Nestling in the traditional village of Vournika in the southern region of the Lefkas, Villa Arapaki has stunning panoramic Sea Views across the valley of Vassiliki out to Cephalonia and Ithaca and to the west beautiful views over the west coast mountains. One of the many attractive features of this splendid house is the traditional veranda, spacious, airy and shaded it is the ideal place to sit and enjoy an outdoor meal or just relax and absorb the marvelous sunsets. The villa keeps a charming traditional character through fine stonework and combines new build quality with authentic features such as exposed timbers and high ceilings. Villa Arapaki is the perfect villa for families or a group of friends as it is spacious and comfortable and caters for every need.
The villa has Wi-Fi internet connection and a TV corner with a large flat screen TV, Satellite Channels including Movie, Sports and Children Channels, DVD library, CD player and Radio. There are plenty of books to choose from and if you need more during your holiday we can recommend a book exchange.
The master bedroom, up a spiral staircase in the stone turret, has been described as “the bedroom with the best views in Lefkada!” On the lower level there is another double bedroom with large french doors opening out onto the verandah plus a twin bedroom. All bedrooms are bright and airy, have mosquito nets over the beds and each bedroom has its own en suite bathroom with shower enclosure. We have installed Air Conditioning in all the bedrooms even though it is not necessary at Villa Arapaki as the villa is built in such a way that cool fresh air circulates throughout the house and there are large ceiling fans in all the bedrooms should you prefer not to use the A/C.
The open plan kitchen/dining room has all the mod cons you would need on your holiday including cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery, plenty of glasses, dishwasher, fridge with separate freezer drawers, full size cooker, herbs and spices, dish washer tablets, washing up liquid etc The dining room sits 6 persons and the large teak table on the verandah sits 8 persons comfortably.
On the ground floor there is a separate large apartment with a master bedroom with double bed and a living room. The apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen and open plan dining room/lounge plus there is a bathroom with bathtub and shower. A washing machine for your use is located in the apartment and we provide washing powder and softener. Arapaki apartment has its own entrance and the lounge and bedroom both open onto a terrace with seating facilities and the swimming pool.
The large 70m2 kidney shaped infinity pool overlooking the sea view is set in the spacious stone paved courtyard surrounded by shrubs and herbs that spread their delightful aroma making it just right for a peaceful Greek holiday. We provide sunbeds, sun umbrellas plus tables and chairs for you to lounge around and enjoy the slow pace of greek island life!
With comfort and ease of access in mind we added a unique 'tuck shop' to the pool level. The ‘tuck shop’ has a small fridge to keep those essential drinks cold during the hot summer months, plastic glasses and plates for your use around the swimming pool and pool towels and fun stuff for use in the swimming pool.
A changing room with shower room next to the 'tuck shop' adds to your relaxation and ensures that you hardly have to move at all for any of your needs.
Within walking distance from the villa is a Cafe, Shop and Taverna serving excellent food from the grill and if pre-ordered your favourite Greek Speciality. To the south, 10 min drive, is the attractive fishing village of Sivota. At the head of a large bay, Sivota is an outstanding natural harbour with great fish restaurants, mini markets and souvenir shops. To the east approximately 15 min drive is the picturesque bay of Mikros Gialos with its glorious crystal clear waters; great for snorkelling. To the south, Ammouso with a small taverna and beautiful pebble beach is about 10 min drive. Vassiliki about 10km away is a self-contained tourist resort with a full range of facilities including windsurf schools, restaurants/cafes and many shops. Porto Katsiki and Egremni Beaches are within 40 min drive from Vournika.