Secret Hotels of Greece's Ionian Islands We point you to six homey hotels scattered across Corfu, Cephalonia, and Zákinthos. Budget Travel Tuesday, Apr 20, 2010, 12:00 AM Shipwreck Beach on Zákinthos. (Amanda Marsalis) Budget Travel LLC, 2016


Secret Hotels of Greece's Ionian Islands

Shipwreck Beach on Zákinthos. (Amanda Marsalis)
A bedroom in one of Paliokaliva's 18 stone-walled cottages, on Zákinthos. (Amanda Marsalis)
The Red Cottage at Casa Lucia resort. (Amanda Marsalis)
Elisavet, with her waitress granddaughter, at her taverna in Doukades, on Corfu. (Amanda Marsalis)
Amanda Marsalis photographed our cover on Greece's Corfu island, at Myrtiotissa Beach. "Above it, we found the best café, with these sandwiches with feta and tomato that were fresh and modern, but somehow still Greek," she says. (Amanda Marsalis)
A street scene in Corfu Town, on the cobblestoned road that leads from Bella Venezia to Town Hall Square. (Amanda Marsalis)
One of two honeymoon rooms with balconies at Bella Venezia in Corfu Town. (Amanda Marsalis)
Val Androutsopoulos (far left) with her daughter Zoe and her grandchildren, Nefeli and Ivan, at their complex, Casa Lucia. (Amanda Marsalis)
The Yellow Cottage at Casa Lucia. (Amanda Marsalis)
Two of the guesthouses at Fundana Villas. (Amanda Marsalis)
Spyros Spathas, owner of Fundana Villas, whose family has lived on the property since the 1600s. (Amanda Marsalis)
A portrait of Empress Sissi of Austria in the lounge at the Levant Hotel in Pelekas, on Corfu. (Amanda Marsalis)
Making the most of the Sunset restaurant at the Levant Hotel. (Amanda Marsalis)
The stone villas of Paliokaliva Village, on Zákinthos. (Amanda Marsalis)
Cephalonia's Mount Aenos behind the pool at Garbis Villas. (Amanda Marsalis)
The evening's lighting at Paliokaliva Village on Zákinthos. (Amanda Marsalis)
Nick (left) and Andreas Garbis, who wrote the guide to Cephalonia that rests on each bedside table at Garbis Villas. (Amanda Marsalis)
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