Hydras Chromata Apartment House - Hydra Island Greece


Hydras Chromata is one of the luxury apartment houses for holiday rentals in Hydra Island Greece. 3 deluxe apartments providing self-catering accommodation and 1 standard double room. One apartment with 1 double bedroom and two apartments with 2 double bedrooms. All en-suite sauna showers, internet, sitting room, kitchen, outside area, daily house-keeping & optional breakfast. Town center hardly any steps to climb but still with spectacular views. The apartments can be rented for holidays separately or you can holiday let the whole house for larger groups travelling together but wanting a little more space for 10 - 16 people.



The ambience of Hydra’s Chromata, seamlessly reflects the island’s elegance. Enjoy the warm welcome and the discrete facilities that the apartments of Hydra’s Chromata have to offer. Escape the ordinary.



Chromata [pl for colour] means the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light (Oxford Dictionary).



On the cosmopolitan and easily accessible island of Hydra, Hydra’s Chromata nestled in a quite neighborhood in the heart of Hydra town, with practically no steps, benefits from a prime location, close to the life the harbor of Hydra has to offer, yet far enough to remain peaceful, is the ideal island property for luxurious, relaxed and comfortable holidays all year round.


This 19th century, three level white washed stone house, has recently been masterfully restored and renovated so as to be converted into three completely independent and private apartments, each totally unique in its layout, design and character. It is a perfect blend of traditional and modern aesthetics. 



Key materials used are stone, wood and marble. The apartments are named after their key colors, inspired by those used widely for years on the island. Much attention has been paid to the decoration and the overall style of each apartment, combining some fine antique furniture, with modern design elements, which altogether create a perfectly balanced ambience, unpretentious style and homely comfort. 


Hydra’s Chromata commands excellent views of the amphitheatrically built town of Hydra and its picturesque harbor and the sea.



Ochre apartment, situated at the lower level and Olive apartment, situated at the first level, both featuring two bedrooms, share a common entrance through a lovely courtyard (“avli”), while Azure apartment, featuring one bedroom, has a separate entrance by a quite street with terraced steps. 


Although each apartment is completely private and independent, various combinations can be arranged to accommodate larger groups or families. Ochre and Olive apartments can be rented together since they share the same entrance, or Azure apartment can be rented along with one bedroom of the Olive apartment, since their entrances are next to each other.


Executive Azure Apartment


Executive Azure Apartment:about 80 square meters (860 square feet), occupying the upper level of the house, boasts wonderful views of the elegant Hydra town, the clock tower and the harbor.



Entrance to the apartment is via a door off Lignou Street, up a marble staircase leading to an open plan living/dining area and kitchen surrounded with windows, overlooking a picturesque terraced step street from on side, the town of Hydra and the harbor and the sea to the other side. The interior decoration and styling in light blue, grey and earth tones, carefully fuses elegance and comfort, with beautiful fabrics and antique traditional furniture, creating an inviting and relaxing atmosphere, which combines traditional chic, with contemporary luxury facilities. The living area is equipped with LCD TV (Satellite), DVD Player and sound system. The living area opens to a very spacious marble floor terrace, which commands wonderful uninterrupted views of the amphitheatrically built town of Hydra and its harbor, rare for a property of its location. The terrace, furnished with comfortable and elegant furniture, sun-loungers and a dining table sitting up to 6 people, shaded by an over sized umbrella, is ideal for outdoor entertaining and convivial gatherings. Next to the living area there is a small hallway leading to a guest WC and to the spacious double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower facilities. The bedroom has wonderful views of Hydra town. This bright and airy apartment is ideal for a couple looking for a romantic getaway or for a small family and can accommodate 2 - 3 guests.


Superior Olive Apartment

Superior Olive Apartment: about 110 square meters (1,180 square feet), occupying the first level of the house, is an airy and light apartment that enjoys great views of the amphitheatrically built Hydra town and can sleep up to 6 guests.


Entry to the apartment is through a wooden staircase passing through a lovely shared courtyard (“avli”) paved with “Dokos Red” stones and rough marble, and planted with flowers, Greek fragrant herb shrubs such as lavender, thyme and jasmine as well as olive and lemon trees. There is a main open plan living/dining area with a well-equipped kitchen. The spacious living area is stylishly decorated in olive and neutral tones with comfortable sofas and armchairs, equipped with LCD TV (Satellite), DVD Player and sound system. An antique closet with the full-size mirror as well as old brass pots and pans add to the traditional and eclectic style of this apartment, creating a uniquely welcoming and warm atmosphere which blends with Hydra’s authentic character. The living area opens to a furnished balcony ideal to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine, overlooking the town of Hydra. Next to the kitchen a small hallway, leads to a spacious double bed bedroom, with ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower facilities and window overlooking a quiet street with terraced steps. Next to the bedroom there is a small storage closet and a guest WC. The hall way leads to the second bedroom which also has en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower facilities. This bedroom has twin beds, which can be joined to a double bed by a special mattress topper. French windows lead to a lovely terrace with marble floor furnished with comfortable armchairs, where guests can relax in total comfort whilst taking in the panoramic views across Hydra town and its mountains. This bedroom also has its own entrance from the street. Olive apartment can accommodate 4 - 6 guests and is ideal for a family with older children or a small group of friends.


