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“Fabulous”

Review of Olive Grove Villa

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front view of villa
ariel view from upstairs room
bedroom 1 master bedroom double bed
Welcome to the olive grove villa
part of garden & bbq area
entrance to olive grove villa
bedroom with the two single beds
2nd double bedroom
open plan kitchen
swimming pool &side view villa
view from upstairs balcony
Peace and tranquility
kamina sea 1 km from villa
beautiful agios sostis
turtle island..1.5kms from villa
zante town port
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Zakynthos, Ionian Islands

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Jenny C
Telford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fabulous”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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What a fabulous Villa. Very clean and very much a home from home! Excellent base for visiting this beautiful island. The location of the villa is isolated so a vehicle is a must, for getting around the island & visiting the supermarket. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday if that's what you want. All enquiries promptly answered by the friendly owner Dennis & his lovely agent in Zante Lydia.

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Eejaybe
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What a fabulous place”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We had one of the best holidays ever at Olive Grove Villa. Everything was near perfect, the place, the pool, the people, the weather. Couldn't ask for more. We will be back!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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KerryandS...
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful, relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed 27 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013
1
person found this review helpful

My husband and I spent two relaxing weeks at the Olive Grove Villa. Everything outside and inside the villa was clean and perfect and a credit to the owners, (also the grounds to the villa were much bigger than the pictures depict). The cleaning company were discreet and didn't impose on our time away. We only hired a car for four days while we were there, as we really wanted to spend as much time at the villa as we could. We phoned to reserve an evening meal at Dennis's Taverna which was nearby and were delighted to find that they pick you up and return you home at the time of your choice, which was fantastic after having a few drinks. Would recommend a car for those who do not fancy the tranquility that we sought. Dennis and Varna very help with preliminary and follow up enquiries. Kerry and Steve.

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Liked best: The overall experience
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jonswanse...
Pontardulais, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous holiday - enjoyed by all”
Reviewed 24 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We booked at very last minute and Dennis and family couldn't be more accommodating. We did hire a car as a little too far to walk for small children. We went with our 4 children which age between 1 and 15 and they all enjoyed the villa,especially the pool. It worked out great as when the little one needed a nap we didn't need to get the others out of the pool like in hotels. The villa was lovely and clean and had everything needed for a great holiday. The location was lovely and peaceful. I have no hesitation in recommending olive grove villa to anyone. Would love to return one day and so would my children.

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Liked best: Lovely peaceful location with its own pool
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Carolyn S
Huddersfield
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“lovely base to see the island”
Reviewed 5 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Lovely accommodation in the olive groves. Car hire is essential as mini market/beach etc are all at least a 20 minute walk away which with small children is not ideal. We traveled with a 1 year old and in our opinion the villa is not suitable for small children as there is a steep narrow spiral staircase and the pool is at ground level (uncovered & no alarm). Due to a lawnmower problem the garden was unkempt during our week but I'm sure this will be rectified. Ideally the pool should have been cleaned daily.

Perfectly situated for touring the island - 15 minutes to Zakynthos Town, all beaches and lively towns within 10 minutes drive, small coves 10 minutes walk away. Water Park well worth a visit, we virtually had it to ourselves as we went on an overcast day!

End of May lovely time to visit, island just starting it's season so beaches and tours were quieter and the weather was lovely for us with young children who couldn't stand it too hot.

Word of warning - avoid the tavernas in the mountains we encountered a few problems in these with overpriced drinks and having to buy tickets to sit at a table with a view! Never experienced this before maybe it's a sign of the economic situation in Greece. In the resorts the people were as friendly and courteous as always.

If anyone visits Adelfia restaurant in Agios Soustis say Hi to Martika for us!

Overall a lovely week in Zante, thank you Dennis & Vasso for all your help.

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Liked best: location in the olive groves
Liked least: narrow spiral staircase!
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
5 Jul 2013
We apologise for the over grown garden, the issue arose from our lawn mower breaking down. We can assure potential visitors that the pool is cleaned every two days and is maintained to a very high standard, please see other reviews. We cannot however alarm the pool as this is not possible, however we would strongly advise adults to supervise very young children.

With regard to the steep steps, this is due to the design of the villa to traditional Greek design, this is how the property was build, we have however installed two stairgates to prevent any incidents.

We thank you for your recommendations, we have where possible addressed those possible. Such as purchasing a new heavy duty lawnmower and stair gates.

We thank you for your stay at Olive Grove Villa
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