Mariners Retreat


The Mariner's Retreat has recently been refurbished to provide comfortable and spacious accommodation. Right next to the sea, this lovely holiday villa provides a unique setting on the Greek island of Hydra.

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With steps directly into the sea from the veranda, this unique property offers a totally romantic get-away.

Lulled by the glistening waves, the Mariner’s Retreat is in the most magnificent position situated right over the sea. With its large veranda curving around the property with the sea on three sides, it is as if you are aboard a romantic boat far away from land.

The house has been refurbished to provide comfortable accommodation.  The house has one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, one twin-bedded room with separate bathroom, a cosy living room with open fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen with dining area. The property is very well equipped and includes fast internet connection. One or two children can be accommodated upon request in the living room on two pull-out beds.

Surrounding the property is a large stone-paved veranda with various areas set out with loungers and dining area to take in the views. For a refreshing dip, there is a ladder directly from the veranda into the sea. In the evenings, since the property faces directly West, there are spectacular sunsets to enjoy as the sun sinks behind Dokos Island opposite.

A pretty little white-washed chapel forgotten by time sits beside the house and further along the seashore is a sandy beach with lounge chairs set out shaded by coconut palm umbrellas. Above the beach are two tavernas. The main town of Hydra is 2kms’ walk along the coastal road or 3 mins by water taxi.

Prices below are based on 4 guests sharing. Up to 2 extra guests - Euro 20/night/guest.



Walkable to beach
Walkable to taverna
Car Not Needed
Sea View
Suitable for Honeymoons
Baby Cot
High Chair
iPod Friendly
DVD Player
Boat Hire


Sleeps 4
Deposit 40%
1 Jan - 30 Apr€ 1650/week
1 - 13 May€ 1815/week
14 - 31 May€ 2145/week
1 - 30 June€ 2750/week
1 - 31 July€ 3150/week
1 - 31 Aug€ 3465/week
1 - 30 Sept€ 2750/week
1 - 31 Oct€ 2145/week
1 Nov - 31 Dec€ 1650/week


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Booked Arrival
Booked Departure
Change over day - flexible
Minimum 7 nights


Katie B. arrived 26th June 2019

We very much enjoyed our stay at Villa Bougainvillea. It is a
comfortable villa with stylish touches and some very thoughtful details.
Our previous week was spent at Mariners Retreat in Hydra which we
absolutely loved and will definitely book again! A completely perfect property.

Best wishes,


Morag N. arrived 4th June 2019

Can't believe our wonderful hols is nearing an end. Hydra is a special place and Mariners Rest delightful. The location could not be beaten we have loved it!

Many thanks


Debra W. arrived 25th Aug 2018

We very much like both villas this year.

The Mariner s Retreat was quite magical.
We d definitely return. Just lovely.
The Old Mill was equally magical in a grander and greener way. The
gardens are quite lovely with the old Carob tree being the perfect place to escape to in the shade. The off the rocks swimming just below was also wild & wonderful.

So, all great.

Thank you again,


Tessa F. A. arrived 21th July 2018

We really had a wonderful time at Mariners retreat and hope to return for sure! It was lovely meeting you and your family and I hope you had a great mini-weekend after we left.
Thanks so much for everything!

Warm regards,


Jeremy E. arrived 15th July 2018

All was fine with the house and we found the service from PGV very




Paul W. arrived 11th June 2018

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Mariner’s Retreat. We loved the location, and really enjoyed a walk into the port most mornings for breakfast. We found both tavernas at Vlychos excellent.
The villa has the most wonderful outside space, and we spent most of our time sitting in the covered areas enjoying the magnificent views and watching the boats coming and going.

Best regards.
Paul W.


Jean D. arrived 18th May 2018

We really enjoyed the stay. Super villa and lovely hosts.

Thank you.


Sheila S. arrived 5th Oct 2017

We love and enjoy our stay in the villa
We definitely will use Pretty Greek Villas again for the future.
Thank you for the kind assistance on preparing and during our stay.

Best Wishes,
Sheila S.


Bren T. arrived 25th Sept 2017

We did enjoy our holiday thank you. Mariner's Retreat is in a great
I would like to take the opportunity to thank you and Marie- Louise
and Ben for you efficient and professional care in all aspects of arranging our vacation.

Kind regards


Helen P. arrived 15th Sept 2017

We had an absolutely adorable stay thank you!!!!! Amazing and up there with our best holidays! The situation of the villa was perfect for us and the island idyllic!
Please pass on our grateful thanks to Manolis and Vasillis - I cannot stress enough how reliable these guys were. On time on the minute ! Fantastic service ......where as Stammatis ...mmmmmm a little moody and unreliable!!! ????
The villa was fantastic and the care you gave as a company second to none! We will greatly advocate your holidays. We appreciated your help and advice throughout.
We are looking to return next year with you but just need a family meeting first!! ????
We have been grateful for everything ... loved the holiday and will definitely use you guys again in the near future.

Thank you again for all of your help
Helen Greg and Victoria P.


Paddy F. arrived 20th Aug 2017

We have had a fabulous time thanks. 

