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Superb view, exclusive & serene private Villa in NE Corfu.

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Private villa, listed in the sunday times as one of the world’s finest vistas

Located in an exclusive part of North-eastern Corfu called Vingla, Villa Genna is nested on an elevated beautiful hillside position surrounded by olive and cypress trees offering superb panoramic view over the Ionian Sea.

Sunday Times included Villa Genna as one of the places that one can enjoy some of the world’s finest vistas.

This newly renovated Villa is an ideal place for peaceful and relaxing private holidays in Corfu. The Villa has a private swimming pool for you to enjoy privacy and a breathtaking 180° view of the Ionian Sea channel expanding from the mountaintops of the Greek mainland until over the south part of the island of Corfu.

Plus a grand stone built BBQ setting is there to offer you amazing outdoor dining experiences with a view!

FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Villa Genna as well as the area of Kalami incorporates many attributes that makes it an ideal place for your family holidays. The house consists of two large terraces that children can play in a safe environment that also offers the option of controlling the access to the pool terrace with the use of a small door. If required a baby cot and a high chair can be provided to you at no extra cost.

The Villa is also equipped with a broadband connection as well as cable TV that enables the viewing of many children networks.

The wider area offers several easy accessible beaches at a very close distance (Kalami beach 5' drive). You and your family have the option to choose among many quality taverns and to organize small boat trips to nearby beaches.

All rooms have patio doors lead to the upper veranda and all are equipped with individual A/C units.

Romantic Getaways

Looking for a romantic getaway? This is an ideal place in summer and in winter months as well. The front terrace is equipped with a large stone built BBQ as well as an outdoor dining area offering unforgettable dinner gatherings under the stars. Relax at the pool area with its well-groomed gardens and the unbeatable view is offers. The wider area offers several easy accessible beaches at a very close distance: Kalami, Kouloura, Kerasia, and Agni famous bays are within easy reach.

Vigla is truly a place untouched by time… loose yourself in natural surroundings and experience astonishing emotions, sights, sounds and smells each season of the year!

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More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

After completing my studies in UK I returned to my home island Corfu taking over the management of Villa Genna together with the help of my father and the rest of the family. Since I was a young child I spend a lot of time exploring the surrounding areas of NE Corfu a place that always charmed me with its unexploited natural beauty and grand views. The villa's name, 'Genna', is the Maltese word for 'heaven', a name that I truly believe that reflects the beauty and the serenity of the Villa. Focusing on quality and by constantly improving Villa Genna's holiday experience, me and my family strive to provide our guests only with the best Corfiot hospitality has to offer.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks a lot for making our holidays in your beautiful Villa the most amazing time during this summer 2012! Everything was great! Especially the view, the pool, the barbeque area, etc, etc... We spent here a month, Kalami really is the best place in the whole Corfu! Thanks a lot for the warm atmosphere of your house!
Jul 2012
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30 Reviews

4.9
based on 30 holidaymaker reviews

5

Views are Breathtaking !

  • 5 of 5

Villa Genna is an excellent place for relaxing, unwinding and soaking up the beauty of Corfu. Our family of 3 generations stayed for 10 nights at the end of October and Villa Genna served us perfectly. From booking process with Spiros, who also met us at arrival at Airport and escorted us to Villa, regular visits from Alex to keep the pool sparkling and Corfiot delicious treats, we felt like we were truly welcome. Plenty of space for dining alfresco or inside when the weather was not so great. All 3 bedrooms lead out to a large balcony where the sunrise can be enjoyed by all. Must be the best view in Corfu, sat around the pool on a sunny day. Sheer Bliss !! Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Once again we return to Villa Genna. This lovely secluded villa overlooks Kalami and has spectacular views to Albania, to Corfu town and beyond. The villa is private, not overlooked and set well back from the lane which has little traffic. Spiros and his family are friendly, attentive and helpful without being intrusive. They provide an unusual personal touch from the booking process through to departure, which is perhaps a refreshing contrast to some of the larger villa companies. We have no hesitation in recommending Villa Genna to the more discerning holiday maker!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Secluded, super-relaxing holiday in NE Corfu

  • 5 of 5

Stunning, secluded, clean villa with fabulous views and facilities in a beautiful, unspoilt part of Corfu. It was our first visit to Corfu and we loved it.

