Find a perfect sunshine villa break in Kefalonia
One of Greece’s Ionian islands, Kefalonia will transport you to another world. This traditional Greek Island offers a gorgeous paradise where white pebbly beaches are sandwiched between the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea and a leafy green mountain backdrop. Made famous as the setting for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Kefalonia is the perfect package holiday destination for beach lovers or those seeking to sip a crisp robola wine under the sun.
Choose one of our luxurious villas in Kefalonia and leave all your cares behind. Maybe you’re looking for sweeping sea views and sandy beaches within walking distance? Or perhaps you’d like to be dropped into the middle of a traditional village, with a Greek taverna on the doorstep. Add some extra luxury with a private swimming pool, hot tub or gorgeous landscaped gardens. Reach out to our friendly customer service team for any particular needs, and be sure that you’ll benefit from our best price guarantee on every property.
To make the most of your Kefalonia villa holiday, you may wish to hire a car. The dramatic white-sand arc of Myrtos Beach could be just a few minutes’ drive away, while the pretty pastel colours of Assos Village are a must-visit. Take a boat trip to really get the best view - the vibrant peach and pink houses tumble-down photogenically behind sparkling emerald waters.
Villa holidays provide the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. Villa holidays are often much cheaper than staying in hotels, allowing you to enjoy the flexibility of self-catering accommodation without spending a fortune. You can choose from a wide selection of villas, all of which offer spacious living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have the perfect space to relax and unwind without relying on the extra charges and amenities of a hotel.
A villa and a hotel are both popular vacation lodging choices, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Villas offer more in the way of privacy and seclusion, with spacious rooms, dedicated outdoor areas, and larger kitchens allowing for relaxed in-home meals and entertainment. Moreover, villas are often located in residential areas, with access to the local community and amenities. In contrast, hotels offer a more traditional and convenient lodging experience.
The best time to visit Kefalonia is between April and October when temperatures are nice and warm and the surrounding landscape is full of vibrant colors and lush greenery.
Kefalonia has many wonderful beaches to explore, as well as charming towns and traditional villages, making it an ideal holiday destination. Some of the best areas to stay include Fiskardo, Lassi, and Skala with their stunning beaches, beautiful scenery and wide selection of restaurants.
To get to Kefalonia from the UK, the nearest airport is Kefalonia International Airport. From there, direct flights are available with operators such as Thomas Cook and Ryanair, departing from many regional UK airports such as London Stansted, London Luton, Bristol and Birmingham. Once at Kefalonia International Airport, there are several local transportation providers offering transfers to main resorts and towns across the island.
The currency used in Kefalonia is the Euro (EUR).
The time difference between the UK and Kefalonia is two hours, and Kefalonia is ahead.
The official language of Kefalonia is Greek.
Kefalonia offers plenty of attractions, from beautiful beaches and vibrant towns, to archaeological sight and natural wonders. Visitors can explore mythical cave of Melissani, discover the islands hidden gems and enjoy the nightlife in capital Argostoli, as well as hilltop castles, imposing monasteries, and stunning landscapes.
Kefalonia offers a wide variety of gastronomic delights. Traditional Greek dishes draw heavily on the island's abundance of fresh seafood and local produce such as olives, tomatoes, halloumi and honey. There is also a good selection of imported drinks including wines, beers, soft drinks and spirits.
Kefalonia is home to some stunning beaches, ranging from remote coves to golden sand beaches. Myrtos Beach is well known for its crystal blue waters and dramatic cliffs, making it one of the most photographed beaches in Greece. Other popular beaches on the island include Antisamos and Skala Beach, both boasting beautiful views of the Ionian Islands.
The sun-dappled Greek islands hardly need any introduction. Each one has a character all of its own; whether you’re seeking the nightlife of Mykonos or Crete’s ancient history, you’ll be sure to get all that as well as those endless blue seas.