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Spectacular Views, exclusive & serene Private Villa in NE Corfu

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 120 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa with pool, listed in the Sunday Times as one of the world’s finest vistas

Villa Genna is located in a very exclusive part of Northeast Corfu called Vigla, just 2km away from Kalami beach. Nested on a beautiful hillside position among olive trees Villa Genna offers probably the best views in the area. Sunday Times included it as one of the places that one can enjoy some of the world’s finest vistas.

In the private swimming pool loose yourself in the magnificent views as you spend your days topping up your tan. In the front terrace, a grand stone built BBQ setting is there to offer you amazing outdoor dining experiences with a view! Step inside and you have an elegant villa with a bright and spacious living room, a fully functional kitchen well equipped with everything you could need to cook some delicious local food. Comfortable and cosy the bedrooms are a delight all equipped with A/C units with patio doors leading to the lovely veranda with graceful views.

- Please visit our website for reviews, photos and further information about the House and the area.

- Newly renovated, family friendly with great personal care, an ideal place for relaxing holidays in Corfu.

Relaxed Family holidays

Our Villa and the area of Kalami is a perfect combination for convenient and relaxed family holidays. A large front terrace for children to play free and a gated door limiting the pool access are great safety features for all parents. For extra convenience we can provide you with a baby cot and a high chair for free. The Villa is also equipped with a broadband connection and cable children TV. But that's not all...

A fantastic location for some Family exploration, close to some splendid & easily accessible beaches, historic villages, delicious restaurants and activities!

Care free Romantic escape

Looking for a romantic getaway? This is an ideal place throughout the year. The front terrace is equipped with a large stone built BBQ as well as an outdoor dining area offering unforgettable dinner gatherings under the stars. Relax at the pool area with its well-groomed gardens and the unbeatable view is offers. The wider area offers several easy accessible beaches at a very close distance: Kalami, Kouloura, Kerasia, and Agni famous bays are within easy reach.

Vigla a place untouched by time… loose yourself in natural surroundings and experience astonishing emotions, each season of the year!

* Greek Tourist Authority (EOT) licensed Villa

More Details

Owner
Spiros
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2017

About Spiros

Experience family Villa holidays with a personal touch and great local support, something that as you know is rare these days... Villa Genna is nested in Vigla a place ready to charm you with its unexploited natural beauty and grand views. I spend many summers in this blessed place when younger. After returning from UK I made the decision to independently manage this family Villa and offer our guests great holidays!

My family and I, are constantly improving Villa Genna's holiday experience, every year our many new & returned guests come to an even better home away from home.

If you wonder what the villa's name 'Genna' means, it’s a Maltese word for 'heaven', a name that we believe it reflects the beauty and the serenity of the Villa.

What makes this villa unique

- This is a very unique place to be... the views you will experience from this Villa are simply spectacular.

- This house is very Family friendly, built with children safety in mind and large spaces for kids to play.

- This home is all about location. Private and at the same time you are not far away from anything... Beautiful beaches, places of interest, restaurant and activities are at close driving distances.

- An all year round holiday destination, Villa Genna offers all the comforts for an unforgettable holiday experience throughout the year.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks a lot for making our holidays in your beautiful Villa the most amazing time during this summer 2012! Everything was great! Especially the view, the pool, the barbeque area, etc, etc... We spent here a month, Kalami really is the best place in the whole Corfu! Thanks a lot for the warm atmosphere of your house!
Jul 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Corfu International airport 'Kapodistrias' CFU
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Corfu Port
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Kalami Beach
Car: necessary

For more information please visit Villa Genna webpage.

The closest place to Villa Genna is Kalami beach. This was the home of the Durrell family in 1939, the famous 'White House' near the beach... Kalami is a pebble beach with deep blue and green coloured sea with fabulous restaurants, mini-markets / grocery, water sports and boat hire.

On the next cove you will discover one of the most painted places in the island of Corfu, a place where time has stopped... Kouloura is a traditional fishing port with the famous fish taverna and the old church of St. Nicolas.

Next stop Kerasia pebble beach... A beautiful spot surrounded by olive trees with a single taverna. Rothschild family owns a holiday villa there visited frequently by Prince Charles of England.

Further to the North make a stop at the Popular Kassiopi Village with its many restaurant choices of local and Italian cuisine. Kassiopi has a busy nightlife during the summer season with a variety of bars, pubs and shops.

At 18 km distance you can also find Acharavi Village with an amazing waterpark, restaurants, bars, banks and shops.

Love Scuba Diving or you just want to try it for the first time? The north eastern part of Corfu Island offers some of the best and most interesting scuba diving spots in Greece including a variety of reefs, wrecks and caves.

