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F Zeen Retreat

Lourdas Beach Livathos, Lourdata 28083 Greece
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A FAMILY RUN 54 ROOM, ADULTS-ONLY RETREAT IN KEFALONIA. At F Zeen you will find true peace and relaxation as well as amenities that allow you to delve into a healthy and luxurious lifestyle. Showcasing culture and the relaxed island lifestyle, the retreat will give you a truly memorable experience. From the moment you arrive you will feel as though you have entered an oasis within Lourdas. The retreat, engulfed by nature has unique accommodation, with a simplistic and natural approach to the design through incredible attention to detail. You will always find plenty of space to lounge around as the retreat is only accessible to residents. Boasting 3 beautiful swimming pools, a holistic spa, an outdoor gym and yoga deck, 2 bars, 2 restaurants and a boutique shop. Exercise in the fresh outdoors in our two-terraced gym, finished to very high specifications, aswell as an extensive list of daily yoga, qi gong and meditation classes.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Yoga room
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Head massage
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 55 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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Janis K wrote a review Jul 2021
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom1 contribution
We spent a week at F Zeen at the beginning of July and had an absolutely wonderful time. It was our first visit & our first trip in 18months but was certainly worth all the anxiety inducing form filling & Covid testing needed to get there ( and back!). We would visit again without a moments hesitation. We stayed in a superior raw retreat with a stunning view of the sea, the grounds are beautiful, the food was delicious and we found all the staff courteous and helpful. I had probably the best spa treatment/massage ever. We thought the range of complimentary yoga/ body work out classes on offer was excellent & the option to be as active (or as lazy) as we wished was much appreciated by my partner & myself. My friends know that I have very high standards so when I describe somewhere as perfect in every way, they know it must be somewhere special
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: Room 107 has a stunning view of the sea, and whilst close to reception & restaurant was still...
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A K wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
If you value service don’t go. Never been so badly treated in my life. I can tell from past reviews now that this hotel has serious management problems. I was talking to other guests at the beach who though the same. Zero attention to detail. Terrible manners, Effie and Kostas the managers were terribly rude, condescending and pretty much gaslighting us. You can tell by the responses to their negative reviews, how bad they handle situations. Defensive and not what you expect from a “good hotel” If you value service in this regard, pls stay away as is very under par. If you have a problem they will simply ignore it. Not take care of it and say their team has told them is has been fixed. Which is not and they’ll charge you for it. Scam all round. The staff at the restaurant were really nice, hope managers would Learn from them. Spa is underwhelming If you want an umbrella by the beach you have to go at 9 am latest, if not you will burn and be without any shade as they don’t have more. If you forget your towel they don’t have any by the beach or restaurant you have to go all the way up to your room. (Some are v far ) Food isn’t great Rooms weren’t properly cleaned Bad Amenities We booked a room w jacuzzi which had a leak which meant the floors where constantly wet and our floor inside would get wet too every time we would get in and out of the room, in addition it was ice cold, to heat it we had to ask reception to empty the whole thing (not environmentally friendly) and process took 2 hrs. They never told us that! First night we couldn’t use it no one knew how to warm it up, second night we had to do it over 2 hours and the following nights when we asked for it to be warm it was never done. The leak was never fixed and we had huge puddles of water outside our room. V dangerous for us to be walking around. All in all v stressful and disappointing stay. All problems are due to lack of good management and on top of all the disappointment to have a manager be so rude to the point we’re they said we won’t talk to you anymore and leave? Do look somewhere else, I wish I would’ve paid attention to the negative reviews, definitely regret staying there. Won’t be coming back.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from F Zeen , Innkeeper at F Zeen Retreat
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re glad to hear you enjoyed the service at the restaurant and as you mentioned to the reception on your check out your overall experience. Regarding towels, these are made available in each room and at reception on request. The hotel is on a public beach and also a turtle sanctuary therefore the number of sunbeds and umbrellas is limited by the state. We do also have three large pools with plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas for guests. The Jacuzzi was fully functional throughout your stay as explained to you by every member of staff you had dealings with, we have not had any issue with this equipment this season. As soon as you alerted us to a perceived issue with the jacuzzi a maintenance staff member was sent immediately to explain how to use it properly. We hope we might be able to restore your faith in us in the future!
