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- A cluster of six 1 and 2-bedroom cottages
- Each with private terrace
- Stunning sea views
- Shared swimming pool
- Nissaki beach and tavernas 3-minute drive or 10-minute walk
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The Saints is our affectionate term for this cluster of six, pastel-coloured cottages overlooking Nissaki beach in north east Corfu. Taking their name from the local Church of the Saints, each little cottage has been individually designed to create fresh, elegant spaces that open onto a private terrace and the most sublime sea views. This kind of outlook sometimes means a trade-off in terms of the convenience of the location, but not here, for the Saints are within walking distance of tavernas, a small shop, a bakery, the beach and beautiful Nissaki village itself. Back at base, service at the Saints includes the assistance of our knowledgeable local concierge.
With its three white pebble bays and crystalline water, Nissaki is one of the most sought-after holiday spots on this exceptionally lovely coastline. Sometimes referred to as old-school Corfu, here you’ll find a relaxed pace and an appreciation of life’s simple pleasures, whether that’s a romantic, waterfront meal at sunset or a gentle potter along the coast in your own little motor boat.
Each cottage at the Saints sleeps either two or four, and all have access to the free-form swimming pool and terrace.
Explore our pre-bookable experiences in Corfu
Cluster of six 1-2 bedroom cottages (for details and images of individual properties please open Cottages tab):
- The Terrace House (sleeps 2)
- Saint Stephanos (sleeps 2)
- Saint Markos (sleeps 2-4)
- Saint Demitruis (sleeps 2-4)
- Saint Mathias (sleeps 2-4)
- Saint Nicholas (sleeps 2-4)
General accommodation details
- Complimentary WiFi
- Air conditioning
- Flat screen TV and DVD player (limited Satellite channels)
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Safe, portable CD player, iPod dock
- Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided
- Laundry room (shared washing machine for guests only)
- Concierge service
- Breakfast delivery service (payable locally)
- Shared swimming pool 11m x 6m (depth 1m – 2.5m)
- Low walls with some drops
- Some noise may occasionally be heard from a nearby hotel resort
- Private nanny service offering babysitting and full or half-day childcare packages. Please ask one of our Destination Specialists for details or visit Ionian Nannies.
- In Greece, a nominal visitor tax applies, known as the Overnight Stay Tax, which varies depending on the accommodation. During your stay at The Saints, €0.50 per night per cottage must be paid locally in cash and will be collected either by the property owner or our local representative on their behalf.
- All properties with WiFi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails. We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.
For information and pictures for each individual cottage, please click on the Cottages tab.
National tourist licence (EOT): 0829K122K695300
- Beach 3min drive or 10min walk
- Tavernas/mini-market/bakery 3min walk
- Nissaki 3min drive or 10min walk
- Kaminaki 5min drive
- Corfu town and airport 45min drive
Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:
- 2-3 guests – 1 Group C, Peugeot 208 or similar*
- 4 guests – 1 Group D, Peugeot 301 or similar*
* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with no excess charge. For this particular destination, the undercarriage, tyres, wing mirrors and windscreen are not included in the cover.
Group C – 1.25 litre engine, 1 large and 1 medium suitcase*
Group D – 1.4 litre engine, 2 large and 1 medium suitcase*
The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.
Group L – Fiat Tipo or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 2 medium suitcases*
Group M – Fiat Tipo Station Wagon or similar, 1.2 litre engine, 3 large and 2 medium suitcases*
Group E1 – Automatic Citroën C3 or similar, 1.4 litre engine, 1 large and 1 medium suitcase*
Group E2 – Automatic Fiat Tipo or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 2 medium suitcases*
Group J2 – Nissan Qashqai SUV or similar, 1.3 litre engine, 3 medium suitcases*
Group J3A – Automatic Ford Kuga SUV or similar, 1.5 litre engine, 3 medium suitcases*
Group F1 – Fiat Doblo 7 seater or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 2 large and 2 medium suitcases*
Group F2 – Fiat Talento 9 seater or similar, 1.5-2.0 litre engine, 3 large and 2 medium suitcases*
Group N – Mercedes Benz A160 or similar, 1.4 litre engine, 3 large suitcases*
* Suitcase sizes are based on a large suitcase being approximately 75cm x 41cm x 31cm, a medium suitcase of approximately 65cm x 46cm x 29cm and a small suitcase of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.
Our first time in Corfu and what a fantastic holiday! We loved The Saints for many reasons: the high standard of the accommodation, a great location that is close to some beautiful beaches and within walking distance to good quality, authentic tavernas. The view from the villas and the pool is to die for and the general peace and calmness about the place certainly soothes the soul. The local representative, Debbie, was excellent and made our time there that little bit easier by making bookings on our behalf and sharing her deep knowledge of the island. A great customer experience from start to finish, so much so we have already booked to return next year.
We have used Simpson Travel many times now and never use anyone else. Great website, easy to book with the friendliest staff, they make you feel special. You can book with confidence, knowing that you will enjoy a brilliant holiday.
Simpson were extremely helpful when booking our holiday. The accommodation was fabulous. Debbie, our concierge, was wonderful, had a superb knowledge of Corfu, and always managed to book us the best tables in restaurants. A great holiday, we’ll be back next year. Thank you.
We had a wonderful holiday at The Saints, the location is excellent and we managed to see a lot of the island. Debbie was excellent and arranged various restaurants for us. She also pointed out places that she felt might be of interest to us, and they were.
Booked last minute, an excellent choice, the sales team and on-site concierge were both excellent. Nothing has been too much trouble. Ideal villa for relaxing, close to the beach, shops and tavernas. This was our first experience with Simpson Travel, we are extremely satisfied and would highly recommend, we are already planning next year's holiday.
