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Make a Holiday Rental Villa in Skala, Greece, Your Home Away From Home

The village of Skala is located in the south of the Ionian island of Cephalonia, around 39 km away from the main town on the island, Argostoli. The modern-day village only dates back to the 1956 and this is because the more historic settlement in this area before was levelled by a devastating earthquake in 1953. The village’s name translates from Greek as meaning ‘stairs’ and this is to do with how the old buildings looked as though they formed stairs on the hillside. Unfortunately, these buildings have now been completely lost. Holidays in Skala are extremely popular and this has led to a great resort having developed with a well-established tourist infrastructure. This means there is a good choice of self catering accommodation available in Skala with many properties boasting their own private swimming pool.

Things to Do on Holiday in Skala, Greece

During your holidays in Skala you will be able to take advantage of the 3 km-long beach which can be found in this part of the island. This means there are a number of water-based activities available, including the motorised type. Just one word of caution, however, there is a steep shelf into the sea and this can prove to be a problem for elderly or less-able people, especially when exiting the sea. Other activities to consider include tennis, beach volleyball, coastal walks, inland hiking treks and golf.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Skala, Greece

The resort of Skala is very self-sufficient for people spending their holidays in the area, and there is nothing better than sitting outside a café, with a cooling beverage and watching the world go by. However, there are some great tourist attractions for you to visit and many of these are located close to the capital of Cephalonia, Argostoli. These include the old fishing village of Fiskardo, Assos Village, Lake Mellisani and a fascinating cave system to explore at Drogarati. The town of Argostoli is well worth spending some time in and the central square is especially popular with its good choice of cafés, shops and restaurants.

Weather in Skala, Greece

Visitors on their holidays in Skala can expect to experience a wonderful Mediterranean climate. This means that is stays mild throughout the whole year. On average, summer temperatures can reach the high-twenties or even low-thirties degrees Celsius. During the winter, daily highs will be close to the low-teens. This part of Ionia receives around 25 inches of rainfall per year.

Travel to Skala, Greece

The closest airport to your self catering accommodation in Skala will be Cephalonia International (EFL) which has a good number of services to and from the United Kingdom. These are operated through the following airlines: Monarch, Easyjet, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways. From airports such as Birmingham (BHX), London Gatwick (LGW), Newcastle (NCL), Cardiff (CWL) and Manchester (MAN).

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Beautiful villa for a relaxing holiday

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We had a lovely stay in this beautifully appointed villa with stunning views to the coast. We loved the infinity pool and being able to relax on the patio areas around the villa. The villa and gardens have been finished to a very high standard - the owners had thought of everything to make this an ideal holiday spot.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                    Absolutely beautiful property on a stunning island..

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    The villa is every bit as fantastic as the pictures suggest, a stand out property in a extremely quiet and relaxing village. The 6 of us enjoyed every day in kefalonia, wether we were out exploring the island or simply relaxing by the pool this property allowed us the holiday we wished for. It is located about 20 minutes from Agolstoli and around 40 minutes from Skala therefore offering a good central location for getting around the island. Wendy and Dave met us at the airport helped us to the villa and aided us with any queries, although there really wasn't much required as far as help goes as the information pack provided to us gave us everything we needed to know about the property, local amenities and even as far as the local Greek culture. We will be booking our next holiday here without any doubt as 1 weeks is nowhere near enough time to see everything this island has to offer.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                    Wonderful to return.

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                                                                                                    Thank you for providing a wonderful base for our Kefalonia holiday. We love the island and the villas are very special.It feels like we are returning home. Thank you Maria for looking after us so well ! The villa is always spotless & clean The pool area beautiful. The grass has grown since last year. All amazing. We hope to return next Sept.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016