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Kefalonia beaches

Beautiful and countless beaches, covering every taste, lovers of cosmopolitan life, of water sports and of relaxing holidays. Most of them have been turned into resorts proposing many accommodations, restaurants and bars.

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Avithos
( 1 Vote )

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A beach with red sand separated by an impressive boulder in Kaligata oh Livatho. Dias island, half a mile across, completes the scenery.

St. Chelis
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A beach protected by big boulders at Livatho, with shallow water. It is ideal for families and offers a potential for sport activities.

Ames
( 0 Votes )

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One of the most loved small beaches, clean, with thin sand. It is situated next to the airport, at Svoronata, 8 km from Argostoli.

Kaminia
( 1 Vote )

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A delightful, golden sandy beach with crystal clear, swallow and warm water, ideal for families. It is also an egg-laying area for the rare caretta caretta sea turtle. It is alongside the road from Katelios to Scala, at the south side of Kefalonia.

Katelios
( 1 Vote )

Sand-Beach

A big beach with sand and taverns with fresh fish. Katelios is at the southeast side of the island. You may arrive there following the route to Scala.

Lagadakia
( 0 Votes )

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A small, protected beach with pretty pebbles and water of all blue shades. It is at Paliki peninsula, at its south side. To get there, follow the route to Gero Gompo, turning at the main road between Chavriata and Chavdata.

Lepada
( 1 Vote )

Sand-Beach

Lepada beach is the closest to Lixouri. It is a beautiful, natural beach with red sand. It is at the west coast of Kefalonia, at the east side of Paliki peninsula.

Lourdas
( 1 Vote )

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A beach with white sand and small pebbles with length of 1 km. You may also practice water sports here. From the beach there is a wonderful view to Aenos mountain. It is at Livathou, in south Kefalonia.

Makris and Platis Gialos
( 2 Votes )

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Makris Gialos is the most frequented beach of the island near Argostoli. It is a beautiful sandy, organized beach with crystal clear water. Next to it you will find Platis Gialos beach with is thin, golden sand. The beaches are in Lasi area.

Megas Lakos
( 1 Vote )

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Megas Lakos beach is next to Xi beach. It is equally organized but more peaceful. It is very long and famous for the red colour of its sand (like Xi beach). Its water is very shallow for a great distance (ideal for young children) and its bed is covered with thin sand. It has a tavern, a canteen, a café and umbrellas. It has an easy access and comfortable parking.

Minies
( 0 Votes )

Sand-Beach

Minies beach is only 4 km from the island’s capital Argostoli. It is a beach with sand and blue water, organized with deck chairs and umbrellas visited by a lot of tourists every year to enjoy its calm and clean water.

Xi
( 5 Votes )

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One of the most famous in the island, a natural spa (mud bath) with red aluminate sand and deep blue water. It is separated with a tall boulder from Megas Lakos beach. It is at the south side of Paliki peninsula at 8 km from Lixouri, at the south part of Kefalonia. The beach is named Xi, because the bay in which it rests looks like the Greek letter xi («Ξ»). The rare red sand of the beach and the aluminate boulders surrounding it are an attraction for visitors. Opposite is Vardiani island, a paradise for fishermen.

Scala
( 1 Vote )

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An infinite sandy beach with crystal water and multicolour pebbles with a pine forest in the backdrop. Usually it is teaming with people. Ideal for water sports and activities since you’ll find here water sport facilities.

Spartia
( 0 Votes )

Sand-Beach

Spartia beach is near Spartia town. It is a sandy beach with a port, surrounded by steep boulders. It isn’t highly developed, but you may find some taverns.

Trapezaki
( 0 Votes )

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A sandy beach with clean water, relatively organized. It is considered one of the best small beaches of the island with the highest temperature of all the rest. It is situated at the south side of the island, near Mousata village.

St. Efimia
( 5 Votes )

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St. Efimia has many small, rocky and very calm beaches. There is a diving school in one of these. It is 9 km from Sami.

Atheras
( 3 Votes )

Sand-Beach

Atheras beach is situated north of Lixouri, at the small and quiet village with the same name. It is a quiet, clean beach with sand and magnificent view. Here you will find the small Porto Atheras marina, with traditional fish taverns, and St. Spiridon’s church.

Antisamos
( 1 Vote )

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A beach with white pebble, crystal blue and green water which deepen abruptly and cypresses lining the hillsides. It provides snack bars, deck chairs and umbrellas. It is at the east coast of Kefalonia, near Sami, 22 km from Argostoli. In this beach some scenes of “Captain Corelli's Mandolin” (2001) were shot.

Petani
( 4 Votes )

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A beach protected by mountain sides, with white sand and blue and green water, ideal for swimming and diving. It is north of Lixouri, at the west coast of Kefalonia. Many consider it to be the “Paliki’s answer to Mirtos”!

Platia Amos
( 5 Votes )

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One of the most impressive sandy beaches of Kefalonia where you may go after descending almost 400 steps. It is at Paliki peninsula, at the west coast of the island.

Sami
( 2 Votes )

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Sami beach is at the modern town with the same name, so it is near everything you may need, like shops, restaurants and taverns. It is a rocky beach offering a wonderful view to Ithaca and it gives you the possibility for water sports. Some scenes of “Captain Corelli's Mandolin” (2001) were shot here.

Dafnoudi
( 1 Vote )

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It is a small, hidden beach at the northmost end of Kefalonia. A lovely beach, ideal for carefree and relaxed moments. You may get there from Antipata of Erisos (there are signs). But you have to pay attention because the road doesn’t reach up to the sea. You should take the trail (600 m) through the forest leading to an enchanting little port. The beach has big pebbles, calm green and blue water and the tree shadow reaches up to the sea.

Myrtos
( 4 Votes )

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It is the most photographed beach in the island, even in the whole Greece. One of the most impressive beaches in Mediterranean. Mirtos beach is among the ten prettier beaches in the world. A beach with white sand and small pebbles in some spots and a wonderful blue sea which deepens abruptly. There is a lifeguard but when there are strong winds swimming is forbidden. It is at the northwest of the island.

Fiskardo
( 3 Votes )

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beach with small pebbles and blue and green water. It is at the northmost end of the island, at the village with the same name. It is the only place which preserves the characteristics of the old Kefalonia, previous of the catastrophic earthquakes of 1953. Near the village you may find Emplisi and Foki beaches, some of the most known in the area, with small pebble and blue and green water. Near the beaches you will find traditional taverns serving a unique meat-pie with a kefalonian recipe.

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