Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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• Villa Alkionis lies at the end of a sloping driveway in splendid isolation between the picturesque villages of Skala and Poros in Southeast Kefalonia. From its large veranda - ideal for dining al fresco - you can enjoy a stunning 180° view of the emerald blue sea, which lies just 50 metres below the villa. The villa boasts an undeniable "wow factor" also because of the high vaulted ceilings and patio windows on every wall that emphasise the unique scenic surroundings. The villa benefits from its own private pool which is equiped with the most current salt electrolysis water care system. With one double and two twin bedrooms the villa is ideal for families and parties of friends, with plenty to see and do during your stay on Kefalonia.
• Skala offers a variety of shops, bars, restaurants and water sports facilities on the lovely sand and shingle beach. Poros is a traditional Greek village with local cuisine taverns next to the beach and the harbour. The beaches of both villages have been rewarded with the international Blue Flag for the cleanliness of the swimming water and beach facilities. Both villages are a 10 minutes drive by car.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Skala beach 3 km|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Kefalonia National Airport 35 km, Nearest railway: Patras|
|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, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, 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|
|Further details indoors|
• Villa Alkionis was designed as a spacious holiday house of 180 sq. metres.
With its sophisticated and eclectic furniture the villa has a modern tone. The ground floor exists of a large living and dining area and a spacious fully equipped modern kitchen with breakfast/dining area. You have access to countless satellite channels such as BBC World, CNN, Euronews and Bloomberg, while a DVD player and a selection of DVDs mean you can settle down for the evening. Thanks to a 42'' 100hrz LCD TV screen and a home cinema sound system, you can enjoy a small cinema in the villa. A collection of 38 C.D.'s with famous opera's is available for the opera lovers.The internet connection enables you to catch up with work and friends.
A marble staircase leads to the upper floor with 3 tastefully decorated air conditioned bedrooms (one with en-suite bathroom) with private balconies and a second bathroom.
|Further details outdoors|
From the large veranda which is bordered by gardens full with aromatic herbs and Kefalonia flora, you can watch the bypassing yachts while spotting dolphins.
In the evening you can enjoy an al fresco dinner under the stars next to the infinity swimming pool, accompanied by the sound of the ocean waves.
You can also observe the mainland, the boats, the stars, the moon and the milky way, thanks to the villa's telescope.
The B.B.Q. area is separate from the lounging area.
A large private parking space is provided at the end of the 40 m. sloping driveway that connects the house with the main road (Skala-Poros).
The swimming pool is chemical free & equipped with the most current water treatment & flitration system, namely salt electrolysis.
We speak English, Dutch, French and German.
Upon request we provide for your first day grocery shoppings.
The Ionian Islands region
Kefalonia is part of the Ionian islands, a group of islands in western Greece with a common history since the Homeric age 3000 years ago.
Different from the traditional Greek island pictures you may have in mind, the Ionian islands are lush and green and have a milder climate compared to the Aegean islands. The wind and the temperature (average 32 Celsius during summer) are lower. Thanks to the rain and snow that fall during the winter the islands are rich in natural resources.
The western influence on the islands is obvious, however the local traditions are still very strong.
The Ionian Islands are an ideal place for relaxing holidays.
Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian islands and famous for its natural diversity. The island was the home of the Homeric hero Odysseus and is the place where the filming of the famous Hollywood production ''Captain Corelli'', took place.
From place to place the Kefalonia scenery is different.
You can visit mysterious underground lakes and caves, the vast forests of the national park of Mt. Aenos or the endless selection of beaches... long sandy beaches or private little hidden bays surrounded by evergreen pine trees and the emerald blue of the sea . The Island offers a great variety of activities and sightseeing... Ancient sites, Medieval castles, traditional villages and elegant coast resorts. The local kitchen offers a variety of choices. Near Villa Alkionis you find activities like water sports, Spa, wine tasting, Scuba diving, horse riding as well as sport facilities.
Kefalonia is known as a holiday island for relaxation and is mostly prefered by families for tourism or yachting holidaymakers.
The area around the Villa is peaceful and isolated, however just 4 km away the town of Skala provides a lot of restaurants, bars, services and an endless sandy beach. Most visitors of Villa Alkionis also prefer visiting the town of Poros (6 km away). The Kaminia beach, 6 km away from Villa Alkionis, is a perfect sandy beach for small kids because of its shallow waters.
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30 Oct 2013
"A Piece of Paradise - simply!"
A place worthy of James Bond: unique location, modern tasteful architecture and an overall ambience of chic. Add to this the endless sky, clear green sea and the sound of waves against the rocks as th… More
9 Jul 2013
We had a glorious two weeks at the villa with our family. There were five adults for the first week and five adults plus 4 children for the second week. From meeting us and escorting us to the villa u… More
5 May 2013
"Amazing villa and location, would be very hard to beat !"
We first stayed at Villa Alkionis in October 2012 and enjoyed ourselves so much that we couldn't wait to return so booked it for the end of April 2013 for a week. We have just returned and are mi… More
7 Sep 2012
"Can't wait to go back there again"
There aren't enough good things I could say about Villa Alkionis and the villa manager Philip Metaxas. We stayed there for 2 nights and we wished we had stayed for much longer (we are definitely … More
24 Jun 2012
"Piece of Heaven on Earth"
Having found the villa on-line we were unsure that the villa could be as good as it looked, however once there it was not only as good as portrayed but even better.The villa's location right on t… More
16 Jun 2012
We stayed for a week at Villa Alkionis and could have stayed forever ! If you want a relaxing and peaceful piece of paradise you will have found it here. Everything was catered for including wine a… More
20 Mar 2012
"1 day in Villa Alkionis = 1 week anywhere else"
Having to decide between spending my money on a week of "normal" vacation or a weekend of luxury I chose the second and I must admit that it turned out to be a wise choice. My stay in Villa … More
6 Mar 2012
"Villa Alkionis - a Cephalonian treasure (Scandinavian review)"
We are a finnish family with 4 teenagers and have been 2 times in Villa Alkionis during our summer holiday.When we first time saw the photos and description of this villa, we were a little doubting: c… More
21 Jan 2012
"Superb villa + amazing location + friendliest owner = fantastic holiday"
Villa Alkionis is modern, stylish, very spacious, comfortable and has everything you could want in a holiday property. But its location is what makes it so special - it is perched above the sea with … More
2 Jan 2012
I could not ask for more from a holiday home! Villa Alkionis was perfect - with evey home comfort you could imagine and such friendly owners - Phillip and his parenst made us so very at home and helpe… More
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