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SPECIAL OFFERS BOOK FOR ALL REMAINING 2017 AND EARLY BIRD 2018 RATES REDUCED!

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Family Luxury 3 bed 3 Bathroom Villa Beautiful Gardens Sea Views up to 7 people

Free WIFI! Special offers for all remaining weeks in August/September and October now on! Also offers for early booking for all weeks now on for 2018! Luxurious 3 bedroom 3 bathroom family villa near olive groves situated within walking distance to a beautiful sandy beach Agios Thomas with two traditional Greek beach tavernas.This modern very comfortable villa lies between the beautiful beaches of Trapezaki, Lourdata, and Avithos, Spartia. It's panoramic views include the Ionian Sea and the island of Zakynthos and fantastic views of the Mount Ainos National Park in the rear. The villa is located in the beautiful traditional village of Karavados with nearby tavernas. A mini-market with bar and Greek Taverna (200 yds) offers freshly baked bread, locally sourced eggs, etc. A hotel within walking distance also provides bar/restaurant and outdoor swimming pool (open to the public) . The villa includes a stylish fully fitted well equipped kitchen, 3 air-conditioned bedrooms (1 ground floor) and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite) leading onto 2 large south-facing balconies. The large open plan living/dining area opens onto the lower covered balcony with steps to a paved sun deck in a pretty garden

Villa Agios Thomas is located right at the edge of the pretty village of Karavados in the exclusive Laviathos region in the south of Kefalonia. The beautiful views from the front of the villa are of olive groves & cypress trees out to the Ionian Sea and the beautiful view of the island of Zante. Karavados is a small traditional Greek village, with attractive gardens, has two mini-markets with outdoor bars. The closest beach is Agios Thomas; walk from the villa. There is parking at the beach, which has two fantastic tavernas & a beach bar, which has the most beautiful view!. The beach is popular with the Greek locals, rarely busy, unlike some of the larger beaches around. Trapezeki is another fantastic beach which you can get to easily from the villa, with beach bar and a really romantic restaurant/taverna by the sea. Karavados about 15 minutes drive from Argostoli, where you can find good restaurants, harbour side bars & tavernas, internet cafe, shopping (fresh fish, fruit markets)

Kefalonia: The largest of the Ionian Islands, Kefalonia is unspoilt, with a varied, beautiful landscape. The island is very friendly, particularly in Karavados! The beaches are extremely good, the sea usually impossibly blue, particularly on the south coast of the island, and the hospitality in the wealth of tavernas, bars and restaurants is warm & genuine. There is great walking with great views from Mount Ainos, and a host of very beautiful villages near Karavados for those that like to explore. The Melissani Lake, the beautiful old port of Fiscado, beautiful port of Sami, the caves at Drogarti and neighbouring Ithaca provide excellent trips out You can take dolphin spotting boat trips from Argostoli & conservation boat trips from Fiscardo. Boat trips to neighbouring Ithika are also very popular. The snorkeling at locations all around the island is excellent, the closed being at Agios Thomas which is excellent for snorkeling!

Wonderful beaches: Villa Agios Thomas is beside some of the best beaches on Kefalonia! There is a lovely nearby beach of Agios Thomas which is a fantastic safe beach for children. There is also a very good area for snorkelling! The nearby beach of Trapezaki is a lovely very long, sandy beach which is a fantastic beach for swimming, exploring and you can walk as far as Lourdes and follow the very long, sandy beach.

WIFI is available and WIFI is free!

More Details

Owner
Mary
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

Why Mary chose Kefalonia (Cephalonia)

Because this family villa near the olive groves is situated within walking distance to a beautiful sandy beach of Agios Thomas with two traditional Greek beach tavernas.Also this villa is located near the fantastic beaches of Trapezaki, Lourdata, Avithos and Spartia. There are lovely coves and small beaches nearby and you can walk from Trapezaki to Lourdata. The beaches are the most beautiful on the island but are never crowded!

What makes this villa unique

On the edge of the traditional village of Karavados, with beautiful sea views of Zante, lovely traditional beach of Agios Thomas which is best for swimming and snorkelling!. Trapezaki is such a large beach that there is plenty to explore and fantasic swimming. There are two nearby Greek tavernas that you can walk to - you don't need to drive.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at Villa Agios Thomas! Very comfortable, lovely and cool in the villa. Great nearby beach that we went every morning for our swim! Great welcome pack and welcome from the lovely couple that looked after us. Loved the interiors of the villa - beds very comfortable!! We will be back next year if we book in advance!
Jun 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Karavados in Livathou

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9565215 based on 39 reviews
Manchester, UK
5

Fantastic Villa!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Villa Agios Thomas - it is a beautiful villa, very comfortable and well furnished. It is in a great location beside the best beach - Agios Thomas. Also the nearby Trapezaki beach is wonderful - and so big so you can have the beach all to yourselves! Lovely local taverna within walking distance and Agios Thomas has two really good tavernas so you are spoilt for choice! I would recommend Villa Agios Thomas and plan to book for next year now!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive review! We are very happy that you enjoyed Villa Agios Thomas so much - it was a pleasure to have your lovely family and friends as guests. Pleased that you enjoyed the villa - everyone comments on the very comfortable beds! Delighted you enjoyed all the nearby beaches of Agios Thomas and Trapezaki - we have lovely beaches nearby that are not crowded! We look forward to welcoming you back next year - we have your booking for next year already reserved!
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5

Fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband and 4 of our grown up children stayed in Agios Thomas villa for a week. We were welcomed by the lovely Bob and Christine and shown around. The villa was very spacious, comfortable and very clean. The location was perfect. Very quiet, as it's on the outskirts of the village, but very close to a mini market and a short drive away to the big supermarkets. We also found it very easy to explore the island from there. We have all come home feeling like we had a fantastic holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful community, spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

