Destination guide

Svoronata – the international gateway to captivating Kefalonia

Located on a gently sloping hillside in southern Kefalonia, the picture-perfect village of Svoronata is an alluring option for a laid-back, hassle-free Greek island getaway. It's conveniently located around 5 minutes by car from Kefalonia International Airport, and offers direct access to a number of blissful beaches. Ammes Beach is a particular local favourite – a pristine stretch of soft golden sand, with gentle, crystal-clear waters ideal for splashing around in. The town also boasts traditional tavernas and bustling bars, where you can toast the sunset with a colourful cocktail, or feast on moreish mezze and moussaka. With a diverse choice of Svoronata holiday rentals to pick from, you're sure to find one that suits all your needs.

Things to do

Fun for beach bums and busy bees alike

You'll find a host of enthralling attractions within easy reach of your Svoronata holiday rental. The most unique of the bunch is surely DIAS Beekeeping, where you can don a protective suit and walk through a honeybee hive, under the expert guidance of a local beekeeper. Of course, you'll also get the chance to sample the local honey. For a touch of Hollywood glamour, take a drive across the island to Antisamos Beach, the picture-perfect stretch of golden sand and shingle where key scenes from the 2001 movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin were filmed. The nearby Drogarati Cave is a true natural wonder, believed to be around 150 million years old and packed with surreal stalactites and stalagmites.


Explore the open sea around Svoronata

Throughout the sultry summer months, the shimmering waters of the Ionian sea prove especially irresistible. If you're hankering for a little excitement, you could try your hand at adrenaline-pumping pursuits like jet skiing, wakeboarding or banana boat riding. For an altogether more tranquil aquatic adventure, hop aboard a traditional wooden boat and let friendly local seafarers guide you towards the best local fishing spots. On the way, you may catch a glimpse of stately sea turtles or graceful dolphins. If you'd rather navigate the waters yourself, simply rent a kayak and head off in search of secluded sandy bays.


Sultry summers in Svoronata

Svoronata holiday rentals are in particularly high demand throughout the peak summer season of June to August, when visitors flock to Kefalonia to make the most of long, hot sunny days, clear blue skies and balmy nights. If your travel dates are flexible, you may want to consider visiting in May or September, when the beaches are quieter and the weather is still reliably warm. Winters are short and mild by European standards, but can be a little rainy, so be sure to pack something waterproof.

Natural features

Natural wonders around Svoronata

A number of Kefalonia's blissful beaches function as nesting grounds for rare loggerhead sea turtles. Two of these – Koroni Beach and Skala Beach – are within easy reach of Svoronata. The sight of these captivating creatures emerging out of the water on to the shore is one that you won't forget in a hurry. If you can tear yourself away from the coast, the island's ruggedly beautiful interior is well worth exploring, with an array of verdant vineyards, sprawling olive groves and family-owned farms to marvel at.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Svoronata

The nearest airport is in Argostolion (EFL-Kefalonia Island Intl.), located 1.2 mi (2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Zakynthos (ZTH-Zakynthos Intl.), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Svoronata?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 805 holiday lettings around Svoronata. From 451 villas to 170 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Svoronata? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Svoronata. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saint Theodoron Lighthouse: 1,273 holiday lettings
  • Alykes Beach: 1,450 holiday lettings
  • Lourdas Beach: 1,413 holiday lettings
  • Alykanas Beach: 1,457 holiday lettings
  • Avithos Beach: 1,383 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Svoronata listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Svoronata?

Yes, of course. offers 451 Villas in Svoronata. Our other popular types of Svoronata holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 170 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 99 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Svoronata?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 484 holiday homes with pool available in Svoronata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.