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

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking



Villa Ourania (2 Bedrooms)

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.

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About the property


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.

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

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.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2008

Why The Owner chose Pilarei

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.

What makes this villa unique

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

Available Rentals

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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:
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Excellent cheap flights from Stanstead + other airports with RYANAIR .
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Accommodation and facilities for Villa Ourania (2 Bedrooms)in Pilarei in Kefallonia Regional Unit

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • 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
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Sofa bed in lounge area
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • 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
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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Villa Ourania (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

Lovely villa with excellent location

  • 5 of 5

The villa is very clean and well equipped. Both bedrooms have an ensuite. We had a small problem with the shower when we arrived, but in less than 24 hours, it was fixed! Probably faster than we could have done at home. The owners were very helpful and all the instructions and information made our stay there even better. We did a lot of the recommended things and really enjoyed our stay. The villa is very close to both Myrtos Beach and Agia Effimia, places we were quite often. We rented a car, which we found best as there were so many places to see around the island. We would not hesitate to return here.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to hear you enjoyed and wouldn't hesitate to return after your stay with us.We are glad to know our management team sorted your shower head problem promptly . Andy & I hope to have you stay again with us in the near future. Thank you for your lovely comments.😎?
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Was best you could ever get,just incredible in every way

  • 5 of 5

Amazing holiday, the very best accommodation ever,and very best location.pat and Andy are lovely ,we will return there whenever possible, was totally amazing

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Long awaited Honeymoon :))) Thank you Esther & Carl for your lovely words on your stay with us. Your are such genuine people with your expressions of appreciation in how you loved our Villa the privacy it gave. .Andy & I were so glad to have meet you both, it was a pleasure to see the joy and ecstatic appreciation you expressed to us personally while on your stay. We are very happy that our property enhanced your holiday - belated honeymoon. Hope to see you again soon . Long awaited Honeymoon Guys :)))
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just perfect

  • 5 of 5

The villa was ideally suited for our party as we were two couples and each bedroom had its own bathroom. The second week my wife's daughter came to visit us for the day and they loved it too, the kids spent all afternoon in the pool and I would not be surprised if they book. Ideal for touring the whole island where everywhere is only a maximum hours drive from the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear you found our holiday home perfect for you and your friends. Also finding it easy to visit all the Island from our location. Very nice to hear the grandchildren loved swimming in the pool and their parents maybe looking to stay in the near future. What pleasure to have had you staying with us and treating our property with most respect. Andy & I do hope you will return again to our little piece of paradise. Best regards Many thanks for choosing to stay with us.
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  • 3 of 5

We booked this 2 bed villa because of the location and description

From the villa there are no uninterrupted sea views no bar restaurant within in walking distance of 10 minutes as advertised in the description

The 3 bedroom villa is a better option for a private pool as the two bed villa is directly open to the rubble driveway

Villa was clean and the welcome pack was really good

The maids locked us out of the villa on one of their cleaning days and we could not reach anyone on the contact numbers given we eventually found the kitchen window to be ajar otherwise it would of been a night on the pool loungers

Agia Efimia is a lovely little village where we enjoyed numerous meals dinning on the harbour in the evening but the villa was not for us had there been the sea views and restraunt bar 10 minutes walk away then it would of been ok

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are saddened to see that the Villa did not meet your expectations . As you will see from previous guests reviews , this is our first after 9 years of rentals and regular returning guests of 3+4 years. Regarding distances in the Villa write up , all are " Approximate "as are walking times depending on ability . We ourselves alomg with previous guests regularly walk to the Taverna in Makriotika in approximately 10 mins. However also we do recommend a car or our excellent Taxi service. With reference to our sea view , as your stay was early season and having to source new ground staff at the 11th hour, we had not had chance to cut back the foliage that grows rapidly over the winter months, which is something we carry out annually. This has now been done as you will be able to see on the new aerial photographs , and for that I can only apologise. Sea View now reinstated of Agia Efimia Bay from both properties As far as the rubble lane is concerned , this is an old goat farmers track from Loukata that fringes our property and is frequented once or twice daily by the farmer and the odd goat herd. Prior to your arrival we had the bottom section of the lane re-concreted ,around 3 square meters which you probably noticed, this was to repair a particularly uneven section. With reference to the maid service we provide mid occupancy , I hope you understand it is impractical for the domestic team to carry multiple sets of keys for the all the properties they service and therefore rely on guests leaving the Villa Key in the secure combination box outside. This is part of our agreement , terms and conditions agreed by all guests on acknowledgement of receipt of T,s & C,s and we can only assume that the lockout occurred due to a breakdown in communication between yourselves and the Cleaner. Having looked back on both our phones , we appear to have no missed calls on either device,and guests numbers are always entered onto our mobiles for all purposes and active 24/7. We hope this has given you some explanation on circumstances out of our control and did not impact on your holiday.
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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: 23-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much in again staying with us and hope you return again in the near future. We find it such a complement that you love the peaceful seclusion our Villa offers.
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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: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 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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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
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 20 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.