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Superb villa with private pool in a stunning location above Myrtos bay

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Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Superb 5 bedroom, 2 bathoom villa in a magnificent garden with pool, 5 minutes from Myrtos beach

Superb 5 bedroom detached villa, fully air-conditioned, tastefully furnished and well- equipped. It is set in a peaceful tranquil location, in a magnificent garden with private pool and large terrace overlooking the mountains and the beautiful Myrtos bay.

The villa is divided into 2 self-contained apartments (3 bedrooms on the top floor and 2 bedrooms on the ground floor) ideal for families travelling with friends, grandparents or teenagers wanting their own space.

It is just 3 minutes’ drive to the spectacular Myrtos beach and 10 from the charming port of Agia Efimia. 3 tavernas and 2 mini markets are just 5 minutes’ walk away.

Finally, you will find a barbecue area complete with large table and chairs: a wonderful location for al fresco dining beside the floodlit pool!

NTO number 0458K91000360201

  • children welcome

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, greek
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2016
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About Sophie

My name is Micheline, I am from Belgium and my husband is from the charming little hamlet of Divarata. After working for a long period in Brussels, we decided to come back to Greece, to rent out our family house and share this beautiful island with you.

However, we are not just here to rent you our villa, we also want to enable you to have the best holiday possible. Sophie, a friend of the family, is in charge of marketing and bookings.

She can use her excellent local knowledge to get competitive rates at a local car-hire company. She can also suggest local tavernas which serve authentic Greek food, give advice on where to go and what to see, propose Greek cooking lessons followed by dinner, boat hire companies...etc

As an archeologist, specializing in ceramics and mosaic techniques, both modern and ancient, I can offer you a unique introduction to these arts. Lessons can be tailored to both adults and children.

We sincerely hope that you will thoroughly enjoy your stay!!

Micheline & Sophie


2 traveler reviews

Superb villa with private pool in a stunning location above Myrtos bay
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Wonderful house, perfect setting and delightful hosts

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in the house in August 2016 and had a simply wonderful 2 week holiday. We were two families (9 people) so used both sections but ate together in the main house. There is plenty of room, so much space to spread out and sit, relax or eat in different places depending on your mood or the temperature. The position of the house meant that it was never too hot as a lovely breeze came up the valley and through the house. The location was ideal - quiet, apart from chickens and dogs but I'm sure you get that everywhere - and perfect for accessing the far corners of the island - we did have a car for the whole 2 weeks and the owners recommended a local firm which was great. The local village is perfect with 3-4 restaurants and 2-3 shops with fresh bread daily. The owners were lovely, so hospitable and friendly - we even had a mosaic making afternoon one day which the kids (& adults) loved. The only negative were the mosquitos but again I guess you get them everywhere and it may be weather dependant. The villa has fly screens on all the bedroom external doors so you can keep the rooms as bug free as possible as well as aircon to keep it cool. We would highly recommend this clean spacious villa - oh and the pool is perfect too, a good size and well maintained!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent villa in strategic position

  • 5 of 5

We were a big group of 11 people with 5 kids and all had our comfortable accommodation and our privacy. Further to be very close to Myrtos beach (only 3 minutes) the Villa is placed at 10 minutes driving from Agia Efimia, 20 minutes from Sami and Asos and max 30 minutes from all the nicest beaches in the north and west parts of the island, so we could easily visit all of them.

Courtesy and hospitality of Micheline and Divaris have been great.

Strongly recommended

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Cephalonia International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3.5 Kilometres
Myrtos Beach
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Traditional greek marble mosaic courses and ceramics for children and adults. Hours and rates to be deterinated by guests and teacher.


Myrtos beach,( approx. 2km from Myrtos Villa) on Cephalonia’s north-west coast, has bright turquoise waters, shimmering sand and fine shingle and a backdrop of high cliffs create a stunning, theatrical effect.

Surrounding Agia Efimia (5km) you will find a lot of small white pebble coves with clear crystal water. Furthermore, you can rent a motorboat in Agia Efimia and visit the numerous idyllic bays.


