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A paradise in Mani
Sea Side
Living Room
Living Room
Bedroom #1, ground floor
Bedroom #2, ground floor
Bathroom #1, ground floor
Bathroom #1, ground floor
Bedroom #3 and Bathroom, upper floor
Bedroom #3, upper floor
Another View of the Garden
Another beach in Vathi
Sea View
Kitchen veranda
Entering EliseCottage
A glimpse of EliseCottage
Living Room Veranda
Vathi beach
Garden
Garden tables
EliseCottage
The Garden
Vathi Beach
Basement apartment
Built in kitchen basement apartment
Entrance view basememt apartment with sleeping sofa
overall view of Vathi beach
Overall view of the house in Autumn
Another view of the house
the living room
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Gytheio, Laconia Region, Peloponnese

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FMBriscoe
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
“Surpassed My Expectations!”
Reviewed 24 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I cannot think of a better experience I could have gotten in Southern Greece. Elise Cottage was wonderful. Close to several beaches, and many interesting sights such as the Byzantine ruins of Mystras. The house itself and its setting was wonderful. Our landlady Elissavet was terrific and very informative of the good places to eat in Vathi and surrounding areas. The Elise cottage area is also terrific, as yet they are more authentically Greek and have not been overdeveloped and touristified. I highly recommend it.

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Liked best: the view and my morning walks along the road
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Greenville, South Carolina
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“Beautiful home to use as a base for exploring the southern Peloponese”
Reviewed 21 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Family of 6 enjoyed a week of exploring the area's beaches and seaside tavernas. Beautiful views from the large porches. Comfortable beds. Owner was helpful and available for advice about the area. Dirt road leading from main road about 1km. was a little difficult to navigate with a large van but otherwise fine.

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Liked best: Relaxing location and views
Liked least: 1 small bedroom did not have air-conditioning
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Sally L
Dorset, United Kingdom
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“Elise Cottage is heavenly”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Elise cottage sits on top of a hill, with amazing views over the Laconian Gulf. The gardens are such a delight - full of flowers, a shy tortoise and gorgeous butteflies. The design of the house and the grounds are really imaginative and give a group of friends or family plenty of places to sit and relax. There are plenty of beaches within a short drive, and a particularly lovely taverna a couple of miles away (Maria's). We had a warm welcome from Elissavet and good advice. The property is a mile up a mostly unmade road - it is fine for a regular rental car, but needs to be taken with care. But the house is worth it when you get there! We hope to return one day.

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Liked best: Gardens
Liked least: Road access quite poor
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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Liked best: the setting of the property
Travelling group: Young Children
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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 11 November 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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