The villa is exactly as described and pictured, with amazing views across Kalami Bay and to Albania. The weather was very hot and sunny. The property is well maintained and clean. Indeed a mid-week clean was provided as well as the end of stay cleaning.

Spiros is a pleasure to deal with: prompt replies to emails, he met us at the airport, we followed him back to the villa and then he gave us helpful advice about where to visit and the best times to go. It was fantastic customer service.

I would not hesitate to recommend this villa to a friend or relative and have already done so. A car is necessary to make the most of seeing the lovely area and the villa is situated high up in the mountains (hence the amazing view), accessed by a mountain road with about 9-10 hairpin bends. There are some lovely walks from the villa.

During our stay we hired a boat for the day from White House boats in Kalami Bay - again brilliant customer service. We had fabulous meals out, our favourites were at the White House restaurant in Kalami Bay and at the Panorama Restaurant in Sidari, Corfu's sunset beach, which is well worth a visit.

All in all, a lovely relaxing holiday in a fabulous place.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your first visit in Corfu, the great location and views of our holiday Villa! Kalami beach is such a great and convenient place to experience good food and activities minutes way from Villa Genna! not to mention it was home of the Durrells during their time in Corfu! Again thank you for choosing our Villa for your summer holidays and hope to be able to welcome you once again in the future!
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Great villa with a superb view.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival at Villa Genna we were given a warm welcome by Spiros and

shown round the very comfortable villa, with it's well equipped kitchen, cosy lounge area and three lovely air conditoned bedrooms. The pool area has views down to Kalami, across to Albania and back towards Corfu town that I can only describe as breathtaking. After a meal at one of the nice restaurants in Kalami or other nearby bays, it was lovely to sit out on the balcony at Villa Genna with a glass of something cool watching lights below or over in Corfu town.

We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful week in Corfu

  • 4 of 5

We were very kindly greeted by Spiros (the owner of the villa) at the airport upon arrival and he continued to be extremely helpful throughout our stay in Corfu. Villa Genna was absolutely beautiful, set in the serene hills of the North East and just a short drive to the idyllic Kalami and Agni beaches. The view from the villa certainly did not disappoint, boasting breathtaking ocean scenery. If we had one piece of constructive criticism however it would be to adjust the estimated travel times from the villa to various recommended locations as it took rather a lot longer than we had planned for. Overall, it was a fantastic trip and we would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the quieter, less touristy part of Corfu!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you loved our villa so much and had a thoroughly relaxing holiday! We look forward to welcoming you again soon!
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Amazing views from a wonderful villa.

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing time on our 11 day holiday at Villa Genna. We love this part of Corfu and thought the panoramic views of the island from the villa were just amazing. Spiros and Alex were great hosts and made us feel so welcome, they were very helpful with their recommendations too. A great holiday !!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you that you have chosen our villa to spend your holiday in Corfu and for writing a lovely review. We look forward to having all of you back for your next holiday at Corfu in our Villa.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Corfu International airport 'Kapodistrias' CFU at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kalami at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Corfu Port at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Kalami at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kalami Beach at 2 Kilometres Car: necessary

For more information please visit Villa Genna webpage.