Would whole heartedly recommend both Simpson Travel and the cottages at The Saints. It is made all the more special by their excellent staff - Debbie the concierge goes above and beyond to make sure your stay is spot on! Many thanks!
First visit to The Saints, absolutely delightful cottages, all the tavernas, bakery and supermarket are close to hand, extremely friendly and well stocked. An absolutely glorious location. Will visit again.
Fabulous week, delightful villa and views to die for. Good selection of Tavernas within walking distance (especially Vitamins) , and friendly supermarket. We loved it all. Debbie the concierge was always available and unfailingly helpful and friendly. We have booked for next year!
One word describes my week at The Saints: exceptional. As a single traveller I was able to feel safe, looked after and cared about from booking, through travel arrangements to the wealth of information provided. Most importantly, everything was exactly as described (thank you for such brilliant wifi). Particular thanks and praise has to go to Debbie, our Concierge who deserves gold stars. Apart being delightful company, she was informative, hugely helpful and seemingly always available. A great bonus and certainly made my trip. As for The Saints - what can I say except that it is beyond fabulous. I return home, relaxed, happy and off to plan another trip.
We had a wonderful two weeks in The Terrace House which is just gorgeous. The views the bay, Corfu Town and Albania are sensational. The concierge Debbie is absolutely charming and invaluable with her advice about the area. There are two beaches in walking distance and lovely tavernas, especially Vitamins, Mitsos, Agni and Thalassa. We loved our holiday and can’t wait to return next year.
We have just returned from a fantastic holiday at The Saints. The accommodation was amazing. The views from the terrace and pool were fantastic and the location was excellent - walking distance to a lovely beach, a shop and some really nice tavernas. But the best part of the holiday was Debbie - her tips on where to go, help in booking restaurants and boat hire and greek lessons for the children just made everything that much more special. Nothing was too much trouble, she really made us feel at home and welcome. Thank you Debbie!
All in all, we cannot fault, our holiday, and even the Corfu fires didn’t put a dent in our enjoyment. Much thanks to Debbie, who stayed on site for the whole night, looking out for us, then did a full day’s work after. An amazing lady. We are sure you will enjoy your stay as much as we have.
The whole holiday worked well from start to finish. The terrace house was lovely. Debbie was so helpful and kind and is a real asset to the company. We shall return next year.
Excellent all round. Our third trip with Simpson. We loved the Saints on Corfu. Debbie the Simpson rep was helpful, kind and very knowledgeable. She made us feel like special guests and very spoilt. We will definitely come back.
We’ve had a super time at The Saints! Our first time with Simpson, and most definitely not our last. Debbie has been awesome, and so kind and helpful with her advice of places to eat, fab beaches and how to make the most of our week. Some of our highlights were hiring a boat and exploring the coastline for a day, shopping in the evening in Corfu town and lovely long lunches and drinks in fab restaurants. Thank you once again to Debbie!
We’ve had a wonderful relaxing stay at The Saints. Debbie was very helpful and saw to our needs with kindness. No doubt we’ll be coming back.
Our second visit to The Saints, and another wonderful holiday. We were greeted like old friends by the fabulous Debbie, who, as usual, went out of her way to see we had a great time. Such a wonderful place – views, pool, everything is within walking distance. We’ll definitely be back. Thank you.
We’ve had a very relaxing stay at The Saints and enjoyed our time exploring Corfu on our first holiday here. Lots of leisurely lunches on the terrace with THAT view! The apartment is so quiet and the perfect place to relax. Debbie is a wonderful font of knowledge and has so many useful recommendations. She’s an absolute gem.
Fabulous weather, apartment, views and sea – what’s not to love? We’ve all enjoyed the week, swimming and snorkelling in the clear warm sea, jet-skiing at Dassia, gorgeous pool with stunning views and Debbie for her kindness and knowledge.
Deborah Ionas did an excellent job in everyway, nothing was to much to much trouble. Even contacting her out of hours.Many thanks to her.
We had a very relaxed week in St Stephanos at The Saints. The weather, the tavernas, the boat trips, daily visits to Aphrodite and of course the wonderful Debbie all made for a memorable week.
Fantastic week at St Matthias - wonderful weather and a beautiful location.
This is our second holiday with Simpson Travel and it certainly won't be our last. From website, to initial enquiry, to booking, to all communication, to arrival, welcome, stay and departure, everything that Simpson do is first class. My wife and I had a "wow" moment when we entered our cottage, Saint Stephanos, and saw the view from the terrace. If anything the imagery on the website doesn't do the size of the terrace justice and it's where we spent the majority of our time at the property. We chose to cook for ourselves on 3 nights and the kitchen has everything you need and we used the bbq on the terrace each time too. Special mention has to given to Debbie, the concierge at The Saints. Nothing was too much trouble, always with done with a smile and happy to give you the benefit of her knowledge having lived on the island for most of her life. She is the epitome of everything that is good about Simpson Travel. I suspect we will be returning to the Saints again as we had a fabulous break.
Beautiful location with superb views. We have all had a wonderful time. A big thank you to Debbie for looking after us.
A wonderful stay in this beautiful cottage. Loved the terrace. The best part for us was Debbie, so full of information and so, so helpful. Loved our chats with her.
We had the most energizing and serene week at the Saints. We stayed in St Mathias which was spacious, private and very well laid out. The view from our terrace was breath-taking and we thoroughly enjoyed the pool. To top it all, Debbie our concierge, was absolutely amazing! She could not do enough to try to please our every fancy and enquiry. She was patient, welcoming and knowledgeable and available to assist at all times. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would not hesitate to recommend Simpson Travel.
