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Villa Karavaki at Xi, Kefalonia

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 1km

Villa Karavaki is a detached three bedroom villa, located in one of the best areas of Kefalonia for water sports and entertainment. Just a kilometre away is the fine red sandy beach of Xi where they have inflatable climbing balloons and a choice of restaurants, snack bars and minimarkets.This beach is especially safe for children and non swimmers with it's shallow water. The water-park at Kounoptra is just around the corner, with four waterslides. The villa has 2 twin bedrooms and one double, all with en-suit bathrooms and walk-in showers. There is a spacious partioned kitchen leading to the lounge with two double patio doors, giving a light airy feeling to this room. The double doors lead out to the large patio surrounding a 7m x 4m private swimming pool. The view from the patio and pool are ever changing with clients commenting on how fabulous it is. The village of Mantavinata is a short stroll away and you can find there a mini market, snack bar, winery and olive press. The nearest town is Lixouri (about 4 km away) where you will find all the facilities of a traditional working town, such as shops, restaurants, banks etc.The Paliki peninsular has it's own unique Greek style and in some ways it can seem like stepping back in time. The many quaint villages and simplistic style of some of the village taverns makes this area so appealing. And yet here is the only part of Kefalonian where you can find water slides (Kounopetra) and inflatable trampolines and games at Xi beach, a great option for easy family entertainment. Caroles 18-hole mini-golf course and snack bar is walking distance away. Vatsa (2 km) has a wonderful taverna situated right on the beach, where you can sit under the rush covered canopy enjoying the sounds of the sea.. The villa is wheelchair friendly, with ramps and bathroom grab bars. Flat access parking is immediately adjacent to the villa.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Xi Beach 1 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Kefalonia 50 km, Nearest railway: N/a
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
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
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Cleaning is carried out during your stay including llinen and towel change.

The pool is kept crystal clear and pool towels are provided for guest use.

A full complimentary welcome pack is set out at our villa including bacon and eggs, wine and beer, ideal for any arrival time.

Cots and high chairs provided free of charge.

Internet access is via free broadband WiFi. OTE satellite T.V. with sports channels

Further details outdoors

A large brick built barbecue sits off to the side of the pool area, ideal for outdoor dining. Large sitting area around the swimming pool with sun-loungers, brollies and pool towels provided.


Further details

Enjoy the wonderful long sandy beach at Xi, where there are water-sports, beach bars and a beach restaurant. The surrounding countryside lends itself to pleasant walks and children (of all ages) can play a round of mini-golf at Carol's snack bar, just a few minutes walk up from the villa

Prior to your arrival we will email an itinerary with detailed maps, photo's of important waypoints and full directions from the airport or ferry-port.

Special Occasions:- If you have a birthday, anniversary or any other 'special day', whilst holidaying, we can arrange delivery of flowers, cakes and other requirements.

The Ionian Islands region

Kefalonia lies in the sparkling blue Ionian Sea to the West of mainland Greece.

It is the largest of the Ionian islands, yet has managed to avoid the tourist commercialisation of neighbouring Corfu or nearby Zakynthos. The mystical island of Ithica lies off the North-East coast of Kefalonia.

Kefalonia is a mixture of unspoilt beaches. majestic mountains, fertile green valleys, forests and olive groves. Mount Ainos, in the south of the island, is higher than Britain's Ben Nevis, and affords wonderful views of the island's many villages and beaches. The whole island abounds in wild flora and fauna—early Spring sees Kefalonia ablaze with the colours of millions of wild flowers.

Kefalonian people are wonderfully sociable and can be extremely generous. They are very family-orientated and love children.

Kefalonia has two main towns:-

Argostoli, the capital, has a full range of shops and services including the island's main hospital.

Lixouri, on the Paliki Peninsula, has more traditional shopping and all one would expect from a small town.

There is a frequent ferry service (20 minutes crossing) between Argostoli and Lixouri.


The renowned beach at Xi offers all you will need in watersports and entertainment, and is especially safe for children or non swimmers. The beautiful red sandy beach extends two kilometres to Mega Lakos beach.

This area has breathtaking views over the sea and fantastic sunsets.

The nearest town is Lixouri (about four km.) where you will find all the facilities of a traditional working town, such as shops, restaurants, banks etc.

Mantzavinata (just up the lane) boasts a traditional olive press and a winery, both of which can be visited by the public.

There are many fabulous beaches within easy reach and an 18-hole mini-golf course within half a kilometre.

There are many tavernas - both in the towns and in the surrounding countryside. Vatsa (2 km) has a wonderful taverna situated right on the beach

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Review 1-1 of 1

15 Oct 2013


"Lovely villa with great views"

Lovely villa very clean and well looked after, towels and bed linen changed twice in 2 week stay. Great views from the pool. Car is essential as beach, restaurants and shops too far to walk. This is the quieter part of the island not so built up and feels more Greek. Spaggio's at Vatsa was the best place to eat great for fish and right on the beach.

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