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Villa Mema is situated on a hillside of the harbour of Agia Efimia, a colourful yachting harbour with numerous little flint bays with crystal clear waters, little shops, friendly taverns, cafes and bars. The secluded and elevated position of the property makes the villa to a truly magical place for your holidays. Breathtaking views from every corner of the house across the bay of Agia Efimia, the Ionian Sea and the neighbour-island of Ithaca. Just a breath away from the centre of the village and all its entertainment facilities but still a peaceful and tranquil location offering a lot of privacy.
The Villa (110m²) is built in accordance to the island's architecture. It is well equipped and tastefully furnished with selected traditional furnishings of highest standard and comfort. No surprise that the film star Penelope Cruz chose this place to stay during the filming of 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'.
Outside, there are two large front terraces offering privacy and stunning views to the harbour of Agia Efimia and the sea. The pool terrace is equipped with 4 relaxing sun beds. Pool and front terraces are surrounded by different patios with shaded relaxing areas and decorated with a variety of lovely Mediterranean flowers such as oleanders, hibiscus, jasmines, roses.
The villa is arranged over 2 levels. On the ground floor, there is a well-designed spacious living room with air-conditioning, an open-plan dining kitchen and a bathroom with shower/wc. A staircase leads to the upper floor: here are 2 bedrooms (one with double bed and one with twins), with air-conditioning, balconies with superb views over the bay of Agia Efimia and a bathroom with a small bathtub and wc. The windows and balcony doors of the bedrooms are equipped with sliding mosquito/fly screens. A safe, a baby bed and high chair, pool towels, a charcoal BBQ, as well as wi-fi internet access are also provided and free of charge.
If you wish, we can arrange a taxi transfer for you from the airport or port of Kefalonia to Villa Mema and return.
Our Rates include: . VAT and all local taxes . baby bed and high chair . pool towels . maid service, change of linen and towels twice a week; final cleaning . air-conditioning (bedrooms + living room) . wi-fi internet access
Villa Mema meets the standards of the Greek Tourist Board. EOT License No. (M.H.T.E.) 0458K122K0306501
60th Birthday celebration
By Ilse M on 01-Oct-2019
I spent a lot of time looking for the perfect villa on Kefalonia to spend my 60th (to the angst of my family), so when I came across Villa Mema I knew it was the one and it certainly lived up to all expectations. Our best villa holiday ever, truly wonderful, thank you Mrs Mema for having us.
By Denise F on 13-Sep-2019
We had such a well needed rest. The location close to the village was perfect and a great choice of tavernas/restaurants. Mema made us very welcome as did the kitten.
The views were beautiful and the villa was in such a great position that you could see all the surrounding area.
We had everything we needed and Mema was very attentive and even left us some essentials (including wine !) for our arrival
Home away from home
By Greg & Bessie F. on 05-Sep-2019
A wonderful experience ! From booking the villa through the meet-and-greet, our stay, to our departure. It was a delight making our vacation very memorable.
Best holiday ever
By Pete W. on 14-Aug-2019
We all had a fantastic time at Villa Mema. The house is perfectly positioned overlooking Agia Efimia and the bay. Far enough to be private but only five minutes walk from the town with shops and tavernas. We lived outdoors for the week with ample places to sit in and out of the shade at different times of the day. We made good use of the pool. The beaches were beautiful and there are lots of amazing eateries and very friendly locals. Mrs Mema was a delight whenever she visited.
And now I can say that I have shared a room with Penelope Cruz.
By John F. on 09-Jun-2019
We received a very warm welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We can’t wait to go back.
Thank you Lida for making it so perfect.
Wonderful holiday accommodation
By Eizabeth K. on 02-Oct-2018
Loved every minute of our stay. Accommodation superb, views amazing and pool an added luxury. We were looked after really well by Mema and her team and received gifts such as wine and home made moussaka to die for. We hired a little yellow boat to explore the little coves, but the best beach we found was Paradise Beach, which also had a great restaurant with lovely views - only 5 minute walk heading away from the village. Good shops and other restaurants 5 minute walk. We so loved Effie the cat - if you visit please feed her, she is a sweetheart.
