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Updated 21 May 2020

Greece’s 2020 tourism season will begin on June 1, the day the country will begin welcoming back flights from abroad, it was announced on Wednesday 20 May 2020.

Addressing the public in a televised address to the nation, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the government’s plan to support the economy, employment, and tourism in the coming months amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  


Referring specifically to tourism, the PM said Greece’s 2020 season will begin on June 1, coinciding with the date the country’s year-round hotels will open their doors. 


Greece will be welcoming international flights from June 15, initially only at Athens International Airport. From July 1, all Greek airports will be open to flights from abroad.  

According to Mitsotakis, Greece’s visitors will undergo sample tests when required and must abide by the country’s general health protocols (to be announced soon), which however “will not cast a shadow over our bright sun or natural beauty”.  

It was announced that Greece’s incoming tourists will not need to have a coronavirus test prior to travel nor will they be quarantined after arrival.

Updated 27 April 2020


Now, more than ever, we are focused on the health and safety of our guests. As you consider your upcoming travel plans, we want to make the experience as worry-free as possible. Thus, we encourage you to advise the World Health Organization, and your local health authority when making your travel plans.  

We can say with great relief and pride that the situation on Rhodes island is secure. Up to date, there were only 4 cases, no deaths, and no suspected cases of Covid-19. This favorable outcome is due to operative nationwide lockdown restrictions promptly imposed by the Greek government, which were especially crucial for the islands. 

According to the Greek Reporter, Rhodes is one of the 8 Greek islands that are distinguished as possible destinations to visit after the coronavirus lockdown ends. News like this gives us all hope and strength to keep being patient and inspired to adapt to the new circumstances. We believe that Rhodes will promptly acclimate to the new conditions and take all the necessary measures to be able to accept travelers longing for a safe and relaxing holiday.


Our Commitment to Cleanliness:  


At our villa, hygiene and cleanliness are always prioritized. In addition to the high standard cleaning processes we already perform, we have taken additional precautionary measures:  


  • Increased hand- washing and sanitation of our staff members

  • Providing more hand wash and sanitation products upon check in to our guests

  • Frequent sanitation of the common areas, more publicly used surfaces of the villa

  • Rooms thoroughly sanitized by our experienced Housekeeping Staff

  • Extra precautionary procedures for food products and meal preparation

  • Daily monitoring and adhering to the latest information, protocols, and tools from the World Health Organization    


Our efforts are focused on providing you a safe and enjoyable stay at the Grande Dame Villa.  


Our villa will be operating as normal, and with safety as our main priority and we will be taking every precaution in order for our guests to feel safe when staying or visiting out our property.  


Should you have further questions about our safety procedures and making a reservation, do not hesitate to contact us at  


Above all else, we would like to reassure you that the safety, health, and wellbeing of our guests and staff always has been, and always will be our number one priority.  

Concerning Reservations made before 15 March 2020:

In response to the extraordinary events and global disruption to travel caused by COVID-19, we are closely monitoring the situation with the safety of our guests in mind.    


All non-refundable payments for bookings can be used as a credit for another booking at our villa in the next 18 months. Please note that any modification to existing reservations will be subject to availability and any rate difference.      


This policy now applies to all existing and new reservations for stays until June 15, 2020. For reservations with stays after June 15, 2020, our normal cancellation policy applies.      

Guests who booked via online travel agents or third-party travel professionals are advised to contact their booking provider for information on their policies.


Stay safe but keep dreaming and keep making plans!    


With warm regards,  


Grande Dame Villa team

Grande Dame Villa of Rhodes

7, Odyssea Elyti street | Rhodes, Kallithea, GR85100, Greece 

Tel: +306988256037

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