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101ROD wrote a review Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom80 contributions125 helpful votes
We are just back from a fantastic week at F Zeen. A last minute decision in these challenging times for travel and one we would repeat in a heartbeat. Everything was perfect - non stop flight from the UK, 15 minute drive from the small but efficient airport, beautiful wellness resort where everything was so aesthetically pleasing to the eye, comfortable and stylish room (superior retreat category), delicious food served in two restaurants, absolutely charming service and a daily schedule of included activities including an outdoor cinema. Watching Mamma Mia with headphones on huge beanbags in the outdoor amphitheatre was memorable! Despite being adventurous travellers in normal times, we did not set foot outside the resort and loved every minute. There are quite a lot of steps in the resort so check that you are happy with the location of your room. We loved the feel and ethos of F Zeen and will definitely return, maybe even later this year!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from F Zeen , Υπεύθυνος at F Zeen Retreat
Responded 1 week ago
Dear 101ROD, Thank you so much for this amazing review and all your positive comments! Receiving such amazing feedback is the greatest reward we could ask for. We are grateful to see that we have met your holiday expectations! We are excited to read you have thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of your stay, from the aesthetics, the comfort and the style of the room to the food, the service and al the activities we provide during your stay with us! The management and staff cannot wait to welcome you back and why not later this year! Kind regards, The Management Team
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GCCBee wrote a review Jul 2021
Dubai60 contributions38 helpful votes
Highly recommend FZeen for a relaxing break in beautiful surroundings. The resort got busy while we were there and had a little difficulty finding sunbeds and towels but the setting, interiors, landscaping and service are all great. Would definitely stay again. As it's on a hillside, be prepared to climb steps several times per day.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from F Zeen , Υπεύθυνος at F Zeen Retreat
Responded 1 week ago
Dear GCCBee, Thank you for your review and feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very pleased to read that you highly recommend our hotel, because of the beautiful surroundings, the setting, the interiors, landscaping and service! Your valuable comments on the sunbeds and towels will be taken into consideration to help us improve as we wait for your next stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, The Management Team
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Marcus D wrote a review Jul 2021
Cricklade, United Kingdom6 contributions4 helpful votes
How good a place really is can also be determined as to how they deal with a situation meaning a v late postponement arises. In these so tricky changing times, especially for wondrous places like F Zeen it is so challenging. We all know that .They have been as special in handling this as they are are when visiting. Quality. Whilst our trip moves on to 2022 the magic and wonder of this place and all it stands for still amazes. It is a shining gem. 2020 and 2021 now both had to move but 2022 is set. I can’t think of a better place to wait and plan for. Best things always worth waiting for To the owners & team, thank you. M&C
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from F Zeen , Υπεύθυνος at F Zeen Retreat
Responded 1 week ago
Dear mhd52, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and comments with us and TripAdvisor! For sure we are in challenging and difficult times and as a hotel we want to do our best and offer the best service possible to everyone. Thank you for appreciating our efforts for quality service prior to arriving to the hotel, as during and after your stay with us. We will do our best for your stay in 2022 to be worth waiting for. We are looking forward to that! Kind regards, The Management Team
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Frequently Asked Questions about F Zeen Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to F Zeen Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach (0.2 km) and Astra Cocktail Bar (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at F Zeen Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at F Zeen Retreat?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at F Zeen Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at F Zeen Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to F Zeen Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Platanos, Muses Cafe Bar, and Seven Cafe Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at F Zeen Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does F Zeen Retreat have an airport shuttle?
Yes, F Zeen Retreat offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at F Zeen Retreat?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to F Zeen Retreat?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Memorial Acqui Division (13.1 km) and Mycenaean Tholos Tomb (11.2 km).
Does F Zeen Retreat have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.