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Kefalonia, Greece

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Kefalonia villas

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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Useful information

Where are the best Kefalonia beaches?

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. 

How long is the journey from Athens to Kefalonia?

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.

Where is Kefalonia?

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.

What is the capital of Kefalonia?

Argostoli (also sometimes known as Argostolion) is the capital of Kefalonia island, and also where you will land if you arrive by plane. 

Are there any wineries in Kefalonia?

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.

How big is Kefalonia?

Kefalonia is approximately 787 kilometers squared, with a population of around 35000 people. 

Is Kefalonia worth visiting?

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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Family villas Kefalonia

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.

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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.

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