Greece eager to welcome UK visitors from May
With summer holidays now firmly at the top of our things to organise for post lockdown it has been encouraging this week to her the good news from both Cyprus and Greece that they are planning on opening their doors to British visitors this May.
Cyprus is planning on opening its border on May 1st while Greece, has said that it will open from May 14 to those who have been given both shots of the vaccine. Pre-arrival testing regimens for those not inoculated will also be in place in both countries from these dates. This is fantastic news for all those of us who are desperate to have relaxing holiday in the sun this year.
Greece is known for its amazing hospitality, beaches and food. As Greece’s new tourism slogan says “All you want is Greece. Greece really is the best place to book your summer holiday this year.
Book a villa direct
With many direct flights to Greece mainland and its islands it is easy to book a great holiday directly without being restricted to the busier hotels found via the tour operators. We would suggest looking to book a villa directly with the owner. In the way you can be assured of the best rate and an incredible personal service.
How about getting major smug points with your friends and getting a June holiday in the diary. Villa’s Antilia and Maia are 2 stunning villas in the unspoilt northern corner of Zakynthos (Zante). Both of these villas sleep 6 , have a private pool with incredible views. Both villas are available for 7 nights arriving on 5th/6th June £3925/€4570.
Traditional and Pretty
If you prefer the more traditional kind of villa with stone walls, olive groves and an incredible view then look no further than Villa Lagaria. This beautiful villa sleeps 12 comfortably and has something for everyone. With its hot tub, playroom and incredible pool you will never want to leave. Make the most of the late summer sun and great prices and book a late summer break here. Villa Lagaria currently has October availability.
Look ahead to 2022
The savvy traveller is looking ahead now already to 2022. Greek Villa rental companies are reporting a high level of bookings already for 2022. If you are tied to particular dates or have your heart set on a particular villas then don’t hang around. Most villa owners are happy to take a deposit now and not take the balance of payment until just before your holiday date. Villa Taygeta in Agios Nikolaos in Zakynthos has just a few weeks left in the peak summer holiday time for next year. This villa is much in demand and books up very early. Now is the time to be securing those school holiday dates.
Greece the best place to book your summer holiday this year.
In an area of outstanding natural beauty on the unspoilt corner of North East Zakynthos you will discover an idyllic spot to spend your Zakynthos experience. Hugged by hills covered in Cypress and Olive trees with views overlooking the sparkling Ionian ocean this is the home of The Asteri Collection.
These three beautifully designed villas have been inspired by the traditional Greek ‘sugar cube’ houses and 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 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.