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Light and airy, comfortable and with a feel of home. We'll just have to go back.
Nice views from the villa
Great for ribs and steaks. Probably others also but we enjoyed what we had. Very friendly too ??
So much lovely fresh fruit and vegetables to choose from plus a myriad of other goods. Great fun buying our salad stuff, from the friendly vendor's.
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This was one of the better villas great location 5 mins walk to the main town of coral bay. Really clean and tidy.
Traditional Greek food, superbly presented & cooked to perfection. Good value.
Beautiful Villa. Perfect for anyone!
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Stunning view from the balcony in the master bedroom!
Great setting for the pool!
Excellent villa, fabulous pool. Definitely recommend this to anyone. Thank you very much.
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This is our second visit to Villa Vivary, the new floors and sofas make the villa even nicer and, as usual we loved our stay here.
Our two boys loved the pool and we made full use of the bbq in the evenings.
Hoping we'll be back next year, our home from home.
Lovely food tried the Turkish Pide with lamb & the Mixed Kebab platter- both seriously good. Great homemade bread too.
A beautiful historic and friendly town.
Another fantastic villa by James Villas. Third year with James villas now, always impressed!!
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Fabulous food and friendly service. Don't miss the greek dancing evening
Fabulous way to get off the beaten track. Rory and Claire offer fantastic scenic tours on quad bikes. We were a group of 2 adults and 2 children (children rode as passengers) and found the quads really easy to drive. Price includes local pickup, all fuel training and insurance. Highly recommend, simply a must do activity. www.quad-Ventura.com
We are a family of five,
Very happy with the villa, beautiful grounds and a lot bigger than the pictures show.
Swimming pool was the main attraction (especially in the evening) and loved by the whole family
Very clean and spacious
Wish we could of stayed longer
Great family villa with a great pool to have fun in!
Accommodation is excellent. Very clean, well equipped and spacious. Only very small point to note is the dryer is ineffective. However we were advised all are the same on the complex due to the model of the combined washer/dryer. This isn't a problem though as it's certainly warm enough to dry washing outside on the large airer provided. Would definitely recommend a visit here and would be happy to visit again.
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We've had a really lovely holiday! A beautiful, peaceful villa which is extremely comfortable.
The local people were absolutely lovely. There were two silver/grey bowls for a lovely mother cat and her kitten. Please find time to feed and cake for them, they are strays.
We fed them on the step every morning and the local supermarket sells cat food.
Enjoy your stay!
We have had an amazing time at this beautiful villa. Peppos, Voula and Victoria have been wonderful hosts. Zante is a great island and we have seen pretty much every inch! The water village was a good boys day out for my son, we loved the Go Karts so much that we had to go back again!
Beware of Porto Vrani (Shipwreck Beach Tours), it gets very, very busy so go early morning to ensure a boat...we tried 3 times!
We visited a lot of beaches but settled on Kalamati beach as the best for swimming.
We ate at Selena Tavern and the Sunset Tavern both of which were so good, we went back again!
Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable
PS. Don't bother with the Lidl - AB over the road is 10 x better!
Fab Indian restaurant in Carvoeiro- excellent food and wine, and look after the little ones really well. A must if staying in the area
Delicious main course of Veal and Bailey's ice cream to finish with a lovely sunset.
Great villa - nice and secluded. Having two pools is great! Saw lots of wildlife and a lovely garden.
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Second visit to Montecillo - feels like a real home from home! The trouble with a villa like this is you don't want to go anywhere.
We visited Frigiliana for a couple of dinners and made it to Grenada to visit the Alhambra. Very good BUT get your tickets in advance eg. if you are reading this - it's too late :)
Food was lovely, waiters friendly. A bit on the expensive side though
A good place to go to spend a couple of hours. It's well organised and reasonably priced with a selection of packages to choose from and different karts for different age groups. For anyone not wanting to take part there's a cafe with a viewing area, which serves a variety of soft drinks, smoothies and alcoholic drinks and also hot drinks and food.
This Chinese restaurant was extremely good. Service was quick but not rushed and the food was really good. The price was very reasonable, in fact we had to check that they had everything on. The restaurant was extremely busy whilst we were there too.
