January 2022 Newsletter

We wish our clients a very Happy New Year. We would like to introduce two new members of our team: Samantha DeCourcy, who joined us in November, and Reggie, who is the office’s official shredder of sensitive documents and socks. If, like us, you are concerned about the fragile environment of the Ionian islands, you…Read Article


We understand the continued anxiety that you will all be feeling about when your future plans can be realised. Not just holidays but a general return to a sense of normal life. All six of us Watrous’ at Ionian Villas have flights booked during May as part of our early season island visits to meet…Read Article

Ionian Villas Newsletter

We realise that for many, thoughts of 2021 holidays might well be on a back burner but for those of you who would prefer to select and reserve another Ionian escape in 2021, here are some reasons to do so now: Availability of villas in 2021, especially in peak season, will be more limited than…Read Article

An Ancient Footpath to Erimitis Spring

Paxos has three ports and the central village of Magazia. Magazia means “shops” and was once the main shopping centre of the island (it even had a ginger beer maker!). In surrounding valleys and on olive-clad hilltops are family hamlets consisting of a cluster of houses and a family church or two. When the island…Read Article

The Royal Baths – a seaside retreat close to Corfu Old Town

Corfu Old Town has preserved the fine architecture of Venetian, French and British occupation; a stroll through the maze of narrow streets will enamour both the historian and the romantic sightseer: tall Venetian houses with flaking pastel plaster; a maze of cobbled shopping streets; fruit and fish markets; simple and sophisticated restaurants; the people-watching bars…Read Article


When is the best time to visit Ithaca? Are beaches sand or pebble? Apart from some beautiful sandy beaches in Afales Bay (only accessible by hired boat), all beaches on Ithaca are pebble and fine shingle. Most of the beaches are natural (no sunloungers etc) and usually deserted. The following beaches have “cantinas” (serving drinks…Read Article


Are beaches sand or pebble? The south coastline of the island is generally sandy with gently shelving beaches. As you go further north they become a mix of sand and shingle. In the far north they are mostly pebble beaches. What is there to do for teenagers? Although the biggest island in the Ionian group,…Read Article


When is the best time to visit Paxos? April: expect some rain but usually a month ahead of northern Europe so beautiful Spring days – perfect for walking & wild flowers. May: warmer but could still rain. Perfect month to escape the crowds and meet locals when they are not so busy. June: temperatures can…Read Article

Kalo Pascha

We just wanted to wish you all a very happy Greek Easter! If you want to visit the Ionian Islands for Greek Easter 2020, we recommend visiting Corfu Town where the Easter festivities are spectacular. With colourful processions, Philharmonic bands, dancing and even a tradition of throwing ceramic pots from windows and balconies to ban…Read Article

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