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Charming apartments - a stone's throw from the Ionian Sea!!!!!!!!!!!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 3 nights

About the property

Holiday apartments with spectacular view on the Ionian Sea!!!

Genari apartments is a small family-run resort of three different apartments for all year holidays with direct access to a private beach. It was built with special care and respect to the architecture beauty of the area. It reflects its owner’s simplicity and unadorned aesthetics. Amazing views obtained from gardens and inside the apartments. The apartments are self catered and accommodate up to five persons. Each apartment has its own distinctive style.

Genari is situated directly on our small and quiet beach and is surrounded by a well kept and relaxing garden you will enjoy a great time of relaxation.

Surounded by the vineyards , overlooking the beauty of the Ionian Sea will reward you for your choice.

Each apartment consists of a double room, a kitchen fully equipped to service up to five persons, a bathroom with shower and a living area with single beds-sofas and a window – door leading to the seafront verandas. Each apartment‘s veranda has its privacy !!!!!


From Genari apartments in Leventochori can be held daily trips to monuments and sites of historical importance.

At a distance of 31.4 km you will find Ancient Olympia, where the visitor can visit the archaeological museum and the archaeological site.

In addition, the museum of history of the ancient and modern Olympic Games, and finally the monument of PIER DE COUMPERTIN.

The 'Parthenon of Peloponnese' as it is usually called the temple of the Epikourios Apollon. It is 77.10 km far away and is located in Phigaleia near the traditional village Andritsaina.

A very short trip is the visit to the Ancient Ilida, 36 km (30 minutes).

The owners of Genari apartments are always ready to help you find the one that will satisfy you completely on your tours in the region.

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About Us

Genari road 0, Leventochori
27100 Leventochori
VAT Reg NoEL142008931

Papageorgiou Anna
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

Why Papageorgiou Anna chose Ilia


Sleeps up to 5 people

Number of bedrooms 2 each apartment

Bathroom with shower

Private beach

Wi - fi free of charge

Ideal for families ,couples and enderly people

What makes this apartment unique

Rock bathing just below Genari apartments may be ideal for an early morning dip!!!

Beautiful and extremely scenic area can be explored either by mountain bike ,walking or driving to many cultural heritage sites.


Taverna and cafe at Katakolo village

Water sports at Skafidia beach


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Charming apartments - a stone's throw from the Ionian Sea!!!!!!!!!!!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

top place, quietly wonderful sunset, relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We are 6o+ and every year on this nice place. Always travelling by Ferry Ancona-Patras , car and bikes. So we can take at home best olive-oil and wine for the winter in Austria. The villa on top-place ist quiety located with garden, flowers and trees. Pergola shaded sitting areas, excellent house-wine from own wineyard. Wonderful view on the Ionion sea and sometimes to the island Zakinthos. Rocky coast with small quietly sandy beach. Best place for swimming, relaxing, for trips by bike among small villages with typical greek food.

Shopping-centers in Pyrgos. Ancient Olympia only 2o km. Katakolo old fishervillage with new port and Cruise-ships every day and also old fisherboats, restaurants, tourists and souvenirs. Friendly owners, they are living upstears in the villa , therefor always best service.

Thank You and see You next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A peace of heaven,.... in Greece.

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week here with my two children, 8 and 3 and it was a perfect, peaceful, family time.

The sea is close, and the small beaches dotted along the coast near the house present us a variety of possibilities for time by the beach, all within walking distance of the house! My son loves to snorkel around the rocks and see what wildlife he can find: crabs, fish, eels,..The sea is clean, clear and fresh here.

You can watch the small fishing boats, morning and evening pass along the sea in front of the house.

* a little known fact: there is a resort that used to be a Club Med, 6 km down the coast from here* - so, all the gorgeous setting of a Club Med, and few other people! perfect.

The dogs are tied up, so no worries there with them approaching the kids, but it's nice to have them there, they let you know when anyone is approaching the house. Which doesn't happen often. this is a very rural, family, agricultural part of Greece where you can simply BE.

Katakolo is a fun day out, with fantastic shopping, restaurants, music and general busy-ness.

There 's very well known Greek vineyard 1 km away: Merkouri, worth a visit if you like your wine.

And the village itself, and surrounding villages, have a few fantastic tavernas with local food of the highest quality (we subjected it to the 'taste test!). And Soooooo kid-friendly.

The hosts are friendly, while respecting your space and will do all they can to ensure your stay is comfortable and calm.

