Our Location

An excellent location for peace and quiet whilst conveniently located in the Afra Hills to explore the nearby highlights of the island.

Villa Oleander is located below the typical Greek village of Afra. A picturesque and tranquil village nestling into the Afra hills surrounded by countryside. It is situated with at the end of a private road overlooking an olive grove and farm hills.

Relaxing  Tranquil  Private  Secluded

The nearby beach of Pelekas (kontogalios Beach) is just 10 minutes drive and is one of the best sandy beaches on the island with a choice of sea front tavernas.

 

​​Agios Ioannis is the neighbouring village which has a taverna in the village square, local bar, hairdressers, pharmacy and small mini market. Pelekas is a charming village nestling into the mountain with stunning views of the sea and all over the island. There are plenty of tavernas to choose from with some local bars.

Corfu Town is 15 minutes drive away and has an endless choice of tavernas, bars and shops.

The nearby beaches.......

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Corfu Town

Corfu Town is 15 minutes drive away and has an endless choice of tavernas, bars and shops. The main town of Corfu is one of the most  cities in Greece due to the heavy influence of the Venetians who for centuries controlled the island. Corfu town has seen other influences as well including the British, the Normans, the French, and the Greeks and Romans whose ancient buildings are still in evidence in several archaeology sites and the excellent archaeological museum. Corfu town is quite cosmopolitan compared to the other Greek islands. It is an interesting mixture of old tavernas, new cafes, discos, clubs and shops of all types plus an amazing old city that sits in a protected area between the two fortresses. The town really resembles an Italian city though their are other influences such as the Liston, the building which borders the main esplanade or Spianada, built by the French, which houses some of the finest cafes and restaurants in Corfu. On the esplanade itself the men compete in weekend cricket matches, the only place in Greece where the sport is played.

The Liston - Corfu Town

The Liston - Corfu town

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Vlacherena Monastery