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Luxury Stone Villa with private pool in Skala - Villa Apollo

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Kefallonia (Cephalonia) Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, private pool. Sleeps 6, up to 8 people.

Villa Apollo, Poseidon and Hermes are located in a beautiful location in Skala Village just 500 meters from Kaminia beach, the famous sandy beach of the Caretta Caretta Turtle. The complex is just 40 min from the island’s International Airport (direct flights from UK/EU) and 35 min from island`s main port Sami (ferries from Italy via Patra - mainland Greece). A few minutes away there are restaurants, bars, food shops, super market, bakery, pharmacy, local gift shops, car/bike rentals. Walking and cycling along the coast is a superb experience. Tennis is available in nearby hotels, while mountain biking, horse riding, sea kayak and trekking within 30 minutes drive. The villa measures 140 m2 on a plot of 7400 m2. The villa has a private pool and a children's play area.

Details for Villa Apollo 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

Situated in the pretty village of Skala, just a few minutes from the famous village of Katelios and a very short distance from Kaminia Beach, we find these three 140 m2 stone villas on a shared plot of land measuring 7400m2. The houses enjoy central heating, air conditioning and a private pool with pergola-covered patios. There is also parking area for two cars per villa. The ground floor comprises of an open plan kitchen/ dining/ living room, a double guest bedroom and a bathroom. The first floor comprises of 2 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The master bedroom opens onto two separate balconies that face in different directions. The villa enjoys excellent views of the blue Ionian Sea.
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Philip (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, greek

About Philip

I grew up in Skala and lived there with my family until it was time for me to London for my studies, back in 2007. I now live and work in London while assisting my parents with the villas as much as I can.

My job is to help with the bookings because unfortunately they don't speak English. What they lack in English fluency though, they more than make up in their enthusiasm and love for the properties and their visitors.

Philip purchased this villa in 2007

Why Philip chose Kefallonia (Cephalonia)

My father built these villas and has poured all his love and effort in them. My mother and he are the ones looking after the complex all year round, taking care of the visitors and ensuring they have an unforgettable stay.

Enjoy the magnificent views of the Ionian see from the comfort of your private pool. Walk to the great sandy beach of Kaminia and maybe catch a glimpse of the Caretta Caretta turtle laying its eggs! Or simply relax in the garden, lay down in the hammock and enjoy a glass of our complimentary wine, from grapes grown in the very property you are staying at.

Far enough from the noise of the nearby town in an idyllic location, while still being close enough to the beach, these villas are perfect both for a family holiday and a romantic getaway.

What makes this villa unique

Amazing views of the sea

Walking distance to the beach

Private pool

Secluded, quiet location


based on 7 traveler reviews

Villa Apollo
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Villa Apollo

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived. Beautiful villa equipped with everything we needed. Fabulous pool and stunning view. Such a warm welcome from Spiros and his wife. They made us so welcome and reguarly delivered fresh lemons, tomatoes from their garden. The villa is gorgeous we will definitely come back. We loved every minute of our stay at Villa Apollo this is one of the best villas we have stayed at.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Poseidon for 7 weeks. Absolutely fantastic holiday, the villa was perfect and Spiros and Anti the best hosts you could ever ask for. We have been going to Kefalonia for 21 years and this was the best visit. Shame we can't afford to stay there every time!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Villa Poseidon-wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Last summer we spent a wonderful holiday in Villa Poseidon. The villa was beautiful and equipped with everything needed for a good holiday. The pools are perfectly clean. We recommend the villa to many friends. We hope that the hosts well after today's earthquake. We wish them much success in their future work. Greetings from Belgrade

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Villa Apollo in Kefalonia near Skala

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this particular set of 3 villas and once again we were captivated by their wonderful location. The Villa Apollo is very well appointed with good size bedrooms, living accomodation and ample parking. The villa is clean, well maintained and regularly serviced. It has a lovely garden and swimming pool with a fantastic outlook down to the sea.The owners are attentive and offer every assisatnce but are not intrusive. The villa is a 2 minute drive from a beautiful sandy beach ideal for children. Skala, the closest main town, is a 5 minute drive where you will find a large selection of excellent restaurants serving a wide varity of food and a few bars. There are a number of mini marts close by as well as in Skala so buying food for the self catering holiday is simple.

We have recommended this villa to a number of our friends and family without hesitation and we hope to return again very soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Beautiful house and people extremly friendly

  • 5 of 5

Our holidays were very nice, the house is beautiful and the people are extremly friendly!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Villa Apollo - Excellent

  • 5 of 5

As a family we stayed at the villa for four weeks. It more than met our expectations. The furnishings were top rate and the settees and chair of the reclining variety for extra comfort. Every appliance that you could possibly need was supplied and in good and clean working order, Andy and Spiros were always on hand to answer any questions and supply us with clean sheets and towels when necessary. The pool was checked for water quality by Spiros and as it was always in use it gave us peace of mind.

The view was spectacular and the ever changing vista kept us mesmerised. To wake up and see across to Zante in it's ever changing spectas was brilliant.

We used the Kaliva tavern in Scala often over the weeks and the host (Mario) always served us with delicious food and good Greek entertainment, In the Katelios taverna we found the food good and the information from the owner amusing and helpful. On one particular inclement day I was given a spare cardigan to borrow.

Katerina's tavern on the beach was welcoming as we had met her on previous holidays and her new puppy (Byron) was great for the Grandchildren to play with.

The taxi's from Scala charge 6 euros for one way and I am sure that they now know where Villa Apollo is (near the Hotel Aliki - shut down)

I think new comers need to know that it takes a good half an hour to walk to Scala, even using the back paths, therefore a car may be useful especially if you are not as fit as you could be. Also to stock up on food we used the car to go to Lydlls as the local shops can run away with your money.

This was our 6th visit to the island and the best holiday and accommodation we have had. Many thanks.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
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Owner's Response: We are all glad that you enjoyed your stay. Spiros and Andy are sending you their greetings and they hope to see you again! Thank you very much for your good words. Philip
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Nearest Ferry
14 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: recommended

Kefalonia is the largest island in the Ionian Sea. You can get there either by plane or car. There are direct flights from UK and other EU countries. Châteaux d'Ionienne complex is 30 min drive from island`s International Airport. In case you use a car, you take the ferry from Italy to Patra (mainland Greece). Then you take the ferry to Sami (island`s main port), about 3 hours trip. Châteaux d'Ionienne complex is 35 min drive from Sami port. Another option is to take the ferry from Killini (1 hour drive from Patra) to Poros port, which is just 10 min drive to Châteaux d'Ionienne. At Châteaux d'Ionienne one can combine moments of tranquillity in the privacy of its seafront location, along with vivid night life at the close villages of Skala & Poros.

Local activities swimming, tennis, walking, sailing, cycling, fishing, wind-surfing, water skiing.


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Aug 28 2016 - Sep 17 2016
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Sep 18 2016 - Oct 31 2016
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Kefallonia (Cephalonia) Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Double bedroom - 1 double
    Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Linen and towel change included. Cots are available upon request.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Maid service available 3 times a week.

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