Porto Atheras Beach is located approximately 14km north of Lixouri on the Paliki Peninsula, and is easily reachable by car, or by foot from Atheras village – at about a distance of 3.2km. On the journey down to the beach, winding through the traditional village roads of Atheras, stop and admire the stunning, unspoilt views […]
Avithos beach is located close to the villages of Kaligata and Svoronata, in Livathos on the south coast of Kefalonia. It’s approximately 12 km from Argostoli and is reached by following the sign posted route from either Kaligata or Svoronata. The sandy beach has a beautiful mountain backdrop of steep cliffs and lush vegetation. The shallow, […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Alou Yialou Beach Bar Alou Yialou Beach Bar is located in Katelios, right on the beach! Lounge on a sunbed on the beach and take advantage of our friendly and efficient table service. Ideal for a light snack, drink or cocktail. Open daily until 3am, take away available. Contact Info Please mention […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… CrepaLand Call into CrepaLand, Argostoli for delicious quality crepes, waffles, sandwiches and speciality coffees in a relaxed but stylish atmosphere… Begin the day with a freshly brewed coffee to drink in, or take away. Add to that a savoury or sweet menu item… classic sandwiches and club sandwiches from fresh bread, […]
Greeks are well known for their friendly and welcoming attitude towards guests; it’s called Filoxenia. Literally translated as ‘hospitality’ Filoxenia encompasses so much more, it’s a generosity of spirit towards visitors and none more so than children! It’s commonplace for Greeks to go out of their way to make children welcome and happy, whatever their […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Child Minding and Kids Activities A team of enthusiastic and certified child carers and teachers with the support of a qualified psychologist are arranging a variety of creative and imaginative activities for your children including organised parties and workshops at our specially designed venue at the capital of Argostoli. All activities […]
The Carnival in Lixouri has a great tradition as being the best in Kefalonia – and some say in Greece! The Carnival season (or “Mascara” in Kefalonia) comes to an end with the carnival parade on the last Sunday before lent begins in the rest of Greece, but in Kefalonia we sometimes have dances on […]
This special little beach of Saint Thomas is located approx,1 km from Karavados village and 11 km from the capital of Argostoli, on the southern part of Kefalonia, famous for its sandy beaches. Saint Thomas is a unique beach ideal for families with kids as the golden sand, the exotic, interesting landscape, a diving platform and the […]
Are you ready to enjoy a boat ride on a Traditional Wooden Greek fishing boat in the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea ? Meet dolphins and the Caretta Caretta sea turtle close up? We start early in the morning, around 07:30 a.m., from the port of Agia Pelagia in Svoronata (it may be possible […]
Koroni is a beautiful sandy beach surrounded by lush vegetation under the village of Thiramonas. The rocks create an impressive background to this golden beach. The way down from a narrow road offers magical views of the Ionian Sea and even to the neighbouring Zakynthos on the clear days! What gives to this beach even more charm is […]
There is no doubt that Kefalonia is a little paradise for guests and locals, a unique destination for all travellers. Visitors that have travelled to some dream destinations (that most of us will admire only on travel magazines), insist that Kefalonia offers a combination of all the beauties that they have experienced there and so much more, that […]
Kefalonia is among the most popular family destinations in Greece, ideal for kids of all ages! It’s beauty, history, various myths, numerous rare geological phenomena and archeological sites create a fairy tale destination that can satisfy even the most demanding child! Unique beaches, sandy or pebbled, ideal for snorkelling and playing, offering a variety of […]
3 km from Sami on the main road leading to the capital, Argostoli you can stop for a 2,5h refreshing walk. It is an easy trail you can enjoy together with your family and stop for a pic nic! This is a very different side of Kefalonian nature. A fordable walking trail by the river, passing […]
This is a beautiful white pebbled beach, located 2km from Fiscardo village and 31km from Agia Efimia. Flat rock formations on both sides of the beach create a magical setting as well as serving sunbathers wanting to enjoy their privacy. The beach is not organised, so you can enjoy more the natural beauty with the surrounding lush […]
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Aqua Park Ionian Sea Hotel is situated on the south end of the island, in the quiet, unspoilt green countryside 7 kilometres from the picturesque town of Lixouri. The hotel is 100 meters from Xi, a beautiful red sandy beach. At the Ionian Sea Hotel you will find an aqua park where […]
Kefalonia Botanica was established in 1998 at the initiative of the Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation. Its original aims were the preservation and display of the wild and endemic plants of Kefalonia and the promotion of environmental issues.
Combine quality family time together with fun and make some unforgettable memories! This itinerary is especially created with family based activities in mind. It is ideal for travellers with children that are looking for some stress free time connecting with their family whilst exploring the island. The itinerary is by no means exhaustive so check out […]
Relax under the olive trees Foki is 1.5km from Fiscardo village (accessible by foot) in the region of Erissos. The name comes from the frequent appearance of the monk seal (Fokia in Greek) Monachus Monachus. The beach is not organized and is ideal for those who love shade, tranquility and pebbly beaches.
A Dreamy Location! 8km from Agia Efimia and just 1km from Sami village, the traveller can visit Karavomilos Lake. According to scientists, Karavomilos is part of strange geological phenomena observed in Kefalonia: researchers have found that the waters from Katavothres on the western side of the island, end up here after traversing underground Kefalonia and mixed with […]
Love at first sight! Assos is a charming little harbour village located 36 km north of Argostoli and 24km from Agia Efimia, and has less than 100 permanent inhabitants. Tiny and secluded, it is a romantic setting and my favourite shelter, both in winter and summer!