Next to the Ionian sea or surrounded by lush gardens, chic and sophisticated or modern, these luxury villas with the stunning views, the private swimming pools and the modern amenities are the perfect resorts for relaxation. We've gathered 8 of our favourite villas in Lefkada to book now and head to later.
Everything here prompts you to relax and unwind. Upstairs, the two pastel-pink bedrooms with the wooden floors are dressed in cool cottons and every single detail sets up a space where visitors could slow the pace of their lives. Classy and minimalist, this stunning place has the added feature of doors opening to a sea views to-die-for. To maximize the experience, spend the day at Ai Giannis beach and late in the afternoon make a rum cocktail and watch the sun dip into the sea from your balcony.
Downstairs, in the bright and airy living room the vintage leather sofa, the white marble coffee table, the dark wood dining table and the beautiful fireplace (ideal for those who want to visit the island out of season), create the kind of unpretentious cosy living room you will want to return again and again. In the lovely, creamy kitchen, which is fully equipped you can cook your delicious meals. The villa is set in a peaceful environment, with a pretty swimming pool and a jacuzzi, a pergola-shaded outdoor dining area and a well-cared garden.
➤ Ideal for 5 guests. Agios Ioannis, Lefkada
Beautiful and bright with a sunny Greek vibe, the 3 level villa is ideal for visitors seeking a miraculous oasis from the real world. Upon entering the villa you'll notice the eclectic design. The living room area has a cosy, elegant seating with soft lines in blue linen, an oversized piece of wall art, ceiling beams and a small fireplace. The intelligent pops of colour from the dining area and the bright red-orange tiles of the kitchen are a wonderful addition. The French window in the living area opens onto a wide canopy balcony which is equipped with comfortable chairs for lazing with your book and enjoying the sweet summer cicadas' song while the French window in the dining area opens onto the large swimming pool terrace where olive and cypress trees, provide plenty of shade and the scent of wild flowers and thymes fills the air.
Upstairs the main bedroom with the queen bed is freshened up with white fabrics and natural wood furnishings while the second bedroom with the two single beds has a few shots of colour including the botanical touches in the bedding. The two bedrooms are leading to the star of the show, the huge open terrace where you can spend your whole day just gazing Agios Nikitas beach. Up to the attic, there is the third bedroom with two single beds. Smart touches such as the black and white photos, the polka dot pillows and the minimal furniture create a clean-yet-chic look and make the temperature of this bedroom just perfect.
➤ Ideal for 6 guests. Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
Renting a villa like Fairytale Villa Aledora is as close as you might get to living like nobility in a Greek island. With a clean and serene vibe the two bedrooms feature sleek lines, well-chosen artwork, rustic ceiling beams and natural wood furnishings. A palette of earth-tone neutrals has been wisely used adding some warm welcome. The living room and the dining area, authentic and simple, with warm neutral hues and elegant, handmade furniture, encapsulate the island’s character. Thanks to the huge sliding glass doors, it feels like the sparkling beach outside is part of the interior. Our favourite part of this family-sized private villa is without doubt the swimming pool area. Surrounded by fragrant herb gardens with a sublime views of the sea, this place is ideal for your long, summer evenings.
➤ Ideal for 4 guests. Tsoukalades, Lefkada
Villa Sirines in Lefkada is a place of exceptional serenity that reflects the sophistication of the modern design. Guests may find themselves spending hours staring at the sea at this eco-considered place. Well, we can't blame them! The whole villa is like a window to paradise with unobstructed views to the Ionian's endless deep blue. This is the place to kick off your shoes on arrival and lounge around all day long. The infinity salty pool offers glorious views while the villas’ sun-trap terrace creates the perfect location for al fresco dining.
In the interior, the light-grey-beige palette gives the space it's tranquil vibe. Τhe minimalistic sofa along with the other furnishing in neutral tones add visual interest and the fully equipped kitchen will keep you excited for cooking delicious meals. The two bedrooms blend wood tones with natural textiles inspired by the Greek culture, creating a sense of harmony and bright.
➤ Ideal for 6 guests. Sivota, Lefkada
If you are looking for a villa that encompasses the Mediterranean lifestyle, you just found it! This marvellous place is the epitome of comfort, elegance and country charm. In the living room area the earthy palette is echoing the Ionian landscape while pops of yellow and cyan give a more breezy, happy and vibrant vibe. The white and cream kitchen has everything you could possibly need for cooking a delicious meal. In the three bedrooms soft white fabrics make the beds more inviting while the beautiful decorative objects add some extra colour. The outside grounds of the villa are equally gorgeous. Of course the real star of the show is the private and protected by trees, swimming pool. Children will adore splashing about in the pool, while parents enjoy the hot, Greek sun.
➤ Ideal for 6 guests. Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
Wake up to the sound of lapping waves and feel the sea-salt breeze. If you’re looking to impress your other half, book this place! The living room is decorated in a contemporary Greek style and the light grey colour palette gives an extra fresh spin. The clean-lined furniture along with the eclectic details like the Buddha statue and the interesting abstract paintings add a sophisticated and modern look to the space. The living room opens out onto the large, sun-drenched terrace and the decking area with the private infinite swimming pool that overlooks the Paleros Bay and the islands of Meganissi, Lefkada, Atokos, Kalamos & Scorpios. There is also a super-comfortable wooden dining table so you can start your day with a delicious breakfast and finish it with dinner on the marvellous terrace. Thanks to the fully equipped kitchen, you can cook whatever your appetite craves. The four bedrooms feature beautiful furniture, and fluffy beds while the soothing earthy palette and the interesting details create a touch of softness and extra texture.
➤ Ideal for 10 guests. Pogonia, Paleros
This stunning villa consists of 3 independent houses, 2 on the first level and 1 (with two floors) in the second level, each with full self-catering facilities. The interior pays extra attention to functional and sophisticated living. The 4 bedrooms that feature extra soft textures and natural materials are highly aestheticized and unpretentiously chic and will delight even the most difficult guests. The 3 gorgeous living rooms - dining rooms, in pale neutral tones provide a super cosy spot to curl up with your book or to enjoy your morning freddo espresso coffee while in the 3, fully-equipped modern kitchens you can cook whatever you like.
This 3 level villa offers eye-popping views of the Ionian Sea for as far as the eye can see. The real draw here is that the villa has direct access to Ai Giannis beach so you can enjoy a swim at any time of the day or you can sit in the balcony and watch the hypnotic sea from the comfort of your sunbed. Even though the location is ideal for exploring the whole island, adventure lovers will fall in love with Ai Giannis beach which is one of the best kite spots in Europe.
➤ Ideal for 10 guest. Ai Giannis, Lefkada
This extraordinary stone-walled villa offers a dreamy blend of breathtakingly turquoise waters and lush gardens. Cleverly designed, its majestic spaces are tailored with big window openings, filling the villa with fresh air and natural light. The two cream-hued bedrooms mix together a rustic design with a contemporary flavour. Touches of luxurious materials and interesting accents, complement the look creating a calming vibe that will make you feel right at home. The living room-dining room with the elegant kitchen, the comfortable seat, the contemporary coffee table, the vanilla-painted walls and the lovely dining table is just perfect. But the real charm stems from the fact that you actually have two dining options: either dine inside or cook and dine outside, next to the infinity pool. Hours could be spent admiring the views from here. The swimming pool and the jacuzzi hang over the edge of the villa’s courtyard, dangling over the Ionian Sea. Amazing uhh?
➤ Ideal for 6 guests. Tsoukalades, Lefkada
By Effie Barla