Cochelli Villa occupies an enviable position on the headland that separates the two beaches of Avlaki and Coyevinas, on the northeast corner of Corfu. This large, handsome villa is divided into four apartments two on ground level and two on the first floor reached via a wrought iron spiral staircase.
The apartments are barely five minutes walk away from the beach of Avlaki, with its sailing and windsurfing centre and two excellent tavernas. Kassiopi is very conveniently located, just a 5 minute drive away, or a 30 minute walk. Kassiopi, offers a great choice of shopping and entertainment.
Both apartments are identical in layout, with comfortable sitting area, kitchen/dining area, bathroom, one double bedroom and one twin bedded room. Both the bedrooms and the kitchen have their own balconies, ideal for enjoying the views.
The front door opens into a small living area with comfy furnishings.
The modern kitchen/dining area is open plan. French doors leading on to their own private balcony, so handy for taking a leisurely outdoor breakfast!
Balconies overlook the private, tree-planted gardens.
Each apartment has one double and one twin bedded room, with fitted wardrobes and vanity units. Every bedroom has French doors leading to a private balcony, allowing a cool breeze to blow through the apartment at any time.
Bedrooms are simply but most attractively decorated.
View from one of the balconies - lush palm trees and a tempting glimpse of the private pool.
The modern bathrooms are fully tiled with a shower, mirrored basin and wc.
Steps down from the villa lead to the magnificent swimming pool which is surrounded by a sun terrace with plenty of room for sunbeds and overlooking the rural valley of Avlaki and the mountains beyond. Shade is provided by umbrellas and there is also natural shade from the trees that fringe one side of the terrace. With such an attractive setting, it is quite conceivable that you might choose to while away your entire holiday here!
Size: 5m x 9m Depths: Shallow=1.00m; Deep End=2.30m
Located at one end of the pool is a shaded BBQ area with shaded table and chairs.
The property enjoys a great deal of privacy, provided by the green and verdant gardens that surround it. On the south-facing slope there is a great variety of mature trees - shady palms, lemon, olive and cherry trees, making a natural screen between the property and the road to the beach.
The beautiful white shingle beach of Avlaki is less than a 5 minute walk away. The more energetic can try their hand at windsurfing or dinghy sailing. There are two beach-front tavernas and a riding stables close by.
The Michelangelo Village is just a 15 minute walk away, and there you will find a supermarket, taverna and bars. A little further afield is the resort of Kassiopi which offers supermarkets, bakeries, restaurants, daily excursions, chemist, internet access and much more.
Avlaki has an excellent sailing school, situated at the far end of the beach.
Horse Riding and Pony Trekking: Avlaki offers an excellent horse riding school. Beginners to experienced are catered for with the emphasis on small classes. Trekking off the beaten track, you can meander though quiet olive groves, shady pine forests and along deserted beaches: Avlaki Horse Riding
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Avlaki Beach is a beautiful sweeping bay with a gently sloping beach and fabulously clear turquoise waters . No wonder Avlaki is a favourite for the locals! The beach is fringed by just a few villas, two tavernas serving local food, and a small sailing school offering dinghy sailing and sail-boarding. Avlaki really is a Greek Island heaven.
Corfu Holiday Information
For more information on: Why holiday on Corfu and what to see and do, read our:
Agni Guide to Corfu
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the very start and lived on Corfu for 9 years. For more local information about our Corfu rental properties or Corfu in general, you can contact
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Internet is widely available on Corfu. Most tavernas, bars and even supermarkets offer free wi-fi in return for a drink or small purchase. You are also welcome to visit the local Agni Travel Corfu office for Wi-Fi. Many Agni Travel rental properties also offer internet. However Agni Travel does not guarantee 100% up time or promise that your device will connect to it. Some iPad versions and Laptops are not compatible with older Wi-Fi router architecture, which is widely used in Greece and Agni Travel is not responsible if you are unable to connect to a network.
Places Close By
Saint Stephanos: The island of Corfu has its secrets and Saint Stephanos, set around a horse-shoe shaped bay, is certainly one of them. An extremely pretty fishing village, located between Kalami and Kassiopi, that has managed to retain its traditional look and laidback feel . There is a small local Greek community that welcomes its visitors with the warmth and hospitality for which Greece is famous. The excellent setting, waterfront Tavernas and bars, along with a scattering of mini-markets, shops and boat hire create a delightful Greek island holiday destination.
Kassiopi is charming fishing village, with a traditional port. Down at the harbour you can find local fishermen bringing home the morning catch. in Kassiopi you will also find a selection of Tavernas, bars, shops and several beaches. In fact, there is something for everyone. The teens in your party will especially appreciate the evening nightlife - with
several music bars and 'low key' clubs, it is a safe environment for them to meet friends.
Kerasia is a long sweeping beach and one of the most beautiful on the island, with excellent swimming and snorkelling. Kerasia is for those looking for complete peace and quiet, to laze in the sun or enjoy a quiet read, with an excellent beach Taverna and a small shop to cater for your beach needs.
Agni Bay: In Greek Agni means un-spoilt and this describes Agni perfectly - just
three Tavernas (each with their own jetty for mooring up to) and a sprinkle of local buildings. The bay is reached mainly by rented motor boats, although recently
there is now a narrow road down into the bay. Each evening we offer a 'Speed Boat' taxi service, from surrounding bays to Taverna Agni. The above video shows the exciting experience.