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Spectacular Views, exclusive & serene Private Villa in NE Corfu

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa with pool, listed in the Sunday Times as one of the world’s finest vistas

Villa Genna is located in a very exclusive part of Northeast Corfu called Vigla, just 2km away from Kalami beach. Nested on a beautiful hillside position among olive trees Villa Genna offers probably the best views in the area. Sunday Times included it as one of the places that one can enjoy some of the world’s finest vistas.

In the private swimming pool loose yourself in the magnificent views as you spend your days topping up your tan. In the front terrace, a grand stone built BBQ setting is there to offer you amazing outdoor dining experiences with a view! Step inside and you have an elegant villa with a bright and spacious living room, a fully functional kitchen well equipped with everything you could need to cook some delicious local food. Comfortable and cosy the bedrooms are a delight all equipped with A/C units with patio doors leading to the lovely veranda with graceful views.

- Please visit our website for reviews, photos and further information about the House and the area.

- Newly renovated, family friendly with great personal care, an ideal place for relaxing holidays in Corfu.

Safe & relaxed Family holidays

Our Villa and the area of Kalami is a perfect combination for convenient and relaxed family holidays. A large front terrace for children to play free and a gated door limiting the pool access are great safety features for all parents. For extra convenience we can provide you with a baby cot and a high chair for free. The Villa is also equipped with a broadband connection and cable children TV. But that's not all...

A fantastic location for some Family exploration, close to some splendid & easily accessible beaches, historic villages, delicious restaurants and activities!

Care free Romantic escape

Looking for a romantic getaway? This is an ideal place throughout the year. The front terrace is equipped with a large stone built BBQ as well as an outdoor dining area offering unforgettable dinner gatherings under the stars. Relax at the pool area with its well-groomed gardens and the unbeatable view is offers. The wider area offers several easy accessible beaches at a very close distance: Kalami, Kouloura, Kerasia, and Agni famous bays are within easy reach.

Vigla a place untouched by time… loose yourself in natural surroundings and experience astonishing emotions, each season of the year!

* Greek Tourist Authority (EOT) licensed Villa

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

About Spiros

Experience family Villa holidays with a personal touch and great local support, something that as you know is rare these days... Villa Genna is nested in Vigla a place ready to charm you with its unexploited natural beauty and grand views. I spend many summers in this blessed place when younger. After returning from UK I made the decision to independently manage this family Villa and offer our guests great holidays!

My family and I, are constantly improving Villa Genna's holiday experience, every year our many new & returned guests come to an even better home away from home.

If you wonder what the villa's name 'Genna' means, it’s a Maltese word for 'heaven', a name that we believe it reflects the beauty and the serenity of the Villa.

What makes this villa unique

- This is a very unique place to be... the views you will experience from this Villa are simply spectacular.

- This house is very Family friendly, built with children safety in mind and large spaces for kids to play.

- This home is all about location. Private and at the same time you are not far away from anything... Beautiful beaches, places of interest, restaurant and activities are at close driving distances.

- An all year round holiday destination, Villa Genna offers all the comforts for an unforgettable holiday experience throughout the year.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks a lot for making our holidays in your beautiful Villa the most amazing time during this summer 2012! Everything was great! Especially the view, the pool, the barbeque area, etc, etc... We spent here a month, Kalami really is the best place in the whole Corfu! Thanks a lot for the warm atmosphere of your house!
Jul 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kassopei in Greece

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Pool Shower - Outdoor Shower
  • The two master bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms. A separate bathroom with wc, a washbasin and a washing machine is located in the ground floor. In addition a pool outdoor shower is available for your convenience.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Villa Genna in Vingla consists of three bedrooms in total, offering stunning view of Kalami Beach and the Ionian Sea. The two master bedrooms located on the first floor give a feeling of French country style decoration with white and cream painted wooden furnishing. Those two light and spacious rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and comfortable kind size beds. The patio doors lead to the upper veranda where you can enjoy your morning coffee watching the sun rising over the mountain tops of Epirus. The middle room located between the two master bedrooms offers two single beds. All rooms are equipped with individual A/C units for those warm summer nights.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Spectacular Views, exclusive & serene Private Villa in NE Corfu
average rating of 4.935484 based on 35 reviews

Belle villa avec vue magnifique

  • 5 of 5

Belle villa très propre avec tout l'équipement nécessaire.

Vue magnifique sur la côte albanaise.

Les coins piscine et repas sont très agréables

Accueil chaleureux du propriétaire qui fait tout le necessaire pour que le séjour se passe bien.

Location à recommander

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions pour votre belle critique! Merci d'avoir choisi notre villa pour passer vos vacances à Corfou. Nous sommes impatients de vous avoir tous retournés pour vos prochaines vacances à Corfou dans notre Villa.
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Views are Breathtaking !