A place like no other,... a peace of heaven,.... in Greece.

there is good phone reception, if you need that.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Rachael from Greece, Thank you for everything and we are waiting to see you again very soon!!!!! Many kissesssss to all!!!!!!!!! Anna
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Einfache Ferienwohnung in schöner Umgebung

  • 2 of 5

Die Ferienwohnung war für uns enttäuschend. Wir hatten eine Ferienwohnung mit 2 Schlafzimmer gesucht und gebucht. Diese bestand aber aus einem Schlafzimmer und einem Raum der "Küche" Wohn- und Schlafzimmer zusammen darstellte. Die "Küche" bestand aus einem Küchenschrank, einem Kocher mit 2 Herdplatten der auf einer Kommode stand und einem Kühlschrank bei dem die Tür falsch herum aufging. Wir mussten Dinge, die in der Anzeige als Bestandteile angegeben waren, jeweils einzeln erbitten, wie Toaster, Föhn, Mülleimer, Küchenhandtücher, Gartenliegen usw usw. Es gab keine Haken, an denen man etwas aufhängen konnte. Die in der Anzeige zu sehenden Fotos sind eine Auswahl aus allen drei dort vorhandenen Ferienwohnungen. Die von anderen Gästen geschilderte Freundlichkeit der Vermieter war für uns nicht wahrnehmbar. Es gab nicht einmal eine Flasche Wasser im Kühlschrank bei unserer Ankunft und gar keine "Vorräte" nicht einmal Salz. Das Bad/WC war ungepflegt und so eng, dass man Mühe hatte auf dem Klo zu sitzen.

Das Haus selbst liegt in einer wunderschönen sehr ruhigen Umgebung. Das Grundstück ist sehr gepflegt und der Platz am Meer hat eine Magie. Hiermit haben wir uns getröstet.

Wer ein sehr einfaches Leben ohne Grundstandards liebt, dem kann es gefallen.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ein wundervoller Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir durften 2 wundervolle Wochen in dieser Anlage verbringen. Wir hatten immer Glück mit unseren Ferienhäusern aber dieser absolut wunderbare Flecken Erde übertrifft alles bisherige. Die Unterkunft ist absolut sauber und wenn etwas nicht in der Küche war haben wir es sofort bekommen. Der Platz für 2 ist allemal ausreichend und wir wurden auch mit reichlich frischen Handtüchern und frischer Bettwäsche versorgt. Alles wird aber von der Lage und der Anlage getopt: eine große und sehr gepflegte Anlage mit Grill, sogar ein Pizzaofen war dabei. Auf der sonnengeschützten Terasse konnten wir den Ausblick auf das Meer, den Sonnenaufgang oder -,untergang genießen und dieses Gefühl wird uns lange erhalten bleiben. Obwohl der Zugang zum Meer eigentlich felsig ist haben die Besitzer den Einstieg mit einer kleinen Rampe erleichtert, das Meer ist ein Traum. Sandiger Meeresboden, klares, sauberes Wasser und beim schnorcheln konnten wir auch viele Fische sehen. Auch für Kinder geeignet da es ziemlich weit sehr flach ist. Da man für die Anreise sowieso ein Auto braucht ist die Lage auch bestens geeignet für Ausflüge in ein wundervolles Land mit jahrtausende langer Geschichte. Olympia, Elis, Pyrgos, Patras und, und, und. Katakolo ist ein kleines Dorf in dem man aber alle "touristischen" Bedürfnisse wie

den Einkauf von Souvenirs erledigen kann ohne weite Wege auf sich zu nehmen.

Eigentlich sind wir immer noch in Gedanken bei "unserem" kleinen Paradies in dem wir wirklich den ganzen Streß eines Berufsjahres abladen, unsere Seele erden konnten und viele, viele neuen Eindrücke mitnehmen konnten.Danke für diesen herrlichen Flecken Erde!!!!

Ich wünsche mir wieder dorthin kommen zu können.


  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mrs Gabriela, We are glad that you enjoy your time at Genari apartments even the bad weather we had some days. Thank you for everything and we hope in future to meet you again.!!!! Best wishes , Genari family
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Una casa nel mare

  • 5 of 5

Se non ci fosse il giardino la casa sarebbe nel mare. Bellissimo contesto, molto tranquillo.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Genari apartments for your holidays. We are glad to hearing that you had a great experirence!!! Hope to see you again in future. Anna Papageorgiou
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Lovely location just in front to the sea

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed very much to stay at Genari apartments. The house is just in front to the sea and you can have your dinner on the patio watching a wonderful sunset over the Zakinthos Island. The owners were very friendly and everything was functional to a relaxing holiday.

