Ionian Island Holidays
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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 eight consecutive years from 2011 to 2018.


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!


Our team of experienced and knowledgeable advisers are here to make your holiday to the Greek islands memorable - and for the right reasons!
Your holiday booking is financially protected through our ATOL 5853
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Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Villa Amalthia
Dexia Bay, near Vathy, Ithaka
Charming Villa set amongst a lush backdrop of rural Ithaka
1 bedroom villa with private pool
  • Sleeps 2
  • Private Swimming Pool
  • Car Hire
  • Air Conditioning

Did Odysseus land in secret at this stunningly beautiful bay, and then conceal his plundered treasure in the Nymph’s Cave on the hillside above? Let the scholars argue about the myth, the fact remains that Dexia Bay is the ideal place for any wanderer to make their landfall.

Surrounded by hills and guarded by a rocky islet it’s hard to believe that this unspoilt crescent of pebbles and sand is only a few minutes’ stroll from the bustling centre of island life, Vathi’s main waterfront plateia.

Occupying an elevated position above the bay, and set in landscaped gardens amongst the olive trees, this quaint villa is perfect for couples who want to enjoy an ‘away from it all’ relaxing break whilst being close to all the amenities of the town and a short stroll down to Ithaka’s only Blue Flag beach.

Built especially for couples each house has a large open plan lounge, dining and kitchenette area complete with feature fireplace. Much thought has gone into the fittings and furnishings, which include satellite TV and DVD player. The kitchenette has a fridge, hob and a microwave oven.  A fully fitted shower room/WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

A spiral staircase accesses the main feature of the house - a  romantic, double gallery bedroom. The villa has its own patio area with shade, seating and sun loungers, a BBQ for relaxed al fresco dining, and a swimming pool for cooling off on those long, sunny Ithakan afternoons.

Paved pathways wind through the lovely gardens, where the perfect spot for quiet relaxation and reflection can be found.

For those who wish to embark on their own private “odyssey”, the famous Nymph’s Cave is nearby whilst the fascinating ancient village of Paleochori with its ruined churches and faded frescoes lies another half hour beyond with the dramatically situated Perachori Village (and tavernas!) close by.

Villa Amalthia is a perfect hideaway on this delightful Ionian Island.


Property Information


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


2 x 1 bedroom villa each with private swimming pool 6m x 3.2 (depth 0.80m-1.60m)

• 1 double bedroom

• Private swimming pool

• Maid service and linen changes on  arrivals day and midweek

• WIFI (see booking conditions)

Ground Floor

• Open plan living/dining room with TV and DVD player

• Kitchenette fully equipped with   fridge/freezer, full size cooker and   dishwasher

• Fully fitted shower room/WC

• Patio with BBQ

First Floor

• Double gallery bedroom



Restaurants: 5 mins drive
Beach: 15 mins walk
Mini Market: 5 mins drive