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  • Villa Thymari, Katelios, Kefalonia, Greece
  • Villa Thymari, Katelios, Kefalonia, Greece
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  • Villa Thymari, Katelios, Kefalonia, Greece
  • Villa Thymari, Katelios, Kefalonia, Greece
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Villa Thymari, Katelios, Kefalonia

Villa Thymari is a large, four bedroom family villa with splendid hillside and sea views. The popular Katelios beach is close by with many smaller coves and beaches dotted along the coast within a short drive away. The villa also boasts a private heated infinity pool, air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and lounge/dining area, plus WiFi at no extra cost.

  • 4 Bedrooms 
  • Sleeps 2 to 9 
  • Heated Pool
    27 x 17 ft  Information
  • Wifi 
  • 4 Bathrooms 
  • Beach 1 mile 
  • Free Air Con 
  • Car Essential  Information
Customer rating (1) :5/5
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Villa description

Villa Thymari is a private villa with heated infinity pool tucked into the hillside above the small resort of Katelios on the south coast of Kefalonia. There is air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and lounge/dining area and WiFi at no extra cost.

One of five villas, each villa is set discreetly apart and separated by large trees and shrubs for maximum privacy. Villa Orchidea is next door to Thymari.

This villa shares a private driveway with two other villas and parking for Thymari is directly below the villa. Steps lead up from the parking area to the side of the villa and the covered main entrance.

The front door opens into the open plan lounge/dining area with feature fireplace and large picture windows with stunning views across the countryside to the turtle beach.

To the right of the dining area is a spacious, fully fitted kitchen in dark wood with plenty of work space. To the left of the kitchen is a cupboard which contains the washing machine, iron and ironing board. Opposite is a small cloakroom. A small corridor leads into the first twin bedroom with en suite shower room. Patio doors open out onto a covered patio area at the side of the villa.

The second twin bedroom is accessed from the lounge/dining area and patio doors on two sides open out on to the pool and the patio area. The en suite shower room has a double walk-in shower and a marble vanity unit.

A partly open marble staircase leads from the lounge/dining area up to the first floor landing with a window looking out onto the hillside behind. To the left of the hallway is the twin bedroom with en suite bathroom with overhead shower. Sliding patio doors from this bedroom lead out onto a small balcony with stunning views down onto the countryside below and across to the sea.

There is a doorway to the right which leads into a small vestibule with fitted wardrobes. Straight ahead is the en suite shower room with a double walk in shower and marble vanity units with twin basins. This double bedroom has patio doors opening out onto a large balcony with panoramic views of the whole area.

All the bedrooms and lounge are air conditioned/heated at no extra cost.

The villa is furnished to a high standard and there are attractive tiled floors throughout. All the doors and windows have the benefit of sliding fly screens.

Access to the covered patio dining area is via the floor to ceiling sliding patio doors from the lounge/dining area. There is also a comfortable outside sitting area with wicker sofas and a dining table and chairs. The brick built BBQ is to the far right of the patio area.

A good sized Infinity pool, which is heated at not extra cost, completes this Kefalonia villa rental.

The pool area is enclosed with wrought iron railings and has a gate which leads out onto the steps to the parking area.


This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 0830K10000820301.

Villa facilities

  • 1 double bedroom  
  • with en suite shower room  
  • 1 twin bedroom  
  • with en suite bathroom  
  • 2 twin bedrooms  
  • with en suite shower rooms  
  • WC  
  • Washing Machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • FREE WiFi  
  • Laptop Safe  
  • Satellite TV   Information
  • CD Player  
  • DVD Player  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis Table  
  • Childgates  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • Safe  
  • Alarm and Nightlight  
  • Air conditioning/heating   Information
  • in lounge and bedrooms  
  • at no extra cost  
  • FREE Heated Pool   Information
  • Pool Depth: Max.6½ feet, Min.2½ feet  
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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 13:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information
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Villa location

Set on the hillside above the quiet resort of Katelios, the elevated position of this private villa provides panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, and down to the Aegean sea. The resort of Katelios is famous for its fresh fish tavernas and its picturesque beach.

Location features

This villa, with a private heated infinity pool, is set above the quiet resort of Katelios, on Kefalonia's south coast.

Originally a fishing village Katelios is slowly developing and has a small selection of tavernas and mini-markets. Katelios is also home to the environmental centre, a group of volunteers whose aim is to protect the turtle nesting ground in nearby Mounda Bay.

Motor boat hire is available from the small marina at Katelios. Katelios also has a small sand and shingle beach.

The larger, more developed resort of Skala with its long sand/shingle beach is about 5 miles down the coast. Skala has a large selection of bars, tavernas and restaurants. Also several large mini-markets and ATM facilities. Water sports of many kinds can be found on the beach at Skala.

Mounda Bay is also a short drive away should you wish to discover more of this pretty island in your hire car.

Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia, is 20 miles to the west of Katelios.

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 38.067098

Longitude: 20.742461

Activity

Loggerhead Turtle Sanctuary

There is a protected nesting site at Kefalonia called Kaminia beach. The sea Turtle Protection Society work hard and long to protect the fascinating creatures when they come in to nest on the beach. The females heave and tug themselves across the beach to find a nesting site digging holes and laying small round eggs. An average nest would have 120 eggs and once they are safely covered with warm sand the female returns to the water. Some females will lay as many as four times during the nesting season and the eggs take about two months to hatch. The baby turtles dig their way out at night and head instinctively for the sea. This natural pattern can be disrupted by noise and lights. Sometimes the body clock in the baby turtles goes away and they pop out during the day. If you see a turtle its best not to touch it as its essential to their survival that they make their own way to the sea. The Marine Turtle Project was set up some years ago to observe and record the nesting female turtles on the beaches near to the villages of Skala and Ratzakli on the south-eastern tip of the island. This project has continued to this day and incorporated a conservation programme to promote the protection of the beaches where these creatures lay their eggs. Just outside Katelios you will find a little old schoolhouse which has been transformed and is now the base for The Katelios Group for the Research and Protection of Marine and Terrestrial Life. The group was founded in 1994 and consists mainly of local people with an interest in the long term future of Kefalonia
Activity

Boat Hire and Watersports

Hiring a boat is a fantastic way of exploring ,Kefalonia's coastlines. A licence is not required, nor do you need previous experience as novices will receive introductory instruction in boat handling before being let loose! ,

Watersports, yacht charter (skippered or bareboat), scuba diving and riding are also available.

