Kefalonia is located in Western Greece and is the largest of the Ionian Islands and is a popular choice with travellers seeking villa holidays. With its stunning scenery, Kefalonia offers visitors to its shores a chance to sample its wonderful features in a relaxed and unhurried atmosphere, unlike the busier and more commercialised Greek islands.
Kephalonia is an island full of legend and history, with its name even being said to come from its original ruler: King Kephalos. In-fact, Kefalonia’s history is a feature that visitors will find themselves becoming enveloped in, with ruins and varying architecture adding to the island’s mythological charm throughout.
Our villas in Kefalonia are located in wonderful locations and offer you the best chance of sampling a great slice of Greek life. If you are seeking a holiday with plenty of sunshine and sea, Kefalonia has an abundance of sandy beaches with clear turquoise waters to delight you, many of which have obtained Blue Flag status due to their idyllic settings and clean standards.
You may well have already admired Kefalonia without even knowing it as it has featured as the backdrop for many films, including Captain Correlli’s Mandolin starring, amongst others, Nicholas Cage and Penelope Cruz.
You will find all of our family-friendly villas in Kefalonia to be of a very high standard, and with locations to choose from that include Skala Beach, Fiskardo and Karavdos, you can be assured of finding a property to suit you.
Skala is just one of the locations you could be enjoying our Villas in Kefalonia in; the fishing village is one of the largest villa holiday resorts on the island and, with plenty of restaurants, cafes and shops, you can be sure of finding some wonderful Greek delicacies and traditional goods. Skala holds the secret to the perfect holiday with a wealth of attractions and a four kilometre stretch of sandy beach and stunning coves to explore.
Our villas in Fiskardo are a perfect opportunity to experience a holiday soaked in history, and offer an insight into the Greek way of life. The picturesque harbour town is situated on the northern tip of Kefalonia. As it’s a working harbour, you will find fishing boats frequenting its bay and plenty of fresh fish on sale. At night, the village ambience provides a magical and unique atmosphere in its tavernas and restaurants, and plenty of wonderful food and drink to be enjoyed. With hillside locations that are close to the region’s stunning beaches, you will be amazed at just how much our villas in Kefalonia will offer you in terms of enjoyment, comfort and accessibility.
There are plenty of attractions, landmarks and highlights to enjoy whilst staying in villas in Kefalonia. If you are interested in enjoying the countryside that the island has to offer, you will find everything from horse riding to tours of Kefalonia’s natural history. Many visitors to the island head to the natural wonder of the underground lake in Melissani’s underground lake or head into the fabulous Drogharati to view first hand its stalactites and stalactites. For those that prefer their villa holiday to be as relaxing as possible, lounging on one of the many Blue Flag beaches, dolphin spotting or even trying out an activity such as snorkelling can be just as entertaining and are certainly a great way to spend your time in Kefalonia.
With so much to see and do, why not experience a perfect Greek villa holiday in one of our villas in Kefalonia? With such a large selection of villas in coastal destinations, you really will find yourself never wanting to leave!
The centre of the village of Karavomilos is a 5-minute stroll downhill, where you will find tavernas, minimarkets and a lovely shingle beach. The subterranean Melissani Lake is a 10-minute walk as is Karavomolis Lake on the sea edge which has a taverna and a waterwheel.
The larger beach resort of Sami is only a 3-minute drive or 15-minutes walk along the beach, and has everything you could need including plenty of choice of places to eat and drink, gift shops, ATM’s and larger supermarkets.
Further along the coast is the village of Agia Efimia, with its horseshoe shaped harbour and collection of tavernas and cafes along the harbour front. On route are some lovely pebble coves to stop off at on route, which are perfect for snorkeling.
5-minute walk into Karavomilos for tavernas and minimarkets and shingle/pebble beach. 20-minute walk/3-minute drive to the pretty harbour town of Sami for more choice and larger supermarkets, 10-minute drive into Agia Efimia. 1 hour drive from airport.