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Villa Isadora with Lavender, Roses and Bougainvillea
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Villa Isadora with Lavender, Roses and Bougainvillea
 Private Pool Looking over Our Olive Grove and Bocce Ball Court Everchanging View From Upper Balcony of Coastline and Mount Ainos
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Villa Isadora with Lavender, Roses and Bougainvillea
Private Pool Looking over Our Olive Grove and Bocce Ball Court
Everchanging View From Upper Balcony of Coastline and Mount Ainos
Beautiful Upper Balcony, Superb Panoramic Views of the Sea: Sun or Shade, Sun Rise and Sunsets
Italian Kitchen with Marble Counters and All Conveniences
Main Upstairs Bedroom With View Balcony with Bougainvillea
Very Spacious Light-Filled Living Room Seating for Seven
Big Dining Area with Antique Oak and Olive Table and Chairs
Outdoor Eating Area Overlooking the Pool
Second Upstairs Bedroom With View Balcony
Newly renovated bathroom with stone pebble shower floor
Large Downstairs Bedroom
Master Bath with Jacuzzi and Double Sinks
Downstairs Bathroom
Large Traditional Stone Barbecue
Ancient Turkish Box on the Way to the Balcony
Our Villa from our Olive Grove
Secluded White Sand Swimming Cove Less than a Kilometre Away
Panoramic Vista of The Coast from the Balcony
Calm morning on Argostoli Bay
The Sea and Olive Groves on the Mountainside Near the Villa
Monastery and Venetian Castle 4 Kilometres Away
Tiny Deep Sand Cove Less Than a Kilometre Away
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Cephalonia, Ionian Islands

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V K
Vancouver, Canada
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“Romantic, quiet, private, with stunning views and close to one of the nicest beaches on the island.”
Reviewed 10 January 2012 for a stay in September 2011

Villa Isadora was the first stop on our 3-week honeymoon to Greece and Turkey. We spent 9 days there, and it didn't feel like enough! The villa itself is absolutely luxurious, with tasteful furniture and an open concept layout. We especially loved our mornings on the second floor balcony, where we ate our breakfast overlooking the Ionian Sea and watched the sun come up behind Mount Ainos. The hummingbird moths buzzing around the flowers in the garden were a highlight. And the olive grove created privacy and added to the rural experience.

We rented a car and toured the island for 5 of the days, passing through charming villages and checking out a different beach each day. But the beach that's just a 15-minute walk from the villa was one of our favourites. It was sandy, with beautiful views of the mountain and coastline, and private. There were usually just a handful of people there, and we once had it to ourselves. So the toughest decision we had to make each day was: do we enjoy the villa, cook our own food, and just walk to the beach, or do we explore another part of the island?

The villa was very well maintained the entire time we were there. The pool was cleaned every day, laundry service was available mid-week, and the charming caretaker Dmitri appeared a number of times to check up on us and make sure we had everything we needed. His timing was impeccable. We had no cell phone, and were debating how to get to the airport the next day, when Dmitri appeared and booked a cab for us within 5 minutes.

Our stories and photos have already inspired a number of people to consider Villa Isadora for their next vacation, and we're already planning our own trip back! It was the perfect holiday.

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Liked best: The upstairs balcony, the views, and the garden.
Liked least: We liked everything.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Apr 2012
Thank you for your kind comments. The large covered balcony on our upper floor is one of our favourite spots as well. We just love sitting there at sunset enjoying the view with a glass of wine.
We have now installed a land telephone line for local calls at the villa so the issue of calling for a taxi is solved!
Thanks again.
Jane
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