Our location in Vigla is close to many beautiful hiking routes. An amazing opportunity to explore the ancient paths in the southern slopes of mount Pantokrator.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Corfu, Greece

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 Ensuite - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 Ensuite - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Pool Shower - outdoor shower
  • The two master bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms. A separate bathroom with wc, a washbasin and a washing machine is located in the ground floor. In addition a pool outdoor shower is available for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 Ensuite - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 Ensuite - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Villa Genna has three delightful and cozy bedrooms with wooden furnishing all with stunning views & individual A/C units. - The two en-suite master bedrooms come with double beds and memory foam mattresses for extra comfort. - The middle room has two large single beds sleeping comfortably children and adults alike.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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What a priviledge to stay in this beautuful villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa, its hillside location and the stunning panoramic views exceeded our expectations. The booking and taking payment was very simple. We were met on the first day by the owners, Spiros and his father who made us feel very welcome and were always contactable to help with any questions about the villa, local services and places of interest to go. This spacious villa was immaculate inside and out. This is our third year in a staying in the north east coastal area of Corfu and will definitely be back next year. We cannot recommend Villa Gemma highly enough. Simply brilliant!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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spectacular view, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

extremely friendly owner, very clean and maintained House, "our full recommendation"

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet villa with a splendid view

  • 5 of 5

The villa is located in what seemed to us the quiet part of the Corfu island, not far from the Kalami pebble beach. Some sharp turns are necessary to reach the villa, but this allows the beautiful view and the calm of the villa.

Spiros and his father provide exceptional customer service, always very eager to help.

Spiros guided us to the villa on the 1st day, and we were very happy to find some food, together with water and wine, when arriving late on this 1st day.

The house is very clean and very well maintained. The mosquito nets are very practical and allow to open the windows as much as you wish. The only thing we had “problems” with were the wasps, coming each time we were trying to have a meal outside (however, not any problem at the swimming pool).

Spiros gave us all the needed recommendations for supermarkets, restaurants, etc. Many of them are located in Kassiopi, at 10-15 minutes’ drive from the house. (If you come with teenagers like we did, do not miss the "Square" burger house in Kassiopi).

And do not miss the Sunset at the well-named "Sunset beach" in Logas / Peroulades on the western coast of Corfu.

I would definitely recommend this villa for a stay in Corfu.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful stay at Villa Genna. It was beautiful, spacious and very clean. And the location and view is magic - the photos are not lying! When travelling with three teenagers a speedy wi-fi is also a necessity... and Villa Genna provided that, too :)

Thanks to Spiros and his falmily for being so helpful and welcoming! We were sad to leave, but we hope to be back some day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sheer bliss.

  • 5 of 5

Villa Genna is a stunning villa situated on a hillside above the beautiful bay of Kalami with views to die for. Even with great photos to promote the villa and the surrounding area I cannot express how wonderful they are in reality. Dealing with Spiros was an absolute pleasure and he was so helpful during the booking process and during our stay. He even meets you at the airport and guides you to the villa! The villa itself has everything you could possibly need and is a real home from home. The pool area is gorgeous and the shady seating area a lovely retreat from the midday sun. There are many lovely places to see and things to do and hiring a car is a must in order to see more of this beautiful island. I would like to thank Spiros for a wonderful stay in his fabulous villa. Hope to be back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic villa with breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a superb week in Villa Genna. The villa is just as shown in the photographs (yes..it really is that stunning !) Contact with Spiros from first email to cheery goodbye was warm, friendly, efficient ,and easy. Much effort has been taken to equip the villa with everything you could possibly need for a great relaxing holiday.

The villa is positioned high above Kalami Bay. Kalami itself is a beautiful quiet resort with crystal clear sea ,ideal for swimming and snorkelling. There are plenty of Tavernas to choose from, boat hire ,and water taxi to nearby Agni Bay.

We had a superb week here and would definitely highly recommend Villa Genna. We cannot wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many many thanks for your review! I am so pleased you had great holidays at Villa Genna! It is always a privilege for us to be able offer you amazing & care free Villa holidays! We look forward to welcoming you back again!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Corfu, Greece

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer 2017
7 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,482
 
 
Autumn - Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,482
 
 
Corfu Easter 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,477
 
 
Spring 2018
9 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,224
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$9 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
12 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,634
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$9 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
19 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,848
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$9 per night, per additional guest
 
Early summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 8 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,376
 
 
Early Summer 2018
9 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,727
 
 
Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$3,493
 
 
Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$4,197
 
 
High Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$4,759
 
 
High Summer 2018
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$4,573
 
 
Summer 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$4,016
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,647
 
 
Late Summer 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,305
 
 
Late Summer 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,477
 
 
Autumn 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,224
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$9 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$648
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking requests are taken through email, Feel free to contact us if you just require additional information and visit Villa Genna website for more information and pictures.

- Changeover Day is Saturday especially during peak season - But we can be flexible in finding the best day for you if requested.
- Rental duration less than a week can be arranged if it fills a gap.
- Our prices include no extra costs: Internet, Cleaning, electricity, water charges and local taxes are all included in the price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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