Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Pirates Rent a Boat Pirates rental boats is located at the heart of Sami. Visit the coast between Agia Efimia and Koutsoupia and explore the crystal clear waters of the area with the pebbled beaches, some are accessible only by hiring a boat!!! Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Stoa Handmade Pies & Coffee Try Anastasia’s & Makis’s traditional Kefalonian specialities of Kefaloniain meat pie & cod pie, cheese pies, vegetable pies, meat pies and sweet pies (such as apple pie, chocolate croissant and crème filled bougatsa). All pies are made fresh daily on-site from three different flours. They follow… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseus Zoo Land, Sami Roam through the most important moments of Odyssey in the natural landscape of the park. Get to know some rare animals and birds, like the black pig (which is endangered), the unique horses of Ainos, the royal deer and many other animals of the region. So follow… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Captain Vangeli’s Special Cruises Captain Vangelis welcomes you on board to discover some of the hidden and unreachable beaches of Kefalonia, Ithaca, Fiscardo, and Zakynthos on his daily cruises. Capt. Vangelis’ forty years of experience, his meraki (passion), his love for Skala, guarantees a very special day for you and your… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… The Nautical Museum of Sami is home to twenty two hand made wooden model vessels, spanning a history of 3,500 years! There is an impressive and creative display of traditional shipbuilding in Greece. The exhibits are made of different types of wood ranging in length from 1.20 to 3.15 metres and they… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Manifiko Cafebar This seaside cafebar is popular with locals and visitors alike. With waterside outdoor and cosy indoor seating, they serve a wide range of drinks and snacks and have regular DJ sets. Open all year round. Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you contact Manifiko Cafebar |… Read more
Phenomenal! Melissani Lake opened to the public in 1963 and is located northwest of Sami village near Karavomylos. The cavern caved in several thousand years ago creating an amazing sight. Although the cave is about 500m from the sea its water level is a meter higher than sea level, and the brackish water rises from a… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Mangiare Located in the square at Sami this charming, family run place offers gyros, souvlaki, oven dishes, sandwiches and snacks. Sit right beside the sea and watch the world go by whilst enjoying some of the best souvlaki and gyros on the island! Only the freshest and best quality ingredients are… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Bavarian Horse Riding Stables An amazing experience! Connie, the owner of the Bavarian Horse Riding Stables, is the perfect guide and a great professional. A ride will give you a unique view of Kefalonian nature, you will travel through valleys, hills and woods and you can even swim with the horses!… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kefalonia Horse Riding Stable Pantelis Deftereos is the owner and manager of the stable. From a young age, he has been involved with horses, caring for them, training them and riding. Horses are his passion, his hobby and his life. Since the early 2000’s he has devoted much of his time to training and retraining horses with problematic… Read more
The ruins of Agioi (Saint) Fanentes Monastery are located a few km from Sami on the way to Antisamos beach. Here you can admire superb frescoes from the post-Byzantine era.
Located a few km from Sami village towards Antisamos beach,and about half way in between, you will find a signpost. The monastery was built in 18th century on the spot where the miraculous icon of Theotokos was found by two shepherds and their maid in 1722.
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Karnagio Taverna Come here for homemade casserole, seafood and traditional Greek dishes! Karnagio Taverna Telis, the owner of the taverna has tried to keep an authentic Greek style to this place and he has succeeded well. This family run taverna is located on the sea side, on the north side of… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Kraken Bar This colourful cafe-bar is in the center of Sami, the staff are young and friendly and the music is great (check out their FB page for live music events). Try the cocktails, local beers and the happy hour! Contact Info Please mention Kefalonia By Anna when you… Read more
Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Annikas Greek Handcrafts Located in Sami village, Annikas Greek Handicrafts store is full of hand made items, made mainly from local wood. The owner Kostas is an accomplished wood turner and artist who turns out unique and beautiful pieces. You can also find wire jewellery and gifts. Contact Info Please mention… Read more
Walk through history and enjoy magnificent views Located about 9km from Agia Efimia and 2km from Sami, on the top of the hill, stands the ancient Acropolis of Sami. If you enjoy walking, try the following route: On your way to or back from Antisamos beach, you follow the sign to “Ancient Acropolis of Sami” with the car.
A Dreamy Location! 8km from Agia Efimia and just 1km from Sami village, the traveller can visit Karavomylos Lake. According to scientists, Karavomylos 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… Read more
Natural Art Drogarati Cave was discovered 300 years ago and was opened to the public in 1963. It was discovered when a strong earthquake caused a collapse that revealed the cave’s entrance. It is close to Melissani Lake and belongs to the same geological region. Drogarati is an impressive cave with remarkable formations of stalactites and stalagmites. It… Read more
A small village-port surrounded by lush vegetation! Sami is a beautiful coastal town located 9 km from Agia Efimia. It is the second largest port of Kefalonia after Argostoli, and it serves daily trips to Ithaca, and during the summer to Patras and Italy. It is centrally located, so it is a good base to stay in order… Read more
The perfect combination of blue and green Antisamos is one of the beaches that fascinates most visitors to Kefalonia. On the way to the bay, the view is breathtaking and once you arrive at the beach there is more fantastic scenery. The landscape has distinctive natural beauty, it consists of turquoise waters and a marvelous… Read more