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Villa Joanna Luxury Villa with Private pool and Stunning sea views.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,334 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms with Ensuite Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, BBQ

Set in Kaligata village in the beautiful Livathos region of Cephalonia, just a 10 minute drive from the airport. The villa is situated in a very peaceful location amongst pretty villages in the countryside with great views to the Ionian Sea, Zakynthos and the small Islet of Dias. 'Joanna' boasts 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 kingsize and 1 twin all with ensuite bathrooms. The villa is furnished to a high standard. The open plan living area with flat screen TV, DVD, HIFI, offers comfortable relaxing and dining areas, alongside a fully fitted kitchen. This looks out towards the sea and onto a large patio area with pergola and comfortable seating, plus a swimming pool with sunbathing area, sunbeds, a landscaped garden and barbeque. There are some olive trees for natural shade as well as an umbrella. The villa is fully air-conditioned. 'Joanna' is an ideal location for families, couples and friends.

Important information about booking with Villa Joanna -

All guests are required to complete a rental agreement within 2 weeks of booking. All information must be completed or the booking will be cancelled. A confirmation of reservation will be sent upon completion.

A deposit of £250 (per week not refundable) will be required within 2 weeks of booking and the balance must be paid 8 weeks before arrival. A confirmation of receipt will be sent upon receiving it.

In case of booking a date which falls earlier than 8 weeks away, the full amount must be paid at the time of booking.

SUNDAY to SUNDAY changeover day during peak season.

Out of season changeover days can be more flexible upon request


If the renting agreement and deposit are not compleated within 2 weeks.

or if the balance payment has not been payed 8 weeks before arrival the booking is cancelled



Thankyou very much to all our guests who have visited so far, your positive comments are very valued.

More Details

Mr Ventouras
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mr & Mrs Houghton Sept 2006, fantastic holiday, great location and view, relaxing with nice pool. Great attention to detail, well done! We can't wait until 2007.

Mr & Mrs Wragg May 2006, liked it so much visiting again September 2006.

Mr & Mrs Sparrow August 2006, Had a super time, good hamper, great for late arrivals.

Dr Marriot May 2006, Great spot for our honeymoon.

Mr & Mrs Gray July 2006, High quality villa, all excellent, thanks.

Mr & Mr Mathews, June 2005, Lovely relaxing place, good facilities, home from home.
Nov 2007
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Metaxata Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1334 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Rental agreement must be completed within 2 weeks of booking with all required information or booking will be cancelled.
  • Deposit will be non-refundable if a cancellation occurs.
  • Booking are always taken on weakly base " 7 days, 14 days, 21 days not 10days etc
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Printer
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Downstairs - toilet , shower
    Bathroom Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Cloakroom - toilet
    Bathroom Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The downstairs shower enclosure is quite large.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom Upstairs with balcony - 1 queen , En-Suite
    Bedroom Upstairs with balcony - 2 twin/ single , En-Suite
    Bedroom Downstairs open to terrace - 1 queen , En-Suite
  • Travel cot supplied
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We offer a complimentary welcome hamper on arrival, this contains a few essential items so you don't have to rush to the supermarket. There is an iron/ironing board and hair dryer in the villa. The swimming pool is 7 x 4.2 mtrs with the depth in the deep end of 1.7mtrs, there are steps into the pool. They are 2 bicykles for the villa There are board games, PlayStation, badminton and swing-ball games for you to enjoy and a small library of books.


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Villa Joanna Luxury Villa with Private pool and Stunning sea views.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful Villa, lovely location, well equipt.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa with wonderful views and in a peaceful village location.

Very well equipt both inside and around the pool area. A homely feel making it very relaxing. Well maintained and spotlessly clean. The Owner was very helpful.

A car is a must, to enable exploration of this beautiful Island.

Local beach about 5 minutes away by car with two local Tavernas.

By car you can easily get to other lovely Tavernas, the Castle and the Capital all within about 15 to 20 minutes drive.