Property is pristine and in excellent condition. Whatever minor problems were present were immediately fixed by Maria, who was also extremely helpful with some necessary medical referrals. She was great and so was our 7 week stay! Hope to be back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your fantastic review. Hope you will be back!
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5

LOVELY PEACEFUL VILLA

  • 5 of 5

Agios Thomas Villa is set in the peaceful village of Karavados.I would recommend hiring a car for your stay so as to explore the fantastic villages and sandy coves that are in easy travel distance from the villa. There was a great welcome pack on arrival and the villa is of the highest order, very clean and in a great location looking down toward the sea. The fact it has Wi-Fi is a bonus. The couple who look after the villa are only a phone call away if needed and are very knowlegable about the island. There are two good supermarkets on the way to Argostali (which is well worth a visit ). Overall we had a great 2 weeks and would recommend the villa to anyone

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you steve, for your lovely comments. We are so happy that you enjoyed the villa so much and the location and we look forward to welcoming you back at any time back to villa Agios Thomas! Mary
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Perfect - Villa Agios Thomas

  • 5 of 5

Villa Agios Thomas was just perfect for our requirements. it is well equipped and furnished very nicely. I loved the pictures they have on the walls. The garden is lovely and the terrace is the perfect place to unwind with a sun-downer or for breakfast and the BBQ is great. The beds are really comfortable - we slept really well while there. The mosquito nets on the windows are great as are the shutters to keep the heat out! The local supermarket is very handy and they also have a restaurant. Agios Thomas Beach is lovely - very handy for your morning swim and has a choice of places to eat. We explored a lot of the island but by far preferred Agios Thomas beach. there's something really nice and relaxing about it. We also used the Karavados Beach Hotel pool and bar sometimes. We received a lovely welcome basket on arrival and the Villa manager was very helpful. The owner, Mary, was also very helpful on our initial enquiry about the villa and responded to all our queries very quickly. Overall we had a lovely, relaxing holiday and would have no hesitation in recommending Villa Agios Thomas to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

beautiful, spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay with our 3 children at villa Agios Thomas. We were welcomed by the very helpful and friendly Englishman who maintains the villa. It was clean and tidy and there was a nice welcome basket with cookies for the kids, jam, wine and beer and first necessities like water, coffee and bread. The supermarket was a two-minute walk, as well as the adjacent restaurant where we enjoyed our first evening meal. The villa is large and comfortable and situated in a quiet neighbourhood. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and the kitchen is well-equipped. The sea-breeze makes the July Greek temperatures bearable and if you turn on the AC for an hour, an hour before bedtime, you will have a good night's sleep, since the windows have musquito-screens and the beds are really comfortable. There was an enormous book with information, leaflets and recommendations, which was very useful. In the late afternoons we would often go to the hotel pool down the road where the children would enjoy themselves in the water or playing table-tennis and we would drink an ice-coffee. Mary, the owner, is very fast at responding to e-mail and questions. We would certainly recommend villa Agios Thomas to anyone looking for an address to spend an relaxing family vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review. I am very glad that you enjoyed Villa Agios Thomas so much and that the villa was spacious for your family and with a lovely cool interior, specially important in July! We do tailor our welcome pack for our guests so I am happy that you enjoyed it. I am pleased that you enjoyed the location - close to tavernas and local shop and that you enjoyed the pool and beaches nearby. We look forward to welcoming you next year!
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Kefalonia Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Taverna Happiness
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Pesada
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Taverna Happiness
Nearest Beach
1.1 Kilometres
Agios Thomas Beach
Car: recommended

In the pretty village of Karavados, just 15 minutes drive from the islands capital of Argostolli and also the popular resort of Lassi. The villa is located within walking distance to the beautiful beach of Agios Thomas (walking distance), and very close to Trapezaki. Lourdas, Spartia and the blue flag beach Avithos are also nearby. The lovely village of Karavados is ideally situated and offers many local facilities including restaurants, cafes, mini-markets and a bakery Argostoli. is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a good selection of shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants. Daily fresh fish and vegetables can be found along the Harbour.

Other Activities: hiking, snorkeling, swimming, trips to Zante, wine tasting nearby.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Karavados, Ionian Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Special Offer July-August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£345
for 2 nights
From
£172
£1,072
 
 
Offers September 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£840
 
 
Offers October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£255
for 3 nights
From
£85
£581
 
 
Nov - March 2018
1 Nov 2017 - 25 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£55
for 1 night
From
£55
£384
 
 
April 2018
26 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£241
for 3 nights
From
£80
£536
 
 
Special Offers May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£429
for 4 nights
From
£107
£715
 
 
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£402
for 3 nights
From
£134
£804
 
 
July- August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,429
for 7 nights
£1,429
 
 
September 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£465
for 4 nights
From
£116
£803
 
 
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£268
for 3 nights
From
£89
£625
 
 
Nov - March 2019
1 Nov 2018 - 29 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£161
for 3 nights
From
£54
£357
 
 
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£241
for 3 nights
From
£80
£535
 
 
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£88
£670
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£76
for 1 night
From
£76
£536
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.75

SPECIAL OFFERS FOR EARLY BOOKING FOR 2017 NOW ON! BOOK NOW FOR GREAT DISCOUNTS! You can also pay in UK or EUROS. The rates apply for up to six people. Ask for availability in calendar. A deposit (non-refundable) is required to secure the booking, with the balance to be paid 2 months prior to the arrival date. Special reductions for two or three weeks!

Also special offers for couples are on!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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