

We have spent 11 days on the rocks in Ios and it was amazing. Thanks very much to our lovely host Emmanuela and Yannis who made our holiday unforgetable. Thanks to Alina who cleaned the houses very well every day. We have been surprised with...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We were delighted to welcome you and your family back this year and it is a real pleasure to know that you had a memorable holiday at "On The Rocks"!! We hope to see you again soon!!...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

May be this should be the name of the Finikia Coctail Bar, Ios new coctail... It is much more than that!! On The Rocks and its surrounding is garanteed satisfaction of all the senses and beyond. It is a retreat for the soul in the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Pantelireis, VR Owner at “On The Rocks - The Two Rocks”, Luxury Villa, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Dear Effie, Thank you for your kind words!! It was a great pleasure to welcome you at "On The Rocks" and we will be delighted to welcome you back anytime!!! All the very best, Yannis and Emmanuela

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Ios is an island of outstanding natural beauty. The breathtaking views, the energizing meltemi breeze, the brilliant sunshine, the cool sensation of seawater on the skin, all invigorate our senses and make us feel rejuvenated. Here at On The Rocks we want to protect nature's beauty and preserve the scarce resources for generations to come without compromising our guests’ comfort. We generate as much energy as we use from our solar panels. We collect and recycle thousands of litres of rainwater a year We treat our effluent on site. We have planted over a thousand shrubs. It is our belief that we should do our utmost to protect the environment as best we can and we are grateful for your support and understanding in achieving our goal.
Getting around
Walking to the main village, Chora, is just 15-20 minutes. Guests can hire cars, mopeds or quad bikes Guests can also use taxis at very reasonable prices.
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