Rejuvenate and revitalize your body, mind and soul within the lush green fields of the north side Zakynthos at Koiliomenos village. Nestled amid the olive groves and surrounded by a variety of Mediterranean plants, Villa Vivian will give you memorable holiday that is peaceful and balanced with the tranquility of nature.
The traditional stone architecture extends throughout, acting as a decorative piece of its own. The villa blends rustic-chic décor and contemporary furnishings. The exposed wooden beams and the wooden stairs give the villa an old-school charm like no other.
Villa Vivian offers four comfy bedrooms across three storey, with five bathrooms, a large living room and a beautiful rustic kitchen. In the living room there is a large dining table with its chairs and a large comfortable sofa. Alongside the living room, there is the rustic kitchen with all the necessary appliances and equipment to prepare all your favorite meals; there is also a dining table in the kitchen, perfect for a short chat during the cooking procedure.
The stairs from the living room lead to the first floor with the three bedrooms; two of them have double beds and the one has two single beds. Each bedroom has a large wardrobe and a set of exterior doors that leads to the sunny balcony. On this floor, there are, also, two large bathrooms with bathtubs.
On the ground floor, there is a large apartment with direct access to the swimming pool. At the air-conditioned living room, there is a convertible couch and two single beds. Also, there is the fourth bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
The outside area is perfect for entertaining and hosting others or just be enjoyed as a family or small group of friends, with direct access to the pool, offering uninterrupted views of the surrounding plant life and countryside.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, Air Conditioning, Wardrobes, Mirror, Windows.
Bedroom 2: Double bed, Air Conditioning, Wardrobes, Mirror, Windows.
Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds, Air Conditioning, Wardrobes, Mirror, Windows.
Bedroom 4: Double bed, En-Suite Bathroom with Shower, Air Conditioning, Wardrobes, Mirror, Windows.
Additional Bedding: Apartment’s Living Room: Large Sofa bed that can sleep two persons and 2 single beds.
Family Kitchen: The family kitchen is fully equipped with amenities, utensils, and facilities to prepare meals for 8 persons or more.
Bathrooms: The Villa has five well-decorated bathrooms, adding exceptional style to your stay.
The rustic-chic villa Vivian, among the olive groves and a variety of Mediterranean plants at the mountainous west side of Zakynthos, is located at Koiliomenos Village; only 20 minutes drive from Zakynthos airport and 20 minutes from Limni Keri resort. Villa Vivian is the ultimate holiday retreat! In Koiliomenos is the church of Agios Nikolaos located, famous because of its special bell tower. Another church in the village with a distinctive architecture is the church “Kyria ton Aggelon”, which literally means “the woman of Angels”. Koiliomenos is, also, famous for the local products by the agricultural cooperation from the local women; and their products are prepared and made with local ingredients and based on traditional recipes. At Koiliomenos you will find nice restaurants with local zakynthian cuisine, taverns, small cafés and a mini market for the dairy products you might need while you enjoy your stay at this beautiful place with postcard views.
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Local markets and shopping
Koiliomenos has a few mini markets for the daily essentials and few souvenir shops to browse. At Agios Sostis, which can be reached in 15 minutes by car, you will find plenty of souvenir and beachwear shops and places to eat.
Bars and restaurants
There is a good choice of traditional restaurants/ tavernas at Koiliomenos where you can enjoy lunch or main evening meal surrounding by nature. But if you wish to enjoy your meal under the stars and beside the beach, Agios Sostis is the best choice; where there are several more restaurants you a choice of different cuisines and plenty of relaxed cocktail bars next to the sea.
Quite near, only 20 minutes drive, there is an amazing beach with dramatic stone cliffs which dissolve into crystal clear waters. For the risky one, there they can enjoy the ultimate experience by diving from these dramatic cliffs into the sea and for the less risky they can choose to swim from a small beach a few meters far from the cliffs. If you wish to spend your holiday on a sandy beach then Agios Sostis is the best choice, as the warm and shallow sea is perfect for families with young children. Also, at Agios Sostis, sunbeds and parasols are available and you can even hire a pedalo or join in with a sightseeing boat trip to catch a glimpse of the Caretta-Caretta Turtles swimming around the bay!
There are plenty of fun family activities and attractions within a 20 minutes drive. Laganas and Kalamaki both have mini golf facilities. The Caretta Fun Park in Kalamaki is also great for smaller children. Sarakinado Water Village in Zante is sure to be a hit with children of all ages, or venture 45 minutes’ drive north to St. Nikolaos’ port where you can hire a boat to visit the Shipwreck and Blue Caves.
Places of interest
Koiliomenos village is 30 minutes by car from the island capital, Zante town, which is well seeing during your stay. The town has a wealth of shops and places to eat around the square and lining the harbor, or venture up the hill to the remain of the Venetian Castle at Bochali and enjoy the fantastic views over the east coast. Further north, around 35 minutes drive from Villa Vivian, is the beautiful little village of Volimes, which has various craft and gifts shops to browse. And no trip to Zante would be complete without visiting the famous Shipwreck Beach. The beach is only accessible by boat but there is a viewing platform overlooking the beach and wreck at the top of the cliff- don’t forget your camera!