Villa Nidri

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

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Pool
Wow Factor
Modern
Sustainable Collection
Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

Nestled among lush hills with panoramic views, Villa Nidri is an octagonal themed architectural masterpiece. Enter through the twisted black iron gates and take in the yellow and terra-cotta villa that defines this exclusive retreat.

Filled to the brim with rare crafts and exotic antiques such colourful pottery and carvings, this villa is an art lover's dream. These treasures have been sourced by interior designers from as far as India, Egypt and China. Red and soft turquoise is a motif through the villa, from the living room to the four stunning bedrooms.

Outside, the unique azure pool has ten sides and plenty of umbrellas for shade, as well as a stonework fireplace for cosy poolside evenings. Take a refreshing dip in the pool after a long day exploring Lefkas and cool off from the Mediterranean sunshine, then unwind on the sunbeds. One of the most exciting parts of the villa is the jacuzzi garden, separate from the pool area and enjoying dazzling views.

Sweeping soft lemon coloured archways lead through to the open plan living space. Here, there is a quirky marble and stone fireplace and plenty of comfortable marled sofas with sage green cushions, and a bookcase stocked with plenty of books and films. The spacious octagon kitchen is simply stunning, with a focal island and statement black stools.

Next to the fully equipped kitchen is a sitting area with a pair of armchairs, an Afghan rug and a coffee table, while the dining room has a gorgeoushand-painted Greek motif table where guests can enjoy a home-cooked meal and look out at the lush greenery of the valley below and watch boats sailing between the distant islands.

The bedrooms have a range of four-poster double and twin beds, with crisp white linen and pops of colour in the bedding. Swirly patterned headboards add intrigue, while guests can wake up to wonderful mountain views through the huge windows. Richly patterned rugs adorn the floors, while classical paintings hang on the walls. Luxurious ensuite bathrooms are crafted from Bulgarian marble with spacious shower areas. The main en-suite bathroom offers a bathtub for a relaxing soak, with vintage style candle holders adding drama and mystique.

There are many sumptuous relaxation spaces around the property, such as the unique Hammock Tower, where a cool breeze may be enjoyed during siesta time, or swing in a hammock under Moroccan lanterns gazing out at the starry night sky and enjoy the sounds and scents of the garden.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • There are lots of nooks and crannies around the villa - young children should be supervised
  • Due to the amount of stairs around this property and the hilltop location, it would be unsuitable for wheelchair users
  • A welcome hamper with local fruit, wine and beers is provided on arrival

This home is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

  • CO2 emissions per room per night are 45% lower than the national average
  • welll insulated
  • Hot water and electricity are powered by solar panels
  • Locally owned
  • Promotes local businesses

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV

The Villa

Villa Nidri is situated on a lush hill and features amazing panoramic views.  There are 4 bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom, accommodating up to 8 people very comfortably.

Ground Floor
- Fully equipped kitchen with island and breakfast bar
- Living room
- Dining room with terrace access
- Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Guest toilet
- Utility room

First Floor
- Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Hammock tower with views

Exterior Grounds
- Swimming pool (45 sqm)
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Shaded dining area
- Barbecue stocked with olive wood and charcoal
- Lounge area with fire pit
- Landscaped gardens
- Private walled Jacuzzi garden
- Gated parking

Additional Facilities
- Television
- Air-conditioning
- Fireplace
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Iron & board
- Dishwasher
- Wi-fi
- Wireless SONOS music system
- Local wine cabinet
- iPod dock
- Desktop PC
- Books, movies & games
- Meade telescope viewing of planets & moon (by request)

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Nidri
Beach Nearby Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Boat Trips
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The villa is perfectly placed in Nidri, close to a charming harbour on the mesmerising island of Lefkada. With superb views of the nearby islands of Meganisi and Skorpios, lush pine trees and olive groves, Lefkada is the ideal Mediterranean island destination. Nidri town is just five minutes away, with its charming harbour. Sailboats and local fishing boats bob alongside luxury yachts here, while visitors can take sailing lessons here.

Yachting is a popular attraction for international tourists and locals - check out sophisticated Lefkada Marina. Boat trips to various beaches around Lefkada and neighbouring islands depart from Nidri daily throughout the high season and can be arranged in low season.

Lefkada is easily and conveniently reached from the mainland via a causeway, while the airport is just 25km away in Aktion. It is a rare Greek island you can access by car, and absolutely ideal for a family holiday - there are stunning beaches, luscious green valleys and soaring mountains here. Add friendly locals and a laid back atmosphere and you've got everything you need for a great holiday.

Nydri waterfall is a great excursion that guests can undertake independently. The starting point is close to the villa, and the waterfall is reached by a scenic hike through olive and citrus groves and over rocks. The incredible wall of water descends into a pool where you can swim in the cool water canyon. Local stalls sell honey from around the region.

