Top 5 Beaches Of Kefalonia

  • by XpatAthens
  • Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Top 5 Beaches Of Kefalonia

Kefalonia is an island with numerous beaches for all preferences. Beaches crowded or isolated, with sand or pebbles, organized or not. Certainly, every beach on the island is a different magic picture and whatever choice you make the experience will stay engraved in your memory. In this text, we tried to pick the 5 best beaches and present them to you.


It is the trademark of Kefalonia with numerous international awards as one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean and it is certainly worth it. Moreover, every year Myrtos is being awarded from the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) with the blue flag. The scenery from above is unique and the view is certainly breathtaking. Green rocks that result in quite a long beach with white pebbles and the Ionian Sea at its best. The turquoise waters, with or without waves, will make your swimming experience unforgettable. And when you finally descend and encounter the infinite blue, you will be enchanted. Do not leave until watching the sunset; it’s a unique experience.


The island of Kefalonia attained special glamour and publicity because of the Hollywood production “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”, which was filmed in the year 2000 on the island. The beach that fascinated most viewers was no other than the beach of Antisamos. Awarded with the blue flag, it is located a few kilometers away from the port of Sami. The landscape combines all shades of blue and green, where the vegetation grows almost into the sea.


“Epietanoi” is a word of Homer, meaning an area with abundant water throughout the year. The Petani Beach consists of fine white pebbles and crystal clear turquoise waters. The path to the beach is just as unique as the beauty of the whole of the landscape which literally leaves the visitor speechless. The beach is fully organized with a food and drinks station, sun beds and many restaurants on the seafront. Enjoy your coffee or drink, while admiring the breathtaking sunset.

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