A wonderful holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love Kefalonia, We love Villa Joanna

  • 5 of 5

If you dream vacation in a warm homely atmosphere with full comfort, close but away from all, the beautiful beaches and overlooking the Ionic sea that takes your breath ... come to Villa Joanna and realize your dream. My family and I will repeat next year ... we love Kefalonia


  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Don't look any further!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely stay at Villa Joanna. The villa has a lovely pool / garden area and it is ideal for outdoor living. The inside of the property is very well maintained and of a very high qaulity. Many thanks to Kimon for allowing us to stay in this wonderful place and thankyou to Doug & Suzzane for their help during our stay. I would recomend Villa Joanna to families / friends, with or without children. The beach of Avithos is only around a 15 min walk away and has a couple of good tavernas and a beach bar. Kaligata is in an ideal position to tour the Island. We hope to return soon.

Gary, Ali & Joe Malone

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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So good we had to go again!

  • 5 of 5

We first stayed at Villa Joanna 4 years ago. It ticked all of our boxes for a perfect holiday and we have struggled to find anywhere else comparable, which is why we decided to visit again this year.

The Villa is clean and well maintained by Doug and Sue who live nearby. They are a lovely Couple who are always on hand to answer questions and provide support if needed.

Villa Joanna has stunning views and is situated in a very peaceful setting. We particularly enjoyed having breakfast on the balcony, soaking in the natural beauty of the surroundings. The efficient air-conditioning and well maintained swimming pool were also much appreciated whenever we needed to cool down in the heat of the day.

Avithos beach is just 5 minutes drive away, it is ideal for families and doesn't get too crowded. The beach is sandy and has the usual lounger/umbrellas for hire. There is a beach bar and The Preview restaurant.

Our favourite place to visit was The Castle Cafe at St George's Castle. The food here is all homemade and simply delicious with the best desserts we have found on the island. Again, the views from the castle are breath taking.

The Acropolis restaurant is 5 minutes away from Villa Joanna, it has a good menu and friendly atmosphere.

Our favourite excursions on Kefalonia included Melissani Lake and Drogarati Cave. An additional highlight this year was the opportunity to see loggerhead Turtles close at hand in Argostoli harbour.

We would highly recommend Villa Joanna and would love to come back again in the future.

Martyn & Belinda Coles

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A highly recommended holiday destination!

  • 5 of 5

We cannot recommend this wonderful villa highly enough! A great base for exploring the island with lots of lovely villages and the island capital nearby. The villa is well equipped and immaculately maintained. The outside area is an excellent feature with sofas to relax and enjoy the view with a glass of wine and the Barbecue and dining area made an evening in a treat! The owner made the whole process from booking to arrival at the villa effortless with high standards of cleaning and support throughout our stay. After 10 years of renting villas this is one of the best all around!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
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Villa Joanna

  • 5 of 5

Have just come back from a weeks stay at Villa Joanna and i have to say that it was everything we hoped it to be and more, the villa was extremely well equipt and more beautiful than described with wonderful views. the area was a perfect choice for a very relaxing and peaceful week . Lovely beach close by with a couple of nice tavernas. A car is a must to really apreciate this truly beautiful island. Will definatly be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2008
  • Stayed: July 2008
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

'Joanna' is situated in the very pretty village of Kaligata, the former home of the Calliga Winery, famous for the Robola wines. It is set amongst the countryside with just two houses close by. There are olive, fruit trees and vineyards in abundance, lovely flowers in early and late season, a quiet unspoilt and rural area, great for walking, cycling or driving around or to just sit, relax and listen to the bells of the grazing sheep. A bus route into Argostoli the capital of the island, where you find many shops, bars and restaurants. The lovely beach at Avithos is only a fifteen minute stroll away with a beach bar and taverna with views to Zakynthos. The beach is long with sand and pebbles. It boasts the ‘Blue Flag award’. At least 10 beaches and many restaurants etc are within a ten minute drive. Next to Kaligata we find Kourkoumelata the sought after village that is famed for being one of the best kept villages in Greece.

Other Activities: Ten Pin Bowling close by.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A Deposit of £250 is required at the time of booking with the final balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival.
If you wish to book for 2 weeks or more, a discount will be given.
The changeover day for 2014 will be a Sunday,
The prices quoted are for the use of the villa, contents, pool and grounds.
Maid service, linen change and pool cleaning provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund