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WHY IONIAN ISLAND HOLIDAYS?

AWARD WINNING HOLIDAYS

We are delighted to have been voted "Best Holiday Company to Hellenic Europe" as well as winning silver for the "Best Villa Holiday Company" in our respective categories. We have been winning awards for seven consecutive years from 2011 to 2017.
British Travel Awards Winner 2017
British Travel Awards Silver 2017
British Travel Awards Winner 2016
British Travel Awards Winner 2016

NO HIDDEN EXTRAS

Our prices are per person with no hidden extras. We include:
  • Flights with 20kg luggage allowance
  • Fuel Surcharges
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers (where applicable)
  • Car Hire (where specified)
  • Welcome Pack
Plus, we offer an additional 10% off for under 16's on most holidays!

EXPERT ADVICE

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable advisers are here to make your holiday to the Greek islands memorable - and for the right reasons!
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Sofia's Cottage
Assos, Kefalonia
A traditional small cottage located next to the beach, harbour and plateia in one of Kefalonia’s most unspoilt and picturesque villages
2 Bedroom apartment on the waters edge
  • Sleeps 2 - 3
  • Car Hire
  • Air Conditioning (Bedrooms only)

Even in the 21st Century life in a small, unspoilt Kefalonian village revolves around the Plateia, and the village square in Assos also happens to enjoy one of the most spectacular situations in the Ionian, facing a Venetian fortress, beside a sheltered harbour enclosed by ancient terraced hillsides and rocky headlands. Sofia’s cottage located beside the Plateia opens out directly onto the waterfront, with a beach no more than a few steps away.

Sofia is a typical small, traditional fisherman’s cottage, simply furnished but comfortable and has the benefit of a large covered verandah looking directly across the harbour to the fortress on the headland beyond. The beach might be only five metres away, but you will have to walk at least ten to reach the Plateia with its magnificent plane trees and perhaps double that for a choice of tavernas and the min-market.

The verandah is also the perfect spot to watch the fishing boats returning with the evening menu on board. Inside there is a dining room with kitchenette in one corner, with two bedrooms, a twin and a double with a bathroom with shower.

Assos itself feels very secluded but is by no means remote. It is only a 20 minute drive to the world famous Myrtos Beach. Roads  criss-crossing the island make exploration by car straightforward, but there are also some fascinating and spectacular walks nearby on mule trails built many hundreds of years ago.

However, it would be completely understandable if you made Sofia’s verandah your permanent base!

Property Information

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Flights
  • Baggage Allowance (20kg pp)
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Car Hire
  • Welcome Pack

ACCOMMODATION

2 bedroom waterside cottage

• 1 double bedroom

• 1 twin bedroom

• Living/dining room

• Kitchenette with fridge & mini cooker

• Shower room

• Spacious waterfront verandah

• Air conditioning (bedrooms only)

• Maid service and linen changes on arrivals day and midweek

CLOSEST AMENITIES

Restaurants/Mini market: 1 mins walk

Beach: 1 mins walk

Myrtos Beach: 20 mins drive