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Really chilled atmosphere. Love this place
We went here for the 2nd time, this time was for an amazing breakfast (Greek omelettes which were huge and delicious!) and the view is simply stunning. It's perfect location on the sea front means that you can order some drinks, go for a relaxing swim in the Mediterranean and come back for some pittas and dips! Yum! x
The mountains surrounding Soller and the Port are spectacular! The resort is very unspoilt and beautiful. Trains/Trams are an added bonus. This was our second visit, and I would love to go back.
A beautiful villa in a wonderful position with incredible views (sun up in the morning is wonderful!!)
Drove to Puerto Vrani, a lovely drive with incredible views, parked easily and booked a boat trip to the shipwreck and caves. The shipwreck was interesting but spoilt a little by how busy the beach was. Absolutely loved seeing and swimming in the Blue Caves. We have never seen the colour blue like it, astounding.
Zakynthos Town is fun in the evening for a drink/ice cream and a walk around the shops or port. Agassi is good to visit for a meal/drink and we absolutely loved the restaurant Aguadi (you can see it on the hill). Traditional food, good service and spectacular views.
Kaminia Beach is literally 5 mins drive away, small, quiet with a lovely beach bar selling food etc. Good for snorkelling.
Spin Spot is a beautiful little pottery shop as you drive out of Agassi, we bought several pieces (really well made and unusual).
As with previous comments, the mosquitos and wasps are annoying! Strongly recommend a good insect repellent!
We had a wonderful time and are sad to go home.
G aged 12 - I particularly enjoyed the pottery shop and the town, as well as getting my hair braided. My favourite shop would have to be the pottery shop though, with many gorgeous, unusual trinkets. I have loved it here, I would recommend it to everyone looking for a peaceful getaway. I am sad to leave, I loved every second.
S aged 11 - Villa Maria is an amazing villa to stay in and has all the working facilities you would need. I (along with the rest of my family) have very much enjoyed our stay! and hope to be returning soon
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Where do we start? A really wonderful week - went all too fast.
Yiannis is lovely and very friendly, thank you. Jane is a superstar and nothing seemed too much trouble. Thank you Jane and thanks for all of your advice and recommendations too.
'Big Blue' is the best place for a boat rental in Keri. Phone ahead and book, you'll have the best 2/3 hours at sea swimming, boating, relaxing and searching for turtles.
The Lighthouse Restaurant is great for their very popular sunset watching - park up the hill facing down so you can leave early, the car park gets packed and it takes a while to leave. So worth it though and a lovely evening out.
Driving is crazy here and wouldn't recommend the quad bikes but car hire is fine.
The villa is amazing - great space and facilities, kept clean and well organised by Yiannis and his wife - thank you.
Good eateries in Tsilivi but our best restaurant was Taverna Ammos in Zante Harbour in the square. We booked ahead for 8pm and it was super popular and busy. Amazing and friendly staff - wished we found it before our last night!!
Oh well, we'll have to come back.
Have a great stay.
A really beautiful villa with breathtaking views!
So much luxury and comfort in one place. This really was the best place for our party of 11 to holiday. This is our second stay in a James Villa and once again we will be leaving, hoping to come back!
Sundown from poolside
Lovely views and really nice food
The climb up steps is not that bad, even though it was a hot day! The views are fantastic. Glad we did it!
We had a great day with jimmys jeep safaries. He took us all up into the mountains to see the whole of Cyprus. We learned so much about the place including the baths of Aphrodite. In the afternoon we went to the blue lagoon. It was amazing, the water was so clear and it was lovely to swim in. Would definitely recommend it
Well worth a visit!
Kids taking a break from the midday sun!
Beautiful Aphrodite Hills resort - what a great holiday!
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Stayed in Il Mulino in Tuscany,absolutely loved this villa and the peaceful sleepy village it is set in. Would definitely go back.
Wonderful beach, white sand, rocky areas too. Resort very accessible. A very family friendly resort, with everything you need.
We fell in love with the villa and the island as soon as we arrived. This is a beautiful place and every day we found something new to see or do. There are some super reviews in this book and we agree with them all.
