A home away from home!
Review Submitted: 19 August 2011
Date of Stay: August 2011
As soon as we walked into Villa Millianna it felt like we at home and we had no problems settling in! The Villa offers everything you expect of a luxury villa, with a spacious kitchen, two fantastic bathrooms and a two balconies that offer spectacular sea views over the nearby olive groves and vinyards. The swimming pool is great for kids as it is quite shallow, and the poolside always has sunlight for people looking to top up their tans! The Villa is perfectly situated for nearby amenities such as local shops, restaurants, beaches and a variety of historical and geographical sites that are must see's.
Just a 10 minute walk down the drive to the left of the Villa leads you to Avithos beach which is one of the best on the island. It offers a family friendly beach and crystal clear sea which is very safe to swim in due to its shallow nature. Avithos also offers a great beach bar and two great restaurants called Enetiko and Preview. I would particuarly reccommend these if you want to sample the beast local cuisine and seafood. The calamari at Preview is particuarly good with an ice cold pint of Mythos! Other places that are great are Maccies (great chicken pita wraps) and Adonis (cakes and ice cream that are out of this world), both situated a 5 minute drive uphill to the nearby village of Lakithra
If you hire a car ( which i would really reccommend if you want to see all of this spectacular island) a short drive up the road will lead you to the island's capital Argostoli. It offers a wide range of shops, markets, cafes and restaurants. If you are very lucky you may even spot some of the turtles that nest around the harbour side. Other must see's are Myrtos beach which is rated as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. If you follow the coastal road round you will then reach the beautiful fishing village of Assos, and the 'St Tropez of Kefalonia' Fiskardo. It takes about an hour to get there, but offers unforgettable views of the whole island. We also visited Sami, and the nearby caves which are well worth a visit. Just a 15 minute drive away is Castro, a castle on a hill that offers great views and a great cafe!
This is without a doubt the best accomodation I have stayed in on the island and we will be returning next year! If you are looking for a relaxing location and a Villa that offers convenience and luxury then look no further than Villa Millianna.
P.S You have to use the barbeque in the back garden! Its fantastic!
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