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Sunvil and GIC The Villa Collection (GIC) have significant last-minute savings for travel in May, including half-term week, to some of their most impressive properties across the Greek Islands.

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As the scent of summer begins to waft through the air, the allure of a Grecian getaway becomes almost irresistible. For those spontaneous travellers who thought their chance to escape was slipping away with the spring, Sunvil and GIC The Villa Collection bring a thrilling surprise. They are offering significant last-minute savings for May travels—including during the coveted half-term week. Let’s explore some of the most enchanting villa deals across Lefkas, Kefalonia, Paxos, and more, presented in chronological order, to help you plan your sun-soaked escape.

19 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT KIONI APARTMENTS, ITHACA – NOW £949 PP, SAVE £307 PP WITH SUNVIL

For a slower-paced holiday to historical Ithaca this summer, stay at the stunning waterfront Kioni Apartments, in the heart of the pretty village of Kioni – a new addition to Sunvil’s portfolio for 2024. There are six light and airy apartments, each with a twin bedroom, a kitchenette, and a living area with French doors leading to a private, sea-facing balcony. Step onto the white pebble beach of a pretty horseshoe bay lined with neoclassical mansions, and watch the world go by at the harbour. In the evenings, choose from various family-run tavernas to enjoy classic Greek delicacies and fresh seafood. Saving £307 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £949 pp for two sharing, including flights (Gatwick), 23kg hold luggage pp, and transfers. (Was £1,256 pp.)

19 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT VILLA ELEONORA, LEFKAS – NOW £620 PP, SAVE £618 PP WITH GIC

Enjoy a week-long stay at the stylish Villa Eleonora (sleeps six), situated on Lefkas’ picturesque south- eastern coast. Set amongst olive groves, with a private pool and your own BBQ, the villa offers magnificent views of Sivota Bay and Lefkas’ mountainous coastline. Saving £618 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £620 pp for six sharing, including flights (Gatwick), 20kg hold luggage pp, and car hire. (Was £1,238 pp.)

26 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT ANEMONA APARTMENTS, KEFALONIA – NOW £579 PP, SAVE £467 PP WITH SUNVIL

The Anemona Apartments are quietly located in rural surroundings, a 12-15 minute walk (900m) from Katelios village seafront and beach. Surrounded by gardens and fruit trees, with a lovely swimming pool to the front, this is the ideal spot in which to soak up some Greek sunshine. The seven studios are on the ground and first floors, and are ideal for couples, who will enjoy pleasant garden, pool or sea views. The walk to the village and beach is via a rural lane which is slightly uphill on the way back. Saving £467 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £579 pp for two sharing, including flights (Gatwick), 23kg hold luggage pp, and transfers. (Was £1,046 pp.)

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26 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT VILLA HARMONY, KEFALONIA – NOW £834 PP, SAVE £510 PP WITH GIC

Looking for a villa that’s modern but embraces the traditional character of Kefalonia? Look no further than Villa Harmony, a spacious property with stylish facilities that blend sympathetically with the old-world ambience of the island. Families seeking a private escape will enjoy the tranquillity, the pretty outdoor terrace and cooking area, as well as a large swimming pool surrounded by olive and pine trees. The first-floor balconies have uninterrupted views of the village below, with the Ionian Sea beyond. Younger visitors will enjoy the games console, WiFi and music stations. Nearby Karavomilos has three tavernas, and Sami (just a five-minute drive) offers an array of lively tavernas for long nights enjoyed dining by the waterfront. One of the villa’s owners, Aris, also rows boats on nearby Melissani Lake, an unmissable underground attraction that’s famed for its vivid colours. Saving £510 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £834 pp for five sharing, incl. flights (Gatwick), 23kg hold luggage pp, and transfers. (Was £1,344 pp.)

27 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT VILLA OLY, PAXOS – NOW £859 PP, SAVE £556 PP WITH SUNVIL

Villa Oly is perched on the olive and cypress tree-clad hillsides surrounding Lakka. This villa enjoys a prime position, with incredible panoramas over the horseshoe-shaped bay. The waters here are protected, crystal clear and a vivid turquoise colour, with the best views enjoyed from the two terraces and the balcony.  The views are especially wonderful as day turns to night. Inside, the view continues to take centre stage and the décor, whilst simple, is comfortable throughout the double bedroom, living room and kitchen. A small pebble beach and a choice of local tavernas are within a short five-minute stroll. Saving £556 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £859 pp for two sharing, including flights (Gatwick), 20kg hold luggage pp, and transfers. (Was £1,415 pp.)

27 MAY 7 NIGHTS AT VILLA MYRTO-KALAMI, CORFU – NOW £640 PP, SAVE £634 PP WITH GIC
Spacious Villa Myrto-Kalami (sleeps up to seven) is located in the favoured north-east of Corfu. Set in the lush green hills overlooking the horseshoe bay of Kalami and the Ionian Sea across to the Greek mainland, this three-bedroomed private villa is a firm favourite with families and groups alike. Surrounded by cypress trees and olive groves, the property has abundant gardens, a large swimming pool, a sun terrace, and an outdoor dining area with plenty of space for the kids to play, plus quiet spots for reading or just watching the sunrise with an early morning coffee. A convenient location, it’s only a 15-minute downhill walk to the secluded shingle beach of Kaloura, and three waterfront tavernas serving fresh local fish, plus a small selection of shops. Saving £634 pp, a seven-night self-catering stay is now £640 pp for six sharing, including flights (Gatwick), 20kg hold luggage pp, and car hire. (Was £1,274 pp.)

To book one of these VERY special offers, or to speak with one of the expert team, contact Sunvil on 020 8568 4499 (www.sunvil.co.uk), or GIC on 020 8232 9780 (www.gicthevillacollection.com).

** Alternative departures are available from regional airports.

All Sunvil and GIC holidays include flights (with hand luggage and 20-23 kg of hold luggage per person included as standard). London and regional departure options also available.  All ground transportation (transfers, car hire, boat connections, etc.), and the services of an experienced local representative, are also included in the price. Sunvil and GIC representatives live in the area year-round, have raised families in Greece and have an enviable depth of knowledge about their regions.

All holidays are protected by bonds with ATOL and ABTA – and Sunvil is proud to have been awarded the much-coveted Which? Recommended Holiday Provider status for 2024.

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