Assos Heart

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Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1

Overview

Pool Resort Villa Modern Walk to Beach Walk to Village Romantic

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Rest your furrowed brow at this luxury Kefalonia sea-front villa with one stylish bedroom, a private swimming pool and unique Ionian views. From the outdoor terrace to the comfortable living room, the villa celebrates the unspoilt landscape with its prime positioning and use of large glass windows and doors.

Add to that the world-renowned Myrtos Bay – a sandy beach set at the foot of two majestic mountains – a short drive away as well as the charming village of Assos with its picture-worthy architecture and friendly local tavernas, and all your holiday needs are covered.

In contrast to the area’s ancient claims, Assos Heart is a modern villa with all the amenities you’ll need to for a homely stay. Think fully-equipped kitchen, living and dining room as well as an outdoor barbeque, and extra warm touches like bright artwork and playful pops of colour in the furniture or soft furnishing.

Plus, with a charming circular alfresco dining table, you can enjoy your meals while gazing at the azure of the sea and the magical sunset fading away behind historical Assos castle.

Back outside, the swimming pool looks as if it's spilling right into the sea and if you swim up to the edge you’re awarded more spectacular views. When you’re not cooling off in the crystal-clear waters, cosy up on one of the bean bag chairs with your favourite holiday read or find your prime sunbathing spot on one of the cushioned loungers.

There are also plenty of shaded places too if you need a rest from the warm Mediterranean sun. From the terrace, a natural private staircase winds down to the seafront and takes you to a rock platform. From there you can dive straight into the sea.

The tasteful design and minimal, contemporary fittings exude an air of unrivalled relaxation at this villa. Plus, set in a quiet and utterly private spot overlooking the sea, it’s the perfect choice for honeymooners or small families wanting to spend some quality time together.

 

 

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What you should know…

  • There are other properties nearby; however Assos Heart is designed to be private
  • The villa is on a slight incline, so it’s easier getting to the sea than it is getting back

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Ground Floor Bed & Bath Waterfront

The Villa

Assos Heart encapsulates the essence of stylish comfort in luxurious surroundings. There are a bedroom and a bathroom, and it can accommodate up to 2 people

Interior
- Double bedroom
- Bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Access to the terrace & pool area

Exterior
- Swimming pool
- Sun loungers & parasols
- Outdoor lounge & dining area
- Large patio area

Location

About the surrounding area of Assos Heart
Walk to Beach Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Watersports Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Assos Heart is in the quiet and traditional village of Assos on the tranquil Ionian Island of Kefalonia. It shot to fame as a set of Louis de Bernieres' wartime novel – and later film – Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Years later, it still feels like an undiscovered secret with its serene natural setting, historic sites and a relaxed atmosphere.

Kefalonia is also renowned for its soft sandy beaches, mountain gorges and quaint harbour villages. Spend your days swimming in the crystal-clear waters, exploring the Venetian-style architecture or trying fresh local cuisine like seafood, mezes or moussaka.


The villa itself offers the perfect starting point for exploring more of this beautiful Ionian island. It’s only a short drive from must-see sights like the 15th-century Assos castle in Assos village and Myrtos bay with its picture-worthy beach that’s framed by tall cliffs – both seen from your terrace.

In Assos village, there are also verdant forests with pine and cypress trees to explore. The town is small and still retains its old-world charm with classic Ionian architecture and pretty pastel-coloured houses nestled into the steep hillside.

At the harbour, you can while away the afternoon watching fishing boats and luxury yachts mooring, while in the village square there are tavernas, shops and restaurants to dine at or do as the locals do and sip cold coffee.

Assos beach is also a must visit, with its clear waters and fantastic views across the bay. You can relax on the pebbles or swim and snorkel in the sea. From the villa, Assos village can be reached by car. The coastal route to get there is spectacular and takes in the dramatic rock formations and tranquil sea waters.  

In Kefalonia, you’ll also find many intriguing caves to discover. There’s the magical underground lake of Melissanthi or Drogarati with its exquisite natural formations. You could also hop on a boat and head to the untouched coves, inlets and secluded beaches.

Some tours stop off for lunch and swimming. Or, for a dose of culture instead, head to Saint Gerasimos monastery. It’s an impressive 15th-century building that sits beneath Mount Ainos, near the villages Falgrata and Valsamata.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Kefalonia International Airport

(43km)

Nearest Ferry Port Fiskardo Ferry Port

(20km)

Nearest Village Assos

(400m)

Nearest Town/City Fiskardo

(21km)

Nearest Restaurant Restaurants & Shops

(200m)

Nearest Beach Sandy Beach

(200m)

Getting There

How to reach Kefalonia island

There are two ways to get to Kefalonia island: either by flight or by ferry.

By plane:  During the busy months, the airport of Kefalonia (EFL) receives a great number of domestic but also charter flights. The airport is located 7 km outside Argostoli, the capital of the island.

By ferry: Kefalonia has three ports: Sami (SMI), Argostoli (ARM), and Poros (PKE). If you want to arrive in Sami you should depart from Patra (GRA). In case you want to arrive to Poros or Argostoli you can depart from Killini (KIL). The trips last from 1.5 to 3 hours. You can easily book your ferry tickets using the link below or the booking engine.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

With its beautiful natural scenery, soft sandy swimming beaches and impressive ancient architecture, Kefalonia is a must visit for families. Assos Heart itself has a private swimming pool and an enclosed terrace area that’s perfect for young children to play safely and in sight.

