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Palm Tree Villa Above Gouvia Marina, Corfu, Greece



Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Palm Tree Villa in Gouvia, Corfu, Greece - Exotic Villa, Private Pool, Amazing Views. Peaceful Location. Near Gouvia Village And Marina

The Palm Tree Villa (300sq.m.) is situated on the hills above Gouvia Marina, with extraordinary views across the sea to Albania. It is surrounded by 20 acres of olive groves, orange and lemon groves, as well as a small vineyard, thus producing its own private fruit, wine and olive oil. The Palm Tree Villa was designed by Athens architect Nick Kanetakis, and is an ideal property for families and couples of all ages. It has its own private pool and wonderfully groomed gardens. Its unique location is perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday, with easy access both north and south, to Corfu’s wonderful beaches, night life and historic locations. It is peaceful but not remote, ideal for anyone seeking privacy, peace and tranquillity, for reading, exploring the farms treasures or just enjoying the breathtaking views on the veranda or by the pool.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a couple from Athens, and we moved to Corfu 6 years ago, where we live and work.This fabulous holiday home was built from the ground by my father, who spent most of his years in West Africa. He fell in love with the magnificent views and the olive groves. We have many fond memories from our holiday home, and we are happy to share it with our guests, hoping that they enjoy it as much as we did.As of this year, we live on the premises,but guests will enjoy total privacy in the house, veranda, garden and pool area.

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Speaks English, French, Greek

4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Sheffield, England

Spacious, high comfort, in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a perfect 10 day holiday at Palmtree Villa. Liana and Makis were the ultimate hosts, giving us all the information we needed to get the best out of our time on the island. Having said that, we spent many days just relaxing by the pool or on the veranda, or even indoors. It is equipped so well that we didn't want for anything and felt immediately at home when we arrived.

The villa is really spacious and beautifully presented, everyone had their own space. Outside, the grounds are well looked after and there is a large vineyard and citrus/olive grove to wander around. The grounds are not overlooked by any buildings and you really feel as though you have claimed your own piece of paradise.

Night time in the villa was really comfortable and our two teenage kids didn't once complain of being bored. There was a large flat screen TV and DVD player. We hooked it up to our laptop with an HDMI cable (provided!) so the kids could watch Netflix. The stereo sounded great and a cable was supplied for attaching a phone for playing music.

The island itself has much to offer and we only just scratched the surface. Corfu town is only a 20 minute drive away, the west of the island around 25 minutes and the north coast well under an hour, through gorgeous scenery.

We hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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London, England

A special house

  • 4 of 5

Palm Tree Villa is a beautiful building, built as a family home and as such really provides a home from home experience. Loads of space to relax in, clean and very well equipped. Perhaps showing its age a little, with a few minor faults (pool and some outdoor lights not working, automatic gates bit erratic, struggled with hot water in one shower sometimes) but absolutely nothing that would detract from a wonderful holiday.

The view and outdoor space are fabulous. Sitting in the shady areas, or on the terrace in the evenings listening to the unfamiliar wildlife sounds proved to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable aspects of the holiday.

Definitely need transport. Only a 5 min drive to a good supermarket and further over the road to the town of Gouvia with a good range of restaurants, shops and bars and an OK beach.

The location on the island is excellent with very easy drives into central Corfu town, which is fab day or night, the east coast pebbly beaches, west coast sandy beaches, Aquapark and airport.

The help provided by Liana the owner was very much appreciated, as she went out of her way to ensure we had a comfortable stay and provided a lot of useful information on the surrounding area, allowing us to discover some excellent spots we may never have found ourselves.

I would recommend Palm Tree Villa to anyone who wants a relaxing stay in a quiet but accessible area of a beautiful island.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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One amazing week in Corfu

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying a week at the Palm Tree Villa with eight of my friends. The Villa is large, well maintained, has a view of the sea and is situated just a little bit outside of Gouvia which is a nice town with some bars and restaurants. The location is great and you can walk to a big supermarket nearby. It took us about 20 min to walk to the supermarket, and about 20 min to the closest beach. However, walking up the road can be a little bit tough and renting a car is recommend (at least for a couple of days to do some shopping and to see the nice beaches of Corfu).

We who rented the villa was in the age group 25-30 and we found activities and attractions that suited us close to where we were staying. There are for example some night clubs and restaurants in Gouvia town which is 20 min away by walking. We also rented a van for a couple of days which enabled us to see more of the beautiful island of Corfu and it's beaches. The owner of the house also helped us find some of the more secluded beaches which were really nice.

