Ilios Private Island Retreat

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Beginning of Cycladic Islands
Cyclades Greece

Ilios Private Island Retreat is the perfect haven for those who love nature, water sports, fishing, boat rides, relaxing on the beach, or sipping a drink while watching the sunset from the pier. Surrounded by multiple terraces, sun decks, patios, shaded terraces, and a shaded pergola, there is an abundance of comfortable settings to relax any time of day. With 360 degrees of breathtaking views, numerous outdoor areas to relax, beaches and private piers, it’s nearly impossible to not feel rejuvenated after your stay.

  • 9 bedrooms
  • 8 bathrooms
  • 18 guests

Best for: Families, friends. Weddings. Yoga retreats. Wind-kitesurfing.

From: €46200/week


  • Spa or Gym Facilities
  • Safe
  • On site security / porter
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Baby equipment
  • Bikes


The main villa, located right on the beach, marries traditional Cycladic architecture with modern furnishings and elegant decor. The large living room features an antique lime stone fireplace, comfy sofas, a full library, and board games. A bar bench decorated with large slates of local marble highlight the kitchen and dining area, which includes a large fireplace the completes the essence of the space. French doors unite the outdoor living and dining ares with the kitchen.

Large picture windows allow the sun to illuminate the master bedroom, which includes a queen-size bed, a wood-burning fireplace, and an en-suite bathroom.

An extra large marble shower is prominent in the en-suite bathroom of one bedroom with a double-bed and a 1930s picture window facing the patio with the pergola shaded by a large grapevine.

The twin bedroom is furnished with two single beds, large picture windows, a wood-burning fireplace, and en-suite bathroom.

A guest WC is located in a small corridor between the living room and dining room.

The Grand Master Suite can be found by following a corridor from the living room. The Grand Master Suite is a spacious grand room featuring a living areas, bathroom wth cast iron bath tub and exquisite green/grey marble shower, as well as a king-size bed, lounge chair and stool, and a large Cycladic wood-burning fireplace.
Open the French doors to a private terrace furnished with lounge chairs. The ensuite bathroom can be accessed from the office, which includes a comfortable bed and add extra space to this suite.

The Guest house offer additional accommodation for 4 to 6 guests. Located close to the main villa, it is built in traditional cottage style.
It has been fully renovated in keep with traditional characteristics such as wooden floors, original shutters and fireplace.
The cosy cottage is composed by a living area with two bedrooms, a kitchenette and a bathroom.
It is suitable for 4 guests however additional beds can be added in the living area, making it suitable for 6 guests plus one baby.

Total accommodation: 7 bedrooms for 12 guests plus additional space for 4 additional kids' beds, if required.

Guest House - traditional cottage. It provides an additional 4 /6 guests in two double bedrooms. Plus two extra beds + 1 baby cot bed can be added.

Unique License Number : 1088140

Bedrooms Configuration

Main Villa - 7 bedrooms
2 double bedrooms
1 twin room
Master Suite with additional single room annexed to it, ideal for one child
Captain's Room: 1 double bed
Captain's Suite: 2 single beds plus one sofa bed ideal for one child
Grand Pasha Master Suite: 1 king size bed and space for 2 additional kids

Total main accommodation: 7 bedrooms for 14 guests plus additional space for 2 extra kids' beds, if required. Total: 14 adults and 4 kids.

GUEST HOUSE- traditional cottage. It provides room for an additional 4 guests in two double bedrooms. Plus two extra beds can be added. Total 6 guests + 1 baby cot.

