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Villa Elissavet, Kalami, Corfu, Greece
VILLA ELISSAVET, KALAMI, CORFU
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Villa Elissavet

Kalami, Corfu

Villa Summary

Villa Elissavet is in a great position perched amid the Greek countryside, 5 minutes' drive from Kalami's amenities and beach. Its elevated location secures marvellous views over the hillside and open water, to the far side of the bay. This charming, traditional resort has plenty of shops and tavernas, all centred around its picturesque pebble beach. The villa has a spacious sea-facing swimming pool and terrace, and a well-furnished interior. Air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms, pool heating and WiFi are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 6
  • Beach ¾ mile
  • Heated Pool
    23 x 17 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
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Why our Corfu expert loves this villa
quoteupper The views are spectacular, plus it only takes 5 minutes to drive into the resort - a great all-round choice! quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool and BBQ area

The swimming pool and terrace are on a lower level than the ground floor, and can be accessed by both interior and exterior steps. The spacious sunbathing area faces the sea and the pool is surrounded by a Perspex screen so you can still enjoy the view. A poolside pergola provides a cool, shady spot for the chill out seating area, and you'll also have a BBQ and dining space for eating alfresco.


Entrance

A private gated driveway at the front of Villa Elissavet provides space for your hire car, with steps leading to the entrance.

Please note that the entrance to the villa is steep and the car group 1W minivan will not be suitable.


Living space

The living space is bright and airy, with 2 sets of patio doors opening onto a spacious sea-facing balcony with seating. The lounge has a wall-mounted, flat screen TV and an attractive ornamental corner fireplace. A dining table and chairs is adjacent and the adjoining, well-equipped kitchen has a handy breakfast bar for your morning coffee.


Bedrooms and bathrooms

On the ground floor is a double bedroom with patio doors onto the surrounding terrace overlooking the hillside to the sea, and a separate shower room adjacent. Upstairs is a second double bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a twin bedroom and a shower room. Both of these bedrooms share the first floor terrace where the views of the resort are at their best! You can also access a spacious side balcony from the hallway.




This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 0829K10000248601.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 1 double bedroom with en suite bathroom  
  • 1 double bedroom  
  • 1 twin bedroom  
  • 2 shower rooms  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 3 bedrooms   Information
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • CD Player  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Laptop Safe  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 23 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 4ft, Max. 6ft  
Villa Location
Villa Elissavet is nestled in the hillside above the much-loved Greek resort of Kalami. The resort may be small, but it's also full of character with plenty of Greek charm! An easy 5 minute drive downhill has pleasant views of the sea between the trees, leading to the famous White House Restaurant perched on the edge of the bay. Kalami has a good selection of shops and tavernas, all centred around its lovely little pebble beach - perfect for a relaxing holiday!

Location features

Local markets and shopping

This easy-going resort has a few small gift shops and a mini market for daily essentials all located in the street behind the beach, running parallel to the seafront. Serious shoppers should head to Corfu Town, 45 minutes' drive away, which has a lively market, plus many quaint gift shops as well as larger high street brands.


Bars and restaurants

Kalami is centred around the beach which is lined with several waterside tavernas, including the famous White House restaurant, once home to the author Gerald Durrell. Just around the headland, within a short walk from Kalami, is the neighbouring village of Kouloura, which is well worth visiting during your stay. The village has a quaint little harbour with a few small fishing boats, and a great taverna on the waterfront offering good seafood and wonderful views.


Beaches

The pebbly beach is perfect for sunbathing and swimming and the tavernas lining the back of the beach are ideal for a spot of lunch during the day. In the evening, the village really comes to life with a great atmosphere as you dine. Neighbouring Kouloura also has a very pleasant little beach, shaded with huge eucalyptus and pine trees. Any of the resorts around the North East Coast will also have their own beaches if you fancy a change of scenery.


Family fun

Corfu has a choice of good waterparks. The largest is Aqualand, around 45 minutes' drive back towards Corfu Town. Though a little nearer to home is the popular Hydropolis in Acharavi, around 30 minutes away.


Places of interest

The island is full of little villages and there is also some spectacular scenery to be enjoyed. Why not visit the Pantokrator Mountain, Corfu's highest point, and admire the view over the island to the open sea - don't forget your camera! A day trip into Corfu Old Town is also not to be missed. Here you can explore the maze of cobbled streets lined with souvenir shops. Alternatively, enjoy a traditional Greek meze or look around the old and new forts before a cocktail or two by the harbour.


Golf

The islands' only golf course is around an hours' drive away on the mid-west coast.


Other activities

For anyone who does decide to hire a car, access to the inland and coastal areas of the north are within easy reach, and a great way to see some of Corfu's superb scenery. Or, in true Greek style, why not hire a motorboat and see the island from the sea? There are also various boat excursions available from the village into Corfu Town.


Remember…

Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.





