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 Kristina
near Gaios, Paxos
A well appointed villa set amongst olive trees in the quiet interior of the island
2 bedroom villa with private swimming pool
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Private Swimming Pool
  • Car Hire
  • Air Conditioning (Bedrooms only)

Etymologists have argued over the centuries about the derivation of the island we know today as Paxos. They still do! Perhaps the most accurate theory to date is that it takes its name from “Pax” meaning peace. And of course the universal symbol for peace is the olive branch. When one adds the fact that Paxos is above all the island of olives then logic as well as romance dictates that this is truly an Island of peace.

Certainly, the delightful Villa Kristina is worthy of the island’s name. Enjoying a idyllic courtyard setting, surrounded by olive groves this is Paxos at its best. Even the private swimming pool with its flagstone paving has its own venerable but vigorous olive tree shading one corner. The paving itself, known as “plaka” is another natural product of this fascinating small island. Another theory is that Paxos is actually derived from the old Greek word for these flagstones!

The interior of this two bedroomed villa with its living area opening out directly onto the terrace and pool is extremely comfortable and well appointed.

The island capital Gaios, set on a sheltered channel off the Inner Ionian Sea has every facility also only a short drive away are the many coves and picturesque bays waiting to be explored or the spectacular cliffs of the West coast famous for their rock architecture and magnificent sunsets.

The island and the Villa Kristina might well be an etymologist’s dream, but for those seeking a truly relaxing and essentially Ionian retreat “far from the madding crowd” it is the perfect choice.

Property Information

PRICE INCLUDES

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

ACCOMMODATION

2 bedroom villa with private swimming pool

• Private pool 4m x 7m (Depth: 0.8 - 1.65m)

• 1 Double bedroom

• 1 Twin bedroom

• Bathroom and WC

• Air conditioning (Bedrooms only)

•  Fully equipped kitchen/dining with washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, Expresso machine and full cooker

• Open plan living and dining room with  Satellite TV (limited channels), DVD and CD player

• WIFI (see booking conditions)

• Built in Barbecue

• Maid service on arrival day and   midweek

CLOSEST AMENITIES

Restaurants: 5 mins drive

Mini Market:  5 mins drive

Beach:  5 mins drive