Debbie, your Simpson Concierge, was amazing and made our holiday so enjoyable with all her local knowledge. She was always there for our every need and always greeted us with a friendly smile. She sorted out all our requests including fixing a light under the kitchen cupboard so we didn’t have to have all the main lights on!! Well done Debbie, you are a star X.
Simpson service extremely good, our local concierge Debbie was fantastic, so friendly and helpful! Villa in excellent condition and the ease of booking flight/villa/car in one order is so convenient, definitely be booking with Simpson again.
The Saints was the perfect place to stay, very well situated, a lovely spacious cottage and a fabulous pool. We had an amazing holiday and will definitely return.
What an amazing apartment and view - wow, really stunning. Debbie went above and beyond for us, we really can't thank her enough. The weather wasn't quite what we had hoped, but we will visit again.
Lovely stay in this wonderful spot! Always a pleasure to be back in Nissaki! Debbie was a charming and very helpful host, thank you! We'll be back soon.
Simpson service was excellent from the moment we arrived at Corfu right up to our departure. Deborah at the flat was exceptional, she kept in touch on a daily basis offering guidance and assistance throughout, even took the time to place a bottle of Prosecco with a lovely greetings card for this old man’s 77th Birthday 🤷🏻♂️Having owned the Castle Hotel HUNTLY For 22 years We can without any reservation whatsoever say thank you for a memorable experience from Simpson. (Incidentally my late Mother’s maiden name 🤰🏻)Wishing you continued success. Thank you 🌷🍷🏆.
We were very impressed with our concierge Debbie. Not something we are used to perhaps but the availability without being intrusive was really very helpful. We loved the island and we were very lucky with the weather. The accommodation was excellent. Many thanks for all your efficient communication and general support.
We have just returned from another wonderful holiday in the Terrace House at the Saints. This was our sixth year of visiting and we enjoy our visits more every year. Just sitting on the Terrace gazing out over the bay is so relaxing, the perfect way to chill out. Time just flies by. Simpsons staff see to everything for you from the initial booking to the welcome at the airport and arrival at the villa. Debbie, the concierge at the Saints, is so friendly, approachable and knowledgeable, she will do all she can to make the holiday memorable. We can't wait to return next year!
We had a wonderful week in this villa. The breathtaking views from the terraces and pool are the best we’ve had. The local beaches, crystal sea and tavernas were all great to visit, and hiring a boat for the day meant we could explore all of this beautiful coast. Debbie could not have done more, her recommendations, restaurant bookings and water taxis meant we had the most wonderful meals out. Her knowledge of the island was so helpful. As always, a wonderful week in a Simpson villa.
Excellent service from Simpson Travel. Debbie at The Saints was a reassuring, kind, and knowledgeable presence. Ideal location with beautiful views and decent local amenities and tavernas. The Saints has a really good vibe about it and made our first family holiday abroad in over a decade really memorable.
A truly relaxing and wonderful place to stay with fabulous views (especially from the pool), excellent tavernas a few minutes walk from the property, along with a supermarket & bakery. A lovely touch in the evening is the numerous candle lit lanterns which line walkways. The icing on the "Saints cake" is the amazing Simpsons rep Debbie, for whom nothing is too much trouble.
Secluded, peaceful beautiful views, and within walking distance of all the local amenities. Who could ask for more?
Loved everything about the Saints, had a fantastic week there. Our 4th time with Simpson Travel and lived up to your usual standards. Will be using you again.
Great service and will certainly use Simpsons again. Debbie at The Saints was fantastic.
Another terrific Greek holiday courtesy of Simpson Travel. The Saints offer a picturesque setting in a lively village with a super beach and several excellent tavernas. Our spacious cottage was very comfortable and Debbie, our concierge, was the kindest, friendliest and most knowledgeable. Ever!
Our holiday with Simpson Travel was terrific. The villa location, quality of accommodation, and all-around service were exceptional. It is rare to have such a high degree of customer service across all aspects of interaction (booking, pre-departure and onsite) - full marks to Simpson Travel! We must highlight the fantastic Debbie Ionas - she was friendly, efficient and so helpful. Thank You.
It was our second trip to the Saints and we thoroughly enjoyed it once again. The accommodation was lovely and Debbie in particular was great, very friendly and welcoming. Both our teenage daughters have agreed that they would like to go back next year, (which is an achievement in itself).
Our second holiday with Simpson Travel and if certainly didn’t disappoint. Once again we felt looked after from start to finish. Our concierge, Debbie, was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. She happily booked restaurants and boat transfers for us and gave us some excellent recommendations of places to go. The position of The Saints was perfect. A short walk from supermarkets and tavernas and a lovely little marina. The view from The Saints was just AMAZING. Our first time on the island of Corfu and we loved it. We met some lovely people also staying at The Saints who had been going there twenty or more years, that speaks for itself. Would highly recommend.
Excellent location, Debbie was brilliant and we have already booked to return next year!
Everything about the Saints accommodation is perfect for us, which is why we return every year. The villas are lovely, with amazing views, we never want to leave. Debbie, the concierge is so knowledgeable, approachable and friendly, we regard her as a friend! We are counting the days to our return later in year.
We really loved our stay at St Mattias at The Saints in Corfu. The nearest cove/beach was simply magical and the view from our terrace was stunning. We had so much fun exploring the North East coastline and the concierge, Debbie, was fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble, including booking us water taxis and speed boats to local restaurants! Her knowledge was invaluable and we always enjoyed our morning chats.
Debbie, our concierge at the Saints, Corfu, was absolutely amazing. She could not do enough for us and made our holiday a great success. We would highly recommend the Saints for a holiday.
