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Villa Efelli: Beautiful seafront traditional Greek style villa, Ionian Coast

Overview

Property

Updated: 07-Dec-2016
3floor villa to sleep 8,secluded beach,Vrachos,between Parga and Preveza,Greece

Villa Efelli is a waterfront charming villa,on the shores of the N.W. Ionian sea, in Vrachos beach,between Parga and Preveza and across the islands of Paxi and Corfu,Greece. Its unique location, its secluded semi- private beach, with its own umbrellas and chaises lounges, its views and amazing sunsets, make the villa an ideal romantic or family retreat for relaxation and tranquility.3 floor stylish house,traditionally furnished-Greek style,with big verandas facing the sea. The main floor has living room, fire place, kitchen and dining area. The ground floor has a master bedroom, a bedroom for 3 and a bathroom with shower and marble basin.The upper floor is open, has a sitting area,a double bed,a 1-bed adjacent area and an open bathroom with cast iron bath tub,separate W.C/marble basin.Lovely courtyard (1500 sq.m), with olive and fruit-bearing trees.Outdoor shaded dining patio/pergola, with a big marble table,accommodates up to 10, traditional oven,swings,and an outdoor stone patio/deck

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French, Greek

10 Reviews

4.9
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Romania
5

Divine

  • 5 of 5

We adored Villa Efelli. It is a delightful house in a beautiful location. Every morning I played my guitar for a couple of hours in the garden with only the sea view and a lot of cicadas for company. The beach is pretty much private - very few itinerant bathers, mostly just residents of the few local houses. The water is crystal clear, with no urchins underfoot - a great relief. 25 mins walk or 3 mins drive to tavernas on Vrachos beach or the one in Lygia village. Plenty of bars, minimarkets in Vrachos, too. Vrachos was quite lively - bars and watersports - so we alternated with a day on the beach at home and one there. The villa is clearly a beloved family retreat and the decor is exquisite (if quirky in places). The kitchen is on the small side, but we coped and cooked regularly without too much trouble. The outside spaces are simply glorious.... Finally, Dimitra was a wonderful host, even going so far as to bake cakes and pies for us, as well as delivering fresh cherries and arranging for daily bread deliveries. Definitely a five-star experience from us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Unique style, wonderful view, homelike.

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of relatives with kids and I can say that this property was the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing holiday. Spacious rooms, unique traditional style, well equipped kitchen with all facilities. The espresso machine was a pleasant surprise. I love Italian coffee... and the fresh bread provided every morning at the gate was just the perfect way to start the day. The beach almost private, and the sea is crystal clear. Kids loved diving and watching the fish

The cleaning lady ( Meri ) was very friendly and helpful. She makes the best organic marmalade ( gliko ) :). The guy who helped with the cleaning of the garden was friendly and helpful too.

Thank you Dimitra ( the lovely owner ) for everything. You made our stay the prefect family holiday... I would highly recommend this property to everyone who wants to enjoy a relaxing holiday, in a place that you'll immediately feel like your home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A house of great character, perfect for a group

  • 4 of 5

We arrived at Villa Effeli at night after a long drive. The magic of the house and Dimitra's welcoming made a fantastic first impression to every member of our party of 6 adults. The second impression did not disappoint: the place is full of wonderful surprises and has great atmosphere with a sense of the local vernacular. It is also very comfortable.The garden, terraces and beach are also great with a lot of personal touches.

We were not very lucky with the weather, but we still enjoyed a few extraordinary sunsets setting right between the islands of Paros and AntiParos, from the upper terrace.

Dimitra was always at hand to give us local recommendations and tips for our visits. The whole area has an fascinating past (ancient Greek, Roman, Ottoman etc...), so we were able to do very interesting sight seeing when it was not beach weather.Possibly because of the rain, there were quite a lot of mosquitoes along all that coast, but a bit of prevention works.

A place we would all like to return

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! You were great guests, too. Just a small correction: the islands are Paxos and Antipaxos:-) You were indeed quite unlucky with the weather (and the mosquitoes), very unusual for September- even for October or November- in Greece. You are always welcomed back!
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5

Amazing House!

