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TalHamsa - 8 min from & breathtaking views over the sea: pool & astra tennis ct

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Tal Hamsa from the pool
Excellent
8 reviews
Tal Hamsa from the pool
A moonlight swim
Tal Hamsa aerial view
Lunch in the sun
Shaded lunching above the pool
Inside eating off the kitchen area.
A quiet escape above the pool
One end of the spacious sitting room
Master bedroom from the dressing room
The master bedroom and balcony
A double bedroom
A twin bedroom
An afternoon nap
A serious kitchen
Relaxing by the pool
The pool taken from the high 'chill out' area.
Ping pong under the olives
For the energetic!
Overview
Villa -
7 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 15
Volimes, Zakynthos, Ionian Islands
Tal Hamsa is a magnificent spacious and flexible villa with breath taking views. Brilliant for large groups, it also works for more intimate parties when the main house alone is used without the two bedrooms on the lower pool level.

With its multi level structure, opening out on to dramatic bird's eye views, Tal Hamsa is suitable for teenagers, toddlers, and grannies. The two lower terrace bedrooms (sharing a shower room) can easily be shut off, making Tal Hamsa an extremely comfortable compact five bedroom villa with four bathrooms plus 'gents' and perfect for one family.

On the other hand, the large upstairs living room, and the many outside 'chill out' areas and of course the astra turf tennis court makes this an ideal house for several families. For aspiring chefs there is an exceptionally well equipped k...
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About the Owner, Pauline D
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 84 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2006
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 24 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL86936
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Excellent - based on 8 reviews
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Karen L
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

What a fantastic place! Firstly, the location. If you like peaceful countryside with amazing sea views, far enough from everyone to be peaceful and near enough to town not to be isolated you'll like it here. Because the house is on the hillside there is often a lovely cooling breeze. It is very hilly - our car could (just) get...

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William M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

A wonderful house with panoramic views, comfortable rooms, own swimming pool and access to tennis court. Convenient ( by car) for the Peligoni Club. The house was a key factor in us having a really great holiday. We will definitely return. William M

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Management response:

Thank you William for taking the trouble to review Tal Hamsa and we are delighted that you enjoyed the house and used the tennis court despite the hot weather! We hope to see you again. Pauline

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chrissnap...
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

A family party of 14 stayed in Tal Hamsa for 2 weeks and we all really enjoyed it. The villa is extremely well designed and thought out, with areas for sun and shade and plenty of room to accommodate times when people wanted to do different things, either in smaller groups or just some time alone. The view is terrific...

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Management response:

Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a long and helpful review. We do hope you will come back! Remember previous guests get a 10% discount! Pauline

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (24)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(11)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    2 Showers
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    11 Twins
    1 King
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
$824
£420
$5,770
£2,940
3 May 2018 -
19 May 2018
Spring
5 nights
$824
£420
$5,770
£2,940
20 May 2018 -
2 Jun 2018
Half Term
7 nights
$1,099
£560
$7,693
£3,920
3 Jun 2018 -
7 Jul 2018
Summer
1 night
$879
£448
$6,155
£3,136
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are based on never more than two guests per bedrooms but where their is room for an extra bed or beds there is a charge of £100 per bed per week. Villas have every day cleaning included in the price except for the first half of May and the last half of September when they are cleaned three times per week and in all cases we offer a midweek change of sheets & towels. We supply swimming pool towels and tennis rackets but suggest guests bring their own tennis balls.
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About the neighbourhood
From Micro Nisi and Aghios Nicolas, you can rent a boat to explore little coves & beaches, water ski, snorkle in azure clear water. For young children wishing to bucket & spade Alikes & Alikanas (25 min away) offer long sandy beaches, all the usual beach attractions, (windsurfers, pedalos, etc) and endless tavernas leading right down to the sea.

There are several scuba diving centres on the island. You can enjoy the marine life with a glass bottomed boat or visit the famous Shipwreck Bay from the sea which is equally dramatic to look down on from the top of the cliffs!

Nearby is the hill town of Volimes, the centre of the island's weaving industry and where charming local pottery, and other quality souvenirs can be bought at reasonable prices. Beware if in Volime...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Zakynthos31: 31.0 km
Ferry: Zakynthos from Kilini, (Aghos Nicolas from Kefalon: 26.0 km
Fly EasyJet from Gatwick or with charter flights to Zakynthos from London & UK regional airports.

Charter Carriers: Avro, Excel, First Choice, Freedom Flights, & Thompson & others.
Suggested Agent: Haslemere Travel: 01428 658 777, ask for Linda. haslemeretravel.co.uk

Alternatively take a schedule flight to Athens: www.easyjet.com www.ba.com www.olympicair.com
Then take the daily 45 min flight on to Zakynthos with Olympic Airlines.

Or (cheaper than the flight), a regular coach & ferry service runs from Athens Bus Terminal to Zakynthos Town.
Local buses run every 20 min between Athens airport and the Athens Bus Terminal.

Car Hire: You can organise a car to meet you at the airport, we recommend Budget http://www.budget.co.uk/
Alternatives are Avis & Hertz....
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.5 km.
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