A blissful week with wonderful weather for the first few days and stupendous storms for the rest. All very exciting. I enjoyed meals at Vitamins and Agni Taverna – both old favourites and Rommeli. Made new friends with other Saints regulars and appreciated the nearness of Aphrodite and the tavernas. The pool was lovely and at this time of year I had it to myself. Shay was a beacon of helpfulness and reassurance and I appreciated the British doctor’s attention in Dassia, being seen “as soon as you can get here”. I’m sure I’ll be returning to The Saints and its wondrous views before long.
Our first time in Corfu and a beautiful place to spend it in. We explored some of the beaches north and our favourite was Barbati beach. We parked on the road by the church and walked down. We have eaten at all the lovely restaurants within walking distance, all very good. Rommeli has the best chips and friendly service and Mitsos is the most beautiful location.
Shay bas been unfailingly helpful and a font of useful information. We tried the local tavernas and whilst they offer a similar menu, our favourite were Anthi and Vitamins. Anthi was more traditional (with a soundtrack circa 1967!) with lovely owners, delicious food and complimentary desserts. Vitamins was friendly, popular and with more outside seating in these Covid times. We explored some of the beaches to the north by car and thoroughly recommend a trip to Agios Stephanos. A stunning location with numerous tavernas and restaurants on the waterfront and a succession of boat trippers stopping off. This has been our first trip to Corfu and Simpson has made our holiday relaxing and stress-free with comprehensive information and attention to detail – we have loved every minute! We would never tire of the wonderful view from The Terrace.
We are writing this as we sit on the balcony having breakfast gazing at that view. You could never tire of it. This spot and The Saints are so special. A perfect mixture and balance of peace, serenity and a local buzz, with all the amenities you need and the holiday food! You soon become part of the local community and welcomed warmly everywhere you go. Our days largely revolved around food choices and just being. Our tips are where best to eat! The two very best places are Vitamins and Glyfa. Vitamins for exceptional home cooked and healthy Greek cuisine. Try everything – we never had a bad dish. Their salads are stand out and the homemade desserts are so good. The staff are so friendly and charming. Glyfa is beyond doubt the best place for fish and seafood. Well-sized (not too huge!) portions, the freshest well balanced dishes. The tasting platter for two is just sublime. The boat trip to Taverna Agni is fun and you will enjoy great food. But for us the atmosphere is unbeatable in these two places. The little beach accessible via steps/path opposite Aphrodite is super.
Yet another wonderful holiday at The Saints! It is a very special place and we were blessed with wonderful weather! As always, the Simpson staff in Corfu were lovely and helped make all run smoothly – particularly when it came to all the testing and form filling required this year! Special thanks to Jackie and Shay! We have already booked for next year!
Third time – enjoyed it as much as ever. View to die for. All facilities great – enjoyed all the local tavernas and the Midnight Bar – pizzas very good.
Lovely secluded villa and pool, up to the Simpson standard! We recommend Danny’s Boat Hire on Nissaki Beach, Vitamins Taverna, and Glyfa Taverna for its fresh fish, The White House, a visit and lunch in Old Perithia. A wonderful villa to relax in.
We all had an amazing time. The view in the morning is unbeatable. So much to do – recommend Danny’s Boat Hire in Nissaki and for food we liked Spiros Taverna in Kaminaki – especially the moussaka. Debbie and Joy were great at making you feel welcome and sorting out any bookings.
Weather outstanding, facilities have been great. Lots to do with a hire car. Boat trip reasonable price. All tavernas locally very good and friendly Aphrodite supermarket/bakery has everything you need. Try Midnight Cocktail Bar on the corner up the road!
There is an air of tranquillity as the season draws to a close and after lockdowns and home schooling this has been such a welcome joy! It’s a miracle we managed to do anything given the jaw-dropping view outside our windows. With two boys we tried Aqualand and I hated the idea but was very impressed – clean, organised and great fun. Definitely visit Corfu Town – it’s stunning. Thank you Shay – he’s the best!
A super little cottage in a superb location.
The Saints is a cluster of traditional old cottages, tucked away on the Nissaki coast, which offers a blissful and peaceful retreat, with superb quality tavernas within walking distance. You will feel part of the local community – from the chatty supermarket owner to the charming staff at the tavernas, you’ll be welcomed with open arms. We slowed down to Corfu pace just as we had to leave but we will come again! For us, it’s the perfect location in Corfu. As always, detailed information, thoughtful touches and care were provided by Simpson from start to finish. And you will always have a smiling local rep to ensure you get the most out of your stay. Perfect September sun!
Had a fabulous two weeks – mostly sunny and a weclome break post all the Covid locakdowns, etc. Felt very lucky to be getting away overseas. And this is just the perfect seeing to relax. Great views and a quiet spot. We enjoyed the local beaches and rented a boat – definitely the highlight of the trip pottering along the coast and stopping off to swim/eat. Shay recommended the Eucalyptus in San Stephanos which has a jetty and helpful staff who came out to moor the boat. Our favourite taverna by far was Agni Taverna in Agni – you can get there by boat taxi – again orgnaised by the marvellos Shay and in the evening the bay is very romantic – lit up by the lights of all the tavernas. The staff are fund and the food is excellent. Corfu town was a fascinating place to potter around.
Our first visit to Corfu and we had a truly wonderful time. Everybody here was so friendly and Shay was incredibly helpful. We followed lots of advice from the guestbook – explored lots of beaches between Nissaki and Kassiopi. Our favourite was Kerasia – beautifully quiet with amazing views across to the mountains of Albania. Sorry to be leaving, but sure we’ll be back.
We have had a fabulous time. A massive thanks to Shay who looked after us, booked us the best tables in the restaurants we wanted, he was terrific. Locally we loved Vitamins and Rommeli Taverna and had a great pizza night at The Midnight Bar – they make fabulous wood-fired pizzas and cocktails! Go to Agni Bay for an evening. We ate at Toulas and our favourite was Agni Taverna – you can take a water taxi to get there but it’s worth it. A wonderful week – our thanks to Shay and the whole Simpson team. We will be back.
