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Luxurious Holiday Apartments with spectacular sea view right on the waterfront - NIOVI (1 Bedroom, Sleeps up to 4) 55 sq meters

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

NIOVI (1 Bedroom, Sleeps up to 4) 55 sq meters

NIOVI Apt is on the upper floor and has one double bedroom with fitted wardrobe. Open plan living room with a double-bed Sofa, 1 comfortable chair, old style buffet, coffee table. The patio door leads to a balcony with beautiful view towards the mountain of Antisamos and the bay of Sami. Has an elegant dining area with a dining table seating 4 guests and a fully equipped kitchen (oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, kettle) and all the cooking utensils. One bathroom with shower(hair dryer, iron, iron board) and washing machine.

NIOVI has a beautiful unique décor throughout, with artwork of distinguished artists, fully air conditioned, wireless internet, TV, CD player, fly screens and a secure front door.

The balcony is equipped with comfortable outdoor furniture(two-seater sofa, comfortable chair,coffee table). Shared swimming pool.

More Details

About the property

GR2661

The IRIS-KALLISTI-NIOVI-NEFELI complex apts are right on the seafront of the most beautiful part of Karavomylos, where one can relax and enjoy the unobstructed sea view, listen to the whispering of the sea-water right underneath the balcony, and the rustling sound of the eucalyptus trees lying in front, enjoy the crystal clear water beach. Being so close to the vibrant area of Sami has easy access to destinations where one can enjoy swimming in clear blue water beaches, entertain, taste delicious local cuisine and the famous local wine robola, and explore unforgettable sightseeing. Various attractions and services can be found within walking distance such as bakery, mini market, taverns, coffee shops. 1.5 km away,in Sami, one can find pharmacy, post office, bank, health center, bars coffee shops, restaurants, tourist shops. The cave of Melissani is only about 500 meters away, and Drogarati cave with stalactites is 3.5 km away.


Owner
Nasia
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2017

About Nasia

I am an ordinary working woman, who lives a simple life, accepts the gifts of life even if they aren't pretty, takes what is given and gives what is taken, loves and cares deeply, speaks kindly, becomes useful when and where is possible, tries to grow through life and not go through it, leaving the rest to God.

Nasia purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Nasia chose Karavomylos

I bought my property in 2011 because I believe its one of the most beautiful areas of Kefalonia

I feel it is the designated place for someone who would like to find serenity, relaxation and enjoyment.

What makes this apartment unique

The Holiday Complex apartments, are unique as to their location. It is right on the waterfront, has a fabulous sea view across to Ithaca Island and the mountain emerging with the sea water on the other side. It provides the ability to swimm from early morning until late at night since the crystal clear water beach is just steps away from the door. Not to mention the enjoyment of a candle light dinner on the balconies with the whispering of the sea water right underneath.

At the same time is close to all the essential commodities, (within a distance of 500m).

Location

Cave Lake of Melissani
Drogarati Cave
Nearest Airport
37 Kilometres
in Argostoli
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
In Sami, or Aghia Paraskevi
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
In Sami
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
underneath the house
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Swimming, water sports, hiking, horse riding, scuba diving, bird watching, snorkeling, bay fishing, paddle boating and sightseeing. Football, basketball and tennis courts within five minutes walk.

Antisamos famous beach is only 7 km away from Karavomylos: a spectacular beach surrounded by impressive verdant hills, with turquoise-blue, crystal clear water ideal for snorkeling. Water sports on offer.

Along the coastline Sami - Agia Efimia (1-10 km from the house) there are numerous little white pebble coves with crystal clear water, ideal for swimming and snorkeling. One of them is Aghia Paraskevi, with beach bar and a nice restaurant /tavern/nightclub right by the sea. Myrtos the famous beach 20 min drive. The nearest tavern is 2 min walk and Sami is a 10 min walk across the seaside. Drogarati Cave with 60 meters depth (stalactites and stalagmites) 1.5 km. Aghios Gerasimos Monastery 25 km. Fiscardo seaside village 35 km. Aghia Efimia seaside village with many attractions 8 km.

Coast/Beach:

A small quiet beach (shingle) with tall eucalyptus trees is right in front of the house. Nearest organized Beach is Sami at 1.5 km. A 20 min drive from Karavomylos is the famous 'Myrtos' Beach (white sand, blue-turquoise waters), voted one of the best beaches in the world. Other small beaches are only 5-10 min drive away, as well as monasteries and ancient ruins. 'Antisamos' beach, setting of the film 'Captain Correli's Mandolin', is ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving and is about 15 min.

Travel:

There are many direct flights from Europe (U.K, Germany,Italy, Holland etc) to Kefalonia from April to October. The rest of the year via Athens.

The airport of Kefalonia (EFL) is 37 km from the house.

Most airline companies offer car hire discounts.

The taxi service from airport to the house costs approximately 40€.

We can arrange this service for you in case you need it.

Ferries to the port of Sami from Brindisi and Bari (Italy) from June to August.

Distances:

Nearest AIRPORT - 37 Kilometres

Nearest FERRY - within walking distance Sami: 1.5 Kilometres

Nearest BEACH - just infront of the house

Nearest BARPUB - within walking distance: 1 Kilometre

Nearest RESTAURANT - within walking distance: 30 metres

Nearest GROCCERY STORE - within walking distance: 50 metres

Nearest VILLAGE - within walking distance Sami: 1.5 Kilometres

Further Details:

The Ionian Islands are an archipelago on the west coast of Greece. The home land of Odysseus is a place that its hard not to fall in love with and a journey you will never forget . The beauty of the nature will fascinate you and the crystal waters of the Ionian Sea, will embrace you.

The Ionian Islands are also called the Eptanese(seven islands). The seven Islands are Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zante and Kythira. Smaller islands are spread all around.

Kefalonia is the largest and most beautiful island of the Ionian. It has a distinct tradition, cuisine and architecture. It has many hidden secrets. Vast olive groves, mount escapes, iridescent waters, picturesque alleyways and traditional arcades. It surprises you with the scenic vineyards, the roman ruins, the stunning caves, the Byzantine churches, the Homeric sites and the Venetian fortresses. Kefalonia has a variety of good tavernas and restaurants with really great cuisine. You can also discover walking trails with small rivers in the mountains, bird watching areas, vineyards with excellent wines. But most importantly Kefalonia will give you a taste of what greek philoxenia (hospitality) is after all.

The Capital of Kefalonia is Argostoli at 27 km. Nearest town Sami is 1.5 km away (archaeological sites, taverns, cafes, bars), Drogarati cave with stalactites and stalagmites is 1.5 km away and Melissani cave lake is only 500 meters away from the house. Sami is a bustling port, with regular ferries leaving to the Greek mainland and Ithaka.

Karavomylos has traditional colourful taverns. There is also a mini market and a bakery right next to the houses.

In Sami there are a lot of souvenir, butcher, post office, pharmacy, bank, health center, restaurants and bars. If you like to rent car we can arrange it for you.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Booking by email contact.
The owners request a 30% non-refundable deposit on booking and the full amount 2 weeks prior to arrival.
Cancellation refunds
Up to 8 weeks – no cancellation charge
4-8 weeks – 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks – 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks – no refund
A 200 € refundable security deposit is also to be paid when the whole amount is due. The security deposit will be returned after inspection of the houses at departure.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.
Check out time until 10:00
Check in time after 14:00

Notes on prices:
The prices for Kallisti and Nefeli houses apply for 4 people In case of additional guests, please contact the owner for the additional cost.

The prices for Niovi house apply for 2 people. In case of additional guests please contact the owner for the extra cost.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for NIOVI (1 Bedroom, Sleeps up to 4) 55 sq metersin Karavomylos in Cephalonia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Upon your arrival a welcome refreshment pack is provided in your apt. You will be welcomed by the English house managers who will hand you the keys and guide you around and also receive the keys before your departure. The house managers will be available for any emergency or unavoidable need during your stay. In case you would like any additional services from the managers, it will be upon your request and at your expense. No smoking and no animals are allowed. A baby cot, bathtub and high chair are available on request. Towels and linen are included and are changed with the room cleaning once a week. Extra cleaning service – available upon request. Outside: Outdoor furniture on the balconies and the private patio.

Reviews

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Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has everything you need. The setting is perfect with sea views, which was great to have breakfast on balcony and then a sun downer in the evening. We even had a little portable BBQ which we took down to the beach and had a BBQ. There is a Taverna about 100m from apartment but it was not to our liking, very much catered for tour groups, quick fast food put in the microwave but good to go and sit on the shores and have a drink. However do try the bakery on the main road, devine! The town of Sami and Agia Efimia are very close and have a good selection of restaurants. Highly recommend this apartment. We were met by Nick and Sarah who showed us the apartment and we were pleasantly surprised at the lovely touches that were left, i.e. bread, jam, tea, coffee and a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Stay at Niovi

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment, the pool and closeness to the water. We arrived late (around 11:30 pm) and were met outside by Nick and Sarah who immediately made us welcome and showed us around the accommodation. The apartment is very clean, very well equipped and included a welcome pack with a bottle of wine for weary travellers. We have no hesitation in saying that Niovi is probably the best apartment in which we have stayed over the years.

