Welcome to Blue Harpist Villas!
We hope you enjoy your stay with us! Below you may find significant information about our villas and tips about Koufonisia, that will make your stay with us unforgettable.
Contact details: +30 6987699995
Transportation from and to the port
The transportation from and to the port upon your arrival and departure is provided for free by the Blue Harpist Villas. Please provide our concierge with the relevant details (arrival/departure time, name of the ship) the soonest possible for your convenience.
It is provided for free across the Blue Harpist Estate. You may find the password under your router.
Please take into consideration that Pori doesn’t have a land line and therefore we use Internet via 4G, which can be unstable and at low-speed sometimes. Please avoid updates and backups that need big data consumption through the Wi-Fi.
All bedrooms and living rooms are air-conditioned. You may find the remote controller next to each bed. Please respect the nature and switch off the air-condition when you are not at the villa.
Towels & linens
The towels and linens are being changed every three days. In case you need a change sooner than that, please place your towels at the laundry basket you may find in each bathroom. Please do not forget that water waste, electric energy and detergents jointly deteriorate significantly the environment. Please help us keep our waste at minimum.
You may use the barbecue provided at the estate, at your convenience, upon availability. Please let our concierge know, accordingly. Please note that it is at a communal area so please use it considerably and with respect to the rest villas’ guests.
You may use the designated parking space next to the entrance of the estate. Please do not leave your car unlocked and do not park in non-designated parking spaces, as a respect to the rest villas’ guests.
Our concierge is available 24/7 for anything you may need, during your stay with us. You may contact him at +30 6987699995.
Our concierge may also arrange all the necessary grocery shopping for your stay at a 20-euro fee extra to your shopping list.
At Blue Harpist Villas we love our four-paw friends and we hope they also enjoy their stay and their holidays with us. Please inform us before your arrival in case you have your pet with you so that we have taken extra care of your villa. Please note that one pet per villa is allowed. As there are chances that other villas guests have pets at the same period with you, please do not leave your pet unattended and always on a leash at the communal spaces of the estate. Please do not forget to clean after them.
Safety and Cleanliness
The safety of our guests and the cleanliness of all the premises is a non-negotiable priority for us. In this context, Blue Harpist S.A. would like to inform you that:
All the villas are being thoroughly cleaned before your arrival, using organic and eco-friendly cleaners as well as high-pressure steam cleaners of Karcher.
We use only Coco-mat linen, cleaned by a company certified with ISO 9001:2015, according to the European certifications DIN EN 14065:2016.
According to the guidelines of the Greek Ministry of Health, the linen is being changed every 3 days and always before each arrival. In the context of minimizing human contacts, the cleaning of the houses is taking place after consultation with the customer and only when he requests it.
All our villas are serviced by state-of-the-art biological cesspool with respect to the Cycladic environment. Please do not throw trush, toilet papers or feminine products in the toilet for proper operation and maintenance.
The terraces are not allowed to be used by children below 18y.o.
Please do not drink the tap water. Drink only bottled water.
Police – 100
Emergency – 166
Blue Harpist Concierge – +30 6987699995
Taxi Koufonisi (Prassinos Roussetos) – +30 6987337290
Note: None of the beaches at Koufonisi is organized, but they are all virgin and natural. This means that you have to have your own umbrella, straw beach mat, and beach towel.
Pori beach – 400m from your villa. When you exit our estate, just walk straight ahead towards the beach. There are two restaurants next to the beach, where you can either buy the necessary or enjoy your lunch. Majestic all day!
Italida (Platia Pounta) beach – 2.5km from your villa. Ideal for the windy days. If you go on foot, arrive at Pori beach and to your right hand-side you will find a seaside pathway. The first you will meet is Italida beach. There is no café or restaurant nearby so don’t forget to have water and fruits with you!
Foinikas beach – 2km from your villa. If you go on foot, take the road towards the port and in the middle of the route, you will find a sign to turn to the left. Take this road straight ahead and you will get to the beach. There is a hotel with a restaurant nearby, where you can either buy the necessary or have lunch.
Fanos beach – 2.2km from your villa. It is located in the middle between the beaches of Italida and Foinikas. You may arrive only on foot.
Ammos – the beach next to the port. This is the reason the port of Koufonisi is considered one of the most beautiful ports in Greece. There are small café, restaurants and a mini market around there where you can buy all the necessary.
Beach hopping: You may go from one beach to the other by taking the sea taxi from Pori beach (at the left hand side there is a tiny marina). There are two companies operating these small boats, Prassinos and Mavros (whichever you take, the experience is the same, only the timetable changes). You can buy a return ticket on the boat (€5 per person) and it stops at all the main beaches of the island. You may hop on and hop off as you prefer.