  • 5 of 5

Villa Genna is an excellent place for relaxing, unwinding and soaking up the beauty of Corfu. Our family of 3 generations stayed for 10 nights at the end of October and Villa Genna served us perfectly. From booking process with Spiros, who also met us at arrival at Airport and escorted us to Villa, regular visits from Alex to keep the pool sparkling and Corfiot delicious treats, we felt like we were truly welcome. Plenty of space for dining alfresco or inside when the weather was not so great. All 3 bedrooms lead out to a large balcony where the sunrise can be enjoyed by all. Must be the best view in Corfu, sat around the pool on a sunny day. Sheer Bliss !! Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Once again we return to Villa Genna. This lovely secluded villa overlooks Kalami and has spectacular views to Albania, to Corfu town and beyond. The villa is private, not overlooked and set well back from the lane which has little traffic. Spiros and his family are friendly, attentive and helpful without being intrusive. They provide an unusual personal touch from the booking process through to departure, which is perhaps a refreshing contrast to some of the larger villa companies. We have no hesitation in recommending Villa Genna to the more discerning holiday maker!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Secluded, super-relaxing holiday in NE Corfu

  • 5 of 5

Stunning, secluded, clean villa with fabulous views and facilities in a beautiful, unspoilt part of Corfu. It was our first visit to Corfu and we loved it.

The villa is exactly as described and pictured, with amazing views across Kalami Bay and to Albania. The weather was very hot and sunny. The property is well maintained and clean. Indeed a mid-week clean was provided as well as the end of stay cleaning.

Spiros is a pleasure to deal with: prompt replies to emails, he met us at the airport, we followed him back to the villa and then he gave us helpful advice about where to visit and the best times to go. It was fantastic customer service.

I would not hesitate to recommend this villa to a friend or relative and have already done so. A car is necessary to make the most of seeing the lovely area and the villa is situated high up in the mountains (hence the amazing view), accessed by a mountain road with about 9-10 hairpin bends. There are some lovely walks from the villa.

During our stay we hired a boat for the day from White House boats in Kalami Bay - again brilliant customer service. We had fabulous meals out, our favourites were at the White House restaurant in Kalami Bay and at the Panorama Restaurant in Sidari, Corfu's sunset beach, which is well worth a visit.

All in all, a lovely relaxing holiday in a fabulous place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your first visit in Corfu, the great location and views of our holiday Villa! Kalami beach is such a great and convenient place to experience good food and activities minutes way from Villa Genna! not to mention it was home of the Durrells during their time in Corfu! Again thank you for choosing our Villa for your summer holidays and hope to be able to welcome you once again in the future!
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Great villa with a superb view.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival at Villa Genna we were given a warm welcome by Spiros and

shown round the very comfortable villa, with it's well equipped kitchen, cosy lounge area and three lovely air conditoned bedrooms. The pool area has views down to Kalami, across to Albania and back towards Corfu town that I can only describe as breathtaking. After a meal at one of the nice restaurants in Kalami or other nearby bays, it was lovely to sit out on the balcony at Villa Genna with a glass of something cool watching lights below or over in Corfu town.

We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful week in Corfu

  • 4 of 5

We were very kindly greeted by Spiros (the owner of the villa) at the airport upon arrival and he continued to be extremely helpful throughout our stay in Corfu. Villa Genna was absolutely beautiful, set in the serene hills of the North East and just a short drive to the idyllic Kalami and Agni beaches. The view from the villa certainly did not disappoint, boasting breathtaking ocean scenery. If we had one piece of constructive criticism however it would be to adjust the estimated travel times from the villa to various recommended locations as it took rather a lot longer than we had planned for. Overall, it was a fantastic trip and we would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the quieter, less touristy part of Corfu!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Owner's Response: Glad you loved our villa so much and had a thoroughly relaxing holiday! We look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Corfu International airport 'Kapodistrias' CFU
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Corfu Port
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Car: necessary

For more information please visit Villa Genna webpage.

The closest place to Villa Genna is Kalami beach. This was the home of the Durrell family in 1939, the famous 'White House' near the beach... Kalami is a pebble beach with deep blue and green coloured sea with fabulous restaurants, mini-markets / grocery, water sports and boat hire.

On the next cove you will discover one of the most painted places in the island of Corfu, a place where time has stopped... Kouloura is a traditional fishing port with the famous fish taverna and the old church of St. Nicolas.

Next stop Kerasia pebble beach... A beautiful spot surrounded by olive trees with a single taverna. Rothschild family owns a holiday villa there visited frequently by Prince Charles of England.

Further to the North make a stop at the Popular Kassiopi Village with its many restaurant choices of local and Italian cuisine. Kassiopi has a busy nightlife during the summer season with a variety of bars, pubs and shops.

At 18 km distance you can also find Acharavi Village with an amazing waterpark, restaurants, bars, banks and shops.

Love Scuba Diving or you just want to try it for the first time? The north eastern part of Corfu Island offers some of the best and most interesting scuba diving spots in Greece including a variety of reefs, wrecks and caves.

Our location in Vigla is close to many beautiful hiking routes. An amazing opportunity to explore the ancient paths in the southern slopes of mount Pantokrator.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kassopei, Europe

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 14 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2017
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Peak 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Summer 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn - Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Inquiries are taken through email, Feel free to contact us if you just require additional information and visit Villa Genna website for more information and pictures.

Changeover Day is Saturday but there is always room for flexibility on customer request.
Rental duration less than a week can be arranged if it fills a gap.
Our prices include no extra costs: Internet, Cleaning, electricity, water charges and local taxes are all included in the price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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