Keromoussi

Meganissi, Greece

Part of theSimpson Hotels collection

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  • Introductory offer
  • Small intimate Simpson Hotel
  • Stunning waterside location
  • 4 Adult Only suites
  • Set on private 4-acre peninsula
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Welcome drinks and canapés
  • Gastronomic dinner
Introductory offer: We are pleased to offer a 15% reduction on our published prices on all bookings made until our professional photographs are available. For further information on this unique hotel, please call our travel specialists.

 

For a 2019 holiday, please contact us for availability.

 

With its magnificent waterfront location on a private four-acre peninsula close to Vathy, Keromoussi combines all the charm, serenity and natural beauty of Meganissi with a contemporary design and a host of thoughtful, guest-focused luxuries. This unique, intimate hotel with just four suites represents the personal vision of its owners Jean Paul Barthe and his wife, Nathalie, for whom luxury means private space in a stunning location and the time to enjoy your surroundings, be that exploring hidden bays in a hired boat or discovering the island on foot or by car or just drowsing away the day in a hammock in the shade.

One of the aspects we love most about Keromoussi is its intimate scale, with a maximum of eight guests accommodated across the four suites. The deluxe detached suite has its own swimming pool, whilst the remaining three suites share a larger, equally beautiful version which faces out to sea, just a couple miles from the private island of Skorpios, erstwhile retreat of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Each suite has its own terrace and mesmerising views, just 30 metres from the intense blue of the Ionian Sea.

Lunch at Keromoussi is included each day, with the staff serving appetising dishes such as salads, simple pastas and mezes, and as an extra treat, guests can also indulge in a daily afternoon tea of cake, soft drinks and beer. A week's stay at Keromoussi also includes welcome drinks and canapés on arrival, daily fresh breakfasts served on one of several shaded terraces, one barbecue evening and one gastronomic dinner. On nights where dinner is not included at the hotel, take in the loveliness of a Mediterranean sky at dusk and dine in one of Vathy's waterfront tavernas just 2km from Keromoussi.

Having spent several years on the Ile de la Réunion in the Indian Ocean, Jean Paul has mastered the art of attentive hosting. Those staying at Keromoussi can look forward to warm hospitality, and both Jean Paul and Nathalie take a hands-on approach in helping their guests make the most of island life, be it proposing a game of boules or chess, or joining the table for dinner. Indeed, mealtimes are a social affair, with all guests seated around Jean Paul’s jovial banquet table. This does mean Keromoussi is best suited for those who like to mingle and get to know their fellow travellers.  

Jean Paul’s vision and great attention to detail extends to the outdoor space as well, to the extent that he has handpicked the massive boulders for the landscaped grounds, managed to find space for two small beaches and created a network of meandering paths along Keromoussi’s 400-metre coastline revealing quiet spots where you can pause to contemplate the serene views.

Meganissi is the perfect island for hiring a boat to explore its hidden coves and beaches, and Jean Paul has built two small jetties for mooring, one each side of the peninsula depending on the wind direction, and if you take a boat out for the day, the hotel staff will arrange a picnic lunch to take with you. Kayaks and paddle boards are provided for guests down at the shoreline, and if you’re in need of a little help to unwind completely in this blissful location, you can even indulge in a massage in the specially-built waterfront cabin.

Keromoussi has been designed to provide everything you need immediately to hand, but it’s very easy to get out and explore Meganissi’s three pretty villages, gentle green hills and secluded pebble beaches. Just a short boat transfer away from Lefkada, a stay here combines all the laid-back appeal of a sleepy Greek island with the simple luxuries that transform a holiday into an unforgettable experience.

