The Zacharoula rooms are in Magganitis, one of the most beautiful coastal villages in the southwest of the island. Our rooms are located 200 metres northwest of the village school in the beautiful neighbourhood called 'Megalo Perivoli'. The complex has five sunny and airy rooms with beautiful views, 4 to the sea and a mountain, which can each accommodate 2-4 people (total 16 people). Each of our rooms is made unique and beautiful with respect to our Aegean culture, tradition and colours of our island.
The floors in the rooms are wooden or marble, all ceilings are wooden, as are the doors and windows. Furniture is traditional and maintains a calm and beautiful feel. Each room has a separate and private entrance, its own balcony or patio, so that everyone enjoys their space.
All rooms are fully equipped and furnished with modern amenities such as bathroom, air conditioning, refrigerator, hair dryer, wireless Internet access, cookware, kitchen stove, coffee, sugar, etc. Two of the rooms have fully equipped kitchens and there is one common kitchen for the rest of the rooms. You can relax on the balcony or in your yard and enjoy a coffee or your wine gazing at the sea, the mountain or the village.
Every three days we give you clean towels and sheets.
The rooms are surrounded by a lush 1.5 acre garden and there is a communal area where in the evening everyone can sit enjoying the moon and the sea. In the garden there is a right and left semi-woodsy area of infinite beauty.
Upon request and at additional cost, at special prices, we also provide acupuncture.
In Manganitis, about 1.5 km. from our accomodation, lies the famous exotic beach 'Seychelles' and 500 metres away you can find the very beautiful local family beach, "Fyrodi". Our beaches are unique and the most secured and protected on the island from the summer winds. The village is in a lush coastal valley surrounded by high mountains and sea, with the main vegetation olives, fig trees, pines, oaks, arbutus accompanied by huge menhirs, giving it its unique character. Coming from the port of Evdilos to Manganitis passing by wild nature in southern Ikaria a tunnel leads you to the valley of Manganitis.
In our village there is a playground, there are cafes and small traditional restaurants and taverns. So you can enjoy local food, wine, fresh vegetables and delicious fruit from the village shops. There is also a grocery store. In the evening you can enjoy a drink in the bar-restaurant of the village or in the tavern by the sea or in the traditional cafes and taverns located in the beautiful nature. Even the shops often organise musical evenings with traditional orchestras creating a great atmosphere.
Our rooms are ideally located for lovers of hiking; Manganitis has trails to several villages (Raches, Messaria, Frantato).
Also, from Manganitis port every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, a boat departs at 8.00 am that goes for an hour to Agios Kirikos with 3.5 euros and departs from Agios Kirikos at 2.30 pm for Manganitis. The route is wonderful because you enjoy the view to the island from the sea. There are also two small boats from July and August, which often depart to Seychelles.
Natural springs, cisterns, hiking trails, flowers, forests and beautiful beaches make Manganitis. Holidaying on our island you will experience the Ikarian spirit, our way of life and the secrets of longevity. You will discover most of the beauties of our island and you can rest assured that we will do our best to make your holiday unforgettable.
We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Manganitis.
Our prices are affordable and reasonable and we will do our best to give you a good time.