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Villa Avali, overlooking blue-green crystal-clear seawater, our 'natural swimming pool'.
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Villa Avali, overlooking blue-green crystal-clear seawater, our 'natural swimming pool'.
Spacious roofed balcony overlooking the turquoise water of the peaceful cove below.
Dyning in style and great views ...
A spacious living room, boasts large glass doors to take full advantage of the stunning views.
No expense was spared in the construction and equipping of this lavish house.
Modern kitchen fully equiped with modern appliances.
Enjoy your breakfast !!!
Roofed BBQ on an enormous veranda providing an elegant backdrop for a special event
Outdoor furniture and dining area, overlooking the sea as well as the slopes of Mount Ainos.
Many sandy beaches to explore along the coast ...
Calm seas and blue sky. Greece.
Master bedroom 1 on the upper floor. All bedrooms are air-conditioned
A luxury you can afford !!! All rooms have phenomenal sea views.
Master bedroom 1 en suite bathroom.
All bedrooms on the ground floor open onto the back lawn and breathtaking, panoramic sea views
Master bedroom 2 on the ground floor with an walk in closet.
En suite bathroom of master bedroom 2.
Ping pong table in a playroom with sea views !!!
Bathroom for ground floor double bedrooms 3 & 4
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Karavados, Cephalonia, Ionian Islands

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Fede62187...
Verona, Italy
2 reviews
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“A real gem”
Reviewed 14 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Rarely have we come across such a well equipped, well appointed holiday home, in fact the setting of Villa Avali is just perfect and the property spacious, clean, tastefully furnished and well maintained. The view from the terrace is stunning and meant that despite our original intention to explore the island, we spent most of our stay at the cove just beyond the garden gate! As a party of 2 families with 5 teenagers the canoes and the table tennis were absolute winners and we thoroughly appreciated the attentive but not intrusive manner of the owner Spyros. Definitely a place to go back to!

Travelling group: Teenagers
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elisabeta...
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A perfect holiday!”
Reviewed 27 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We spent an incredible holiday with my friends at Grand Aval Villa, so beutiful that words are useless!
The villa is located in a quiet bay, nice decorated, everything is perfect clean plus a stunning view! I A very nice place with special people. Thanks Spyros for your kindness and hospitality! One of the best place where I stayed!

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Travelling group: Friends
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Ktkidney
Braunton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Breathtaking”
Reviewed 16 February 2015 for a stay in August 2014

This is such a special villa in what must be an unrivalled position on the island. The setting of the villa and the views from inside and out are breathtaking. It feels private and secluded and yet you are so near the sea, a short walk away down through the garden.
The children loved diving off the rocks and it was fantastic having use of the kayaks with several bays in the vicinity to kayak to. The table tennis table was a big hit too and you can slide the window right back for that fabulous view.
You can walk or swim to the sandy bay of St Thomas where there are a couple of tavernas (the first one you come to does lovely snacks for lunch).
The barbecue on the terrace makes cooking a delight, there are several balconies/ terraces to sit and enjoy the peace and everything inside the villa was really well equipped.
Spiro and his family are so welcoming and his Dad produces the most delicious jam and olive oil.
I really could not fault this place!

Travelling group: Teenagers
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Jerzy K
Kells, Ireland
1 review
“Best Location on Kefalonia”
Reviewed 1 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Positioned in an ideal spot on the beautiful Ionian Coast this Villa is pure luxury. Superb cleanliness, Amazing views from the rooms is the best place to spend holidays with family. Our family of six (3 couples) spent all week in September without going anywhere else, because everything was there what we needed. Thanks to the owner - Spyros for great holidays.

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Liked best: Views
Travelling group: Extended Family
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paras73
Melbourne, Australia
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“perfect!!!”
Reviewed 24 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

After 30 odd hours of travel, with four young, tired children it was all worth it when our host, Spyros, opened the front door of the villa and we were faced with those magical views! The reality cannot possibly be depicted in the photos...the villas' location is truly amazing! Breathtaking views, walking distance to the beach and a couple of taverns and extremely peaceful! Swimming in the cove directly in front of the villa is an experience I will never forget...kayaking in the sea in front of the villa is an experience all four of my children will never forget! The villa is stocked with everything...inside and out. There wasn't one thing I needed that wasn't provided...Spyros was extremely hospitable, helpful and accessible. We also had the pleasure of meeting his lovely wife, Evi, and his daughters. The only negative (for me who gets quite anxious in the car)was driving to and from the villa each day. It was a little difficult as the roads are very narrow and the overgrown trees in the passing were a nuisance...but then again we had a 7-seater to accommodate our large family and the road may not necessarily be a problem with a smaller car. Also, all the roads in Kefalonia are narrow so this isn't specific to the villa and something you must be prepared for. I can keep writing about our wonderful experiences staying in this villa but one word can easily sum it all up...PERFECT!!! Thank you Spyros for making our family's first trip to Kefalonia so special and when we return again, there is obviously only one place we will choose....this time for much longer!

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Liked best: Views...access to beach & swimming coves
Liked least: Narrow road to and from villa
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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