Kounopetra Beach in Kefalonia
Information About Kounopetra
Kounopetra Kefalonia: Kounopetra is a coastal settlement lying 40 km south of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia and 10 km from the beautiful village of Lixouri. The beach itself is considered a huge geological phenomenon and is basically a huge rock that stands out of the sea and creates a relentless movement. According to the locals, the rock was moving every 20 minutes before the big earthquake in 1953.
Kounopetra is a delightful beach, not only for its unique geological feature but for the crystal clear waters as well which are ideal for swimming. Lush vegetation covers the entire area. It offer a few tourist facilities and right next to it is a picturesque port with boats and private yachts.