In this section...
- Delightfully positioned villa
- Magnificent sea views
- Fresh and contemporary
- Vathy 10-minute drive
Nestled on the hillside within a few minutes’ drive of Vathy harbour, Villa Ino is a new two-bedroom property with its own pool and magnificent sea views. The décor is fresh and contemporary, with a nod to traditional Greek pension style via olive-green shutters framing French doors and picture windows, and antique-style, wrought-iron bedsteads.
You can lie in one of these beds and enjoy the views from the upper floor bedroom, or step out onto the wide, sun-warmed terrace for your morning coffee. Down on the ground floor there’s a shady pergola over the sofa and dining area, where you can enjoy the spectacular Ithacan sunrises and the magical starlit nights.
You might decide that with views like these from your very own terrace you are not inclined to dine out, but the bars and restaurants of the island capital Vathy are just 10 minutes away by car if you change your mind. In the high summer months, there is a local taverna available just a 5-minute drive away. And if you feel like the sea instead of your private pool, several of Ithaca’s iconic, white-pebble-turquoise-water beaches are within a 15-minute drive.
Villa Ino, along with Villa Atokos, is one of a pair of identical, detached properties, the only difference between the two being that the first floor bedroom terraces are arranged either left or right of the house to ensure privacy. The villas are situated quite closely together with a small trellis/hedge separating them. They would be ideal for two smaller families travelling together and still wanting to maintain a level of independence.
- 2 bedrooms (sleeps 2-4)
- 33 steps from parking area to ground floor (shared with Villa Atokos)
- Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area with TV/DVD (for DVD use only); leads out to shaded outdoor dining terrace
- Kitchen includes oven, hob, fridge-freezer, washing machine
- Twin bedroom
- Shower room
- Double bedroom (160cm x 200cm bed) with doors leading to balcony
- En-suite shower room
- 18 steps down to pool area
- Private swimming pool 8m x 4m (depth 1m – 1.60m)
- Complimentary WiFi
- Air-conditioned throughout
- Iron, ironing board, hairdryer, pool and bath towels provided
- No children under 8 years
- 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.
National tourist licence (EOT): 0457K91000446701
- Beach 15min drive
- Tavernas/supermarkets (Vathy) 10min drive
Transfer Kefalonia airport to Ithaca by taxi and ferry (the journey from airport to Ithaca will take approximately 2hrs)
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 B, Nissan Micra or similar*
- 4 guests – 1 Group C, Fiat Grande Punto or similar*
* All our cars include full comprehensive insurance with no excess charge. Please note that damage to the undercarriage, wing mirrors, windscreen and tyres is not covered by insurance.
Group B – 1.1 litre engine, 1 large suitcase*
Group C – 1.2 litre engine, 1 large and 1 medium suitcase*
The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.
Group E – Daihatsu Terios 4x4 Hard Top or similar, 1.4 litre engine, 2 large and 2 medium 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.
Great travel experience from start to finish. Very convenient to be able to travel from Heathrow. Just what we wanted from our holiday – a quiet island and a peaceful location. The villa was well equipped, comfortable and my goodness what amazing sunsets. All you can hear in the distance are clanging of the bells from the sheep and buzzards soaring above you. Perfectly relaxed now. Thank you, Simpson Travel.
Michele Girault – September 2018
Arriving in Kefalonia, one member of our party suffered a serious medical emergency resulting in a stay in the hospital. Lana and Graham could not have offered more support, assistance or flexibility, this was in addition to a fabulous stay at the Blue Jasmine Hotel. Notably, all of the other guests were really supportive too and our family truly appreciated this, leaving us with a sense of community from such a short stay. Breakfast at the Blue Jasmine terrace followed by pool sessions and table tennis were lovely. Our second week at Villa Ino in the mountains of Ithaca provided much needed R&R. Unparalleled snorkelling, a tranquil olive grove background to a stunning view and the well-appointed villa did not disappoint. Judith's directions ensured we soaked up many local experiences and the privacy was enjoyed. Thank you Simpson Travel staff for all your support and accommodation. Truly first class.
The Kitts Family – August 2018
A fantastic holiday in Ithaca with the excellent Simpson Travel company. Villa Ino was glorious and the customer service was first class. We will be booking with Simpson Travel again.
The Southgate family – July 2018
Everything just flowed so well from our landing in Kefalonia to our final destination – Ithaca. Very efficient and organised. The taxi drivers went the extra mile and we're so happy to share their enthusiasm for their beautiful country. Our representative, Greta, was amazing and so knowledgeable. Simpson Travel's attention to detail was above and beyond and I would not hesitate to recommend them to friends (in fact I have already done so).
Mr Sims – October 2017
Our holiday in Ithaca with Simpson Travel was wonderful with an outstanding villa in a beautiful and private location. The customer service and attention to detail throughout the whole experience was very impressive. This is the fourth year in a row we have booked with Simpson Travel and we have had an amazing experience on each occasion.
Mrs Wilson – August 2017
The service from Simpson Travel from my first telephone call to the airport departure was awesome. Everything ran so smoothly and friendly professionally. The opportunity to use a restaurant in Sami as a base whilst waiting for the ferry to Ithaca was such a bonus, a 1st class travel company. Thank you for a wonderful holiday.
Mr Phillips – July 2017
A stress-free travel experience as always. I feel fully confident travelling with you.
Mrs Holland – June 2017
A fantastic week in Ithaca, beautiful views from the villa. Lots of great food and restaurants in Vathy.
Mrs Curtis – August 2016
We've had a wonderful week in beautiful, unspoiled Ithaca.
Mrs Hinds – August 2016
Wonderful relaxing two weeks in Ithaca! Fantastic hot and sunny weather – Villa Ino and its pool were just the ticket!
Mrs Gamble – July 2016
Ithaca is a lovely Island with stunning views. People are friendly and food very good. Greta was helpful.
Mr Dale – June 2016
If you love peace and quiet then this is the place. The people of Ithaca are friendly and the food is lovely.
Miss Hagon – June 2016
Our choice of Greek properties is as diverse as the islands themelves, ranging from simple seaside charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal. To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.
* For further clarification on Facilities and Amenities, please view the 'Details' tab for each property or speak to one of our experienced sales consultants.
The fabled land of Homer’s Odyssey and a safe harbour through the ages for Romans, Venetians and Ottomans, Ithaca is historic to the core: a beach holiday destination that comes with an epic story to match its beautiful landscape. The sweeping panorama of Vathy’s bay and a shoreline of eucalyptus-shaded coves give way to undulating hills of pine, olive and cypress groves, whilst timeless rural life plays out in the island’s unspoilt interior, ensuring that Ithaca remains a place to truly relax.
To help you unwind in style, we offer a selection of handpicked luxury villas, giving your Ithaca holiday a welcome touch of comfort.
View holiday Booking Conditions