Bay View

Paxos, Greece

Part of theSimpson Hotels collection

United by warm welcomes, excellent service and attention to detail, our handpicked Simpson Hotels include our unique Adult Only Collection and, for families, comfortable, versatile accommodation in locations well suited to guests of all ages.
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  • Delightful new Simpson Hotel
  • 6 suites – Adult Only
  • Light, bright and welcoming
  • Glorious harbour views
  • Gaios tavernas and shops 5-minute walk
We are pleased to offer a 5% reduction on our published prices on all bookings made until photographs of the new swimming pool and dining terrace are available. For further information on this unique hotel, please call our travel specialists.

 

With its emerald sea, moon-white beaches and enchanting harbour villages, there’s nowhere quite like Paxos to soothe your mind and open your eyes to the natural beauty of the world. Life here is disarmingly simple, and all that’s really needed to appreciate it is your own comfortable spot and a glorious view, both of which charming Bay View delivers from its gentle hillside position above Gaios.

Set in one and a half acres and spread out over three individual buildings, we are delighted to introduce our latest Simpson Hotel on the island. Bay View’s six suites are light, bright and welcoming and the simple style allows the views to take centre stage, using occasional flashes of colour to create a restful atmosphere. Each suite has its own large balcony or terrace with fine views of Gaios and the Ionian Sea. You’ll find everything you need to hand, including a kitchenette and a small fridge so you can have your morning tea or evening G&T just the way you like them.

The hotel is the domain of Villy, a long-term Paxos resident with a passion for her island and very happy to share her local knowledge. It’s blissfully easy to lapse into the laid-back rhythm of island life; linger over breakfast served on the beautiful dining terrace, then laze by the new pool or spend the day discovering Paxos’ tiny hidden coves and perfect picnic spots in a small hired motor boat. Then, as the sun dips low over the horizon, it’s just a five-minute walk into Gaios for drinks and dinner. Slow and sleepy in May and October, Gaios opens its arms to visiting yachting flotilla in the main summer months, creating a livelier atmosphere. However, if you prefer a more intimate setting, simply pour yourself a drink and retreat to your terrace to enjoy the herby fragrance of a Mediterranean evening beneath a canopy of southern stars.


Accommodation

Layout

  • 6 suites (sleeps 2)

Accommodation

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • 70 steps throughout the property between entrance, breakfast area and pool
  • All suites accessed by steps (not suitable for guests with walking difficulties)
  • Air conditioned
  • Safe and TV (English-speaking news channel)
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Complimentary Korres bathroom products
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron, ironing board, hairdryer and pool towels provided

 

General

  • Adult only (18 years or older)
  • Shared swimming pool 8m x 3.5m (depth 1.1m – 1.6m) – to be completed for 2019
  • Daily breakfast on dining terrace – terrace to be completed for 2019
  • Tea and coffee available
  • Honesty bar with water, wine and beer
  • Local concierge service available in the mornings and one hour in the evenings
  • Maid service 3 times/week with linen change or light clean on other days
  • Laundry service available on request (payable locally)
  • Uneven footpath leads down from the pool area into Gaios
  • Small outboard motor boats can be hired from Gaios
  • Shopping can be bought in Gaios and delivered
  • Takeaways can be ordered and delivered
  • In Greece, a nominal visitor tax applies, known as the Overnight Stay Tax, which varies depending on the accommodation. During your stay, €0.50 per night per suite must be paid locally in cash and will be collected either by the property owner or our local representative on their behalf.

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.


Location

  • Tavernas/bars/mini-markets (Gaios) 5min walk
  • Nearest pebble beach 15min walk along Gaios harbourfront
  • Transfer Corfu airport to Paxos by hydrofoil, sea taxi or ferry (depending on the mode of transport and the departure port, the journey will take between 1hr 10min to 2hr 15min)
  • Shared transfers to and from Gaios port

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.

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.

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Property Grading Key:

  • 5/5

    Excellent

  • 4/5

    Very good

  • 3/5

    Good

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  • Location

    4/5

    Position, view, serenity, privacy

  • Comfort

    3.5/5

    Space, style, overall furnishings

  • Facilities*

    4/5

    Property enhancements

  • Amenities*

    4.5/5

    Proximity to beaches, restaurants and shops

* For further clarification on Facilities and Amenities, please view the 'Details' tab for each property or speak to one of our experienced sales consultants.

There are few better ways of relaxing than on a luxury holiday in Paxos, where days fill up beautifully with sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and dining in style, the sea just metres from your table. Amble through ancient olive groves and you’ll catch glimpses of startlingly turquoise bays, the dramatic west-coast cliffs or the Epiros Mountains. In spring, there’s also a haze of purple honesty, wild irises and lilies and a sky that’s alive with birdlife, from hawks to skylarks.

Complete the picture with a stay in one of our handpicked luxury villas, apartments or our unique Adult Only Simpson Hotels and make the most of this peaceful island.

Read more on our Paxos region page



Bougainvillea Lower

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

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Bougainvillea Lower

  • 13 steps to entrance
  • Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Small kitchen with mini-oven, 3-ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, coffee percolator, small fridge
  • Double bed
  • French doors lead to furnished terrace area with seating area
  • Port and Gaios views

Bougainvillea Upper

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Bougainvillea Upper

  • 13 steps to entrance
  • Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Small kitchen with mini-oven, 3 electric hobs, kettle, toaster, coffee percolator, small fridge
  • Double bed
  • French doors lead to furnished terrace area with seating area
  • Port and Gaios views

Jasmine Lower

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Jasmine Lower

  • 39 steps down to entrance
  • Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Small kitchen with mini-oven, 3-ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, coffee percolator, small fridge
  • Double bed
  • French doors lead to furnished terrace area with seating area
  • Port and Gaios views

Jasmine Upper

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Jasmine Upper

  • 13 steps up to entrance
  • Open-plan living room/bedroom
  • Double bed (can be converted into twins on request)
  • Small concealed kitchenette with 2-ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, cafetière, small fridge
  • French doors lead to covered furnished balcony (2m x 5m) with seating area
  • Port and sea views

Mimosa Lower

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Mimosa Lower

  • 39 steps down to entrance
  • Open-plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Small kitchen with mini-oven, 3-ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, coffee percolator, small fridge
  • Double bedroom
  • French doors lead to furnished terrace area with seating area
  • Port and Gaios views

Mimosa Upper

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

Full details

Mimosa Upper

  • 13 steps up to entrance
  • Open-plan living room/bedroom
  • Double bed (can be converted into twins on request)
  • Small concealed kitchenette with 2-ring electric hob, kettle, toaster, cafetière, small fridge
  • French doors lead to covered furnished balcony (2m x 5m) with seating area
  • Port and sea views

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