Take a holiday to Kefalonia and relax on in its numerous beach resorts
A holiday to Kefalonia is a trip to one of the biggest Greek Ionian Islands and this gorgeous destination became even more popular in the film, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. This island in the western part of Greece has too many beaches to mention and is the perfect destination to soak in the beautifully warm sun. The island boasts amazingly clear blue skies and you can easily sail across the matching waters to visit some of the other resorts, on your lastminute.com holiday.
Admire the northern cliffs of Fiskardo and in Lassi get a front row seat of the sun setting in the evening, with that special someone or friends. Families can enjoy the laid back pace of villages like Lourdas or Trapezaki and dining out in Kefalonia doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg either. Night life at the Skala resort is a real treat with trendy bars and clubs to dance in until your heart’s content. With all that the island has to offer, it is still charmingly full of culture a collection of fishing villages still alive and kicking.
Eating is somewhat of a social event, rather than just a way to fill the void in Greece. Ease yourself in with a selection of some tasty mezes and enjoy a mini Greek feast. Try the islands signature dish the Kefalonian meat pie or the popular lamb kleftiko. Being a fishing area, seafood is fresh and Kiani Akti is a great place for seafood lovers. Also visit renowned Tassia for a great menu to get stuck into on your lastminute.com holiday.
There are so many beaches to sunbathe on in Kefalonia, so try to get around and soak in as many as you can. Myrtos Bay is the islands flagship beach and has gorgeous white sands surrounded by jagged cliffs. Also check out Petani Sands, which seems to have taken some flagship inspiration. Or take a small boat ride over to Lixouri for a little change of scenery. You can absorb some rays from all corners on you holiday to Kefalonia with many drawn to the popular southern beaches, around Argostoli and Lassi, where you can find Platys Gialos and Makris Gialos. On the east side, visit Poros, Sami and Agia Efimia where the beaches are more pebbly, head north near Fiskardo to check out the more intimate Emblisi and Foki beaches.
With all the beach hopping, make sure to save some energy for the evening’s entertainment. Head to the islands capital Argostoli and enjoy the bars in the main square, Platia Vallianou. Neighbouring Lassi is a lively resort to go for a drink and if you want even more atmosphere, then Fiskardo is the spot. Gorgeous lights sparkle around the harbour, with stylish cocktail bars surrounding the harbour.
There are so many beaches to laze on with your friends in Greece’s Kefalonia, book your visit to the island now wake up early to enjoy all that it has to offer. Take a boat trip to a neighbouring beach resort or head over to the islands famous A-List restaurant Tassia. Book all your holidays to Greece with lastminute.