Assos Seaside

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Walk to Village

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

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  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
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Luxury three-bedroomed Assos Seaside – is just as the name suggests – a beautiful sea-front villa that’s just a stone’s throw (or short flip-flopped stroll down your private steps) from the alluring Ionian Sea.

The Kefalonia-based villa also taps into the Mediterranean blues of the sky and the waters below with its private outdoor swimming pool and pops of colour in the soft pool towels and furnishings. Set in the peaceful tree-lined hillside, it’s Kefalonia at its most relaxing.

Inside, the Ionian architecture is designed with modernity and comfort in mind, making it picture worthy in it is own right. On the ground floor, there’s a fully-equipped kitchen with everything you’d need for effortless dining at home. Think oven, microwave, dishwasher and more.

From there, a couple of steps lead down to the open-plan sitting area and dining room. There you can sink into the sofa, enjoy your meals on the charming wooden table or plan tomorrow’s exciting adventure. Large windows and doors throughout the property create that extra feeling of light and space.

Where the bedrooms are concerned, style and luxury are also not forsaken for comfort. The first leads to the first master double bedroom where you can rejoice in superb sea view on the large balcony, while a twin bedroom with a separate master bathroom awaits for you on the second floor.

With a spacious attic room that has a second master double bedroom too, this villa is ideal for couples, friends or families alike. There’s plenty of wardrobe space and thoughtful homely touches like mirrors and dressing tables. Plus, Wi-Fi is included, so you keep your friends or family updated.

Outside, Assos Seaside has an alfresco dining table, barbeque and plenty of seating options. So, when you’re not dipping your toes into the cooling water, the layout on your cushioned sun lounger or enjoy some reprieve from the warm sun on a chair under the shaded gazebo. All the while soaking in those unrivalled views of Myrtos bay, Assos castle and the alluring Ionian Sea.

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What you should know…

  • Although steps are leading down to the sea, the nearest  beach is a short 200-metre swim or a few minutes’ boat ride away
  • Assos Seaside is part of a complex so although it is private, there are other properties nearby

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Satellite TV DVD Waterfront

The Villa

Assos Seaside combines the cooling sea effect with breathtaking sunset views making this villa highly aesthetic in every way. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and it can accommodate up to 6 people

Ground Floor
- Dining & living area
- Access to the terrace & pool area

Mezzanine
- Bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchen

First Floor
- Double bedroom
- Twin bedroom
- Bathroom

Attic
- Double bedroom

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

Location

About the surrounding area of Assos Seaside
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 Seaside is in the quiet and traditional village of Assos on the Ionian Island of Kefalonia. It shot to fame as a setting 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
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

With its beautiful natural scenery, soft sandy swimming beaches and impressive ancient architecture, Kefalonia is a must visit for families. Assos Seaside 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

  • DVD
  • 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 Tuesday
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 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 4th 2023 £2,685
Apr 4th 2023 - Apr 11th 2023 £2,955
Apr 11th 2023 - May 16th 2023 £3,185
May 16th 2023 - May 23rd 2023 £3,713
May 23rd 2023 - Jun 13th 2023 £4,596
Jun 13th 2023 - Jun 20th 2023 £4,859
Jun 20th 2023 - Jun 27th 2023 £5,479
Jun 27th 2023 - Jul 4th 2023 £6,023
Jul 4th 2023 - Aug 22nd 2023 £6,650
Aug 22nd 2023 - Aug 29th 2023 £6,023
Aug 29th 2023 - Sep 5th 2023 £5,479
Sep 5th 2023 - Sep 12th 2023 £4,852
Sep 12th 2023 - Sep 19th 2023 £4,596
Sep 19th 2023 - Sep 26th 2023 £4,324
Sep 26th 2023 - Oct 3rd 2023 £3,515
Oct 3rd 2023 - Oct 17th 2023 £3,185
Oct 17th 2023 - Apr 2nd 2024 £2,954
Apr 2nd 2024 - Apr 9th 2024 £2,955
Apr 9th 2024 - May 14th 2024 £3,185
May 14th 2024 - May 21st 2024 £3,713
May 21st 2024 - Jun 11th 2024 £4,596
Jun 11th 2024 - Jun 18th 2024 £4,859
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 25th 2024 £5,479
Jun 25th 2024 - Jul 2nd 2024 £6,023
Jul 2nd 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 £6,650

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 4th 2023 €2,836
Apr 4th 2023 - Apr 11th 2023 €3,121
Apr 11th 2023 - May 16th 2023 €3,364
May 16th 2023 - May 23rd 2023 €3,921
May 23rd 2023 - Jun 13th 2023 €4,854
Jun 13th 2023 - Jun 20th 2023 €5,132
Jun 20th 2023 - Jun 27th 2023 €5,786
Jun 27th 2023 - Jul 4th 2023 €6,361
Jul 4th 2023 - Aug 22nd 2023 €7,023
Aug 22nd 2023 - Aug 29th 2023 €6,361
Aug 29th 2023 - Sep 5th 2023 €5,786
Sep 5th 2023 - Sep 12th 2023 €5,124
Sep 12th 2023 - Sep 19th 2023 €4,854
Sep 19th 2023 - Sep 26th 2023 €4,566
Sep 26th 2023 - Oct 3rd 2023 €3,712
Oct 3rd 2023 - Oct 17th 2023 €3,364
Oct 17th 2023 - Apr 2nd 2024 €3,120
Apr 2nd 2024 - Apr 9th 2024 €3,121
Apr 9th 2024 - May 14th 2024 €3,364
May 14th 2024 - May 21st 2024 €3,921
May 21st 2024 - Jun 11th 2024 €4,854
Jun 11th 2024 - Jun 18th 2024 €5,132
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 25th 2024 €5,786
Jun 25th 2024 - Jul 2nd 2024 €6,361
Jul 2nd 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 €7,023

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 4th 2023 $3,125
Apr 4th 2023 - Apr 11th 2023 $3,439
Apr 11th 2023 - May 16th 2023 $3,706
May 16th 2023 - May 23rd 2023 $4,321
May 23rd 2023 - Jun 13th 2023 $5,348
Jun 13th 2023 - Jun 20th 2023 $5,655
Jun 20th 2023 - Jun 27th 2023 $6,376
Jun 27th 2023 - Jul 4th 2023 $7,009
Jul 4th 2023 - Aug 22nd 2023 $7,739
Aug 22nd 2023 - Aug 29th 2023 $7,009
Aug 29th 2023 - Sep 5th 2023 $6,376
Sep 5th 2023 - Sep 12th 2023 $5,646
Sep 12th 2023 - Sep 19th 2023 $5,348
Sep 19th 2023 - Sep 26th 2023 $5,032
Sep 26th 2023 - Oct 3rd 2023 $4,090
Oct 3rd 2023 - Oct 17th 2023 $3,706
Oct 17th 2023 - Apr 2nd 2024 $3,438
Apr 2nd 2024 - Apr 9th 2024 $3,439
Apr 9th 2024 - May 14th 2024 $3,706
May 14th 2024 - May 21st 2024 $4,321
May 21st 2024 - Jun 11th 2024 $5,348
Jun 11th 2024 - Jun 18th 2024 $5,655
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 25th 2024 $6,376
Jun 25th 2024 - Jul 2nd 2024 $7,009
Jul 2nd 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 $7,739

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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