What a brilliant time we have had. So well looked after by Shay and Co who have given us all the local information. Top restaurants: Glyfa Taverna and being picked up by George for the restaurant by his boat, Eucalyptus, Toulas/Nikolas Taverna at Agni (again ferried by the taverna boats). Definitely looking forward to returning.
We have had a brilliant relaxing time. Jackie was great at booking a boat tour for us – the children loved it – best day in their eyes apparently. It’s a great way to see the island and stop off at little coves. In terms of restaurants – recommend just booking heaps as they get really full at this time of year. Our fave was Taverna Agni – great, tasty food and super people watching. Ask for a table on the beach! Also, loved Vitamins, Glyfa and Agios Stephanos had a lot of very nice restaurants. Beaches – we loved Kalami where you can drive down to the beach. Aphrodite is brill for morning pains aux chocolat and a much-needed decent coffee – so friendly. Thank you.
Fantastic week at The Saints. Highlights included boat hire – well worth it for the view of the island from the sea including lovely coves, swimming and a reasonable price for the day. Also, enjoyed a day at Aqualand Park, which the children loved, great family time! Visited Corfu Town afterwards, beautiful, a great vibe and many restaurants. Local restaurants including Nikos Taverna, Vitamins, and Glyfa were all excellent, great service and food. Speak to Shay for local knowledge – friendly and helpful. Look forward to returning soon.
Second time at The Terrace House – we enjoyed the evenings on the terrace watching the moon rise and boats pass by. Due to Covid we tried to keep our contact to a minimum so changed when we went out and where from before. As a result it was more relaxing. It was great to be back.
We stayed here 25 years ago and it is still wonderful. Especially great this year. Thank you. We’ll be back.
We had a lovely stay in St Mathias. The accommodation was perfect for four people and the terrace was really lovely. What made the difference to our holiday was Shay, our contact at The Saints. He went above and beyond to make our stay as relaxing as possible, nothing was too much trouble from helping us organise car hire, suggesting lovely beaches to visit and booking wonderful restaurants. He really did make the difference.
Another wonderful holiday from Simpson Travel! This is the 12th holiday we have enjoyed with them and our 7th visit to The Saints. Everything there is superb – the accommodation, the staff and the weather. We love it there and know that we will be well looked after. We have already booked two holidays for 2022! Well done Simpson, keep up the good work.
The Saints is wonderfully situated in one of the best areas in Corfu. The lovely pool overlooks the sea and the beach is a 10-minute walk downhill. There are great local tavernas, a bakery and supermarket within a stone's throw. The apartment was comfortable and very quiet. Will definitely return.
We had such a relaxing holiday in The Saints. The villa was very well equipped and spacious and had a stunning view from the balcony. We were looked after by the lovely Shay on arrival and throughout our stay, he was very helpful, informative and a joy to be around.
My friend and I have just come back from 10 days in Corfu with Simpson Travel, a week at The Saints and three days at The Bella Mare Hotel. Both were absolutely fabulous, we had an amazing time and it was all very straightforward Covid-wise. I cannot praise Simpson Travel highly enough, they have been amazing throughout the last 16 months. We changed our date for this trip once and then our location from Kalkan to Corfu and it was all so easy. Special shout out to Briana in London who is outstanding, and to the lovely Jackie and Jo who looked after us so well in Corfu.
We booked one of The Saints villas and the whole experience has been exceptional. This started with the proactive communication through the unsettling and fluid Covid-induced changes. The booking team were always available for assistance and guidance. The accommodation was amazing – quite possibly the best view from any villa we have stayed in. On the island – Jackie was very helpful. She accommodated an extension so that we wouldn’t need to quarantine on return to the UK – amazing thoughtfulness and assistance. I can’t recommend Simpson Travel highly enough. Few companies understand the difference between a service and a product – by providing an exceptional service they turn a trip into an unforgettable holiday. We have already booked for 2021.
Our second visit to The Saints and we’ve already booked for next year. The views from the terrace are unmatched! We loved our morning coffees at Almyra (Nissaki Beach). Do go for a pizza at Midnight – excellent pizzas and a nice vibe. We went to Corfu Town one afternoon/evening – lovely sitting on The Liston and watching the world go by. The White House has good food but quite pricey.
Thank you Simpson Travel and thank you Jackie for making our stay at The Saints so wonderful. After a cancellation of our flight to Skiathos (not through Simpson) we were scrambling to find a holiday to Greece. Step in Simpson and within two days we had a holiday booked. From the very start, Jackie made the holiday very stress-free regarding Covid tests, form filling, etc. The whole time we were there it all felt so 'normal' and a breath of fresh air from the relentless news at home. Thank you Simpson and Jackie. We would love to come back.
Lovely holiday, as ever – all the Simpson staff were fantastic. The Terrace House was a real treat – magical! Thank you very much. See you next year.
Delightful stay. Last minute choice and well worth it. Very comfortable villa and the pool was most appreciated given the very hot weather. Many thanks to Bev and particularly to Jackie who helped us with the Covid paperwork.
Quite a home from home. Such a treat to be away after a very difficult year. Simpson made us very welcome – even a bottle of Prosecco for our anniversary! Lots of beaches to choose from and delicious coffee at The White House in Kalami. Agni – good for boat and people watching. Agni Taverna and Kerasia – lovely long beach with crystal clear water. Corfu Town well worth a visit and Old Perithia. Jackie was very helpful, particularly with sorting out all the tests and extra forms due to the current Covid situation. Will be back. Thank you.
