Villa Paraskevi

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4


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Pool Modern Beach Nearby Hot Tub


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Wow! If you are looking for luxury, that get-away-from-it-all feeling, sensational views, seclusion and the most lavish of interiors, you definitely can’t go wrong with Villa Paraskevi. This sensational, brand new villa enjoys a mesmerising location on a beautiful estate in Kalamitsi on the island of Lefkada. This fabulously tranquil mountain village, one of the oldest on the island, is located 20 km west of Lefkada Town surrounded by mountains, olive groves and vineyards. It is totally unspoilt and is sprinkled with traditional windmills and ancient churches. The estate showcases a stunning 500 sqm vineyard and beautiful botanical gardens. Guests staying at this heavenly villa enjoy superb living spaces, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, incredible outside space including a pool, a rooftop hot tub and various alfresco dining spaces and the added treat of a fantastic tennis court. You can enjoy gastronomic treats cooked in the fantastic barbecue area and sundowners from this mountainside location overlooking the dazzling Ionian archipelago.

Lefkada is a stunning lush green island, brimming with captivating Blue Flag beaches, pretty Greek villages and gorgeous unspoilt countryside sprinkled with olive groves, lush pine and cypress forests, beautiful waterfalls and 1000 metre mountain peaks. With moreish ouzo, delicious local wines and an impressive dining scene, once you have discovered Lefkada you will be back time and time again!

The architects and interior designers have certainly worked their magic on Villa Paraskevi. This villa is stylish with a capital ‘S’. With fantastic use of a range of materials, a fabulous flow between spaces and lavish, contemporary furnishings, guests staying here are in for a real treat. A super, chef’s dream of a kitchen offers the very best of appliances to cook up a storm and looks beautiful all in white. The interior dining space enjoys the best of views looking out to the pool and spectacular scenery. There are two smart and sophisticated lounge spaces, one with an exquisite corner sofa and chairs looking out to the pool and one of the alfresco dining spaces and the other with its wall-mounted television, feature open fireplace, attractive stone clad walls, sumptuous sofa and chairs and a bar come mini kitchen and stools. Again it features glass sliding doors offering scenic beauty.

Some villas offer a master bedroom suite that everyone wants and other bedrooms that are perfectly fine but just a touch disappointing. Not this villa! Every guest will be totally delighted with their bedroom and bathroom. With characterful beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, stunning views, lavish furnishings and crisp, luxurious linens, the bedrooms are gorgeous and fabulously romantic. Each enjoys its own charms. It might be a gorgeous private terrace or a stunning hanging light fitting. It might be a relaxing chaise longue or it might be your luxurious in room bathroom. There is definitely something special about each one! The bathrooms are indulgent, beautifully fitted spaces offering top notch fittings.

The interiors of Villa Paraskevi are incredible but the exterior spaces certainly give them a run for their money. Your swimming pool is amazing, surrounded by luxury loungers and the heavenly, beautifully tended estate. Close to the pool is one shaded dining space and between the indoor dining space and main living area is another wonderful alfresco dining space under a pergola. The built-in barbecue area offers another excellent space with fabulous views. Your barbecue masters will delight in cooking delicious feasts here. Up on the roof is your hot tub, the perfect spot for a glass of fizz under the stars or earlier as the sun goes down. Tennis fans are delighted with the exceptional court, perfect for some healthy competition. Guests are welcome to stoll through the fragrant trails of the villa’s Hippocrates’ botanical gardens, set up in collaboration with Apivita. You can learn about medicinal herbs and their properties using the technology of QR codes. It is so fascinating! All of the herbs grown in the gardens are officially recorded plants that Hippocrates used in his healing practices. You will not forget your amazing holiday at Villa Paraskevi for a very long time!

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What you should know…

  • The accommodation at Villa Paraskevi is organised over two houses which are connected by a shared shady terrace
  • There are small super markets in Agios Nikitas village, but owner is happy to do a fridge fill if requested prior to arrival (receipts will be presented for payment when you arrive)

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV

The Villa

Main House
- Living room with fireplace and doors opening to pool terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Master bedroom with double bed, en-suite bathroom and terrace access
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room

Guest House
- Living room with doors opening to terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen with island breakfast bar
- Bedroom with double bed
- Family shower room
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite shower room (set on mezzanine level overlooking the living area)

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Terrace
- Dining facilities
- Barbecue
- Sun loungers
- Roof terrace
- Jacuzzi
- Tennis court access

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- TV
- Parking


About the surrounding area of Villa Paraskevi
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Seafront
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Villa Paraskevi is located in the peaceful mountain village of Kalamitsi. The villa sits on a large estate full of vines and botanical gardens. Kalamitsi enjoys wonderful panoramic views of Lefkada towards the sea.

While you are staying on this magical island you will enjoy fabulous days on beautiful, knock-out beaches, discover amazing coves, enjoy scenic countryside and hilltop villages, climb mountain peaks and dine in style at the island’s fantastic restaurants. There is one restaurant in Kalamitsi. It is really quite surprising that Lefkada remains under the tourist radar and more of a special secret. Lefkada is connected to the mainland by a long causeway and floating bridge and is an easy drive from Preveza airport. Among the most beautiful beaches are Egremni, Kathisma, and the endearing Porto Katsiki which is loved for its golden sands and fascinating landscape. The unique beauty of Egremni Beach has made it one of the most photographed landscapes. It is one of the longest at 2.5 km and the water is clear and a beautiful turquoise shade. Its name comes from the impressive cliffs that surround the beach. Much closer to the villa is Kathisma Beach. Facing the Ionian archipelago, it offers fine dazzling white sand, sparkling turquoise waters and a good selection of beach bars and sun loungers. The best beaches for windsurfing and kitesurfing are Agios Ioannis and Vassiliki. Nidri boasts a very organised beach with an excellent watersports centre.