Our favourite boat trip was with Renata Boats from Port Vroni - read her reviews, she is excellent and on a small boat you get to see/do so much. Great fun if you like swimming in the caves
Our boys loved jumping off the rocks at nearby beaches and the beaches we discovered with the boat we hired. We all loved swimming in the sea.
We went to so many nearby villages as we could to have a coffee and explore. Bought local produce (fantastic honey and wine) The Garden of Tastes nearby does amazing grapes!
The days at the villa were a delight watching the birds and butterflies. The kids (and us) loved the pool
Thank you so much to the owners and their lovely daughter, you made our stay perfect.
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Beautiful! Worth a trip x
Thank you for a lovely stay. Lovely villa - clean and welcoming.
Great pool - Beautiful gardens, a pleasure to sit in.
We had a great stay.
This is a brilliant villa . This is the view from the pool!
Wonderful holiday for families. The owner met us after a very late landing. He was brilliant and even met an exact request to get weetabix in the welcome pack. The villa was clean and spacious and you really couldn't ask for anything more.
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Lovely villa where you can see the sunset over the town
Really good fun to go paragliding and to try all of the water sports. Definitely recommend it!
We stayed here end of July 17 and without doubt it was the best villa
Very spacious outside living
The inside was nice as well
We only really slept and showered in the villa
It was outside living and this villa is perfect for that
Would only say the welcome pack we ordered was ham cheese water a loaf of bread and loads of rich tea type biscuits
Certainly have had better welcome packs
The villa was brilliant
The church in Xalo town centre that is lit up at night and visible from the villa terrace
Fantastic villa with great views ..couldn't ask for better ..
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We had a lovely stay at this beautiful villa! Very comfortable and has everything a family would need. Superb views from the balcony, especially at sunrise.
We visited Shipwreck Bay and the blue caves which were fantastic. Zakynthos centre itself is spectacular, particularly at night and people are warm and friendly.
Gerakas Beach was also very nice though the kids wanted to be by the pool more. We have had a really lovely holiday and hope you do too.
The most beautiful villa with the loveliest view. Stayed in many James' and this was as good if not better.
Would recommend Big Blue boat hire at Keri for an enjoyable day. If you are wanting to see turtles, a lot of the glass bottom boat tours throw tomatoes which turtles surface to eat, so may be an idea to bring some and throw them in at turtle spotting areas.
Also in Keri, the Lighthouse Taverna is an amazing spot with beautiful views and a platform that stretches out over the cliff.
Locally, the coffee house at the bottom of the road to this villa is wonderful with the nicest staff. We managed to catch a traditional Greek band playing live music on the Saturday and would highly recommend this.
Also, if you drive up to the last villa/house on this mountain road and park, you can walk a short distance up the side of the mountain through the trees, a convenient zigzag path with a gradual incline is there. You can find a viewing platform coming out the side of the mountain with breath taking views.
Gerahas and Alhyes beaches are beautiful
Fantasy mini golf in Argassi was also very enjoyable and the staff are very friendly.
Emjoy your stay but watch out for Greek drivers!
We had a lovely time at this villa, we spent most of the time in the pool and we had drinks in the hot tub. Wow! (Millie age 6)
Dear Demitris and Meni,
Thank you for another wonderful stay at your home. It is with very heavy hearts we leave Villa Augusta which has felt like home for the past three weeks. Total relaxation on our favourite Greek island :)
Thank you also for the lovely homemade cookies, they were a treat with our morning tea.
Love and Best wishes.
This restaurant, is well worth a visit, reasonably priced , superb food, and friendly service. Probably one of the best restaurants in son bou!!
Great food, great service and friendly staff added bonus a lovely herb garden
We hired a motor boat for the day . Great day out around the local coast line . Tuition given on how to drive boat , brilliant fun
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View from villa with the sun rising over los lobos island
Just an hours drive from nerja a must do visit.
We have had a fantastic week in this fabulous villa. Superb views. Relaxing days. Nerja and Frigiliana lovely to look around.
Villa is a real home from home and the best equipped we have ever stayed in. Couldn't ask for more and we promise to come back one day.
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Coast tavern & gifts coastal road argaka
Excellent food biggest pork chops your ever see excellent local dishes you must try this place
Amazing bar and restaurant and stunning location
Had a very relaxing week, thanks mainly to Jane resolving any issues and the lovely location, pool etc.
