Set above the port of Agios Nikolas in the North of the Island, Daisy and Margherita Cottages are charming traditional stone houses situated on a hillside amongst olive and almond trees, close to the Ionian Sea with rural and sea views towards Kefalonia and the Peloponnese.
Daisy Cottage offers accommodation for 2 people on a open plan basis.uu Large bedroom with ensuite facilities, well equipped kitchen, leading onto alfresco dining area with spectacular views.
Margherita Cottage has a seperate double bedroom [2people in singles or double bed],plus a large open plan lounge/living area which can sleep an extra 2 people. Ideal for a family. There is a well equipped kitchen and large shower bathroom room. The living area leads out onto a large covered terrace, with amazing views.
There are 2 BBQs available- one electric, the other charcoal.
Both Cottages have air con for which there is a small charge.
It epitomises the charming and laid back style of Greek rural living- time stands still.
Luxuriantly fertile mountains, ancient villages, Venetian monasteries, together with the bustling resorts of the south make this an island to please everyone. There is a delightful little cove just 4 minutes away in the car and a larger beach 6 minutes away with sun beds. The villages of Ano Volimes and Volimes are just 12 minutes away in the car,where you can buy homemade bread, milk, fruit, vegetables and most other provisions.There is now a Pharmacy and a Government Doctors surgery. Locally there are many tavernas all family run and producing local delicious organic dishes. The famous shipwreck beach and blue caves can be visited by boat which leaves from the Port Agios Nikolas, 5 mins drive away, where there are 2 supermarkets, tavernas, coffee shop, a cash point machine, and a petrol station. The famous Peligoni Club, a privately owned watersports club, is 5 mins by car.
The owner has a motor boat, with a 30horse power engine [no liscence required] available for rent. Great for exploring the coastline.
For good supermarkets, lively bars, restaurants, cash point machines, long sandy beaches the resort of Alykes is just 15 minutes drive away. If you are after excellent shopping, art and culture the main town Zakynthos, is just 40 minutes drive and certainly worth visiting. The squares in the evening tend to be very lively and there are lots of restaurants to chose from where you can sit under the stars and enjoy local tradition Greek dishes. The island itself is easy to drive around and the scenery very beautiful. You can visit old monasteries, walk among the countryside taking in breathtaking views of cliffs, sea and amazing sunsets.
A detailed information pack is in the house.
A quote from Emmanuelle and Darren a french couple who stayed at Daisy Cottage.
'Vraiment de super vacances avec de bons souvenirs! :-)'