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Villa Costa

Kefalonia, Skala

Boutique
Exclusively for Adults
Honeymoon
Good for Couples

  • Villa Costa is an intimate, adult only hotel set in peaceful surroundings 
  • Explore nearby beaches and Skala, a traditional Greek fishing village
  • The family-owned boutique has eight elegant rooms and a pool
  • Enjoy fine dining and a wine tasting evening at Sophia’s Terrace

Villa Costa is the perfect choice for a romantic getaway in idyllic Greece. The hotel is for adults only, with no under 16s allowed and is available exclusively to Sovereign guests. It lies just 3.5 kilometres from the fishing village of Skala, one of the most authentic and tranquil areas of Kefalonia. Stroll through its streets lined with whitewashed tavernas, past craft shops and a chapel.

The small family-run boutique has been recently refurbished and features eight chic rooms and suites. Each one has been named after a Greek goddess and boasts an individual design, beautiful furnishings, and balconies. Cool off in the outdoor pool with sunbathing area, whirlpool and views of the Ionian Sea, surrounded by shady, landscaped gardens.

Guests can also enjoy a beach within walking distance, plus Potamaki Beach several miles away, which is a conservation area and nesting place for rare loggerhead turtles. Dine at Villa Costa’s gourmet restaurant, Sophia’s Terrace, which holds a weekly BBQ and wine tasting evening.

Note that there’s a minimum stay of seven nights at this hotel. Guests staying in the Maia, Nausica, Chloe and Persephone rooms must arrive on Sunday, those in Hermione, Cassandra, Helene and Artemis can arrive on Tuesday.

Children under the age of 16 years are not permitted at this hotel. This hotel has 8 rooms.

Guests in Maia, Nausica, Chloe and Persephone must arrive on a Sunday and guests in Hermione, Cassandra, Helene and Artemis must arrive on a Tuesday. Please choose the day relevant to your chosen room when making your booking or checking availability. A minimum stay of 7 nights applies to all bookings.

Facilities

Bars & Restaurant

Sophia's Terrace A La Carte Restaurant


This stylish à la carte restaurant offers gourmet dining in stunning al fresco surroundings. Soak up the garden views while feasting on rustic Greek cuisine, cooked with modern flair, and choose from the sumptuous wine list which includes local specialities. The menu features fresh salads and light snacks, as well as locally-caught fish and seafood dishes. 

Don’t miss the weekly barbecue and wine tasting evening, where you can discover the full scale of the hotel’s impressive wine cellar. Taste regional Greek wines paired with hors d’oeuvres, followed by a tasty barbecue on the hotel lawns. 

Open: 08:30 – 10:30, 13:00 – 15:00 and 19:30 – 21:30 

Meals at Sophia’s Terrace are included for bed and breakfast and half board guests. 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

Villa Costa has a freshwater swimming pool, surrounded by a wooden deck with comfy sun loungers. Enjoy the sea views while cooling off and take a dip in the whirlpool. 

Beach

There’s a long sand and shingle beach within walking distance of Villa Costa. Head several miles further to Potamaki Beach, which is famous for its endangered loggerhead turtles and has soft sands and clear, topaz waters. 

Activities & Entertainment

Activities and Entertainment

Villa Costa has a tasteful reading lounge and conservatory for guests to relax in. Take a trip to nearby Potamaki Beach for a turtle-watching trip or take the mini train to sightsee around Skala. The hotel staff can arrange a variety of local boat trips for you to explore the area. Wine tasting with expert sommeliers is also available for small groups and couples. 

About the location
Villa Costa is located on the south east coast of Kefalonia, in the pretty outskirts of Skala. It’s right on the beach, making it perfect for those wanting to spend their days soaking up the sun and sinking into holiday mode. Skala itself is home to traditional family run restaurants where you can enjoy delicious traditional Greek cuisine, as well as chic cocktail bars ideal for a relaxing evening. 

If you prefer to explore, Kefalonia has a beautiful coastline which is peppered with little fishing villages. Sami is home to the beach which was featured in the film Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, as well as Drogarati Cave, which is said to date back 150 million years. 
Transfer time
Villa Costa is an hour’s drive from Kefalonia Airport. 
Maia Double Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Maia is located on the ground floor and is decorated with elegant dark wood furniture and soft sand colour furnishings to give a warm ambiance. The room features a double bed and patio doors which open directly onto the gardens with a sea view. The changeover day is Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Cassandra Twin Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Cassandra is located on the ground floor and is decorated with soft blues and dark cherry stained furniture, offering a crisp and regal feel. The room offers twin beds, which can be made into double if required, and patio doors that open directly onto the gardens with sea view. The changeover day is Tuesday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Hermione Double Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Hermione is located on the ground floor and offers luxurious, romantic accommodation with double bed, stencilled cabinets and soft tones. The patio doors lead to the gardens with a lovely sea view. The changeover day is Tuesday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Nausica Double Room Terrace

Max 3 adults

Nausica is located on the ground floor and has the benefit of a spacious private terrace with jasmine and lemon trees. It offers a double bed and is decorated in cool blue and white tones, using the motif from the Greek flag. The changeover day is Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Helene Double Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Helene is located on the first floor and features a balcony with lovely sea views, double leather bed, Italian granite flooring and cool blue tiling in the shower room. The changeover day is Tuesday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Persephone Twin Room Sea View

Max 2 adults

Persephone is located on the first floor and features twin beds, which can also be made into a double. It is decorated in calm and tranquil colours and offers a balcony with sea views as well as a shower room where turquoise green tiling is found with a contemporary sandblasted glass basin. The changeover day is Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

23m²

Chloe Double Sea View Room

Max 2 adults

Chloe is located on the first floor, luxuriously designed and colourfully decorated, offering stunning views of the mountains and sea. The changeover day is Sunday and a minimum stay is 7 nights.

32m²

Artemis Double Sea View Room

Max 2 adults

Artemis is a boutique-style room, located on the first floor, offering bespoke furnishings to create a luxury feel. The room has views of the sea and the bathroom includes a whirlpool Jacuzzi®. The changeover day is Tuesday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.

40m²

Exclusive to Sovereign Early Booking Discount

Save up to 10% on the hotel price for stays between 01 May - 31 October 2019 booked by 19 December 2018.

Exclusive to Sovereign Free Upgrade to Half Board

Free Half Board for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2019.

Exclusive to Sovereign Honeymoon Offer

Honeymoon couples will receive sparkling wine, honeymoon cake and flowers on arrival for holidays between 01 May - 31 October 2019.

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October sunshine
hector999, Buckingham, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Nov 05 2018
We were extremely lucky with the weather allowing us to spend time on the beach and around the pool. The hotel is a haven of peace, our room was stunning with a huge balcony and sea view with a...
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Very relaxing
684suzywong, Jersey, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 22 2018
We have just returned after spending a lovely two relaxing weeks at Villa Costa. It was lovely to be looked after and have all your meals served instead of having to go to a "trough" to select cold...
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