Kefalonia beaches

Kefalonia beaches

Surrounded by amazing coasts, most of Kefalonia beaches have been awarded with the Blue Flag for their cleanliness. The most famous beach is Myrtos, which is considered among the most impressive coasts in the Mediterranean Sea. Other gorgeous beaches in Kefalonia are Antisamos, Lourdas, Skala, Xi and Makris Gialos. Kefalonia beaches can be both organized or totally secluded. You will find below a list with the best beaches in Kefalonia island.

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Guide to 36 beaches

Discover our guide to 36 beautiful Kefalonia beaches. They are all presented with detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Kefalonia. For the most popular spots, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.

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Location: 30 km north of Argostoli
Description: Myrtos is the most famous and beautiful beach of Kefalonia. It is actually a large coast with turqoise water and white sand, surrounded by steep cliffs.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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Location: 27 km north east of Argostoli and 4 km from Sami
Description: One of the most gorgeous beaches on Kefalonia, Antisamos is a vast golden beach, surrounded by lush greenery. Scenes of the Hollywood movie "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" were filmed there.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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Location: 4 km south of Argostoli
Description: Makris Gialos is a very beautiful and popular beach in close distance to Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia, and the busy tourist resort of Lassi. It has golden sand and many watersports centres around the beach.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Diving Club

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Location: 37 km south east of Argostoli
Description: The fishing village of Skala hosts a large, sandy beach within a walking distance from its port. Organized and clean, this is a lovely spot for family vacations.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Partly Organized, Water sports

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Location: 17 km south east of Argostoli
Description: The area of Lourdata is a calm beach resort on the southern side of Kefalonia. The beach has white sand and it is organized with umbrellas and sun beds.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 2 km south of Fiscardo, 48 km north of Argostoli
Description: Foki is a small beach with large stones and crystal water. Surrounded by much greenery, Foki is a picturesque place to relax.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly

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Location: 3 km south of Argostoli
Description: Platis Gialos is one of the most popular beaches on the island, close to the capital village and the busy resort of Lassi. It has golden sand and many watersports centres.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised

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Location: 20 km north west of Argostoli
Description: This is a beautiful beach that reminds a lot the bay of Myrtos, the most famous beach on Kefalonia. It is located in the peninsula of Lixouri, on the western side of the island.

Type: Pebbled, Family Friendly, Partly Organized

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Location: 40 km west of Argostoli and 10 km south of Lixouri
Description: Xi is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches of Kefalonia. It is very large, sandy and organized with umbrellas and sun beds.

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Organised, Water sports

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Location: 35 km west of Argostoli
Description: Agios Nikolaos (or Vatsa) is a small, sandy beach in close distance to Lixouri. Some rooms to rent surround the region and there is a nice tavern on the beach

Type: Sandy, Family Friendly, Non Organised


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