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PrivateRoom, 2km from beach, garden, Near Athens
PrivateRoom, 2km from beach, garden, Near Athens

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

A comfortable, clean PRIVATE ROOM with garden, that's just minutes away from the beaches (2km), the city center and important archeological sites (Marathon Museum and Marathon Tomb, Ramnous, Artemis Temple). The room is very cozy with a private bathroom and a kitchenette.
It is 22 km from Athens Airport (25 min) by car. It also has easy access to Athens. There are buses every 30 min (45 min to the center of Athens).
Happy to host you!

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 12PM (noon) - 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £5
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The space

Greetings from Nea Makri, Attica, Greece! The private room is only 25 km from the center of ATHENS (30 to 45 minutes by bus – it depends on the day) and 22 km from the airport “Eleftherios Venizelos (25 min by car), but most of all, it is only 2 km away from the beach.
If you're looking for a comfortable, quiet, clean PRIVATE ROOM with garden, that's just minutes away from the beaches, the city center and important archeological sites (Marathon museum and tomb, Ramnous archaeological site, Egyptian Temple in N. Makri, Artemis Temple in Vravrona) you have found it. The room is very cozy with a private bathroom and a small kitchenette.
The amazing beach of Schinias is only a few minutes away. Schinias is an area protected by Ramsar Convention and apart from the huge sandy beach, has a unique pine forest.
From the port of Rafina, which is 6 km away, you can have daily excursions to some islands of Cyclades (there is connection to several island as Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Naxos, etc). There is also connection to Euvoia Island (the port of Marmari is not far away).
There are very nice beaches nearby, many “tavernas” with fresh fish and “ouzo”, and plenty of bars and cafes to spend your evenings.
The room is located in the quiet settlement of Agia Marina, Nea Makri (2 km from the beach of Zouberi), an area comprised mainly of country houses.
Renting a car is not highly recommended if you like walking around, but if not, then you can find through internet to rent one.
There are also TWO BIKES available for the guests (free).
-Kitchen utensils
-Towels and linen
-Internet access
-Local map (beaches, supermarkets, tavernas, etc.)
We will be glad to host you and provide advice and assistance with the organization of daily trips to historic, cultural and natural sites and attractions in the surrounding areas of Attica (including nearby islands). Feel free to communicate with us. We always enjoy meeting new people from all over the world.
Looking forward to hosting you!

Guest access

You can use all the garden and the place under the olive tree with the table and the armchairs, where you can rest, read and relax!

Interaction with guests

I am available for any request or advice. I reside in the house upstairs and I am willing to help as much as I can.

The neighbourhood

The house is in sparsely populated area. It's very quiet and peaceful here away from the traffic and noise of the big city. A wonderful place to rest and relax. Even though, it's not far from the market, bars and tavernas, not to forget the beach also!

Getting around

2 BIKES (free) ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE GUESTS for getting around. Walking is also an alternative or taking the bus to Athens or elsewhere.

House Rules
No parties or events
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 3PM

It will be appreciated if you used my personal belongings wisely and keep it clean. Respect the privacy and rest time of the other residences.
Please close the windows and door when leaving the house, as well the garden door which I would like to be always closed! I wouldn't like my dog to go out!
DO NOT throw paper in the toilet! Use the bin instead. This is the standard for Greek sewer systems.
Please, leave the room in the same condition that you found it.
Before check-out make sure everything is clean, including kitchenware, no garbage, etc.
Take the garbage with you when leaving the apartment (there is garbage bin near the house).
Don't forget to give me the keys at your departure.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

2 nights minimum stay

26 Reviews

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Ioan User Profile
May 2017
to Maria is very well. she speeks english very well, she is kind, peacefull and we are happy to meet her!

