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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Ithaca, Ionian Islands

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Superb position and the cottage very well equipped”
Reviewed 24 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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Cottage is just below Exogi, a village with no amenities but with history and charm. We didn't try walk down to beach at Kalamos from Daphnae as path was very overgrown. The best walk we did for the sunset was to the windmills above Exogi - fantastic views. The path has been cleared by Italian volunteers, but wear long trousers to avoid prickles.
Daphnae loses the sun quite early and in June we needed light sweaters as the evening wore on.
Very friendly and helpful owners. Strongly recommended for peace and quiet - we loved it.

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jillibobs
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The perfect setting for a wonderful relaxing very peaceful holiday.”
Reviewed 22 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Loved loved loved this place from the minute we arrived. It had everything that we needed. The views are way better than on the details and the peace and quiet was so welcome. Just the tinkling of goats bells and the crickets. We managed to visit most of the island and highly recommend the locally freshly caught sardines. All the people we met were so welcoming and friendly. We would definitely go back to Greece again and will be telling our friends about this property. It was very private and just a delight.

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Liked best: The peace and quiet
Liked least: Cannot think of anything we didn't like
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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23 Jun 2016
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melfiedor...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The best holiday cottage in Ithaca”
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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My partner and I had a superb holiday at Daphnae Cottage for 2 weeks in September. The cottage itself is beautifully maintained by the owners, Gerasimos and Maria, with everything you need for a restful and comfortable stay. The garden is delightful, with an astounding view over Afales Bay, and contains lots of lovely features including heavenly smelling lavender, a hammock, a barbecue and lots of different areas to relax in.
One feature we found particularly useful was the excellent mosquito screens over all the windows, as we usually suffer badly with mosquito bites - not one got in during our stay!
The cottage has a very good cooker, fridge freezer, iron, hair dryer etc and the owners were very thoughtful in providing essentials such as bottled water, fruit, milk, cheese, yoghurt etc. The bathroom is well designed, with a good shower and excellent hot water system.
I am a keen walker and loved the cobbled paths down the mountain, and the solitude of the cottage. It is a 1-2 minute walk from the road, which was perfect for us, but probably not suitable for someone with difficulty walking or with very young children. You will definitely need a car to rent Daphnae Cottage, and there is a parking space virtually opposite the path down to the cottage.
It is a half hour walk to the nearest beach (Afales), which is magnificent and wild, and by car about 8 minutes. It's a 10 minute drive to the nearest village, Stavros, which has delightful shops and restaurants, a pharmacy, butcher and greengrocer. Frikes is another beautiful port to visit, about 12 minutes away by car.
We have holidayed Ithaca every year for the last 4 years, and this is the loveliest accommodation we have stayed in. I would definitely go back there, and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who loves peace, relaxation and solitude.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: not applicable
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Patrizia...
Udine, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017
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