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Top Beaches to Visit on Kefalonia

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Greece. Ionian Islands - Cephalonia (Kefalonia). Asos (Assos), small rustic village on the west coast of the islandKefalonia is the largest island in the Ionian group, which means that there are plenty of beaches to enjoy while you’re here. During the height of summer, the air is warm and pleasant, and there is a gentle breeze coming off the sea. It’s the perfect weather to enjoy the beach! Here is a list of some of the best beaches on the island:

Myrtos Beach

If you have time to visit no other beach while here, you’ll definitely want to make Myrtos Beach your highest priority. Before you actually arrive at this beach, however, be sure to find a way to observe it from high above and snap a few pictures. The views while looking over it are just as stunning as those you see while lounging on the beach itself.

Antisamos Beach

Are you looking for a beach that is just as stunning as it is relaxing? Antisamos beach is completely gorgeous, and the crystal clear, warm water is one of the highlights. There are lounge chairs throughout the beach and it is perfect for families, couples, and individuals alike. The beach is surrounded by hills and forests, which gives it a nice, rustic charm.

Petani Beach

This is another picturesque beach that has beautiful, crystal clear water. This beach has both sandy and pebbled areas, which means that you’ll want to protect your feet if you decide to walk on some of the pebbles. Relax on one of the lounge chairs or bring a towel and relax in the beautiful sand. This is also one of those beaches that has some nice waves.

Kaminia Beach

If you’re looking for a sandy beach that has some nice nearby facilities, Kaminia is the place to be! Whether you want to rent a lounge chair by the water or relax in a nearby cafe, this is the ideal beach to spend some time. This is also a great beach for walking because the pathway is filled with gorgeous wildflowers.

Makris Gialos Beach

This sandy beach is a popular one with locals and travelers alike. There are plenty of sun beds to lounge in and the water is crystal clear. The Kefalonian sun is particular pleasant here, with a nice warm breeze coming off the ocean. The gentle incline of the waters makes it a good choice for those who aren’t strong swimmers.

Skala Beach

Don’t let the fact that this is a pebbled beach turn you off. This is one of the most stunning beaches on the island! As long as you bring your footwear while walking on the pebbles, you’ll have a great experience. Don’t forget to bring your camera because the beach really does have some great scenery! The water here is clear and warm. but there are also pebbles in the water, which means that you’ll need special shoes when you go in.

While visiting the island of Kefalonia you won’t want to miss these spectacular beaches! Whether you bring a picnic lunch or eat a nearby taverna, you are sure to have the perfect day while here.

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