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Villa Emplisi, Stunning Villa With Infinity Pool and Sunsets from the patio



Updated: 14-Mar-2016
10 Mins walk to the nearest beach, Myrtos Beach, Fiskardo & Assos Nearby

Villa Emplisi offers a colonial decor and feel, in addition being designed to blend into the traditional authentic architecture associated with the North of Cephalonia. Equipped with modern fittings and appliances to make your experience comfortable. Halikeri is a peaceful hamlet with only a handful of luxury villas doted around in private locations. Some of the best views in Kefalonia are from this location with amazing sunsets which can be enjoyed from the infinity swimming pool and balconies (traditional outside furnishings provided). 10-15 mins walk / under 5 mins drive to Agia Jerusalim beach and 20 mins walk to the cove of Alaties; both have tavernas. The village of Maganos with tavernas, supermarket and green grocers is 5 mins away by car. The resort of Fiskardo with its boutiques, restaurants, bank, cash points, supermarkets, post office, boat hire and diving school is a 10 mins drive. There is a medical centre at Vasilikades 15 mins drive away.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer

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About the Owner

Villa Emplisi is managed by Ionian Property Services and has been for 8 years.

Ionian Property Services has been trading since 2008 and has been growing every year since. We are a small family run business with an emphasis on the personal touch. Please feel free to visit our website. www.ipsgreece.com

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1 holidaymaker review


Villa Emplisi

  • 4 of 5

Holidayed here as a family of four ( children aged 3 and 5), and additional grandparents for a weekend.

The pool is a good size, and very clean. Unheated though our children were in it all day from 8am every morning even in June. Plenty of shade for eating outside at most times of day. Comfortable furniture, especially the beds which also had lovely quality cotton sheets ( which were changed midweek).

Very quiet location. A few neighbouring villas which seemed occupied by a mix of Greek families and rentals to tourists). All the bedrooms are large, and the garden is well laid out.

Great sunsets. The nearest bar/restaurants are 5 min drive - Odysseus at Agia Jerusalem is right up there now in our favourite ever places for lunch. Friendly family who run the restaurant, very helpful and awesome simple food. In the other direction Acqua at Agia Atilies(?) was a great spot for an afternoon dip and sundowner drinks. Local mini markets were fine, some nice produce, and if you really wanted to endure a full 15 minute drive then Fiskardo was easy. Foki Beach worth a trip for lunch also.

House was immaculate inside and outside. Very clean. Nice to have aircon though we never used it. Mosquito nets on all the doors and windows were great too, though we didn't see that many biters around anyway.

My only cautionary note would be about some of the split levels in the garden. There are two little flights of steps in the garden which don't have a rail next to them, and also two other small steps to watch out for . Neither of our children had any problem, but oldies might need to be careful.

RIchard and Jamie at IPS were great to deal with. I didn't meet either of them but they responded promptly to any queries, and went well out of their way to help us with returning an item that we left behind.

Agia Jerusalem beach and taverna is just about within walking distance, and there isn't really anything else to do within walking distance except go for a walk ! That's fine by us, and we loved the peace and quiet. I think we'll return in a couple of years - the location nearby the great tavernas and quiet beaches, and also the cleanliness of the place and size of the pool are a winner for us.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words and w eat glad you enjoyed your holiday so much. We hope to see you again another year Ionian Property Services
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

We work closely with Fiskardo Divers (www.fiskardo-divers.com) and can organise package dives, PADI courses and all other aspects of diving to suite your needs.


Located only 10 minutes walk from St Jerusalem beach, which as a fantastic authentic family run Greek taverna. It is a short drive to the famous harbours of Assos and Fiskardo and about a 30 minute drive to the spectacular and world famous Myrtos beach.


Kefalonia airport is about 1 hours drive away along some of the most breathtaking roads in the world. Car hire is essential and we work with several of the car hire companies that will deliver your car to the airport. The ferry port of Fiskardo is 15 minutes away and the main ferry terminal of Sami is 45 minutes drive.


5 minutes drive to Manganos with mini-markets , fruit and veg shops and two tavernas

15 minutes drive to Fiskardo with its boutique shops, restaurants, boat trips, diving school and much more

20 minutes drive to Assos

1 hour to Argistoli, the capital of Kefalonia

Further Details:

The resort of Fiskardo with its boutiques, restaurants, cash points, supermarkets, post office, boat hire and diving school is only a 10 mins drive. There is a medical centre at Vasilikades 15 mins drive away.

The village of Maganos with tavernas, supermarket and green grocers is 5 mins away by car.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 6 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are confirmed by email. A 10 % deposit, non-refundable, is due 7 days after booking to confirm. The balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival (Last minutes bookings are accepted at reduced rates subject to availability). Payments can made by electronic transfer, Euro or Sterling cheques. A security deposit of 300 pounds is due when the balance is payed and returned 5 working days after your return if there are no major breakages and nothing is missing. Min stay 3 nights

Changeover Day:
Flexible subject to avaibility. Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Amazing special offers can apply for last minute bookings. (2 weeks of less)

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • One separate family bathroom. Two en-suite bathrooms, one of which to the master bedroom. All have shower facilities and the family bathroom has a bath


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 4 Bedroom villa. Three with double bed each and one bedrooms with 2 single beds each room. All with fitted wardrobes and air conditioning, own balcony or terrace providing stunning views of Ionian Sea.


  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Emplisi also enjoys modern fittings and appliances to make your experience comfortable and authentic. Outside: The private garden enjoys spectacular views of the west coast of Kefalonia. In the distance you can see the Lixuri peninsular and on a very clear day you can see Corfu. The infinity pool is a great way to keep cool and great fun for the kids, but the best part of the Villa's outside is to relax on the comfortable sun loungers with a glass of wine in hand and watch the stunning Kefalonian sunsets. There are three mature Olive trees in the garden that offer natural shade but umbrellas are supplied for flexibility. There is off road parking and a separate dining area with a table and chairs. A simple BBQ is provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The Villa is well maintained by Ionian Property Services. They provide a maid who cleans before and after your stay and every 3-4 days during your stay. A full linen and towel change happens at each clean. A helpful welcome meeting is provided for.

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