Facilities and Services

Chapel, Fully-equipped kitchens with modern appliances, One kitchenette available, Large traditional wood burning oven, All rooms equipped with mosquito screens and shutters, Ceiling fans, Private piers with deck lounge chairs, Private beach, Beach bags, Frette bedsheets/bath robes/slippers, Toiletries by Apivita, Fluffy towels by Monarch King, Beach towels by Fouta, Fine China collection hand-made in Italy and Greece
WiFi via satellite, Jogging trails, BBQ, Bike paths, Outdoor shower, Organic vegetable garden, A/C in the main Villa (common areas and bedrooms, plus Pasha Suite, Cable TV, Several beaches and private coves
Personalised Concierge Services, Private transfers by boat or helicopter, Guided tours of Athens or Marmari, Dining and Fine dining in Athens or Marmari, Private Boat rentals with Captain for the entire duration of your stay (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for sightseeing and general daily transfers, Private parties on the island, Shopping trips

Pool and Spa

Yoga classes and massages are available upon request.

Special Touches

Upon arrival guests are welcomed with an orientation and a seasonal breakfast hamper. The organic vegetable garden is open to guests to pick veggies and herbs. We highly recommend signing up for the private cooking lessons (at an additional cost).

Good to Know

1848 magical orthodox Chapel for weddings large enough for 100 guests. Although the island is considered private and exclusive to guests, please note that owner and staff live in separate cottages on the estate. Total privacy and seclusion is guaranteed. No A/C in the 1600AD Cottage, only ceiling fans (its thick walls guarantee a good insulation in summer).



The villa is at the beginning of the Cycladic Island. Direct Transfer is 40 minutes to an hour with private speed boat from the port of Rafina in Athens or 10 minutes from Marmari. The flight by helicopter is 15 minutes.

This unique beach house is situated at the beginning of the Cycladic islands. It looks on the seashore of a large bay in a peaceful location offering exceptional privacy within a preserved archipelago of islets.The property is part of a privileged historical grand estate of 900 acres planted with tall cypress, centennial olive and pine groves, pistachio and fig trees set within a mature Mediterranean vegetation and dry stonewalls. Remote but not isolated, large but not lonely.

In a matter of days, you will feel yourself anew, it is the perfect match for those who love nature, water sports, fishing, boat rides and sailing, relaxing on a beach, or just enjoying a drink at sunset on the pier in front of the house.

Numerous trails on the estate also provide great hiking and biking escapes. 
The property is ecologically managed and a gourmet selection of seasonal products from the organic vegetable garden and the farm will complement your menu.

The journey from Athens International Airport door to door to the island is approximately 2 hours. The Ferry Boat leaves from the Port of Rafina or the Port of Aghia Marina to go to Marmari fish port which is about an hour's journey. There are several ferries during the day and alternate routes. From there a boat takes you to the island, for large groups this may need to be done in stages.
A private boat service can be rented from Rafina straight to the island, depending on weather forecast. Price on Application.

Alternatively, you can drive from Athens to Marmari, around 3 hours drive. From there, a boat will pick you up and take you to the island. For large groups, the transfers will be done in stages.

You can of course also arrive with your own private boat.

Booking Enquiry

    Additional Information

    Rates Table

    2023 PeriodRates per week
    April, June, September, October€35000
    July and August€46200

    Booking Conditions

    Rates do not include 13% VAT.
    Refundable security deposit: €2000.
    Please note: 50% of the rental fee is required for this villa to secure a booking. Balance payment is required 90 days prior to check-in.

    An additional Guest Annex can be rented in addition accommodating an additional 4 guests in two double bedrooms + 2 additional beds and a baby cot. Rental fee €5000/week.

    Weddings event fee: please enquire. Party/wedding planner available. Events from 100 to 1000 guests


    Welcome and orientation upon arrival to the villa
    High–speed internet access via satellite
    Daily housekeeping service
    On site staff
    Personalised Concierge services

    Compulsory additional costs: €7200/week, to include:
    - Private Chef Service on a full board basis, groceries on guests' account
    - Butler
    - Use of speed boat

    Check-in: 2.30pm
    Check-out: 10.30am
    Please ensure you purchase adequate travel insurance. Travel insurance is mandatory.
    The property can accommodate 12 guests plus 4 children in the main villa; 4 guests plus 2 children and one baby in the guest house. TOTAL 22 (16 adults and 6 kids + 1 infant)

    A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

    Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

    Rates may vary without prior notice.