Ionian Island Holidays
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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 eight consecutive years from 2011 to 2018.

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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Villa Barba Yiannis
near Gaios, Paxos
A delightful two bedroomed, stone built villa set in its own private garden near Gaios with magnificent views.
2 bedroom villa with private swimming pool
  • Sleeps 2 - 4
  • Private Swimming Pool
  • Car Hire
  • Air Conditioning

Set in its own large, private garden Barba Yanni is a lovely example of a modern villa built in the traditional Paxiot style using local limestone for the floors and walls. However, old houses had small windows and doors for the very good reason that island life was not quite so peaceful in earlier centuries and a wide balcony doors to bring the wonderful views inside would have been too much of an open invitation to cutlass wielding pirates and other uninvited guests, but they would have appreciated the comfortable beds and the open plan interior!

Happily these are more peaceful times on Paxos, so the bright and light interior opening onto a large paved terrace and swimming pool is designed for enjoyment and relaxation. The superb view includes Gaios with its pretty natural harbour, Anti-Paxos, the mountains of the Greek mainland and, on a clear day the islands of Lefkada and Kefalonia, with not a privateer in sight.

Barba in Greek is an affectionate, informal but respectful term for an older relative or friend but this villa will equally appeal to young couples, a small family or even those looking for the most romantic location for that second honeymoon!

Moonlight of a warm Ionian evening on the terrace with the lights of Gaios twinkling below and a gentle breeze wafting away the heat of the summer sun is the perfect antidote to daily life and work in the big city.

However there is far more to this small island than romantic idylls. It is a microcosm of all the natural beauty and unique ambience that is Greece. Ancient pathways through the famous olive groves, dramatic sunsets on the spectacular west coast, lazy days on pebble beaches hidden in tree-lined coves, all this and more is on your doorstep or within a short drive on quiet roads.

Even mighty Poseidon, who created Paxos for his private, romantic interludes despite being the most bad tempered of the gods would have approved of the Villa Barba Yannis!

Property Information

PRICE INCLUDES

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

ACCOMMODATION

2 bedroom villa with private pool

• Swimming pool 8m x 4.5m

• 1 double bedroom with en suite shower room

• 1 twin bedroom with en suite shower room

• Fully fitted kitchen with fridge freezer, full cooker, microwave & washing machine

• Open plan kitchen/living/dining room with TV (limited channels), DVD & docking station

• WIFI (see booking conditions)

• Barbecue

• Air conditioning (Bedrooms only)

• Maid service and linen changes on   arrivals day and midweek

CLOSEST AMENITIES

Restaurants: 10 mins drive

(15 mins walk 1 Taverna, high season only)

Beach: 7 mins drive

Mini Market: 10 mins drive

Gaios: 3km