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Villa Sandy Cove, Spartia, Kefalonia, Greece
VILLA SANDY COVE, SPARTIA, KEFALONIA
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Villa Sandy Cove

Spartia, Kefalonia

Villa Summary

With fantastic panoramic sea and hillside views from the large private pool, the living area and all 3 en suite bedrooms, Villa Sandy Cove is a great choice! This bright and airy villa provides the ideal setting for a relaxing holiday. Nearby Spartia Beach and a choice of shops and places to eat are all easily accessed within a few minutes' drive. WiFi, pool heating and air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and living area 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 7
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Heated Pool
    33 x 17 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
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Why our Kefalonia expert loves this villa
quoteupper Only a mile from the beachfront, Villa Sandy Cove has superb panoramic views of the open sea - pure bliss! quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The large pool terrace is accessed directly from the living area and has fantastic panoramic views over the rich green countryside down to the sea. There is plenty of space surrounding the pool to relax with a cool drink and admire the view, or take advantage of the BBQ and enjoy a traditional alfresco meal in a tranquil setting.


Living space

The open plan living area is bright and airy, with patio doors opening onto the pool terrace. There is comfortable seating and a dining table and chairs, with the fully equipped kitchen to the far side of the room. The view from the patio doors is marvellous - over the green hillside and down towards the sea.


Bedrooms and bathrooms

The first twin bedroom is located to the left of the lounge on the ground floor and has an en suite bathroom and adjacent cloakroom. The second twin bedroom is on the first floor and has an en suite bathroom and patio doors onto a small private balcony with fantastic views over the villa grounds to the sea. The double bedroom is adjacent, with an en suite shower room and a private balcony to the front and back, also with fantastic sea and mountain views.


Entrance

Sandy Cove and its neighbouring villa Secret Cove are both situated at the end of a private road with fabulous views over the southern coast of the island. Sandy Cove has a private parking area to one side and 3 steps lead down to the covered main entrance at the back of the villa.





This villa is registered and licenced by EOT Greek licensing association. This number is: 0458K91000366401.
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 shower room  
  • 1 twin bedroom with en suite shower room  
  • 1 twin bedroom with en suite bathroom  
  • WC  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 3 bedrooms and lounge   Information
  • Satellite TV   Information
  • Safe  
  • CD Player  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Childgate(s)  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 33 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3ft, Max. 6½ft  
Villa Location
Surrounded by olive groves on the edge of the tranquil village of Spartia, Sandy Cove and sister villa, Secret Cove, have fantastic views over the mountainside down towards the bay. Below the villas is a sheltered sandy beach and small harbour with fishing boats and 2 good tavernas. The unspoilt village of Spartia has a sea -faring history, with a village shop, mini market and a small choice of eateries. The villas are ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy a relaxing holiday but also explore more of what the island has to offer - nearby is the Castle of St George, the Mazarakata tombs and St Andreas monastery, while the capital of Argostoli, a 20 minute drive away, provides the opportunity for shopping and sampling more of the local lifestyle.

Location features

Beaches

With views over the green moutnainside down towards the Spartia coastline, Villa Sandy Cove is ideal for anyone wanting to be close to the beach and Spartia village, as well as enjoy the fabulous scenery this beautiful island has to offer. The nearest beach is at Spartia itself, only a few minutes away by car, with a parking area and an expanse of fine sand very popular with the locals. To the left of the beach is a small jetty and harbour where local fishermen moor their boats and large turtles can often be seen swimming in the bay.
The local areas of Lourdas and Livathos are also within easy reach by car and have a choice of fantastic sandy beaches to explore.


Places to visit

Livathos also has a choice of shops and places to eat in its quaint village centre and the nearby capital of Argostoli is definitely worth a visit. There is a greater choice of traditional and contemporary shops to explore, as well as a number of bakeries and tavernas. It also offers an opportunity to buy fresh fish from the local fishing boats which bring their catch into the harbour every morning, closely followed by large Loggerhead turtles looking for scraps, and the pavement side fruit and vegetable stalls sell a large variety of local produce.
The resort of Lourdas is a little further along the coast and offers boat hire as well as water ski and jet ski facilities in high season.
Continue along the coast to the small resort of Katelios with its waterside fish tavernas, Mounda bay, the nesting ground for the Caretta-Caretta turtles, and the popular resort of Skala.
A drive across the mountains to Sami on the east coast is a must if only for the spectacular scenery, as is a visit to the natural phenomenon that is Melisanni, the lake in the cave. Or visit Mount Ainos, although not for the faint hearted, which provides dramatic views of the unspoilt beauty of Kefalonia.
For anyone wanting to enjoy something more cultural, close by is the beautiful Monastery of St. Gerasimos, the Patron Saint of the island, and the Robola wine co-operative.




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Latitude: 38.101517

Longitude: 20.568233

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Activities and things to do
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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.
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Mount Ainos National Park
In 1962 Mount Ainos was declared a National Park by the Greek state. The forested area of the range now covers an area of 2826 hectares. The larger part of Mount Ainos is given over exclusively to the unique Kefalonia pine (Abies cephalonica), with its straight trunk, its rich pyramid-shaped foliage and its characteristic pine needles. The species retains its purity on Kefalonia since it is protected by the isolation of the island. The highest mountain on Kefalonia, Ainos, extends like a spinal cord through the southern part of island. It has a total length of 10 km and its highest peak is Mount Soros, at 1628m. Mount Roudi is an extension of this range to the north-west, the highest peak being Yioutari, which rises to 1125m.
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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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Scuba Diving
There are places in Lassi, Agia Efimia, Argostoli and Fiskardo that offer an opportunity to scuba dive and our representative will be able to give more information.

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