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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 39.739853

Longitude: 19.928208

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Activities and things to do
Activity
Self drive boat hire
The Corfu is an ideal location to hire a small boat and skipper yourself and family for the day to explore the many coves and beaches. There are a number of resorts where boats of several different sizes can be hired locally. Usually there are boats with tiller steering and ones with steering wheels. Most boats have a sun canopy. All boats have life vests and are fully prepared. You do not need a speedboat licence to drive a boat with an engine smaller than 25hp. Instruction can be given if required.
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Windsurfing
Though not known particularly for its windsurfing Corfu none the less has two good windsurfing schools. One is in the south of the island and the other is on Avlaki beach in the North.

Windsurfing is something all the family can enjoy, either out at sea or from the comfort of a sunbed on the beach! A range of boards and lessons from qualified instructors are available, if required

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Horse riding
If you prefer not to do all the work what better way to enjoy the scenery and tone up the muscles a bit than by horse. There are several horse riding schools around the island.

There are two very nice ones: One at Avlaki where Alison takes you on a ride through the Eremitis peninsular with its lovely sea views, another is in Kato Korakiana where Sally takes lovely rides through the countryside from her well-tended stables.


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Kassiopi
There is plenty to keep you occupied in and around the village if you can tear yourselves away from the private pool in your very own villa. Right outside your villa there are miles of gorgeous, unspoilt countryside to explore on foot or horseback. But if you fancy seeing more of the island on your holiday, Kassiopi makes a great base. Achavari, the main town in this area is nearby along the picturesque coastal road and worth visiting for its splendid 2 mile crescent of clean sandy beach, with warm shallow water perfect for playing and paddling.
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Corfu Town
The capital of the island and at one time of all the Ionian Islands, Corfu is a joy to discover. With its elegant arcades, narrow Venetian style streets and relaxed friendly atmosphere it is definitely a must for all. A historically strategic and heavily fortified town and port Corfu's history dates back centuries. Evidence of the original site of the ancient Greek city can be seen in the gardens of Mon Repos, the one time residence of the Greek royal family and in the Archaeological museum. Further evidence of Corfu's Historic past can be found simply wandering through the streets. You will come across little Byzantine churches, Italian platias, French arcades and a very British cricket pitch. A walk up either of the two dominating Venetian fortresses that still remain is well worth the effort for the panoramic views across the town, port and sea and for refreshment and shopping you are truly spoilt for choice with a wide range of shaded café bars, restaurants and shops open from early morning until late at night.
Villa Elissavet Customer Reviews

Nicholas Fitzgerald, 28-Apr-2017

We loved the villa. The rooms were spacious and clean and the different areas suited their purposes. The villa felt cosy and homely without feeling like you were in someone else's house. The facilities in the kitchen exceeded expectation, as did the bathrooms. The pool area was lovely and we enjoyed eating outside on the terrace. the gardens and outside areas were also immaculate. When we go back to Corfu we would not consider staying anywhere but here!

Customer Rating

5/5

John Gill, 10-Jun-2016

Overall we were very satisfied with the holiday. This was the 6th villa holiday in Kalami area for us and the Villa was the best we have stayed in.

Customer Rating

5/5

Claire Murray, 05-Jun-2015

The villa was fantastic, we loved it and it exceeded our expectations.

Customer Rating

5/5

Elizabeth Mcgivern, 02-May-2014

We were upgraded to this villa as the villa we had booked was unready for us. I have to say, we weren't disappointed at all, everything went so smoothly, the flights, car pick up at the airport, finding the villa and the whole holiday - really amazing and so enjoyable. The cleaning services were brilliant, we weren't expecting that, so thank you! We also received a wonderful welcome pack on arrival which was unexpected and very welcome. Thank you Villa Plus for making it such a brilliant holiday!

Customer Rating

5/5

Lisa Smith, 13-Sep-2013

The villa facilities were excellent and the views were lovely, very impressed. We had a very good holiday, thank you very much.

Customer Rating

5/5

Guy Lidbetter, 12-Jul-2013

Clean and spacious with good facilities and very nice pool.

Customer Rating

5/5

Anne Marie Mcghee, 14-Jun-2013

The villa was beautiful and well maintained.

Customer Rating

4/5

Sarah Fitton, 03-May-2013

The villa was stunning. One of the best I'd stayed in. Lots of rooms, bright sunny outlook and lots of home comforts, some great additional touches which aren't always available at others such as hairdryers, free Wifi and satellite channels. The views were amazing and the variety and comfort of seating areas throughout (inside & out) were great. Loved the balconies and particularly appreciated the gazebo in the garden that provided shade and a welcome respite from the hot midday sun. Georgia couldn't have been more helpful, going out of her way to find us the route for a walk we wanted to do, finding the starting point and taking pictures to show us where to go! The best holiday rep I've had on any holiday. We loved the villa and thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. We wouldn't hesitate to come back.

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4/5

Nicholas Harrison, 13-Jul-2012

Our holiday was fantastic.The reps were brilliant,friendly and very reliable. We had a great time and cannot wait to return to the same villa, with villa plus and enjoy more of this beautiful Island and people. Many thanks for a brilliant holiday.

Customer Rating

5/5

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