For days spent by the beach, the world-renowned Myrtos bay with its sheltered, calm swimming waters and soft sandy shore is a short drive away.

There, kids young and old can enjoy splashing about in the water or snorkelling the coastline looking for colourful fish. There’s also pebbly Assos beach that has crystal-clear waters and is close to the village for amenities.

For family-fun day trips, you can jump on a boat from Assos harbour and explore the untouched coves and islets. There are also plenty of caves to explore in Kefalonia like Melissanthi, a magical underground lake and Drogarati with its exquisite natural formations.

Or, to learn about the ancient history, there’s Assos castle, Argostoli Archaeology Museum and Saint Gerasimos monastery.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Watersports
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Waterfront

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Credit cards details may be requested as guarantee
Arrival time 2 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Linen & towels included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets not allowed
Changeover day Sunday
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Minimum stay 7 nights
Tax Included in the rental price
Internet access? The property has complimentary Wifi connection. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 2nd 2023 £2,433
Apr 2nd 2023 - Apr 16th 2023 £2,477
Apr 16th 2023 - May 14th 2023 £2,675
May 14th 2023 - May 21st 2023 £3,054
May 21st 2023 - Jun 4th 2023 £3,416
Jun 4th 2023 - Jun 18th 2023 £3,671
Jun 18th 2023 - Jun 25th 2023 £4,649
Jun 25th 2023 - Jul 2nd 2023 £4,885
Jul 2nd 2023 - Jul 9th 2023 £5,373
Jul 9th 2023 - Aug 20th 2023 £5,611
Aug 20th 2023 - Aug 27th 2023 £4,885
Aug 27th 2023 - Sep 3rd 2023 £4,645
Sep 3rd 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 £4,290
Sep 10th 2023 - Sep 17th 2023 £3,664
Sep 17th 2023 - Sep 24th 2023 £3,416
Sep 24th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £3,053
Oct 1st 2023 - Oct 15th 2023 £2,675
Oct 15th 2023 - Mar 31st 2024 £2,467
Mar 31st 2024 - Apr 14th 2024 £2,477
Apr 14th 2024 - May 12th 2024 £2,675
May 12th 2024 - May 19th 2024 £3,054
May 19th 2024 - Jun 2nd 2024 £3,416
Jun 2nd 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 £3,671
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 £4,649
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 £4,885
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 £5,373
Jul 7th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 £5,611

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 2nd 2023 €2,569
Apr 2nd 2023 - Apr 16th 2023 €2,616
Apr 16th 2023 - May 14th 2023 €2,825
May 14th 2023 - May 21st 2023 €3,225
May 21st 2023 - Jun 4th 2023 €3,608
Jun 4th 2023 - Jun 18th 2023 €3,877
Jun 18th 2023 - Jun 25th 2023 €4,910
Jun 25th 2023 - Jul 2nd 2023 €5,159
Jul 2nd 2023 - Jul 9th 2023 €5,674
Jul 9th 2023 - Aug 20th 2023 €5,927
Aug 20th 2023 - Aug 27th 2023 €5,159
Aug 27th 2023 - Sep 3rd 2023 €4,906
Sep 3rd 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 €4,531
Sep 10th 2023 - Sep 17th 2023 €3,869
Sep 17th 2023 - Sep 24th 2023 €3,608
Sep 24th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €3,224
Oct 1st 2023 - Oct 15th 2023 €2,825
Oct 15th 2023 - Mar 31st 2024 €2,605
Mar 31st 2024 - Apr 14th 2024 €2,616
Apr 14th 2024 - May 12th 2024 €2,825
May 12th 2024 - May 19th 2024 €3,225
May 19th 2024 - Jun 2nd 2024 €3,608
Jun 2nd 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 €3,877
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 €4,910
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 €5,159
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 €5,674
Jul 7th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 €5,927

Prices based on an occupancy of 2 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 2nd 2023 $2,831
Apr 2nd 2023 - Apr 16th 2023 $2,882
Apr 16th 2023 - May 14th 2023 $3,113
May 14th 2023 - May 21st 2023 $3,554
May 21st 2023 - Jun 4th 2023 $3,976
Jun 4th 2023 - Jun 18th 2023 $4,272
Jun 18th 2023 - Jun 25th 2023 $5,411
Jun 25th 2023 - Jul 2nd 2023 $5,685
Jul 2nd 2023 - Jul 9th 2023 $6,252
Jul 9th 2023 - Aug 20th 2023 $6,530
Aug 20th 2023 - Aug 27th 2023 $5,685
Aug 27th 2023 - Sep 3rd 2023 $5,406
Sep 3rd 2023 - Sep 10th 2023 $4,993
Sep 10th 2023 - Sep 17th 2023 $4,264
Sep 17th 2023 - Sep 24th 2023 $3,976
Sep 24th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $3,553
Oct 1st 2023 - Oct 15th 2023 $3,113
Oct 15th 2023 - Mar 31st 2024 $2,871
Mar 31st 2024 - Apr 14th 2024 $2,882
Apr 14th 2024 - May 12th 2024 $3,113
May 12th 2024 - May 19th 2024 $3,554
May 19th 2024 - Jun 2nd 2024 $3,976
Jun 2nd 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 $4,272
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 $5,411
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 $5,685
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 $6,252
Jul 7th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 $6,530

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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