Lefkada town is just a short drive away, a traditional Greek town full of narrow streets and cute alleyways. There is a main square that has plenty of atmospheric cafes and bars. Lefkada town has lots of tiny boutiques and gift shops for finding souvenirs and great local produce to take home as a reminder of the island.

Famous for its incredible beaches, Lefkada has postcard-perfect beaches on the east side and rugged, wild landscapes on the west. You're truly spoilt for choice, but here are a couple of our favourites. Porto Katsiki, a beach with soaring, white cliffs topped with greenery above soft white sand and impossibly blue water is likely the beach you've seen in marketing campaigns. - it's plain to see why it's the most famous beach in the area.

Another great choice for a beach day is Pefkoulia with beautiful blue shallow waters and a calm tide. The golden sand and pebbles provide the best of both worlds, while pine trees cascade down the hillside. Around the island, watersports are very popular including paragliding, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Take a trip to the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni and soak up some culture of the island. Surounded by wonderful gardens and resting high on a hill, this monastery dates back to the 17th century. Inside, you'll find a museum inside with chalices, icons and manuscripts, and even a small zoo!

The food on Lefkada is similar to mainland Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean area - with the addition of scenic mountain views from many of the restaurants. One dish to try in a local taverna is a delicious moussaka, made up of mincemeat layers and tomato sauce with aubergine and bechamel sauce, baked lasagne style. Another dish to try is souvlaki, which is skewered meat and sometimes vegetables, often on a barbecue. A local speciality is crusty bread topped with zingy tzatziki.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Preveza International Airport

(37 km)

Nearest Village Nydri

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Lefkada Town

(18 km)

Nearest Restaurant Kato Rahoula Nouvell Restaurant

(700 m)

Nearest Beach Nydri Beach

(3 km)

Nearest Supermarket Super Market Gazis Xristoforos

(3 km)

Getting There

How to reach Lefkada island

You can easily reach Lefkas by car from mainland Greece, via the bridge connecting Lefkada with Aitoloakarnania. Lefkada island does not have an airport.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

A holiday in Lefkada is a fantastic choice for families with children of all ages. The island is packed with family-friendly activities, amazing beaches around every corner and a chilled out atmosphere, it's sure to be a hit with the younger members of the family. Locals love children and go out of their way to make them feel welcome- often giving them little treats and snacks. Babies are well received in restaurants.

A beach day is always a good idea in Lefkada. Pefkoulia beach is fantastic for kids, especially those who love to swim in the sea. A stunning stretch of golden sand and pebbles, it has reassuringly shallow water, making it a safer place for younger children to swim. Porto Katsiki is bound to impress, with its soaring cliffs, impossibly turquoise water and white sand. They'll love building sandcastles, marvelling at the view and strolling along the sand. Nidri waterfall is also bound to impress, and the hike to get there is not too difficult for children to manage.

The villa itself is sure to be a big hit with little ones and teenagers alike thanks to the unique design. They will love swinging in the hammocks and relaxing in the pool. Bookworms will be pleased to know bookcase is well stocked. The design of the villa is inspiring and it is a charming place for children to hang out. Furthermore, kids may pick from the garden whatever is in season – ripe cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, almonds, figs or apricots.

Inside the Monastery of Panagia Faneromeni, there is a small yet impressive zoo in the courtyard. Featuring lots of exciting animals, the zoo is unique because the monks in the monastery look after the animals. Some animals also roam free in the lush garden around the monastery. The monastery itself will also be fascinating for children, with ancient artefacts and stunning architecture.

Kids are bound to enjoy trying out the flavours of Greek cuisine, especially tasty moussaka and spanokopita, a filo pastry parcel stuffed with spinach, feta cheese and onions.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Meal delivery service

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • On-Site Concierge
  • Meal delivery service
  • Welcome Hamper Included
  • Complimentary Spirits Bar
  • Massage Therapist Available

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 pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

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 Not required
Arrival time 3pm
Departure time 10am
End of stay cleaning included? Yes and mid-stay cleaning on Wednesday also included. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath, pool and beach towels are included in the rental price. Linen are changed weekly and all towels twice a week
Energy costs included? Yes, included in 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
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Sunday. Can be flexible from September to May
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted inside the villa
Tax Included in the rental price
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay

The Greek government requires owners to collect a Tourist Climate Tax, your property manager will collect this in cash:

March-October €10 per night per unit

November-February €4 per night per unit

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 £3,763
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 £4,300
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 £5,322
Jul 7th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 £6,397
Jul 14th 2024 - Jul 22nd 2024 £5,375
Jul 22nd 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £6,397
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 £5,160
Sep 15th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 £4,085
Sep 29th 2024 - Apr 27th 2025 £3,010
Apr 27th 2025 - May 18th 2025 £3,225
May 18th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 £4,032
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 29th 2025 £4,704
Jun 29th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 £5,375
Jul 6th 2025 - Jul 13th 2025 £5,779
Jul 13th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 £7,122
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 14th 2025 £5,779
Sep 14th 2025 - Sep 28th 2025 £4,704
Sep 28th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 £3,225

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 €4,138
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 €4,729
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 €5,852
Jul 7th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 €7,034
Jul 14th 2024 - Jul 22nd 2024 €5,911
Jul 22nd 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €7,034
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 €5,674
Sep 15th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 €4,492
Sep 29th 2024 - Apr 27th 2025 €3,310
Apr 27th 2025 - May 18th 2025 €3,547
May 18th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 €4,433
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 29th 2025 €5,172
Jun 29th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 €5,911
Jul 6th 2025 - Jul 13th 2025 €6,354
Jul 13th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 €7,832
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 14th 2025 €6,354
Sep 14th 2025 - Sep 28th 2025 €5,172
Sep 28th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 €3,547

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 21st 2024 - Jun 23rd 2024 $4,430
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 30th 2024 $5,063
Jun 30th 2024 - Jul 7th 2024 $6,265
Jul 7th 2024 - Jul 14th 2024 $7,531
Jul 14th 2024 - Jul 22nd 2024 $6,329
Jul 22nd 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $7,531
Sep 1st 2024 - Sep 15th 2024 $6,075
Sep 15th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 $4,810
Sep 29th 2024 - Apr 27th 2025 $3,544
Apr 27th 2025 - May 18th 2025 $3,797
May 18th 2025 - Jun 22nd 2025 $4,747
Jun 22nd 2025 - Jun 29th 2025 $5,538
Jun 29th 2025 - Jul 6th 2025 $6,329
Jul 6th 2025 - Jul 13th 2025 $6,803
Jul 13th 2025 - Aug 31st 2025 $8,385
Aug 31st 2025 - Sep 14th 2025 $6,803
Sep 14th 2025 - Sep 28th 2025 $5,538
Sep 28th 2025 - Dec 23rd 2025 $3,797

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.

Reviews

  • Stunning villa with incredible amenities and views

    on 08/08/2023

    What a wonderful week my family and I have just spent at this incredible villa! I can't recommend it highly enough. The views out over Nydri and beyond to the islands are to die for, the villa (up a fairly steep road but worth it for the views) is absolutely spotless and the amenities superb. We loved using the BBQ in the evenings and had to drag ourselves away in order to see something of the island; there was so much to do at the villa (including the swimming pool, jacuzzi and hammock tower) that we could have spent the whole time there! Monica & Steve (the owners) were lovely and so helpful, answering all our questions quickly, nothing was too much trouble. We also had a very generous welcome pack on arrival. We were very sad to leave but vowed that will definitely be coming back soon!

  • Stunning - don’t hesitate just book!

    on 11/07/2023

    Just back from two weeks at this wonderful stunning Villa. Steve and Monica go over and above to please. The villa is outstanding and the views just stunning, words cannot describe. We went on a few boat trips where we were skippered by Steve, who took us to places on the islands ee would never have found. The little restaurant just 5-7 minutes walk has a delicious menu and easily accommodated our group of 8 several times. Nidri is just 20-30 minute walk depending on ability. Slightly hilly but taxis at 10 euros are great. I’d recommend anyone who is thinking of going to Villa Nidri to just book! You will not be disappointed.

  • Superb as usual!

    on 23/06/2023

    This villa is so amazing that we’ve been there every year twice a year since we discovered it 10 years ago. The view is just incredible! Also the attention to detail in the whole villa is second to none. We travel as a couple but if there is a large group of people there are plenty of areas to relax. Theres an amazing room on top of the villa with hammocks and seating areas with an incredible view and the villa also has a hot Tub in its own garden area. The villa is always absolutely spotless and very well maintained. Every year we arrive there is usually something different done which is lovely to see. Steve and Monica are always available to offer any advice or recommendations we might need. The villa is close to Nydri harbour with lots of really lovely restaurants bars and shopping. We can’t wait to go back in October!

  • 5* villa with the perfect view

    on 16/05/2023

    This villa is 5* all the way with 360 degree views over the islands and mountains that absolutely can not be bettered. You just never get tired of those views! It is a luxury property , very comfortable providing privacy and space yet only a 5 minute taxi ride into the nearby town of Nidri. We love our home from home and return as often as we possibly can - need I say more!

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