  • 5 of 5

I spent a very relaxing week here with 5 other friends. It is a spectacular house with lots of good place to sit and read a book. The private access to the beach is also a big benefit. For the adventurous there is also an outdoor oven which is fun for making Pizzas in. Dimitra is very hospitable and helpful. Thank you for a wonderful week in a wonderful house.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise found - what a magical home

  • 5 of 5

I don't know where to begin. My girlfriend and I live in New York, and we wanted to escape to the Mediterranean. This is definitely the beautiful home we were looking for when we first imagined a beach vacation in Greece.

The house and it's stone deck leading to the beach are true masterpieces. There are hammocks outside, as well as a shower.

I spent nearly a week there with my girlfriend and we could not ask for a more romantic, calm, and majestic setting to enjoy the Mediterranean. It's a big house so I think of one day returning with a group of friends.

Oh and I also had the best fish of my life at a taverna restaurant in a nearby town.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Warmth and beauty

  • 5 of 5

This lovely located family owned house gives you the feeling you are at home in this lovely holiday house. With only the steps down as access to the beach, the lovely views from the terraces and warm interior design, you feel very much at home on the most beautiful location you could imagine.

The family owning this lovely house is incredibly warm and kind and it is a real joy to to rent their family property from them!

We clearly recommend this house!

(We stayed with a family with 3 boys 9 - 12; they kept themselves occupied on the beach, snorkling, fishing. Etc for the full stay easily, so we parents since long managed to read a few book!)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Aktion / Preveza at 35 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Igoumenitsa at 55 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : National Road Igoumenitsa-Preveza at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

The villa is located between the picturesque boat harbor of Lygia and the long sandy beach of Vrachos, between Preveza and Parga, Greece. The nearby coastline is dotted with long stretches of sand; beautiful coves and small beaches, accessible by boat or a short scenic drive away. The towns of Parga - a vibrant destination with a variety of sights, activities, shops and nightlife, and Preveza- in the narrow entrance of Amvrakikos Gulf, the old town, its fish taverns that line the harbor-as well as a plethora of remarkable cultural and archaeological sites- the Acheron River and Nekromanteion, the ancient Nicopolis, and Syvota- are within half an hour drive. From the house one can conveniently take excursions to the Ionian islands of Lefkada, Paxi, Corfu, Cefalonia, and Ithaki and inland to the historic city of Ioannina, the traditional villages of Zagoroxoria and the Vikos Gorge, and Meteora. Igoumenitsa , a major European port,( 55 Km), and Aktion/Preveza airport (35 Km).

Other Activities: canoe-kayak

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
OFF SEASON
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£419
for 5 nights
From
£84
 
 
CHRISTMAS
23 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£837
for 5 nights
From
£167
 
 
OFF SEASON
9 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£586
for 7 nights
From
£84
 
 
LOW SEASON
1 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£628
for 5 nights
From
£126
 
 
EASTER
9 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£837
for 5 nights
From
£167
 
 
LOW SEASON
23 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£628
for 5 nights
From
£126
 
 
LOW MED SEASON
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£837
for 5 nights
From
£167
 
 
MED SEASON
1 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,047
for 5 nights
From
£209
 
 
MED HIGH SEASON
11 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,256
for 5 nights
From
£251
 
 
HIGH SEASON
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,051
for 7 nights
From
£293
 
 
PEAK SEASON
1 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,637
for 7 nights
From
£377
 
 
HIGH SEASON
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,344
for 7 nights
From
£335
 
 
HIGH MED SEASON
3 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,758
for 7 nights
From
£251
 
 
MED SEASON
11 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 7 nights
From
£167
 
 
LOW SEASON
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£628
for 5 nights
From
£126
 
 
OFF SEASON
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£419
for 5 nights
From
£84
 
 
CHRISTMAS
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£837
for 5 nights
From
£167
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We are open to negotiate, in good faith, all of the above terms depending on duration of stay, season, or if booking is done months in advance of rental period.

Deposit amount can be less than 50% of total, depending on duration of stay and early booking.

Wi-Fi Internet access, free of charge.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
- If cancellation occurs 60 or more days before arrival, a fee of 50 euros will be withheld and the rest of the deposit will be refunded.
- If cancellation occurs less than 60 days before arrival, booking deposit is not refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 150 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • The 3rd bedroom, on the upper floor, is separated from the sitting area and the single bed with curtain. Every bedroom has it's own closet. There's also an extra double bed in one of the covered verandas of the 3rd floor. It offers a great view and relaxation during the day.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The beach is secluded, so we have our own umbrellas and chaises lounges on the beach. There's a traditional oven in the garden and an out door shower.

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