Many thanks.


Brice A. arrived 23th July 2017

It was again a formidable stay !
We even met with the owners who were very welcoming

Thank you for organizing things.
Brice A.


Peter W. arrived 5th Sept 2016

We had a great stay thank you and will be rebooking with you as you are the kind of company we like and nothing is to much of a problem.
It was total relaxing. See you next year.



Kate F. arrived 23th July 2016

We had a lovely time meeting your family! I think the service went
well. We are absolutely loving the villa..what a special place.

Kate F.


Charlie P. arrived 16th July 2016

We had the best best time, its such an extraordinary place to stay. When should I book for next year already??? It really was the best holiday.



Nicola W. arrived 6th July 2016

We had a wonderful time. It is the perfect place for total relaxation, pure bliss. We would very happily go again and will certainly be recommending it to our friends.

Thank you for your help throughout,
best regards,
Nicola W.


Inger-Lise S. arrived 24th May 2016

We are back in Oslo after a very wonderful stay at Hydra. We enjoyed the villa and were very satisfied with the cleaning service and the friendliness showeded us. We are already considering a new stay next year.

Best regards
Inger-Lise and Oyvind S.


Bridget A. arrived 23th Aug 2015

We had a lovely stay at Mariners Retreat and were very happy with everything.

Kind regards
Bridget A.


Ulla C. arrived 15th July 2015

We had a lovely stay in Hydra and we really enjoyed the Mariners Retreat!

Best regards,


Benedetta B. arrived 7th July 2015

We spent a marvelous week at Mariners Retreat, we hope to come back soon! Thank you and look foward to booking again with Pretty Greek Villas.

Kind Regards,


Maria F. arrived 25th April 2015

We had a fantastic week in Hydra, the villa was perfect. I want go there with my family sometime.

Best wishes


Inger Lise S. arrived 21th Sept 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Mariners Retreat as we did last year. It is such a breathtaking beautiful place. The villa is charming.

We would certainly like to be back in Mariners Retreat.

Best regards
Oyvind og Inger-Lise S.


Brice A. arrived 30th Aug 2014

It was really perfect
The setting was fantastic and the house very well equipped
Thank you for your help
We will of course let you know if we plan to either come back to Hydra or visit another greek island Best regards

Brice A.


Thomas P. arrived 15th Aug 2014

The holiday was great!

All the best,


Bren T. arrived 31th May 2014

We had an enjoyable time at Mariners Retreat thank you.

Kind regards
Bren T.


Carol G. arrived 30th Sept 2013

Have settled down here a little and the place is very charming, it is actually well thought out with most things you would need, which I have found very helpful.

Hydra port is beautiful, and have explored all the alleyways and museums. Stomatis has taken me in to Hydra daily and in all the extremes of weather !!

Best wishes,


Richard M. arrived 04th Sept 2013

I have just realised that we didnít write anything in the visitors book at the villa! I would have written that for us the villa was perfect. The location could not have been better and the weather was fantastic and for us it was an extremely relaxing holiday which is just what we needed and in fact I could have stayed longer.



Sophie B. arrived 27th July 2013

We had a wonderful time at Mariners Retreat and hope to come back next time. We came with our two children (19 and 17) so the second room was appropriate.

Hope to come back again,
Best regards,
Sophie B.


William B. arrived 06th July 2013

Many thanks and we had a lovely time. Both houses were great, not posh but traditional and beautifully located right on the sea. Just what we wanted!!

I cant think of anything that didn't work well. perhaps we were lucky but everything went like clockwork - houses, boats, cars.

We love Hydra and will definitely be back again soon.

Many thanks


Sonia D. arrived 21th Sept 2011

The holiday was lovely - trouble is that it seems like such a long time ago now



Catharine M. arrived 21th Aug 2011

A belated but huge thank you for all that you and Kelly did to make our holiday such a perfect one. Special thanks for organising our final day in Athens, Vasillis was wonderful and we had a great few hours at the Acropolis.

As I sit here in a wet cold UK it all seems a million miles away! Must start planning for next year. Do you have any other similar waterfront properties on your books? To be able to dip into the sea from both Sound of the Sea and Mariner's Retreat was just fabulous.

With huge thanks again and very best wishes,


Caroline P. arrived 12th June 2011

We had the BEST time! We cannot thank you and Marie-Louise enough for everything you did to make our honeymoon so special.
We'd also like to pass on that the car hire company you recommended was wonderful, particularly Kimone. He even took the time to teach Adam how to drive a manual transmission!
Vicki, at Mariner's Retreat, also went out of her way to make our stay something we'll always remember.
Thank you and we definitely hope to go to Greece again in the future!
We'll also recommend you to our family and friends.



Sue P. arrived 7th Sept 2009

We had a very good holiday.

The villa was everything we had hoped it would be, it was just unfortunate for us that the weather meant we couldnít enjoy it fully.

Kind regards,


Vassilis P. arrived 17th June 2009

It was wonderful at the Villa. Please inform when there is availability again for the rest of the summer up until the end of September.

Best regards,

Vasilis P.