Nicola User Profile
September 2016
A lovely little retreat! I wanted a quiet get away and its exactly what I got - a quiet, private space with use of the garden. The room itself is great with equipped kitchen, good bathroom and all the facilities I needed. The place was beatuifully clean. Down the road is a fantastic coffee shop, deli, supermarket and general store. Use of the bikes was a huge bonus. Maria was very kind and picked me up and dropped me to the bus stop. I really enjoyed my stay here and I would highly recommend it.
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.
Response from Maria:
Thank you Nicola for your review and I'll take into consideration your notes (very helpful). I hope you can come again sometime!
September 2016

Alina User Profile
August 2016
Maria is very welcoming and helps you with whatever you might need. She picked us up from Rafina. The room is very cozy and clean and fully equipped with everything you need; if you search the room, you can find a booklet about the Marathon area, which is very helpful if you're searching for things to do or to visit and a CD player with some good music CDs. The bed is very comfortable. The bathroom is new and clean. The neighborhood is very picturesque and quiet, at a relatively good distance from the beach. Maria has two bikes, which can be very handy to go to the seaside. Maria is a smart and funny person; we really regret we couldn't spend more time together, but maybe next time... All in all, we really enjoyed our stay at Maria's house.
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.
Response from Maria:
Thank you again for staying in my room and I wish you can come again and I really regret that we didn't have more time to show you some more beaches nearby and other interesting places. So, next time!
August 2016

Valerie User Profile
August 2016
First of all Maria met me at Rafina Port, which was perfect after a four hour ferry ride. The room is as described and a perfect place for my needs. It is very clean and very comfortable - especially the bed and pillows. Having a kitchen was one of my priorities. A special gesture made by Maria was to have cold water in the fridge, some fresh bread and grapes and a yoghurt for my breakfast the next morning. I was delighted as not many hosts would think to put such thought into their guest. I like walking, so the 2km walk to the beach was good - there is a pushbike if you prefer to ride. Maria was a wonderful host - she took me to her special beach, invited me to share dinner with her and her friends and also took me to the Marathon Museum and other places of interest. The Museum is a must see when you stay - it is out of the way but very special. Maria herself is a wonderful person! She respects her guest's privacy but when you wish for company she is a delight to talk to and be with. She has a great sense of humour and was happy to share her knowledge of the history of the area as well as Greece in general. I feel I not only met a wonderful host but have made a friend that I will stay in touch with. Thankyou for everything Maria - it was a lovely week!
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.
Response from Maria:
Valerie thank you for your superb review. I miss the time at he beach, at Akrogiali taverna, our talks and our laughs, especially our laughs!
August 2016

Michael User Profile
September 2015
First, Maria is a wonderful host. She picked us up from Rafina port right on time and also gave us simple directions on how to get to Rafina from Athens Airport. The directions were easy to follow and it was a cheap way of reaching Rafina. Second, upon our arrival she had some food available for us which was really nice as it was very early in the morning. She also gave us a map with directions on how to reach grocery stores, recommended restaurants and the beach. The place was clean and tidy, looks just like the photos. Lots of privacy as well. With Maria being so kind and Nea Marki being a very nice relaxing place we enjoyed our visit and would return. Note: it is a little walk to get to the beach from the house, she does provide bikes which helps a lot.

Frederik User Profile
August 2015
We had have some beautiful days at Marias flat. The flat is perfect! Our Appartement look likes the pictures and is very clean. Maria is very nice and heartful. She pick us up at the bus Station and after the days she bring us again to the bus Station, where the bus to the Airport drives. The Beach is not far away. Maria gave us for the time two bikes. Thank you for everythink, I hope we see us sometimes again! :)
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.
Response from Maria:
Thank you Frederik! It was a real pleasure to host you!
August 2015

Maria User Profile
August 2015
Maria is a perfect host . Her apartment is in excellent condition. Also, I like the design wery much. Everything works fine. She is very nice, goodeducaited and openminded persone. Our journey in Nea Makri and in the Athens was unforgettable . We are very thankfull to Maria for her hospitality and If you want to visit someday Greece - Maria's apartment is the best.
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.
Response from Maria:
Thank you Maria for staying in my room. You were a very interesting and warm couple that I will always remember!
August 2015

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Attica, Greece · Joined in June 2012
Maria User ProfileMaria is a superhost.

Hi all! My name is Maria and I'd like to welcome you to my cozy apartment with sea view in Rafina or my house in Nea Makri, or even my beautiful private room, close to Athens!
I like walking by the beach with my dog and during the summer I go swimming almost every day!
I am a biologist and I work at a marine research center, at the fisheries department. I care about the environment and I have worked as a volunteer, occasionally. I like literature a lot as well as music!
...and I am an animal friend as I believe that we all share this planet and we have equal rights!
I love meeting new people and making connections that make the world a better place. I look for independent guests who can let themselves in and manage on their own (with simple to follow instructions that I leave for you!).

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