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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Nisiros, Dodecanese, South Aegean
Melanopetra is a 1850 two-storey stone residence built into the core of the beautiful preserved traditional village of Emporios in Nisyros island, turned into a stunning atmospheric villa of two luxury apartments. Lovingly restored by the owner and architect Anna, it combines modern minimalistic design with the eternal aesthetics of local architecture to create a harmonic whole with high standard services in a warm manner that reflects traditional hospitality. The villa delivers unpretentious style and homely comfort, in a context that retains the distinctiveness of the authentic. Its name is inspired from the main building material, the local black stone, further enhancing its character.
Emerging from the rocky volcanic landscape the villa is a small paradise in itself, exuding subtle luxury, eternal elegance and authentic ambiance. Its...
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About the Owner
Anna A
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
We pick you up from the port of nisyros and help with your luggages. We offer you car/motorbike/scooter rental if preferred. We recommend you organised nature tours. We offer you maid service and towels/linen change upon your preferrence. We are available by phone or by person all the time, upon request.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is easily one of the most peaceful places to stay with incredible views of the volcano, and at night of the stars. The apartment if beautifully presented, very stylish, and includes basics (e.g. olive oil, salt, water).

Thank Jane M
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! It was nice to have you stay!

Reviewed 7 July 2018

I've been traveling in Greece since the 1980s and this is without question the most beautiful place I have been to so far. The ruin parts of Emporio village in which Melanopetra is embedded instantly transport you outside of time and space, so even a...More

Thank Paul_Mavie
Management response:Responded 8 July 2018

Dear Paul, thank you so much! Looking forward for next summer as promised!

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you look for something bit better than a standard room you are right in Melanopetra. The silence, the amazing view, and the stylish interior are some of the points you will come back again.

2  Thank MarmelinaH
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
Please don't use sharp objects on wooden surfaces.
You must bring your pet's bed and plates with you.
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $18 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $704 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Emporios is a picturesque preserved traditional village on the rim of the caldera situated at an altitude of about 400m, overlooking the Aegean Sea and Volcano. It was mostly abandoned and many houses are in ruins, but recently began to revive and turn into an alternative destination for artistic and sophisticated public. Nisyros is an island that has preserved an authentic atmosphere seemingly untouched by time and crass commercialization and offers a rare experience to eclectic guests.
Getting around
Perched dramatically on a hill the settlement extends around the medieval core where ruins from the Pantoniki castle and the Taxiarches church remain. The local architecture is formed of stone terraced houses. Emporios, strategically located in the middle of Nisyros between the capital - port of Nisyros and Nikia – Volcano, is the perfect base for exploring the island. It is almost equidistant from most important destinations and sights: 8-9km far from the port, Mandraki Village, Palloi seaside village and the beaches, 4km from Nikia Village and 2km from volcano caldera.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kos: 20.0 km
Ferry: Mandraki village: 8.0 km
Ways to reach the island: there are daily flights from Athens to Kos, and from April to October there are daily flights connecting various European cities to Kos wherefrom are is operated daily service to Nisyros by boat – one-hour long from Kardamaina, two-hours long from the central port of Kos.
Alternatively, there is direct shipping access from Piraeus twice a week (14-hour journey).
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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