Another mountain village, Karya, is lovely with its central square full of taverna tables under the shade of a huge plant tree. You can enjoy the local Karysaniki embroidery, once a vital part of the national dress. North-east of Karya and surrounded by towering cypress trees, mountain scenery and craggy cliffs is Lazarata. There are two notable churches, Agios Dionissis and Agios Spiridonas. Lazarata is a great place for a stroll to enjoy the neat vineyards, olive groves, citrus plantations and the red-roofed houses. You can take an organised mountain bike tour of the island. Some cycling tours also include the neighbouring island of Meganisi.

The pretty, whitewashed church of Agios Ioannis Antzoussis dates back to the 16th century and is one of the oldest churches in Lefkas. There are some fascinating archeological, historical and cultural sites to visit on this very special island. Wine lovers enjoy Lefkada Earth, the home of some fine local wines. You can combine this stop with a fresh seafood lunch overlooking the brilliant blue waters at Sivota or Vasiliki.

Nidri is the largest of the tourist towns and Nikiana is the second. With amazing amenities, irresistible sandy beaches, unforgettable views across the islets of Heloni, Sparti, Madouri and Scorpios, gastronomic delights, incredible scenery with famous waterfalls and the Dimosari Gorge, Nidri is wonderful. Nidri and Sivota are favourites with yacht charter firms. Island hopping is very easy and enjoyable. You can take excursion boats to the local islets and the secluded coastal bays of Lefkada or the ferries to Ithaca and Kefalonia. The pretty Geni peninsula is a 15 minute drive around the bay from Nidri or a 5 minute crossing by boat. Geni village is a friendly, traditional fishing village with several charming waterfront tavernas. Another wonderful place to visit is the medieval castle of Santa Maura.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Aktion International Airport


Nearest Town/City Lefkada


Nearest Restaurant Beach Megali Petra


Nearest Supermarket The Market Mini Market


Nearest Beach Beach Megali Petra


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.


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Teens

Villa Paraskevi is fantastic for a family holiday. It is located in such a beautiful location. Children love playing tennis on the court and wandering through the botanical gardens learning about the plants. There are two living areas so if children want to relax with a movie at the end of busy sightseeing day, they can easily do so without disturbing the adults. The swimming pool is very popular.

Children adore the sandy beaches on Lefkada and the warm turquoise water. The beaches are considered among the most beautiful in the Mediterranean, backed by a beautiful, verdant mountainous landscape. Kathisma Beach, close to the villa, is very popular with its stunning views and family-friendly amenities. There is a good variety of watersports as well as volleyball and tennis courts. The sunsets are pretty spectacular too. Porto Katsiki Beach is often called the ‘Maldives of Europe’ because of its immense beauty. Egremni Beach is another much-loved beach. Adventurous older children enjoy kitesurfing or windsurfing at Mili Beach, Agios Ioannis, Vassiliki and at Kathisma.

The Monastery of Faneromeni, dating back to the 17th century, offers a wonderful view of the lagoons and beaches around it. Children enjoy lighting candles in the orthodox churches. The monastery is also home to a mini zoo with deer, birds, ducks, parrots, squirrels and chickens.

Another enjoyable trip is to the beautiful Dimosari Waterfalls, also known as the Nidri Waterfalls. It is a 45 minute walk from Nidri and there is a delightfl cafe for lunch before or after the hike. The waterfalls are one of the scenic highlights of the island.

At the mountain village of Karya children enjoy picking a few souvenirs from the hand-made puppets and crafts, pretty lace and embroidery on sale.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Tennis Court


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 fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit There is no security deposit, but should there be any damage or loss caused by you or your guests during your stay you will be liable for the cost
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Changeover day Flexible
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings and any accidental damage caused during their stay
Minimum stay 7 Nights
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service

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
Mar 1st 2024 - May 4th 2024 £6,571
May 4th 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 £6,641
Jun 16th 2024 - Jul 21st 2024 £10,030
Jul 21st 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 £12,451
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 22nd 2024 £10,030
Sep 22nd 2024 - May 3rd 2025 £6,641
May 3rd 2025 - Jun 15th 2025 £6,641
Jun 15th 2025 - Jul 20th 2025 £10,030
Jul 20th 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 £12,451
Aug 24th 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 £10,030

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - May 4th 2024 €7,149
May 4th 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 €7,224
Jun 16th 2024 - Jul 21st 2024 €10,912
Jul 21st 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 €13,545
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 22nd 2024 €10,912
Sep 22nd 2024 - May 3rd 2025 €7,224
May 3rd 2025 - Jun 15th 2025 €7,224
Jun 15th 2025 - Jul 20th 2025 €10,912
Jul 20th 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 €13,545
Aug 24th 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 €10,912

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Mar 1st 2024 - May 4th 2024 $7,729
May 4th 2024 - Jun 16th 2024 $7,811
Jun 16th 2024 - Jul 21st 2024 $11,797
Jul 21st 2024 - Aug 25th 2024 $14,645
Aug 25th 2024 - Sep 22nd 2024 $11,797
Sep 22nd 2024 - May 3rd 2025 $7,811
May 3rd 2025 - Jun 15th 2025 $7,811
Jun 15th 2025 - Jul 20th 2025 $11,797
Jul 20th 2025 - Aug 24th 2025 $14,645
Aug 24th 2025 - Sep 2nd 2025 $11,797

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.

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