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Both Villas Have Private Pool's, Uninterrupted Sea And Mountain Views - Villa Ourania (2 Bedrooms)



Updated: 05-Nov-2016
Villas in Loukata near Agia Effimia, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. - Peaceful Location Close To Agia Effimia And Myrtos Beach

Villas Ormofia and Ourania occupy an elevated position overlooking the beautiful Pylaros Valley, Agia Effimia and the sea beyond. The Villas are in a secluded setting from prying eyes with their own private swimming pools, fully equipped BBQ and large patio areas with sun loungers, brollies, and outside dining, enjoying magnificent views. Free air conditioning in all bedrooms, fully central heated for winter occupancy and open log fire. Restaurants, tavernas, cycle hire, boat hire and charter. Excellent scuba diving with Aquatic World, Melissani lake and Drogarati caves near by. Numerous tracks an trails for walkers. 24 hr Emergency call out service.

Details for holiday villa Villa Ourania (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Bedroom 1 with King size bed and en-suite walk in shower.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds and en-suite walk in shower.

Sofa bed in lounge area.

Fully fitted wardrobes in both bedrooms, dressing table,and hair dryer. Cots+ highchairs and extra beds provided on request{ Charges apply } Complimentary shampoo, shower gel, shower cap, body lotion, manicure set and sewing kit in each bathroom.

Fully equipped luxury kitchen, with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, cooker hob and oven, toaster, kettle, microwave oven, iron and ironing board.

Comfortable living/dining area to seat 8 persons, with sofa bed, satellite TV, DVD, CD, player. Open log fire and central heating for winter occupancy.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband and I live in England West Yorkshire, and both work full time. My husband is a LGV gas tanker driver and Scuba Padi dive master, I work as a paramedic in the N.H.S.

We spend our holidays in Kefalonia, and have the most wonderful local Greek friends who have made us feel like family.

Family and friends who have been to the Island are now in love with it as much as we are.

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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


We love staying here

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Villa Ourania. It's a lovely villa and the views are fabulous, it's such a relaxing place. A car is a must as there is so much to see on the island.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Modern comfortable villa set in a hillside in a private location with lovely views

  • 5 of 5

The north of the island holds our favorite places to visit in Kephalonia. Ag Efima has amazing taverns alongside the harbor complete with supermarkets and shops which are welcoming and friendly. Ag Efima is a pretty village with views over to the island of Ithika and is only a 10 mins drive from the villa.

The villa which has its own private pool and outside furniture and area for breakfast and lunch has lovely views over the hillside towards the sea and Ag Efima. It's peaceful except for the goat bells in the distant which we find very relaxing. It is a perfect holiday destination as is ideal for touring the north of the island. The villa has everything you need for a very pleasant stay.

Assos is another beautiful village to visit also Fiscardo. A day can be spent just wondering along either seafronts and stopping for iced coffee and lunch in one of the many taverns. The views across the bays are beautiful.

Mount Ainos natural Park is also a lovely place to experience for a days outing and again the scenery as you scale up towards the mountain is breathtaking.

Northern Kephalonia is a place of outstanding beauty with a community to match. We have stayed at the villa 3 times now because it is a place to relax within a wonderful environment, lovely food and of course more often than not brilliant sunshine and blue skies.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a joy to see Heather and Martin again what a lovely couple you are. Don't think we need a cleaner when you stay , as you leave the Villa in a immaculate condition thank you so much. It's always a pleasure and a wonderful complement that you love to return and stay with us. Hope we see you for many years to come.😎
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Perfect Location and a Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week staying in villa ourania. It is in a perfect location to explore the north of the island. Easy to drive to Agia Efemia or the beautiful beaches of Zola, Myrtos etc. We were a party of 4 adults and the villa was very comfortable and well equipped. Beds were comfy, pool was great and we loved the rural setting - away from it all but easy to reach places of interest. The villa was very clean and we greatly appreciated the complimentary welcome pack so that we could have a glass of wine and a snack on our arrival (late at night and all the shops were closed!) Our favourite day was when we hired a boat in Agia and we moored on our very own private beach! Fabulous day out! All in all a wonderful week at a fabulous villa. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andy & I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you very much for the complementary review you have given us. We are glad you found the Villa In a great location , relaxing and in a peaceful setting but close to all the beautiful places to visit. We do hope you return the near future to explore more of Kefalonia . Best regards Pat & Andy
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Beautiful villa in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our 10 night stay at Villa Ourania, our first time visiting the beautiful island of Kefalonia. The location of the villa is perfect, completely private with stunning views yet within easy reach of all amenities. The villa itself was beautifully presented upon arrival with a fantastic welcome pack! Pool well maintained and villa kept clean. It has all the essentials you would need which was important for us with having two young children, and everything was in working order. Eating out is very reasonable and having sampled many of the restaurants would highly recommend Spiros which we returned to 3 times. Having visited many places on the island this is definitely one of the best locations! Fiscardo is a must for picturesque scenery and good restaurants. Helpful and friendly owners that made our holiday stress free. Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andy & I are so pleased that your stay with us & was so enjoyable and you found all as we describe on our website. We have a great management team that as you say keep our property very clean and well maintained .Thank you for your comments and in highly recommending us to future guests. We hope you will return in the near future and explore more of the Island has to offer. Sas efcharisto
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Great Place To Stay!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Villa Ourania last year for our family holiday and liked it so much, we returned this year!!

