Skala Village in Kefalonia
Information About Skala
Skala Kefalonia: The beautiful resort of Skala lies 37 km southeast of Argostoli, the capital of Kefalonia and 12 km from Poros village. It counts on 420 inhabitants most of whom are involved in fishing and agriculture. Skala was built after the major earthquake of 1953 that destroyed the ancient village of Skala. The ruins of Old Skala still survive today.
Being the largest resort of the southern part of Kefalonia, Skala welcomes hordes of tourists and Greek travelers every summer who wish to spend pleasant and relaxing holidays. Skala stands out for its natural beauty and unspoiled green landscape as well as crystalline waters and stunning coves. The long beach is located right above the settlement surrounded by lovely pine tree forests and rock formations. It is quite developed with tourist facilities and a water sports center.
It is a famous destination for the summer offering plenty of modern amenities mostly gathered on the main street of the village. he village reveals interesting ruins of a Roman Villa dating back from the 2nd century BC with magnificent mosaic floors. Nearby is an old village with notable architecture and watermills. The settlement offers an excellent view to the Ionian sea.