Having just returned from two fabulous weeks staying at The Saints on Corfu, we cannot recommend Simpson Travel highly enough. The entire experience was made so much easier thanks the team’s patience, expertise and attention to detail. Our plans were changed three times thanks to Covid restrictions, however, Simpson were incredibly helpful in offering alternative dates and properties and went out of their way to help navigate the constantly changing travel restrictions. Once in Corfu, the high level of care continued to ensure we had an amazing holiday. Debbie, the concierge, was full of useful local information and was always happy to make arrangements or bookings for us. Will definitely be booking with Simpson again.
We have just returned from a fabulous stay at The Saints in Nissaki Bay. Debbie, our concierge was a total delight and made our stay so enjoyable with all her top recommendations and help. Very professional set up, will definitely use this company again! Many thanks!
Despite the doom-mongers and even our family thinking we were mad to get on a plane...we did and it was fantastic! Perfect virus antidote! Not once did we feel our safety was compromised. Postponing our planned trip in May, Simpson could not have been more helpful in rescheduling our travels for August/September – with a few tweaks along the way. Our first week was as The Saints in Corfu and we are almost loathed to say how lovely it was, as we may have trouble booking again! Perfect location, amazing views and the on-site concierge Debbie, was fantastic! What a gem...so welcoming, nothing too much trouble and always one jump ahead for anything we needed or wanted to know about. Second week on Paxos at Bay View was lovely too. It was a real contrast to Corfu…busy little port and lots going on! Villy looked after us very well and served a great breakfast under the trees. This was our first trip with Simpson Travel. Don't know how we’ve missed them, as we have done our fair share of travelling over the years. However, we are so impressed with the service, the attention to detail and the people they employ – we have already made a booking for next year…hopefully when the world is back to some normality!
We have travelled with Simpson many times and have never been disappointed. This year was even more special. We spent an idyllic two weeks at The Saints being looked after by the wonderful Debbie, who as a real asset to the company and is one of the reasons we look forward to visiting again. Everything was organised for our safety and enjoyment, a completely relaxing time.
Loved our cottage – St Mathias at The Saints – very well equipped and fantastic views. The local restaurants were all of a good standard and local supermarket very close by. Our experience was enhanced by our rep, Debbie, who went the extra mile to make our holiday so memorable and her calm manner was very reassuring.
Another great holiday at The Saints, particularly at this time of uncertainty due to Covid-19 around the world. Debbie was a constantly welcoming and reassuring presence from the moment we arrived at the airport and throughout our stay. The whole holiday was relaxed and enjoyable, the location and accommodation amazing. We cannot recommend Simpson highly enough. See you again next year.
Just back from a one week holiday (which we extended to two weeks as everything was so wonderful) in The Terrace House. We have travelled with Simpson since they took over the accommodation in Corfu many years ago and have never been disappointed. All our recommended friends and family say the same. The experience is so good that we just repeat book each year.
We have just returned from a blissful week staying at The Terrace House. This was our sixth holiday with Simpson Travel and our third stay at The Terrace House. Everything was up to the usual excellent standard but special mention should be made of Debbie's helpful and reassuring presence in the office. She is a real asset to The Saints and a great ambassador for Simpson Travel. Part of the charm of The Saints in general, and The Terrace House in particular, is its stylish appearance, modern plumbing combined with features such as the interesting hand-painted 50-year-old Portuguese tiled floor in the kitchen making it unique. Don't ever change it. Despite the difficulties of 2020, the Simpson team made our stay as normal as possible, and thankfully, local shops and restaurants were open and as welcoming as ever.
We recently stayed at The Saints and enjoyed the most wonderful three weeks. We were supposed to be coming in May for two weeks and to Kefalonia for a week in June but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we were unable to travel at that time. Simpson were excellent in their understanding of the situation and offered us several options with time to think things over. Eventually, we decided to postpone our Kefalonia trip until next year and extended our September visit from two weeks to three. This is our 10th holiday with Simpson Travel and quite honestly, we would not consider any other company for our holiday. The UK staff are very helpful when contacted and also very efficient in sending out information. The Simpson staff in Corfu are great, from meet and greet at the airport to organising any extras you may need. Debbie, the concierge at The Saints, is an absolute gem, so approachable and friendly and does everything she can to make your stay a memorable one. We have already booked two holidays for 2021 with Simpson and cannot wait to return to The Saints in May. Simpson Travel comes highly recommended from us!
We have just returned from a wonderful week at The Saints, perfectly located and high standard accommodation with panoramic views of the sparkling Ionian Sea and a cracking pool. For those concerned about travelling in the current climate, statistics show Greece has handled Covid-19 incredibly well. And as tourists we found the only noticeable difference to normality was the diligent wearing of face masks and shields by restaurant staff. Beyond that, it was life as normal, albeit with far fewer tourists. Simpson Travel were highly professional in the run up to our departure despite the nightmarish uncertainty for travel firms. On the ground in Corfu, Debbie at The Saints, was very helpful and lovely. Salvage the summer, if you can. Go to Greece and go with Simpson Travel.
We had a wonderful stay at The Saints. The location and facilities were excellent, but what made it really special were the Simpson staff, particularly Debbie, who arranged trips, bookings for us, gave us excellent recommendations on places to visit and could not have been friendlier or more helpful. The level of service and warmth of the team really made our holiday extra special.
It is great to be able to find a character villa of such quality that is suitable for just two adults, and to have peace of mind that everything is managed for you from initial booking to resort departure. The Terrace House was marvellous with many areas to sit out and enjoy the scenery, both in and out of the sun. The pool was very welcoming though it was not too far to walk down to the local beaches/bays to swim in the sea. The availability of good local tavernas and a supermarket within easy walking distance helped us to decide on this accommodation, and we were not disappointed by any of the ones we tried. Easy to see why the NE of Corfu is the preferred area to stay in.
