Cephalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and one of the most ruggedly beautiful and dramatic. It has fine beaches (one of which, Myrtos, is perhaps the most dramatic in all of Greece), two of the Country’s loveliest caves, lofty fir forests, splendid views and the distinctive lemony dry white wine, Robola, – a great island for a holiday!
Set in the middle of a private olive estate belonging to one of the oldest and most influential families on Cephalonia, The Olive Grove sits elegantly overlooking the undulating valleys of olive groves down to the sparkling Ionian Sea. Here you will find total seclusion and privacy. The current member of this illustrious Greek family, an ambassador and his wife, have created a pretty, ‘barefoot chic’ rural retreat on the edge of their estate exclusively for guests and discerning travellers.
Only 12 km from the Island’s capital Argostoli, 2 km from the Castello di San Giorgio and 900 metres to the sea (Trapekazi Beach is walking distance), the house was recently built to modern specifications but as a traditional Cephalonian style manor house using, where possible, original features including the terracotta roof made out of old tiles.