Beaches

  • Agia Efimia:
      Agia Efimia has 4 beautiful pebble beaches with turquoise crystal clear waters. (4km)

    • Myrtos:
        Myrtos is the most famous beach of Kefalonia. It is actually a large coast with turqoise water and white sand, surrounded by steep cliffs. (5km)

      • Antisamos:
          One of the best beaches of Kefalonia, Antisamos is a vast white pebble beach, surrounded by an amazing lush greenery. Watersports and cafes are available. Scenes of the Hollywood movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin” were filmed here. (18km)

        • Agia Paraskevi:
            Along the coast from Sami towards Agia Efimia one can find several bays for swimming; first and largest of them is the beach of Agia Paraskevi.White pebbles and crystal clear emerald waters await the visitors once they get off the few stairs. (8km)

          • Agia Kyriaki:
              Just 2km from the village of Angon one will find the beach of Agia Kyriaki. You will find related signs to this beach at the settlement Zola. The beach is sandy, with tourqousie waters. Close to it one can find a canteen, some fish restaurants and other dining facilities.(15km)

            • Vouti:
                Right before Aghia Kiriaki, left of the beach and with a small road beginning from Zola, visitors can find another beautiful small beach. It’s Vouti, which is a beautiful sandy beach between rocks. This beach probably belongs to those who ask for something more isolated, serenity and tranquility on their holidays (15km).

              • Assos:
                  As you enter the village there is a small, shady, pebble beach offering clear waters and views across the bay. The town beach is in the centre of Assos. Along the shoreline is a selection of cafes and tavernas. (15km).

                • Foki:
                    Foki, on the way to Fiscardo mostly attracts people who look for clamness and peacefulness far away from crowds. The trees that reach all the way to the shore, give waters this amazing, dreamy emerald color while offering the most cooling and rejuvenating natural shade. (22km).

                  • Dafnoudi:
                        Dafnoudi Beach is a hidden beach at the northernmost tip of Kefalonia.
                      Leave your car just after the junction of Antipata (there is a road sign, just before Fiskardo) and you see a path (600m) going through a cypress forest, which leads to the beach. The beach is pebbly, the waters calm and the colours vary from blue to green (22km).

                    • Petani:
                        Petani is one of the most famous beaches with white pebbles and the crystal clear green-blue waters attract the visitor. The beach’s organization is excellent as it provides a canteen, taverns by the sea and higher up with a wonderful view, a café and umbrellas, thus providing all kinds of amenities and care for a pleasant stay and eating. It has also been awarded with a Blue Flag. Sunset at Petani is mesmerizing and it’s worth waiting to see the sun disappear amongst the mountains. (30km).

                      • Skala:
                          Beautiful sandy beach with shallow waters backed by a small pine forest. Plenty of sun-beds and beach umbrellas available and choice of snack-bars. Water sports centre on the beach. This is one of the most popular beach resorts on the island.(45km).

                        • Lourdas:
                            The second largest sandy bay in Kefalonia, Lourdas provides wonderful swimming with views to Zakynthos and a backdrop of Mount Ainos. There is a small snack bar on the sand and shingle beach which has sunbeds for hire. There are a few tavernas along the beach. A long, steep and winding road runs down to the beach from the village of Vlahata on the main Argostoli to Poros road.(40km).

                          • Ai Helis:
                              Situated close to the village of Svoronata Ai-Helis is a tiny secluded bay with mink coloured sand, with access down a long steep track and some steps. The small beach is on the coastline between the beaches of Avithos & Megalipetra and Ammes.(42km).

                            • Platia Ammos:
                                Platia Ammos is a lonely sandy beach on the westside of the island Kefalonia. The beach impresses it’s visitors with the beauty of Nature. The landscape reminds one a little of the beaches of Myrtos and Petani, but is much less discovered and calmer. There are no tourist facilities such as bars, taverns, beach chairs or parasols on this beach. Just next to the monastery of Kipoureon, located on the peninsula of Paliki, the beach was only accessible by boat. Today about 280 steps were built down the cliff coast to the beautiful natural beach. (36km).

                              • Makris Gyalos:
                                  Situated a short walk down from the main road in Lassi. It is probably the most popular beach along this coastline as it has gently shelving sands, crystal clear waters an excellent selection of water sports and one of the most modern beach bars on the island. It is extremely busy during the high season and is the place where the young and beautiful of Kefalonia love to hang out. (36km)

                                • Xi:
                                      Xi beach is definitely one of the most famous beaches in Kefalonia characterized by its white rocky hills that surround the beach and the reddish brown sand. It is a long drive from Argostoli about 40 km and 10 km from Lixouri.The beach is quite well-organized with straw umbrellas and sunbeds. Right on the beach is a nice bar serving cold drinks and snacks and a water sports center for the most adventurous types. The shallow waters and the gentle waves create the ideal environment for the children. Around the area one will find many taverns. (37km)