This was our first holiday with Simpson Travel and we were delighted! The Terrace House in The Saints was a revelation: a beautiful villa nestling among olive trees with views across the bay from three different terrace. Although The Saints has other cottages, ours felt completely private. We only encountered other guests occasionally at the pool in passing. Every morning we enjoyed uninterrupted views over Nissaki bay and every evening watched the sunset over the hills. Idyllic.
Debbie, your Corfu rep, deserves a special mention. She was most helpful, going out of her way to make the stay so enjoyable. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was done in an unflappable, cheerful manner, and with a great sense of humour. She is first class. J.D.
Debbie and the team of lovely ladies were always helpful and a smile always guaranteed. When it came to arranging anything locally, booking a restaurant or a boat outing, Debbie could be relied on. We absolutely loved the cottage we chose and have already booked it for two weeks next year.
Simpson Travel continue to maintain the high standards they have always set from the moment you book to your arrival home. First class staff both at home and abroad. Our tenth holiday with Simpson did not disappoint and the level of service received was first class.
The best cure for flu is a lazy holiday organised by Simpson Travel l- this was our fourth holiday with them but we knew everything would work and it did. Twenty-four hours after arriving flu was gone and we had the relaxing holiday we needed.
The Saints is in an enviable location with superb views of the sea and across to Corfu and Albania. Although located on the main coast road, the design of the complex, set behind the church, with the outlook to the south, means that there is no traffic noise at all, yet it is so easy to walk to shops and restaurants, as well as the local beaches. The terrace at St Stephanos has a shaded area with squishy cushions for relaxing, as well as sufficient sun for basking, and the night views with the lights around the coast to Corfu town just kept us outside for hours. The shared pool is large enough and the views from the terraces around the pool are exceptional. It is so hard to leave the complex and explore the island. This coast of Corfu is great if you enjoy sea swimming, as the beaches are pebbly, so the water is crystal clear. A particular favourite of ours is Kerasia, with the one taverna and small snack bar being all that you need for a day on the beach. An added bonus is being able to park on the beach and amble over to your sunbed for the day. A wonderful region of Corfu and excellent accommodation from Simpson Travel.
The Terrace House is truly magical, peace and quiet with the most beautiful view yet within a few steps of tavernas, shops and a little cove to swim in the sea.
Yet again another wonderful holiday with Simpson Travel, this time at The Saints. Debbie and the rest of the Simpson Travel team were wonderful and the ambience of never fails to meet expectations. We only wish our stay had been for two weeks rather than one.
Our decision to return to St Markos did not disappoint – another memorable holiday, enjoying spectacular views over the Ionian Sea from our terrace. Joy and Debbie are fantastic – we cannot praise them highly enough for making our holiday so special – thank you.
As soon as we arrived it was just blissful. Spotless and spacious accommodation with a superb view of Corfu and Albania. Delightful staff on hand but unobtrusive. Good supermarket and bakery and fine restaurants a few minutes away. Excellent walking and sea swimming nearby and handy bus stop to travel both north and south to Corfu town so no need for a car unless you want to tour the island. Boat trips to Albania, Corfu town and Paxos are easy to arrange if you want a change. All in all, it was a truly relaxing holiday.
This was our fourth time staying at The Saints and we enjoy it more every year. The properties are excellent and the recent upgrades with furniture were greatly appreciated. The small newspaper issued every two days is a nice touch and kept us informed with what was happening at home. All in all, another wonderful stay and we are looking forward to our visit next year.
A wonderful, relaxing fortnight spent at The Saints, Corfu. Simpson Travel exceeded our expectations – excellent pre-holiday information was provided, flight/car hire transitions were efficient, the in-resort representative was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful and the accommodation provided all home comforts. We absolutely loved our first visit to Corfu, highly recommend Simpson Travel and will be using their services for future trips.
We returned to St. Matthias again after a 2-year absence and found it to be still a lovely, relaxing, welcoming home from home. The apartment is spotless and is cleaned three times per week and everything that you could hope for is available – including a welcome basket full of Greek and not so Greek essentials for the first day. Choose from any number of books available to use, surf using the Wi-Fi or use the DVD player and Satellite TV if you prefer. The view is spectacular and we just love it. The Simpson Travel representatives are great and will provide you with local knowledge of what to do, where to go and which restaurants are the best to eat at. Everything is just right – exactly what you expect from a Simpson Travel holiday. Mr Hessey – St.
We had a fantastic two weeks in St. Markos. A friend came with us this year and she spent her time sunning and swimming in the pool. Arthur and I walked to local beaches and visited tavernas (all were good) and we stayed close by in the evenings. This was out fifth year with Simpson Travel and they always go the extra mile for you. Debbie and Joy, the Simpson Travel representatives, are most helpful and always on hand if needed. Arthur & Jenny – St.
The whole travel and holiday experience was very impressive: the location, the character and the style of The Saints is absolutely brilliant – relaxed, understated elegance – with every little detail well thought out.
We have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Corfu. Debbie and Joy, the Simpson Travel representatives based at The Saints, could not have been more helpful and friendly. We found that everything had been thought of and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed from the moment we arrived. The welcome pack provided was really good, and anything extra that we needed was very easy to obtain locally. The cottage itself was very comfortable and the views from the huge balcony and swimming pool were amazing. We will definitely be booking holidays in the future with Simpson Travel.