I would certainly recommend renting this property to anyone I know. The owners were super friendly, they provided excellent service, and they took really good care of us. The listing's description is accurate although I found the house to be nicer than I imagined from the pictures.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice option, worth the price.

  • 4 of 5

You can feel realy great there!!! Short distance to Korfu (with a car). Very nice property with character.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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From the Owner

The area above the Gouvia Marina,is tranquil and green, and has easy access to the Gouvia Village, for shops, bars restaurants, and the nearest beach. The Marina is also a wonderful place to walk,enjoy the sun drinking a cold beer and watching the yachts coming and going. Corfu Town with its beautiful historical center and sights,is also 15 minutes away. Corfu island is for relaxing as well as exploring its fabulous beaches, mountains and villages. The location of Palm Tree Villa is ideal for all the above.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Kapodistrias Airport Corfu at 8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Gouvia at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Corfu Port at 7 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ermones at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Ethniki Palaiokastritsas at 0.8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Gouvia at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Kommeno at 15 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Gouvia at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Groups for walking trails, horse-riding, sailing and boat charter available from Gouvia Marina.


On the east coast, Gouvia, Dassia, Ipsos, Barbati beaches are all within 1,5 - 12 km(all offer water sports)

On the west coast, Glyfada, Myrtiotissa, Kontogialos, Gialiskari beaches are all within 10 -12 km.

Aqualand Water Park 7 km

Palaiokastritsa beach on the West coast 10klm.


Corfu Airport is only 10 km (10 -15 min drive).

Corfu Port 8 km (8-12 min drive).

Road to property is all asphalt, no need for 4x4 vehicle.

Car hire essential.


Palm tree Villa is only 1,5 km from the centre of Gouvia, Dassia 4 km and Ipsos 6km,all offering a choice of restaurants, shops and bars.

The Gouvia Marina is also at 1,5 km, offering

all-day cafes, restaurants and swimming pool.

The town of Corfu and the historic centre is 8 km from the property.

Nearest supermarket within 1 km.

Hospital within 1,7km.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
18 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1 6
1 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
2 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
28 May 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3-6
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
3 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £252

Booking Notes:
Booking is on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday preferably.
A 30% deposit is required on confirmation of booking, and the remaining balance 6 weeks prior to arrival.
€300 security deposit for any breakages (fully refundable if no problems reported)
We accept Bank Transfers only.
Checking into the property is 3.00pm to allow the maid time to clean the property.
Checking out time is 10.00am.(Guests may leave their luggage at the Villa until checking in time and departure time)

Changeover Day:
Preferably Saturdays (Flexible according to availability/time of year)

Notes on prices:
The villa accomodates 6 persons in 3 bedrooms. The prices above refer to 6 adults.Please email us for special offers for families with young children,or less than 6 adults.
Registered at EOT (Greek Board of Tourism) No MHTE 0829K91000410501.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

The Villa is very near supermarkets, pharmacies,hospital, and offices offering car rental and boat day trips. A car or motorcycle is essential as it is up a hill. The view is gorgeous, and nature sounds and sights are abundant. Plus this house was built and equipped with every convenience a family or couple might need.The architecture is unique and the sunlight flows everywhere.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Ensuite bathroom to Master bedroom, bath, shower, wc, double basins. Ensuite bathroom to bedrooms 2 and 3,bath, wc, single basin. Guest WC situated on ground floor.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom 1 king-size bed, walk-in closet, private patio overlooking pool and sea views. Ground floor. Bedroom 2, twin beds, closets, private terrace with amazing view. Top floor. Bedroom 3, twin beds, large closets, olive grove view. Top floor.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa accomodates 6 persons in 3 bedrooms. Owners live on premises. Guests have total privacy in villa, gardens, and pool For the winter months,we charge for the heating,for the precise amount you have consumed. Transfers to and from Airport can be arranged. Car hire can be arranged. Air-conditioning in all bedrooms and living areas. Soft water treatment (culligan). Complete privacy from other houses. Gate to property opens by remote control. Outside: Lawn and garden around the pool. Quality outdoor furniture. BBQ covered area with marble table and seating for 8 persons. Spacious parking area within gates. Extensive farm with olive and fruit trees, small vineyard for people who enjoy exploring nature. Utility Room: Washing machine Iron/ironing board Electric ironing machine for linen Extra freezer Portable clothes drying rack Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels supplied. Pool towels supplied (only for pool use) Maid service weekly (extra maid service if required-small extra cost) Other: Private study area with office and book library. Internet access. Piano in the entrance area. Large collection of classical music CDs and collection of geography and history DVDs.

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