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Large Family Ocean Front Villa With Separate Annexe for Couples close to Gaios

Overview

Property

Updated: 29-Oct-2016
Villa near Gaios, Paxos, Greece - Large Swimming Pool With large Terraces With Very Rare "Direct Access" To Sea Through Small Gate

Book here direct with the owner for cheapest rates.

Villa Skipper &/or Emmanuel offers a very versatile accommodation option for couples &/or large groups. Sleeping anything from 2-14 people (if both villas taken together) each villa has its own pool & large ocean front terraces with small gate with direct access to the sea & walking distance to Gaios you will be hard pushed to find anything more versatile. Wake up & pass the long sleepy Paxos day watching the mountains on the mainland & watching the boats & super yachts coming & going from nearby Gaios harbour

  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Myself & Dina (my wife) look forward to welcoming you to our property & to Paxos, our home.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

4 Reviews

4.8
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

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Wonderful Holiday Villa

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay here! Athena was very welcoming and helpful throughout our holiday. The house is comfortable, well maintained and in a beautiful setting. We used both sections of the house, which worked very well as an extended family group. A great base from which to explore all that Paxos has to offer—we look forward to our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Skipper - heaven!

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous villa, superb views and exceptionally clean and comfortable. Perfect position too, right on the sea, beautifully peaceful and with fantastic views, but still only a 15 min walk to the centre of Gaios. Spiros and Dinah could not have been more welcoming and more helpful. Paxos - just stunning. All the family voted Paxos the nicest Greek island of any, and the villa as "best ever"! Thank-you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all so much for a glowing review. We enjoyed having you guys stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon
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5

Perfect! In every way.

  • 5 of 5

We really got lucky with this accommodation! Villa Skipper Emmanuel is a stunning property, a short walk up the hill from the beautiful port of Gaois. The villa is split into two - the first & second floor accommodation can be rented separately from the ground floor apartment we had. For most of our stay (due to the time of year) we were the only guests and so had the whole outside area to ourselves – sun loungers, dining area, a beautiful pool. Just stunning. However, when other guests arrived, we still felt we had very private accommodation.

The apartment was absolutely perfect – a very good size for two people, with more than enough room. It is extremely well fitted out – very tasteful & exceptionally clean. Although it is essentially one very large room (with a big en-suite bathroom, and huge walk-in shower) – it feels much larger because of the good use of the space and three sets of double patio doors which open out onto the pool area.

Owners, Spiros & Dina, could not have been more welcoming. They visited the villa regularly to check on the pool, empty bins, change towels etc and it was always a real pleasure to see them. Nothing was ever too much trouble – when we wanted to hire a car, Spiros arranged this through his sister. When the modem was damaged due to a spectacular electrical storm, Spiros replaced it immediately. He gave us lots of great tips and advice about where to go, what to see – and was generally a fantastic host.

The villa is within walking distance of Gaois, where there are many fantastic restaurants & harbourside bars. If you can bear to leave either Villa Skipper Emmanuel or Gaois itself, recommended trips out would be Loggos, about 8km north, Mongonissi to the south, a boat trip over to Anti-Paxos and if you have a vehicle across to the west side of the island and the many remote beaches. (Just be aware access to some can be difficult, so don’t go in flip-flops!)

We had an amazing break at this villa and couldn’t recommend it, the owners, or Gaois more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Villa Skipper was a truly wonderful place to stay. A modern spacious apartment with all the facilities you would expect, situated a stone?s throw from the sea and a 10 minute stroll from the main town, Gaios.

The apartments are owned, and managed, by Spiros and his wife who keep the place spotlessly clean and flawlessly managed. Upon arrival Spiros was kind enough to collect us from the port in Gaios (only a 2 minute drive from the apartments) and he had also stocked the fridge with food, wine, and water to last us the first day.

The apartments are situated up a hill about 10-15 minutes by foot from the centre of the main port town Gaios. Gaios is very small, so don?t be worried about being near any noisy hustle and bustle, as there really isn?t any from this beautiful sleepy port.

The first floor Villa Skipper apartment we stayed in was very large (sleeping four people) with two ensuite bathrooms, an open plan kitchen and living area and 4 balconies (3 of which overlook the sea). The pool is very clean and well maintained and uses minimal chemicals, which is a blessing for anyone sensitive to chlorine. The apartments are very quiet and the only noise we heard was the odd boat passing by. The sea is located down a small path and steps, maybe 20 metres from the apartments themselves. Here you will find a rocky sea front with crystal clear ocean and very safe stretch of water to swim in.

