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Seafront, Spacious Villas Offering Privacy And Direct Access To The Beach - Villa Grand Avali Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking



Villa Grand Avali Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms)

4 bedroom villa - Sleeps 10. Greek tourism enterprise reg. no:(MHTE:0458K10000410201). Nestled in a small cove, just 30 meters from the sea, overlooking crystal-clear water and sandy shores, this new spacious villa offers 240 sq.m. of living space, a roofed balcony, a large veranda and scenic terraced gardens, which lead straight down to the water's edge, where a gate divides the property from the sea and the flat rocks below, suitable for sunbathing and swimming. One can also continue on to the beautiful sandy St Thomas' Beach, which is a mere 3 minutes walk from the property.

The villa's interior arrangement is 'upside down'! The spacious living room, the kitchen and one of the double bedrooms with en suite bathroom are on the upper level, while the rest of the sleeping quarters (a double bedroom with en suite bathroom and 2 twin bedrooms plus a separate bathroom) are on the lower level - a traditional Greek arrangement. There is also a playroom, equipped with a table tennis table.

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About the property

Villa Avali

Both villas, Avali Family and Grand Avali, offer privacy in exquisite surroundings—the scenic terraced gardens lead straight down to the water’s edge, where a gate divides the property from the sea and the flat rocks below, which is suitable for sunbathing and swimming. One can also continue on to the beautiful sandy St Thomas’ Beach, which is a mere 3 minutes’ walk from the property . Our villas are the ideal choice for people looking to enjoy the sun and the sea secluded from the crowded touristic areas of the island. They have direct access to the sea and are a cost-effective holiday option for families with children or a group of friends. Avali sea resort is also the ultimate honeymoon location on Cephalonia island. Special prices are available for large groups wanting to rent both villas.

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About Us

Spyros Stamatelatos
Xarokopou 25A
28100 Argostoli
VAT Reg No

Spyros Stamatelatos
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Spyros Stamatelatos

I am 43 years old, born in Athens-Greece and I live and work in Kefalonia with my wife and 2 children. I have studied Physical Education (majoring in watersports) and I manage the two villas together with my sister Nicole, who is the co-owner.

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Spyros Stamatelatos purchased this villa in 2006

Why Spyros Stamatelatos chose Livathou

The two villas were originally built with the purpose of serving as our private holiday homes and as such were lavishly equipped. Economic recession in Greece and the overwhelming increase of property taxes drove us to the decision of sharing the villas . Luckily, Kefalonia is one of the world’s most stunning holiday destinations and a lot of people, mainly families from Northern Europe, visit here every summer, in order to enjoy the charming beaches and the high quality resorts.

What makes this villa unique

The property is just 30 meters from the coast and two minutes’ walk from the lovely sandy beach of St Thomas, in a unique location, overlooking the turquoise water of the peaceful cove below, as well as the majestic slopes of mount Ainos. The villas were originally built in 2006 and renovated in 2013, with modern needs and comforts in mind. Both villas offer luxury in exquisite surroundings and boast fantastic sea views. Enjoy the sun and the sea with privacy avoiding the stressful commute to the crowded beaches. Those who enjoy a more active holiday, can take advantage of the sea-kayaks and surfboards which are available for use to our guests free of charge.

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Changeover Day: Saturday
Check in at 15:00 , Check out at 10:00


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Livathou in Kefallonia Regional Unit

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , The 2 beds can come together as an extra lg double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , The 2 beds can come together as an extra lg double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Playroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Fantastic !

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent one week in this fantastic villa, alongside the sea. It is well equiped (even a PS4 for the kids...), with an astonishing view. The owner is very friendly. We highly recommend this house to sit back relax and spend fantastic holidays with friends. Totally 10 personns can sleep there. What is more, a good taverna is only 3 minutes by walk through the beach.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb villa right on the coast

  • 5 of 5

All the good things that have been said in earlier reviews about this special place are true.

It truly did exceed our expectations which were already high having read the reviews. We were a large family group ranging in age from six to sixty plus and everybody thoroughly enjoyed the stay.

Upstairs is the spacious terrace with spectacular views over the sea towards Zante and inland towards Mount Ainos. The terrace gets sun just about all day and is equipped with recliners, table and chairs and a large umbrella to provide some shade. Spyros had raised the Union Jack alongside the Greek flag for us British guests which was a nice touch. There is a large barbecue with ample grill space for food for everyone. Barbecuing fresh fish from the market was a real highlight for us.

Inside is a well-equipped kitchen and spacious living area with TV, music equipment and a Play Station with assorted games that went down very well with the nine-year-old in our group. All windows and just about all doors have insect screens.

Along a corridor is a bathroom with shower, wash basin and toilet. Further along is a bedroom with its own terrace, again with insect screens on the sliding door.

Downstairs is a utility room, a bathroom (with bath with shower over), basin and toilet together with three bedrooms one of which has its own en-suite shower room and toilet. There is a games room with its own small fridge for keeping drinks cool.

Outside are extensive terraced gardens with lots of grass areas to relax on the recliners and plentiful garden furniture both in sun and shade. There is an outside shower near the house and a further one at the bottom of the path that leads to the sea. Lots of rosemary hedging to provide herbs for the barbecue and, when we were there, fruit trees with cherries, plums and lemons.

A real highlight was the football goal, badminton/volley ball net and table tennis table and associated equipment all of which got lots of use from our party.

The path to the sea leads to flat rocks for sunbathing with deep water swimming either using steps provided or just diving in. A couple of minutes walk along the rocks leads to the charming St Thomas beach with two tavernas. Bliss.

Kayaks and life jackets are provided for use in the sea and were very useful for paddling around to both St Thomas beach as well as a quieter beach further round the coast that we had to ourselves on every visit.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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You Will Not Want to Leave!!

