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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Glossa, Skopelos, Sporades

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Rebecca L
London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful, romantic and secluded”
Reviewed 31 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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We loved our week at Yshyia cottage. There were so many lovely things about it, it's difficult to know where to start! I'll give it a go...

Firstly, the setting. The cottage is, as advertised, very secluded (very rural setting, beautiful, undisturbed view of the sea, no people or cars to be seen!). This was perfect for us as we just wanted to be really chilled and have a quiet week with just the two of us. However, it is still a (fairly long but perfectly doable) walk away from Glossa village (which is very charming and traditional). To access the rest of the island (and when we were too lazy to walk) - we used a quad bike which we had hired for the week. So much fun and a brilliant way of exploring the island - highly recommended!

Secondly, the cottage itself. We simply couldn't find a fault with this perfect, beautifully maintained, pretty little house. Inside, it is very charming and very well looked after. Outside, it is also something pretty special. Lovely little pool and our favourite bit was the terrace overlooking the sea. We sat out here most evenings for drinks etc. This is also the place my partner chose to propose while we were away... so I guess that says everything about the romantic setting!

Lastly, the kind and accommodating owners of the cottage - Matt and Sarah. They live up the hillside above Yshyia cottage and were always on hand to help out or respond to any queries. We really found that they managed to find a perfect balance between being incredibly helpful, warm and hospitable whilst giving us our privacy and never being intrusive; a lovely couple.

So, in summary - if you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing, beautiful and happy holiday - Yshyia is the place for you...We couldn't recommend it more!

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Management Response
9 Sep 2014
Oh thank you SO much! We are glad that the cottage lived up to your expectations. We don't get an opportunity to write reviews of guests but you two were perfect! And we're sure you know that should you choose to return to Ysyhia for your honeymoon you'd be more than welcome. We'd love to see you both back here again.
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