Villa Kalliste, Kefalonia,
Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
Congratulations on selecting the magnificent island of Kefalonia as your holiday destination. Now let us introduce you to Villa Kalliste, meaning villa 'most beautiful' a truly magical holiday villa of outstanding luxury. Completed to the highest standard in September 2012, and situated in a tranquil, rural beach setting, in the tiny village of Klismata you will find the magnificent Villa Kaliste. Surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, mountains and overlooking the azure Ionian sea, Villa Kalliste is a property with real WOW factor. It is frequently referred to as one of the most outstanding villas on the island. Accommodating up to 11 guests in both the main house and guest house, Villa Kalliste is best suited to guests who crave peace and luxury in equal measures..........along with a huge splattering of authentic Greek ambience.
With its 15m x 5m mosaic, infinity pool (with Jacuzzi), outdoor entertainment area ( including outdoor kitchen, cinema and 6 burner weber gas BBQ), guests have been known not to leave the villa for a week.! Bring your own staff or allow our personal concierge to satisfy your every whim, including massage, manicure and pedicure. And for the children, we have croquet, boules and fully qualified nannies at hand. And bucket loads of space! And if cooking is not your thing on holiday, engage our innovative chef who not only cooks local and international fare, but provisions and cleans up too leaving you to relax and sip cocktails in one of the three outdoor seating and dining areas.
Excellent restaurants are located nearby in both rustic and beach settings serving traditional home cooked fare. The nearby capital Argostoli, (a 15 minute drive), is also vibrant and buzzing with numerous restaurants, delicious coffee and cake shops and bars and clubs for the night owls.
For the adventurous, allow us to show you stunning local walking tracks, secret coves for swimming and to arrange first class kayaking trips. Locally the beaches of Avithos, Ay. Thomas, Spartia, Ay. Helis and Trepazaki will delight. A personal trainer and mountain bikes can also be provided for the duration of your stay. Horse riding is also available in the nearby Mt. Ainos. Luxury skippered yachts and speed boats can also be arranged and accessed via our personal chauffeur service. And no trip to Kefalonia is complete without excursions to Mirtos and Antesamos Beaches and the delightful villages of Assos and Fiscardo.
Experience Kefalonia in five star style at Villa Kalliste. You simply will not want to leave! www.villakalliste.com
(Luxury car hire, helicopter and private plane charter assistance also available).
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Spartia 1.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefallinia International Airport 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Ionian Islands region
Kefalonia is the fifth largest Greek island and arguably one of the most beautiful. World class, white beaches with azure waters, endless sun drenched olive groves and vineyards set against a back drop of majestic mountains. This scenery coupled with the delightful hospitality and charm of the Kefalonians sets Kefalonia apart from other Greek Islands. The local organic produce and Robola wines will also become a memorable ingredient of your holiday.
There is a slow pace on the island, a 'Manyana' feel but without the same sense of urgency! Unwinding is what a holiday in Kefalonia is all about. You will not want to remove your rose tinted glasses when you leave.
There are numerous activities and excursions on Kefalonia and we would be delighted to suggest something to suit your interests. Part of our service is to assist you with the pre planning of your holiday so everything runs smoothly. Otherwise, leave it to the Gods on your arrival. There are plenty here!
The nearby islands of Ithaca, Lefkada, Meganissi and Zakynthos are all accessible on day excursions. Ithaca is highly recommended.
The sleepy village of Klismata and the nearby villages of Korianna and Spartia in the South of Kefalonia are the quintessential Greek villages. There is no trace of tourist shops here, just the local old lady offering you grapes as you walk past and Stavros in his little mini mart down the track selling you his home grown vegetables and local produce. And maybe offering you the odd Ouzo. This is the 'real' Greece of a bygone era, for better or worse!
Within 10 minutes drive you can access 5 or 6 local sandy beaches (many secluded for naturist bathing), the nearest being a 1.5 km walk. The walk is fine going down but you need a strong constitution and a big water bottle coming back!
A four wheel drive is recommended in the area so you can access local agricultural tracks to reach the lovely beach of Avithos with it's beach bar, and two excellent tavernas. However, access is also easy with a conventional vehicle it just takes an extra five minutes.
If you love walking this is also the place for you. So many tracks adorn the area. But, if you like lying in the sun, reading, relaxing and being pampered in complete seclusion and tranquility, cocktail in hand, Villa Kalliste is definitely the villa for you!
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19 Sep 2014
"Super luxurious villa in beautiful grounds with fantastic views"
We had the most wonderful time at Villa Kalliste. The villa is spacious and beautifully finished. There is more than ample outside space to enjoy the sun, scenery and al fresco dining. There is a fantastic bbq area and pergola. The finishing touches with outside cinema screen, spa jets in the pool, under cover parking etc were very luxurious. The team who run Villa Kalliste were welcoming and very helpful and staff visited frequently to change the beds and to keep the pool looking impeccable. I would highly recommend staying here for a special and relaxing break on this lovely island.
3 Jul 2014
"A Memorable Expreience"
Villa Kalliste is a beautiful house located in a beautiful setting. We couldn't have hoped for more in during our stay there. The cost is less than you might expect for such an experience. This would be an ideal destination for honeymooners, families and groups of friends. Denise and Vin are warm and inviting hosts.
29 Jun 2014
We recently returned to the States after a week stay at Villa Kalliste. What a fantastic place. The property was so comfortable and beautifully decorated. It was spacious enough for 4 couples, yet plenty of space to gather all together. The views sitting out back were breathtaking.
The owners, Denise and Vince, were so nice and provided us with suggestions for activities throughout the week if we wanted to venture away from the beautiful villa. The property was so nicely manicured and the property caretakers, Sara and Paul took such care of the place.
We especially liked having our own personal chef-Viva!! Every meal was so delicious and it was so nice not having to worry about shopping, cooking and clean-up.
Our week at Villa Kalliste was so perfect and we look forward to the day we can return.
16 May 2014
The owners of this property, Denise and Vin, personally met us at the airport and right away we knew we were in for a special week. The Villa is absolutely stunning with great views, great indoor and outdoor living spaces and everything you need to call home. Meticulously maintained by great staff who are always on call, combined with the personal service offered by the owners really makes this Villa a stand out. The only problem is you don't want to leave it - and there is so much to see on the island. The Villa is in a great location, and is very private and quiet. I would highly recommend Villa Kalliste to everyone.