POPPY, NAFPLIO, GREECE - NAFPLIO
The spacious Poppy vacation rental, located in Nafplio’s Old Town, has 3 balconies overlooking the Church of St. George, built during the first period of Venetian rule, and the Palamidi, Nafplio’s principal fort. You are within walking distance of Syntagma Square, where locals and tourists mingle and chat over a cup of coffee while the children play on the square. You can easily walk to the palm tree-lined waterfront, cafés and restaurants.
This second-floor apartment (29 steps) is tastefully decorated in light colors and sports new tile floors throughout the apartment, except the bedrooms, which have parquet floors. It comfortably accommodates 4 people and has 3 A/C units, one in each bedroom and one in the living room. You enter the apartment through a spacious hallway. From there you can access the two bedrooms, each with two twin beds. The hallway opens up to the bright and spacious living room with its two balconies and sitting area, where you can relax after a long day or perhaps plan your adventures for the days to come. Part of the living room has a dining room table and chairs. This home-away-from-home has a full kitchen with microwave. The bathroom, with light green tiles, features a bathtub with hand-held shower. For your convenience, there is a mobile phone in the apartment.
The location of the Poppy apartment is magnificent, with easy access to main roads and only a 3- to 5-minute walk from the main bus station. The apartment does not have an assigned parking spot, but you will be able to find free parking a few blocks away.
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SLEEPINGTwo bedrooms, each with two twin beds.
One additional person can sleep on the living room sofa (best suited for a child).
BATHROOMSBathtub with hand-held shower
KITCHENFull kitchen with microwave
LAUNDRYWashing machine in apartment
LEVELSecond floor, no elevator (29 steps)
TRANSPORTATIONCar program; 3- to 5-minute walk to main bus station
MINUSESChurch bells ring at 7 a.m.
PLUSESExcellent location, balcony, Wi-Fi, mobile phone, A/C, washing machine, microwave
SPECIAL FEATURESBalcony, Wi-Fi, mobile phone, TV, radio, A/C, washing machine, microwave
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What's included with the Greece - Nafplio Untour?
- One or two weeks in a personally selected, private apartment in the historic town of Nafplio.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Athens, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
- Transfer assistance on arrival from Athens airport to Nafplio.
- Car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- An orientation session by our superb on-site staff with current information on local events, concerts, and festivals.
- Local information and our own Untouring Greece guidebook, researched and written by Untours staff, full of the best restaurants, sightseeing, and other suggestions.
- A local cultural event, like a sumptuous Greek dinner with our local staff person.
- Use of an Untours cell phone while on location.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for Poppy, Nafplio, Greece - Nafplio
You will not find a landlord on-site, but our helpful local Untours representative is only a phone call away.
Nafplio, Greece - Nafplio, Home of Poppy
Nafplio, a seaside town with a population of 12,000, is located only 2 hours south of Athens on the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Many consider it Greece’s prettiest town. Nestled on a quiet bay, Nafplio makes a perfect base for exploring some of the most historic and scenic sections of Greece.
Nafplio itself has many restaurants and cafés, a wide variety of shops, several food stores including a convenient supermarket, an Internet café, and ATMs. It also has a prize-winning museum of Peloponnesian folk art and an archaeological museum. The Palamidi, a huge eighteenth-century fortress built by the Venetians, towers over the town and offers incredible views of the town, bay, and surroundings. Another fortress, a former prison, sits on an island in the bay just a few minutes by boat from Nafplio’s harbor.
Nearby daytrips from Nafplio include ancient ruins at Mycenae, Epidaurus, Tiryns, and Corinth. Longer excursions from Nafplio include Olympia, Mystras, Monemvasia, the island of Hydra, and even Athens.
Making Nafplio your home base creates a wonderful daily dilemma: to relax on a Nafplio beach or in a seaside café or to explore fascinating sites further afield.
Customer comments about Poppy, Nafplio, Greece - Nafplio
"Great location. Always something interesting going on in the square below our apartment." Jerry and Grace Larke
"Loved the apartment, location was awesome. The only issue was a strong smell like kerosene whenever you left the apartment or entered the building. The apartment did not have this smell and was very comfortable." Karen and William Hopkins
"Great location, very spacious apt. We'll furnished. Wonderful on site guide." John Jeffers
"Spacious apartment, excellent location, nice balcony overlooking square." Sara McCain
"We were very happy with the Poppy apartment. Amenities were great - everything we needed. Very roomy, and with the included A/C, cool and comfortable when it was hot and humid outside. We especially enjoyed the balcony access; for drinks with the table and chairs in the evenings, and access for photos including some of the Fortress from the bedroom balcony." Joyce Lambert
"The Poppy apt. was very large and well situated to everything one could want. The balconies (all four) were wonderful. The kitchen was extremely well equipped." Paula Dornbach
"The Poppy is a perfect apartment in terms of its comfort and amenities and its location. Observed the world from the balcony, especially important during Greek Orthodox Easter week." Sandra Hughes
"This was my second stay in the Poppy apartment and I enjoyed it as much as the first. I even love the church bells waking you at seven (quite a reasonable hour), although they didn't seem to ring as often this time. Sundays though, they did make up for this lack." Barbara Martin
"We loved the apartment; saw lots of activity at Hagios Georgios, people meeting in the square, view of the Palamidi, sunlight flooding the balconies early every morning--even liked the bells of the church." Patricia Spanner
"The Poppy apartment is lovely!" Ginger Van Ness
"The Poppy is without a doubt the best Untours apartment for comfort that we've ever stayed in." Barbara & Bruce Martin
"Lovely and spacious. It was great." Harriet and Gary Peck
"This was an excellent apartment-spacious and well equipped." Linda Gerber
"Great apartment. The view from the front balconies over the cathedral and up to the Palamidi was special all the time." Lee and Gail Forstie
"Poppy apartment was the best we've had, so spacious and so well equipped." Antonia Caretto and Linda Stechison
"We loved Nafplio and the convenience of everything!" Helen Cleveland
"Settling into Napflio and just living there for awhile was glorious." Pamela Nesbit
"This was the perfect vacation for our multi generational family. There was something for everyone and the convenience of having the cars and being able to walk around town was great." Nancy Cohn
"We really like the service of Untours, being met even though you are late is a real plus. This was our third Untours and probably won't be our last." Helen Cleveland
"Excellent location!! Very convenient to Old Town, beautiful views, and in a friendly neighborhood! The beds were not very comfortable and could not be pushed together to allow a couple to sleep together. The comforters did not appear to be clean. Open and spacious! Overall, a delightful place to stay! We loved it!" Ed Barrett
"Great location in midst of shops, restaurants, close to bus terminal, market nearby as well as Nafplio Santagma Square for events. 29 steps to 2nd floor not too bad as we only brought carryon luggage. St. George church across our courtyard was difficult due to frequent long and loud bell ringing for 5 special days when relic of St. Lucas
Ratings for Poppy, Nafplio, Greece - Nafplio
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||6|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||2|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||6||5|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||4||3|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||4||3|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||4||4|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||2|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||5||4|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||6||5|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||13||13|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||13||13|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||7||7|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||4||4|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||7||7|
An Explanation of the Ratings: The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.
Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.
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