Superior Ochre Apartment

Superior Ochre Apartment: about 120 square meters (1,292 square feet), occupies the lower level of the house, sleeping 4 to 6 guests.


The apartment is built around a lovely shared courtyard (“avli”) paved with “Dokos Red” stones and rough marble, and planted with flowers, Greek fragrant herb shrubs such as lavender, thyme and jasmine as well as olive and lemon trees. The courtyard is ideal for al fresco dining, as it is furnished with teak dining table seating up to 8 guests. The interior has contemporary functionality with modern amenities, yet retaining island’s traditional style, subtly decorated in beige and touches of ochre and earth-tone colors in soft furnishing. Entering the apartment, there is an open space living/dining area with comfortable sofas and armchairs, equipped with LCD TV (Satellite), DVD Player and sound system. Descending two steps, there is a modern fitted kitchen fully equipped. The kitchen also has access to the courtyard. Next to the kitchen a small hallway, leads to the guest WC and to a spacious double bed bedroom, with ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower facilities and French windows leading to the courtyard. On the left hand side of the living room there is the second bedroom, with en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi shower facilities and view to the courtyard as well. This bedroom has twin beds, which can be joined to a double bed by a special mattress topper. Ochre apartment is ideal for a family or a small group of friends sleeping 4 - 6 guests.


Amenities, Facilities & Equipment


  • Each apartment is fully air conditioned/heated, although the thick stone walls keep them cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
  • The apartments feature marble floors, Italian tiles, kitchen cabinets and sanitary wares.
  • The fitted kitchen in each apartment is fully equipped with full size fridge, oven, 4 rig ceramic hub and hood, microwave oven, dish washer, coffee making machine, elegant crockery and all necessary cooking utensils.
  • All beds have high quality hypo-allergenic handmade mattresses and sumptuous pillows.
  • All linens are of the highest quality.
  • Each bedroom in every apartment has flat screen TV set and spacious fitted wardrobes, making unpacking a ‘piece of cake’.
  • Each apartment has mini safe, iron and ironing board and hairdryer.
  • Before you arrive, the house will be cleaned and the beds will be made. Maid service will be available twice a week and change of linen once a week. Further domestic help can be arranged for an extra charge.
  • The extra guests can be accommodated on the sofa and on a folding bed, available upon request. Baby cot and high chair also available on request.
  • All apartments have free Wi-Fi internet access and satellite TV.
  • Guest to the apartments will be met at the port and shown to the apartment. Luggage carriage can be arranged at an extra cost.
  • We will be happy to assist you with Hydrofoil ticket booking arrangements as well as with other services that could make your stay more pleasant (restaurant booking, boat hiring, babysitting etc).
  • Upon your arrival you will find complementary bottled water, coffee, milk and cookies.
  • Guests are kindly requested not to smoke in the apartments.


Package Inclusion

  • Welcome goods upon arrival 
  • Daily housekeeping


  • 14:00


  • 12:00


Rates 2019

  Winter Season Low Season Mid Season High Season



2019 (15%)

1 April - 20 May


11 Oct - 31 Oct

21 May - 20 June 

11 Sep - 10 Oct

21 June - 10 July


1 Sep - 10 Sep

1 July


31 Aug

Standard Double 

with balcony 

2 pax

110,00 (93,50) 130,00 (110,50) 150,00 (127,50) 175,00 (148,75)

Superior Luxury Home 


2-3 pax

135,00 (114,75)

185,00 (157,25) 199,00 (169,15) 245,00 (208,25)

Senior Luxury Home 


2-5 pax

155,00 (131,75) 205,00 (174,25) 215,00 (182,75) 260,00 (221,00)

Grand Executive Home 


2-3 pax


165,00 (140,25)


215,00 (182,75) 255,00 (216,75) 315,00 (267,75)
(Whole House
Olive, Ochre & Azure
in one.)




€535 €650 €800
Prices are quoted per night per unit and include VAT and local taxes.


All above rates are quoted in Euro, per night, for double accommodation, includes: 

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  • Self cater breakfast (we provide breakfast goods) 

  • All taxes 

  • Daily housekeeping 


Notes & Conditions

  • Check in time is at 14:00 & Check out at 12:00 noon 

  • Extra bed for adults, costs 25,00 euro all year round.  

  • Children up to 2 years old are free of charge and up to 12 years old, 50% of the charge for the extra bed/person.  

  • Cancellation policy: No fee is charged for cancellation prior to 7 days before confirmed arrival date on winter season, 14 days for low and middle season and 21 days during high season. Any cancellation made within 7, 14 or 21 accordingly days before arrival date, results the 50% of the stay. In case of no-show or departure prior to scheduled date, results in 100% charge of the stay. 

  • Reservation confirmation: A credit card authorization is required in order to confirm a reservation and depending of the length of the reservation a 30% of the entire amount of stay. 



Contact & Enquiries


Hydra, Saronic Gulf 180 40 Hellas


RESERVATIONS: Stephanos Vrakas

House Manager: 


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Hydra's Chromata enjoys one of the most privileged positions, located in the heart of Hydra town, just three minutes walk from the hydrofoil quays with practically no steps, just off a beautiful and quite square full of lemon and tangerine trees, next to the community health care centre and the old pharmacy. In close proximity to the property there are taverns and local household stores, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, food, confectionary as well as anything else that a household could need.



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