December 6, 2019

Piia from the blog Ticket To Adventures visited Rhodes back in 2017 and set to thoroughly explore the island.

In her own words: "Rhodes is a large and versatile island with plenty to see and do. I had already explored medieval Rhodes old town together with the more modern part of Rhodes town as well as the historical town of Ialyssós and Filerimos Hill. However, there is much more to Rhodes than just these places."

Piia therefore decided to go on a road trip on the west coast of Rhodes to explore...

February 9, 2019

Villa Russelia got a sister property in 2018: A small, luxury apartment, right in the heart of the City of Rhodes! Russelia Suite is a former dental practice, remodeled into a fresh and modern apartment that can host a couple, a small family of four, a group of friends or business travelers.

Two of the rooms were converted into an open plan living room with a comfortable, soft couch bed with a real matrix that can sleep 2 adults , a spacious dining table for 4 people and a big window do...

January 13, 2019

Big news to be announced in 2019 for Villa Russelia guests: we are building a brand new swimming pool in our garden for our guests to enjoy. We promise, this will be a fantastic feature for the coming season!

For years, we hesitated to build a swimming pool, even though it was requested by many of our guests, since we did not want to alterate the “character” of the property and impact the integration of the house into its natural environment. Until, this year, we found the right partner and build...

May 13, 2018

Welcome.. to the journey to the fairy time of the Middle Ages!

While wandering in the Mysterious streets of the Medieval Town,
we shall meet Fairies, Witches and Dragons of our Legendary past.
We shall discover the untold Heroic History and the lost Folk Tradition.

We shall become witnesses of Brave Battles and observers of the everyday life of another time,
at a place that became the Last Impervious Fortress of Europe.

Through the magical trip, back to the time, we shall learn how Today is being d...

October 3, 2016

And it is now again the time for a daily yoga retreat to take place in our house and garden. This time, David Ikonomou and our guest instructor Christof Schnepp from Germany will offer a programme including both yoga sessions, as well as Sufi dancing, meditation, and the teaching of Shamanic techniques that allow us to reach balance and come in touch with our inner self and the cosmic forces. All of this in a casual and friendly atmosphere, accompanied with delicious vegetarian dishes. Save the...

September 13, 2016

It was about time for Rhodes to host a big athletic event again, this time an Triathlon Race on 30 October 2016. The event will be an Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of 1.5 km swim – 40 km cycling and 10 km running.

Rhodes is an ideal scenery for this type of events. As the Ocean Lava Founder put it, the Ocean Lava Planet aims to giving athletes the opportunity to enjoy special triathlon events in unique locations and Rhodes unique history provide the necessary conditions to promise a wo...

September 7, 2016

David Ikonomou and Christof Schnepp will be organising a Shamanic Yoga retreat at Villa Russelia this October and there is still last-minute availability, so make sure to visit the event page for a detailled description and and book online to secure your place:

This will be a week of relaxation, excercise and contemplation! Two vegetarian meals per day, as well as two excursion to places of...

August 24, 2016

Google, the almighty search giant, allows you to search for direct flights to your desired travel destination and compare prices. Since we already know that you want to travel to Rhodes ( ;) ), we found that you can  fly here directly from 92+ cities in Europe, but also from Israel, Armenia and from September 2016 also from Amman with Jordan Airlines.

Have a look for yourself on Google or visit Skyscanner to compare fares from an airport near you: UK from 25€, Germany from  22€, Holland from 59€...

May 30, 2016

The photo gallery of the Yoga and Healing Day at Villa Russelia has - finally! - been uploaded. Take a look and enjoy!

Many thanks to David Ikonomou ( and of course to our guests from the UK, Stuart and Jonny for being there and creating such a fantastic atmosphere. Photo credits go to Kostas Agiannitis ( We are looking forward to host such joyful events soon again!

April 29, 2016

We are excited to announce that we will co-host our first ‪#‎Yoga‬ Day in Kamiros on 8 May 2016 with Yoga Instructor David Ikonomou and Yoga Now Rhodes, as well as our Guest Instructors Stuart Browne and Jonny “Chi” from the UK. Prepare to spend a day full of positive energy, excercise, vegetarian mediterranean cuisine and good company! 



David Ikonomou (GR). David's teaching is inspired by over 15 years of experience in practicing various styles of Hatha...

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