Commitment to sustainability and reduce CO2 emissions

Introducing Our Commitment To Sustainability. Simply put, we all work hard and look forward to our much needed 2 weeks holiday in the sun. Therefore, and quite rightly, a commitment to sustainability and reduce CO2 emissions [...]

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Low season – More choice & more savings!

With a longer season you will experience, more airline competition, more choice & more savings in low season! Last year Jet 2 announced it was extending its package holiday & flight schedule for the autumn season. [...]

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Sophisticated Holiday Anyone?

We have known for some time that escaping to Greece for that dream getaway, is the destination of choice. That is certainly true for the English in addition to many other European nationalities. Relaxing with fizz [...]

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A Poros Adventure

As I write this blog on the summer solstice, I am minded about long lazy summer days. One such day was a trip to Poros, just 40 minutes away from the comfort and convenience of the [...]

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Karavomilos Boat Hire

NEW BOAT HIRE SERVICE IN KARAVOMILOS HARBOUR Down in the harbour at Karavomilos (a few minutes drive from The Walnut Tree villa), there is a very exciting new boat hire venture (www.7seasboats.com) There are five seater [...]

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Sami Fish Market

SAMI HAS A FISH MARKET The Walnut Tree villa has the great advantage is being rural but NOT isolated. Visible from the upstairs windows and a short drive away is the port town of Sami where [...]

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Inclusivity & People With Cognitive Difficulties

Inclusivity and travelling with babies & people with cognitive difficulties. We can honestly say that Kefalonia airport is one of the nicest, most intimate, airports to traverse, for the prepared and seasoned traveller it can literally [...]

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Spring 2023

We are sad to have just returned from our first Spring visit to a very wet and windy UK, having reconnected with the Kefalonia community and friends.  Whilst there we’ve taken delivery and installed new furniture, [...]

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Relax at The Walnut Tree Villa

With the 2023 season getting underway, old acquittances are being renewed and warmly greeted. We wanted to thank Celia & Rees for having the vision and gumption to make the Walnut Tree Villa what it is [...]

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The Walnut Tree Garden Inception 2005

The Beginning And so to the beginning ... where everything always starts. The first photo above is taken from upstairs looking towards the road and the second photo shows where the pool is now. Celia & [...]

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A sunrise picture

Change of Ownership at The Walnut Tree

The Walnut Tree villa near Sami, Kefalonia has changed hands. The Jefferies family, who rented the property in 2017, never quite forgot it. Jackie and Richard who plan to make the villa a retreat for themselves [...]

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Jewels of the Ionian Sea – Kefalonia, Ithaca, Corfu…..

THE JEWELS OF THE IONIAN SEA - Kefalonia, Zante, Ithaca, Corfu, Paxos, Lefkada, Cythera and Omfori. Of course, the island of Kefalonia's beauty is as well known as those crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea. [...]

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