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Charming, Tranquil Apartment By The Shore Of The Ionian Sea.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 721 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Our Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom Apartment Offers A Place To Relax.

Our privately owned apartment has been beautifully furnished and will offer you a peaceful surrounding to enjoy the hum of natural life. We have comfortable living space for four adults. The living & kitchen areas are open and extend onto a wide shaded balcony with a large table and comfortable chairs for pleasurable dining. Two sun beds encourage relaxation. Both double bedrooms have small private balconies, one has the option for twin beds. All living & bed areas have air conditioning/heating. Our fully equipped kitchen has a large fridge freezer, modern hob & oven, and convenient appliances.

Set in a gated 'cul de sac' 200m from the beach, this first floor apartment is accessed via one flight of stairs. A pool with sunbeds, waits to pamper sun worshipers. A private parking space is provided.

More Details

Owner
Mandy
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Mandy

After a career in theatre, specifically ballet, I saw sailing the Ionian Islands as a new and very contrasting challenge! Lucky to do this as an employee of an established holiday group a 'one summer job' turned into a 23 year career in ensuring clients enjoyed holidays full of special memories. My greatest reward is to see the pleasure I can bring by adding small thoughtful details that make a difference to a guests holiday experience. I can continue to do this with our private apartment, for our few special guests, outside of the mainstream holiday industry.

Mandy purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Mandy chose Aktio-Vonitsa

With mountains and farmland, sea and islands this area is so unique. The absolute peacefulness of the village defies the possibility of stress! The flat waters of the bay, with small beaches and rocky coastline, make exploring by SUP boarding, or sail/motor boating a dream, in summer and winter, and I will never tire of peering down into the clear, blue waters from my board or looking out across the bay after hiking to the hill tops behind the village!

What makes this apartment unique

Planned as a place for family and friends to stay primarily, the apartment is set up as a home full of comfort. It suits a niche where high quality is desired for couples or small families. While the surrounding is quaint and traditional the apartment is modern with excellent fittings and style. The location, away from tour groups, allows true discovery of Greek life, but is in easy reach of year round activities and charmed places.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Aktio-Vonitsa in Aetolia-Acarnania

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 721 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - En suit
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suit
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Can convert to large double bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(13 traveller reviews)

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Charming, Tranquil Apartment By The Shore Of The Ionian Sea.
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

A Hidden Gem on the shores of the Ionian

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this wonderful apartment which provided everything we wished for and more in a holiday. Lovely large balcony which overlooks the pool, providing plenty of room for relaxation with day beds and chairs. The apartment was very well equipped and beautifully prepared personally, by Mandy & Brad. The pebble beach with crystal water is a few minutes stroll from the apartment and we had this virtually to ourselves for the duration of our stay. Brad & Mandy were on hand for anything we needed and even provided paddle boards for the family to use in the bay. Lefkada Town with its array of bars, restaurants and shops is just over half an hour drive away, the Archeron River falls 1.5 hours drive away, are a must and the fabulous Paleros with it's Yacht Club, Sensomare and other restaurants, just 10 minutes away. The beach a Vathiavali is 15 minutes away and has most spectacular crystal clear, turquoise waters. This area of Greece is as yet untouched by commercial tourism and is the most wonderful place to visit if like us you want to visit Greece and not purpose built resorts.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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5

Could it get any better?

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to Ionian Nest. Could it get any better? Well, yes. Although nothing has changed it felt like we were coming home to our own holiday home in Greece. Nothing to add.

Please see our previous glowing review.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Plenty of sunshine swimming and relaxation in a peaceful environment

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was extremly well prepared for our arrival. Even the refrigerator was equipped with a suitable start-up package.We got loss when driving to apatment, but Mandy came to fetch us, great thanks. We were four my wife, me and our two grown up daughters. Apartment matched very well to our needs. Place is good for relaxing, enviroment is very peacefull. Nearest grocery was about 5 km so the car is necessary. Weather was quit warm about 33 C daytime. Luckily air conditions was helping my wife and me, our daughters didn't have any difficulties with temperature.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We were immediately wowed by the location, size and quality of the apartment. It is tastefully decorated, well equipped and spotlessly clean. Beds are comfortable, showers first class. The fitted kitchen is well equipped with every utensil you could think of plus plenty of condiments like olive oil, salt and pepper, sugar, spices and herbs.

The lounge area opens onto a spacious balcony with table, chairs, sunloungers and flowers.

