Description of Boukari Bay
8 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms
Boukari Bay OverviewThe incredible villa, Boukari Bay, is situated at the water’s edge. With the gentle lapping of the sea against the terrace wall, it is like having the Ionian Sea as your very own, very large, infinity pool.
Set in the grounds of a 16th-century olive press the building has been restored to provide you with the sophisticated holiday destination of your dreams. The contemporary décor is very cleverly merged with tradition, the white stone walls, stunning views framed by the blue-painted window frames (picking up the sparkling blue of the Ionian Sea) the stone floors and wood-panelled ceilings. The splendid lounge/dining area with a bar at one end provides large comfortable sofas, soft, sink into pouffes and occasional chairs. The centerpiece of this beautiful room has to be the amazing dining table, the base having been created from the stone from the olive press.
The three gorgeous bedrooms all with traditional Greek wrought iron style beds all have access to their own part of the terrace. Two are king-size with en-suite Jacuzzi baths and toilets, the other is a large twin room with queen size beds and a separate bathroom with walk-in shower - this room is ideal for anyone in need of barrier-free space. There are two additional bathrooms as you walk into the villa from the beach.
The main dining area at the property is set on the terrace looking out to the mountains, watch the sun go down, and the moon rise as you enjoy dinner at home, perhaps make use of the stone-built BBQ to cook some of your catch from a day out at sea.
Around the terrace are several beautiful seating, dining and sunbathing areas, strategically placed under ancient trees and parasols to provide shade as required during the heat of the day and to make the very best of the magnificent views. Your full-size tennis court and palm-shaded pool lie a short stroll away in the grounds of the ancient olive grove, you can also find the 16th century Orthodox Agia Pelagia chapel here, it is rarely used except for special celebrations.
Besides the main villa and in the same grounds, there are two smaller properties available to your guests: The Boathouse has a living room housing a projector and roll-down screen, two bedrooms with twin beds and a shower room with WC. The Guesthouse is slightly larger with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a covered open-air sitting/dining area. These are fitted out in the same delightful way as the larger villa, and also provide some extra privacy.
Boukari Bay Property Features
The VillaBoukari Bay is an unusual waterfront villa with three separate units, that counts with 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and accommodates 16 guests.
- Living room with bar area and dining room and outdoor access
- Well equipped kitchen with outdoor access
- Guest shower room and toilet
- Two bedrooms with Kingsize beds and en-suite bathrooms
- Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with Kingsize bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with a set of bunkbed and en-suite shower room
- Two twin bedrooms (one can be done double) with Jack-and-Jill shower room
- Living area with home cinema
- Private swimming pool and poolside bar
- Sun loungers and parasols
- Tennis court
- Alfresco dining area
- Outdoor seating areas
- Large garden
- Waterfront area and small dock
- Ceiling fans (portable air-con on demand)
- Board games
- Washing machine
Boukari Bay LocationYou will find Boukari Bay In the old fishing village of Agia Pelagia. Totally unspoiled by mass tourism, Agia Pelagia is located in the south-east of Corfu, between Messonghi and Periti villages. Its famous fish Tavernas, where you can enjoy homemade wine and fresh fish, still offer a unique taste of Corfu. There are no shops here, however, villages such as Boukari, Psaras or Petriti, the largest fishing port on the island, is only a short drive away in either direction and will provide you with the daily essentials and without a doubt tempt you with their fabulous tavernas when you are passing.
If you need more than these villages can offer, Messonghi, a bustling little town 2.5km away has all the amenities and offers the nearest water sports to your villa. Boat trips to the Blue Lagoon and Paxos leave from here too – a must-do if you can bear to tear yourself away from the villa for a day. Why not hire your own boat either at the time of booking or take a chance when you are here in Messonghi? You could motor-home along the coast, tie up at the jetty and on subsequent days take the opportunity to take a tour around the coast and see the fabulous coastline from the most advantageous point. The waters around here are fabulous for snorkelling and even fishing, wouldn’t it be great fun to catch your own dinner? Should you be looking for miles of golden sands for sunbathing, swimming or wind-based water sports the west side of the island, only a 10-minute drive away is best for these. The fabulous beaches of Halikounas and Issos only separated by ancient pine forest are ideal with their shallow waters and enough of a breeze for wind or kitesurfing. If you make this trip you will drive past the ancient hillside village of Chlomos, you should stop here; admire the narrow cobbled streets, the traditional shops, tavernas and café’s, but most of all take advantage of its location to check out the views to the east and west, a spectacular place to enjoy an evening meal watching the sun go down.
This south-east coast of Corfu has so much to offer, how do you decide? Stay around your fabulous holiday home or venture out and about?
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