Kefalonia Xi beach

Information about Xi beach

Xi Kefalonia: Xi beach is definitely one of the most famous beaches in Kefalonia characterized by its white rocky hills that surround the beach and the reddish brown sand. It is a long drive from Argostoli about 40 km and 10 km from Lixouri. The beach took its name from the cove that has the shape of the letter X.

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The beach is quite well-organized with straw umbrellas and sunbeds. Right on the beach is a nice bar serving cold drinks and snacks and a water sports center for the most adventurous types.

The shallow waters and the gentle waves create the ideal environment for the children. Around the area one will find many taverns, rooms to rent and small shops. A number of hotels are also available for your stay. The beach is easily accessed by car or public buses from Lixouri and Argostoli.

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Hotels in Xi

Apollonion Resort And Spa

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Apollonion Resort and Spa Hotel is located in Xi, Kefalonia, in close proximity to the famous Xi beach. The complex boasts air-conditioned units that include a bathtub, mini bar, direct phone, satellite TV, and other comforts as well. Suites and maisonettes are also appointed with a terrace sitting area and private pool. The hotel features a fitness center, spa, pool, pool bar, kid's pool, and playground, restaurants, tennis court, gift shop, and more. At the reception area, the helpful personnel can facilitate guests with transportation rentals, tour arrangements, and other requests as well.


Cephalonia Palace

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Suits families and couples who want an away-from-it-all holiday. This beautiful hotel is located on the deep red sandy Xi beach for which the island is famous.



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Zest at Xi Beach in Kefalonia is an excellent apartment complex, which provides privacy, serenity and a wonderful location near tourist facilities. At 100meters from the premises guests will find the shallow water sandy Xi beach and many snack bars, restaurants and water sports. The apartments, studios and villas have been tastefully decorated and lavishly appointed with A/C, complimentary wi-fi, TV, DVD player, hairdryer, fridge, Queen size bed, and toiletries. A garden and a large swimming pool invite guests to relax while enjoying the beautiful surroundings near Lixouri village.


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Reviews of Xi, Kefalonia

1 Review
  • anniawe34kl 21 Jan 2009
    A place kids will love
    Our hotel was close to the beach of Xi, so we frequently visited this gorgeous beach. Xi was long and very sandy, in fact its sand was more red and less the typical golden sand. It would get very busy from noon till late in the evening, so we mostly went in the morning and then had the afternoon off to go sightseeing. There were so many umbrellas that you don't need to carry your own facilities. The water was quite shallow and kids will love this beach, s they will make lots of sand castles.



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