The view from our apartment and restaurant was stunning the best panoramic sea views we have ever had except for the very ugly crossing electricity cables from our apartment and pool which I hate for my photography. Our pool was lovely, so close with parasols and plenty of sun loungers with palm trees. A deep pool so not suitable for children though and no entertainment. We spent most of our time at the pool it very relaxing and very quiet. I spent many hours reading my photo and wildlife magazines sipping wine and I enjoyed watching the Swifts feeding their young on the wing, drinking and dipping in the pool which is not treated with chlorine only wishing I had my SLR and long lens with me. On our last day because of a late departure time we had to spend our morning at the pool, like Spain I was really pleased to film a movie of a European Swallowtail butterfly feeding, which I wanted to do after watching one lay an egg on a wild fennel plant earlier in the week.
Although I would only recommend Nicos apartments is you do not mind walking up that bloody hill, walking down the hill I would say "defiantly returning to this place again" going up the hill I would say "never coming here again" my wife would say "we are not even at the Church yet" which everybody used as a land mark. We knew about the steep hill but should be called a very steep winding hill and hard going in the hot sun. I think Thompson should arrange free transport a few times a day. We did well though only using the taxi back after a long walk along the coast to the main town of Argostoli. The taxi fare from the town was 6 Euros which is a lot further so why are taxi drivers charging up to 6 Euros to go up the hill, ripping tourist off I think. If you spend 20 Euros the two supermarkets at the bottom of the hill they will deliver your shopping. The second time we asked for our shopping to be delivered from the nearest supermarket, we walked up the hill and waited for our shopping which was our lunch with wine. It arrived two hours later and was going to the wrong address so we did not do that again, not very good service on that day.
We went on one excursions trip with Thomson called the premier around the Island by coach and boat. I thought it was worth the money and loved visiting the fishing villages, especially Fiskardo a very pretty place for my photography.