From Vingla (or Vigla) you can visit the popular Kalami beach and the Kouloura traditional fishing port. Kalami is a popular pebble beach with restaurants, taverns, supermarkets, grocery stores and pubs. The famous writer Lawrence Durrell built the 'White House' there in 1939. In Kalami the visitor can swim in the crystal clear waters, do water sports and snorkeling. On the next cove Kouloura traditional fishing port is located. This is one of the most painted places in the island of Corfu, a place where time has stopped. The visitor can walk through the bay harbor with the local fishing boats and admire the old church of St. Nicolas. Its ideal for swimming and snorkeling. The driving distance to Kalami and Kouloura beautiful pebbly beaches is approximately 2 Km (10 min drive).

The next beach you can explore is the Kerasia pebble beach (4 km). A beautiful spot surrounded by olive trees with a single taverna. Rothschild family owns a holiday villa there visited frequently by Prince Charles of England.

Villa Genna in Vingla is also close to the deserted village of Old Sinies on the southern slopes of mount Pantokrator, nestled in a small ravine. Visitors who love hiking who or just want to explore can follow the ancient paths that lead to this deserted village that used to have a population of 1200 people, a number of Churches and a school.

Further to the North you can make a stop at the Popular Kassiopi Village (6 km away from Villa Genna) offering to visitors a number of restaurant choices of local and Italian cuisine. Kassiopi has a busy nightlife during the summer season with a variety of bars, pubs and shops.

At 18 km distance you can also find Acharavi Village with a variety of beaches, restaurants and bars as well as banks and shops.

If you love Scuba diving or you just want to try it for the first time Vigla area in the north eastern part of Corfu Island offers some of the best and most interesting scuba diving spots in Greece including a variety of reefs, wrecks and caves.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autum - Winter 2016
29 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£829
for 7 nights
£829
 
 
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£829
for 7 nights
£829
 
 
Spring 2017
13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,056
for 7 nights
£1,056
 
 
Spring 2017
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,176
for 7 nights
£1,176
 
 
Early Summer 2017
27 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,329
for 7 nights
£1,329
 
 
Early Summer 2017
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,526
for 7 nights
£1,526
 
 
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,954
for 7 nights
£1,954
 
 
Summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,348
for 7 nights
£2,348
 
 
Summer Peak 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,553
for 7 nights
£2,553
 
 
Summer 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,348
for 7 nights
£2,348
 
 
Summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,899
for 7 nights
£1,899
 
 
Summer 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,481
for 7 nights
£1,481
 
 
Late Summer 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,290
for 7 nights
£1,290
 
 
Late Summer 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£829
for 7 nights
£829
 
 
Autumn - Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£829
for 7 nights
£829
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£829
for 7 nights
£829
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

OCTOBER 100€ SUNSHINE GUARANTEE !!!
Only for the remaining weeks of October! If it rains for more than half of your holiday, then you will get 100€ back to contribute towards the cost of indoors activities !!!

Changeover Day is Saturday but there is always room for flexibility on customer request.
Rental duration less than a week can be arranged if it fills a gap.
Internet, Cleaning, electricity, water charges and local taxes are all included in the price.
Winter Holidays: Cost of heating & fireplace wood is included in the price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Villa Genna offers probably the best Views in the area. A Family friendly Villa built with children safety in mind. An ideal location offering privacy and at the same time numerous beaches and places to visit at a close distance. A perfect winter getaway destination: Villa Genna offers all the comforts for an unforgettable winter holiday experience.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 120 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 Ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 Ensuite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Pool Shower - Outdoor Shower
  • The two master bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms. A separate bathroom with wc, a washbasin and a washing machine is located in the ground floor. In addition a pool outdoor shower is available for your convenience.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 Ensuite - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Villa Genna in Vingla consists of three bedrooms in total, offering stunning view of Kalami Beach and the Ionian Sea. The two master bedrooms located on the first floor give a feeling of French country style decoration with white and cream painted wooden furnishing. Those two light and spacious rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and comfortable kind size beds. The patio doors lead to the upper veranda where you can enjoy your morning coffee watching the sun rising over the mountain tops of Epirus. The middle room located between the two master bedrooms offers two single beds. All rooms are equipped with individual A/C units for those warm summer nights.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

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