The apartment is modern, clean with all the required mod' con's in a peaceful mountain setting but with the much needed pool on those HOT days. It's literally 10 min's drive to the famous Myrtos beach. The closest town and picturesque port of Agia Effemia is only 10 min's away which has a selection of restaurants, suppermarkets and shops.

What is great about these villas is that they're ideally located in the centre of the island, making everything no more than 45/60 mins drive. The cosmopolitan port of Fiscardo at the top of the island; no more than 40mins away is a MUST; fantastic restaurants!!

If I choose to return to Kefalonia again, I'd have no hesitation is choosing these villas again. The owners are also lovely people who are very helpful and accommodating.

A lovely place to get away from it all, but be in the middle of it all in under 10 min's if you choose!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Place, Great People, Relax!!!

  • 5 of 5

Car is essential, however well worth it, the villa is fantastic. The location is central and a great base for exploring this beautiful island. The Villa is modern and kept very clean, it has all the essentials you require, the pool is great and as other reviewers have commented the welcome pack and flowers are a lovely touch. Most restaurants are reasonably priced and we can't remember any bad meals. My wife and I really enjoyed her 40th birthday stay on the island, we hope to return in the future and would not hesitate to stay at the wonderful Villa Ourania again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

On having had so many chilled out Holidays in Agia Effimia, we decided to buy a plot of land and build two villas. The land has spectacular views and seclusion, and is in a beautiful setting, yet still near to beaches, shops, restaurants. Both villas have their own private swimming pool. Laze by the pool and take in the magnificent uninterrupted views, bbq on the warm evenings while breathing in the clear fresh mountain air. Be sure to watch out for the short toed Eagles as they soar above. On an evening the bats swooping across the lighted pool are a sight to see, a nature lover's paradise. The crystal clear sea and archaeological sites are a few beauties of this Island. The magical unspoilt Greece is still here.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Argostoli at 18 Miles Nearest Barpub : Makriotika at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Sami at 8 Miles Nearest Beach : Myrtos at 2 Miles Car: necessary


A few minutes drive is the world famous Myrtos beach of Cpt Correllis Mandolin fame ,where you can soak up the sun and swim in the turquoise crystal clear waters. Try swimming at sundown at Myrtos and watch the golden sun as it sinks into the horizon of the Ionian sea. There is a beach bar and refreshments on the beach. Alternatively visit the lively beach at Anti Samos, also of Cpt Correllis fame. Or Maybe you want to explore one of the many secluded bays dotted around the beautiful island.


Argostoli airport only 40 minutes drive away. Can advise on car hire direct from airport.

Easyjet flights from Manchester, Gatwick and Leeds/ Bradford. Excellent cheap flights with Ryaniar from Stanstead + other London airports " great deals take 10kg cabin luggage free". Update on flights can be daily.

Jet 2 which now also offers cheap flights including Manchester.


Thomas Cook low fare flights review this site daily for discounts



All distances approximated - Agia Effimia 3km. Sami town 6km. Fiscardo 25km. Assos 8km. Argostoli (capital of Kefalonia) 28km. Robola vinery 20km.

See us on new Google maps enter Loukata see red balloon view at 1 o'clock our 2 villas .

Further Details:

Cash point in Agia Effimia 3km. Nearest bank in Sami 6km. Nearest Hospital Sami 6km,nearest pharmacy Agia Effimia. .Bakery, garage and supermarket 1.5km. Main supermarkets butchers and shops Agia Effimia 3km. Traditional restaurant taverna Makriotika 10 minute stroll. Various tavernas restaurants in Agia Effimia. Places of interest - Melissani lake, Drogorati caves, Robola vinery, picturesque village of Assos, Fiscardo, Mount Aenos nature reserve, red beach at Xi, daily boat trips to the island of Ithaka. Diving school offering guided dives for all abilities,from try dives to cave dives!! boat hire, and cycle hire in Agia Effimia.


Rental rates

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Winter long term
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% payable at time of booking none refundable. Final balance to be paid 6weeks prior to arrival date. Picture directions, with instructions sent out after final payment. Damages and Breakages will be charged before departure from Kefalonia by our Property Manager.

Changeover Day:
Flexible. By prior arrangement. Arrival 1400 + Departure by 10. 00 am.

Notes on prices:
Save on flight prices if you book 12 months in advance.
Excellent cheap flights from Stanstead + other airports with RYANAIR .
Excellent cheap flights with Easy Jet from Manchester + all other Airports
JET 2 from Manchester Airport 2015
JET 2 From Leeds/Bradford 2015
other airlines
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From the Owner

Unique with every modern convenience having the ultimate peace and relaxation, a complete get away from it all holiday. Stunning sea and mountain views.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Sofa bed in lounge area


  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Towels supplied for poolside and bathrooms. 4.5 tog Duvets can be supplied with cotton linen . Maid service, towels and linen changed mid-week . Swimming Pool cleaned twice weekly + gardener fortnightly. We supply a free welcome pack on arrival, comprising of tea, coffee, water, beer, wine, juice, milk, bread, jams, cereal, bacon and eggs. (No smoking Policy) - not permitted inside the Villas- ashtrays provided for outside. Free safe deposit box in each property + Wi-Fi Outside: Fully enclosed by a gated fence. Both Villas benefit from large patio areas with BBQ facilities, outdoor dining tables and seating, both Villas have private 7x4m swimming pools , sun loungers and brollies. Patio furniture and BBQ facilities for alfresco dining on the warm Kefalonian evenings. Full enclosed by gated fence.

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