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Elegant Large Villa with stunning Pool And Sea Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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About the property

Villa in Metaxata, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece - Gloriously peaceful and perfect Location in the heart of the village of Metaxata.

Luxury three bedroom villa with sea views and large pool to rear of property. The villa provides an ideal setting for a family holiday during the school holidays or "The place" for a group of friends sharing. Perfect romantic setting for our honeymooners and for couples who need to relax and spend time together away from the crowd. The pool is simply stunning, with views overlooking the mountain range of Mount Aeinos and the ancient setting of St Georgos a 14th century castle. Enjoy the pleasures of the outside BBQ and comfortable lounge area, taking in the breathtaking sunsets. Watch as the mountains turn to an array of colours towards sunset. Villa Apollo nestles in a beautiful tropical and well maintained garden and is located in the village of Metaxata the home of Lord Byron.We are just minutes away from Avithos beach with views across the Ionian Sea. Just 10 mins from the airport. 1km from the beautiful village of Lakithra. close to Spartia and St Thomas Bay. The capital Argostoli is only a 10 minute drive.

Maz Hall
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Greek
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

Why Maz Hall chose Kefalonia (Cephalonia)

Why this property?....Villa Apollo is nestled in the most beautiful village on the island say the locals. Beautiful views,countryside, bays and beaches.

Local Tavernas offering organic seasonal cuisine all within walking distance.

Superior pool and gardens.

What makes this villa unique

Views that reach out across the Ionian to Zante. The beauty of the village with age old Olive trees and wonderful hospitality of the villagers. The peace and quite and serenity with views overlooking a 14th century castle.

Perfectly located with stunning beaches, easy to find from the airport and the Capitol only 10mins away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Andy Blantern/ family 08.We had an absolutely fantastic time and I am happy to provide references. Fabulous house in a great location and it was perfect for us. Lovely to have such a superior level of fittings and luxury.

Corrinne Crewe 5 guests.08. We had a great time in Kefalonia.Villa was great, well equipped beautiful and well maintained. Thank you again.You have a beautiful home and I felt inspired.

Kyetil & Family June 09.Wonderful villa,loved the pool.

Carlene x 6 July 09. Had a fab time.Villa/pool amazing!

M.Cubleyx8 2011.Villa exceeded our expectations,location suited us.Had everything we needed views from the balconies were what dreams are made off

T.Griffiths x10 11' Gorgeous villa wonderful 2 weeks

Jan Rnic X 4 July 2013. 3rd visit to Villa Apollo gorgeous villa love soaking up the sun by amazing pool.

Maggie March X 8 Aug 2013. Fantastic holiday made all the better by having such a wonderful place to stay. Villa lived up to our expectations!!

Suzman x 4 June 2014 Fab! Fab! Fab! villa & pool, perfect location loved it all.

Assan x 3 July 2014 Wonderful villa and holiday we will return.

Sewell x 6 August 2014 The best holiday yet! villa lived up to our expectations and the pool and gardens amazing. Thank you.

Hodge x 4 Sept 2014 This was our 2nd stay at Villa Apollo and it was just as superb as the 1st time. We will return to enjoy this luxurious place and the wonderful locals of Metaxata and its hospitality.
Mar 2008
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Henley UK

Lovely villa in great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, well maintained villa with high quality furnishings and equipment. Lovely, very large pool just outside the back gate which we had to ourselves most days. Highlight was day out on Cloud Nine with Maz and Ray. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and wonderful comments. Always a pleasure to host good people and we enjoyed the day sailing with you all so much!
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Beautiful villa, excellent sized pool

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, well equipped villa in a lovely little village. Easy drive to the beaches 5 mins ish away and near enough to Lassi approx 10 mins and Argostoli approx 15 mins max drive. Very friendly and helpful owners. The villa is set in beautiful gardens with plenty of outdoor seating areas which we all loved and made full use of!! The pool is an excellent size however it is shared and does get extremely busy so not particularly relaxing, however, if you are wanting some peace & quiet you can easily move to the comfy settee and chairs at the front of the property. Had a wonderful 2 weeks in Kefalonia staying at Villa Apollo (been to Kefalonia many times before but not for about 8 years) and it was great to be back on such a stunning island. The only negative I would have about the villa is apart from the en suite bathroom, the other two bathrooms are really quite small and a bit claustrophobic but I used the en suite so all good there!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Modern, well kept villa, in a great location

  • 4 of 5

A perfect location for our first visit to Kefalonia for a special Birthday. Villa Apollo had everything we needed, modern clean space with a great pool to relax when not sightseeing on this beautiful island. The village is small, however served by small local grill, with good, basic food. A few other Restaurants within 10-15 mins walk worth a visit. Would recommend for family holiday. Our Family also went out with Maz and Ray on their boat which was an absolutely fantastic day, well worth it if you get the chance.

15 mins by car to Argostolli

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely meeting you all, glad you enjoyed the villa and the yacht. Thank you & kind regards.
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stylish, spacious villa in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

The villa is situated in a small, friendly village and has a massive pool which on the whole is a place of tranquillity. The villa has the best access to the pool with 6 comfortable pool side loungers and deep, comfy cushions for the sole use of people staying at the villa. Inside is spacious and the decor is well maintained.