Restaurants / Café / Bakeries suggestions:
Kalofego – An all-day café and restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine, at Pori beach. Boho island ambient, completely harmonized with the beach setting. Open from 11am. You may reserve a table at +30 6937641805.
Giorgoula Bakery – typical Greek bakery for takeaway coffee and breakfast at the entrance of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port). They offer delivery – you may contact them at +30 2285071441.
Sophia Coffee Bar – ideal for breakfast and drinks at their sea view veranda (open all-day long). Located in the middle of the main pedestrian walkway of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port).
Captain Nikolas Tavern – You will find fresh fish and seafood at this tavern with local cuisine, located at the back side of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port). Open for lunch and dinner. You may reserve a table at +30 2285071690.
Karnagio Fish Tavern – Typical Greek “ouzerie” (fish tavern with seafood and local Cycladic delicacies) at a wonderful setting by the sea. It is located at a small port at the left hand-side of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port). Open only for dinner. You may reserve a table at +30 2285071694.
To Koskino Koufonisi – Mediterranean restaurant with typical Cycladic recipes, pies and pizzas, located at the Chora (Koufonisi village – port), next to the windmill, with wonderful sea view. Open all day long (breakfast, lunch, dinner). You may reserve a table at +30 6948598000.
Souvlaki sti strofi – souvlaki and Greek barbecue either for takeaway or to be enjoyed at an outdoor seating. Located in the middle of the main pedestrian walkway of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port).
Fistiki – here you will enjoy perhaps the best ice-cream in your lifetime! You will find it in the middle of the main pedestrian walkway of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port).
Sorokos – the most famous bar of the island, located at the left side of the Ammos beach. Here you will enjoy your cocktails in a romantic set under the lights of candles, either on rugs on the rocks or in the few tables.
To Kima (The wave in Greek) – at the side of the Ammos beach there is this tiny café-bar that specializes in Greek traditional donuts.
Aneplora – at the winter port of the island you may find one of the most beautiful fish taverns that specializes in ray salad.
Mylos – at the highest point of Chora, you will have the chance to enjoy your breakfast but your cocktails later during the day, as well, with a magnificent view to the Aegean Sea and Keros.
Fanos – at Fanos beach, among your dives, you may enjoy a refreshment or an energy snack at the café next to the beach.
Foinikas – since 1975 Dimitris Mavros operates the first beachside restaurant of the island, named Foinikas. It is right next to the beach and you may enjoy delicious traditional meze plates.
Michalios – one of the few meat-taverns of the island with locally-sourced meat of own production and wild goat of Keros, barbecued or on the spit, accompanied by salads from their own garden. You may reserve your table at +30 6976420097.
Laska – a boho tavern with Greek modern cuisine, based on raw materials sourced from the nearby islands. Relaxed atmosphere and local delicacies.
Super markets / grocery stores:
Venetis – Located at the port, here you may find anything from delicatessen to cigarettes to anything else you may need.
Marousa – It is the oldest grocery store in the island. Despite its vintage atmosphere, here you may find anything you need, from delicatessen and cigarettes to beach items. It is located at the main square of the island.
Kolonaki – You may find it at the beginning of the main pedestrian walkway of the Chora and they offer delivery. You may contact them at +30 2285071740.
Pharmacy of Vassiliki Konstantinidou – Here you may find all the medicines available in Greece as well as a wide variety of natural dermaceuticals and skin-care products for face, body and hair. Moreover, they offer a wide range of vitamins and food supplements. It is located in the middle of the main pedestrian walkway of the Chora (Koufonisi village – port). You may contact them at: +30 6947929292 and +30 22850 74454.
You may visit this uninhabited island by taking the sea taxi (either Prasinos or Mavros Tours) from the main port. You may find the route schedule at their kiosks at the port and you may buy the ticket on the spot. They leave Ano Koufonisi once per hour (15min ride).
They stop at two beaches at Kato Koufonisi:
Panagia – There is a small chapel next to the beach and hence the name. The beach is nice but you need to have your own umbrella as it is not organized. There is a small tavern there, Venetsanos, which we do not recommend for lunch, but you can buy water or coffee.
Nero (Water in Greek) – The second stop is at a more secluded beach with crystal clear blue waters and small pebbles. Again you need to have your own umbrella but your own supplies, as well, as there is nothing at this beach. You just enjoy the sun and the wonderful waters of the Aegean Sea.
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