Ilyessa traditional cottages - Gerakari, Zakynthos


The residence Ilyessa is set in our private land, in a quiet position surrounded by the nature.
The interiors are traditionally decorated with exposed beams on the ceilings and bedsteads are custom made from wrought iron.
Spending your holidays in our intimate and charming residence, you’ll have the opportunity to stay in luxury accommodation of high standard, but built, at the same time, respecting the tradition inspired from the nature and culture of Zakynthos.
Our self-catering homes are ordered around our beautiful garden, where you will organize unforgettable barbecue and where you can relax yourselves laying in our hammocks under olive trees.

We offer three kind of accommodation:

Cottages for 2/4 persons
- living room with 2 single beds
- fully equipped kitchen
- bedroom with double bed or twin beds
- bathroom with shower
- big veranda.

Villa for 2/6 persons
- living room with 1 single bed
- fully equipped kitchen
- 2 bedrooms
- bathroom with shower
- big veranda and private garden.

Old two storey house for 2/5 persons
- on the ground floor there are living room and fully equipped kitchen
- on the 1rst floor there are 3 bedrooms (2 with double beds and 1 with a single bed), bathroom and big veranda with sea view.

All "cottages" and "villa" are ground floor with garden in front with their own privacy and private verandas with sea-view, air condition, safety boxes, coffee makers…
There is also a private parking and B.B.Q., everything to offer you unforgettable memories of the traditional Greek hospitality!

Wake up in the morning with a nutritious breakfast and coffee or enjoy a delicious meal while sipping of refreshing cocktail in the evening.
Start your day with a selection of our freshly prepared breakfast. We only use fresh and organic ingredients sourced locally from Zakynthos. We understand that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and that is why we offer this unique service. Our all day pool bar boasts breathtaking gardens and a relaxing swimming pool to ensure your enjoy your days with us in peace.
We recommend a dip in the pool accompanied with a refreshing drink and a snack of your choice while soaking up the hot Mediterranean sunshine.
Once the sunsets, you can enjoy an atmosphere which can only be described as paradise. Sit back with a cold beer, refreshing cocktail or even a local wine accompanied by a mini food selection, everything you need create unforgettable memories during the blissful summer nights.

May, June, September and October 7 days booking pay 6 days.
May, June, from 10 September till end of October minimum 7 nights and get a car for free. This offer can not be combined with other offers


  • Swimming pool
  • Transfer to / from airport - port
  • Washing machine
  • Cars and motorbike rentals
  • Safe boxes


Ilyessa cottages are located near the east coast of the island, few kilometres after the tourist village of Tsilivì.
From our garden there is also an amazing view over the Ionian sea, that is only 800 meters far from our complex and that has been given a prize with the blue European flag for the quality of the water.

Ilyessa traditional cottages - Gerakari, Zakynthos