Everything is easy, perfect for a relaxing holiday. The balcony's have stunning views over both mountains and the bay of Avithos.

Maz, the owner, is attentive without being intrusive. A very friendly lady with lots of knowledge of the island.

The gardens win every time..as soon as you step outside, each area has been carefully thought through for happy, easy days and evenings. Lots of sitting areas means enjoyment of the sun or shade, depending. The gardens are pretty and filled with colour.

A big benefit is the vine covered parking, to keep the car very cool.

This is the second year running that the three of us have stayed and the eighth time in different Kefalonian villas.

This one stands out in the crowd for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ladies it's a pleasure to have you stay with us. You have fallen under the magical spell of Kefalonia! See you again one day xx
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Fantastic Villa, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Villa Apollo in Metaxata is a fantastic location if staying in Kefalonia. Upon arrival you are met by Maz, who shows you around the Villa and recommends areas to see and places to eat etc. the Villa is spotlessly clean, and the pool is so inviting my 2 boys were in within 10 minutes.The beds are comfortable and all 3 have a balcony some some stunning views. The American fridge with icemaker is a godsend and was used regularly.

A car is required although the local supermarket stocks all the essentials, and is within 1 minute of the Villa. The local grill is next door to the supermarket and provides superb grilled food and very cheap prices (6 of us ate with drinks for 40 euros).

We also hired Maz,s boat for a day and we all had the greatest day of our holiday which allowed us to visit bays unaccessable by car. We were wined and dined and I even had Pink Floyd playing the speaker system on our return! If you have a chance DO IT.

Overall this is the best Villa we have ever stayed in, the owners are always willing to help and our only regret is having to come home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. It's always a pleasure to look after such a lovely family. Glad you liked the villa and our pool and also sailing on Cloud Nine. It was a great day, hopefully we'll have you onboard again⛵️⚓️ Take care Guerny family xxx
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Fantastic villa in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is absolutely stunning and spotlessly clean, but feels like a home from home, so we felt relaxed right away. The pool, gardens and views are really beautiful. Property owner Maz was very friendly and welcoming, and gave us all the information and help we needed for a great holiday. We had booked a day out sailing with Maz and Ray on their yacht, and this could not have been a more enjoyable day, they are excellent hosts. The property is centrally located near Argostoli, so we found it easy to drive all over the island to explore. The beaches are all different, and all amazing, our particular favourite being nearby Avithos, but we loved the watersports at Lassi, the sunset at Xi and the views at Antisamos.

We were very sorry to have to leave at the end of our stay, and we would definately love to come back to Villa Apollo again. It is very highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you all and to take your family out for a sail. Thank you for the wonderful review its appreciated. Hopefully see you all again one day.
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6 Nov 2016 - 17 Apr 2017
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21 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £300, payable in advance at time of booking. With balance of full payment 6 weeks prior to departure. A refundable security deposit of £150 will be required. Payable 6 weeks prior to departure. This will be refunded to you upon your return to the UK.

Changeover Day:
Preferred day for changeover is Saturdays/Sundays/Tuesdays subject to availability. But we are flexible. We try to accommodate our guests as much as possible and can arrange a late stay depending on flight arrivals and departures.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Please contact the owners direct for winter rental rates.
Air con supplement applies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Metaxata in Ionian Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, wc and vanity unit. 2 Hairdryers provided. Bathroom 2 with double shower, wc, basin. Bathroom 3 situated downstairs with double shower, wc, basin and washing machine. Bath/hand towels provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with super king-size bed, en-suite shower/bath and balcony. Bedroom 2 King sized/balcony Bedroom 3 Twin beds & sofa bed if required. All bedrooms have plenty of fitted wardrobes and private balconies all with sea views.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: There are plenty of wardrobes & drawers fitted in all bedrooms. Private balconies from all bedrooms with sea and mountain views with age old Olive trees and beautiful gardens and spectacular scenery all around as far as the eye can see. Every room throughout Villa Apollo is furnished to a very high standard and style and is immaculate throughout. Outside: The pool is truly spectacular with direct access at the rear of the property to our large shared pool. Watch your children play safely as you sit back and smile! kick back and relax and read away the hours. The pool is the largest on the island and is kept in pristine condition as are the gardens. Sun loungers are provided. A large shaded veranda beside the kitchen where you can breakfast/lunch or dine. A large spacious patio with a stone built BBQ and covered gazebo lounge area for outside dining! To the front of the property another shaded veranda with a lounge/table area for you to enjoy a glass of wine taking in the gardens and the atmosphere of the village. Villa Apollo has a large driveway for 3 cars under a shaded carport to the side of the front gardens. Beautiful newly laid lawns with lush tropical flowers and island shrubs enhance these gardens for you to admire and enjoy. Utility Room: Washing machine to be found in storage room. Ironing board/iron/linen baskets/washing lines/dryers are all provided for your use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Upon arrival you will be met & greeted at the Villa and to hand over the keys. Bathroom towels and linen are provided but you need to provide your own beach towels. Our representatives are on call should you require any assistance during your stay.

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