The easiest way to come to Kefalonia is by direct flight to the airport of Argostoli (EFL),approx.40 km from the villa. If such a flight is not provided in your country, you can take a flight to Athens and then a connected flight to Kefalonia. Alternatively, you can take a car rental in Athens and drive to the ports of Patras or Kyllini. From those ports there are daily ferries to Kefalonia. We will be glad to assist you by your travel arrangements.Please contact us. A car rental is recommended.


Only 2 min. walk to the village square:

Traditionnal taverns with good Kefalonian food and marvelous view, a mini market and bus station.

10 min. drive to the picturesque port of Agia Efimia:

little coves and small flint bays ideal for snorkelling, super-market, bakery, cafés, taverns, pharmacy, cash station, car, motorbike and motorboat rental, diving school, ferry to Ithaca.

12km drive to the Port of Sami.

10km drive to the underground lake of Melissani

10km drive to Assos.

Further Details:


Kefalonia, the island of honey and wine, lies opposite the mouth of the golf of Corinth just sixty miles south of Paxos.

Many of the island’s beaches are of fine golden sand which shelve gently under sparkling water making them ideal for children. Other beaches on the islandare of white, red and grey sand.

For the explorer, Cephalonia offers many ancient sites of unrivalled beauty. Venetian fortresses and monasteries; Byzantine churches containing their sixteenth century icons still in their original bright colours; underground Mycenaean tombs dating back to 1200 BC; the remains of a roman villa which houses four fascinating mosaics dating back to the second century AD; serene lakes surrounded by proud cypress trees; large caves incrusted with stalactites; and a host of small fishing villages and secluded coves. Mount Aenos, in the centre of the island, higher than any mountain in the British isles, looks down through thick pine forests to a luxuriant landscape of olive, cypress, orange, lemon, grape corn and wild lavender. Watersport facilities are available in most of the beaches. The many tavernas of the island serve an extensive range of delicious dishes which are exclusive to the island; The local wines are delightfully crisp.

Makris Yalos

Makris yalos is three kilometers from Argostoli and has one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the Ionian. The beach has watersport facilities, sunbeds and two beach bars. Makris yalos has the distraction of a popular resort with an extensive selection of tavernas, bars and shops. A short drive south of makris yalos leads to the beautiful beaches of Lourdas, Trapezaki and Agia Helis with their dramatic backdrop of Mount Aenos and foothills of olive groves, vineyards and cypress trees.


Rates & Availability

Pilarei Villa Rental Rates

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Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
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Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices are valid up to 6 persons occupying only the main floor. Supplement of 300 euros from 7 to 10 persons occupying both floors. If more, please contact us.
For arrivals out of saturday or Sunday : 10% supplement.

A nonrefundable 30% deposit is requested upon confirmation and balance due upon arrival
A damage guarantee of 300 € is requested upon arrival , refundable after inventory

The house must be left in the same clean conditions as on arrival. Otherwise cleaning fee of 50 €

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Pilarei Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
  • Main house:en-suite bathroom to bedroom with shower, wc and one bathroom with bath-shower over, wc. Independent appartment:One bathroom with shower, wc
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main floor: one double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower. One double bedroom and one twin-bedded room, each with balcony. There is also one bathroom with bath. Independent appartment: one double bedroom and one twin-bedded room.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning is provided in bedrooms. All windows and balcony doors are equipped with mosquito screens. Baby Cot, High Chair and Pool Towels are provided. The villa can accommodate a 11th person by using the sofa bed in the living room. The rate has to be agreed. Please contact us. Little pets are in the property welcome. Please inquire. Outside: Outside there is a private pool (approx. 9 x 5,0 m), checked and maintained on a daily basis. The pool terrace is equipped with 8 relaxing sunbeds and sun umbrellas. Wooden garden furnishings and comfortable sitting facilities with both, sun and shade. Mobile Gaz-operated BBQ. Beautiful Mediterranean garden with colourful bougainvillier, roses, oleanders, sweet herbs . Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is provided, including pool towels. Cleaning, Change of towels and linen once a week

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