Also the surrounding area with olive trees and vineyards is very nice and the archaeological site of Olympia is very close and worthy of a visit.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing Genari apartments for your stay to our region. We are glad to hearing that you enjoyed your time!!!! Anna Papageorgiou
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Zakynthos Town
Nearest Airport
64.4 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2.8 Kilometres
Agios Andreas
Nearest Ferry
94.9 Kilometres
Patras Port
Nearest Golf
115 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Katakolo to Ancient Olympia
Nearest Motorway
8.7 Kilometres
Chanakia Junction
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Skourochori "Greek taverna "
Nearest Ski
128 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Mpouka korakochori
Car: recommended

Why to visit Ilia:

The Prefecture of Elia combines mountain and sea and it has notable holiday settlements, with thick sand, deep blue waters and pine trees that reach up to the sea, elements that make a unique landscape for holidays, sun and swimming, while the most important archaeological sites (Olympia, Ilida) attract tourists from all over the world.

The ancient city Elis had the oversight of the Olympic games and was once the center of the region during ancient times. After the siege by the Francs (1210), Elia became the center of the Principality of Moreos and enjoyed great prosperity.

Ancient Olympia

Holy and Global town. The cradle of Hellenism.

The most significant archeological site in Greece. Located at a 35 km distance from our region, it has magnificent works of art of unique historical and artistic value that are exhibited in the museum. The most important of all is the statute of Hermes of Praxiteles, which was sculpted in 340 BC by the renowned Phidias, and was found in the temple of Hera. The first modern Olympic Games were revived here by Pier de Coubertin and Dimitrios Vikelas.The Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame begins at Olympia prior to the Olympic Games.

• Temple of Apollo Epicurius

The temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae, Figaleia, is one of the most important and imposing temples of antiquity. The local people of Figaleia dedicated it to Apollo Epicurius (the helper) because he assisted them in overcoming an outbreak of plague. The temple stands at an impressive 1,130 m above sea level in the very heart of the Peloponnese on mountains that lie between the prefectures of Eleia, Arcadia and Messinia. It is situated 14 km south of Andritsena and 11 km northwest of Perivolia. The temple was built in the second half of the 5th century BC (420-410 BC) and has been attributed Iktinos, the architect who designed the Parthenon. This is a monument of global importance and also one of the best preserved ruins from classical antiquity and was the first site in Greece to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1986.

Part of the frieze from the temple was broken off in 1814 and is now on display in the British Museum in London.

Ancient Elis

In antiquity, Elis was the capital of the prefecture of Eleia and the city that organised and hosted the Olympic Games. Today there is a museum which includes finds brought to light by excavations such as pottery, sculptures, etc. The finds date from the Protohelladic period up to the Roman period.


The Mercouri Estate is located in the western Peloponnesus in Korakochori, two kilometers from Katakolo 12km from Pyrgos and 32km from Ancient Olympia. It is an old large farm with a 140- year-old history in the production of wine, olive oil and, before that, Corinthian currant raisins. It is owned by the Mercouri family which can trace its roots to Epirus and Peloponnesus. They are family with a variety of interests who have a special love for the land.

Spa Springs

In addition to giving the area rare landscapes and outstanding natural beauty, Mother Nature also endowed Greece with springs with important healing properties.

In our area the Kyllini Baths are considered to be one of the oldest, most complete and yet truly modern spa spring complexes not just in Greece but in all of Europe.

Today perhaps the most cutting edge hydrotherapy and spa centre in the European Union is in operation there.

The spa is only open during the summer from 1 June to 30 October every year and is ideal for treating conditions such as:

• bronchial and allergic asthma (inhalation therapy)

• allergic rhinitis – sinusitis (nasal rinses – nasal inhalation)

• rheumatic arthritis (baths – hamam)

At the spa's facilities and at the old Roman baths, patients and users of the facilities with skin or arthritic conditions are rubbed with mud from a sulphur-rich spring to treat their condition.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Pyrgos, Ilia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
15 Mar 2017 - 14 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
15 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
11 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

CITY FEES £4 + Tax
Pet Fee £4
Tax Rate 13.0%
Stay tax 1.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Pyrgos in Peloponnese

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
The heating is autonomic. All day the water is warm. Every two days is changing the towels and linen with clean. Wireless access to the internet is free of charge. In the garden there is a big pavilion.

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