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“Hydra Vista second helpings”
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The view from HydraVista terrace over to the mainland
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The view from HydraVista terrace over to the mainland
and the view towards the island of Spetses The Coral villa showing the open plan, split level accommodation
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The view from HydraVista terrace over to the mainland
and the view towards the island of Spetses
The Coral villa showing the open plan, split level accommodation
with glorious views of the sea from both bedroom area and sitting area
with the luxurious Health bed imported from the UK
where a comfortable night's sleep in the clean island air is guaranteed
kitchen area with German units, Meile fridge, microwave and hob
and bathroom with built in shower
one of the many sunsets from HydraVista
a typical morning scene from the property
The nearby Four Seasons beach and restaurant just three minutes walk away
The 18th Century bridge at nearby Vlichos
The coastal path towards Kamini and the port
A view of the port and main town of Hydra
The port
Sunset in Hydra
A view from above the port
A view from one of the monesteries above the town
Nearby Vlichos beach with a choice of tavernas and a cafe
Vlichos beach
Hydra car park
Some locals waiting for breakfast
The island relies on the wonderful creatures for transport
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Hydra, Saronic Gulf Islands, Attica

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Paul R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
“Hydra Vista second helpings”
Reviewed 13 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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As time marches on there is a temptation not to return to places in the belief that the grass may be greener elsewhere. For us Hydra bucks this trend. The absence of motor vehicles (apart from the odd work truck), picturesque scenery, friendly people, nice restaurants and bars are all compelling reasons to make a return visit. If peace and tranquillity are also high on your list and self catering appeals, Hydra Vista should fit the bill perfectly. Returning one year later was a joy. Having a beer in Hydra harbour on arrival with genial host Trevor Stokes provided a great start . Moving seamlessly by water taxi to the property was also extremlely pleasant. Standards at the property remain extremely high (see our September 2014 review). It provides a perfect pied a terre to recharge your batteries from the stresses of the world. All in all a great place to stay in a great part of the world. We are confident we will be coming back!

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Jonathan...
Daylesford, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
209 reviews
50 hotel reviews
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“Secluded & very comfortable”
Reviewed 23 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

'Coral' is the westernmost of this small complex of 2 units, perhaps soon to be 3 or 4, plus owner's apartment overlooking the mule track & then the beautiful waters to the Peloponese. Coral is very nicely furnished, the queen bed is very comfortable, we slept very well except on nearby wedding night but what the heck, weddings are to be enjoyed, it didn't bother us. The kitchenette is very satisfactory for self catering breakfast, snacks & drinks, and host Trevor's welcome pack is very generous. There are lots of steps. The small Four Seasons wharf guesthouse & taverna is nearby 2-3 minutes walk west, but we preferred Nikos' Marine Taverna 5 minutes walk to the east. The 30 minute coastal or inland tracks to Hydra Town are great to walk. Trevor is extremely helpful arranging transfers in Athens & locally. The villas are not absolutely private, and a ceiling fan above the bed would be a great addition, Trevor indicated this would occur. We found the Hydra waters somewhat contaminated with litter in places, & I hope the Hydra Chamber of Commerce take steps to rectify this. We enjoyed our stay & happily recommend HydraVista but not for frail, disabled, children or those who demand absolute privacy.

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Liked best: The spacious outdoor living areas
Liked least: The hydra beaches were not as clean as I expected
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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LottieDor...
Dorset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Greek Idyll”
Reviewed 28 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Photos and descriptions of holiday rentals can be misleading, disappointing and sometimes downright untruthful, but our two week stay at Hydra Vista Coral exceeded all of our expectations.

The villa is situated in a truly stunning location, with plenty of outside space and comfortable seating from which you can make the most of the views. The villa itself is stylish, spotlessly clean and well laid out. The bed was super comfy - we slept like babies, the shower was great and the kitchen provided us with everything we needed. And the cherry on the top was a well considered and generous welcome pack.

A special mention has to go to Trevor, the owner of the villa. Throughout the booking process he was extremely helpful and always answered my emails very promptly. He was waiting for us at the port when we arrived on Hydra, and then helped us to unwind over a drink at one of the many lovely bars overlooking the port before arranging a water taxi to take us to the villa.

We have fallen in love with Hydra, and doubt there is anywhere better than Hydra Vista to enjoy this beautiful island from. Will we be back? Without a doubt!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Bollene, France
Reviewed 26 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

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Paul R
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
220 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
“A Greek Classic”
Reviewed 18 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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As devotees of Greece will be aware, Hydra is particularly special because you can only get around by foot, boat or suitable 4 legged friend. Hydra Vista complements this perfectly. We spent 8 delicious nights in the Coral apartment not doing an awful lot but left yearning for a return visit. Most of the time the loudest noise was the braying of a donkey, which made it perfect for lazy drinks on the terrace taking in the stunning views, particularly as the son went down. If you don't fancy fending for yourself in the compact kitchen, good quality eating establishments are readily to hand either on foot or by boat (the €3 pp 10 minute ride on the shared taxi operated by the neighbouring 4 Seasons Hotel is a bargain). Trevor is a most genial host always happy to dispense helpful local knowledge. The property is well appointed with some features you wouldn't necessarily expect such as free reliable Wi-Fi and a room safe. If you don't fancy the charming small beach in front of the house (rather pebbly like most others in Hydra and a bit of a scramble to get down) the 4 Seasons rents out loungers at €3 per day. For the energetic there are also great walks, particularly into the surrounding mountains with spectacular views. All and all a property in a location that is hard to better for this kind of holiday!

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Liked best: View and tranquility
Liked least: Nothing in particular
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