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5 TOP TIPS FOR BOOKING A LUXURY VILLA

5 TOP TIPS FOR BOOKING A LUXURY VILLA     Get in early   It is really important to book early if you want to secure the best luxury villa. If you are restricted to the school holidays, then this is even more important. We take bookings up to 18 months before arrival date. Contact…

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ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO IN ZAKYNTHOS

   ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO IN ZAKYNTHOS Visit an Olive Press   Zakynthos is an island of Olive trees. Where there are Olive trees there have to Olive Presses. These Olive presses serve the local area. They  will press not only their own olives but those of the residents living locally. The presses tend to press…

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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO ON A ROMANTIC HOLIDAY , ZAKYNTHOS

5 Romantic Things to do in Zakynthos   Zakynthos with its stunning  beaches and sparkling Ionian sea is one of the most romantic of the Greek islands. Known for its incredible landscapes this island is the perfect place for a romantic holiday getaway. So what should be on your list of the top most romantic…

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Visit the Blue Caves, Zakynthos

Visiting the Blue Caves Zakynthos is a must on any visitor’s travel itinerary. We are so lucky on our beautiful island of Zakynthos to be surrounded with such natural beauty This the island that has it all such as mountains of lush forests, the verdant olive groves and the beauty of the Ionian Ocean.  …

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Ten reasons why luxury villa holidays are better than hotels

    Luxury Villas offer much more privacy for guests. There is no need to fight over sun beds around the pool. In a villa you can relax, do your own thing and have total privacy. Luxury Villas such as The Asteri Collection offer distinctive design. They have often been professionally designed by renowned architects…

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TOP 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER VILLA STAYS OVER A HOTEL

For many years we spent our family holidays staying at big hotels across the world. Of course we enjoyed our time there but over time we began to look for something that better suited our family’s needs. We dipped our toe in the water with villa stays in Corsica and then Sardinia and eventually our…

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GREEK MYTHS FOR KIDS

So a slightly left of centre blog being posted by yours truly this week all about Greek Myths for kids! Christmas is close! It has suddenly smacked Me in the face that Christmas is only a few weeks way now. I am still recovering from Halloween but the school Christmas fairs, the abundance of Christmas…

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GREEK MOUNTAIN TEA

Greek Mountain Tea- Travel in Greece At this time of year there are more coughs and colds around and every other person seems to be sniffy and snuffly. If you live in the UK like me you probably just reach for a day nurse or Lemsip to get you through the winter season. But if…

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5 REASONS TO VISIT GREECE IN SPRING

BEAUTIFUL FLORA- Greece in Spring Spring in Greece is the most beautiful time of year to visit. The roadsides, olive groves and mountains are awash with wild flowers. Zakynthians are a predominantly rural community and nurture their environment. As far as possible all farming is done organically and as such wild flowers are allowed to…

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SAVE MONEY WHEN BOOKING FLIGHTS- OUR TOP 5 TIPS

With our family based in England and our villa business on the beautiful Greek Island of Zakynthos we have to book a lot of flights. We have found a number of ways to keep the costs of flights as low as possible. Here are out top 5 suggestions:   BOOK THE FLIGHTS ON RELEASE DAY…

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SAVE MONEY WHEN BOOKING FLIGHTS- OUR TOP 5 TIPS

With our family based in England and our villa business on the beautiful Greek Island of Zakynthos we have to book a lot of flights. We have found a number of ways to keep the costs of flights as low as possible. Here are out top 5 suggestions:   BOOK THE FLIGHTS ON RELEASE DAY…

PROTOMAGIA -MAY DAY HOLIDAY

May 1st is an international labour day and in Zakynthos it is called Protomagia. This literally means the first day of Spring. May Day has its roots in ancient times. It is the first day of May and the celebration of Spring. According to tradition, May was named after the Roman goddess Maia, which is…
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FORTRESS WITH A VIEW – The castle of Zakynthos

Fortress with a View: The Castle of Zakynthos On your holiday in Greece why not spend a day in Zakynthos Town and make sure you set aside a couple of hours to visit the Venetian Castle. This centuries-old fortress offers a fascinating glimpse into the island’s long and often turbulent history. The serene pine forest…
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EASTER IN GREECE

GREEK EASTER TRADITIONS   Easter in Greece  is probably one of  the most important religious festival of the year. The celebrations begin in earnest in Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Sunday. During this week there are many traditions and customs that are followed by Greek families.   Baking the Easter Bread –…
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XIGIA BEACH ZAKYNTHOS GREECE – A natural spa on our doorstep

We are incredibly lucky to have one of the most beautiful beaches on Zakynthos right on the doorstep of The Asteri Collection, Zakynthos Greece. Xigia beach is one of the most popular beaches to visit on the island. This stunning beach is not only beautiful to look at but also has many health benefits.  …
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THE ASTERI COLLECTION – Book your villa direct

Stylish Design Our exclusive Asteri Collection Villas are beautifully designed and stylishly decorated.  The villas are a study in laid back, luxurious living. Nestled amongst Olive and Cypress trees the professionally designed, private gardens create a peaceful oasis of calm. Enjoy elegant pools , relaxing areas and  generous terraces. Book your villa direct. Amazing Location…
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Walking in Zakynthos: Off the Beaten Track

Walking in Zakynthos: Off the Beaten Track –Villas in Greece There’s no doubt that Zakynthos is a holidaymaker’s dream. Constant sunshine? Check. Stunning beaches? Check. Lively nightlife? Fantastic food? Rich culture? Villas in Greece?Check, check, check. It’s easy to spend a week here simply enjoying the feeling of sand between your toes. But if you’re…

CHRISTMAS KOURABIETHES

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Greece without the heavenly butter shortbread biscuits Kourabiethes. Pronounced “koo-ra-bee-ye-thes”.  These melt in the mouth delicacies are one of the highlights of the festive season. They can be found in all the bakeries piled high on the counter. Drenched in powdery icing sugar they look like wonderful little snowballs ,…

Villas Greece: An Island of Olives

Villas Greece: An Island of Olives By Sonya Newland Are you lucky enough to be visiting Zakynthos in November or December? If so, you won’t be able to round a bend in the road without driving over a sea of green nets. Locals wave to you from the side of the road before returning to…

A Closer Look At The Asteri Collection

The quality of the Asteri Collection shows in every detail from the facilities to the style and furnishings. The Asteri Collection will exceed your expectations... every time.

LUXURIOUS LIVING

Asteri Collection

Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the unspoilt corner of North East Zakynthos. Here you will discover an idyllic spot to spend your Zakynthos experience. Hugged by hills covered in Cypress and Olive trees .The beautiful views overlook the sparkling Ionian ocean. This is the home of The Asteri Collection.

These beautifully designed villas have been inspired by the traditional Greek ‘sugar cube’ houses. Above all they are a study in bohemian luxury. Here you will find stunning views, luxurious interiors and elegant landscaping.

Private and secluded yet within walking distance of the famous Peligoni Club and they are close to the local beach and restaurants of Agios Nikolias. These villas cater for all ages and welcome families. Here you can experience laid-back luxury at its best.