Villa Orpheo Fully Catered

by Anthony Lopez-Vito
Kefalonia Greece

This historic property is exquisitely furnished throughout and offers a charming blend of traditional style and modern comfort. An exceptional chef ensures that every stay is a gourmet odyssey.

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 10 guests

Best for: Luxury island breaks and family groups

From: €6384/week


  • Pool
  • Safe
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby equipment

The Property

This historic property is exquisitely furnished throughout and offers a charming blend of traditional style and modern comfort. An exceptional chef ensures that every stay is a gourmet odyssey.


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The ground floor has a wonderful large drawing room/dining area which leads out onto a spacious terrace. This terrace houses attractive, shaded dining and lounging areas. There is a fully equipped country-style kitchen adjacent to the indoor dining space. This floor also has a twin bedroom with en suite bathroom enjoying direct access to the terrace and pool, and another double bedroom with separate bathroom.

Up on the first floor, the master bedroom has a king size bed and a large private balcony granting panoramic views of the sea and of the property. There is also a twin bedroom with a smaller bathroom, and a bathroom with mosaic shower.

The lower ground floor, complete with its own entrance, has a further twin bedroom with its own en suite bathroom and a cosy sitting area.

Bedrooms Configuration

- twin bedroom en-suite on the ground floor

- double bedroom with separate bathroom on the ground floor

- master bedroom with king size bed and separate bathroom

- twin bedroom with small bathroom

- twin bedroom en-suite on the lower ground floor

Facilities and Services

Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer, Helicopter landing, Pool towels, Yacht
Plasma TV, DVD player, BB (operated solely by the Chef

In-house massages, meals on the villa's boat, private small Skippered yacht for day trips in the Ionian Sea at an extra fee, babysitting.


Pool and Spa

Tuscan-style swimming pool (13m x 5m).

Special Touches

Upon arrival, guests are presented with a complimentary hamper containing wine and local products. Guests are also presented with a menu from which to choose their meals, including children's options, and a folder with useful local tips and guidance.

Good to Know

Excellent wines from well-known local wineries can be bought at competitive prices. The villa features a restored 18th c. olive mill (presently private museum) and threshing floor.



The property is just a 10 - 15 minute drive away from the capital, Argostoli. The airport is conveniently situated 10km from the property.
How to get there

The property is situated close to the island of Cephalonia's capital, Argostoli. Cephalonia is the largest Greek islands in the Ionian Sea, with an appealing blend of sandy beaches, with clear waters, dotted all along the coastline and dramatic, forested mountain landscapes.

The property itself is a historic country estate situated within an olive grove. A very special villa with pool on the beautiful island of Cephalonia situated within a vast historic Estate featuring a restored 18th c. olive mill (presently private museum) and threshing floor. A place with heritage, which includes an amazing Chef and is also serviced by a private small skippered yacht for day trips in the Ionian Sea at an extra fee.

Trapezaki beach is just 1.5 km away and has a delicious tavern.

In Argostoli, Ampelaki restaurant is renowned for its fresh, contemporary take on Greek cuisine. It has a stunning range of seafood and an elegant but relaxed ambience. The Bee's Knees, also in the island's capital, offers innovative cocktails in an ultra stylish setting.

During the summer season, activities available through the property include cooking lessons, car and motorbike rentals, boat and helicopter rentals and in-house massage. Amongst the many other activities available to enjoy locally are hiking, waterskiing, snorkeling, kayaking and jet skiing.

Booking Enquiry

Please use the calendar to select your arrival and departure dates.


Additional Information

Rates Table

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2024 PeriodRates per week
4 May to 17 May €7518
18 May to 31 May€8312
1 June to 14 June€8645
15 June to 28 June€9975
29 June to 12 July€11039
13 July to 6 September€11970
7 September to 20 September€8645
21 September to 11 October€8312
12 October to 11 November€7518

Booking Conditions

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Included in the FULLY-CATERED formula:

- breakfast, snacks and one meal per day (lunch or up to 5 dinners per week), 6/7 days a week

- staff: one chef and one daily maid

- laundry service once a week, 5 kg. In July/Aug

- yacht at guests' disposal

Not included:

- grocery shopping service for which a charge of €250/weekly is paid cash on arrival directly to the chef

- cost of groceries

- refundable security deposit €1500, cash on arrival

Max capacity: 8 guests in 4 bedrooms.

A fifth bedroom en-suite for 2 additional guests, located in the lower ground, can be requested for €1112.20/week.

For weeks prior to June 1st and after Sep. 20th the villa is rented to up to 8 guests (including toddlers).
The above rates refer to 4 double bedrooms and up to 8 guests occupancy. A 5th independent double bedroom with adjacent bathroom located at the lower ground floor can accommodate two further guests and can be rented at €1.112,2 per week.
Max capacity: 10 guests (adult and children).
- Staff of two (in house but not live-in Chef-cook and daily chambermaid) is included in above rates as well as laundry service for guests once a week, 5kg. in July/Aug.
- Additional fee of €250 per week is paid locally upon arrival to cook to cover her shopping service (her car fuel and extra non house working hours).
- Damage Deposit is €1.200 to €1.500.
- Week is Saturday to Saturday (flexible in May and from Sep. 20th).
Arrival at the villa preferably from 4:00 pm, departure by 10:00 am.


A non-refundable deposit is required in order to secure a booking. The balance, together with any security deposit, will be requested 60 days prior to your check-in.

Although calendars are updated daily, they may not reflect the latest availability. Always contact Passepartout Homes to discuss availability for your chosen properties.

Rates may vary without prior notice.

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