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“Wonderful, secluded house with fantastic sunsets”
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The house is beautifully nestled into the hillside
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The house is beautifully nestled into the hillside
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27 reviews
The house is beautifully nestled into the hillside
Soak up the view and watch the sunset under the shade sails
Peaceful shade under the pine tree
Our large and light kitchen-diner
..and lounge area
A double bedroom with double doors opening out onto the sea view
The double room that opens out onto the huge pine tree around which the house was built
The cool and spacious 'arch room'. Lovely and cool on a hot summer's day
The arch doors opening out onto the rear terrace
The approach up to the house. The house was designed around our beloved pine tree
Al fresco dining
The view towards Kefallonia from the lounge
The amazing view from the house - preparing for another glorious sunset
The pine tree offers welcome respite from the heat during the summer months
Kefallonia lights in the distance
Micro Nisi at night. A stunning spot for dinner
Micro Nisi by day
Porto Roxa on the wild west coast
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Volimes, Zakynthos, Ionian Islands

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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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2 reviews
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“Wonderful, secluded house with fantastic sunsets”
Reviewed August 17, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Beautiful house in a peaceful, secluded location with the most breathtaking sunsets. August was exceptionally hot. A 4-wheel drive is advisable if you want to explore some of the more remote beaches. The north of the island - where the house is located - is definitely the most beautiful region. Highly recommended for a relaxing holiday.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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AndrewCBG
Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful villa - amazing island”
Reviewed January 28, 2015 for a stay in June 2013

This is a fabulous rustic villa set in a secluded part of Zante and yet within 10 minutes drive of local amenities and the beach. It has the most fantastic views and sunsets you could ever ask for. The island of Zante is also well worth exploring, with its old mountain villages, fantastic beaches and amazing coves. If you are looking for the perfect holiday with a mixture of beaches, mountains, traditional Greek culture and food, then this is the place. Too good to miss!

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Liked best: The beautiful villa and its secluded setting
Liked least: Can't think of any dislikes!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Paul L
Bristol, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Unique, quiet location with amazing views”
Reviewed January 21, 2015 for a stay in September 2014

Stayed here with some friends in the middle of September for a weekend get away, the place is well maintained with beautiful sea views. What's great about the location is that it is quite isolated from other properties, so has a very 'private' feel.

You will need a car, but this adds to the experience as it is still rustic in that part of the island (which I love). Secret beaches and great restaurants in the area really add to the whole experience (and this was the first time I have ever been to Greece)

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Liked best: The isolated feel.
Liked least: Leaving.
Traveling group: Friends
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Alex S
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“As good as it looks”
Reviewed January 21, 2015 for a stay in July 2013

Have to say the villa is as good as it looks on the photos. It's the perfect combination of isolation and easy access to beaches, restaurants and bars. Every sunset is phenomenal too.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Tracey C
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Blissful, relaxing, family holiday”
Reviewed January 18, 2015 for a stay in August 2014

A beautiful villa in a stunning location. We had days out exploring the island driving to quiet coves to swim and having long lunches in tavernas and also very lazy days reading and relaxing on the verandah looking at the view.
Our teenagers loved the snorkeling, visiting the Blue Caves and the view of Ship Wreck Bay.
The sunsets are just spectacular.
The villa itself had all we needed and was clean and well furnished.
We had been concerned about how hot it would be in August without air con but because of the elevation of the property this wasn't a problem.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: going home!
Traveling group: Teenagers
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benson58
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Quite simply stunning”
Reviewed January 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2013

Get yourself a glass of wine, sit on the large veranda and take in that view.
You will need a car, but from this secluded location you can explore and discover exquisite beaches and bars. Just 10 minutes away, Agios Nikolaos is an absolute must.

Traveling group: Extended Family
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jeez67
jeez67
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“A very special place to stay”
Reviewed January 13, 2015 for a stay in September 2013

If Alastair Sawday's covered Greece, then I'm sure that Stravatha would be listed as a special place to stay.

What sets the house apart is its literally breathtaking location. I could have spent pretty much the whole week lounging on the patio soaking in the views!

The house has been built with huge care and loving attention to detail; natural materials are combined with modern comforts.

I can't wait to go back.

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