Our array of Kefalonia villas stand out against the rugged scenery of the island in beautiful pops of color, located close to the island’s famed beaches.
Villas in Kefalonia
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.
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Best things to do in Kefalonia
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.
Distances from Kefalonia Airport
|Attraction/Destination||Distance from Kefalonia Airport (miles)||Drive time from Kefalonia airport (minutes)|
|Castle of Agios Georgios||5.2||16|
|Old Stone Bridge Grizata||20.1||47|
|Melissani Cave Lake||21.56||50|
|Saint Theodore Lighthouse||6.9||20|
|Korgialenio Historic And Cultural Museum||5||13|
|Viewpoint of Argostoli||7.1||18|
Getting to and around Kefalonia
Kefalonia, a captivating island in Greece, welcomes visitors through the nearby Kefalonia International Airport (EFL). Situated on this picturesque Ionian island, the airport provides convenient access to Kefalonia and its stunning surroundings. Equipped with modern facilities and well-connected flight routes, Kefalonia International Airport ensures a warm Greek welcome to travelers from around the world.
Upon your arrival at Kefalonia International Airport, you'll find a fleet of taxis waiting to transport you to your desired destination on the island. Taxi fares are typically metered, ensuring transparent and fair pricing. Whether you're heading to your accommodation, a local attraction, or beginning your Greek adventure, taxis offer a comfortable and efficient mode of transportation.
Exploring Kefalonia and its breathtaking landscapes through its reliable and budget-friendly bus services is an excellent choice. The island boasts a well-organized bus network that provides easy transportation, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and explore attractions without straining your budget. The bus system is popular among both residents and tourists, making it a convenient option for getting around.
For travelers seeking autonomy and the freedom to explore Kefalonia's diverse landscapes, renting a car is an ideal choice. The island features a network of well-maintained roads, including scenic routes that lead to hidden coves and charming villages. While driving on the island is generally straightforward, it's essential to drive on the right-hand side and adhere to local traffic rules. Ensure you have a valid driver's license to explore Kefalonia by car.
If you prefer to set your own itinerary and uncover Kefalonia's natural beauty and cultural treasures at your own pace, reliable car rental services are readily available on the island. Renting a car allows you to experience Greek hospitality and immerse yourself in the island's culture while enjoying the convenience and comfort of your vehicle.
As you embark on your journey to Kefalonia, these transportation options promise a seamless and memorable exploration of the island's wonders. Whether you're here for relaxation, adventure, or a taste of Greek culture, Kefalonia welcomes you with its unique charm, breathtaking landscapes, and warm Greek hospitality.
Things to do
- Assos is one of the prettiest villages on any Greek Island, all colorful sugar cube buildings surrounded by mountains, forests, and sparkling blue sea.
- Kefalonia is blessed with many beautiful beaches of the kind typical of the Greek islands: soft white sand, towering sea cliffs, and crystal-clear water.
- Agios Gerasimos Monastery honors the patron saint of Kefalonia - St Gerasimos. It was built in the 16th century and is an important site of worship.
Agios Gerasimos Monastery
- Mount Aenos is the tallest mountain in Kefalonia. You can take several trails to reach the summit, where you'll enjoy mesmerizing views of the island.
- Taking a day trip to nearby Ithaca is one of the best things to do in Kefalonia. Home to the mythical hero Odysseus, Ithaca is a charming small island.
- Melissani Cave is a beautiful natural cavern filled with seawater, through which you can take boat trips to see the sunlight stream in.
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Kefalonia long term rentals
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.
For extended stays in Kefalonia, our villas with maid service provide a hassle-free convenience for long term stays, enabling you to make the most of your villa stay.
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Villas in Kefalonia with private pool
Family villas in Kefalonia don't get much better than our vacation villas with private pool. Providing a sun-drenched setting for all-day fun and relaxation, our hand-picked selection help to conjure up the perfect Kefalonia vacation.
Accompanied by sun loungers and shade-covered dining terraces, our Kefalonia family villas with pools promise a dreamy, hassle-free vacation experience - away from over-crowded resorts and hotels.