  • 5 of 5

I would unreservedly recommend you book this villa. We stayed here as a group of 8 ( 6 adults and two teens) for a two week period and are already thinking about a return visit. Spyros the owner is a super guy and was there to greet us, get us settled in and help us out as and when needed. He can e very proud of his property as it is really one of a kind being a lovely property in an amazing location.

The property is very well equipped and includes four bedrooms ( 2 had a large double bed and 2 rooms each with two twins) with an additional room with a sofa bed and three bathrooms. It comfortably accommodated our 8 people. the house is really well equipped with the kitchen having all mod cons, all bedrooms having (much needed) AC, excellent laundry facilities etc etc. everything was excellent quality and we felt we were at a hotel

While the interior is great with ample room and excellent facilities the exterior is truly the star of the show. We loved the huge deck space for lounging, dining and BBQ's , the lovely grounds, play areas including volleyball, table tennis and then the direct access to crystal clear waters, the most beautiful natural pools and St Thomas beach. It is all breathtaking.

The place is so nice you won't want to leave and explore the rest of Kefalonia! We went around the island for a few days but were always looking forward to coming back to this gem of a property - a little piece of paradise

My advice: Book up and you will not regret it.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home. Wonderfully equipped. Superb hospitality. Beautiful setting.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing - breathe taking views - Beautiful amazing villa - loved every minute

My Family spent 2 amazing weeks at Villa Grand Avali was blown away the minute we walk through the door ! Spyros was waiting for our arrival - friendly lovely man , beautiful hamper he left us essential coffee homemade jam etc Yummy.

We had a great stay my son & family member's Kayaked most day's heaven in a nut shell. The weather was fantastic - air con in all rooms which helped out every evening !! Must have car to go exploring !! So many little coves all over great to get out & explore.

My wedding was super fantastic by sun sea weddings Kefalonia couldn't fault anything Kiros & Anne were great !!! made our day amazing !!

Everything you want in a villa and much much more loved it def come back

Thanks again Spyros xxx

Sarah & Jason xx

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning Location. Immaculate Property

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with friends for a week from 6th September this year.

The location is absolutely stunning and the villas position certainly makes the best use of this!!

The view from the balcony is incredible.

The villa itself is immaculate and so well equipped.

Even the bedsheets and beach towels were excellent quality.

We literally had everything we needed to hand and the owner, Spyros, allowed us to use the kayaks and canoes from the villa to paddle round the bay. He even equipped us with life jackets.

There are 3 tavernas within 3 minutes walk of the villa which we walked to and one morning floated round to on the rubber rings we acquired from a shop in Argostoli. Admittedly we may have still been a tad on the inebriated side from the previous night spent in Lassi.

A taxi will get you there for 30 euros per journey and Spyros will give you the number of the taxi guy.

Again absolutely excellent service.

The location, quality and customer service from the owner were so superb we have tried to re-book for next year but someone has already booked the dates we need.

If this wasn't the case, we would certainly not hesitate. It is quite honestly worth every penny!!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
ELF Kefalonia
Nearest Restaurant
60 Metres
Taverna Galini (Alekos - St Thomas)
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
St Thomas
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The grounds surrounding the villa can provide an elegant backdrop for a wedding party or special event of up to 100 guests. For large parties or events, advance arrangements are required, and combined rental of Villa Grand Avali and Villa Avali Family is preferable .


In front of the villas, in just 30 m distance, there is a small cove like a "natural swimming pool" where you can enjoy swimming and sunbathing on the level rocks with privacy.If you prefer a sandy beach you can descend left to the next bay, after 200 m, to meet the first beach or for more privacy, walk another 100 m, following a path to a more exotic sandy beach. Walk down the coast on the right of the villas and you will discover the most unusual rock formations and great sites for fishing.


Kefalonia Airport is about 10 km and can be easily reached by taxi or a rented car.

There are all international car rental offices (Avis, Europcar, Hertz), as well as local car rental offices prefix to serve you.

There are also always taxis available and the transfer time is about 15 mins Taxi pick up from the airport to the villa (and vice versa) can also be arranged on your behalf !


Avali resort is steps away from St Thomas Beach which is located on the southwestern coast of Cephalonia,only 12 km from the island’s capital, Argostoli, and 10 km from the island’s airport and 2 Km from Karavados Village.

There are no hotels in the surrounding area, and the few private villas are situated far enough to maintain an intimate atmosphere. Within walking distance there is a tavern and a beach canteen, while a short drive will bring you to several restaurants and mini markets.

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The villas are nestled in a particularly privileged location as it provides shelter from the wind and practically guarantees calm seas during the summer, so the location is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, sea-kayaking, fishing, small boat sailing, stand up surf etc [Canoes/kayaks/ surfboards/flotation devices are provided free of charge (at your responsibility – some experience required)].

Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in Avali Cove, a "natural swimming pool" !

There are also some great walks around the villa and along the coast with the most unusual rock formations.

Check out our villas’ exact location - Type our coordinates on Google earth !!!

38° 6'54.08"N, 20°35'54.93"E : GRAND AVALI coordinates

38° 6'53.37"N, 20°35'54.58"E : AVALI FAMILY coordinates

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Ideal choice for a group of friends, a large family or two sharing, looking to enjoy the sun and the sea secluded from the crowded touristic areas of the island.

Our manager and staff are available daily, and are more than happy to help you organize and book all sorts of activities, such as private speedboat charters, sailing trips, sea kayak excursions etc and of course would love to advise you on the best restaurants and places of interest.

Avali Sea Resort is also Ideal to reach on a private boat/yacht since it lies right on the coastline in an area promising calm seas during the Summer.[Free mooring in the sea below the villa for one sailing/motor boat up to 8 meters long].