During our stay Spiros ad his wife came to manage the gardens, pool or apartments on a daily basis and they are very discrete and friendly. They were very helpful with great advice on places to go and eat.

There are many excellent restaurants in Gaios, with Takka Takka (authentic Greek taverna), Il Primo (pizza), Medeterano (fish restaurant), and Genesis (larger Greek taverna) being the ones we liked best.

The island of Paxos is very small, so it?s easy to explore via car or, in our case, scooter, and the roads are very quiet. For travellers not wanting to drive the town of Gaios will serve you well for any stay and short walk along the harbour front back to the apartments is truly beautiful.

Amazing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Corfu at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Gaios at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Gaios at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Gaios at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kloni Gouli at 200 Metres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Ocean access through small garden gate less than 20m from pool terrace. Numerous other beaches close by (2mins drive/10mins walk)

Travel:

Direct flight to Corfu, daily 1hr hydrofoil/boat transfer to Paxos. Daily car ferry service to Paxos from Corfu & Mainland Greece (Igoumenitsa)

Distance from Gaios port to Villa (under 2mins drive)

Distances:

Gaios 1.5km (2mins drive/20mins walk) Loggos (10mins drive) Lakka (15-20 mins drive)

Further Details:

Nearby Gaios offers numerous supermarkets (some deliver) As Gaios is the "capital village" it has countless cafe bars & tavernas to offer all you would expect from Greek hospitality & cuisine. Loggos & Lakka both short drive away or daily bus service (Car hire suggested but not necessary at this villa)

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
13 Apr 2017 - 12 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£530
for 7 nights
£530
 
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
13 Jun 2017 - 10 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£765
for 7 nights
£765
 
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
11 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£942
for 7 nights
£942
 
 
Whole villa only/peak period
25 Jul 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,796
for 7 nights
£2,796
 
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
29 Aug 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£942
for 7 nights
£942
 
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
12 Sep 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£765
for 7 nights
£765
 
 
Junior suite only (see notes)
26 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£559
for 7 nights
£559
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Any day arrival, minimum stay 7nts please.

Notes on prices:
Very important: The starting & "self calculating" prices shown are for the Junior suite only (2 persons)
There are 3 accommodation options at the villa as follows: (see photo with colour circles for guidance)
1. Junior suite only for 2 persons (+ a child if applicable) Green circle in photo
2. Superior suite-upper 2 bedroom part of the villa (sleeping 4/max 5) Red circle in photo
3. Entire Villa exclusively (upper 2 bedroom part PLUS Junior suite) sleeping 6/max 7. Both green & red circles in photo

Prices "PER DAY" as follows in this order:

Junior suite for 2 persons // Superior suite 2 bedroom for 4-5 persons // Entire villa (inc junior suite) exclusively for 6-7

18 Apr > 12 Jun 95€ // 145€ // 240€
13 Jun > 10 Jul 130€ //195€ // 325€
11 Jul > 24 Jul 160€ // 235€ // 395€
25 Jul > 28 Aug 190€ // 285€ // 475€
29 Aug > 11 Sep 160€ //235€ // 395€
12 Sep > 25 Sep 130€ //195€ // 325€
26 Sep > 31 Oct 95€ // 145€ // 240€

Please email if you don’t understand above.

NB:There are two almost identical buildings on the estate, subject to availability both of the properties can be taken for large groups, then sleeping up to 14 people across 6 bedrooms with 2 pools etc. If both properties are booked, low key events would be considered at the property, i.e small wedding group or special birthday etc. Please email to discuss

Booking Notes:
30% non refundable deposit required to secure reservation & balance due in full 4wks prior to arrival. Full details given at 4wks on how to get to Paxos inc all boat timetables, taxi numbers for both Corfu & Paxos.

Preferred initial contact by email please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Every bedroom in the villa is either ensuite shower room or bathroom (full sized bath)

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Couples annexe) - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2- 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Separate Couples studio with double bed. Further bedrooms on upper floor in main part of villa (both double bed). All Bedrooms en-suite & air conditioned

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: In Photos of house: Green circle shows Junior suite for couples. Red border shows main house above for 4-5 people. Whole villa (green & red) can be taken exclusively (See "notes on prices" for different prices). Outside: Sprawling terraces with sunbeds, outdoor BBQ area, outdoor showers, direct garden gate access to sea via flat rocks. Up to 2 salt-water swimming pools if whole property taken. Every room has a balcony terrace. Impossible not to find a quiet corner to escape for a few hours to read a book & take in the stunning sea views across towards the Epirus Mountains on the mainland. Utility Room: Shared washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Daily maid service with linen/towel change every 3 days.

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