Discover beautiful family villas in Kefalonia for your next escape.
Stay at the heart of it all in one of our beautiful Kefalonia villas. These brightly colored homes are unmissable against the rugged scenery of the island, standing out proudly in the sunshine. Complete with luxury interiors, wonderful outdoor spaces offering private pools, hot tubs, and sculpted gardens with incredible far-reaching views, these rentals are the perfect base from which to enjoy your escape. Whether you’re looking at our family villas in Kefalonia, one of our Kefalonia villas with pools, or a Kefalonia beachfront villa where you can really make the most of one of the island’s finest features, you’re sure to find your perfect home here.
Kefalonia itself is renowned for its unmatched beauty, with rugged landscapes, soaring mountains, idyllic beaches and quaint towns full of museums and points of interest, you’ll keep the whole family entertained when you choose to visit this popular island.
Kefalonia is renowned for its huge array of beautiful beaches, offering pristine stretches of sandy beaches, bookended with both crystal-clear waters and rugged scenery ripe for exploration. Some of the best beaches in Kefalonia include Skala Beach, Myrtos Beach, and Lourdas Beach, but that doesn’t even scratch the tip of the iceberg.
There are two ways to journey between Athens and Kefalonia, the fastest being via plane with an expected flight time of an hour. Alternatively, you can catch a ferry between the two, which takes around an hour and twenty minutes, and is certainly rather scenic.
Kefalonia is a large island off the west coast of Greece, part of the Ionian Islands archipelago and almost directly west of Patras on the mainland.
Argostoli (also sometimes known as Argostolion) is the capital of Kefalonia island, and also where you will land if you arrive by plane.
Yes, there are several wineries you can visit in Kefalonia, Greece. The most highly rated is the beautiful Gentilini Winery and Vineyards, with Divinos Wines and Vinegar and the Sarris Winery also popular choices for a day trip.
Kefalonia is approximately 787 kilometers squared, with a population of around 35000 people.
Absolutely! Beautiful Kefalonia, though popular, is often less busy than some of its neighbors, meaning you can experience all the very best of a beautiful Ionian Island without as many as the crowds, particularly in off-peak times such as May and September.
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Castle of Agios Georgios
Old Stone Bridge Grizata
Melissani Cave Lake
Saint Theodore Lighthouse
Korgialenio Historic And Cultural Museum
Viewpoint of Argostoli
First and foremost, the most popular reason to visit Kefalonia is its huge range of stunning beaches. No matter where you are on the island, if you are close to the coast, you are in for a treat! The water is crystal-clear, the beaches are well-kept, with the most popular of them often offering loungers to bed down on for the day, and you will find plenty of opportunities to enjoy some water sports. If you’re looking for historical sites in Kefalonia, then the breathtaking Castle of Agios Georgios and its sprawling views, simply cannot be missed, and for something a little more unusual, the Drogarati Cave is a very popular tourist hot spot. You will also find wineries, opportunities for hiking, museums, and cultural points of interest (particularly in the capital, Argostoli), as well as enjoy easy access to other Ionian Islands via ferry, if you fancy a day trip to explore Greece a little further.
When you visit somewhere like Kefalonia, the best way to find evening meals in restaurants you won’t be forgetting anytime soon, is the old fashioned way; strolling about until you spot something that catches your fancy. The island is filled with beautiful promenade-style stretches hugging the beachscapes, as well as quaint towns filled to the brim with charming restaurants. Whether it’s that adorable little cafe on the corner that catches your eye, or the elegant restaurant nestled on a deck before the shimmering ocean, you’re certain to have a flavorsome meal filled with authentic flavors. However, if you want a little bit of inspiration before you go, some of the best restaurants in Kefalonia include the Kastro Cafe, the authentic Ladokolla Stin Plagia, the Taverna Cavo, Liakas, and the leafy Cafe Platanos.
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Kefalonia is a wonderful island to choose for your upcoming family vacation. Your little ones’ eyes will light up as you arrive at your brightly colored accommodation, standing out in stark pinks, reds and yellows against the impressive mountainous landscape. Complete with beautiful outdoor areas boasting private pools (and plenty of spots for the adults to kick-back and relax with a cocktail or two), comfortable interiors with room enough for everyone, and prime locations close to beautiful beaches, quaint towns, and a variety of restaurants, so you can have the full family vacation experience.
When you visit a destination as pretty as Kefalonia island, you will probably wish you never had to leave. Well, you might not be able to stay on vacation forever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay for a month… or two. Or three? These beautiful Kefalonia long term rentals are the perfect luxury homes to choose for your extended escape, meaning the opportunity to really sample laid-back island life is perfectly meshed with every comfort of home. Expect stunning homes in the very best of locations around Kefalonia island, and the chance to experience the Greek vacation of a lifetime.