Read what one of our guests had to say

"Magical. Beautiful. Unique." Helen Watson, August 2018


Accommodation

Layout

  • Kalamos, Ithaki and Thilia suites
  • Skorpios Pool suite
  • Shared roof terrace with 360-degree views
  • Each suite sleeps 2 

Hospitality included

  • Breakfast served daily
  • Complimentary poolside honesty bar until 6pm (includes beer and soft drinks, alcoholic drinks payable locally)
  • Snacks, lunches (salads, simple pastas, mezes), afternoon tea with cake and soft drinks available 11am-6pm
  • Picnic lunches available for boat trips
  • Welcome canapés on arrival
  • Mid-week barbecue
  • Honesty bar available until 6pm

General

  • Reduction of 15% on published prices will apply to all bookings made until professional photographs are available
  • Adult Only (18 years or older)
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Dry cleaning, laundry and ironing services available (payable locally)
  • Massage/treatment area by the sea (payable locally)
  • Private paths accessing main coastal path around property and to beaches
  • Boules court
  • Kayaks, paddleboards, sea shoes and snorkelling equipment available
  • Boat rental (payable locally)
  • Daily Pilates and aqua gym class included
  • Bicycles (2 electric) included
  • The hotel will have its own kitchen garden based on the principle of permaculture

WiFi

  • 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): 1072953


Location

  • Waterside location with a small beach
  • Tavernas (Vathy) 25min walk or 5min drive
  • Transfer Preveza airport to Meganissi by taxi or minibus and sea taxi or ferry (depending on the mode of transport and the departure port, the journey will take about 1hr 30min)

Car hire

Car options

Based on the number of people travelling, the following hire car(s) are included in the package price of your holiday:

  • 2 guests – 1 Group C, VW Polo or similar*

* All our cars include comprehensive insurance with zero excess. For this particular destination, the undercarriage tyres and windscreen are not included in the cover.

Car specifications

Group C – 1.4 litre engine, 1 large and 1 small suitcase*

The following cars are available as alternatives on request (supplements apply). Please call our travel specialists for details.

Group D – 1.6 litre engine, 1 large and 2 medium suitcases*

Group F – Automatic Opel Astra or similar, 1.6 litre engine, 1 large and 2 medium suitcases*

Group K – Opel Zafira or similar, 1.8 litre engine, no suitcases with full occupancy*

Group L – Opel Vivaro or similar, 2.0 litre engine, 6 medium suitcases*

Group M – Nissan Qashqai SUV 2WD or similar, 2.0 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.

Customer feedback

Keromoussi has captured a little bit of heaven on the shore of Meganissi. Every last detail for guests has been considered, from yoga/fitness classes, complimentary water-sport equipment and the best selection of wine we’ve found on the Greek Islands. The rooms are decorated to the highest level, the infinity pool is to die-for and the food was exquisite. We’ll definitely be returning, I just hope Jean-Paul has brushed up on his chess game in time!
Mr A Cooper – Ithaki – August 2018

Our choice of Greek properties is as diverse as the islands themselves, 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.

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    5/5

    Position, view, serenity, privacy

  • Comfort

    4.5/5

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    5/5

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  • Amenities*

    4/5

    Proximity to beach, restaurant and shops

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Local life potters along as it’s done for centuries and there are no bustling resorts on Meganissi, just three flower-filled villages – and yet you’ll still see luxury yachts moored in the harbours. Warmly welcoming, this island is also beautifully unspoilt; its coastline dotted with gleaming white beaches, some accessible only by boat or kayak. Inland, the rolling hills make for wonderful walking country, with shady pine forests and spectacular blue seas beyond.

To complete the picture, we offer a selection of handpicked luxury villas in Meganissi to help you make the most of this exclusive island. 

Read more on our Meganissi region page



Kalamos, Ithaki and Thilia suites

  • 2
  • 1

Full details

Layout

  • 3 air-conditioned double bedroom suites (all identical)
  • Shower room
  • Sea-facing balcony
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary bathroom products
  • Hairdryer and pool towels provided
  • Shared swimming pool 12m x 4.5m (depth 1.3m – 1.65m)
  • Shared roof terrace with 360-degree views 
  • Path leads down to the sea/beach

Skorpios Pool Suite

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Layout

  • Air-conditioned double bedroom suite (sleeps 2)
  • Shower room
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Complimentary bathroom products
  • Hairdryer and pool towels provided
  • Fully furnished decked terrace
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private swimming pool 6.3m x 3.8m (depth 1.3m – 1.65m)
  • Shared roof terrace with 360-degree views 
  • Path leads down to the sea/beach

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