A warm welcome to our traditionally-built stone villaSunset Terrace with outdoor kitchen/BBQ area and sea views
Villa Meli, Apergatika, Paxos
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8 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 baths
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3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 baths
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Villa Meli is a great place to relax with family and friends and experience the best of Greek island life. The 'hideaway' bedroom and private Treetop Balcony upstairs makes it great for couples too

The space

Villa Meli sits high on the northern end of Paxos with spectacular 180 degree views across olive groves and the Ionian Sea towards Corfu and the mountains of the Greek mainland.

Traditionally-built from local honey-coloured stone, Villa Meli offers comfortable, modern accommodation that’s great for extended families with older children or groups of adults holidaying together. Step-free access from the main entrance leads directly into the ground floor living room, with dining area, sofas and fully-fitted kitchen. Two air-conditioned bedrooms on the ground floor each have direct access to separate outdoor terraces and share a bathroom with toilet and large walk-in shower. A lockable door leads upstairs to a loft-style double bedroom ‘hideaway’ with en-suite shower and large private treetop balcony with spectacular sunrise and sunset views.

Outside is a choice of comfortable and well-equipped areas for outdoor living. Eat a leisurely breakfast on the Olive Terrace, relax in a lounger on the Sun Terrace, take a post-lunch nap in a shady hammock in the garden, fire up the BBQ and pizza oven in the traditional outdoor kitchen, and toast the sunset from the Treetop Balcony.

Villa Meli shares a swimming pool and sun terrace with the five apartments next door. The location is rural but not isolated, it is generally quiet and laid back but the villa is situated within a hamlet and there are neighbouring houses.

A 15-minute downhill walk through olive groves or forest track will take you to Lakkos, a beautiful tree-fringed natural white-stone beach. Orkos and Manadendri beaches are also accessible on foot, and Manadendri (which offers tavernas, sun loungers and a swimming pool) is about 5 minutes by car. The nearest bakery and shops are in Lakka, also about a 5-minute drive, where there’s a choice of bars and tavernas.

We draw your attention to our policy of not accepting under 5s due to safety concerns ( several low walls with long drops). We recommend 8+ with good supervision.


Accommodation details

Main entrance: via the Olive Terrace directly into the sitting room/kitchen
Kitchen area: Built in electric oven, halogen hob with extractor, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer, toaster, kettle, blender, double sink

Sitting room: Dining table and chairs, comfortable sofa and armchairs, DVD player, CD/ipod player. Two sets of doors open directly onto the Sun Terrace

Bedroom One: superkingsize double bed, air conditioning, en suite shower room with toilet, windows in all four walls, large private sunset balcony

Bedroom Two: kingsize double bed plus single cabin bed reached via a ladder, shared access to shower room and toilet, air conditioning, external doors open onto outdoor kitchen and Sunset Terrace

Bedroom Three: Bunk beds with 90cm mattresses plus cabin bed with 80cm mattress (extendable to become 160cm double), air conditioning, shared access to shower room and toilet, external doors open onto Sun Terrace

There is also a cabin bed with 80cm mattress (extendable to become 160cm double) available in the sitting room, should you need more flexibility over sleeping arrangements

All windows have mosquito screens


Outdoor areas

Sun Terrace: elevated sunbathing and relaxation area equipped with outdoor sofas and loungers. There is little natural shade but shade sails and a parasol are available

Olive Terrace: secluded stone courtyard with dining facilities in the shade of an ancient olive tree

Sunset Terrace: dining facilities together with comfortable seating and a large, covered outdoor kitchen, fully equipped with electricity, running water, a traditional pizza oven and a built-in BBQ

Treetop Balcony: offering 180 degree sunset and sunrise views across olive groves and the sea towards Corfu and the mountains of the Greek mainland. There is little natural shade but the balcony catches the afternoon breeze

The Garden: offering hammocks and a hanging tent for chilling out beneath the shady olives

Pool Terrace: a separate shared area for sunbathing and swimming

Parking area: parking for up to three cars

Guest access

Entire property, plus pool shared with neighbouring apartments

Interaction with guests

Our friend Kate who lives on Paxos full time will be available to assist with transfers and queries


Amenities
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Heating
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed, 1 bunk bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

- Because of steep stairs and balconies, the Villa isn't suitable for younger children (Under 5's). We recommend 8+ and ask you to make sure children don't climb on exposed roofs and walls with steep drops


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
7 nights minimum stay

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Lynette User Profile
July 2017
This house far exceeded our expectations. The rooms, outdoor area and views are more beautiful than the photos. Amazing location close to beaches and small towns but very private. We had such a wonderful time. Recommended to anyone!

Gili User Profile
August 2017
We stayed at this wonderfull house for 8 nights and had a wonderfull time. The house is lovely, quite with great spaces inside and outside. For those who stay upstairs there is complete privacy. Also the location is great and the views are breathtaking. We hope to come back next year.
Billy User Profile
Response from Billy:
Glad you liked it, we enjoy the idea of someone else is making the most of the house when we can't. You are welcome back any time...
August 2017

Andreas User Profile
July 2017
Just perfect!!! It was amazing! We stayed one week with a group of eight people plus our baby child. The villa located on a top of a hill surrounded by olive trees. The 180 degree sea view on the terrace is simply breathtaking. Beach is twenty minutes walking distance, by car far less. The house inside and outside is lovely decorated with plenty of options to hang around. Hammocks in the garden and a huge outdoor kitchen are just two examples. The pool is shared with the neighbouring villa and was a must have during the hot temperatures end of June. The communicatiom on site was perfect as well. I did some airbnb bookings before, this was by far the best one!!!

Giuliana User Profile
August 2017
Da consigliare, la villa è curata in ogni dettaglio

Rothbury, United KingdomJoined in December 2013
Billy User Profile

Friendly and curious, I work as a GP in rural Northumberland. Always enjoy visiting new places, usually with my wife Carey.

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