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kapetan matapas 16th cent. tower

This is the indoor court -yard where you can relax and have dinner.
4 reviews
This is the indoor court -yard where you can relax and have dinner.
The hundred of years mulberry tree offers its shadow all around the yard.
This is the main entrance of the tower leading directly to the indoor court
This is the patio where you can relax and read your bool when sun is too hot.
On the right of the patio you will find the laundry room with washing machine, dryer, linen and iron
This is where you can have your own bbq and even use the traditional oven with woods!
This  is the cave as seen from the indoor court.
This is the cave used on the 16th cent. to store wine and stable animals.
This is the one of the four bedrooms facing the patio and the indoor court.
This is the one of the three kitchens. You will find evrything you'll need to cook your meels!
This is one of the living rooms. Spacious, cosy, relaxing. Here you all meet and make your plans!
This is a view of the bedroom on the first floor. Really spacious and bright.
This is the upper level second bedroom. Also spacious and leads directly to the court.
This is upper level living room. All the furniture of the tower are antiques and family objects.
This is the second kitchen (upper level), with a bigger refrigirator than the others two.
Here you can have your breakfast and have a beautiful view at the west side of the town-till the sea
This is the mid level terasse on night.
This is the east side bedroom. Very bright aith an extra bathroom.
Maybe you 'll prefer this  dining room to enjoy your meals
This the third kitchen on the east side.
This is the royal family Glixbourg hosted (you can see the ex king of Greece and prince Nikolaos).
This is the east side. The tower has been transformed in many stages from 16th cent. till 1996.
Centre of Areopolis. The tower is just behind the big church. Here you can mix with the locals.
This is Limeni beach at 3 km. You will find many beautiful beaches all around.
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Tower -
4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Areopoli, Laconia Region, Peloponnese
Traditionnal tower -villa located at the historical centre of Areopolis.Everything is in a walking distance (tavernas, bakery, small causy cafes,super market, grocery). Ideal for relaxation, perfectly located at the pedestrian zone. Free municipality parking at 50 m.
You can have a virtual tour in you tube (kapetan matapas tower, Areopolis)
Beautiful beaches, small bays or big sandy beaches all around.
Small tip: The new advert of apple IPhone 7 took place just in front the tower and around.

Tour traditionnel Giannakakou; ancienne demeure du capitaine Matapas, fameux lieutenant de tir avec plusieurs actes nationales surtout dans la Macédoine. Localisee idealement sur la place historique Taxiarxes, 17 Mars 1821, a Areopolis. Le bâtiment a ete transformé par étapes aux 17e et 18e siècles avec étendues en 1880 et changements en 1932,...
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About the Owner
katerina G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I am available during your stay to help you with everything you may need.
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Having not been there since 2011, I was a little bit afraid that things might have changed since then. On the contrary, this place is even more beautiful now. Areopolis is much more clean and calm and this reflects to this place also. The place...More

2  Thank dinstereo
Management response:Responded 28 August 2016

thank you so much for your kind remarks.Yes, this is actually a villa that can be occupied from a group of friends or a big family which for.ex. wish to make a reunion. I'm glad you found the place once again ideal to relax and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2012

such a homey place! the hotel is just a three-house complex, the houses were renovated to be guest houses recently, but originally built in the 18th century. its absolutely impressive how the owners managed to keep the feeling and atmosphere of old village houses with...More

2  Thank nikie11
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Reviewed 1 March 2012

Words can not express how nice this place is. It is actually made of three seperate spacious houses that share a common courtyard but also have seperate terraces. Have been there each summer since 2008 and will gladly go back any time. Keep in mind...More

3  Thank dinstereo
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (3)
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
Guests should respect the tower /furniture. Pets are allowed after request.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Unknown types
    1 Bunk
    3 Kings
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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15 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
5 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
2 nights
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About the neighbourhood
Ideally located at the historical heart of Areopolis. Everything is in a walking distance. Traditional bakery at 10 m. restaurants, cafes super markets, traditional shops at 15. m. During the afternoon & evening the road turns to a pedestrian zone ,so you can enjoy your walks just infront the villa.
Getting around
From Areopolis you can start your excursions to nearby sightseeings.
Diros Caves at 10 min.
Mani area ,all around
Messinia area at 20 min.
Gythio 20 min.
Monemvasia 1h:30
Sparti-Mistras 1h
Elafonissos island 1:30 h
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: kalamata: 80.0 km
Centrally located just behind the main church St. Taxiarxes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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