The Hotel Guru | Following James Dunford’s day trip to Villa 1870

Villa 1870 is a beautifully restored traditional five bedroom villa with sea views just to the north of Corfu town. Formerly the home of a wealthy Corfiot family, it was left abandoned for several decades, before being lovingly reborn as an exclusive luxury retreat by husband and wife team Dimitris and Nancy Kyriakis. The restoration is sympathetic, retaining all the features of its former grandeur, while introducing the mod cons required to create a contemporary hideaway – for example a heated seawater pool overlooking the Ionian Sea and a state of the art games room for teenagers to colonise.

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