We sat on the terrace on our last morning at the Saints – the sun coming from around the corner, coffee in hand, silver streaks in the sea. We’ve been staying at The Saints, mainly The Terrace house, for around 30 years – and yes, although it’s been refurbished several times it still retains its original welcome. It’s a haven of calm and comfort. Bev, Joy and Debbie, the local Simpson Travel representatives, can’t do enough to please and are there whenever needed. Our holiday was a mixture of sloth and walking – St Stephanos to Avlaki, Agni to St Stephanos and Kaminaki to Kouloura. Porta to Old Perithia will have to wait for next year!
We have always found Simpson Travel's website excellent, but nothing can do justice to the views from our wonderful apartment, St Markos – the panoramic view over the Ionian Sea has to be seen to be believed. Such a fantastic holiday we have already booked to return – Joy and her team were exceptional – thank you again Simpson Travel!
The Saints – great location, really comfortable accommodation and brilliant service from the local Simpson Travel team. Just a short journey in the car from Corfu airport, The Saints is located on a hillside overlooking the bay towards Corfu Town, a beautiful view you never get tired of. A great bakery, local shop and tavernas are all within a few minutes' walk, and the small, secluded beaches are easily accessible via a network of footpaths. Our cottage was perfect family accommodation. Both bedrooms were larger than average and it was a joy having a king-size bed and choice of pillows. The welcome pack was the best I've seen – delicious local yogurt and cheese, wine, coffee – in fact everything we needed to get us through the first evening and breakfast until the shop opened. The shared pool is stunning and having the Simpson Travel team on-site meant we could pop in and ask the reps for their recommendations on tavernas/boat hire, etc.
This was our fifth holiday with Simpson Travel and the third time we have stayed at The Saints. The whole fortnight was just so chilled out and wonderful, we cannot wait to go back next year. Thank you Simpson Travel for another lovely holiday.
Another wonderful holiday here at The Saints. This is our third time – second in St.Mathias, it really was like coming home! Everyone remembered us, even the lady at the bakery. We very much hope to return again next year. The staff here are very welcoming and knowledgeable, they can help you with anything you need. Hope you enjoy your holiday here as much as we did. Never has two weeks flown by so quickly. We can't wait to return and take in the wonderful view.
Simpson Travel is a professional, friendly and experienced company whom we have travelled with many times. They have not let us down and we have some truly lovely memories of family holidays with them. Their attention to detail certainly makes the difference for us.
Another year being well looked after by Simpson Travel. The location of The Saints is fantastic, unique and hard for other companies, or countries to compete. Thank you.
Excellent knowledgeable staff in Corfu made our holiday. Thank you Joy and team.
Another glorious week in our favorite place! Everyone welcoming us back like old friends, like Joy and Debbie, source of all knowledge around here and so helpful, booking the boat trip to Corfu Town was brilliant! We had such a good time there, mooching round the little streets. We had a wonderful week, with perfect weather. I'm sure we will be back for a sixth time. We will miss that pool!
We were made to feel very welcome on our arrival, we loved our accommodation, which was very well equipped. There are fabulous views from the pool area, a wonderful taverna (Vitamins) a few minutes' walk away, run by a lovely family. We had a lovely relaxing time and would highly recommend it. Simpson Travel staff both in England and Corfu were very helpful – thank you.
It was our first time booking with Simpson Travel and we were very impressed. The booking was swift and the staff were very knowledgeable and helpful from the onset. Our rep, Joy, at The Saints where we stayed was so helpful and friendly it really made a difference to our stay to know she was on hand if needed. We would definitely not hesitate to book with Simpson Travel again. In fact it was nice talking to other guests who were repeat guests of the company. We are looking forward to planning our next trip!
Great local beach/swimming area. It was very quiet with clear water, safe swimming and easily accessible on foot. This was a delightful bonus to a very good quality holiday. Thank you.
This is the fourth year we have used Simpson Travel and as usual Simpson Travel and their staff were brilliant, always helpful and nothing is too much bother. We had another super holiday, thank you.
Fantastic service from start to finish. I can't now imagine using any other holiday company.
The Saints, St Markos, has stunning views and Joy, the rep, was extremely friendly and helpful. She recommended a local boat hire company and we had a wonderful day out exploring all the coves inaccessible by car.
My wife and I stayed at The Terrace House at The Saints in Nissaki. The property was extremely comfortable and kept as clean as a new pin by the excellent maid service. And the views from our terrace, our bedroom and also from the shared swimming pool are just to die for!
We had a wonderful holiday at Nissaki and loved the charming St Nicholas, tucked into an enclave of The Saints in the shadow of the local church and with breathtaking views of the Ionian. Bev and Joy could not have been more helpful, even sacrificing their own umbrella during a heavy storm. Simpson Travel offers great style and great comfort in their carefully chosen holiday locations. I would definitely travel with them again.
An excellent holiday with Simpson Travel. The location at the Saints in Nissaki was perfect – beautiful scenery, lovely cottage which was very well-equipped and lots of peace and quiet. Local shop, bakery and tavernas only a short walk away. The rep was on hand if we needed her (which we didn't). We loved it so much we have already booked to return in September! Thoroughly recommended.
Thank you. We had a wonderful holiday and didn't want to leave at the end of our two weeks. Simpson Travel staff, from booking to The Saints staff (Bev and Joy) made everything so easy and stress free.
Super location and lovely service, highly recommended.
Our recent holiday with Simpson Travel ran like clockwork, from the initial enquiry phone call to arriving back in the UK. We had a car upgrade awaiting us without asking, the welcome hamper was well thought out, the furniture and soft furnishings in the villa were tasteful and comfortable, and the representatives were on hand to assist us with every request we made. Thank you for a wonderful holiday. We will return.
We stayed at The Saints in Corfu and found the accommodation to be first class. Everything is so close at hand – even a bakery! Simpson Travel was excellent – from booking right through to in-resort reps.
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