Activity

Glass Bottom Boat

Based in the Southern resort of Skala, "Nautilus" is a specially constructed boat of high standards. Due to these high standards there is little movement in the boat, which is absolutely necessary because of the glass ,bottom. The possibility to watch the seabed, to view the rocky coast or to cruise the Ionian Sea waters at a speed of up to 30 knots, feeling the breeze ,and the sea very close will ensure a pleasant cruise.
Activity

Horse Riding

The nearest riding schools are located near Sami and Lixouri where you can learn to ride, improve your skills or simply enjoy yourself. There are mountain trails ,and beach riding ,to swimming with the horses.

Activity

Melissani and Drogarati Caves

Located in the area of Karavomilos near Sami, lies the Melissani cave which is undoubtedly among Kefalonia's most breathtaking attractions. Discovered in 1951 by speleologist Yiannis Petrohilos, Melissani cave also includes a beautiful lake with crystal blue waters which is 22 metres below ground level and its maximum depth is about 30 metres.

The complete tour is done by boat, first making a round trip around the first hall with the hole in the roof. Then the boat passes the island on the opposite wall, where a small channel exists. This channel is too narrow to row, but there is a rope at the wall and the gondolier pulls the boat through. The second hall is a huge cavern with an arched roof, which was also formed by a collapse, but this cave is more to the ,centre of the island and because of the slope of the hill, the overlying rock is still thick enough. The second chamber has numerous big stalactites and stalagmites.

Drogarati's Cave, which is also close to Sami is 60m deep and ,was discovered 300 years ago, when a part of it was destroyed because of a strong earthquake, and so the entrance was created. ,Initially the cave was developed and used by the community of Haliotata, under the supervision of the speleologist Mrs. Petrocheilos and since 1963 it ,has been ,open to the public.

Activity

Agios Gerasimos Monastery

Agios Gerasimos is the patron saint of the island. On its feast day, the monastery is swarming with pilgrims. According to tradition, he was born in Trikala of Korinthia and was a member of the famous Notaras family. He became a monk and spent twelve years in the Holy Land and five years in Zakynthos. He came to Kefalonia in 1560 and stayed in the cave of the same name, south of Argostoli.

Later, he founded the monastery and took residence there until his death on 15 August, 1579. Two years later, on 20 October, 1581, his relics were placed inside the monastery. He was canonized in 1622. At the courtyard, there is a big plane tree and a well, which is said to have been dug by the saint himself. Inside, there is a trap-door where he is said to have spent the greater part of his life. On the 15th of August and the 20th of October, big festivals and processions take place. Many miracles are connected to the saint's relics and icon.
Activity

Agios Giorgios Castle

The medieval castle of Agios Georgios is situated near the village of Peratata, on a 320m ,hill. The castle was built in the 13th century to fortify the island's old capital which was housed here until 1757 AD. The castle owes its name to the large church of Agios Georgios, which is situated in the region.

The castle, along with the island, fell in succession into the hands of the Byzantines, the Franks, the Turks and the Venetians. On 24 December 1500, after a persistent battle with the Venetians, the Spanish and the people of Kefalonia, the castle was liberated from the Turks.

The severe damage to the buildings led to a restoration supervised by the mechanic Tsimaras, which lasted for four years. Until the earthquake in 1636, the castle thrived and housed storage rooms, a hospital, barracks, private residencies and a prison in which the more liberal people of Kefalonia were kept, whom the current conquerors considered dangerous.

The Castle's entire surface area is 16,000 square metres, and the walls are 600 m. long and 1,015 m. high. The three ramparts face Argostoli, the East and Peratata, respectively and ,includes loopholes, observatories and cannon positions. Inside the Castle, ,its possible to ,gaze at ,the tower called "Old Fortress" as well as part of the walls and ,underground arche. There is, in addition the throne of the Venetian Lord and a catholic church, where the nobles of Kefalonia were buried.
Activity

Kefalonia Robola Wine

The Robola wine cooperative winery is located at Kefalonia Island, Ionian Islands, and western Greece. More specific at the plateau of the Community of Omala, in an ,altitude of 700 metres, in the slopes of the gorgeous and green full , Ainos Mountain

In Kefalonia the unique wine, Robola, is grown and produced. A harmonious white wine of high quality, it is one of the most well known wines in Greece (Hellas). Its wonderful balanced taste, strong note and unique white colour are just a few of the qualities which have established its reputation world-wide.The cultivation of this particular grape is known to be really hard work on the slopes of Mountain Ainos, where the soil is poor and stony, and vineyards can be found as high as 800 m.

The winery is open from 9am to 8.30 pm and is well worth a visit.

Stuart Mcgowan, 13-May-2014

The villa was very comfortable and the maid visited 3 times during our one week stay to change the bedding and clean. It was in a beautiful setting and had superb views. The pool was clean and warm and the kids loved it - they would have stayed in there all day if we let them. The villa was close enough to the resort to be a comfortable walking distance, but far enough away to allow us perfect peace and quiet. All in all, I give it a 10 out of 10.

Customer rating 5/5

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