Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Newly constructed, Sebastian's Apartments are situated in the heart of Agios Gordios, a small Greek village surrounded by luscious green mountains and blessed with a mile long sandy beach. These two new self catering apartments are spacious, tastefully decorated in a traditional Mediterranean style and have all the modern facilities required to make your holiday relaxing.
With our beautiful golden sandy beach only 300 metres away, swimming pool & pool bar only minutes walk away and plenty of relaxing walks in the surrounding olive groves and along the mile long sandy bay, there is plenty to keep you occupied during your stay with us.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Agios Gordios 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Corfu - Kapodistrias 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
The apartments have only been recently available to let, they are in immaculate condition and have been designed for families and couples to have a home-from-home experience on holiday. Fully fitted kitchen, large bathroom with separate wet room, double and twin bedrooms both with balcony sea views and air-conditioning and satellite tv.
Our guests have the use of our neighbouring swimming pool which is located a short walk away from the apartment. The sandy mile long beach is just 300 metres away.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartments are only a short walk away from the family run Sebastian's Taverna and the main street of Agios Gordios with all the cafes, restaurants, shopping and beach facilities in our little village of Agios Gordios. It is also easy to hire a car or take the local bus to explore the rest of the island or book island excursions from any of the local tourist shops.
The Ionian Islands region
The Ionian group of Islandsis situated off the west coast of Greece, stretching south from the Albanian coast to the southern tip of the Peloponnese, and often called Heptanesos (“Seven Islands”).
Corfu or Kerkyra as it is know in Greece, lies off the coast of Epirus, north of Paxos inbetween Greece and Italy. It is 58 km long and about 27 km wide and its highest peak is “Pandokratoras” (906 m high). Not only is it one of the most beautiful and green islands in Greece, it manages to combine natural beauty together with a cosmopolitan life style that has been influenced by its many visitors over the centuries. The mixture of Greek, British, Venetian and French influences have impacted on the local architecture, culture and food making Corfu one of the most attractive island and cities in the Mediterranean.
CORFU TOWN is the largest town in the Ionian islands and one of the most interesting cities in Greece. Built on a promontory between two Venetian castles, Corfu's architecture is influenced by the Venetians who for centuries controlled the island. The population of the town of Corfu is about 30,000 and swells to significantly more during the summer months. At the heart of Corfu Town is the old centre, a maze of little streets (more reminiscent of Venice than Greece) bustling with residents and visitors. Shops, cafes, tavernas and washing all line the streets, you can spend hours wandering up little alleyways and drinking in the laid back Greek atmosphere.
LISTON SQUARE - One of the most beautiful walks in the town is around the Esplanade, one of the biggest squares in Europe. Designed by the French and turned into a public square it is planted with trees and flowers. Situated on the western side of the Esplanade is the Liston. This famous arcade was built during the imperial French occupation as a replica of the larger 'Arcades' of the Rue de Rivoli in Paris. Lined with coffee shops the Liston is the fashionable place amongst Greeks to drink coffee and pass their time with friends. Opposite is the cricket pitch, the only place in Greece where cricket matches are played!
MUSEUMS - There are several interesting museums located in Corfu Town. The Archaeological Museum of Corfu houses finds from excavations from the archaeological sites of the island. The Museum of Asian Art (the only Asian museum of Greece) is housed in the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint Georges and The Numismatic Museum of Corfu houses a rich collection of banknotes, coins, bank documents and stamps.
THE OLD FORTRESS is separated from the rest of the town by a moat and this area is one of the most beautiful spots in the city. There is a 60 foot metal bridge which now stands where the old draw-bridge used to be. The fortress has been inhabited continuously for 1500 years and historically it is probably the most important monument on the island. It is also one of the most beautiful places on the island with great views of the city and mainland Greece opposite.
THE NEW FORTRESS was built between 1576 and 1588. The Venetian fortifications are considered a masterpiece of military architecture. From the four original gates of the fortress only two survive, the Porto San Nicolo at the north end of the Esplanade and the Porta Spillia, east of the fortress. Nowadays it houses the Corfiot Naval Base and well as some really nice restaurants and bars along the path up to the top. As with the Old Fortress there are spectacular views from the top, it's possible to see Pantokrator Mountain, the whole of the East coast and Vidos Island opposite. It's possible to visit the island using the regular ferryboat service from the port - the beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters are well worth a visit.
AGIOS SYPRIDON - Situated in Corfu Town, the church of Agios Spyridon is the most famous on the island. Agios Spyridon, to whom the church is dedicated, is the patron of the island who, before becoming a bishop, started his life as a shepherd in Cyprus; he is related to many miracles such as the salvation of the island from the Turkish occupation, the famine and the epidemics.
His relics were brought from Constantinople and are preciously kept in a golden shrine from Venice. Every 12th of December, the feast name of the saint patron is celebrated during which the saint’s relics are carried through the streets of the town. Even today he is said to cure people and perform miracles.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES in and around include a visit to Aqualand, Horse Riding and Golfing in the Ropa Valley. Visits to Pantokrator (the highest mountain), Achilleon Palace, Palaeokastritisa, and water orientated sports of Fishing, Snorkeling and Sailing.
WALKING In and around Agios Gordios is both peaceful and rewarding, there are plenty of beautiful walks both along the nearby beaches and hillside countryside.
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