The swimming pool is larger than it seems in the photos. When we stayed we had the pool to ourselves. Lovely to jump into after a day spent on the beach.

The location was perfect for us, set in a small, very Greek village yet only 3 minutes walk from the sea, local taverna and bakery.

A car is essential. It is a 10 minute drive to Paleros harbour. On the way you pass a long sandy beach with a couple of tavernas with sunbeds. Paleros is a clean, quiet beach resort yet to be affected by too much tourism. There are tavernas lining the seafront with good food at reasonable prices. There are free sunbeds on the beach if you use the owner’s taverna. Our favourite was Annas at the far end of the beach. You will receive a warm welcome, delicious food and there are plenty of sunbeds.

East of the apartment are some lovely quiet coves to explore. Just ask Mandy or the locals.

Mandy was marvellous. She left us to our own devices but was always there for help and advice if we should need it.

If you are looking for a quiet, authentic Greek holiday, yet with luxury accommodation, this is the holiday for you!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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5

Pristine, Peaceful and Perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 2 others stayed in the accommodation for a total of 7 nights and we could not have been happier. Mandy was warm and welcoming, making sure everything was OK and comfortable throughout our stay. The house was equipped with more than enough furnishings and utensils. The kitchen was stocked with food. Toiletries and fresh lines and towels were provided upon arrival. The balcony and surrounding area of the property was quiet and peaceful, really nothing to fault.

We ate out in restaurants and cooked in the property throughout our visit. Many beautiful local restaurants with fresh fish of the day, freshly baked bread from the bakery every morning was delightful.

I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a stay in Greece off the beaten track. With the small but busy town of Paleros 10 minutes drive away it had everything we needed. For our first time in Greece, this really set a high standard. We have travelled on this kind of holiday many times over the years and this was defiantly one of the most comfortable properties we have rented, it really was pristine.

Beaches were to die for also!

Thank you Mandy for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
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Immaculately clean and impeccably presented.

  • 5 of 5

My family regularly rent apartments and villas for our holidays as we love the independence. However you usually spend the first day struggling with minimal provisions and the next shopping for items that you only use a fraction of. No such problem here! Mandy had filled the cupboards and fridge with EVERYTHING you could ever need. From washing powder to condiments all had been thought of. This made living in the immaculately clean and impeccably presented apartment an absolute joy.

The apartment is in a small complex which has been very thoughtfully designed and landscaped. There is a lovely shared pool with comfortable and stylish sun loungers. Our preference however was to take the short walk to the secluded beach. Mandy provided rush mats and a beach bag to carry them down to the pebbly bay. We swam there morning and evening. The water is crystal clear and refreshing. You can swim around the bay or just sit and watch the sunset.

We did a lot of sight seeing further afield but we also explored most of the towns along the local coastline and found they all had something to offer. We enjoyed every second of our week and found this apartment was an excellent base.

Thank you Mandy - you really did think of everything!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Aktio, Prevesa
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Kafeneon
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Igoumenitsa
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
E55
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Taverna
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Pogonia
Car: necessary

The local shoreline has shallow and warm water, with rocky outcrops and an interesting coastline which is perfect for Swimming & Snorkeling. The surrounding beaches are suitable for Windsurfing, Kite surfing, SUP boarding & Dinghy sailing, with calm clear seas in the morning and an offshore breeze which picks up in the afternoon. From the apartment there are many routes for Walking, Hiking and Mountain biking. (SUP boards & bikes can be available. Please enquire.)

The beautiful Islands of Meganisi and Kalamos are in view and only 16 km away The adjacent town of Palairos offers Yacht, Motor boat & Speed boat daily hires. It also has a good choice of beach front Tavernas and Bars. The lake north of the bay is a protected wetland that attracts seasonal migratory birds, with many Ancient sites and Castles the area has a fascinating history and much to explore.

The local market town of Levkas Island, (which is accessed via a bridge), is lively and bustling. It has many bars & restaurants and a thriving nightlife. Away from the coastline tradition survives and a more sedate pace of life continues as it has for centuries.

Update May 2015. A low cost airline now fly's into our local airport of Preveza (PVK), from London Gatwick, making access both easier and cheaper to this region.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Aktio-Vonitsa, Europe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early winter
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£550
 
 
Xmas to New year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£605
 
 
Winter Spring 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Low Summer 18
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£605
 
 
Peak Summer 18
26 May 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£805
for 7 nights
£805
 
 
Late Summer 18
8 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£605
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

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