The local area is quiet with two tavernas very close. One of the tavernas had tables within 2 feet of the sea. Food was very good, as were all tavernas and restaurants we visited during our stay.

With a car we were able to visit some lovely places including Assos, Fiskardo, Agia Efimia, plus Myrtos and Antisamos beaches. We rented a Yellow Boat for the day at Agia Efimia to visit several coves along the coast and while they were not deserted there were very few people around. This was a great day playing sailors and swimming in almost exclusive coves.

All in all a great time was had in Kefalonia – many thanks to Nick, Sarah and Nasia.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Neil, Thank you so much for your excellent review and the high rating. It is always a pleasure to have guests as kind and polite as you are. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Niovi, and that you had a wonderful time in Kefalonia. We look forward to having you as our guests next time you will decide to spend your holidays in Kefalonia. With every good wish, Nasia, Nick and Sarah
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Little corner of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastically relaxing holiday in this lovely one bedroom apartment in Karavomylos.

Excellent directions were provided from the airport and we were met on arrival by Nick and Sarah who showed us to our apartment and gave us all the information we would need for an enjoyable stay. Both hosts were friendly and professional throughout our stay, always available to help with any problems and advise on local shops, tavernas and walks.

The apartment was spotlessly clean and had a really homely feel and the welcome pack provided a great start to our holiday. There was a large, well furnished terrace overlooking the lovely pool and the sea beyond. We could catch the morning sun, enjoy the shade later in the day and have an evening drink to the sound of the waves.

We visited two local tavernas which were both excellent but a real bonus for us was the easy 20 minute walk along a car free coastal path to Sami where there was a larger choice of tavernas and shops.

We particularly liked Mermaid, Faros and Karnagio tavernas but did not have a poor meal anywhere and excellent value between 30 and 40 euros for two including starters, mains, wine, water and coffees. Most places offered a few dessert or complementary drink.

We would recommend apartment to people looking for a high standard of accommodation in peaceful surroundings but close to excellent amenities.

Malcolm and Linda McCallum

Thank you once again. We had a super holiday.

Linda

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Malcolm and Linda, Thank you sincerely for your kind words, your excellent review and the high rating of the apartment Niovi. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Niovi and had such a wonderful time in Kefalonia. You have been excellent guests and we will be happy to have you again, hopefully not in the very distant future. With most kind regards, Nasia
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Wonderful apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay, the apartment was fantastic has everything you need for a relaxing break and so ideally situated. The local taverna is on the door step almost with a breath taking view from their beach side tables. The view from the apartment is amazing. We enjoyed daily strolls into Sami along the beach , great little town with a wide choice of tavernas , wouldn't suit younger people waning more night life but for us it was perfect. Nice to have helpful people in Nick and Sarah in the door step. Lovely communication with the owner, all in all just an excellent break....we'll be back! X

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Apartment!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing experience!! We stayed at Niovi for 10 days in early August and didn't want to leave! This beautiful apartment has everything you could ask for and more. From the spotlessly clean pool, to it's perfectly peaceful location, Niovi helped make our first trip to Kefalonia absolutely wonderful. We hired a car for the whole trip and it was definitely worth it, allowing us to explore the incredible beaches all over the island. We also enjoyed the local taverna for relaxing in the early evening, as well as dinners out in nearby Sami.

A big thank you to Nasia, Nick & Sarah for the fantastic experience, we'll definitely be planning a return trip soon. Couldn't recommend it more!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Rachel and Nicky for your kind words and the high rating of Niovi. Nothing makes me happier than having guests as pleased and satisfied as you are. It will be a pleasure to have you again as my guests in the future.
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niovi apartment

  • 5 of 5

The house managers at Niovi house Nick and Sarah were excellent, the apartment was very good, beautiful views, very relaxing.

The only complaint we would have would be the bed, as the mattress was lower than the sides of the bed which was wood, getting in and out was a problem as you tended to catch yourself on the sides, I have the bruises to prove it, simple answer raise the mattress.

Everything else perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My sincere thanks to Kath for her reviews and high rating. It is unfortunate that she hasn't mentioned anything to the house managers during her stay in Niovi about the discomfort she was having with the mattress, which could have been adjusted to her desire and avoid this way, the mentioned "bruises", since the mattress and the bed are brand new, and there were no complains, whatsoever, by any other guests. At any case, my apologies to Kath.
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