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“Oh my goodness, WOW!”

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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Lefkada, Ionian Islands

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Sandra N
Leek, Staffs
1 review
“Oh my goodness, WOW!”
Reviewed 23 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This was a last minute and desperately needed break for us and we couldn't have asked for more. It was perfect! The views of the mountains across were beautiful, the villa was spotless, modern, and well-equipped, and the pool was fabulous. I expected beforehand that the advertisement photos had been taken in spring before the sun had taken its toll on the garden, but no - there were flowers everywhere in the garden and the grass was as green as green! This is because the owner tends the garden and cleans the pool every day. A car is needed as it's 2km to the supermarket and 3km to Vassiliki for the beach, ferries, watersports etc. There are two tavernas within walking distance - The Old Plane Tree is very popular and excellent, and they give you lots of food for a very reasonable price. Tavernas in Vassiliki are a bit more costly, and the service is quicker, but if you're making a night of eating out as we did, what's the rush? Kontarena is a peaceful spot with only a little traffic going through on the road down at the bottom of the hill. The crickets are the main background sound and at the weekend we heard the singing across the valley from the monastery - wonderfully atmospheric! The owners are unbelievably helpful when you need to know anything. I get the impression they know everyone in the area and therefore the best places for watersports, to eat, etc. They were so kind and friendly to us, but in no way obtrusive. Our two teenage boys loved the place and spent hours in the pool when we weren't out and about for the day. We would love to stay here again, and for longer, so that we can explore areas of the island we didn't have time for in just a week.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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Andrea S
Filderstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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8 reviews
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“We had a lovely Stay in this beautful House!”
Reviewed 23 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We had two fantastic weeks of pure relaxation at Villa Nickelly in June 2013.
It is a wonderful, peaceful place and the pictures you can see are not just empty promises.
You will find any equipment you would like to have overall e.g. kitchen with full equipment.
The villa and the whole area (pool, garden) around is designed with loving attention to details.
The owner is very friendly. We felt most welcome and got some very good hints for sightseeing and special places…
We can recommend this villa absolutely.

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Liked best: Die liebevolle Ausstattung der Villa und der herliche Garten
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 14 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Liked best: hospitality and owners support
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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Marina H
Empoli, Italy
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Liked best: La piscina
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Liked best: la privacy e il bbq davanti alla piscina
Liked least: nulla
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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