Eucalyptus Apartments - Anemone
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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Eucalyptus Apartments are part of a brand new complex built in the small, quiet village of Karavomylos, approximately 2km from the port town of Sami. Surrounded by professionally kept gardens, and only 10 meters from the Sea, this apartment is ideal for those who wish for a quiet, relaxing holiday next to the clear warm waters of the Ionian Sea.
Within walking distance, there are several traditional taverns, a mini-market, a bakery and a church. The nearest town is Sami, a few minutes drive, or a 20 minute walk along the beach, a traditional port town, with many restaurants, supermarkets, butchers, bakeries, pharmacy, ATM and all the other essentials for a comfortable stay, including Ferry routes to various locations.
Due to this central location on the Island, none of the many places to visit are more than an hour's drive away. This includes Fiskardo to the north (40 mins drive), the famous Myrtos beach (30 mins drive) Skala (45 mins drive) the capital Argostoli (40 mins drive) and the airport (50 mins drive). Also much closer are Antisamos Beach Bar (20 mins drive), Melissani Caves (5 mins drive) Agia-Paraskevi beach and the port town of Agia Efimia (15 mins drive) and many more stunning small beaches all across the coast. Due the size of the island, a rental car or scooter is highly recommended.
This particular apartment is 1 bedroom (1 double bed) and includes a sofa bed in the living area (1 single). Fitted wardrobes in the bedroom allow for plenty of storage space. Through the patio doors is a balcony with table and chairs, with garden views (no sea view). Air conditioning in the bedroom and living area is available, as it hot water. The open plan kitchen includes fridge / freezer, a double ring cooking hob, microwave, coffee machine and kettle, plus all the necessary crockery, cutlery and utensils.
The bathroom includes a shower (no bathtub). The living area includes a sofa-bed, TV, coffee table, and dining table and chairs. Car parking is available roadside around the complex. A small beach is available only 10 meters from the complex, a larger organised beach is only a 15 minute walk.
Also available across the island are various activities, including but not limited to Horse Riding, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Swimming, Wine Tasting, Water Sports, Boat Rental and Fishing. The complex also includes a communal swimming pool, with sea views and underwater lighting. Within walking distance, there are public tennis and basketball courts as well as a 5-a-side.
Upon arrival, Mark Whitehouse, the onsite manager will introduce you to the apartment, and provide welcome refreshments. Towels, fresh linens and periodic cleaning are provided within the rental cost. A tour of the complex will include details of places to visit, directions and any other help required. Mark is resident at the complex, so any assistance you require is never far away.
Minimum booking is flexible. Booking in time 14:00, booking out 11:00am. Due to this property being listed elsewhere, please contact Mark for latest availability.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Karavomylos Beach 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia EFL Airport 37 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The Ionian Islands region
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands off Greece' west coast, which also include Corfu, Lefkada and Zante (Zakynthos). The Island boasts excellent tourist resorts, the biggest being at Lassi, Poros, Skala and Sami. Smaller more laid back resorts are at Lourdata, Katelios, Assos, Argostoli, Lixouri and Fiscardo to name a few. The island is not only the largest amongst the Ionian Islands, but also features the highest mountain, Mount Ainos, which reaches a height of 1627 M, and covered with Kefalonian fir trees. On a clear day the summit provides stunning views of the neighboring island of Zante (Zakynthos), Lefkada and Ithaca.
Kefalonia has long established credentials as one of the most beautiful places in the world, having received accolades from many high profile professional publications such as Forbes, who awarded Kefalonia the 4th place spot in the 'world's most idyllic places to live.The world famous Myrtos beach, the jewel of our island, lies not far away and is widely considered to be the finest beach in Greece,
Karavomylos is one of the regions of the island most blessed by the unspoilt beauty the area is famous for, with wonders both natural and man made close at hand..One of the many surprising gifts of nature to be found in Kefalonia, Lake Melissani is a stunning underground lake. Close to Karavomylos, only a half kilometre from the sea, this cave-lake has an open roof allowing the light to play on the surface of the water and cast vivid colours and reflections on the glistening walls of the cavern. Small boats circle the lake offering breath-taking photo opportunities of this natural phenomenon. Its Greek name 'cave of the nymphs' reinforces the widely held opinion of those who study the Greek Odyssey, that Lake Melissani is in fact Homer's Cave of the Nymphs, a place of mischievous magical creatures!
Tourists can expect to find a variety of activities across the island, from horse riding to hiking, snorkeling and scuba diving, watersports and boat rentals to name a few, or simply explore the islands many olive groves, vineyards, caves, churches and monasteries, and of course the many stunning beaches, including the world famous Myrtos beach, Antisamos beach, a popular beach only 20 minutes away, with taverns and beach bars. Whether you want a mountain trek, a dungeon crawl through an ancient castle, a tour through millions of years old caves with underwater lakes, kayaking around the island or just to relax next to the clean refreshing Ionian sea, Kefalonia can accommodate you in a way few other destinations can match.
Sami, this picturesque fishing village has become a popular tourist destination, offering a wide selection of seafront bars and restaurants, water taxis to nearby Ithaca, and a ferry port with routes to several Ionian Islands, Greece mainland and Italy. Nearby are the famous Melissani and Drogarati caves, a must see for visitors. Also within a short distance is the stunning Antisamos Beach, offering it's guests a beach bar, taverna, stunning views and water sports.
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15 Jul 2014
The apartments are new and well presented. The air con works well, the beds are comfortable, you even get a cleaner mid week. The host was very helpful - taxi number, washing powder, wine etc. The poo… More
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