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Sea views, private pool, 5 min to beach, restaurants, shops and cafes

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

Private two bedroom villa, en-suite bathrooms, spacious living area, pool.

Villa Erato sits on the hillside set in tranquil vistas of olive trees and Mediterranean wildflowers. Villa Erato is a modern villa that sits just above Mikros Gialos (also known as Poros) beach (about 5 mins drive) where there are several lovely fish tavernas and restaurants, cafés, motorboat hire and a useful mini market.

This beautiful, south-west facing, villa is perched on the hillside and built in such a way to ensure that wherever you sit you can enjoy gorgeous sea views over the beautiful bay and beach of Mikros Gialos and the vivid blue Ionian Sea and out to the island of Ithaca.

The villa is privately gated with its own parking area, villa Erato has a large open plan lounge/kitchen area with very comfortable sofas from where you can enjoy the majestic view through large sliding doors over the infinity pool and then out to the sea. Light and airy, this property is decorated in uncluttered modern Mediterranean style with high quality fixtures and fittings and every room has been designed to make the most of the views opening out to terraces or balconies. With excellent en suite facilities, it has Wi-Fi, is air conditioned throughout and has insect nets on all windows and doors, this property is ideal for couples or families alike.

The villa is about 15 mins walk from the unspoilt bay of Mikros Gialos it is easy to walk down to the beach but it may be more difficult to walk back in the heat of the day during the summer months. Villa Erato is 15 mins drive from Nidri to the north and Vasiliki in the south. The villa is stylishly furnished with all the mod cons you would need to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable holiday.

Mikros Gialos locally known as Rouda Bay has several excellent tavernas and fish restaurants. There are a handful of cafes plus a well stocked mini-market which also brings fresh bread each morning. You can reach Mikros Gialos on foot from villa Erato in about 20 mins and it is uphill on the way back so perfect if you are going out for an evening meal but beware in the heat of the hot afternoons! There is motorboat hire from the beach in Mikros Gialos and we can arrange this for you if you wish. The bay is perfect for swimming and snorkeling as the water is crystal clear and there are plenty of rocky areas at the sides where you may be lucky to see starfish, hermit crabs, sea cucumbers or even an octopus!

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Property Manager
Lilias Morgan
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017


4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


relaxing & private

  • 4 of 5

We booked through Owners Direct (as we have for the past 4-5 years, various villas) but were surprised to learn that this villa seems to have been built as a holiday rental rather than being the villa used by an owner (which for us is one of the major pluses and the true spirit of Owners Direct). The villa was clean & well maintained, but when we arrived the infinity pool water level was low & so not really infinity. We had to fill it up ourselves with a hose pipe. There was also a green algal stain around the edge - something we have never had before, previous villa pools being maintained every few days. For us the villa was a little far away from the main towns - in particular Vassiliki. (we had come to Lefkas for the windsurfing at Vass.). We had a car but the road up to the main road was tortuous & became rather tedious everyday. However if you are looking for a place near to the lovely beach at Mikros Gialos, which is quiet & great for little children, then this is fine. We like to eat out every night & there is no shortage of fantastic places around, but again you have to drive & it seems like an awful long way along narrow winding roads in the dark!

The villa itself is comfortable, well equipped, private & a great place to relax. The pool is delicious in the heat. We won't book this particular villa again but only because of the distance from Vassiliki; that's just our personal choice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely clean villa with a gorgeous view

  • 4 of 5

this was the second villa we stayed in during our 2 week holiday. both villas were owned by the same people. both villas were very clean and well maintained, having everything needed for a great stay. this second week villa has views to die for, along with privacy, great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Perfect Holiday at Villa Erato

  • 5 of 5

First, the way in which our booking was managed was efficient and reassuring. We had a most enjoyable and relaxing time staying in Villa Erato - a lovely villa with a beautiful pool which was always clean (what a good design). We really appreciated the range of food and drinks in the fridge when we arrived after a very early start from Gatwick. Little touches like having pool towels, washing machine and dishwasher detergents made all the difference and showed that a lot of thought had gone into meeting the holidaymakers' needs. Having BBQ fuel and firelighters available (understandably to be replaced by the users) was also a good idea.

We have rented villas on many Greek islands for the last 30 years and have now put our latest experience on Lefkada top of the list in every way.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Bird
30 Apr 2017 - 20 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
21 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
18 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
2 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak Season
9 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
3 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Mid Season
17 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
24 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Generous welcome hamper included in the price

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Mikros Gialos on Ionian Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-suite to Double bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    En-suite to Twin bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Twin - 2 Single Bed
    Double - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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