By Karen E. on 28-Aug-2018
We just returned from 2 weeks in this gorgeous villa. We are a family of 5, and our eldest daughter slept comfortably on the sofa bed downstairs while our two youngest had the twin room.
The villa has a wonderful location, with a lovely outside area and glorious views across Agia Effimia and the sea beyond.
It’s a great location for exploring the north of Kefalonia if you have a car.
Communication with Lida pre was faultless and best of all was the warm welcome and hosting from the lovely owner Mema. She is one in a million, discreet, kind, helpful.
Can’t praise the whole experience highly enough.
Comfy house with a great view.
By Johanna V. on 19-Jul-2018
We had an excellent stay. We chose the villa as it was within easy walking distance of all the villages amenities plus had its own pool, a combination which was very hard to find. Mema the owner is very welcoming and takes great pride in her villa and garden.
The only downside for us was that the villa and pool area looses the sun around 90 minutes before sunset due to the large trees at the rear, otherwise we can wholeheartedly recommend.
Lovely property fabulous views
By Mary C. on 15-Oct-2017
We had a wonderful week in villa Mema, fabulous weather and the total relaxation that we wished for.
5 Stars and more!
By Sandra M on 06-Aug-2017
The photos painted a very good picture of Villa Mema but the reality of being there was even better.
The location, the views which we saw every morning, the lovely clear water in the pool and so many areas to relax - not quite chill out - it was too hot for that!
Although we were so close to the village it was still wonderfully private and yet we were not isolated either. It was wonderful to watch all the varied sailing craft going in and out of the harbour.
Mema herself was a real gem! She was so warm and welcoming and was a lovely hostess who couldn't do enough for us.
We joined all the previous guests in writing glowing reports of our time at Villa Mema in the visitor's book and we would certainly return in the future, God willing.
Fantastic villa in a fabulous location
By Karen S. on 27-Jul-2017
We had researched Villa Mema and appreciated that it had attracted 5 star reviews however, our holiday surpassed any expectations that we had. Villa Mema is exceptional, the villa is charming inside but the outdoor space and views are hard to beat anywhere in the world. Mrs Mema was a most attentive and kind host but never intruded on family space- her chocolate cake and mouse were delicious. The booking experience and communication with Lida was also exemplary - Lida and Mrs Mema could not do enough to help us when we had some sad news back home. We will certainly be returning - we loved every minute of our holiday.
Stunning villa and views
By Carolyn M. on 03-Jul-2017
This is a beautiful villa with stunning views. Mema, the owner, couldn't do more to make you feel welcome. The gardens are delightful. Short walk to the pretty harbour with many restaurants. We've already booked for 3 weeks next year for my 60th!
The garden and pool were attended to almost every day with a very thorough midweek clean of the villa.
Penelope Cruz and Nicholas Cage stayed here whilst filming Captain Corelli's Mandolin...we can understand why.
Perfect in every way - a truely stunning retreat
By Hollie D. on 12-Jun-2017
We were getting married in Agia Efimia so wanted accommodation with the wow factor. Villa Mema certainly delivered!
We had fairly high expectations from the pictures and reviews online but nothing came close to the reality of staying in this remarkable place.
The views are outstanding - seriously! To wake up every morning and be greeted with THOSE views is something you just do not get used to.
Everything with the villa was perfect. It was home from home. It had everything you needed (and more), it was clean (thank you to the lovey maid) and perfectly located.
Mrs Mema is the perfect host. She could have not been more welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed. It was a pleasure to see her on the days she popped up to clean the pool/water the flowers etc and she was never invasive. She seemed to genuinely share in our joy of our special occasion - it was a pleasure to have met her.
Also, the lady who managed our booking (Lida) could not have done more to help not only when booking, but also during and after our stay.
I wish there were enough words to describe how wonderful this villa is.
We enjoyed our stay so much we have booked again for next year.
Worth every penny - easily a 5* rating.
Thank you so much for having us and making our stay so special.
Fantastic for the third time
By Paul O. on 31-May-2017
This is the third time we've stayed at Villa Mema and we've already booked our fourth. I really can't stress enough how wonderful the Villa, view and overall location is. From sunrise to sunset the views are beautiful and everything is so close at hand in Agia Effimia. The Greeks really know how to make you feel welcome so the next visit really can't come quick enough. Thank you Lida & Mema.