Gioia Cottage - 110m² - sleeps 4
From $71 / night
- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
A wonderful cottage with a private garden. Ideal for relaxation, giving a real insight into the traditional Greek way of life.
If you are looking for pure peace and quiet as well as getting in touch with nature, look no further. Secluded, private, surrounded by olive oil trees, offering you the opportunity to recharge your batteries and return home as a new person!
The house is comfortable and functional, decorated with attention to detail and classic furnishings, folk art objects and embroideries.
The combination of wood and stone exudes an intimate atmosphere that makes it a real home away from home. Spend your time to the...Read more
Gioia Cottage - 110m² - sleeps 4
Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece
Additional Location Information
The cottage is located in the center of Katastari, 5 minutes away from Alykes beach.
Katastari is the largest village of Zakynthos located 17km north west of Zakynthos Town. It is a picturesque settlement surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. It is built amphitheatrically aside the main road offering a fantastic view to the sea. The village preserves its traditional character and natural beauty. Close to Katastari is the 17th century monastery of Agios Ioannis Prodromos, from this point you get superb views to Alykes. One of teh closest villages is Pigadakia, you can also reach on foot. There is also a folklore museum with an interesting collection of things, like silver plates, embroidery, sewing machines, traditional furniture and agricultural tools. Many visitors arrive here from the town just to enjoy the local customs. Source: (website: hidden)
Just a short walk from the house, you will find the local mini market, the farmacy, the bakery, the police station, bus station, some traditional restaurants and a tobacco store.
The nearest health center is about 5 minutes (3.7 Km) away.
Info: All the lower land of Katastari was left for agricultural use only. From this the name Katastari was founded as Katastari in Greek literally means "lower wheat fields" and the lowest part of Katastari which was Alykes was deserted for many years.
Nearby places worth visiting: Xigia beach, Helmi’s natural history museum, Boat trips to shipwreck (from Alykes), Blue Caves, Makris Gialos, Porto Vromi beach, Limnionas beach.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby
Water sports nearby, Horse riding nearby, Tennis courts nearby, Fishing nearby
Nearest beach: Alykes, 1.24 miles
Nearest airport: Zakynthos airport, 11 miles
Nearest ferry port: Zakynthos port, 9.94 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on September 21, 2014
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- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Secure parking space
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask
- 110 square meters