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Villa Vounaki, Lourdas, Kefalonia, Greece
VILLA VOUNAKI, LOURDAS, KEFALONIA
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Villa Vounaki

Lourdas, Kefalonia

Villa Summary

With magnificent views over the sea and a great location within walking distance of the beach and facilities of Lourdas, Villa Vounaki is an impressive 4 bedroom villa ideal for anyone not wanting to rely on a car. The villa is light and airy with a large pool terrace, bordered by trees for a good deal of privacy. The beach and a choice of cafes, restaurants and bars in the centre of Lourdas can easily be reached on foot and pool heating, air conditioning/heating in the lounge and bedrooms and WiFi are included.

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

Villa Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 9
  • Beach 600 yds
  • Heated Pool
    26 x 13 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Useful Information
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Villa Description
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This villa has a heated private pool, air conditioning/heating in the lounge and bedrooms and WiFi all at no extra cost. The villa is situated just above the road with fruit and olive trees to one side and behind. The large patio area and private pool are perfect locations to soak up the sun and enjoy the fabulous sea views.

Entry to this villa is through a stone entrance with a large parking area shared with neighbouring Villa Chrissos.

Steps from the driveway lead up to the patio area and the main entrance.

The ground floor entrance opens into a spacious hall, leading to a twin bedroom, with patio doors to the pool, and a separate shower room.

A marble staircase leads up to the first floor, with a double bedroom, with patio doors to a balcony overlooking the pool and a separate shower room. The open plan kitchen/dining area and tastefully furnished lounge are also on this floor. Large patio doors lead to a south facing balcony, with part sea views. The kitchen is fully fitted with light wood units, and an American style refrigerator. A door leads to an external staircase down to the shaded BBQ area.

The second floor has two twin bedrooms. One has patio doors opening onto a small balcony with views to the sea. The other has patio doors opening to a large terrace, and further patio doors onto a small balcony looking across to Villa Chrissos and up to the mountain. There is also a separate shower room.

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

Outside, the fruit trees and mountains create a tranquil setting. The private pool area has ample space for sunbathing. A pergola next to the BBQ provides extra shade, and comfortable outdoor furniture makes it an ideal place to relax in the warm summer evenings.


This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 0458K91000369201.
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  
  • 3 twin bedrooms  
  • 3 shower rooms  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 4 bedrooms and lounge  
  • Satellite TV   Information
  • 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: 26 x 13 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3½ft, Max. 6ft  
Villa Location
Villa Vounaki is set on a country road above the sought after resort of Lourdas and is conveniently located within walking distance of the restaurants, bars and beach. The villa also has magnificent views over the sea and surrounding hillside. Set slightly below the neighbouring Villa Chrissos, it is bordered by fruit trees to the front and side.

Location features

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Villa Vounaki is a 4 bedroom villa which boasts a private heated pool, air conditioning/heating in the lounge and bedrooms and WiFi all at no extra cost. Villa Vounaki is the sister villa of Villa Chrissos, with which it shares a driveway and a large parking area.

The villa is within walking distance to the restaurants, bars and shops in the pretty resort of Lourdas with a mini market a short distance away.

The wonderful Lourdas beach is only a short distance away which can be walked from the villa, here you will find a handful of tavernas. During high season small motor boats are available to hire and there is also a lifeguard.

Situated behind one of the longest beaches on the south coast of Kefalonia, the resort of Lourdas, has grown up by the original village and is spread across the hillside. This resort with a collection of villas, apartments and hotels has about twenty tavernas at its heart.

Lourdas is an old favourite on Kefalonia that has visitors coming back year after year, a pretty resort, especially the area around the original village of Lourdata.

A clean and well maintained village and resort, the beach at Lourdas is kept clean during the summer months - a quiet resort with no noisy nightclubs.


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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 38.114189

Longitude: 20.638460

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Activities and things to do
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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
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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.
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Villa Vounaki Customer Reviews

Susan Beasley, 18-May-2014

Villa Vounaki was exactly as it was shown in the photographs on the website. The reaction from us all on arrival was WOW! We immediately felt at home,lots of clean space to relax in, both indoors and out. this was important as we were a mixed party. There was a huge amount of crockery and glassware so we weren't washing up all the time. The beds/pillows/bedding were excellent, lovely big rooms, lots of wardrobe space and hangers too. Car parking was simple and the key box was brilliant, so no need to meet up to get the key, or the risk hiding it. Wifi worked well and easy to access. We made use of the BBQ several times. The maid service was excellent she visited every other day, I had only expected 1 midweek visit. The pool was enjoyed by us all and was beautifully clean. We had a fabulous holiday thank you!

Customer Rating

5/5

Phillip Eaton, 06-Oct-2013

The villa was exactly as advertised and met all of our expectations. Beautiful setting everything we needed present and ideal location for a peaceful break.

Customer Rating

5/5

Joan Johnson, 09-Jun-2013

We were absolutely delighted with the villa and the location - as four very well-travelled (mature!) ladies we were all agreed that this was one of the best most relaxing holidays we have had - the villa was equipped to a very high standard and beautifully situated. Thank you Villa Plus - we will be back!

Customer Rating

5/5

Mark Woodward, 29-Jul-2012

Nothing could have improved an idyllic break! There were only 4 of us so we were spoilt for space and the villa exceeded our expectations. Excellent furnishing in and out of the villa. Needed a car for certain and the walk back from the beach was a little tough but nothing a fitter family would not cope with! Great range of restaurants a mile or so away by car, heading up the hill. Good range too by the beach which is unspoilt and uncommercialised. Drive round the island anti-clockwise (Nicole's top tip!). So quiet as an island. Luxury break.

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5/5

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