Kefalonia is the largest island in the Ionian Sea and one of the world’s most stunning holiday destinations, with charming beaches, high quality resorts, very friendly locals…and sunshine during half of the year!
Highlights not to miss while at the island:
• the famous beach of Myrtos (amongst top ten in the world!),
• the natural beauties of Mellisani lake,
• the deep-green mountain of Ainos, where the unique species of wild small horses can be met (if lucky!),
• the local ‘robola’ wineries…and last, but not least…
• the traditional meat pie!
You can get to Kefalonia either by plane or car.
In case you fly to Kefalonia:
There are numerous direct flights to Kefalonia Airport through various operators.
Our villas are 40 min drive from the island`s International Airport.
There is always the option to fly to Athens and then get a flight Athens – Kefalonia (and vice versa).
Taxi pick-up from the airport to the villas can also be arranged on your behalf.
In case you drive to Kefalonia:
(a) You pass by Patras and drive further for one hour to Killini port, in order to get the ferry to Poros port. After a 90 min ferry trip, it takes just 10 min drive to our villas. The ferry lines offering Killini-Poros leg are Ionian Ferries & Kefalonian Lines.
(b) Drive to Lefkada island, passing over the channel, and then further to Vasiliki port of Lefkada to get the ferry to Fiskardo port of Kefalonia (approx. 1 hour ferry trip). Then drive down to Skala village, through Agia Efthymia, Sami, Poros villages (75 min drive). From Poros, it is just another 10 min drive to our villas.
As for visiting nearby islands, there are frequent ferry connections to Lefkas from Fiskardo/Kefalonia, to Ithaka from Sami/Kefalonia and to Zakynthos from Pessada/Kefalonia. Exact itineraries and ticket booking are available at local travel agencies in Skala village.