Specialist in small-scale holidays for 20 years - Customer rating 9,1 - Member ABTA and SGR

Palagio di Orio

Back in the 17th century, a nobleman, Venetian soldier and famous and respected lawyer called Angelo Orio travelled from Italy to Lefkas. It wasn’t long before he became prime minister and went on to construct Palagio di Orio: a palace that breathes the atmosphere and surroundings of both Venice and Lefkas.

You can see it from afar: Palagio di Orio proudly towers over the hill, overlooking the mountains of Epirus' Akarnania and the sea in the distance. As I drove onto the walled courtyard, I was overwhelmed by a sense of majesty. Angelo Orio wasn’t able to welcome me himself, for obvious reasons. But Ioannis Gligoris, the owner, was gleaming with pride as he watched me pull up. It didn’t take long for me to realise why Angelo Orio had chosen this particular spot for his palace centuries ago. ‘Let me show you around’, said Ioannis. The palace had been converted into three luxury villas with private pools. I could not believe my eyes. ‘Are you telling me this is really mine now?’ Ioannis nodded, ‘For a week, that is’, he said smiling. ‘Or perhaps two’, I quickly added. Ioannis was always ready to take me on a boat trip. He will do anything to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Such hospitality!

What can you expect from this address?
  • Authentic villas
  • Cheerful owners
  • Enjoy your private swimming pool
  • Feel like a king

Room type

4-room villa (3 bedrooms)
for 2 to 6 persons
  • terrace with outdoor furniture
  • kitchen
  • (mini) fridge (freezing compartment)
  • hotplate (4 burners)
  • (mini)oven
  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • television
  • air conditioning
  • open fire place
  • private swimming pool (sunbeds)
  • (living) room(s), dining corner, sitting corner
  • bedroom(s): 3 bedrooms
  • bathroom(s): 2 bathrooms
  • bathroom 1: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • bathroom 2: bath or shower, sink, toilet
  • breakfast package: on request (to be mentioned at reservation, to be paid at resort)
  • baby cot: on request (free of charge)
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)


Self catering


  • Official classification: 4 stars
  • parking garage
  • wireless internet internet in public area (free of charge), in the room (free of charge)
  • bed linen included change 2 times per week
  • bath towels included change 2 time(s) per week
  • shower room for arrival/departure day
  • garden
  • cleaning room 2 times a week
  • pets not allowed
  • baby cot: on request (free of charge)
Mandatory additional costs
  • tourist tax: circa 3,00 € per unit per night (to be paid at resort, obligated)
  • pool towel service
  • outdoor swimming pool(outdoor furniture: sunbeds)

It's possible at the time of booking due to Covid-19, services and facilities are different than when your holiday begins. As the services and facilities mentioned are subject to change, no rights can be derived from this.

In the area

distance to beach approx. 4 kilometres (sand beach, sunbeds, sun umbrella)
distance to centre: approx. 3 kilometres
distance to Airport approx. 35 kilometres
nearest shops approx. 2 kilometres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 3 kilometres
nearest restaurant approx. 3 kilometres
nearest chemist approx. 3 kilometres
nearest doctor distance: approx. 3,5 kilometres
nearest hospital distance: approx. 3,5 kilometres

Lefkas is known for

  • Whitewashed surf beaches
  • Hiking areas in the green interior
  • Superb small villages



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