Kefalonia Agia Efimia

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Agia Efimia Kefalonia: Agia Efimia is a coastal picturesque village 31.5 km northeast of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia. It lies around the natural bay and it is home to a small and lovely port where fishing and excursion boats moor.

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Today, Agia Efimia counts on 450 inhabitants most of whom are engaged in agriculture, farming and fishing. Over the years it has become one of the island's major attractions and every summer the streets of the village throb with activity. Marvelous taverns and restaurants line the waterfront overlooking the wonderful bay.

The village offers a nice choice of accommodation for all tastes and budgets. The beautiful beaches, the paved streets and the beautiful architecture compose the unique setting of the village. Close to Agia Efimia, at a high altitude are found remains of old fortresses and venetian buildings. One shall visit the lovely churches and the nearby traditional villages. Those who own a boat should definitely explore its pristine isolated beaches and stunning coves.

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Greka Ionian Suites

Apartments Maisonettes Suites3 keys

Greka Ionian Suites are beautifully situated in Agia Efimia. The complex features air-conditioned units that boast TV, phone, fridge, hot plates, private balcony and other facilities as well. Maisonettes also include living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, spacious terrace and barbecue ...

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Kefalonia Bay Palace

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Kefalonia Bay Palace is a luxury complex of rooms, suites, and villas located in a beautiful cove. It is very close to the award-winning beach of Mirtos and to the beautiful Agia Efimia village. All rooms are appointed with A/C, TV, free internet access, and more amenities. The en-suite bathrooms ...

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  • alindej11 30 May 2010
    A great place
    Agia Efimia is a wonderful village and Alexis studios is a perfect place to have a nice holiday. Very clean, friendly people, you can have all you need... a perfect location.
  • hilary.williams1 28 Feb 2010
    Please make time for Ag Efimia
    On the east coast of Kefaloniais the small, engaging village of Agia Efimia. Wandering through the lanes, the scent of jasmine is overpowering. The gardens are well tended with a good selection of vegetables and vines and flowers trailing over trellises. Invariably a dog and a couple of chickens occupy the yard. Something very noticable about this village is the friendliness of its people, always a wave and "kalimera".

    Some old houses remain before the earthquake of 1953. They used to be occupied by shipbuilders, which was an important business on this part of the island many years ago.Down by the harbour are a few tavernas, my favourite being Spiros. They serve good food and are very amiable. Also it is a great spot for "people watching" in the evening.

    There is a small beach at the end of the harbour- pebbly and quiet, otherwise there are a few small coves beside the road towards Sami. Agia Efimia is a great central point. It is not far to visit Fiscardo, Assos, Myrtos beach, Dragorati Caves and Mellisini Lake. The beautiful beach of Anti Samos is but a 20 minute drive and close by is Sami, where the ferry leaves for Ithaca- I shall tell you about Ithaka in another review. Car hire is readily available at 'Starvillas' in the centre of Agia Efimia. A holiday in this captivating village is a holiday enjoyed.

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