Highlights were Utopia (dinner recommendation by Jane) just before Argasi. and Babus where we ate twice in the village. Dafni beach and Gerahas Beach are both beautiful. Also hired a boat from Captain's in Ceri beach for a morning which was good fun.
We never got to the north either as it was so hot to sit in the car for hours.
Thanks for a great week
We have been looked after by the amazing Bessiana, she is learning English so please chat!
The Ionis (right then left) is amazing, gorgeous views and lovely food. Great food too at the Banana Baya.
We would not recommend Giovanni's the food was awful and the service very slow - 1/2 an hour to get the bill!!!
Gerakas and Daphni beaches are lovely and unspoilt. Peter's Tours on Argassi - Peter is fantastic -we went on the 3h turtle cruise - saw lots of turtles and swam in the amazing clear blue sea.
Lidl on the road above the airport, central "supermarket" useful in the village.
Beware of the mosquitos!
Enjoy your stay.
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Dear George and Magda,
We have had another really relaxing week in your beautiful villa. As always, you have made us so welcome, we really couldn't have asked for anything more.
You even checked we hadn't blown away after that unseasonal storm! How kind you are.
We look forward to seeing you again very soon to get our fix of your beautiful island.
View from the villa Vista Mar patio as the sun set into the Atlantic Ocean
Early morning out on the bedroom balcony to see the sunrise over los lobos.
Pool ready for a swim in the sunshine
Lounge/diner at villa Vista Mar is both large and very comfortable
View from patio across the river Minho to Spain
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Beautiful pool, bar and covered area by night.
Chilling in the pool
Thank you for a wonderful week. The villa is absolutely beautiful - fantastic. We have truly relaxed. We have loved our evening strolls down to Keri harbour, enjoying the lovely restaurants overlooking the bay. A really great week, in a superb villa, on an amazing island. Thank you so much.
We've had the most amazing week; adore Villa Lilly - so well equipped, spacious and conducive to relaxation. Hardly wanted to go out but when we did we enjoyed the market in Volimes - gorgeous pottery and linen. Best day hiring a boat at Keri beach from Captain's Hire (€60 + petrol for 3 hours against €90 at big Blue Boat hire)
Best restaurant by far was Lofos, stunning views and both Kristofs were friendly and good food; only 10 mins drive up a few windy roads.
Thanks to the owners, Bona and her team for a spotless house and warm welcome, Jane for her friendly efficiency and birthday card - so thoughtful.
We leave with so many happy memories of a fabulous holiday and wish all who follow the same - chill and enjoy!
P>S> Loved picking and squeezing the oranges each morning and making lemon granite.
Great villa, very tranquil and relaxing. The pool is excellent.
We had a last minute break from looking after our grandchild for two days a week.
Having travelled with James Villas on numerous occasions we had a look on-line to see if there were any vacancies - and look what we found!! Villa Lilianna!
We had a fabulous week - the weather was glorious (air con very welcome!)
Spent most of our time around the pool and relaxing but also went out for evening meals.
We can recommend the taverna on the beach - I think it's called Paradiso, go there in time for the sun setting.
The restaurant at the side of the Olive Lounge is also nice at lunchtime.
Another lovely little taverna is on the main road (turn left at the end of the villa) - it's on the left hand side - stunning views.
Hope you enjoy your stay as much as we did.
A big thank you to Yanis too
Thank you so much for allowing us to stay at this excellently equipped villa. The gardens, barbecue area and pool were also great features. We also made use of the variety of fruit that was in the trees. The rep, Jane, was extremely helpful in explaining the roads to us, as well as the recommendations on things to do and where to eat out.
We found that all the restaurants we visited were very good but our favourite was, Pavadosiano Taverna between Alykanas and Alykes - overlooking the canal.
We enjoyed exploring the island including trips to Shipwreck Bay, the Blue Caves, Gerakas Bay, Keri (Bay and village) and Zante Water Village. This is a good way top cool down all ages.
PS We love the hammock
Wisteria is a lovely well maintained and comfortable villa, the most comfortable beds ever! Lovely sunsets and not far from beaches and restaurants. Would definitely recommend it.
