The Iris Villas lie almost at the end of the new road leading to the tip of the peninsula, just south of Sivota. Iris Karavi (‘Karavi’ meaning ship in Greek) offers those sort of breathtaking views that many claim but few really can match. 240 degree sea views encompassing the Bay of Sivota, the outer islands, and across the channel beyond Itaka to Kefalonia with the tiny islands of Arkoudi, Atokos, Kalamos and Kastos dotting the perfect horizon.
Sitting on the terrace late afternoon in October was like being on the prow of a large ship drifting through the archipelago towards Kefalonia – simply magical.
This is one of the few villas where you can watch the sunrise and sunset from your terraces, or even whilst floating in the glorious infinity pool or lounging on the extremely comfortable sunbeds.
In addition, a long series of steps and paved pathway lead down to a private stone platform for sunbathing and swimming directly above the azure sea with ladder access (only recommended for competent swimmers). The pathway does offer a lockable gate so that access for children can be regulated and there is a handy outdoor shower so you can rinse off on the way back up.
The main villa is all on the upper (pool) level – a light-filled, home from home with all rooms leading out to the various terraces and balconies around the house. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms with a comfortable living/dining room and open plan kitchen, where floor to ceiling glass doors lead onto the sea-facing terraces and the wonderful view is always there to be enjoyed.
Outside, there is a brick built barbecue and al fresco dining on the main terrace overlooking the pool.Read more...
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