Villa Sarakina

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Sleeps: 4 - 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Pool Modern Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 28th February and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

The contemporary Villa Sarakina is tucked away on the lovely Sarakina hillside among the lush trees and olives groves in the village of Pantokratora, close to the famous resort of Laganas on Zakynthos. It is just 5 minutes drive to the beach. With its hillside position, the villa boasts amazing views of the countryside, the valley below and out to the brilliant turquoise sea and Marathonisi Island in the distance. It is a fabulous, calm and tranquil location.

You will immediately relax at Villa Sarakina. Its magical blend of tranquility, calming design and décor and glorious views takes you away from all the stresses of everyday life. With two bedrooms this villa sleeps 4 guests though there is a comfortable sofabed in the living area should you want to add another guest and another sofabed in the attic bedroom.

Villa Sakarina is just minutes away from the buzzy resort of Laganas and only 15 minutes drive from the wonderful Zante Town. Laganas is a lively place with many shops, restaurants, clubs and bars as well as a vast, shimmering beach.
An elegant, calming colour scheme has been used throughout the villa and the open-plan design makes the most of the space. The living, dining and kitchen space is contemporary and has huge glass doors opening to the terrace which makes it incredibly light and airy. The kitchen is modern with attractive tiles.
Upstairs you will find the first double bedroom with a double bed and an immaculate bathroom. Stairs lead up to the attic bedroom with a huge bed which is made up of two singles, a dazzling ensuite shower room and a fabulous balcony.

Villa Sarakina enjoys a large outside garden and terrace with fabulous planting and views. You can take a dip in the lovely private pool or relax on the sun loungers admiring the beautiful countryside scenery. The blend of the mountains, green vegetation, brilliant blue sky and turquoise sea is wonderful. The free-standing barbecue is brilliant for alfresco dining.  

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • You can hire bikes in many locations on the island. It is a great way to get around and explore the Zakynthos
  • There is a comfortable sofabed should you have more than 4 guests
  • Please make sure that young children do not disturb the turtle nests or try to touch the turtles on the beach

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Satellite TV

The Villa

Villa Sarakina is a lovely holiday home in Zakynthos for up to 6 guests.

Ground Floor
- Open-plan living with sofabed and dining area with access to veranda
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar for two
- Double bedroom with access to veranda
- Family shower room

First Floor
- Twin bedroom, with sofabed, en-suite shower room and balcony access

Exterior Grounds
- Swimming pool (4x8m, 0.60-1.60m depth)
- Sunloungers and parasols
- Poolside shower
- Alfresco dining area
- Shaded seating area
- Garden and lawn

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air-conditioning
- Satellite TV
- Safety box
- Electric stove with oven
- Dishwasher
- Coffee machine
- Hairdryer
- Toiletries
- Iron and board

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Sarakina
Beach Nearby Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Watersports Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Villa Sarakina enjoys such an excellent location. It is a real plus point for the villa. You cannot beat having fabulous views and being amidst centuries-old olive groves and vineyards. Laganas has several mini-markets and plenty of entertainment on offer. There is a good choice of restaurants. It is so lovely to take a delicious meal while overlooking the sea. The main street of Laganas runs along the whole beachfront and continues to the neighbouring resort of Kalamaki to the east.

The beach is delightful with fine, silvery sand and sun loungers and parasols available as well as pedalos and boat trips to catch a glimpse of the protected Caretta turtles swimming around the bay. There are no other watersports allowed on the beach due to the turtles nesting. The sea and coast around Zakynthos is part of the National Marine Park. The rare Caretta turtles lay their eggs in the sands of Gerakas, Dafni, Kalamaki, Marathonisi and especially Sakania, east of Laganas.

The villa is only 8km from the island’s buzzy capital, Zante Town.  Most of the houses, shops and buildings are built in traditional Venetian style. They were rebuilt after the destructive earthquake of 1953. Solomos Square is bustling and lined with restaurants and bars and also the Byzantine Museum and Cultural Center.

Zante Town is known for its amazing nightlife. You can enjoy a game of tennis at the Zakynthos Tennis Association. Bochali is 2km from the centre of Zante Town. You will find yourself stopping every few minutes to take panoramic photographs of the pretty harbour, Argassi and the Bay of Laganas. The narrow, charming alleys are lined with old houses and traditional cafes and restaurants. You should try ‘frigania’, a delicious local dessert. A little further up, you will arrive at the castle. Solomos Wines distillery is a great outing where wines can be tasted and bought cheaply.The cellars are beautiful and the wines delicious. There is also olive oil to taste.

One of the Orthodox pilgrimage sites, St Dionysios draws crowds during the year as it houses the relics of the island’s patron saint. The church was built in 1926 with a three-sided basilica and inner arch. It was luckily left untouched by the 1953 earthquake.

