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Portofico Hotel
Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Vasiliki
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Since many years i am a guest in Vassiliki due to windsurfing. In the last years i stored my material in PortoFico hotel and profitted from warm welcome by owners family, their good hospitality and also the drinks etc. from the pool-bar and the sunbeds for relaxing. Efcharisto.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

The family running the Hotel give you a warm welcome and look after you during your stay. The mother Jane is fantastic. Their hospitality is fantastic. Me and a friend stayedd there with four teenagers, and all of us had a great time. Nice room, great breakfest, and beach with rental of windsurfing stuff at end og the garden!! Also a nice swimming pool. Highly recommended!! Morten, Bjorn and our kids. All from Norway.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

We returned to Vassiliki after 19 years - we had been to Vass 4 times previously. On the basis of our knowledge and this site we booked Portofico Hotel. I was pleasantly surprised that many of our favourite restaurants/bars were still there and shared stories with the owners of our previous visits. Its still a very quaint place and was happy to return.

Jane, one of the owners was a great communicator on email and made us feel very welcome when we arrived. She is australian and her husband Greek. We were a family of 4 all sharing one room as the 2 bedroom room was already taken. There was plenty of room with our bed, single bed and a rollaway bed. The view over the beach was just magnificent. For all of us we loved the fact you could walk from the dining room/lobby area down the steps to the pool/lounge beds, then down to a big grass area where my children loved the tightrope and my youngest the little sandpit area, then from the grass you were on the pebble beach then the sea.

We also chose it as it had a windsurfing centre at the bottom of the pathway with a good selection of boards, sails and lessons should you require and we could pay by the hour. You get 10% discount being a hotel guest. We did need to buy water shoes from the local supermarket as we found walking over the pebbles in the sea quite painful!

Breakfast was sufficient for all of us with lovely home made breads, cakes etc. Outside a bar area served snacks/drinks - we had a large greek salad which we had everyday and my daughter loved the hot dog and chips - the waitress was always full of smiles and would bring the food to us where ever we were sitting.

Jane and her husband were very helpful and friendly and always happy to help.

We did walk down into the town but since we had a hire car we drove. The hotel is based Ponti end of the beach where there are a lot of restaurants which were a shorter distance.

My only comment I would say is I wish there was a mini kettle, tea/coffee facility in the room as waiting for everyone to organise themselves for getting dressed for the day I would have loved to have sat with a cup of tea on the balcony. I would definitely return to this hotel and highly recommend it to anyone.

Room Tip: Always go for a seaview room as the views are just amazing, the mountain side rooms look out over on...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

I have stayed in vassiliki twice now and we keep coming back to the Portofico hotel.
It has by far the best ad most picturesque beach side hotel set up with pool, grass and trees overlooking Ponti beach. Our sea side view in the morning on our balcony was heaven and the service and accommodation was just what we were looking for.

Perfect for families or couples!

I highly recommend this for anyone visiting not only vassiliki but lefkada!

Room Tip: Seaside views are special, though the Mountain view are still beautiful too
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 September 2012

We are a young australian family, 2 boys aged 7 & 4. Had never travelled out of australia with the kids before so was very nervewracking being met with the chaos of athens. However once we arrived at the Porto Fico we were instantly at ease. The owners are extremely welcoming and genuinly honest & friendly> (which we have discovered can be a little hard to come by in some parts of greece) they spoke and understood english which was defiantly a bonus!
The pool was perfect for all of us, with a shallow kids pool on one end, and a deep end that noone can stand in! The staff were all friendly, the drinks always cold and the breakfast had something for everyone!

We travelled to zakynthos for a few days and found that we even missed the Porto Fico!! On our return to the Porto Fico we got that feeling of 'ahhh feels good to be home' that you get!!
Central location to board the cruise boats that travel to some of the best beaches ive seen!

Overall, we love this place and would recommend it to everyone we can who is after a nice relaxing, stress free holiday in an awesome village with fantastic shops within walking distance!

Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Portofico Hotel

Address: Ponti Beach, Vasiliki 310 82, Greece
Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Lefkada > Vasiliki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Vasiliki
Price Range: $100 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portofico Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Portofico Hotel Lefkada/Vasiliki

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