What to see in kefalonia
It is located in Sami area. Antisamos natural beauty, consists of emerald waters, pebble beach and a marvelous surrounding of green hills with lush vegetation on top of it. This unique landscape distinguishes Antisamos beach from any other and captivate all visitors.
Antisamos has gained worldwide reputation from the Hollywood movie Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, where some of the scenes were filmed there.
Myrtos is the most popular beach of Kefalonia. It has been awarded many times for its cleanness and the natural beauty. Therefore, it is constantly included among the best beaches in Greece and in the world.
It is located in the North West part of Kefalonia, in the village Divarata. The beach is surrounded by impressive white rocky cliffs with lush vegetation on top of them. Its natural beauty, the white sand and pebbles along with the green blue clear waters compose an ideal scenery.
Stop above the cliff and indulge the breathtaking view.
Make yourself a present and visit Myrtos beach. Sense the crystal waters, lye on the beach and feel the warmth of the sun. Walk to the left, find the rocky cave and swim through its waters towards the sea.
indulge in the magic of the landscape
Emplisi is the most popular beach in Fiscardo area. Small bay with pebbles, turquoise waters, sandy sea bed and lush green trees reaching the beach.
The rocks around have a flat surface, giving you the ability to lie on them and enjoy the sun.
Close to the village of Antipata, Dafnoudi is a secluded beach reached by a short walk through a wooded valley.
Another secluded beach on the west coast with views of Assos. A beautiful miniature bay good for snorkeling.
Situated in a sheltered bay, Foki beach distinguishes for the olive trees spread around offering a natural shade and the interesting cave where you can also swim. You will find a restaurant on the road above.
Agia Ierousalim is one of the local “secrets”. Located 5km from
Fiscardo, this pebbled beach hosts in her crystal clear and turquoise waters a lot of hippocampus. It is ideal for diving. Her name was given by the small stone chapel on the edge of the beach, which was built by the founder of Fiscardo, the Norman Robert Guiscard Crusader, in the 11th century.
There are two versions of the legend, regarding his death. The first supports that when Guiscard was seriously ill, asked to drink water from the well of the Agia Ierousalim – which still exists today on the beach – to be cured, without however to succeed it. The second says that he there was a prophecy saying that when he comes in Jerusalem, he will die … As he was a Crusader, he considered that the prophecy is referred to Jerusalem of the Holy Land. However, he died the moment he set foot on the beach, which by then was called Agia Ierousalim.
For you is a fine opportunity to enjoy the sun, the green nature around, the spectacular sunsets and why not some local mezedes in the small tavern nearby the beach.
In the west part of Kefalonia, near Lixouri, Xi beach is located. A well known beach for its white rocky hills that surround it and the reddish brown sand. Many people visit it to rub their bodies and faces with the clay. It is believed that this grey clay can cure skin disorders and heal wounds. It is used for detoxification and many other disorders and injuries.
The beach took its name from the cove that has the shape of the letter X.
The beach is ideal for kids as it is quite shallow with gentle waves and fully organized with umbrellas and sun beds, beach bars above the hill that serve snacks and drinks as well as water sport facilities.
An exotic landscape that you don’t meet frequently. The magic reveals in sunset, where the blue from the sea, the red from the sand and the orange of the sun mix together in a unique combination, offering an unforgettable view.