Whether it’s an action-packed week exploring the island and testing out your water sport skills, or simply unwinding in tranquil and picturesque surroundings, a villa holiday in Kefalonia is exactly what you need. From the fabulous beaches in Avithos and the bustling port of Argostoli to the serene Farsa, there are so many gems waiting to be discovered. Your Kefalonia villa holiday will have something for everyone in the family to get excited about.
Our villas in Kefalonia, Greece are ideally positioned close to well-known beachside resorts, allowing you to easily access all that this captivating island has to offer. Stunning beaches, vibrant harbours and thousand-year old historic charm awaits.
You’ll struggle to find more impressive beaches in all of the Greek Islands than those in Kefalonia. Bright white sand backed by lush green forests and fronted by calm turquoise waters set the scene for a paradise-like setting. Our Kefalonia villas are predominantly located on the island’s west and southern coastlines where you can easily access many well-equipped beaches, but if you drive along the coastal road to the east, you’ll find a hidden gem or two.
Nightlife in Kefalonia
Add a touch of glamour to your Kefalonia villa holiday and head to the upmarket harbour in Fiscardo, where you’ll be greeted by luxury wine bars and a range of restaurants. The liveliest resort is the island’s capital Argostoli, where a number of bars and clubs can be found dotted around the attractive main square. Elsewhere, enjoy a romantic retreat at the smaller resorts’ tavernas which offer a low-key vibe.
Food and Drink in Kefalonia
Not often associated with Greece, but Kefalonia is renowned for its meat pies. Beef, lamb and pork are among the most popular options, and should definitely be sampled during your Kefalonia villa holiday. Don’t worry though, you can still tuck into all the usual Greek specialities such as moussaka and stifado, which you’ll find at pretty much any restaurant.
History and Culture in Kefalonia
Literature and film lovers flock to Kefalonia to visit the white sands at Myrtos Bay, the setting for the film Captain Correli’s Mandolin. Head to Skala and be in awe of the 3rd century Roman villa which was only discovered in 1944! The entire island is teeming with historic charm and our Kefalonia villas to rent are the best hubs to start exploring it all, whether it’s the Drogarati Caves, the Acropolis in Sami or underground Mycenaean tombs.
Facts about Kefalonia
Currency: Euro €
Flight Time: 3-4hrs
Time Difference: +2hrs
Capital City: Argostoli
Nearest Airport: Kefalonia International Airport (EFL)