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Villa Somnium in Paxos – “What a fantastic villa this is”

The team at GIC The Villa Collection travel extensively visiting hundreds of properties and only selecting those which ‘tick the right boxes’,  so we were thrilled to receive some lovely feedback from our guests Alison and Peter Clewes during their stay at Villa Somnium in Loggos, Paxos.

An island escape on Paxos

Paxos is one of those secrets that people can’t help sharing. On the one hand visitors to the island find it hard not to tell others about its peace, its natural beauty and its inhabitants’ laid-back approach to life; on the other hand it’s the relative lack of

The idyllic island of Paxos

If you want peace and quiet, beautiful scenery, unspoiled beaches, wonderful walks, fantastic accommodation, friendly locals and excellent food then the Ionian island of Paxos is for you. We fell in love with island and its people 25 years ago. It is a place that has captured

Go on… treat yourself!

Sometimes in life we want to treat ourselves and deservedly so. At GIC – The Villa Collection we understand that a holiday can be a personal reward. Wherever we choose to escape to in the world, a holiday can allow us the opportunity to relax and to

A relaxing retreat for two

Increasingly, we find ourselves living in a time-poor society. We live our lives at a fast pace, rushing from one place to another, searching for the next challenge and permanently connected to mobile technology. For many, myself included, finding a work-life balance that allows quality time to

Unique properties in Greece and Cyprus

At GIC – The Villa Collection we understand that every client is unique and that our featured villas must reflect the diverse requirements of our travellers. This is why we return to Greece and Cyprus ever year in search of new properties, selecting only those which tick

Getting around on Paxos

Paxos is small enough that a leisurely day’s hiking can take you from one end of the island to the other; yet it manages to squeeze in around 30 beaches. In fact, while renting a car is an easy option, it’s quite feasible to do without one altogether.

‘Splash for Cash’ the Paxos Way

Christmas time here on Paxos is certainly a much less frantic and stressful affair than is generally the case in Britain; the shops don’t exhibit their festive wares until the beginning of December and the fresh Brussels Sprouts didn’t arrive until the day before Christmas Eve! The

A Holiday in Paxos

It goes without saying that Greece has a number of different faces. It’s part of what makes the country such an appealing prospect, but it also gives each individual area a unique identity; something which it holds on to and is proud of. Looking to find an

Still Living the Dream?

It’s been some two and half years now since we relocated from the UK to our dream island of Paxos and the two burning questions from friends and family are repeatedly asked – ‘What’s it like in the winter?’ and ‘How is the economic situation in Greece