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Villa Theia

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 17 reviews

Villa Theia. “Third stay and still the best Villa we've ever been in” Mr R Birtles. July 2013

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 2km

Villa Theia is privately owned and bookings are made direct with myself, the owner, rather than a manager or agent. The villa is furnished to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with many personal touches to make your stay even more enjoyable. The villa is a holiday home rather than a holiday let and it's suitable for couples or families.

Villa Theia is ideally located between the two villages of Arillas and Afionas. It has a breathtaking view over the wooded valley towards the sea and the Diapontian Islands. The sunsets in the evenings are absolutely stunning.

The villa has 3 bedrooms. All have air conditioning and mosquito blinds. The master bedroom located upstairs has it's own private balcony and seperate bathroom. The ground floor has 2 x twin bedded rooms, a family bathroom, living area with a woodburning stove, dining area and a very well equipped kitchen.

Outside, the full length verandah is tastefully furnished for dining and relaxing. The fabulous pool is surrounded by sun loungers, parasols, a Corfiot BBQ and well maintained gardens and lawns.

Although in a rural location, amenities at Arillas and Afionas are within 1 - 2 km. Agios Georgios and Agios Stefanos are within 5km.

There are many nearby sandy beaches and it's location is ideal for those who enjoy walking, exploring or for simply relaxing and unwinding.

The villa has many excellent reviews and returning guests and has been awarded with the Tripadvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence.

Villa Theia is fully licenced and approved with the Greek Tourist Organisation. This is a legal requirement in Greece which ensures that properties reach high standards and comply with Health and Safety regulations to protect guests.

MHTE 0829K10000.324001

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Arillas 1.8 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Corfu 35 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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Villa Theia is furnished to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

The open plan ground floor has a traditional fireplace with a woodburning stove, large opening windows to make the most of the view and a high vaulted, traditional ceiling for a bright, open, spacious feel. All bedrooms have air-conditioning units [which can also provide heating] and mosquito screens to the windows. All the beds have comfortable 'Silentnight' pocket sprung mattresses for comfort.

Ground Floor.

The living area has 2 comfortable sofas, coffee table, a 26" flat screen satellite T.V, DVD with docking station , WI-FI, CD player and a bookcase with a selection of books and DVDs. Family games are provided. The modern kitchen is fitted with a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and touch ceramic hob and is very well equipped with a microwave/grill, juicer, sandwich press and coffee machine with timer - wake up to fresh coffee. The dining area is furnished for when you choose to eat indoors. The two bedrooms have single beds and fitted wardrobes, one has a sea view and french windows onto the verandah. The family bathroom is modern with a walk-in shower.


From the hallway, a marble staircase leads up to the master bedroom with a kingsize bed, fitted wardrobes and it's own private furnished balcony with sea and sunset views. Next door is the second bathroom which has a full size bath with shower above.

The washing machine is in the cupboard under the stairs, accessed from outside.

Further details outdoors

The full length verandah is comfortably furnished for outdoor dining and relaxation. It provides much welcome shade [for most of the day] when the days are so hot. Sit in the large teak lazy chairs and read or simply gaze at the magnificent view and watch the birds of prey flying over the valley.

A couple of steps lead down to the large 10m X 5m swimming pool with plenty of terrace space for the sun-loungers, parasols and an additional table and chairs to enable you to enjoy your breakfast in the morning sun.

In the evenings, depending on the sunset, the villa is often bathed in a golden or pink light as the sun goes down. A truly, unforgetable experience.

The lawns and gardens are well maintained and planted with shrubs, flowers and fruit trees, Traditional Greeks pots have been planted with colourful, sunloving plants.

Use the traditional Corfiot barbeque for al fresco dining or use the meal delivery service and dine whilst the sun is setting.

Further details


Welcome pack [milk, water, fruit juice, bread, butter, ham, cheese, eggs and sachets of tea, coffee, sugar and more]

Everyday essentials. Toilet rolls, washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, washing machine liquid, cling film and foil etc

Bed linen, bathroom and beach towels.

Large selection of books, DVDs and family games.

DVD player with docking station

Wi-fi / internet access.

Sky T.V. Limited channels available but includes Sports & Movies.

Playstation 2, with 2 controllers and some games.

Hairdryers in every bedroom.

Security safe for your personnal belongings.

Cleaning twice a week and pool cleaning three times per week.

Set meal delivery service .. a 3 course meal using fresh, local ingredients delivered free to the villa. Cooked by a qualified chef who is also available to hire as your own private chef. Menu available upon request.

Quote from a previous guest ...." We tried Dawn's menus twice and all agreed that we really missed a trick. Had we have tried her sooner in to the 1st week we would have ordered her food every other night. It was really reasonably priced and delicious. Her portion sizes were more than enough and I'd say her food was better than most of the restaurants we tried"

Travel cot, bedding, highchair and monitors available on request.

Air-conditioning [bedrooms only] at no extra cost.

Guest information book containing useful information about the villa and the surrounding area.

A places to visit folder.

Detailed driving instructions to the property.

English owners are available to contact 7 days a week. A 24hr emergency number will be provided.

Please contact me if you require further information, more photographs or if you wish to see my Term's and Conditions.

I can help arrange car hire and search for flights if required.

DISTANCES ...............

BEACHES - Arillas - 1.8km

Agios Georgios - 2km

San Stefanos [north] - 4-5km

Arillas centre is 2km.

Afionas centre is 1.5km.