Only 37 nautical miles from Zakynthos are the Strofades islets with a 15th century fortified monastery.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Zakynthos Airport

(6.5 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Zakynthos Port

(8 km)

Nearest Town/City Laganas

(2 km)

Nearest Restaurant Sarakina Taverna

(300 m)

Nearest Beach Laganas Beach

(2 km)

Nearest Supermarket Spar Express

(1.5 km)

Kids

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

Villa Sarakina enjoys a large outdoor garden and terrace and a lovely pool. This is a real plus for a family. The villa is close to fantastic beaches which stretch for miles. Lagunas Beach continues straight into the one at Kalamaki and there are so many more around the island. A very popular beach for children is Shipwreck Beach which gets is name from the wreck of an old merchant vessel called Panagiotis which was wrecked more than 30 years ago. Children can climb aboard and have some fun. The beach can only be reached by boat which adds to the adventure.

At Solomos Square in Zante Town you can hire bikes, toy jeeps and motorcycles for children. There is a fun tourist train to travel around the town.  Sarakinado Water Village is a great family attraction just outside Zante Town. The Thrill Tower, Family Tower, Boomerbowl Tower and Extreme Tower slides are thrilling. The lazy river is great fun and there is also crazy golf for your enjoyment.
Tsilivi has a great water park with plenty of rides and slides for all ages next to the Planos Bay Hotel. There is also a lovely beach with shallow water. You will find fish and shells in the water.

There are many boat trips available. You can take a glass bottom boat to spot Caretta turtles swimming around Marathonisi Island. It is sometimes known as ‘Turtle Island’ as there are so many turtles. You will be swimming and snorkeling on the trip too. You can also visit the Keri Caves and secret beach on the rocky side of Turtle Island. If you are in a small enough boat you can go inside the caves and though the arch next to the caves. You can also do all of this by hiring a private boat.

Nana’s Horse Riding Centre in Kalamaki is excellent for rides along the 5km beach to Laganas on horseback or up in the mountains. The centre was founded in 1983 and takes the name of the founder’s daughter. It remains a family run business. You can either take a 1 hour tour or 2 hours. You can even ride in the sea which is a magical experience.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Transfers Available
  • Welcome Hamper Included

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

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 No security deposit is charges however guests should be aware they will be liable for any loss or damage caused during their stay.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10.30am
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. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Internet access? The property has complimentary Wi-fi 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 3 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted
Tax Included in 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.
Other Ts and Cs Baby cot and high chair are available at no extra cost, please request at time of booking

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional £34 - £46 per person per night.

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 £1,018 £1,358 £1,697 £2,375
Apr 1st 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - £1,928 £2,698
Jun 1st 2023 - Jun 19th 2023 - - £2,410 £3,373
Jun 19th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - £2,892 £4,047
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 18th 2023 - - £3,632 £5,083
Jul 18th 2023 - Aug 1st 2023 - - £4,813 £6,736
Aug 1st 2023 - Aug 17th 2023 - - - £7,467
Aug 17th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - £4,813 £6,736
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 13th 2023 - - £3,632 £5,083
Sep 13th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 - - £2,892 £4,047
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 - - £1,928 £2,698
Mar 30th 2024 - May 30th 2024 - - £1,928 £2,698
May 30th 2024 - Jun 17th 2024 - - £2,410 £3,373
Jun 17th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - £2,892 £4,047
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 16th 2024 - - £3,632 £5,083
Jul 16th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 - - £4,813 £6,736
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 - - - £7,467

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional €36 - €49 per person per night.

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 €1,076 €1,434 €1,792 €2,509
Apr 1st 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - €2,036 €2,850
Jun 1st 2023 - Jun 19th 2023 - - €2,545 €3,562
Jun 19th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - €3,054 €4,275
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 18th 2023 - - €3,836 €5,368
Jul 18th 2023 - Aug 1st 2023 - - €5,083 €7,114
Aug 1st 2023 - Aug 17th 2023 - - - €7,887
Aug 17th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - €5,083 €7,114
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 13th 2023 - - €3,836 €5,368
Sep 13th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 - - €3,054 €4,275
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 - - €2,036 €2,850
Mar 30th 2024 - May 30th 2024 - - €2,036 €2,850
May 30th 2024 - Jun 17th 2024 - - €2,545 €3,562
Jun 17th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - €3,054 €4,275
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 16th 2024 - - €3,836 €5,368
Jul 16th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 - - €5,083 €7,114
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 - - - €7,887

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people: For every additional guest up to 6, it will cost an additional $39 - $54 per person per night.

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 2nd 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 $1,185 $1,580 $1,975 $2,764
Apr 1st 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 - - $2,244 $3,140
Jun 1st 2023 - Jun 19th 2023 - - $2,805 $3,925
Jun 19th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - $3,366 $4,710
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 18th 2023 - - $4,227 $5,915
Jul 18th 2023 - Aug 1st 2023 - - $5,601 $7,839
Aug 1st 2023 - Aug 17th 2023 - - - $8,690
Aug 17th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 - - $5,601 $7,839
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 13th 2023 - - $4,227 $5,915
Sep 13th 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 - - $3,366 $4,710
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 - - $2,244 $3,140
Mar 30th 2024 - May 30th 2024 - - $2,244 $3,140
May 30th 2024 - Jun 17th 2024 - - $2,805 $3,925
Jun 17th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - $3,366 $4,710
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 16th 2024 - - $4,227 $5,915
Jul 16th 2024 - Jul 30th 2024 - - $5,601 $7,839
Jul 30th 2024 - Aug 5th 2024 - - - $8,690

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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