Sapphire Villas are situated on Lefkas Island to the west of mainland Greece in the Ionian Sea between Corfu and Cephalonia. The villa overlooks the nearby islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca. It contrasts spectacular mountains with sandy white beaches, charming unspoilt villages and a long interesting history. We are just 8 mins from the picturesque fishing harbour of Sivota where you can stroll along the harbourside and enjoy an array of tavernas and bars serving traditional food and freshly caught seafood, whilst Browsing round the craft shops and boutiques.
Lefkas is a charming island, green and mountainous with the highest peak reaching approx 1100 metres. This provides some beautiful scenery to explore with many quaint villages in the hills. The many sporting activities include sailing, windsurfing, cycling, walking, horse riding and sightseeing or just relaxing on one of its beautiful beaches such as nearby Poros or Porto Katsiki.
Sapphire Villas are located on the south of the island 3 kilometres from the picturesque harbour of Sivota, where you will find a quiet beach, an array of tavernas and bars serving drinks, traditional food and freshly caught seafood. Stroll along the quayside and browse the craft boutiques and shops.
Just 15 minutes to the west is Vassiliki, a larger harbour town with a newly built marina, offering a wide range of water sports, restaurants, sandy beaches and a ferry service to Kefalonia. To the east and only 20 minutes away is the bustling town of Nidri which has many cosmopolitan restaurants and shops. Boat trips around the island can be taken from both places.
The historic Lefkas Town can be reached in 35 minutes and is home to a magnificent harbour and marina. The town has many shops, banks,bars restaurants, museums and great cultural interest.
Villa location – Latitude and longitude +30 36′ 37 60, by +20 40′ 53 92