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Stone built villa with private pool and spectacular views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

2 air conditioned bedroomed house with sea views towards Kefalonia

'Simla' possesses the charm of a traditional Zakynthian stone-built house, but with all the facilities to ensure your stay is a comfortable one. Set in the hillside village of Megaloni, located in the unspoilt northern area of Zakynthos. It is an ideal place for those seeking peace and tranquility. The house has an open- plan living/dining/kitchen. The fully equipped kitchen & dining area has a large table with seating for up to 6. The sitting room has comfortable seating on two large sofas, a lovely coffee table and a traditional beamed ceiling, fitted with a large remote controlled fan. French windows open out on to a spacious balcony with stunning views over the Ionian sea and towards Kefalonia - perfect for Al Fresco dining or BBQ. Downstairs are two bedrooms (master double with en suite facilities & second twin room with separate toilet/shower). Both bedrooms (with air/con) open out onto a covered verandah with seating, leading down to the pool, sun loungers. Unlimited Wifi is provided.

Robert Guild
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are now back in Austria, but we want to say thanks for a wonderful holiday. Everything was perfect: the pool, the atmosphere and the colours of the sea. We enjoyed the local tavernas, eating delicious fish with rose wine. Giorgos the manager was very helpful and friendly. Many thanks.
Jul 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Volimes on Elation

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The two bedrooms have air conditioning. A travel cot is available for babies up to 3 years old.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stone built villa with private pool and spectacular views
average rating of 4.875 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

We thought the villa was beautiful with amazing views and a lovely pool. Everything was very clean and the villa was well equipped. We really loved our stay and enjoyed watching the swallows, it was all most relaxing. It would have been a very kind gesture to have a small welcome pack on arrival, thank you Bob for a beautiful place!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful luxury villa incredible sea views coming back !

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, spacious stylish villa well equipped . very Modern .Need a car to access villa. Small port nearby Ag. Nic. very sweet and quaint. Local shop in port very expensive and poorly stocked , I would recommend going to a supermarket on the way from Zante airport to stock up on goodies before arrival. We found it a little difficult to find villa but contacted George , who is the villa manager and he was so lovely and helpful . He met us and showed us how to find villa .

Absolutley Beautiful villa lots of space, great size pool and pool area to relax and sunbathe. Two stories with large balcony and veranda on both which was amazing to have drinks and BBQ on.

Beds comforty and romantically furnished.

Swallows watching on veranda a delight.

Amazing value for money, high quality stone , traditional romantic villa .

Recommend boat trip in morning to blue cave and shipwreck, blue cave swimming at Windmill , limonaria for swimming is incredible , Makios Gialos beach lovely, mikros nikos restaurant and sun area very very good. Food here fantastic.Windmill taverna near villa (not Windmill blue caves ) is lovely food. For a posh evening more pricey Noblelos is near and very beautiful. But BBQ is great for those evenings in

Thanks very much for a great stay .Linda and David

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa with fantastic views and wildlife

  • 5 of 5

Villa was beautiful, comfortable and practical for our requirements. Giorgos was extremely helpful, friendly and resolved all our problems quickly.

Entertainment was supplemented by wonderful swallows / swifts that were nesting close to the bedrooms - quite delightful.

Pool was a real bonus; big enough to allow proper swimming and was frequently cleaned before we had even got out of bed.

I wish we could have stayed longer, but all good things...

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Simla... Stunning

  • 5 of 5

We booked a week but wish we could have stayed for longer. The villa provided everything you needed and George the villa manager is a star he was at the end of the phone whenever you needed him. It is difficult to find words to describe such a magical place. Stunning views, amazing sunrise, immaculate accomadation, relaxing and a great place to unwind and recharge your batteries. The view from the pool looked out to the sea and mountains, nothing but the sound of insects ( cicadas), birds and the odd horn from a cruise ship, Magical......

We will definitely be going back.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Debbie & Paul. Thank you for submitting such a positive review. I think It is fair to say that you had a great time and cant wait to go back. It is always important, that clients have the opportunity to read reviews coming from those who have recently been to the villa. I am in no doubt, that it helps potential clients make up their mind, with so many choices available to them. All the best, Bob.
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Villa Simla

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property with equaly you superb views out to sea.

The area is rural and very relaxing, very little noise pollution and fantastic night sky,s.

The property itself has everything you might need for a get away from it all holiday ..

We had a fantastic time, most of it spent by the pool and sitting by the glorious gardens of the villa

I would highly recommend this property..

Thanks Bob, you have a wonderfully home.

Kenny & Lyn Marshall

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kenneth. Thank you for taking the time to send in your review. I know, that potential clients like to read comments by those who have enjoyed the villa and experienced the northern hills of Zakynthos. All the best, Bob.
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Fantastic getaway from it all - magnificent views

  • 5 of 5

Villa Simla was a perfect place to enjoy a break away from it all. It is situated high above the Ionian sea with a truly magnificent panoramic view, a gloriously refreshing pool and lovely facilities.

The friendly 'George' was there to greet us and show us how it all worked and always just up the road if we needed anything. You'll need a car because it is a few kilometres from the coast and the wealth of lovely restaurants overlooking quaint coves and crystal clear water.

If you are looking for nightlife and lots of Brits...go to the other end of the island. Here you get peace, tranquillity and a real taste of Zante!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is concise and captures the essential experience Villa Simla and the northern area of the island has to offer holidaymakers.
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
St Nikolas
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Various tavernas
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Makris Gialos
Car: necessary

Situated in the mountainous north of the beautiful island of Zakynthos, Villa Simla is a traditional stone built house with uninterrupted, spectacular views of the Ionian Sea and Kefalonia. The house is just 3 km from the friendly village of Volimes and within easy reach of the unspoilt beaches of Vromi and Makris Gialos.The family resort of Alykes with its long sandy beaches is a short drive away and offers watersports, restaurants, supermarkets, night life and cash machines. Villa Simla is the perfect base to explore this delightful island. Ideal for complete relaxation, walking and boat trips to the Blue Caves, Shipwreck Cove and Kefalonia. Villa Simla offers all the charm of a quiet retreat yet with the hustle and bustle of traditional, family-run tavernas and village life close at hand. Direct flights to the island May-Oct

Other Activities: Waterpark just outside Zakynthos town & childrens entertainment complex in nearby Tsilivi


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A deposit of £250 to be paid to secure booking (non refundable) and the balance to be paid in full 6 weeks prior to arrival.
Villa Simla is available for rent out of season from November until April rental rates on request

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.