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Fairyland | Vafios

From £ 61 / night

It’s called Fairyland as it’s like stepping into a magical world, an oasis away from reality, with views you could only dream of!
Off the beaten track, Fairyland is an undeniably worthwhile experience whilst staying on Lesvos, for those that enjoy being completely ‘away from it all’, and fully immersed in nature. Hidden high in the hills above Molyvos, near the village of Vafios, in northern Lesvos, you’ll find Fairyland – a former shepherds cottage, lovingly restored by local owners, Giannis and Taxia. It’s a small, rustic stone dwelling with stunning panoramic views of the island and sea beyond.

Simple but cosy, comfortable and clean, the cottage will fill you with nostalgia. At the heart of the central room there is a wooden double bunk-bed, an ornate wood burning fireplace, and quirky wooden furniture. There is a recently built outdoor bathroom with a toilet, a stone basin and sky-shower!

However, the beauty of Fairyland is in the dense virgin pine forest that surrounds it, populated by several types of large oak and plane trees as well as thyme and oregano bushes. You’ll see herds of goats wandering by, and can spot buzzards, eagles, peregrine falcons and kestrels high above – a delight for any lover of birds, flora and fauna!

There is an outdoor table with benches to sit for breakfast, lunch or dinner and take in the surrounding nature with wonderment. From here, plan a day of gentle walking and foraging in the forest for wild asparagus, mushrooms, chestnuts and wild berries. Get back to your roots in Fairyland!

Embrace the peace and quiet of the countryside, and return to your home-life energised.

Please see the detailed factsheet about this property here.

From £ 61 / night

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