Captain Yannis

Ithaca

Features

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Double rooms for 2
  • Junior Suites for 2/3
  • Apartments for 2/4
  • Air Conditioning
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free WiFi (pool area)

Overlooking the sea at the quiet southern side of Vathy Bay, a ten minute walk from the central square, this smart little complex is built on three levels in the gardens. All rooms have recently (2011) undergone a full renovation and upgrade to a high specification.

The lowest level houses the attractive 120 sq m seawater pool (depth 1.15m-2.20m) with accompanying snack bar and covered seating area above the sea. A path and some steps (or a ramp for wheelchair access) lead to the 11 Junior Suites and apartments. These are all located on the ground floor and housed in several small blocks.

The Junior Suites are slightly split-level, with a living area below containing a sofa-bed for a child, a shower room off and a double-bedded sleeping area two steps above. All possess lcd tv, air conditioning, hairdryer, mini-fridge and tea-making equipment, and are beautifully furnished in a sophisticated modern style. All, too, possess a wide covered front terrace with views over the gardens, pool and sea to the far side of the bay.

The apartments are similar with the addition of a good-sized separate living room (can sleep 2 children) and kitchenette for light meals.

More steps lead up to the 12 double rooms which, being at the highest level, enjoy the best views. These have the same facilities as the Junior Suites and are, again, individually and stylishly furnished - the views over the bay from each room's front balcony or terrace are stunning. Upper floor rooms have double beds, first floor rooms are twins.

You can swim nearby but most people walk 10-15 minutes around the bay to sandy Loutsa beach. Further excellent beaches can be found the other side of the headland, best reached by small motorboat which can be moored outside the hotel.