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We had a great week at our villa, the pool was loved by the granddaughter.
We went to Keri beach and hired a boat for 4 hours, this was amazing.
Went to Aganassi Restaurant at the top of the hill a few times.
Harris and Debs very friendly, hope to be back.
We have enjoyed a wonderful 2 week stay at Aerial View villa. The accommodation has everything we needed and the view is stunning!
We catered for ourselves and used the Lidl and AB Supermarkets on the road back towards the airport; we found Lidl to be the best value overall. We tried a few of the restaurants locally in Agios Sostis and at Keri beach, the best of which being Ole Ole at Agios Sostis (highly recommended!)
If you're looking to hire your own boat to explore and perhaps find some turtles, we can recommend the Deep Blue boat company - you can find them by taking the road to Agios Sostis from Lithakia village. Follow round the front of La Curva supermarket and take the road to the side on the right, this will take you to a nice sandy beach where you can park the car and go straight to the boat.
Our rep Jane has been superb and the cleaning ladies have been excellent too :) Overall it has been a fantastic holiday, beautiful villa and lovely people.
We would definitely come back again.
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Beautiful little pebble beach. Not far by car and a lovely place to watch the the sun set. We were here at the end of June and left the Villa at 5.30pm. We had a great swim, snorkel and watched the locals Jump into the sea from the inlet. Perfect end to the day. Don't forget your beach towel.
Just what we wanted
Perfect in every way
Villa Isabella has been a lovely tranquil place for our holiday. The villa facilities and the cleanliness have been superb and without exception this is one of the nicest we have stayed at.
The information provided by all of the previous guests has been a big help and in our stay this week we have completed nearly all of them. Our favourites have been the beaches and boating at Keri and St Nicholas Port, both have good tavernas especially in Keri town where you can watch the sunset.
We also tried Ampelostrates Horese Vineyard in Koiliomenos whch is only open Friday - Sunday and is a totally different experience but is worth going. The food is good and buy the house red and white which they sell to take away.
Our stay here was lovely
We found a lovely taverna just down the road, the food in there was gorgeous. There is also a few nice places for food in Tsivili, one being 'The Olive Tree'. Please feed the tortoise and the cat and the kitten who are all very friendly. If you're having a day out we would recommend you do this on a Thursday as cleaners are in and out between here and next door all day.
We hope you enjoy your stay here as much as we did, Fay the owner and the James Villa rep are both lovely.
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Great location, great facilities, great time had by all.
Villa outstanding, would highly recommend.
We will be back
Dear Dimitris and Meni,
Thank you so very much for our lovely chocolate cake and surprise present. The cake was so light and delicious, I am just sorry we couldn't manage to eat it all. The present is a beautiful souvenir of our time here. It won't be our last time in Augusta! This is our third visit to Skopelos and the best villa!
Future guests. As the previous occupants fed the cats I thought we should carry on! Sorry. They've had food and milk (lots) a big bowl each - cat bowl, morning and evening.
If we had had more time here for a trip to the vets for them both we would have done! I'm not sure if tabby is pregnant or not but he's still trying! Little tabby runs away from you but when the food is put down she goes to it. He's just a lovely boy.
This has been a wonderful break for us both and we return to the UK with thoughts of returning.
Have a lovely holiday whomever reads this. Skopelos is a wonderful island.
Once again thank you Dimitris and Meni
I am looking forward to my own bed tomorrow
A lovely villa with everything you require. It is well maitained and cleaned a couple of times during the week.
Judy looked after us very well.
There is a path alongside the villa which takes you down to the bay,shops etc. This is a shared path but this was not an issue for us, it is quite steep but a steady climb through fruit and olive trees.
The only issue (small) was there is a first aid box in the villa but did not have anything worthwhile in it so take your own stuff if you thing you might need to. I am sure Judy would have sorted this out if we had asked.
La Famiglia - cheaper than the restaurants by the sea and less than a 1k walk from the villa
Gem of a place, wear a hat and flat shoes, take water. Great place to visit
Great recommendation from Marian , our James rep.
Delicious dinner by the marina.
Eating on the terrace