The nearest supermarket is 1.5km. [car recommended]

The nearest taverna is The Night Owl, Afionas at 0.5km

The Ionian Islands region

Corfu, or as it's known locally Kerkyra, is the northernmost island in the Ionian Sea and the westenmost part of Greece.

This beautiful island is densely covered with olive groves and cypruss trees, whilst fringed with idyllic beaches, coves and the crystal clear turquoise sea. Inland you can still find unspoilt, traditional villages where you can still encounter donkeys being used as transport.

Corfu is roughly 40 miles long and 20 miles across at the widest point. The highest peak being Mount Pantokrator.

With a typical Mediterranean climate, summers are hot & sunny and winters are mild & often rainy, so the island remains green all year round. In spring Corfu is well known for its abundance of wild flowers, including many rare orchids.

In the past Corfu has had many rulers and each has left it's legacy of buildings and culture. There are Ancient Greek and Roman archaeological remains, Byzantine Churches, Ventian mansions, French arcades and British Palaces to name just a few.

Corfu cuisine is steeped in history and tradition. It is neither spicy or bland, but rich in the flavours of the Mediterranean. Specialities consists of local ingredients found on the island.



Away from mass tourism, the very friendly resort of Arillas is the perfect place to completely relax & wind down. If you like sandy beaches, crystal clear seas, beautiful countryside, fauna and flora, magnificent sunsets, a good choice of tavernas serving a variety of dishes and the most hospitable friendly people, then Arillas is for you.

Arillas is ideally situated between Agios Georgios and Agios Stefanos bays & close to Afionas, said to be the most beautiful village in Corfu.

A holiday in Arillas is perfect for everyone - families with young children, couples [ young and old ] even if you holiday on your own, you will be made to feel most welcome.

Evenings in Arillas are focused on the many family run tavernas. There are a few cocktail bars which offer some entertainment. Greek evenings are often held, where everyone is encouraged to join in.

Watersports are available for the more energetic and boat hire.

A 30 minute drive away is the Corfu Golf Club. This 18-hole course has been praised by many as one of golf players best kept secrets in Europe, also Aqualand, one of Europe's largest waterparks offers a great day out.

There are several shops in Arillas. Mini-markets, bakeries, pharmacy, gift shops which sell everything from clothes to jewellery and local crafts. There is also a travel agency where excursions and local cruises can be booked and an ATM.


The views from Afionas are some of the most outstanding in Corfu. Views of Arillas and the wonderful sunsets on one side of the headland and the view looking down onto Agios Georgios bay on the other [see 'All photos' above]

From Afionas you can walk to the secluded Porto Timoni beaches.

This beautiful, traditional village has typical Greek white-wash houses decorated with an array of colourful flowers, narrow streets, a small craft shop, a bell tower and some excellent tavernas.

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Review 1-10 of 17

23 Jun 2014


"Villa Theia"

This year seen our second visit to the villa. Once again, a first class time was had. Sarah, Gary and Chloe looked after our every need. If you're looking for a relaxing, scenic holiday in a hom… More

Thank you once again Terry and Dot for your lovely review. It's always a pleasure having you stay and we look forward to seeing you both again next year.

17 Jun 2014


"Amazing Villa with a view to die for!"

When looking for a place to stay in Corfu, Villa Theia immediately stood out to us, for it's combination of reputation and location is nothing short of excellent.The beautiful sunset pictures of … More

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. Gary and myself are happy that you enjoyed your first visit to Corfu. You certainly had some fantastic sunsets during your stay. They really are amazing. I'll pass on your comments to Dawn about her delicious meatballs! .... We hope to see you again sometime in the future. It was a real pleasure having you stay. Sara & Gary. x

10 Jun 2014



Villa Theia has that happy cared-about feel that you don't often find in rented houses. If you want peace, tranquillity, bird life, fabulous views and sunsets, this house with its pretty garden … More

Many thanks for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you stay and we hope that you'll return sometime in the future.

12 Nov 2013


"Beautiful villa, would highly recommend."

We really enjoyed a relaxing week in this beautiful villa which is one of the best equipped villas which we have stayed in. Lovely setting and a fantastic view from the villa. Would highly recommend.… More

7 Nov 2013


"Highly recommended"

When we were in the planning stage of our holiday, we were looking for somewhere a bit different from the usual holiday resorts, somewhere a bit quiet and 'away from it all' where we could r… More

24 Sep 2013


"What a GEM"

An amazing villa with spectacular views. The best villa we have ever been in. Everything you could possibly need was at this villa. Absolutely stunning, no words could describe how we felt when we wal… More

28 Aug 2013


"We wish we could stay forever"

Villa Theia is simply beautiful, perfect in design and position and furnished with the care and attention of a much-loved home. From the moment we entered the front door all three generations of my fa… More

18 Aug 2013


"Beautiful, tranquil villa"

We stayed here in June 2013 and had a wonderful time. The villa is beautifully decorated throughout with so many little touches for example napkins and candles on the outside table! The views are st… More

25 Jul 2013


"Third stay and still the best Villa we've ever been in"

I've reviewed this twice before and now we've been for a third time. It's so unlike us to go back to the same place but when we stay elsewhere we say "this is nice but it's ju… More

16 Jul 2013


"Fantastic villa, great views and pool and in the nicest part of Corfu"

As per the other reviews this is a wonderful villa with stunning views. We have stayed Best of James Villas in the past but Villa Theia makes them now look pretty average. The villa has everything y… More

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