The 4 most beautiful beaches of Kefalonia to visit
That Greece is known for its sun-drenched vacation is probably no news to you, but that Kefalonia has beautiful beaches is! On these beautiful beaches you can relax or take a dip in the salty water.
Greece consists of many islands and one of them is Kefalonia. This island is part of the Ionian archipelago and is the largest of them. From Amsterdam it is a 2.5 hour flight before you can enjoy these beaches!
Here you will find the 4 most beautiful beaches of Kefalonia in random order:
1. Myrtos Beach
Myrtos Beach is exactly what Kefalonia stands for. With the azure blue and crystal clear water and strong waves you definitely want to take a dip. It is a pebble beach, so don't forget those water shoes!
The area around the beach is surrounded by beautiful green slopes. In addition, the sunset of Myrtros Beach is a great way to end your day before enjoying a delicious cocktail.
Nice to know is that Myrtos Beach has been in the top 5 of the most beautiful beaches of Greece for years.
2. Petani Beach
On the peninsula Paliki you will find Petani Beach. This beach consists of sand and smaller pebbles.
The peninsula Paliki can be reached by car or ferry from Argostoli to Lixouri. If you take the ferry, it is only a 20 minute drive to Petani Beach. And on arrival you will understand why this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kefalonia.
3. XI Beach
Xi Beach is a red sandy beach near Lixouri on the Paliki peninsula. This red sand beach is perfect for families with (small) children. The water remains shallow for a long time, so they can play freely. Xi Beach is one of the most organized beaches in Kefalonia.
It also has a special clay that seems to be good for your skin. Everybody lubricates themselves with it.
The beach of Antisamos is a famous beach, because here is a movie shot with Nicolas Cage and Penélope Cruz. At Antisamos you can snorkel very well. You will find a lot of fish and it has a fast descending pebble beach.
Antisamos is a few kilometers from Sami, there is only one way to this beach from Sami, so you can not miss this.