ARIEL, at the highest level of the mansion, is a sophisticated two bedroom-one bathroom residence that accommodates 4-5 people amongst the greenery surroundings enjoying panoramic views of the Ionian Sea, the Corfiot landscape and the Albanian mountains.
ΙL GIARDINO SEGRETO DI PROSPERO is an intriguing mix of tradition, elegance, finesse and comfort that offers a get away with a fairy-tale view of the most amazing Corfiot landscape, flora and fauna.
Prospero, William Shakespeare’s Prince in exile in the great poet’s final play “The Tempest”, takes his shipwrecked enemies as prisoners to the magical island of Corfu where, aided by the magical art of nature, he forgives them and helps them to discover both themselves and the joy of life.
Fast forward four hundred years to ΙL GIARDINO SEGRETO DI PROSPERO - a brand new yet traditional country mansion, lovingly built within the grounds of a centuries old 7,000 sq.m olive grove that pre-dates Shakespeare himself. Sat within its own garden in a peaceful location above the beautiful Ipsos bay, on one of the most picturesque points of the north-eastern part of Corfu with breathtaking views over the Corfu Channel towards the mountains of Albania, it provides an ideal setting for a relaxed family holiday, away from it all, but close to all essential holiday amenities.
This brand new large, traditional and artistic Corfiot country mansion has carefully designed and architected living rooms, verandas and patios, to provide a large party the unique ability to enjoy their vacation all together in communal relaxing spaces, both in and outdoors, while at the same time not losing the potential of privacy for each individual residence. The four residences are available individually or as one, accommodating up to twenty people in total.
The olive green main steel entrance with its’ twin Venetian lanterns, reminiscent of a long gone but not forgotten age and surrounded by deep red bougainvillea, leads you into the fairy-tale garden. There along with the ancient olive trees are tall cypresses, orange, lemon, almond, peach and cherry trees, as well as exquisite mint plants.
Wood, stone, pebbles, cement-mortar, traditionally used in the construction of Corfiot houses, are the sole building materials for this exceptional country mansion. It consists of four individual residences, all of them offering amazing views of the sea and Mount Pantokrator.
The walled entrance and fully fenced estate guarantee absolute protection of your privacy.
iPod docking station
DVD – player
Parking & Garage
Beach 1,2 km Nearest taverna 1,2km Nearest mini market 1,2 km Nearest bar 1,2km
All white cotton bed linen and towels as well as towels for the pool are provided. Linen change and maid service twice a week.
Ariel’s bedrooms are hand crafted in Corfu, one of them has a doublefull whitehandmadeironbedwithbrassends and the second bedroom has a semi-handmade wooden bed and a woodenroof ofaloft witha mattress. Both bedrooms are equipped with handcrafted designer’s side tables. The largewindows that surround thehouseofferwonderfulviews.
A large contemporary furnished open plan living room along the comfortable seating area with a purpleand a sandy colored large sofa and afireplaceoffermomentsof relaxationin absolutepeacefulness throughout dayandnight. A fullyequippedhandmade kitchenin white andolive greencolors associateswith the lounge. The stylishbathroomis built withocher colouredforged cementand seapebblesburiedincement of the shower bottom. The lovelycovered terraceis equipped with sofas and a large woodenmonasterytable as well ascomfortable bambooarmchairs.
The day of arrival is flexible. The minimum duration of a booking is 7 nights. Please email us with your enquiries, as we can be flexible depending on period and availability.
We are ready to help you find the accommodation suitable to your preference.
Baby cots and high chairs are provided on request.
Blue Bay Travel is located at Kalami village. We will provide you with instructions for your arrival. Check in time is 13:00 and check out time is 11:00.
We have information books in all the apartments, we kindly request that you read the book as it has important health and safety information and information regarding the functioning of the property.
Essential information that will enhance your holiday: Flights : Email us and we will endeavour to inform you with suggested airline companies.
Transfers: Blue Bay Travel arranges private transfers with licensed taxis or minibuses for the guests’ arrivals and departures. The guests arrive comfortably at their accommodation, ready to start their holiday avoiding the delays and worries of getting a transfer at the busy Corfu airport, especially when the temperatures are high. Transfer arrangements can be made at the time of booking or 2 weeks before your arrival date.
Boat Hire: Escape for the day and explore secluded coves and unspoiled beaches. Have the experience of boating with one of the best boats in the area. Easy to handle, with no special license needed for up to 30hp boats and boat hire tuition and instructions, we guarantee you a memorable experience.
Car hire: Feel free to enquire regarding car hire information. We will be glad to help you with the selection of a suitable car for your holiday.
Surrounded by lush greenery of the hills and Pantokrator Mountain, Ipsos is one of the liveliest resorts on Corfu, especially during the busy months of July and August. There is a long mixed shingle and sandy beach along the main road and opposite you will find, just a few tavernas, but plenty of bars and night clubs, fast food places, super markets, tourist shops and tourist offices. Even though Ipsos is a resort for lively holidays, the property enjoys absolute tranquility and privacy.
Barbati This resort is set along one road. It has numerous bars, tavernas, gift shops and supermarkets. The steep olive grove covered slopes of Mount Pantokrator, leads down to the beach. Barbati beach is a long shingle beach, which offers safe and sheltered bathing; it also has a wide variety of Watersports available.
NissakiThe sleepy Nissaki village has just a sprinkling of tavernas and local shops. A small road reaches the exquisite, but tiny, white shingle coves.
Kalami One of the most well known horseshoe-shaped bays of Corfu. Kalami is heaven on earth!
Dassia a popular large resort with luxurious hotel units, shops, tavernas and bars. The beach is long and shingle, but in the clear waters becomes to sand.
Gouvia Another favorite lively resort of Corfu concentrating numerous of tavernas, shops and bars for exciting nightlife. In Gouvia, there is the main marina in Corfu welcoming a big number of yachts.
Corfu Town Just 14 km from Ipsos, Corfu Town is the magical centre of the island combining the past with the present.
We also recommend the following apartments in Ipsos for your holiday in Corfu:
OBERON is a sophisticated residence for 4-5 people with two bedrooms-two bathrooms (one en-suite to the bedroom) with a large fully equipped indoors kitchen and dining table for 5 persons along an outdoor BBQ kitchen and dining table for 12 persons and a spacious living room..